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CBO: Senate GOP Tax Bill Favors High Earners Over Low Income Taxpayers

CBO: Senate GOP Tax Bill Favors High Earners Over Low Income Taxpayers

It would eventually have to be reconciled with the tax measure recently passed by the House. Because most Americans at the lowest-earning end of the spectrum do not pay income taxes, the estimate ...

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Sky presenter 'crushed' as wife dies three days after leukaemia diagnosis

Sky presenter 'crushed' as wife dies three days after leukaemia diagnosis

Sky Sports presenter Simon Thomas has spoken of "indescribable pain" after his wife died just three days on from being diagnosed with leukaemia . He shared a picture of his family and captioned it: ...

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Shocking Japanese whaling video shows barbaric hunt in Australian whale sanctuary

Shocking Japanese whaling video shows barbaric hunt in Australian whale sanctuary

But it exploits a loophole allowing whales to be killed for the purposes of "scientific research", making no secret of the fact that they often end up on dinner plates. Commercial whaling has been ban...

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Passengers and Crew are Rescued from New York City Ferry

Passengers and Crew are Rescued from New York City Ferry

It's not clear if the ferry is part of the city's recently-launched service, but Chopper 4 footage showed the more than 100 riders aboard being offloaded onto a New York City Ferry boat. "This evening...

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Rangers take control of sit-in area at Faizabad Interchange

Rangers take control of sit-in area at Faizabad Interchange

There was no immediate comment from military officials and no sign of troops in the streets late on Saturday. Meanwhile, journalists and their unions on November 26 were demanding that the governmen...

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Kenyatta Sworn in as Kenya President for a New Term

Kenyatta Sworn in as Kenya President for a New Term

Joseph Irungu of the interior ministry planning committee had said there was space for 40,000 people who did not get in to watch the event on big screens outside the stadium. They had gathered near th...

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Openings statements set in trial of Turkish bank executive

Openings statements set in trial of Turkish bank executive

It's unknown what role Zarrab could play in the trial. Zarrab has hired former US officials to also work for his release. The names of Zarrab and his wife, Turkish pop star and TV personality Ebru...

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Great Barrier Reef undergoes 'IVF procedure'

Great Barrier Reef undergoes 'IVF procedure'

Their aim is to establish a new coral population by reintroducing larvae directly in the reef. Based on the learnings from the 2016 trial, Professor Harrison this month captured and reared more la...

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Syria peace talks to resume in Geneva on Tuesday

Syria peace talks to resume in Geneva on Tuesday

The paper said the demand was a "hidden condition". "This crisis, one of the worst in the history of the United Nations, now has the potential to move towards a genuine political process", the envoy...

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China Sentences Taiwanese Activist to Five Years in Jail for Subversion

China Sentences Taiwanese Activist to Five Years in Jail for Subversion

Chinese authorities later confirmed he had been arrested. Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che was convicted of subverting state power and sentenced to five years in jail by a Chinese court ...

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We are committed to overall development of India without discrimination : PM Modi

We are committed to overall development of India without discrimination : PM Modi

Earlier on November 10, the apex court rejected the petition filed against the release of Bhansali's magnum opus. The trains would keep running from 6 am to 10 pm at first and the timings would be r...

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Hamas calls on PNA to lift sanctions on Gaza

Hamas calls on PNA to lift sanctions on Gaza

But the future of their armed wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, remains unclear. In a press conference in Gaza City yesterday, Hamas leader Khalil al-Hayya called on the unity government to fulfi...

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Padmavati controversy: SC dismisses petition to ban film;says CBFC is final authority

Padmavati controversy: SC dismisses petition to ban film;says CBFC is final authority

Amidst death threats and protests from the right-wing group on controversial movie Padmavati , the committee on Information Technology has asked the Information and Broadcasting Minister to invite fi...

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Battery on Argentine submarine short circuited before boat went missing

Battery on Argentine submarine short circuited before boat went missing

Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi said that other batteries could have been used to direct the submarine to safety, describing the situation as "smoke without flames". A black ribbon hangs next to suppor...

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White House Mulls Ban Against Staff Using Personal Cell Phones

White House Mulls Ban Against Staff Using Personal Cell Phones

Beset by an awesome degree of technical incompetence and enough leaks to sink Atlantis, President Donald Trump's administration is now mulling a White House-wide ban on the use of personal cell pho...

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George HW Bush Becomes Longest Living President in US History

George HW Bush Becomes Longest Living President in US History

Remarkably, founding father John Adams - the nation's second president - ranks No. 5 on the list, having lived to age 90 years, 247 days, according to political writer Gabe Fleisher . The elder Bush ...

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Hafiz Saeed's release angers France too

Hafiz Saeed's release angers France too

Mumbai attacks mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has filed a petition in the United Nations, asking his name to be struck off from the list of global list of designated terrorist...

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Grumbling Mount Agung halts flights for British tourists stuck on Bali

Grumbling Mount Agung halts flights for British tourists stuck on Bali

The region around Mount Agung has been on alert since late September when more than 140,000 people were told to evacuate over fears of an imminent eruption. The popular tourist areas of Kuta and Semin...

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Turkey mourns Egypt mosque victims

Turkey mourns Egypt mosque victims

The death toll in an attack on a mosque in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula has risen to 309, Egyptian authorities said late Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency. Egyptian authorities have declared a...

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Turkey, Russia to talk Syria more regularly: Erdogan

Turkey, Russia to talk Syria more regularly: Erdogan

The news came after Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said U.S. President Donald Trump promised his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in a phone call on November 24 that the U.S. "But...

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Together to Zero - Stopping violence against women and girls

Together to Zero - Stopping violence against women and girls

As the annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence campaign kicked off, United Nations agencies and partners called for seizing the opportunity created by the global outcry over sexual ...

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Aoun Holds Talks With Lebanese Political Leaders

Aoun Holds Talks With Lebanese Political Leaders

Riyadh says Hariri, Lebanon's top Sunni Muslim politician and a long-time Saudi ally, resigned freely and denies holding him. "I don't want a political party in my government that interferes in Ara...

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Pope Francis visits Myanmar with the R-word looming

Pope Francis visits Myanmar with the R-word looming

Greg Burke, a Vatican spokesman, said: "They spoke of the great responsibility of the authorities of the country in this moment of transition". Min Aung Hlaing told the pope that people in Myanmar a...

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Republican Sen. Johnson says he remains opposed to tax bill

Republican Sen. Johnson says he remains opposed to tax bill

This is largely because the legislation would eliminate the individual mandate, which requires almost all Americans to get health insurance or pay a penalty. That would mean Republicans, with a 52-48 ...

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Eight decomposed bodies found in boat washed up on Japanese beach

Eight decomposed bodies found in boat washed up on Japanese beach

The wooden boat, which was first seen on a beach on Sunday morning, may have come from North Korea, according to the Coast Guard. The origin of the vessel is unknown, but officials suspect it might ha...

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