Tax reform's impact on affordable housing, local nonprofits

Once again, all Democrats voted against the legislation, as did 12 Republicans , nearly all from high-tax states where many residents will face higher tax bills. The House speaker, Paul Ryan, praised Trump for "exquisite presidential leadership". ... More..

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Tropical Storm Tembin Leaves More Than 100 Dead In The Philippines
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Tropical Storm Tembin Leaves More Than 100 Dead In The Philippines

Authorities in Salvador said they had retrieved 17 other bodies upstream. The bodies were swept downriver from a flooded town upstream called Salvador, Rando Salvacion, the Sapad town police chief, told AFP. ...More..

Tax Cuts: Some CEOs Are Paying It Forward To Workers
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Tax Cuts: Some CEOs Are Paying It Forward To Workers

AT&T announced it will pay 200,000 employees a $1,000 bonus once the bill is signed. Scandal-plagued Wells Fargo said it would boost its minimum wage to $15 an hour, an 11-percent increase, beginning in ...More..

USA jobless claims rise to five-week high
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

USA jobless claims rise to five-week high

Officials say the preliminary, seasonally adjusted statewide jobless rate last month was 3.1 percent. That's the lowest recorded unemployment rate for California in at least 27 years, according to EDD data. A s...More..

Boy killed by stray bullets when deputies fired on suspects
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Boy killed by stray bullets when deputies fired on suspects

The child, whose name hasn't been released, died at a hospital. It was unclear whether she had fired at them, Salazar said, but the deputies believed she had. Authorities were looking for a female suspect in he...More..

Unseen Pics of Virushka wedding reception
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Unseen Pics of Virushka wedding reception

Virat and Anushka had personally invited the PM a day before and the pictures of it went viral in no time. Earlier, on Wednesday, Kohli and Anushka had visited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to extend a ...More..

Samsung begins mass production of second generation 10 nm DDR4 memory
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Samsung begins mass production of second generation 10 nm DDR4 memory

And Samsung's answering that demand with new products. Shown in the picture released by Samsung Electronics Co. on December 20, 2017, is 8-gigabit DDR4 chips produced by the company's second-generation 10-nan...More..

Catt Sadler Quits E! Over 'Massive' Pay Disparity With Male Co-Host
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Catt Sadler Quits E! Over 'Massive' Pay Disparity With Male Co-Host

Hernandez, a Mexican-American journalist and television host , began her career at a radio station in Los Angeles, co-hosting Big Boy's Neighborhood on Power 106 FM. "I did that in good faith because I'm a ...More..

Pakistan grants visas to Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife, mother; meeting on Dec 25
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Pakistan grants visas to Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife, mother; meeting on Dec 25

The visas were granted by the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi for the pair to visit Islamabad . I suggest they should not be taken seriously, " External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said a...More..

Eating Salads Can Keep Dementia at Bay
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Eating Salads Can Keep Dementia at Bay

The participants were asked about how often they ate certain foods. However, signs of ageing of the brain manifested themselves to a lesser degree with those who ate a lot of green vegetables every day. "Projec...More..

Srinivasan: CHIP funding delay is shameful
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Srinivasan: CHIP funding delay is shameful

CHIP funding expired at the end of September. CT could lose $37 million annually if the program ends, along with another $40 million in extra funding for certain children covered under Medicaid. They say the...More..

Flu cases widespread in Arizona with nearly 3000 cases
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Flu cases widespread in Arizona with nearly 3000 cases

In the 2015-16 flu season, 6,144 flu cases were reported in El Paso County, compared to 5,844 the previous year. The adult flu vaccine is available at the Dallas County immunization clinic located at 2377 N. ...More..

United States seriously preparing for military attack on North Korea
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

United States seriously preparing for military attack on North Korea

One of the options examined by the US authorities is destroying a missile launch site to prevent Pyongyang from using it for a new test, according to the newspaper. The US knows what capabilities it has to coun...More..

by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

An LGBTQ group trolled Trump at his own hotel

The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) partnered with artist Robin Bell to project the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) "banned words" on the hotel along with what the HRC said was a "declaration from the LGBT ...More..

US lifts funding ban on studies that enhance dangerous germs
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

US lifts funding ban on studies that enhance dangerous germs

Biologists say they may need to alter these viruses in the lab to understand what genetic changes matter in starting pandemics, so they can understand the risks and get ready. However, there are plenty of criti...More..

Virat, Anushka invite Narendra Modi for wedding reception in Delhi
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Virat, Anushka invite Narendra Modi for wedding reception in Delhi

Virat and Anushka got married last week at a private ceremony in Tuscany, Italy. But the picture too got into the hands of the editors of the social media and they completely ruined the beauty of the picture,...More..

Mystery surrounds over murder of Suhaib's wife Anju
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Mystery surrounds over murder of Suhaib's wife Anju

Suhaib told the police the couple had had a quarrel, and he was playing with Aaliya when Anju stabbed herself. And now we have justice, as Suhaib Ilyasi got a life imprisonment sentence. The session's court rej...More..

Flu elevated to 'widespread' in Ohio
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Flu elevated to 'widespread' in Ohio

Last year, flu activity did not reach this level until mid-January. It's still early in the flu season, but hospitals in Hamilton are already beginning to plan for a "surge" in visits to the emergency room. "...More..

Hershey, Campbell bet almost $6 billion on healthy snacks makers
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Hershey, Campbell bet almost $6 billion on healthy snacks makers

Its portfolio includes Snyder's of Hanover , Lance, Kettle Brand, KETTLE chips, Cape Cod, and Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps, and Campbell hopes to access the fast-growing convenience and natural distribution ch...More..

ANC chairwoman Mbete is said to endorse Ramaphosa
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

ANC chairwoman Mbete is said to endorse Ramaphosa

The president defended the party's worth despite the challenges, saying it continues to stand for millions of people on the fringes of society. The growing frustration around Zuma led the party to suffer its ...More..

Rams can make huge NFC West statement with win over Seahawks
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Rams can make huge NFC West statement with win over Seahawks

There was no point where it seemed the Seahawks were even going to threaten the Rams and that might be most troublesome of all for a team that has prided itself on the ability to compete to the final second. ...More..

Jaguars headed to the playoffs - with a chance to do some damage
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Jaguars headed to the playoffs - with a chance to do some damage

Fournette, who has rushed for 923 yards and eight touchdowns this season, did not practice this past week and was listed as questionable on the team's Friday injury report. That hasn't been the case over the ...More..

Victims of sports doctor Larry Nassar to address Michigan State University board
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Victims of sports doctor Larry Nassar to address Michigan State University board

Nassar pleaded guilty in November to sexually assaulting Denhollander and six other women. "Without your voices and your courage, Nassar wouldn't be behind bars", she said to victims. "Today's apology is not ...More..

by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

"Transgender" among list of words reportedly banned at the CDC

The HHS official spoke on the condition of anonymity because the language change information was supposed to be "close hold". "It's absurd and Orwellian, it's stupid and Orwellian, but they are not saying t...More..

Sensex, Nifty Surge After Exit Poll Results For Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Sensex, Nifty Surge After Exit Poll Results For Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh

In the broader markets, the S&P BSE mid-cap index was up by 1 per cent and the small-cap index by 1.38 per cent. Analysts said optimistic buying by participants ahead of exit poll results for the assembly e...More..

Grace Notes: John Kennedy making mark as 'tough questioner' of Trump nominees
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Grace Notes: John Kennedy making mark as 'tough questioner' of Trump nominees

Matthew Spencer Petersen , who was nominated to serve as a district court judge for the District of Columbia, formerly served on the Federal Election Commission and as Republican chief counsel to the U.S. Then ...More..

India produced 2 million tonnes of e-waste in 2016
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

India produced 2 million tonnes of e-waste in 2016

In 2016, it was estimated that e-waste contained rich deposits of gold, silver, copper, platinum, palladium and other high value recoverable materials, whose total value is estimated at $55 billion, a figure ex...More..

Sick surgeon etched his initials into patients' livers
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Sick surgeon etched his initials into patients' livers

A renowned surgeon in England admitted Wednesday to signing his initials on patients' livers during surgery. On Dec. 13, Simon Bramhall pleaded guilty to assault by beating in the Birmingham Royal Court in Bi...More..

Justice For Jisha: Ameerul Islam Sentenced To Death For Rape And Murder
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Justice For Jisha: Ameerul Islam Sentenced To Death For Rape And Murder

The judge accepted the prosecution contention that Ameer should not be allowed to return to society as he would pose a serious threat to it. The court said the victim was abandoned by her father when she was ...More..

MIT Wants to Replace Desk Lamps with Glowing Plants
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

MIT Wants to Replace Desk Lamps with Glowing Plants

But it's a process that takes a lot of work for very dim light - and it's often limited to just one plant type. The researchers have even suggested that this technology can be used to transform trees into...More..