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White House weighs abandoning estate tax repeal in Republican tax push

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Chris Collins (R-NY), a close friend and ally of Trump's, said Friday. "I will say that I wish there had been more planning" to prevent these September budget negotiations, Brooks said. He often praises senators for the job they're doing and says the President feels the same way, according to several senators who have spoken with the vice president. Read More »

Trump Offers Support for UN Reform

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Trump gave his remarks at a USA -led meeting on reform, noting that while the United Nations was founded on "truly noble goals" and has advanced them in many ways, it has lost its way. Trump lunching with UN Security Council Ambassadors at the White House in April. Netanyahu said that Israel's alliance with the United States has been "never stronger" than now under the Trump administration. Read More »

Asian shares mixed as Nikkei rises on yen, muted elsewhere

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FED WATCH: Investors are looking ahead to this week's Fed policy meeting for indications on the timing of the next rate hike and when the Fed might start shrinking its multitrillion-dollar stockpile of bonds. Some of this may get tied to a weaker dollar, which makes US goods and services more attractive in local currency terms in foreign nations, allowing for solid price support here. Read More »

Unemployment rate increased in New Jersey

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Of those, 181,300 were working, but 13,100 were without jobs. The unemployment rate in Santa Cruz County stood at 12.6 percent in August, up from 12.4 percent in July, 9.4 percent in June, 7.6 percent in May and 7.2 percent in April. The city's civilian labor force last month had 14,400 members. The remaining 41 states and the District of Columbia had jobless rates that were not notably different from those of a month earlier, though some had changes that were at least as large numerically ... Read More »

Oregon Governor: Here's What I Would Have Said To Jeff Sessions

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Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish wrote on his Facebook page Saturday that Sessions would be in town this week. Perhaps the most sweeping example just emerged from the state legislature in California, which extended so-called sanctuary protections to people who lack legal authorization to live in the United States. Read More »

UP publishes 6-months report card; zero riots, improved investor confidence

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Stressing that his government was keeping a close watch to ensure Jawahar Bagh kind of violence did not recur, he said that an anti-land mafia force has been set up in the state. He said whether they got Rs 1 or Rs 1 lakh, the truth is that both are farmers. Adityanath had taken oath as the Chief Minister on March 19 and became a legislator within six months of assuming office that will expire on September 19. Read More »

Singapore Grand Prix attendance rises 19%

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Attendance at the Singapore Grand Prix rose 19 per cent in 2017, underscoring the popularity of the race, whose contract was extended last week for four years. Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton , who won the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday, has revealed that he has been drawing inspiration from his hero Ayrton Senna. Read More »

UN Chief Seeks to Avoid War With North Korea

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Threatening action or rhetoric can not help resolve the situation on the Korean peninsula, China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday, after U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hinted about the existence of military options on North Korea. On Sept.7, according to an official press release, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto issued an executive order instructing all government agencies to comply with new UNSC economic sanctions imposed on North Korea. Read More »

Louis Police Use #BlackLivesMatter Chant After Breaking Up Protests

The area is known for restaurants, shops and bars. "This mob was intent on destroying or damaging property, assaulting police officers and setting fires", he said. According to police, the demonstrators then sprayed bottles with an unknown substance on officers. She said she feared for him every night. Smith's death is just one of several high-profile US cases in recent years in which a white officer killed a black suspect, including the 2014 killing of Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson that ... Read More »

Taiwan suspends oil exports to North Korea, imports of clothing

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It also has threatened to launch missiles close to the coast of Guam, a USA island territory in the Pacific. The intermediate-range weapon, launched early Friday from Sunan, the location of Pyongyang's global airport, hurtled over US ally Japan into the northern Pacific Ocean. Read More »

3 children abducted in Clay County

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Authorities are actively searching for a maroon 2003 Cadillac with Iowa license plate 561-XEY, driving on what they say is a spare tire on one side. The vehicle was seen traveling in the direction of northwest Iowa or Minnesota. Olivia is described as a 3-foot female with long, dark brown hair wearing pink sleeper pajamas and green slippers. The missing children were identified as Olivia Sophia Arzaga, 4, and 8-year-olds Adia Johnson-Enos and Lillian Johnson-Enos. Read More »

Chinese envoy urges U.S. talk with DPRK

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The Chinese ambassador was speaking after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in two weeks a move the United Nations security council said it "strongly condemned". "Our final goal is to establish the equilibrium of real force with the U.S. and make the USA rulers dare not talk about military option for the DPRK", Kim said as cited by state news agency KCNA. Read More »

A First: A US Military Base in Israel

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The American base will be manned by U.S. Air Force personnel, and will be focused on air defense. "We've established, for the first time in the State of Israel, the IDF, a permanent US Military facility, flying the American flag", says Brig. Read More »

Vaghela leads 3rd front in Gujarat

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Asked whether it would be a third front, an experiment that hasn't ever succeeded in Gujarat, Vaghela said, "It will succeed, it has succeeded in most other Indian states". He however, was open to the idea of being a candidate for chief minister post if the "Jan Vikalp" was voted to power. He added that the people of Gujarat were fed up of the BJP and the Congress and were looking for an alternative. Read More »

Texas woman accused of shooting sleeping boyfriend, dismembering him

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Authorities told KHOU she dismembered him with a machete after firing the fatal shot. Detectives say the gruesome crime took place on August 16, 2017 at the Briarwood Village Apartments in Baytown. She played the role of an innocent person, and she played it to the fullest. "That's not one of God's children", Clark said. Witnesses said they had seen him moving furniture out of the couple's apartment before his disappearance, the Houston Chronicle reports, and one friend told investigators ... Read More »

Fraudulent claims may leave Grenfell death toll below 80

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Two people have been charged with fraud, one is on police bail and five others are under investigation. Police added that they may charge individuals as well as corporations with manslaughter following the fire on Wednesday, June 14. "The wheels of justice do move slowly, but they need to expedite some of the decisions and improve the communication strategy, because people are buying out more than engaging". Read More »

Turkey slams US, Germany on "covert embargo" of defense supply

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Erdogan's security force was the intended recipient of the $1.2 million arms cache from New Hampshire gunmaker Sig Sauer. "It should never have been something that we were considering", Van Hollen said. lawmakers are now calling to ban the sale of American-made weapons to units of the Turkish National Police Force. But the US had already quietly put the sale on hold after the violence, and the Trump administration had informed the Turkish government that the sale wouldn't be allowed to take ... Read More »

Aston Martin to be Red Bull title sponsor

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Aston Martin has associated with Red Bull to develop their Hyper-car, the Valkyrie . Don't miss the F1 Report: Singapore Review as Mark Gallagher and Kevin Eason join Natalie Pinkham to look back at the frenetic rain-affected night race as well as discussing the fallout to the 2018 engine announcements. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi Shouted Down By Pro-Immigration Protesters

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One male protest leader then started a call and response with the group, addressing Pelosi directly and pointing his finger at her: "Congresswoman Pelosi!" The protesters, who did not claim affiliation with any organized group or party, sharply denounced the sordid deal being prepared by Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer with the Trump administration to maintain the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program while further militarizing the border, as well as ... Read More »

KENYA: Judge hits back at 'threats' over election re-run

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Attempts to intimidate Kenya's Supreme Court judges after they nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election have been "unlawful and savage in nature", the nation's judiciary said Tuesday, as ruling party supporters protested outside the court demanding the judges' removal. Read More »

Heavy rains again lash Mumbai, western and coastal Maharashtra

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These rainfall had covered over entire Konkan & Goa region due to the fresh cyclonic circulation over Saurashtra & South Gujarat coast. The city and its suburbs experienced a record spell of rain accompanied by strong winds since Tuesday afternoon, reviving memories of the August 29 deluge that paralysed life in the city. Read More »

Israel takes down Hezbollah drone with Patriot missile strike

The Israeli Air Force intercepted what it believes to be an Iranian-built drone, sent by the Hezbollah terrorist organization , that attempted to cross into Israeli airspace on Tuesday, the army said. "We managed to deal with it and take it down", he said. In addition, Russian and Iranian forces are fighting in Syria in support of President Bashar Assad. Read More »

Who is paying for Trump's legal fees in the Russian Federation probe?

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One person claimed the first payments have been made, and will be revealed in public filings. An RNC spokesperson says its share of the money comes from a standing legal defense fund and won't impact its spending on "political work". According to the Federal Election Commission , it's legal for politicians to use campaign funds for legal bills relating to their campaign, so long as the funds are not public contributions. Read More »