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  • Amazon to start collecting Illinois sales tax

     Amazon to start collecting Illinois sales tax
    Amazon.com will start collecting sales tax from Illinois shoppers Feb. 1, the e-commerce giant said Friday, in compliance with a new state law that aims to treat online and brick-and-mortar retailers equally. The law, which went into effect Jan. 1,...
  • Obama to pass on meeting Netanyahu during Washington visit

    WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington in March is kicking up a diplomatic dust storm in the nation's capital. On Thursday, the White House said President Barack Obama would not meet the prime minister...
  • Villaraigosa demurs on Senate prospects after Steyer bows out

    Villaraigosa demurs on Senate prospects after Steyer bows out
    One of Antonio Villaraigosa’s most formidable potential rivals for U.S. Senate has opted not to run, but the former Los Angeles mayor shied from the subject Thursday night in Washington.  "I have an important announcement to make," he joked before...
  • Skeptic disputes warmest year reports

    Skeptic disputes warmest year reports
    Many people still don't buy into global warming, despite mounting scientific evidence that it's for real. Among the loudest skeptics is Marc Morano, publisher of Climate Depot, who proclaims the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is “...
  • Is tax reform doable?

    The responses to President Barack Obama's call for tax reform, which he outlined as part of his State of the Union address, might indicate that the probabilities for progress on a tax overhaul with the Republican Congress and Democrat White House are near...
  • Make the choice clear to Iran: No deal means economic collapse

    Make the choice clear to Iran: No deal means economic collapse
    President Barack Obama and his foreign policy team worry that the long and so-far-fruitless talks on Iran's nuclear capabilities will collapse if Congress passes new, tougher economic sanctions on Tehran. The president pledged in his State of the...
  • Obama seeks reset in revisit to India

    WASHINGTON Things seemed to be going great in 2008 when the United States and India signed a landmark nuclear deal that was to bring tens of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs to the U.S. It never happened. India passed a liability law that...
  • Legislative notebook: Ethics bills coming

    RICHMOND – Promised ethics reforms will start moving through the General Assembly next week. Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. "Tommy" Norment, R-James City, said he plans to go through a number of ethics bills filed in his chamber and assimilate...
  • Republicans tell Obama to get more aggressive on trade

    WASHINGTON Abandoned by many congressional Democrats who vow to kill his trade plans, President Barack Obama is banking on the new Republican majority to advance his ambitious proposal to sell more U.S. goods throughout the Pacific Rim. To get it done,...
  • 818 Roundup: Schiff considers run at Senate seat; La Cañada Flintridge City Council seats

    818 Roundup: Schiff considers run at Senate seat; La Cañada Flintridge City Council seats
    Happy Friday, 818! It's January 23, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 79 degrees and a low of 51 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. In case you missed them, here are your local headlines: - Rep. Adam...
  • GOP pushes abortion bill through House on March for Life Day

    GOP pushes abortion bill through House on March for Life Day
    With thousands of abortion protesters swarming the city in their annual March for Life, Republicans muscled broadened abortion restrictions through the House on Thursday after a GOP rebellion forced leaders into an awkward retreat on an earlier version....