Donald Trump to roll back Barack Obama's clean power plan

28 Mar, 2017

It's also lower electricity rates for consumers across the country. But it has been on hold since past year while a federal court deliberates on appeals made by coal-friendly Republican-led states and more than 100 companies. The "Energy Independence Executive Order" is created to relax regulations on power plants, while the Trump administration will also review fuel efficiency standards for cars.


Federal budget cuts likely to have minimal impact in county

27 Mar, 2017

As I explained in Sunday's column, the $3 billion Community Development Block Grant program that Trump would eliminate provides $1.8 million - or 20 percent - of the $8.6 million the city spends on its version of Meals on Wheels . "There is no reduction in the program", Headland said. Perhaps Mr. Trump should ride with a Meals on Wheels van and witness the profound benefits to our nation's most vulnerable seniors.


Steven Mnuchin Treasury chief in Germany says U.S. not seeking 'trade wars'

18 Mar, 2017

The new president says he favors one-to-one trade deals between the US and other individual countries. Mnuchin's measured approach may be seen as an emollient amid the often chaotic signaling by the new administration. Germany, which hosts the G20 presidency this year, was rebuffed in its attempts to forge a compromise on the wording of a statement about the global economy that reflects the rules-led system under the World Trade Organization, and the focus on "fairness" that the new US spirit ...


Tesla Model 3: the first prototypes soon on the road

17 Mar, 2017

But the company has said that it will spend $2 billion-2.5 billion to launch the Model 3 mass-market vehicle later this year. They now have a $244.13 price target on the electric vehicle producer's stock. He has also borrowed $279,9m from financial institutions that aren't involved in the company's offering and are secured by a portion of Tesla stock, the company said.


Second independence vote for Scotland divisive for Britain: leading politicians

17 Mar, 2017

However, the unelected House of Lords also said that European Union residents of Britain have the right to remain and gave Parliament more say in the final talk on leaving the EU. This is done using a legal mechanism called a Section 30 order. Read my speech here. He argued that the choice the pro-independence campaign would offer voters would be not just about Europe but about Scottish values that he said were "frankly outward looking.


Blizzard: Cancellations already stretching into Wednesday

15 Mar, 2017

A look at FlightAware's cancellation listings shows that today, March 13, is already sporting almost 2,400 delays and more than 1,280 cancellations - and it's not even 10 a.m. Most of the flights grounded were by Southwest Airlines , which has called off 880 scheduled Tuesday departures, which is about 22 percent of its flights for the day, as of 9:20 a.m.


Starbucks Is Releasing Colorful Spring-Themed Cups for the First Time

13 Mar, 2017

Some of the pastel cups have plain white circles, which seem like an invitation to doodle, while others feature pre-printed, hand-drawn illustrations. Cheer up! Spring is on its way. Starbucks began offering seasonal cups more than two decades ago, beginning with its traditional holiday-themed cup.


And Just Like That, Nicki Minaj Racks Up Another W

10 Mar, 2017

Remy Ma says the beef is a wrap since Nicki has failed to respond. Minaj is not featured on Future's new albums HNDRXX or Future, so if this video shoot is for a song, it's likely to be Minaj's own record. "It just bothers me that this record that I put out where it's literally picking apart a female went so viral, and every media outlet wants to talk about it and pick it up; I feel like we could've done the same thing working together.


Scott Pruitt, EPA Chief, Doubts Carbon Dioxide's Role In Climate Change

10 Mar, 2017

To recap, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council , global warming is the idea that certain types of "greenhouse gases", chiefly carbon dioxide produced from activities like burning fossil fuels for electricity and transportation, become trapped in the Earth's atmosphere and absorb sunlight, increasing temperatures all over the planet and creating serious environmental problems.


Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) Institutional Ownership stands at 95.5

10 Mar, 2017

Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Full-year sales forecasts are pegged at $6.46B, representing a drop of almost -1.82% over last fiscal year's revenues of $6.58B. Signet Jewelers's revenue for the quarter was down 5.2% compared to the same quarter past year.


OECD Raises 2017 UK Economic Growth Forecast To 1

09 Mar, 2017

For the eurozone, the prediction was a slight 0.1-percent growth, with Germany experiencing the most important increase at 1.8 percent. "Policy choices, including on the composition of fiscal spending, taxation, regulation and trade, are likely to have a significant impact on growth outcomes", the group said.


Chinese firm admits breaking Iran sanctions

08 Mar, 2017

If the company should violate sanctions again, or fail to appoint a corporate compliance monitor, it would be subject to another $300 million fine, suspended over a seven-year period. Justice department officials said the company had illegally shipped sensitive US-made equipment to Iran. "Those who flout our economic sanctions and export control laws will not go unpunished - they will suffer the harshest of consequences", he said.


Iranian vessels 'harass' US Navy ship: Pentagon

08 Mar, 2017

The official said the Iranian boats tried to get between the USA and other ships, coming within about 600 yards of the USNS Invincible , a tracking ship. Air Force (not Navy). The Iranian Revolutionary Guard has said it would close the Strait of Hormuz, most recently last May, if the face of threats from the United States and its allies.


Yellen to Headline Final Round of Fed Speeches Before March Meeting

04 Mar, 2017

More importantly, she dropped hints that it might end up having to increase them this year more than planned. While US President Trump didn't impress markets with any new economic news during his Presidential address on Tuesday night, his surprisingly Presidential tone and his reassertion that he would introduce a $1trillion infrastructure programme helped to calm trader frustrations.


Palo Alto Networks Is Getting Pounded in After-Hours Trading Tuesday

02 Mar, 2017

Davidson. The company's non-GAAP net loss was $59.6 million, wider than a loss of $39.5 million reported a year ago. The retailer isn't looking for much, if any, revenue growth this year either. Similarly, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 7.34% and for the year was 4.91%, while the YTD performance remained at 21.47%. Its sales stood at 8.20% a year on average in the period of last five years.


Pro-Trump rally to be held Monday in Monmouth County

01 Mar, 2017

In Atlanta, the pro-Trump rally was so vast, photographers struggled to find a viewpoint to accurately depict its magnitude. According to a Facebook page promoting the rally , the event will start at 11:30 in the morning and end by 1 p.m.


Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' Scores Monster $30.5 Million Opening

28 Feb, 2017

The victor for the last two weekends, The LEGO Batman Movie , dropped to second place with $19 million, which was just a 41.8% drop from last weekend, while the other two new releases, Collide and Rock Dog , failed to even crack the top 10.


First Trump Budget to Take Aim at Non-Retiree Social Safety Net

28 Feb, 2017

Trump on Tuesday evening will give his first speech before a joint session of Congress. This is because the debt fluctuates naturally over time depending on the government's existing schedule of payments, tax collections, and other factors.


Trump Enforcement Plan Has Immigrants Bracing For Raids, Deportations

26 Feb, 2017

During their brief visit, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly will face a Mexican government anxiously rethinking its relationship with its bigger, richer and more powerful neighbour. The new priorities are broad enough to apply to nearly any illegal immigrant, including anyone who has been charged with a crime, misrepresented themselves, poses a risk to public safety, or "have abused any program related to receipt of public benefits".


Do you agree with our Oscars 2017 predictions?

26 Feb, 2017

And one last thing about Sunday night's awards - Hollywood, we get it. The Los Angeles Times likewise identifies the 11 "most notable political moments" at the Oscars, including the time in 1993 that Richard Gere opted to discuss China.


LG K10 Announced In India With Android Nougat, Panic Button

23 Feb, 2017

The advanced fingerprint sensor that is located just below the rear camera cannot only keep your smartphone secure but also act as a quick shutter button for selfies and screen capture. You can check out all of these variants in one of the provided images down below, and it's also worth mentioning that the phone comes with a free smart cover and unlimited audio and video downloads from Hungama for the period of 45 days.


CDC: It definitely looks like flu season is here

22 Feb, 2017

However, it was shown to be 73 percent effective in fighting illnesses caused by the B strain of influenza. With weeks to go during the current flu season, vaccination at this time could still offer protective benefit. With flu continuing to occur through this month and into March, there's still flu that can be prevented or made less severe, said Schaffner. Some people get more protection from the flu shot than others.


Melania Trump Announces That White House Visitation Resumes In March

17 Feb, 2017

She continues to stay in her NY apartment, while her 10-year old son, Barron , finishes school. "This life wasn't her dream - it was Donald's", said friend and celebrity stylist Phillip Bloch . More than an hour into a raucous White House news conference, President Donald Trump was asked a personal question about his wife, Melania Trump .


Protests, arrests as Mesa mom faces deportation after Trump order

13 Feb, 2017

Santos writes that Garcia de Rayos was "afraid to go to her appointment on Wednesday". Her lawyer claimed she didn't know the woman whose identity she was accused of stealing. She was consequently ordered to self-deport in 2013, but was given a pass under the Obama administration's relaxed immigration standards, which mainly targeted "violent criminals or people who pose a threat to national security".


Thomas Cook Tourists Turn to Bulgaria, Croatia Amid Terror Spree

11 Feb, 2017

It said bookings for holidays in Greece were now up by more than 40%, while Spain had also done well. Thomas Cook has put up package holiday prices by 9% and sharply increased its capacity in Greece as it faces intense competition and higher hotel costs in popular Spanish island resorts.


Snapchat is growing up, files for IPO

03 Feb, 2017

In its filing , Snap said, "Although other US -based companies have publicly traded classes of non-voting stock, to our knowledge, no other company has completed an initial public offering of non-voting stock on a USA stock exchange". In short, this user base, because of its age, is less sticky. While the Lenses are pretty cool and do attract users who come to Snapchat to use them, Snap is about to open up the technology for advertisers.


Denver radio station owner Entercom to take over CBS Radio

03 Feb, 2017

The complex merger agreement that will leave CBS shareholders with 72% of the enlarged Entercom is said to have come together in the past few weeks. The companies said they posted pro forma adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, or Ebitda, of almost $500 million on roughly $1.7 billion in revenue over the past 12 months.


India freaks out over USA plans to change high-skilled visas

02 Feb, 2017

P. Gurnani, CEO of Tech Mahindra, one of India's largest technology outsourcing agencies and chairman of Indian industry body NASSCOM . R Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM said, "Our strong suggestion is that they should carefully calibrate the conditions keeping in mind the skill shortage in the US".


Google Bites Into Apple in Global Top Brand Rankings

02 Feb, 2017

In another shakeup Lego has replaced Disney as the world's most powerful brand, with Disney slipping behind the likes of Nike, Google and Visa to settle at sixth place. Sales from Amazon's first- and third-party sales, Amazon.com and Prime Now represented 43% of all revenue generated in the USA online market during 2016, according to the latest data from Slice Intelligence.


Note ban shaved 0.25-0.5% off GDP growth

02 Feb, 2017

The survey quotes Pricewaterhouse Coopers which reported India's high dependence on cash in 2015. Last October, led by New Development Bank president K.V. The Economic Survey also said the implementation of wage hikes and muted tax receipts would put pressure on the fiscal deficit in 2017/18. Briefly, the costs include a contraction in cash money supply and subsequent, albeit temporary, slowdown in GDP growth; and benefits include increased digitalisation, greater tax compliance and a ...



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