• House warms to tax bill Obama mandate repeal | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

    House warms to tax bill Obama mandate repeal | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

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    Republicans hope to have a bill on the president's desk before the end of the year. Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer break down the latest details. As a result, Corker and other Republican deficit hawks, including Senator James Lankford , have been holding talks with Senate tax writers and the administration about adding a provision that would raise tax rates if revenues fall short of expectations.
  • Toys for Tots at Tractor Parade

    Toys for Tots at Tractor Parade

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    Stores are selling paper trains in $1 and $5 increments, as well as collecting new, unwrapped toys at all 120 Fareway Store locations from now through December 23. Last year, they reached their goal of 600 toys. Mondays and Thursday from 10 am - 8 pm. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and from 9 a.m.to 2 p.m.
  • Parents: Missing Florida teen believed to be with family friend

    Parents: Missing Florida teen believed to be with family friend

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    The pair's full movements have not been traced, though it has been determined that they were traveling in a Mercury Sable. On Sunday, the missing girl reportedly withdrew $200 cash from an ATM in St. We just can't imagine what in the world is going on'. "We want you to let us know that you're OK". "We miss you, pumpkin, and we love you, and we want to hear from you".
  • Judge Rules Military Must Allow Transgender Jan 2018

    Judge Rules Military Must Allow Transgender Jan 2018

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    The ruling also effectively destroys President Trump's July 26 tweets in which he claimed he was instituting a total ban on all transgender service members, and a subsequent executive order about two months later in which he directs the Secretary of Defense to decide which trans service members should be discharged.
  • Army summoned to disperse Islamist protesters

    Army summoned to disperse Islamist protesters

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    According to the Pakistani daily Dawn, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal chaired a high-level security meeting late on Saturday, but the discussions did not yield any specific strategy to deal with the situation. Some protesters could be seen throwing stones at police. Later in the morning, seminary students from Rawalpindi reinforced the protesters who pushed back police and Frontier Constabulary forces.
  • Luis Gutierrez Will Not Run For Reelection

    Luis Gutierrez Will Not Run For Reelection

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    The Illinois Democrat and member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus has been an outspoken progressive voice on a number of issues, particularly on immigration reform. Prior to that, he served as the 26th ward alderman. "The mayor called me in and said, "I'm looking for people like you". Gutierrez filed nominating signature petitions to run again Monday, but the sources said he would pull that paperwork Tuesday.
  • Chinese Leader Xi Jinping Declares 'Toilet Revolution'

    Chinese Leader Xi Jinping Declares 'Toilet Revolution'

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    This step was taken to improve quality of life and boost tourism. Mr Xi said the construction of clean toilets was a key part of efforts to boost urban and rural civilisation. The National Tourism Administration announced plans last week to build and upgrade 64,000 toilets between 2018 and 2020 as part of a plan titled Advance the Toilet Revolution Steadily.
  • High School Teacher Accused Of Snorting Cocaine In Classroom

    High School Teacher Accused Of Snorting Cocaine In Classroom

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    CBS Chicago writes Monday that Samantha Marie Cox, 24, a teacher at Lake Central High School, was charged with possession of cocaine , a felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to Lake County prosecutors. They then searched her auto, finding a glass pipe, more tin foil, torn plastic baggies and two more straws made from paper, according to court records obtained by the Chicago Tribune.
  • Irish deputy PM agrees to resign: government source

    Irish deputy PM agrees to resign: government source

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    Fianna Fail wanted Fitzgerald ousted over her involvement in a long-running police scandal. Mr Varadkar, the taoiseach, initially backed her even though opposition parties had insisted that she resign. After a fraught week for the Fine Gael government, where the possibility of a snap General Election was raised a few times, Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald is expected to announce her resignation this afternoon, over her handling of a case involving a Garda whistleblower, Maurice McCabe.