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UK Disarray: May to Face No-Confidence Vote by Lawmakers

UK Disarray: May to Face No-Confidence Vote by Lawmakers

By Jill Lawless | Dec 12
British politics was thrown into chaos and Brexit into doubt Wednesday as Conservative lawmakers triggered a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May that will see her removed as party and government leader if she loses.

UK Disarray: May to Face No-Confidence Vote from Her Party

UK Disarray: May to Face No-Confidence Vote from Her Party

By Jill Lawless | Dec 12
A no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May Wednesday threw U.K. politics deeper into crisis and Brexit further into doubt.

In Zimbabwe's Crisis, 'We Cannot Talk of Christmas Anymore'

In Zimbabwe's Crisis, 'We Cannot Talk of Christmas Anymore'

By Farai Mutsaka | Dec 11
The holiday mood is not catching on in a country where a currency crisis has forced people to risk jail time to buy basics such as medicine and food. Many Zimbabweans navigate from one currency to another, often tapping the black market.

Wisconsin GOP Legislation Eases Corporate Tax Break Rules

Wisconsin GOP Legislation Eases Corporate Tax Break Rules

By Todd Richmond | Dec 11
Companies seeking tax credits from Wisconsin's troubled job-creation agency would face less scrutiny under a provision Republicans included in a package of lame-duck legislation designed to weaken newly elected Democrats.

Teachers Union: Tentative Deal to End Charter Schools Strike

Teachers Union: Tentative Deal to End Charter Schools Strike

Dec 10
The nation's first teachers' strike against a charter school operator will end after their union and management struck a tentative deal Sunday that includes protections for students and immigrant families living in the country illegally.

It May Be Time to Stop Itemizing Your Taxes

It May Be Time to Stop Itemizing Your Taxes

By Tina Orem | Dec 9
Around this time of year, many taxpayers begin the annual ritual of pondering The Big Question: Do I take the standard deduction or spend time hunting for receipts and filling out extra forms to itemize?

Income and Compatibility are Strongly Linked, Study Finds

Income and Compatibility are Strongly Linked, Study Finds

By Tyler Schmall, SWNS Digital | Dec 9
Before getting serious with a new partner, you may want to check their paystubs. According to new research, relationships are incompatible if there's a $36,000 disparity in salary.

Supplies Low for Shelters Helping Migrants As Holidays Near

Supplies Low for Shelters Helping Migrants As Holidays Near

By Russell Contreras | Dec 8
Nonprofit groups and churches — especially along the U.S.-Mexico border — are racing to get donated clothes, diapers, cots and meals for Central American migrants as the holidays approach and resources begin to dwindle.

Liz Weston: New Scoring Could Help Credit-Shy Millennials

Liz Weston: New Scoring Could Help Credit-Shy Millennials

By Liz Weston | Dec 6
Millennials' aversion to credit cards can make it hard for them to build good credit scores. A recently announced scoring system, the UltraFICO, may someday help them and other consumers get loans and credit.

Trump Task Force Recommends Ways to Boost Postal Service

Trump Task Force Recommends Ways to Boost Postal Service

By Martin Crutsinger | Dec 6
The report recommended that the Postal Service develop a new pricing model that would remove current price caps and charge market-based prices for mail and packages that were not deemed to be "essential postal services."

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