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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2018 file photo, new residential apartment buildings, left, and an old warehouse, right, border the Anable Basin in Long Island City, in the Queens borough of New York. Amazon will not take advantage of a federal program offering massive tax breaks when it builds headquarters in New York City. The internet shopping giant told the New York City Council this week that it had no plans to directly benefit from the Opportunity Zone program offering cuts on federal capital gains taxes as a way to spur development in downtrodden areas.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 01, 2019 - 7:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon will not take advantage of a federal program offering massive tax breaks when it builds headquarters in New York City. The internet shopping giant told the New York City Council this week that it had no plans to directly benefit from the Opportunity Zone program offering cuts...
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A woman who lost a relative lights candles outside a church after a Mass for the victims of a mine dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. The dam failure unleashed a surge of mud that buried buildings adjoining the dam and several parts of the nearby city of Brumadinho. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
February 01, 2019 - 7:15 pm
BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — A week after the collapse of a mining dam in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, dozens paid homage Friday to the 115 people killed and 248 still missing, while newly released video footage showed the moment that a powerful wave of waste began sweeping over everything in...
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2018 file photo, new residential apartment buildings, left, and an old warehouse, right, border the Anable Basin in Long Island City, in the Queens borough of New York. Amazon will not take advantage of a federal program offering massive tax breaks when it builds headquarters in New York City. The internet shopping giant told the New York City Council this week that it had no plans to directly benefit from the Opportunity Zone program offering cuts on federal capital gains taxes as a way to spur development in downtrodden areas.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 01, 2019 - 7:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon will not take advantage of a federal program offering massive tax breaks when it builds its headquarters in New York City. The internet giant told the City Council this week that it will not directly benefit from the Opportunity Zone program offering big cuts on federal...
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A woman who lost a relative lights candles outside a church after a Mass for the victims of a mine dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. The dam failure unleashed a surge of mud that buried buildings adjoining the dam and several parts of the nearby city of Brumadinho. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
February 01, 2019 - 2:57 pm
BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — A week after the deadly collapse of a mining dam in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, dozens paid homage to the 110 victims killed and 238 who are still missing, while newly released video footage showed the moment that a powerful wave of waste began sweeping over...
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FILE - In t his Oct. 1, 2014, file photo, soft drinks are displayed for sale at a market in San Francisco. A federal appeals court has blocked a San Francisco law requiring health warnings on advertisements for soda and other sugary drinks in a victory for beverage and retail groups that sued to block the ordinance. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says in a unanimous ruling Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, that the law violates constitutionally-protected commercial speech. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
January 31, 2019 - 7:42 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked for a second time a San Francisco law requiring health warnings on advertisements for soda and other sugary drinks in a victory for beverage and retail groups that sued to block the ordinance. The law violates constitutionally...
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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2019, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the "Community Conversation about Puerto Rico and its Recovery" held at the Alejandro Tapia y Rivera Theater, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Warren is dismissing criticism of her tax plan from two billionaires who are also considering presidential runs. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti, File)
January 29, 2019 - 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren seized on criticism Tuesday from two potential presidential rivals who are billionaires to highlight her proposal to raise taxes on top earners. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted the Massachusetts Democrat's "ultra-millionaire tax" as "...
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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2019, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the "Community Conversation about Puerto Rico and its Recovery" held at the Alejandro Tapia y Rivera Theater, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Warren is dismissing criticism of her tax plan from two billionaires who are also considering presidential runs. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti, File)
January 29, 2019 - 5:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is dismissing criticism of her tax plan from two billionaires who are also considering presidential runs. Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said her "ultra-millionaire tax" was "probably unconstitutional" and warned against a slide toward socialism...
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Japan's Naomi Osaka takes a drink as she walks to a practice session at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Osaka will play Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in Saturday's women's final. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
January 25, 2019 - 12:28 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tens of thousands of Melbourne homes and businesses lost power for up to two hours Friday as air-conditioners taxed the power supply on what was the hottest day in five years for Australia's second-largest city. The Victoria state capital, with a population of 5 million...
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Japan's Naomi Osaka takes a drink as she walks to a practice session at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Osaka will play Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in Saturday's women's final. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
January 24, 2019 - 10:45 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tens of thousands of Melbourne homes and businesses lost power Friday as air-conditioners taxed the power supply on what was forecast to be the hottest day in a decade for Australia's second-largest city. The Victoria state capital, with a population of 5 million, is set...
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January 23, 2019 - 9:04 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday night approved a $230 million renovation plan for their downtown arena that will keep the NBA's Phoenix Suns in the city until at least 2037 with an option to extend it to 2042. The plan was approved by a 6-2 vote after more than three hours of...
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