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Retailers cheer the death of the border adjustment tax

The so-called Big Six - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch , House Speaker Paul Ryan and Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady have been meeting weekly to discuss their priorities for a bill that would rewrite the tax code.


Three Congress MLAs from Gujarat resign, set to join BJP

Three Congress MLAs from Gujarat resign, set to join BJP

Rajput is also relative of Shankarsinh Veghela. Vaghela is said to be unhappy with the Congress for not having been given a free hand for the party's campaign for the state Assembly Election 2017. Though, his single vote may not matter much in the Rajya Sabha election, but others quitting with him may create a problem in Patel's re-election. Tejashree Patel, a firebrand woman leader and one of the most active legislators of the Congress in the state Assembly, was elected from Viramgam.


Putin says Russian Federation will respond to 'insolence' of U.S. sanctions

Putin says Russian Federation will respond to 'insolence' of U.S. sanctions

Putin also contended that former President Barack Obama's ordered seizure of Russian diplomatic property in the United States and expulsion of diplomats in response to the election meddling charges "goes beyond all reasonable bounds". "But we see just a surge of hysteria against russia", -he stressed. Putin, who has repeatedly denied US allegations that Russian Federation interfered with last year's USA presidential election, said Moscow would only decide on how to retaliate against ...


House Blocks VA Doctors From Recommending Medical Marijuana

House Blocks VA Doctors From Recommending Medical Marijuana

Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, condemned the House Rules Committee decision to block his amendment to make it easier for qualified veterans to access state-legal medical marijuana.


Lebanon's Hezbollah, Syrian fighters agree cease-fire

Lebanon's Hezbollah, Syrian fighters agree cease-fire

The truce in the mountainous Juroud Arsal area between the Iran-backed Shia group and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, previously known as al-Nusra Front, was struck after a week of fighting. "Both are open", he said. Resistance fighters have also regained control over Komail Plain as well as Hamoudi, Baidar and Shoabat al-Nihla areas on the outskirts of the northeastern border town of Arsal, 124 kilometers northeast of the capital Beirut.