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Trump Tax Plan vs. Hillary Tax Plan: Republican Nominee Would Offer 'Goodies' To Wall St. Despite Closing Loophole

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reiterated his promise in Sunday's debate to kill the "carried interest" tax loophole that benefits hedge fund managers and others - but his tax plan offers other goodies for Wall Street, a nonpartisan tax research group said on Tuesday. Trump and Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's tax plans differ like mirror images, especially when it comes to how they treat investment fund managers and other wealthy Americans, according to separate reports by the Tax Policy Center.
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The most fascinating aspect of London-based journalist David Bodanis’ biography “Einstein’s Greatest Mistake” (just released in the U.S.) is in revealing just how much of Einstein’s early success was
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said it will be increasing pricing for its enterprise software and cloud services in the UK in the wake of the sterling's plunge since Britons voted to leave the EU.
The Greek Way, Edith Hamilton's celebrated study of the Golden Age of Classical Greece, was the class text for the first nine weeks of our senior English humanities course. A modern classic that has i
The combined investment in the top 25 Internet Of Things (IoT) startups is $874M today. $1.94B is being invested in startups whose core business model relies on enabling Internet Of Things devices, s
Researchers prove that a clever physical hack can compromise smartphones, too. The post Elegant Physics (and Some Down and Dirty Linux Tricks) Threaten Android Phones appeared first on WIRED.
Late last week Microsoft reported its calendar Q3 2016 earnings. Like a proud parent, Microsoft highlighted the success of its Surface hardware, including the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book. Its s
It is the most common residential road name in Great Britain, but what is it like living in Station Road in Islington, London?
A research project has found that an AI could accurately predict the outcome of legal cases nearly 80% of the time.
Two former aids to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reportedly are tied to a firm that wanted to help expand the Russian government’s ability to spy on its own people.
Yes, you can get scammed by political calls. Here's how to protect yourself.
LeEco seeks to break boundaries with its bold move into the U.S. and its ecosystem of seamlessly connected smartphones, TVs, bikes and self-driving electric cars for watching movies, sports and stayin
The world of wearable tech, as we know it, is growing and consistently pushing the existing boundaries between technology and what we wear. What began with fitness trackers, smartwatches and other te
On April 15, 2015, a network engineer noticed a strange signal emanating from the US Office of Personnel Management. That was just the tip of the iceberg. The post Inside the Cyberattack That Shocked
AT&T and Time Warner are playing up how their $85.4 billion deal will lead to innovative new experiences for customers
“Doctor Strange” won’t hit theaters until Nov. 4, but the critics have already seen Marvel’s latest superhero origin story. On Sunday, they released their opinions on the new flick, and they seem to
U.S. citizens may think they live in a democracy. They don’t. They live in a republic and there’s the rub. A democracy would entail electing the president by a direct vote of the people. What happens
Hackers are selling access to a huge IoT botnet that could cause more carnage after Friday's massive outage.
Allen ConeHOUSTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Astronauts aboard the International Space Station successfully used a robotic arm to grab Cygnus spacecraft with 5,100 pounds of supplies and equipment.
A hackathon at Money2020 drew dozens of participating teams hoping for a share of $125,000 in prize money.
MacBook Pro. (Credit: Apple) As more details leak about the new MacBook Pro expected at an Apple event on October 27, don't count on ample availability, an analyst says. "The supply is going to be tig
Westworld has a number of elaborate fan theories, but none seems to hold more water than the mystery of the true identity of the Man in Black.
His record-holding longevity is courtesy the controlled environment he lives in.
Oil ministers Sunday predicted depressed crude oil prices are nearing an end although it will take work to bring markets back into balance. Saudi Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih told a news conference f
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc's agreement to acquire Time Warner Inc for $85 billion drew skepticism from both Democrats and Republicans on Sunday, making it more likely that regulators will scrut
The “Logan” trailer left audiences with a lot of questions, and one of the most pressing ones was about the identity of the little girl. Actress Dafne Keen is introduced to Wolverine, but no one says
His record-holding longevity is courtesy the controlled environment he lives in.
Verizon is excited about chatbots and the advances that are happening in the field of artificial intelligence. Over time, great leaps in technology have provided huge benefits to our lives. It’s easy
OpenLedger, the decentralized exchange, has disclosed at the Money20/20 payments and fintech services innovation event in Las Vegas today that it is taking Initial Coin Offerings (ICO’s) “mainstream”
An analysis by the Pew Research Center indicates more than 4 million voters already had cast ballots with three weeks still to go before the general election, and if the trend continues, voters optin
The Walking Dead returns tonight for its season seven premiere, and someone has to die to resolve last year's epic (awful) cliffhanger with Negan. There are ten people who probably aren't going to die
“Quantico” welcomed back a familiar face last week. In the last moments of the episode, Will was seen but not with his FBI cohorts. Harry, played by Russell Tovey, tracked down Alex and Ryan’s former
One of the most famous villains in Dragon Ball Z is Frieza, a cruel sadist he acts as the main adversary to Goku in the manga and anime. Well, with the release of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 a few days aw
Platform will provide interconnection ports to avoid disputes among telcos
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On the final day before authorities begin to dismantle the Calais refugee camp known as “the Jungle,” dozens of young people headed to a small sanctuary amid the chaos: a graffiti-fronted, one-roo
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The Indians will give Corey Kluber the starting nod for Game 1 of the World Series when Cleveland hosts the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday. Kluber has gone 2-1 with an 0.98 E
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LeSean McCoy re-injures hamstring, hopes to face Patriots

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New bid trumps deal for Australia's biggest landholding

SYDNEY, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Four of Australia's wealthiest outback cattle families have formally lodged a A$386 million ($293 million) bid to buy cattle empire S. Kidman and Co, trumping a deal agreed
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UPDATE 1-Centre-right opposition claims victory in Lithuania vote, to start coalition talks

VILNIUS, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Lithuania's centre-right opposition Peasants and Greens party declared victory after a second round of voting in a general election on Sunday and said it would start negoti
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BRIEF-Wam Capital Ltd says successfully raised $20.34 million through placement

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S.Korea's $476 bln pension fund eyes infrastructure, medical sectors

SEOUL, Oct 24 (Reuters) - South Korea's National Pension Service (NPS), the world's third-largest pension fund, sees infrastructure and the medical industry as good prospects for returns in a low inte
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BRIEF-TV2U International seeks trading halt

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BRIEF-Brainchip Holdings seeks trading halt

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Wells Fargo's corporate responsibility chair resigns from private equity firm

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BRIEF-Amp Capital China updates on repatriation of proceeds from China

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BRIEF-Doray Minerals seeks trading halt

* Doray minerals ltd- seeks trading halt pending announcement to market in relation to a capital raising Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
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