Economy

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:17

Leaning over his opponent, the man can be seen unleashing a series of punches before fellow passengers rush in to stop the fight. Southwest spokeswoman, Alyssa Eliasen, said police were summoned and one passenger, identified as 37-year-old Chaze Mickalo Cable, was arrested.

by | May 14, 2017 | 12:45

In an interview with Fox News Channel's Jeannine Pirro set to air Saturday, Trump suggested eliminating the daily briefings and instead having one every two weeks - conducted by him. "What it means is that the president is prioritizing the security and interests of the American people", he said, clarifying what the White House means by "America first".

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:06

Participants from The Voice of Ukraine will also join Jamala during her performance. By the time the curtain falls on the 2017 contest, 1,479 songs will have been performed in total, according to Eurovision . The analysis, carried out by the Press Association to mark the UK's 60th anniversary of participation in Eurovision , should give hope to this year's United Kingdom entrant Lucie Jones.

by | May 14, 2017 | 12:16

Investors sent the stock down 25 percent to $17.22 per share, after Snap reported a $2.2 billion loss; much of that comes from $2 billion in charges related to the company's initial public offering. He also did not shy away from one query that allowed him to take a feisty jab at Facebook . The financial results will be closely watched by investors because Snap was the first to go public among several similarly aged, unprofitable tech start-ups valued at more than $10 billion.

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:31

The bad news - only 21% of the public give the thumbs up to the American Health Care Act , up four points from the putrid 17% approval that the plan got almost two months ago. About half, or 53 percent, of American voters said they do not think Trump should support efforts to repeal the ACA, compared to 44 percent who said he should, according to survey results.

by | May 14, 2017 | 10:58

Brent futures were up US$1.20, or 2.5 per cent, at US$49.58 a barrel by 11:02 a.m. EDT, while US West Texas Intermediate crude was up US$1.09, or 2.4 per cent, at US$46.61 per barrel. In London, BHP Billiton Ltd. fell 2.7% overnight Thursday and Rio Tinto fell 1.4%. But the market is getting a bit "jittery" as countries decide whether to extend those cuts, he said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:08

On May 4, the House pushed through House Speaker Paul Ryan's (R-WI) health care bill - dubbed the AHCA - before it had been scored by the Congressional Budget Office and before it was fully read by House members. Just 11% of voters said they thought the bill would bring down healthcare costs, while 42% said it would cause costs to rise. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., called the health care bill passed last week by the U.S.

by | May 14, 2017 | 10:11

Wall took the inbounds pass from Otto Porter, took two dribbles to get Avery Bradley off balance, and despite his below average shooting much of the night, Wall dared to take the game-winning shot, and nailed it. Isaiah Thomas , who scored 10 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter, missed an off-balance 3-point heave at the buzzer with a chance to win the game.

by | May 14, 2017 | 10:42

Spies could decode the numbers to get orders by using a reference book. He is reportedly against the aggressive military measures Trump has threatened to deploy if North Korea does not back down from vigorously expanding its nuclear regime.

by | May 14, 2017 | 10:08

South Korea's new president Moon Jae-In, who took office this week, favours engagement with Pyongyang to bring it to the negotiating table, unlike his conservative predecessors. Over the past few months, China has taken steps to punish Seoul for its decision to deploy THAAD, such as banning group tours to South Korea. While Pyongyang regularly tests shorter-range missiles, it is also working to master the technology needed to field nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the US mainland.

by | May 14, 2017 | 09:28

But the outlines of his proposal, released Wednesday, are nothing short of hallucinatory. As with health care, the White House appears to have discovered that tax reform is complicated. People who pay high property taxes to their state and town could feel the burden of double taxation on their income. The package is expected to hike the individual's standard deduction, providing modest cut for middle-income people and abridging the process of filing tax returns, as people briefed its ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 10:30

The stops were added to the front of a previously scheduled trip to Brussels and Sicily for back-to-back summit meetings held by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the Group of 7 economic powers. His meeting with the pope could get very interesting: The two go way back. But in the minds of White House officials, the grind is worth it in order to properly introduce Trump to a world that's still largely skeptical of his presidency.

by | May 14, 2017 | 09:19

Prime Minister Theresa May's party gained more than 300 extra council seats and at least two mayoralties in England, mostly benefiting from UKIP losses. She said it was a "very, very good result" which would provide a great launchpad for the general elections where the SNP is defending 56 of Scotland's 59 seats in the Westminster parliament.

by | May 14, 2017 | 08:52

President Donald Trump, who has threatened to upset the worldwide consensus of recent decades on issues such as trade and rules for the financial services industry. Growing threat of cybercrime puts G7 economies at risk, according to group's finance ministers. Attention also focused on Trump's plans to cut USA corporate taxes.

by | May 14, 2017 | 09:07

At the beginning of its Arctic Council presidency under then-president Barack Obama, the USA had identified Arctic climate change as a top priority. The Trump administration has indicated it will decide whether to remain in the Paris agreement within weeks.

by | May 14, 2017 | 09:24

While that was a drop from the increase of 2.4% for March, it nevertheless exceeded the average increase annually of 1.7% for the last decade. Overall food inflation for April was at 0.61% compared to 1.93% previously. Market expectations for a June rate hike were also softer at 73.8 percent, according to the CME Group's FedWatch tool. In April, rental costs increased 0.3 percent after a similar gain in March.

by | May 14, 2017 | 08:42

Lawrence and Wayne counties. The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority issued an advisory Tuesday that strong southwest winds gusting to 70 km/h would combine with high water levels and waves of two meters on Lake Ontario to cause an increase in local shoreline flooding that afternoon and evening.

by | May 14, 2017 | 09:19

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Thursday. Their goal is to keep any radioactive contamination from escaping the hole that was found Tuesday. Overnight, Crews worked laid a gravel bed to make a road for heavy equipment, the Department of Energy said in an advisory .

by | May 14, 2017 | 08:23

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso leaves at the end of a plenary session during a G7 of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting, in Bari , southern Italy, Friday, May 12, 2017. He said counterparts understand that "we don't want to be protectionist, but we reserve our right to be protectionist to the extent we believe trade is not free and fair".

by | May 14, 2017 | 08:53

Crude oil sold off in what has become an epic collapse and approaching the price area where shale output could be in trouble. But if USA crude settles below $47 a barrel on Thursday, he believes the contract could plunge to the November lows of $42 a barrel.

by | May 14, 2017 | 08:16

The non-OPEC countries that agreed to curb their output by a combined 600,000 bpd also largely claim to be compliant, with major producer Russian Federation saying it has exceeded the 300,000 bpd it agreed to cut as part of the deal aimed at boosting oil prices.

by | May 14, 2017 | 08:16

MPC holds #BankRate at 0.25%, maintains government bond purchases at £435bn and corporate bond purchases at up to £10bn. The Bank of England (BoE) has upgraded its forecast for inflation in 2017 from 2.4% to 2.7%, while it is projecting slightly slower GDP growth of 1.9%.

by | May 14, 2017 | 08:01

United States crude oil inventories fell 1% week-over-week, but rose 2.6% year-over-year. Crude oil prices came under pressure Tuesday after the U.S. OPEC members and their partners in the oil production cut agreements from last November and December have reached a consensus to extend the deal until the end of 2017, the oil ministers of Iraq and Algeria said at a joint news conference.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:46

However, in its Quarterly Inflation Report published on Thursday the Bank raised its forecast for inflation this year to 2.7% from its February forecast of 2.4%. Echoing language from the last policy meeting in March, the BoE said it would not take much upside news on growth and inflation for some other members of the MPC to join Ms Forbes.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:24

McCarthy, who has played Spicer on " Saturday Night Live ", is preparing to reprise her role as Spicer and has already released an ad teasing Spicer's return to the show, the Hill reported . The marketing for SNL episodes is generally a low-key affair with a few funny-ish commercials featuring the next host and the musical guest during the days leading up to showtime.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:47

Those sanctions - and that tension - could get even tighter if North Korea is added to the US list of state sponsors of terror. The country's Ministry of State Security claimed that Central Intelligence Agency agents worked with South Korean spies to recruit an "ideologically corrupted and bribed" North Korean citizen to carry out the plot.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:48

Barclays PLC's price target would indicate a potential upside of 40.35% from the company's current price. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. This is a boost from NRG Yield, Inc. NRG Energy's dividend payout ratio is presently -0.66%. NRG Yield, Inc. Class C's payout ratio is now 123.46%. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This report was originally posted by Markets Daily and is owned by of Markets Daily.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:47

The detention of a fourth USA citizen by North Korea over the weekend has drawn concern from the United States, which will work through the Swedish embassy to seek release of the detainees, White House spokesperson Sean Spicer said during a press briefing on Monday, APA reports quoting sputniknews.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:14

Mr Trump's perplexing comment came just hours after the US House of Representatives approved a Trump-backed bill to eradicate former president Obama's signature healthcare law. As he met Mr Turnbull, Mr Trump said the refugee bill "has been worked out for a long time", and said media coverage of the phone call was "a little bit of fake news, as the expression goes".

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:59

The statute of limitations for reckless endangerment charges runs out on today. But in a follow-up interview with NTSB investigators six months later, Bostian, who suffered a head injury during the crash, seemed to have remembered more steps he took moments before the train derailed.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:33

Instead of throwing tens of millions of people off health insurance , we must guarantee health care as a right to all . "By almost every measurement this bill would hurt - not help - American's access to health care ". Trump looked only in the mirror and saw someone forced to compromise, which goes against his perception of himself as a super macho strongman who always gets his way.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:43

Mr Valls told RTL radio that Mr Macron's victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the presidential run-off on Sunday was a blow to populism in Europe, and gave a "terrific" image of France overseas. The right could make further gains in coming years, especially if Macron fails - and Le Pen will certainly be trying to make gains in June when France holds its parliamentary elections.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:18

The Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is the largest one-day food drive in the nation with more than 10,000 cities and towns across America participating. The food donations started coming in around 5 p.m. If you still want to donate, set out your blue bag of food on Monday, or drop it off at the post office on East Boulevard.

by | May 14, 2017 | 03:31

In return, China would send a delegation to a United States meeting for foreign investors in July, with the Trump administration promising equal treatment for China despite a push in some circles in Washington for it to take a tougher line on Chinese investment, particularly in strategic sectors.

by | May 14, 2017 | 03:17

The C919, developed and produced by Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China, or COMAC, was initially planned to be completed in 2012, with the first delivery in 2016. French-US supplier CFM International has provided technology for the aircraft's engines. Neither Boeing nor Airbus has ever provided a live view of the cockpit on a first flight.