Business

Rubio defection threatens GOP's slim majority on tax bill

Trump Russia Probe

The Republicans’ razor-thin margin for driving their sweeping tax package through the Senate...

National

Power fully restored at Atlanta's international airport

Airport Power Outage

ATLANTA (AP) — Minutes after its midnight deadline to get the electricity back on at the world’s busiest airport, Georgia Power announced early Monday that power had been fully restored to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, where more than 1,000 flights were grounded just days before the...


Business

Disney's 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' blasts its way to $220 million opening

Film Box Office Star Wars

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,‘‘ the latest installment of the epic sci-fi adventure series now owned by Walt Disney Co., met the high expectations set by movie fans and analysts with an opening weekend of $220 million in the U.S. and Canada.


Business

SpaceX capsule back at space station with pre-Christmas haul

Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A recycled SpaceX capsule is back at the International Space Station, just in time for Christmas. NASA astronauts used the space station’s big robot arm to grab the Dragon capsule out of orbit Sunday. It’s the second visit for this particular supply ship, which made a...


Business

'The Last Jedi' opens with $220M, 2nd best weekend all-time

Film Box Office Star Wars

NEW YORK (AP) — “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will happily settle for second. Rian Johnson’s second installment in the third “Star Wars” trilogy rocketed to a debut of $220 million at the North American box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. That gives “The Last Jedi” the second-best...


Business

'A Jedi You Are NOT': Mark Hamill slams light saber-wielding FCC chairman over net

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Among the many potential consequences of the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality, perhaps none was as unpredictable as a “Star Wars” marquee actor questioning the Jedi worthiness of the commission’s chairman. But that’s exactly what happened...


Business

How individual taxpayers can exploit the new tax bill right now

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. At the end of every year, millions of Americans can make strategic moves to shave a few bucks off their April tax bill. Right now, millions more should be able to get into the act, with Congressional Republicans poised to pass a 503-page law that fundamentally restructures the...


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the mirage of overseas profits

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump speaks often of a pile of money sitting overseas that will come rushing back into the U.S. once his tax plan is in place. That’s something of a mirage. Here’s what he told reporters Saturday in the roar of Marine One waiting to take him to Camp David,...


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the mirage of overseas profits

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump speaks often of a pile of money sitting overseas that will come rushing back into the U.S. because of his tax plan. An AP Fact Check finds that’s something of a mirage. Some U.S. companies park profits overseas because of the high corporate tax rate at home....


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the mirage of overseas profits

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump speaks often of a pile of money sitting overseas that will come rushing back into the U.S. because of his tax plan. An AP Fact Check finds that’s something of a mirage. Some U.S. companies park profits overseas because of the high corporate tax rate at home....


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the mirage of overseas profits

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump speaks often of a pile of money sitting overseas that will come rushing back into the U.S. because of his tax plan. An AP Fact Check finds that’s something of a mirage. Some U.S. companies park profits overseas because of the high corporate tax rate at home....


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