Economy

by | March 27, 2017 | 21:44

TransCanada spokesman Terry Cunha said the company recognizes that construction activities would occur on tribes' ancestral homelands. Approval in Nebraska is needed before construction can begin. TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline would cross the Yellowstone River, as well as the Ogallala Aquifer, the largest freshwater aquifer in the United States.

by | March 27, 2017 | 21:37

He leaves New Zealand on Wednesday. China and New Zealand ramped up their cooperation on Monday, pledging to expand their existing free trade agreement into what visiting Premier Li Keqiang called China's "most advanced" with a developed country.

by | March 27, 2017 | 21:24

Nike's third-quarter revenue grew just 5% to $8.43 billion, missing analysts' estimates of $8.47 billion. Reiterating a buy rating on the stock today, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst Sam Poser - who also noted that he sees futures becoming a much less reliable predictor of revenue growth - said he believes Nike's guidance reflects a "whatever can go wrong, will go wrong approach".

by | March 27, 2017 | 21:20

Woodley was arrested in October (16) for refusing to leave the protest site in Standing Rock, where she and 100 other activists were hoping to halt construction of a $3.8 billion pipeline. Shailene Woodley has received her sentence. Oil is planned to run through the Pipeline for the first time this week. In the month prior, Woodley called protesters to action after President Donald Trump signed an executive order authorizing the construction of the pipeline.

by | March 27, 2017 | 21:14

Whether the Trump administration wants to call Mar-a-Lago the Winter White House, the Southern White House, the Weekend White House or something else altogether, some Democrats are now demanding that they treat the parade of visitors coming and going from there like their predecessors largely treated the regular White House itself - by actually recording their names.

by | March 27, 2017 | 21:08

Elsewhere, many a Melbourne Cup contender a year ago, contested the 3200m Dubai World Cup, with Godolphin's Beautiful Romance beaten a neck. While South African racing fans were cheering on Mike de Kock and last year's World Cup runner-up Mubtaahij, it was difficult not to focus on the world's highest rated racer, who added the romance and drama in wet conditions - and simply did things the hard way.

by | March 27, 2017 | 20:53

Like all Canadian gold coins, it bears the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II as head of the Commonwealth on the obverse, according to the museum's website. Petersen would not comment on whether authorities had surveillance video of the crime, but said police assume more than one person was involved because of the weight of the coin.

by | March 27, 2017 | 20:45

On Saturday , reporters traveling with him said that he arrived at the club at 11:01 a.m. and left at 3:20 p.m., pulling up to the White House about 40 minutes later. Sunday's trip marked the president's 13th trip to a golf course since taking office. Trump, who was highly critical of President Barack Obama for allegedly playing too much golf , has now made 12 visits to courses he owns in nine weeks as president.

by | March 27, 2017 | 20:43

Emaar's bid was previously reported by Arabian Business. Emaar Malls' bid is understood to have been higher than Amazon's . Emaar Malls is the retail unit of Emaar Properties. Emaar Mall runs the massive nearby Dubai Mall. The company hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc to find buyers for a stake a year ago, people said at the time.

by | March 27, 2017 | 20:02

But Priebus said Republicans can't look for the ideal legislation. "We're willing to talk to anyone". White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus went to bat on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace , addressing the failure of the White House-supported American Health Care Act as well as its political aftermath.

by | March 27, 2017 | 19:40

The stock stands almost -70.83% off versus the 52-week high and 19.2% away from the 52-week low. After this purchase, 58,200 common shares of UNXL are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $44,232. The stock witnessed -26.21% declines, -15.55% declines and -50% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. The 4 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Uni-Pixel Inc have a median target of 2.70, with a high estimate of 5.25 and a low estimate ...

by | March 27, 2017 | 19:32

The tests - failed by RBS previous year - are essentially aimed at ensuring banks have the money and systems in place to handle sudden headwinds. The so-called "exploratory" scenario will incorporate "severe and synchronised" stress to both the British and global economy and financial markets, with weak growth, low interest rates, stagnant trade and cross-border banking activity.

by | March 27, 2017 | 19:27

Over the last five days, shares have managed 6.67% gains and now is up 101.2% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $3.78. Our analysis shows that the stock is widely covered by equity research firms, and target prices are revealing. BKS Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of MGM Resorts International during the third quarter valued at about $143,000. Prior to joining MGM Resorts International in 2016, Fischer served as the head of consumer and gaming research at CLSA, a boutique ...

by | March 27, 2017 | 19:11

This transaction is one of three proposed mega-mergers in the agrochemical sector. The others are Bayer AG's plan to buy Monsanto Co. and China National Chemical Corp.'s agreement to buy Syngenta AG. Asset sales would ensure competition in the sector and benefit European farmers and consumers, the Commission said. Meanwhile, Dow will sell its two manufacturing facilities for acid co-polymers in Spain and in the United States, as well as the contract with a third party through which it ...

by | March 27, 2017 | 19:07

Citing a "person briefed on the discussions", the report claims that VR and AR are being looked at as possible features of a chain of Amazon homewares stores. Amazon supermarket chain in India? That being said, Amazon the popular e-commerce site is now planning to enter the homeware space, with AR technology.

by | March 27, 2017 | 18:39

Presiding over his last annual shareholders meeting as chief executive on Wednesday, Howard Schultz said Starbucks will hire 15,000 veterans and their spouses by 2025, on top of more than 10,000 hired since a pledge he made four years ago.

by | March 27, 2017 | 18:26

Senate Democrats sent a letter early this month requesting that the administration make Mar-a-Lago visitor logs available, but received no response. But it's a good idea, with a good name too. Democrats say the move is necessary after a Whitehouse.gov page featuring visitor access records has said "this page is being updated" ever since Trump took office - and remains unchanged.

by | March 27, 2017 | 18:24

Indian shares rose on Friday, although benchmark indexes ended off their day's highs amid caution ahead of a key US vote on healthcare plan due tonight meant to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Jaitley on Thursday said that the government is working with the RBI on a mechanism that will force borrowers to settle dues. With a quarter still remaining in this financial year, public sector banks have already surpassed the properties seized in value terms by Rs 3,650.92 crore as against ...

by | March 27, 2017 | 18:17

American officials announced the United States ban early Tuesday, and the British followed later in the day after discussions between the countries. The 10 global airports covered by the ban are in Cairo (Egypt), Dubai and Abu Dhabi (UAE), Istanbul (Turkey), Doha (Qatar), Amman (Jordan), Kuwait City, Casablanca (Morocco), Jeddah and Riyadh (Saudi Arabia).

by | March 27, 2017 | 18:14

The S&P BSE Sensex closed 63 points higher at 29,648, just 33 points away from record close. The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose by 68.95 points, or 0.76 percent, to 9,153.75 points. On the Sensex, 24 of the 30 constituents ended higher, while overall advancing issues beat declining ones 1,802 to 1,039 and 171 closed unchanged. In the broader market, the BSE Mid-Cap index advanced 527.55 points, or 3.95 per cent to settle at 13,893.14.

by | March 27, 2017 | 18:00

A 10-member Indian delegation arrived yesterday to take part in the two-day meet. The significance emanates from a letter by Indian Indus Water Commissioner P K Saxena in which he proposed to discuss disputes such as the construction of the Kishanganga and Ratle hydro projects on the Jhelum and Chenab rivers by India.

by | March 27, 2017 | 17:47

The government hopes to get Central GST (CGST), Integrated GST (IGST), UTGST and the compensation law approved during the current Parliament session in order to roll out GST from July 1. The maximum limit is not indicative of the actual cess that will be imposed, as the government has left a margin for future contingencies. The cap is ceiling, so we have kept a little headspace.

by | March 27, 2017 | 17:32

In response to a bandh call by the Shiv Sena, shopkeepers in Maharashtra's Osmanabad on Monday downed their shutters in protest against the airliners move to ban Lok Sabha MP Ravindra Gaikwad from flying. While Gaikwad had a business class ticket, the airline, due to last-minute changes, had to operate an all-economy aircraft on the route. Gaikwad kicked up a huge storm on social media after his video thrashing a senior Air India employee went viral.

by | March 27, 2017 | 17:15

That's been the warning to consumers about crooks who use spoofing technology to make it look like they're calling from the IRS. If the victim refuses to cooperate, they are then threatened with arrest or suspension of a business or driver's license.

by | March 27, 2017 | 17:07

Only a 58-year-old man arrested on Thursday in Birmingham, the central English city where the assailant Khalid Masood lived, remained in custody on Saturday evening. "It appears that he has fallen under the malign influence of others who have encouraged or persuaded him to carry out this attack, possibly for money for his family".

by | March 27, 2017 | 16:19

On Sunday, Maharashtra finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar raised this demand in a meeting with Union finance minister Arun Jaitley. - Integrated GST will do away with gap present in central sales tax. Last week Jaitley had emphasised the urgency to pass the GST laws during the current session of Parliament, saying the Centre and the states will otherwise lose their right to collect indirect taxes after September 15.

by | March 27, 2017 | 16:08

Both Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley have publicly said they will begin moving jobs and investment away from the city now that Prime Minister Theresa May has named a date to officially begin the Brexit process . The global investment bank now has 15 buildings scattered across London , including its current CIB HQ at Winchester House in the City of London financial district, where most of its 9000 British-based employees work.

by | March 27, 2017 | 15:51

Although the court did not provide a definitive standard, the justices did offer districts, like Douglas County, some parameters for reformulation. In its unanimous ruling, the Supreme Court said that a child's "educational program must be appropriately ambitious in light of his circumstances" and that "every child should have the chance to meet challenging objectives" even if the child is not fully integrated into regular classrooms.

by | March 27, 2017 | 15:50

The defections are continuing even after Google apologized for tainting brands and outlined steps to ensure ads don't appear alongside unsavory videos. The impact could hit hundreds of millions of dollars, analysts say. On Friday, Jack Nicas, a reporter of Wall Street Journal tweeted an ad screenshot for an original movie of YouTube Red appearing as an ad on a user-submitted video, which was titled as Michelle Obama Dancing to the song Alabama Ni**er.

by | March 27, 2017 | 15:06

A 7-judge bench will be set up to hear the pleas. Senior advocate Shyam Divan, appearing for one of the petitioners, alleged that the Union government is not following the various orders passed by the apex court that the usage of Aadhaar would be voluntary and not mandatory.

by | March 27, 2017 | 15:05

The officer's dashcam was rolling as he used his patrol unit to herd the cow into a gated area of the park Thursday. Terrified, he quickly ran around to the side of the vehicle to safety, seconds before the ornery animal busted through the flimsy fence gate.

by | March 27, 2017 | 13:36

It was a stunning defeat for the new president after he had demanded House Republicans delay no longer and vote on the legislation Friday, pass or fail. Yes, there are both political and fiscal consequences for just bagging it. And Trump is certain to be weakened politically, a big early congressional defeat adding to the continuing inquiries into his presidential campaign's Russian Federation connections and his unfounded wiretapping allegations against Obama.

by | March 27, 2017 | 13:33

Inflation is now at the level of wage growth, and rising, meaning we can expect the pressure on household spending to deteriorate. "Going forward, the theme of rising prices could go two ways". In part, higher prices reflected adverse weather conditions in Europe which put upward pressure on vegetable prices. In February, CPIH was also 2.3 per cent, up from 1.9 per cent in January.

by | March 27, 2017 | 13:31

Elections to the 272 wards in three municipal corporations are scheduled for April 23. The date for counting of votes has also been extended to 26 April. Thousands of ghost employees are paid salaries, even as genuine employees are not paid on time. The AAP rivals warned that the move to waive off property tax would put an additional burden on the cash-strapped corporations, which have been struggling to pay staff wages, triggering labour unrest and civic crisis.

by | March 27, 2017 | 13:02

But company officials insisted on Wednesday that it didn't necessarily mean all the stores would shut down and the well-known retail names would disappear. The emergence of online retailers in particular has left numerous traditional, big-store retailers without a plan or the resources to combat these new competitors.