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Supreme Court ruling on sales tax will bring headache to smaller online sellers
The seeming inexorable shift toward consumers buying on the web, instead of at stores, isn't likely to be affected by Thursday's Supreme Court ruling that online retailers have to pay sales tax, experts say. The ruling ended the court's longstanding rule that states cannot require companies without a physical presence to collect sales taxes. Larger online companies have long had their own internal tax compliance divisions that take care of all this.
Philly company tries to recruit LeBron to 76ers with plane banners
The billboards got a response from James, who said they were dope, and resulted in Cleveland companies hitting back with their owns signs. On Thursday before the draft, Power Home Remodeling struck again - this time, with airplanes. The NBA Draft offered us the perfect opportunity to use our creative in a new and exciting way - aerial billboards - bringing our message to new heights.
Michigan State president John Engler apologizes for email attacking Nassar survivor
Buzz60 Former Michigan governor John Engler speaks at the Michigan State University Board of Trustees meeting after being selected to be the interim president of the university on Jan 31. Michigan State University President John Engler has issued a statement apologizing for an April email in which he attacked a Larry Nassar survivor. In the email, Engler said Rachael Denhollander, the first person to publicly accuse Nassar of sexual assault, was taking kickbacks from the trial attorneys involved in suing MSU.
Despite Trump order, border child separations could go on: legal experts
The much-vilified US policy of separating children from parents who illegally cross the US-Mexico border could continue under certain circumstances because of ambiguous language in President Donald Trump's order meant to end the practice, legal experts said. Republican President George W Bush and Democrat Obama both increased prosecutions at the border, but this did not lead to family separations because border officials used discretion and did not refer parents for prosecution.
Jets' Robby Anderson gets probation in Florida traffic case
New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson will serve six months of probation following a January arrest in Florida where authorities initially said he tried to speed away from police. Broward County court records show Anderson pleaded no contest Wednesday to misdemeanor reckless driving as part of a deal with prosecutors. The 25-year-old had faced multiple charges, including a felony count of fleeing and eluding police. Anderson set career highs with 63 catches, 941 yards receiving and seven touchdowns in 2017, his second NFL season.
Messi, Argentina beaten 3-0 at World Cup, Croatia advances
Messi didn't get a single shot off in a defeat that pushed Argentina to the brink of elimination. He is our captain, he leads the team and we quite simply couldn't pass to him, Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli said. Argentina, which has not missed the second round since failing to qualify for the 1970 World Cup, has not been eliminated. Croatia frustrated Argentina throughout the match and never gave Messi space to operate.
Melania Trump's jacket is the Trump administration
First lady Melania Trump boards a plane at Andrews Air Force Base, Md, June 21, 2018, to travel to Texas. No 'hidden message' Melania Trump's spokesperson told a reporter that the jacket, which the first lady did not wear to the actual detention facility, holds no hidden message; sure, there's really nothing hidden about giant letters. If the Trump administration were an item of clothing, it would be this jacket. From 'Little Marco' to 'Cryin' Chuck,' all hail Melania Trump's cyberbullying campaign.
This teen is one of about 200 immigrant students who have been excluded from Collier County high schools
Typically, state laws obligate schools to offer a free education to students through at least age 19. Collier County Schools Superintendent Kamela Patton did not respond to multiple requests for comment, saying through an attorney that they don't comment on pending litigation. They also argue that the practice of redirecting older, undercredited students to adult education programs applies to all students, regardless of their immigration status.
Anatomy of an executive order: What President Trump's order on family separation does
President Donald Trump signs an executive order on family separations at the border in the Oval Office Wednesday. Here's a guide to the order: EXECUTIVE ORDER: AFFORDING CONGRESS AN OPPORTUNITY TO ADDRESS FAMILY SEPARATION. 1101 et seq., it is hereby ordered as follows: The format of executive orders are actually governed by - what else - another executive order. In 1962, President Kennedy signed Executive Order 11030, which requires that every executive order contain a citation of the authority under which it is issued.
Banks clear Fed's doomsday stress test, but investors await word on their payouts
Large-cap banks have been hit hard recently but could offer growth investors the best entry points in years. Test results made public on Thursday by the Fed show that large and regional US banks have enough capital to withstand the crisis scenarios used in the test. It is the fourth straight year all the banks met the Fed's standards. Under this severe scenario, the 35 banks would lose $578 billion over the nine quarters tested, the Fed said.
Live Nation pulls necklace reminiscent of Nazi iconography from Shakira's website
Colombian singer Shakira performs on stage at the Bercy Accordhotels Arena in Paris on June 13, 2018 at the Accor Arena in Paris. A necklace has been pulled from the website of Colombian pop star Shakira after a German media outlet and fans complained that it was identical to a symbol used by the Nazis. The necklace Live Nation designed for Shakira's El Dorado World Tour was based on Pre-Columbian imagery, they explained in a statement provided by her representative, Amanda Silverman.
Head of new U.S. corporate health plan cites surgery as biggest cost
That is just 10 percent of total US healthcare spending, Gawande said, noting how patients faced with a $200 drug co-pay see that as standing between them and their health. With surgery the single biggest healthcare cost, he outlined ways he has worked with hospitals to standardize procedures, resulting in lower costs and better results for patients. Gawande emphasized that health insurance should not return to an era of denying coverage for pre-existing conditions.
Majority of Americans say Trump should agree to interview with Mueller: poll
Most Americans think President Donald Trump should agree to an interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, if asked, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows. A majority of Democrats wants Trump to consent to an interview while Republicans appear divided after months of negotiations between Trump and Mueller's teams and the president's changing position on the matter. Fifty percent of registered Republicans said in the poll that Trump should not agree to an interview with Mueller while more than 1 in 3 said he should.
Sailor killed in Pearl Harbor attack is reburied in Colorado
A sailor who was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was reburied at a Colorado cemetery on Thursday after his previously unknown remains were identified through DNA. About 100 people, mostly veterans with no other connection to Eakes besides their military service, attended the service, cemetery director Mat Williams said. Eakes was a sailor on the USS Oklahoma when it was torpedoed and sank on Dec 7, 1941.
Brown University, graduate students set terms for union vote
Brown University and a student organization have agreed to terms for a possible election to decide whether eligible graduate students will unionize. Brown announced the agreement with the organization Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees on Thursday. It establishes formal election procedures, voter eligibility guidelines and other terms in the event the university receives a petition to hold a unionization election.
Kate Spade's 'heartbroken' father, Earl F. Brosnahan, Jr., reportedly dead at 89, night before daughter's funeral
Kate Spade's father, Earl F Brosnahan, Jr., has reportedly died. The family's spokesman released a statement on Thursday right before Spade's funeral in her and Brosnahan's hometown of Kansas City was about to start. We are deeply saddened to announce that Katy's father, Earl F Brosnahan, Jr (Frank), passed away last night at age 89, the statement, obtained by the Kansas City Star, read.
Fed finds biggest US banks strong enough to survive shock
The Federal Reserve says that all of the 35 largest US banks are fortified enough to survive an economic shock and keep on lending. Banks' losses from credit cards increased in the latest stress tests, however. The first round of the central bank's annual stress tests show that as a group, the 35 big banks have benefited from a steadily recovering economy to gain strength and build up capital buffers against unexpected losses.
Guatemalan girl burned in volcanic eruption dies in Texas
Authorities say a Guatemalan child severely burned in the country's recent volcanic eruption has died in a Texas hospital. Guatemala's Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare released a statement saying the girl died late Tuesday. Officials say seven children burned in the Volcano of Fire eruption on June 3 were taken to the Shriners Hospital for Children in Galveston, Texas. Spokeswoman Jennifer Anderson said Thursday that the hospital planned to release a statement but couldn't immediately comment.
Oh, Canada! Fast-growing budget airline Norwegian expands again
After several years of breakneck growth in the USA, European low-cost carrier Norwegian Air is setting its sights on Canada. The airline announced on Thursday that it would begin flying from Montreal this fall and from and Hamilton, Ontario, next spring. From Hamilton, Norwegian will use its new Boeing 737 Max jets to add non-stop service to Dublin, Ireland. The airline will add seasonal service connecting Cayenne, the capital of the French Overseas Department, to both Guadeloupe and Martinique.
U.S. prosecutors accuse Texas oil man Frack Master' of fraud
A Texas oil and gas businessman who called himself the Frack Master has been charged with securities fraud and money laundering in connection with a scheme that defrauded investors out of $62.6 million, US prosecutors said on Thursday. Christopher Faulkner, 41, was arrested on Monday at the Los Angeles International Airport and charged in a criminal complaint filed in federal court in Dallas, Texas, prosecutors said. Faulkner was not immediately available for comment.

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