• Trump promotes 'giant, beautiful, massive' tax plan
Trump promotes 'giant, beautiful, massive' tax plan

He and congressional Republicans are counting on a tax overhaul to lift their political fortunes headed into the 2018 midterm elections. At an event in Indianapolis, Trump called the plan the largest tax cut in US history. But the revenue these changes would create is swamped by the revenue lost because of the elimination of the estate tax and ...

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  • Twitter believes it was manipulated by Russian agents interfering in USA elections
Twitter believes it was manipulated by Russian agents interfering in USA elections

According to a blog post released by Twitter on Thursday, after briefing staffers on the House and Senate Intelligence Committees , the groups on Facebook had 22 Twitter accounts . Mark Warner said the information Twitter shared "was frankly inadequate on nearly every level". The Senate Intelligence Committee will hold its hearin...

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  • Consolation win for Aus
Consolation win for Aus

Right-armer Yadav picked up both of them later but their partnership allowed Australia to finish strongly. Chasing a big total, Ajinkya Rahane (53) and Rohit Sharma (65) gave India a solid start by scoring 106 in partnership in the opening 18 overs.

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  • US Intercept of NK ICBM Would Be Over Russia
US Intercept of NK ICBM Would Be Over Russia

A U.S defense analysis Web site says the US may be forced to shoot down an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) fired toward it by North Korea over Russian Federation. "Unfortunately, Australia doesn't really get to choose whether or not North Korea threatens it - it's the choice that the North Korean leader [Kim Jong-un] makes", he said.

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  • Stadium seats collapse, injuring 18 at French soccer match
Stadium seats collapse, injuring 18 at French soccer match

Lille tweeted a message to the injured fans from their official Twitter account saying: "We give them all our support". 'After a Lille goal, the Lille fans celebrated and huddled against a barrier that collapsed. Amiens were promoted to Ligue 1 for the 2017-18 campaign after finishing second in Ligue 2 last term, while Lille are three-tim...

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  • NSA Warned Key WH Staff on Private Phone, Email Use
NSA Warned Key WH Staff on Private Phone, Email Use

The stories came just days after the Senate intelligence Committee revealed that the president's son-in-law and senior adviser had used private email to conduct official business - an offense that mirrors the one Trump hammered Hillary Clinton about during last year's campaign - and amid the continuing scrutiny of Russia's role in the 2016 campai...

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  • Trump Attacks San Juan Mayor Who Criticized Hurricane Response
Trump Attacks San Juan Mayor Who Criticized Hurricane Response

Carmen Yulín Cruz , the mayor of San Juan , which is the island's largest city, has pleaded for assistance in a number of media interviews , warning that there is an unfolding humanitarian crisis on the island. Mr. Trump pledged a relentless effort to help Puerto Rico recover from hurricane devastation following the remarks. "And now virtu...

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  • Korea calls on U.S. to yield more in trade talks
Korea calls on U.S. to yield more in trade talks

The White House has announced that United States President Donald Trump will travel to Asia from November 3-14. He will visit Japan , South Korea , China, Vietnam and the Philippines, attending two major summits, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Vietnam and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations conclave in the Philippines...

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  • Justices Will Try Again to Answer Union Fee Question
Justices Will Try Again to Answer Union Fee Question

Supreme Court announced the addition of Janus v. Janus v. AFSCME , filed on behalf of Mark Janus , an employee of the Illinois Department of Healthcare Services. The Supreme Court will hear arguments in Mark Janus v American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees in the term that begins Monday and decide the case by June.

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  • Rally Against Independence Referendum in Barcelona
Rally Against Independence Referendum in Barcelona

The referendum was blocked back by the Spain's Constitutional Court and Madrid for being at odds with the 1978 constitution. The Election Monitoring Committee has been disbanded, and thousands of police officers have been deployed to block entry to the polls.

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  • United States on brink of winning Presidents Cup
United States on brink of winning Presidents Cup

Hideki Matsuyama and Adam Hadwin , International, halved with Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth , United States. On the 14th hole, Thomas chipped in from a greenside bunker for birdie to maintain his team's 2-up lead. Day and Leishman opened with four straight birdies for a 2-up lead and the worldwide team was 6 under on the front, though sti...

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  • Federal judge rules Black Lives Matter movement can't be sued
Federal judge rules Black Lives Matter movement can't be sued

The unnamed officer was injured in protests that followed the death of Alton Sterling , a black man who was fatally shot by a white police officer in July, 2016. The suit accuses Black Lives Matters and five of its leaders (Mckesson being one of them) of inciting violence that led to the deadly attack. Mckesson and approximately 90 others who we...

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  • UKIP chooses Henry Bolton as new party leader
UKIP chooses Henry Bolton as new party leader

The leader will be announced at the party conference in Torquay, which, according to reports , Nigel Farage will not be attending. Bolton has become the fourth leader of UKIP in the last 12 months. Mr Bolton was born in Kenya and moved to the United Kingdom to study at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst - graduating as best overall cadet and s...

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  • Trump praises Puerto Rico aid, mayor says it's 'killing us'
Trump praises Puerto Rico aid, mayor says it's 'killing us'

Virgin Islands for its relief effort, even as people in remote towns struggle to find food, water and other basics. As for the criticism that the federal response to the hurricane damage in Puerto Rico has been poor, Montano says, "We're still very much in the middle of this".

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  • USA eases shipping restrictions for sending hurricane relief to Puerto Rico
USA eases shipping restrictions for sending hurricane relief to Puerto Rico

Even so, the Trump administration has been playing up its response to the storm and the president blamed the media for treating him unfairly. "We are not going to have revenues in the next couple of months so that puts us in a bind", he said , noting a number of emergency sources of funding the island would make use of.

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  • Alexei Navalny detained ahead of Russian rally
Alexei Navalny detained ahead of Russian rally

Navalny had planned to travel to the city of Nizhny Novgorod where he was to lead a rally later on Friday. Authorities in Nizhny Novgorod said they had refused permission to hold the event. In his tweet on Friday afternoon Mr Navalny said the Kremlin viewed him as a "huge threat". "They've said for a long time that the opposition has no support...

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  • Britons in European Union hail May's 'big step forward' on residency rights
Britons in European Union hail May's 'big step forward' on residency rights

Citizens" rights, the UK's "divorce bill' and the Irish border are the three critical issues on which Brussels is demanding concessions before they allow talks to progress to future trade . "By the end of October, we will not have sufficient progress", Juncker told reporters in Tallinn, a day after his chief negotiator ended the last round of Bre...

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  • President Trump Coming to Hawaiʻi in November
President Trump Coming to Hawaiʻi in November

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are scheduled to stop in Hawaii during an upcoming trip to Asia in November. "He will also emphasize the importance of fair and reciprocal economic ties with America's trade partners", the statement read.

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  • What causes rockfalls like the deadly one in Yosemite?
What causes rockfalls like the deadly one in Yosemite?

The park says it reports about 80 of them every year. At least 30 climbers were on the formation when the formation first gave way Wednesday. All areas in California's Yosemite Valley are open a day after a major rock fall from the famed El Capitan rock formation killed one person and injured another.

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  • Flydubai to halt flights to northern Iraq
Flydubai to halt flights to northern Iraq

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the plan. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Wednesday rejected an Iraqi central government ultimatum to hand control of its worldwide airports to Baghdad after Kurds voted to create an independent state in a disputed referendum .

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