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Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016

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Millions in tax breaks, incentives targeted by Senate panel

Hundreds of millions of dollars of state tax breaks would be reduced or delayed under bills approved by a Senate committee, including a second potential reduction in the state's income tax
Updated: 3 hours ago

State agency raises cost concerns about Medicaid proposal

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is once again raising cost concerns about a proposal to insure thousands of low-income residents with Medicaid funding under the Affordable Care Act
Updated: 4 hours ago
US stocks end a bumpy day slightly lower

US stocks end a bumpy day slightly lower

Stocks end slightly lower after another bumpy day
Updated: 5 hours ago
Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending plan

Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending plan

President Barack Obama sent Congress his eighth and final budget, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives
Updated: 8 hours ago
Son of Iraqi Kurdish leader calls for aid to battle IS

Son of Iraqi Kurdish leader calls for aid to battle IS

A senior Iraqi Kurdish leader has called for international aid to help finance the war against the Islamic State group, saying it's a "miracle" that underpaid Kurdish forces are still on the front lines
Updated: 8 hours ago
The Latest: European stocks close down amid world volatility

The Latest: European stocks close down amid world volatility

The Latest: European stock indexes have closed lower, adding to recent losses amid heightened market volatility around the globe
Updated: 9 hours ago
Vietnam vet sues VA trying to get benefits living in Cuba

Vietnam vet sues VA trying to get benefits living in Cuba

A Vietnam War veteran who has lived in Cuba for 35 years is suing the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs seeking to reinstate his pension
Updated: 10 hours ago
US businesses post more open jobs; quits rise to 9-year high

US businesses post more open jobs; quits rise to 9-year high

Growing job openings, more quits suggests higher pay on the horizon
Updated: 10 hours ago
UN official asks Sri Lanka to locate people missing from war

UN official asks Sri Lanka to locate people missing from war

The top United Nations human rights official asked Sri Lanka's government on Tuesday to quickly locate thousands of civilians reported missing during the country's civil war
Published: 02/09/16
Sushil Koirala, Nepal's former prime minister, dies at 78

Sushil Koirala, Nepal's former prime minister, dies at 78

A former Nepalese prime minister and leader of the nation's largest party, Sushil Koirala, has died at age 78
Published: 02/09/16