Archive for December, 2017

Dec
13
2017

House, Senate reach deal on tax overhaul

House and Senate GOP leaders cut a deal Wednesday on a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws, paving the way for final votes next week to slash taxes for businesses and give many Americans modest tax cuts starting... Read more
Dec
11
2017

Trump’s sexual misconduct accusers: ‘Now let’s try Round 2’

Several women who accused President Trump of sexual misconduct are telling their stories again, saying “the environment is different” than it was when they went public during the presidential campaign last year. Three of the women — Jessica Leeds,... Read more
Dec
09
2017

Iraq says war against ISIS is over

Iraq said Saturday that its war on the Islamic State group is over after more than three years of combat operations drove the extremists from all of the territory they once held. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced Iraqi forces... Read more
Dec
07
2017

Ex-lawmaker fired by Morgan Stanley over sexual misconduct claims

Former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. has been fired from Morgan Stanley over allegations of misconduct — including claims he manhandled a woman, then pestered her for dates, according to a new report. “He has been terminated for conduct inconsistent... Read more
Dec
02
2017

ABC News Suspends Brian Ross for 4 Weeks Without Pay: ‘Effective Immediately’

ABC News has announced that Brian Ross would be suspended for four weeks without pay “effective immediately.” “It is vital we get the story right and retain the trust we have built with our audience – these are our... Read more
Dec
02
2017

Senate passes GOP tax bill after marathon voting session

The Senate early Saturday narrowly voted to pass an expansive $1.2 trillion tax reform bill. The 51-49 vote on the nearly 500-page bill took place shortly before 2 a.m. after Democrats attempted a last-ditch amendment to stall the vote... Read more