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Trump tax plan will sharply slash corporate tax rates

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is proposing to slash the corporate income tax rate and offer multinational businesses a steep tax break on overseas profits brought into the United States, officials said late on Tuesday.

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Le Pen not an option as French far-left polls members on election round two

PARIS Jean-Luc Melenchon, the far left candidate who came fourth in the first round of France's presidential election with nearly 20 percent of the vote, is polling core supporters on whether they will back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the second round.

World, France 4:20am EDT

Tyson Foods eyes higher wages as U.S. labor market tightens

CHICAGO Tyson Foods Inc , the biggest U.S. chicken company, said on Wednesday it may raise wages again for workers at all of its poultry plants, a sign of an intensifying battle for employees in a tightening labor market.

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Trump administration to review dozens of U.S. national monuments

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday will order a review of national monuments created over the past 20 years with an aim toward rescinding or resizing some of them - part of a broader push to reopen areas to drilling, mining and other development.

Serena says accidentally spilled news of her pregnancy

Serena Williams had no intention of sharing her pregnancy with the world last week but spilled the beans when she accidentally uploaded the "20 weeks" photo of herself on Snapchat, the world number one said on Tuesday.

Sports, People 1:58am EDT

Softwood lumber dispute fires up trade fight between Canada, U.S.

OTTAWA The United States and Canada faced off on Tuesday in a renewed battle over softwood lumber that threatened to spill over into multiple other sectors, though President Donald Trump said he did not fear a trade war. | Video

Apr 25 2017
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Palantir settles U.S. lawsuit charging bias against Asians

WASHINGTON The data analytics and security company Palantir Technologies Inc has agreed to pay nearly $1.7 million to resolve charges it discriminated against Asian applicants for engineering jobs at its Palo Alto, California, office, the U.S. Labor Department said on Tuesday.

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China launches first domestically-built aircraft carrier

BEIJING China on Wednesday launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier, which will join an existing one bought second-hand, amid rising tensions over North Korea and worries about Beijing's assertiveness in the South China Sea.