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Ryan heads east to tout tax plan Featured

Ryan heads east to tout tax plan Featured Ryan has repeatedly boasted that the tax plan will mean Americans completing their tax filings on forms the size of a postcard. "Too many tax cuts, like too much beer, can be a problem", it adds. "Instead of a source of pride, our tax code has become a constant source of frustration", Ryan said. Schumer noted that some working families could end up paying higher taxes under the GOP plan becaus... [Full Article...]

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test Arthur continued: "Things are shaping up well and this is a real challenge for us. We have to remember their discipline (of Younis and Misbah) and whatever they told us should be implemented on the field and start afresh", said Ahmed ahead of the unveiling of the Test trophy in the UAE Capital on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

North Korea incapable of shooting down US planes despite threats

The decision, which has not yet been confirmed by the Pentagon, comes at a time of escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea, with many analysts concerned that incendiary rhetoric, combined with more frequent flyovers by American bombers, could lead to a catastrophic miscalculation. [Full Article...]

KRG rejects Iraq's decision against Kurdistan, encourages dialogue

KRG rejects Iraq's decision against Kurdistan, encourages dialogue It has flourished amid Iraq's civil war but may struggle to maintain investment if it is blockaded economically. The measure is a response to the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum , reports BTV. The UN on Wednesday urged a cooling of tensions after Kurds in northern Iraq voted overwhelmingly in favor of independence from Baghdad in an illegitimate referendum . [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria weakens to tropical storm

As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, Maria is back to hurricane status. The miserable conditions could cause travel chaos, damage to homes and widespread power cuts. "However, it is important to say that any weather impacts will be very different from those experienced in the Caribbean". "At the moment the track of Maria is uncertain and therefore the direction in which it takes as it weakens and beco... [Full Article...]

Top Office Denies US Strategic Assets to be Deployed from Year's End

Top Office Denies US Strategic Assets to be Deployed from Year's End Such a conflict risks a devastating artillery barrage on the South Korean capital city of Seoul . "Our government's determination to protect peace requires strong defense capabilities". "We don't think there's an easy military solution to this problem", said McMaster, who believed any solution would be an worldwide effort. But even in his address, Moon emphatically stated that "What is clear is... [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico crisis: What the Jones Act controversy is all about

Puerto Rico crisis: What the Jones Act controversy is all about Trump said . He noted the shipping industry opposes a waiver. The President Of The United States revealed on Tuesday that his administration is struggling to get assistance to Puerto Rico because Trump thinks that the island is located in the Carribean Sea. [Full Article...]

Trump defends relief response to Puerto Rico

Trump defends relief response to Puerto Rico The roads are passable now, but the community is still isolated. But the difference is, this is an island sitting in the middle of an ocean. George hit Puerto Rico in 1998. Gulf Coast, Canada and Europe carrying petroleum products, data compiled by Bloomberg show. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., who had been organizing a visit to Puerto Rico by several representatives and senators from both parties, "is n... [Full Article...]

IAF aircraft crashes on the outskirts of Hyderabad, no casualties reported

IAF aircraft crashes on the outskirts of Hyderabad, no casualties reported The pilot is reported safe. Both pilots landed on the ground unhurt. Reports said the aircraft took off from Hakimpet training academy in Hyderabad and was going to Keesra on a training sortie. "According to the villager, soon after crashing the aircraft burst into flames", Rafeeq said. Within five minutes of the crash, police and the fire tenders reached the spot. [Full Article...]

Facebook details blood donation plan for India

Facebook details blood donation plan for India And in lieu of this, Facebook has come up with a solution for the blood needs of the country. By raising awareness and growing the number of blood donors in India , we want to make it easier for people and organizations to give and receive blood. [Full Article...]

Fr Tom Uzhunnalil arrives in Delhi, meets Modi and Sushma

Fr Tom Uzhunnalil arrives in Delhi, meets Modi and Sushma Talking to media in the national capital, Father Uzhunnalil said, "He (Prime Minister Narendra Modi ) was happy that I am freed". Speaking to reporters at the airport, Uzhunnalil thanked people who helped in his rescue . Father Tom is expected to visit family in India before taking up another assignment. He also said the ISIS had asked him who would help him - the government or the church? ... [Full Article...]

Some NFL Team Owners Are 'Afraid Of Their Players'

Some NFL Team Owners Are 'Afraid Of Their Players' They can not disrespect our flag or our national anthem". "When they are protesting during a football game, I think they can find better places", Trump said. "You have to have people stand with respect". That has only spurred more protests, with some owners joining their teams in taking a knee. In fact, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft - who is a personal friend of Trump's - was amo... [Full Article...]

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal To Flag Off 60 New Suburban Train Services

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal To Flag Off 60 New Suburban Train Services The minister said the railways will launch over 100 train services from Mumbai from October 1 to November 1. He said GE has already shipped the first diesel locomotive to India and another would reach here early next year. It entailed supply of 1,000 diesel locomotives over the next 10 years. It was quite an interesting fact for me that in late 1960s railways started using computers. [Full Article...]

The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Rico

The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Rico White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced the decision in a Twitter message. The law was put in place in 1920 and makes it twice as expensive to ship things from the USA mainland to Puerto Rico as it is to ship from any other port in the world. [Full Article...]

Handgun Found On Annapolis High School Bus

Handgun Found On Annapolis High School Bus A school spokesman says an employee spotted something shiny in a student's bag. This is the second time that a gun has been found at a school in Anne Arundel County this month. Someone told police the student had a gun, and police then confronted the teen and later arrested him. Two students, both juveniles, were taken into police custody and were transported to the St. [Full Article...]

Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino, athletic director Tom Jurich fired

Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino, athletic director Tom Jurich fired Board of Trustees chairman J. David Grissom said he and other trustees were in unanimous support of Postel's actions. The report comes after federal investigators announced charges against 10 men who are accused of bribing the families of college recruits with hundreds of thousands of dollars in exchange for a college commitment. [Full Article...]

Tourist killed, another critically hurt in 'significant' rock slide

Tourist killed, another critically hurt in 'significant' rock slide Yosemite National Park said that the rockfall was near the Waterfall climbing route on the eastern face of the rock. At least 30 climbers were on the wall at the time, and all have been accounted for, Yosemite National Park spokesman Scott Gediman said. [Full Article...]

Scalise: Surgeries After Shooting Were Like 'Rebuilding Humpty Dumpty'

Scalise: Surgeries After Shooting Were Like 'Rebuilding Humpty Dumpty' The rifle-wielding attacker had grievances against President Donald Trump and the GOP. Majority Whip Steve Scalise is telling his colleagues: "You have no idea how great this feels to be back at work in the people's House". James Hodgkinson , 60, opened fire during a Republican practice for the Congressional Baseball Game , an annual bi-partisan charitable event. Hodgkinson, was pronounced... [Full Article...]

Employee Dead After Scaffolding Collapses At Miami Television Tower

Employee Dead After Scaffolding Collapses At Miami Television Tower On Wednesday afternoon, three tower workers were killed after scaffolding on the television tower for WSVN Channel 7 and WPLG TV Channel 10 collapsed. "I saw the guy on top of it, the cord was hanging down", said Eric Garner, who called 911. Video shown on WPLG showed that the scaffolding extended from a crane-type device on the ground near the tower. [Full Article...]

FCC Chairman wants Apple to enable FM in iPhones for emergencies

FCC Chairman wants Apple to enable FM in iPhones for emergencies Hurricanes often knock out cellular networks , but FM transmissions cover a much wider range and can come back more quickly after a storm, as broadcasters only have to fix one tower. Reuters reports that Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) also wants Apple to activate the chips, saying in a statement, "The bottom line is consumers need critical information in times of emergency". [Full Article...]


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