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Global Media Jaitley to chair 17th GST Council meeting on Sunday
Author: 0 Jaitley to chair 17th GST Council meeting on Sunday

The Council also raised the ceiling on room rent for AC hotels in the 28 per cent tax bracket from Rs5,000 to Rs7,500. According to Jaitley, the GST lottery tax was the focus of many debates by the Council, which subsequently lead them to rule on the amended tax rate.

Global Media Sean Spicer is interviewing his own replacement
Author: 0 Sean Spicer is interviewing his own replacement

The scouting process has been in full swing since communications director Michael Dubke resigned from the role last month. "We have sought input from many people as we look to expand our communications operation", deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who herself has been rumored as a replacement for Spicer, said in a statement.

Global Media Calls for Trump state visit to be cancelled after London attack tweets
Author: 0 Calls for Trump state visit to be cancelled after London attack tweets

He previously branded Trump's policies on immigration and proposed travel ban on people entering the US from predominantly Muslim countries "cruel". No. All day, every day", said the Trump scion. Although Khan responded to past attacks from the president, he denied doing so this week, with his office saying that the mayor "has more important things than responding to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet".

Global Media Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft
Author: 0 Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft

The Hass Avocado Board reported that the average sales price for an avocado was 89 cents in January. The three men stole the boxes of fruit from Mission Produce , a produce farm the trio had been employed at for several years. The suspects , were employees of the Mission Produce ripening plant in Ventura County , Calif. Detectives have determined that illegal sales had taken place over a number of months and unknowing customers may have inadvertently purchased the stolen avocados .

Global Media Russia claims it killed two more Islamic State commanders in Syria: Ifax
Author: 0 Russia claims it killed two more Islamic State commanders in Syria: Ifax

Washington said it could not corroborate al-Baghdadi's death, which remains unconfirmed by the Islamists. Al-Baghdadi, believed to be in his mid-40s, last released an audio message November 3, urging his followers to keep up the fight for Mosul as they defended the Iraqi city against a major offensive that had begun weeks earlier.

Author: 0 Dem lawmaker warns Trump against firing Mueller

As for who the president is referring to, the most likely option is Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel. There has been no indication that Mueller told Trump to fire Comey. However, Trump admitted publicly to NBC News' Lester Holt that he personally fired Comey "regardless" of any recommendations from others after considering "this Russian Federation thing".

Author: 0 Vehicle strikes several pedestrians on London road

The UK Muslim Council tweeted "we have been informed that a van has run over worshippers as they left Finsbury Park Mosque". Officers were called to the scene at 12:20 a.m. The incident happened on Seven Sisters Road, which is located in north London. This story is breaking and will be updated . British police have arrested the driver and are on the scene investigating.

Author: 0 Talks between Theresa May and DUP 'going well'

The announcement came after the DUP postponed any agreement to prop up the Tories at Westminster because of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. "I hope that together we will continue to build on the progress that we have made in previous Parliaments to fight against discrimination in all its forms, and make our politics more representative of the people we serve".

Author: 0 Theresa May will meet with Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams today

Sinn Fein , the SDLP and Alliance have all made clear Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire can not chair the ongoing process to restore powersharing at Stormont due to their perception he has a conflict of interest. The DUP leader said: "There's been a lot of commentary around the issues that we are talking about and it won't surprise anyone that we are talking about matters that pertain, of course, to the nation generally".

Global Media Rosenstein Sees No Reason To Fire Special Counsel
Author: 0 Rosenstein Sees No Reason To Fire Special Counsel

Rosenstein said "I think the answer is no" but said it would depend on the circumstances. First, Hannity called into question the relationship between former FBI Director James Comey , who Hannity suggested was biased against Trump, and Mueller, which he described as a conflict of interest.

Global Media Troops pound Islamists in Philippine city
Author: 0 Troops pound Islamists in Philippine city

As the main rebel organisation - the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) - sought to broker peace with the government, the Maute and other small hardline groups filled a vacuum for fanatics as they took inspiration from IS's atrocities in Iraq and Syria.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant sends love to Rihanna after Warriors win title

But whether his hometown gratitude makes up for him not signing to the Washington Wizards is up for debate . "It's a special team, a special group", Durant said . "The last couple of days I've thought about it [his future]". The Warriors enjoying their championship win, June 12. Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James also took exception to the superteam moniker.

Author: 0 London tower block fire protesters storm town hall

The protesters chanted: " We want justice ", " bring them out " and "shame on you". Commander Stuart Cundy said: "It is very hard to find the words to express how those families affected must be feeling, and it is our job to work tirelessly to provide them with the answers they so richly deserve".

Global Media Blast hits kindergarten in China, casualties unknown
Author: 0 Blast hits kindergarten in China, casualties unknown

At least 65 people were injured in the blast, among whom eight were in critical condition. Authorities say the cause was a bomb built by a man who died in the explosion. In May, a school bus packed with kindergarten pupils erupted in flames inside a tunnel in eastern Shandong province on May 9, killing 11 children, a teacher and the driver.

Global Media Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game
Author: 0 Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

Scalise was fielding balls at second base during the practice Wednesday when he was shot in the hip, and sustained serious injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. But Trump went on to say that "Because of him and the tremendous pain and suffering he's now enduring - and he's having a hard time, far worse than anybody thought - our country will perhaps become closer, more unified, so important".

Author: 0 Trump confirms he is under investigation in Russia inquiry

After a close Trump associate earlier this week said Trump was "considering" firing Robert Mueller , who was appointed special counsel last month, the White House said Trump has no intention to do so though Trump has the "right" to do so.