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White House says tax plan to help business, middle class


Moore helped write Trump's campaign tax plan. Many an idealistic economic stimulus plan - and that is what the Trump plan is meant to achieve - have died the death of a thousand cuts on the Hill due to over complexity, underwhelming policies, and political infighting and sand in the gears from special interests. Read More »

Iran Tests New Ballistic Missile Despite US Warning


Iran has successfully tested a new ballistic missile that can carry multiple warheads with explosives and can travel up to 2,000km, according to state media. "We will strengthen not only our missiles but also our air, land and sea forces..." Rouhani has said that the Trump administration is seeking "an excuse" to pull out of the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement that capped Iran's nuclear activities in return for the lifting of global sanctions on Iran. Read More »

Brexit: Theresa May restates 'no Irish border posts' policy


Taoiseach Leo Varadkar gave the speech a cautious welcome. Leo Varadkar described it as "a genuine attempt to move things along" with the request for a transition period a "step in the right direction". The third, the new EU-UK land border on Ireland, remains a conundrum and May said nothing new. The EU has been firm in saying that Britain must have a viable solution for the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic before talks progress - and doesn't count the UK's suggestions of ... Read More »

President Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after missile test

The missile was launched from an unknown location. The missile can reach much of the Middle East, including Israel. We will not seek permission from anyone to defend our country. Iran has showcased its Khoramshahr new ballistic missile with a range of up to 2,000 kilometres. The missile has a range of 2000 km (1242 miles) and can carry a warhead to a range of 1800 km (1118 miles). Read More »

Cassie Sainsbury's Whole Defence Case Hinges On A Forgotten Phone Password


Speaking from the Colombian women's prison where she has spent the past five months, Sainsbury told 60 Minutes reporter Liam Bartlett she had no idea who she was working for. because everything that happened, it's all linked to my case", she said. She had never met her boss, but needed the money. Ms Sainsbury says she didn't know he'd packed her suitcase with cocaine. Read More »

Iran's Rohani Vows Stronger Missile Capabilities

The newly developed ballistic missile was unveiled just days after U.S. President Donald Trump, in an address to the U.N. General Assembly, vowed not to let Iran, which he described as a "rogue state whose chief exports are violence, bloodshed and chaos", continue to destabilize the Middle East "while building unsafe missiles". Read More »

Ruiz, Wilkins fuel Arizona State past No


Well, you know the Ducks and their penchant for endless uniform combinations and colors. The over/under total for the game is listed at 75.5 points. Emma Jones almost found herself in on goal early in the match, but the Arizona State goalkeeper was quick off her line to silence the threat. Read More »

Dolphins Game Preview: Week Three vs. Jets


However, on Sunday, the offense wasn't close to anything. New York's defense held firm, getting McCown and the offense the ball back quickly, allowing the Jets to tack on another field goal to build an insurmountable 20-0 lead. The defense was sloppy and had very poor coverage for the second straight game. That third-quarter 15-yard pass completion from Josh McCown to defensive-lineman-playing-fullback Lawrence Thomas could be seen coming a mile away from the minute the big dude ... Read More »

Trump administration calls for National Football League owners to rule on anthem


And the employers have the right, when the players are working, to have rules. "It's not about free speech", Mnuchin said during an appearance on "This Week" on ABC News. "I think what the president is saying is that the owner should have a rule that the players should have to stand and [have] respect for the national anthem ", Mnuchin added. Read More »

Alzheimer's Association to hold walk October 7


Organizers say the charity 5K walk brought in at least $1 million from the more than 5,000 people who registered. Participants all held their purple, yellow and orange flowers high and walked all to help give a little encouragement. "They can come together, they can raise money, and they can stand shoulder to shoulder to show support for others who are feeling the same things they are". Read More »

Iran Tests New Missile Despite Washington's Warnings

President Hassan Rouhani said Friday that Iran would strengthen its weapons capabilities and unveiled a new ballistic missile that can carry multiple warheads. "The Iran Deal will shrink wrap Iran's nuclear program for a generation", said Joe Cirincione, the president of Ploughshares Fund, a foundation promoting nuclear deproliferation, at the time of the deal. Read More »

Hurricane Maria path: Tropical storm and surge watches issued for North Carolina

We'll have sunny skies for the Browns vs. Colts game. But the Met Office is now forecasting Hurricane Maria to spin across the Atlantic and impact Britain in a week with the risk of gales and heavy rain. Brush up on the cone and what it means for you HERE. The week ahead shows nearly no chance of rain Tuesday through Friday for the first full week of fall. Read More »

Earthquake Detected in North Korea


Morgan Asset Management. The analysis indicated neither one was man-made, meaning they don't appear to be explosions. The global number of nuclear warheads dropped a year ago, but it seems China , India, North Korea and Pakistan are expanding the size of their atomic arsenals, a Swedish arms watchdog said Thursday. Read More »

Trump tweetstorm blasts McCain for opposing Obamacare repeal


Critics are suggesting that it will be McCain alone that sinks the mandated move to repeal and replace the failing health care program. A weekly recap of the top political stories from The Globe, sent right to your email. "I'm leaning against the bill", Ms Collins said at a constituency event. The ACA was passed in March 2010 by a Democrat-controlled Senate and House against fierce Republican opposition. Read More »

Rand Paul probably isn't changing mind on health care bill


But Trump noted that Arizona had experienced premium increases a year ago and complained that Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer, N.Y., had sold McCain a "bill of goods". Collins' comments were consistent with what she told reporters Friday that she was "leaning against" the bill, according to The Portland Press Herald . Read More »

Donald Trump issues travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in expanded ban

The new restrictions on travel vary by country and include a phased-in approach. The African nation of Sudan was subject to the original ban but. No current validly issued visas or travel documents will be revoked. The expiring ban blocked entry into the United States for 90 days and locked out most aspiring refugees for 120 days to give the administration time to conduct a worldwide review of US vetting procedures for foreign visitors. Read More »

Jared Kushner used private email account for White House matters


Kushner reportedly set up the account late past year, before he began work as a senior advisor in his father-in-law's White House. He wrote emails from the account to former chief of staff Reince Priebus, former chief strategist Steve Bannon, economic adviser Gary Cohn, and spokesman Josh Raffel. Read More »

Gendarmería entregó el informe sobre la muerte de Nisman


El resultado de ese informe sugiere, por el contrario, que se trató de un suicidio pues muestra el orificio de entrada de la bala arriba pero delante de la oreja y en línea recta. El fiscal Taiano debera evaluar el contenido de las experticias y sobre esa base, proponer cursos de acción al juez Julián Ercolini . El cadáver no fue exhumado. Read More »

Israel Condemns Latest Iranian Ballistic Missile Test As 'provocation'


The Khorramshahr missile, unveiled at a military parade in the capital Tehran, can carry multiple warheads, according to the Tasnim news agency . The move is a direct challenge to President Donald Trump, who signed a bill imposing mandatory penalties on those involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them. Read More »

Trump Rips Iran Nuclear Deal After Ballistic Missile Test


But the U.S. has argued Iran's missile tests breach a United Nations resolution, which endorsed the nuclear deal. This test works in a much tensed atmosphere between Iran and United States, president, Donald Trump threatening to pull his country out of agreement over nuclear issue that Washington has signed in 2015 with Tehran in conjunction with Germany, China, France, Great Britain and Russian Federation. Read More »

In Mexico quake, villages on edge of capital feel forgotten


It was among thousands of aftershocks recorded in the wake of that earlier quake, the most powerful to hit Mexico in 32 years, which killed at least 90 people. "Sad, painful. In these moments, you can't put into words what you're feeling after the loss of a loved one", said Mr Miguel Angel Ortiz, whose niece was killed. Read More »

Mourinho pins blame on weather for Man Utd's average display against Southampton


Martial will be hoping to feature when Manchester United return to Champions League action on Wednesday night when they take on CSKA Moscow in Russian Federation. The winger turned ultimate utility-man has proved his worth time and again, but his defensive performance was not the best ( not really his fault, come to think of it ) and time and again both Dusan Tadic and Cedric Soares exploited the spaces he left on his much as United need a good crosser of the ball, they need someone ... Read More »

Mexico quake toll climbs to 292


Some highways and a bridge that had been damaged during the September 8 quake collapsed. Tuesday's quake left at least 305 dead. Rescue workers are still digging through collapsed buildings in the hope of finding survivors still trapped under rubble. Read More »

Britain wants to be top European Union partner - May (3)


This means the United Kingdom must accept free movement of people, pay into the EU budget and observe the jurisdiction of the European court of justice and all EU laws during the two-year transition May is seeking. In the first part of her speech, the PM acknowledged that "for many this is an exciting time full of promise, for others it is a worrying one" but said she felt "optimistic" about the future. Read More »

Donald Trump says Iran's new ballistic missile is capable of reaching Israel


Friday's military parade was to mark the anniversary of the start of the Iran-Iraq War in 1988; as Tasnim reports, the missile is named for a city in Iran's southwest that was attacked in that conflict. The strategic missile can cross the enemy's air defense systems and can be guided from the launch time to the moment when it hits the enemy's target, he said. Read More »

Kim Jong Un Vows To "Tame Mentally Deranged US Dotard With Fire"


He ended by saying he would "surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged USA dotard with fire". Searches for the term spiked in the wake of Kim's address, according to dictionary Merriam-Webster, which defines the term as referring to "a state or period of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise". Read More »

Natural disaster detected near North Korea nuclear test site


Nuclear proliferation watchdog CTBTO is examining unusual seismic activity in North Korea that took place around 50 km (31 miles) from previous nuclear testing in the isolated country, it said on Saturday. The comment was made as Trump had lunch in NY with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. "Together with Donald, we've been successfully demonstrating our strong will to exercise pressure against North Korea , and that actually led to the unification ... Read More »

'McCain Never Had Any Intention of Voting' for Graham-Cassidy Bill


Rand Paul , significantly hurts the GOP's latest plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. In a slew of tweets Saturday morning, Trump also pressured two other senators who have held back their support for the Cassidy-Graham measure. Her likely opposition leaves the Republican drive to fulfill one of the party's chief campaign promises dangling by a thread. Up until McCain's announcement Friday, close McConnell allies were still optimistic McCain's relationship with Graham might make the ... Read More »

North Korea quakes 'may be test aftershocks'


North Korea , which says it needs nuclear weapons to protect itself against the threat of a U.S. invasion, responded on Friday with a rare personal rebuke from Kim , who called Trump "mentally deranged" and threatened the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history". Read More »