Economy

House Sets Health Care Vote After Trump Demands It

Georgia Democratic leaders have a ready response they hope will ring in voters' ears through the special election and beyond. "The beauty", Trump said while referring to the Democrats, "is that they own Obamacare". The losers are Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, because they own Obamacare. "They 100 percent own it". Those changes together are estimated to cut almost $1 trillion in federal Medicaid spending, an unprecedented retrenchment that is expected to cause the number of Americans ... Read More

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House Republicans Pull Their Affordable Care Act Replacement Bill From Consideration

We probably haven't heard the last on this issue, despite President Trump's pledge to move on if Congress failed to pass the AHCA. President Donald Trump continues to face obstacles with the much-debated health care bill. Instead of holding the vote as expected Friday afternoon, Ryan explained the GOP's collective fail in finding consensus. Nevertheless, Ryan's job did not seem to be under immediate threat, at least not in the House of Representatives he leads. Read More

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Enbridge laying off 1000 workers in wake of Spectra Energy takeover

Enbridge laying off 1000 workers in wake of Spectra Energy takeover

Workers swap out the Enbridge and Spectra Energy signs earlier this year at Spectra's former Galleria-area headquarters. Latest closing price was -4.80% below its 50-day moving average and -0.07% below its 200-day moving average. The correct version of this news story can be read at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/03/25/enbridge-energy-partners-l-p-eep-given-average-recommendation-of-hold-by-brokerages.html. Read More

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Laptop ban: airline tells bored passengers to 'analyse meaning of life'

Laptop ban: airline tells bored passengers to 'analyse meaning of life'

He did, of course-and now the US Department of Homeland Security is instituting a ban on in-flight laptops and tablets for passengers traveling to the US on 56 routes from the Middle East and North Africa. That certainly seems to be the spirit behind the advertisements of Royal Jordanian. The aim was to make sure passengers were "more comfortable" as the bans were implemented, the Turkish flagship carrier added. Read More

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Laptop ban creates turbulence for airline profits

Laptop ban creates turbulence for airline profits

The move follows a United States ban on all large electronics in hand-luggage on flights from eight countries in north Africa, the Middle East and Turkey. Airport security gone mad? He needs to have things done his way, even if now this is only about flights. The measure is "causing confusion and I can see a lot of airlines getting angry if this policy is not made clearer", said Saj Ahmad, chief analyst at StrategicAero Research. Read More

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India to seal border with Pakistan, Bangladesh soon: Rajnath Singh

India to seal border with Pakistan, Bangladesh soon: Rajnath Singh

The BSF is primarily tasked to guard two of the most sensitive Indian frontiers with Pakistan and Bangladesh while it is extensively deployed for conducting anti-Naxal operations and rendering other duties in the internal security domain. Singh also said: "The project will be periodically monitored by the Home Secretary at the central level, the BSF from the security forces' perspective and the chief secretaries at the state-level", to ensure the borders are entirely sealed. Read More

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What is the Fate of Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) After Earnings?

Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) gained 0.06% with the closing price of $15.71. Analysts mean target price for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN) is $87.56 while their mean recommendation is 2.80 (1=Buy, 5=sell). WARNING: This article was originally reported by Sports Perspectives and is the property of of Sports Perspectives. Read More

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Disney boss reveals big details about the future of Star Wars

Disney boss reveals big details about the future of Star Wars

Harrelson did elaborate slightly, saying that he expects to be filming Han Solo through July. "I play a guy named Beckett who's kind of a criminal and a mentor to Han", he divulged on the late-night program Wednesday. Iger also said that this year's " Star Wars " film, " The Last Jedi ", will not be changed on account of the death of Carrie Fisher, who played Princess-turned-General Leia Organa in the movie franchise. Read More

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Saudi Arabia, UAE suspend imports from Brazil meat plants

Saudi Arabia, UAE suspend imports from Brazil meat plants

Chinese authorities will keep the ban in place for only one chicken processing plant in the southern Brazilian state of Parana operated by Seara Alimentos Ltda, another senior Brazilian agriculture official said. The six facilities ship products outside of Brazil , while only one of them exports directly to the U.A.E., the ministry said. The companies have denied the allegations. Read More

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Free WiFi and meditation as airlines grapple with laptop ban

Royal Jordanian has been using its Twitter account to both keep passengers informed as well as satirize the White House's move to limit and ban travel from various Muslim-majority countries. Sounds like unfair competition to us. Nevertheless, the media can still talk about it and perhaps pressure the administration to come clean on its motives for passing this new electronics ban. Read More

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US, Britain Ban Laptops, Electronics on Flights from Some Nations

US, Britain Ban Laptops, Electronics on Flights from Some Nations

Affected airlines include: Egypt Air , Emirates , Etihad Airways, Kuwait Airways , Qatar Airways , Royal Air Maroc , Royal Jordanian , Saudia and Turkish Airlines . Etihad Airways posted a similar advertisement titled "Make Flying Great Again", showcasing its entertainment and dining options. American expatriate Kelly Webb, who makes at least three round trips to the USA every year, said the new law was ridiculous. Read More

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Emirates responds to United States electronics ban with new advert

Wall Street analysts are already warning that business travelers may change who they fly with if they can't get work done on their laptops or tablets. "I don't think it will have a big impact on numbers", he told local radio, as long as "we are very, very diligent in both communicating to people exactly what the restrictions are and actually have an efficient process to deal with the situation". Read More

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Arab Airlines Fight Ban With Humor And Jennifer Aniston

The advert with Anniston is not new, having been released in October 2016, but the repackaged clip is. "Perhaps the silver lining to this is that they can now justifiably give themselves a break from their devices", Clark said. Emirati authorities work closely with their US counterparts to ensure that "the people that they are concerned about coming into the United States do not board our flights", he added. Read More

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US Electronics Ban to have Little Impact on Dubai Passenger Numbers

US Electronics Ban to have Little Impact on Dubai Passenger Numbers

He said the airline was looking at whether passengers could hand in their devices just before boarding, so that they could use them until the last possible moment and minimize disruption. Emirates travellers will use electronic devices on the first part of their journey, and also during transit in Dubai . "All children receive a kid's pack with games and toys, and Flying Nannies are on board to help parents", an official statement by the Etihad Airways read. Read More

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Laptop ban to hit 1.1mn weekend travelers in Dubai

Even with the new handling option to avoid delays, Emirates advises their US-bound passengers to pack their electronic devices in their luggage only. Britain issued similar restrictions a few hours after USA officials announced theirs, though Dubai and Abu Dhabi - the two United Arab Emirates hubs on the US list - were not included in the British ban . Read More

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Google's ad crisis deepens as companies freeze spending

Saying "no" to Youtube means leaving an advertisement channel. The company has safeguards to block offensive content, but the volume of video being uploaded is too great to identify every infringing video. AT&T, Verizon, Johnson & Johnson and other major US advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site. So we have two scenarios, neither of them palatable. Read More

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Accenture's net income up on demand for digital, cloud services

Accenture's net income up on demand for digital, cloud services

A number of analysts offered their Estimated Earnings analysis for Allergan plc (AGN) for the current quarter. According to TipRanks.com, Bachman is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 10.9% and a 64.9% success rate. If we consider a median price to earnings ratio on the stock, that corresponds with a stock price of 19.41. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company is at 1.76. Read More

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More big brands pull ads from YouTube in widening boycott

That revelation sparked many companies in the United Kingdom to remove their ads from Google platforms, forcing Google to examine its ad policies and implement new tools to give advertisers more control over where their ads go. However, many advertisers want to see more details on the new measures initiated by the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Ford Motor Co. suspended their YouTube ads on Thursday. Read More

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One Dead, Others Suffer 'Catastrophic' Injuries in UK Parliament Attack

One Dead, Others Suffer 'Catastrophic' Injuries in UK Parliament Attack

Four innocent people were killed when he drove his hire auto at tourists on Westminster Bridge and stabbed a police officer outside Parliament . British police are combing through " massive amounts of computer data ", have searched more than 20 sites and have contacted thousands of witnesses in a vast operation to trace how a British man became radicalized and launched a deadly attack on Parliament, a senior official said yesterday. Read More

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Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC) Bonds Trading 2.8% Higher

Hence, the surprise factor was -15.8 percent. The number of shares now held by investors is 99.81 Million. 12 analysts projected on average Earnings. Relative Strength Index (RSI) of the company is 39.66. All of these Earnings estimates are a consensus recommendation of 14 Analysts. (NYSE:THC) may be interested in the company's FCF or Free Cash Flow Score. Read More

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Hurdles Still Remain For Keystone XL Pipeline

Hurdles Still Remain For Keystone XL Pipeline

President Trump announced the granting of a presidential permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline project on Friday, calling it "a historic moment for North America and energy independence". "We're very happy because it's going to create thousands of jobs in Canada and in the United States", said Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr who once threatened to use soldiers against pipeline protestors. Read More

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Shell sells Gabon onshore energy assets

Shell sells Gabon onshore energy assets

The company also disposed of its Canadian tar sands business to Canadian Natural Resources for US$7.2bn earlier this month. Under the deal, which is expected to close in the summer, Assala Energy will assume a debt of $285 million. Shell will however retain exploration licences for two offshore blocks west of Gabon, a company spokesperson added. Assala Energy will be funded by Carlyle International Energy Partners, a $2.5 billion fund, and Carlyle Sub-Saharan Africa Fund, which has $698 ... Read More

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CPI Hits Brakes in February

CPI Hits Brakes in February

The Canadian dollar weakened to C$1.3385 to the US dollar, or 74.71 USA cents, from C$1.3354, or 74.88 USA cents before the data was released. It rose 17.9% in February compared to the corresponding month a year ago. Only one province, Manitoba, saw its inflation rate heat up, from 2.1 to 2.3 per cent. Excluding gas, prices rose 0.6 per cent last month compared to a year ago. Read More

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