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People Focus at Four: How the Trump Administration's tax plan could affect you
Author: 0 Focus at Four: How the Trump Administration's tax plan could affect you

Trump's speech, given to a receptive crowd in IN, provided few details on the specifics of his plan. "We think that is going to help bring more investment and more income back to the USA rather than keeping it offshore, and it will help level the playing field for our companies so they can better compete with foreign companies that already have that kind of tax treatment", the official said .

People 'Health Guru' Faker Belle Gibson Fined $410000 For Lying About Cancer Cure
Author: 0 'Health Guru' Faker Belle Gibson Fined $410000 For Lying About Cancer Cure

Gibson claimed she had brain cancer , healed herself with natural remedies and lied to consumers about donating to charities from the sales of her Whole Pantry app and book. In 2015 and 2016 Gibson's case was the subject of intense scrutiny and backlash, after it was found she promoted alternative therapies and wellness ventures over traditional cancer treatments, which allegedly misled vulnerable patients into forgoing treatments.

People Reserve Bank keeps OCR at 1.75 per cent
Author: 0 Reserve Bank keeps OCR at 1.75 per cent

Rates have been on hold since November previous year, when they were cut by 25 points. Republicans in the U.S. Congress and the White House unveiled plans to change America's tax code in a proposal that slashes taxes on businesses and the wealthy, lowering the corporate rate from 35% to 20%.

People World Health Organization reports 25M unsafe abortions a year, says USA cutbacks raise risks
Author: 0 World Health Organization reports 25M unsafe abortions a year, says USA cutbacks raise risks

Bela Ganatra of the world health organization. "As long as we keep it invisible, we're not going to be able to find solutions". Some 97 percent of those are in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The percentage of those abortions that were considered unsafe. "Like many other common medical procedures, abortion is very safe when done in accordance with recommended medical guidelines and that is important to bear in mind", says Dr Gilda Sedgh, co-author of the study and principal research ...

Author: 0 Visitors abandon vacations as Maria churns near Carolinas

Hurricane Maria's path has been uncertain as it headed north from the Caribbean and while the storm is expected to miss a direct hit on the US, some impacts on the coast are now considered likely as it will come closest around the tip of North Carolina and the Outer Banks.

Author: 0 Folsom Fire Captain deploys to Puerto Rico

Virgin Islands. I felt like I failed - what am I going to do with all this stuff? Rodriguez said she thought about trying to arrange for her mother to be flown back home. Ports have recently reopened, but airports are struggling to regain full operations. "We have diapers, water, all things Puerto Rico needs", said Rodriguez.

People Locals ready to open doors to Puerto Rico hurricane victims
Author: 0 Locals ready to open doors to Puerto Rico hurricane victims

Flights to the island are now infrequent and roads are blocked with debris. President Trump on Tuesday lamented that Puerto Rico had been " destroyed " by Hurricane Maria but insisted that his administration is doing an "amazing job" in helping the us territory recover.

People White House denies Trump 'declaration of war' on North Korea
Author: 0 White House denies Trump 'declaration of war' on North Korea

The missive came just hours after South Korea - whose densely-populated capital Seoul is just 35 miles from the demilitarized zone dividing the Korean peninsula - asked its United States ally to take the heat out of the situation. North Korea has always been known for its blustery rhetoric, but now have an equally bellicose sparring partner in Trump. "For the past couple of days, we had earnestly hoped that the war of words between North Korea and the USA would not lead to action", Ri ...

People Trump will negotiate with Dems on health care
Author: 0 Trump will negotiate with Dems on health care

According to Fox News, Cochran has been absent from Washington for a week. Thad Cochran wants his constituents - and possibly President Donald Trump , as well - to know that although he's recuperating from a urological issue in MS, he's not now in a hospital.

People PTI, MQM agree on electing new opposition leader in NA
Author: 0 PTI, MQM agree on electing new opposition leader in NA

The consensus was reached after a PTI delegation visited the MQM headquarters in Karachi and discussed political affairs of Pakistan, said sources. In a meeting in Karachi, the two opposition parties expressed dissatisfaction with the veteran politician and agreed to consult other opposition parties in a bid to replace Shah, who also serves as chairman of the NA Public Accounts Committee.

People Chicago congregation working to get supplies to Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Chicago congregation working to get supplies to Puerto Rico

There are now complaints that, in the wake of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico isn't getting the same help. "Puerto Rico is going to collapse into a humanitarian crisis". Unit E. Rodriguez said the donations keep coming. "We need more volunteers". They also need space on planes and cargo containers on ships to move these items to the island.

People Yosemite officials search for victims after large rockslide at El Capitan
Author: 0 Yosemite officials search for victims after large rockslide at El Capitan

Park rangers and helicopters are searching for climbers after a rockslide at a popular Yosemite National Park location. One person is confirmed dead, and one inured as officials continue their search for victims. Authorities said there would be no more information released on Wednesday, but that additional information would be made available Thursday morning to update the incident with additional details.

People University Responds After Confederate Signs Posted on Campus
Author: 0 University Responds After Confederate Signs Posted on Campus

Ibram X. Kendi's work as the founder of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at AU. "We must stand together strongly against this act, which was meant to frighten and divide our community", American University President Sylvia Burwell said in a statement Wednesday morning.

People Police Killed Suspect in Gunfight on I-80 in Emeryville
Author: 0 Police Killed Suspect in Gunfight on I-80 in Emeryville

No less than 12 police cruisers encompassed the SUV, closing down movement for miles (kilometers) on a few key streets into San Francisco and encompassing urban areas. She said she saw the suspect exit the vehicle with a gun and officers fire at him. He said there was a "trade of gunfire" amid the standoff on I-80 and that the man kicked the bucket of his wounds.

People Seeking Political Sway, California Moves Presidential Primary to March
Author: 0 Seeking Political Sway, California Moves Presidential Primary to March

Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed a measure moving the state's 2020 presidential primary to March - a move likely to give the nation's most populous state more sway in the nominating contest. Still, it helped boost turnout among registered voters here to almost 58 percent. "The Golden State will no longer be relegated to last place in the presidential nominating process", California Secretary of State Alex Padilla said in a statement .

People Pyongyang boosts defences, says it will shoot down United States bombers
Author: 0 Pyongyang boosts defences, says it will shoot down United States bombers

The DPRK foreign minister also said that the DPRK reserved the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S. bombers even if they are not in its air space. "The question of who won't be around much longer will be answered then", Ri added. In other words, Twitter has implied that it will never censor Trump.

People United States 'totally prepared' to take military action against North Korea, says Trump
Author: 0 United States 'totally prepared' to take military action against North Korea, says Trump

The US Ambassador to New Zealand has defended Donald Trump's use of social media to lambast North Korea leader Kim Jong-un, saying it is actually "a good thing ". President Donald Trump issued another dire warning to North Korea on Tuesday as tensions between the two nations continue to ratchet up. In an unprecedented direct statement on Friday, Kim described Trump as a "mentally deranged USA dotard" whom he would tame with fire.

People South Korea says North Korean hackers tried to steal bitcoins
Author: 0 South Korea says North Korean hackers tried to steal bitcoins

McMaster said. Last weekend, USA bombers and fighter escorts flew in global airspace east of North Korea to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea that they have in this century, according to the Pentagon. Charter acknowledges member states' right of self-defense", Ri said. DPRK refers to the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

People Macron lays out hopes for a closer EU
Author: 0 Macron lays out hopes for a closer EU

Mr. Macron is due to flesh out his proposals for deeper integration of the European Union and its common currency, the euro, in a speech at the Sorbonne university in Paris on Tuesday. The French president slammed corporate tax competition between European Union member states as well as company strategies to minimize their tax burden across borders, demanding action to tackle both.

People Enormous, coconut-cracking, tree-dwelling rat found in Solomon Islands
Author: 0 Enormous, coconut-cracking, tree-dwelling rat found in Solomon Islands

This new species can be distinguished from other Uromys species-many of which are also found in the Solomon Islands-by measurable differences in skull shape and by its genes. And while they haven't yet been observed cracking open coconuts, they do have a penchant for chewing circular holes into nuts to get at the meat. "The discovery marks an important moment in the biological study of the Solomon Islands, especially since vika is so uncommon and close to extinction", says Lavery.

People Hurricane Maria creating swells along East Coast
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria creating swells along East Coast

Sound and ocean flooding continues to be reported in multiple locations along Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. Maria was centered about 165 miles east of Cape Hatteras and moving north-northeast at 6 mph, continuing to move away from the North Carolina coast later in the day.

Author: 0 NHC says Hurricane Lee strengthening while moving westward

While the storm is expected to continue travelling westward in the coming days, it is expected to turn to the northeast in the coming days, making its closest point at 3am on Thursday, when it is predicted to pass 380 nautical miles to the islands east.

People Euro slips 0.4 percent after German election surprise
Author: 0 Euro slips 0.4 percent after German election surprise

Speaking at the Sorbonne University in Paris , Macron said European Union countries were missing a "common strategic culture" and needed to deepen their integration. "In this reformed and simplified European Union that I'm proposing, I can't imagine that the United Kingdom could not find its place". "I just can not imagine that there will be a serious democratic convention-based debate in Germany on the future of Europe ", Wolff said.

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