Amazon must pay $295 million in back taxes, EU says

BRUSSELS (AP) — Amazon has to pay $295 million in back taxes to Luxembourg, the European Union ordered Wednesday, in its latest attempt to tighten the screws on multinationals it says are avoiding taxes through sweetheart deals with individual EU states.

  • Written by By RAF CASERT , Associated Press

Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend returns to US for questioning

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend returned to the U.S. overnight after a weekslong trip abroad and was met by investigators seeking to question her for clues to what drove Stephen Paddock to slaughter 59 people from his high-rise hotel suite.

  • Written by By MICHAEL BALSAMO and KEN RITTER , Associated Press

Iran deal's future may hinge on face-saving fix for Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The future of the Iran nuclear deal may hinge on a face-saving fix for President Donald Trump so he doesn't have to recertify the Islamic republic's compliance every 90 days, according to U.S. officials.


  • Written by By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEE , Associated Press

Ex-Obama officials begin health insurance sign-up campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Obama administration officials are undertaking a private campaign to encourage people to sign up for coverage next year under the Affordable Care Act.


  • Written by By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press