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Though the deal we announced earlier this week achieved those goals, it's clear it can not pass unless gross production taxes are included. It would have also raised wages for teachers and state workers, though Democrats did not support it because it would not increase taxes on oil and natural gas production.
  • Russia Named Top Source of Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq

    Russia Named Top Source of Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq

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    By comparison, Russian nationals who have joined the ranks of the terror group have jumped from 2,400 in 2015 to a current number of approximately 3,417. The Soufan Group says around 400 out of the more than 3,400 Russian fighters have returned from battlefields in Iraq and Syria. Since the end of 2015, "gateway" countries like Turkey have made greater efforts to stem the flow of jihadis to Iraq and Syria.
  • Iraq Rebuffs Tillerson Call To Disband Iran-Backed Militias

    Iraq Rebuffs Tillerson Call To Disband Iran-Backed Militias

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    He said that the United States was "disappointed that the parties have been unable to reach an entirely peaceful resolution" and that he had encouraged Abadi "to accept Erbil's (the Kurdistan regional government's) overtures for talks on the basis of the Iraqi constitution".
  • Taj Mahal 'India's Gem', Committed To Its Conservation: Yogi Adityanath

    Taj Mahal 'India's Gem', Committed To Its Conservation: Yogi Adityanath

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    However, his visit was "officially" meant for announcing developmental schemes worth almost Rs 350 crore and a visit to Taj Mahal was just a part of Yogi's busy schedule. It attracts lakhs of tourists worldwide. "Some termed it as a blot on Indian culture .", he said. Accompanied by scores of security personnel, officials and jostling crowds of supporters, Adityanath spent almost half an hour in the Taj complex, gazing at the architectural marvel before going inside.
  • Raytheon Company (RTN) Stake Boosted by PNC Financial Services Group Inc

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    Sandler Capital Management who had been investing in Raytheon Co (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $54.91 billion market cap company. Citadel Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Wageworks Inc (NYSE:WAGE). Among 9 analysts covering Copart ( NASDAQ:CPRT ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold.
  • The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection

    The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection

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    Kennedy will not be so final after all: only 2,891 of the roughly 3,200 remaining secret documents related to the case were actually released on Thursday. Thereafter, the Archivist shall recommend to me, no later than March 26, 2018, whether the specific information within particular records identified by agencies warrants continued withholding from public disclosure afterApril 26, 2018.
  • UN Investigative Panel Says Syria Used Sarin on Village

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    They concluded that only two scenarios were likely: The sarin was released via an aerial bomb or during the explosion of an improvised explosive device. "Countries that fail to do so are no better than the dictators or terrorists who use these bad weapons". "The Security Council must send a clear message that the use of chemical weapons by anyone will not be tolerated".
  • New 'hot felon' may raise bail with her good looks

    New 'hot felon' may raise bail with her good looks

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    Information about her arrest, her mugshot photo, and a photo of the lilac colored handgun she allegedly had in her possession during the stop were shared to the Fresno Police Department's Facebook page . The most liked comment under the original post reads, "The only she committed was stealing my heart". All Mirella's new thirsty fans can't stop talking about her good looks.
  • After months at sea, 2 Hawaii women their dogs are finally rescued

    After months at sea, 2 Hawaii women their dogs are finally rescued

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    Naval force said. However, their ship's engine broke down at the end of May during bad weather. According to the release, Appel and Fuiaba continued on, hoping to make landfall using just the boat's sails. The Ashland , which is homeported in Sasebo , Japan, and recently completed a deployment with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, was operating in the area, officials said.
  • Four including CRPF jawan injured in 2 grenade attacks

    Four including CRPF jawan injured in 2 grenade attacks

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    Suspected militants lobbed a grenade on a CRPF camp in Tral area of Pulwama district resulting in injuries to a CRPF man on Thursday evening. This is the second grenade attack within a day in south Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir has recently seen a rise in grenade attacks on security personnel as well as civilians. Meanwhile yesterday militants tonight shot at and injured a policeman in south Kashmir's Shopian district, police said here.
  • NY Governor Returns To Puerto Rico

    NY Governor Returns To Puerto Rico

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    Zinke. The key - restoring electrical power to the island's 3.4 million American citizens - remains a frustrating and mysterious process with 75 percent of the island still without electricity. He said Whitefish Energy Holdings, the company involved, was the only one that met Puerto Rico's requirements at a low cost. "They're doing an excellent job", Ramos said.
  • Pope Francis makes video call to astronauts in Space Station

    Pope Francis makes video call to astronauts in Space Station

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    Italian astronaut and engineer Paolo Nespoli led the conversation for the crew, speaking in Italian to the pope and translating comments from other members. "It is a very fragile thing, the atmosphere is thin, so capable of doing harm, of destroying itself, and you have gone to look at it from the eyes of God".
  • Teal Pumpkin Project Offers Safe Halloween Alternative

    Teal Pumpkin Project Offers Safe Halloween Alternative

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    The pumpkin is a sign that residents are giving out non-food or allergen-free treats to trick-or-treaters. Chloe Guerrera, a junior at Monroe-Woodbury High School, hopes to spread awareness about the Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) organization during the Halloween season to help those kids with food challenges.
  • Law 'apologised' to Anna Faris over affair rumours

    Law 'apologised' to Anna Faris over affair rumours

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    In the forward to Unqualified , Faris even wrote to her estranged husband, "Thank you for being just about the best person I know". 'That's how I dismissed it. But also, if we were to do anything else, we'd be labelled a bitch or hard. The Mom star admits now, however, that Chris' on-set relationship with J.Law actually DID affect her in a negative way.
  • House panels investigating $300M Puerto Rico power grid contract

    House panels investigating $300M Puerto Rico power grid contract

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    As scrutiny grows regarding a small Montana company that landed a $300 million project to rebuild Puerto Rico's grid, microgrid projects focused on battery storage and solar energy are being rolled out in discrete locations on the island. "Neither the secretary nor anyone in his office have taken any meetings or action on behalf of this company", the department said in a statement. "We understand Whitefish is focused on the critical task of restoring power for the population of Puerto Rico", ...
  • White House to declare opioid crisis a public health emergency

    White House to declare opioid crisis a public health emergency

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    US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday that the first step to combating the country's opioid crisis is to get people to just "say no" to drugs, and he warned that marijuana could be serving as a gateway to the problem. Under the public health law, for example, the government might be able to send Public Health Service personnel to help in hard-hit areas. The President stopped short of his promise to declare a national state of emergency, which would have given states access to ...
  • Trump to miss East Asia Summit due to scheduling woes - Cayetano

    Trump to miss East Asia Summit due to scheduling woes - Cayetano

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    Former president Barack Obama, who brought the United States into the Asean-organised summits, attended the event every year since 2011 except in 2013 because of a U.S. All presidents but one since Ronald Reagan have visited the DMZ, which has separated the North and South for 64 years. "Even before going here, before Apec (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation), he had other countries to go", Cayetano told reporters on the sidelines of the turnover rites of Russian military equipment to the ...
  • Couple charged after rotting corpse of baby is found in swing

    Couple charged after rotting corpse of baby is found in swing

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    First responders found the baby in a powered swing seat in a bedroom separate from where the couple and their other child slept, World Health Organization reported. The parents were arrested Wednesday. Harris and Koehn were jailed and are due in court November 2. "The facts of this case go far beyond neglect and show circumstances manifesting an extreme indifference to human life", a Chickasaw County sheriff's deputy wrote in court records seeking charges against the parents, the newspaper ...
  • Child With Cerebral Palsy Taken by ICE Agents Post-Surgery

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    For more than 24 hours, Border Patrol agentstook shifts outside of Rosamaria Hernandez's hospital room on the seventh floor of the Driscoll Children's hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, with her family saying that they are facing demands to sign a voluntary departure formthat would send her back to her native Mexico - a country that she has not lived in since she was three months old when her family moved illegally to the United States - with it being the only way to keep her from spending ...
  • Employment Minister Michaelia Cash Is Having An Absolutely Shithouse Morning

    Employment Minister Michaelia Cash Is Having An Absolutely Shithouse Morning

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    Cash has already faced two days of questions over BuzzFeed News' story that her office tipped off media about the Australian Federal Police (AFP) police raids on Australian Workers Union (AWU) offices in Sydney and Melbourne. AWU national secretary Daniel Walton said today the union had requested any correspondence between Cash, her office and the Registered Organisations Commission , in addition to any correspondence between the minister and relevant staff members.