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Yellen pushes for $2.5 trillion tax hike to fund Biden infrastructure plan

14 days ago   |   By New York Post

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Wednesday unveiled a plan to hike corporate taxes that would raise $2.5 trillion over 15 years - to pay for the $2.3 trillion infrastructure overhaul proposal introduced last week by President Biden. The plan is underpinned by an increase of the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 28 percent,...
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Marjorie Taylor-Greene wants Green New Deal debate with AOC after taking a...

Marjorie Taylor-Greene wants Green New Deal debate with AOC after taking a week to read ‘14 page communist manifesto'

Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Greene claims she will debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the proposed Green New Deal, but was ridiculed for seemingly taking a week to read the “14... Read more ...

DC statehood approved by House in party line vote; faces long odds in Senate

DC statehood approved by House in party line vote; faces long odds in Senate

WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly voted to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, sending it to the Senate where it faces Republican... Read more ...

House Democrats Pass Bill To Make D.C. The 51st State

House Democrats Pass Bill To Make D.C. The 51st State

The effort to make Washington, D.C. the 51st star on the U.S. flag has never had more support. But the measure's fate in the Senate is uncertain. (Image credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP... Read more ...

Shots fired at 28-year-old man arrested near 606 Trail after being suspected...

Shots fired at 28-year-old man arrested near 606 Trail after being suspected in several nearby crimes

CHICAGO - A 28-year-old man who was suspected of several crimes involving a weapon on Chicago's Northwest Side Thursday morning was arrested following an armed confrontation... Read more ...

Ruben Flores, accused of helping son hide Kristin Smart's body, is released...

Ruben Flores, accused of helping son hide Kristin Smart's body, is released on bail

The man accused of helping his son hide the body of Stockton native Kristin Smart has been released from jail. Ruben Flores posted bail Wednesday night after a San Luis Obispo... Read more ...

NASA extracts breathable oxygen from thin Martian air

NASA extracts breathable oxygen from thin Martian air

NASA has logged another extraterrestrial first on its latest mission to Mars: converting carbon dioxide from the Martian atmosphere into pure, breathable oxygen, the US space... Read more ...

UN concerned over partial shutdown of Libya's oil production, says all...

UN concerned over partial shutdown of Libya's oil production, says all parties must ensure equitable resource management

The shutdown of production at Libya's Hariga port and hints of expanding the suspension is a cause for concern as the oil industry remains essential for the country's recovery... Read more ...

Bond doubled for Louisville mom accused of killing 10-year-old son

Bond doubled for Louisville mom accused of killing 10-year-old son

A judge has raised the bond for a Louisville mother accused of shooting and killing her 10-year-old son. Read more ...

India records world's biggest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases

India records world's biggest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases

India recorded the world's highest daily tally of 314,835 COVID-19 infections on Thursday as a second wave of the pandemic raised new fears about the ability of crumbling... Read more ...

Alternate juror in Derek Chauvin trial relieved she wasn't on jury

Alternate juror in Derek Chauvin trial relieved she wasn't on jury

An alternate juror in the Derek Chauvin murder trial said she was relieved she wasn't on the jury because she was "worried" about how people would react to the verdict. Read more ...