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Stoke v West Ham Betting Tips


I had a couple of meetings with them individually and I explained to them my decision like I explained the one that happened to Adrian after about 10 games of the season", said Bilic at a press conference ahead of West Ham's trip to Stoke City on Saturday. Read More »

Krauthammer: Trump Admin Can Pursue 3 Possible Objectives in North Korea

China banned coal imports from North Korea in February - one of the country's key exports - and is reportedly also considering restricting oil shipments if Pyongyang continues to behave belligerently. But in a wide-ranging interview with Reuters from the Oval Office, Mr Trump - who met Mr Xi earlier this month - said the Chinese president "certainly doesn't want to see turmoil and death". Read More »

Trump's tax plan won't affect 401(k) deductions, White House says after confusion

In its editorial titled " President Trump's Laughable Plan to Cut His Own Taxes ", The NYT claims the tax plan was created exclusively to benefit Trump and other rich captains of industry. The New York Times' Nate Cohn reported that swing Republican-leaning districts would be hit hardest by the elimination of the provision. The administration says it would ensure that wealthier Americans wouldn't exploit the lower pass-through rate, but it provided no details on how that would do so. Read More »

House Republicans introduce one-week spending bill to continue budget talks

Trump's Twitter tirade - six messages over the course of just two minutes - came a day before an expected Congressional vote on appropriations that would seek to avoid a shutdown of the federal government. But on Thursday House Democrats threatened to block legislation that would prevent a shutdown if Republicans scheduled a vote on their healthcare bill over the next few days. Read More »

US troops killed in eastern Afghanistan


About two weeks ago, the U.S. dropped what's called the "mother of all bombs" on an IS complex in Nangahar Province, just days after a U.S. Army special forces soldier was killed in the region. To date, more than 2,300 Americans have been killed and over 17,000 wounded since the USA invaded after the September 11, 2001, attacks. Another US soldier was killed earlier in April while carrying out operations against Islamic State, also known as Isis, in the same province. Read More »

Samsung flags record profits despite Galaxy Note fiasco

After pressure from environmental groups including Greenpeace, Samsung committed to refurbishing and reselling some of the estimated four million Note 7 smartphones recalled from customers past year. What will the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 specifications be like? There are rumors that say a foldable Galaxy X may be unveiled this year, but most reports claim that Samsung will conduct a limited trial run at best to test the market. Read More »

Navy head says North Korea crisis is worst he's seen

Seoul today brushed aside US President Donald Trump's suggestion that it should pay for a United States dollars 1 billion missile defence system the two allies are installing in South Korea to guard against threats from the North. US President Donald Trump said on Thursday not to discount the chance of a military conflict with North Korea. "(I call on the USA to) take THAAD back (to your territory)", Sim said on the stump in central Seoul. Read More »

Venezuelan unrest continues as Maduro decides to quit OAS

Maduro also tried sending a message of cooperation to Donald Trump in English, although reporters failed to confirm what the message was. Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said Wednesday that the country would leave the Organization of American States (OAS). Read More »

Saudi Arabia says foils bombing attempt on Aramco fuel distribution terminal


The boat was loaded with "strong explosive material", it said. The ministry vowed to foil all "terrorist attempts" against the kingdom and to "reach those behind them from the Huthi militias". A Yemeni pro-government military commander along with at least seven soldiers were killed Thursday in Yemen's northeast province of Marib in a missile attack fired by rebel Houthi fighters, a military official said. Read More »

Is Trump tax reform a step forward or backward?

But there's an even bigger potential windfall that investors should be paying attention to: The one-time tax holiday for USA companies that want to repatriate cash from their foreign subsidiaries. During the campaign, Trump proposed exempting households from paying taxes on their first $15,000 in income, regardless of the type or size of the household. Read More »

What Tad Cummins' journey back to Tennessee will look like

According to divorce papers filed by dad Anthony Thomas on Monday, the 15-year-old was physically abused by her mother for months before her parents separated in November 2015. Federal court documents filed Monday show the 50-year-old Cummins switched vehicle license plates twice, disabled his vehicle's GPS system, used aliases, altered his appearance, paid only in cash and used back roads during his almost six weeks on the run. Read More »

Hamas in Gaza says it won't be cowed by Abbas' threats

A normal day in Gaza includes electric power for about four hours. FILE - In this January 25, 2016 file photo, Palestinians, who get only several hours of electricity a day, sit around a fire outside their home in Gaza City. Israel holds that conditions are in line with worldwide standards. Israeli sources said Gaza needs 400 megawatts of power to ensure full 24-hour supply to its residents. Read More »

Exxon wants waiver from USA sanctions to restart Russian Federation oil venture

With the sanctions still in place under President Trump, Exxon's Black Sea exploration rights are nearly due to expire, putting pressure on the oil company to negotiate a waiver from the US Treasury Department. -Russia relationship, with dual congressional inquiries and the FBI investigating both alleged Kremlin meddling in the 2016 election and potential coordination between the Russian government and Trump's team. Read More »

Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after barricade


He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:29 a.m. Delaware State Police Master Corporal Gary Fournier stated on Wednesday, "the suspect has been firing shots at the police officers from the residence that he lives in and is now held up in the house". Read More »

Erdogan to meet Trump on May 16-17 in Washington


Turkey's main opposition party said Friday it would challenge at a top court a last-minute change to voting rules in last weekend's referendum on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers. "It is clearly stated in their decisions", he added. CHP lawmaker Levent Gok told reporters on Saturday that Bozdag's tweets mean the justice minister "put pressure on the judges, instructed them and threatened them". Read More »

Shareholder proxy Glass Lewis recommends vote against Barclays board member


The solid quarter may be marred by shareholder concerns over a whistleblowing scandal, where Staley tried to identify the writer of two anonymous letters about a senior executive. He made it a priority to instil the highest ethical standards at the bank. ISS said in its report to Barclays shareholders: "Given his personal involvement and accountability in this matter, and given the importance of his role as the group CEO, an abstention on his re-election is considered appropriate". Read More »

Trump says "major, major" conflict with N. Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy

U.S. President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday he will either renegotiate or terminate what he called a "horrible" free trade deal with South Korea and said Seoul should pay for a U.S. The South Korean Defense Ministry said that there was no change to its position that the USA would bear the cost of THAAD deployment, Yonhap news agency reported. Read More »

Trump's Tax Plan: A Move in the Right Direction


The florist has a range of possibilities, not just from the prospect of lower taxes, but that he'd get more business from customers who have more money to spend. An analysis from the Tax Policy Center of Trump's plan during the campaign - which the new plan is based on - found that 51 percent of the plan's benefits would go to the wealthiest 1 percent of taxpayers. Read More »

Trump weighs order that would start process of withdrawing from NAFTA

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Tuesday that Canada is a close ally, but says that by "dumping" lumber , is "not a good neighbor ". Senior White House officials had spent recent days discussing steps that could be taken to start the process of renegotiating or withdrawing from NAFTA before the end of Trump's first 100 days in office, according to a person familiar with the president's thinking. Read More »

House to vote on North Korean sanctions next week

Harry Harris Jr., told Congress on Wednesday the system would be operational within days. The Trump administration has also said it will tighten economic sanctions against Pyongyang to halt Kim Jong-Un's nuclear weapons programme and ballistic missile tests. Read More »

Trump assures constructing the wall against Mexico border

Republican Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) said on Fox Business News Wednesday that building a wall from sea to shining sea is the most expensive and least effective way to do border security. At the same time , House Republicans had a breakthrough on their moribund health care legislation as a key group of conservatives, the House Freedom Caucus, announced it would support a revised version of the bill. Read More »

Tensions Between The US And N. Korea Likely Won't End Soon

In the event, there has been much sabre-rattling on both sides, but no nuclear test. The allies' decision to swiftly deploy the anti-missile system reflects their determination to strengthen their capabilities to thwart North Korea's military provocations amid heightened tension on the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Venezuela to withdraw from OAS

Venezuela defied global pressure over its deadly political crisis as European lawmakers accused its government of "brutal repression" and US President Donald Trump called the country "a mess". Maduro has blamed Venezuela's problems on the United States and the opposition. Opposition leaders said the video was evidence of fissures within "Chavismo", a movement founded by the charismatic Chavez that has taken a hit under Maduro, a former bus driver and union leader whose presidency has been ... Read More »

Terror arrest near Houses of Parliament

A builder working on the road nearby said: "I saw the police officers catch him". It is understood the arrest of the 27-year-old suspect was "intelligence-led" and was made as part of a joint operation being carried out by MI5 and counter-terrorism police. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn Refuses To Rule Out Second EU Referendum On Brexit Deal

The decision to hold the election on 8 June - three years earlier than scheduled - was approved on Wednesday, with 522 MPs in favour and 13 against. "But things can, and they will, change". While fellow South East MEP, the Green Party's Keith Taylor said the vote was the equivalent to a second referendum on Brexit. "So we need a general election and we need one now, because we have at this moment a one-off chance to get this done while the European Union agrees its negotiating position and ... Read More »

Pochettino: Tottenham now must 'dream big' and focus on winning trophies


Eriksen has appeared 44 times for the Londoners this season, scoring 12 goals and has set up an impressive 20 more for his team-mates. "I'm very pleased with my players, a big effort", he said , as reported by The Telegraph . The result marked the first time Tottenham have managed eight straight league victories since 1960. "The team is showing we are ready this season to fight". Read More »

Mnuchin says business tax rate at 15 percent in Trump tax plan


It would eliminate the estate tax and reduce taxes on investments, typically paid by the rich. He also wants to get rid of numerous income-tax brackets for individuals, although there is still disagreement over where to set the rates. Speaking on Fox News on Tuesday, Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway said: "Building that wall and having it funded remains an important priority to him but we also know that that can happen later this year and into next year, and in the interim you see other smart ... Read More »

United Kingdom could strike in Syria without MP vote

The US carried out a missile strike sending 59 cruise missiles at the Sharyat airbase days after the chemical weapons attack in Idlib. "I think it would be very hard for us to say no". He added: "Critically, the government must seek the consent of parliament. May would be wise not to use the cover of an election to push this through". Read More »

Book sale set May 6


Prices start at $1. Saturday hours are 9 1 p.m. with free admission. This year, to avoid having to destroy books or having to ship them off to a book broker, we contacted local businesses asking them to accept books that could then be donated to their customers. Read More »

Canada hits back in dairy dispute with the US


Trump said during a speech in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday that Canada has been "very unfair" to dairy farmers and "we're going to start working on that". The document "clearly shows that the poor performance of the USA dairy sector is due to overproduction in the United States and around the world", he argues. Read More »

Trump Has Low Poll Numbers In First 100 Days


Just hours later, the president signs an executive order for "new vetting measures", barring those fleeing from Syria indefinitely and imposing a 90-day ban on entry to the USA for people from seven Muslim-majority nations. "If Republicans announce their intention to bring their harmful "TrumpCare" bill to the House Floor tomorrow or Saturday, I will oppose a one-week continuing resolution and will advise House Democrats to oppose it as well", Hoyer said in a statement. Read More »

National Football League prospect to meet with police Monday on rape accusation


Raiders coach Jack Del Rio concurred, saying Conley was "well respected" by his peers and could play in man or zone defenses. "It's been real emotional [this week] but I got through it". And coming off a season where the Buckeyes' secondary proved to be as shutdown as any defensive unit in the college football, it is not surprising that all their first-round picks came out of the defensive backfield. Read More »

Trump doesn't write off chance of 'major, major' conflict with North Korea

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will attend the meeting that follows weeks of warnings from the United States administration that it will no longer tolerate North Korea's missile launches and nuclear tests. Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-gyun said the battery will soon be put into "actual operation", not merely "testing operation", giving South Korean and the USA the capacity to deal with North Korean provocations. Read More »