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Do tax cuts stimulate the economy more than spending?

Do tax cuts stimulate the economy more than spending?

During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to boost the economy both by cutting taxes and investing more money in infrastructure. Usually, however, politicians and policymakers have favored one type of stimulus over the other. Conservatives like tax cuts,...
US sends 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan

US sends 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan

18 September 2017 From the section US & Canada Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIn August President Trump said: “We are not nation building again. We are killing terrorists” US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis says the US will send...
St Louis: More than 80 arrested in Sunday protests

St Louis: More than 80 arrested in Sunday protests

St Louis: More than 80 arrested in Sunday protests 18 September 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption The protests began on Friday over the acquittal of former police officer Jason Stockley More than 80 people have been arrested...
Are catastrophic disasters striking more often?

Are catastrophic disasters striking more often?

No sooner had Hurricane Harvey’s record rains receded from Houston and neighboring cities than the residents of Florida began bracing for a wallop from an even more powerful storm. And hurricane season hasn’t even peaked yet. This begs the question: Is the number of...
Why more grandparents are raising their grandchildren

Why more grandparents are raising their grandchildren

Grandmother and child walking in the park. www.shutterstock.com Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 is Grandparents Day. Many grandparents will receive loving cards, calls and emails from their grandchildren. However, a significant number of grandparents – approximately 2.9...
Wells Fargo reveals more fake accounts

Wells Fargo reveals more fake accounts

Wells Fargo reveals more fake accounts 31 August 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images US bank Wells Fargo says as many as 3.5 million accounts may have been created for customers without permission over about eight years, even more than...
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