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U.S. military considering additional 1000 troops for Afghanistan

U.S. military considering additional 1000 troops for Afghanistan

The proposals show a stark contrast between the Obama administration's efforts to slowly pull out of Afghanistan in 2015 and President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: "We should be like Canada" in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: "Sheet metal and garbage" everywhere in Haiti MORE's aggressive strategy to pursue radical groups in the conflict-torn region. Consulte Mais Informação

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Walmart says over 26000 Arkansas employees will benefit from wage increase, bonuses

Walmart says over 26000 Arkansas employees will benefit from wage increase, bonuses

In Mississippi, about 15,448 Walmart and Sam's Club associates are expected to be eligible for the one-time cash bonus, which is estimated to total $6,983,750. The company says it will expand its benefits offerings for parental leave and adoption. · An expanded parental and maternity leave policy, providing full-time hourly associates in the USA with 10 weeks of paid maternity leave and six weeks of paid parental leave. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mike Pence calls on Palestinians to return to negotiating table

Mike Pence calls on Palestinians to return to negotiating table

Pence's speech drew an angry denunciation from the Palestinians , with chief negotiator Saeb Erekat saying it "has proven that the US administration is part of the problem rather than the solution". Many countries believe Jerusalem should ultimately be shared between Israel and a future Palestinian state and so are unwilling to make decisions about recognition of its status before a comprehensive peace settlement is agreed. Consulte Mais Informação

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S.Korea Launches Tax on Cryto Exchanges

S.Korea Launches Tax on Cryto Exchanges

And although members of the self-styled cryptocurrency "community" are likely to dismiss the impact of new rules, it nonetheless weighs on the market. Under current laws, all corporations with income of over 20 billion won (US$18.7 million) are required to pay 22 percent and 2.2 percent of corporate and local income taxes on their income. Consulte Mais Informação

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Microsoft's cancelled 'Xbox Watch' looked like a killer fitness tracker

Microsoft's cancelled 'Xbox Watch' looked like a killer fitness tracker

If you follow consumer electronics news closely, you might be familiar with such a device. The images come from Hikari Calyx , who apparently was able to acquire an Xbox Watch prototype and was able to boot it up. Calyx shared pictures of the device while powered on through Twitter, where he noted the "terrible resolution" of the Xbox Watch. At this stage, the device only sported four apps, "Workout", "GPS", "Settings", and a USB debugger for developers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Puerto Rico to privatize its power system

Puerto Rico to privatize its power system

In a video Rossello posted to Facebook, the governor called the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) "a great burden for our people, who today is a hostage of its deficient service and high costs". The governor said the privatization will encourage economic growth through competition in the marketplace. Tom Sanzillo, director of finance for the Ohio-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, told Reuters that Rossello's plan would " produce a maximum amount of ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Tracee Ellis Ross clarifies 'black-ish' pay gap reports

Tracee Ellis Ross clarifies 'black-ish' pay gap reports

She also admitted that, while having some details about the negotiations become public, she's thankful for the overwhelming support she's received from many people , in person and online. Now, the actress had released a statement on her social media about the situation. However, a source close to the show stressed that Anthony makes more than Tracee , because their roles overall roles are different. Consulte Mais Informação

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Second group of Manus Island refugees depart for United States under resettlement deal

Second group of Manus Island refugees depart for United States under resettlement deal

Details of the resettlement come amid suggestions that New Zealand's offer a year ago to welcome 150 asylum seekers from Manus Island has sparked an increase in people smuggling operations. We all need freedom. In exchange, Australia agreed to take refugees from Central America, and so far 30 people have been resettled Down Under. Refugee advocates said 40 left this morning and another 18 would follow later today through a deal struck between the Australian government and the former United ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Mehajer charged over pre-court crash

Mehajer charged over pre-court crash

Mr Mehajer was freed by Fire and Rescue NSW officers after about 20 minutes and taken to Westmead Hospital where he was treated and later released. Police said two other men, aged 28 and 30, and a 31-year-old woman were also arrested. The pair have been taken to Auburn police station, where they are expected to be charged with conspiracy to cheat and defraud. Further arrests are expected and police will address the media over the investigation later on Tuesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Volcano erupts at Gunma ski resort, 1 missing in avalanche

Volcano erupts at Gunma ski resort, 1 missing in avalanche

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the volcanic eruption has been registered at 10am local time (1am United Kingdom time). The prefectural government believes the avalanche is related to the volcanic eruption. "The avalanche was apparently caused by a volcano explosion", said Shinohara, with another local official confirming that authorities were also hunting for one person still missing. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ted Cruz Tosses This Gem Out: 'I Have Consistently Opposed Shutdowns'

Ted Cruz Tosses This Gem Out: 'I Have Consistently Opposed Shutdowns'

The government shutdown continued on Sunday as Senate Democrats imitate Republican Ted Cruz's 2013 strategy of using government funding to force a President's hand on an unrelated issue. "This was about Obamacare funding". In 2013, virtually every single Republican voted to fund the government, including me multiple times. Many Senate Republicans publicly and privately scoffed at the Cruz tactics, arguing that he was making a false and politically damaging promise that he could use the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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