Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | January 3, 2013
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Taxes rising for most people despite fiscal deal
While the tax package that Congress passed on New Year's Day will protect 99 per cent of Americans from an income tax increase, most of them will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013. That's because the legislation did nothing to prevent...

'Cliff' deal sends stocks up, but problems lurk
The 'fiscal-cliff' compromise, even with all its chaos, controversy and unresolved questions, was enough to send the stock market shooting higher on Wednesday, the first trading day of the New Year.All the major United States (US) stock indexes swelled...

Google exec chairman to visit North Korea
Google's executive chairman is preparing to travel to one of the last frontiers of cyberspace: North Korea.Eric Schmidt will be travelling to North Korea on a private, humanitarian mission led by former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson that could...


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