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Appeals court: Ex-US Rep Brown should get new trial

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A federal appeals court ordered a new trial on Thursday for former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, once a powerful Florida Democrat. She had served just over two y...

'We Build The Wall' co-founder indicted on tax charges

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The co-founder of the “We Build The Wall" project aimed at raising money for a border wall was indicted Thursday on tax charges, adding to the fraud charges he already faces. ...

Pizza chef Bruno DiFabio gets prison time for tax evasion

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Bruno DiFabio, a celebrity pizza chef who owns restaurants in Connecticut and New York, was sentenced to 30 days in prison Thursday for tax evasion. DiFabio,...

AP source: Sheldon Silver ordered back to federal prison

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver will be returned to federal prison after federal authorities denied him home confinement, a person familiar with the matter told The A...

Study: Residents left big metros during pandemic for family

Cece Linder was living in a 770-square-foot apartment outside Washington, D.C., last spring when the area went into lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic. In May 2020, after ...

Slow down when markets move too fast; make the profits last

NEW YORK (AP) — When every investment around the world seems to be flourishing, it’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of making a quick buck. Did you see bitcoin has roughly do...

A tax guide for small-business owners

The tax filing deadline is quickly approaching. Due to the pandemic, most businesses have until May 17 to file their returns this year. In a perfect world, you’d be thinking about ta...

Biden ready to sell $2.3T infrastructure plan in Louisiana

President Joe Biden will push the case for his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan in the reliably Republican state of Louisiana — directly challenging GOP lawmakers who say that low taxes for corporati...

Volkswagen profits jump as China leads pandemic rebound

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen Group's after-tax profit rebounded strongly to 3.4 billion euros ($4.1 billion) in the first three months of the year as sales rebounded in China, the company's la...

Caitlyn Jenner to critics: 'I move on' she says in interview

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican whose campaign for California governor has elicited angry reaction from some members of the LGBTQ community, said Wednesday that “I move on” when it com...

Republicans promote pandemic relief they voted against

NEW YORK (AP) — Rep. Nicole Malliotakis, R-N.Y., said it pained her to vote against the $1.9 trillion “American Rescue Plan.” But in the weeks that followed, the first-term Republica...

Caitlyn Jenner doing first sit-down interview of campaign

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner's candidacy for California governor is about to go from virtual to reality. The Republican who calls herself a “compassionate disrupter” sits down ...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 3 The Los Angeles Times on pushing Congress to enact sensible gun reform measures: ...

US awards huge shelter contracts amid child migrant increase

Confronted with a stream of unaccompanied children crossing the border from Mexico, the U.S. government has awarded shelter-construction and management contracts to private companies that critics say ...

India's virus surge damages Modi's image of competence

India’s hospitals were packed with coronavirus patients, relatives of the sick scrambled to find supplies of oxygen, and crematoriums were running near full capacity to handle the dead. Yet d...