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Ireland to collect billions from Apple in back taxes

Ireland says it will begin collecting more than 13 billion euros ($15.9 billion) of back taxes from Apple, 19 months after the European Commission ruled that a tax deal with the tech giant amounted to illegal state aid. The Commission ordered...

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Ireland to collect billions from Apple in back taxes

Ireland says it will begin collecting more than 13 billion euros ($15.9 billion) of back taxes from Apple, 19 months after the European Commission ruled that a tax deal with the tech giant amounted to illegal state aid. The Commission ordered...

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Kids with rare rapid-aging disease get hope from study drug

Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated with an experimental drug first developed for cancer patients, a study suggests. The small, preliminary study isn't proof the drug...

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AP-NORC Poll: For many online Americans, Facebook is a habit

Social media is a daily way of life for many Americans. Nearly half of Americans who use the internet say they use Facebook at least several times a day, making it easily the most popular social media site. And Facebook-owned Instagram comes...

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House Democrats talk to Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

House Democrats, frustrated by what they see as GOP inaction and with an eye on midterm elections, on Tuesday held the first of what they hope to be several interviews with witnesses who have not been interrogated in the Republican-led Russia investigations...

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House Democrats talk to Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

House Democrats, frustrated by what they see as GOP inaction and with an eye on midterm elections, on Tuesday held the first of what they hope to be several interviews with witnesses who have not been interrogated in the Republican-led Russia investigations...

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Spain: Mallorca to ban renting apartments to tourists

Palma on the island of Mallorca plans to become the first Spanish city to prohibit the rental of apartments to tourists. Palma mayor Antoni Noguera says Tuesday that his government will vote for the ban in a city council because "there is...

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Agency warns retailers not to sell Juul e-cigarette to kids

Federal health officials on Tuesday announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. The Food and Drug Administration issued...

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US consumer confidence rebounds in April

American consumers were feeling more confident in April, rebounding to a level close to the 18-year high it had reached two months ago. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its confidence index rose to 128.7 in April, up from a March level...

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Supreme Court upholds challenged patent review practice

The Supreme Court has upheld a challenged practice that is used to invalidate patents without the involvement of federal courts. The justices on Tuesday rejected a bid to strike down a process established by Congress in 2011 to speed up patent...

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