Brownback says tax hike bad long-term for Kansas

Under the new tax laws, Kansas will return to having a third tax income tax rate for its wealthiest filers, something cuts in 2012 eliminated. Kansas legislators have repudiated the tax-cutting experiment that brought Gov. Ten of the dozen member... More..

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by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Ahead of RBI meeting, Jaitley makes case for rate cuts

GST is created to bring goods and services that today escape taxation into the tax net and there is bound to be a one-time bump in inflation , when indirect tax collections rise. 3.89% in March 2017; this seem...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

IndyCar race at Texas red-flagged after big crash

Ryan Hunter-Reay, left, stands by an emergency worker, right, and his vehicle after being involved into a multicar accident going into Turn 3 during an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway , Saturday, Jun...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller for England

Gordon Strachan , Scotland's manager, spoke of " Scotland's best ever free-kick, then their second ever best free-kick". "But Harry Kane does what Harry Kane does best by scoring right at the death and...More..

Stock Chalking up Significant Action in Session: Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN)
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Stock Chalking up Significant Action in Session: Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN)

Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc assumed coverage on Nordstrom in a research note on Friday, February 10th. Following the transaction, the insider now directly own...More..

Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google

Interestingly, Apple's smart speaker doesn't only respond to your voice but also to your touch. While the HomePod's price point, compared with the competition, is a "steep barrier", Mr Gillett noted...More..

Potential jurors asked opinions in OH cop's murder retrial
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Potential jurors asked opinions in OH cop's murder retrial

A prosecutor told jurors Thursday that the 2015 police shooting of a black unarmed motorist in Cincinnati was "clearly a murder", while the defense attorney called the shooting justified because the white off...More..

Canada to Rely Less on US Defense in Major Policy Shift
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Canada to Rely Less on US Defense in Major Policy Shift

The speech came ahead of the publication of Wednesday's defense policy review, which is expected to outline billions of dollars of spending on warships and fighter planes to renew Canada's military capability...More..

Trump Organization to debut 'American Idea' hotel chain
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Trump Organization to debut 'American Idea' hotel chain

Chawla, who was described as a war refugee from India. Instead, the brand will be marketed as inclusive of three-star and budget-friendly properties, and will carry the name American Idea, according to Skift ....More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

North Dakota has six terminals in the Bakken in the counties of Mountrail, Williams and McKenzie, and several pipeline companies have either already tied-in to Dakota Access, or have tie-ins underway. Four Nati...More..

Sacramento native Alex Honnold completes most unsafe rope-free climb ever
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Sacramento native Alex Honnold completes most unsafe rope-free climb ever

Yesterday, the 31-year-old became the first person to scale Yosemite's feared El Capitan wall in such a way, which included going up a route known as " Freerider " that features rock faces smoothed out by anc...More..

OPEC and Other Producers Agreed to Extend Production Cuts
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

OPEC and Other Producers Agreed to Extend Production Cuts

The world's major oil producers have voted to continue their production cuts into 2018 in an attempt to prop up the oil price. The move, which was then ratified by non-OPEC producers, was the base-case sc...More..

Stocks post intraday records despite disappointing jobs report
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Stocks post intraday records despite disappointing jobs report

The Nasdaq Composite, however, added 14.99 points, or 0.24 percent, to 6,261.82. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 138,000 last month, below the 185,000 expected by economists. Fed fund futures are pricing in a...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Jobs growth in USA slows in May

Monthly job gains have averaged 121,000 over the past three months, compared with 181,000 over the past 12 months. Even with the figures, economic growth is likely to rebound this quarter and the U.S. Those p...More..

Stanley Cup Final: Penguins in charge of series with Game 2 win
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Stanley Cup Final: Penguins in charge of series with Game 2 win

Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette has been given three chances to name his starting goaltender for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday at Bridgestone Arena . In Game 1 , the Penguins pu...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Ohio Attorney General suing companies that make pain medications

The state of OH sued five pharmaceutical manufacturers Wednesday, arguing the companies fraudulently marketed addictive prescription painkillers and seeking hundreds of millions of dollars to address Ohio's opi...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

What would the United States leaving the Paris climate deal look like?

EDT; 1900 GMT). If America pulls out, it will put it in company with Nicaragua and Syria: "a tiny group of countries refusing to participate in the nearly universally supported Paris climate change agreemen...More..

A smoking laptop battery forced JetBlue to make an emergency landing
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

A smoking laptop battery forced JetBlue to make an emergency landing

A flight from JFK Airport, headed to San Francisco , was diverted to MI on Tuesday night when a laptop battery caught fire. The flight attendants on board were prompt and calm while responding to the situati...More..

Esure Group PLC (ESUR) Given Average Recommendation of
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Esure Group PLC (ESUR) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages

Shawbrook Group Plc (LON:SHAW) stock had its under review rating reiterated by Liberum Capital in an analyst note made public on 30 May. The note says that the portal group, which last week reported record fi...More..

Oil Prices Drop as US Drilling hits OPEC's Push to Consolidate Supply
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Oil Prices Drop as US Drilling hits OPEC's Push to Consolidate Supply

Total volume was about 76 percent below the 100-day average due to public holidays in the USA and the U.K. Prices fell 1.1 percent last week. We believe that rising U.S. OPEC's Success depends on the U.S. D...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

BA aims to resume most United Kingdom flights after IT failure

At Gatwick Airport, BA is now operating nearly normally, although some delays are still occurring, while at Heathrow - Britain's busiest airport - the goal is to restore all long-distance flights, albeit wi...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Oil edges up after dip on disappointing OPEC meeting outcome

Crude oil plunged five percent following the Thursday announcement as investors were disappointed the meeting did not produce bigger supply cuts. Brent for July settlement was at US$51.55 a barrel on the Lon...More..

Schapelle Corby considered for death penalty
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Schapelle Corby considered for death penalty

Dozens of police and media and surrounded Corby as she was bundled out the gate of her home in Kuta and shoved into a waiting black auto with her sister Mercedes. Ms Corby can now speak freely to media but no...More..

Palaszczuk to compromise on Adani royalty deal
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Palaszczuk to compromise on Adani royalty deal

The Palaszczuk government has been considering a mining industry agreement that could include deferred or reduced royalties. Adani is advised that the Queensland cabinet did not consider any submission or mak...More..

Oil price down in spite of OPEC production cuts
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Oil price down in spite of OPEC production cuts

Meanwhile, the commodity-related Canadian dollar remained under pressure as oil prices were still on the downside after OPEC's decision on Thursday to extend production cuts by nine months. Ann-Louise Hittle,...More..