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World Change in gun law unlikely
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Investigators are releasing new information about the weapons that were used to kill almost five dozen people at a concert in Las Vegas , Nevada. For those looking for a rapid fire weapon, a bump stock is much easier to obtain than a fully-automatic firearm.

World These two charts show what's wrong with Trump's tax proposal
Author: 0 These two charts show what's wrong with Trump's tax proposal

But just 3 percent of the richest Americans would face a tax increase , the analysis found. Other proposed changes in the tax code would make the USA more attractive to capital investment - a no-brainer. The top 1 percent would also pay a smaller proportion of all federal taxes next year, 23.5 percent compared with 26.1 percent under current law. (Mr Trump says Congress is free to create a new top tax rate for the super-rich, but few Republicans will be keen to take up that option.) ...

World Team USA continues dominant run in Presidents Cup
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The International team's last victory came at Royal Melbourne in 1998 and they earned a tie at Fancourt in 2003, but have lost the other nine matches. With the Americans taking a commanding 8-2 lead through two days at the Presidents Cup , is there anything left to watch for? Johnson and Kuchar remained unbeaten as a tandem, improving to 3-0-1, and they needed some of their best golf in such tough conditions.

World Drew Brees says Saints will kneel together, then stand for anthem
Author: 0 Drew Brees says Saints will kneel together, then stand for anthem

The Dolphins were dominated by the Jets, a team that is not considered a contender. Miami finished with 186 total yards. And I'm going to do whatever I have to do where she can look at her dad and be like, "Hey, you did something". Once again, this is a must win game for the Saints . The Dolphins were also without cornerback Byron Maxwell , who injured a hamstring in the team's walk-through on Saturday and was replaced by rookie Cordrea Tankersley, a third-round pick out of ...

Author: 0 Georgia has some scores to settle with Tennessee

After the first quarter, Tennessee's defense had no answer for that. Said Georgia coach Kirby Smart on the Bulldogs' defensive effort: "That's not my defense". "He can make all the runs, make the long runs, make the 'dirty runs, ' as we call them, the 3- and 4-yard gains". "Keep chopping wood, and let's get some more ", Smart said post-game Saturday.

World Trump Says Tax Cuts Will Supercharge Economic Growth
Author: 0 Trump Says Tax Cuts Will Supercharge Economic Growth

We will all succeed & grow together - as one team, one people, & one American family, #taxreform". Over the past several months, I've worked with House Republicans and President Trump to address this issue . We must also recognize that America has become uncompetitive on the global stage. So you actually can make a case for cutting the corporate tax rate - as the Republicans want to do , from 35 percent to 20 percent - if you counterbalance it by increasing tax rates on capital gains.

World Catalonia Prepares for Referendum That Spanish Government Vows to Stop
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Police confirmed that 163 of these were being "peacefully" occupied by people who would be allowed to leave, but no-one will be allowed in. The Central government in Madrid is trying nearly everything it can to stop Sunday's independence referendum in Catalonia , a stand-off that is quickly escalating into a volatile constitutional crisis for Spain and a worrying symptom of coming apart for all of Europe.

World Marc Leishman halves debut match in golf's 2017 Presidents Cup
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Reed began the comeback with a spectacular birdie on the par-4 15th. If Captain Nick Price doesn't want this event clinched on Saturday night, he'll need a full point here to give the rest of his team a shot in the arm. The latter duo were ahead through two holes thanks to a birdie at the par-five second, but their opponents won five of the next seven to lead four-up at the turn.

World May attacks Sadiq Khan for putting jobs of Uber drivers in danger
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Transport Commissioner Mike Brown is hence set to meet with Mr. Khosrowshahi on Tuesday at a specific request of London mayor Sadiq Khan. "There can be no place in our society for firms that fail to deal with serious criminal events, potentially leaving women customers at risk; nor for companies that do not have public safety to the fore".

World US Personnel On the Ground In Puerto Rico Helping With Relief Efforts
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Under the Jones Act, transportation between ports and coastwise points in the United States needs to be done on vessels built in the United States and crewed by USA citizens. "I am proud of Americans helping Americans, friends and strangers alike". In the nearby fishing town of Catano, authorities said they would open a distribution point over the weekend to hand out food and water, almost two weeks after the hurricane hit.

World China buys up North Korean coal on eve of United Nations import ban
Author: 0 China buys up North Korean coal on eve of United Nations import ban

He said it was vitally important that everyone strictly, fully and correctly implement all North Korea-related United Nations resolutions, which call for both tighter sanctions and efforts to resume dialog. The world's second-largest economy, which is North Korea's largest trading partner and its main ally, also banned imports of textiles from the country, according to the statement.

World National Football League in a 'really bad box' after criticism
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Many Steelers fans watching the game were irate when their team failed to come out of the tunnel for the anthem they revere. Redshirt sophomore linebacker Kyle Pugh said it's "cool to see" players express their beliefs through peaceful protest, and it should send a message.

World Tax plan details begin to leak out
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The White House is leaving numerous details of the plan to the tax-writing committees in Congress. The president said Wednesday in IN that he wants to cut taxes for middle-class families to make the system simpler and fairer. -U.S. -based worldwide corporations. "With one of the top business climates in the nation, Indiana's economic environment stands in stark contrast to the dysfunction of federal tax policy and job-killing regulations".

World Saudi Arabia agrees to allow women to drive at last
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia agrees to allow women to drive at last

It added that the decree would be implemented from June 2018. Women are usually also not allowed to leave the home alone. Saudi Arabia has lifted a ban on women driving , and the move could give a boost to an auto market in the country that's been declining.

World Republicans Outline Biggest Tax-Code Overhaul In A Generation
Author: 0 Republicans Outline Biggest Tax-Code Overhaul In A Generation

That means no matter how Trump invests his billions - in real estate, bonds, stocks, business ventures, etc. - the income he generates would be taxed at a rate lower than what workers pay on their wages. Kristian Rouz - President Trump and top GOP policymakers are set to unveil a major corporate tax cut Wednesday, aimed at boosting USA economic growth and business efficiency.

World Moore defeats unusual, secures GOP nomination in Senate race
Author: 0 Moore defeats unusual, secures GOP nomination in Senate race

And it began before there even was a race. Either Moore will be upset in December's general election, shrinking McConnell's already thin majority. The senator said his defeat was also not "for lack of a good campaign team". The Human Rights Campaign had especially harsh words for Moore. Moore, whom Sarah Palin dubbed "deplorable before it was cool to be deplorable", is a proudly uncompromising religious fundamentalist who has vowed to wage war on the Washington establishment from the ...

World Senators, protesters come out against GOP health care bill
Author: 0 Senators, protesters come out against GOP health care bill

The Maine moderate said in a statement that the legislation would make "devastating" cuts in the Medicaid program for poor and disabled people, drive up premiums for millions and weaken protections Obama's law gives people with pre-existing medical conditions.

Author: 0 Senate Republicans Offer New Health Bill

A spokesman for Mr. Paul said on Monday that the senator's position had not changed. Considering, conservatives leaders such as Utah's Mike Lee and Arkansas's Tom Cotton have already voiced positivity toward the bill alongside common Republican moderates writing the bill such as Heller and Graham, this could be a turning point for momentum within the GOP.

World What's in the new version of Graham-Cassidy ACA repeal bill
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The Graham-Cassidy bill would transform the structure of Medicaid , giving states control over how they spend federal funds. With the G.O.P.'s final attempt to repeal Obamacare on life support after Senator John McCain declared that he would vote "no" on the latest legislation, Republican leadership released a new version of their bill on Sunday that includes revisions created to convince a handful of skeptical lawmakers to throw their support behind a remarkably unpopular bill.

World Saquon Barkley is from another world
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Penn State and coach James Franklin are 4-0 this season after beating Akron, Pitt, Georgia State and Iowa . This felt like that game, but one could argue that it shouldn't have. It's the first time an Auburn player has scored five rushing touchdowns since Peyton Barber did it against San Jose State Spartans in 2015. They were all on display Saturday night.

World Senate opposition to Obamacare repeal bill grows
Author: 0 Senate opposition to Obamacare repeal bill grows

During his rally, Trump also stated that he had been provided a list of 10 Senators who "definitely" were slated not to vote for the Graham-Cassidy bill and that McCain's name was not among those on the list. Moderate Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine, interviewed on CNN's " State of the Union " on Sunday, said it was hard for her to "envision a scenario where I would end up voting for this bill".

World Evacuations Under Way as Dam in Western Puerto Rico Set to Fail
Author: 0 Evacuations Under Way as Dam in Western Puerto Rico Set to Fail

The U.S. military is flying in mobile communications systems to assist cellular and power restoration efforts. Speaking with CNN Friday morning, Rossello said authorities had rescued almost 700 people from the flooding. The North Carolina-based nonprofit, which is led by Franklin Graham, the son of televangelist Billy Graham, sends volunteer missions to places around the world affected by natural disasters, war and poverty.

World Like Trump, German's anti-immigrant party shows unexpected strength
Author: 0 Like Trump, German's anti-immigrant party shows unexpected strength

Friday's polls put Ms Merkel 24 per cent ahead of Mr Schulz in terms of personal popularity. Support for the AfD, jumped two points to 11 percent in a Forsa poll, putting it on course to become the first hard-right party in more than half a century to clear the five per cent hurdle and enter parliament.

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