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What might Trump be hiding in those tax returns he won’t disclose?

Never before has a presidential candidate had such a complex web of businesses. By law, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump doesn’t have to release his tax returns, but the absence of even a summary is leading to widespread speculation. A report from a New Jersey casino commission said that in 1978 and 1979 Trump reported negative income and paid no federal taxes, even as he publicly boasted of being a multimillionaire. Here are answers to questions on the topic.

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Why Venezuela keeps Colombia’s president up at night

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has confided to the White House that one of his biggest concerns is how a Venezuelan collapse could undermine years of secret meetings and formal negotiations to end the bloody civil war that has ravaged his country for more than half a century, killing tens of thousands and displacing millions.

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Sheriff comments on firearms stolen from deputy vehicles

Beaufort County Sheriff P.J. Tanner talks about the two instances in the past few months that where deputies had firearms stolen from their vehicles during a meeting with The Beaufort Gazette on Friday, September 30, 2016, at the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office in Beaufort.
Delayna Earley dearley@beaufortgazette.com
Sheriff comments on firearms stolen from deputy vehicles 0:52

Sheriff comments on firearms stolen from deputy vehicles

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How one store owner won the N.C. lottery 36 times

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Miami says goodbye to Jose Fernandez

Trump suggests Clinton is the devil, Clinton describes what breaks her heart — it's today's Election Rewind 1:50

Trump suggests Clinton is the devil, Clinton describes what breaks her heart — it's today's Election Rewind