Despite the soda industry’s expensive campaign against a one-cent tax per ounce on sugary soda in Berkeley, Calif., and a similar effort in San Francisco, officials hope to set a precedent for the nation.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI is asking the public to help identify a masked man who speaks in what is believed to be a North American accent in a video that Islamic State militants released last month aimed at Western audiences. In an excerpt of the video released by the FBI, the man, dressed in camouflage and wearing a shoulder holster, speaks in English and Arabic as he stands in front of men he says are Islamic State prisoners. ...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The attorneys who represented Trayvon Martin's family have called on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the death of a Florida inmate who had told relatives she feared for her life in prison.
From Russell Wilson's remarkable performance to the Seahawks' ridiculous number of penalties, the national media had plenty to write about after the Seahawks' 27-17 victory at Washington on "Monday Night Football."
The inquiry, which will explore whether Luxembourg broke the European Union’s competition rules, follows similar investigations into the tax arrangements of Apple in Ireland and Starbucks in the Netherlands.
At least 20 Oregon cities and counties are racing to approve taxes on marijuana in case voters legalize its recreational use in November.City taxes would come in addition to a state tax written into the ballot measure.