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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A party that gained prominence when wrestler Jesse Ventura was elected Minnesota governor in 1998 is trying to return to political relevance in the state by harnessing the dismay of Republican voters who refuse to support their presidential nominee Donald Trump.
By David Morgan and Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A European Commission order requiring Apple Inc to pay Ireland $13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday drew swift rebukes from the Obama administration and lawmakers in Congress, while reigniting calls for U.S. tax reform. The White House and the Treasury Department, which enforces federal tax policy, warned that U.S.-EU economic relations could be affected by the European Commission's ruling that Apple had received illegal state aid under its agreement with Ireland. The Business Roundtable, which represents U.S. chief executives, called the decision "an act of aggression" against a law-abiding U.S. company and a sovereign government.
Troubled singer Chris Brown on Tuesday took to Instagram to upbraid police outside his door in an hours-long standoff after a woman alleged he pointed a gun at her. Los Angeles police by early afternoon said that they had obtained a search warrant and had entered the singer's palatial home. People who left the home were being searched by police but no one was immediately arrested, spokesman Lieutenant Chris Ramirez said.