0 Comments Hilary Benn: 20 months in, we still don't know how Prime Minister plans to square circle BelfastTelegraph.co.uk As we mark the first anniversary of the triggering of Article 50, the road towards Brexit is still shrouded in fog and uncertainty. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/news-analysis/hilary-benn-20-months-in-we-still-dont-know-how-prime-minister-plans-to-square-circle-36754289.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article36754287.ece/3c127/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-03-29_new_39684917_I1.JPG Email As we mark the first anniversary of the triggering of Article 50, the road towards Brexit is still shrouded in fog and uncertainty. With just 12 months to go, we still do not know what our future economic relationship is going to be because we have only just begun to talk about it with the EU. Nowhere will that relationship have more consequence than on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic. We all know how important our … [Read more...] about Hilary Benn: 20 months in, we still don’t know how Prime Minister plans to square circle
The House Intelligence Committee is set to hear testimony from multiple witnesses as the body probes Russia's 2016 election involvement in a closed hearing this week.The allegations surrounding possible ties between the Russian state and Trump's 2016 campaign have swirled since the president's historic upset victory over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. After assuming the presidency, the actions of people past and present within Trump's inner circle have been called into question on both a formal and informal scale.Get to know the key players within Trump's inner circle who have been accused of having ties to Russia: 27 PHOTOS Key Trump officials, advisers of note in the Russia probe See Gallery Key Trump officials, advisers of note in the Russia probe Tom Barrack The close friend to Donald Trump and CEO of private equity firm Colony Capital recommended that Trump bring in Paul Manafort for his presidential campaign. R. James Woolsey Woolsey, the former … [Read more...] about Getting to know the key players in Trump-Russia allegations
A Jodhpur court today convicted Bollywood star Salman Khan in a 1998 poaching case in which he was accused of killing two blackbucks, an endangered species. However, four other actors also accused in the case were acquitted . They are Saif Ali Khan, Neelam, Sonali Bendre and Tabu. Here's all you need to know about the case: * Salman Khan was sentenced to five years in jail by the Jodhpur Chief Judicial Magistrate Court today. * The other high-profile accused in the case were also present in court. Also in the dock were travel agent Dushyant Singh and Dinesh Gawre, Salman's assistant at the time. Gawre is on the run. The trial against the other six has been completed. * While shooting for the movie 'Hum Saath Saath Hain' in 1998 in Rajasthan, Salman allegedly went on a shooting expedition along with Saif, Neelam, Bendre and Tabu, and is believed to have killed two blackbucks in Jodhpur's Kankani village. * Following protests by the local Bishnoi community, a case was filed against … [Read more...] about Blackbuck poaching case: All you need to know
SHARE In October, 2015, the Semmes Lake Dam near Fort Jackson burst, causing flooding in areas around the base and in parts of Columbia, SC. The Army has been reluctant in releasing information about how the dam failed. Ashlen Renner In October, 2015, the Semmes Lake Dam near Fort Jackson burst, causing flooding in areas around the base and in parts of Columbia, SC. The Army has been reluctant in releasing information about how the dam failed. Ashlen Renner Cindi Ross Scoppe Now we know why Fort Jackson still won’t tell us everything about the 2015 dam failure By Cindi Ross Scoppe Associate Editor LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story April 04, 2018 01:34 PM Columbia, SC ON OCT. 4, 2015, the water gushed out of Semmes Lake on Fort Jackson, contributing to the devastating flooding that was taking out businesses and homes just downstream and causing two deaths. In the 19 months since then, information … [Read more...] about Now we know why Fort Jackson still won’t tell us everything about the 2015 dam failure
We’re No. 2!But second place isn’t usually something to brag about — and certainly not when it comes to property taxes. Illinois residents pay the second-highest property taxes in the country (New Jersey has the highest), according to Attom Data Solutions, an Irvine, Calif.-based real estate data company.The average annual effective property tax on a single-family house in Illinois is 2.13 percent. Property taxes pay for essential government functions — emergency response, public safety patrols, water, sewer, infrastructure, education — and amenities that define quality of life, like libraries, parks and social services.Are they worth it?First, consider how property taxes affect your overall return on homeownership.Taxes affect property market values and siphon off money that you could potentially direct toward building equity. “Property taxes are a carrying cost that represent money you could use to pay off the mortgage early and build … [Read more...] about You know Illinois’ property taxes are sky-high. But the calculation process might surprise you.