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Here’s How Trump’s Tax Plan Will Benefit African Americans (Or Not)

by John Tucker 

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There’s a House version and Senate version of President Donald J. Trump’s tax reform plan, which experts estimate will add about $1.5 trillion to the federal deficit over the next decade and will be the biggest change to the federal tax code since 1986. The House version keeps seven brackets but changes the income and tax rate classifications, while the Senate version takes the brackets down to four. Trump says that his tax plan would help “make America great again,” but will it truly be beneficial to the African American community? Read More

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U.S. and Allies to Begin Missile Tracking Drills

by Steve Stout 

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24/7 News Source — The U.S. and its allies South Korea and Japan are beginning joint missile tracking drills.   Read More

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Iraq Declares Dec. 10th a “Holiday” after U.S led Coalition Helps Them Defeat Islamic State

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With the support of U.S troops, Iraq declared victory over ISIS on Saturday and announced that they have “completed liberated” their land.  Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi  said December 10th will be a holiday that would be celebrated every year in their country to honor the victory. “Honorable Iraqis: your land has been completely liberated. The dream of liberation is now a reality,”  Abadi said in a televised speech. Brett McGurk, the U.S. Special Presidential Envoy to the coalition who assisted in the victory congratulated the Prime Minister. “We congratulate the Prime Minister and all the Iraqi people on this significant achievement, which many thought impossible,” he tweeted out. To read more about this story click here

A Former State Senator Allegedly Took 700 Pounds of Dunkin’ Donuts Coffee as a Bribe

By JAMIE DUCHARME 

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Former Massachusetts Sen. Brian Joyce was charged Friday with taking more than $1 million in bribes — including, according to a 102-page indictment, 704 pounds of free Dunkin’ Donuts coffee. Read More

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House passes bill allowing concealed carry across state lines

 

By BENJAMIN SIEGEL
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The House of Representatives passed a controversial measure Wednesday that would allow gun owners with concealed carry permits from one state to carry them in other jurisdictions.

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Obama blamed for Libyan slave trade as shocking video goes viral

By: Morgan Whitaker
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Former President Barack Obama has come under criticism after a series of videos showing men and women being sold in a renewed slave trade have gone viral in recent weeks.

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Trump administration begins testing border wall prototypes to prevent scaling, breach attempts

 

By GENEVA SANDS
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) began physically testing the southwest border wall prototypes this week, according to a spokesperson for the department.

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