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Morrison budget avoids serious tax reform

Treasurer Scott Morrison promised to deliver a small A$7.4 billion ($5.4 billion) surplus in 2020/21, an improvement on the A$1.08 billion it forecast in the mid-year review in December. "This government will not rest until we have successfully fought to implement a company tax framework that sets Australia up to have more and better-paid jobs in the future and for future generations". Consulte Mais Informação

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Pro-striking prisoners' protests, Trump visit focus of dailies — Newspapers Review

Pro-striking prisoners' protests, Trump visit focus of dailies — Newspapers Review

Trump's first overseas trip as president comes as the dynamics between the United States and the region's players are moving in unexpected directions. While in Jerusalem , Trump will pray at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, widely revered as the site of Jesus' burial and resurrection. He will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories on Monday and Tuesday of next week, hoping to revive peace talks that collapsed three years ago. Consulte Mais Informação

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Comey Agrees to Testify in Open Hearing Before Senate Intel Committee

Comey Agrees to Testify in Open Hearing Before Senate Intel Committee

Lieu appeared on "MSNBC Live" and discussed the newly ramped-up talk of Trump's impeachment one day after CNN reported that White House lawyers were researching the impeachment process as a precaution. The White House has not disputed the language used. During a separate briefing on Thursday, Rosenstein said that the FBI's Russian Federation investigation has been reclassified from a counterintelligence inquiry to a criminal probe, according to Democratic and Republican lawmakers . Consulte Mais Informação

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The US Imposes Sanctions on Venezuela's Supreme Court Judges

And hopefully that will change", said Trump. Maduro's government accuses them of seeking a violent coup and says numerous protesters are no more than "terrorists". The court said the National Assembly was in contempt over vote-buying acc us ations against three lawmakers. With the latest sanctions, the U.S. government said the court members were being targeted because they had "usurped the authority of Venezuela's democratically elected legislature". Consulte Mais Informação

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

This file image made from video of an undated still image broadcast in a news bulletin on Monday, May 15, 2017, by North Korea's KRT shows leader Kim Jong Un at what was said to be a missile test site at an undisclosed location in North Korea after the North on Monday, May 15 boasted of a successful weekend launch of a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. Consulte Mais Informação

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Erdogan reelected as head of Turkey's ruling party

Erdogan was forced to cut his formal ties to the AKP when he became the country's first directly elected president in 2014 - but he still rallied for the party anyway. Mr Erdogan defended the state of emergency and said it would remain in place "until the situation reaches peace and welfare". Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the Republic of Turkey, maintained his membership in the Republican People's Party (CHP), as did his successor, Ismet Inonu. Consulte Mais Informação

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Live Shots of Nokia 9 Spotted With Dual Cameras, 5.3 inch Display

Live Shots of Nokia 9 Spotted With Dual Cameras, 5.3 inch Display

Like the other new Nokia smartphone models, the flagship device will also feature the fast USB Type-C port, as well as a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Nokia 9 appears to indeed include a Snapdragon 835 and a fingerprint sensor, however, the original leaks also stated the the device would incorporate 6GB of RAM, up to 128 of storage, a 5.5-inch QHD display, a 22MP rear camera with Carl Zeiss optics, and a 12MP front-facing camera. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ransomware cyber attack hits Bangladesh too, 30 cases reported so far

The ransomware virus, dubbed WannaCry, can encrypt all the files on a Windows PC and demands $300 worth of bitcoin, an untraceable digital currency widely used online, to unlock a user's data. There are almost 150 million computers running Windows XP operation system globally. The ransomware exploits a Microsoft vulnerability, and hence all computers and servers at the banks have to be updated and upgraded. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian officials bragged they could use Michael Flynn to influence Trump

Russian officials bragged they could use Michael Flynn to influence Trump

After Barack Obama hit back at Russian Federation for meddling in the elections, Flynn told Kislyak the Trump administration would approve of Russia's decision to hold off on retaliating, sources said. Observers also noted that the White House routinely shared intelligence with other countries. On its face, it makes zero sense. This took place at a time when Trump is out for his first official foreign trip to Middle East and Europe. Consulte Mais Informação

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Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

In the poll of 500 Jewish-Israeli adults conducted this week for The Jerusalem Post , 56 percent said they considered the Trump administration more pro-Israel than pro-Palestinian. Since Israel's founding, the US has maintained that "no state has sovereignty over the city of Jerusalem" and that it's a "final status" issue that must be resolved through Israeli-Palestinian negotiation, the official said. Consulte Mais Informação

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