Seattle City Council approves tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessnessMay 14, 2018 11:15pm

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle City Council approves tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness.

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