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Trump to rally manufacturers in tax speech Friday

Trump to rally manufacturers in tax speech Friday

As a result, a married couple with two children making $50,000 per year would see their income taxes increase by almost $900 under Trump's plan . Tax deductions for home mortgage interest and charitable contributions will be retained. A comprehensive rewrite of the tax code has eluded previous presidents and Congress for decades.


Almost 1,35000 Bali residents leave homes fearing volcanic eruption

Almost 1,35000 Bali residents leave homes fearing volcanic eruption

Agung, which dominates the landscape in the northeast of the island, last erupted in 1963, killing more than 1,100 people. With a volcanic explosivity index of five, he said Mount Agung is one of just seven volcanoes in the world to have consecutive eruptions - as it did in 1843 and 1963.


Days, 2 Dangerous Rock Falls Stun Yosemite Park Climbers

Days, 2 Dangerous Rock Falls Stun Yosemite Park Climbers

A preliminary estimate showed seven rockfalls from El Capitan's southeast face occurred Wednesday, amounting to about 1,300 tons of granite. The massive new hunk of granite broke off Thursday at the park's mountaineering mecca of El Capitan, injuring Evans and sending out huge plumes of white dust.


Locals find few flights to bring relief to Puerto Rico

Locals find few flights to bring relief to Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump on Friday declared that Puerto Rico has been "destroyed" and said "big decisions" lie ahead about how much to spend on rebuilding the USA territory. "What needs to be done is freight movement on the island itself". Meanwhile, the vast majority of Puerto Rico is without power and 44 percent of the island lacks clean drinking water.


UAE's Mars Science City has museum with 3D printed sand walls

UAE's Mars Science City has museum with 3D printed sand walls

The emergence of UAE in the field will be an interesting prospect as it could lead to a "race to mars " between the oil-rich kingdom and the Elon Musk-run SpaceX, which is also attempting to establish a human colony on the red planet . At its core, the city is meant to provide scientists and engineers from the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre with everything they need to simulate and study the major food, energy, and water challenges related to hypothetical Martian living.


South Korea bans digital currency offerings

South Korea bans digital currency offerings

The Financial Services Commission of South Korea announced it would ban the raising of funds in all forms of cryptocurrencies, reporter Reuters . ICO issuers accept bitcoin or ethereal in exchange for coins or tokens related to the firm or project raising funds - but in most cases it's hard to work or the value of the digital coins.