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World Gas tax alternative defeated in Tennessee House
Author: 0 Gas tax alternative defeated in Tennessee House

The administration of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says the Improve Tennessee Act will fund a variety of state Department of Transportation roads and bridges projects, including several in Scott County. Holt said he favors cutting those taxes but through separate legislation, a move Doss said he opposes. The Senate wants property tax relief for disabled veterans to increase to up to $175,000 in property value.

Author: 0 Pence, Turnbull urge China to pressure N. Korea

The two leaders appeared at pains to present a united front following an unusual period of tension between the longtime allies that was sparked by a spat between Turnbull and President Donald Trump over a refugee resettlement deal struck by the Obama administration.

World Government's Joint Cyber Security Centre plan dealt blow by ACSC survey
Author: 0 Government's Joint Cyber Security Centre plan dealt blow by ACSC survey

And of those, only four per cent referred to government sources of information, with the majority (32 per cent) turning to external security or IT consultants and 10 per cent just searching online. "The reason breaches are growing is because companies aren't protecting themselves properly, because they are being made confused by the cyber security vendors", he said .

Author: 0 Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

Le Pen is the "strongest on borders, and she's the strongest on what's been going on in France ", Trump said. Police seal off the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, France, after a fatal shooting in which a police officer was killed along with an attacker, Thursday, April 20, 2017.

World Iran reiterates commitment to nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran reiterates commitment to nuclear deal

Iran is not "living up to the spirit" to the nuclear agreement , President Donald Trump said Thursday, as he continued to slam the accord as "a bad agreement". "A comprehensive Iran policy requires we address all of the threats posed by Iran and it is clear there are many", he added . Iran's ability to throw its weight around in Syria, where its forces have, with Russian help, already secured the victory of the Assad regime in the civil war, makes it far more unsafe than it was when Obama ...

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton wins the Chinese Grand Prix

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has said Kimi Raikkonen's strategy did not "make any sense" at the Chinese Grand Prix . The battle for the victory at the close was very much a two-horse race beetween Hamilton and Vettel; however, with the Briton coming out ahead of the German, having taken pole into the race.

World Abortion in Ireland: committee votes for constitutional change
Author: 0 Abortion in Ireland: committee votes for constitutional change

The Citizens Assembly has voted by an overwhelming majority to recommend that a referendum should be held on the constitutional strict limitations on abortion in Ireland. It remains to be seen how willing the Oireachtas will be to grant such a referendum, considering the unwillingness shown so far by many politicians to debate the issue.

World Imran 'crying' again after Panama case verdict: Marriyum Aurangzeb
Author: 0 Imran 'crying' again after Panama case verdict: Marriyum Aurangzeb

The Supreme Court of Pakistan ruled on Thursday that there was insufficient evidence to order the removal of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from his post but ordered the formation of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe the case that has its origins in what are called the "Panama papers" .

World Fighter pilot from aircraft carrier Carl Vinson ejects safely at sea
Author: 0 Fighter pilot from aircraft carrier Carl Vinson ejects safely at sea

Tensions between the U.S. and the North have soared recently following a drumbeat of missile tests and fears that Pyongyang may be readying a sixth nuclear test. The incident occurred as the fighter jet was approaching the carrier for a landing, and the cause is now under investigation. Spicer replied, "The president said we'd have an armada going towards the peninsula".

World Download NEET 2017 Admit Card Released today at cbseneet
Author: 0 Download NEET 2017 Admit Card Released today at cbseneet

The admit card for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 will be released today. NEET 2017 exam will be held on May 7, 2017 which leaves nearly 15 days for students counting from today. Candidates need to click on the active link. Take a print out for future reference. Stay tuned for more updates on NEET result date and other important announcements.

World Sub tropical depression one forms
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In 2016, Subtropical Storm Alex formed on January 13. But should one be able to intensify and generate tropical storm or hurricane-force winds, the systems are given the next name on the hurricane naming list for that season. This is due to the core of the storm becoming warm, deriving some of its energy from latent heat, or energy released when water vapor that evaporated from the warm water is condensed into liquid.

World Mexican woman with 4 US-born children is deported
Author: 0 Mexican woman with 4 US-born children is deported

According to a press release from ABLE: "Maribel's motion to reopen her asylum case remains pending at the Board of Immigration Appeals, and ABLE is committed to continue representation of Maribel and her family until the case is resolved".

World Dramatic day in Mediterranean: More than 2000 migrants rescued at sea
Author: 0 Dramatic day in Mediterranean: More than 2000 migrants rescued at sea

SOS Mediterranee, which operates the Aquarius jointly with MSF, posted a video showing women singing with happiness after their rescue. After closing off the Balkan route to migrants and slowing crossings from Turkey to Greece past year, European governments are increasingly concerned about a new wave of migrants crossing the Mediterranean from Libya, a lawless country with a long coastline controlled by rebel and government factions.

World Gunmen attacked army base, 100 casualties
Author: 0 Gunmen attacked army base, 100 casualties

Mohammad Radmanish, deputy spokesman for the Defense Ministry, told the Associated Press the militants entered the base in Balkh province using two military vehicles. USA troops have been fighting there for almost 16 years against a resilient Taliban. Jan Agah, from Jowzjan province, told the BBC one of his nephews died and another was injured in the attack.

World Region's politicians weigh in as general election voted through Westminster
Author: 0 Region's politicians weigh in as general election voted through Westminster

With MPs backing a snap general election in the House of Commons on Wednesday, it is now just seven weeks before polling day. "I am asking them to put their trust in me and if they do that, if they give me a mandate for these negotiations for the plan for Brexit that the Government has, the plan for a stronger Britain beyond Brexit that we have, then I think that will strengthen our hand", May said.

Author: 0 Venezuelan opposition plans more protests against Maduro

But a hospital director confirmed the death of an 18-year-old student, Carlos Moreno, who was on his way to play soccer when shots were fired near groups of opposition and government supporters . On Tuesday night, he activated a military, police and civilian operation called the "Zamora Plan" aimed at combatting a supposed coup attempt - which the president says is being orchestrated by Venezuela's opposition and the United States.

World Donald Trump says Iran isn't meeting 'spirit' of 2015 nuclear deal
Author: 0 Donald Trump says Iran isn't meeting 'spirit' of 2015 nuclear deal

Given the Trump administration's insistence that it will not give any indication of its plans for military action until after they are executed, the Iranian government must calculate that a barrage of U.S. Yet with one exception - an Asia-Pacific trade deal that already had stalled in Congress - Trump's administration has quietly laid the groundwork to honor the global architecture of deals it has inherited.

Author: 0 Take Action: Palestinian Political Prisoners Launch Mass Hunger Strike

Erdan had said on Monday: "Barghouti, the leader of the hunger strikers, is politically motivated by [his campaign for] the Palestinian leadership, and includes unreasonable demands on the conditions of the prisoners". During the month, supporters of justice and liberation for Palestine all over the world organize events and activities to stand in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners of freedom.

World McDonald's order trips up Facebook slaying suspect
Author: 0 McDonald's order trips up Facebook slaying suspect

Thomas DuCharme Jr., the owner of the Erie McDonald's, said a worker there recognized Stephens as he came through the drive-thru and alerted her supervisor. "If you did it, you have to face your crime", she said. The FBI joined state authorities in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Michigan, and NY in the search for Stephens, offering a reward of $50,000 for information leading to the suspect's apprehension.

Author: 0 Muslim leads in Jakarta poll against Christian governor

Nevertheless, Ahok was not the only one to blame in the case, the prosecutors said . Slamet Maarif, a spokesman for the Islamic Defenders Front, one of the main forces behind the push to prevent a Christian from leading Indonesia's Muslim majority capital, said the group was already eyeing the 2019 poll.

World North Korean ship docks in Chinese port despite coal embargo
Author: 0 North Korean ship docks in Chinese port despite coal embargo

The officials played down concerns and left open a range of possible reasons. Trump also said, "As far as North Korea is concerned, we are in very good shape". This move is being made in an attempt to "reduce the time to react to a North Korea contingency". The objectives behind the US approach appear to be three-fold: impose maximum deterrent pressure on the North to discourage it from further missile tests or a possible sixth nuclear test; incentivize China to impose tougher economic ...

World SCO members agree to enhance int'l nuclear non-proliferation regime: FMs
Author: 0 SCO members agree to enhance int'l nuclear non-proliferation regime: FMs

The SCO is an inter-governmental organization founded in Shanghai in 2001. Also according to the statement, the foreign ministers said they support China for holding the upcoming Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation next month in Beijing as it is important to further boost economic and trade cooperation within the SCO under the current global economic circumstances.

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