A freight train smashed into a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, pushing the bus 300 feet down the tracks authorities said. Authorities worked for more than an hour to remove passengers, Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney said, taking the injured people to area hospitals and cutting through the bus’s mangled body to extract the final two people. (AP Photo/Kevin McGill)
FILE - In this file photo taken Oct. 6, 2014, a worker removes letters from a Trump logo in Atlantic City, N.J.China has granted preliminary approval for 38 new Trump trademarks, fueling concerns about conflicts of interest and preferential treatment of the U.S. president. The marks pave the way for branded spas, golf clubs, hotels, and even private body guard and escort services in China _though it’s not clear if those businesses will actually materialize. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. WHAT TRUMP PAID IN TAXES IN 2005
The U.S. president earned $153 million and paid $36.5 million in income taxes that year, according to two pages from his tax return released by a reporter, and also reported a business loss of $103 million that year.
2. NETHERLANDS HOLDING PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS
Polls are being closely watched as a possible indicator of the strength of far-right populism ahead of national votes in France and Germany later this year.
3. WHERE GOP HEALTH OVERHAUL WOULD PUT PRESSURE
Cuts to Medicaid would mean people who can no longer afford coverage are likely to end up in emergency rooms, a cost that in many cases would come back on the states.
4. TRUMP TRAVEL BAN FACES KEY TEST
In Maryland, a U.S. judge will hear arguments from the ACLU, while more than a half-dozen states are trying to derail the executive order affecting travelers from six Muslim-majority nations.
5. TRACTION A CONCERN AFTER NOR'EASTER
Plunging overnight temperatures threatened to turn the snow, sleet and sloppy mix into a slippery mess, raising fears of black ice for morning motorists... MORE
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