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Trump plan would aid Wall St. despite end of carried interest

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Sunday's debate reiterated his promise to kill the "carried interest" tax loophole that benefits hedge fund managers and others - but his tax plan offers other goodies to Wall Street financiers, a nonpartisan tax research group said on Tuesday.
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Tokyo, Dec 8, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and members of the parliamentary friendship group of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party discussed issues of mutual interest in a me
Tehran, Dec 8, IRNA – A group of 28 Iranian nationals kept in prisons of the United Arab Emirates will be released by efforts of Iran's Consulate General in Dubai and on the occassion of the UAE&
Tokyo, Dec 8, IRNA – Visiting Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed issues of mutual interests in a meeting here with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday.
Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova says she has accepted the resignation of her deputy Mariya Boyadzhiyska, who was in charge of environmental issues. Boyadzhiyska declared she was stepping down earlier t
Tehran, Dec 8, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in local English language newspapers on Thursday:
Lawmakers are set to debate and vote a proposal by independent MP Velizar Enchev to change the amount of state subsidies allocated to Bulgarian parties per vote counted. The move will come despite a P
The fact that over 80 percent of a landmass, more than a fifth the size of the United States, is covered in ice and is still called Greenland has been a source of frequent puzzlement for many, who wo
Students from Chile are seeking work in both the Falkland Islands Government (FIG) and the private sector, including in Camp. Falklands' lawmaker MLA Barry Elsby said the stude
Remember Mars One? The private spaceflight company that, in 2012, unveiled its ambitious plan to send humans to the red planet in 2023 has announced another delay in its mission. In a statement relea
The Winter Session of Parliament began on 16 November. On 8 December, both the Houses — Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha — met for 17th day but within minutes of commencing, both the Houses were adjourned. T
Former bureaucrat EAS Sarma has sought the de-registration of the BJP and the Congress for violation the FCRA by accepting donations from foreign sources. The post De-register BJP, Congress for violat
The country's oldest serving Chief Minister, Parkash Singh Badal, turned 89 years old on Thursday. The post Punjab: Parkash Singh Badal turns 89, becomes oldest serving Indian CM appeared first on Fir
Luanda - The Chadian Prime Minister Albert Pahimi Padacké is in Luanda since Wednesday to deliver a special message from President Tchadiano, Idriss Déby Itno, to his Angolan counterpart José Eduardo
Dark matter — the mysterious substance that makes up 85 percent of the universe’s mass — may be more evenly distributed in the cosmos than previously believed, according to a new analysis of its grav
Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer won’t have an opponent on the March 7 municipal ballot, leaving him all but guaranteed a victory in his bid for a second and final term. No one stepped forward to
Giriraj Singh had said that after demonetisation, there is an urgent need to make laws for 'nasbandi' (sterilisation)
Luanda - The President of the Republic, José Eduardo dos Santos, congratulated on Wednesday the victory of the 12th tile by the Angolan national senior women's handball team, praising the athletes, c
Opposition parties on Tuesday continued their tirade against the government in the both the houses of Parliament over the demonetisation issue as vociferous protests and slogan shouting forced adjourn
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev's Chief of Staff is the most likely option to take over as interim Prime Minister if a caretaker cabinet is to be formed later in December, local media report. Ros
Los Angeles: A judge on Wednesday rejected Brad Pitt's request to seal details about custody arrangements in his divorce from Angelina Jolie Pitt. Los Angeles Superior Court Richard J. Burdge Jr. deni
Vice President Joe Biden was honored with an emotional bi-partisan tribute today on the Senate chamber floor. Senators on both sides of the aisle were on the same page as they stepped up to express t
Vice President Joe Biden was honored with an emotional bi-partisan tribute today on the Senate chamber floor. Senators on both sides of the aisle were on the same page as they stepped up to express t
Police Minister Nathi Nhleko hinted yesterday at a campaign against him and the SAPS, telling parliament that there were "sinister attempts to tarnish the work we do".
The Bulgarian government has urged the European Commission draft a plan it would apply if Turkey decided to fulfill it threat to open the gates to migrants, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said. "We
A man allegedly committed suicide after blaming former BJP minister and mining baron Reddy of mentally torturing him
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has obtained an F-rating from the DA for allegedly refusing to fire Qedani Mahlangu following the deaths of 37 mental patients.
President-elect Donald Trump pledged to be "so presidential you will be bored" during the election, but he continues to keep Americans on their toes after again taking to Twitter to battle his most r
Footage emerges of the foreign secretary saying Saudi Arabia and Iran are "puppeteering" in the Middle East.
Jayalalithaa was not very different in this respect – dictatorial and imperious in her style of functioning. She walled herself up behind a screen of inaccessibility. The post Jayalalithaa, Mamata Ba
Lt Governor Najeeb Jung doesn't have any power to check AAP government's files, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said, wondering whether the LG is "our headmaster or principal". The po
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Trump clashed on Wednesday with a union official who accused the president-elect of lying about the number of jobs saved in a deal to keep air conditioner maker Carrier fro
Voting is due to get under way in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election.
Conway spoke at Politico's "Women Rule" event Wednesday
Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday questioned the Nitish Kumar government's seriousness in pursuing the case against Mohammad Shahabuddin. The post Case against Shahabuddin: Sushil Kumar

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