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President Trump called for a "giant, beautiful, massive" tax cut that he said would be "the biggest ever in our country" during a National Association of Manufacturers' board meeting in Washington on Friday. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo slammed President Trump's tax plan in a tweet on Thursday saying residents of the state would actually see a tax increase and warned that it could drive people and businesses out of the state.
  • Malaysia's Asian Cup qualifier against North Korea, postponed

    Malaysia's Asian Cup qualifier against North Korea, postponed

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    Tunku Ismail, who had earlier warned about the dangers of Malaysian players being poisoned in North Korea, was told he could travel directly through North Korean airspace any time he wanted to visit the country. The Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press release on Thursday (Sept 28): "All Malaysians are banned from travelling to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) until further notice".
  • Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

    Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

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    Despite seeing June 2016's Brexit referendum ending in a decision to leave the European Union, the party has been dogged by infighting and resignations. He promised to reorganise the party to increase its effectiveness and said he wanted to project UKIP "firmly and decisively into British politics for the good of the nation".
  • United Kingdom business, unions ally to urge Brexit citizenship deal

    United Kingdom business, unions ally to urge Brexit citizenship deal

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    Sterling ran a little bit higher; certainly the Barnier comments on "sufficient progress" is not enough to puncture the current sterling rally but still not strong enough to accelerate GBP gains in our opinion. Those include 3 million European Union citizens living in Britain and 1 million Britons living on the continent. Both sides said some progress had been made on the issue.
  • Islamic State Releases Alleged Recording of Its Leader

    Islamic State Releases Alleged Recording of Its Leader

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    The voice purporting to be al-Baghdadi's also urged followers to intensify attacks on the "headquarters" and "media centers" of perceived enemies. Three years on, the Islamic State , also known as ISIS, is defending a shrinking stretch of territory.
  • Filipinos in Bali warned against volcanic eruption

    Filipinos in Bali warned against volcanic eruption

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    The exclusion zone around the volcano extends in some parts as far as 12 kilometers (7.5 miles), but officials said people farther from the mountain are leaving too. "Bali tourism is safe". The Agriculture Ministry's Animal Husbandry and Animal Health Directorate General has set up a joint volcano emergency readiness team, which has been working since Monday to evacuate cattle belonging to residents living in the vicinity of Bali's Mount Agung.
  • 1 killed in rockslide at Yosemite's El Capitan

    1 killed in rockslide at Yosemite's El Capitan

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    The size of the rockfall has not yet been determined, she said. Gediman says the injured person was being taken to a hospital near the park. The female was flown out of the park. The names of the victims are still unknown, as well as whether they were climbers or tourists visiting the park. Sometimes, rockfalls have obvious causes, including storms or earthquakes, while others occur on clear, sunny days.
  • Lorry maker Scania fined €880m for price fixing

    Lorry maker Scania fined €880m for price fixing

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    The other companies involved - MAN, DAF, Daimler, Iveco and Volvo/Renault - were handed £2.6billion, the biggest ever handed out by the EU. "These trucks account for around three quarters of inland transport of goods in Europe and play a vital role in the European economy", Vestager said.
  • Uganda MPs back on benches after brawl

    Uganda MPs back on benches after brawl

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    There was commotion when a Member of Parliament was accused of possessing a gun. The floor of Uganda's parliament witnessed chaotic scenes on Tuesday as legislators debated a motion around presidential age limits. Many of those opposed to removing the age limit wore red hats or headbands, a symbol of resistance to the constitutional amendment. Erias Lukwago, the mayor of the Ugandan capital of Kampala , told reporters he is getting medical care after police officers allegedly "squeezed" ...
  • Trump says U.S. captive in North Korea was 'tortured beyond belief'

    Trump says U.S. captive in North Korea was 'tortured beyond belief'

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    Lakshmi Sammarco, a coroner in Cincinnati, Ohio, told reporters the University of Virginia student had brain damage caused by oxygen deprivation, but it's unclear what led to that, according to multiple news reports . Sammarco says Otto Warmbier's parents opened the door with the Fox & Friends interview to discuss whether there were outward signs he was tortured while held in North Korea .