• GST Bill is going to be consumer friendly: Jaitley
GST Bill is going to be consumer friendly: Jaitley

For air-conditioned restaurants , the tax rate will be 18 percent. The GST rates for goods were fixed at nil rate, 5%, 12%, 18% and 28% to be levied on certain goods by the GST Council , headed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and comprising state representatives.

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  • China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea
China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea

China wants to put ties with South Korea back on a "normal track", President Xi Jinping said yesterday, but Beijing also urged Seoul to respect its concerns and resolve tensions over the deployment of a United States anti-missile system that it opposes.

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  • Osinbajo yet to receive 2017 Budget from NASS - Presidency
Osinbajo yet to receive 2017 Budget from NASS - Presidency

According to the statement, "Just so we are clear: when the time comes, everything is set, & he is satisfied, Ag". Enang confirmed that the executive is expected to get the 2017 budget on Thursday, and it will be transmitted to the president for assent.

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  • China releases list of achievements from Belt and Road Forum
China releases list of achievements from Belt and Road Forum

The U.S. Commerce Department said in a statement on May 11 that "the United States recognizes the importance of China's One Belt and One Road initiative". Chinese embassies and economic and commercial counselors' offices in foreign nations will help select priority projects and conduct project assessments, as well as carry out agreement talks and o...

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  • North Korea detains another U.S. citizen
North Korea detains another U.S. citizen

The assertion comes as the U.S.is considering putting the North back on its list of terror sponsors. Kim Hak-song also majored in agriculture at a university in Yanbian, China, and two years ago went to Pyongyang, according to David Kim. It's anyone's guess what a "Korean-style" attack might entail. Lim was sentenced in December 2015 to life in p...

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  • Attackers found guilty in California hate crime against Maan Singh Khalsa
Attackers found guilty in California hate crime against Maan Singh Khalsa

Leblanc and Little then jumped out the truck and punched Khalsa numerous times through an open window. His finger also had to be amputated after the attack. "I still consider you my brothers, and I hope that you will learn about me and my community, and one day consider me your brother, too". "Acknowledging that this bias-based attack is a hate c...

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  • Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) Under Analyst Spotlight
Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) Under Analyst Spotlight

CASC's SI was 1.30 million shares in May as released by FINRA. LLC acquired a new stake in QUALCOMM during the fourth quarter valued at about $105,000. Norris Perne French Llp Mi has invested 0.4% of its portfolio in Perrigo Company plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:PRGO). The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 26th.

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  • US' Mattis says coalition will encircle IS fighters, before starting military campaign
US' Mattis says coalition will encircle IS fighters, before starting military campaign

U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said North Koreans probably learned a lot from their latest rocket launch, adding that attempts to resolve the North Korea missile crisis through military force would be "tragic". McGurk said the State and Treasury departments are also working with allies to more rigorously track foreign fighters and investi...

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  • North Korea says US has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks
North Korea says US has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

Before leaving, Lee said a summit between Xi and Moon could happen as soon as July on the sidelines of a Group of 20 meeting in Germany. Moon briefly stopped by the meeting to greet Pottinger, Yoon said. Under the leadership of Kim, North Korea has been speeding up its pursuit of a decades-long goal of developing nuclear-armed missiles capable ...

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  • Tulsa Police Officer Found Not Guilty In Terrance Crutcher's Death
Tulsa Police Officer Found Not Guilty In Terrance Crutcher's Death

She was responding to a report of a broken down auto in the middle of the road. The trial began in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, earlier this month. The 43-year-old officer, who pleaded not guilty to first-degree manslaughter, could spend four years to life in prison if she's convicted.

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  • Trump calls Russian Federation probe 'single greatest witch hunt'
Trump calls Russian Federation probe 'single greatest witch hunt'

Mr Mueller will have sweeping powers and the authority to prosecute any crimes he uncovers. He later, however, struck a different tone via Twitter, asking why there was never a special counsel appointed to investigate "all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration".

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  • Trump Says New FBI Director Nomination Could Come Next Week
Trump Says New FBI Director Nomination Could Come Next Week

He later said he was "not aware" whether any White House official had recordings of the conversation and wouldn't comment on whether the president regularly recorded conversations in the Oval Office. "And that's what we want for the FBI", Trump said. James Comey , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who was sacked this week by U....

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  • Trump denies ever urging Comey to back off Flynn investigation
Trump denies ever urging Comey to back off Flynn investigation

The FBI's investigation seeks to determine whether and to what extent Trump associates were in contact with Kremlin operatives, what business dealings they might have had in Russian Federation, and whether they in any way facilitated the hacking and publishing of e-mails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman...

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  • Android O Beta detailed in Google I/O 2017 Conference
Android O Beta detailed in Google I/O 2017 Conference

Android O is available now as a developers preview . This is something that Google recognizes, and its solution is Android Go. "And Smart Text Selection improves copy and paste", the compnay said in a statement. Android Go will include optimized app and the Play Store, and Google will highlight those apps which are best created to run on...

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  • Comey now believes Trump was trying to influence him, source says
Comey now believes Trump was trying to influence him, source says

The US justice department has appointed a former FBI director as a special counsel to oversee an investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential election, dramatically raising the legal and political stakes in an affair that has threatened to engulf Donald Trump's four-month-old presidency.

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  • Showers in forecast until Saturday
Showers in forecast until Saturday

Therefore we should salvage the day before the rain moves in. South-central Wisconsin will shiver through a chilly Friday with highs only in the mid-50s, according to forecasters. Tuesday is looking dry with clearing skies throughout the day. TUESDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies and a few rain showers will be possible, with a low of 51 d...

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  • Government to switch to 1 student debt servicing company
Government to switch to 1 student debt servicing company

That money would come at the expense of many more worthy ideas. Charter schools, on the other hand, can be a boon to families and students, as they largely have been in Los Angeles. Back in March, preliminary numbers were disclosed, which included $1.2 billion in cuts to summer- and after-school programs and $2.4 billion in cuts for teacher train...

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  • Comey set to testify publicly about why Trump fired him
Comey set to testify publicly about why Trump fired him

Donald Trump defeated Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States. 'Yes, ' Durbin said, asked whether Rosenstein knew Comey was getting fired before he wrote it. This is the first report of a person now working in the White House being included in the federal probe. "This is an extraordinary...

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  • Venezuela opposition leader blocked from traveling to UN
Venezuela opposition leader blocked from traveling to UN

The court's constitutional chamber declared null and void eight National Assembly laws between January and October 2016, after just one such ruling in the previous 200 years, legal experts say. She said the sanctions are proof of "the United States authority and leadership in the destabilization of Venezuela". While the USA has so far avoided w...

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  • Polls open in first Iran presidential vote since atomic deal
Polls open in first Iran presidential vote since atomic deal

Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei voted at his compound just minutes after polls opened, saying: "The destiny of the country is in the hands of Iranians". Typically, power only changes hands when the president steps down. As a politician he is largely a blank sheet, but in this election enjoys the complete support of the influential Islamic...

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  • Deputy AG Rosenstein 'frustratingly cautious' in House briefing
Deputy AG Rosenstein 'frustratingly cautious' in House briefing

And earlier in the day, during a private lunch of television anchors at the White House, Trump said he believes the decision to appoint a special counsel "hurts our country terribly" and called it "a pure excuse for the Democrats having lost an election".

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  • Trump called ex-FBI director a 'nut job' in comments to Russians
Trump called ex-FBI director a 'nut job' in comments to Russians

Contacted by the Times , White House press secretary Sean Spice did not deny Trump had made the statements , saying Comey's "grandstanding and politicizing" of the Russian Federation probe had put "unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russian Federation".

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  • New Russia probe leaks threaten to derail Trump's foreign trip
New Russia probe leaks threaten to derail Trump's foreign trip

White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not dispute the account. Rep. Jackie Speier of California, a Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said Friday that Rosenstein had made it clear that Mueller would have "carte blanche authority", but he also reassured lawmakers that he understood the role of Congress.

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  • Is Trump Taping Conversations in the Oval Office? Sean Spicer Won't Say
Is Trump Taping Conversations in the Oval Office? Sean Spicer Won't Say

Spicer also denied reports that Trump solicited a loyalty pledge from Comey during their dinner earlier this year. Loyalty screening is one reason Trump is behind in staffing key positions in Cabinet agencies. Rosenstein has been under a spotlight since Comey's firing because of the memo the White House initially used as its public rationale for ...

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  • It's obvious that some want to harm Trump: Ryan
It's obvious that some want to harm Trump: Ryan

Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed the ongoing scandal around President Donald Trump sharing classified intelligence with Russian officials as "political schizophrenia". They discussed the prospects for tax reform as Republicans control Congress and the White House, calling it a "once in a generation" opportunity to overhaul the USA tax...

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  • South Korean president says conflict with North Korea 'high possibility'
South Korean president says conflict with North Korea 'high possibility'

After the missile launch on May 14, the United States, Japan, and South Korea called for a U.N. Security Council meeting to demand that North Korea alter its current aggressive course and begin dismantling its missile and nuclear programs. South Korea's new president launched worldwide efforts to defuse tension over North Korea's weapons developm...

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  • US Launches First Airstrikes Against Syrian Ground Forces
US Launches First Airstrikes Against Syrian Ground Forces

USA warplanes conducted airstrikes on forces believed to be loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad in southern Syria on Thursday as a protection measure for US forces based in the region, US officials said . Pro-government forces in Syria were advancing on the position of the coalition under the control of the Iranians, believed in the Pentag...

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  • Trump administration notifies Congress of its intent to renegotiate NAFTA
Trump administration notifies Congress of its intent to renegotiate NAFTA

Trump's newly confirmed trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, told reporters on a conference call that NAFTA has been successful for US agriculture, investment services and the energy sector, but not for manufacturing. Lighthizer told reporters he hopes to complete negotiations by the end of 2017, a further indication that the Trump administ...

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  • General election: 'Doesn't matter if I'm a Corbyn fan'
General election: 'Doesn't matter if I'm a Corbyn fan'

Following the latest poll , the gap between the Tories and Labour seems to have narrowed considerably, considering Corbyn's party was trailing behind the Conservatives by 23 points when May first announced the snap election at the beginning of last month.

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  • Venezuelans again take to streets as death toll jumps to 37
Venezuelans again take to streets as death toll jumps to 37

Lilian Tintori, front fourth from right, wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, leads a sit-in blocking the Franciso Fajardo highway after a women march against repression was blocked from reaching the Interior Mini. "We can't demand peaceful and legal behavior from citizens if the state takes decisions that" are not in line with the la...

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  • Venezuela leader: Officials treated like Jews under Nazis
Venezuela leader: Officials treated like Jews under Nazis

Venezuela has been hit by a series of violent protests since early April, that have left at least 34 people dead and hundreds injured, as the opposition ramps up the pressure on Maduro to call overdue elections. A looted supermarket in Capacho, Tachira state. Venezuelans living overseas, many of whom fled the country's economic chaos, have in rec...

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  • Genel Energy (LON:GENL) Analyst Target Prices
Genel Energy (LON:GENL) Analyst Target Prices

It has by 0.00% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $837.54M company. Liberum Capital reissued a "hold" rating and issued a GBX 775 ($10.00) price target on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, January 10th.

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  • Prospect of NAFTA rewrite gives US farmers a case of jitters
Prospect of NAFTA rewrite gives US farmers a case of jitters

The Mexican official said he welcomed the opportunity to update the agreement, but insisted it must remain trilateral. USDEC is supported by staff across the United States and overseas in Mexico, South America, Asia, Middle East and Europe.

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  • Britain says it's a natural partner for China's new Silk Road
Britain says it's a natural partner for China's new Silk Road

Hu points out that infrastructure projects taken up by China and India, separately can now be inter-connected under the BRI umbrella. OBOR would "promote economic growth and strengthen worldwide cooperation" the EIB said on the heels of the Belt and Road Forum for global Cooperation in Beijing 14-15 May.

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  • Anthony Weiner, disgraced former congressman, pleads guilty in 'sexting' case involving minor
Anthony Weiner, disgraced former congressman, pleads guilty in 'sexting' case involving minor

Weiner will not be addressing this matter beyond his statement this morning in Court, and remains focused on his recovery". Weiner told the minor via text message, "I would bust that tight p-y so hard and so often that you would leak and limp for a week".

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