Economy

by | March 31, 2017 | 02:01

The 10-year plan would boost the gasoline excise tax by 12 cents a gallon along with higher registration fees and a $100 charge on emission-free vehicles. Brown's previous plans and others calling for tax increases have repeatedly stalled in the Legislature, with Republicans and moderate Democrats reluctant to back the higher taxes.

by | March 30, 2017 | 02:02

In her letter , May repeated that the vote for Brexit was not meant to harm the EU. The letter will be delivered midday Wednesday to European Council President Donald Tusk in Brussels and will officially trigger the Brexit proceedings.

by | March 30, 2017 | 02:03

Still, the EIA data is bullish when compared with consensus estimates, which were calling for a 2 million barrel increase in crude inventories week-over-week, according to KLR Group analysts. OPEC member Libya was excluded from the cuts, agreed late past year, as the country's oil sector fell victim to the unrest that followed the toppling of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:56

It's a formidable task, but Hudson hopes to bridge the gap by having the fittest team at the tournament, able to out-run and out-last their more fancied opponents. It was also a night to remember for the Ingham family, with 17-year-old Dane Ingham getting his first start and brother Jai making his global debut as a second half substitute.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:55

Service is expected to launch in 3Q 2017. We don't know yet if streaming data generated by Xfinity Instant TV will count against the customer's data cap for the month yet. For subscribers opting for additional channels such as ESPN, the cost could go as high as $40 per month. Comcast Violating Net Neutrality Rules? Comcast subscribers will likely not be charged against internet data caps.

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:26

The duo, along with their much-maligned boss Wenger, are understood to have been offered new contracts by the Gunners board. They also emerged victorious in the first Merseyside derby of the season, with the return date in that rivalry due to be taken in after the worldwide break.

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:27

They promised they would replace the ACA with a plan that would cover more people, lower costs for consumers and protect vulnerable populations. Maternity coverage could be high on the list to be watered down. Should the fund run out, Medicare would have to rely exclusively on the money that the Internal Revenue Service withholds from each new paycheck, which would be enough to cover only about 87 percent of its beneficiaries' medical expenses going forward, per the projections.

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:26

The federal government will also help pay. As the pipe replacement effort continues with a plan to replace an estimated 18,000 pipes by the end of 2019, Flint residents must have water filters that are properly installed and maintained and this is the key objective of the CORE workers.

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:56

The essential benefits provision of the Affordable Care Act is supported by providers and those who say that without it, insurers could cherry-pick healthy, young consumers in a move that would undermine the industry. We look forward to having more discussions today on the health care bill, and that's why I think you don't see a vote. I'll be the first to admit that health care in the United States wasn't ideal before Obamacare was implemented, but it certainly didn't make it better.

by | March 27, 2017 | 01:01

It was hoped that the efforts of Germany in particular, a major exporter, would temper USA intransigence, but in the words of German finance minister Wolfgang Schauble, G20 members were unable "to force partners to go along with wording with which they don't agree".

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:56

The group offered passengers a list of alternative activities they could use to pass time on long flights without their electronic devices, and lamented "every week a new ban". Security experts say Washington and London may believe a laptop could disguise a bomb big enough to bring down a plane, warranting extra explosives checks which can be performed on luggage in the hold.

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:49

Watson blocked the ban hours before it was set to take effect. He said the new travel ban failed to pass legal muster. The ban would have denied travel to the U.S. It would have banned people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from entering the U.S. for 90 days and all refugees for 120 days. The US Marshals Service is responsible for protecting federal judicial officials, including judges and prosecutors.

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:57

USA shares had started the day higher, but soon followed a sell-off in Europe that saw the main markets in London, Paris and Frankfurt all close down. "Some of the concerns about how long it will take to implement some of the policy changes are probably resurging in investors' minds", Kate Warne, an investment strategist for Edward Jones told the Associated Press, adding that if the bill doesn't pass, "the concern is what that means for corporate tax cuts".

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:50

A few showers are expected to begin this morning ( Wednesday ) and end this afternoon, but then there is a 60 per cent chance of showers later this afternoon. It will be cloudy and cool tonight with overnight lows around 49. Widespread showers and an isolated thunderstorm look likely for Sunday . Sunday will be cloudy and chilly with highs in the 40s at best.

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:49

Under Tite, Brazil are a serious outfit - and El Selecao battered Uruguay 4-1 last night - largely thanks to excellent performances from our two Samba boys: Coutinho and Roberto Firmino. Edinson Cavani opened the scoring with a ninth-minute penalty - his 40th global goal - but Paulinho restored parity via a stunning long-range strike 10 minutes later before giving Brazil the lead seven minutes into the second half.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:49

According to a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Brexit uncertainties and a depreciation of the pound have been listed as the reasons for London's new position. Singapore's ranking as the world's priciest city for the fourth consecutive year is largely due to the cost of owning a vehicle there being the highest in the world .

by | March 21, 2017 | 01:05

According to officials, the federal government will speed up audits of the 21 meat packing plants mentioned in Operação Carne Fraca (Weak Flesh Operation), which was launched by the Federal Police last Friday (March 17th). Some of the meat ended up in lunches at public schools, police said at a press conference in Curitiba, Brazil. Both the companies have denied any wrongdoing.

by | March 21, 2017 | 01:03

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is curbing its output by about 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) from January 1, the group's first reduction in eight years. Despite thin Asian trading that resulted from a Japanese holiday, the dollar edged down against its primary trading partners, with the dollar index starting the week at 100.140.DXY, a 0.16 percent decline.

by | March 21, 2017 | 01:08

IFA president Joe Healy said the latest shocking revelations on the failure of Brazil to meet European Union standards and controls in the meat sector raises very serious concerns around European Union meat imports. JBS, the world's largest meat producer, said in an ad broadcast Saturday night on Brazil's largest TV network that the judge's ruling on the so-called Weak Flesh probe had no mention of quality irregularities involving the company and that the "unfortunate" cases cited by the media ...

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:58

Police originally reported the stabbing as a violent bank robbery at an RBC branch, but Gavin clarified on Sunday that it wasn't a robbery or a domestic dispute. Police later said they believe the victim was targeted but were still trying to determine the motive for the attack. Initially treated at the St.