BUSINESS

White House unveils dramatic plan to overhaul tax code in major test for Trump – Washington Post »

President Trump’s call for a dramatic overhaul of the tax code sets in motion his most ambitious legislative initiative to date, testing whether he can cut the deal of his…

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FOREX-Dollar holds gains; Canadian dollar, Mexican peso surge on NAFTA relief – Reuters »

* Loonie, Mexican peso bounce as Trump says won’t scrap NAFTA * US tax plan offers no surprises, dollar/yen slips off 4-wk high * ECB awaited after 1st round of…

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ENTERTAINMENT

Jonathan Demme, who directed ‘Silence of the Lambs,’ ‘Philadelphia,’ dies at 73 – Washington Post »

Jonathan Demme, who directed ‘Silence of the Lambs,’ ‘Philadelphia,’ dies at 73 – Washington Post

Jonathan Demme, a Hollywood filmmaker who reached his commercial apex in the early 1990s with the Oscar-winning thriller “The Silence…

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How Hulu and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Revived 2 Careers – New York Times »

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Can ‘Alien: Covenant’ Help the Franchise Remember What It’s About Once More? – Hollywood Reporter »

The release of a second prologue to this summer’s Alien: Covenant was intended as a way to mark this year’s…

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Chris Soules’ Fatal Car Crash: Did ‘The Bachelor’ Know About Past Run-Ins With the Law? – Entertainment Tonight »

Former Bachelor star Chris Soules made headlines this week when he was taken into custody in Iowa…

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TECHNOLOGY

Apple Again in Talks for Peer-to-Peer Mobile Payments, May Launch Its Own Visa Debit Cards – Mac Rumors »

This is largely because of banking cartels boycotting Apple Pay. The banks are trying to protect their incumbency status by not offering Apple Pay services to their customers. I always saw it as likely that Apple might one day offer banking services, maybe after doing…

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There’s one more reason I could never ditch my iPhone 7 Plus for a Galaxy S8 – BGR »

I penned a piece on Wednesday in which I explained the five main reasons I could never switch to the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ from my iPhone 7 Plus. While my in-depth Galaxy S8 review approached Samsung’s hot new flagship smartphones from a neutral viewpoint,…

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Nintendo Expects To Sell 10 Million Switch Consoles In A Year – Forbes »

31-year-old Nao Imoto poses with her newly purchased Nintendo Switch game console at a shop in Tokyo on March 3, 2017. Nintendo’s new game console, Switch is put on the Japanese market from March 3, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should…

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New iPhone 7S Reveals Apple’s Hidden Strategy – Forbes »

If Apple is forced to delay the launch of the next-generation of the iPhone, what is it going to do in September? While it could skip the traditional annual get-together, or announce the presumptively titled iPhone 8 and hope that ‘coming soon’ will be enough…

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SCIENCE

First Americans claim sparks controversy – BBC News »

Image copyright San Diego Natural History Museum Image caption Purported stone tools can be seen alongside broken mastodon bones at the excavation site near San…

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Signal received! Cassini probe shoots through Saturn’s rings – CNN »

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Signal received! Cassini probe shoots through Saturn’s rings –…

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Asia

TransferWise moves into Asia Pacific with opening of regional HQ in Singapore – TechCrunch

TransferWise, the billion-dollar valued startup that reduces the cost of cross-border payments, has taken a big step to globalizing its service after it opened an Asia Pacific office in Singapore. The UK-based service was started in 2010…

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Mid-East

MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – April 27 – Nasdaq.com – Nasdaq

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Africa

Behind the Comparison of Zuma’s South Africa and Mugabe’s Zimbabwe – New York Times

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WORLD

Anti-missile system in South Korea operational in ‘coming days’ – CNN

Washington (CNN)The US anti-missile system designed to mitigate the threat of North Korea’s missiles will soon be operational, US and South Korean defense officials said Wednesday. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj…

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Europe

Europe’s Central Bank Sounds a More Upbeat Tone – New York Times

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FOOTBALL

College football hits Italy: What I’ll be watching as Michigan begins practice in Rome – MLive.com

ROME — There’s been paintball and fountains and ancient monuments and religion and kayaks and onions and so much more.  But, finally, actual college football will hit Italy.  Michigan is set to get back to business…

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TRAVEL

The Pros and Cons of Cheap Air Travel – Lifehacker

Photo by Eric Salard Cheap air travel isn’t as awesome as you think it is, namely because it makes air travel suck more overall. Believe it or not, though, air travel has improved in some ways,…

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UK

Man arrested on suspicion of terror offenses near UK Parliament – CNN

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Man arrested on suspicion of terror offenses near UK Parliament – CNN…

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