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Friday morning on MetroNews' "Talkline", Senate President Mitch Carmichael said his Republican caucus remains committed to lowering the personal income tax for West Virginians. Straus says he's anxious if the bill passes, Texas would lose economic drivers, including sports events from coming to the Lone Star State. Some possibilities could include the House of Delegates being willing to accept an increase in the state sales tax to 6.25 or 6.5 percent - increases the Republican majority ...
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    Donald Trump's first foreign tour: his most awkward moments

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    Trump also reflected on a well-known historical fact: "For many centuries the Middle East has been home to Christians, Muslims and Jews living side-by-side". Israeli officials were reported to be "shocked" by the comment, which came as David Friedman, the new U.S. ambassador to Israel, visited the Western Wall on May 15-his "first stop", as a tweet from the U.S.
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    Philippines at a grave risk of "contamination" by Isis

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    But Solicitor General Jose Calida at the same time stressed that the Philippine government does not have evidence of a direct link to the Islamic state , also known as ISIS . The battle to clear the city of the gunmen was proving hard because they had scattered into small groups and were moving to different houses and setting up sniper positions, according to the military.
  • Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

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    Trump made the surprise announcement in a tweet after resisting pressure from European leaders to stay in the agreement. After starting his first presidential trip overseas wreathed in smiles, Trump is ending it with rebukes, upbraiding America's European partners over military spending, trade and global warming.
  • GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bill

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    The report could give talking points to House Republicans for their bill, or to Democrats who voted unanimously against it. The CBO and the JCT anticipate that most healthy people applying for insurance in the nongroup market in those states would be able to choose between premiums based on their own expected health care costs (medically underwritten premiums) and premiums based on the average health care costs for people who share the same age and smoking status and who reside in the ...
  • Junto a vecinos, Larreta celebró los 81 años del Obelisco

    Junto a vecinos, Larreta celebró los 81 años del Obelisco

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    La actividad se llevará a cabo entre las 7.30 y las 20 y los ganadores ascenderán por turnos durante toda la jornada, con la colaboración de personal de Defensa Civil , que asistirá a los vecinos que participen de la actividad de un arnés de seguridad.
  • Senate Subpoenas Records from Mike Flynn's Companies

    Senate Subpoenas Records from Mike Flynn's Companies

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    Flynn's lawyer's interpretation of taking the Fifth ", said Ranking Member Sen. The Senate Intelligence Committee has now crafted two new subpoenas to get around that argument, targeting a limited liability corporation and a separately registered company both under the name Flynn Intel Group.
  • Iranian President mocks Trump administration, calls it 'intellectually' unstable

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    In both cases, the United States sides with Saudi Arabia. In this trip, he signed an approximately $110-billion arms deal with Saudi Arabian officials and, along with other male White House officials - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, bounced along to a ceremonial sword dance in the Kingdom on the same day outside the Murabba Palace.
  • Pope Francis welcomes Trump despite their differences

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    Melania Trump wore a veil to the Vatican today to meet the pope, but no head covering a few days earlier to meet the king of Saudi Arabia , a religiously conservative country where most women cover themselves up from head to toe. "We can use peace", the president responded . President Donald Trump and Pope Francis have some history. Climate change activists projected the words "Planet Earth First " on the massive dome of St.
  • Detiene GB a otros tres por ataque en Manchester

    Detiene GB a otros tres por ataque en Manchester

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    La Universidad de Salford, ubicada en las afueras de Manchester , confirmó que Abedi fue su estudiante e informó que colabora con la investigación policial que se lleva a cabo. Sólo en Londres saldrán a las calles 984 agentes. Las investigaciones preliminares han concluido que el dispositivo utilizado en el atentado era significativamente más complejo que otras bombas suicidas , lo que indica que Abedi habría sido asesorado por una célula terrorista.
  • Ariana Grande Officially Suspends Dangerous Woman Tour Dates

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    British police have identified Salman Abedi , 22, as the bomber behind the attack on an Ariana Grande concert Monday in Manchester , England. She said he had been known to security forces "up to a point". Armed police tackled the man to the ground after he was seen with a suspicious package . Chelsea Football Club have cancelled their Premier League victory parade, due to take place in London on Sunday.
  • Emmanuel Macron asumió oficialmente la presidencia de Francia

    Emmanuel Macron asumió oficialmente la presidencia de Francia

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    Hollande abandonó el Elíseo y está previsto que se dirija a la sede del Partido Socialista. Una representación de entronización republicana: en vez de la corona el presidente recibe el collar de Gran Maestro de la Orden nacional de la Legión de Honor .
  • Trump urges Israelis and Palestinians: Make peace

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    Trump was warmly welcomed in both Jerusalem and Bethlehem. And his leadership in the Middle East is a welcome pivot for America and the world. As for Netanyahu , this comfortable speech guaranteed his political stability. It shows the bond. "I like you too", Trump said when the audience quieted. There have been no official confirmations of this report as yet. Trump labelled Bethlehem, "a precious city" and said he intended "to do everything he could" to achieve a peace agreement ...
  • Arrestan a tres personas más en conexión con ataque en Manchester

    Arrestan a tres personas más en conexión con ataque en Manchester

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    Hashem fue arrestado en Trípoli cuando recibía 3 mil 240 dólares que su hermano Salman Abedi , el responsable del ataque con bomba en Manchester , le transfirió para llevar a cabo un ataque terrorista en Trípoli. La primera ministra de Reino Unido , Theresa May, ha reconocido en una comparecencia ante los medios que las autoridades ya conocían la identidad del terrorista, pero rehusó revelarla a la espera de que avancen las investigaciones.
  • 545 constituyentes serán electos para la ANC — CNE

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    Anunció además que las elecciones a gobernadores y a consejos legislativos regionales serán el 10 de diciembre de este año. Sin embargo, la convocatoria a estas elecciones -una de las demandas opositoras- pasó casi inadvertida en medio del otro anuncio.
  • Donald Trump: "Los alemanes son malos, muy malos"

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    En una rueda de prensa en la ciudad siciliana de Taormina (sur), adonde se desplazó para asistir al G7, Juncker dijo que explicó a Trump en Bruselas que "no debía comparar la posición comercial de Estados Unidos con la de un país individual y ni siquiera con la de la UE".
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    Probablemente el mensaje de apoyo más conmovedor fue el de Patrick Millsaps , padre de tres fanáticas de la cantante, quien publicó una carta dirigida a ella en la que demuestra su apoyo y la aconseja cómo sobrellevar la situación. "Ustedes son lo opuesto", reiteró. "Sois exactamente lo contrario a eso", prosigue Ariana Grande: "Nunca podremos entender por qué ocurren estas cosas, dado que no están en nuestra naturaleza".
  • Se cumplen 50 días de protestas en contra de Maduro

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    Ni la oposición ni el gobierno de Nicolás Maduro capitulan y vuelven esta semana a medir sus fuerzas en las calles de Venezuela , tras más de 51 días de violentas protestas , que dejan 48 muertos y centenares de heridos. Mientras que el Ministerio de Defensa de Colombia afirmó que los vehículos blindados desplegados cerca de Paraguachón sólo cumplen una función de control "del delito" y están en esa zona desde 2015.
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    Estonia exige a diplomáticos rusos abandonar el país

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    Hasta el momento, la embajada rusa en Estonia no ha dado información sobre la exigencia contra los cónsul. OTAN anuncia despliegue de cuatro batallones más contra Rusia Entretanto, el Ministerio de Exteriores de Rusia afirmó que la decisión de Estonia de expulsar a sus diplomáticos rusos no quedará sin respuesta.
  • Comunas forman Liga Contra la Delincuencia en el Gran Santiago

    Comunas forman Liga Contra la Delincuencia en el Gran Santiago

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    Rodrigo Delgado , alcalde de Estación Central, junto a su par de Santiago Centro, Felipe Alessandri , y la alcaldesa de Providencia, Evelyn Matthei , se reunieron para firmar los estatutos y definir el directorio de la agrupación. "Estas nuevas estrategias también contarán con el apoyo de nuevas tecnologías, que permitirán facilitar la comunicación y coordinación entre los municipios y así actuar de forma más rápida y oportuna ante un delito", destacó la Municipalidad de Providencia.
  • Palestinian stabs Israeli officer, is shot

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    On Wednesday Trump is scheduled to meet at the Vatican with Pope Francis and Italian leaders. The president appears likely to go his entire nine-day trip without holding a full news conference, a break from presidential foreign travel precedent.
  • KSP increases patrols for Memorial Day weekend

    KSP increases patrols for Memorial Day weekend

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    Most types of travel have seen increases such as driving, flying, trains, and buses. Memorial Day travel is expected to reach record levels with an estimated 700,000 Wisconsinites traveling more than 50 miles according to AAA . That figure would represent a almost three-percent increase over previous year and would be the highest Memorial Day travel number since 2005. "More people have more money in their pocket", Sinclair said.
  • Iran's president criticizes U.S. after Trump's sharp words

    Iran's president criticizes U.S. after Trump's sharp words

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    But Trump was unmoved by the Iran election results, calling on other nations to isolate the Persian Gulf nation entirely. Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump visited regional ally Saudi Arabia for his first overseas trip since taking office.
  • Metrolinx transit officers will not wear uniforms in Toronto Pride Parade

    Metrolinx transit officers will not wear uniforms in Toronto Pride Parade

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    Metrolinx will continue to support the Pride Parade, according to Aikins, and employees are still being encouraged to volunteer for the event. Of the 600 respondents of its survey, Pride Winnipeg said almost one-third of people "wanted no police involvement in the Pride Winnipeg Parade, or requested that police do not participate in uniform".
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    El saldo es de medio centenar de heridos. Jueces del Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) también expresaron su preocupación, mientras que en las redes sociales se multiplicaron las condenas al presidente por la orden, que para muchos analistas dejó en evidencia la vulnerabilidad de su gobierno ante la profunda crisis política .
  • Manchester bombing suspect was University of Salford student

    Manchester bombing suspect was University of Salford student

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    In the wake of the attack, Britain has raised its terror alert level to maximum for fear of an imminent new terror strike. Armed police were seen on patrol outside St. A Polish couple who had come to collect their daughters after the concert also died, Poland's foreign minister said. However, British authorities were left "furious" by repeated leaks of material shared with their US counterparts, which provides an awkward backdrop for Prime Minister Theresa May's meeting with US President ...
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    Las agencias estadounidenses de inteligencia llegaron a la conclusión de que el presidente de Rusia , Vladimir Putin, ordenó un intento de perturbar la elección presidencial de 2016 que incluyó un ciberataque a los correos electrónicos del Partido Demócrata y su filtración con el objetivo de ayudar a Trump .
  • Almost 1 million tune in to watch Derek Jeter's speech

    Almost 1 million tune in to watch Derek Jeter's speech

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    The Astros and Yankees will conclude a four-game series with a doubleheader and in between games Derek Jeter will have his No. 2 jersey retired. Talk to everyone and they want to be Derek Jeter . But I can't help but think anything this evening other than "Hats off to ya, Jeter". "Derek meant so much to all of us in different ways, and so much to me as a teammate and a manager", Girardi said.
  • With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas

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    The Republican bill allows states to apply for a waiver from essential benefit coverage, leaving the state to determine benefit levels. The CBO analyzed the bill as now written and found it would drastically change health care in the U.S.
  • More than 100 killed in east Syria air strikes

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    The airstrikes targeted areas under the control of Daesh in the city of Mayadeen in the countryside of Deir al-Zour province, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights . A May 11 airstrike also near Mayadin killed Abu Asim al-Jazaeri, described as an ISIS external operations planner and a Syria-based French-Algerian ISIS fighter.
  • Three officers killed in Jakarta bus terminal bombing

    Three officers killed in Jakarta bus terminal bombing

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    Salam's wife reportedly told investigators that the bombs were assembled by another militant known as "Agus", who is now sought by police and considered "at large and unsafe". Investigators at the blast site found a receipt for a pressure cooker bought on Monday in the capital of the West Java province. "Police have taken their relatives for questioning and DNA tests", Makhfudiharto told The Associated Press .
  • Some GOP Lawmakers Really Don't Like Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts

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    Mulvaney was responding to the deluge of criticism that followed the rollout of President Donald Trump's first full budget proposal earlier this week, even though it faces certain changes in Congress. Mr Mulvaney also told the panel that "it'll be very difficult" to balance the budget in future proposal without cutting back the growth of Medicare and Social Security - the big retirement programmes that President Trump left alone in this year's effort.
  • Trump Establishes Panel to Probe Voter Fraud

    Trump Establishes Panel to Probe Voter Fraud

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    Sen. Patrick Leahy says that a commission assembled by President Donald Trump to investigate the integrity of USA federal elections has " zero credibility" and is being led by an "extremist" who is also a "birther". "The Commission shall. study the registration and voting processes used in Federal elections", the order states. The move was immediately criticised by civil rights groups, who claimed it was a voter suppression tactic and that Mr Kobach would use his position on the ...
  • Ex-President Park Faces 18 Charges

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    They were charged with taking bribes worth about 59.2 billion won (52 million United States dollars) from large conglomerates including Samsung , Lotte and SK.Tuesday's opening session will be Park's first public appearance since she was taken into custody in March .Under South Korean law, a bribery conviction involving more than 100 million won ($89,000) can lead to a prison term of more than 10 years or even life imprisonment.Moon said during his campaign he won't pardon Park or ...
  • Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe: media reports

    Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe: media reports

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    The statement from attorney Jamie Gorelick was issued Thursday amid reports that the FBI was investigating meetings Kushner had in December with Russian officials. Given what we know about how the Russians try to use people , it makes sense that Kushner, who had several meetings with high-level Russians and is one of the president's closest advisers, is part of this investigation.
  • Trump believes he can make an Israel-Palestine peace deal

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    US President Donald Trump called on Israelis and Palestinians to make compromises for peace as he wrapped up a closely watched visit, but offered no specifics on how he would resolve the decades-old conflict. "But with determination, compromise and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal". Israel had been pestering Trump to visit Israeli Holocaust memorial and so later on Tuesday Trump returned to Jerusalem , visiting the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.
  • Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

    Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

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    Trump has since denied that he asked Comey to stop his investigation of Flynn, responding to a question at a news conference by cutting off the reporter and saying only, "No, no-next question". Russian Federation has denied involvement, and Trump has denied any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. According to the Post , FBI investigators are looking at possible financial offenses beyond the scope of collusion between the Trump 2016 campaign and the Kremlin.
  • Voting Districts in North Carolina Unconstitutional

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    Supreme Court struck down the configurations of two North Carolina congressional districts, ruling that they were unconstitutionally racially gerrymandered in a ruling that could have an impact on next year's midterms. " Today's ruling sends a stark message to legislatures and governors around the country: Racial gerrymandering is illegal and will be struck down in a court of law ".