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The proposal — a one-page outline that leaves key details incomplete — would also eliminate key tax breaks. It would reduce the number of income tax brackets from seven to three, and lower the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent.
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The White House plan included no legislative text or detailed outline, but instead a brief statement on how Trump plans revamp of the tax code, leaving many unanswered questions.
Senators departing the briefing expressed frustration that the administration shared few details of its current policy on North Korea and its plans to deal with the country as it continues developing its nuclear weapons program.
From left: Katie Couric, Jenna Dewan-Tatum and Chrissy Teigen attend the White House Correspondent's Association Dinner in 2015. (Getty)
From left: Katie Couric, Jenna Dewan-Tatum and Chrissy Teigen attend the White House Correspondent's Association Dinner in 2015. (Getty)
After more than a decade of celebrity glitz and lavishly underwritten partying, Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner is shaping up to be a slimmed-down, more sober, slightly dowdier affair. And for some longtime attendees — that’s just fine.
The 49-page ruling focused largely on an all-too-familiar theme for the young administration: the consequences of bragging and bluster by Trump and top administration officials.
A one-cent regional sales tax would generate enough — $650 million annually — to keep the system safe, reliable and allow for some expansion, according to a report issued by a group of top administrative and budget officials.
The union is protesting new policies to crack down on absenteeism. New regulations involved a probe into more than 100 workers who officials believed were abusing an extended medical leave policy.
Hundreds of District residents packed a D.C. Council meeting over proposed limits on short-term rentals — a debate that has been distilled to a question of whether home-sharing is exacerbating the city’s affordable housing crisis.
Leaders of the county-wide PTA group allege $39,000 was stolen, most likely by someone inside the organization.
A few granules of the drug that is 10,000 times stronger than morphine is killing people across the country.
NBA Playoffs
Round 1, Game 5
Can Washington swing the momentum in this suddenly-even series back in its direction with a return to Verizon Center? Much may depend on whether the Wizards’ bench can overcome its struggles.
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WAS 23 27 - - 50
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0:04 Shooting foul committed by Dwight Howard.
0:08 Wizards take a 20-second timeout.
0:08 Substitution: Thabo Sefolosha in for Dennis Schroder.
0:30 Marcin Gortat with a defensive rebound.
0:31 Kent Bazemore misses a jump shot from 14 feet out.
Stat leaders
Atlanta
Schroder 16
2 tied 6
Schroder 4
Washington
Beal 14
Porter... 4
Wall 7
Hawks
Wizards
Player stats
Player FG Pts Reb Ast
D. Schrod... 5-9 16 0 4
T. Prince 1-4 4 3 3
T. Hardaw... 2-6 5 1 0
D. Howard 2-3 4 6 2
P. Millsap 4-6 9 6 1
M. Muscala 1-1 2 1 0
K. Bazemo... 2-8 4 0 1
T. Sefolo... 0-0 0 0 0
J. Calder... 0-1 0 1 1
E. Ilyaso... 1-6 2 5 1
M. Dunlea... 1-1 3 1 0
D. Bembry DNP
R. Kelly DNP
M. Delaney DNP
K. Humphr... DNP
Player stats
Player FG Pts Reb Ast
O. Porter... 1-2 7 4 1
B. Beal 6-10 14 1 1
J. Wall 4-9 9 3 7
M. Morris 4-9 8 3 0
M. Gortat 0-1 0 3 1
K. Oubre ... 1-2 3 2 1
B. Bogdan... 3-5 8 3 0
B. Jennin... 0-0 0 0 1
J. Smith 0-4 1 1 0
C. McCull... DNP
I. Mahinmi DNP
D. Ochefu DNP
T. Satora... DNP
S. McClel... DNP
T. Burke DNP
Game Details
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Dishes with influences from Greece, Turkey, Austria and Hungary encourage exploration at a restaurant that nails the finer points of service, despite a volume that cancels out conversation.
The president is considering notifying Canada and Mexico that he is starting the process to withdraw the United States from the three nations' North American Free Trade Agreement, three people familiar with the process said.
The influential group of House conservatives, whose votes are seen as necessary to pass the latest GOP proposal, rallied behind the plan after it was endorsed by two leading conservative advocacy groups.
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The Past, Revisited
Although Ivanka's role as a special adviser is unprecedented, Anna Roosevelt accompanied her father, Franklin D. Roosevelt, to meet with Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin at Yalta.
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The director, who died today, swung regularly between the worlds of documentaries and narrative features — from "Silence of the Lambs" to "Stop Making Sense" — and embodied the best principles of each, which in turn nourished his work in both.
When the names started to trickle out it became clear that ESPN’s reporting ranks were especially devastated by the cuts, as a number of well-respected journalists who worked mostly for ESPN.com — as opposed to the network’s on-air personalities — announced they were being let go.
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