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- It's Monday, April 15; the day most Americans know better as Tax Day. And as millions of procrastinators rush to meet tonight's deadline to file their returns, Politico reports that President Trump's tax cuts remain deeply unpopular. Multiple polls show only about a third of the country approves of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law at the end of 2017.
As Americans rush Monday to finish up their own taxes, their judgment on Trump’s tax cut bill is pretty clear: Most really don’t like ithttps://t.co/sZVRc4e6k6— POLITICO (@politico) April 15, 2019
- Boise Police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place on the Boise Bench overnight. The incident took place near Owyhee and Palouse streets just minutes before midnight. Investigators confirmed this morning that three people were shot and one, a woman, died. The two other victims, a man and a woman, are in stable condition at a local hospital. Police were still on the scene at sunrise, collecting evidence and talking to possible witnesses.
Boise Police are responding to a reported shooting near Palouse St & S Owyhee St. The investigation is on going at this time. More informative will be released as it is confirmed.— Boise PD (@BoisePD) April 15, 2019
- Tiger Woods won his fifth Masters title Sunday. "It fits," said Woods, 43, as he was fitted with one of the Masters' famed green blazers. It's Woods' 15th major tournament triumph, and his first major win in 11 years.
- The Hollywood Reporter says Shazam! topped the North American box office again this past weekend, bringing in $25.1 million. The reboot of Hellboy flopped with $12 million. The original Hellboy debuted in 2004 at $23.2 million, and its 2008 sequel took in $34.5 million, not adjusted for inflation.
- The world of cinema is mourning the loss of Swedish superstar Bibi Andersson, who starred in 13 Ingmar Bergman films. Variety says Andersson died Sunday in Stockholm. She was 83.
- The World Health Organization's annual "World Health Statistics" report says women, particularly those living in wealthy nations like the U.S., are outliving men because they're more likely to seek health care.
- The world's largest plane took a test flight Saturday over California's Mojave Desert. The New York Times says the so-called Stratolaunch is designed to carry rockets to an altitude of 35,000 feet so that they can ignite and launch into orbit.
-Its wingspan is longer than a football field— The New York Times (@nytimes) April 14, 2019
-The tail is 50 feet from the ground
-It was made by reassembling parts from 2 used Boeing jetliners
On Saturday, the world’s largest airplane took flight for the first timehttps://t.co/ouMUCyAd2d