Carlos Plech

116 Added | 2 Magazines | 25 Likes | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @capleri | Keep up with Carlos Plech on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Carlos Plech”

Las Vegas killer fired at airport fuel tank

<b>Las Vegas (CNN) —</b> As investigators tried to piece together the reason why a man with an arsenal of rifles rained deadly fire down on Las Vegas concertgoers, dozens of his victims remained in the hospital.<p>At Sunrise Hospital, where 200 of the killed, wounded and hurt were taken Sunday night, 45 …

Music Festivals

Las Vegas shooter wired $100k to the Philippines

Las Vegas suspect Stephen Paddock wired $100,000 to the Philippines last week, according to an NBC News report. Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley, …

Las Vegas Shooting

Las Vegas shooting: Bodycam footage shows first response

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every detail of this indiscriminate mass murder seemed meticulously planned.<p>The selection of a hotel room overlooking a music festival, days before the attack. The cache of 23 weapons inside the gunman's Las Vegas suite. And thousands of rounds of ammunition -- plus an ingredient used in …

Music Festivals

AP sources: US spies in Havana hit by bizarre health attacks

HAVANA (AP) — Frightening attacks on U.S. personnel in Havana struck the heart of America's spy network in Cuba, with intelligence operatives among the first and most severely affected victims, The Associated Press has learned.<p>It wasn't until U.S. spies, posted to the embassy under diplomatic …

Cuba

Catalan referendum: 'Hundreds hurt' as police try to stop voters

<b>Catalan emergency officials say 761 people have been injured as police used force to try to block voting in Catalonia's independence referendum.</b><p>The Spanish government had pledged to stop a poll that was declared illegal by the country's constitutional court.<p>Police officers prevented some people …

Europe

The Latest: Republicans unveil nearly $6 trillion tax cut

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican plan to overhaul the tax code (all times local):<p>8:20 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have unveiled the first major revamp of the nation's tax code in a generation.<p>The sweeping, nearly $6 trillion tax cut would deeply reduce …

Republicans

Moore wins Republican Senate primary, dealing blow to GOP establishment

A former state judge who believes that "God's law" can invalidate federal court decisions won Alabama's Republican primary for U.S. Senate on Tuesday night, sending a clear warning to President Trump and GOP leadership that conservative grass-roots anger will continue to roil the party into the …

Republicans

The Latest: Marc Anthony spits fire at Trump for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's criticism of protesting athletes (all times EDT):<p>10:50 p.m.<p>Marc Anthony has some scathing words for Donald Trump, pleading with the president to forget about football and focus instead on hurricane-hammered Puerto Rico.<p>Anthony tweeted on …

Donald Trump

You Have Nothing to Fear About Investing In the Stock Market: Tony Robbins

"When you are unshakeable<i>,</i> you make smart decisions," says entrepreneur, philanthropist and New York Times best-selling author Tony Robbins to …

Trump responds to NFL protests: 'Standing with locked arms is good, kneeling is not acceptable'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump responded to protests across the National Football League on Sunday over his remarks about players taking a knee during the national anthem, expressing approval for those who locked arms, but not those who knelt.<p>"Great solidarity for our National Anthem and …

Donald Trump
Justice

California man wins the lottery twice in one day

Somehow, a man in Los Angeles bought two winning lottery tickets from the same store on the same day.<p>According to a September press release from the California Lottery, Mario Martinez bought a "Twisted Scratchers" ticket and a "50X the Money" ticket from local store Extra Plus, and both tickets …

New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, killing at least two people, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge, and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes that together have killed more than 400 people.<p>The U.S. Geological …

Natural Disasters

Aides warned Trump not to attack North Korea's leader personally before his fiery U.N. address

Senior aides to President Trump repeatedly warned him not to deliver a personal attack on North Korea's leader at the United Nations this week, saying insulting the young despot in such a prominent venue could irreparably escalate tensions and shut off any chance for negotiations to defuse the …

North Korea

Puerto Rico cleans up as Turks and Caicos brace for Hurricane Maria

<b>San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNN) —</b> The large eye of Hurricane Maria lumbered toward the popular vacation islands of Turks and Caicos and the Bahamas on Thursday, leaving Puerto Rico and its Caribbean neighbors battered, drenched and largely without power.<p>The core of Maria, a major hurricane, is forecast …

Caribbean

Mexico Earthquake Kills Hundreds, Trapping Many Under Rubble

MEXICO CITY — A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday afternoon, toppling buildings, killing children in a school that collapsed, rattling the capital and sending people flooding into the streets for the second time in just two weeks.<p>Early Wednesday, the director of Mexico’s civil protection …

Natural Disasters

Puerto Rico governor: Still time to get to shelters before Hurricane Maria

<b>(CNN) —</b> There is still time for Puerto Ricans to get to a government-run shelter before powerful Hurricane Maria clobbers the island, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló told CNN late Tuesday.<p>But the window of opportunity is closing.<p>"There's still time ... but people need to move fast," Ricardo Rosselló told …

Rainfall

With a deadline approaching, Republicans' last push to roll back Obamacare gains strength

A last-ditch Republican push to roll back the<p>Affordable Care Actappeared to pick up momentum Monday even as opposition from leading patient advocates and healthcare organizations mounted, setting the stage for another potentially dramaticSenatevote on the future of the 2010 law, often called …

American incomes rose for second consecutive year under Obama

The 2016 census report underlines the strength of the economic recovery Obama oversaw after the worst recession in living memory<p>American incomes rose significantly for a second year in a row in 2016, bouncing back after the lost decade that followed the last recession.<p>The census report covers 2016, …

Demographics

I Only Spent $145,000 to Buy a Home in This Top Market and Still Went Broke

Purchasing a home is daunting for many first-time homebuyers, especially when consumers lives in cities where prices are higher.<p>The cost of homes is …

Real Estate

Here's How You Can Help Your Toddler Easily Retire a Millionaire

Your kids and grandkids may be too young to invest on their own. So stop buying them plastic toys and use that cash to help make them rich. If you …

Retirement

Warren Buffett's Junk-Food Diet Has Gotten Him to 87: Should You Follow It?

Warren Buffett celebrated this his 87th birthday on Aug. 30, with help from (or in spite of) McDonald's (MCD) , Utz, See's Chocolates, Dairy Queen …

Investing

Joel Osteen Has Built a Business Empire

Long before television evangelist preacher Joel Osteen was accused of closing his church's doors to victims of Hurricane Harvey, Osteen has faced …

Joel Osteen

Here's how much the highest-paid women in every US state earn

Money is power, and men still have more of both. Especially at the top.<p>Despite the multimillion-dollar incomes of women like actress Emma Stone and former Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer, most still lag behind men in terms of pay.<p>The highest-paid women in every US state earn an average of …

Demographics

Cohn's Plan to Maintain Tax Deductions Benefits Consumers

Tax reform changes could help consumers who rely on itemized deductions to lower their taxable income through mortgage interest payments and …

Personal Finance

Conflict between Trump and Congress escalates as difficult agenda looms

The conflict between President Trump and Congress escalated a day after he threatened to shut down the federal government over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall as well as targeted opponents in Congress, aggravating tensions as a difficult legislative agenda looms.<p>Trump is now at odds not only …

Republicans

Trump threatens shutdown, suggests controversial pardon at Arizona rally

PHOENIX — President Trump on Tuesday threatened to shut down the government over border wall funding, said the North American Free Trade Agreement is likely to be terminated and signaled that he was prepared to pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who is anathema to the Latino …

Donald Trump
Joe Biden

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

Personal Finance