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Republican tax proposals to call for sharp cut in corporation tax Republican tax proposals to call for sharp cut in corporation tax
- September 28, 2017

The seven current tax brackets range from 10 percent to 39.5 percent. Those are important details, which will be sorted out by Congress. It is an attempt to assuage the demand for lower taxes among wealthy party donors without being perceived by Trump's working-class base as giving a windfall to the rich. (more...)
One dead after shooting in Falls Church One dead after shooting in Falls Church
- September 28, 2017

He says police found a man dead of a gunshot wound in a fourth-floor law office. No children were injured and there were no reports of injuries to adults, other than the shooter. (more...)
Fox Delays 'RENT' Live Musical Production Until 2019 Fox Delays 'RENT' Live Musical Production Until 2019
- September 28, 2017

Jonathan Larson's beloved musical about a group of friends surviving and thriving in New York City at the height of the AIDS crisis has garnered numerous awards, including the 1996 Tony Award for Best Musical and a Pulitzer Prize. The network revealed in May that it was adding the Tony-winning play to its calendar of live musical productions, and at the Television Critics Association press tour this summer, Fox bosses estimated that Rent would premiere sometime in late 2018. (more...)
Shares Seesawing on Volume: Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX) and Conduent Inc (CNDT)
- September 28, 2017

Shares of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ) traded down -7.38% in the last session while performance was up 94.57% in the last five days. It has outperformed by 22.34% the S&P500. Zacks Lowered Quest Diagnostics from a "buy" recommendation to a "hold" recommendation in a analysis note on Mon, Jun 5th. The rating was initiated by Societe Generale with "Sell" on Wednesday, April 6. (more...)
Hurricane Maria is sending high winds, surf along East Coast Hurricane Maria is sending high winds, surf along East Coast
- September 28, 2017

Maria remains a large hurricane, with sustained winds of 85 mph, a minimum central pressure of 954mb and storm force winds extending outwards up to 230 miles as at 06:00 UTC 25th September. Maria's economic cost to Puerto Rico could increase if the islands sees an exodus of residents fearful that water and power could be out for months, said Chuck Watson, of Enki Research. (more...)
Chandler student arrested after gun, box of ammo found in backpack Chandler student arrested after gun, box of ammo found in backpack
- September 28, 2017

A Collinsville High School student fired a gun into a ditch at a school bus stop, Collinsville police said Wednesday. No one reported anything about a weapon during the school day. This is the second time this month a loaded gun has been found at an Anne Arundel County school. "You can buy a gun at Walmart, like we do have access to these things and our parents do, and a 13-year-old student doesn't really know anything", Pavlic said. (more...)
Quake and storm leave ruinous human, economic toll for Mexico Quake and storm leave ruinous human, economic toll for Mexico
- September 28, 2017

Volunteers organize supplies at the Francisco Kino school, which was turned into a temporary shelter for residents evacuated from the large apartment complex in the Tlalpan neighborhood of Mexico City, Monday, Sept. Pena Nieto stressed that damage assessments were continuing, especially in hard-hit Mexico City. Authorities on Wednesday raised the death toll in the qauke to 338. (more...)
Pentagon to ramp up aide to Puerto Rico in next 24 hours
- September 28, 2017

Col. Jamie Davis said in a statement. It has 3,000 containers sitting at the Port of San Juan filled with clothes, food, medicine, water, construction materials and even cars. pollution control standards and are imported for use in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. "It's hard when you have kids: You want to make sure they have enough food", said Manteiga. (more...)
'Health Guru' Faker Belle Gibson Fined $410000 For Lying About Cancer Cure 'Health Guru' Faker Belle Gibson Fined $410000 For Lying About Cancer Cure
- September 28, 2017

Confirming receipt of your email. Belle Gibson , 25, claimed she had brain cancer but had healed herself with natural remedies and had lied about donating to charities from the sales of her app, The Whole Pantry . Gibson was found guilty of the charges in March, after earning more than $400,000 from selling The Whole Pantry , a wellness book and app. She added: "In that way, some good might still come for the vulnerable people, and the organisations supporting them, which were ... (more...)
Lady Lucan's death lifts hope of unlocking Sandra Rivett murder secrets Lady Lucan's death lifts hope of unlocking Sandra Rivett murder secrets
- September 28, 2017

Roger Bray was the first journalist on Lord Lucan's doorstep the morning after the dramatic events unfolded, and wrote one of the first newspaper reports about the mystery surrounding the man with the famous moustache. Over the years, the British press have reported supposed sightings of Lord Lucan across the world, including in Australia, India, the Netherlands and South Africa - but his relatives believe him to be dead. (more...)
Chalmette woman killed by hatchet-wielding ex-husband Chalmette woman killed by hatchet-wielding ex-husband
- September 28, 2017

Mark Owens, her ex-husband, was charged in her death. Kim Owens leaves behind a stepdaughter and a son, Torres said. A Louisiana man with a history of domestic violence waited outside his ex-wife's home and ambushed her with an ax as she was heading to work Wednesday morning, cops said. (more...)
Russian cannibal couple suspected in 30 murders; accused of eating victims Russian cannibal couple suspected in 30 murders; accused of eating victims
- September 28, 2017

According to the Moscow Times , a construction worker in the city of Krasnodar found a cellphone September 11 that contained gruesome images: a man taking a selfie with a severed hand in his mouth, severed heads, and dismembered women. Russian police appear to have discovered one of the country's most grisly cases of cannibalism after pictures of dismembered bodies were found on a phone belonging to one of the main suspects, Russia's state media reported Monday. (more...)
US Treasury sanctions banks, representatives linked to North Korea US Treasury sanctions banks, representatives linked to North Korea
- September 28, 2017

You can read the possible scenario of a war with North Korea , according to the experts, at the Los Angeles Times . Last week, North Korea seemed to be unaware that the U.S. On Sept. 22, Kim issued an unprecedented statement for a North Korean leader aimed at Trump, using the first person in several parts to attack the USA president. (more...)
Police arrest 11 alleged members of neo-Nazi group National Action Police arrest 11 alleged members of neo-Nazi group National Action
- September 28, 2017

National Action was banned in the United Kingdom in December 2016 as an extremist group. But experts and campaigners had warned that members were evading authorities by splitting into regional factions and operating under different names. (more...)
Trump actúa como si fuera un Trump actúa como si fuera un "emperador mundial" — Venezuela
- September 28, 2017

El pasado 25 de agosto la Casa Blanca aprobó un paquete de sanciones que impide, entre otras cosas, al Gobierno de la nación suramericana y a su principal industria, Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), transar con los bonos de su deuda. En otro momento, el canciller afirmó que en EE.UU. hay una élite gobernante "racista". En ella adicionó a Venezuela. Desde la sede de la ONU , en New York, Arreaza solicitó al Secretario Guterres tomar posición sobre las amenazas "anacrónicas, hostiles e ... (more...)
Meeting to plan for migration from storm-ravaged Puerto Rico Meeting to plan for migration from storm-ravaged Puerto Rico
- September 28, 2017

Officials say that people can drive to the fire training center and staff will be there to unload the supplies from the cars. Now, she just has to figure out how to get everything to Concord next week. Instead, she's had to store everything in a concession stand she helps run for the local Little League. "We are resilient people". Unfortunately, their commitments will not allow them to be part of delivering aid right now, but Rodriguez and Alicea will proudly carry the banner while hopefully ... (more...)
One Dead Following Rockslide at Iconic Cliffside in Yosemite National Park One Dead Following Rockslide at Iconic Cliffside in Yosemite National Park
- September 28, 2017

One person died due to the rockfall while park rangers are in the process of transporting a second person who was injured to further medical care. No identities were released. There are many climbers traversing El Capitan and other climbing routes in the park. A large rock fell near the waterfall route on the East Buttress climbing route near Horsetail Falls at about 1:55 p.m. (more...)
Healthcare effort failed, Trump looks to future vote Healthcare effort failed, Trump looks to future vote
- September 28, 2017

But starting this Sunday, Republicans controlling the Senate 52-48 and will no longer be able to win with just 50 votes. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) corrected President Donald Trump on Wednesday after the President continued to incorrectly claim that a hospitalized senator had prevented a vote on the most recent failed Obamacare repeal bill. (more...)
3 dead after fall from TV transmission tower 3 dead after fall from TV transmission tower
- September 28, 2017

The three workers were on the gin pole when it collapsed. According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, the law enforcer was riding the four-wheeler when he suddenly felt it get hot. WPLG Channel 10 reports the tower transmits signals for WPLG and WSVN Channel 7 and the contract workers were upgrading the transmission antenna. This is a developing story. (more...)
Großbritannien will Abschied von EU auf Raten Großbritannien will Abschied von EU auf Raten
- September 28, 2017

Und im Hintergrund tickt die Brexit-Uhr. Großbritannien wird die EU Ende März 2019 verlassen. Die Rede kam zu einem Zeitpunkt, an dem die Verhandlungen stillstehen, da beide Seiten Zugeständnisse aneinander verweigern. Seit dem " Telegraph "-Text aber soll das Manuskript schon mehrere Male umgeschrieben worden sein". Florenz also. Tagelang war in London , wo gewöhnlich jeder Spickzettel von interessierten Hintersassen an die Medien weitergereicht wird, gerätselt worden, was May ... (more...)
Almost half of abortions 'unsafe' Almost half of abortions 'unsafe'
- September 28, 2017

Almost half of the estimated 56 million abortions performed worldwide every year are unsafe and women in poor countries face even higher risks due to US funding cuts to family planning programs overseas, health experts said on Thursday. The results also show that countries with high proportions of safe procedures were also more likely to have less restrictive abortion laws. In these countries, 49.5% of abortions were unsafe. (more...)
Featured Stock for Investors: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) Featured Stock for Investors: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT)
- September 28, 2017

Over the past twelve months, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT)'s stock was 7.84%. The Volatility 12m of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:CTB) is 27.692100. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $38.22. 152,705 are held by Federated Invsts Pa. Loomis Sayles Co L P owns 244,797 shares. (more...)
France to 'lend' control of STX shipyard to Italy's Fincantieri France to 'lend' control of STX shipyard to Italy's Fincantieri
- September 28, 2017

At the summit, Macron and Gentiloni also agreed that Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri will take a 51 percent stake in French shipyard STX, ending a months long dispute after Macron temporarily nationalised STX to block Fincantieri's approach. (more...)
Governor Signs Bill to Move Up California's Presidential Primary Governor Signs Bill to Move Up California's Presidential Primary
- September 28, 2017

Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens (Los Angeles County), changes the presidential primary beginning in 2019 to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March. The state awards the most delegates in the nominating contests. California is an overwhelmingly Democratic state ― roughly 45 percent of state voters are registered as Democrats, versus 26 percent as Republicans. (more...)
'Newsworthiness' Comes First: Why Twitter Allows Trump's Belligerent Messages 'Newsworthiness' Comes First: Why Twitter Allows Trump's Belligerent Messages
- September 28, 2017

He acknowledged that every military option assumed a reaction from North Korea that endangered South Korean citizens, adding it's "foremost in our minds". It turns out that you can circumvent Twitter's rules, which ban "promoting violence", at least if you're US President Donald Trump and the target is North Korea. (more...)
North Korea accuses Trump of having North Korea accuses Trump of having "declared war"
- September 28, 2017

Ri Yong-ho had said that Kim Jong-un's regime was prepared to shoot down U.S. aircraft outside of its airspace in response to Trump's actions. U.S. hegemony. WASHINGTON-New U.S. sanctions will punish eight North Korean banks and 26 bank workers living overseas, the Trump administration announced Tuesday, in the first use of new sanctioning powers granted by U.S. (more...)
High-ranking Crimean Tatar Majlis member receives prison term for separatism High-ranking Crimean Tatar Majlis member receives prison term for separatism
- September 28, 2017

The Simferopol District Court of Crimean Republic has sentenced deputy chairman of Majlis of Crimean Tatars, Ilmi Umerov, to two years in a penal colony for calls for separatism, lawyer Nikolay Polozov wrote on his Facebook account on Wednesday. (more...)
North Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after US bomber flight: Yonhap North Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after US bomber flight: Yonhap
- September 28, 2017

Escorted by F-15 fighters from Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, U.S. B-1B Lancer bombers from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam carried out a rare nighttime flight mission in worldwide airspace north of the Northern Limit Line, a de facto inter-Korean sea border. (more...)
Quinnipiac Poll: 56% Say Trump Is Unfit to Be President Quinnipiac Poll: 56% Say Trump Is Unfit to Be President
- September 28, 2017

That number includes 57 percent of independents and 94 percent of Democrats. Most Hispanics - by a 60-40 margin - also thought Trump was unfit to be in the Oval Office. "There is no upside", said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll. Just over half, 51 percent, said they are "embarrassed" by Trump's presidency. (more...)
Groom pulls drowning child from water Groom pulls drowning child from water
- September 28, 2017

According to ABC News , Clay Cook went over to the children to see if everything was ok. The child had been struggling to stay above water before Clayton got to him. On Sept. 22, Clay and Brittany Cook were being photographed by Darren Hatt, in Kitchener, Canada . "It feels good to make sure he was safe and it ended the way it did". (more...)