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WH says Israel peace hopes sparked embassy delay

Israel expressed disappointment at the decision, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office issuing a statement that read, "Though Israel is disappointed that the embassy will not move at this time , we appreciate today's expression of President Trump's friendship to Israel and his commitment to moving the embassy in the future".



Texas House Passes Bill Extending Alternative High School Graduation Route

Gov. Dan Patrick on Monday appeared to be unconvinced by the House's actions on the two issues. Opposition to a school voucher program is strong in the House, whose members voted overwhelmingly earlier this session to block any public funds from going to ESAs or similar initiatives.


28% GST detrimental to the existence of amusement park industry

28% GST detrimental to the existence of amusement park industry

The government advanced the Union Budget to February 1 from February 28, merged Rail Budget with Union Budget and also, for the first time, passed the Finance Bill before March 31, he said . Adhia said that GST would help in creating lot of jobs for young generation. I better understand that lower the tax rate, more will be the compliance.



Indian naval ship arrives in Sri Lanka with flood relief supplies

He assured that India stands with Sri Lanka in this hour of need. An Indian Navy ship has arrived in Colombo, filled with relief supplies. The ship is carrying additional relief material requested by Sri Lankan authorities, apart from more inflatable boats.



Pound to dollar exchange rate PLUMMETS as election polls predict hung parliament

According to seat-by-seat analysis based on 50,000 interviews over the course of a week, the Tories would be down 20 seats and Labour would gain almost 30. The euro was off 0.1 percent at $1.1183 EUR=D4 , posting a small recovery after fears of an early election in Italy and a softer-than-expected inflation reading in Germany dragged it lower on Tuesday.


OPP investigate debris thrown off highway 401 overpasses

OPP investigate debris thrown off highway 401 overpasses

The first incident occurred Sunday evening at around 10 p.m. local time. "All of a sudden, a big bang came down and smashed into my auto", Charlemagne recalled. He told OPP Sergeant Kerry Schmidt that the block smashed through his roof with the force of explosives. An hour later, a witness called to report a similar incident on an overpass at Warden Avenue in Scarborough.