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by | July 30, 2017 | 01:28

Retail benefits from few of the tax breaks that lower tax bills for other industries, and most retail companies pay at or close to the full 35 percent. The statement offered little insight into how the overhaul would avoid increasing the deficit after a decade - now a requirement for the Senate to pass a tax overhaul with less than 60 votes, a likelihood given the Republicans' 52-seat majority.

by | July 30, 2017 | 01:23

Kelly even defended efforts by top White House advisor Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, to create secret back-channel communications with Russian Federation as a "good thing". Priebus was just the latest former RNC official to leave the administration, following the departure of White House press secretary Sean Spicer - who resigned in protest over Scaramucci's hire - and the ouster of deputy chief of staff Katie Walsh, a key Priebus ally who exited the administration after just two months ...

by | July 30, 2017 | 01:22

The US House of Representatives approved by a 419-3 vote on Tuesday a new version of a bill that would impose sweeping sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea , and limit President Donald Trump's ability to lift the restrictions on Moscow .

by | July 30, 2017 | 01:18

The three lawmakers - Yashwant Singh, Bukkal Nawab and Madhukar Jaitley - all are members of the Upper House of the state Assembly. Meanwhile, Shah said that the aim of all the party workers and leaders should be to make it "invincible". Notably, along with CM Adityanath and his deputies Keshav Prasad Maurya, Dinesh Sharma and two BJP UP ministers Swatantra Deo Singh and Mohsin Raja have to acquire the membership of the either of the two Houses by August to remain members of the UP cabinet.

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:54

Police said several people suffered stab wounds and one of the victims was fatally wounded. The attack happened on the corner of Fuhlsbüttler and Hermann-Kauffmann streets in the major port city, police said. One person died and four people were injured, one of them severely, he said. Germany has been on high alert about the threat of a jihadist attack, especially since last December's truck rampage through a Berlin Christmas market that claimed 12 lives.

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:52

The test, however, was not successful. The sanctions were placed in response to Iran's continued provocative actions, including its recent launch , according to a Treasury Department press release Friday. Washington's shortsightedness in the matters regarding Tehran continues to jeopardize Iran's 2015 nuclear agreement with the world powers. Since past launches of the same system failed rather publicly, it would be odd for Iran to try to pass this one off as a success if it wasn't, and ...

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:50

The Justice Department has requested funding for 300 additional federal prosecutors, said Rob Hur, the principal associate deputy attorney general, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions traveled this week to El Salvador to meet with officials from the Northern Triangle, including Honduras and Guatemala, in an effort to coordinate enforcement efforts.

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:50

In his tweets, Trump called Kelly a great American, great leader and "a true star" of his administration. President Donald Trump tweeted that Ret. Priebus was one of the members of President Donald Trump's senior staff who had the most experience working in Washington politics, having previously served as the Republican National Committee chairman before joining the Trump team during the transition.

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:45

The weather service says flooding is likely, with rapid rises in area creeks and streams. The low-pressure system and actual cold front will bring additional rain which could lead to some local flooding issues. The area will begin to dry up later Saturday and Sunday . The heaviest rain, and risk for thunderstorms, is greater overnight. Low temperatures will settle in the low to mid-60s with a gusty north wind at 10-15 miles per hour.

by | July 28, 2017 | 00:29

Records say Manzanares grabbed his wife's body and dragged her to the balcony before the witness stopped him. Ruby Plata was with her husband aboard the ship when she heard an announcement over the intercom. Tuesday. The ship's July 26 visit to Tracy Arm Fjord was canceled, but no further schedule changes are expected for the cruise, which left late Wednesday for Skagway.

by | July 28, 2017 | 00:27

Judge Francis had scheduled a two-day hearing to consider fresh evidence by Dr Hirano who had come to London from Columbia Medical Center in NY to examine Charlie . The case has triggered a heated debate in the press and on social media about who should decide a child's fate, and has drawn comment from U.S. President Donald Trump and Pope Francis.

by | July 27, 2017 | 18:30

Over that 72-hour period, Trump has also said publicly that he is "disappointed" in Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation and has passed up a chance to clear up whether he plans to fire Sessions. Said Durbin, after what Trump is doing to Sessions, "Who would take that job?" On Wednesday, Trump continued his attack tweets , questioning why Sessions had not fired acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe because of political ...

by | July 27, 2017 | 18:26

At the time, Mattis said that the delay "in no way presupposes an outcome", but he had determined that more time was needed to make a decision based on conversations with generals and other senior defence officials. US President Donald Trump receives backlash on transgender ban in the US military . The 67-year-old took to Twitter to condemn the announcement, "There are 15,000 patriotic transgender Americans in the USA military fighting for all of us", Jenner tweeted .

by | July 27, 2017 | 18:28

The former first lady and secretary of state is now putting "the finishing touches" on the book, which is due to be published in September. "Now I'm letting my guard down", Clinton writes in an excerpt from the book's introduction . "Now free from the constraints of running , Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, ...

by | July 26, 2017 | 01:16

England's three-run victory over Meg Lanning's side was one of the eight straight wins the hosts claimed on their way to a fourth World Cup title, but just the second against Australia in their last six encounters. England's World Cup winners insist they are unconcerned about cashing in on their sudden status as national heroes and role models to the next generation of women's cricketers.

by | July 26, 2017 | 01:08

On one hand, Turkey boasts close economic and security ties with Qatar, not only because they are close economic partners, but also they share common views on some regional issues. Speaking at theJustice and Development Party (AK Party) group meeting at Parliament, Erdoğan said: "The visits were highly productive and successful.

by | July 26, 2017 | 01:07

Swiss police detained Franz Wrousis in Thalwil, about 40 miles (64km) from Schaffhausen where the incident in which two people were injured, took place. "We have information that this man is unsafe, that he is aggressive and, shall we say, psychologically disturbed", Landolt added. Wrousis has been charged twice in the past for having illegal weapons, in 2014 and 2016, but he wasn't sentenced to prison, Schaffhausen public prosecutor Peter Sticher said Monday.

by | July 25, 2017 | 12:25

They pointed out that great whites are not the fastest sharks . The "race" constituted calculating the speed of a great white shark and superimposing shark footage over Phelps . Swimming submerged is faster than swimming on the surface. "I don't like taking silver..." Full wet suits are not allowed. "Rematch? Next time.warmer water", Phelps wrote on Twitter after the race was televised.

by | July 25, 2017 | 12:16

A Toyota Australia spokeswoman said some cars subject to the recall were fitted with airbags equipped with the original-style inflators. But the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ( NHTSA ) has said that Takata tests showed the inflator propellant can degrade and will pose a safety risk if the inflators aren't replaced.

by | July 25, 2017 | 12:06

The Sri Lankan Navy had to mobilize a little bit of a rescue effort to save two elephants in distress. The pictures of the elephants struggling in the water also showed that they were distressed. But the mission was a success - the animals had no injuries and were promptly released back into the jungle once ashore, the Sri Lankan Navy said in a statement .

by | July 25, 2017 | 12:08

On Monday afternoon, PRHSA withdrew the book. The book, penned by Durban-born Dr Vejay Ramlakan and detailing some of Mandela's final moments has sparked debate around doctor-patient confidentiality. The surgeon also gave chilling details about Mandela's health condition during his last days. "The story of Madiba's last years is actually, in a sense, more impressive than when he was a fit human being", he added, paying tribute to his "unconquerable fortitude".

by | July 25, 2017 | 12:04

As the family-tourism peak season in Metro Orlando chugs toward the Labor Day holiday weekend considered to be the close of summer vacations, the low gas prices that have helped travelers' wallets have begun to rise - and could keep going according to an analyst.

by | July 25, 2017 | 12:02

The 39 Indians have been missing in Iraq since July 16, 2014, and are alleged to have been kidnapped by Daesh in Mosul . The visiting Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Jafri has said that Iraqi government does not have any information about the missing 39 Indian workers in Mosul.

by | July 24, 2017 | 01:42

The officials said she is now being held with other foreign women at a prison near Baghdad's airport. Iraqi officials told The Associated Press that her interrogation will begin next week and that German interpreters will be brought in because she doesn't speak much Arabic.

by | July 24, 2017 | 01:30

Before she was shouted off the stage on Friday, Hodges announced her pick to be the next chief, veteran Assistant Chief Medaria Arradondo . Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau (C) gives a press conference on the officer-involved shooting death of an Australian woman.

by | July 24, 2017 | 01:30

Durbin said later. The survivors were found by a Walmart employee who heard someone from the truck asking for water, and called the police , according to CNN. Officials called the situation an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong - the latest smuggling-by-truck-operation to end in tragedy and one of the worst cases on record.

by | July 24, 2017 | 01:24

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has been a long time admirer of the Scotland worldwide Robertson, who will now provide competition to James Milner for the first choice left-back position next season. The newspaper says the deal will see Liverpool pay Leipzig the majority of the fee up front rather than the £40m they had promised in previous offers and the transfer will be officially announced once the finer details are finalised.

by | July 23, 2017 | 01:13

At Comic-Con Thursday, Baker was once again effusive in his excitement. Conveniently, the show's sixth Doctor , Colin Baker , was present and willing to respond to Davison's doubts. To date, The Doctor has been played by twelve consecutive men since his first appearance in 1963, and there is some controversy amongst fans over whether this latest regeneration into a female is acceptable .

by | July 23, 2017 | 01:16

The incident is a setback for the US-Afghan fight against the Taliban in the embattled province, and comes as the US administration and its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies are preparing the deployment of several thousand additional troops to Afghanistan .

by | July 23, 2017 | 01:15

Ivanka Trump has stepped down from day-to-day management of her company, which has come under criticism from labor advocates for its lack of oversight of its operations overseas, but has retained ownership. She resigned from the company in January. Trump also got an advance of $787,500 from Penguin Random House for her book "Women Who Work". The head of the Office of Government Ethics recently resigned after tangling with the Trump administration.

by | July 23, 2017 | 01:13

While the police recorded the survivor's statement on Thursday, they have also recorded the statement of a nun, a vicar and her brother, who had been informed by the victim about the rape . The 51-year-old woman allegedly attempted suicide by taking an overdose of pills and is now admitted to a private hospital in Neyyatinkara. The probe team has now taken the legislator to the police headquarters for detailed questioning.

by | July 23, 2017 | 00:58

Donald Tusk, president of the European Council and former prime minister of Poland, strongly condemned the proposals, and said in a statement: "Bringing the courts under control of the governing party in the matter proposed by the Law and Justice Party (PiS) will ruin the already tarnished public opinion about Polish democracy".

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:59

One local tourist said he chose to leave because people were not allowed in their hotel rooms. There was banging. There was shaking. The port also suffered considerable damage, the Greek deputy Minister for Maritime Affairs and the Islands, Nektarios Santorinios, told Greece's state broadcaster after visiting Kos.

by | July 22, 2017 | 01:02

Germany's new travel advice set out the problems that have arisen in recent months - nine German citizens are now in custody as a result of the crackdown following last year's coup attempt in Turkey. "I strongly condemn statements by the German economy minister which aim to scare companies that invest in our economy". Germans, who once made up the biggest group of visitors to Turkey, are advised to take "increasing care" on trips there after German nationals were imprisoned "without ...

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:58

Also that day, the Oak Lawn Public Library's ( olpl.org ) solar eclipse party will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. and will include video feed from NASA , hands-on activities and Skyping with folks at Shawnee National Forest where totality will occur.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:54

The July 12 agreement between Qatar and the U.S. seeks to "track down and disable terror financing" and was signed during a visit to Doha by Tillerson. Gargash said that the pressure on Doha by the bloc "pays off" and could lead to "a sensible change of direction as a whole". Qatar has rejected the charges while refusing to accept the demands, citing the right to defend its sovereignty.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:54

He said the Indian Army, as a professional force, takes due care to avoid targeting civilians and Pak Army is expected to do the same. The 25-year-old youth, Tanveer Ahmed Wani, was martyred and many others were wounded when Indian Army fired upon the protesters in Beerwah area of the district.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:55

O.J. All four members of the parole board that met with Simpson today at the Lovelock Correction Center voted to grant his conditional release in October. Simpson told the board that, having done his time, he was eager to return to his children. "I've always thought I've been pretty good with people".

by | July 21, 2017 | 01:00

Both houses of parliament last week adopted separate legislation that would give the minister of justice the power to name the chief justices of the European Union member's common courts. It would mean that, while the Commission has long said PiS government policies put the rule of law in the country of 38 million people under systemic threat, it would now ask member states to officially confirm that assessment.

by | July 21, 2017 | 01:01

Greg Abbott , who is at the center of controversy over a bill that regulates bathroom use for transgender people, posed alongside a woman from San Antonio . By comparison, in 2017 all other states combined passed only 13 bills through at least one house. The House should find common ground with the Senate on some key upcoming issues in coming weeks, but won't move as fast.