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Millionaires Urge Congress to Raise Their Taxes

Though some promise that tax cuts will stimulate business activity and thereby increase tax collections enough to replace what is lost, most economists believe ...


Sandy Hook families seek to hold gun maker liable for shooting

The plaintiffs argued the law does not protect Remington because it marketed the rifle "not for sport or for target shooting or self-defense" but "for exactly w...


Senators deadlock in debate over whether to restrain Trump's nuclear launch authority

He threatened Kim in August with " fire and fury like the world has never seen ", a likely reference to nuclear war. "A presidential order to employ USA nuclear...


Female Lawmakers Say At Least Two In Congress Have Committed Sexual Harassment

There is now no requirement for sexual harassment training in the House of Representatives, but individual offices may voluntarily have their staffs attend trai...


Iran Weightlifter Auctions Gold Medal for Earthquake Victims

Iranian state news agency Irna said 530 people had died in Iran alone. The magnitude 7.3 natural disaster struck Sunday night Iran time, just as people were...


IDF Deploys Iron Dome Amid Threat From Palestinian Islamic Jihad Terror Group

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Gaza militants Sunday against attacks as the Islamic Jihad group vowed revenge for the demolition of one of its tunnels...


Who Is Jody Warner? Drunken Prosecutor Fired After Abusing, Threatening Uber Driver

Oh my God, you're an idiot. The woman brings up her job, saying, " Everything's being recorded ". So do you want to take me home or do you want to stay here...


Russian Federation says U.S. providing cover for Islamic State in Syria

The ministry said US-led coalition planes instead tried to impede Russian Aerospace Forces operations in the area. The ministry is investigating its civil emp...


Russian foreign minister: US-patronaged fighters pose most danger in Syria

On Tuesday, Lavrov said Iran maintained a "legitimate" presence in Syria, according to the Interfax news agency. The comment came hours after Russian Foreign ...


Mum thought son found in her hot car was at school

Temperatures inside a closed auto can reach nearly double the air temperature outside. According to the Herald Sun , the boy attends St Margaret Mary's Catho...


Hate Crimes Increased Again in 2016, FBI Says

Hate crimes in Minnesota rose for the second straight year in 2016, with the bulk of crimes motivated by the victim's race or ethnicity. That is a 4.6 increas...


Meet Lebanese-origin Alex Azar, Trump's pick for health secretary

Bush administration. President Donald Trump will nominate former pharmaceutical executive and industry lobbyist Alex Azar to the top post at the Department ...


Chinese premier urges South Korea to remove obstacles in bilateral ties

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday it would not be easy for North Korea to completely destroy its nuclear weapons in a short time considering ...


Andhra Pradesh: Wild boar enters airport, hits IndiGo flight

The safety of passengers and crew was not compromised, it added. The TOI report mentions that they flight could not touch down immediately, as the rear wheel wa...


HBO severs ties with comedian Louis CK due to sexual misconduct

As reported by Deadline , FX has officially cut ties with the comedian following reports (and C.K.'s subsequent admission) that he had sexually harassed se...


Ratings Agencies Cave: Venezuela Defaulted, Selectively

Venezuelan government representatives met with creditors to try and renegotiate the debt, an initial meeting from which no agreements or concrete proposals emer...


Strangers Are Throwing Money at Woman Who Gave Trump the Finger

Juli Briskman grabbed global headlines after a White House photographer snapped her cycling past President Trump's convoy of cars as it departed the Trump Na...


Aden airport receives first commercial flight after Yemen blockade

Houthi rebel leaders said on Tuesday that the radio navigation system at Sanaa International Airport had been destroyed in a Saudi airstrike. Speaking on beha...


Potential Fourth Victim of Tampa Serial Killer Found, Police Say

A report of shots fired came into dispatch around 4:51 a.m. and police said they responded within a minute. Police patrolling nearby heard the gunshots and rush...


Trump personally asks China to help LiAngelo Ball

They will remain at the hotel until the legal process is completed. "When I heard about it two days ago, I had a great conversation with President Xi", Trump ...