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US President Donald Trump called for tougher new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang on Monday, saying the North was a global threat and "a problem that we have to finally solve". McCain said a North Korean nuclear missile capable of striking an American city was "an imminent danger". US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, speaking on NBC's "Today" program, said Washington and the worldwide community were maintaining pressure on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but "not trying to ...
  • Treasury chief cites 'largest tax reform' ever

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    It also would reduce the number of personal income tax brackets to three from seven. But it's very fair to assume the cost of reducing the top business tax rate will be high. Indeed, Trump did pen an executive order banning executive branch officials from lobbying the US government after they leave office. However, this may lead to huge loss of government revenue.
  • Jakarta on Alert as Voters Head to Polls to Choose Next Governor

    Jakarta on Alert as Voters Head to Polls to Choose Next Governor

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    Other pollsters showed similar results. These quick counts, which project results based on a sample of votes from various polling stations, have been largely accurate in previous elections and were analysed by Jakarta-based think-tanks Populi Centre, Charta Politika, Indo Barometer and Vox Pol Centre.
  • France confirms proof Assad regime behind deadly gas attack

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    Analysis by French experts of samples from the April 4 attack site and the blood of one of the victims confirmed the use of Sarin, its report said. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, backed by his ally Russian Federation, has strongly denied allegations that his forces used chemical weapons against the town, describing it as a "100 percent fabrication".
  • PM to launch low-cost regional air connectivity scheme

    PM to launch low-cost regional air connectivity scheme

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    The government will provide air connectivity to unserved and underserved airports in the country. Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) has expressed its inability to provide enough slots to regional carriers under government's UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme, citing high traffic, ETNow reported attributing to unidentified sources.
  • China jails American businesswoman for spying

    China jails American businesswoman for spying

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    Phan Phan-Gillis, a naturalized USA citizens and Texas resident who goes by the name Sandy, was detained two years ago for crimes that allegedly took place over two decades ago. The husband of USA citizen Phan "Sandy" Phan-Gillis, who has been charged in China with spying, has spent months trying to prove his wife's innocence with the little information he had.
  • UK leader meeting top EU officials for Brexit working dinner

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    The EU wants the terms of the UK's exit to be decided before any discussion of a future trade relationship while Mrs May wants to the two issues to be dealt with simultaneously. France has warned Britain that the City must continue to be overseen by European regulators after Brexit and financial services could be excluded from any trade deal.
  • Trump Takes Friendlier Stance On EU As Italy's PM Visits

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    Trump spoke during a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. "Whether it's next week or shortly thereafter". Trump called Italy a "key partner" in the fight against terrorism, noting it is the second largest contributor of troops to Iraq and Afghanistan, and praised it for its efforts to stabilize Libya .
  • President Trump Just Proposed a Big Tax Cut

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    By contrast, the top USA corporate rate has stayed the same at 35% since 1993 - the highest among the world's 20 largest economies . The plan is not expected by analysts to include any proposals for raising new revenue, potentially adding billions of dollars to the federal deficit.
  • Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

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    Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. has 0 buy ratings, 3 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -18.82% from its high of $27.1 to a $403.92 million market value through last close. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.62 million shares versus an average volume of 0.08 million shares during last trading session. Finally, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al raised its stake in shares of Heidrick & Struggles International by 6.9% in the fourth ...
  • Rising Lake Ontario level renews opposition to eco plan

    Rising Lake Ontario level renews opposition to eco plan

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    The International Lake Ontario - St. Lawrence River Board issued a statement Tuesday saying the current high water levels have not been caused by Plan 2014. It is predicted that the lake will rise another 11 inches by May 14. However, it is 21 inches above the April average, and the Corps forecasts another increase of 6 inches in the coming month.