New York taxman investigates Trump and his family

The New York State Tax Department opened an investigation Tuesday after the New York Times reported that Donald Trump had received more than $400 million from his parents, partly as a result of tax evasion. The daily’s information was denied by the president’s lawyer and by a White House spokesman. According to a New York […]

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The worst-case scenario is emerging in North Carolina

Its long sandy beaches and historic town with beautiful red brick houses have been used as a backdrop to many films, but the worst-case scenario in Wilmington is as real as it gets. Sometimes called “Wilmywood” or “East Hollywood”, the port city of North Carolina, which has a population of just over 100,000, has hosted […]

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California wants to be the first state to ban plastic straws

Those who want plastic straws for their drinks will soon have to order them at restaurants in California. This measure, which seeks to reduce ocean pollution, was approved Thursday by lawmakers and is now under consideration by Gov. Jerry Brown. If signed, California would become the first state to impose restrictions on the use of […]

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Trump imposes new tariffs on China

The products will be taxed at about 10%, according to the Wall Street Journal, which revealed the information, while the US administration had spoken about 25% originally. These new duties will be imposed on Internet technology products and other electronic devices, as well as on printed circuit boards. Many consumer goods will also be affected, such as seafood, […]

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Brazil: Lula will not run for president

Former President Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva officially resigned on Tuesday to be a candidate for the October 7 presidential election in Brazil and handed over to his running mate, Fernando Haddad, who officially becomes the candidate of the Workers’ Party ( PT). The president of the group, Senator Gleisi Hoffmann, announced the decision to […]

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