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IRS faces a second deadline to release Trump tax returns to Democrats

The Trump administration faces another deadline Tuesday to hand over six years of President Donald Trump’s personal and business tax returns. House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal gave the IRS until 5 p.m. to respond to the request, appealing directly to the tax agency after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin — who oversees the IRS…MORE

Billy McNeill: Celtic legend and European Cup winning captain dies aged 79

Billy McNeill, the first Briton to lift the European Cup when Celtic won the competition with a team of homegrown players in 1967, has died at the age of 79. Nicknamed “Cesar” by the clubs fans, McNeill captained the Celtic team that defeated Inter Milan 2-1 in Lisbon in 1967, the first and only time…MORE

Supreme Court will hear arguments over census citizenship question

The Supreme Court wades into a bitter controversy on Tuesday over whether the Trump administration can ask all recipients a citizenship question on the 2020 census for the first time since 1950. The justices will hear the administration’s claims that the question is necessary to better comply with federal voting rights law, versus arguments by…MORE

Bitter Trump hopes to flip Mueller’s findings into campaign fodder

Still consumed by Robert Mueller’s investigation and upset with the aides who cooperated with it, President Donald Trump hopes to use the unflattering findings to jolt Republicans ahead of a heated political season, according to officials and others close to him. It’s a loose strategy that has left some advisers dismayed the probe’s conclusion isn’t…MORE

Oil and sanctions; Tesla’s robo-taxis; IPO brew

1. Oil and sanctions: Crude oil futures rallied again on Tuesday after the White House pledged to deepen its crackdown on exports from Iran. The Trump administration vowed to bring Iran’s oil exports to “zero” by removing the waivers that had allowed some countries to continue buying crude from the OPEC nation despite the reintroduction…MORE

Kash Ali: Boxer given six-month ban for biting David Price

British boxer Kash Ali has been handed a six-month ban after biting opponent David Price during a heavyweight fight last month. Ali was disqualified in the fifth round of the bout on March 30 at Liverpool’s M&S Bank Arena when he pinned Price to the ground. After the two were separated, bite marks were clearly…MORE