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by | December 16, 2017 | 03:20

Republicans thought they had finished crafting the tax bill on Thursday, but Rubio threatened to block the measure if more changes weren't made to expand access to the Child Tax Credit for low and middle-income families. The child tax credit under the bill will be $2,000 and the credit is refundable up to $1,400. Rubio wants to increase this amount but wouldn't say by how much.

by | December 16, 2017 | 02:51

About 20 million people a year now travel to the United States under the program, which permits stays of up to 90 days without a visa. "The United States faces an adaptive and agile enemy, as terrorists continue to explore ways to reach our country and to direct, enable and inspire attacks against us", said Kirstjen Nielsen, Homeland Security secretary.

by | December 16, 2017 | 02:45

The announcement represents a marked reduction in fee-free days at national parks. According to the Associated Press, there were 10 no-cost days honored in 2017 and 16 no-cost days in 2016, in celebration of the NPS' centenary. The increase in prices are connected to 17 of the most popular parks for tourists. Active duty military and citizens with a permanent disability can also get free passes year-round.

by | December 16, 2017 | 02:22

Erdogan spoke to a rally in the central province of Konya via teleconference on Friday. The president also recalled that Turkey had called an extraordinary Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting in Istanbul on December 13 "seven days after the provocative announcement of the USA government".

by | December 16, 2017 | 02:20

Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island tweeted out a video of the incident Thursday night writing, "MUST WATCH: Republican @ SenJohnKennedy asks one of @ realDonaldTrump's US District Judge nominees basic questions of law & he can't answer a single one".

by | December 16, 2017 | 01:53

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by | December 16, 2017 | 01:49

Following which reports claim that several members of right-wing group Bajrang Dal thrashed some Christians, including 10 priests and torched their vehicle outside a police station in Satna district. Police let off members of the Catholic group around 3:30 am. Father M. Rony, social work director of Satna diocese, told PTI that some young men stormed the venue of a pre- Christmas function at around 9 last night and created a ruckus, alleging that religious conversion was going on there.

by | December 16, 2017 | 01:44

DeVos is rewriting the borrower defense to repayment rule, which was created after the collapse of Corinthian Colleges in 2015 to give students who were cheated a way to get their federal loans forgiven. The Education Department's Inspector General said this week the agency has stopped cancelling the student-loan debt of people defrauded by failed for-profit schools, Reuters reported .

by | December 16, 2017 | 01:38

China's helping, Russia's not helping. Guterres called on Friday for communication channels between North Korea and South Korea to be restored, as well as between the military in the region, in order to lower the risk of misapprehensions that may lead to a conflict.

by | December 16, 2017 | 01:17

According to the San Diego Tribune , the other 17 firefighters that were part of Iverson's strike team have been pulled from their duties in the area. October's wine country fires, which killed 44 people, turned Santa Rosa neighborhoods to ash and damaged or destroyed more than $3 billion in property, serve as a sober warning of how bad this can get.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:58

Differences between President Donald Trump and Tillerson over Washington's approach to North Korea first emerged in October, when Trump tweeted that his top diplomat's efforts to negotiate with China on the subject were "a waste of time". On Tuesday, Tillerson said "China is taking steps to prepare" for a mass influx of refugees should the North Korean regime collapse. "They have too much invested in it".

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:50

Two Egyptian sources said the minister would leave on Thursday for Russian Federation, but did not confirm the date for signing the agreement, reports news agency Reuters. The downing of the Russian flight has dealt a blow to Egypt's tourism industry, a major source of hard currency, with the number of tourists dropping by some 50 percent in the first half of 2016 year-on-year.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:36

The Winter Weather Advisory posted for coastal Rhode Island, southeast MA and the Cape and the Islands runs through midnight. Under some of the heavier snow bands this could create reduced visibility and slick travel, so be patient during any of your Friday evening travels.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:35

Cooperation or a grand coalition? "Europe is unthinkable without a strong Germany and strong German-French cooperation", she said. He said he was cautiously added that "there are different models of how a stable government can be formed".

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:25

However, the Allahabad High Court in October this year acquitted the couple for want of evidence. A CBI court at Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh had sentenced the Talwars to life imprisonment on November 26, 2013 in connection with the case.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:54

The Marechaussee police service tweeted the situation was "safe" and noted the suspect had been detained and removed from the scene. "Schiphol Plaza has been re-opened to the public again". A hospital gurney with someone on it is then seen being wheeled along outside the airport, surrounded by emergency workers. There are no reports of injuries and the airport - one of Europe's biggest - has now reopened.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:56

There have been unconfirmed reports of more casualties. People ran out of buildings in panic in many areas and Indonesian television showed heavy traffic on roads as people left coastal areas. The USGS said the epicenter of the 6.5 magnitude quake was located at a depth of 92 km (57 miles), about 52 km southwest of Tasikmalaya. A hospital in the town of Banyumas was damaged and patients had to be evacuated, Indonesia's MetroTV reported via the AP.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:42

Kelly also told Newman, one of the president's best-known black supporters, that Johnathan Holifield, the newly appointed head of the White House Initiative on HBCUs, didn't like her, Ryan said . "She was escorted off the property". During the past several months of Trump's administration, she has engaged in public spats with African-American groups, including the Congressional Black Caucus, grassroots activists and black journalists.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:19

Authorities say the 20-year-old, described by a former teacher as having a keen interest in Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler, drove his speeding vehicle into a group of counterprotesters the day of the "Unite the Right" rally that drew hundreds of white nationalist from around the country.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:16

Akayed Ullah , who went to the USA from Bangladesh in 2011 on a visa available to certain relatives of U.S. citizens, was born and raised in Dhaka, said villagers. This undated photo provided by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission shows Akayed Ullah, the suspect in the explosion near New York's Times Square.

by | December 15, 2017 | 22:39

While many might assume that the internet is networked across ethereal, sky-bound streams, the reality is altogether more tangible, as this interactive submarine cable map shows . Sir Stuart said the Navy was now prioritising missions "to protect the sea lines of communication" and prevent an attack that could wreak economic chaos.

by | December 15, 2017 | 20:50

Chasing a competitive total of 86, Kings were off to a faltering start as they lost their first wicket with zero runs on the board. His impressive performance helped the Pakistan based franchise to register a comfortable 25-run over Arabians captained by Virender Sehwag .

by | December 15, 2017 | 20:44

OIC, Najib said, as an organisation that represents more than 1.6 billion Muslims, must not be indifferent and it can not remain silent in the face of such an unjust development. This declaration - promise was implemented by the United Nations after 30 years when they adopted in 1947, against all global pacts, customs and laws, a resolution that would divide Palestine, thus a sacrificing people to solve another people's problem.

by | December 15, 2017 | 20:24

The irony is that what the president said does not concede those rights and claims. Mr Trump broke tradition with decades of United States policy by recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel , imperilling Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alike.

by | December 15, 2017 | 19:51

The construction of the project is necessary to avoid the scenario of a closure of one of the two tubes of the existing Amtrak North River Tunnel prior to construction and completion of a new Hudson River Tunnel. "New York State is stepping up to fund its share of the financial commitment as we rebuild our infrastructure all across the state". In the meantime, the commute got worse and Superstorm Sandy hammered home the reality that the century-old tunnels that carry more than 300,000 ...