April 13, 2014: The headquarters of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in Washington. (AP) WASHINGTON – The IRS is delaying tax refunds for more than 40 million low-income families this year as the agency steps up efforts to fight identity theft and fraud. The delays will affect families claiming the earned income tax credit and the additional child tax credit. These tax breaks are geared to benefit the working poor, and many families claim both. […]
The remains found in Lake Erie in the search for a missing plane are human, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Medical Examiner Dr. Thomas Gilson said Tuesday. The Cessna Citation 525 disappeared shortly after taking off from Burke Lakefront Airport on Dec. 29. Six people were on board, heading to the Ohio State University Airport […]
President-elect Donald Trump’s transition has been floating the possibility of initially having the US ambassador to Israel work and live in the US consulate in Jerusalem, while the American Embassy remains in Tel Aviv.
Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday put back on display – twice – a controversial painting that depicts a police officer as a pig, in a growing tit-for-tat with Republicans angry over its depiction of law enforcement. The painting is part of a student-art contest on display along a Capitol Hill corridor and remained […]
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NEW YORK, Jan 10 (Reuters) – Guggenheim Investments said
Tuesday that it had posted positive net inflows in December,
including its flagship Total Return Bond Fund, despite rising
rates in global bond markets.
Whoopi Goldberg and her “View” co-hosts ripped into Jedediah Bila Monday after Bila criticized Meryl Streep’s anti-Trump Golden Globes acceptance speech. Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin and Sara Haines were all in firm support of Streep’s words, while Bila said award shows were no place for politics. “[Meryl Streep] made me turn […]
Sessions takes on racism charges; pledges to recuse himself from Clinton probes
Washington (CNN) Sen. Jeff Sessions confronted one of the biggest criticisms surrounding his nomination to become the next attorney general, insisting he's not a racist. In the wide-ranging Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Sessions also pledged to …
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