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Trump tax plan would aid Wall St. despite closing loophole

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reiterated his promise in Sunday's debate to kill the "carried interest" tax loophole that benefits hedge fund managers and others - but his tax plan offers other goodies for Wall Street, a nonpartisan tax research group said on Tuesday.
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Tehran, Feb 23, IRNA – A book containing a collection of remarks on Palestine made by Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has been unveiled on the sidelines of the
Donald Trump's chief strategist, Steven Bannon, pounced on the media during the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday, repeating his attack that the press is the "opposition party&quo
Donald Trump's chief strategist, Steven Bannon, pounced on the media during the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday, repeating his attack that the press is the "opposition party" that is
In a fiercely fought elections to the 227 member BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the erstwhile ruling partners Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party failed to reach to a magic figure of 114 r
Tehran, Feb 23, IRNA – A Yemeni diplomat has called for the formation of a collation against Israel to liberate Palestine instead of creating an international alliance to destroy Yemen.
The journey toward full ratification of Canada's trade deal with the European Union will be long and complicated, but an early step was taken Thursda
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said she supports President Trump's rollback of Obama administration guidelines on transgender students' choice of bathrooms in schools.
The education secretary defended President Trump's rollback of the rule.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico gave a cool reception to visiting senior U.S. officials due to a controversy over deportations of illegal immigrants, with one minister playing down the chances that a p
Police closed the North Dakota protest camp Thursday, with 39 protesters arrested. Many demonstrators vowed to continue their resistance in camps being established nearby.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced an executive order aimed at restricting state agencies from helping enforce federal immigration laws.
Angry crowds have packed town halls across the country.
The president of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and its vice president of human resources failed to take appropriate action to deal fairly and t
The EU Commission chief says Brexit must not re-impose Northern Ireland border controls.
Luanda - The Luanda Military Region commander, Lieutenant General Simao Carlitos "Wala", considered the year 2016 positive due to the fulfillment of the plans and programs of combat preparation. ,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told about two dozen chief executives of major U.S. companies on Thursday he plans to bring millions of jobs back to the United States, but offered no spe
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator is expressing concern about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and her comments about employees. In an interview last week, DeVos said some Education Department wo
Tehran, Feb 23, IRNA – Iran, as far as the indexes for national security and peace as well as readiness to address threats are concerned, is in the best condition, says Major General Mohammad Hossein
The White House is preparing its first budget, with an eye on conservative budget outlines authored by the Republican Study Committee and Heritage Foundation, according to sources familiar with the pr
Debate on farmer suicides turns violent; Speakers suspends two Congress MLAs
Richard Spencer, the white nationalist who popularized the term "alt-right," was kicked out of the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday after holding an impromptu press conference in a h
The ruling AIADMK’s newly-appointed Deputy General Secretary TTV Dinakaran on Thursday called on the party’s breakaway faction led by former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam to come back int
Polling peacefulin Bundelkhand
Democratic Party officials are set to vote on a new national party chair at the end of the week. We asked four of the leading candidates to explain why they are right for the job.
Exultant after its extraordinary performance in the Maharashtra local body elections, the BJP on Thursday declared it a sign of things to come in the States of Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhan
Neither party gets a majority; time not ripe to pull out of Fadnavis govt, says Uddhav Thackeray
Luanda - Angolan Foreign minister, Georges Chikoti, and his African colleagues, will meet on Monday (27 February) in Cairo (Egypt) to discuss peace and security in the Great Lakes Region. , &nb
Governor’s address lists areas of concern
The Andhra Pradesh government has signed MoUs with VISA and Thomson Reuters to bring them here, according to a press release.The MoUs were signed in Mumbai on Wednesday in the presence of Chief Mini.
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Noshahr, Mazandaran Prov, Feb 23, IRNA - Minister of Defense Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said here on Thursday that Iran’s defense industries are so sophisticated that the country now is capabl
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