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Brown of YAF wrote that the university had initially imposed "a series of ridiculous requirements" on Coulter's speech, including that she speak in the afternoon, and that organizers limit the audience to students and delay the announcement of the venue until close to the event time .
  • China launches first domestically built aircraft carrier

    China launches first domestically built aircraft carrier

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    China has launched its first indigenously built aircraft, which military experts say will give the country greater control over the global waters as well as boost defenses across its coastline. Among them, only India has an aircraft carrier , one a little smaller than the Liaoning . It said though India acquired aircraft carriers earlier than China , India lacked indigenous research and development which has affected its plans to have three aircraft carriers .
  • What President Donald Trump's New Tax Plan Means for You

    What President Donald Trump's New Tax Plan Means for You

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    Small businesses and their lobbying groups have championed pass-through tax cuts by saying they would encourage new investments and increased hiring. Mnuchin said he would like the tax overhaul to be permanent, but "if we have them for 10 years, that's better than nothing".
  • Trump decides to keep Nafta for now

    Trump decides to keep Nafta for now

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    Trump said he believes "the end result will make all three countries stronger and better". Via this prospective executive order, the government of President Donald Trump would resort to the clause included in the trade pact, inaugurated in 1994, allowing a member to withdraw from the agreement six months after providing formal notification to the other members, Efe news reported.
  • Leading GOP moderate opposes plan to move House health bill

    Leading GOP moderate opposes plan to move House health bill

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    The payments are still being made for now, but Mr. Trump can stop them by withdrawing the previous administration's appeal of a court ruling that said the payments must be blessed by Congress to be lawful. Another nagging issue was the revelation that the legislation would allow members of Congress and their staffs to continue to receive certain benefits under the health law - even if their state opted out from the federal requirement to provide such services as maternity and newborn care, ...
  • White House: Donald Trump says US will not withdraw from Nafta

    White House: Donald Trump says US will not withdraw from Nafta

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    Trump's decision to remain in NAFTA came the same day a senior administration official revealed the White House was considering an executive order to withdraw from the trade accord. "I am very upset with NAFTA". "I would say that NAFTA has obviously been a top priority for the President from Day 1 and it's safe to say we've been working on addressing the issues with it since the beginning", the official said.
  • Ivanka Trump defends father at G20 women's summit

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    Citing the United States as an example, Trump said the business climate for women entrepreneurs is "incredibly exciting", given that only 30 percent of private businesses are owned by women, despite representing half of the population. The United States' longstanding alliance with Germany has been thrown into question due to a riff between Merkel and Trump during her first trip to the US since the 2016 election.
  • Democrats Have More Demands After Trump Retreats on Wall

    Democrats Have More Demands After Trump Retreats on Wall

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    Democrats have leverage because Republicans lack the votes in the Senate to pass spending legislation on their own and because Republican leadership fears the GOP would be blamed for a government shutdown. Republicans in Congress are now trying to strong arm Democrats into giving him the cash, and they are using health insurance and the shutdown deadline as leverage.
  • Republicans aim to revive health care with new amendment

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    But it's not at all clear the plan will attract support from GOP moderates - including MacArthur's Garden State colleagues - whose votes are needed to get it passed. The bill may be "going nowhere" in the Senate because the new language would likely run afoul of the Byrd rule, meaning it would require 60 votes in the Senate to pass, said Matt House, a spokesman for Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY.
  • Trump tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit

    Trump tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit

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    Leonard Burman, co-founder of the Tax Policy Center and expert at the Urban Institute said in an email to ABC10. The administration has said its tax cuts will spur growth, bringing in tax revenues to make up the difference, a calculation known as "dynamic scoring" which the Trump administration supports.
  • Ryan says health law proposal winning support

    Ryan says health law proposal winning support

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    Asked in an interview on CNN if Trump would back putting the Obamacare payments in the legislation to the keep the government open past Friday, Mulvaney said: "No". "Let me be clear: the only thing standing in the way of a landmark defense and border security bill is a handful of Democrats who are insisting on an 11th-hour bailout of Obamacare".
  • Second Muslim Doctor Arrested for Child Genital Mutilation

    Second Muslim Doctor Arrested for Child Genital Mutilation

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    A grand jury in the United States on Wednesday, indicted an India-born doctor and his wife along with another Indian-origin woman doctor in a first-of-its kind federal prosecution involving female genital mutilation (FGM) of two minor girls.