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Tax cut for the wealthy? Not all of them

Tax cut for the wealthy? Not all of them The proposal includes $431 million in new special education aid, particularly for reimbursing districts for expenses above and beyond the flat rate of special education funding each district already receives. The Democrat says the legislation would "recapture" some of that "corporate windfall" to fund state programs. Sweeney, D-Gloucester, previously proposed boosting school aid through a tax in... [Full Article...]

Mystery New Hampshire lottery victor gets her prize, keeps her privacy

Mystery New Hampshire lottery victor gets her prize, keeps her privacy Almost a quarter million dollars was immediately donated to local non-profits, including $150,000 to Girls Inc. of New Hampshire and $33,000 to each of three New Hampshire chapters of End 68 Hours of Hunger . She's not giving up her name if she prevails in court, but she is giving away cash. The victor, known in court filings as " Jane Doe ", has sued the state to maintain her anonymity. [Full Article...]

PPP, PTI join hands for Senate Chairmanship

PPP, PTI join hands for Senate Chairmanship In the Senate polls on Saturday, PML-N-backed independent candidates emerged as the largest party in the upper house of parliament. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan People's Party have joined hands for Senate Chairmanship, sources said Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Bewildered White House staff watch Sam Nunberg's interviews

Bewildered White House staff watch Sam Nunberg's interviews But after speaking with several reporters and appearing on multiple cable television shows over the course of the day, Nunberg began to back down from his threats to ignore a subpoena to testify before a grand jury. The President has denied he knew anything about the meeting . Nunberg also told Politico that if Trump had colluded with Russian Federation, it would be known by now... [Full Article...]

Britain First's Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen jailed for hate crime

Britain First's Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen jailed for hate crime Additional charges against the pair were dismissed by the judge. Jayda Fransen, 31, filmed and posted online videos of people whom she wrongly believed were defendants in a rape trial at Canterbury Crown Court in May previous year, in a case that led to the conviction of three Muslim men and a teenager. [Full Article...]

Chandragiri Railway Station to be Operated by Women Staff Only

Chandragiri Railway Station to be Operated by Women Staff Only CR has also planned to deploy all-women crew for Mumbai-Pune Deccan Queen to mark International Women's Day. Sweta Ghone will be the "on duty guard" of the Deccan Queen Express and will be giving clearance by waving the green flag on Women's Day. [Full Article...]

SWFL reacts to prospect of permanent daylight saving time

SWFL reacts to prospect of permanent daylight saving time However, it was nixed later that year but it persisted in some form at local or state levels for 48 years before being officially recognized again nationally in 1966 by the Uniform Time Act. For instance, one reason Congress used in enacting daylight saving time is that it saves energy. Of course, not everyone in the USA recognizes this twice-annual ritual: Daylight saving time is not observed i... [Full Article...]

The right to bear arms is not without its limitations | Letters

The right to bear arms is not without its limitations | Letters I am a gun owner and supporter of the Second Amendment: "A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed". Don't say that, because I am young, I am easily impressionable, and that I can not make rational decisions without being influenced by "liberal forces" that use people like me to spread political ... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson just threatened to pull England out of the World Cup

Boris Johnson just threatened to pull England out of the World Cup Responding to an urgent question in the House of Commons, Mr Johnson said there were "suspicions" that Russian Federation may be involved and that if proven Britain would "take whatever measures we deem necessary to protect the lives of the people in this country, our values and our freedoms". [Full Article...]

Bishop recalls North Korean false starts

Bishop recalls North Korean false starts Kawai was quoted as telling reporters that Abe considers the latest overtures by the regime a sign that global sanctions and the increased monitoring of "ship-to-ship transfer" of goods involving North Korean vessels have been working. South Korea's goal was the denuclearisation of North Korea, nothing less, said Mr Moon in comments distributed by the Blue House. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop wa... [Full Article...]

Pence Touts GOP Tax Overhaul In Kentucky Visit

Pence Touts GOP Tax Overhaul In Kentucky Visit She said Pence, a former IN governor, "remained a strong advocate and powerful voice for states' rights and the critical issues that impact us". Jobless claims have not been this low in almost 50 years. In a statement, Sasse said, "Trade is a win-win. So, let me promise you: whether it's in renegotiating NAFTA, or protecting our steel and aluminum industries, President Trump is always going to put... [Full Article...]

Zoo's smoking orangutan riles animal activists in Indonesia

Zoo's smoking orangutan riles animal activists in Indonesia Footage from inside the Bandung Zoo and posted on Facebook shows a visitor flicking his cigarette towards the primate's pen. It's picked up by the reddish-brown primate, who expertly puffs on it to laughter from the crowd. Bandung Zoo management is tracking down the perpetrator, that had their face clearly identified in the video. The private zoo, located 75 miles outside Jakarta , was infamo... [Full Article...]

USA trade deficit rises to over 9-year high in January

USA trade deficit rises to over 9-year high in January Trump and his economic adviser, Gary Cohn, said China had forced US companies to transfer their intellectual property to China as a cost of doing business there. Trump's "America First" trade policies are part of an attempt to boost annual economic growth to 3 percent on a sustainable basis. Worries of a trade war were heightened on Tuesday by the resignation of Gary Cohn, Trump's top economic... [Full Article...]

Reports say Toronto police interviewed Bruce McArthur years before arrest

Reports say Toronto police interviewed Bruce McArthur years before arrest Det. -Sgt. Hank Idsinga says the man in the photo has not been identified yet, but police have received numerous tips since Monday. Pollanen called the investigation "painstaking", concluding it will take time. "We know this information will be disappointing to some members of the community", the statement said. The public is encouraged to continue calling and sending tips to the police if the... [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince winds up trip to Egypt with mosque visit

Saudi crown prince winds up trip to Egypt with mosque visit The trip by the crown prince, who is known as MBS, includes a stop at May's countryside residence for talks on Thursday, a lunch with the queen and a dinner with Prince Charles and Prince William. "The issue of human rights must absolutely remain at the very heart of any discussion, trade or otherwise, with Saudi Arabia ", it said in an open letter to the Prime Minister on the eve of the visit... [Full Article...]

Protests outside UK Parliament ahead of Saudi Crown Prince's visit

Running under the theme "Whole-istic", the three-day event showcases the span of Saudi culture, from the traditions and heritage that shaped its past to the creativity and ambition powering today's cultural evolution. Her comments came after Jeremy Corbyn accused the Government of "colluding" in war crimes by selling arms to Riyadh while it continues its military campaign in Yemen. [Full Article...]

Shutdown call by separatists hits life in Kashmir

Shutdown call by separatists hits life in Kashmir The JRL had called for a complete shutdown today against the shifting of Kashmiri prisoners to jails outside the valley. Meanwhile, authorities postponed "Job Fair" in Shopian due to prevailing situation. Police issued an advisory seeking cooperation from the people to maintain "order and peace" in wake of the protest march towards Shopian. The rally, organised by the Pasban-e-Hurriyat Jammu K... [Full Article...]

Modi's nationalist party notches win in key Indian state

Modi's nationalist party notches win in key Indian state Speaking to media persons Sangma said "Our priority is very clear". The BJP, which brought the regional parties together to form a government, said on Monday that the party was only playing the "role of a facilitator", and the allotment of Cabinet berths was the prerogative of the Chief Minister. [Full Article...]

Ted Cruz goes on a jingle offensive against new Democratic opponent

Ted Cruz goes on a jingle offensive against new Democratic opponent O'Rourke, a three-term congressman who had the backing of the national party, won about 62 percent of the Democratic primary vote Tuesday night, fending off a challenge from Sema Hernandez, who won almost 24 percent, and Edward Kimbrough with 14.4 percent. [Full Article...]

Credit Suisse Group Reiterates Outperform Rating for Drax Group (DRX)

The stock increased 1.38% or GBX 1.25 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 91.55. About 28,016 shares traded. It has underperformed by 63.37% the S&P500. Polar Capital ( POLR ) traded up GBX 8.15 ($0.11) during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching GBX 482.15 ($6.66). In analysts report sent to investors and clients on Tuesday morning, Serco Group PLC (LON:SRP) stock "Underperform" was r... [Full Article...]


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