Finance ministers meet in Venice to finalize global tax deal

“I think first of all this is an economic capitulation that other countries are happy to accept, as long as America makes itself so uncompetitive,” Brady said. “And second, I think there are too many competing interests here for them to finalize a deal that would be acceptable to Congress.” …

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Baltimore officer suspended without pay accused of assaulting Officer Anne Arundel Co. after teenage stepson was found dead over custody dispute

CURTIS BAY, Maryland (WJZ) – Anne Arundel County Police arrested Baltimore City police officer Eric Banks Jr. after saying the 34-year-old officer became “combative” and attempted to grab one of the guns of his officer. He faces assaults and charges of arrest for resistance, among others. “I can’t say what …

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Mudslide in Japan: Atami rescuers search for 80 missing people

Torrential rains triggered a powerful mudslide in Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, about 90 kilometers (56 miles) southwest of Tokyo. Images posted on social media showed the black water deluge crashing into a mountain and into the city, destroying homes in its path under the horrified gaze of neighbors. Rescue efforts were …

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