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Global Media CA homeowners: Here's how the GOP tax plan might affect you
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He noted that many special interest tax loopholes will be eliminated. The AMT was created to ensure the United State's super rich do not pay a lower rate because of deductions , but in practice it tends to hit taxpayers roughly in the $200,000 to $500,000 range, in particular people in high tax states and in larger families .

Global Media DPRK diplomat leaves for Moscow for talks with Russian Federation
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Russian Federation is reportedly working "behind the scenes" to find a political solution to the crisis. Choe Son Hui, director-general of the North American department at North Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is slated to meet with Oleg Burmistrov, the Russian ambassador at large in charge of the North Korean nuclear issue.

Global Media Bali volcano ready to erupt, volcanologist says
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Those who have fled are scattered in more than 500 locations across the island famed for its beaches, lush green interior and elegant Hindu culture, taking shelter in temporary camps, sports centers and other public buildings. The volcano is one of over 1000 now active across Indonesia. There have been hundreds of earthquakes in the volcano in recent days which experts claim shows magma is moving towards the surface.

Global Media UK's TUC, CBI make joint call on Brexit citizenship deal
Author: 0 UK's TUC, CBI make joint call on Brexit citizenship deal

Michel Barnier told reporters Thursday that "we will need several weeks, even several months, to be able to see "sufficient progress" on the principles of this orderly departure". More than 800 British troops have been in the Estonian town of Tapa since April, alongside Estonian and French forces. However, officials said there could be some blurring of the European Union refusal to discuss post-Brexit issues if the sides narrow differences and gain confidence in settling terms.

Global Media Daddy Yankee gives $1M in Puerto Rico relief aid
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President Donald Trump waived laws forbidding foreign ships from transporting goods between US ports and Puerto Rico Thursday. Two military officials told CNN that another 2,000 to 3,000 United States troops will be sent to Puerto Rico in the coming days to assist with aid .

Global Media Blast near Shiite mosque in Afghan capital causes casualties
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The assailant blew himself up on a street about 300 yards away from the Hussainia Mosque , Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said. Police said, the suicide bomber carrying a sheep was looking for an opportunity to enter the mosque but on being identified by a police personnel detonated himself.

Global Media White House: Trump scheduled to make 12-day Asia trip
Author: 0 White House: Trump scheduled to make 12-day Asia trip

Trump's decision to visit Asia comes at a pivotal moment in the region, faced with threats from North Korea and repeated economic challenges from China. He has denounced Mr Kim as a "rocket man" on a suicide mission for test launches of ballistic missiles and for nuclear weapon tests. "The president will strengthen the global resolve to confront the North Korean threat and ensure the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", the White House ...

Global Media UKIP interim leader says Britain is Christian country
Author: 0 UKIP interim leader says Britain is Christian country

Bolton , who has also previously served as a policeman, ascends to the Ukip leadership three months after Nuttall stepped down in the wake of Ukip's disastrous general election performance. "Without being united, we can not lead", he said. Led by the charismatic Nigel Farage , UKIP won almost 4 million votes in 2015, 12.6 percent of those cast, on its anti-European Union platform, projecting it to the forefront of British politics even though it only managed to win one seat in parliament.

Global Media S Korea says 'more provocation' expected of North soon
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In the long term, the US and its allies have to recognize that there is no easy resolution to the North Korean threat, especially because of two bargaining chips, or should I say hostages: the 50,000 USA troops in South Korea and the residents of Seoul , whose distance from North Korea is less than that between Allentown and Easton.

Global Media Mass., other blue states are in crosshairs of GOP tax plan
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The GOP proposal also includes one feature aimed at bolstering the middle class: Doubling the standard deduction to $12,000 for individuals and $24,000 for married couples. Todd Young, R-Indiana. "I believe it's unconstitutional", Cuomo said in New York City on Wednesday. "If you're an accountant firm and that's clearly income, you'll be taxed an income rate, you won't be taxed a pass-through rate", Mr.

Global Media USA cuts staff at embassy in Havana by 60 percent
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After the meeting, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said Havana has been conducting its own investigation into the incidents, on orders from "the top level of the Cuban government", the Washington Post reported. The State Department is expected to stop short of saying it will close the recently reopened embassy because of the mysterious affair, despite Tillerson having said last week that such a move was under consideration.

Global Media US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Two Additional Employment Cases This Term
Author: 0 US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Two Additional Employment Cases This Term

The Janus case was initially brought to federal court, in 2015, by Illinois' Republican governor, Bruce Rauner. The Supreme Court is giving auto dealerships a second chance to put the brakes on overtime pay for service advisers. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union at the center of the lawsuit called it "yet another example of corporate interests using their power and influence to launch a political attack on working people and rig the rules of the ...

Global Media With Angela Merkel, Germans win a small victory for decency
Author: 0 With Angela Merkel, Germans win a small victory for decency

That left a coalition between Merkel's Christian Democrats, their Bavarian sister party , the FDP and the Greens as the only potential option. Reports have already emerged the FDP party are set to be a thorn in the side for both Angela Merkel and could be a real problem for the Euro.

Global Media Malaysians banned from travelling to N.Korea
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Malaysia's travel ban represents just the latest move undertaken by the Southeast Asian state with respect to the escalating North Korea situation. Hamidin said after finding out about the Northj Korea travel ban on Malaysians, the FAM had discussed with AFC secretary-general Datuk Windsor Paul John before sending an official letter to the confederation.

Global Media Wealthy financiers could gain from Trump's proposed tax cut for small businesses
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For example, the President wants to end the estate tax, which only affects a few thousand uber-wealthy families each year - individual estates larger than $5.49m, and $11m for couples. Trump also said the estate tax is a "disaster" for farmers and makes it hard for them to survive and pass their legacy forward. He welcomed the president's pledge to work with both parties on tax reform , but said Republicans would have to move away from many of their initial proposals to win Democratic ...

Global Media U.S. waves though help for hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
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The Jones Act requires that all goods shipped between US ports be carried by ships built by Americans and operated by Americans. A 2013 Federal Reserve Bank of NY report estimated shipping costs from the USA east coast to the United States territory were double what they were to the nearby Dominican Republic, largely due to the Jones Act.

Global Media Navalny arrested in Moscow after calls for unauthorized rally
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The Kremlin has dismissed Navalny, who has faced repeated jailings and criminal cases, as an urbanite out of touch with people living in Russia's 11 time zones where President Vladimir Putin draws his support from. The rally in Nizhny Novgorod, however, had received City Hall approval. Last week the Council of Europe's decision-making body, the Committee of Ministers, urged the Russian authorities to allow Navalny to stand for election despite his suspended sentence, saying he and his ...

Global Media Malkin: Roy Moore win rejects McConnell's 'failure theater'
Author: 0 Malkin: Roy Moore win rejects McConnell's 'failure theater'

Trump's decision to delete these tweets odd isn't just weird and confusing. In another , the president said "vote today for "Big Luther". The president also deleted a tweet congratulating Moore on his win . Luther Strange (R-Ala.) over Judge Roy Moore . " Roy Moore has demonstrated time and again that he is unfit to represent Alabamians in the U.S.

Global Media Coming to America 2 Lands Director and New Writer
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Nearly thirty years after its release, it appears that Eddie Murphy comedy Coming to America is to receive a follow-up. According to Deadline , the film is moving forward with director Jonathan Levine , whose credits include 50/50, Warm Bodies , The Night Before and Snatched , attached.

Global Media Tropical disturbance could mean wetter weather for SWFL
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As the system develops and moves into Central Florida through the weekend, it will eventually battle some upper-level winds by early Sunday, which will prevent it from organizing. Something similar can happen late in hurricane season when fall cold fronts dip down, sending thunderstorms into the Gulf where they can form into a tropical system.

Global Media Somalia: Al-Shabab Launches Deadly Attack On Army Base
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Mogadishu City Government Spokesman Abditifitah Halane told reporters the auto exploded next to a public service vehicle in Hamarweyne Market. "We killed 17 soldiers and took seven technical vehicles", he told Reuters news agency, referring to pick-up trucks mounted with machine guns.

Global Media US Senate confirms Huntsman as ambassador to Russian Federation
Author: 0 US Senate confirms Huntsman as ambassador to Russian Federation

He breezed through his confirmation hearing last week as Republicans and Democrats praised his qualifications for the job. The Senate also confirmed three other diplomatic positions by voice vote: John Bass, now the US ambassador to Turkey, to be envoy to Afghanistan; career diplomat Justin Siberell to be ambassador to Bahrain and Wess Mitchell, a think-tank founder, to be Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs.

Global Media Trump delays flight to call officer injured in motorcade crash
Author: 0 Trump delays flight to call officer injured in motorcade crash

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department confirmed to FOX59 an IMPD officer, later identified as Officer Robert Turner, was taken to Methodist Hospital after being involved in a crash. Joe Donnelly to support the tax proposal. Trump said during a speech in Indiana Wednesday that during the United Nations General Assembly last week, "one of the most powerful leaders in the world" told him the leader's country is planning to announce "in the not too distant future" that it would be ...

Author: 0 North Korean officials seek help to make sense of Donald Trump

After President Donald Trump last week issued a new executive order giving the United States greater leverage over foreign banks that support the North Korean regime, the U.S.is now looking at implementing the tougher sanctions , officials said Thursday.

Global Media Maha Ashtami Festival today
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It was duly followed by Swami Vivekananda and still continues on Asthami. Thousands of Hindu devotees are flocking to the mandaps throughout the country to celebrate Kumari Puja . Belur Math, in Kolkata's twin district Howrah, about 10 km from here, saw a sea of humanity with people from across the country and overseas, watching as priests worshipped a "kumari" as the "Mother Goddess".

Global Media Thai police search convicted PM Yingluck's house
Author: 0 Thai police search convicted PM Yingluck's house

The law as written appears to apply to Yingluck's case. The former prime Minister is believed to be in Dubai after fleeing before a criminal conviction. Police also searched a condominium room at JW Boulevard in Bangkok which reportedly belongs to Nilubol Klinprathum, a secretary of Yingluck's who reportedly fled with the former prime minister, to collect DNA samples.

Global Media Will resign if asked to go on leave: BHU VC Tripathi
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I frequently travel to Europe and Canada. "But, I don't know why the girls started agitation after that", said Royana mentioning that she left Varanasi on September 22 for two days. Tripathi had earlier said that security of women could never be at par with the security of men. "The report (on BHU incidents) has been received and administration has been clearly told not to harass any student but get to the bottom of this issue and find details of anti- social elements who vitiated the ...

Global Media Delhi woman allegedly gangraped by 23 men in Rajasthan
Author: 0 Delhi woman allegedly gangraped by 23 men in Rajasthan

Six people have been arrested so far after the survivor reported the case in Jai Narayan Vyas Colony police station. The woman, in her complaint, said she visited Ridmalsar Purohitan, an area in Bikaner, on September 25. She said she was subsequently taken to an isolated place where more men raped her. The FIR registered by the police says the victim was dropped back on the next day, on September 26, at the same point from where she was picked up.

Global Media Local family of Puerto Rico residents wait, watch and worry
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He's not alone: Eight U.S. House members asked the department in a letter this week to suspend the Jones Act for one year, and Republican Senator John McCain asked it to consider a permanent halt. Sarah Sanders, Trump's spokeswoman, tweeted Thursday that the Jones Act would be waived. "We anticipate many families affected by the disaster in Puerto Rico may seek refuge in our state".

Global Media Dead, 30 Injured In Stampede Near Mumbai's Elphinstone Station
Author: 0 Dead, 30 Injured In Stampede Near Mumbai's Elphinstone Station

Reports suggest that the number of people who died in the incident are like to increase. The incident took place around 9.30 am during rush hour near a ticket window between the Lower Parel and Elphinstone stations . Heavy rains on August 29 and September 19 had brought the city to a complete halt. The injured have been rushed to nearby Kem Hospital. The Minister was scheduled to board a local train at 1:00 pm at Vile Parle station and release the new suburban time-table at a function.

Global Media Leaders of France, Italy announce shipyard deal
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According to the government source, Fincantieri has a put option to sell its stake to Paris at a fair price. In conjunction with the agreement on the future of STX France, the French and Italian governments are to set up a working group on establishment of a naval shipbuilding alliance between Fincantieri and Naval Group.

Global Media Marc Anthony Calls Out Donald Trump On Puerto Rico & Fans Are Co-Signing
Author: 0 Marc Anthony Calls Out Donald Trump On Puerto Rico & Fans Are Co-Signing

The island's governor is pushing for the federal government to temporarily waive the Jones Act, a law requiring that all goods shipped between US ports be carried by USA owned-and-operated ships. As Puerto Rico struggles with a lack of fuel, water and medical supplies following the devastation of Hurricane Maria , it is pressing the Trump administration to lift a prohibition on foreign ships delivering supplies from the US mainland.

Global Media Iran says may drop nuclear deal if United States withdraws
Author: 0 Iran says may drop nuclear deal if United States withdraws

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action side-stepped the issue of the International Atomic Energy Agency receiving access to military sites, which only occurs after a month-long process, giving the Islamic Republic time to erase evidence. It lists examples such as using computer models that simulate a nuclear bomb, or designing multi-point, explosive detonation systems. Unlike many other parts of the deal, section T makes no mention of the IAEA and does not specify how compliance with the ...

Global Media Republican Tax Reform Framework
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The plan would almost double the standard deduction to $12,000 for individuals and $24,000 for families. According to the Tax Foundation, lowering the corporate tax rate from its current 35 percent to 20 percent would reduce revenue - even accounting for positive economic effects - by about $718 billion over 10 years.

Author: 0 Manchester United boss Mourinho wants to wrap up qualification asap

The Belgium worldwide has struck 10 times in nine games in all competitions, helping Jose Mourinho's men make a flying start to the campaign. The 24-year-old netted his tenth goal in all competitions on Wednesday as United ran out comfortable winners over CSKA Moscow with Jose's men on course to emerge from group A into the business end of the competition after Christmas.

Global Media Hurricane Maria: storm rages on as death toll rises
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria: storm rages on as death toll rises

Maria maintained Category 1 status, with sustained winds of 80 miles per hour on Monday , forecasters said. Tropical Storm and Storm Surge Watches have been issued for portions of North Carolina's coast and the Outer Banks. A storm surge watch is in effect for Cape Lookout to Duck. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles from the center of the storm, the NHC said, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles.

Global Media Japan PM takes to street seeking voters' support
Author: 0 Japan PM takes to street seeking voters' support

Nearly two-thirds of Japanese voters are opposed to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calling a snap election, a Kyodo news agency survey showed on Sunday, a day before the Japanese leader is expected to announce an October vote. For the moment, although Koike is leading the party, she is not running for a seat in parliament, preferring to concentrate on governing the world's most populous city in the run-up to the 2020 Olympic Games.

Global Media North Korea owns dozens more submarines than South
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North Korea's foreign minister recently threatened that his country's military was ready to shoot down American military planes whether or not they were in North Korean airspace. It retook peacetime OPCON in 1994, but wartime OPCON remains in the hands of its ally, the U.S. North Korea's aging MiG fighters won't stance a chance against much more powerful US fighters escorting long-range bombers.

Global Media Moon touts stronger military for South
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President Moon Jae-in urged the early transfer of wartime operational control from the United States to the South Korean military to go ahead. FireEye claimed that hackers of North Korea could gain access to the accounts of several South Korean Bitcoin by targeting users having tax-related phishing attacks and deploying malware like PEACHPIT.

Author: 0 Twitter reveals Russia-backed ads ahead of United States election

According to Twitter, RT News spent roughly $274,100 on ads a year ago and promoted 1,823 tweets that "definitely or potentially" targeted Americans. The Senate Intelligence Committee has asked top tech companies Google, Facebook and Twitter to testify about Russian interference in USA politics, a Senate aide confirmed Wednesday.

Global Media Hurricane Maria weakens as it moves north in Atlantic
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria weakens as it moves north in Atlantic

Authorities said the evacuation could affect about 12,000 tourists between the two islands and, during the worst part of the storm, Department of Transportation officials say they expect Highway 12 to be over-washed from both the ocean and sound.

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