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Gov. Jerry Brown called limiting SALT deductibility to about an upper middle-class income level as "evil in the extreme", and hissed at Trump's Republican allies for "acting like a bunch of Mafia thugs". But now you could claim a $20,000 charitable deduction on your federal return in addition to your $10,000 SALT deduc tion. The new national tax law slashes income tax rates, but it also curbs or eliminates certain deductions in order to offset some of the lost revenue.
  • Four Victims Pronounced Dead In Shooting Investigation In Saugus

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    Assistant Chief Ed Winter, of the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office, told Santa Clarita Valley Signal that the manner of death for three of the victims was homicide and for the fourth - a suicide. Deputies respond a quadruple fatal shooting in Santa Clarita on January 5, 2018. UPDATE 11:10 a.m.: Homicide detectives are on scene, but officials have yet to confirm whether this is a murder-suicide incident, according to Deputy Medrano, LASD.
  • Winter Storm Threatens East Coast With Brutal Cold

    Winter Storm Threatens East Coast With Brutal Cold

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    The bombogenesis - an area of low pressure that drops significantly in 24 hours - will result in what's known as a "bomb cyclone ". Water in a 750,000-gallon water tower in Evansdale, Iowa, froze for the first time, Mayor Doug Faas said in a telephone interview.
  • Donald Trump and Mitt Romney Discussed Orrin Hatch's Retirement

    Donald Trump and Mitt Romney Discussed Orrin Hatch's Retirement

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    If elected to the senate, Romney could be a Republican foil against the current administration. Romney had been seen approaching Trump Tower on NY to talk with the transition team after Trump won the presidential election - which surprised many, as he had been a vocal opponent of Trump's candidacy.
  • Josh Mandel Drops Out of Ohio Senate Race, Citing Family Medical Issue

    Josh Mandel Drops Out of Ohio Senate Race, Citing Family Medical Issue

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    Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel abruptly ended his campaign for the U.S. Senate on Friday, dealing a blow to the GOP in one of the marquee contests of the 2018 elections. Mandel had hoped to challenge Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown in the November 6 General Election. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) also had spent much of the past year testing the political waters, but is leaving Congress in a matter of weeks to head the Ohio Business Roundtable, a job he's unlikely to back out of.
  • Almost $300K of liquid meth seized at DFW Airport

    Almost $300K of liquid meth seized at DFW Airport

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    In secondary, further inspection and review of CBP and national law enforcement databases and verification of the subject's biometrics revealed her true identity, citizenship and a prior immigration violation. The marijuana has an estimated street value of $1,032,635. Homeland Security Investigations agents are investigating this matter. The agency says drug seizures have gone up by over 200 percent in the last five years.
  • USA: Trump Asks For More Funds to Build Mexico Border Wall

    USA: Trump Asks For More Funds to Build Mexico Border Wall

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    A document prepared by the Department of Homeland Security for a group of senators shows the administration's plan to almost double the amount of fencing on America's southern border, from 654 miles now built to around 1,000 miles total. President Trump campaigned on a promise to build a "big, attractive wall" on the border to stop illegal immigration and drug trafficking, and promised Mexico would pay for it.
  • Government Sponsors Briefing On How To Survive Nuclear Holocaust

    Government Sponsors Briefing On How To Survive Nuclear Holocaust

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will hold the briefing at its Atlanta, Ga., headquarters January 16, according to the bulletin posted on the agency's website. However, the communications director for the Public Health Grand Rounds said the meeting is not out of the ordinary and is not related to recent tensions between the United States and North Korea.
  • GOP senators recommend charges against Trump dossier author

    GOP senators recommend charges against Trump dossier author

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    The two Senators who both serve on the Judiciary Committee where Grassley is the chairman told the Justice Department Steele "lied to federal authorities about his contacts with reporters regarding information in the dossier, and they urged the department to investigate", the Times explains.
  • Modi to address officers in-charge of backward districts today

    Modi to address officers in-charge of backward districts today

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    Modi added that this effort to develop 115 backward districts is in keeping with the vision of Babasaheb Ambedkar who worked for the upliftment of the under-privileged. "Now there are limitless potential, limitless possibilities, and limitless opportunities in India". Reiterating that the development of backward districts is imperative, the Prime Minister said that regional imbalances should not be allowed to increase indefinitely.
  • Present talaq bill will double Muslim women's woes: BSP

    Present talaq bill will double Muslim women's woes: BSP

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    Both the Houses of Parliament were adjourned sine die on Friday, bringing an end to the Winter Session. "If it is passed in the present form because of the rigid and undemocratic stand adopted by the Narendra Modi government and becomes law, it will do more harm to Muslim women and double the atrocities faced by them", she said in a statement here.