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The Getaway: 10 Ways to Be a Greener Traveler, Even if You Love to Fly

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00
Frequent fliers and those in pursuit of luxury can still help the environment with these small, easy steps.

Feature: Iceland’s Water Cure

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00
Can the secret to the country’s happiness be found in its communal pools?

In Kansas, lawmakers lose patience with governor’s tax cuts

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — After he became Kansas governor in 2011, Sam Brownback slashed personal income taxes on the promise that the deep cuts would trigger a furious wave of hiring and expansion by businesses. But the “shot of adrenaline” hasn’t worked as envisioned, and the state budget has been in crisis ever since. Now […]
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In Kansas, lawmakers lose patience with governor’s tax cuts

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — After he became Kansas governor in 2011, Sam Brownback slashed personal income taxes on the promise that the deep cuts would trigger a furious wave of hiring and expansion by businesses. But the “shot of adrenaline” hasn’t worked as envisioned, and the state budget has been in crisis ever since. Now […]
Categories: Sports Center

In Kansas, lawmakers lose patience with governor’s tax cuts

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — After he became Kansas governor in 2011, Sam Brownback slashed personal income taxes on the promise that the deep cuts would trigger a furious wave of hiring and expansion by businesses. But the “shot of adrenaline” hasn’t worked as envisioned, and the state budget has been in crisis ever since. Now […]

First Words: Earning the ‘Woke’ Badge

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00
Even as some people try to get recognition for their social awareness, others are calling them out for trying to score points.

Talk: Melissa Gilbert Never Saw Congress in Her Future

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00
The “Little House on the Prairie” actress and aspiring politician talks about switching careers, why politicians should be more candid and the job she had in common with Ronald Reagan.

Cost of College: $20 Billion in Tax Credits Fails to Increase College Attendance

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:00
Researchers found no impact on increasing education, but eliminating paperwork and delivering dollars at the right time could work.

Freedom to tell tales? Tour license dispute before judge

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:58

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The latest round in the controversy over licensing tour guides in historic cities is scheduled to play out in a federal courtroom in South Carolina. A judge holds a hearing Tuesday on a lawsuit challenging Charleston’s tour guide licensing ordinance. The suit contends requiring guides to have city licenses violates First […]
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Freedom to tell tales? Tour license dispute before judge

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:58

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The latest round in the controversy over licensing tour guides in historic cities is scheduled to play out in a federal courtroom in South Carolina. A judge holds a hearing Tuesday on a lawsuit challenging Charleston’s tour guide licensing ordinance. The suit contends requiring guides to have city licenses violates First […]
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Freedom to tell tales? Tour license dispute before judge

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:58

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The latest round in the controversy over licensing tour guides in historic cities is scheduled to play out in a federal courtroom in South Carolina. A judge holds a hearing Tuesday on a lawsuit challenging Charleston’s tour guide licensing ordinance. The suit contends requiring guides to have city licenses violates First […]

In Kansas, lawmakers lose patience with governor's tax cuts

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:57

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2016 file photo, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback speaks to the legislature in Topeka, Kan. After he became governor in 2011, Brownback, slashed taxes on the promise that the cuts would trigger a furious wave of business expansion. But the “shot of adrenaline” hasn’t worked as envisioned, and the state budget remains in crisis. Now many of the same Republicans who helped pass Brownback’s plan are in revolt, refusing to help the governor cut spending after tax collections missed projections. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — After he became Kansas governor in 2011, Sam Brownback slashed personal income taxes on the promise that the deep cuts would trigger a furious wave of hiring and expansion by businesses.


For Trump and Clinton: Battle won. But not the war

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:57

Analysis: New York wins steady the front-runners' campaigns, but some core challenges remain.

       

Johnson & Johnson tops Street 1Q forecasts

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:57

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $4.29 billion. On a per-share basis, the New Brunswick, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of $1.54. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and restructuring costs, came to $1.68 per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average […]
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Johnson & Johnson tops Street 1Q forecasts

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:57

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $4.29 billion. On a per-share basis, the New Brunswick, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of $1.54. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and restructuring costs, came to $1.68 per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average […]
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Johnson & Johnson tops Street 1Q forecasts

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:57

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $4.29 billion. On a per-share basis, the New Brunswick, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of $1.54. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and restructuring costs, came to $1.68 per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average […]

Johnson & Johnson tops Street 1Q forecasts

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:55

FILE - This Monday, July 15, 2013, file photo, shows Johnson & Johnson baby products for sale at a pharmacy in Miami. Johnson & Johnson reports financial earnings on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $4.29 billion.


Germany: 5 arrested for forming right-wing terror group

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:52

BERLIN (AP) — Five people were arrested in Germany on Tuesday on suspicion of founding a right-wing terror group to attack refugee homes and other facilities, in what the country’s top security official called a “powerful blow” to the far-right. The “Freital Group,” named after a suburb of the eastern city of Dresden that has […]
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Germany: 5 arrested for forming right-wing terror group

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:52

BERLIN (AP) — Five people were arrested in Germany on Tuesday on suspicion of founding a right-wing terror group to attack refugee homes and other facilities, in what the country’s top security official called a “powerful blow” to the far-right. The “Freital Group,” named after a suburb of the eastern city of Dresden that has […]
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Germany: 5 arrested for forming right-wing terror group

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:52

BERLIN (AP) — Five people were arrested in Germany on Tuesday on suspicion of founding a right-wing terror group to attack refugee homes and other facilities, in what the country’s top security official called a “powerful blow” to the far-right. The “Freital Group,” named after a suburb of the eastern city of Dresden that has […]