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Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) has previously expressed Rubio's concerns towards the child tax credit while Senator Bob Corker (R-Tnn.) voted against the Senate version of the tax plan. Losing Rubio's vote would inch Republicans closer to yet another legislative defeat during the Trump presidency. The original Senate bill made only $1,100 of the credit refundable.
  • Pak SC refuses to reopen another graft case against Sharifs, family

    Pak SC refuses to reopen another graft case against Sharifs, family

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    The appeal was filed last month following the verdict of a five-member bench of the Supreme Court in July which had disqualified the three-time premier Sharif. During the hearing, Justice Isa maintained that despite the court order restraining the electronic media not to hold any analysis on the case, a private news channel attempted to influence the case by bringing a person on screen to analyse the issue.
  • Salford arson attack: two people remanded on murder charges

    Salford arson attack: two people remanded on murder charges

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    Pearson, 35, remains in a serious condition in hospital, while a fourth child, a three-year-old girl who can not be named for legal reasons, is critically ill. It is understood Demi was pronounced dead at the scene, but Brandon and Lacie died in hospital. Their mother remains in a coma, unaware of what's happened.
  • Turkey Starting Initiatives at United Nations to Annul US Decision on Jerusalem

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    Addressing crowds gathered in the central Anatolian city of Konya at a rally for Jerusalem, known as al-Quds by Muslims, the president said via teleconference that Turkey would first seek the annulment of the US decision in the U.N. "Hopefully, this number will increase with our efforts", he added. Speaking later at the opening ceremony of a new metro line in Istanbul, Erdogan said Jerusalem is unique for Muslims, like Mecca and Medina, and ruled out "giving it up".
  • Video shows woman angry at Korean tutor and student

    Video shows woman angry at Korean tutor and student

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    According to local news station, KRON 4 , Korean exchange student Annie An was trying to get some schoolwork done with the help of her tutor, Sean Lee , earlier this week. She adds: 'If you can sit and be quiet, fine. "I don't wanna hear it", the identified woman says. One of the baristas told the woman, "This is not the first time you've bothered other customers".
  • Iran Likens US Allegations of Yemen Arms Supply to Iraq WMD Accusations

    Iran Likens US Allegations of Yemen Arms Supply to Iraq WMD Accusations

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    Either way, Haley did not articulate any specific steps the USA or other nations could take against Iran as a result of the evidence, which was included in a report to the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Iran may be defying a United Nations call to halt ballistic missile development even as it complies with the nuclear deal with six world powers.
  • Oppositon queries not addressed at all-party meet: Kharge

    Oppositon queries not addressed at all-party meet: Kharge

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    On the opening day of the winter session, the Rajya Sabha was today adjourned three times. "Issue is the allegations made by Prime Minister Modi against former prime minister Manmohan Singh , former vice-president Hamid Ansari, former army chief and others of conspiring with Pakistan for Gujarat assembly election ", Azad told media after the adjournment.
  • Karnataka govt says no Sunny Leone NYE performance amid protests; recommends Bharatanatyam

    Karnataka govt says no Sunny Leone NYE performance amid protests; recommends Bharatanatyam

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    The fringe groups have been protesting against Sunny's performance in "Sunny Night in Bengaluru NYE 2018" event for quite some time. Harish praised the decision of the government and told PTI, "It is a victory for us". Incidentally, the organisers had clarified that the event would be a "family-type programme" and would have Sunny dancing on a Kannada song. The organisers are trying their best in making peace with the protestors.
  • Black voters in Alabama could be deciding factor in defeating Roy Moore

    Black voters in Alabama could be deciding factor in defeating Roy Moore

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    Senate in Alabama . But I'll tell you all this because I see you all, I just want to set the record straight while they're here: "One of our attorneys is a Jew", she said . Mr Jones, a 63-year-old prosecutor, has spent the past week rallying African-Americans and held a series of rallies across the state on Sunday. Jones stopped by a breakfast spot in Birmingham early Monday to greet voters.
  • Minnesota Governor Picks Tina Smith to Fill Al Franken's Senate Seat

    Minnesota Governor Picks Tina Smith to Fill Al Franken's Senate Seat

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    That Smith would be Dayton's pick for the seat was widely reported prior to Wednesday's press conference. I'm qualified to do this. "But I will take on this role in my own way, using my own judgment and experience". Franken has not said exactly when he will leave the Senate , announced last week after another allegation and calls from several female Democratic senators for him to resign .
  • Brandon Williams carted off the field with potential head injury

    Brandon Williams carted off the field with potential head injury

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    The Broncos got one of its best offensive performances in weeks with quarterbacks Brock Osweiler and Trevor Siemian combining to complete 17 of 26 passes for 249 yards with two touchdowns and one interception by Siemian. Emanuel Sanders had seven catches for 68 yards and Demaryius Thomas had five catches for 69 yards. Jacoby Brissett's longest pass of the night went to running back Frank Gore for 22 yards, and T.Y.
  • Supreme Court extends all Aadhaar linking deadlines to March 31, 2018

    Supreme Court extends all Aadhaar linking deadlines to March 31, 2018

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    A five-judge Constitution Bench comprising the CJI, Justices A.K. Sikri, A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan is likely to hear the petitions. Some petitioners in the top court have termed the linking of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) number with bank accounts and mobile numbers as "illegal and unconstitutional".
  • Hundreds protest in Australia against Trump's decision on Jerusalem

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    At the end of the extraordinary summit held in Istanbul, the OIC member states issued a joint declaration that accepted east Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Palestine. In a televised speech from the White House on December 6, Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel . Calls for protests and demonstrations went viral within the Arab world.
  • Most Americans Not Worried If Stores Say 'Merry Christmas'

    Most Americans Not Worried If Stores Say 'Merry Christmas'

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    To quote Pew , "Today, fully half of the US public (52 percent) says that a business" choice of holiday greeting does not matter to them, while roughly a third (32 percent) prefers for stores and businesses to greet customers with "merry Christmas' during the holidays".
  • ISIS Threatens Attacks on US Soil After Trump's Jerusalem Decision

    ISIS Threatens Attacks on US Soil After Trump's Jerusalem Decision

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    Judging by its serial number, the report stated, the anti-tank guided missile found in Iraq is believed to have been part of the same supply chain as the ones provided to a USA -supported rebel group in Syria . A report of the British group of Conflict Arms Report (CAR), presented evidence on the supply of weapons by the United States to the terrorist group Daesh or Islamic State .
  • Far-right enters government in Austria

    Far-right enters government in Austria

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    Kurz's conservative Austrian People's Party finished first in the country's October 15 election. Mr Kurz has stressed the importance of a pro-European direction while the Freedom Party traditionally has been strongly Eurosceptic. At just 31, the People's Party's Sebastian Kurz is set to become the world's youngest head of government. The signs of the growing popularity of the far-right was evident in December past year, when Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer's bid to become modern ...
  • USA envoy says real dialogue needed with North Korea

    USA envoy says real dialogue needed with North Korea

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    Trump has repeatedly made clear that he will not tolerate North Korea developing a nuclear missile that can reach continental America. Since late 2016, the Council has imposed a series of sanctions aimed at cutting the North's ability to fund its nuclear weapons programme, including limiting its ability to export laborers for work programmes in Russian Federation and other countries.