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White House Exploring New Value-Added Tax And Carbon Tax

Only 16% of more than 1,000 respondents polled during a recent webcast expect tax reform to be achieved this year. Will it pay for itself with offsets or add to the deficit? "Obviously we're driving...

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United Nations meets on Syrian 'chemical attack'; death toll over 100

Bush had not gotten involved in the Middle East with its invasion of Iraq. "I think what happened in Syria is a disgrace to humanity and he's there, and I guess he's running things, so something sho...

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Flynn seeks immunity for Russia testimony

Flynn seeks immunity for Russia testimony

On February 13, Flynn announced his resignation after media reported he misled the Trump administration about the extent of his talks with Russian Ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak. The possibilit...

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Tillerson says Russia has 'failed' in Syria

Syria maintains it didn't use chemical weapons, blaming opposition fighters for stockpiling the chemicals. USA officials placed some of the blame on Russian Federation, one of Syria's most important...

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Ethics panel to probe complaints against Nunes

Ethics panel to probe complaints against Nunes

The Republican leader of the House investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. election announced Thursday (April 6) he was stepping aside after being criticised for being too close to Presi...

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Rex Tillerson's incredibly odd and confusing statement on North Korea

Rex Tillerson's incredibly odd and confusing statement on North Korea

October 2006: North Korea conducts first nuclear test. South Korean officials said McMaster spoke with his counterpart in Seoul , Kim Kwan-jin, on Thursday morning to discuss the North's missile la...

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Top Democrat accuses White House of trying to distract from Russian Federation investigation

Top Democrat accuses White House of trying to distract from Russian Federation investigation

The White House was not aware of Flynn's relationship with Inovo, the firm that hired him to promote Turkey in the U.S. Schiff called for the documents to be shared with the full intelligence committe...

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South Africans to protest against President Zuma on Friday

Jonas had meant to stay on at Parliament but realised after yesterday's briefing from the ANC's national working committee that the party will not allow its MPs to vote with their conscience on April ...

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House intelligence committee chair steps aside

House intelligence committee chair steps aside

Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina spoke Thursday after a closed-door committee meeting that was attended by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. He says Rep. The next day at a hastily arranged news confere...

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Trump considering options for Syria retaliation, source says

The U.S. led coalition fighting the Assad forces urged United Nations officials to "open an immediate investigation" and take the necessary measures to ensure the officials, perpetrators and supporter...

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Malaysia mystified by disappearance of 176 North Korean site workers

Malaysia mystified by disappearance of 176 North Korean site workers

Kim Jong-Nam, the elder half-brother of the North's young, unpredictable leader Kim Jong-Un, was killed at Kuala Lumpur's airport on Feburary 13 in a freakish assassination using VX nerve agent , a...

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Senate Ends Debate on Gorsuch Nomination

In this frame grab from video provided by Senate Television, Sen. Merkley held the Senate floor through the nigh. Democrats also remain livid over Mr McConnell's decision last year to deny conside...

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Dejected Johnson laments withdrawing from Masters

For lack of any better words, it was a dream. "I don't think there will be a lot of scores under par, but some of these guys are so good that they will shoot under par", he said, predicting that t...

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Theresa May: UK is not ignoring principles with Saudi deals

Theresa May: UK is not ignoring principles with Saudi deals

Saudi Arabia plans to list less than 5 percent of the world's largest oil-producing company on the Saudi exchange and another global exchange, possibly by next year. "I hope that people see me as a wo...

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WhatsApp to launch P2P payment platform in India

WhatsApp to launch P2P payment platform in India

WhatsApp seems to be laying down the groundwork for a P2P operation in India. India is seeing unprecedented activity in digital payments, particularly since the government banned high-value currency...

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Republicans invoke 'nuclear option' to help get Gorsuch confirmed

The Senate is set to debate on Gorsuch over the following days, with a vote expected by the end of the week. Moderate Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME said about 10 senators from both parties wor...

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S. Korea, US, Japan vow to closely cooperate against NK provocations

SEOUL, South Korea A North Korean missile test ended in failure Wednesday when the rocket spun out of control and plunged into the ocean in a fiery crash, a senior USA defense official said. North Kor...

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China summit at Trump's resort polishes Mar-a-Lago brand

The first meaningful discussions between arguably the two most powerful people on the planet are, of course, hugely significant . The tough-talking new president has repeatedly and very publicly ind...

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Trump set to meet with China's president amid North Korea crisis

The most urgent problem facing Trump and Xi is how to persuade nuclear-armed North Korea to halt unpredictable behavior like missile test launches that have heightened tensions in South Korea and Japa...

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Le Pen Says Banks Will Not Quit France If France Quits Euro

Tuesday's debate will see all 11 contenders take to the stage for the first time, again favouring a memorable soundbite over waffle and leaving little time for anyone to make an impact. The centre-rig...

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Police investigate Indian lawmaker over airline sandal fracas

An IndiGo spokesperson said the airline supports a "no fly" list. "Air India and member airlines have chose to ban this MP from flying on all our flights with immediate effect", the Federation of In...

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Russia says too early to accuse Syrian government over gas attack - RIA

The U.N. ambassadors for Britain and France criticized Russian Federation directly for protecting the Assad government at the expense of civilians, and called on Russian Federation to support a new U....

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China's president to meet Trump in Florida

He also pressed forward with his rhetoric that the U.S. has been "treated unfairly" on the trade front. "I suspect that Xi is a very confident fellow, and probably thinks he's going to come in and s...

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Survivors of Syria chemical attack grapple with fallout

Until now, the US has focused only on targeting Islamic State militants. A USA official said options being discussed by the Pentagon and White House after the gas attack could include grounding ...

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Survivors of Syria chemical attack grapple with fallout

Until now, the US has focused only on targeting Islamic State militants. A USA official said options being discussed by the Pentagon and White House after the gas attack could include grounding ...

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Xi arrives in US for first meeting with Trump

Earlier this week, a senior White House official said during a briefing to preview the summit that how to deal with North Korea is a "test of the relationship" between the US and China. But more imp...

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Aamir Khan NOT to release 'Dangal' in Pakistan. Here's why

Aamir Khan NOT to release 'Dangal' in Pakistan. Here's why

The movie was released in India previous year and was widely appreciated. The film could not be released simultaneously there when it released in India in December because of the temporary ban on In...

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US, Russia 'compete for PYD/YPG control' in Syria

Humanitarian workers and the rebels blame Syria's air force for dropping the chemical, but the claim has been denied by Assad's government. In retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons a...

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Russia preparing statement on US strikes

Russia preparing statement on US strikes

The governor of Homs province said he did not believe the strikes caused a large number of "human casualties". There are reports that some troops have been killed, but this is as yet unconfirmed, as r...

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J&K avalanche: Three soldiers dead in Batalik sector

J&K avalanche: Three soldiers dead in Batalik sector

Specially trained and equipped ARTs have been pressed into service", said Colonel Kalia. Since Tuesday, most places of the state received moderate to heavy rains. Water level in the Jhelum river has...

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Weather Service confirms Cleburne County tornado

Weather Service confirms Cleburne County tornado

However, the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center said there's a 10 percent chance for tornadoes in Nashville and a 15 percent chance for the eastern areas. It left downed power lines an...

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Trump to be briefed on full range of military options in Syria

The sudden USA military action against the Assad regime marks a stunning development in Syria s brutal, six-year conflict and a sudden about-face for Trump . "Assad's role in the future is uncertain,...

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Pressure Builds On Nunes To Recuse Himself

Pressure Builds On Nunes To Recuse Himself

The committee's beleaguered chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), abruptly cancelled the hearing late last week, without notifying any of his colleagues. Schiff said he only wanted Comey to testif...

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United States cruise missile strike on Syria

The Pentagon notified the Russians before the strike was launched, and U.S. military planners "took precautions to minimize risk to Russian or Syrian personnel located at the airfield", according to C...

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O'Reilly advertisers keep defecting

O'Reilly advertisers keep defecting

Paul Rittenberg, executive vice president for ad sales, said the network is trying to accommodate O'Reilly's advertisers by moving their spots to other programs on the channel. "I don't think Bill did...

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