Economy

Finger-pointing on Hill as GOP assesses health bill loss

Finger-pointing on Hill as GOP assesses health bill loss

That's the only word which describes the Republicans' inability to pass the bill to repeal Obamacare in a House they control. Moderate Republicans in both chambers are still anxious about ensuring that health care stays affordable for their lower-income constituents, and want to preserve Medicaid, which is popular even in states Donald Trump won. Read More

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III two-wheelers sold out a day ahead of nationwide ban

To be precise, a report suggests automakers have stocks of 8.2 lakh BS-III vehicles in the country which includes 96,724 commercial vehicles, 6,71,308 two-wheelers, 40,048 three-wheelers and 16,198 cars. At Rs 10,000 company-sponsored discount on the BS-III Jupiter was lapped up within minutes this morning. He further said: "By the end of today, March 31, we would have sold nearly all of our BS III inventory". Read More

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Breedon Group PLC (BREE) Receives "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt

Jefferies upgraded the shares of WIN in report on Thursday, March 2 to "Hold" rating. RBC Capital Markets upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, December 1 report. Group PLC provides services, tools and products for customers, through its brands, MoneySuperMarket, MoneySavingExpert and TravelSupermarket. The company has market cap of 5.90 billion GBP. Read More

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The Bottom Line: Trump signs order to dismantle climate change rules

Trump's orders will begin a process to undo rules that broadly sought to limit carbon emissions. Advocates said they plan to work together to mobilize a public backlash against an executive order signed by Trump on Tuesday that includes initiating a review of former President Barack Obama's signature plan to restrict greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants and lifting a 14-month-old moratorium on new coal leases on federal lands. Read More

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Net Revel In GOP Infighting, Tout Trump Targeting Freedom Caucus

The mistrust between the White House and hardline conservatives in Congress has cast a pall over the next big item on the Republican agenda - tax reform. There was never a meeting scheduled with the Freedom Caucus . Amash was not among them, though. "Now in my opinion, it's not the Freedom Caucus that's responsible for the GOP failure in this case to repeal and replace Obamacare". Read More

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Recommendation Trends Analysis: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (ERIC)

Recommendation Trends Analysis: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (ERIC)

Sanford C. Bernstein upgraded shares of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a report on Wednesday. Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and for the current quarter 7 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.03/share. Read More

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Financial Reports Reveal Extent of Trump Team's Wealth

Financial Reports Reveal Extent of Trump Team's Wealth

What's not being provided: the Office of Government Ethics agreements with those employees on what they must do to avoid potential conflicts of interest. Kushner has divested himself from dozens of businesses or investments and resigned from more than 260 positions that lawyers determined could pose a conflict of interest with his work in the administration. Read More

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President Trump's top four advisers collectively worth up to $1.9 billion

President Trump's top four advisers collectively worth up to $1.9 billion

Kushner's disclosure forms show that Trump maintains a stake in the Trump hotel in Washington D.C., which critics have said could be used by foreign officials to curry favor with the president. He and Vice President Mike Pence are not legally required to file new financial disclosures until next year. Trump's chief economic advisor, Gary Cohn , formerly chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs, earned at least $48.3 million in income in 2016, and holds assets valued at $252 million ... Read More

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Trump's son-in-law retains scores of real estate holdings

Trump's son-in-law retains scores of real estate holdings

The rise of President Donald Trump has been, if nothing else, replete with promises that he was on the cusp of some kind of pivot that would reinvent him in the public imagination. The White House disclosed Gary Cohn, former Goldman Sachs president and now head of the White House National Economic Council, had assets worth at least $230 million, but possibly much more. Read More

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Hannity breaks with Trump on health care debacle

Scott Applewhite) Donald Trump: "The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda". "All the studies show that premiums are going to go up". Democrats could be honest about where Obamacare doesn't work as well as it should, and either sign on to the GOP fixes or develop their own with the an eye toward winning moderate GOP support. Read More

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Donald Trump blasts Republican Freedom Caucus group

Had it survived there, to be signed by President Trump , it would have meant 14 million Americans losing their health insurance in 2018. This past week didn't help matters. But, by Thursday, he was firing back with this : "No, no, no - no, don't - please don't put words in my mouth". "I understand the frustration", he said. Read More

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Toronto stock index slips, loonie up

Toronto stock index slips, loonie up

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was on pace for its eighth straight session of declines, which would be the longest such streak in almost six years. Paul Ashworth of Capital Economics, speaking to the Financial Times, said that, despite the Trump administration's setback last week, his firm hasn't changed expectations of a US$2 trillion tax cut package by the early next year. Read More

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EU's Donald Tusk Lays Out Terms For 'Confrontational' Brexit Talks

EU's Donald Tusk Lays Out Terms For 'Confrontational' Brexit Talks

The EU is keen to stress its unity as it faces the wrenching departure of one of its biggest members, the first time a country has left the bloc in its 60-year history. Tusk was speaking alongside Maltese President Joseph Muscat earlier on Friday in Valletta, Malta. Barnier has said tackling those uncertainties will be his top priority, along with ensuring Britain pays what Brussels argues it owes as a share of commitments made by the European Union but not yet funded - maybe of the order ... Read More

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Merkel Vows to Fight for Re-Election Following German State Win

Merkel, who has headed three consecutive governments since 2005, is seeking to win a fourth term in office and the Saarland poll was widely considered a first test of her chances. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, State Minister-President and top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union Party reacts after the Saarland state elections in Saarbruecken, Germany, March 26, 2017. Read More

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Trump's latest executive order dismantles Obama's climate change policies

Trump's latest executive order dismantles Obama's climate change policies

Surrounded by coal miners and fossil fuel industry titans, Trump went to the Environmental Protection Agency today to sign what he is nonsensically calling his "Energy Independence" Executive Order . "My administration is putting an end to the war on coal", Trump said before he signed the executive order on Tuesday. CEO Jeffrey Immelt defended efforts to reduce emissions and fight climate change, after President Donald Trump reversed rules that pushed USA utilities to use ... Read More

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Trump walks out before signing executive orders

We're gonna get these bad deals staightened out, right Peter?' he said to Navarro. "Nothing we're saying tonight is about China", Navarro said at a Thursday evening briefing. has a trade deficit - that's importing more goods than it exports - running into hundreds of billions of dollars with China. Although Japan is the fourth-largest market for US agricultural products, the United States is unhappy with market access to the country, the report said, citing "high tariffs" on grains, sugar, ... Read More

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Trump advisers richer than previous White House officials

The documents show that 27 officials in the Trump White House had combined assets worth at least $2.3 billion when they joined the administration, according to a Washington Post analysis. Bannon reported $191,000 in consulting fees earned from the conservative outlet Breitbart News Network, which he formerly headed, as well as more than $125,000 for work at the data firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked for the Trump campaign, and more than $61,000 in salary from a conservative ... Read More

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Canada falls 2-0 to USA to open women's world hockey championship

And that starts with heart.”. Marie-Philip Poulin from Beauceville, Que. will wear the "C" for captain. “We just put the puck on the net and didnt battle through. Brianna Decker and Gigi Marvin scored the goals for the American team as they surged to the summit of Group A. They also wanted benefits like child care, maternity leave and the ability to compete in more games throughout the year. Read More

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Mylan Says EpiPen Manufacturing Partner to Expand Device Recall

Mylan Says EpiPen Manufacturing Partner to Expand Device Recall

Mylan is replacing any devices on the recall list for free. "The expanded voluntary recall is being initiated in the US and also will extend to additional markets in Europe, Asia, North and South America", Mylan said. The defect, if present, would make an EpiPen have trouble activating, either requiring extra force or failing altogether, causing a delay in treatment of a severe allergic reaction. Read More

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BS III vehicles: Telangana dealers panic, push vehicle sales; offer discounts

The company had offered discounts on its BS-III scooters and motorcycles to up to Rs 12,500 in order to liquidate the stocks. Supreme Court strictly orders Indian automobile industry should switch to BS-IV emission norms from 1 April. "They announced special discounts to clear the sto-ck before Friday", he said. Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India ( HMSI ), which had at first provided a flat discount of Rs 10,000 on its BS-III scooters and bikes boosted it to Rs 22,000 later on in the ... Read More

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US, UK ban cabin laptops on some flights from Muslim-majority countries

US, UK ban cabin laptops on some flights from Muslim-majority countries

Any electronic device larger than a smartphone will need to be checked into the cabin on the affected flights, including laptops, iPads and other tablets, Kindles, game consoles, and even cameras. The ban involves some of the widest reaching aviation security measures taken since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The United Kingdom has joined the United States in banning passengers on flights on some countries in the Middle East and Africa from carrying electronic devices such ... Read More

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Uber halts self-driving trials in Arizona after test auto crash

Uber's autonomous vehicles in Arizona and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, remained grounded but were expected to be operating again soon, according to a spokeswoman for the company, who refused to be identified. During the launch of the ride-hailing company's pilot program in Pittsburgh; Uber had informed that autonomous cars need human involvement in various conditions including rough weather. Read More

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Klopp wants Liverpool fans to stop chanting his name

Klopp wants Liverpool fans to stop chanting his name

Two Merseyside rivals, Liverpool and Everton , will play for bragging rights and table positions at a lunch-time kick-off at Anfield on Saturday. Plain and simple, this year is very different. Daniel Sturridge returned to training but is not available for the derby, and both Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino are coming off two intense matches with Brazil; their legs are likely to not be fully recovered. Read More

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People on rooftops' as Australians

People on rooftops' as Australians

The Richmond River was peaking at Casino, Coroki, Bungawalbin Junction and Woodburn on Saturday afternoon, according to the Bureau of Meteorology. State Disaster Coordinator Stephan Gollschewski said at-risk properties were being doorknocked in the Beaudesert area, with people being told to move. Read More

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Trump Administration Clears Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump announced the presidential permit for Keystone XL at an event at the White House attended by TransCanada's CEO Russell Girling and Sean McGarvey, president of North America's Building Trades Unions. He said TransCanada could now build Keystone "with efficiency and with speed" and said the federal government was working out final details "as we speak". Read More

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Northwest's Biggest Climate Polluter: Scrapping Clean Power Plan Won't Affect Us

Northwest's Biggest Climate Polluter: Scrapping Clean Power Plan Won't Affect Us

The Clean Power Plan, negotiated by the Environmental Protection Agency under the Obama Administration, was created to put strict limits on carbon emissions from power plants. "We believe climate change should be addressed on a global basis through multinational agreements, such as the Paris Agreement", he wrote . It has a settled agreement to close its last coal-fired power plant - TransAlta in Centralia - and Puget Sound Energy is due to submit its plan to replace coal energy from the ... Read More

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EPA denies petition to ban pesticide used on crops

EPA denies petition to ban pesticide used on crops

In recent years, researchers have found that chlorpyrifos exposure on foods, in drinking water, and in the air can impair cognitive development in children . The agency based part of its scientific justification for doing so on epidemiological studies that measured levels of the chemical in exposed women and children. Read More

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State Govt bans registration of vehicles with BS III emission

The precedence of public health over the commercial interests of corporate behemoths upheld by the Supreme Court should become the guiding principle for conflict-resolution cases like these in the future. Two and three wheeler significant TVS Motor has signed up with other makers in providing discounts on BS III designs to liquidate stocks and has actually revealed discounts "up to Rs 20,150" throughout its models in BS III variants which stands for one day (March 31,2017), business ... Read More

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