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Trump backs 25-cent gasoline tax hike: congressional aides

President Donald Trump reportedly said he supports a 25-cent hike in the gas tax during a White House meeting Wednesday. President Donald Trump sent Congress a sweeping plan Monday to rebuild the nation's depleted roads and bridges — then immediately raised doubts about how committed he was to delivering on that campaign promise.


Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned about alleged shooter almost 5 months ago, tipster says

Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned about alleged shooter almost 5 months ago, tipster says

Cruz made his first court appearance in Broward County Thursday afternoon. An account with the name " nikolas cruz " posted the comment on Ben Bennight's account on September 24, 2017, Bennight said in a video posted Wednesday. "They came to my office the next morning and asked me if I knew anything about the person", Bennight told BuzzFeed News . Cruz used an AR-15 and multiple clips, killing 17 teenagers and adults at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the Miami ...


Odisha government to sponsor India's hockey team

Odisha government to sponsor India's hockey team

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the team jersey's logo in an event organised by Hockey India in New Delhi. Sports department officials said this was the first time any state government had made a decision to sponsor a national team.


Boston Police Takes Heat Over Honoring Red Auerbach For Black History Month

Boston Police Takes Heat Over Honoring Red Auerbach For Black History Month

But some Twitter users pointed out that the tweet was tone-deaf and the department could have chosen a person of color, say, Bill Russell , to honor instead. The BPD was quick to pull the tweet down and apologize for the offending move. The Police Department tweet, which was deleted less than an hour after it went up Sunday night, was posted on the department's official account "in honor of #BlackHistoryMonth ".


Congress leader says Pakistan's dialogue policy not reciprocated by India

Congress leader says Pakistan's dialogue policy not reciprocated by India

Aiyar was speaking on the sidelines of a function in Pakistan. "So I am very happy to be here and meet you all", Aiyar had said on the side-lines of an event. He also said that both India and Pakistan should adopt a framework formulated by former president Pervez Musharraf's government, the report added. Aiyar's comments came on a day when Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman warned Pakistan of an Indian response for its "misadventures" in Jammu city's Sunjwan army station, where a few ...