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Trump promotes 'giant, beautiful, massive' tax plan

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The president and congressional Republicans this week released the outlines of a almost $6 trillion tax cut plan. After failing repeatedly to fulfill an ill-conceived and unwise pledge to dump Obamacare, the Republican-led Congress is leaving that embarrassing debacle behind and moving on to an overhaul of the tax code. Read More »

National Football League teams reveal anthem plans for Sunday

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As for school leaders, Monroe City School Board President Rodney McFarland said he won't allow a coach to punish a player for this kind of peaceful protest. "What they're interested in is getting a little bit lost in all this". Some have wondered why President Trump made a decision to go out of his way to attack the league and its players. Read More »

US Working to Implement North Korea Sanctions

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North Korean workers are also working in Chinese factories and other enterprises. Meanwhile tensions with the U.S. have continued to rise, with Donald Trump threatening to " totally destroy " North Korea if it doesn't curtail its strategic missile program during a recent UN General Assembly speech. Read More »

Over 300 National Guardsmen heading to Puerto Rico to help with recovery

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Buchanan is a 35-year infantry officer who led troops through four tours in Iraq and more recently served as a senior commander in Afghanistan. U.S. "But hopefully today has been a little bit better than yesterday was, and our hope is that tomorrow is a bit better". Donations will be sent by way of the governor's New York Empire State Relief & Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico. Read More »

SE Kansas woman dies after being assaulted, set on fire

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Horn, the suspect and the three officers were injured, but two officers were treated at a Joplin, Missouri, hospital and released. They say after officers arrived, the suspect threw fuel on Horn and the two officers and set them on fire. The two officers on the scene were then splashed with fuel, setting them on fire. The other officer was treated and released. News Talk KZRG is working to get more details, including the names of the victims. Read More »

Baylor trails Kansas State 20-3 at halftime

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Baylor displayed improvements in the second half, but in the end, it was Kansas State that came out with the win. Kansas State starts conference play leading the Big 12 in scoring defense (13.3 points allowed) and passing defense (153.7 yards). Read More »

Trump slams Puerto Rican mayor, says islanders 'want everything done for them'

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He has also made repeated reference to Puerto Rico's debt , even in the midst of a humanitarian catastrophe. Puerto Rico, a US territory that filed for the biggest-ever USA local government bankruptcy in May, was devastated when Hurricane Maria struck the Caribbean island 11 days ago, wiping out power, water and communications systems. Read More »

Governors appointed, Purohit gets Tamil Nadu, Mukhi Assam

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He is also the managing editor of English daily Hitavada, founded in 1911 by Gopal Krishna Gokhle. Banwarilal Purohit has been appointed governor of Tamil Nadu . He represented the Janakpuri constituency continuously since 1980 and won the seat seven times. Mr. Mukhi had earlier held the portfolios of Finance, Planning, Excise & Taxation and Higher Education in the Delhi Government. Read More »

Saturday's Texas Tech vs Oklahoma State Game Is a Sellout

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Texas Tech was unable to notch the equalizer as Oklahoma State's defense held on for the victory. NOTES: Texas Tech entered the game clinging to a 21-20-3 lead in the series versus Oklahoma State despite the Cowboys coming in with an eight-game winning streak versus the Red Raiders. Read More »

Baghdad halts worldwide flights to Kurdistan over referendum

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Iraq says it will be taking control of the borders of its northern Kurdistan region - which has voted controversially to break away from the country - in coordination with Iran and Turkey . Officials in Baghdad said the flights would resume if the central government received control of Kurdistan's airports. "I will not give up on the unity of Iraq, that is my national and constitutional duty". Read More »

Ohio State releases hype trailer for Rutgers game

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If Rutgers is better anywhere, it is on defense where it ranks sixth in the Big Ten in total defense, one spot ahead of Ohio State Offensively, it is thirteenth in the Big Ten , ahead of only IL. However, the Buckeyes are 1-3 against the spread , failing to cover in their last three games. Ohio State comes into the game at 3-1, having defeated UNLV 54-21 in its most recent game. Read More »

Brexit: Boris Johnson sets out four Brexit conditions

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Although he has remained loyal to Theresa May following the party's disastrous election result, he noted how Ms Davidson had the ability to appeal to younger generations with a "positive" message. The group - which includes ex-minister Owen Paterson - said the PM should not be afraid of a "no deal" scenario. The group, which also includes Tory backbencher Peter Bone and former minister David Jones, also ask for clarification on whether the United Kingdom will be obliged to abide by new ... Read More »

Flake: GOP needs to speak out against Moore's comments

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The incumbent senator was appointed by former Gov. Robert Bentley to take the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions when he became the us attorney general. "Vote for Senator Luther Strange , tough on crime & border - will never let you down!" The Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama, Roy Moore , leads Democrat Doug Jones by only six points among decided voters, 50.2 to 44.5, according to a poll released today by Decision Desk HQ. Read More »

United States notes changes in Beijing's stance on NK

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The State Department says Tillerson heads to Beijing on Thursday. Official Chinese customs data shows the country stuck to that pledge until August, when it imported 1.64 million tons of coal, worth about $138 million, from its smaller neighbor. Read More »

Mysterious illnesses hit United States diplomats in Cuba, ordered back home

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Investigators have been unable to determine who is responsible or what is causing these attacks. The State Department plans to issue a warning to Americans about traveling in Cuba, but the lawmakers discouraged any moves to end diplomatic ties or travel, or engage in retaliation, without identifying the parties who were responsible for the attacks. Read More »

Trump says Puerto Rico mayors 'want everything done for them'

I'm just a little mayor from the capital of San Juan. In tweets later in the morning, Trump accused the news media of purposefully downplaying the work of first responders in Puerto Rico. On Friday, Cruz criticized the government's response to Hurricane Maria , "We are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency and the bureaucracy". Read More »

Signaling detente, Turner, Abbott to hold joint appearance

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Now, however, with help from Abbott, Houston won't be needing that extra $50 million from residents. More than 60 people have died in connection with the storm, which also inflicted a staggering amount of damage on local infrastructure. "If we're going to rebuild in a way that will protect both the Texas economy as well as the national economy, we need to be able to rebuild in a way that will prevent flooding and catastrophic damages like this in the future, and that will require Congress ... Read More »

Canadian National Railway Company (CNR) EPS Estimated At $1.35

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The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, January 27 by FirstEnergy Capital. The institutional investor owned 12,711 shares of the transportation company's stock after selling 5,407 shares during the period. Therefore 69% are positive. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 11 by Goldman Sachs. On Wednesday, November 9 the stock rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to "Outperform". Read More »

Columbus police officer shot; suspect on the loose

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ISP said that the vehicle traveled south on State Road 11, turned onto a county road, before stopping near a water treatment plant. ISP said he was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital, treated and released. Saturday. Initial reports by Sgt. Stephen Wheeles stated Starke was struck while exchanging gunfire with the ISP SWAT team before being taken into custody, but his condition was unknown at the time. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise returns to Louisiana for first time after shooting

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Scalise limped into the chamber on crutches, wearing sneakers, smiling broadly and blowing kisses in his first public appearance since the June 14 shooting. Scalise's return comes after CBS released an excerpt of his first interview since he was seriously injured, when he said doctors "put me back together again". Read More »

'You're Going Straight To Hell' For Blasting San Juan Mayor

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Trump blamed the Mayor's "poor leadership". But Trump drew criticism from commentators for lashing out at critics and praising the work he has done, a break from presidents in the past who absorbed complaints from victims and offered consolation and promises of help. Read More »

FAA restricts drone flights near Grand Coulee Dam and other sites

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Though the new restriction will no doubt upset some drone owners, it aims to protect both the people who visit these places and the landmarks themselves. The link to these restrictions is also included in the FAA's B4UFLY mobile app. Drone violators might face civil penalties and criminal charges. The FAA has created tools to make operators aware of the restrictions, and warn that special cases will be few: "There are only a few exceptions that permit drone flights within these ... Read More »

Hafiz Saeed sends FM Asif Rs100m defamation notice

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Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, leader of the banned Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), sent a Rs100 million defamation notice through his legal team to Foreign Affairs Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif for his remarks at a public gathering in NY earlier this week. He said the a defamatory statement punishable under Section 500 of the Pakistan Penal Code. Expressing Islamabad's readiness to work with the United States, Asif said "Pakistan stands ready for effective management of the Afghan border to stop terrorist ... Read More »

Trump accuses San Juan mayor of 'poor leadership'

He then returned to his usual line of critique: blaming the media. In a series of tweets Saturday afternoon, Trump ripped "fake news critics" who are "working overtime" to attack his administration while actual Puerto Ricans give his team high marks. Read More »

Budget Panel Sidelines Obamacare Repeal

Corker also said he wants to "get down to lower corporate rates and get rid of all these insane issues that exist in our tax code", describing his opposition to raising the deficit as a "hard stand" in order to "make sure we stay fiscally sane". Read More »

NAB fails to deliver arrest warrants to Sharif's children

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Nawaz Sharif's personal secretary, Qamar Zaman, received the warrants from the six-member team led by a deputy director, which acted on the orders of the accountability court. "The former prime minister direly needs PPP support to deal withn the prevailing crisis", a source said, adding that Sharif trusted Riaz for delivering his message to Zardari to "fully cooperate" with him primarily to strengthen the democratic set-up. Read More »

Bullet train will kill everything: Chidambaram mocks at Modi

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Thackeray also took a pot-shot at the BJP government for having no money to upgrade infrastructure, but planning to run a bullet train that costs Rs 1.1 lakh crore. As if the apparent neglect by the Railways was not enough, Raj Thackeray on Saturday made statements that would be considered by many to be divisive and entirely against the famed all-inclusive "Spirit of Mumbai ", which is evident in the solidarity the people of the city show after every tragedy - natural or man-made. Read More »