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Meanwhile, North Korea's missile launch Saturday signaled its continued defiance against the U.S., China and other nations, on which Trump tweeted: "Bad!" "We can not ignore the rhetoric that has been employed by the president about who we are and what we do", Mason said .
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    There will be a "big announcement" on tax reform Wednesday

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    In an hour long interview with the Associated Press , the President also hyped his own tax reform announcement for next week, saying the tax cuts he will propose would be "massive". "The Treasury Department is the guardian of America's wealth and a worldwide symbol of America's prestige", Trump said. During the campaign, he backed cutting the corporate tax rate — and the personal income tax rate to 33 percent from a top marginal rate of 39.6 percent.
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    'I thought it would be easier'

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    Trump told Reuters in a new interview. Trump is refusing to attend the White House Correspondents Dinner tomorrow because he said the media hasn't treated him fairly, but he said he'll attend the dinner in 2018. In February, he noted with some exasperation the complexity of the nation's health care laws - which he has vowed to reform as part of a bid to scrap Obamacare .
  • Turkey's president rejoins ruling party after referendum win

    Turkey's president rejoins ruling party after referendum win

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    Speaking at the ceremony, Erdogan said: "Today, I return to the party that I founded, my home, my passion, my love, which I had to leave according to our Constitution on August 27, 2014, when I was elected President". Erdogan told Reuters in an interview last week that Turkey would not wait at Europe's door forever and would walk away from accession talks if what he said was rising Islamophobia and hostility from some member states persist.
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    The Twitter hashtag #IamLinda has since become an online rallying point for people in the province to express their frustration with the long-governing Liberals. There are massive loopholes. "How can we believe them now?" "We thought they were going to fill those holes ... and they just didn't do it". This time, the B.C.
  • New Orleans chefs, restaurants, bars up for James Beard awards Monday night

    New Orleans chefs, restaurants, bars up for James Beard awards Monday night

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    Mark Furstenberg of Bread Furst took home his first James Beard Award on Monday. Hugo Ortega, of Hugo's in Houston, was named Best Chef: Southwest at the May 1 gala in Chicago . Wilcomb's win continues a streak for New Orleans chefs in the category. The Beard Awards moved to Chicago in 2015 after being based in NY for more than 20 years.
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    Though only playing a year, Watt showed enough to be drafted in the first round. Watt really has just that lone year under his belt, but Pittsburgh actually sees that as a huge plus. Personally, I didn't see this type of athleticism on tape-I'll have to watch more. "I wouldn't be shocked if he tries to outdo everything his family has done to this point", Colbert said.
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    Turkey conducted airstrikes this week in Syria and Iraq that killed partner forces in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , giving little notice and making no effort to coordinate the strikes, a spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolvesaid Wednesday.
  • Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign

    Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign

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    As for Ahok, he faces another battle on Thursday when prosecutors are set to outline what sentence they want to court to hand down for alleged blasphemy over comments he made referring to the Koran. "The saddest part is that it gives less hope for children who were born Christian or other races that they might become leaders here". Millions of Indonesians in the capital are electing a governor Wednesday after a polarizing campaign that undermined the country's reputation for practicing a ...
  • Impeachment motion against Nepals 1st woman Chief Justice

    Impeachment motion against Nepals 1st woman Chief Justice

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    Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi, who is also minister of home affairs, resigned from the post on Sunday, his key aide told the media. A total of 249 lawmakers from the ruling Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Centre) have signed the motion which has accused Karki of "interfering in the jurisdiction of the executive and failing to issue verdicts without being prejudiced".
  • Seoul: North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary

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    The Ohio-class, nuclear-powered submarine sailed into Busan for what the Navy said was a routine visit during a regularly scheduled deployment to the western Pacific. But both senators are backing Trump's approach on North Korea, which has threatened to use pre-emptive strikes or any other measures it deems necessary to defend itself against the "U.S.
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    ASEAN leaders anxious over Korea tension

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    Some experts believe that Beijing is now capable of deploying combat aircraft on several of its manmade features. Duterte had previous year branded then United States president Barack Obama a "son of a whore" for criticising the drug war, and more recently called European lawmakers "crazies" for issuing a statement condemning the killings.
  • Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

    Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

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    On Friday, a commander of the Kurdish People's Protection Units told Reuters he expected U.S. troops to arrive on the border of the autonomous region to protect its inhabitants from shelling, and video footage circulating online shows armoured vehicles with American flags ranged along the Turkish border.
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    The Scottish Greens said the SNP government "doesn't yet have a grip on education". In the final weeks of last year's European Union referendum, Mundell told the Press and Journal he thought the "fishermen are wrong in the sense there is no way we would just go back to Scotland or Britain controlling British waters" after Brexit.
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    Separately, a Democratic congressional aide said there are some remaining issues to be resolved, but a deal is possible Sunday night. Congress is expected to vote on the roughly $1 trillion package early this week. The catchall spending bill would be the first major piece of bipartisan legislation to advance during Trump's short tenure in the White House. Lawmakers have until Friday to get new spending legislation to President Donald Trump's desk.