Economy

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:02

As he puts it, "more than has been done in the whole history of U.S". Tensions have been stoked by President Donald Trump's complaints over the trade imbalance and Chinese market barriers. Last year, the trade deficit with China reached $347 billion showed figures from the U.S. Treasury. NORTHAM: There may be more progress when negotiators from the USA and China meet again this summer to continue work on trade issues.

by | May 14, 2017 | 18:25

Withdraw from South Korea - seriously MORE. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney had an unusual lecture for reporters on Tuesday about how a "good shutdown" would "fix" Washington , D.C. "You've got a president who knows what he's doing when it comes to running the country. and I think the message that we're sending is that we are competent".

by | May 14, 2017 | 18:14

He called for stepped-up action against terrorism and what he called its root causes of poverty and social injustice. While Xi did not mention North Korea during his speech to the delegates, it was discussed during a bilateral meeting with Putin.

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:09

Not only is the win historic for the people of Portugal, but it will no doubt mean a lot to Salvador himself who suffers from a life-threatening heart condition, and was frequently absent from "Eurovision" rehearsals in order to save his energy for the special night.

by | May 14, 2017 | 18:06

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC on Friday the new U.S. "American companies, workers, farmers and more are eager for more access to Chinese markets and they'll look to ensure reality matches the rhetoric of these promises", Mulhauser said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 17:47

Despite BOE governor Mark Carney warning only last February of the "twists and turns" heading into Brexit - nearly immediately proved true in mid-April when PM Theresa May called for general elections to be held on the 8th of June this year - the BOE remains optimistic over the growth outlook.

by | May 14, 2017 | 18:46

AAP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia dubbed Mishra's hunger strike as "BJP facilitated". She also highlighted that by sacking Kapil Mishra , Kejriwal had proved what kind of a person he is. "He needs immediate hospitalisation but has refused to do so". Addressing media, Mr Mishra also challenged the Delhi Chief Minister to resign and fight elections against him.

by | May 14, 2017 | 17:33

Together with the Bank's trimmed United Kingdom growth forecast and a release of weak industrial output data, that helped pull the pound below.28. NIESR said: 'The slowdown can be largely attributed to a softening in service sector output, consistent with a moderation in consumer spending, which was the engine of growth in 2016'.

by | May 14, 2017 | 18:19

The other two times Trump said he asked Comey whether he was under investigation were in telephone conversations. Mr Comey, who had been leading an inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the USA election, was sacked by the president on Tuesday.

by | May 14, 2017 | 18:07

In 2007 and early 2008, a 100 day writers strike halted productions on numerous shows, led to a shortened television season and even impacted major film releases. The studios weren't really prepared for a strike, the writers don't have to take out strike loans, and viewers get to keep enjoying quality content without interruption.

by | May 14, 2017 | 18:18

He went on to say that, before 2014, if you were born with a heart disease like Billy was, "there's a chance you would never have been able to get health insurance because you had a pre-existing condition". And by everyone, we also mean former President Barack Obama. "More doctors, nurses, and equipment started coming in and they determined that he wasn't getting enough oxygen into his blood", Kimmel said .

by | May 14, 2017 | 18:13

Liam McNamara soon locked things up for a 7-7 halftime scoreline. We started slowly against Russian Federation; we weren't clinical in what we wanted to do. Jamie Farndale and Mark Robertson each scored a brace of tries for the Scots, also surprise victors over series leaders South Africa on Saturday, against an uncharacteristically sloppy Fijian side.

by | May 14, 2017 | 16:56

The report also says China could invest between US$52 billion and US$79 billion in 13 African countries. "By promoting Trans-Himalayan cooperation and attracting India in the China-Nepal cooperation, we can build a China-Nepal-India economical corridor, which will benefit the whole region", Li said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 17:25

The China Development Bank has earmarked US$890 billion for some 900 projects. In attendance Sunday were Chinese President Xi Jinping - whose personal project the OBOR initiative is - Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, alongside a host of other world leaders and top ranking officials.

by | May 14, 2017 | 17:08

A robot was sent by officials to test radiation in the air and on the grounds surrounding the tunnel, but it did not find any traces of contamination. Its 177 underground tanks contain 53 million gallons of radioactive sludge. Late last night, workers at the site completed filling in a hole that appeared after the roof of a tunnel containing contaminated material collapsed.

by | May 14, 2017 | 17:11

Specifically, this will bring 5G radio air interface improvements (spectral efficiency in particular) to low bands such as 600MHz, thus allowing for enhanced coverage benefits. Though the 5G finish line is on the horizon, there's still a lot of work ahead for carriers and regulators alike to set up infrastructure and standards for the next generation of high-speed wireless data.

by | May 14, 2017 | 17:32

Bryan, Garnier & Co reissued a "sell" rating on shares of Burberry Group plc in a research report on Thursday, April 20th. As analysts monitor volatile markets in recent weeks they have updated their price targets on shares of RELX PLC (NYSE:RELX).

by | May 14, 2017 | 16:12

Media projections of geopolitical tensions at today's Ministerial Meeting of the eight member states of the Arctic Council in Fairbanks, Alaska were once again proven wrong. Tillerson's remarks come two days after the White House said President Donald Trump would postpone a decision over whether to pull out of the landmark Paris climate accord until after he meets world leaders at the Group of Seven summit later this month.

by | May 14, 2017 | 15:37

That missile, launched on April 29, blew up over land in North Korean territory, according to a spokesman for the US Pacific Command. Rob Shuford said in a statement. Another important point is that under Park Geun-hye, there was no prospect of any tripartite projects involving Russia, South and North Korea. When asked if North Korea was also preparing to talk with the new government in South Korea, of liberal President Moon Jae-in, Choe said: 'We'll see'.

by | May 14, 2017 | 16:49

Officials played down the incident, saying the attacks had been contained. Renault, France's leading vehicle manufacturer, on Saturday said it had been a target of a major cyber attack that forced the group to suspend productions at its sites.

by | May 14, 2017 | 16:15

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. After Trump's criticisms of financial regulation and trade. The United States believes the world's other rich economies are getting used to the policy plans of President Donald Trump , but Europe and Japan remain anxious about Washington's shift.

by | May 14, 2017 | 15:47

The missile was created to "raise operational capability" of the armed forces to "effectively respond to threats" to national security, it said, adding that the test had "achieved an expected result". Many believe that the missile is probably a modified DF-26 intermediate-range ballistic missile, which is called as the "Guam Killer" due to its ability to carry out intermediate precision strikes against U.S.

by | May 14, 2017 | 15:02

The govt, under the new finance act 2017, has made it mandatory for taxpayers to provide Aadhaar or enrolment ID of their Aadhaar application form for filing income tax return and obtaining pain cards. The exemption is also for old people above 80 years and NRI. Last week, the income tax department launched a facility to enable a taxpayer to link his Aadhaar and PAN.

by | May 14, 2017 | 14:48

The ministry of finance issuing a notification has exempted residents of Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, Meghalaya, and older people above 80 years of age from mandatory quoting of Aadhaar to obtain PAN cards and file tax returns. In a rare case where Aadhaar name is completely different from name in PAN, then the linking will fail and taxpayer will be prompted to change the name in either Aadhaar or in PAN database.

by | May 14, 2017 | 14:50

Crews are now surveying the area near the PUREX tunnels for contamination. "Federal, state and local officials are coordinating closely on the response, and the state Department of Ecology is in close communication with the U.S. Advocacy group Hanford Challenge executive director Tom Carpenter, meanwhile, said that the tunnel collapse should serve as a "wake-up call", as the facility continues to age, but the radioactive waste it contains remains very unsafe.

by | May 14, 2017 | 14:45

China last August launched a new multi-billion dollar jet-engine conglomerate with almost 100,000 employees, with the hope of powering its own planes with self-made engines. However, "at least in the early years of service, demand will be centered in the Chinese market and a few satellite markets", Royce commented on C919's competitiveness with Airbus and Boeing, which are competitive rivals for China's jet and have spent decades competing fiercely against each other.

by | May 14, 2017 | 13:50

Wilbur Ross the Commerce Secretary said the deal would help lower the deficit with China . Ross said the deal is the start of new communication and coordination with the Chinese. Asian countries already make up some of the largest markets for US beef , with Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan making up four of the top six export markets, accounting for $3.6 billion in value in 2016.

by | May 14, 2017 | 14:34

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' two-page memo to US attorney's offices across the country, calling for stricter criminal charges and sentencing, could harm those already behind bars. In a speech later on Friday, Sessions said the move was meant to ensure that prosecutors would be "un-handcuffed and not micro-managed from Washington " as they worked to bring the most significant cases possible.

by | May 14, 2017 | 14:50

US production "could go pretty high", Hamm said in March at the CERAWeek by IHS Markit conference in Houston, one of the largest gatherings of oil executives in the world. Oil prices bounced back from five-month lows sustained in the previous session, after Saudi Arabia's OPEC Governor Adeeb Al-Aama said OPEC and non-OPEC nations were close to agreeing a deal to extend the supply-cut agreement for an additional six-months.

by | May 14, 2017 | 15:06

United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, center, 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. Mnuchin is due to explain Trump's plans to cut business taxes and regulation, and explain Trump's push for what he considers more balanced trading relationships.

by | May 14, 2017 | 13:02

The BoE's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted 7-1 in favour of keeping interest rates on hold at their record low 0.25 per cent this month, as expected in a Reuters poll of economists. Companies are paying staff even less than the Bank had expected as businesses trim their wage bills to keep a lid on soaring import costs. Rain Newton-Smith, CBI chief economist, says the "wait-and-see" approach follows slower growth in the first quarter, tepid wage growth and signs that household spending ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 13:50

The cyberattack, in which harmful software took over computers, encrypted the information and then demanded payment of $300 or more from users before releasing the devices, affected some of the world's largest institutions and government agencies, including the Russian interior ministry, FedEx in the United States and Britain's National Health Service.

by | May 14, 2017 | 13:07

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by | May 14, 2017 | 12:17

Stroll had also been better than the 17 th time at the end of three sessions of free practice regulations. Vettel, with two wins in four races this year, has 86 points ahead of Hamilton on 73 and Bottas on 63, each having won once. The four times world champion hesitated to obey the instruction, however. "It started out that we were potentially a tenth ahead of the Ferraris, but in P3 it seemed that we were lot closer, so, quite level", Hamilton said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:34

On Friday Barclays Capital indicated its target price on Snap Chat (NYSE:SNAP) shares issuing the company with a "Equal Weight" rating. The company's market capitalization is $18.30 billion. Pacer Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in Snap during the first quarter valued at approximately $205,000. Prospera Financial Services Inc bought a new stake in Snap during the first quarter worth approximately $418,000.