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Sep 02 2017

Hurricane Harvey's impact means gas prices are on the rise

The closure of the Colonial Pipeline on Thursday, on top of major refineries including the largest, Motiva in Port Arthur, has led to exploding gas prices, McTeague said....

Sep 02 2017

Did Demonetisation Help? Digital Payments Back To Pre-Notes Ban Levels

He said it would have virtually no impact on tax collections. It also claimed that through Operation Clean Money, Income Tax Department had recovered black money in c...

Sep 02 2017

Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims

His initial request to Congress is expected to be almost $6 billion. The White House is shopping the measure to key Republicans, who may press for more . Also on hand ...

Sep 01 2017

Smart Takes on Trump's Tax Speech

In both cases, similar tax-rate cuts unleashed a spurt of prosperity and job creation and revenue growth. "And it could be much worse than that". Trump argued that at...

Sep 01 2017

Houston Mayor confirms police officer drowned in flooded patrol

The post Harvey kills Houston police officer, 14 others appeared first on Vanguard News . Gov. Greg Abbot called it "one of the largest disasters America has ever fa...

Sep 01 2017

Republicans Think White Supremacists Are Less Dangerous Than the News Media

Sixty-eight percent of Republicans said he's uniting the country. Recent polls have shown that Republicans approve of Trump's performance in similar numbers. Though Pew...

Sep 01 2017

USA expels Russian diplomats from DC, NY and San Francisco

Russia has been ordered to close its San Francisco consulate and two other annexes in response to "unwarranted" Russian action, the U.S. has said . Russia's new Ambass...

Sep 01 2017

Trump to Promote Tax Reform

During a rally in Springfield, Missouri on Wednesday, President Donald Trump renewed calls for a 15% corporate tax rate amid disagreement among Republicans over whe...

Sep 01 2017

Salina firefighters are headed to help in Texas

The state's program was started in the wake of Hurricane Fran in 1996 when NCEM recognized the need to develop an inventory of available teams with basic rescue capabilit...

Sep 01 2017

Mexico ETFs On Watch As Trump Renews Wall Threats

President Donald Trump assured reporters Monday that Mexico will pay for the border wall even if it's through reimbursement. A spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ry...

Sep 01 2017

Clerk: Sheriff Clarke Has Resigned

In June, the sheriff withdrew his name for Assistant Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security. An inquest jury in May recommended charges against seven Milwau...

Sep 01 2017

USA baby found clinging to dead mother in Hurricane Harvey floodwater

Brad Penisson of the fire-rescue department in Beaumont . Beaumont police believe she was swept away into a flooded canal and floated a half-mile from the vehicle....

Sep 01 2017

Irma strengthens to become a Cat. 2 hurricane

Forecasters from the National Hurricane Center said they expect Irma to continue to strengthen, likely into a substantial Category 3 hurricane , which would generate w...

Aug 31 2017

Saudi Arabia says ready to welcome over two million pilgrims

The Saudi authorities say they have taken all necessary precautions to prevent a repeat of the stampede two years ago that was triggered by two crowds colliding. They all...

Aug 31 2017

No, Jim Mattis Isn't Freezing Trump's New Transgender Military Policy

More than 140 House Democrats have sent a letter to President Donald Trump calling on him to reconsider his ban on transgender individuals serving in the military....

Aug 31 2017

US Missile Defense Test Hits and a Miss

The missile test comes amid rising tensions between the USA and North Korea after Pyongyang conducted several missile tests in recent months. After North Korea launched...

Aug 31 2017

Mumbai Braces for More Rain After Heaviest Downpour in 12 Years

Mumbai suffered heavy rainfall for continuous 24 hours highest to be recorded since 2005, traffic and train routines coming back to normal. The Shiv Sena , which cont...

Aug 30 2017

Kushner discussed moving United States embassy to Jerusalem with Netanyahu

Palestinians have expressed frustration with Trump's approach and are trying to ratchet up worldwide pressure for a settlement freeze, an action Netanyahu dismisses as us...

Aug 30 2017

Ian Wright Pinpoints Moment Arsenal Players Stopped Playing For Wenger

However, Vieira, who captained an unbeaten Arsenal side to the title during the 2003-04 season, insisted Wenger's men had all the talent needed to haul themselves out ...

Aug 30 2017

Transgender service members sue over Trump military ban

He also gave to the Pentagon the authority to decide the future of openly transgender people already serving. The memo also criticized the Obama administration for li...