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Everything Trump has said about releasing his tax returns
- April 21, 2017

Saturdays marches coincided with the traditional April 15 deadline for filing federal tax returns although the date was pushed backed two days this year. Some hopeful anti-Trump voters speculate that the president's tax returns could contain a smoking gun that would show his overwhelming financial ties to Russian Federation. (more...)
Russia: Talks with U.S. won't lead to immediate action Russia: Talks with U.S. won't lead to immediate action
- April 21, 2017

The resolution would have been adopted had not Russian Federation, as a permanent member of the council, not voted no. On Wednesday, Russia vetoed a U.N. Haley added: "Iran is dumping fuel on the flames of this war in Syria so it can expand its own reach". Lavrov said Russian Federation has no intnetion to "shield anyone", adding that a United Nations chemical weapons watchdog must conduct an "objective and unbiased probe" into the attack that killed dozens of people. (more...)
Police capture suspect in gun theft who sent Trump manifesto Police capture suspect in gun theft who sent Trump manifesto
- April 21, 2017

Joseph Jakubowski , the man accused of stealing firearms and sending a threatening manifesto to President Donald Trump , was taken into custody on Friday, police said. The Vernon County Sheriff's Office received a credible tip Thursday night at 7:11 p.m., indicating Jakubowski was spotted in a remote location on Estes Road, off Co. (more...)
Hits first homer, still hasn't struck out Hits first homer, still hasn't struck out
- April 21, 2017

Steve Pearce drove Martin in with a single. But Devon Travis popped out to shortstop to end the game. Where does that stand in Red Sox history? Porcello allowed just the three unearned runs over seven innings, but the Jays bullpen picked up where Liriano left off for a 3-0 win. (more...)
Trump tax plan to rely on future US growth to fund cuts Trump tax plan to rely on future US growth to fund cuts
- April 21, 2017

He said at one point that his plan would lower tax rates by reducing the number of tax brackets, which independent analyses have concluded would grow the federal budget deficit and largely benefit the nation's wealthiest earners. Unlike the issue of healthcare reform, in which the president deferred to Ryan, Trump has proposed some good tax reforms and has made clear that he would pursue certain changes to the tax code consistent with fiscal conservatism - lowering personal income tax rates, ... (more...)
Can trade repair frayed Turkey-EU-US ties? Can trade repair frayed Turkey-EU-US ties?
- April 21, 2017

Six years into the Syrian civil war, almost 500,000 people are dead, millions have been forced from their homes, and no end to this very bad tragedy is in sight. -Russia safety agreement over Syrian skies, which Moscow announced it had suspended in the wake of the missile strike. Speaking to reporters in Italy before departing to Moscow , he said, "It's clear to all of us that the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end". (more...)
Over 1000 Palestinian Prisoners Go On Hunger Strike In Israel
- April 21, 2017

Palestinian families seeking to visit imprisoned relatives require permits to enter Israel , which are usually given selectively and declined during Israeli army border closings. Furthermore, Israeli has moved at least 35 detainees from Section 11 to Section 13, in Nafha Israeli prison, in addition to transferring what it regards as "strike leaders" to various other prisons, and forced many of them into solitary confinement. (more...)
O'Reilly out at Fox News Channel
- April 21, 2017

O'Reilly lost his job on the same day he was photographed in Rome shaking the hand of Pope Francis. The scandal, which was initially reported by The New York Times , had motivated about 50 companies - including big names such as Mercedes-Benz, Hundai and BMW - to withdraw their advertising from "The O'Reilly Factor", the host's evening program, as reported in EFE. (more...)
Charity worker returns to US after being detained in Egypt
- April 21, 2017

Trump and his guest sat in chairs, flanked by a pair of couches. Hijazi is scheduled to meet Trump, his daughter, Ivanka, and son-in-law Jared Kushner, who is believed to have taken a personal interest in Hijazi's case. Last Sunday, a court in Cairo dropped all charges against Hijazi and the others. Hijazi, who grew up in Falls Church, Virginia, received a degree in conflict resolution from George Mason University in 2009, and then returned to her native country. (more...)
Fresno Gunman Gave Police Blow-by-Blow of Shootings of 3 Men Fresno Gunman Gave Police Blow-by-Blow of Shootings of 3 Men
- April 21, 2017

Kori Ali Muhammad randomly killed 3 men in Fresno, CA on Tuesday. " Sorry, chief ", Dyer reported Muhammad as saying. They walked the route where the three victims were killed Tuesday. Muhammad appears to be an African American man. A flurry of posts emerged in the past day. Francine Williams said Wednesday that she was in shock but also at peace because she got to tell her son how much she loved him and how proud he made her a few days before his death. (more...)
Bill O'Reilly to receive maximum of one year salary
- April 21, 2017

In the aftermath of Bill O'Reilly's removal from Fox News following the disclosure of lawsuits of harassment against him as well, as internal investigations from the network that found more allegations, the topic of sexual harassment at Fox News Network is on many people's minds. (more...)
Anti-government protest enters second day in Venezuela
- April 21, 2017

The corporation had announced in 2015 that, following a wave of American company exists after Chávez's death in 2013, it would "likely" cease all production in the country by July of that year. They were met Wednesday by a curtain of tear gas and rubber bullets as they attempted to march to downtown Caracas . Unemployment is set to surpass 25% this year. (more...)
Tillerson: 'No change' to Syria policy after strike
- April 21, 2017

Even if it is meant as a limited strike, the X-factor is that someone will decide to hit back somehow - Assad through some indirect means, Russian Federation by deliberately conflicting with coalition air forces operating in Syria, or Iran perhaps through its proxy Hezbollah. (more...)
North Korea promises 'super-mighty' pre-emptive strike North Korea promises 'super-mighty' pre-emptive strike
- April 21, 2017

USA and South Korean officials have been saying for weeks that the North could soon stage another nuclear test in violation of United Nations sanctions, something both the U.S. North Korea claimed earlier this year that it had successfully tested a new type of medium- to long-range ballistic missile. The U.S. also has redeployed the USS Carl Vinson strike group to the Korean peninsula amid fears that Pyongyang may still conduct another nuclear test. (more...)
Iran foreign minister says US must meet own obligations for nuclear deal Iran foreign minister says US must meet own obligations for nuclear deal
- April 21, 2017

The deal pushed by former President Barack Obama "fails to achieve the objective of a non-nuclear Iran", and only delays it becoming a nuclear state, Tillerson said on April 19 at a State Department press briefing. Though there was no sign the Trump administration meant to walk away from the deal, Mr Tillerson twice cautioned that if left unchecked, Teheran could become like North Korea, which is also under pressure over its nuclear ambition. (more...)
Florida Republican Says Bannon Needs To Go
- April 21, 2017

Despite Trump's big news week, the White House is anxious that the stories of infighting and " palace intrigue " are supplanting stories about the president's successes. One official said Bannon has lately complained about Kushner trying to "shiv him and push him out the door" and likened him to a fifth column in the White House. (more...)
Policeman killed in Paris attack was on duty during Bataclan massacre
- April 21, 2017

Meanwhile, French police have taken into custody three family members of the gunman killed in Thursday's shootout the Champs Elysee, a legal source said on Friday. Shortly after the shooting, French presidential hopeful Francois Fillon called for campaigning activities to be suspended. Two police officials said the chief suspect in the fatal attack was a 39-year-old man from a suburb east of the French capital. (more...)
Gunman shoots police officers in Paris; ISIS takes credit Gunman shoots police officers in Paris; ISIS takes credit
- April 21, 2017

The Belgian federal prosecutor's office denied any link between Belgium and the attack on Thursday night on the Champs-Elysees in Paris , media reported on Friday. French police are also hunting for a man who has been identified by Belgian security services, an interior ministry spokesman says. The gunman was shot dead by police when he tried to flee on foot. (more...)
Cleveland Browns' Sashi Brown on draft: We've narrowed it down Cleveland Browns' Sashi Brown on draft: We've narrowed it down
- April 21, 2017

What the Browns will do next remains unclear. Then again, the Browns could trade the pick away, clearing the path for the 49ers to draft either of them, in which case I think Webb, being a California product, would have the advantage over Trubisky. (more...)
Authorities: Tennessee student, teacher found in Siskiyou County
- April 21, 2017

Deputies say they also located multiple stolen license plates in Cummins' vehicle. We are extremely thankful the hard work of all partners in this search has paid off. Former teacher Tad Cummins is accused of abusing his role as a teacher to groom the teenager. He said that after seeing a picture online he recognized them instantly. (more...)