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by | December 17, 2017 | 20:42

Giving to charity, a tax deduction that's preserved under the tax bill, is an effective way to boost your 2017 deductions on short notice. Corker said in a statement on Friday. Exemption is doubled so no estate worth less than almost $11 million would be taxed. Medical deductions: Under current law, only medical expenses in excess of 10% adjusted gross income (AGI) can be deducted, up from the previous level of 7.5% of AGI.

by | December 17, 2017 | 22:01

And now we're on the doorstep of something truly historic". While the GOP's final tax plan retains seven tax brackets, those brackets would change. Under the bill, today's 35 percent rate on corporations would fall to 21 percent. Skeptical Democrats are likely to oppose the legislation unanimously. "Under this bill, the working class, middle class and upper middle class get skewered while the rich and wealthy corporations make out like bandits", the New York Democrat said.

by | December 17, 2017 | 21:21

Moscow said Putin asked the USA leader to express his gratitude to the Central Intelligence Agency and that Russian Federation would turn over information it learned about possible terrorist attacks in the US, as it says it has in the past.

by | December 17, 2017 | 19:57

Masri, a Saudi citizen of Palestinian origin with major investments in Palestine, was allegedly detained last Tuesday shortly before he was planning to depart from Riyadh. Riyadh sent a junior minister to the Istanbul meeting. His latest statement comes after Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, the former National Guard chief once seen as a contender to the throne, was released in early December following a settlement reportedly exceeding $1 billion.

by | December 17, 2017 | 19:19

The Saudi General Department of Traffic (GDT) announced the new regulations, stating that the women will be allowed to drive trucks once the required conditions and guidelines have been met, the local media reported. On September 26, 2017, King Salman ordered the issuance of driver's licenses for women in Saudi Arabia. Hence the decision to allow women driving was taken with lot of interest, and was also hailed as a major turning point for females in the Kingdom.

by | December 17, 2017 | 19:04

Russian Federation could cripple the country by attacking internet cables on the sea bed, Britain's top military officer yesterday warned. As an island nation the UM relies heavily on underwater communication cables and many are both poorly protected and publicly known.

by | December 17, 2017 | 20:15

Asked if the reports of Ryan's resignation took Trump by surprise, Sanders smiled. However, with so many deals left to accomplish - which Ryan will have to reach across the aisle for votes for - and his need to fundraise for the party, he reportedly doesn't want to be seen as a "lame-duck".

by | December 17, 2017 | 18:35

The deputy attorney general has oversight of the Mueller investigation as a result of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recusal. But he also adds, "I'm anxious about what happens if HRC is elected", using the initials for Hillary Rodham Clinton.

by | December 17, 2017 | 18:52

WKRC-TV reports the plane crashed around 9 p.m.in a wooded area in Oldenburg, Indiana. The plane went down off Highway 56 just north of Walter Collins Road outside Louisburg, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. "It will be an ongoing scene for quite a while because you have the magnitude of the crash and the area where it's at, being such a wooded area, a little bit hard to get to", Wheeles said.

by | December 17, 2017 | 19:34

According to the news, police gave to media Actresses are sent to the customers of them where in Monic named guy is giving ads online according to the actress names, They tried to capture Monic first and possibly identified his IP address before anything.

by | December 17, 2017 | 17:23

Newman also teased that she has a story to tell in the future. But Manigault Newman's time in the White House had been wearing on many , according to multiple sources who tell CNN that her departure was a long time coming. Once Newman, 43, leaves her post, there will be no African-American members among Trump's senior staff, she said. Now that she's been fired from the White House, Omarosa is trying to sell her story to the American people-but it appears late-night hosts aren't ...

by | December 17, 2017 | 16:59

Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 1,878 shares of the coffee company's stock valued at $109,000 after purchasing an additional 50 shares during the period. Conning reported 0.12% stake. Gotham Asset Mgmt Lc holds 221,590 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Shell Asset Mgmt Company owns 0.01% invested in Universal Forest Products, Inc.

by | December 17, 2017 | 16:13

Ullah - who told investigators he wanted to retaliate for American action against Islamic State extremists - came to the US from Bangladesh in 2011 on a visa available to certain relatives of USA citizens. Law enforcement officials in the USA and in Bangladesh have said that Ullah was not on their radar for extremist views. On Oct. 31, a man in a rented truck mowed down cyclists and pedestrians on a crowded bike path, killing eight.

by | December 17, 2017 | 16:09

The Jayhawks overcame a Nebraska team that was sacked up at the start when new football coach Scott Frost was introduced to the crowd right before the introduction of the Huskers' starting lineup. NU got 14 from Palmer and 13 from guard Thomas Allen . Azubuike hit 7 of 10 shots and grabbed four rebounds, while picking up two fouls in 11 minutes.

by | December 17, 2017 | 16:42

Omarosa was one of the few people of color on the president's employee roster, and the only woman of color. Manigault Newman joined the administration as director of communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison , which was created to garner outside support for the president's agenda.

by | December 17, 2017 | 16:29

The statement from Indian side came after Pakistan directed its High Commission in New Delhi to issue visas to Jadhav's wife and mother. Earlier, Pakistan had agreed to facilitate a meeting of Mr. Pakistan claims that he was arrested on 3 March 2016, after reportedly entering the country from Iran. "Lack of explanation on how a serving naval commander was operating under secondment to Indian spy agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) and also was travelling under an assumed name leads ...

by | December 17, 2017 | 16:28

There are occasional tears on ABC's The View , but rarely do they cross a partisan divide the way Meghan McCain's did on Wednesday, Speaking to former Vice President Joe Biden , there to promote his book, Promise Me, Dad , McCain-daughter of Republican John McCain-connected with Biden over the fact that her father is now battling the same type brain cancer that killed Biden's son Beau died of while Biden was still in office.

by | December 17, 2017 | 15:13

Tariq Ahmad and his wife Sumaya, residents of the volatile Tral area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district, were teaching in the Boys' and Girls' wings, respectively, of Pampore Muslim Educational Institute for the past several years. "What will the students of the school be thinking about us?" He said he was not sure how the school management would treat them if they return to the school.

by | December 17, 2017 | 15:27

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding will be held on May 19 next year, Kensington Palace announced on Friday. The couple have made a decision to get married at St George's Chapel , at Windsor Castle . The prince and the American actor, 36, carried out their first official engagement in Nottingham on 1 December. If that date sounds familiar it's because it's the exact same date as the The Football Association Challenge Cup, or the FA Cup .

by | December 17, 2017 | 16:07

The CNN report said that exhaustion with President Trump was one of the reasons cited for Ryan mulling over his retirement from Congress. 'It sounds like they're both committed to and looking forward to spending a lot more time together over the next, hopefully, seven [or] eight years'.

by | December 17, 2017 | 15:22

British Prime Minister Theresa May attends a Grenfell Tower National Memorial service at St. Paul's Cathedral. Hundreds of mourners gathered outside the historic cathedral clutching white roses and comforting each other beneath a banner with "Grenfell" inside a green heart.

by | December 17, 2017 | 13:50

Putin said last month that efforts to end the war were entering a "new stage" as the focus shifted from military intervention to political reform. As he arrived at the base, which houses Russian forces assisting Syria in the battle against Islamic State terrorists (IS, formerly ISIS ), the Russian president was greeted by his Syrian counterpart, Bashar Assad, and by Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, in a brief stop on his (President Putin's) way to bilateral talks with Egyptian ...

by | December 17, 2017 | 12:46

Asif Iqbal, a driver by profession, was injured in firing by troops during an ambush at Thandipora area of Kupwara last night. However, this has not satisfied the agitated villagers who insisted that a murder case under section 302 be registered against the army for this "inhuman act".

by | December 17, 2017 | 11:48

The police teams and rescue teams have reached the site and cordoned off the area. According to the Geo TV channel, citing local police sources, the blast is believed to be a suicide attack . An emergency has been declared in the city's hospitals. The home minister of Balochistan Sarfaraz Bugti earlier told local media outlets that the incident has taken place close to Imdad Chowk and the target of the attack is apparently a church locate don Zarghoon road.

by | December 17, 2017 | 10:46

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the perpetrator used an amateur "effectively low-tech device". A man is being held after an attempted terror attack at New York City's main bus terminal, the BBC reports . - "As taxi and for-hire vehicle drivers are independent contractors and not employees, I have no way of knowing whether he drove for any particular base, or whether he simply got the license but didn't drive at all", Fromberg said.

by | December 17, 2017 | 08:57

Loewentritt and at the direction of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, immediately produced all the materials requested by the Special Counsel's Office - without notifying TFA or filtering or redacting privileged material", Langhofer writes.

by | December 17, 2017 | 07:28

Vishwa Fernando and Dasun Shanaka have replaced them in the squad . He was also not part of the ODI and Test squad . Malinga's exclusion from the squad comes on the backdrop of his premature exit from the Bangladesh Premier League. The team's captaincy has been handed over to Thisara Perera while according to sources Malinga has been "rested" and will be recalled for Sri Lanka's next global assignment.

by | December 17, 2017 | 07:41

Over 7,000 documents were presented in the court by the petitioner and the accused. I am proud that all allegations of financial wrongdoing were thrown out. Meanwhile, PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry said the party will file an appeal. The court stated that the matter had been closed by the SECP after Tareen paid a fine, and so could not be used as a grounds to disqualify him.

by | December 17, 2017 | 07:22

Theresa May , Communities Secretary Sajid Javid and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn were among the politicians accompanying more than 1,500 guests for the 11am service. The service took place today (December 14) at St Paul's Cathedral . "And we pledge that those we have lost will not be forgotten", he added. Special songs were sung and children scattered green hearts in memory of the 71 people who died.

by | December 17, 2017 | 07:14

Mr Shah was seated where former Union minister and now Vice President of the country and Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu used to sit. The Winter Session of Parliament began today and Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day after paying tributes to three of its sitting members who passed away recently.

by | December 17, 2017 | 06:09

Australian police said on Sunday they had arrested a man accused of working on the black market to sell missile components and coal on behalf of North Korea, the first charges ever brought in Australia over the sale of weapons of mass destruction.

by | December 17, 2017 | 06:12

Having her there inspires the younger dancers, and they have some words of wisdom as well. Lauren Allan, a University of New Hampshire (UNH) dance graduate who joined Ballet Misha two years ago, will be dancing the role of the Sugarplum Fairy with her partner Max Auger, another UNH dance graduate.

by | December 17, 2017 | 04:51

The woman who died is yet to be formally identified. At least 17 people have been taken to hospital to treat their injuries. Ambulance Victoria said 10 women and seven men aged between 20 and 69-years-old sustained soft tissue injuries, fractures and lacerations and were transported to a number of hospitals.

by | December 17, 2017 | 03:16

Theresa May is facing a growing rebellion over the government's attempt to enshrine the date of Britain's departure from the European Union in law. May was already back in Britain when the 27 other European Union leaders agreed that "sufficient progress" had been made in the initial Brexit talks covering divorce terms to proceed to other topics such as trade.

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:37

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand turned over the cash President Donald Trump said she was "begging" for during her campaign to the country's largest anti-sexual violence organization. Obama and Bush both failed in many ways. While Bush and Obama weren't ideal, "the basic decency of each man was never in doubt", they argue, while "Donald Trump, the man ...