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United Nations extends Lebanon peacekeeping; US, Israel spur some change

United Nations extends Lebanon peacekeeping; US, Israel spur some change

After US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley witnessed an argument between Deputy IDF Chief of General Staff Aviv Kochavi and UNIFIL Commander Michael Beary regarding the worldwide force's methods of dealing with Hezbollah, it appears that UNIFIL will need to expand its mandate on the border in the upcoming days.


Advice for Trump's Missouri visit - learn tax lessons from Kansas' mistakes

Advice for Trump's Missouri visit - learn tax lessons from Kansas' mistakes

Kevin Brady of Texas, who chairs the House tax-writing committee, went to AT&T's headquarters in Dallas. President Donald Trump himself will start talking up tax reform this week, during a visit to Missouri . "The tax code is complex and outdated, which is exactly why tax reform must happen this year", she said. The process of mixing permanent and temporary tax cuts that would expire after 10 years is complex, yet it might be the only way to get any version of tax reform ...


Peabody chips in with Hurricane Harvey relief fund

Peabody chips in with Hurricane Harvey relief fund

Here's how to make sure you are giving in a way that matters the most. If you want to give supplies, verify what's needed and that the group can deliver whatever you donate, it says. See if the charity's website clearly describes what the charity can do to address immediate needs. Users can donate money in $5, $10, $25, $50, $100 and $200 denominations and Apple will transfer all the money to the Red Cross.


Harvey and Louisiana: 11 things to know Monday evening

Harvey and Louisiana: 11 things to know Monday evening

We've been staging assets and personnel. As the storm moves more into this state, the damage to Louisiana will grow worse. Countless volunteers from Louisiana - a loose collective known affectionately as the Cajun Navy - have traveled to Texas with boats and other vessels to aid rescue efforts.



Schumer to Texas lawmakers: 'Now you know what it's like'

It was untrue when it was said then, and let's remember what Senator Cruz was trying to do at the time. "I won't abandon Texas the way Ted Cruz did New York ", King tweeted . "Senator Cruz's accusation that two thirds of the Sandy bill was pork is absolutely ridiculous", Christie said. "And I'm thankful for the assurances from President Trump and Vice President Pence that full federal assistance stands at the ready once we begin the recovery and rebuilding process".


Hurricane Harvey continues to impact Texas

Hurricane Harvey continues to impact Texas

More than a hundred 2.5-tonne United States army trucks capable of operations in high water were sent to flooded areas of Houston on Tuesday to rescue and move people through high water. The fund, administered by the Greater Houston Community Foundation, will accept tax deductible flood relief donations for victims that have been affected by Harvey.