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President Trump sells tax plan as 'once-in-a-generation' opportunity

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I can't guarantee anything. " The wealthy get a tax cut ", our Heather Long writes. Cohn insisted , though, that the Trump tax overhaul plan 'is purely aimed at middle-class families'. The President also announced hefty tax cuts for businesses and individuals which would almost double the personal tax-free allowance to $12,000. Trump called for reducing the personal income tax brackets from seven to three, doubling the standard deduction for married and single filers, ... Read More »

DPRK diplomat leaves for Moscow for talks with Russian Federation

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US President Donald Trump last week used a United Nations address to threaten to "totally destroy" North Korea and declared the hermit state's leader Kim Jong-Un, whom he dubbed "rocket Man", to be on a "suicide mission". "During the consultations, opinions will be exchanged on the situation developing on the Korean Peninsula and in northeastern Asia", Zakharova said, without providing further details. Read More »

Supermarkets Launch Urgent Investigation Over Claims Chicken Supplier Tampered With Food Dates

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Changing the codes means the meat would be untraceable in the event of an outbreak of food poisoning. The 2 Sisters Food Group is alleged to have duped customers following an undercover investigation. M&S added that it "will not be taking any more product from this site until [the investigation] has concluded to our satisfaction". "We also successfully operate in one of the most tightly-controlled and highly regulated food sectors in the world". Read More »

12th Death Reported From Fla. Nursing Home That Lost A/C

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LeadingAge Florida on Tuesday filed a legal challenge to Gov. Rick Scott's September 16 emergency rule giving assisted living communities and nursing homes in the state 60 days to obtain generators and enough fuel to enable them "to sustain operations and maintain comfortable temperatures" for at least four days after a power outage. Read More »

European Union warns 'miracles' needed for Brexit progress

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Bank of America is the latest bank to firm up its Brexit arrangements. May did not, however, say whether she thought there was enough momentum to move talks on to trade relations. Barnier told reporters that Theresa May's speech in Florence "has created a new dynamic in negotiations but that it may take "weeks or months to make sufficient progress" and open to door to trade talks between the United Kingdom and EU". Read More »

Henry Bolton elected the new leader of UKIP in shock result

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Mr Nuttall, the former Ukip leader, stepped down after a disastrous six months in charge saw the party slump from 3.9m votes in 2015 to fewer than 600,000 at the June election. "We can't lead the nation and we can't hold the government to account and we can't achieve our core objective at all", he said. Mr Bolton told the party members: " Brexit is our core task, however, it is not the end of the line". Read More »

Over 130000 flee menacing volcano on Bali tourist island

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The disaster agency said more than 144,000 people have now left areas around the volcano, including from places outside the immediate danger zone. Authorities have declared an area up to 12 kilometers from the crater off-limits. But Suantika said no one could predict with certainty when an eruption would occur. The volcano is one of over 1000 now active across Indonesia. Elsewhere, the threat of a separate volcanic eruption on the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu prompted authorities on ... Read More »

North Korea owns dozens more submarines than South

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North Korea is under growing global pressure over its missile and military nuclear programs and has been subjected to an array of sanctions by the United Nations. Moon made the remarks during a commemorative address at the Second Fleet Command of the South Korean Navy in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, just before Armed Forces Day on October 1, which marks the 69th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Korea Armed Forces. Read More »

Trump plans first presidential trip to Asia

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Trump will visit Japan , South Korea, China, Vietnam, Philippines from November 3 to 14, Reuters reported. Trump will visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, the Philippines from November 3 to November 14. The nuclear stand-off with North Korea has united the USA and China despite far-reaching disagreements over trade. Mr Trump's visit to China will come weeks after Xi Jinping is expected to receive a second five-year term as the leader of the communist party. Read More »

UKIP Has A New Lion Logo And People Have Some Views

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Two options were unveiled to members at the party's annual conference but it was the lion that got roaring support from attendees who voted on the rebrand. As well as new branding Ukip are voting for a new leader, with the victor announced later today. Ukip's chairman Paul Oakden was also unconcerned saying the party has "done their due diligence" in an interview with the BBC this lunchtime. Read More »

NY lawmakers decry Trump's proposed loss of tax deductions

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You're elected - I don't care who you're elected by. This means that someone making $2 million per year saves almost $100,000. But it's not as if the problem is a new one, or that some ideal solution is sitting on the shelf ready to go. House Speaker Paul Ryan joins other Republican lawmakers Wednesday at a news conference on proposed changes in the tax code. A similar effort to ax the deductibility in the 1980s was beaten back. Read More »

ACLU sues to block Justice Dept. warrants seeking Facebook user info

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Michelman, however, says all court filings associated with the search warrant, and any response from Facebook, remain under seal. "The warrants also seek information about actions taken on Facebook, including all searches performed by the users, groups or networks joined, and all "data and information that has been deleted by the user". Read More »

Woman Shops at Target- Leaves with an Unlikely Item

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Tanya had a painful contraction and then her water broke, but Caris was there to assist. "She has always had the most attractive heart and loves people so well!" Lockwood instructed her sister, Joy, who was also at Target, to run inside and quickly ask for sterile gloves and towels. Read More »

Japanese tsunami leads takes 200 new species to the US

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Almost two-thirds of the species were unknown on the US West Coast, and none were thought to have been capable of surviving a transoceanic voyage. Among those species were fish, mussels, snails, worms, crabs and algae. Almost 20 per cent of the newly arrived species were capable of reproduction and still new species continued to arrive this year, explained marine ecologist Jessica Miller, adding: "We were able to not only identify this unique suite of species but, in some cases, examine ... Read More »

Johnston Mother Accused of Abandoning Kids to Take German Vacation

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Officers told Macke her children were turned over to DHA and convinced her to come home early, which she did - six days later. Officer Tyler says the kids were anxious about being left alone, "They were concerned, they didn't know, they were confused, I mean we're only talking about 12-year-olds being the adults here". Read More »

(MSFT) Given a $80.00 Price Target at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc

About 18.95M shares traded or 2.54% up from the average. It is down 0.00% since September 28, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 11.87% the S&P500. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 544,080 shares in the company, valued at $40,261,920. Moreover, Old Mutual Glob Investors (Uk) Limited has 0.54% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) for 644,630 shares. Read More »

Supreme Court poised to cut fees to teacher unions

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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider striking down mandatory fees that support collective bargaining by public sector labor unions in OR and several other states. As the justices navigate these controversies, the chief justice will strive to uphold the court's "legitimacy and dedication to basic constitutional values", she says. Read More »

Germany on alert after blackmailer threatens to poison food

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German police say they're seeking one or more people who threatened to poison food sold by German companies unless they're paid millions of euros (dollars). The extortionist who put poison in food and wants Euro 10 million from big trading chains in Germany to stop this activity has at least one accomplice. Read More »

Death toll rises to five in Kabul blast

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President Ashraf Ghani in a statement, released shortly after the incident, condemned the attack and called it against humanity and religion. A hospital run by Italian aid group Emergency said five wounded had been brought in following the blast. Read More »

Tropical Storm Maria could bring life-threatening storm surge to Outer Banks

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Thousands of visitors abandoned their vacation plans and left the area as the hurricane moved northward in the Atlantic, churning up surf and possible flooding. Maria's most devastating effects came when the storm slammed parts of the Caribbean, especially the islands of Dominica and Puerto Rico. "Mother Nature keeps chopping at it", said Tony Meekins, 55, a lifelong resident of Avon who works as an engineer on the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry. Read More »

In German election Merkel's center holds, but the far-right rises

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The SPD not only lost seats but also announced that the party would not be partnering with Merkel to form the new coalition government . While the party is not expected to be part of any governing coalition to be formed by Merkel, its entry into the German parliament has stoked fears among Germany's Jews. Read More »

Malaysia travel ban forces North Korea postponement for a third time

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The search for a suitable venue for Malaysia's Asian Cup qualifier against North Korea has intensified following the Malaysian government's imposition of a travel ban that has thrown more doubt on the controversial fixture. The AFC had referred the matter to the appropriate committee to decide on the future status of this match. But on September 20, North Korea granted a Malaysian prince, who is also the country's football federation president, access to its airspace "anytime". Read More »

USAFA superintendent addresses racial slurs found on message boards

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Silveria added an unusual order, per Axios: "Reach for your phones". The Air Force is investigating the use of the racial remarks, said Lt. Col. Allen Herritage, the Director of Public Affairs for the academy. What we should have is a civil discourse and talk about these issues. We come from all backgrounds, gender, all makeup, all upbringings. This is our institution and no one can take away our values. Read More »

Trump lifts barriers to Puerto Rico hurricane aid

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There is " more than adequate supply of US -flag vessels to cost-effectively and efficiently deliver the goods from USA ports to Puerto Rico", they said. "There is absolutely no administrative expense to donate to this fund, so that every dollar that's donated through here goes directly to the island", Rodriguez said. Read More »

Still Not Much is Known About Tax Reform

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Trump called on Wednesday for a new "pass-through" tax rate of 25 percent that could mean big savings for owners of sole proprietorships and partnerships who now pay 39.6 percent. Politico: Does Trump Dislike His Own Tax Plan? Only the mortgage deduction, charitable tax deduction and deductions related to higher education are specifically protected under the proposal. Read More »

USA military carries out more airstrikes in Libya

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Sheltering in desert camps, fugitive militants have become emboldened in recent weeks, occasionally setting up checkpoints on roads to the south and east of Sirte. He said authorities have also learned where the bodies were buried. Daesh has been taking advantage of the chaos embroiling Libya since the NATO-backed overthrow and death of longtime ruler Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Read More »

'This is why you buckle your kids into their vehicle seats'

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The vehicle was completely mangled, but thanks to her buckling her kids into their auto seats safely, they both escaped without a scratch. The photo Jenna posted is really frightening, when you see the damage of the auto contrasting against the two perfectly intact baby seats. Read More »

Roy Moore Wins Alabama GOP Senate Nomination

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Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell spent almost $9m on Mr Strange's campaign. Moore was also supported by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , who is linked to a super political action committee that injected millions of dollars into Strange's campaign amid Republican concern Moore would be a disruptive force in the Senate , or possibly lose to Democrat Doug Jones . Read More »

Company Outlook on Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) : Analyst Consensus in Focus

It has outperformed by 11.08% the S&P500. (NYSE: CHS ) for 49,622 shares. Inc. (NYSE:CARS) attracted a higher number of shares in volume with 2.53 million contracts traded on 23-Sep-17. (NYSE: CHS ) have received an average recommendation of "Buy" from the seventeen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock. Therefore 41% are positive. Read More »