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Trump pitches tax cut as 'middle class miracle'

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The new rate limit is lower than the top rate that these businesses now pay. Increase the standard deduction to $12,000 for individuals and to $24,000 for married couples filing jointly. "The reason they would do that is to make sure that we achieve our goals of making this a middle class tax cut that is at least as progressive as the current system and that doesn't shift the tax burden from higher income to lower income households", the official explained. Read More »

70% Say Trump 'Saber Rattling' Doesn't Help

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A wide majority of Republicans surveyed, 84 percent, said that Trump is fit for office. Six in ten Americans say Trump is doing more to divide the country than bring it together. Trump's disapproval rating is 57%, with only 36% of voters approving of the job he's doing amid his administration's response to the devastation in Puerto Rico and his party's failure to pass legislation repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. Read More »

Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (CLDX)- Stocks Making Notable Moves

The return on assets stands at -37.2%, Return on Equity now is -51.9% and the Return on Investment value is -50.1%. Creditors will loan money at a cheaper rate to a profitable company than to an unprofitable one; consequently, profitable companies can use leverage to increase stockholders' equity even more. Read More »

Wellness blogger fined for fake cancer tale

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Belle Gibson was found guilty after claiming on her blog The Whole Pantry she used nutrition to overcome malignant brain cancer. Consumer Affairs Victoria launched legal action against Gibson in May 2016, alleging false and misleading conduct in relation to her health and unlawful fundraising appeals in 2013 and 2014. Read More »

Hurricane Maria to weaken to tropical storm on Tuesday -NHC

Maria, now a Category 2 Hurricane with maximum sustained winds nearing 110 miles per hour, is expected to moving toward the north of the coast at 9 miles per hour. It also hammered the Dominican Republic, the US Virgin Islands and the Turks and Caicos, a British overseas territory. Speaking to reporters Tuesday at a Puma gas facility in San Juan, Rossello said "the president has offered a waiver on matching funds" for aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which means the ... Read More »

Schools locked down after student shows up with fake gun, cops say

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Damond Ramond Wright is charged with carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a gun on educational property. The high school and nearby elementary schools were ordered to shelter in place during the investigation. When police searched his backpack, they say found a magazine belonging to a gun. Talithia Brown has three children in the Clarke County school district in Athens and said she was surprised to hear the news. Read More »

Vigil held for disaster victims in Puerto Rico, Mexico

She wanted to get water, tuna, and Chef Boyardee for her two children and her husband - who had waited several hours on Tuesday to get $20 worth of gas. We will need action from Congress and the creditors. Officials are being specific about what they want to collect. "We're looking for bottled water, non-perishable can goods, baby formula, diapers, toilet paper, and batteries", said Center spokesman Ron Mauch. Read More »

U.S. says it's not pushing for regime change in NKorea

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In his most recent outburst, Trump said North Korea "won't be around long" as he renewed his "Rocket Man" jibe aimed at Kim Jong-Un. North Korea's Ri said Monday that the world doesn't want "the war of words " between his country and the U.S.to "turn into real action". Read More »

Almost half of abortions annually are unsafe

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Some 14.4 percent of all recent abortions - more than eight million per year - fell into the "least safe" group, meaning those provided by untrained individuals using risky or invasive methods. Bela Ganatra of WHO department's of reproductive health and research. The percentage of abortions that were safe in countries where the procedure is legal and available on request. Read More »

Arreaza: Sanciones impuestas por EEUU violan tratados internacionales

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El canciller también alegó que Washington es promotor de guerras injustificadas en el mundo, bombardeos a la población civil, cárceles clandestinas, imposición de medidas unilaterales contra países y "temerarias políticas migratorias". "Hoy estamos obligados a denunciar ante el mundo que nuestro pueblo ha sido amenazado directamente por el presidente de Estados Unidos , Donald Trump , con el uso de la fuerza militar más poderosa que haya existido en la historia de la humanidad", dijo ... Read More »

'Rifts within PTI over Qureshi's nomination as NA opposition leader'

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Addressing to a joint press conference in Karachi, MQM-P leader Farooq Sattar said the party shares the same opinion on several national issues with PTI. This apparent rift angered Imran Khan who immediately convened a meeting of the top party leaders on Wednesday morning to take them into confidence. Read More »

Meeting to plan for migration from storm-ravaged Puerto Rico

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Martir has family on the island, so for her donating is personal. "The people of Puerto Rico face a long road ahead to return to normalcy, and they need our support", Murphy said. They're hopeful the north county will answer the call and come out to help the people of Puerto Rico. President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will visit the island on Oct.3. Read More »

One Dead, One Injured In Rockfall From El Capitan In Yosemite

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Park officials are searching for other climbers who may have been trapped by the rockslide with a search-and-rescue helicopter. One person is confirmed dead, and one inured as officials continue their search for victims. Ranger Scott Gediman said rocks came crashing down Wednesday at the height of climbing season with at least 30 climbers on the wall. It is unknown if anyone was trapped, or if there were any additional injuries. Read More »

Standoff ends with shooting on Interstate 80, traffic at standstill

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No less than 12 police cruisers encompassed the SUV, closing down movement for miles (kilometers) on a few key streets into San Francisco and encompassing urban areas. Richmond police were chasing a Fairfield homicide suspect driving west when the California Highway Patrol stepped in to help by placing a spike strip down on the road, as reported by NBC Bay Area . Read More »

Three Charged in Gruesome Death of Transgender Teen

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Authorities have said that they do not believe Steinfeld's murder was motivated by her gender identity . The Texas County Sheriff's Office is investigating the murder, but authorities didn't say why it wasn't considered a hate crime . Read More »

California seeks more sway by moving up presidential primary

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More than 20 states ultimately shared their primary day with California in 2008, the earliest date allowed by the Democratic Party without special exception. But according to the Sacramento Bee , California would still make up a sizable share of the delegates available up to that point in the nominating process. Read More »

'Imma go harder': Macklemore responds to NRL grand final controversy

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But today former rugby player Tony Wall started a Change.org petition calling for the song to be banned from being performed at the grand final show. The NRL formally announced its support for same-sex marriage just over two weeks ago, saying the league had a duty to back up its policy of inclusion with action. Read More »

North Korea Accuses US Of Declaring War

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Ri Yong-ho told reporters in NY that North Korea reserved the right to shoot down U.S. bombers. The United States Treasury is targeting a total of eight North Korean banks, including Cheil Credit Bank and Koryo Commercial Bank, in order to block currency earnings that could go directly to Kim Jong Un and his weapons program. Read More »

Tillerson heads to China as North Korea tension rises

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China , North Korea's sole major ally and largest trading partner, has called for calm and dialogue, while UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stressed the only solution to the crisis was a political one. "The question of who won't be around much longer will be answered then", according to CBC news . "This further advances our strategy to fully isolate North Korea in order to achieve our broader objectives of a peaceful and denuclearised Korean peninsula ". Read More »

McMaster: Open war with North Korea a possibility

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United States intelligence officials have concluded that North Korea can miniaturize warheads to fit on missiles, and has as many as 60 nuclear bombs, the Washington Post reported last month. He acknowledged that every military option assumed a reaction from North Korea that endangered South Korean citizens, adding it's "foremost in our minds". Read More »

Macron lays out vision for deeper European Union integration

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France is electing about half of its senators Sunday, in an important vote for President Emmanuel Macron's reform plans, threatened by his declining popularity just four months after his election in May. But he also steered clear of defining how big any future eurozone budget might be, having previously said he wanted it to be the equivalent of "several points" of eurozone GDP, which could amount to several hundred billion euros. Read More »

Hurricane Maria is sending high winds, surf along East Coast

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A storm surge watch is in effect for Cape Lookout to Duck. An evacuation order was previously issued for Ocracoke Island. Risky rip currents are possible in the ocean for the rest of the week. Maria is 425 miles (683 kilometers) south southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Hurricane Lee, meanwhile, strengthened to a major Category 3 hurricane in the open Atlantic, where it was swinging north and east before damaging winds could reach Bermuda. Read More »

Confederate Flags and Cotton Balls Found on American University Campus

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The AUSG executive board lends total support to the American University Police Department as they begin the investigation to bring whoever committed this act to justice. "I also want to point out that all of these incidents are targeting black people and we have to stop saying that this is an "everybody" problem, this is a black student problem", said Sydney Jones, president of the university's student NAACP chapter. Read More »

Kevin De Bruyne's stike ensures Manchester City remain unbeaten

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City spent £ 52million on Mendy this summer and he started his City career impressively, winning all five of the matches he has featured in and conceding just one goal. Belgium global De Bruyne played down his own game while praising visitors Shakhtar . In the build-up to the game, Guardiola had talked up Shakhtar as one of the competition's biggest threats. Read More »

BWS: Maria & Lee Are Both "Potential Threats"

The Category 2 storm is now producing winds of up to 110mph How will Hurricane Lee affect the UK's weather? "Swells generated by Maria are affecting much of the east coast of the United States, Atlantic Canada, Bermuda, the Bahamas, and the Turks and Caicos Islands". Read More »

Macron sets out ambitious blueprint for European Union reform including a joint budget

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In a major speech in Paris , Mr Macron said an European Union "military intervention force" was a must amid heightened security threats, and the lessening of American influence. "A euro zone budget would set exactly the wrong incentives". Support for Chancellor Merkel's conservatives, which won the election , unexpectedly slumped to its lowest level since 1949. Read More »