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N Carolina House GOP unveiling tax, employee pay proposals

N Carolina House GOP unveiling tax, employee pay proposals

Republicans have instead opted to try to pass tax reform and health care through a process known as reconciliation, which applies to budgetary measures and only requires 51 votes . Democrats have so far shown no enthusiasm about joining in with Republicans on plans that would repeal parts of the ACA or chop tax rates for wealthy Americans.



Corbyn wrong-foots May by taking part in United Kingdom election debate

The main opposition Labour Party took a 33 percent share, unchanged versus the earlier poll . Seeking to exploit perceived Tory weakness on social care following the "dementia tax" row, Mr Corbyn will also say 1.5 million older and vulnerable people will not have their care needs met.



Philippines president Duterte says he 'will not talk to terrorists'

Duterte admitted he was anxious about the spread of terror to the Visayas due to its proximity to Mindanao, which is now under a 60-day martial law to quell a raging rebellion by the Islamic State inspired militants. Nearly 60,000 people have also been displaced in Marawi city and in the neighbouring areas due to the intense fighting between government forces and the Maute group.



Mayor Walsh: Boston 'Will Not Back Down' Regarding Climate Change

Many economists have big doubts. "The increasing impacts of climate change require a decisive response". The Sierra Club said a US withdrawal from the Paris deal would be a "historic mistake". He said he'd be announcing his decision "very soon". They are constructing break waters, improving sewage treatment systems to avoid overflows and encouraging use of rain gardens and other "green infrastructure".



The wait is over! PM Modi inaugurates Asia's longest bridge in Assam

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday lauded the completion of three-year of the Narendra Modi government , saying the Prime Minister as a global leader is taking India towards new heights. Road connectivity in the North-East is set to see a major transformation. "The bridge is going to help our troops get to parts that were earlier hard to reach in times of crises", said Mr Ajit Singh, a defence research fellow at New Delhi's Institute for Conflict Management.


President Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision

President Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision

Since taking office on January 20, however, Trump has sent contradictory signals on the Paris deal - reflecting the different currents within his administration, on climate change but also on the wider issue of the United States' role in the world and their relation to multilateralism.