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Trump proposing 'biggest tax cut' in U.S. history

Mnuchin called for tax simplification as well, saying USA reforms ideally would let taxpayers file their annual tax returns on a "large postcard". One veteran t...


26 paramilitary personnel killed in central India

This has led to major clashes between the Maoists determined to delay the construction of the roads. As per a precise plan, they struck when some of the jawans...


Years Later, The Boston Marathon's First Woman Races Once Again

THE FIRST WOMAN to officially compete in the Boston Marathon ran the race again yesterday, 50 years after she first entered. With her bib numbers pinned to her ...


Trump, speaking at Holocaust memorial: 'We'll never be silent'

Trump was endorsed by former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke. Back in January, the Holocaust Museum seemingly noted this when they responded to a White House ...


US ups Korean defenses, top admiral says forces are capable

Despite the seemingly straightforward objective, the deployment of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, remains a controversial topic in So...


Mnuchin, Cohn expected to roll out Trump tax plan

Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan, a longtime champion of a major tax restructuring, expressed optimism about the plan. President Donald Trump seems to be a...


Purdue Sworn in as Ag Secretary

He said that he understands how important it is for farmers to be viable in the marketplace and it was encouraging to hear him tell Secretary Perdue that, with ...


France's 'smug' Macron under fire for missteps

In the days ahead of Sunday's vote, "they successfully detected the late rise in turnout and indicated Emmanuel Macron in the lead and Marine Le Pen in second...


Thunder eliminated, Russell Westbrook, Patrick Beverley feud

Harden and Lou Williams scored 13 and 12 points, respectively, in the final period, as the game followed a familiar script of Houston reversing a deficit a...


Obama 'got zippo, zero' on imprisoned aid worker

Hijazi arrived at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Thursday, according to The Washington Post . US President Donald Trump has published a video on his offici...


Trump Admin Considering Draft Executive Order To Withdraw From NAFTA

The White House is now considering an executive order declaring the US' intent to pull out of the free trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, which could trigg...


Activists protest at French embassy against Le Pen

Macron is proudly and profoundly pro-European, strongly supportive of France's inclusion in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the European Union and the eur...


India, Armenia sign three agreements to boost bilateral ties

Briefing about the talks, Preeti Saran, Secretary (East), Ministry of External Affairs, said that India and Armenia are celebrating 25 years of their diplomatic...


Turkish PM says relations with EU at lowest point in recent times

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan waves during a ceremony to mark the National Sovereignty and Children's Day at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, April...


Trump urges UN to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea

The hurried, violent push for the US anti-missile system installation was aimed to politicize security issues during the presidential election campaign, said th...


Sonny Perdue confirmed as Trump's agriculture secretary

That is absolutely critical as rural America struggles against the largest 4-year percentage decline in net farm income since the start of the Great Depression....


Obama avoids Trump, talks unity and youth during Chicago return

Obama's first public engagement comes as President Donald Trump nears his 100-day mark in office. Obama's answer touched on a number of themes, including his...


Iraqi troops capture largest neighborhood in western Mosul

A Mosul residents shouts for help after he fled his home in west Mosul as fighting between Iraqi forces and the Islamic State group continues, Monday, April 2...


India examining consequences of Australia's visa move, says MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay

The 457 foreign worker visa programme will be axed and replaced with a new "Australia first" visa programme. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was quick to de...


Trade minister courts China for softwood as U.S. announces duties

Froman suggested that they calculated that they might get a better deal from Trump. Mr. Peterson will play a key role, ensuring Ontario's forestry sector is wel...


Hello? Justice Stephen Breyer's cellphone rings in court

Justice Samuel Alito struggled to suppress a laugh as the august dignity of the high court was briefly interrupted. Cellphones and other electronic devices ar...


Theresa May 'considering keeping pension triple lock guarantee'

The PM refused to answer the question twice before using the opportunity to make a political jab at the SNP, suggesting that only way to save the United Kingdom...


French voters in Switzerland reject Le Pen

Florian Philippot from Le Pen's National Front poked fun at Hollande's comments, asking if he would attend the restaurant La Rotonde with Macron to celebrate th...


Ryan says health law proposal winning support

Labrador refused to comment entirely. The agreement at the crux of the revised bill would allow states to opt out of some insurance regulations in the PPACA. ...


Labour Vow To Make Nick Ferrari's NHS Campaign A Law

Labour say the proposals would be paid for by a rise in corporation tax, which has been cut to 19% from 28% under the Conservatives. Even then, we probably wi...


Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl's killing

Two videos showing the child's death were posted on the man's Facebook page for about 24 hours, Reuters reported . Pilot's time-lapse footage captures incred...


Trump Meets With Aid Worker After Negotiating Release From Egypt

While Trump did not publicly announce he was pressing the Egyptian government for Hijazi's release at the time , he was quietly negotiating her pardon, the Po...


The costs of reporting from North Korea

It was not known how he was marking Tuesday's anniversary. However in February China announced it was halting all imports of coal from North Korea - a cruci...


Labour pledges to guarantee right of European Union nationals to remain in UK

Starmer said Labour accepted that immigration rules must change after Brexit but said the party does not believe that immigration should be the "overarching...


China Expresses Serious Concern to USA over THAAD

Pak Yong Sik told a "national meeting" of thousands of senior military and civilian officials. Protesters shouted and hurled water bottles at the vehicles ove...


Michael Flynn might have broken the law, House oversight leaders say

Among the payments in question was more than $33,000 that Flynn received in 2015 from the Russia Today television network, which has been described by US inte...


Paul Ryan says avoiding government shutdown, not repealing Obamacare is current priority

First reported by Politico on Thursday, the amendment is an attempt to placate moderate Republicans and far-right conservatives like the House Freedom Caucus,...


Trump Says Iran not 'Living up to Spirit' of Nuclear Deal

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tore into a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, saying it only delayed the nation's ambition to gain weapons of mass destruction, a...


Gov't: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb

At least 90 militants from the Islamic State (IS) group were killed by a huge bomb dropped by the USA in Afghanistan, a regional governor says . "As a result...


US Court Halts Trump Order On Funding For Immigrant "Sanctuary Cities"

On Jan. 25, Trump issued an order to stop the funding to the sanctuary cities that serve as a safe harbor to immigrants staying in the country illegally. It was...