Average Tax Refunds Down 8.4 Percent As Angry Taxpayers Vent On Twitter Average tax refunds were down last week 8.4 percent for the first week of the tax season over the same time last year, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Dipping refunds are inflaming a growing army of taxpayers stunned by the consequences of the Trump administration’s tax law — and the effects of the partial government shutdown. The average refund check paid out so far has been $1,865, down…"Average Tax Refunds Down 8.4 Percent As Angry Taxpayers Vent On Twitter"
Seattle almost reached its yearly amount of snowfall in a day Seattle got almost the same amount of snow it gets in a year in one day, leaving officials scrambling to get people off the streets and Washington’s governor declaring a state of emergency. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport had 6.4 inches of snow Friday, according to the National Weather Service. It’s the second most snow recorded in the area in a day for the past 20…"Seattle almost reached its yearly amount of snowfall in a day"
Virginia black caucus, Dem lawmakers call for Justin Fairfax to step down after new sexual assault accusation Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax has lost key support from state Democratic lawmakers and the black caucus in his bid to remain in office following a second allegation of sexual assault. One state legislator, Patrick Hope, a Democrat, has vowed to begin impeachment proceedings on Monday if Fairfax does not step down immediately. Fairfax, one of three top Virginia Democrats embroiled in…"Virginia black caucus, Dem lawmakers call for Justin Fairfax to step down after new sexual assault accusation"
Reckoning time: Trump checks in for another medical checkup BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — It’s reckoning time: President Donald Trump had his annual medical exam Friday, a year after his doctor advised him to up the exercise and cut the calories. Trump spent more than four hours at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for a checkup supervised by Dr. Sean P. Conley, his physician, and involving a panel of 11 specialists. “I am happy to…"Reckoning time: Trump checks in for another medical checkup"