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Expected Trump tax cut sparks deficit spike debate

Expected Trump tax cut sparks deficit spike debate

Due out on Wednesday, the plan was expected to include only broad principles of tax changes, not formal legislation, and a proposal to slash the US corporate income tax rate, with other components still the subject of much speculation. The nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation said Tuesday that a big cut in corporate taxes - even if it is temporary - would add to long-term budget deficits.


UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins

UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins

Britain and the EU have said that securing the rights of Europeans in Britain - and of 1 million United Kingdom citizens living elsewhere in the bloc - will be a priority when divorce negotiations begin after the United Kingdom election. "Jeremy Corbyn is too weak and floundering to get a good deal in the Brexit negotiations", said the government's Brexit Secretary, David Davis. "Only a vote for the strong and stable leadership of Theresa May on June 8 will deliver a Brexit deal in Britain's ...


Turkey: hundreds more detained over suspected links to Gulen

Turkey: hundreds more detained over suspected links to Gulen

Ankara accuses Gulen and his group of a long-running campaign to overthrow the state through infiltrating government institutions, particularly the military, police and judiciary, and forming a "parallel state" structure. Turkish authorities arrested more than 800 people accused of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in one the biggest operations since a failed coup attempt a year ago.


GBSHSE Class 12 results 2017 to be declared on April 26

GBSHSE Class 12 results 2017 to be declared on April 26

The Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) has also confirmed that results for all the three streams i.e. arts, commerce and science would be announced tomorrow. Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education powered on May 27, 1975, GOA Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board Act, 1975. It was established on 27th May 1975.


I will always stand with the Jewish people

I will always stand with the Jewish people

Bend The Arc Jewish Action, a nonprofit organization and political group, posted an open letter earlier this week asking the Holocaust museum to disinvite the President. "The Holocaust was the state-sponsored systematic persecution and attempted annihilation of European Jewry by the Nazi regime and its collaborators", a Monday release from the White House reads.



Russia steps in after Ukraine cuts power to rebel-held east

Two more patrol members from Germany and the Czech Republic have been admitted to hospital for medical examination. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accepted condolences from Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko and said Moscow's actions in eastern Ukraine "remain an obstacle" to improved relations between the USA and the Kremlin.