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Changes coming in the tax bill to be released Friday, and some of the reasons for them

AP Reporter Stephen Ohlemacher looks at the details of the tax legislation that's being pushed by President Donald Trump and considered by a conference of … Show more  AP The chief tax writer in the House confirmed Thursday that a bill Republican leaders in Congress hope to send to President Trump next week has a top individual rate [...]

2017-12-15T12:32:54+00:00 December 15th, 2017|

Net neutrality: The FCC voted to end it. What that means for you

Net neutrality - what does it really mean? TIME On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted to roll back net neutrality regulations passed by the agency two years ago. Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions: Q: What is net neutrality? A: Net neutrality, or open Internet, is the principle that Internet service providers (ISPs) [...]

2017-12-14T21:40:11+00:00 December 14th, 2017|

Netflix: What’s coming and going in January 2018

Several "Batman" films, including "Batman" and "Batman & Robin," are coming to Netflix in January. Photo courtesy of Netflix Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Netflix customers can binge on The Godfather and Lethal Weapon film series in January, along with several Batman movies. The streaming site released a list of the movies, TV shows, comedy specials and documentaries coming and going next month. [...]

2017-12-14T16:28:37+00:00 December 14th, 2017|

ROYALS ACQUIRE BRAD KELLER, BURCH SMITH VIA TRADES FOLLOWING RULE 5 DRAFT

KANSAS CITY, MO (December 14, 2017) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have acquired right-handed pitchers Brad Keller and Burch Smith in separate trades following the Major League portion of the Rule 5 Draft.  Keller was selected fifth overall by the Cincinnati Reds, while Smith was taken sixth overall by the New York Mets, before being acquired [...]

2017-12-14T16:21:36+00:00 December 14th, 2017|

Disney to buy Fox film, TV businesses for $52 billion

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co has struck a deal to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox Inc for $52.4 billion in stock, giving the world’s largest entertainment company an arsenal of shows and movies to combat growing digital rivals Netflix Inc and Amazon.com Inc. Traders work at the post [...]

2017-12-14T16:10:49+00:00 December 14th, 2017|

Jada Pinkett Smith slams Golden Globes for ‘Girls Trip’ snub

Jada Pinkett Smith (second from right), pictured with Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish and Queen Latifah (L-R), reacted to the 2018 Golden Globe Awards nominations in a series of tweets Tuesday. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI Dec. 13 (UPI) --Jada Pinkett Smith thinks her film Girls Trip should be among the 2018 Golden Globe Awards nominees. The 46-year-old actress [...]

2017-12-14T16:03:42+00:00 December 14th, 2017|

Federal Reserve raises interest rates for third time in 2017

Fed chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday "there is less to lose sleep about now" concerning the domestic economy. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Dec. 14 (UPI) -- With the labor market strengthening and economic activity rising at a solid rate, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday announced the third rate-hike of the year. The announcement explains that jobs gains [...]

2017-12-14T15:40:24+00:00 December 14th, 2017|

Polygamous leader sentenced to 5 years for food stamp fraud

Lyle Jeffs will serve nearly five years in prison for running a multi-million dollar food stamp scam. Photo by Davis County Jail Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Former polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs was sentenced to nearly five years in prison Wednesday for running a multi-million dollar food stamp scam and fleeing house arrest while awaiting trial. [...]

2017-12-14T15:35:40+00:00 December 14th, 2017|

Sen. Chuck Schumer alerts police of false sexual harassment claim

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer filed a police report after learning of a false document that accused him of sexually harassing a former staffer. Photo by Erin Schaff/UPI | License Photo Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer filed a police report on Wednesday, alerting authorities of a false document accusing him of sexual harassment. The document, [...]

2017-12-14T15:30:32+00:00 December 14th, 2017|

Dallas Cowboys: DeMarcus Lawrence rips officials

Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence sacks Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan during their game in November. Photo by David Tulis/UPI | License Photo FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence could be facing a fine from the NFL. The NFL's sack leader ripped the officiating crew after the Cowboys' 30-10 win over the New York Giants Sunday afternoon for [...]

2017-12-13T19:03:30+00:00 December 13th, 2017|