• Trump To Tackle Tax Reform
Trump To Tackle Tax Reform

Trump promised to push for tax and regulatory reform once he took office, a promise he has kept in part with a few executive orders aimed at repealing Dodd-Frank. "I think it can be bipartisan", Short said. Cutting taxes can be a popular idea on the campaign trail, but it's very hard to do politically. The current corporate tax rate is 35 perce...

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  • Turkey coup trial: nearly 500 in court
Turkey coup trial: nearly 500 in court

Numerous suspects could face life in prison if convicted, according to The Associated Press. Among the defendants on trial are two fugitives: Fetullah Gulen, seen as the main coup-plotter, who has lived in USA state of Pennsylvania in self-imposed exile since 1999, and is being sought for extradition, along with Adil Oksuz, another alleged ...

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  • Defending 800m champion Rudisha out of World Championships
Defending 800m champion Rudisha out of World Championships

A "small number" of athletics disciplinary cases that were ongoing in 2015 remain unresolved, a "few" athletes flagged in WADA's doping investigation are yet to be interviewed, and Anderson is concerned that banned coaches ar still working in the sport.

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  • Sputnik correspondent: All US diplomatic cars leave Moscow
Sputnik correspondent: All US diplomatic cars leave Moscow

He said Monday, "We are interested in a steady development of our ties and are sorry to note that we are still far from that". As the Russia-U.S. It also froze two embassy compounds - a Moscow summer house and a storage facility in the city - from August 1. Russian President Vladimir Putin has banned the use of proxy internet sites and ...

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  • Brexit: Theresa May torpedoes idea of free movement extension
Brexit: Theresa May torpedoes idea of free movement extension

Senior ministers have given conflicting signals over key issues such as whether free movement of people could continue after Brexit , with divisions coming out into the open since the ruling Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in June.

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  • Venezuelan opposition leaders López, Ledezma re-arrested
Venezuelan opposition leaders López, Ledezma re-arrested

However, old allies Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua and Russian Federation stood by Maduro, who shrugged off mass protests and a previous round of USA sanctions on some of his officials to see through the election. On Monday, the Trump administration sanctioned Maduro, freezing his assets in the U.S. And at a White House news conference, national se...

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  • CNN Says It Won't Hire Ousted WH Comms Director Scaramucci
CNN Says It Won't Hire Ousted WH Comms Director Scaramucci

Reince Priebus , chief of staff. HORSLEY: Supporters hope Kelly will bring some much-needed discipline to the White House which has been dogged by infighting and conflicting priorities. HORSLEY: Kelly's supporters suggest he'll do just that. Sen. Dick Durbin of IL tells CNN he voted for Kelly for Homeland Security secretary, wanted to work w...

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  • NASA says keep kids safe with approved 'solar eclipse glasses'
NASA says keep kids safe with approved 'solar eclipse glasses'

Alternatively, Coloradoans could go to Nebraska, where towns such as Scotsbluff and North Platte are within the path of totality, but Kuehn said that NASA predicts more eclipse-obscuring cloud cover further east. Special glasses for eclipse viewing will be available at venues and online . Don't worry if you miss next month's shadowing of the...

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  • Trump 'stopped son revealing details of Russian lawyer meeting'
Trump 'stopped son revealing details of Russian lawyer meeting'

But "it soon became clear that it had no interesting information", and that its real objective was to discuss the adoption of Russian children by american couples within the framework of a program suspended by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, had said the eldest son of Mr.

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  • Dublin is a flawless home for the European Medicines Agency says Minister
Dublin is a flawless home for the European Medicines Agency says Minister

The 27 remaining EU countries excluding Britain are due to decide on the locations in November after the European Commission , the executive arm of the bloc, assesses the different bids. However, the only cities in the running for both agencies are Dublin, Brussels, Vienna and Warsaw. Each country could bid to host one or both agencies, but was ...

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  • Lawsuit Claims Fox News, Trump Conspired on DNC Staffer Murder Story
Lawsuit Claims Fox News, Trump Conspired on DNC Staffer Murder Story

Former Fox News contributor Rod Wheeler has sued the network over the story, alleging that it, along with a well-connected Trump-backer, knowingly pushed a thinly-sourced conspiracy theory about Rich's death to deflect from growing concerns about Trump's potential ties to Russian Federation.

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  • Body Found on Ocean City Beach
Body Found on Ocean City Beach

The spokesperson says the death appears accidental, but NBC DFW reports police are still trying to figure out what happened. She was separated from her family at around 2 a.m. The Ocean City Police Forensics Services Unit recovered the body from the sand with assistance from Maryland State Police crime scene technicians.

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  • Body found in freezer in Campbell, 2 arrested
Body found in freezer in Campbell, 2 arrested

Both are in custody on corpse-abuse charges and had bond set at a million dollars (£756,000). Arturo Novoa (left), 31, and Katrina Layton (right), 34, were arrested by Youngstown police. According to police, Layton bought the fridge where the body was placed. Acting on her husband's suspicions, Eshenbaugh's wife opened the freezer July 29 a...

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  • Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps
Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps

President Donald Trump is likely to sign a tough new sanctions bill that includes proposed measures targeting Russian Federation - a remarkable concession that the president has yet to sell his party on his hopes for forging a warmer relationship with Moscow .

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  • Why Apple Just Pulled 60 VPNs From the App Store in China
Why Apple Just Pulled 60 VPNs From the App Store in China

Star VPN , another company, said it also received notice of being removed. Ironically, Apple added in its statement that the operation of these apps in other markets will not be affected, though the future of the affected VPN service providers is seriously in doubt .

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  • ISIS claims attack on Iraqi Embassy in Kabul
ISIS claims attack on Iraqi Embassy in Kabul

An ISIS affiliate in Afghanistan claimed responsibility for the suicide attack that targeted the embassy, according to the group's Amaq news agency. The gunbattle is just the latest attack in Kabul in recent months, after two deadly bombings in May and July left nearly 200 people dead. "The group is trying to assert itself - through viole...

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  • Criminal case launched after shooting in Moscow Regional Court
Criminal case launched after shooting in Moscow Regional Court

Russia's Investigative Committee said two guards were transporting five defendants in an elevator when one of the defendants tried to strangle a guard, The Associated Press reports. The agencies on Tuesday quoted a lawyer who was at the courthouse and saw a guard and a court official injured. The group, made up of people originally from ex-Soviet...

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  • California, 18 More States Urge End to Anti-Transgender Bias in Military
California, 18 More States Urge End to Anti-Transgender Bias in Military

He said nothing would change until the president's direction had been received and developed by Mattis into written "implementation guidance". PSU students and community members affected by this news may reach out to the Queer Resource Center, Veterans Resource Center, trans advocates and utilize on-call services PSU Center for Health and Counsel...

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  • Wet Weather Anticipated in Local Forecast Monday, Tuesday
Wet Weather Anticipated in Local Forecast Monday, Tuesday

WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy with a 50% chance for rain and thunderstorms. Monday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Tuesday and Wednesday will be partly cloudy to mostly cloudy with highs in the mid-80s and have winds from the east/ northeast at 5-10 miles per hour.

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  • Joe Arpaio convicted after refusing to end immigrant patrols
Joe Arpaio convicted after refusing to end immigrant patrols

The 85-year-old is set to be sentenced October 5 and could face up to six months in jail, but attorneys who have followed the case doubt someone his age would be incarcerated. Arpaio's criminal charges are believed to have contributed heavily to his crushing defeat in November to Paul Penzone, a little-known retired Phoenix police sergeant.

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