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More than 1.1 billion 'invisible people' lack identification

Added: 22.10.2017 3:27 | 2 views | 0 comments

October 22, 2017 10:27 AM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - More than 1.1 billion people worldwide officially don't exist - going about their daily lives without proof of identity.


Barbershop: Let's Talk Bush, Bannon, Gold Star Families And Trump

Added: 21.10.2017 22:55 | 14 views | 0 comments

NPR's Lakshmi Singh talks with Mary Kate Cary, former speechwriter for President George H.W. Bush; Sarah Westwood of the Washington Examiner; and Danielle Belton, editor-in-chief of The Root.


US deficit grows to $906b after moves to cut taxes

Added: 21.10.2017 22:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

October 22, 2017 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON • The United States Budget deficit grew to US$666 billion (S$906 billion) in fiscal year 2017, which has just ended, according to official data, after lawmakers took a step towards enacting US$1.5 trillion in tax cuts.


Trump pledges at least $430,000 of his own money to help cover aides' legal costs related to Russia probes

Added: 21.10.2017 20:35 | 11 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump plans to spend at least $430,000 of his personal funds to help cover the mounting legal costs incurred by White House staff and campaign aides related to the ongoing investigations of Russian meddling in last year's election, a White House official said.
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‘We will never yield!’ North Korea vows US ‘blackmail’ and sanctions will NEVER stop Kim

Added: 21.10.2017 19:16 | 10 views | 0 comments

NORTH Korea vowed it will never yield to blackmail from the United States as Pyongyang accused Washington of launching an “absurd pressure campaign” against Kim Jong Un.


Trump says he’ll allow release of Kennedy assassination files

Added: 21.10.2017 15:49 | 11 views | 0 comments

October 21, 2017 10:21 PM
WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Donald Trump said Saturday he will allow long blocked secret files on the 1963 assassination of John F Kennedy to be opened to the public for the first time. 


Today in History for October 21st

Added: 21.10.2017 14:59 | 12 views | 0 comments

Highlights of this day in history: Thomas Edison perfects workable electric light; Anthrax scare claims first of two U.S. postal workers in Washington, DC; Britain wins Battle of Trafalgar; Actress and author Carrie Fisher born. (Oct. 21)


Trump, 'King of Debt,' makes GOP fret

Added: 21.10.2017 14:22 | 16 views | 0 comments

(CNN)As a New York businessman, Donald Trump proudly referred to himself as the "King of Debt" -- he thrived on taking financial risks and routinely leveraged debt to grow his family empire. "I'm the king of debt. I love debt," Trump told CNN's Wolf Blitzer in May 2016 at the height of the campaign -- blunt and telling comments that revealed just how comfortable the real estate mogul was in using debt as a financial tool. But now, the mindset behind that nickname is aggravating some of the President's Republican colleagues in Washington. Everything you want to know about Donald Trump's bankruptcies Senate approves budget kick-starting GOP tax reform effort As GOP lawmakers are struggling to...

The Week In Sports: World Series Time, Sled Dog Doping

Added: 21.10.2017 13:12 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Fall Classic is close. Scott Simon and ESPN senior writer Howard Bryant discuss who's in and who's out of the World Series, Dusty Baker's ouster from the Washington Nationals and a doping scandal in the Iditarod.


U.S. Troops On North-South Korea Border Gear Up Amid War Threat

Added: 21.10.2017 13:12 | 1 views | 0 comments

Increasing tensions between the Washington and Pyongyang feel different from the Korean Demilitarized Zone. Col. John Mountford discusses life in the artillery brigade at Camp Casey.


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