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Historic Election For Delaware County As Democrats Score Big Across Philly Suburbs

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And when Democrat Jim Shaw takes over as supervisor, he will be part of a two-member minority on the Town Board, since Republicans captured all three council seats. Democrats in Delaware County don't have the networks and routines that Republicans do, which could be challenges when they turn from celebrating to governing, said Ben Berger, associate political science professor at Swarthmore College. Read More »

Apple's secret tax bolthole revealed

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This week, investigative journalists released details of the Paradise Papers data leak, in which 13.4 million documents revealed the offshore financial dealings of wealthy individuals and multinational companies. The government of Jersey on November 8 announced that it may amend its tax laws to add a substance test for tax residence, responding to allegations that the island nation is being used for tax avoidance by multinationals, including Apple . Read More »

NFIB now says it supports House tax bill

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The House measure, meanwhile, nears approval by the tax-writing committee after last-minute changes by its primary author. Their bill would leave the prized mortgage interest deduction untouched for homeowners in a concession to the powerful real estate lobby but would ignore a House compromise on the hot-button issue of state and local tax deductions. Read More »

TSA screenings fail to spot weapons most of the time, agency says

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House Committee on Homeland Security member Rep. Bill Keating suggested that part of the problem is that funding is being taken from the TSA in order to build President Trump's much-heralded border wall with Mexico. "Whether you're flying to, from or within the United States , TSA is committed to raising the baseline for aviation security by strengthening the overall security of our commercial aviation network to keep flying as a safe option for everyone", said TSA Acting Administrator Huban A. Read More »

Colombian police seize 13 tons of cocaine in massive drug bust

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Santos said the drugs belonged to the AGC , called the Gulf Clan by authorities. President Juan Manuel Santos said the stash had an estimated US market value of $360 million. According to the US Drug Enforcement Administration, Colombia has an output of about 910 tons a year of cocaine - making it one of the world's biggest producers. Read More »

Rand Paul Neighbor Pleads Not Guilty to Assault

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She said the investigation "has not concluded". Neither the prosecutor nor Boucher's attorney have said what prompted the attack, but Boucher's attorney has said it was trivial and not related to politics. "Prosecutors will review our case in its entirety and they'll make a determination if it will be bumped up to felony", Jeremy Hodges, master trooper and public affairs officer for Kentucky State Police Post 3 at Bowling Green, told Fox News on Monday. Read More »

Roy Moore accused of sexual contact with teen, Washington Post reports

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He asked for Corfman's phone number and picked up a few days later near her house and drove her to his home in the woods 30 minutes away, the report said . He has been a candidate in four hotly-contested statewide political contests, twice as a gubernatorial candidate and twice as a candidate for chief justice. Read More »

Twitter stops verification badge amid Jason Kessler backlash

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Still, there was strong uproar over Kessler's verification, with many wondering why Twitter chose to give the white nationalist the blue badge - especially after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted last month that the social media site would "take a more aggressive stance" in enforcing rules against "unwanted sexual advances, non-consensual nudity, hate symbols, violent groups, and tweets that glorifies violence". Read More »

International Development Secretary Priti Patel replaced & Theresa May's failing goverment

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She served for a time as an aid worker before entering parliament and is also a serving Royal Navy reservist. The Portsmouth North MP told critics when the prank was revealed afterwards: "If I have offended anyone, I'm sorry". Liberal Democrat deputy leader Jo Swinson echoed these thoughts, saying: 'Having an worldwide development secretary who does not dismiss the entire concept of global aid must be the first qualification for the job. Read More »

Drunk man found carrying python in his trousers in Germany

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When they searched them, officers noticed "a significant bulge" in one of their pants. That's when police say he pulled out a 14-inch baby royal python that had been tucked away in his pants. Police said the snake may belong to one of the man's relatives. On Wednesday, police said they were looking for the python's owner and investigating whether the suspect violated animal welfare laws, The Associated Press reported. Read More »

Indianapolis Colts announce release of cornerback Vontae Davis

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Davis also made his first public comments since being demoted and said he felt disrespected because of the way the issue was handled. "Me, the type of person I am, I want to go out and play". When asked why Pagano said it was a non-injury situation, Davis said, "I can't really control what Coach P said". On Wednesday, Davis told reporters his side of the story. Read More »

Tata Motors Q2 profit jumps three-fold on Jaguar Land Rover strength

Analysts on average expected a net profit of Rs 1499 crore, according to Thomson Reuters data. Income from operations for the quarter rose about 9 percent to Rs 70156 crore. "With our turnaround plan in full action, we are seeing encouraging results ", said Guenter Butschek, managing director and CEO of Tata Motors. Retail sales of its Jaguar saloons and Land Rover sport-utility vehicles were up 5 percent on the same quarter past year, as an increase in sales in China helped offset lower ... Read More »

Korea's top biz leaders attend Trump dinner

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He called for China to give fair and reciprocal treatment to U.S. companies and exports to reduce the USA trade deficit and rebalance the economic relationship, the secretary of state said . "(These deals) allow Trump to portray himself as a master dealmaker, while distracting from a lack of progress on structural reforms to the bilateral trade relationship", Hugo Brennan, Asia analyst at risk consultancy Verisk Maplecroft, said in a note. Read More »

Iran's Zarif calls for resolving regional crises through diplomacy

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President Donald Trump began a visit to the Chinese capital. On Sunday 5 November 2017, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, speaking in a pre-recorded address, observed that it was incongruous for the Lebanese Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, to resign not from Lebanon , but from the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh in the presence of "MBS". Read More »

North Korea says United States should oust Trump from power

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that when it comes to making progress on trade discussions with China, the accomplishments so far are "pretty small". "(The) US really has to change its policies because they've gotten so far behind on trade with China and frankly with many other countries. US President Donald Trump on Thursday urged all countries to stop arming, financing and trading with the "murderous" North Korean regime even as he claimed that China had a solution to the Korean ... Read More »

Jaya TV premises raided by Taxmen for alleged Tax Evasion

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The channel is now controlled by VK Sasikala's family members, led by her nephew Vivek Jayaraman. We have also been monitoring the activities of the TV channel as well as its senior officials and others, ' said a senior I-T official. The searches have also reached the premises of Midas Distilleries and Jazz Cinemas, I-T officers said. In all, simultaneous raids have been underway in more than 150 locations in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana and Delhi. Read More »

President Rouhani Rejects Saudi Anti-Iran Rhetoric

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Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had shot down a ballistic missile fired over its capital from Yemen. Addressing a cabinet session of Wednesday morning, President Rouhani criticized the Saudi officials for seeking to cause trouble for the others and taking hostile stances against the other regional nations instead of trying to fix their own internal problems. Read More »

Odd-Even formula in Delhi from Nov 13 to 17 to curb pollution

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In the evening, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced that primary schools in the national capital will remain close tomorrow. It has been reported that the air quality in the world's most polluted capital city plunged to levels likened to smoking at least 50 cigarettes in a single day. Read More »

PNG threatens to 'apprehend' protesting Manus refugees

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He reiterated that the options available for the MRPC residents are that refugees can move into the East Lorengau Transit Centre or other accommodation known as West Lorengau Haus, and wait for third country resettlement or settle in PNG. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull earlier told the ABC the new facilities were of "very high quality" and the men should relocate. He said the men who have refused to leave the centre were being encouraged by "some activists in Australia, including the Greens ... Read More »

Rex Tillerson says no decision on Trump-Putin meeting

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The meeting "will be on November 10", "but the exact time is to be detirmined", Ushakov said . "There are things to discuss, from Syria to North Korea". Ushakov said, as translated by the Tass newswire. They also had another discussion at a dinner for heads of state and government later the same day. Read More »

Solar Commission report tabled in Kerala Assembly amid opposition protest

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According to the report, the prime accused in the solar scam, Saritha S Nair and Biju Radhakrishnan were allegedly helped by Chandy and his staff members - Tenny Joppen, Jikkumon Jacob and gunman Salim Raj in cheating the clients. After the Commission headed by Justice G Sivarajan, submitted its final report to the Chief Minister, his directive comes hereafter. The government on October 11 made a decision to initiate vigilance and SIT probe against Chandy, two of his cabinet colleagues and ... Read More »