What Trump Orders Mean For China, $500 Billion In Trade

Trump's move Friday to direct the government to identify "cheaters" in worldwide trade - potentially those who artificially reduce prices - could allow US companies to better compete in the export marketplace, reducing the overall deficit, but also i... More..

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US Attorney-General steps up pressure on 'sanctuary cities'
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

US Attorney-General steps up pressure on 'sanctuary cities'

Code Title 8, which requires notification of federal officials about the immigration status of people in local custody. "The Order is premised on a misreading of federal statutory law and departs dramatically...More..

Antonio Conte Admits Pressure Is Huge At Chelsea
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Antonio Conte Admits Pressure Is Huge At Chelsea

That is why the Guardiola era is finally expected to kick off next season. Frank Lampard put Chelsea ahead at Stamford Bridge but doubles from Carlos Tevez and Craig Bellamy amid red cards for Juliano Belle...More..

Mississippi State's NCAA run might be sign of things to come
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Mississippi State's NCAA run might be sign of things to come

Junior forward A'ja Wilson led the Gamecocks with 23 points, while Allisha Gray - the star against Stanford on Friday in the Final Four - again came up huge for SC with 18 points. She cut down the final piece...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

White House stacked with millionaires, financial disclosures reveal

Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon made over $ 2 million past year, while the large earnings of former Goldman Sachs chief turned National Economic Council Director, Gary Cohn, stood at at least $ 40 mill...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

House intelligence panel tries to get Russian Federation investigation back on track

But Spicer, in contrast to weeks of outrage he has expressed from the White House podium, said he would not comment on a new report that Susan Rice, President Barack Obama's national security adviser, had reque...More..

Ivanka Trump gets office in White House
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Ivanka Trump gets office in White House

Politico refers to Ivanka's new standing within White House walls as, "a role that comes with no playbook", and I'd go as far as to say it will be a role that comes with no accountability either. "The White H...More..

$24b tax cut may be worth 0.2% to economy
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

$24b tax cut may be worth 0.2% to economy

The Turnbull government has launched a full-frontal assault on Labor over company tax, demanding the opposition reveal whether it would keep $24 billion in tax relief for business or jack up taxes if it wins th...More..

Flint, Michigan to replace 18000 lead-tainted pipes by 2020
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Flint, Michigan to replace 18000 lead-tainted pipes by 2020

The settlement is a major victory for the residents of Flint. Lead in water supplies can cause profound and permanent health problems, particularly in children whose brains and nervous systems are still devel...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Cyclone Debbie: Deadly flooding on east coast of Australia

In the state of New South Wales, authorities made nearly 400 flood rescues and received about 2,000 calls for help since Wednesday night, public broadcaster ABC reported. "We have everything happening, we've go...More..

Trump golf course staff thought urinating walker was committing crime
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Trump golf course staff thought urinating walker was committing crime

She hopes to win £3,000 (about $3,750) in a small claims case. She said she "shouted to Sue, something like, 'I need a private moment, ' and she said something like, 'I'll carry on and make sure no one is a...More..

America's biggest coal miner joins the sector's comeback
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

America's biggest coal miner joins the sector's comeback

Peabody, which traces its roots to 1833, filed for Chapter 11 protection in April 2016, and followed other big bankruptcies in the industry including Arch Coal, Alpha Natural Resources, Patriot Coal and Walter ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Syria Denies Role in Idlib Chemical Attack

France, the United States and Britain blamed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces for the attack on Tuesday. Theresa May echoed Mr Johnson and called for an investigation into the reports. ambassador...More..

Did top Obama security adviser spy on Trump?
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Did top Obama security adviser spy on Trump?

The Trump White House has been particularly incensed that intercepted conversations between national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia's ambassador to the USA surfaced in news reports before the inaug...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Susan Rice: 'Absolutely false' that Obama played politics with intel

It is unclear why these intelligence intercepts were considered so important that they would need to be shared with the president's national security adviser. The identities of Americans who talk with those for...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

S&P Downgrades South Africa's Debt to 'Junk'

Top ratings agency Moody's has also said it is considering downgrading South Africa, a move which will likely scare away global investors over fears that the nation won't be able to honor its debts. More than t...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Trump talks health care with Republican critic on golf course

Trump golfed and discussed policy with Paul and budget director Mick Mulvaney, said White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham. Played some golf, and we talked about a little bit of health care. "Many of them ha...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Showtime developing miniseries on deposed Fox chief Ailes

When she declined, he reportedly became hostile, told her to forget his career advice and insulted her purse. Over the weekend, the New York Times revealed that the network and O'Reilly have paid over $13 m...More..

Luke Shaw checks in with Man United after Mourinho talks
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Luke Shaw checks in with Man United after Mourinho talks

Luke Shaw has linked up with the Manchester United squad ahead of the clash with Everton having held talks with Jose Mourinho on Monday. Though there was no controversy surrounding the late penalty that salva...More..

Astoria Financial Corporation (AF) has a Market value of 2.05 Billion
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Astoria Financial Corporation (AF) has a Market value of 2.05 Billion

CARO has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Carolina Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CARO) has earned a consensus rating of "Hold" from the six ratings firms that are now covering the stock. The sto...More..

Mover inside Traders Limelight: Bank of America Corporation's (BAC)
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Mover inside Traders Limelight: Bank of America Corporation's (BAC)

The target price for Bank of America Corporation (BAC) is $25.39/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $0.35/share for the current quarter. For the next 5 ...More..

US Construction Spending at 11-yr Highs
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

US Construction Spending at 11-yr Highs

The report said construction spending climbed by 0.8% to an annual rate of USD1.193 trillion in February after falling by 0.4% to a revised USD1.184 trillion in January. Residential construction rose by 1.8% fr...More..

Sears Holdings acknowledges end may be near
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Sears Holdings acknowledges end may be near

According to its website, Sears has stores in Bangor, Brunswick and South Portland and nine smaller independently owned "hometown stores" in Belfast, Biddeford, Caribou, Ellsworth, Fort Kent, Farmington, Houlto...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Trump greenlights Keystone XL pipeline, but obstacles loom

The approval follows years of intense debate over the pipeline amid hefty opposition from environmental groups, who argued that the pipeline supports the extraction of crude oil from oil sands, which pumps abou...More..

Oil output cut deal extension being discussed at ministerial meeting in Kuwait
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Oil output cut deal extension being discussed at ministerial meeting in Kuwait

That news lifted both Brent and WTI in early Asia trade. Speculation about whether or not OPEC will extend its production cut deal for another six months will be one of the most significant variables affec...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

More advertisers say they have ditched Fox's O'Reilly show

On Tuesday, BMW of North America , Allstate Corp, French pharmaceuticals maker Sanofi SA, direct marketer Constant Contact , men's clothing company Untuckit and mutual fund operator T. In the midst of ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Americans warming to China ahead of Xi-Trump summit, poll finds

The United States and China, they argue, should abandon the idea of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula and turn to old-fashioned deterrence. "That is all I am telling you", Trump said. Pitting America's coal a...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Russian investigators confirm Jalilov as man behind metro blast

Chechen rebel leader Doku Umarov claimed responsibility for that attack by two female suicide bombers, warning Russian leaders that "the war is coming to their cities". Russia's second-largest city attempted to...More..

Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms

Gray, 25, died of injuries sustained in the back of a police van in April 2015. That view reflects a dramatic break from President Barack Obama's administration, which saw such probes as essential in holding lo...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Hit by liquor ban, Daman, others seek NH denotification

Times of India has quoted unnamed source as saying that the panchayats vetoing the no-objection certificates due to opposite political affiliations as that of the government have been one of the main reasons wh...More..

Tesla passes Ford by market cap before Musk delivers Model 3
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Tesla passes Ford by market cap before Musk delivers Model 3

It doesn't seem to make much sense, either, when you consider that Musk's stated goal is to sell 500,000 vehicles by 2018. The news also comes after Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk mocked and trolled short-se...More..

Ishant finally picked by Kings XI for IPL-10
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Ishant finally picked by Kings XI for IPL-10

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) picked an uncapped player, Varun Aaron, who was out of the Indian Team for a while, for a whopping INR 2.8 crores, though, his base price was INR 30 lakhs. "We hope to have some fantastic...More..

Britain to offer Jordan more trainers in anti-IS strikes
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Britain to offer Jordan more trainers in anti-IS strikes

British media said under the plans, training will be carried out in Jordan and the United Kingdom to help the Jordanian armed forces improve its capability to strike ISIS targets and defeat the terrorist threat...More..

President condoles deaths in Russian Metro blast
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

President condoles deaths in Russian Metro blast

The Russian news website Gazeta.ru reports that the bombs were concealed in vehicle fire extinguishers, with ball bearings taped to the outside. The perpetrator had radical Islamist links, Russian media cited...More..

Ken Livingstone to face hearing over Hitler Zionism claims
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Ken Livingstone to face hearing over Hitler Zionism claims

The former London mayor is facing a charge of "grossly detrimental" conduct in relation to his suggestion that Hitler was a zionist (a supporter of the creation of a Jewish homeland). "Once again they had an ...More..