Monday , April 24 2017

Germany not concerned about US cuts to corporate tax rates

Germany is not concerned about the prospect of cuts to corporate tax rates in the United States. That’s according to German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, who made the comments to German magazine Wirtschaftswoche at the IMF and World Bank spring meetings. Schaeuble also said he opposed plans for a change ...

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Actress Erin Moran dies aged 56

American actress Erin Moran has died at the age of 56. She was best known for playing Joanie in the 1970s sitcom Happy Days. She was found dead after an emergency team in Indiana responded to a call. The cause of Moran’s death is not yet known.

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28.54% participation rate in France election at midday

Turnout figures for the first round of the French presidential election showed a 28.54% participation rate by midday in the country. The figure, provided by the French interior ministry, is slightly above the corresponding rate in 2012 vote. Polls opened this morning in the country’s closest presidential election in generations. ...

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Italian conservationist shot and wounded in Kenya

An Italian conservationist has been shot and wounded by gunmen at a conservation park in northern Kenya. According to reports, Kuki Gallmann was shot in the stomach after the vehicle she was driving in was ambushed by gunmen. She is currently undergoing treatment Nanyuki Hospital Violence has ensued in Kenya ...

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Three Iraqi policemen killed in suicide attack

Three Iraqi policemen have been killed in a suicide attack in a city just south of Mosul. According to reports, a group of ten assailants including four suicide bombers had attempted to infiltrate a Federal Police helicopter base in Al-Areej. However they blew themselves up before entering the base resulting ...

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Six bodies found in ditch outside Mexican state of Guerrero

At least six bodies have been found buried in a ditch outside the seaside resort of Acapulco in Guerrero, Mexico. According to reports, the bodies had been buried between 5 and 20 days ago. Guerrero, which is one of Mexico’s bloodiest states, has led the nation in firearm killings for ...

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