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Tax plan in Congress will benefit wealthy

Tax plan in Congress will benefit wealthy The letter , organized by the nonprofits United for a Fair Economy and Voices for Progress, urges Congress not to pass a tax bill that "further exacerbates inequality". The Democrats drew this analysis in an attempt to target the proposals of the House Republicans and portray them as a trick to lure the wealthier households. [Full Article...]

House to require training to prevent sexual harassment

House to require training to prevent sexual harassment The congresswoman said that victims had "their private parts grabbed on the House floor" and accused the unnamed colleagues of "exposing their genitals". Until Ryan's announcement Tuesday, there was no requirement for sexual harassment training in the House of Representatives. Currently, the Office of Compliance handles sexual harassment charges for legislative branch employees in both the House a... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says USA providing cover for Islamic State in Syria

Russian Federation says USA providing cover for Islamic State in Syria The ministry also said that the USA coalition categorically refused to strike the retreating terrorists in spite of repeated proposals by the Russian military to conduct joint actions. Russia's Defense Ministry earlier on Tuesday published photographs that it said proved that USA forces refrained from launching airstrikes against forces of the Islamic State terror group as they fled Syria's Al Bu... [Full Article...]

Rescue efforts end after deadly Iran quake

Rescue efforts end after deadly Iran quake Iran has declared Tuesday a national day of mourning. Full-scale rescue operation could start only with the dawn, and yet unknown, are still people under the rubble. Also, 40 ambulances, 55 4WD vehicles, 9 rescue vehicles, and 5 helicopters have been dispatched by Relief and Rescue Organisation of the Iranian Red Crescent Society from the first hours of the morning for assistance. [Full Article...]

U.S. delegation headed to Israel to discuss Syria border deal

U.S. delegation headed to Israel to discuss Syria border deal According to The Times of Israel , Israel Defense Forces chief of staff Gadi Eisenkot made a secret trip to Brussels last Thursday to meet with General Curtis Scaparrotti, head of the USA army's European command, to discuss Iranian influence in Syria. [Full Article...]

It pays to flip off Trump's motorcade

It pays to flip off Trump's motorcade Briskman has spoken out since the incident, saying on MSNBC last week that she didn't have any other way to express he disappointment in the Trump administration. "Basically, you can not have "lewd" or "obscene" things in your social media". "I have connected with Juli and she has been officially setup as the beneficiary of this GoFundMe campaign. [Full Article...]

Encounter starts in Lam area of Tral in southern Kashmir

Encounter starts in Lam area of Tral in southern Kashmir The other trapped militants managed to escape into a jungle area. Paying tributes to the slain militants, Hizb chief Salahuddin, in a statement issued from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, said the ongoing struggle would continue till a logical conclusion was reached. [Full Article...]

3 killed in shooting near California elementary school

Two children have been hospitalized with gunshot wounds, the outlet reported. However, the school is reportedly not the only scene where shots were fired. There are also reports of several people injured. All remaining students have been relocated to a secure location, he said. The violence started at a home and moved to Tehama Elementary School. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation report points to continued rise in American hate crimes

Federal Bureau of Investigation report points to continued rise in American hate crimes Hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against blacks, Jews, Muslims and LGBT people, according to Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics released on Monday. That's down from 43 in 2015 and 51 in 2014. Singh said it will be hard for the country to mobilise political will and resources necessary to address the issue if law enforcem... [Full Article...]

Dawood Ibrahim's properties auctioned for Rs 11.58 crores

Dawood Ibrahim's properties auctioned for Rs 11.58 crores This is the second time in nearly two years the ministry is trying to auction Dawood Ibrahim's properites which include Hotel Raounaq Afroz-also known as Delhi Zaika- and two residential premises, Shabnam guest house and six rooms in Damarwala builidng, located on the Pakmodia street. [Full Article...]

Decision day for same sex marriage in Australia

Decision day for same sex marriage in Australia Senator Smith is aiming to introduce his bill to the upper house on Thursday. 'While the Law Council does not endorse every detail of the Smith Bill it represents a better balance from a human rights perspective and represents greater fairness, including those affected by winding back anti-discrimination laws, ' Ms McLeod said. [Full Article...]

Venezuela in selective default, says credit ratings agency

Venezuela in selective default, says credit ratings agency S&P said it had lowered Venezuela's long-term foreign currency rating to "SD", and cut its long- and short-term foreign currency sovereign credit ratings on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to "SD/D" from 'CC/C. "We would very likely consider any Venezuelan restructuring to be a distressed debt exchange and equivalent to default given the highly constrained external liquidity", it said. [Full Article...]

Etebo: Nigeria Vs Argentina More Than A Friendly

Etebo: Nigeria Vs Argentina More Than A Friendly Chidozie Awaziem is also introduced in the line up. "For sure, we must commend the NFF for the role they played right from that game in Ndola against Zambia to last Friday's game in Constantine against Algeria". This will be the first time coach Gernot Rohr will be playing with a three-man defence since he became Nigeria's coach. They are ranked fourth in the world by Federation Internatio... [Full Article...]

Erdoğan, Putin say Astana process produces concrete results in Syria

Erdoğan, Putin say Astana process produces concrete results in Syria Moscow has deployed military force in Syria to support the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, while Turkey has backed elements within the armed Syrian opposition. He said that Syrian refugees who migrated from northern Syrian province of Aleppo are in a hard situation in Idlib, while the presence of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party, which Ankara regards as a terror group, in Afrin is posing a ... [Full Article...]

4th person shot dead in Tampa neighborhood

4th person shot dead in Tampa neighborhood This comes just weeks after three people were shot and killed over a 10-day span in Seminole Heights. Police are investigating what they are calling a suspicious death. She was shot and killed. Mitchell was shot and later died of the injuries he sustained. Police in October released a clip requesting tips from the public and later in the month shared additional footage they believe shows the... [Full Article...]

Lebanese patriarch meets Saudi king, Hariri in Riyadh

Lebanese patriarch meets Saudi king, Hariri in Riyadh In his first tweet in more than a week, Hariri told his followers that he is OK, and that he would be returning without his family, who will stay "in their home" in Saudi Arabia. In their statement, the Lebanese Church officials said Cardinal Rai's visit was "an occasion to demand that Lebanon be removed from regional conflicts" as well as "to support the independence, sovereignty and stability of... [Full Article...]

LiAngelo Ball, UCLA teammates reportedly leaving China after being detained

LiAngelo Ball, UCLA teammates reportedly leaving China after being detained Initial reports suggested the players could remain in China for up to two months, depending on whether Chinese authorities made a decision to pursue an arrest, which would spark an investigation. His father, LaVar, was actually in China with his son. However, the fact that the charges have been reduced means that the players and their families have cooperated with authorities, which may include... [Full Article...]

W.Bengal Wins The Rosogulla Fight With Odisha

W.Bengal Wins The Rosogulla Fight With Odisha The use of a geographical indication may act as a certification that the product possesses certain qualities, is made according to traditional methods, or enjoys a certain reputation, due to its geographical origin. While Odisha never approached the Registry for the GI tag, it has been making claims of ownership over the sweet. "The GI authorities have ruled today that West Bengal is the origin ... [Full Article...]

Philippines President Duterte accepts Modi's invite

Philippines President Duterte accepts Modi's invite Trump, pointing to business deals forged between USA and foreign companies. President Donald Trump says his trip to Asia has been "tremendously successful". He met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and highlighted their two nations' "deeper and more comprehensive" ties, looking to strengthen a relationship that is vital to the United States vision of an Indo-Pacific region that attempts t... [Full Article...]

Google Doodle pays tribute to hole puncher on 131st anniversary

Google Doodle pays tribute to hole puncher on 131st anniversary Even though workplaces have evolved over time, this hole puncher has more or less remained unchanged. It challenges whether our grip or downward force is strong enough to puncture the stack, pushing out a neat cylinder of future confetti - or whether we had to reduce the load, like a dejected weightlifter. [Full Article...]


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