Silicon Valley Asks Netherlands to Resist EU Tax Crackdown

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The EU is basically begging foreign companies to leave.

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Silicon Valley Asks Netherlands to Resist EU Tax Crackdown

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Tuesday, the EU told Ireland it must force Apple to pay back $14.5 billion in unpaid taxes, drawing anger from both sides since the ruling could harm future investments. In light of that, other situations involving the EU and US companies have come to the forefront again.

The Dutch press printed a letter from a group representing Silicon Valley companies, asking The Netherlands to resist a change in their tax system to accommodate the EU’s horrific tax system and a new UK tax that aims “in part at making technology groups that book sales offshore pay more in tax.”

A change could lead to these U.S. companies abandoning The Netherlands for other places.

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If Stats Are Accurate, Yale is Almost as Dangerous as Detroit

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If you broaden the definition of crime, you’ll get more crime.

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If Stats Are Accurate, Yale is Almost as Dangerous as Detroit

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Who knew attending an Ivy League school could pose such a threat to one’s personal safety? Yale University’s newest report on campus sexual misconduct suggests life at Yale is almost as dangerous as the city of Detroit.

The College Fix reports:

Yale’s latest sexual-assault report suggests school is more dangerous than Detroit

Yale University continues to impose sanctions on students and faculty even when they are not found responsible for sexual misconduct, according to its latest half-year report on sexual misconduct.

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Prosecutor of George Zimmerman Loses Bid for Re-Election

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Prosecutor of George Zimmerman Loses Bid for Re-Election

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Angela Corey's controversial decisions as prosecutor angered many voters
 

 
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Sen. John McCain Survives Arizona Primary Battle

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Sen. John McCain Survives Arizona Primary Battle

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He's seemingly immune from "Anti-Incumbent Fever".
 
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State Dept Says Latest Hillary Email Batch Contains 30 Deleted Benghazi Documents

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I thought Hillary didn't delete Benghazi emails?
 
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Morning Joe Rips Trump Mex Trip: ‘Flip-Flop, Nonsensical, Sociopath’

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Can Anyone at Morning Joe Find Something Good to Say About Trip? Nope.
 
 
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The Skinny: Florida and Arizona Primary Roundup

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The Skinny: Florida and Arizona Primary Roundup

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Winners and losers
 
 
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FBI Will Publicly Release Hillary Email Investigation Notes

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FBI Will Publicly Release Hillary Email Investigation Notes

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Media outlets made FOIA requests for the materials.
 
 
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Hot Air and Mixed Messaging from the Obama Administration

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Hot Air and Mixed Messaging from the Obama Administration

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To air condition or not air condition, that is the question...
 
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FBI Warns States of Potential Hackers Targeting Election Systems

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FBI Warns States of Potential Hackers Targeting Election Systems

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The Russians are coming?
 
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EU Forces Ireland to Collect $14.6 Billion From Apple in Unpaid Taxes

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EU Forces Ireland to Collect $14.6 Billion From Apple in Unpaid Taxes

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How dare Ireland try to better its economy!
 
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Rick Perry Joins Upcoming Season of ‘Dancing With the Stars’

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Rick Perry Joins Upcoming Season of ‘Dancing With the Stars’

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Put on those dancing boots and make us proud
 
 
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Clemson Stops Student Praying on Campus: Not a Free Speech Area

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Clemson Stops Student Praying on Campus: Not a Free Speech Area

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Clemson is a public university - The whole campus is a free speech zone.
 
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Iran Deploys Russian S-300 Missiles to Fortify Major Nuclear Installation

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Iran Deploys Russian S-300 Missiles to Fortify Major Nuclear Installation

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The difference between Ithaca and Rhode Island

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In Ithaca, you will be made to care. In RI, no one cares if you don't care.
 
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Hillary Campaign Rocked by #PickleGate Scandal

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Hillary Campaign Rocked by #PickleGate Scandal

Hillary Campaign Rocked by #PickleGate Scandal
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Did the pickle jar pop?! DID IT?!
 
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Gene Wilder Passes Away at 83

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Gene Wilder Passes Away at 83

Gene Wilder Passes Away at 83
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Just when you thought 2016 couldn't possibly get any worse...