Businessman Donald Trump says he’s going to come out with a tax plan in the coming weeks that people at hedge funds will not like but that “pretty much everybody else” will love, declaring Friday that he’s “the king of the tax code.”
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McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook publicly mocked Burger King’s “McWhopper” idea for world peace, urging the fast-food rival to join them in a more “meaningful” global effort.
Ronald Reagan’s former attorney general Edwin Meese has joined a growing number of conservatives urging Congress not to pass proposed legislation changing America’s patent system.
A by-the-numbers look at the lasting impact of Hurricane Katrina, which hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. The metro area includes New Orleans and seven surrounding parishes.
Wall Street started strong Wednesday and this time didn’t falter at the finish line, with the blue chip Dow Jones industrial average reversing six days of losses with a gain of 619 points, or 3.95 percent, to finish at 16,285. The daily increase was the third-biggest point rally in the market’s history.