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Brandon, for one, said he's no fan of the border adjustability proposal but if the underlying legislation simplifies the tax code and offers a fundamental overhaul, then, "I could sing the praises of this bill all day". Mulvaney made similar comments on CNN . As a result, their roaring tax-reform lion will most likely be reduced to a squeaking mouse. "So I think generally speaking the plan is trying to do health care first".
  • U.S. 'mother of all bombs' kills 36 Islamic State fighters

    U.S. 'mother of all bombs' kills 36 Islamic State fighters

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    The bomb's official name is GBU-43B and it unleashes 11 tons of explosives. It's the most destructive non-nuclear weapon in the USA arsenal and Thursday's blast marked the first time it has been used in conflict. It's estimated 600 to 800 Islamic State fighters are in Afghanistan. "I want to reassure the people of Afghanistan that we took every possible precaution to prevent civilian casualties".
  • Eight coaches of Rajya Rani Exp derail near Rampur, two injured

    Eight coaches of Rajya Rani Exp derail near Rampur, two injured

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    Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath has announced compensation of Rs.50,000 each for seriously injured and Rs.25,000 each to injured in the train accident. Following derailment of 8 coaches of the Meerut-Lucknow express on Saturday, the ministry of Railways has ordered an inquiry. On December 28, 14 coaches of the Sealdah-Ajmer Express derailed in Kanpur, injuring 63 passengers, of whom 22 suffered serious injuries.
  • North Korea's nerve gas missiles 'could hit Japan' PM warns

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    Coming just days after the wrap-up of a meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the former's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, the report said that, absent pressure on North Korea from neighboring China, the US would strike Pyongyang, something the newswire's source said had become a realistic possibility.
  • Libyan coast guard says 97 missing after migrant boat sinks

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    A coastguard official on Thursday said close to 100 migrants were feared missing after their boat sank off the Libyan coast near Tripoli. African immigrants, whose boat sank off the Libyan coast, gather upon their rescue in Tripoli , capital of Libya, on April 13, 2017.
  • Sisi vows to hunt down Egypt church bombers in Tawadros visit

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    Police searched passersby and cars around Orthodox cathedral of St Mark's Cathedral in Cairo, the seat of the Coptic Orthodox Pope, as beleagured Christians prepare for Easter Sunday. On Wednesday, it also offered a 100,000 Egyptian pound (S$7,700) reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects it said belonged to jihadist cells linked to the church attacks.
  • Centre seeks recall of SC order on counter-insurgency ops

    Centre seeks recall of SC order on counter-insurgency ops

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    The bench said it will look into the matter as the Attorney General said a related case was coming up for hearing on April 18. The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear the Centre's curative petition seeking to recall the July 2016 order holding that the Army or the Manipur police can not use excessive force under the provisions of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) or the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act to deal with militants or insurgency.
  • Trump to host Argentina president in late April

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    Trump the candidate told supporters in May 2016, lambasting the trade deficit and blaming millions of lost jobs on artificially cheap Chinese imports dumped in the United States . New Delhi needs to watch this shadow play very, very carefully. The president wouldn't touch on specific strategy about North Korea , however Mr.
  • Trump administration says no US trading partners manipulate currency

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    The Trump administration stopped short of branding China and Germany currency manipulators, despite having accused both countries of keeping their currencies artificially low to gain unfair advantage in trade with the U.S. Such tariffs, though, could be overturned in a review by the World Trade Organization. With (Other OTC: WWTH - news) a trade surplus in goods with the United States of $347 billion previous year, and continued policies that restrict free trade and foreign investment, ...
  • North Korea puts on a show for Day of the Sun

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    North Korea displayed what appeared to be new long-range and submarine-based missiles on the 105th birth anniversary of its founding father, Kim Il Sung, on Saturday, as a nuclear-powered United States aircraft carrier group steamed towards the region.
  • Turkey's Erdogan Accuses West of Campaigning Against Him in Referendum

    Turkey's Erdogan Accuses West of Campaigning Against Him in Referendum

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    The worldwide community has said remarkably little to criticise this authoritarian drift - perhaps because Turkey holds serious sway over major problems affecting both the European Union and the US. Accusing both countries of Nazism, the AKP demonstrated the risks it was willing to take to stoke the fires of anti-Westernism in its pursuit of a "yes" vote.