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CM to attend Niti Aayog's council meet today

CM to attend Niti Aayog's council meet today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tomorrow chair the third meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council which will deliberate on the 15-year Vision Document to accelerate the country's economic developme...

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Trump says he plans tax reform announcement on Wednesday

A White House official said on Thursday that Trump will issue an executive order directing the Treasury on the tax issues. He then turned to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and said: "So, go to ...

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USS Carl Vinson deployment extends by month as group sails toward Korea

USS Carl Vinson deployment extends by month as group sails toward Korea

President Donald Trump last week said he had sent "an armada - very powerful" to North Korea to send a message about American resolve and intent. The Rodong Sinmun, the mouthpiece of the North Korea...

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Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization

Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization

In both its Spring global policy agenda and world economic outlook , the International Monetary Fund claims that workers are subject to a flawless storm of factors that will destabilise their job...

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Trump Tax Plan May Produce Some Short-Term Budget Issues: Mnuchin

The president visited the Treasury Department to sign the actions, saying the administration wants to "help struggling Americans achieve their financial dreams, earn a great paycheck, have a job tha...

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United States 'will honour' refugee deal with Australia that Trump called 'dumb'

United States 'will honour' refugee deal with Australia that Trump called 'dumb'

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said this while speaking at a joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney today. Mr Pence's visit Down Under is widely viewed as an...

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Australia toughens up citizenship test

While the Indian Government indicated on Tuesday night the visa changes might threaten negotiations for a trade deal, Mr Turnbull talked up the importance of jobs going to Australian workers first. ...

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Ontario's New Fair Housing Plan - The Good and the Bad

Creating a new housing supply team to identify barriers to specific housing development projects and work with developers and municipalities to find solutions. To its credit, the government plans to c...

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LeBron James surpasses Kobe Bryant on the NBA playoff scoring list

Love ended a flawless 12-of-12 from the free throw line en route to his final line of 27 points and 11 rebounds. After giving up a late lead and squeaking out the opener by just a point, James and...

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ExxonMobil seeks U.S. waiver to resume Russian Federation oil venture

ExxonMobil seeks U.S. waiver to resume Russian Federation oil venture

Let's start at the beginning: In August 2011, the oil giant struck a deal with Russian state oil company Rosneft to explore the Black Sea and the Arctic. McFaul, said on Twitter , "If the Trump a...

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Trump to unveil tax plan next week, AP says

Trump to unveil tax plan next week, AP says

Mnuchin also said the tax plan would be aimed at helping the middle class to "get more money in their pockets" and would be much simpler. Secretary Mnuchin told reporters Friday he was looking f...

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On Earth Day, thousands speak up for science

On Earth Day, thousands speak up for science

They came in numbers that were mammoth if not quite astronomical. "We didn't choose to be in this battle, but it has come to the point where we have to fight because the stakes are too great", said Mi...

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American flight attendant to angry passenger: 'Hit me'

By Saturday morning, the video had been watched more than 1 million times on Facebook. In the clip shot afterwards, the emotional woman is heard asking for the pushchair back, and a male passenger...

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British MP's back Theresa May's snap election

British MP's back Theresa May's snap election

And would-be Scottish National Party voters are the least impressed, with just 48% supporting the call to the polls. But analysts have said the chances are weak - chiefly because the Liberal Democ...

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'Excellent chance' United States will stay in Paris agreement: Al Gore

'Excellent chance' United States will stay in Paris agreement: Al Gore

Proponents of remaining in the deal cite the severe diplomatic fallout of leaving, which could damage the United States position on other issues, as well as the imperative to cut emissions to avoid u...

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Oil prices claw back losses, but oversupply still weighs

Oil prices claw back losses, but oversupply still weighs

USA gasoline stocks posted a counter-seasonal build of 1.5 million barrels, because of rising refining activity. A reduction in commercial US crude stocks, which fell 1 million barrels last week to ...

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Trump Predicts 'Big Effect' From Paris Attack on French Election

Trump Predicts 'Big Effect' From Paris Attack on French Election

One was killed and two were wounded before the gunman was shot dead by return fire as he attempted to flee on foot. None of the candidates immediately commented. local time (1847GMT) on a police pat...

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Delta will now pay passengers up to $9950 to give up seats

Delta will now pay passengers up to $9950 to give up seats

By Wednesday, Munoz said he felt shame over the incident and was offering full refunds to all passengers on the Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky, flight. United CEO Oscar Munoz has apologized to ...

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BP well leak in Alaska stops

What's more, an earlier statement from the Unified Command Task Force tackling the spill said that the amount of oil leaked was small compared to the amount of gas that is being released. Five years l...

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President Trump Talks Tough on Iran in Meeting with Italian PM

Trump was not wearing the earpiece that would have provided him with English translation when the Gentiloni in Italian characterized the US' role in Libya as "critical". The shooter was a USA citizen ...

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'Syria retained chemical weapons' - US Defense Secretary Mattis

During a joint press conference with Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman in Tel Aviv, Mattis said Assad's regime retains chemical weapons, though he did not provide evidence. The Syrian gover...

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Vandeweghe gives USA lead over Czechs in Fed Cup semi

With former top-ranked Victoria Azarenka taking a break to raise her first child, Sasnovich is the only member of the Belarus team ranked in the top 100, at 96. 24 in the world, defeated Vondrousova...

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5 hikers found dead in Canadian mountains after fall

5 hikers found dead in Canadian mountains after fall

Mr Colwell said the group had apparently stepped out onto a ledge of unsupported snow, without realising it, and it collapsed under them. Colwell said the hikers were probably traversing the cornice...

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Trump to announce important tax reform next week

But Republicans and the business community have long-complained about the process. Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist said this week that he's confident that tax reform will be pas...

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Netflix to exceed 100 mn global subscribers over the weekend

Netflix to exceed 100 mn global subscribers over the weekend

But starting this year, Netflix suggested, the primary metrics of its success will be revenue growth and global operating margins. It appears that Netflix Is on the brink of breaking the 100 mil...

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Arkansas carries out first execution in 12 years

Amid rising controversy over the drugs used in its lethal injection protocol and a flurry of legal battles in the last week attempting to stop its expedited execution plan, the state of Arkansas car...

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Facebook Finally Has A Virtual Reality Product

At the same time, there are still issues to be taken care of and that is one of the reasons why Facebook has chose to release the app in the beta version. When you enter at first, Justin, the suppor...

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Complete Analysis of: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)

Complete Analysis of: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $64.92. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) opened at 57.78 on Friday. In o...

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Trump takes aim at U.S. financial oversight law

He said earlier this week that enacting tax reform by August is "highly aggressive to not realistic" but that the administration is still aiming for legislation to be passed this year. One concerns ...

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EPA chief to tour lead-contaminated IN housing complex

EPA chief to tour lead-contaminated IN housing complex

Scott Pruitt walked out of a news conference without taking questions after he and other elected officials discussed their visit to a Superfund cleanup site at a lead-contaminated public-housing c...

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