Trump says he "never spoke" to Treasury secretary about releasing tax returns

To incentivize the use of the standard tax deduction instead of itemized deductions, the proposal would eliminate most other deductions, except for certain things like charitable giving or mortgage interest. It has evolved over the years and now im... More..

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Vote 2017: Tony Blair says Theresa May will win the General Election

The Opposition leader is likely to try and widen the debate as he seeks to gain cut-through with the public for Labour's policies to tackle inequality and the "rigged system" he says is propped up by the Tories...More..

Dish's profit falls on bigger-than-expected subscriber loss
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Dish's profit falls on bigger-than-expected subscriber loss

This stock ( DISH ) is ahead of its 52-week low with 48.2%. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, April 19 by Macquarie Research. DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ: DISH ) last released its quarterly ear...More..

N Korea Launches Failed Missile Test: Yonhap
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

N Korea Launches Failed Missile Test: Yonhap

Trump's national security adviser, Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, says North Korea's most recent missile test represents "open defiance of the global community". Saturday morning's incident was the second faile...More..

EAM Sushma Swaraj meets Turkish President Erdogan
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

EAM Sushma Swaraj meets Turkish President Erdogan

Since the attempted putsch, Ankara has also faced widespread western criticism of its record on freedom of speech, and authorities on Saturday banned some television dating programmes, which deputy prime minist...More..

Delta pilot cleared after striking female during passenger fight
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Delta pilot cleared after striking female during passenger fight

It appears the pilot nearly gratuitously delivers the punch out of frustration and then walks away. The report said that the video was immediately given to a Delta Airline supervisor and a representative fo...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Trump criticizes news media on night of press dinner

Reveling in the cheers in Harrisburg , Trump made reference again to his upset victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton in the crucial swing state of Pennsylvania, which he said "carried us to a big, attractive...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Google's Alphabet Profits From Advertising Sales Surge As Cloud & Hardware Grow

Their " other bets " which include such things as moonshot lab: X, self-driving vehicle project Waymo and home-automation company Nest saw revenue of $244 million, but also saw them lose $855 million but this w...More..

Tribune Media spikes on reports of nascent bidding war
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Tribune Media spikes on reports of nascent bidding war

A combination of Tribune and Sinclair, two of the country's biggest TV station owners, would give Sinclair a stronger negotiating hand with Fox about how to split fees from cable providers. In 2014, it spun o...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Searching for a new frontier, Facebook embraces augmented reality

Now the tech giant, which has almost 1.9 billion monthly active users, is starting in earnest to build the camera into what the ceo described as "the first mainstream augmented reality platform ". To create an...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Mark Selby into Betfred World Championship final after battling past Ding Junhui

Selby began the evening session in ideal fashion, wiping one frame back off Higgins' lead with a break of 86. But Selby looked largely out of sorts and missed a number of straightforward pots, giving his op...More..

Trump's gyrations on NAFTA cause a flurry of head-scratching
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Trump's gyrations on NAFTA cause a flurry of head-scratching

The Financial Times reported Friday it received a leaked draft executive order that Trump had originally planned to sign on Saturday that would have given five days notice of the USA intention to leave NAFT...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

National Hockey League playoffs: Blues win to tie series

Louis Blues that gave them a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal. Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg (9), of Sweden, and left wing Colin Wilson (33) celebrate after Ry...More..

From the European Union to Trump, the world reacts to French vote
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

From the European Union to Trump, the world reacts to French vote

Abandoning the National Front is likely a desperate attempt by Le Pen to break with the party's extremist past, which stands between her and anti-globalist French voters who aren't xenophobic. Le Pen gained ove...More..

Defeated French Socialists and Republicans urge votes for Macron
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Defeated French Socialists and Republicans urge votes for Macron

Ms Le Pen yesterday came under fire from her father, far-right veteran Jean-Marie Le Pen, who said she should have campaigned more aggressively for Sunday's first round, following the example of US President Do...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Brown sends Trump a plan to renegotiate NAFTA

Salmonsen: I think the ag community and people within the administration make that point strongly. Such is the case with President Donald Trump's premature statement that he'd pull the United States out of ...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

USA regulator wants to reverse net neutrality

A top U.S. regulatory official on Wednesday unveiled plans to roll back so-called " net neutrality " rules that require broadband firms to treat all online traffic equally. Pai is expected to release the draft ...More..

United States growth rate hits three-year low at 0.7%
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

United States growth rate hits three-year low at 0.7%

Trump is targeting infrastructure spending, tax cuts and deregulation to achieve his goal of faster economic growth. On Wednesday, the White House proposed a tax plan that includes cutting the corporate income ...More..

HSBC Securities Gives AstraZeneca PLC Price Target With Potential -10.6% Downside
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

HSBC Securities Gives AstraZeneca PLC Price Target With Potential -10.6% Downside

Therefore 41% are positive. Nabors Industries Ltd. had 65 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Equalwt/In-Line" rating given on Thursday, January 28 by Morgan Stanley. ...More..

France calls for firm reaction after North Korea's missile test
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

France calls for firm reaction after North Korea's missile test

The White House says President Donald Trump has been briefed on North Korea's most recent ballistic missile test. He was reacting after a North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed, the third ...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

UK government says Scottish Brexit proposal could disrupt trade

But 49 percent of Scots are against a referendum being held between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of 2019 - the timetable she has proposed. However, when voters were asked which constitutional option they...More..

Congressional negotiators reach deal on government funding through September
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Congressional negotiators reach deal on government funding through September

If clinched, the deal would deliver President Donald Trump billions in new defense spending to combat terrorism and $1.5 billion for enhanced border security, though it would deny him any money for a physical b...More..

Oil slides more after United States settlement on API inventory report
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Oil slides more after United States settlement on API inventory report

Inventories have been heading back down in the US and dropped by 1 million barrels in the latest week, the Energy Information Administration said Wednesday, a smaller drop than expected. Global benchmark Bren...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

GOOGL) continues to beat expectations — Alphabet Inc(NASDAQ

Alphabet reported revenue for its first fiscal quarter 2017, which ended March 31, of $24.8 billion, up about 24 percent from the $20.3 billion the company reported for the first fiscal quarter 2016. Google'...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Flash Flood Watch in Affect for Big Island

As a long weekend storm tapered Sunday, the St. Clair County Emergency Management Agency shifted its attention to potential river flooding from four to seven inches of rain that fell in some areas. Severe thund...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

William admits struggle to find birthday present for Queen

The Queen , who reached her 65-year Sapphire Jubilee in February, is Britain's longest-reigning monarch. However, her health and age didn't stop her from becoming the longest serving British monarch in 2015, af...More..

Jeremy Corbyn asks the country not to count out a Labour victory
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn asks the country not to count out a Labour victory

The Labour Party appears to be running an anti-establishment campaign, presenting itself as a defender of the powerless against the establishment. The Conservatives were quick to condemn the party as in "ch...More..

GDP Growth Has Not Topped 2.7% in Record 11 Years
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

GDP Growth Has Not Topped 2.7% in Record 11 Years

However, some experts are hopeful that consumer spending will catch up to confidence in the coming months. The Fed is not expected to raise interest rates next week. But following some bad news on retail sp...More..

GDP Grew Just 0.7 Percent In First Quarter Of 2017
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

GDP Grew Just 0.7 Percent In First Quarter Of 2017

The result fell far short of US President Donald Trump's ambitious growth targets and underscores the challenges of accelerating economic expansion. Total economic output, also known as gross domestic product...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Is Trump tax reform a step forward or backward?

They also happen to include most every entity in the Trump family's vast financial portfolio - from golf clubs to hotels to real estate developments to Trump-branded products and ventures. The Congressional Res...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Trump tax plan seen as temporary cut without border-tax revenue

Although he did not disclose details, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday the lower tax rates would generate so much economic growth that it would hold the deficit in check. Trump administration off...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Saudi minister: Important to try to agree on oil cuts deal extension

Despite wanting to boost output, Petroleum Minister Bijan Zanganeh said Saturday that Iran has kept its oil production at 3.8 million barrels a day under an agreement brokered past year by the Organization of...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Trump's 1st economic report card: Slowest growth in 3 years

The U.S. economy grew at the weakest rate in three years during the first quarter of 2017, according to an advanced estimate by the Commerce Department, but economists remain optimistic about future performan...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Oil prices up for 3rd straight week

ET). The U.S. Energy Information Administration early Wednesday reported that crude supplies fell by a more-than-expected 1 million barrels for the week ended April 14. After the American Petroleum Inst...More..

Time Inc. decides not to sell itself
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Time Inc. decides not to sell itself

The company said in a statement that it had not initiated a sale process, but that the board evaluated expressions of interest with the help of external advisers. Time Inc . has decided against selling itself, ...More..