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Doubt cast Labour's general election tax hike plans would work

Doubt cast Labour's general election tax hike plans would work

Under Labour's plans the top five per cent of earners would see their tax bill increased, with those on more than £80,000 subject to the 45p rate and those with salaries of more than £123,000 paying a new 50p rate. The Tory campaign by contrast is built on one word - fear. Thanking the crowd for their support, Mr Corbyn said it was inspiring to see so many people turning out to back the party's campaign before talking about some of the manifesto policies for "an alternative way forward"; ...


Trump honors Gold Star families at Arlington Cemetery on Memorial Day

Trump honors Gold Star families at Arlington Cemetery on Memorial Day

Before the president's speech, Dunford also addressed the crowd at Arlington Cemetery, thanking the men and women who have died in defense of our nation for their sacrifice. "They each had their own names, their own stories, their own lovely dreams", said Trump in his address. "They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old", the secretary read .



Spicer Says President Trump's Relationship With Angela Merkel is 'Fairly Unbelievable'

Merkel, however, had also said Germany's relationship with the U.S. was of "outstanding importance" but it must also engage with other important nations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today backed German Chancellor Angela Merkel's "strong leadership" in uniting the European Union at a time when the economic grouping was showing signs of strain post Brexit and over the protectionist policies of US President Donald Trump .



Democrats are focusing on Russian Federation as an "excuse", Nunes says

The California Republican is under a bipartisan House investigation into whether or not he shared classified information, but according to the congressman , the entire thing is all overblown - and it's because Democrats don't want to blame Hillary Clinton for her own defeat.



White House communications director resigns after 3 months on job

Axios said Dubke offered to stay until end of Trump's first overseas trip as president. "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", Mr Trump tweeted Sunday. The mood inside the White House is fraught with tension, particularly with the Russian Federation investigation that most staffers are walled off from, the sources said.



Kabul blast: India strongly condemns heinous, reprehensible attack

He says the target of the attack was not immediately known but that most of the casualties were civilians, including women and children. The Wazir Akbar Khan district, where the attack occurred, is considered Kabul's safest area, with foreign embassies protected by dozens of 3-meter-high blast walls and government offices guarded by police and national security forces.