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Republicans Are Throwing Away Their Shot at Tax Reform

America badly needs corporate tax reform. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Popular videos The United States pretends to tax corporations heavily. But those heavy tax rates are perforated by randomly generous rules such that many tax-efficient firms pay nothing at…

Robert Mugabe defies the generals to cling on to power in Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe stunned the world on Sunday night by refusing to step aside as president of Zimbabwe, leaving him clinging to power despite being dismissed as leader of his own party. Instead, he used a televised address to acknowledge deep criticism…

British publicist Rob Goldstone breaks silence over Trump Tower meeting to deny Russian plot

The British publicist who set up a meeting between senior Trump campaign figures and a Kremlin-linked Russian lawyer says he exaggerated an email promising damaging information about Hillary Clinton. Rob Goldstone also said he had accepted invitations to meet federal…

Charles Manson Dies at 83

Charles Manson, the notorious leader of the Manson Family cult that murdered actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, died Sunday in a Bakersfield, Calif., hospital. He was 83. The California Department of Corrections released a statement reading, “Inmate…

M7 earthquake triggers tsunami warnings for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

An undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck in the South Pacific on Monday, sending small tsunami waves towards New Caledonia and Vanuatu. The quake, initially reported as magnitude 7.3, struck 51 miles east of the Loyalty Islands and was the second…

Putin seeks reflected glory of Russian tsars as he unveils statue in Crimea

Vladimir Putin has unveiled a giant statue of Alexander III in Crimea with a speech drawing parallels between the rule of the conservative tsar and his own 18 years in power.   The decision to commemorate the quiet reign of…

Head of Puerto Rico power authority quits amid row over restoration of electricity

The head of Puerto Rico’s power authority has resigned amid a scandal over efforts to restore electricity to the hurricane-hit island, its governor announced Friday. Governor Ricardo Rossello told a news conference that Ricardo Ramos had resigned as executive director…

Detroit priest Father Solanus Casey on the path to sainthood

A priest who wasn't allowed to preach instead turned his ears and heart to the needy. Now, decades after his death, Solanus Casey is on a path to sainthood, celebrated as an incredibly humble man who brought people to God.…

Rare white moose saved from hunters in Sweden after police u-turn

A rare white moose’s life has been saved in Sweden after a decision to allow hunters to kill it was overturned. The magnificent moose, named Ferdinand, gained worldwide media attention in August after local politician Hans Nilsson captured him swimming…

The feds are afraid of 21 teens suing on climate. An appeals court wants to know why.

The lawsuit is bold, and few legal observers thought it would get this far. But for the 21 young plaintiffs who are suing the federal government for its failure to protect them — and all of us — from global…

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