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Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget; military wins

According to budget tables released by the administration, Trump's plan cuts nearly $3.6 trillion from an array of benefit programs, domestic agencies and war spending over the coming decade - an nearly 8 percent cut - including repealing and replacing Obama's health law, cutting Medicaid , eliminating student loan subsidies, sharply slashing food stamps, and cutting $95 billion in highway formula funding for the states.

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IPL 2017 Final, Rising Pune Supergiant vs Mumbai Indians

So, would Pune be fourth time lucky tonight? From the bowling perspective, Jaydev Unadkat is in a great form. The venue also throws up some interesting facts. Hardik Pandya has the highest number of runs scored in an over, 28, in the tournament. Pandya Brothers - The Pandya Brothers will have an important role to play in this final.

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State jobless rate edges up to 3.9 percent in April

All northwest Kansas counties has unemployment rates below 4 percent, with most posting rates below 3 percent. The state's unemployment rate climbed to 3.9 percent in April from 3.6 percent the previous month, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported Thursday.

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Global Stocks Fall on Political Turmoil in Washington

May 17 ( Reuters ) - U.S. stocks braced for their worst day in at least two months as reports of a memo by former FBI chief James Comey suggested that President Donald Trump tried to interfere with a federal investigation, setting off alarm bells on Wall Street.

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Trump delaying decision on Paris climate deal

U.S. President Donald Trump attends the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's "Days of Remembrance" ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, U.S, April 25, 2017. She was confident, though, that these challenges would not be "unsurmountable", noting that businesses, cities and individual USA states were firmly on track to a green energy future.

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Houston's Nene suffers season-ending thigh injury

Houston is pushed to the brink of playoff elimination by San Antonio after a 110-107 overtime loss in Game 5 on Tuesday. "Keep pressing them, go up 50 if we can". Nene's minutes will likely go to a combination of Montrezl Harrell and Chinanu Onuaku. It wasn't always Harden's fault; in one instance, he kept waiting for a screen that never came, forcing him into a contested three late in the shot clock.

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Washington Capitals overwhelm Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

Obviously, [Monday] was the result that we wanted. Not so fast, countered Penguins center Evgeni Malkin. The Caps forced a Game 7 with a dominant 5-2 win in Pittsburgh on Monday. Back to fundamental hockey with better puck movement out of the zone would be a good start. I really, really hope there's no reason to be playing video of this hit in 20 years.

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Budget not a down-payment on new border wall

Trump also asserted the bill allows insurance sales across states lines, something that's not in the bill at all. The bill includes $21 billion in additional defense spending - $6 billion in the underlying bill and $15 billion added to the supplemental, Mulvaney explained.

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TRUMP Act would put Trump's NY tax returns online

To be sure, lawmakers are in the very beginning stages of tax reform negotiations. But based on proposals President Trump released during the campaign, and comments made in recent weeks by both administration officials and Republican legislators, the coming overhaul will nearly certainly be heavily weighted toward the wealthy.

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Capitals rally past Penguins in Game 5 to avoid elimination

A 5-4 overtime loss Saturday - after the Senators scored the tying goal with 1:26 left in the third period on a shot that bounced off three Rangers before trickling across the goal line - put NY on the brink of elimination. Like I said, we had some chances there. After the unprecedented comeback required just to get back into Game 5, the Ducks finished it off with one more moment of hard-earned grace from their dynamic duo.

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Crude oil prices at lowest level in five months

The contract lost $2.30, or 4.8 percent, to $45.52 on Thursday. For Indian consumers, a drop in global crude prices means lower fuel prices at the pumps. On the Comex in New York, July copper futures fell 1.2% at $US2.51 a pound. Any drop below this level is likely to push crude towards the lower support levels of $44.5 and $42 per barrel.

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Federal Reserve Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged

According to Investing.com's Fed rate monitor tool, almost 70% of traders expect the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates in June, compared to about only 60% prior to the interest rate decision. Household spending rose only modestly , but the fundamentals underpinning the continued growth of consumption remained solid. Overall economic growth is expected to pick up this spring.

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First Solar Could See Another 20% Upside Over The Near Term

Stock is now moving with a negative distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately -13.66%, and has a poor year to date (YTD) performance of -5.52% which means the stock is constantly subtracting to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.

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Why Trump Tax Cut May Not Deliver The Boost White House Says

Additionally, nothing is ensuring that Republicans will all agree with Trump's exact proposal; his administration will have to work with congresspeople to come up with a solution that's passable. But Christie said he supports Trump's plan to repatriate funds and slash the corporate tax rate. Ryan and fellow House Republicans have been working for years on a plan that tries to lower tax rates for businesses and individuals without adding to the debt.

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Washington backup Jason Smith cleared to play vs. Hawks

The Hawks worked back into the game, their home crowd chanting and screaming throughout the final 12 minutes. In case you haven't guessed by now, the Wall-Beal backcourt is as brilliant as any in the league. In the heat of the moment, sometimes that's what makes it good. Washington's starting five is strong, and both Wall and Beal are delivering what the franchise hoped they would.

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Government shutdown: Border wall money out, Obamacare fight on

Mr Trump had proposed $1.5bn (£1.2bn) for his wall through Congress as part of the spending bill, which funds federal agencies to the end of the current fiscal year. Separately, the White House and congressional Republicans are gauging whether a plan to revise the GOP's stalled health care bill would garner enough converts to rekindle hopes for House passage of the legislation.

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Donald Trump slams 100-day mark as 'ridiculous standard'

Trump and his aides have repeatedly denied any collusion with Moscow, and the president himself has called the investigations a "witch hunt" akin to McCarthyism during the Cold War. The U.S. president also appeared to appeal to French voters in favor of far-right candidate, Marine Le Pen of France's National Front party. Meanwhile, Trump is woefully behind in presidential appointments, especially in naming people for Senate-confirmed posts.

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Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

A deal is needed because Congress was unable to approve funding for the entire 2017 fiscal year that ends in September and has relied on stop-gap spending legislation. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus also pushed for a vote by Saturday - the 100th day of Mr. Trump's presidency - though said it wasn't a make-or-break situation.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 vs LG G6: Which is best?

Reports reveal that several customers in the country who were given the chance to own the latest Samsung flagship smartphone after signing up for pre-order claim on social media that some of the Samsung Galaxy S8 devices come with a unusual, red tint on the screens.

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Lowry's shot still off in Game 1 loss

Neither team led by more than 10 points through the game's first three quarters. Hello, everyone who just finished watching the Milwaukee Bucks drag the Toronto Raptors. Casey probably stuck with Jonas Valanciunas a little bit too long, and when Casey was willing to play small, he didn't always get Toronto's best five on the court.

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Oil demand growth seen slowing for a second year

USA crude oil production C-OUT-T-EIA has risen by 9 percent since mid-2016 to 9.2 million bpd, resulting in a surge in commercial inventories to a record 535.5 million barrels C-STK-T-EIA. Oil prices had been moving higher Wednesday after Saudi Arabia, the world's top crude exporter, told major producers that it favored extending the deal to curtail production beyond its initial six-month term, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Trump, Xi have 'candid,' 'positive' talks in Florida

Speaking to reporters while traveling to Florida, Trump suggested a link between "terrible" trade agreements the USA has made with China and Pyongyang's provocations. We will be making additional progress. "I think truly progress has been made", and an "outstanding" relationship had developed between him and Mr. Xi, said Mr.

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'Only time will tell' on improving US-China trade

A trade war with the USA would affect the Chinese economy badly, and a military clash on the Korean peninsula would trigger a political crisis in China and put the leadership under challenge from inside the party, Zhang said. "The U.S. missile attack against Syria is a clear and unforgivable act of aggression against a sovereign state and we strongly condemn this", KCNA quoted an unnamed spokesman for the North Korean foreign ministry as saying.

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Vettel admits safety auto timing 'unfortunate' in China

All the racers baring Toro Rosso;s Carlos Sainz were n intermediate tyres. From that half-distance point, Hamilton and Vettel were in a world of their own as they traded times and the gap between them ebbed and flowed. "I was struggling a little bit with the balance of the auto because yesterday I didn't run a lot, of course, in qualifying, so I didn't really have a good picture of it because we changed a lot from FP3 on the vehicle".

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California math: 1 vote = $500 million in road work

Anthony Cannella of Ceres. The Republican from Ceres in the Central Valley had said previously that he would support the package if the state supported the extension of the Altamont Corridor Express to Ceres and Merced. Brown, a Democrat, praised Cannella late Thursday as "a civil engineer who knows what it means to build roads". But legislators shouldn't be forced to choose between much-needed transit investments and clean air - especially in vulnerable communities.

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Trump presses China on NKorea; another bluff could hurt him

Since then, President Obama announced an "Asia pivot" a post-Iraq and Afghanistan wars policy sending more money, military assets, and other aid to US allies surrounding China. The danger is that he, like Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during his recent visit to Beijing, could be drawn into China's conception of a "new form of great power relations" before he has had the chance to formulate one of his own.

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Trump boosts coal as China takes the lead on climate change

Late last month, in a warm-up to this week's meeting, Trump Tweet-lashed China for doing "little to help" rein in Pyongyang and he has since warned the U.S. Trump said that "nobody really knows" how those meetings will turn out, though he chose to throw out a slam against China like those he issued throughout the 2016 election.

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Trump's rollback of coal rules electrifies Wyoming workers

Trump's executive order also should nullify the Obama-era EPA carbon dioxide performance standards for new power plants . "With today's executive action, I am taking historic steps to lift the restrictions on American energy, to reverse government intrusion and to cancel job-killing regulations", Trump said after signing the order.

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Rally in Memphis for equality on anniversary of MLK's death

KING JR.: The war in Vietnam is but a symptom of a far deeper malady within the American spirit. It was 50 years ago Tuesday that Martin Luther King Jr. Karcher said the goal is to finish the fix work by April 2018 in time for the 50th anniversary of King's death. A true revolution of values will soon look uneasily on the glaring contrast of poverty and wealth.

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House measures rebuke North Korea for belligerent behavior

He has also accused China of manipulating its currency to boost exports . At the same time , the USA exported $161.6 billion in goods and services to China, including high-value-added products such as aircraft, machinery, vehicles and electrical equipment.