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Deduction targeted by GOP used by tax filers in most states

| | Nov 19 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

ATLANTA — A popular deduction targeted in the GOP’s overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax bills rise.

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    California family missing in Brazilian jungle found safe

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    WASHINGTON — A trove of Facebook ads made public Wednesday by Congress depicts Russia’s extraordinary cyber intrusion into American life in 2016 aimed at upending the nation’s democratic debate and fomenting discord over such disparate issues as immigration, gun control and politics.

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    NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors brought terrorism charges Wednesday against the Uzbek immigrant accused in the truck rampage that left eight people dead, saying he was spurred to attack by the Islamic State group’s online calls to action and picked Halloween because he figured streets would be extra crowded.

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    NEW YORK — The Uzbek immigrant accused of mowing people down along a bike path went on the deadly rental-truck rampage “in the name of ISIS” and planned it for weeks, closely following the extremist group’s online instructions, police said Wednesday.

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    NEW YORK — Eight people were killed Tuesday afternoon in a terrorist attack as a rental truck plowed through helpless riders on a lower Manhattan bike path, officials said.

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    NEW YORK (AP) — A man in a rented truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial Tuesday, killing at least six people and injuring several others, police said. The driver was then shot by police after jumping out with what turned out to be two fake guns.

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