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House Republican says tax plan won't have specific rates

House Republican says tax plan won't have specific rates So far, the White House and GOP negotiators have areas of overlap but also areas of disagreement in their tax cut approach. Both Trump and the Democratic congressional leaders, Sen. "The House, the Senate and the White House are starting from the same page and the same outline, and then the tax writers are going to take it from there on the details". [Full Article...]

Ancient Indians were using zero even earlier than we thought

Ancient Indians were using zero even earlier than we thought New research based on ancient Indian mathematical records preserved at Oxford University has revealed that zero was in use by Indians nearly five centuries earlier than previously thought. It has been held at the Bodleian Libraries since 1902. Translations of the Bakhshali manuscript , which was originally written in a form of Sanskrit, reveal that the text was guidance manual for merchants p... [Full Article...]

United Nations reform a top priority for Trump: Nikki Haley

United Nations reform a top priority for Trump: Nikki Haley Officials say 120 of the almost 200 United Nations member states will attend. "It is a facilitator". "We're creating an opportunity, we're making the most of it, we're moving foreign policy, we're changing the way peacekeeping is done, we're really bringing up human rights", Haley said. [Full Article...]

Despite 'Arm Twisting,' Reed Votes to Support Republican Budget

Despite 'Arm Twisting,' Reed Votes to Support Republican Budget Feeding off momentum created by three Senate Democrats who surprised their leadership Friday by voting for the Republican budget, five House Democrats also crossed the aisle in support of the GOP plan early Saturday. Senate Democratic President Martin Looney of New Haven warned that passage of the Republican bill will add to the state's budget woes because Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy has... [Full Article...]

Manager of nursing home where 8 died has been charged before

Manager of nursing home where 8 died has been charged before Police have said the deaths are under investigation. "The loss of these individuals is a profound tragedy", said a statement by the Florida Health Care Association , which represents 81% of Florida's nursing centers. Our newsroom has been inundated with calls, emails and social media posts about Florida Power and Light's response to the on-going power crisis. I mean nursing homes are suppos... [Full Article...]

Japan to play a bigger role in development of NE

Japan to play a bigger role in development of NE Japan's plan to step-up its investment in North-East was announced during Japanese premier Shinzo Abe's visit to Ahmedabad for the 12th India-Japan Annual Summit. Reports say that the UNCLOS was mentioned atleast four time in the 2016 joint statement between the two countries. We know that resolving disputes by directly concerned parties to uphold freedom of navigation and over flight is China's... [Full Article...]

FPL working to restore power to over 300000 SWFL residents

FPL working to restore power to over 300000 SWFL residents A nursing home spokesperson said that a number of its residents had been having respiratory issues. Elderly residents were evacuated Wednesday morning from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills which lost power during the storm. [Full Article...]

Infiltration bid foiled in Machil, 2 militants killed: Army

Infiltration bid foiled in Machil, 2 militants killed: Army Earlier in the day, Pakistan for the second time in the past 24 hours violated the ceasefire in Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). No casualties or loss reported. Two militants killed", a Srinagar-based army spokesperson said. The Machil and Naugam sectors in Kupwara district, Uri sector in Baramulla district and Gurez sector in Bandipora district of north Kashmir happen to be traditiona... [Full Article...]

At least four people killed in M5 lorry crash

At least four people killed in M5 lorry crash A force spokesperson said: "A multi-agency operation is under way on the M5 in South Gloucestershire following a serious collision". An image posted to Twitter showed a lorry, which had crashed off the northbound carriageway, surrounded by emergency service vehicles. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Maria threatens Caribbean

It was located about 620 miles east southeast of the Lesser Antilles and was heading west at 20 mph (31 kph). That should slow the storm and cause it to head to the northwest. The National Hurricane Center says Jose is expected to produce high surf and life-threatening rip currents along portions of the US east coast. After weakening to a tropical storm on Thursday, Jose returned to Category 1 ... [Full Article...]

Bullet train foundation stone laid with eye to Gujarat polls: Congress

Bullet train foundation stone laid with eye to Gujarat polls: Congress Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana in its edit published on Saturday criticised Devendra Fadnavis-led government on the Maratha reservation issue. According to the Newspaper, He also took action against erring contractors."Kotak was reacting to Shiv Sena MP Rahul Shevale's announcement that his party meant to move a "no trust" motion against Mehta". [Full Article...]

Georgia customers waiting on power as of Saturday morning

Georgia customers waiting on power as of Saturday morning According to Florida Power & Light (FPL), over 3.2 million customers still had no electricity late Monday - that's two-thirds of the 4.9 million customers the company serves. If customers believe their power is out for this reason, there is no need to contact us. Gould said FPL met with Broward County officials in March before the storm season to discuss what facilities would be prioritised ... [Full Article...]

Park revives Evian Championship ambitions in controversial first round re-run

Park revives Evian Championship ambitions in controversial first round re-run For the second consecutive day, Queenslander Kirk led out the field overnight, but rather than drenched on the ultimately cancelled day one, this time she left the course with a share of third in the year's final major. Moriya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, is second, while tied for third, three shots back are Australia's Katherine Kirk and Anna Nordqvist, of Sweden, who both carded a 66. [Full Article...]

Bike, vehicle owners can afford costly fuel: Alphons Kannanthanam

Bike, vehicle owners can afford costly fuel: Alphons Kannanthanam Somebody who has a auto, bike; certainly he is not starving. Alphons courted controversy when he said while speaking to the press that somebody who can afford a auto or scooter is not somebody who is starving. "We are imposing taxes to help the poor". Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam today said the Centre was mobilising resources for launching infrastructure projects and welfare measure... [Full Article...]

Government meltdown hits Icelandic crown

Government meltdown hits Icelandic crown ICELAND'S COALITION GOVERNMENT has collapsed a day after returning from its summer break because of a scandal involving the Prime Minister's father. The outgoing government would be the shortest-living in Iceland's history. Benediktsson's father, Benedikt Sveinsson, had helped a convicted child molester apply for a clause in the country's judicial system allowing those who've served sentences fo... [Full Article...]

Chamber to endorse odd, poll shows support for Democrat Doug Jones

Chamber to endorse odd, poll shows support for Democrat Doug Jones The victor of the Republican runoff will face Democrat Doug Jones in December. Moore led unusual by 14 points in a poll released earlier this week by Emerson College. According to a campaign spokesperson more details will be available soon. Brooks declined to endorse either candidate after losing in August. Brooks said Moore will "fight for America" and criticized "malicious" tactics of a PA... [Full Article...]

Protesters, Counter-Protesters Converge At Confederate Statue Rally In Richmond, Virginia

Protesters, Counter-Protesters Converge At Confederate Statue Rally In Richmond, Virginia Streets around the statue area are closed. Police say people can exercise their free speech within certain assembly points around Lee Monument. "We are taking the anticipated events seriously and we also will not tolerate violence", Mayor Levar Stoney said. [Full Article...]

Facebook Gave Mueller Information On Russian Ads It Found On Platform

Facebook Gave Mueller Information On Russian Ads It Found On Platform To obtain a warrant, experts say Mueller would have needed to prove he has a reasonable suspicion a crime was committed. The information provided to Congress included copies of the ads and buyers' identities. Mariotti said that the Facebook warrant "means that Mueller has concluded that specific foreign individuals committed a crime by making a "contribution" in connection with an election". [Full Article...]

Ryan International School to open on Monday

Ryan International School to open on Monday The circular says that the school authorities are exclusively responsible for the safety of the children and that every child deserves to be educated in a safe environment. A two-member fact-finding committee set up by CBSE following the murder of seven-year-old Pradhuman Kumar last week said it appeared from the sequence of events that Ryan's global was guilty of gross negligence. [Full Article...]

Narmada Dam gates closed only to please PM: CPM leader

Narmada Dam gates closed only to please PM: CPM leader The yatra that began over a fortnight ago would culminate at Kevadiya Colony with the prime minister dedicating the project to the nation. CPM leader Subhashini Ali on Saturday alleged that gates of the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada in Gujarat were closed only to please Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is going to dedicate the dam to the nation on Sunday, even as rehabilitation of affe... [Full Article...]


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