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Dhinakaran has claimed the support of 21 MLAs and is demanding removal of Palaniswami as the CM since the merger of two factions led by Palaniswami and rebel leader O Panneerselvam on August 21. Since death of J Jayalalithaa, the political stability remains an elusive dream in Tamil Nadu with rival factions squabbling over power control. In the by-election, the Panneerselvam faction was recognised as AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) and the Dinakaran faction was recognised as AIADMK (Amma).
  • Senator Kamala Harris Officially Hops on the Single-Payer Train

    Senator Kamala Harris Officially Hops on the Single-Payer Train

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    The term is synonymous with single-payer health care, a system in which the government operates health care financing, ending the need for insurance companies. This makes Harris the first Senator to publicly announce support for the Medicare-for-all bill, which Sanders has said he'll introduce in September.
  • Will corporate tax cuts help the middle class?

    Will corporate tax cuts help the middle class?

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    Finally, the push toward tax reform offers an opportunity to establish sensible, pro-growth policy for America's energy sector. "When he talks about tax reform I just think he needs to make the case for why it's important, and why it's important for everyone", Carnegie Mellon University Prof.
  • In big reform push, 57000 armymen to be redeployed

    In big reform push, 57000 armymen to be redeployed

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    The Shekatkar Committee had made around 120 recommendations in its report submitted in December 2016. In the first phase, the reforms will involve redeployment and restructuring of approximately 57,000 posts of officers, junior commissioned officers and others.The optimisation of signals establishments, closure of military farms and army postal establishments in peace locations as well as the restructuring of fix echelons in the army including base workshops will also be part of the ...
  • Trump Promises Full Federal Support for Regions Hit by Harvey

    Trump Promises Full Federal Support for Regions Hit by Harvey

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    Speaking to a friendly crowd in Springfield, Mo., Trump laid out a broad outline for a tax-code overhaul he said would encourage domestic manufacturing, create American jobs and lower the tax burden on businesses and employees alike. The White House in April proposed slashing the business tax rate to 15% for small and large businesses. President Sauli Niinisto on Tuesday denied that Finland was buying new fighter jets from American planemaker Boeing, following remarks by U.S.
  • Trump surveys devastated Texas as Harvey rages on

    Trump surveys devastated Texas as Harvey rages on

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    Unprecedented flooding from the Category 4 storm that slammed into the state's coast last week, sending gasoline prices surging as oil refineries shut, may also set a record for rainfall in the contiguous U.S., the weather service said Tuesday.
  • Manzanar Committee Denounces Trump's Pardon of Arpaio

    Manzanar Committee Denounces Trump's Pardon of Arpaio

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    But Judge Susan Bolton hasn't completely thrown out the conviction, Arizona Central reported . The White House's Friday announcement came as Hurricane Harvey threatened to batter Texas with heavy winds and severe flooding and shortly after the administration outlined long-awaited details of Trump's plan to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military.
  • Louisiana braced for floods as Storm Harvey makes landfall for second time

    Louisiana braced for floods as Storm Harvey makes landfall for second time

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    Hotels are jammed with evacuees from hard-hit areas to its northeast, including Houston . Another centre in Humble, Texas , will house people from the city's northern suburbs, the mayor added. Police Sargent Steve Perez, 60, was driving to help in the rescue efforts in Houston at 4am on Sunday, local time, when he got stuck it rising floodwaters.
  • President Trump's Answer to Afghanistan

    President Trump's Answer to Afghanistan

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    The B-52s will remain based in Qatar but will be tasked to cover Afghanistan. While the Pentagon said the move was a step in increasing transparency, it did not provide counts of US troops in Iraq and Syria. "We know the enemy fears air power", he told reporters in Kabul. While in Afghanistan's warmer climes the fighting season usually lasts nearly year-round, clashes elsewhere in the country usually taper off by the end of October.
  • Most Americans don't like Trump's conduct as president, poll shows

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    Though 69% of people who leaned Republican said they agree with Trump on many or all issues facing the U.S., 46% said they have mixed feelings about Trump's conduct. - 42 percent of voters think Trump isn't tough enough on North Korea . A firm majority of Republicans - 66 percent - say he's stance towards Russian Federation is "about right".
  • After tense talks, United Nations agrees to renew peacekeepers in Lebanon

    After tense talks, United Nations agrees to renew peacekeepers in Lebanon

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    The resolution will see UNIFIL continue in its current mandate but with a greater focus on scrutinizing Hezbollah's activities. US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Friday criticised UNIFIL head Irish Major General Michael Beary, accusing him of an "embarrassing lack of understanding" in not uncovering Iranian arms supply to Hezbollah.
  • Chidambaram, Mamata slam Centre over demonetisation after RBI report

    Chidambaram, Mamata slam Centre over demonetisation after RBI report

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    Top government officials told ET that judging the success or failure of demonetisation on the basis of currency that came back to the system was "ill-informed" and "incorrect". Surjewala also said, "Rewind: Modiji's obfuscation exposed once again". "Reality-RBI data released today proves only Rs 16,000 crore of the Rs 15.44 lakh crore money in circulation came back".
  • National Weather Service Says Harvey Is Beyond Anything We've Experienced

    National Weather Service Says Harvey Is Beyond Anything We've Experienced

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    Dozens of news reports have noted the fact that Hurricane Harvey has dropped an unprecedented amount of precipitation on Texas since making landfall on Friday. The National Weather Service predicts that Houston will likely see the worst flooding tomorrow and Wednesday, and the Army Corps of Engineers began releasing water from the Addicks and Barker reservoirs.
  • ISRO is all set to launch IRNSS-1H navigation satellite

    ISRO is all set to launch IRNSS-1H navigation satellite

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    The Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO ) is all set to launch navigation satellite "IRNSS-1H" on Thursday from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. Like its other IRNSS predecessors, IRNSS-1H also carries two types of payloads such as navigation payload and ranging payload. This payload will be operating in L5-band and S-band.
  • Boulder weather: Mostly sunny with a high of 88

    Boulder weather: Mostly sunny with a high of 88

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    Winds NE 5-10 miles per hour. Overnight, there's a 20 percent chance for showers and storms, with a low around 58. Friday there may be a little more cloud cover so have gone partly sunny and that would keep temperatures down slightly.
  • Donald Trump Declares Emergency In Louisiana For Storm Harvey

    Donald Trump Declares Emergency In Louisiana For Storm Harvey

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    The President's action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to coordinate all disaster relief efforts. Forecasters do not expect Harvey to pose a significant threat to New Orleans, though the city's drainage system remains a source of uncertainty. Gov.
  • Feinstein: Trump 'Can Be a Good President'

    Feinstein: Trump 'Can Be a Good President'

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    Feinstein was "in conversation" with former East Bay congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, and Tauscher said on stage that it's "a little late by my watch" for Republicans in Congress to publicly denounce many of Trump's decisions and statements - but she said she might have to be a little more cautious in her statements if she were still in Congress, as the Chronicle reports.
  • Evans pleads guilty to kidnapping in court

    Evans pleads guilty to kidnapping in court

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    The people who were listed as witnesses in the charge filed and signed by the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Mrs. T K Shitta-Bey on behalf of Attorney General of the state includes: Donatus Dunn, Dunn Anselem, Uchenna Okagwu, Moses John Edem, ASP Emmanuel Ali, Insp.