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by | November 06, 2017 | 16:31

Cuomo went further, alleging that Republicans want to punish residents of Democratic states. The promise of a "massive" middle-class tax cut is a lie. Call your congressman. Tell him to keep the deduction for state income taxes. "We believe the package as a whole represents the best chance in 30 years to accomplish the tax reforms that all elements of the American economy so vitally need".

by | November 06, 2017 | 18:14

That decision comes as almost 600 refugees and asylum seekers, who are cut off from food, water, and medical supplies, remain barricaded inside a now-closed detention centre over fears for their safety. "I don't want to give away too much of that conversation but it's fair to say a number of states speaking more broadly have taken issue with ISDS clauses", Ms Ardern said on Sunday.

by | November 06, 2017 | 17:29

The foreign minister said self-defence and self-interest is Pakistan's foremost priority and the country will not allow its soil to be used against any other country. Addressing the fourth round of the US-Pakistan Bilateral Dialogue - organised by private think tanks to improve bilateral relations and work towards a resolution of the conflict in Afghanistan - in Islamabad, Asif said Pakistan has always opted for comprehensive dialogue for a peaceful neighbourhood, according to state-run Radio ...

by | November 06, 2017 | 17:23

The Duchy of Lancastar, who handles the Queen's estates, has reportedly invested in retailers including BrightHouse, which has recently been criticised for "exploitation" of vulnerable customers. It was also found to have indirectly contributed funds to the now collapsed off-license retailer Threshers, which went bust in 2009 owing £17.5 million in United Kingdom tax and costing 6000 people their jobs.

by | November 06, 2017 | 15:58

PNG's High Court ruled past year that the Manus centre, first opened in 2001, was illegal and the camp closed on October 31, when security staff withdrew. Sudanese refugee Abdul Aziz Adam accuses Australia of abandoning them, and hopes New Zealand will offer them sanctuary. Australia's "Sovereign Borders" immigration policy - which refuses to allow asylum seekers arriving by boat to reach its shores - has been widely criticised by the United Nations and human rights groups.

by | November 06, 2017 | 15:07

One person has been left with minor injuries after the incident, which is causing significant disruption to some services coming into the capital. British Transport Police (BTP) warned of "significant disruption", tweeting: "Officers are attending a low-speed partial derailment of a train in the Wimbledon area".

by | November 06, 2017 | 15:29

Homeland Security is expected to announce by Monday its decision regarding an estimated 60,000 Hondurans and Nicaraguans whose status under the program will end in January, as well as almost 50,000 Haitian recipients by Thanksgiving Day this year.

by | November 06, 2017 | 14:15

The GST Council, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is scheduled to meet on November 10 and may consider lowering tax rates on some goods. After the statement of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over GST who dubbed it as Gabbar Singh Tax , now Mamta Banerjee came over with new term for GST.

by | November 06, 2017 | 14:55

Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said in a statement Friday that she will request an investigation because her preliminary examination found "a reasonable basis to believe that war crimes and crimes against humanity" were committed in the war. An ICC report had earlier indicated that U.S. forces had tortured people at secret detention facilities and also pointed to allegations of war crimes on the part of the Afghan government and Taliban.

by | November 06, 2017 | 14:50

The cartoon seems to target the Tirunelveli district collector Sandeep Nanduri. After release he spoke to India Today saying, "I am also a journalist". Bala's arrest was condemned by civilians and politicians alike. Family head Muthu resorted to the extreme step as the money-lender was harassing him demanding more money despite him having returned Rs 2.34 lakh, including interest, for a loan of Rs 1.40 lakh, his brother had alleged.

by | November 06, 2017 | 13:04

Weiner, 53, twice broke down in tears when he was sentenced in September, following earlier scandals that forced him from Congress in 2011 and sank a comeback bid that saw him leading the 2013 mayoral race before he was exposed as X-rated cyber-sexter "Carlos Danger".

by | November 06, 2017 | 12:56

The city has been facing rains for a week now. The Madras High Court on Friday ordered payment of Rs 10 lakh each to the families of the deceased girls. Residents in these localities and elsewhere complained that rainwater mixed with sewage was entering their homes. Meanwhile, residents of Chennai and neighbouring districts of Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur had some respite from the rains, as the sun shone bright on Sunday, raising hopes that stagnant water would recede.

by | November 06, 2017 | 13:05

Kim Jong-Nam was the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un. On Monday Wan Azirul Nizam Che Wan Aziz, the main investigating officer, testified to the Shah Alam High Court outside Kuala Lumpur that the four were North Korean men who fled Malaysia after the murder.

by | November 06, 2017 | 11:30

He was held captive for five years in Afghanistan before President Barack Obama secured his release by releasing five Taliban figures from Guantanamo Bay . Defense lawyers had said Bergdahl, who experts testified has several mental health conditions, should not go to prison. "That's why I ended up having permanent nerve damage".

by | November 06, 2017 | 12:12

Last month, she spoke with Access Hollywood and said that she's open to having more kids. In a previous interview, the yoga instructor revealed how she is on board for their fourth child in four years (yes, seriously). The 30 Rock actor was honoured at the Paley Center for Media Thursday at a luncheon and while there, he addressed the swirl of sexual misconduct allegations now dominating headlines and Hollywood.

by | November 06, 2017 | 10:41

He posted a photo on Instagram of himself and director Lee Daniel where he wrote under "never mad at The Rock I was just mad that he was "pitched" an idea privately and said yes to it without thinking of what I'm dealing with personally".

by | November 06, 2017 | 09:52

He also said that the onus would be on the MP to provide proof and to perform due diligence; breaking the new rule would mean they'd find themselves in contempt of parliament, and the " political consequences would be very dramatic ". "Members and senators have been put squarely on notice now", Mr Turnbull said. He said he wanted it introduced quickly, saying the Senate could vote for it next week and the House of Representatives could implement it when it meets at the end of this month.

by | November 06, 2017 | 08:27

He adds that "I don't think we've ever been closer to Japan than we are right now". The two leaders dined with their wives in Tokyo , as part of Trump's first stop on a 12-day trip through Asia . Abe welcomed Trump on Sunday with an effusive display of friendship that now gives way to high-stakes diplomacy. "The relationship is really extraordinary".

by | November 06, 2017 | 07:29

Page's testimony was one of the more highly anticipated events in the congressional Russia investigations, given the scrutiny he's faced because of his connections to Russia and his visible role pushing back about his Russia ties in nationally televised interviews.

by | November 06, 2017 | 05:37

Yoav Mordechai, the latter said in a statement on Thursday that Israel " will not allow for locating the terrorists in the tunnel without progress on the issue of missing and captive Israelis". "We announce that five heroes from the al-Quds Brigades have risen to heaven", the al-Quds Brigades, Islamic Jihad's armed wing, said in a statement.

by | November 06, 2017 | 04:31

He made no commitment, though, saying, "But we'll see where it goes". The drills were scheduled for this week, but North Korea had earlier warned that any military exercises conducted near their territory would not be taken lightly. Reuters has not been able to verify the report, which North Korea on Thursday denounced as false and defamatory. Trump also promised that "there's not going to be something bad happening" in terms of United States or North Korean actions during his trip.

by | November 06, 2017 | 04:00

Following a two-fumble game by Mark Ingram last week, Kamara started at running back instead, but he lost a fumble as well early in the second quarter. Tampa Bay (2-6) was routed 30-10 by the Saints (6-2) on Sunday, with Jameis Winston watching the second half from the sidelines after re-injuring his shoulder before halftime.

by | November 06, 2017 | 03:34

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by | November 06, 2017 | 03:36

The letter sent in response to a request from the two representatives for details regarding casualty assessments in a possible conflict with Pyongyang, and the prevention of its retaliation, points out that the Pentagon is continually evaluating North Korea's capacity to attack Japan, Guam, and South Korea - Seoul in particular - with long-range artillery, rockets, and ballistic missiles.

by | November 06, 2017 | 03:25

He was only freed in 2014 after former President Barack Obama reached a controversial deal with the Taliban in which he released five Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay in exchange. President Donald Trump quickly condemned the ruling, echoing his campaign-trail denunciations of Bergdahl. He was held captive by Taliban allies for five years.

by | November 06, 2017 | 02:44

Officials said the floodwaters reached up to 12 feet (3.5 metres) and submerged houses in low-lying areas, with pictures showing cars nearly entirely under water and victims being rescued in boats. The dead included a 75-year-old man who drowned in his house, an elderly woman at a nursing home and a Bangladeshi worker, Lim said. Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak said the federal government would assist any state affected by disasters, such as floods, based on humanitarian grounds and ...

by | November 06, 2017 | 02:34

Kajim was involved in 10 cases registered under the Arms Act and for robbery and snatchings. "Election campaign material was stolen from our party office at 206, Rouse Avenue, on Saturday morning", AAP leader Vikas Yogi told IANS. "His aide, to whom he tried to sell the stolen items, was also arrested", said a senior police officer. An officer investigating the case said Qazim's face was not visible in the footage but his physical appearance was clear, according to PTI.

by | November 06, 2017 | 02:35

Ramos, whose Madrid were led by goals from midfielders Casemiro , Marco Asensio and Isco, added: "The team played for the victory from the first minute". "Cristiano is certainly going home upset when he does not score". Ronaldo was desperate to to get his own name on the scoresheet, for only the second time in La Liga this season, and hit the woodwork again with a dipping shot after drifting in from the right past two defenders .

by | November 06, 2017 | 00:38

Reports further said, infiltrators open indiscriminate fire on army picket ensuing fierce gunfight which continued for hours. The spokesman said that a large quantity of arms and ammunition, and other warlike stores were recovered from the slain militants.

by | November 06, 2017 | 00:39

We have been told that after one child fell into the river, two others jumped to save him but they too started drowning. In a bid to save them, others jumped into the river and all were drowned by the undercurrent of the river, locals said.

by | November 06, 2017 | 00:04

Speaking to media after a two hour brunch meeting and a press conference with Turnbull, Ardern denied he had rejected the offer saying it remained on the table. Mr Turnbull said he thanked Ms Ardern, but the Australian Government had been able to stop people smugglers coming to Australia , and that was a remarkable achievement.

by | November 05, 2017 | 23:13

Thunderstorms are expected to arrive Sunday afternoon and evening, with much of the Chicago area under the slight risk category for severe weather. Our Future Track model at 6:00 pm Sunday shows showers and thunderstorms from near Flint to Holland.

by | November 06, 2017 | 00:01

Millions of recently leaked documents revealed that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has significant business ties to a President Vladimir Putin's son-in-law, while Russian Federation funded Facebook and Twitter investments through an associate of Jared Kushner.

by | November 05, 2017 | 23:52

Investigators have interviewed witnesses about Kushner - who may have obstructed justice in Comey's firing, CNN's sources said. The Russia investigation is such a party matter, and this means that any former government official who participated in deliberations or a decision about the Russia investigation-for example the White House decision to fire FBI Director James Comey because of the Russia investigation-may not represent back to the government on behalf of anyone else with intent to ...

by | November 05, 2017 | 22:08

Ms Ardern made no commitment to Mr Turnbull beyond what's in place now and said she didn't think he would have expected one. Pressure to resettle refugees increased after the Australian center on PNG's Manus Island was shut on Tuesday after the nation's Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional.