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India closes Mauritius tax loophole shutting door on evasion

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:12

NEW DELHI (AP) — India says it is closing a tax loophole that allowed its citizens to channel income through the tropical island of Mauritius and avoid paying taxes. Officials say India next year will begin imposing a capital gains tax on investments routed through Mauritius, in line with global efforts to curb financial malpractices. […]
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India closes Mauritius tax loophole shutting door on evasion

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:12

NEW DELHI (AP) — India says it is closing a tax loophole that allowed its citizens to channel income through the tropical island of Mauritius and avoid paying taxes. Officials say India next year will begin imposing a capital gains tax on investments routed through Mauritius, in line with global efforts to curb financial malpractices. […]
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India closes Mauritius tax loophole shutting door on evasion

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:12

NEW DELHI (AP) — India says it is closing a tax loophole that allowed its citizens to channel income through the tropical island of Mauritius and avoid paying taxes. Officials say India next year will begin imposing a capital gains tax on investments routed through Mauritius, in line with global efforts to curb financial malpractices. […]

10 Things to Know for Today

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:09

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP SHIFTS FOCUS TO GENERAL ELECTION The likely GOP presidential nominee’s list of potential running mates has been narrowed to “five or six” and he’s leaning against accepting public money to finance a fall campaign. 2. WHAT […]
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10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:09

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP SHIFTS FOCUS TO GENERAL ELECTION The likely GOP presidential nominee’s list of potential running mates has been narrowed to “five or six” and he’s leaning against accepting public money to finance a fall campaign. 2. WHAT […]
Categories: Sports Center

10 Things to Know for Today

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:09

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP SHIFTS FOCUS TO GENERAL ELECTION The likely GOP presidential nominee’s list of potential running mates has been narrowed to “five or six” and he’s leaning against accepting public money to finance a fall campaign. 2. WHAT […]

Mitsubishi Motors says mileage cheating may be on all models

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:00

TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Motors Corp., the Japanese automaker under investigation for lying about fuel economy data for some models, said Wednesday such tampering is suspected in all of its vehicles sold in Japan. The company has said it carried out false tests and gave inflated mileage on minicars known as “kei,” whose production began […]
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Mitsubishi Motors says mileage cheating may be on all models

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:00

TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Motors Corp., the Japanese automaker under investigation for lying about fuel economy data for some models, said Wednesday such tampering is suspected in all of its vehicles sold in Japan. The company has said it carried out false tests and gave inflated mileage on minicars known as “kei,” whose production began […]
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Mitsubishi Motors says mileage cheating may be on all models

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:00

TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Motors Corp., the Japanese automaker under investigation for lying about fuel economy data for some models, said Wednesday such tampering is suspected in all of its vehicles sold in Japan. The company has said it carried out false tests and gave inflated mileage on minicars known as “kei,” whose production began […]

Indonesia: 4 citizens held hostage in Philippines released

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:58

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s president said Wednesday that four citizens held hostage for nearly a month in the southern Philippines have been released. Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said in a televised address that the men are under the protection of Philippine authorities and are in good condition. They were kidnapped at sea in mid-April by […]
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Indonesia: 4 citizens held hostage in Philippines released

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:58

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s president said Wednesday that four citizens held hostage for nearly a month in the southern Philippines have been released. Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said in a televised address that the men are under the protection of Philippine authorities and are in good condition. They were kidnapped at sea in mid-April by […]
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Indonesia: 4 citizens held hostage in Philippines released

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:58

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s president said Wednesday that four citizens held hostage for nearly a month in the southern Philippines have been released. Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said in a televised address that the men are under the protection of Philippine authorities and are in good condition. They were kidnapped at sea in mid-April by […]

Maestro Muti to return to La Scala after nearly 12 years

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:58

MILAN (AP) — Riccardo Muti is returning to La Scala next year for the first time since his 2005, when he abruptly ended his 19-year tenure as musical director amid backstage turmoil. La Scala said Wednesday that Muti will conduct two concerts in January with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, where he is currently musical director. […]
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Maestro Muti to return to La Scala after nearly 12 years

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:58

MILAN (AP) — Riccardo Muti is returning to La Scala next year for the first time since his 2005, when he abruptly ended his 19-year tenure as musical director amid backstage turmoil. La Scala said Wednesday that Muti will conduct two concerts in January with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, where he is currently musical director. […]
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Maestro Muti to return to La Scala after nearly 12 years

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:58

MILAN (AP) — Riccardo Muti is returning to La Scala next year for the first time since his 2005, when he abruptly ended his 19-year tenure as musical director amid backstage turmoil. La Scala said Wednesday that Muti will conduct two concerts in January with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, where he is currently musical director. […]

Trump: My SCOTUS nominee may try to overturn Roe v. Wade

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:57

Donald Trump on Tuesday began to outline his vision for a Supreme Court nominee, one who is an abortion rights opponent and likely to overtu...

       

Black Lives Matter finds Canadian voice

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:53

Franchise of U.S. civil rights group confronts police abuses in Canada.

       

Ghost ship: Panama tanker goes off grid, washes up with no crew

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:50

The vessel was found on west coast of Africa May 4.

       

First-time mom reportedly gives birth at age 70

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:49

Indian woman says her life is now complete because she's finally given birth to her first baby after IVF treatments.

       

Bull leads Texas police on slow-speed chase

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:49

A young bull led police on a slow-speed chase for nearly four hours on Monday.