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Source Politico: Instead of launching tax reform, Trump could ground it

Many U.S. corporations, especially large multinationals, already pay well below the statutory 35-percent tax rate, but have been campaigning for a formal rate...


Japan's diplomatic skills called into question as tensions rise over N. Korea

And later on Wednesday, the White House will hold an unusual briefing on North Korea, with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary James Mattis and ...


N Korea conducts live-fire drill as USA submarine docks in South

President Donald Trump has said the U.S. was sending an "armada" to the Korean peninsula, including submarines. The North wants bilateral talks with the U...


Donald Trump proposes cutting corporate tax rate by almost 60%

House Republicans have tried to downplay the significance of the gap between the GOP leadership's proposal and the president's. "All these rates, if we're going...


Workers boo Marine Le Pen as she visits Paris food market

The wily campaign move, which French television news channel BFM broadcast live, had the immediate effect of stealing Mr Macron's thunder. The two candidate...


White House showcases Trump's accomplishments

That means Democrats would have to support it, and Republicans and Democrats have major differences when it comes to tax reform. We need a big, bold tax ...


French vote for Macron, Le Pen; mainstream politics out

Melenchon are angry voters". Sunday's outcome was a huge defeat for the two centre-right and centre-left groupings that have dominated French politics for 60 ...


North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as USA submarine docks in South

South Korea's next president shouldn't hurriedly seek softer-line measures toward North Korea, such as reopening a jointly run industrial complex in the North, ...


Marine Le Pen separates herself from Front National

Le Pen has long insisted on the need for France to drop the euro single currency and return to the franc, and also leave Europe's Schengen visa-free travel zone...


Lawmakers: Former Trump adviser Flynn likely broke law with Russia trip

Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, along with ranking member Elijah Cummings , D-Maryland, told reporters Tuesday Flynn failed to ask for permission ...


May need to strengthen defenses against North Korea threat-Admiral

Harris warned that a USA inflection point will come once North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has the military capabilities to match his threats to the United Stat...


Palestinians in Israeli jails hold mass hunger strike

The Palestinian Prisoners' Club gave a larger number of 1,500 people on hunger strike. An unnamed source from the ICRC said the Geneva-based humanitarian in...


Barack Obama finally reveals what he's doing next

He took the stage and asked the crowd of mostly local students: "So what's been going on while I've been gone? ". Youth civic engagement and community organi...


China launches new aircraft carrier

The ribbon-cutting was followed by the traditional breaking of a champagne bottle on the ship's bow. After the launch, the new carrier will undergo equipment ...


Thai husband kills baby, self on Facebook Live

Trirat said over the course of their relationship Wongtalay had grown violent, sometimes hitting her 5-year-old son from a previous marriage. When she found...


NASCAR has huge hole to fill after Earnhardt retires

Balluzzo said his first impression back then was that Earnhardt was spoiled. Earnhardt Jr, who is now racing in the NASCAR Monster Cup series, will retire ...


Hollande urges French to reject Le Pen in presidential run-off vote

He still supports her candidacy in the presidential runoff. Analysts said Le Pen might find more support amid right-wing voters anxious by security issues and...


US THAAD Missile Defense Equipment Enters South Korea Site

Pyongyang residents hold mass dances across the city to mark the 85th anniversary of the count. Visitors watch the North Korea side from the unification obs...


North Korea Holds Live-Fire Drills as Trump Calls For Tougher Sanctions

North Korean news outlets have also said that the country is prepared to attack the USS Carl Vinson's strike group if provoked. On Tuesday, South Korea's Yon...


TRUMP VOWS: 'The wall's going to get built'

File image of US President Donald Trump. The current spending plan for US government operations runs out at midnight Friday, leaving Trump and congressional n...


Here's what Trump's latest executive order means for our national monuments

Some, including Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, have hailed the order as the end of "massive federal land grabs " by presidents dating to Bill Clinton. His departmen...


Tipster who led authorities to Elizabeth Thomas to be awarded $10K

Anthony Thomas called Cummins "a very poor excuse for a teacher and authority figure, a father. he's a poor excuse for a human being ", reacting to an interv...


Elizabeth Thomas Returns Home To Tennessee

Barry said he gave Cummins $40 and paid another $15 to put gas in Cummins' vehicle. "The girl wasn't really looking at me or anything and he was always domina...


Supreme Court Hearing Against Making Aadhaar Mandatory Underway

The apex court was hearing three petitions challenging the constitutional validity of section 139AA of the Income Tax (IT) Act. Section 139AA, introduced thro...


Trump errs on the court system

On April 25, another judge within the 9th Circuit granted a nationwide preliminary injunction against a different Trump order, one aiming to cut federal fundi...


Justin Trudeau To Launch Plans To Legalise Marijuana Across Canada

Subject to Parliamentary approval and Royal Assent, the government intends to provide regulated and restricted access to cannabis no later than July 2018. Peopl...


Trump tax reform to be 'largest ever'

Trump wants cuts for individuals and businesses, even as the government struggles with mounting debt. While the administration will argue - with merit - that th...


Turkey could reconsider EU: Erdogan

Legislators representing Europe's top human rights body on Tuesday voted in favor of re-opening monitoring procedures in Turkey in a move that reflects its stro...


China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

China has launched a new aircraft carrier . The new carrier, which is now referred to as Type 001A, is 315 metres long and 75 metres wide, and has a displac...


Death toll from anti-government protests in Caracas rises to 12

In his office hangs a photograph from 1936 Germany showing a worker named August Landmesser standing alone in a large crowd refusing to perform the Nazi salute ...


Blocked again: Federal judge halts Trump's order on sanctuary cities

A formal White House statement on the ruling was withering in its criticism of Orrick, saying "an unelected judge unilaterally rewrote immigration policy fo...


France's Macron under fire for communication misstep as he eyes Elysee

Ms Le Pen said her decision had been made out of the "profound conviction" that the president of the republic must bring together all of the French people. She ...


Official estimates could upend Trump tax plan

Though Republicans control both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, some aspects of Trump's proposals could be a hard sell, especially for fiscal ...


USA warship in west Pacific for Japan navy drills, says Tokyo

The Vinson group has conducted three previous bilateral exercises with the Japanese navy since leaving San Diego on January 5 for a western Pacific deployme...


Two men found with 23 pounds of cocaine at New York's JFK

Both men had been taken to private rooms to be searched after getting off the plane at John F. Kennedy International Airport on April 19, the CBP said. During a...