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Commuters lose transit, parking, biking benefits in tax bill

Commuters lose transit, parking, biking benefits in tax bill

Count commuters among the losers in the Republican tax bill that the House and Senate are expected to vote on next week
Published: 12/15/17
Tax bill guts unpopular 'Obamacare' insurance mandate

Tax bill guts unpopular 'Obamacare' insurance mandate

Gutting 'Obamacare' coverage mandate is seen as increasing the number of uninsured people
Published: 12/15/17

Amazon making nice, prepares sales of Apple TV, Chromecast

Amazon is preparing to call a truce in its two-year-old battle with Apple and Google"
Published: 12/15/17
US stocks move broadly higher in late-afternoon trading

US stocks move broadly higher in late-afternoon trading

U.S. stocks are moving broadly higher in late-afternoon trading, placing the major indexes on course for new highs. Investors are encouraged by signs that the Republican-backed tax overhaul bill is making progress in Congress.
Published: 12/15/17

Lithium battery maker to employ hundreds in Kentucky plant

A California-based battery maker is moving its headquarters to Kentucky and plans to build a manufacturing plant to employ hundreds of workers in economically depressed eastern Kentucky
Published: 12/15/17
EU sees new 'dramatically difficult' phase in Brexit talks

EU sees new 'dramatically difficult' phase in Brexit talks

The European Union cleared the way Friday for Brexit talks with Britain to move onto the second stage but it warned that the discussions on trade and other matters relating to their future relationship will be "dramatically difficult."
Published: 12/15/17
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' boasts $45 million opening night

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' boasts $45 million opening night

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is off to a death star-sized start at the box office
Published: 12/15/17
As Disney swallows Fox, a new era dawns for Hollywood

As Disney swallows Fox, a new era dawns for Hollywood

After years of tremors, the earthquake that had long been forecast to hit Hollywood finally arrived Thursday with Disney's purchase of the 20th Century Fox film studio
Published: 12/15/17
Russia to resume flights to Egypt, halted after 2015 bombing

Russia to resume flights to Egypt, halted after 2015 bombing

Russia's transportation minister says Moscow will resume flights to Cairo, suspended after 2015 IS bombing
Published: 12/15/17
Report: Rich will get still richer unless policies change

Report: Rich will get still richer unless policies change

World Inequality report says rich bound to get still richer with widening disparities in global incomes, wealth unless policies change
Published: 12/15/17