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Theresa May and EU's Antonio Tajani discuss red lines for Brexit

The leader of the main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, pressed May in Parliament Wednesday to take part in a televised debate ahead of the election, but May maintained she had no interest in doing so. And a Labour government elected on June 8th won't play by their rules. It's a rigged system set up by the wealth extractors for the wealth extractors. Read More »

Tensions rise after Turkish attack on Syrian Kurds

A YPG spokesman said later that 20 fighters were killed and 18 others wounded. The targets were hit to prevent the PKK from sending " terrorists , arms, ammunition and explosives to Turkey", the statement said, adding that the operation was conducted "within the scope of the global law". Read More »

Home Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to the martyred CRPF personnel

Some of our companions were falling like trees crashing down", said Mohammed, who is recovering in a hospital in Raipur . "They are being used as human shields", he said . Awasthi further stated, "The CRPF's were attacked while they were eating". The farmers, led by Nem Singh, argued that the government suspends a district collector or superintendent of police if they fail to maintain law and order. Read More »

Venezuelan President Endorses Local Elections, not Presidential

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has sought fresh talks with the opposition and endorsed local elections as he braces for further protests planned Monday, the BBC reports . But opposition leaders had no plans to meet with Maduro. Although it partly reversed course after an global outcry, the move fueled widespread indignation in Venezuela that was heightened when an order came down barring Capriles from political office. Read More »

Recent Analysts Ratings CVS Health Corporation (CVS)

A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of CVS. These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for CVS to be -6.8%. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 21st will be issued a $0.50 dividend. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.43%. Read More »

Instead of launching tax reform, Trump could ground it - Source Politico

While the Republican base remains largely supportive, Trump's disapproval among Democrats is 87%, with virtually all saying they "strongly disapprove" of his performance. Chris Edwards, director of tax policy studies at the libertarian Cato Institute, said cuts in corporate tax rates in the United Kingdom and Canada had not led to lost revenues. Read More »

Top foreign policy moments of Trump's 1st 100 days

The TPC was working off a plan from the Trump campaign that was thin on details. Cutting the tax on pass-throughs, meanwhile, would boost tax avoidance by encouraging people to take wages in the form of lower-taxed pass-through income . Read More »

KNWA - President Donald Trump is approaching his 100th day in office

In the face of fierce Democratic opposition to funding the wall's construction, White House officials signaled Monday that the president may be open to an agreement that includes money for border security if not specifically for a wall, with an emphasis on technology and border agents rather than a structure. Read More »

France's Le Pen upstages rival Macron with stop at factory

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Le Pen was booed by some workers in the fruits and vegetables section. The Socialist candidate was eliminated with a humiliating 6.36 percent and that of the centre-right Republicans came in third on Sunday with 20 percent. "Mrs Le Pen is using the situation for political ends, stirring up crowds on a parking lot", he said. Even before Le Pen's impromptu appearance, Macron's intervention in the Whirlpool factory's future, in a region where Le Pen got more votes than him in the first-round ... Read More »

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners launch mass hunger strike

Barghouti's call for the strike has given it added credibility, with the 57-year-old serving five life sentences over his role in the second Palestinian intifada or uprising. Nowhere is there any reference to Barghouti's leadership of the Palestinian terror group Tanzim, or his multiple murder convictions. Barghouti, who disputed the court's jurisdiction and didn't mount a defense, has been in prison since 2002. Read More »

Workers boo Marine Le Pen as she visits Paris food market

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Le Pen has long savoured the prospect of the clash, seeing her rival as the face of "internationalism" versus her "France for the French" nationalism. He has pledged to field candidates in... "We didn't do the work - intellectual, ideological and political - on what the left is, and we paid the price". Read More »

China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

The ship, which has not yet been named, ceremonially entered the water with much fanfare at 9 a.m. local time , reports the state-run Xinhua news agency. The carrier will have more testing and fitting of equipment before trials in the water . The Liaoning conducted its first live-fire drill in December before heading to the South China Sea, raising concerns in Taiwan and neighbouring countries, such as Japan and Vietnam, which have overlapping territorial claims with China in the East ... Read More »

Obama Makes First Public Speech Since Leaving Office

Speaking at the University of Chicago, in his adopted hometown, the former United States president, looking relaxed after an extended vacation time to write his memoirs, opened to the event by quipping: "So, uh, what's been going on while I've been gone? " that made the audience laugh. Read More »

NK marks military anniversary with live-fire drill

In a further warning of its military might, North Korea said the USA will have to choose between political and military surrender if Washington launches a preemptive strike, Yonhap reported Tuesday. According to China's state-run CCTV network, Trump and Xi discussed the North Korean nuclear issue in a telephone conversation on the morning of April. Read More »

Government shutdown: Border wall money out, Obamacare fight on

U.S President Donald Trump's core campaign promise to build a wall on the Mexican border threatens to bring the United States government to a halt this week. Democrats say they would only agree with the extension if Trump withdraws the wall funding. Once, in 2013, there was a 16-day shutdown of the federal government, which cost the nation an estimated $1 billion-plus a day. Read More »

President Trump Signs Executive Order for Reviewing National Monuments

However, a question mark will now hangs over its status, as President Trump is expected to order a review of all the monuments designated by his predecessor. Conservation groups have condemned the impending executive order as an attack on USA public lands. Zinke said he would not "predispose what the outcome is going to be" with any individual monument. Read More »

Tad Cummins arrest: Tipster reveals how teacher covered up identity

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The Thomas family is asking for privacy as "this journey begins". "Elizabeth is a little child", Whatley said. "She is a little girl in every sense of the word". "And a couple of times he always kept her in the vehicle and he would be like 'she's asleep, ' you know, and I'm like okay. Her mood was very alternating", he said. Read More »

SC to hear plea challenging mandatory Aadhaar move by Centre

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Senior advocate Arvind Datar, appearing for a petitioner, told the bench that section 139AA was not part of the original Finance Bill and was introduced at the last moment. "When Aadhaar Act says it is voluntary, how can the government make it mandatory for the Income Tax Act", he said. "My right of not to have a Aadhaar cannot be taken away indirectly", he said. Read More »

Speaker Ryan At Odds With White House Over Obamacare Subsidies

But amid House Republican indecision about health care reform overall and the messy process of keeping the federal government from shutting down despite GOP control of Congress and the White House, Mulvaney's and Ryan's statements indicate that threat could become a reality soon. Read More »

Canadian federal government to announce new marijuana legislation

In the United States, voters in California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada decided previous year to approve the use of recreational marijuana, joining Colorado, Oregon, Washington state, Alaska and Washington, D.C. "We want to make sure that we are protecting the vulnerable and the youth, that we are promoting public health and road safety and that we are focusing on prevention and harm reduction", Naqvi said. Read More »

Trump errs on the court system

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Out of our very big country, with many choices, does everyone notice that both the "ban" case and now the "sanctuary" case is brought in the Ninth Circuit. The 80 percent "overturn" rate mentioned by President Trump refers to cases originating in the Ninth Circuit actually accepted by the Supreme Court. Read More »

White House set to unveil tax reform blueprint

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The 15 percent rate is lower than what House Republicans proposed in the tax cut blueprint being pitched by House Speaker Paul Ryan, and it could be hard to move through Congress. Hunter Blair, budget analyst at the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute, said the proposals were "basically a huge tax cut for the rich". On Tuesday, the official scorekeeper for Congress dealt the argument - and Trump's plan - another blow. Read More »

China launches first domestically built aircraft carrier

They say the military buildup is raising concern among China's neighbors. "With the expansion of foreign trade, as well as China's "One Belt and One Road" initiative, the Chinese navy has taken on a new mission, which is to protect the country's overseas interests", a report in the same daily said. Read More »

Looting, shootings leave 13 dead in one day in Venezuela

Tens of thousands of protesters flooded the streets again Thursday, one day after three people were killed and hundreds arrested in the biggest anti-government demonstrations in years. Although it partly reversed course after an global outcry, the move fueled widespread indignation in Venezuela that was heightened when an order came down barring Capriles from political office. Read More »

Erdogan slams Council of Europe decision to put Turkey on watchlist

The opposition, which argues that the decision by the Supreme Election Board (YSK) on the envelopes opened the way for fraud, launched a failed bid to annul the referendum last week. He said he was ready to take the question of European Union accession to a referendum and that Turkey could not wait indefinitely after 54 years at the door. Read More »

JEE (Main) 2017 results to be out on April 27

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JEE Main exam has two papers, Paper-1 and Paper-2. Official website www.jeemain.nic.in and www.cbseresults.nic.in will avail the results. The final list of Institutions admitting students (with intake in each discipline and category as per reservation) through JEE (Main)-2017 will be available on the website of seat allocation board in the month of May/June 2017. Read More »

Trump slams wrong court for 'ridiculous ruling' over sanctuary cities order

He said: "Federal funding that bears no meaningful relationship to immigration enforcement can not be threatened merely because a jurisdiction chooses an immigration enforcement strategy of which the president disapproves". As we've previously reported, Texas' ban could impact even cities that don't put themselves in the "sanctuary" category, cities like San Antonio, where police have a policy of discouraging officers from inquiring about immigration status. Read More »

US 'Armada' to Reach Korea Later This Week

North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests in recent years, and is working to nuclear missiles that can reach the United States. The North has historically marked important anniversaries with provocative events such as missile launches or nuclear tests. Read More »

Congress Focuses On Averting Shutdown, But Trump Wants More In Budget Deal

Still, there is no guarantee that the math of health care will change any time soon. "We'll see what happens", US President Donald Trump told reporters Thursday. Representative Rodney Davis told CNN on Friday he did not know what was in the deal, but added, "I'm not going to be for a plan that is going to allow for pre-existing conditions to not be covered". Read More »

Tens of Thousands March for Science in Manhattan

One speaker on the stage held up her pink knit hat from when she participated in the Women's March in DC in January and said she was proud to continue her activism against the Trump Administration at the March for Science. While the movement was started by scientists sceptical of the agenda of Mr Trump, the marches have quickly spread globally amid what people believe is growing scepticism from politicians and others on topics such as vaccinations, genetically modified organisms and evolution. Read More »