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The Finance 202: Some corporate interests swiftly align against tax overhaul – Washington Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

THE TICKER Want to keep smart and easy tabs on the tax reform debate in Washington? We have you covered here. House Republicans have finally released their tax package today. But an unusual array of corporate interests — which typically ally with Republicans in major legislative battles — are siding against it in what could be an ominous development. The prominent naysayers include the National Association of Realtors and the National Federation of…

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Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Trump USDA pick, linked to Russia probe, withdraws from consideration – Politico

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

“The political climate inside Washington has made it impossible for me to receive balanced and fair consideration for this position,” Sam Clovis (left) wrote. | Scott Olson/Getty Images Clovis had been under criticism for his lack of science credentials and links to the Russia questions swirling around the Trump campaign. By ANDREW RESTUCCIA, JOSH DAWSEY and HELENA BOTTEMILLER EVICH 11/02/2017 11:11 AM EDT Updated 11/02/2017 01:06 PM EDT 2017-11-02T01:06-0400 Former…

Investigators probe New York attack suspect’s communications while Trump calls for death penalty – Washington Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Investigators continued Thursday to probe the 29-year-old Uzbek immigrant charged with the New York truck attack, poring over his communications to see if he had any help or guidance before carrying out his deadly rampage, while President Trump publicly weighed in on the federal prosecution of the suspect. New York police officials say the attacker appears to have radicalized himself online and that it does not appear anyone else was involved, though they said that…

The Dodgers’ pitching strategy in Game 7 cost them the World Series – Washington Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Dave Roberts watched his plan to start Yu Darvish fall apart in Game 7. (Jae C. Hong/AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers deserve a ton of credit for how their 2017 season turned out. Manager Dave Roberts steered his club to 104 regular-season wins and sailed through the playoffs before facing a Houston Astros team playing at just as high of a level. But for a manager who isn’t afraid to employ analytics…

Trump-Schumer rapport takes negative turn, again – The Hill

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

The relationship between President Trump and Sen. Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTrump’s tax plan and the certainty of Democratic resistance Dems cheer Flake after scathing Trump speech Cruz throws support behind Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race MORE (D-N.Y.) took a nasty turn Wednesday when the president accused the minority leader of bearing some responsibility for an attack that killed eight people in Manhattan. A day after the deadliest terrorist…

Portraits of the New York terror attack victims – CNN

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

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On team full of great stories, George Springer, World Series MVP, might be the best – Washington Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

LOS ANGELES — When the final out of Game 7 of the World Series was in the books, when Dodger Stadium fell silent, except for a few thousand Astros fans screaming to the skies, Houston center fielder George Springer started sprinting toward the infield. Was he looking for teammates to hug or a mosh pit to join with a giant leap? He had one target in mind — the pitcher’s…

New York attack suspect should get death penalty, Trump says – CNN

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

(CNN)The suspect in New York’s deadliest terror attack since 9/11 has been charged with federal terrorism offenses in Tuesday’s attack that left eight people dead, authorities said. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘us/2017/10/31/video-appears-to-show-suspect-after-truck-attack-sg-orig-mobile.cnn’,width: ’100%’,height: ’100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_27′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ’100%’,frameHeight: ’100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === false)…

Hartford Student Charged After Boasting About Contaminating Roommate’s Belongings – New York Times

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

“As of this morning, Brianna Brochu is no longer a student at the University of Hartford,” said the school’s president, Gregory S. Woodward. “She will not be returning to the institution.” Photo Brianna Brochu, 18, bragged about driving away her roommate on Instagram. “I can finally say goodbye to Jamaican Barbie,” she said. Credit West Hartford Police Department Ms. Rowe, a freshman at the university, described her roommate’s behavior in…

At least three dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart – Reuters

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

THORNTON, Colo. (Reuters) – At least three people were killed in a shooting inside a Walmart store on Wednesday in suburban Denver, where police said they had not yet taken anyone into custody. Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire. Two men were killed in the shooting. A women, who was injured in the…

New York attack: Suspect charged with terrorism offenses – CNN

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

(CNN)The suspect in New York’s deadliest terror attack since 9/11 has been charged with federal terrorism offenses in connection with Tuesday’s attack in Manhattan in which eight people were killed, the acting US Attorney for the Southern District of New York said Wednesday. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘us/2017/10/31/video-appears-to-show-suspect-after-truck-attack-sg-orig-mobile.cnn’,width: ’100%’,height: ’100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_25′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ’100%’,frameHeight: ’100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection =…

Russia-Financed Ad Linked Clinton and Satan – New York Times

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

“I’m disappointed that you’re here, and not your C.E.O.s,” said Senator Angus King, independent of Maine. Lawmakers also complained that the companies had taken months to acknowledge Russia’s interference on their sites. “I have more than a little bit of frustration that many of us on this committee have been raising this issue since the beginning of this year, and our claims were, frankly, blown off by the leadership of…

Powell, Once an Also-Ran, Set to Chair Trump’s Bank-Friendly Fed – Bloomberg

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

A few months ago, Jerome Powell was reckoned to be too tough on banks to get President Donald Trump’s nod for a key supervisory post at the Federal Reserve. Now he’s said to be in line for the top job as Fed chairman, with the expectation that he’ll make life easier for the financial industry. Three people familiar with the decision said Trump had told Powell he’s the nominee, though…

Trump, Citing Attack in New York, Calls for End to Visa Program – New York Times

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

It also provided fodder for him to shift the public focus away from the special counsel investigation that unveiled criminal charges against three former campaign aides this week. But in an interview with The New York Times on Wednesday, Mr. Trump adamantly denied being concerned about the indictments. “I’m not under investigation, as you know,” he said in a brief telephone call. Pointing to the indictment of his former campaign…

2 dead in shooting inside Colorado Walmart – New York Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

At least two people are dead and another person is injured, cops said. Sources told Denver7 that there were two shooters — both male. They were still at large as of 6:30 p.m. local time. Authorities have been asking people near the store, which is in the city of Thornton, to stay away and avoid area as they assess the scene. The Walmart has been evacuated and police are currently…

Senators to Facebook, Google, Twitter: Wake up to Russian threat – Politico

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) listen during Wednesday’s Senate Intelligence Committee hearing. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Some Republicans doubt whether Russian influence helped elect Trump. By LI ZHOU, NANCY SCOLA and ASHLEY GOLD 11/01/2017 10:08 AM EDT Updated 11/01/2017 03:31 PM EDT 2017-11-01T03:31-0400 Senators from both parties blasted Facebook, Google and Twitter for failing to grasp the magnitude of Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election,…

New York attack: Terror suspect planned killings for weeks, police say – CNN

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

(CNN)The suspect in New York’s deadliest terror attack since 9/11 had planned the attack for weeks and carried out the killings “in the name of ISIS,” John Miller, NYPD deputy commissioner for intelligence and counterterrorism, said on Wednesday. Five Argentinian high school classmates, two young American men, and a Belgian mother were identified as the victims, police said. President Donald Trump called Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo…

Trump calls for scrapping diversity visa program after New York attack – Politico

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that NYC attacker was responsible for the entry of as many as 23 other immigrants into the U.S. via a process sometimes called chain migration | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo The White House also said it considers the suspect an ‘enemy combatant.’ By LOUIS NELSON and JOSH GERSTEIN 11/01/2017 08:18 AM EDT Updated 11/01/2017 04:08 PM EDT 2017-11-01T04:08-0400 President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he wants…

Student charged after bragging about putting roommate’s toothbrush ‘where the sun doesn’t shine’ – Washington Post

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Former University of Hartford student Brianna Brochu, 18. (West Hartford Police Department/AP) A former student at the University of Hartford has been charged with criminal mischief and breach of peace after bragging online about contaminating her roommate’s belongings with bodily fluids, including rubbing dirty tampons on her backpack and putting her toothbrush “places where the sun doesn’t shine.” Eighteen-year-old Brianna Brochu appeared in court Wednesday. A judge banned her from the campus in central Connecticut and ordered…

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