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Author: 0 Treasury Secretary Promises Economic Growth and Tax Relief

The Treasury Secretary also said the administration is looking into a provision in the House Republican plan known as the border adjustment tax. President Trump has promised to announce a "phenomenal" plan to reform the United States tax system by early March.

Author: 0 7 dead, 20 injured in bomb attack in Pakistan's Lahore

Almost 30 people were wounded in the blast that the provincial Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) said was caused when explosives inside the building ignited. Rescue teams have reached the spot of the incident and the injured people are now being shifted to the general hospital, according to Daily Pakistan news.

World Media After 14 years, Jimmy Kimmel considering retirement from late-night TV
Author: 0 After 14 years, Jimmy Kimmel considering retirement from late-night TV

You tell some jokes. If you're looking to kick off the festivities as early as possible, E! will begin broadcasting their Countdown to the Red Carpet at 1:30 p.m. "We ran out of time, '" he said. From seeing his previous hosting gigs at the Emmys, we are sure there is a good chance the late night host will have several of his usual tricks up his sleeve.

Author: 0 Hong Kong Jails Ex-Leader for Misconduct

Tsang, 72, was denied bail on Monday and remanded in custody pending sentencing. Announcing the sentence, Justice Andrew Chan said at the High Court that Tsang had breached the trust of Hong Kong people by engaging in improper conduct while serving as the chief executive.

Author: 0 Iraq Pushes To Retake ISIS Stronghold In Mosul

The militants are essentially under siege in western Mosul, along with an estimated 750,000 civilians, after they were forced out of the eastern part of the city in the first phase of the campaign that ended last month, after 100 days of fighting.

Author: 0 Marine Le Pen's visit to Lebanon draws polarized reactions

Her chief of staff was placed under formal investigation over the alleged misuse of European Union funds to pay parliamentary assistants, French media report . But many on social media praised Le Pen for taking a stand but it didn't appear that American feminists were among them. Both were employed as European Parliament assistants.

Author: 0 Dozens of headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery in University City

More than 100 headstones were damaged after they were knocked over in the incident that occurred Thursday. Since early 2016, 74 Jewish Community Centers around the country have received bomb threats . David Posner, the director of strategic performance of the JCC Association of North America, tells CNN that 54 centers in the USA and Canada have received a total of 69 threats since January.

Author: 0 Alibaba's Ant Financial invests $200M in messaging platform Kakao

The Alibaba unit made this investment as part of a larger strategic partnership to connect Ant's 450 million users worldwide with Kakao Pay, which now has more than 14 million subscribers. Aside from the most recent transaction of Ant Financial with Kakao, the financial segment, announced last month a deal to acquire American payments operator MoneyGram amounting to $880 million.

Author: 0 How To Find A Not My President's Day Protest

Saturday, President Trump held a large rally in Florida with about 9,000 supporters gathered in an airport hangar in Melbourne. "Rain is nothing; we have to keep resisting", she said. CBS also seemed to whine that the President still commanded support, ending the report with, "Meanwhile, supporters of the president have followed his lead, turning on the media and saying they're glad to see Trump fighting back".

Author: 0 Saudi-Israeli Common Stance against Iran 'No Coincidence': Tehran

A statement released by Liberman's office said that the three central problems facing Israel and the US are " Iran , Iran and Iran ", and that the two leaders agreed that that they must act with determination against Iran . "I'm focusing on the Persian Gulf". Zarif dismissed any suggestions his country would ever seek to develop nuclear weapons. Republican senators at the conference said they will press for new U.S.

World Media Zimbabwe President Mugabe turns 93, vows to continue as leader
Author: 0 Zimbabwe President Mugabe turns 93, vows to continue as leader

In the first of what will be a series of countrywide rallies, the first lady said Friday that Mugabe could be fielded in next year's election as a corpse. 'The call to step down must come from my party, my party at the congress, my party at central committee. I've a mandate, allow me to serve my term, if you're also interested - number one.

Author: 0 Israeli PM Netanyahu begins historic visit to Singapore

Under current proposals, it means Israel would annex all or part of the West Bank and Gaza. For the past 50 years, Israel itself has refrained from extending its sovereignty to the West Bank, knowing that annexation would put it under pressure to let Palestinians vote.

Author: 0 Melbourne says no to Netanyahu visit

Donald Trump has surveyed the wreckage of decades of failed Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy, considered the world full of challenges his administration faces, and somehow concluded that. Over 60 prominent Australian lawmakers, academics, and businessmen and women have signed an open letter objecting Netanyahu's visit due to Israel's policies towards the Palestinians.

Author: 0 Tensions rise between Malaysia and North Korea over Kim Jong Nam killing

There are neighbors like Russian Federation, and other nations isolated by politics and sanctions, like Syria and Cuba. He added that it looks "certain that the North Korean regime is behind the incident". Malaysia's health minister said autopsy results could be released as early as Wednesday. North Korea had sought to prevent Malaysia from conducting an autopsy , insisting the body be handed over.

World Media 'Logan' gives Hugh Jackman's Wolverine a super sendoff
Author: 0 'Logan' gives Hugh Jackman's Wolverine a super sendoff

What is different, though, is Logan's approach to the superhero genre . What I loved about the Logan footage is how it's about the characters and felt like a western without the normal rules of a superhero movie. The violence is not particularly cartoonish either and, unlike Deadpool for example, the movie doesn't play nice regarding who that violence gets directed at.

Author: 0 Amid protests, United Kingdom lawmakers to debate Trump visit invitation

A petition to Parliament calling for the invite to be withdrawn has amassed more than 1.8 million signatures as of Sunday, far surpassing the 100,000 signatures needed to prompt a debate in Parliament. As lawmakers meeting in a side-room of Parliament rather than the House of Commons chamber debated, hundreds of Trump opponents gathered outside to protest.

Author: 0 Border wall will create tax burden for residents, won't solve issues

Though Trump said during his campaign that he would be able to construct the wall for less than $10 billion, the article contends that paying off those landowners would make it almost impossible to stick to the budget. expected to be reimbursed by Mexico. Protestors hurled slogans at Trump, whose plans to build the wall to keep undocumented immigrants out of the United States - and make Mexico foot the bill - has enraged many people here.

World Media Latest Terror Attack Deepens Divide Between Pakistan, Afghanistan
Author: 0 Latest Terror Attack Deepens Divide Between Pakistan, Afghanistan

Pakistani security officials believed that the Pakistani militant groups now operate from Afghanistan border region and routinely launch attacks from there. "No cross border and unauthorized entry will be allowed to Pakistan from Afghanistan", the spokesman said. He urged political parties to avoid point-scoring on the issue of national security and play their due role for a secured Pakistan.

Author: 0 USA deploys carrier to contentious South China Sea

An exchange of angry words is expected as a USA aircraft carrier entered the South China Sea for "routine patrolling" over the weekend amid fresh tensions between Beijing and Washington under the month-old presidency of Donald Trump. The strike group entered the South China Sea after training off Hawaii and Guam and operations in the Philippine Sea. Carrier Strike Group 1 is expected to sail near China's artificial islands in the disputed Spratlys, and possibly the Paracel Islands, where ...

Author: 0 Japan, US, ROK should work to raise global pressure on North Korea

Earlier this month, North Korea tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile, after two nuclear tests and 24 missile launches previous year, in spite of objections from Beijing , the North's main ally and major trading partner. "China has always condemned the missile tests", said Zhang Liangui, from Beijing's Central Party School. That appeal came after an emergency meeting in NY called by the United States, Japan and South Korea.

Author: 0 DHS head Kelly: Trump is preparing a new 'streamlined' immigration ban

It also excluded all refugees for 120 days, except those from Syria, who were banned indefinitely. One significant change, immigrant rights activists note, is the Trump administration's definition of who is a "criminal". Mr Kelly said: "The President is contemplating releasing a tighter, more streamlined version of the first order". The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the US illegally, ...

World Media Iraqi forces capture last villages before Mosul airport
Author: 0 Iraqi forces capture last villages before Mosul airport

Iraqi planes dropped millions of leaflets on the western side of Mosul on Saturday warning residents that the battle to dislodge ISIS was imminent as troops began moving in their direction. The Islamic State group has put up stiff resistance to defend Mosul, the city where its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed a "caliphate" straddling Iraq and Syria in 2014.

Author: 0 At Florida rally, Trump returns to campaign tactics, media criticisms

Huber was born in Hicksville and in 1987 moved to Ronkonkoma, where he lived for 17 years. And although Trump told the crowd that our nation must "ignore the exhausted echoes of yesterday's fights", Trump returned to the campaign that ended with his election to the nation's highest office.

World Media North Queensland shark attack victim still critical following emergency surgery on leg
Author: 0 North Queensland shark attack victim still critical following emergency surgery on leg

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help Dickson with his recovery. "The initial actions by three friends have definitely saved his life. because he was losing so much blood", he said. A spokeswoman for the Queensland Ambulance Service told ABC that the man was in a critical condition. It is believed that he was bitten by a bull shark or a tiger shark with local media reporting that swimmers nearby witnessed the terrifying attack.

Author: 0 SC Man Accused of Planning Attack 'In the Spirit of Dylann Roof'

McDowell's frustrations apparently boiled over in the midst of Roof's federal hate crimes trial. The post references Roof, the self-proclaimed white supremacist who massacred nine black people attending Bible study at a Charleston, South Carolina, church in 2015.

Author: 0 Barack Obama Ranked 12th Best President

The survey is based on 10 leadership qualities, each of which has its own individual presidential ranking: public persuasion, crisis leadership, economic management, moral authority, worldwide relations, administrative skills, relations with Congress, vision/setting an agenda, pursued equal justice for all and performance within context of times.

Author: 0 Alexander Acosta announced as Trump's latest Labour Secretary pick

Bush. The only confirmation question I would have is why wasn't the confirmable Acosta nominated in the first place, instead of Puzder? Trump said Acosta, a Florida law school dean, "has had a tremendous career". Acosta, if confirmed, would be the first Hispanic in the Trump cabinet. Decades ago, Puzder's ex-wife, Lisa Fierstein, brought abuse charges against him, which she later dropped.

Author: 0 Dwight Yorke 'made to feel like a criminal' after United States entry block

The 45-year-old was preveneted from boarding his flight to Miami from Qatar by two airport officials. " I have lost count of the number of times I have been to America, I love the country, yet I was being made to feel like a criminal ", the former Trinidad and Tobago captain was quoted as saying by the Sun on Friday.

Author: 0 Irish woman charged with the alleged murder of her fiance in Padstow

The woman was charged on Saturday afternoon with murder and was refused bail to face Parramatta Local Court on Sunday. New South Wales Police Force is working with the Irish Consulate in Sydney. Paramedics arrived to find the man in critical condition, but he died at the scene. A crime scene has been established which will be examined by specialist forensic officers.

World Media Pedro Pascal cried after painful fight training for The Great Wall
Author: 0 Pedro Pascal cried after painful fight training for The Great Wall

And oh, what monsters. But The Great Wall struggles mightily to transcend its two-dimensional storyline, a tiresome roteness not much helped by its zoological villains. It's hard to determine what kind of accent Damon was going for here - it's an ever-changing concoction of British, Scottish, Irish and original-recipe Damon - but he seems out of place.

World Media Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong arrested in corruption investigation
Author: 0 Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong arrested in corruption investigation

The charges are part of a larger corruption investigation, which alleges South Korea's President Park extorted almost $70 million from big business. Like Park, Lee and Samsung deny any wrongdoing in this case. Lee is reportedly now in custody at a detention center in Seoul. The leader of Samsung , the South Korean-based tech conglomerate, was arrested Friday for allegedly bribing a government confidante so he could permanently take over the company.

Author: 0 Philippines: Senator accuses President Duterte of stashing $40 million in bank accounts

He also defended his partner and daughter, an elected mayor in his hometown Davao City, who he said have the capacity to earn the millions in their bank accounts. "Basically, he is just bringing out old issues". ABS-CBN News said on its website that Trillanes had filed a plunder complaint against Duterte days ahead of the last May election.