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Trump joined on stage by Democrat senator at tax reform event

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I think we'll have your support", said Mr. Trump. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp , D-N.D., is set to travel with Trump aboard Air Force One to the oil refinery. "We need to get the economy growing again and that's what the president focused on". And your senator, Claire McCaskill, she must do this for you. In his remarks there, Trump urged people to vote her out of office if she did not support lowering taxes. Read More »

Trump Sides With Democrats on Interim Debt-Limit Fix, Harvey Aid

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That would force the Republicans to vote on another politically treacherous increase at the end of this year while GOP leaders would like to increase the limit until after next year's midterm elections. "We agreed to a three-month extension on debt ceiling, which they consider to be sacred - very important - always we'll agree on debt ceiling automatically because of the importance of it". Read More »

Kentucky's Last Abortion Clinic Braces For Shutdown

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The state claimed the clinic's agreements with a local hospital and ambulance service, required under a law specifically targeting abortion providers, were invalid. "The transfer agreements' requirements in question - which were enacted in 1998 and not questioned for 19 years - are important measures for ensuring women have the proper life-saving procedures in place in the event of an emergency", said Bevin's spokeswoman, Amanda Stamper. Read More »

Narendra Modi Meets Suu Kyi, Discusses India-Myanmar Relations

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Wherever there are concerns, we highlight them. India also faces the problem of Rohingyas fleeing into the states bordering Myanmar. ■ Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday presented Myanmar President Htin Kyaw a sculpture of Bodhi tree. ■ India and Myanmar today signed 11 agreements in a range of sectors, including one on maritime security cooperation, to further strengthen their multifaceted partnership. Read More »

Rocky Yadav gets lifetime sentence for shooting student

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Rocky Yadav is the son of former MLC of Janata Dal-United JD (U), Manorama Devi. Besides Rocky, two other convicts have also been sentenced to life imprisonment in connection with Aditya's murder, while Rocky's father Bindi Yadav hasbeen given five-years of imprisonment. Read More »

President Trump visits Houston, distributes supply for Harvey survivors

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Departing for Texas and Louisiana with @FLOTUS Melania right now @JBA_NAFW . The White House late on Friday requested Congress approve $US 7.85 billion in emergency funding to deal with the devastation. Houston , Beaumont, and other cities saw major flooding. Harris County has seen the majority of the deaths in Texas so far and had the greatest flood levels - 30 people have died there alone. Read More »

Brexit bust-ups will damage European supply chains

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The Brexit clock may be ticking, but according to David Davis , time is not running out. United Kingdom officials are reportedly calling for week-by-week negotiations until a breakthrough is reached. After the talks, officials had said that a growing gulf between the European Union and Britain over how much money the United Kingdom owes could prove the biggest obstacle to a deal being reached by March 2019. Read More »

Syrian forces behind April gas attack in Idlib: UN probe

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A United Nations inquiry said Wednesday that it collected enough evidence to accuse Syrian government forces of a deadly chemical weapons attack in April that left dozens of civilians dead and hundreds more wounded. The Syrian government has vehemently denied the accusations in previous statements, as it wasn't the first time the government was accused of being behind the April attack, which drew in a USA strike that targeted a Syrian air base in Homs province. Read More »

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Head Resigns Over DACA

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Palomarez said, "I'm going to work right up until the bloody end to try to convince this president to do the right thing by these 80,000 DREAMers who reside in this country". "It is particularly cruel to offer young people the American Dream, encourage them to come out of the shadows and trust our government, and then punish them for it". Read More »

Star Wars: Episode IX director quits

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LucasFilm and Trevorrow released a joint statement to confirm they have mutually agreed to the departure as their " visions for the project differ ". Trevorrow had relocated to the U.K.in mid-2016 to focus on prepping the film. Episode IX is expected to star Daisy Ridley and John Boyega and is due out in May 2019 . Read More »

Updates from World Cup qualifier in Dublin

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The Republic returned from Georgia during the early hours of Sunday morning facing strong criticism of their display in a 1-1 draw in Tbilisi, with O'Neill himself admitting their first-half performance was as poor a 45 minutes as they have produced during the campaign to date. Read More »

NIA Summons Kashmir Bar President to Delhi

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The agency's notice to Qayoom has come weeks after it began a crackdown on separatists for allegedly receiving funds from outside to fund militancy and stone-throwing in Valley. The NIA had earlier registered an FIR in which Hafeez Saeed has been named as an accused besides both factions of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference led by Geelani and the Mirwaiz, militant outfit Hizb-ul- Mujahideen and all-women rightwing Dukhtaran-e-Milat organization. Read More »

Illinois Workers March in Support of $15 Minimum Wage

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The demonstrators then marched to Oak Woods Cemetery and the burial site of famed civil rights fighter Ida B. Wells - which is marked by only a small nondescript gravestone - and demanded that a properly respectful monument to Ms. "I want to be able to take care of my family, especially the young ones that are coming up", Williams said. While many supporters were out in KC on Monday, critics of a pay increase say it leads to reduced work hours and layoffs. Read More »

Trump targets automobile trade deficit in dispute over KORUS FTA

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The South Korean trade agreement was first signed under the George W. Bush administration in 2007, then renegotiated under President Barack Obama in 2010. The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) warned it will lead to immediate and sustained losses in sales to the third largest corn customer. "We support finding ways to improve any agreement, but let's do that in a reasoned and respectful way, with input from all stakeholders so USA wheat farmers can gain greater access to world markets". Read More »

Boeing, Airbus raise alarms over United Tech, Rockwell

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The price represents an 18 per cent premium to Rockwell Collins' closing level on Aug 4, before Bloomberg News reported on the deal talks. Rockwell's shares rose 0.3 percent in afternoon trading. United Technologies opted for a mix of cash and stock with the goal of maintaining a strong credit rating, the company said . It was not immediately clear how the acquisition would affect Rockwell employees or Cedar Rapids' status as the company's headquarters. Read More »

Brazil Draws 1×1 With Columbia

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The Little Canary ( Brazil ) had totally 11 wins, three draws, and a loss in their last 15 matches in the round 1 world cup South America qualifiers. See how to watch Tuesday's game below. For the last five matches between these teams, the Brazilian national team was four times stronger and only luck was on the side of the Colombian national team. Read More »

Kenya's electoral body changes team to oversee new vote

The Commission's Communications Manager Andrew Limo said the Task Force's mandate is to spearhead the preparations for the repeat Presidential poll slated for 17th, October, 2017. Others had been filed since but he did not have the updated figure. "The entire election was cancelled by the Supreme Court", he said. The electoral commission has vowed to make "internal changes" ahead of the new vote, though its chairman, Wafula Chebukati, ruled out resigning himself. Read More »

After Harvey: Israel to transfer $1M aid package to Houston Jewish community

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Though many properties in Israel were legally owned by Jews since before the establishment of Israel, the legal process is prohibitive and the last eviction of this kind was eleven years ago. During the eviction family members shouted, "This is the face of the occupation". The settlements are considered illegal under worldwide law, though Israel disputes this. Read More »

S.Korea to temporarily deploy four remaining THAAD launchers - ministry

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President Moon ordered officials to consult with the US on the temporary deployment of the four additional THAAD launchers, following the North's launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile on July 28th. While Putin reiterated Moscow's opposition to new sanctions against North Korea, he told reporters he had assured South Korean President Moon Jae-in that Moscow condemns North Korea's nuclear test and thinks it "flagrantly violates" global law. Read More »

Woman trapped in window trying to retrieve poo after Tinder date

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Why? After a bite to eat, the two ended up at Smith's house to watch a Scientology documentary. Smyth wrote that he chose to go upstairs to get a hammer and chisel to smash open the window. "She was stuck fast, upside down in the gap". Avon Fire and Rescue confirmed they were called to the address at around 10.40pm on August 7 and rescued the woman - but did not confirm what exactly had led her to become stuck in the precarious position. Read More »

The Bob Menendez corruption trial sure won't be boring

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Phil Murphy, the Democratic candidate for New Jersey governor, is now leading in polling and if elected would be in a position to appoint a potential Democratic successor for Menendez early next year. The ophthalmologist faces up to 30 years in prison for the Medicare fraud alone. "The senator himself attended various meetings and otherwise advocated for Melgen's interests". Read More »

What is DACA? A look at immigrant program Trump is ending

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Here is what it means for the young people who have been working and attending school under DACA. Sen. Orrin Hatch said he urged President Trump last week not to rescind the program. Sununu said Trump "has signaled to Congress that the ball is now in their court and it is time for them to do their job". They will no longer be able to work or have driver's licenses. Read More »

DACA program rescinded as protesters rally

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Brown University President Christina Paxson also issued a statement , calling the end of DACA "wrong". The program protected almost 800,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to America as children from deportation. "This decision by the President to rescind the DACA program is nonsensical, unnecessary and produces anxiety and terror in an already anxious and terrorized community", said the Rev. Read More »

AC, Lights Off: Technical Fault in Lucknow Metro near Alambagh

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After an hour the passengers were evacuated through the emergency door, officials said. To know more about the story watch out the video. The metro temporarily stopped near Alambagh station, ANI reported. In a series of tweets, Akhilesh said, " Lucknow Metro will make life easy and people will remember Sreedharanji and his team that made the dream come true". Read More »

US, Canada Urge Mexico to iIncrease Domestic Wages — NAFTA Talks

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Jerry Dias, president of Canada's largest private-sector labor union, told reporters Friday that his group proposed a 70% minimum for rules of origin and that U.S. The United States has said it wants to tighten labor standards in the 23-year-old trade pact. "I wouldn't threaten to send children of undocumented immigrants back to their respective homelands, many of whom are from Mexico and are productive, tax-paying workers with unblemished records". Read More »

Germany says European Union states must implement court ruling on migrants swiftly

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The European Court of Justice has dismissed the entirety of the actions brought by Slovakia and Hungary, and supported by Poland, on the relocation of asylum seekers in need of global protection. The program is considered a key part of the EU's migration policy. But, after a mass influx in 2015, numbers have gone down steadily following actions previous year that all but closed the route from Turkey to Greece and from Greece to the Balkans and northern Europe. Read More »

Pumpkin Spice lattes back at Beckley and Princeton locations

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Finally, the dominance of pumpkin spice is fading , MarketWatch reports, citing 1010data, an analytics company. You can start finding Pumpkin Spice Lattes in your local Starbucks on September 5, but grab them quick; they're limited as always, and you don't want to have to wait all the way until next year to get one again, do you? "We may be at peak spice, and we'll quickly know whether pumpkin spice has jumped the shark as this season's sales roll in", a representative of 1010data told ... Read More »