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Lindsey Graham: Rand Paul has 'bad info' on tax reform plan


That vote is likely to be close, but key GOP moderates such as Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska have signaled support. The budget resolution proposes $1.5 trillion in tax cuts as well as large cuts to social safety net programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. Read More »

Cahir man killed in storm named


Another family member said Michael did not leave the house with the intention to clear the tree, but had chose to do a good deed in the height of the storm. She was due to celebrate her 59th birthday on Tuesday October 17. Tragic Fintan Goss, 33, was the sole occupant of the vehicle when disaster struck in the Ravensdale area of Dundalk, Co Louth . Read More »

Probe Vadra but don't divert attention from Jay Shah: Congress dares BJP


Tripura BJP vice-president, Subal Bhowmick said Shah will arriving here by 15 December and Modi will visit the state after declaration of the poll schedule. They have a government in Haryana and Rajasthan, and by all means, conduct any investigation that you choose, and come to a conclusion through a free and fair process of law of any wrong doing", Mr Surjewala contended. Read More »

Today's weather, October 16: Showers ending early, then mostly sunny


A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 miles per hour or gusts of at least 50 miles per hour are expected. Night: Mostly clear then becoming partly cloudy with southwest winds 0-5 miles per hour. Saturday night , there is a 70 percent chance of showers with a low of 51, according to the weather service. Partly cloudy and warm. Sunday , it will be mostly sunny with a high of 67, the weather service said. Read More »

Celebrating Diwali in UAE: The ultimate guide


Thereafter he made it a point in celebrating the festival of lights in one way or the year. Akin to the holiday week between Christmas and New Year's Day, it's a four- to five-day period of spiritual and religious celebrations observed by family gatherings, prayers to a variety of regional Indian deities, candies of all kinds, gifts and - throughout many parts of the world that observe it - fireworks. Read More »

China's Communist Party Congress Begins Wednesday


Xi's lengthy, carefully formulated speech highlighted the party's achievements during Xi's first term, including the "strengthening and revitalizing of the armed forces" as well as China's role as a "torch bearer" in the fight against climate change. Read More »

Driver banned from Anderson Speedway after intentional crash


The scrap started after the two drivers collided early in their figure-eight race and Swinford, driving the all-black numberless vehicle, was sent into the grass. Cullen was ticketed for disorderly conduct, while Swinford was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor of criminal recklessness. Swinford was released from the Madison County Jail after posting a $3,000 bond early Sunday morning, reports The Herald Report . Read More »

11-year-old 'starving' Simdega girl died of malaria, says deputy commissioner


More than 360 million Indians - almost one-third of its 1.25 billion people - live below the poverty line and are entitled to access food rations under government schemes. However, no ration card was issued for the rest of the month - it finally arrived two weeks after Kumari's death. Minister in charge of Food and Civil Supplies defended the government's stand over linking of Aadhaar by saying that instructions have already been given that ration shouldn't be denied to those who haven't ... Read More »

Monmouth Poll: Virginia Governor Race Deadlocked


This is the first poll to put Gillespie in the lead, but recent forecasts of the race have shown the gap between the two candidates narrowing as the Republican slowly gains on his opponent. Bitecofer says history shows in Virginia that governor's races become tighter the closer to Election Day that we get as "undecideds" jump off the fence. Read More »

NTSB Recommends New Rules For Hot Air Balloon Pilots After Deadly Crash


NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt said during opening remarks that Nichols should not have been allowed to pilot the balloon ride even though he was legally licensed to do so. Nichols's medical conditions "would likely have led an aviation medical examiner (AME) to either defer or deny a medical certificate", the report said. Read More »

Ex-husband arrested in disappearance of Dickinson-born retired Army captain


No remains have been found. Detectives from the Ontario Police Department took over as lead agency in the investigation. "The loss of Julia is beyond words", her family said in a statement , according to CBS 8. There will be no more birthday parties, backyard gatherings, holiday celebrations or other family activities to share. Ware, 39, will be transferred to California to face a murder charge. Read More »

Just the Facts on Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $24 range (lowest target price), allowing for another -15.4% drop from its current position. The PEG ratio is used to determine a stock's value while taking the company's earnings growth into account, and is considered to provide a more complete picture than the P/E ratio. Read More »

Stock In Spotlight: CSX Corp. (NASDAQ:CSX)


ROE ( Return on equity ) was recorded as 15.30% and CSX's has Return on assets (ROA) of 5.00% while Return on Investment (ROI) was recorded as 9.80%. 10/02/2017 - CSX Corporation was downgraded to "underweight" by analysts at Morgan Stanley. 05/25/2017 - CSX Corporation had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. Read More »

Sean Spicer meets with Mueller's team

Spicer is the third White House-related official to be interviewed by Robert Meuller's investigators in the past few weeks. Spicer declined to comment, and his lawyer, Christopher Mead, did not return phone calls, Politico reported . Prosecutors working with special counsel Robert Mueller interviewed Spicer about how President Donald Trump handled the firing of former FBI Director James Comey . Read More »

Fatal stabbing of Bowie State University student was hate crime, prosecutor says


Lt. Richard W. Collins III, 23, who was black, had been visiting friends at College Park in May when a white UM student Sean Urbanski , 22, approached them outside. Alsobrooks said prosecutors would seek the maximum penalty. Police said Urbanski yelled weird commands at Collins, who was with friends on the Maryland campus, witnesses told police. Read More »

Body of missing boy with autism found in dumpster


Pakko is 48 inches tall, weighs 48 pounds, and has dark blond hair and brown eyes. "On 10/16/17, between the approximate hours of 1400 and 1500 hours, a six year old male, D.P. There are now no other suspects in the investigation, Ireton says. Outside Beverly Elementary staff members put a message of mourning on the announcement board. Read More »

White House releases details of Trump's 5-nation tour of Asia


During the 11-day visit, the president will ask US allies to pressure North Korea on its nuclear program and also meet with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte , whom he had earlier praised for his deadly war on drugs that has left thousands dead, according to a leaked transcript of an April phone call. Read More »

Oil jumps on fears of new Iran sanctions, Iraq conflict

Brent crude for December LCOZ7, +1.31% gained 65 cents, or 1.1%, to $57.82, also ending around its highest level since late September. The increase in exports will come although maintenance at the South Pars field (Iran shares with Qatar in the Persian Gulf) will continue to drag on supply, Reuters reported on Tuesday. Read More »

Senate Moves Ahead on GOP Budget That's Key to Taxes

Graham was responding to Paul's tweets , who wrote: "Senators ( John) McCain and Graham are torpedoing the budget by insisting on busting the budget caps for more spending". On Tuesday, Paul's political team confirmed that the senator endorsed Roy Moore, the conservative Republican nominee for an Alabama Senate seat who has criticized McConnell. Read More »

Afroforum seeking justice in prosecuting Duduzane Zuma


A young woman, Phumzile Dube , was killed in the accident. De Villiers said the NPA is not obligated to consult the family in their decision‚ but the family has to be consulted if a plea agreement is discussed‚ or when someone is applying for parole. Read More »

"Stop On Red", theme for School Bus Safety Week


This initiative is apart of national school bus safety week . Tweeted the Alexandra, Virginia police department. National School Bus Safety Week is held during the third full week of October. The Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C. "They needed to be educated about it because it happens more often then we'd like", said Carol Hunt, Alachua County bus driver. Read More »

Brisbane baby 'slashed in face by grandma'


The mother, who was visiting the home with her baby, was woken just after 6am by the sound of her child crying in his cot. "When police arrived they located an infant with critical facial injuries who was subsequently transported to hospital", police said in a statement. Read More »

OH tax system one of the nation's worst for business

Maine's business tax climate ranking, which sat in the bottom tier nationally 10 years ago, has improved to 28th in the nation, according to the Tax Foundation's annual analysis. IN is the only Midwestern state in the top 10. The report's authors - Jared Walczak, Scott Drenkard and Joseph Bishop-Henchman - praised the phased reduction in New York's corporate income tax rate. Read More »

BJP begins damage control exercise over Taj Mahal row


Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said on Tuesday the Taj Mahal was an important tourist draw and it was immaterial who built it, in an apparent move to stem a controversy over the 17th-century marble monument to love. What type of history?" he had asked during a public meeting in Meerut on Monday. Following reports about the Taj Mahal being left out of the booklet, the state government had issued a press release stating, "Tourism projects worth Rs 370 crore are proposed, under ... Read More »

Representative for security guard Jesus Campos speaks out


Campos has been hailed as the hero who risked his life approaching Stephen Paddock's sniper's nest 32 stories above the bloody massacre which left 58 people dead and more than 500 others injured in Las Vegas earlier this month. Jesus Campos "needs to recount his story at once and place of his picking", MGM Resorts International representative Debra DeShong said because of inquiries from The Associated Press about Campos' whereabouts. Read More »

Pres. Trump Wants a Bipartisan Deal on Health Care From the Senate


Trump, who campaigned for president past year on a pledge to repeal Obamacare, has repeatedly criticized the 2010 law, the Affordable Care Act. The deal still has to make it through both houses of Congress and be signed by Trump. The senators "have just announced they have an agreement", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters. So their agreement bodes well for the proposal's future, although some Republicans have supported Trump's decision to slash the subsidies, describing it ... Read More »

Europe rights court: Russian Federation opposition leader's conviction arbitrary


The Strasbourg court on Tuesday held that there was violation of Article 6 (Right to a fair trial) and Article 7 (No punishment without law) of the European Convention on Human Rights (Convention). The Justice Ministry thus commented on the ECHR's judgment on the complaint by the Navalny brothers about their criminal persecution in the Yves Rocher Vostok case for committing fraudulent actions. Read More »

ADIA invests $1 bn in NIIF Master Fund

The Abu Dhabi investment comes a little over two years since the Union Cabinet (in July 2015) made a decision to set up one or more alternative investment funds (AIFs) under the Securities and Exchange Board of India regulations. Apart from ADIA, several other investors such as Government of UAE, Russia-based RUSNANO, Qatar Investment Authority or QIA, Russian Direct Investment Fund and Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for Transport & Urban Development or JOIN- have signed ... Read More »