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Massive Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts

Massive Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts

Trump's legislative victories are minor, surpassed by those of a variety of high achievers in the White House. The president said he's "mostly there on most items". And the president has hardly given the BAT much of an endorsement. The Treasury is hoping these measures will spur business activity and produce more jobs, whilst the repatriation of capital and manufacturing would contribute to higher salaries and wages.



New Orleans removes first of four racially divisive statues

Since its announcement, contractors hired by the city to help assist in the deconstruction of the monuments been have faced with death threats and severe harassment from opponents who claim that the statue represents a significant piece of the South's history for better or for worse and should remain preserved for this reason.



U.S. top envoy accuses Iran of 'alarming provocations'

Yet Tillerson sought to head off any criticism that the administration was being easy on Iran, describing a broad administration review of Iran policy that includes the nuclear deal and examines if sanctions relief serves US interests. There have been contradictory statements, however, whether President Trump would scrap the 2015 nuclear agreement or vigilantly enforce it. They note that the U.S.


South African court rules against nuclear deal

South African court rules against nuclear deal

Earthlife Africa (ELA) and the Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) launched the case in October 2015 when they realised that the government was secretly preparing a nuclear power procurement deal. Both Eskom and the Department of Energy declined to comment on the ruling. South Africa's nuclear investment plans have become a focal point for critics of President Jacob Zuma's policies, with opposition parties and civil-society groups questioning the use of funds ...


Trump meets freed Egypt aid worker in Oval Office

Trump meets freed Egypt aid worker in Oval Office

She and seven other defendants were acquitted of the charges Sunday. A Cairo court on Sunday acquitted Hijazi of child abuse and human trafficking charges after she had spent almost three years behind bars. Although the USA defense establishment has been split on the issue of Sisi's regime, Rubio has emerged as a strong critic, previously panning it for human rights abuses.



Trump urges United Nations to 'solve the problem' of North Korea's weapons program

There was speculation that the North might carry out another nuclear or missile test. "As (North Korea has) one of the largest stockpiles of chemical weapons, again artillery can be used for that". He did not identify the countries. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham voiced confidence that Trump won't allow North Korea to reach that point. The state-owned carrier said April 14 that it was suspending flights to North Korea's capital Pyongyang because of poor sales.