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Gateway Tunnel Program funding deal between Cuomo, Christie puts pressure on Trump

Gateway Tunnel Program funding deal between Cuomo, Christie puts pressure on Trump

The tunnel is an essential part of the Northeast Corridor that connects NY and New Jersey and is the nation's most critical major infrastructure project, according to a joint press release issued by the governors' offices. NJ Transit riders will see the most personal impact. New Jersey will raise its share from commuters by charging them an extra 90 cents for every trip into NY starting in 2020. Consulte Mais Informação

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Half the world lacks access to essential health services

Half the world lacks access to essential health services

According to the report , some 800 million people spend more than 10 percent of their household budget on health care, and nearly 100 million people are pushed into extreme poverty because of out of pocket health expenses. For example, only 17 percent of mothers and children in the poorest fifth of households in low- and lower-middle income countries received at least six of seven basic maternal and child health interventions, compared to 74 percent for the wealthiest fifth of households. Consulte Mais Informação

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Life after GST: State FMs open up; expect 28% slab to shrink

Life after GST: State FMs open up; expect 28% slab to shrink

However, Jammu and Kashmir finance minister Haseeb Drabu and Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Modi expressed hope that revenue collections would stabilise over the next few months. Sushil Modi also supported that view, saying that invoices in B2C transactions should not reflect detailed tax break-up. Besides, the consumers were opposing GST as a tax rate of 28 percent seemed too high. Consulte Mais Informação

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Georgia linebacker's possession charge dismissed, could play in Rose Bowl against Oklahoma

Georgia linebacker's possession charge dismissed, could play in Rose Bowl against Oklahoma

Stanley hasn't played much for the Bulldogs, but Patrick has been a starter for much of the year, and ranks sixth on the team in tackles. He was suspended for four games earlier this season for a previous arrest and media outlets that cover the team have reported that the Georgia Athletic Association's policies mandate dismissal from a team following a third drug-related arrest. Consulte Mais Informação

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OAP Physically Dragged From Home After Missing Rent Payments

OAP Physically Dragged From Home After Missing Rent Payments

Ms Fitzgerald, who was interviewed in jail while dressed in an orange jumpsuit, tearfully refuted the claims. Moments later, a woman says "I want her to go in my vehicle - I would love for her to go in my auto". Ms Twinem said she also complained about mould in her apartment, but the facility had found none following testing. "Due to Juanita's age, it was deemed necessary to transport her without handcuffs to reduce risk of injury", the report read. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hundreds more police to carry Tasers after rise in attacks

Hundreds more police to carry Tasers after rise in attacks

They are trained in advanced emergency first aid and we have many examples of incidents where these officers have assisted, such as at road crashes or medical emergencies where they have been able to get to the scene before an ambulance. All STOs are expected to be operational by August 2018. In March there were calls for all officers to be equipped with Tasers and an increase in the number of armed officers at the Scottish Police Federation annual conference. Consulte Mais Informação

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Australian Bishops Dismiss Demands to Change Church Rules Over Child Sex Abuse

Australian Bishops Dismiss Demands to Change Church Rules Over Child Sex Abuse

Australia's Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has repeatedly called for punishing Catholic clerics over their unwillingness to report sexual abuse which was disclosed to them during confession. Pell this year became the most senior Catholic official to face sex offense charges. At the same time, he offered an "unconditional" apology to the victims of child sexual abuse, saying that "this is a shameful past, in which a prevailing culture of secrecy and ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Cabinet Clears Bill on

Cabinet Clears Bill on "Triple Talaq"

Almost four months after a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court deemed it as unconstitutional , the Union Cabinet has cleared a Bill to criminalize the practice of instant Triple Talaq , according to news reports . The triple talaq is now unconstitutional, which means that the person who commits " triple talaq " will be breaking the rules, as it is a penal offence and for which he or she could be sentenced to 3 years in prison. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pelo menos 9 mil rohingyas morreram entre agosto e setembro na Birmânia

Pelo menos 9 mil rohingyas morreram entre agosto e setembro na Birmânia

De acordo com o organismo, os resultados dos estudos mostram que "os rohingyas foram alvo" de violência generalizada. A instituição de caridade médica disse que a primeira grande avaliação da escala da mortalidade foi "o indicador mais claro da violência generalizada" que teve início em 25 de agosto e que levou mais de 600 mil rohingyas a cruzarem a fronteira rumo a Bangladesh . Consulte Mais Informação

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