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Trump to call for slashing taxes, but leaves the details to Congress

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WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump plans to unveil Wednesday what the White House is calling a "middle-class" tax cut but which at this point cuts taxes only for business owners and the wealthy. The plan would also, for the first time , create a 25-percent tax for "pass-through" businesses, which account for the vast majority of business income in the United States and are now taxed at individual rates . Lire la suite »

Maria downgraded to tropical storm, moving 'slowly northward'

The storm is centered about 210 miles (340 kilometers) southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, and is moving north at 7 mph (11 kph). 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. Lire la suite »

Annapolis teen arrested for bringing gun to school

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Chittim said she believes this was an isolated incident. The student was taken to Southern District where he was charged as a juvenile with possession of a handgun. instead of 6:30 p.m. Pep rallies and the homecoming dance will continue as scheduled. The gun was discharged at a bus stop in unincorporated Collinsville on Wednesday at 8:15 a.m, and the students then brought the gun and a magazine into the school in their backpacks, the news release said. Lire la suite »

Australian who faked cancer fined for false donation claims

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Gibson was once again absent from court when the fine was handed down, as she has been for most hearings in the matter. A$150,000 fine for her Schwarz family app donation claims. Gibson was fined for five breaches of Consumer Law including for claims she donated money to charities from app sales and claims a large percentage of company earnings were also being given to charities. Lire la suite »

What Puerto Rico Needs After Hurricane Maria

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That is why many have said the federal government, and particularly President Donald Trump , have not responded adequately or quickly enough. She has good reason to cry after riding out Hurricane Maria . "I guess when I got anxious is when they began saying Maria would be the strongest storm in modern recorded history", Santiago says. Critics have accused Trump of effectively blaming the USA territory for its own misfortune after he credited Puerto Rico's "broken infrastructure ... Lire la suite »

Gold rebounds on North Korea risk

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The latest dustup came when Trump called North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un a "Little Rocket Man" in reference to the country's nuclear ambitions. Last week, in his first speech to the General Assembly, Mr Trump vowed to "totally destroy" North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S. Lire la suite »

Trump tweets he's still optimistic on health overhaul

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Cochran's office put out a statement on Tuesday noting that the senator was recently treated for a "urological issue" and is recuperating in Mississippi. On Monday, Senator Susan Collins joined her Republican colleagues Rand Paul and John McCain in their opposition to the bill, all but ensuring the measure would not pass. Lire la suite »

European Union to allow border controls for three years for 'security'

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According to the EC Bulgaria and Romania have both proven they are capable of protecting Europe's exterior borders and that's why they deserve being member states of the interior border-free area. The proposal by the EU executive comes as border controls in Germany, Austria, Denmark, and Norway expire, part of the European Union's response to a surge of refugees and migrants in November 2015 that tested EU rules on passport-free travel. Lire la suite »

Belgique. Enquête sur un site recrutant des étudiantes pour " hommes riches "

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Un slogan accrocheur qui s'accompagne d'une poitrine féminine en partie dénudée, et qui proposait: "Améliorez votre style de vie, sortez avec un sugar daddy ". Un syndicat étudiant, l'Union des étudiants de la Communauté française (Unecof), a pour sa part dénoncé une campagne " complètement immorale ". Interrogé lundi par l'AFP , son PDG, le Norvégien Sigurd Vedal , avait expliqué qu'il voulait sillonner la Belgique , l'une de ses priorités commerciales, avec dix autres camions ... Lire la suite »

Transgender Teen Brutally Murdered In Missouri

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As questions swirl about why the quiet 17-year-old was killed in such a ghastly manner, authorities aren't saying what led to the killing. Photos courtesy of Texas County Sheriff's Department. The remains were discovered near Calderas' mobile home in Cabool. During police questioning, Schauer said he had no part in Steinfeld's disappearance. Lire la suite »

Man wanted in connection to serious assault in West Kelowna

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Investigators have determined one of the suspects is John Michael Aronson, who is wanted by police on multiple outstanding warrants. Jesse O'Donaghey said. Aronson has an extensive criminal record with several court dates scheduled, including one on October 5 for resisting an officer and unsafe operation of a vehicle, stemming from a July 7, 2017, incident. Lire la suite »

One fatality confirmed following rockslide near El Capitan in Yosemite

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Wednesday from El Capitan, the famed granite monolith that rises above Yosemite Valley. Yosemite National Park Rangers and Yosemite Search and Rescue are now on scene assessing the situation. Park rangers were working to transport the injured person to medical care outside the park, Gediman said. Gediman said this is the peak of the climbing season. Lire la suite »

Chicago congregation working to get supplies to Puerto Rico

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Vazquez is a pediatrician at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She said an organization was going door-to-door in Puerto Rico with a phone allowing each household to make one quick phone call to alert family members they were okay. "The town is completely destroyed", said Rodriguez. "My sister called my cousin's stepfather around 3 a.m. (Tuesday), and they were able to reach his cellphone. Lire la suite »

The SNES Classic is just an NES Classic with a different shell

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If you want to switch games or perform certain in-game options available from the menu, you have to flip a switch on the console. Now, there's one tricky thing I have to mention about the SNES Nintendo Classic Mini - Star Fox 2 . RPG aficionados also have the small matter of Final Fantasy III to tackle, and Secret of Mana (a game that is in the process of getting a remake, which is maybe why it made the cut here) is also included, as is Earthbound , an RPG where the late, great ... Lire la suite »

Three dead in scaffolding collapse of TV tower in Miami

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Footage showed the damaged scaffolding on the ground with the bodies covered by yellow tarps. I went in the house and I heard the noise. Two television stations transmit signals from the tower, Lay said. Kevin Barber, president of Tower King II based in Cedar Hill, Texas, confirmed to NBC 6 that the three workers were employees of his company. Check back for updates. Lire la suite »

Alerte d'orages violents pour Louiseville et les environs

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L'importante masse d'air chaud bien implantée au Québec depuis plusieurs journées sera poussée par un front froid, provoquant des orages violents. Les premiers orages devaient commencer vers 16 h sur la Rive-Nord, les Laurentides, Lanaudière et la Mauricie. Lire la suite »

Husband of slain elementary school teacher arrested in her murder

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In its preliminary investigation of her body, The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined Vanessa MacCormack suffered "a blunt force injury to the head, sharp force injuries to the neck, and asphyxiation", authorities said . Massachusetts State Police Colonel Richard McKeon said in a statement praised state police detectives and crime scene techs for "following the facts and evidence wherever they led". Lire la suite »

Jasper Ridge Partners LP Boosts Stake in PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)

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Monness Crespi & Hardt upgraded Paypal Holdings from a neutral rating to a buy rating and set a $50.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, January 3rd. In other PayPal Holdings news, COO William J. Ready sold 90,000 shares of PayPal Holdings stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 31st. Lire la suite »

Trump Ignores Pleas to Calm North Korea Tensions

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South Korea's National Intelligence Service was unable to confirm the report immediately. Last week, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho gave a speech in front of the UN General Assembly claiming Trump's threats against his country were effectively a "suicide mission" making nuclear strikes "inevitable". Lire la suite »

California moves its presidential primary to March in push for electoral relevance

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The bill's principal co-author, Assembly Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin, said the change will give Californians "a more powerful voice" in the Presidential primaries. The change, however, means California will be one of the earliest states to vote in the primaries, behind Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and SC - and the outcome in the Golden State could be determinative in who becomes the nominee. Lire la suite »