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The Finance 202: Playbook to kill tax overhaul already written before bill’s debut – Washington Post

Thursday, November 02, 2017

THE TICKER President Donald Trump talks with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.). (AP /Evan Vucci) Want to keep smart and easy tabs on the tax reform debate in Washington? We have you covered here. Today’s note will self-destruct in roughly two hours. And then again — and likely again. That’s when House Republican leaders are expected — finally — to release the first draft of a tax code overhaul they’ve spent months developing…

Investigators probe New York attack suspect’s communications while Trump calls for death penalty – Washington Post

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Investigators continued Thursday to probe the 29-year-old Uzbek immigrant charged with the New York truck attack, poring over his communications to see if he had any help or guidance before carrying out his deadly rampage, while President Trump publicly weighed in on the federal prosecution of the suspect. New York police officials say the attacker appears to have radicalized himself online and that it does not appear anyone else was involved, though they said that…

3 dead after random shooting at Colorado Walmart, suspect still at-large – ABC News

Thursday, November 02, 2017

The man wanted for a deadly shooting at a Walmart in Colorado on Wednesday night has been arrested after an hours-long manhunt, police said. The suspect, identified as 47-year-old Scott Ostrem, was taken into custody this morning, according to the Thornton Police Department. He was considered “armed and dangerous” while on the run, police said. Two men and one woman were killed in what police described as a “random” shooting….

Thanks for the memories! Game 7 was no classic, but this was still one great World Series – ESPN

Thursday, November 02, 2017

8:45 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LOS ANGELES — Over the coming days and weeks, baseball historians and commentators will debate the merits of the 2017 World Series and put it in its proper place in history. Was it the best ever, or the third, fifth or seventh? That’s a matter of personal opinion, and something that can be discussed on social media or neighborhood…

Trump nominee for top Agriculture post withdraws amid Russia probe – CNN

Thursday, November 02, 2017

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New York terror suspect wanted ISIS flag in hospital, documents show – CNN

Thursday, November 02, 2017

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At least three dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart – Reuters

Thursday, November 02, 2017

THORNTON, Colo. (Reuters) – At least three people were killed in a shooting inside a Walmart store on Wednesday in suburban Denver, where police said they had not yet taken anyone into custody. Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire. Two men were killed in the shooting. A women, who was injured in the…

World Series 2017 Game 7 RECAP, score and stats | Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (11/1/17) – NJ.com

Thursday, November 02, 2017

With the best of seven series tied 3-3, the Houston Astros met the Los Angeles Dodgers in the deciding Game 7 of Major League Baseball’s 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 (11/1/17). Check the scoreboard above for the final score and click on the stats link for game stats. App users: For the best mobile experience, use the mobile web version. Here’s the AP recap: LOS ANGELES…

Tough Questions, Hours Of Hearings But No Silver Bullet On Russian Tech Interference – NPR

Thursday, November 02, 2017

From left: Twitter’s acting general counsel Sean Edgett, Facebook’s general counsel Colin Stretch and Google’s senior vice president and general counsel Kent Walker, testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption toggle caption Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP From left: Twitter’s acting general counsel Sean Edgett, Facebook’s general counsel Colin Stretch and Google’s senior vice president and general counsel Kent Walker, testify before the…

Police in Colorado want murder charge against Utah suspect – SFGate

Thursday, November 02, 2017

http://www.sfgate.com/news/education/article/Police-scour-for-details-leading-up-to-Utah-12322192.php Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press Updated 6:25 pm, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Police in Salt Lake City say they’ve arrested a man wanted in the shooting of a University of Utah student. They also say the man and his wife are people of interest in the death of a 63-year-old Colorado man. (Oct. 31) Media: Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police in Colorado said Wednesday they will seek murder…

New York attack suspect should get death penalty, Trump says – CNN

Thursday, November 02, 2017

(CNN)The suspect in New York’s deadliest terror attack since 9/11 has been charged with federal terrorism offenses in Tuesday’s attack that left eight people dead, authorities said. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘us/2017/10/31/video-appears-to-show-suspect-after-truck-attack-sg-orig-mobile.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_27’,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === false)…

Trump Declares Suspect ‘Should Get Death Penalty’ – New York Times

Thursday, November 02, 2017

“We have to get much tougher,” the president told reporters. “We have to get much smarter. And we have to get much less politically correct. We’re so politically correct that we’re afraid to do anything.” A moment like this was almost inevitable since Mr. Trump took office and sought to ban visitors from select countries with Muslim majorities. The terrorist attack in New York on Tuesday was the first by…

Astros beat Dodgers in Game 7 to win 2017 World Series: Final score, things to know – CBSSports.com

Thursday, November 02, 2017

For the first time in franchise history, the Houston Astros are World Series champions. Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium, the Astros earned a 5-1 win (box score) over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 of the 2017 World Series. Houston led the series 3-2, then lost Game 6 before bouncing back for a win in Game 7. This is the first World Series title for the Astros — they’ve…

Powell to Lead Fed Overseeing Trump Economy Fraught With Risks – Bloomberg

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Jerome Powell, said to be President Donald Trump’s pick to be the next Federal Reserve chairman, is set to take the reins of the world’s most important central bank at a time when the U.S. economy is on a roll. Growth is accelerating, inflation is tame and unemployment is the lowest in 16 years. Such a backdrop should initially enable a new Fed chairman to keep gradually raising interest rates…

3 Are Dead in Shooting at a Colorado Walmart – New York Times

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Advertisement Supported by Image A large police response followed reports of a shooting on Wednesday evening at a Walmart in Thornton, Colo.CreditKDVR THORNTON, Colo. — A gunman opened fire at a Walmart here on Wednesday evening, striking multiple people, the police said. Three victims were confirmed dead, including a woman who died after being taken to the hospital. It was unclear whether the gunman was among those shot. The Thornton…

New York attack: Suspect charged with terrorism offenses – CNN

Thursday, November 02, 2017

(CNN)The suspect in New York’s deadliest terror attack since 9/11 has been charged with federal terrorism offenses in connection with Tuesday’s attack in Manhattan in which eight people were killed, the acting US Attorney for the Southern District of New York said Wednesday. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘us/2017/10/31/video-appears-to-show-suspect-after-truck-attack-sg-orig-mobile.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_24’,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection =…

Powell, Once an Also-Ran, Set to Chair Trump’s Bank-Friendly Fed – Bloomberg

Thursday, November 02, 2017

A few months ago, Jerome Powell was reckoned to be too tough on banks to get President Donald Trump’s nod for a key supervisory post at the Federal Reserve. Now he’s said to be in line for the top job as Fed chairman, with the expectation that he’ll make life easier for the financial industry. Three people familiar with the decision said Trump had told Powell he’s the nominee, though…

How Russian trolls got into your Facebook feed – Washington Post

Thursday, November 02, 2017

One of the Russian ads released by lawmakers on Wednesday. It targeted Facebook users who expressed interest in Bill O’Reilly, Mike Huckabee, or Jesus, among other topics. Americans are getting our first glimpse of how we got played. On Wednesday, Congress released some of the 3,000 Facebook ads and Twitter accounts created by Russian operatives to sway American voters. You can explore them in an analysis the Post published here….

Here’s what you need to know about the diversity visa lottery program – Washington Post

Thursday, November 02, 2017

From Romania to Nepal, they call it the “golden ticket,” a diversity visa lottery that offers citizens of countries with low immigration rates a chance to come to the United States. Among the winners are a family of software engineers from Bulgaria, a physician and his lawyer wife from Romania, and hundreds of thousands of others from around the world. On Wednesday, the program became best known as the entrance…

Hartford Student Charged After Boasting About Contaminating Roommate’s Belongings – New York Times

Thursday, November 02, 2017

“As of this morning, Brianna Brochu is no longer a student at the University of Hartford,” said the school’s president, Gregory S. Woodward. “She will not be returning to the institution.” Photo Brianna Brochu, 18, bragged about driving away her roommate on Instagram. “I can finally say goodbye to Jamaican Barbie,” she said. Credit West Hartford Police Department Ms. Rowe, a freshman at the university, described her roommate’s behavior in…