Economy

by | April 23, 2017 | 08:09

On Wednesday, Pruitt refuted the report during a 45-minute meeting with East Chicago residents, Frank said . Last month the Trump administration released a proposed budget called for reducing EPA funds by more than 30%, alongside a 6% cut at the Department of Energy.

by | April 23, 2017 | 08:06

Moreover, oil prices were under pressure as a stronger US dollar dented investor sentiment, which made the dollar-denominated oil less attractive for holders of other currencies. "Oil producers would need to extend the historic agreement to curb global overspply through and until the end of 2017 for oil prices to surge", CNBC reported , citing the bank's report, "amid concerns Russian Federation is lagging behind on its pledged production cuts".

by | April 23, 2017 | 07:53

He says the United States "has, right now, enough roles, with a role everywhere". "We have a role everywhere" with reference to the numerous United States military engagements around the world. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker even responded with a joke he was ready to encourage US independence movements if Trump failed to tone down his Brexit support.

by | April 23, 2017 | 07:52

Trump signed an executive order to review major regulations set past year and simplify America's notorious tax filing process . "The president wants to make clear to the American people that we are going to fix the tax code". Mnuchin had previously said his team was already looking into both the SIFI designation process and the use of orderly liquidation. He said earlier this week that enacting tax reform by August is "highly aggressive to not realistic" but that the administration is still ...

by | April 23, 2017 | 07:44

An oil well leaking natural gas on Alaska's North Slope has been successfully plugged, according to private and government responders. The second leak is still leaking natural gas, as well as a small amount of crude oil said BP. news network ABC News reported. BP said in their statement that the release hasn't reached the tundra surrounding the well. The authorities have not established yet, what prompted the well to discharge oil and gas.

by | April 23, 2017 | 07:35

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by | April 23, 2017 | 07:25

TEL AVIV: Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said during a visit to Israel Friday that there can be "no doubt" that Syria has retained some chemical weapons and warned President Bashar Assad's regime not to use them. It's a violation of the United Nations Security Council resolutions", he told a press conference. "It's been provocative. They've not lived up to any statements they've made in the past years, decades actually, about stopping their ballistic missile and their nuclear programs", Mattis said ...

by | April 23, 2017 | 07:18

Rao, according to PTI, said that if the Centre did not include the bill in the 9th schedule of the Constitution (to grant it immunity from a judicial review), the state government will approach the Supreme Court to direct the Centre to do so.

by | April 23, 2017 | 07:12

A rapid acceleration in home prices in Toronto had prompted some economists to voice fears that the real estate market in Canada's most populous city is in a bubble and raised concerns about the ability of first-time buyers to afford a home.

by | April 23, 2017 | 07:00

The order directs all government agencies to review the H-1B temporary visa program as part of Trump's "Buy American, Hire American" policy. "They voted to bring back their jobs, and to bring back their dreams into our country", Trump said .

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:55

The streaming firm added 4.95 million new subscribers in the quarter, fewer than the 5.2 million it had forecast. Hastings brushes off any concerns, noting that fluctuations are part and parcel of the business, in part related to when new series-such as House of Cards-drop on the service.

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:55

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by | April 23, 2017 | 06:51

Government watchdogs and consumer groups alike have predicted that the dragging incident could lead to new rules from Congress or the U.S. Department of Transportation strengthening passenger rights. After the market closed Monday, United reported a $96 million first-quarter profit, down 69 per cent from a year earlier largely because of higher costs for fuel, labor and maintenance.

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:42

It's conceivable that the show is setting up Zod as the main villain of season three and that Superman's return will have more to do with recapturing the Kryptonian general rather than with whatever Rhea has cooked up. "IZOMBIE'S" RAHUL KOHLI GUEST STARS - Lena's (guest star Katie McGarth) ex-boyfriend, Jack Spheer (guest star Rahul Kohli), comes to National City to unveil his big breakthrough in nano-technology, which has the potential to eradicate all diseases.

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:15

Two-storey houses were down 3.1 per cent in the quarter while bungalow prices fell 1 per cent. The median price of a condo also dropped 11.3 per cent to $241,382. The trend in Alberta, Quebec and Atlantic Canada is particularly encouraging. The introduction of the foreign-buyer tax played a role in the price decreases as the number of homes sold has fallen, but there may be reason to believe this market correction could turn around soon, said Phil Soper, president and CEO of Royal LePage.

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:10

Britain's lower house of Parliament on April 19 voted 522 to 13 in favor of May's motion for the snap poll, easily securing the two-thirds majority of the 650-seat legislature required for the elections to go ahead. "They think there are rules in politics, which if you don't follow by doffing your cap to powerful people, accepting that things can't really change, then you can't win", he will say.

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:10

North Carolina is included in the recall. The impacted products include Roundy's Brand, 2-pound Bag of Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns (UPC 001115055019) and Harris Teeter Brand, 2-pound Bag of Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns (UPC 007203649020).

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:04

The United States will counter any North Korean attack with an "overwhelming and effective" response, Vice President Mike Pence vowed Wednesday, as he stood on the deck of a massive American aircraft carrier docked in Japan. Pence arrived in Tokyo from South Korea, where he assured leaders of an "iron-clad" alliance with the United States in the face of the reclusive North, which has conducted a series of missile and nuclear tests in defiance of U.N.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:55

The figure tells us what earnings were generated from invested capital of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink .

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:39

In the past few weeks the 65-year-old eurosceptic has moved behind to become a serious contender in an election shaping up as a four-way race along with far-right leader Marine Le Pen, centrist Emmanuel Macron and conservative Francois Fillon .

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:33

Although U.S. forces have not explicitly said how many terrorists the strike may have killed, Afghan defense officials put the number at 36. The U.S. But former President Hamid Karzai accused the United States of using Afghanistan as "a testing ground for new and unsafe weapons". "At least 92 ISIS militants were killed in the bombing", Achin district governor Esmail Shinwari told Agence France Presse on Saturday.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:33

But Visbal has made no secret of her admiration for her statue's massive counterpart: "The bull is lovely", she told The New York Post in March. But Siegel argues the statue is a publicity stunt and cites the removal of a plaque at the statue's base, which referred to an exchange trade fund "SHE", as an admission " Fearless Girl " had an ulterior motive.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:19

Spokesman for Air Peace, Mr. Chris Iwarah, also said the airline would resume Abuja flights on Wednesday, while commending air travelers for keeping faith with the airline and making a huge sacrifice to ensure fix of the runway of the Abuja airport.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:16

Out in force: The labor force increased by 34,500 from 3,626,800 in February, as 26,700 more residents were employed and 7,900 more residents were unemployed over the month. Most of the gains were in administrative and support services (+2,200). Iowa's total nonfarm employment rose by 8,100 positions between March 2016 and March 2017.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:07

The order signed by Trump also calls for a review of the H-1B visa program which allows companies to hire skilled foreign workers. The message from the White House? One objective, said Trump aides, is to modify or replace the current lottery for H-1B visas with a merit-based system that would restrict the visas to highly skilled workers.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:06

In remarks before sitting down with Mattis, Netanyahu praised the Defense secretary for being "clear and forthright" on the threat posed by Iran. Political sources linked the visit of British Prime Minister Theresa May to Amman on 3 April to the reportedly planned operations, noting that Jordanian King Abdullah II travelled immediately to Washington after meeting with May.

by | April 23, 2017 | 04:58

A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 and United Airlines A320 Airbus on seen approach to San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California, April 14, 2015. United is engaged in a sweeping review of its policies with the aim of creating what Munoz calls a more "common-sense approach to doing things". The parent company of the third-largest commercial airline in the United States reported earnings of 41 cents per share, up from analysts' forecast of 38 cents, and revenues were up 2.7 ...

by | April 23, 2017 | 04:49

Blackrock Fund Advsrs stated it has 0.09% in Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC). Woodley Farra Manion Portfolio Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Genuine Parts Company by 17.8% in the third quarter. The current consensus rating on Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) is Hold (Score: 2.11) with a consensus target price of $100.88 per share, a potential 9.75% upside.

by | April 23, 2017 | 04:10

Samsung first announced Bixby in mid-March, very much focusing on the user being able to "call upon" Bixby to assist them in navigating the Galaxy S8. Both come with an Infinity display, giving you a massive 95% screen to body ratio. The Samsung Galaxy S8 will have a RRP of $1,199 and Galaxy S8+ will have a RRP of $1,349.

by | April 23, 2017 | 04:08

Mr Munoz was forced to apologise and promised a "thorough" review of what had happened. United said Friday in a securities filing that management and the board "take recent events extremely seriously", and will link executive bonuses partly to "progress toward improvements in the customer experience".

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:46

The number of shares now owned by investors are 995.22 mln. Shares of Harley-Davidson ( HOG ) fell 6% in premarket trade Tuesday after the company missed revenue expectations and issued a weaker-than-expected outlook. Harley-Davidson, Inc. ( HOG ) has been given an average price target of $60.18 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz. Revenues from Harley-Davidson motorcycles fell 16.7% to $1.1 billion.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:46

In an hour long interview with the Associated Press , the President also hyped his own tax reform announcement for next week, saying the tax cuts he will propose would be "massive". "They re too complicated", he said. Inversions involve USA firms that move their legal address overseas to cut their tax bills through mergers with foreign companies.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:29

In 1998, the BJP held its national executive meet here and after that the saffron party joined hands with state's now ruling Biju Janata Dal. Shah said the BJP should have governments in states like Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, and other North-Eastern states.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:26

Sales in Toronto posted the biggest increase, offsetting a decline in Vancouver. He also said the Canada Revenue Agency will put resources toward ensuring tax compliance, but shut down a previous request from his Ontario counterpart to change the taxation of capital gains on the sale of homes that are not classified as a primary residence.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:24

The White House claimed last week that the Carl Vinson Strike Group was heading toward North Korea, but reports later made clear the carrier was not moving in that direction. The defence ministry said US and South Korean air forces were conducting an annual training exercise, codenamed Max Thunder, until April 28. The U.S.