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EU nations support new blacklist for tax havens

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:28

AMSTERDAM (AP) — European Union nations want a strict common blacklist of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions that have been at the heart of the recent offshore accounts scandal in an effort to close loopholes and crack down on the use of tax havens. The EU Commission proposed setting up such a list early this month and […]
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EU nations support new blacklist for tax havens

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:28

AMSTERDAM (AP) — European Union nations want a strict common blacklist of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions that have been at the heart of the recent offshore accounts scandal in an effort to close loopholes and crack down on the use of tax havens. The EU Commission proposed setting up such a list early this month and […]

EU nations support new blacklist for tax havens

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:28

AMSTERDAM (AP) — European Union nations want a strict common blacklist of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions that have been at the heart of the recent offshore accounts scandal in an effort to close loopholes and crack down on the use of tax havens. The EU Commission proposed setting up such a list early this month and […]

Nations sign historic Paris climate deal

BBC World News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:26
Amid hope and hype, delegates have finished signing the Paris climate agreement at UN headquarters in New York.
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Baby sitter charged in death of tot who had Xanax in system

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:24
LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio baby sitter has been charged with murder in the death of an 18-month-old girl who authorities say was given anti-anxiety medication.

Baby sitter charged in death of tot who had Xanax in system

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:24
LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio baby sitter has been charged with murder in the death of an 18-month-old girl who authorities say was given anti-anxiety medication.

Oklahoma lawmakers approve bill to revoke licenses of abortion doctors

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:21

File photo of Oklahoma Republican Governor Mary Fallin making remarks before the opening of the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in WashingtonBy Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma bill that could revoke the license of any doctor who performs an abortion has headed to the governor, with opponents saying the measure in unconstitutional and promising a legal battle against the cash-strapped state if it is approved. In the Republican-dominated legislature, the state's House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a Senate bill late on Thursday. Governor Mary Fallin, a Republican, has not yet indicated whether she will sign it.


Oklahoma lawmakers approve bill to revoke licenses of abortion doctors

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:21

File photo of Oklahoma Republican Governor Mary Fallin making remarks before the opening of the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in WashingtonBy Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma bill that could revoke the license of any doctor who performs an abortion has headed to the governor, with opponents saying the measure in unconstitutional and promising a legal battle against the cash-strapped state if it is approved. In the Republican-dominated legislature, the state's House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a Senate bill late on Thursday. Governor Mary Fallin, a Republican, has not yet indicated whether she will sign it.


US acknowledges another 20 civilian deaths in Syria, Iraq

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:20
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. airstrikes aimed at Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq killed 20 civilians between September and February, including eight in a single attack on a mortar position used by militants, the U.S. military said Friday.

F.B.I. Director Suggests Bill for iPhone Hacking Topped $1.3 Million

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:18
Previously, the F.B.I. had been unwilling to say how much it paid to look into the iPhone of a gunman in the San Bernardino shootings.

Foods Loaded With Sugar, Salt and Fat? Bring It

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:17
As definitions of what’s healthy change, consumers are turning back to ingredients they once avoided, and manufacturers are rushing to catch up.

US to buy heavy water from Iran

BBC World News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:17
The US is buying 32 tonnes of heavy water, which is used in some nuclear reactors, from Iran.
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Judge: 'Debtors' prison' lawsuit to proceed in New Orleans

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:14
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has cleared the way for a trial in a lawsuit that claims New Orleans' criminal court functions as an unconstitutional "debtors' prison" for jailing people who cannot afford to pay court fees.

U.S. conservative group boycotts Target over transgender policy

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:10

Target, a discount retail store, is pictured in Richmond.The conservative American Family Association is urging its members to boycott Target Corp for the retailer's decision to allow transgender employees and customers to use bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity. The group accused Target of exposing women and girls to voyeurs and sexual predators with its restroom and dressing room policy, and said it had gathered 172,494 signatures on a boycott petition by mid-morning on Friday. Target's policy "means a man can simply say he feels like a woman today and enter the women's restroom ... this is exactly how sexual predators get access to their victims," AFA said on its website.


U.S. conservative group boycotts Target over transgender policy

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:10

Target, a discount retail store, is pictured in Richmond.The conservative American Family Association is urging its members to boycott Target Corp for the retailer's decision to allow transgender employees and customers to use bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity. The group accused Target of exposing women and girls to voyeurs and sexual predators with its restroom and dressing room policy, and said it had gathered 172,494 signatures on a boycott petition by mid-morning on Friday. Target's policy "means a man can simply say he feels like a woman today and enter the women's restroom ... this is exactly how sexual predators get access to their victims," AFA said on its website.


5 Ways Prince Slammed High Tech in Music

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:09

FILE - In this April 7, 1985 file photo, Prince performs at the Orange Bowl during his Purple Rain tour in Miami. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday, April 21, 2016, in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — His Royal Badness didn't think much of the Internet — or iPhones, for that matter. And his once iconoclastic attitude toward the modern music industry helped inspire other artists to resist technological innovators such as Spotify.


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Pennsylvania accuser tries again to pursue Cosby lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:09

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2016 file photo, actor and comedian Bill Cosby arrives for a court appearance in Norristown, Pa. A former teen actress is appealing a ruling that threw out her defamation lawsuit against Cosby that involves claims the actor groomed, drugged and molested her. Renita Hill, 48, argues that Cosby and others defamed her when they challenged accusations made by Hill and other women who went public in 2014. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former teen actress is appealing a ruling that threw out her defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby that involves claims the actor drugged and molested her.


The Latest: House speaker blasts Virginia governor's action

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 01:08
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Gov. Terry McAuliffe's decision to make all former felons in Virginia eligible to vote (all times local):

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:57
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending April 21, 2016:

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:57
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending April 21, 2016: