Will a new foreign property buyer's tax cool Toronto's housing market?

She said the tax is aimed at "people looking only for a quick profit, not a place to call home". In explaining the new rule, the government said the information is sought "to support evidence-based policy development with respect to Ontario's real ... More..

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Sage Group (The) PLC reiterated as Underweight By Barclays Capital

Recently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of StatPro Group (LON:SOG). Macquarie reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a GBX 460 ($5.71) price target on shares of Standar...More..

Saudi oil minister says production cuts may need to continue
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Saudi oil minister says production cuts may need to continue

Brent also remained under pressure with a dip to test support below the $53.00 level. Oil traded steady on Friday, although it was set for its biggest weekly drop in about a month over the doubt that an Opec-...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Police make new arrest in Dortmund team bus attack

Police now believe the motivation for the incident may have been financial, with prosecutors claiming the suspect - identified as Sergej W - had carried out the attack for financial gain. Investigations into la...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

San Francisco power outage snarls transit, closes businesses

San Francisco was hit by a major power outage Friday that impacted Muni bus services and temporarily closed the Montgomery Street BART station. The newspaper reports that the power failure started to plagu...More..

Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization

And American voters sent Donald Trump to the White House, rewarding his promises to upend decades of USA policy in favor of ever-freer trade. "From the various contacts that I've had with the administration s...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

International Monetary Fund raises China growth outlook but warns of risk of 'disruptive adjustments'

The worldwide lender's temperature check on the fiscal situation of the global economy also said that overall public debt in advanced economies should stabilize in the medium term while fiscal deterioration in ...More..

Japan Hopes Russia, China to Help Settle North Korea Nuclear Issue
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Japan Hopes Russia, China to Help Settle North Korea Nuclear Issue

North Korea could react to a potential U.S. strike by targeting South Korea or Japan, and officials in both countries have been ill at ease with the more bellicose language deployed by President Donald Trump's ...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Washington threatens funding cut to California, other 'sanctuary' areas

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday demanded that nine jurisdictions - including the state of California - produce proof that they are cooperating with federal immigration authorities or risk losing grant ...More..

Germany not worried by U.S. corporate tax reform plans: Schaeuble
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Germany not worried by U.S. corporate tax reform plans: Schaeuble

President Donald Trump has signaled that he will evaluate trade deals and renegotiate them to help US companies and curb the nation's growing trade deficit. The Treasury report did put China and five other nati...More..

International Monetary Fund maintains 5.1% growth estimate for Indonesia amid headwinds
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

International Monetary Fund maintains 5.1% growth estimate for Indonesia amid headwinds

The IMF revised its forecast for this year by 0.1 percentage point from the last prediction, issued in January. Growth rates in most other countries in the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf a...More..

Ontario Takes Steps in Bid to Calm Housing Market
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Ontario Takes Steps in Bid to Calm Housing Market

Moments after introducing a package of measures created to cool the GTA's red-hot housing market, Premier Kathleen Wynne conceded she's open to doing more if her plan doesn't work. Under the plan, the governm...More..

'Facebook killer' shoots himself dead after brief police chase in Pennsylvania
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

'Facebook killer' shoots himself dead after brief police chase in Pennsylvania

Acting on a tip from the McDonald's employee, Pennsylvania State Police spotted Stephens leaving the restaurant in Erie and went after him, bumping his auto to try to get it to stop, authorities said. A post sh...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

United Airlines Won't Be Firing Anyone Over Dr. David Dao's Assault

After the incident triggered worldwide outrage, United Chief Executive Oscar Munoz apologized to Dao, his family and its customers, saying the carrier would no longer use law enforcement officers to remove pa...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Exxon appeals US Treasurury for permission to drill in Russian Federation

Exxon Mobil Corp. has applied to the Treasury Department for a waiver from U.S. sanctions on Russian Federation in a bid to resume its joint venture with state oil giant PAO Rosneft , Wall Street Journal re...More..

Finance leaders play down differences with Trump over trade
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Finance leaders play down differences with Trump over trade

The IMF in particular has sounded warnings against Trump's plans to shrink USA trade deficits with potential measures to restrict imports, arguing in its latest economic forecasts that protectionist policies wo...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Polls show Macron, Le Pen going through to French election run-off

But she never strayed far from the FN's stock themes of immigration and Islamic fundamentalism - hot-button issues after a string of militant attacks that have killed 239 people since 2015, including a policema...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Macron, Le Pen in fight to lead France

Macron supporters went wild at the announcement of polling agency projections, cheering, singing "La Marseillaise" anthem, waving French tricolor and European flags and shouting "Macron, president!". Emmanuel M...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Pence Says US Will Honor Australia Refugee Deal Trump Called 'Dumb'

In return, Sydney would resettle refugees from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. "I bring greetings this morning from the President of the United States", Pence told Turnbull and other Australian offici...More..

British PM May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

British PM May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election

May's surprise decision to call an election on June 8 has raised speculation that her Conservative 2017 manifesto will abandon commitments not to raise the rate of value-added tax, income tax or the national in...More..

Schumer joins officials working on US-Canada dairy dispute
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Schumer joins officials working on US-Canada dairy dispute

For Trump, it was an appearance Tuesday in Wisconsin, which like NY has sent large amounts of ultra-filtered milk to Canadian agri-businesses that use it to produce cheese and yogurt. The threat to get rid of o...More..

As suspect in Stockholm attack confesses, mourning and resolve from Swedes
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

As suspect in Stockholm attack confesses, mourning and resolve from Swedes

Eriksson was speaking to reporters outside the courthouse minutes before the court was scheduled to decide on a formal order by prosecutors to continue the detention of the 39-year-old Uzbek-born man. After the...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Nice Trump: president goes after Canada on wood, dairy, lumber

And our farmers in Wisconsin and New York State are being put out of business". "President Trump and I spoke yesterday about reversing Canada's new and unfair dairy-pricing policy", Schumer said in a statemen...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Aussies top medal table at cycling worlds

Barker won the fifth sprint, with Hammer second, moments before the pair rejoined the main group and were awarded their lap. And the home crowd came alive when Hong Kong's Sarah Lee took bronze in the women...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Cardin Statement on Exxon Request to Ignore US Sanctions, Drill in Russian Federation

Exxon applied to the Treasury Department for a waiver from the sanctions in 2015, during the Obama administration, according to the person. The Wall Street Journal first reported on ExxonMobil's sanctions...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Canada, Ontario face hard choice as Toronto home bubble builds

The tax would not target immigrants and a rebate would be available to people who subsequently get citizenship or permanent resident status, as well as foreign nationals working in Ontario and global students. ...More..

Mulvaney: We Don't Want Gov't Shutdown, Democrats Are Holding National Security 'Hostage'
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Mulvaney: We Don't Want Gov't Shutdown, Democrats Are Holding National Security 'Hostage'

Mulvaney downplayed the possibility of a government shutdown when Wallace asked about it, saying that the Trump Administration is simply trying to get the point across that getting the wall built is a primary g...More..

Trump believes in 'reciprocal' free trade: Treasury chief
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump believes in 'reciprocal' free trade: Treasury chief

The IMF in particular has sounded warnings against Trump´s plans to shrink USA trade deficits with potential measures to restrict imports, arguing in its latest economic forecasts that protectionist policies wo...More..

Netflix Reported better-than-expected Earnings in the first quarter
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Netflix Reported better-than-expected Earnings in the first quarter

Spotify, the most popular music streaming service, boasts around 50 million subscribers, and Apple Music, which enjoyed a high profile launch in June 2015, has just 20 million. "The company needs to plan for a ...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Moment MOAB bomb obliterates ISIS targets in Afghanistan in video

The GBU-43/B Massive Ordinance Air Blast bomb (MOAB) was dropped Thursday night on a network of fortified underground tunnels that ISIS had been using to stage attacks on government forces. Pakistani villager...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Germany: Borussia Dortmund bombing suspect arrested

A 28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attacking the Borussia Dortmund team bus had taken out a five-figure loan to bet on a drop in the club's share price. Rather than ties to global terrorism, greed is th...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Taliban in army uniforms kill up to 140 soldiers

The Taliban said that 10 assailants carried out the Friday afternoon attack, which aimed to avenge the deaths of two of its top officials in northern Afghanistan at the hands of Afghan forces. "The numbers of t...More..

Pharmacy distributors want in on Canada's legalized marijuana regime
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Pharmacy distributors want in on Canada's legalized marijuana regime

Of these states, only two are located in the South - Arkansas and Florida - but those states' medical marijuana programs are not yet in place. Only 33 percent of respondents in the poll released Thursday sa...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Elinor Barker sheds bridesmaid tag to win Track Cycling World Championships gold

Jordan Kerby of Australia won the men's individual pursuit, beating defending champion Filippo Gana of Italy by more than four seconds in the final. The points race featured eight sprints where points were aw...More..

USA air marshal leaves loaded gun in airplane bathroom
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

USA air marshal leaves loaded gun in airplane bathroom

A federal air marshal misplaced her loaded service weapon in the bathroom of a transatlantic flight earlier this month before it was ultimately found by another passenger, according to multiple reports. "A fiel...More..