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PAUL RYAN: That plan is to get this done by the end of the year for law so that we start 2018 with a new tax system. For example, NY state and California are among the very highest tax states, and they would suffer the most . President Donald Trump is pushing lawmakers to "move fast" on a tax overhaul. KELLY: To talk more about this, we reached Texas Republican Kevin Brady.
  • American ISIS Fighter Captured in Syria

    American ISIS Fighter Captured in Syria

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    Syria is now very crowded as Iranian, Russian and American forces operate within striking distance of Hezbollah, Assad's military, and Syrian rebels among others, which still include a quickly diminishing ISIS . He added, however, that as the two groups converge on the Islamic State position from opposite sides, it will get more hard to stay out of each other's way.
  • British Airways plane searched at Paris airport after 'security alert'

    British Airways plane searched at Paris airport after 'security alert'

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    One person on board said the security incident was apparently sparked by an individual making a " direct threat " to flight BA 303 to Heathrow Airport. James told metro.co.uk that initially the pilot said there were technical issues as the plane was held on the runway for an hour. Anderson told CNN they had no new updates from officials and passengers are re-boarding the aircraft.
  • UK terror threat increased to highest possible level

    UK terror threat increased to highest possible level

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    An improvised explosive device (IED) Friday went off on an underground train during the morning rush hour at a busy station in London , leaving at least 22 people injured, in what Scotland Yard called a "terrorist incident". The Manchester attack was the last time that the United Kingdom raised its threat level to critical, its highest level. The Prime Minister said military personnel would replace police officers "on guard duties at certain protected sites which are not accessible to the ...
  • Ayodhya case main litigant Mahant Bhaskar Das dead

    Ayodhya case main litigant Mahant Bhaskar Das dead

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    Mahant Bhaskar Das's successor Pujari Ram Das told TOI, "There are two original litigants in this case-Nirmohi Akhara and the Sunni Central Waqf Board". He breathed his last around 3 am Saturday. Mahant Bhaskar Das represented Nirmohi Akhara. The Nirmohi Akhada priest had filed a claim for the Ramjanmboomi land's ownership in 1959.
  • Hamas says ready for reconciliation with Fatah

    Hamas says ready for reconciliation with Fatah

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    The Palestinian Authority, controlled by Fatah and based in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, fought a war with Hamas over Gaza in 2007, which led to Hamas taking over. Despite Sunday's announcement, any reconciliation deal faces many obstacles. The deal was not clear whether Hamas is ready to place its security forces under Abbas' control - a key sticking point that has scuttled past attempts.
  • Pelosi, top White House official open on border security

    Pelosi, top White House official open on border security

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    The University of IL at Chicago has posted advice on what to do if federal agents show up on campus. The city has not only had to divert resources toward planning for the potential end of DACA and loss of city workers, but because of the taxes that DACA recipients pay, San Jose is also facing loss of tax revenues, according to the complaint.
  • UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on DPRK's latest missile launch

    UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on DPRK's latest missile launch

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    The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on the latest missile launch by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday, sources said on Thursday. It was on track for its best week against the yen since November JPY= . "The Security Council also emphasized the vital importance of North Korea immediately showing honest commitment to denuclearization through concrete action and stressed the importance of working to reduce tension on the Korean ...
  • Hurricane Irma death toll reaches 82, 1.5 million without power

    Hurricane Irma death toll reaches 82, 1.5 million without power

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    Florida Power & Light, owned by NextEra Energy Inc (NEE.N) and the state's biggest electric company, said it was working aggressively to restore power to the 23 percent of its customers still in the dark. FPL has a restoration workforce of more than 20,000, including FPL employees, along with workers from contracting companies and our partner utilities from almost 30 states and Canada.
  • Daniel Ricciardo still targeting win in Singapore

    Daniel Ricciardo still targeting win in Singapore

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    Which gives Ferrari and Red Bull a chance to mount a serious challenge at this circuit. "Seb turned it on in qualifying but I'm looking forward to tomorrow", said the Australian. "Anything beyond that is speculation, conjecture, and there will be all kinds of rumours, I'm sure, between now and then", the Briton added. "The drivers extracted everything there was from the vehicle - we've been quickest in every single session this weekend, and then the one that really counts.
  • FPL on track to complete power restoration for east coast on Sunday

    FPL on track to complete power restoration for east coast on Sunday

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    Spokeswoman Vicki Jolley said crews expected the vast majority customers still without power Friday morning would have electricity restored by Friday night, though outages in the more remote areas could extend into the weekend. Almost all Clay Electric customers in Baker County are without power Tuesday morning, and 1,948 FPL customers remain affected by outages. On Monday afternoon, Clay Electric announced on its Facebook page that outside cooperatives and contract crews were en ...
  • DPRK Condemns Additional THAAD Deployment in South Korea

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    Turkey condemned the latest the ballistic missile launch, saying that it would lead to further deteriorate the worldwide security. "China opposes DPRK ballistic missile launches against the UN Security Council resolutions", Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said.
  • Japan-ROK-US to meet amid DPRK provocations

    Japan-ROK-US to meet amid DPRK provocations

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    Now, however, with North Korea perilously close to being able to directly threaten USA cities with nuclear obliteration, the worry for some is that Pyongyang could blackmail Washington into qualifying or limiting its support for its allies in the region.
  • Rep. Luke Messer on DACA, President Trump's Border Wall

    Rep. Luke Messer on DACA, President Trump's Border Wall

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    Krikorian said the administration seemed to be looking for an "escape hatch" on the controversial DACA program. What protections do you think governments should provide for immigrants whose parents brought them into a different country illegally when they were children? On Sept.
  • Trump heads to southwestern Florida to survey Irma recovery

    Trump heads to southwestern Florida to survey Irma recovery

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    It shouldn't be up to administrators in nursing homes to make those judgment calls. On Key West, at the end of the archipelago, hundreds of residents who had refused evacuation orders lined up on Wednesday outside the island's Salvation Army outpost for water and military-style rations after enduring days of intense heat with little water, power or contact with the outside world.
  • Florida Keys Recovers Slowly From Irma With No Power, Water, Phones

    Florida Keys Recovers Slowly From Irma With No Power, Water, Phones

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    No less than 5 nursing home inhabitants have passed on in Hollywood, Florida, as per an announcement by city authorities. Though the facility has a generator, it was unclear if it was operational, and Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief told reporters that the residents died from the lack of air conditioning.
  • Oklahoma WR Lamb ejected for targeting

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    Then sooner than you could say Boomer Sooner, the momentum changed. Oklahoma didn't go in front, though, until cornerback Parnell Motley jumped in front of Jacob Robertson Jr. Quarterback Baker Mayfield threw for 331 yards and four touchdowns to continue his hot start. Oklahoma sophomore RB Abdul Adams ran for 93 yards on eight carries and caught a pass for a touchdown in a 56-14 victory over Tulane on Saturday.
  • Eight deaths at Florida nursing home sounding alarms after Irma

    Eight deaths at Florida nursing home sounding alarms after Irma

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    Some residents there awoke sick, the Miami Herald reported . But it's not only residents of nursing homes who are at risk, said Dr. David Wein, chief of emergency medicine at Tampa General Hospital. Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief says three residents died at the scene, and three others died at a nearby hospital. It leaves open the question, however, why a health-care facility with patients vulnerable to extreme heat would not have replacement parts on hand for mission-critical ...
  • Storm Norma becomes hurricane in Pacific off Mexico

    Storm Norma becomes hurricane in Pacific off Mexico

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    The Category 1 storm was blowing maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (121 km/h), the center said. Tropical Storm Lidia made landfall on Baja California peninsula earlier this month, causing extensive flooding and leaving at least seven people dead .