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Global Media GST Council clears draft rules; Next meeting on May 18-19
Author: 0 GST Council clears draft rules; Next meeting on May 18-19

Several countries have implemented GST or another form of a value-added tax, but Canada is the closest to India with a dual structure. It also gave its tentative nod to four more sets of rules dealing with input tax credit, valuation, transitional provisions, and the composition scheme.

Global Media Republican Dan Patricks Senate Abandons Texas Public School Children
Author: 0 Republican Dan Patricks Senate Abandons Texas Public School Children

And, after a Republican amendment to eliminate late fees from the state's FASTER law, it would also cut $101 million a year in vehicle registration fees, up from the $75 million cut that was initially proposed. "I know I have made the case for everybody to vote no on this bill", said Lawrence, R-Douglas County. "Education is a right for every Texan that democracy depends on, not a market for Republicans to make a quick buck".

Author: 0 South Africa's president replaces embattled finance minister

South Africa's president replaced his embattled finance minister early Friday in an expected move that spooked investors this week and sent the currency tumbling. So far the race to replace Zuma has been muted but the divisive reshuffle is likely to split the ANC into two sides, one-aligned to Zuma and the other to Ramaphosa, a former trade union boss turned business tycoon.

Global Media 16 states, DC urge court to continue to block travel ban
Author: 0 16 states, DC urge court to continue to block travel ban

The Trump administration had asked Watson to narrow his ruling to cover only the part of Trump's executive order involving the six-nation ban and not the freeze on the USA refugee program. refugee program. Instead of pursuing his appeal, Trump returned to the drawing board and crafted a revised version of the travel ban, intending to fix the issues pointed out by the courts.

Global Media Authorities install 'penis seat' on Mexican public transport
Author: 0 Authorities install 'penis seat' on Mexican public transport

Yes, you read that right: A seat created to look like a man's chest, torso, and (protruding) penis was temporarily installed under a sign that says "Exclusive for Men" on Mexico City's No. Last year, a woman was sexually assaulted on Washington's Red Line during the morning rush hour, and Metro didn't bother to call attention to the crime until nearly a month later.

Author: 0 China affirms climate pledge after Trump rolls back rules

Here is an assessment of his claims about energy production and jobs. There was a nobility to the grueling work of digging for coal - and to the people who performed it. Reverting to old ways means a higher likelihood of weather-related crop failures, meaning higher food costs and insurance premiums. "Even as the Trump Administration seeks to roll back a decade of hard-fought progress, Minnesota will not flinch".

Author: 0 'Beijing not seeking to militarise South China Sea'

Australia should not have to choose between China and the US, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said during an official visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang . The ASA100 aims to bring together expertise from both countries to improve branding and marketing of Australian farm produce to help turbo-charge economic gains achieved through tariff cuts delivered via the Australia-China Free Trade Agreement .

Author: 0 China's Xi to meet Trump, who predicts 'difficult' meeting

U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. US President Donald Trump announced that his scheduled meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping will be hard.

Global Media Donald Trump Jr. criticizes London mayor after terror attack
Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. criticizes London mayor after terror attack

Donald Trump Jr . has been criticized after he tweeted: "You have to be kidding me?!: Terror attacks are part of living in big city , says London Mayor Sadiq Khan". It was not immediately clear what Trump Jr. found so offensive about Khan's comments that he posted it six months later after an attack in the mayor's city.

Global Media US, UK banning electronic devices on some flights
Author: 0 US, UK banning electronic devices on some flights

USA officials said the decision had nothing to do with President Donald Trump's efforts to impose a travel ban on Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. "We think these steps are necessary and proportionate", the United Kingdom government said. They created an alliance called "the five eyes". Both bans require the affected devices be checked and carried in the cargo hold.

Author: 0 Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in 20 years

Israel's security cabinet has given the go-ahead for a first new settlement to built on the West Bank in two decades. The decision was made in order to keep a promise that Netanyahu had made to Amona residents about two months ago at the time of the evacuation.

Author: 0 Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

Trump's first official move on trade after he took office in January was to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreed by the Obama administration. "Let's not make this a story about China". During the campaign Trump regularly used China as a punching bag on trade and Navarro has made harsh comments about Beijing and its policies that they both say has caused millions of US job losses.

Global Media US, UK ban cabin laptops on some flights from Muslim-majority countries
Author: 0 US, UK ban cabin laptops on some flights from Muslim-majority countries

Earlier today, a U.S. government official said that the ban would continue for the foreseeable future. The officials said U.S. carriers are not affected because none of them fly from the airports in question to the US. Many airlines have received a note that the ban will only be up to October 14, but according to the government, the ban is indefinite. The US government cited unspecified threats.

Global Media Freedom Caucus to Trump: We're 'committed to keeping our promise' on Obamacare
Author: 0 Freedom Caucus to Trump: We're 'committed to keeping our promise' on Obamacare

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY), noted libertarian Trump supporter, tweeted in response, "It's a swamp not a hot tub. We both came here to drain it". WKSU's M.L. Just before the Big Three networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) went live on Thursday night, President Donald Trump unleashed on the principled conservatives of the House Freedom Caucus in his latest Twitter tirade.

Global Media US asks Hawaii judge to clarify ruling on Trump travel ban
Author: 0 US asks Hawaii judge to clarify ruling on Trump travel ban

Chuang's decision to grant the preliminary injunction. Trump also accused Judge Watson of ruling "for political reasons" and criticised the San Francisco court of appeals, which upheld the decision against his first order and will hear any appeal to the Hawaii ruling as well.

Global Media Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi
Author: 0 Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi

On Friday in Seoul, he warned ominously that all options were on the table to counter the threat from Pyongyang. Xi said he had communicated with President Donald Trump several times through telephone conversations and messages. Tillerson, while in Seoul earlier, rejected negotiations with North Korea. Bringing North Korea "to a different place" is a matter to be approached with "a sense of urgency", Tillerson said.

Author: 0 Ireland's coach unsure of Coleman timeline for recovery

The Aston Villa defender lost nearly a season of his career after breaking an ankle in 2012 and Wales manager Chris Coleman painted a grim picture of Taylor's reaction in the dressing room afterwards. Austria won [against Moldova], they're not out of it. "We had a slight scare at the other end when Bale took that shot but we created that ourselves".

Global Media International alarm as Venezuela accused of 'coup'
Author: 0 International alarm as Venezuela accused of 'coup'

National Assembly President Julio Borges rips Supreme Court documents ruling that it can take over responsibilities assigned to congress, during a press conference at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Ma. Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has been held in harsh conditions at a military prison since leading anti-government street protests that erupted in violence in early 2014.

Author: 0 Trump Trade Tweet Sets Tone for Tense First Meeting With China Leader

Notes the Global Times: "Since Trump's election victory, to his inauguration and to the upcoming summit, there has been friction in the Sino-US relationship, including a direct telephone conversation with Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen, questioning the one-China policy, criticizing China on trade, and blaming China for the Korean Peninsula issue".