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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy forecasts tax vote next week

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy forecasts tax vote next week

The Republican-majority Congress worked to ensure a almost clueless public as legislators reviewed and voted on a monumental, 479-page bill in less than six hours. Repeal the estate tax. Low taxes and limited red tape have allowed Nevada's economy to grow nearly twice as fast as the US average. Allow our corporations to compete globally by reducing their tax rate to 20 percent.


EU, Israel meet on peace process, status of Jerusalem

EU, Israel meet on peace process, status of Jerusalem

Muslim men hold posters during a rally against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. Netanyahu, on a first official visit to the European Union by an Israeli premier in 22 years, told reporters in Brussels that recognizing Jerusalem was merely stating the reality on the ground.


Three arrested for allegedly attacking French tourists in Mirzapur

Three arrested for allegedly attacking French tourists in Mirzapur

While they were enjoying their visit, three local guys passed lewd remarks on girls and abused them. This led to an argument. The boys returned with their friends after the initial ruckus to further attack the group. This isn't the first incident of tourists being mishandled or assaulted by the Indian locals, as there was another situation last month in Agra, in which foreigners were violently assaulted when they had refused to take selfies or photographs with them.


Cinemas return to Saudi Arabia

Cinemas return to Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabian government on Monday announced the lifting of a 35-year ban on cinemas. Meanwhile, the resolution to grant licenses to the cinemas from early 2018 was passed by the Board of the General Commission for Audiovisual Media (GCAM).


Putin announces beginning of Russian withdrawal during surprise visit to Syria

Putin announces beginning of Russian withdrawal during surprise visit to Syria

Putin, who was welcomed by Assad, said the troops had helped the Syrian army crush the "most battle-ready group of global terrorists", apparently referring to the Islamic State group. He warned that should the terrorists try to " rear their heads " in Syria again, Russian Federation will strike them as " they have never seen before ".


Storm Caroline to hit Scotland followed by snow for wider UK

Storm Caroline to hit Scotland followed by snow for wider UK

The Met Office has warned of the potential for damage to property and travel disruption on Thursday. The Met Office said up to 20cm was possible over high ground, mainly in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. A covering of snow can be expected in some low-level areas, especially for northern and north-western counties where several centimeters is possible.