Tag: New York

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GOP leaders unveil key details in new tax plan

Cropped Photo: Arturo Pardavila III / CC BY 2.0 License Link 02 NOV 17 16:22 ET By Lauren Fox, Deirdre Walsh and Ashley Killough, CNN (CNN) — House Republicans revealed their new tax bill Thursday, but it’s already encountering some reservations from rank-and-file members. House Speaker Paul Ryan described the proposal, which lowers the number of tax brackets from seven to four and increases the standard deduction, as a series of tax cuts and breaks aimed at helping most Americans. “It’s very clear and obvious that the whole purpose of this is a middle-class tax cut,” Ryan said in an...

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Ivanka Trump signals flexibility on paid parental leave

BY MATT O’BRIEN AND CATHERINE LUCEY PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A proposal for paid parental leave championed by Ivanka Trump could go back to the drawing board. Two weeks after the plan was outlined in President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, his daughter and adviser signaled she is open to other strategies for providing the benefit for new parents. Ivanka Trump met this week with a bipartisan group of scholars pitching a different paid-leave approach. “She said that was just a placeholder or a stake in the ground and they’re open to other ideas,” said Isabel Sawhill, a scholar at...

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EXCLUSIVE: Second Time Woman Goes Missing; Spotted at SPI

SPI (KFXV) — South Padre Island officials continue searching for a young woman– whose location has been unknown since November. Two months after her disappearance from Connecticut, the 22-year-old woman is still missing– while officials in South Padre continue searching for her– we found out this isn’t the first time she’s been missing. Emily Carrie Kutz, was last seen by her family on November 12– and reported missing in December. Prior to that, her parents filed a missing person’s report on September 10th in their hometown, Canton, Connecticut. Only to be found two weeks later in New York. I...

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El Chapo Extradited to New York

New York (KFXV) — Mexican drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been extradited to the U.S. Where he is expected to face a number of indictments. The U.S Department of Justice confirms the extradition of notorious Drug Kingpin, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, in connection to his leadership of the Sinaloa cartel. A year after being recaptured by Mexican authorities– Joaquin Archilvaldo Guzman-Loera was taken into custody this afternoon by the dea in the border town of Ciudad Juarez. This act means a big win to the U.S.– after fighting for his extradition for years. Guzman-Loera’s prosecuting is expected...

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DIY breast reconstruction: Device lets women do part at home

This might be the ultimate do-it-yourself project: Doctors are testing a device that would let women do part of their own breast reconstruction at home. It’s aimed at not only making treatment more comfortable and convenient, but also giving women a sense of control – something cancer often takes away. More than 100,000 women each year in the United States have surgery to remove a cancerous breast, and many of them choose reconstruction with an implant. To make room for a permanent one, many of them get a tissue expander, a temporary pouch that is gradually enlarged with saline...

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