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U.S. threatens to trump Australian businesses

U.S. threatens to trump Australian businesses Under Trump's tax plan , the maximum tax rate workers pay, after accounting for employment taxes, will be higher than the rate applicable to any other type of income. The premise of having lower rates for businesses than individuals is to encourage investment and hiring, and achieve higher economic growth . Those increases would be outsized for residents in high-tax states such as NY and Cal... [Full Article...]

Tillerson arrives for Beijing talks on NK and trade

Tillerson arrives for Beijing talks on NK and trade Speaking earlier in NY, where he had been attending the annual U.N. General Assembly, Ri told reporters: "The whole world should clearly remember it was the US who first declared war on our country". President Moon added it was inappropriate to discuss the deployment of nuclear weapons in South Korea, the lawmakers said. "We recognize that the success of this pressure strategy will depend on hea... [Full Article...]

Moore defeats unusual to win GOP nomination in US Senate race

Moore defeats unusual to win GOP nomination in US Senate race As Moore is now slated to face off against Democratic nominee Doug Jones for Attorney General Jeff Sessions' vacant Senate seat, we're sure Donald is 100% #TeamRoy now. Trump and allies of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell backed Moore's opponent Luther Strange in the race and Trump traveled to Alabama last Friday to stump for Strange . [Full Article...]

Republicans Introduce 'SUCCEED Act' to Protect Undocumented Children

Republicans Introduce 'SUCCEED Act' to Protect Undocumented Children Renewal requests that are granted will be valid for two years, unless otherwise terminated or revoked. Last year, I was a middle school science teacher, but, like teachers everywhere thanks to Trump, I also served as a crisis counselor. [Full Article...]

White House probing private email account use by Kushner, others

White House probing private email account use by Kushner, others They are Steve Bannon , the former chief White House strategist; Reince Priebus , the former chief of staff; and advisers Gary D Cohn and Stephen Miller . In May, news broke that Kushner's meeting with the Russians included a naive and astonishingly stupid request for a secret communication line between Trump's transition team and the Kremlin. [Full Article...]

China support for North Korea clampdown growing

China support for North Korea clampdown growing News of the coal purchases comes as President Trump is stepping up efforts to try to stifle trade between North Korea and other countries in order to pressure Kim to back down on his country's rapidly advancing nuclear weapons program. During his short time in office Moon has repeatedly attempted to stage talks with North Korea over diplomatic rapprochement and economic cooperation, but Pyongya... [Full Article...]

Hugh Hefner Will Spend Eternity With Marilyn Monroe

Hugh Hefner Will Spend Eternity With Marilyn Monroe Speaking in 2012 about Monroe, Hefner explained the "double connection" he felt to the late star, as she was not only the first person to cover Playboymagazine but also born the same year as Hefner . Hef lived a life with more true friends than anyone , and I was one of them. A hallway on the second floor of the main house is lined with photos of the many famous faces who came through th... [Full Article...]

Trump pitches tax cut as 'middle class miracle'

Trump pitches tax cut as 'middle class miracle' In Indianapolis , he offered specific numbers to back up his calls for the biggest changes to the tax code in decades. Trump's plan would lower the corporate rate from 35 to 20 percent. Trump is insisting "we have the votes". The goal is to make the United States more appealing to businesses, putting the US below the average in the industrialized world. [Full Article...]

Mandatory evacuation issued for Hatteras Island visitors ahead of Hurricane Maria

Mandatory evacuation issued for Hatteras Island visitors ahead of Hurricane Maria The unsafe surf conditions were expected to last into today. By noon Monday, the macaroni salad they had made was in the trash. Earlier in the week, Maria struck Dominica as a Category 5 and Puerto Rico as a Category 4. Surge-related flooding depends on the relative timing of the surge and the tidal cycle, and can vary greatly over short distances. Indications are that the next high tide c... [Full Article...]

Wake County school named one of the best in the nation

Wake County school named one of the best in the nation The recognition is the first for Derby Public Schools. In addition to Holy Trinity and St. Joseph, five secondary schools and 13 elementary schools have previously received this award one or more times. Emerick Elementary, Hickory High, Midway Elementary, Mountain View Elementary, Stonehouse Elementary, and Union Hall Elementary were the public schools that recivied the distinction. [Full Article...]

Twins magic number down to 1 as they beat Indians 8

Twins magic number down to 1 as they beat Indians 8 CLEVELAND - The Twins, who lost to the Indians 4-2 on Wednesday, earned an AL wild-card berth and meeting with either NY or Boston when the Los Angeles Angels lost 6-4 in 10 innings to the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night. They ripped off six straight wins in early August to trigger a 31-18 stretch that put them back in the wild-card conversation. Adalberto Mejia is a good back-of-the-r... [Full Article...]

Marco Rubio's Tweets Keep Tipping Us Off to Trump's Next Move

Marco Rubio's Tweets Keep Tipping Us Off to Trump's Next Move Meanwhile, Ryan announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency's disaster relief account would get "a huge capital injection" of $6.7 billion by the end of the week to help Puerto Rico recover. But her husband stayed behind and she said she kept thinking about the well-being of her young students. Puerto Rico is now suffering food shortages and is at risk of disease outbreak, and both loca... [Full Article...]

'Mass Hindu grave' found in Myanmar's Rakhine state

'Mass Hindu grave' found in Myanmar's Rakhine state Yokoe said in addition to suffering from malnutrition and poor sanitation, numerous refugees appeared to be traumatized by the violence they encountered as they fled Myanmar. The International Organization for Migration reported Thursday that 13 people, including eight children, were killed when a boat capsized while traveling from Myanmar to Bangladesh. [Full Article...]

Russians target Ferguson with fake Facebook ad

Russians target Ferguson with fake Facebook ad The Washington Post has been forced to remove Russian Federation from the headline and alter the content of its front-page "scoop" over a supposed conversation between Barack Obama and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg , after the social network denied the newspaper's claims. [Full Article...]

Amazon's latest speakers let you wake up with Alexa

Amazon's latest speakers let you wake up with Alexa Amazon , the website where you buy all of your stuff from, spent the afternoon announcing roughly seven bazillion new Echo devices. Amazon has made six different shells for the Amazon Echo . The Echo Spot is a blend of the Echo Show and Echo Dot . What do you think of Amazon's partnership with these automakers? It can be connected to speaker via a 3.5mm headphone jack. [Full Article...]

Twitter cites 'newsworthiness' as reason for not removing threatening Trump tweet

Twitter cites 'newsworthiness' as reason for not removing threatening Trump tweet U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers and F-15C fighter jets did fly closer to the North on Saturday than ever before in the 21st century. Meanwhile, recent reports suggest that North Korean is sending its military jets to the east of the country in the wake of a flyover by USA bombers of the area last week. [Full Article...]

European Union ambassadors in the USA defend Iran nuke pact

European Union ambassadors in the USA defend Iran nuke pact Just as Iran was threatening to burn Israel, North Korea started threatening to burn Japan. Britain's ambassador, Kim Darroch, pointed to a last week meeting between Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May in NY and said the two sides devoted about half their discussion to Iran, although the United States president refrained from revealing his decision. [Full Article...]

This is what Apple's doing to ensure privacy of its users

This is what Apple's doing to ensure privacy of its users That data never gets uploaded to the cloud, saved off-device even in backups, or is shared with Apple . The resolution of the iPhone X's screen is an astonishing 5.8in 2436 x 1125-pixels at 458 ppi edge-to-edge display. Moreover, Apple's sole OLED display supplier Samsung is apparently not able to produce enough displays for the new device. This way, the phone can obtain new information... [Full Article...]

Republicans couldn't eliminate Obamacare

Republicans couldn't eliminate Obamacare Celebrate excellence in insurance. This is a serious defeat for # Donald Trump who dislikes this healthcare law created in 2010 because the #republicans couldn't win support from their own Senators. But on Wednesday, Trump said, "We have the votes for health care". "We will do the block grants [to states]", the president stated, referring to a measure that would give health care dollars direc... [Full Article...]

97% Puerto Ricans still without electricity, claims Governor Ricardo Rossello

97% Puerto Ricans still without electricity, claims Governor Ricardo Rossello They include the USS Comfort , a Navy hospital ship. Scott will be at the Osceola Housing Agency on North Beaumont Avenue at 3:30 p.m.to thank volunteers for their efforts to help the island, recently hit by two back-to-back hurricanes. Only ten flights made it in and out of the San Juan airport on Tuesday, and just 18 are scheduled for Wednesday. Federal personnel were now working to fix two o... [Full Article...]


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