Friday May 26-th, 2017

Australia treasurer promises fair budget that reins in debt Australia treasurer promises fair budget that reins in debt

Peter Costello has criticised the second Scott Morrison budget. MR IAN VERRENDER, business commentator on the ABC News website. The budget forecasts wages growth - which has been around 2% - will increase to as much as 3.75% by the end of the bud...

Snapchat CEO burns Facebook on earnings call

The newly public company plummeted by 23% to $17.75 a share on the first day of regular trading after a disappointing earnings report that saw user growth slow to its lowest pace in years. That's almost a decade younger than the average age of retail...

Consistent Chelsea deserve top position, says West Brom's Pulis Consistent Chelsea deserve top position, says West Brom's Pulis

I think that Michy paid me a lot with this change but it's great for me, this is my first season. And even as Juventus advance to the Champions League final, some newspapers still found time to put Conte front and center instead, with Corriere dell...

James Comey's Farewell Letter To His FBI Colleagues, Annotated

And it said he shouldn't have announced, less than two weeks before Election Day, that the FBI was reopening the investigation - a development that was cheered by candidate Trump. "Regardless of how you think Director Comey handled the unpreceden...

Pro-EU Macron wins France's presidency, Le Pen hopes dashed

Addressing the concerns of his rival's voters, Macron promised to address the "anger, anxiety and doubts" in France, as worries about economic insecurity and an increase in immigration were prominent themes of far-right National Front (FN) candidate ...

'I blew it': Warren Buffett laments missing out on Google

He had long disdained the industry, which had gone through many bankruptcies, but said he is confident it will not resort to "suicidally competitive" strategies that could spell doom. "Berkshire ended March with more than $96 billion of cash and cash...

Sunil Narine scores quickest 50 in IPL

He struck in his second over, the 11th of the chase, having Watson feather a short of a length ball behind to leave RCB at 71 for 5. KKR Pacer Umesh Yadav sent back West Indian explosive batsman Chris Gayle on the first ball of RCB's inning...

Google parent company Alphabet beats Q1 expectations

Pichai, received a salary of USA $650,000 past year, slightly less than the U.S. $652,500 he earned in 2015. In the same year-ago quarter, Alphabet's revenue was $18 billion (£13.9bn), a 16 percent increase for Google in the past year.

Apple Q2 earnings beat, iPhone sales miss estimates; shares fall after-hours Apple Q2 earnings beat, iPhone sales miss estimates; shares fall after-hours

Apple's gross margin in the second quarter of 38.9% met expectations for 38.8%, and was at the high end of its own guidance of 38% to 39%. Share performance for the month is now at 1.84%. The new iPhone X, aka iPhone 8, aka 10th anniversary iPhon...

Alphabet paid Google CEO Sundar Pichai $200M in 2016

Numerous world's largest companies announced they would pause ads on the platform until the company made changes. Google parent company Alphabet Inc delivered its first-quarter earnings for the year on Thursday that met analysts estimates sendi...

Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy

It seemed that the Trump administration was planning to end the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday, after his aides sent word that they'd prepared such an executive order. Since being signed into law by Bill Clinton in 1993, the North A...

President Trump Dumps Dodd-Frank with Executive Order

The argument that tax cuts pay for themselves has been debunked by economists from across the political spectrum. The president says the package will be released on "Wednesday or shortly thereafter" - just before his 100 day mark in office.

United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10000 United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10000

Delta removes man who used loo while flight was on tarmac Delta Airlines recently asked a passenger, Kima Hamilton, to leave the plane after he used the restroom while the Atlanta-Milwaukee flight was delayed and on the tarmac. The airline has vowe...

Trump Might Need Democrats' Support For Tax Reform

The plan would aid lower- and middle-class families by cutting individual tax rates and doubling the standard deduction . Across Connecticut, business leaders reacted to Trump's highly-touted tax plan with tempered optimism, but the state's Democr...

Trump tax plan: Slash corporate and individual tax rates

While the tax cuts may produce a short-term boost to the economy and add fuel to a stock market rally, it falls short of the comprehensive tax reform that Trump had pledged earlier. "So every time you move to the private sector, it's going to have ...

West Hartford Easter Egg hunt teaches spiritual lesson along with the fun

The event was in the open field adjacent to the Destiny World Outreach Center's sanctuary on W.S. Young Drive in Killeen. Every Warrior Plays, Huber Heights, Warrior Soccer Club and Engage City Church are holding an "Egg the City" egg hunt at 10 a....

France's mainstream unites for Macron as Le Pen reaches for outsiders France's mainstream unites for Macron as Le Pen reaches for outsiders

France's Presidential election hands the country a momentous choice: between the pro-EU centrist liberal Emmanuel Macron, and the Euroskeptic anti-Islam populist Marine Le Pen. And it benefits Macron, too. Macron's internal security programme calls...

Warriors coach Kerr ill, misses Game Three Warriors coach Kerr ill, misses Game Three

Stephen Curry , 29, and his Warriors squad had the best regular season record in the National Basketball Association with 67 wins alongside only 15 losses. McCollum, SF Evan Turner, PF Maurice Harkless, C Noah Vonleh . Golden State has not yet p...

YouTube Go launches in beta in India YouTube Go launches in beta in India

YouTube's live TV streaming service is now available in five select U.S. markets. When you open the app you can choose to watch from what's live or access your prerecorded shows. Less than two months after it was officially announced , YouTube has...

Lost Villages' breakfast and egg hunt

The Easter Bunny will be making an appearance as well to take pictures. The event includes an egg hunt , Easter Bunny, raffle, games, crafts, food and refreshments. So bring your family and kids out Saturday , March 27th to Hilltop Super Market for...

Trump Calls Korean Leader Over THAAD Talks with China

What was billed as a showdown between the leaders of the United States and China over trade and North Korea ended with little sign of confrontation Friday - or of concrete progress in resolving their differences. U.S. President Donald Trump ordered...

Late deadline means extra days to file taxes Late deadline means extra days to file taxes

Luckily, Raphael Tulino of Internal Revenue Service is back with us to answer questions . Setting aside money in a safe place (like a savings account) for expenses, both anticipated and unexpected, is a smart habit. Make sure that you file your ...

No G7 consensus on fresh Syria sanctions: Italy's Alfano No G7 consensus on fresh Syria sanctions: Italy's Alfano

Western experts say sarin, a nerve agent, was used in the attack last week that killed more than 80 people. And I don't mean that in any kind of dramatic sense - like they're thinking about nuking us every day - I don't really think that's on anybody...

Is It Time to go for Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Apache Corporation

With more than 800 team members globally, FIG will focus on serving the long-term financial needs of US banks, global financial institutions, supranationals, sovereigns, and non-bank financial institutions including insurance companies, broker deal...

Wells claws back $75 million from top execs in sales scandal Wells claws back $75 million from top execs in sales scandal

The report also criticized the bank's decentralized structure that allowed the problem to go unnoticed and pointed a finger at two executives, former CEO John Stumpf and former retail banking leader Carrie Tolstedt, report the New York Times , the ...

North Korea calls U.S. strikes on Syria "unforgivable"

In recent weeks, North Korea has launched at least seven missiles, tested rocket engines for a possible intercontinental ballistic missile, and threatened war while preparing for what could be another nuclear test . It is the latest in a series of...

Russian PM: Moscow, US on 'the verge of a military clash' Russian PM: Moscow, US on 'the verge of a military clash'

That may change, however, if perhaps the Trump administration makes Syria a focal point of a new USA policy. US President Donald Trump said he had ordered a "targeted military strike on an airfield in Syria from where the chemical attack was ...

US adds just 98K jobs; unemployment falls to a low 4.5 pct US adds just 98K jobs; unemployment falls to a low 4.5 pct

The unemployment rate fell to a post-crisis low of 4.5%, and the number of people who were working part-time but preferred full-time jobs fell by 151,000 to 5.5 million. The average hourly wage rate for all workers was C$26.12 in March. Federal Res...

Sports Men's Basketball: Princeton Falls to Notre Dame Sports Men's Basketball: Princeton Falls to Notre Dame

It should be, especially against a team like Princeton, which plays an offense Notre Dame has seen. "I think they're 8 for 31". Steve Vasturia had 10 points and eight rebounds. 16 upset in the history of the NCAA Tournament. "I feel we can get th...

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