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by | December 15, 2017 | 09:50

The cost savings, according to administration officials, will total $570 million per year. "We blew our target out of the water", Trump said, crediting the moves for boosting economic growth and sparking stock market gains . Deregulation has been a priority during a year in which Mr Trump's legislative agenda has faced headwinds. "I want every cabinet secretary, agency head, and federal worker to push even harder to cut even more regulations in 2018, and that should just about do it", he ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:24

On Tuesday, Mr. Trump Jr.'s attorney, Alan Futerfas, demanded the House Intelligence Committee investigate leaks which came from last week's hearing, which he said were meant to discredit the president's oldest son. The Senate committee is conducting one of the main congressional investigations. The dossier, dismissed by Trump as "fake news", contains allegations the Kremlin has "been cultivating, supporting and assisting Trump for at least 5 years", and has sufficient blackmail against the ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 08:51

This was not the first time the White House overruled Tillerson , nominally America's chief diplomat, on matters of diplomacy, and indeed President Trump has repeatedly singled out Tillerson for ridicule surrounding talks with North Korea, insisting he is "wasting his time", and that North Korea "only understands on thing".

by | December 15, 2017 | 10:13

Now, after endorsing Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore , who is also accused of multiple counts of sexual assault and impropriety, the president is once again being pressed to account for behavior that would have forced most other politicians to resign.

by | December 15, 2017 | 10:03

Nazareth is one of the holiest cities for Christians because it is where the angel Gabriel allegedly told the Virgin Mary that she would give birth to Jesus. Palestinians maintain that Jerusalem will be the capital of their future state. Many Israeli leaders support Trump's decision, claiming that Jerusalem is the undivided capital of Israel.

by | December 15, 2017 | 08:17

Rep. Adam Schiff said the committee is working to determine its veracity. The individual was able to obtain the email addresses for Trump Jr . and his personal assistant, as well as an email that congressional investigators believe was for then-candidate Trump, although he rarely uses email.

by | December 15, 2017 | 07:14

This will impact more than 400,000 daily L train riders, 225,000 of which travel between Manhattan and Brooklyn. Seventy to 80 percent of L train riders are expected to replace their trips in part by using other subway lines, where service is being bolstered to accommodate the additional ridership.

by | December 15, 2017 | 07:50

The Ohio Senate has approved a measure banning abortion when a fetus is diagnosed with Down syndrome. Down syndrome, which occurs when a person has an extra 21st chromosome and causes cognitive delays and other problems, can now be predicted through a blood test as early as 10 weeks into pregnancy.

by | December 15, 2017 | 05:44

But when asked for a specific number, Sanders was unable to answer . "This wasn't something that was a singular effort by any one individual", Huckabee Sanders said, specifically pointing to Trump's work with Carson and Sen. "I'm not 100 percent sure which ones have bourbon and which ones don't", she said to laughs. Manigault Newman has denied reports that she had to be escorted off of White House grounds, but said Thursday she has "quite a story to tell" about her tenure.

by | December 15, 2017 | 05:45

A passenger, Antar Alziadi, was shot twice but survived. The two suspects that have been charged are 32-year-old Quincy Homere and 26-year-old Jahmar Hill. A member of the Coke Boys group founded by popular South Bronx rapper French Montana , Chinx had performed a concert at a Brooklyn nightclub just hours earlier.

by | December 15, 2017 | 06:38

Irish government warns Britain it must stick to deal on first phase of Brexit talks. "It is clear that the European Council will be more strict now". In an article in the Daily Telegraph newspaper, he wrote: "Most importantly, though, all of this can be torn up tomorrow because "nothing is agreed until everything is agreed".

by | December 15, 2017 | 05:37

CHIP provides health insurance for almost nine million children nationwide whose parents earn too much for Medicaid, but not enough for other forms of coverage. According to Georgia Health News , about 130,000 children in our state are covered under Peachcare. CHIP is an investment in our future, and it's time to get this right.

by | December 15, 2017 | 05:31

A short time later, he was able to revive her. Multiple attempts to wake the woman up were unsuccessful, so the trooper broke through the rear passenger side window and found that she didn't have a pulse and wasn't breathing. Not getting a response. Please, ma'am, wake up!" "Is she shaking?" a trooper asks the other. Cory Webster, 32, of Delray Beach, was on Alligator Alley in Naples just before midnight when her vehicle veered off the highway and came to rest against the fence on the ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 05:12

Calling the decision a "red line" for the Muslims and tagging Israel as a "terror state", he affirmed East Jerusalem is the capital of the future Palestinian state, and urged that the "process to include Palestine in worldwide agreements and institutions should be sped up".

by | December 15, 2017 | 04:52

Improving lending capacity of banks will be government's priority for the next year. The country saw more structural changes in 2017 than the recent past. The government revamped India's indirect taxation system by bringing Goods and Services Tax (GST) in 2017, which although slowed the economic growth for sometime, has been characterised by most of the domestic and global players as a positive long term structural reforms.

by | December 15, 2017 | 03:06

A video of Ayrton Little, who is a junior at T.M. Landry College Preparatory, celebrating with other students has gone viral on Twitter , and is making the rounds on social media. Ayrton's graduating class only has 16 people in it, according to WBUR . The high school senior chose to check his college acceptance status online surrounded by tons of friends and family on December 12, and frankly, we've never seen a celebration this pure in our lives.

by | December 15, 2017 | 03:38

Gandhinagar: The first few hours of polling in the second and final phase of the Gujarat elections on Thursday saw very few voters following a dip in the temperature. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also cast his vote later in the day. Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley will cast his vote from Vejalpur region of Ahmedabad .

by | December 15, 2017 | 02:42

Austrian authorities said the explosion was triggered by a "technical cause", without providing further details. At the moment there are about 18 wounded and one dead. "The gas which subsequently escaped was then ignited, leading to agas fire at two points of origin". It also receives liquefied natural gas (LNG) on board ships via Rotterdam and has vast underground storage facilities.

by | December 15, 2017 | 02:20

Wednesday's high should be 67 degrees and Thursday should reach 68, the weather service said. Temperatures reach into the low 30s today but it will feel colder with winds at 15-25 miles per hour, possibly gusting to 35 miles per hour.

by | December 14, 2017 | 23:53

Like its US counterpart, Amazon, Rakuten is best known for its internet shopping portals. Run by Hiroshi Mikitani its billionaire founder, Rakuten has its hand in several other services including messaging apps, payment services and video streaming.

by | December 14, 2017 | 21:58

Title said the clubs would offer an opportunity for responsible cannabis consumers in MA to lead by example. Like bartenders in restaurants in bars, marijuana servers must be trained properly. The new licenses being created will also allow other businesses to serve cannabis products. "Particularly for people who may live with non-consuming roommates or family members who don't want consumption taking place at home, people with children at home that don't want to keep marijuana there, people ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 22:20

In 27 games played so far this season, the former Duke Blue Devil is averaging just 6.6 points and 5.4 rebounds on 22.6 minutes per game while shooting 42.6 percent from the floor. "It got increasingly tight before the game and I tried to give it a go", Winslow said. "But we've got to prove it". "You're not guaranteed when you get up 16 [in the first half] you're going to be able to stay up", coach Erik Spoelstra said.

by | December 14, 2017 | 21:33

Oh, while speaking with the reporters, jokingly acknowledged the bumpy ride he had with the robot. According to The Verge , Professor Hong said the ride was pretty bumpy, but that it was fine since Hubo's main objective is for rescue operations.

by | December 14, 2017 | 22:01

The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 302,923. The stock of Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc . (NYSE:ALSN) has risen 38.35% since December 13, 2016 and is uptrending. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of ALSN. Millennium Limited Liability Corporation owns 961,939 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio.

by | December 14, 2017 | 20:46

South Korea believes he was also responsible for the Cold War-style assassination of his half-brother Kim Jong-Nam, who was poisoned at a Malaysian airport earlier this year. "I'm not protecting him". "It's amusing though that I don't see how people can sit there and say this person a 'madman, '" said Rodman. North Koreans are told that Mount Paektu was the birthplace of Kim Il-Sung, the country's first dictator, though he was actually born in the Soviet Union.

by | December 14, 2017 | 21:36

A local official said all emergency services have been mobilised and a crisis coordination unit has been set up. Rescuers are going through the wreckage to free victims. The state-owned railway company SNCF confirmed there had been an accident near Millas, giving their honest condolences to the families of those involved.

by | December 14, 2017 | 21:29

Anadolu Agency said the Federal Bureau of Investigation attache was "invited" to speak to officials after a former Turkish deputy police chief reportedly told a jury in NY that the Federal Bureau of Investigation paid him United States dollars 50,000 and USA prosecutors covered his rent.

by | December 14, 2017 | 20:39

The 66-year-old Minnesotan, a former " Saturday Night Live " comedian who made the leap to liberal USA senator, announced his decision in a subdued Senate chamber three weeks after the first accusations of sexual misconduct emerged but just a day after most of his Democratic colleagues proclaimed he had to go.

by | December 14, 2017 | 19:38

In a dissenting opinion, four judges argued to outlaw same-sex relations and sex outside marriage on morality grounds. Saldi joined the court in April, replacing Patrialis who was arrested for bribery in late January. In the past two years, LGBT Indonesians have endured a wave of hostility that has been stoked by inflammatory public statements from conservative officials and religious groups.

by | December 14, 2017 | 19:41

The suspect in the shooting ran from the scene and has barricaded himself in a home in the area, which is now surrounded by police officers. Bellefontaine Neighbors Mayor Bob Doerr told the St. Several emergency crews, fire trucks and police officers were seen in the 10100 block of Bellefontaine Road just after 7:30 a.m. "They were wearing their bulletproof vests, so thank God", Doerr said.

by | December 14, 2017 | 19:09

According to police, emergency responders were called to a condominium on Sherway Gardens Road, near Evans Avenue, in suburban Etobicoke at 8:35 a.m. ET for unknown trouble. The man fled the apartment to seek help, investigators say. "The baby remains in critical condition in hospital", Hopkinson said. The woman, 34, also suffered unspecified injuries and was found near the building.

by | December 14, 2017 | 19:57

The ERL paper finds climate change made the record three-day rainfall that fell over Houston during Hurricane Harvey roughly three times more likely and 15 percent more intense than a similar storm in the early 1900s. In the new study in ERL, researchers examined the observed rainfall record in the Gulf Coast region since 1880 to show that the intensity of extreme precipitation has increased substantially.