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US Has Limited Options to Fight EU Back Taxes on Apple and Other Companies

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — While the European Commission’s investigation of retroactive taxes on Apple and other U.S. companies has drawn bipartisan consternation, the official options for the U.S. to take action against their rulings appear limited.On Tuesday, the commission slapped Apple with a $14.5 billion tax bill, saying the company had paid an effective tax rate that was at times as low as 0.005 percent over the past decade.Shortly after the announcement, a U.S. Treasury spokesperson issued a statement saying the “actions could threaten to undermine foreign ...

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Twin Hurricanes Head Toward Hawaii as Tropical Storm Hermine Forms off Florida's Gulf Coast

NOAA(NEW YORK) — Hawaii is under a hurricane warning as twin hurricanes continue to head toward the islands Wednesday, bringing heavy rain and high waves and causing residents to stock up on supplies.Hurricane Madeline is weakening but still has winds of 90 miles per hour as it moves toward the Big Island. Hurricane conditions are expected on the island later Wednesday and into Thursday morning. More than 15 inches of rain and waves of up to 25 feet are possible on the Big Island, according ...

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Donald Trump Launches Long-Awaited Immigration Speech

ABC News(PHOENIX) — Donald Trump has started giving his long-awaited immigration speech in Phoenix Wednesday night after touching down in the U.S. after a surprise visit to Mexico.Trump has been talking about his campaign's immigration policy for more than a week and had been touting the speech in Phoenix for days before announcing the trip to Mexico late Tuesday night.Sen. Jeff Sessions and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who both flew to Mexico with Trump earlier in the day, addressed the crowd before ...

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United Airlines Employee Allegedly Steals $130K in Jewelry from Passenger

Denver District Attorney(DENVER) — A United Airlines employee allegedly stole $130,000 worth of jewelry from a passenger's bag earlier this month at Denver International Airport, according to the Denver District Attorney's office.Rafael Magana, 42 of Commerce City, Colorado, has been charged with one count of felony theft.The jewelry included a $35,000 pair of diamond earrings and a "pearl encrusted bracelet," also valued at $35,000, according to the Denver police search warrant.The United passenger was traveling Aug. 8 from Aspen, Colorado, to Denver when she discovered ...

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Two Small Planes Carrying 5 Passengers Collide Midair in Alaska, Officials Say

iStock/Thinkstock(BETHEL, Alaska) — Two small aircraft carrying a total of five people collided midair Wednesday, according to the Alaska National Guard.A Hageland Aviation Cessna 208 Caravan with three people on board collided with a Renfro's Alaska Adventures Piper PA-18 Super Cub, carrying two people, just before 11 a.m. local time, the National Guard said. The crash happened midair about 60 miles north of Bethel.It is unclear whether the passengers on board were killed or injured.A Black Hawk helicopter from the Alaska National Guard is en ...

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Princes William, Harry Mark 19th Anniversary of Princess Diana's Death Privately

JOHNNY EGGITT/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) — Wednesday marks 19 years since Princess Diana tragically died at the age of 36 inside the Pont D'Alma tunnel in Paris.Diana, known as "The People's Princess" was not afraid to tackle the most difficult of issues, breaking down barriers as she traveled the world, attempting to end the stigma of HIV/AIDS and drawing attention to humanitarian issues for those who were voiceless. Her kind heart and common touch changed millions of lives around the world, forever changing the face of the ...

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White Lives Matter to Be Listed as Hate Group by Southern Poverty Law Center

Hemera/Thinkstock(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — White Lives Matter will soon be listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a prominent civil rights and legal advocacy organization that monitors the "activities of domestic hate groups and other extremists" in the U.S."The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) confirmed in mid-August 2016 that it is adding White Lives Matter to its 2017 hate group map and list," reads an editor's note at the bottom of a post on SPLC's website that calls White Lives Matter ...

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You Tell Me Texas

YTMT Logo Parallels.

Just as Nixon could never seem to escape the Watergate story, Hillary cannot seem to escape a steady stream of potentially incriminating revelations stemming from her emails.

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If Northeast Texas were split off into the 51st state, it would come close to being the least healthy state in the union. So says UT Health Northeast community health expert Dr. Paul McGaha in this post to HealthConnection.TV.
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