Author: 0 President Vows Tax Plan Wednesday; Aides Surprised, Say Don't Expect Details

For his part, Trump on Saturday wrote on Twitter that "Big TAX REFORM AND TAX REDUCTION will be announced next Wednesday". But despite Mr Trump's statement that his tax overhaul "really formally begins on Wednesday", White House officials quickly cautioned against high expectations that Mr Trump would provide the legislative text of a detailed tax plan this week.

Author: 0 Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United

We all watched in horror as 69-year-old Dr. David Dao was dragged off his flight to accommodate the airline's employees. Dao's lawyer, Thomas Demetrio, said his client "has become the unintended champion for the adoption of changes which will certainly help improve the lives of literally millions of travellers".

Business Trump Tax Plan Could Lead To Tax Increase For Some NYers
Author: 0 Trump Tax Plan Could Lead To Tax Increase For Some NYers

It was created to ensure rich Americans couldn't deduct their way out of paying any federal income tax. If a couple filed their taxes jointly, for instance, they would take $24,000 in standard deductions, as opposed to the current rate of $12,600, according to the Chicago Tribune .

Author: 0 Trump's Tax Plan Would Offer a Huge, Government-Sponsored Gift to His Kids

But the Trump administration has not said which income ranges would apply to those brackets. Because of that, he instead paid $38 million. "Throughout the month of May, the Trump Administration will hold listening sessions with stakeholders to receive their input and will continue working with the House and Senate to develop the details of a plan that provides massive tax relief, creates jobs, and makes America more competitive-and can pass both chambers".

Author: 0 Oil slides as United States pumps more, but OPEC and North Korea loom

Inventories have been heading back down in the USA and dropped by 1 million barrels in the latest week, the Energy Information Administration said Wednesday, a smaller drop than expected. "The battle between the "sheiks and the shale oil producers" is far from decided. with all attempts by OPEC to achieve a lasting production deficit on the oil market being torpedoed by non-OPEC producers - first and foremost the US", analysts at Commerzbank wrote.

Author: 0 Milwaukee Bucks eager to build after strong finish to season

The Pacers almost erased double-digits deficits in three of the four games and missed a shot at the buzzer to win Game 1, which might have changed everything. However, Corey Joseph helped the Raptors go on 9-0 run in the final two minutes of the game to starve off Milwaukee's late challenge. Giannis Antetokounmpo was so damn good for most of the Milwaukee Bucks' first round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks .

Business US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years
Author: 0 US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years

Oxford Economics economics chief Gregory Daco predicted first-quarter growth to come in around 0.9 percent. Because of measurement complications, first-quarter economic growth is often underestimated in government reports . Real wage growth has dropped to just 0.3 percent in February, the lowest since September 2014. That pace was the slowest since the 2009 fourth quarter and followed the robust fourth quarter growth rate of 3.5%.

Business First 100 Days: Trump and the Degradation of the Presidency
Author: 0 First 100 Days: Trump and the Degradation of the Presidency

While 47 percent of respondents approved of Trump, 52 percent disapproved, according to the survey. In the survey, 42 percent said they strongly approve of the job he is doing as president while 51 percent said they somewhat approve. Trump has asked his son-in-law to head up the Office of American Innovation to revamp the federal bureaucracy, but it's way too early to say how that's going.

Business Le Pen sees French presidential vote 'surprise'
Author: 0 Le Pen sees French presidential vote 'surprise'

He was followed by far-right candidate Marine Le Pen , who got 21% of the votes. "What is at stake is France's make-up, its unity, its membership of Europe and its place in the world". But Macron's party spokesman, Benjamin Griveaux, scoffed at the idea of Le Pen as an agent of change. "We are the ones who will defend the most and the best the democracy".

Business SpaceX to launch secretive satellite for US intelligence agency
Author: 0 SpaceX to launch secretive satellite for US intelligence agency

ET. As per SpaceNews, this won't be the principal characterized load to fly on a SpaceX rocket - a little NRO CubeSat flew in 2010 on a Falcon 9 amid an exhibit flight - however it is the main devoted spy-satellite dispatch. As with the return of the first stage from the CRS-10 mission, there is the possibility that residents of Brevard, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Volusia counties may hear one or more sonic booms during the landing attempt.

Author: 0 Trump's hands are tied on 9th Circuit

Supreme Court. It upheld a district court order blocking the ban. "And, you know, we've done a great job on law enforcement, we've done a great job at the border", Trump said. For what it's worth, several of Trump's orders have been struck down in multiple courts, not just the 9th Circuit . U.S. District Judge William Orrick issued the preliminary injunction in two lawsuits against the executive order, which will stay in place as the lawsuits move through the court.

Business Soft Real GDP Growth in the First Quarter
Author: 0 Soft Real GDP Growth in the First Quarter

First-quarter GDP tends to underperform because of difficulties with the calculation of data that the government has acknowledged and is working to rectify. "This Q1 was affected by late tax refunds and a late Easter, so that depressed consumer spending in the quarter", said Zandi. Analysts also cautioned that the most recent numbers may have suffered some distortion, with a rebound likely in the next quarter.

Business 'Bobbi Jene,' 'Keep the Change' top Tribeca Film Fest awards
Author: 0 'Bobbi Jene,' 'Keep the Change' top Tribeca Film Fest awards

New York's Tribeca Film Festival, co-founded by Robert De Niro , runs until Sunday (30Apr17). Bobbi Jene won several awards, including best documentary feature . Speaking to Kelsey Moore from the blog Women and Hollywood in advance of film's Festival premiere, Israel explained that "Keep the Change" took off after she began frequenting the JCC Manhattan.

Business Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after barricade
Author: 0 Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after barricade

He leaves behind a wife and daughter. The man, identified as Burgon Sealy sources close to the investigation, had been firing at police through the night from his family's Brick Mill Farm development home north of Middletown. Ballard, who was gunned down in a Wawa parking lot. Ballard noticed a suspicious vehicle with two suspects inside. Authorities say a man suspected in the fatal shooting remains barricaded early Thursday inside his house, where he fired shots at officers as they ...

Business Can Families Sue Facebook For Violent Videos Of Victims?
Author: 0 Can Families Sue Facebook For Violent Videos Of Victims?

When Facebook Live launched a year ago, Zuckerberg said he wanted "raw and visceral" video, and the company has been plagued by clips of killings, torture, and suicides, reports the Washington Post . He asked Godwin to say the name "Joy Lane". When Stephens saw police approaching from behind, he drove off. When that happens, I'm not sure the Silicon Valley giant or its peers will be ready for it.

Business Quarterly EPS analysis of Banco Bilbao ViscayaArgentaria S.A. (NYSE:BBVA)
Author: 0 Quarterly EPS analysis of Banco Bilbao ViscayaArgentaria S.A. (NYSE:BBVA)

Morgan Stanley set a €7.00 ($7.61) target price on shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Thursday, February 2nd. The Beta factor for the stock is listed at 1.18. Societe Generale started coverage on shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA in a report on Thursday, February 23rd.

Business NFL Draft Prospects Show Crazy Fashion Swag Before Big Night
Author: 0 NFL Draft Prospects Show Crazy Fashion Swag Before Big Night

The Eagles and their fans can only hope he compares to White, a Hall of Famer who was a dominant force on Buddy Ryan's defenses in the late 1980s. "I didn't think I was going to be picked until the commissioner said my name". Howard going to Tampa Bay at No. 17. A recent report from his doctors indicated a return during the season is in the cards, but Eagles executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman said Friday night that the team didn't know when Jones will be ready to play.

Author: 0 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) Reviewed By Analysts

Finally, HSBC Holdings plc raised Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. during the third quarter valued at about $120,000. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Co. during the first quarter valued at about $1,478,000. The company had revenue of $233.91 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $237.12 billion. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 14.9% compared to the same quarter past year.

Business US Economy Expands at Slowest Pace in Three Years
Author: 0 US Economy Expands at Slowest Pace in Three Years

During that seven-year span, the slowest annual growth in real GDP was 3.5 percent-a level it hit in both 1986 and 1987. Meanwhile, European stock markets showed mixed trade. Gross domestic product, which measures output of goods and services, grew 0.6% seasonally adjusted from the fourth quarter of 2016, and was up 2.7% from the year-earlier period, the National Statistics Institute said Friday.

Business The Naples Global Advisors LLC Increases Stake in BCE Inc. (BCE)
Author: 0 The Naples Global Advisors LLC Increases Stake in BCE Inc. (BCE)

BCE updated its FY17 guidance to $3.30-3.40 EPS. (TSE:BCE) traded -1.08% lower on the day. Excluding one-time items, the company earned 87 Canadian cents per share, beating the average analyst estimate of 83 Canadian cents. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of C$62.08. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock.

Author: 0 Oil prices dip on bloated USA market, mixed Saudi signals

Crude inventories fell 1.03 million barrels to 532.3 million, the agency reported Wednesday. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, crude futures for May delivery fell 0.86% to $52.72 a barrel. The US Energy Information Administration "estimates for a combined 124,000 barrels-per-day growth in US shale production over May have added another bearish element to the market", Reuters quoted analysts at JBC Energy, based in Vienna, as saying .

Business Sell-side Focusing in on Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW)
Author: 0 Sell-side Focusing in on Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW)

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. David R. Rahn & Associates Inc. increased its stake in shares of Freeport-McMoRan by 57.0% in the first quarter. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Freeport-McMoRan Inc. 2 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data.

Business Small Business Saturday 2017 campaign date announced
Author: 0 Small Business Saturday 2017 campaign date announced

According to 2012 U.S. Census Bureau data, business with fewer than 20 workers make up more than 86 percent of the businesses in the nation. "Small business owners have a distinct drive that inspires them to get out of bed each morning, put in the long hours, roll up their sleeves and get the job done", said Jonathan Kateman, General Manager, Constant Contact .

Business Warning of oil shortages as global discoveries hit record low
Author: 0 Warning of oil shortages as global discoveries hit record low

Further enhancing the gloomy picture, the IEA also said that new projects that received a final investment decision in 2016 totaled just 4.7 billion barrels, down by nearly a third from 2015 and the lowest since the 1940s. USA resiliency aside, Amin Nasser, the CEO of oil behemoth Saudi Aramco, said the global oil market needs to focus on long-term prospects in favor of short-term gains.

Business Toyota recalls 250K Tacoma pickups; rear wheels can lock up
Author: 0 Toyota recalls 250K Tacoma pickups; rear wheels can lock up

Toyota says oil can leak from the rear differential. Toyota says oil can leak from the rear differentials of the recalled trucks, noting that if the trucks are continuously driven in that condition, the rear differential could become damaged, possibly resulting in noise and reduced movement.

Author: 0 President Trump, how will your tax plan spur economic growth?

However, Trump's campaign plan promised to be "revenue neutral" (i.e., would not increase the deficit ), a claim which few economists outside of the White House believes is possible. Since student loan tax credits aren't itemized deductions, they may be safe under the new tax plan. "This is all about middle income tax cuts and putting people back to work in making business competitive".

Business Tony Blair says Theresa May will win general election
Author: 0 Tony Blair says Theresa May will win general election

Your browser doesn't recognise available video formats. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he will not join in with TV debates before the general election unless Theresa May joins him. When asked whether "leaders of the UK's major political parties" should participate in the debates, 54 per cent of respondents said "yes", 25 per cent replied "no" and 21 per cent said they did not know.

Author: 0 Google CEO made almost $200 million previous year

The performance exceeded expected earnings , giving the company a successful run despite recent controversies such as companies pulling their ads from YouTube for videos containing negative content. The problem is that advertisers spend less money on mobile ads which decreased the amount of money Google makes on per click. "We will continue to invest here for the long-term opportunity", said Porat, on an analyst conference call last night .

Author: 0 Physician dragged off flight settles with United

The move comes after a recent video surfaced showing Chicago airport police dragging an involuntarily bumped passenger from a United Airlines flight. Dao suffered a concussion, a broken nose and teeth, according to his lawyers. United and Dao announced on Thursday that they had settled their dispute out of court. He praised Munoz for doing the right thing and the airline for taking full responsibility for the incident.

Business Cabot Oil & Gas posts Q1 beat; raises outlook for 2017 production, capex
Author: 0 Cabot Oil & Gas posts Q1 beat; raises outlook for 2017 production, capex

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation's EPS for the trailing 12 months is -0.91. Global X Management Co. Sanders Capital LLC raised its position in shares of Cabot Oil & Gas 46.1% in the third quarter. Cabot Oil & Gas Co. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, December 12 by DA Davidson. The company is predicting an earnings per share growth of 37.17% in the coming year.

Business Oil-rig count up a 15th week in a row
Author: 0 Oil-rig count up a 15th week in a row

Today, Jefferies Group LLC reiterated its Hold rating on Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) with a price target of $67.00. They issued a "hold" rating and a $66.00 price target on the stock. Curran now expects that the oilfield services provider will post earnings of $0.01 per share for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $0.14.

Author: 0 Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

The document will seek to remove measures implemented by the Obama administration to protect vast areas from oil and gas drilling and is certain to cause outrage among environmentalists. Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Thursday filed legislation to block any changes, though prospects of passage are slim in a GOP-controlled Congress.

Author: 0 Congress Passes Stopgap Measure To Fund Government, Averting Shutdown

When Republicans' first effort at a health care bill failed, in late March, it reportedly came after Trump abruptly chose to set a deadline on negotiations within the party. Republicans have recast it to let states escape a requirement under Mr Obama's 2010 law that insurers charge healthy and seriously ill customers the same rates.

Business Le Pen visits Paris food market to promote protectionism
Author: 0 Le Pen visits Paris food market to promote protectionism

She said she believed the State should fix regulation while her rival, independent centrist Emmanuel Macron, was in favour of "total deregulation". Sources in the Elysée Palace said that Hollande might refuse to meet with Le Pen for the handover ceremony, should the latter win the elections.

Author: 0 90000 for Joshua-Klitschko fight tonight

Klitschko has already fought in the U.S. a dozen times but Joshua , who looks destined to follow the likes of Lewis into US-based super bouts, is yet to fight professionally outside of the UK. The fight programme will start at 6am Sunday. " I think it's the fear of losing, that's why you want to perform ", Joshua said of his motivation since his sole loss that reduced him to tears.

Author: 0 United Airlines chief executive will testify before Congress

After no one volunteered to leave the flight in order to make room for commuting employees, the company randomly selected passenger Dr. David Dao to be removed with compensation. Initially, United CEO Oscar Munoz blamed Dao for being "disruptive" and "belligerent" - a stance the airline quickly backed down from. The incident arose from a common air travel issue - a fully booked flight.

Business Chiefs pull off huge trade with Bills to draft Mahomes
Author: 0 Chiefs pull off huge trade with Bills to draft Mahomes

The risk is there with Mahomes ability to progress into a serviceable quarterback, but the Chiefs obviously thought he was well worth taking that risk. Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes (5) tries to avoid being sacked by Texas' Malik Jefferson (46) during on November 5, 2016, in Lubbock. Given this is football, that chance could always come sooner than anticipated, though Smith has proven incredibly durable in his four seasons in KC.

Author: 0 Macron to beat Le Pen 60-30 in run-off

Even if she is widely thought to have erased anti-Semitic sentiment from the party, Le Pen is taken to task about her attitude toward Muslims and her anti-immigration platform which would include a moratorium on immigration, a 10,000-person lid on new arrivals and a street ban on Muslim headscarves and Jewish kippahs.

Author: 0 United Kingdom kicks off Vijay Mallya's extradition process, Tuesday's arrest the first step

This July 2016 case filed by the Serious Frauds Investigation Office deals with the financing of the now defunct Kingfisher Airlines. "Legal process in this regard is underway in the UK". "Government is following all legal procedures to ensure that he is brought back, we will not spare him", said Santosh Gangwar, MoS Finance exclusively to India Today.

Author: 0 Euro zone inflation returns to European Central Bank target

The euro was on track to gain 2.3 percent for the month to mark its second straight monthly rise against the dollar, while the dollar was set to end the month little changed against the yen. The year over year growth rate still rose, to 2.1% from 1.9% in Q4, though this too was 0.1 of a percentage point below the median forecast. "Although the Overall Index Score remains in negative territory, and has dipped this month, we have not seen any evidence of the predicted post-trigger downturn, ...

Business Arun Jaitley asks ED to go hard on crooks
Author: 0 Arun Jaitley asks ED to go hard on crooks

The finance minister said the Council is of the opinion that any benefit accruing from lower tax rates under GST should be passed on to consumers. "Profit is not a bad word but unfair enrichment is". "Under our changed policy, we are going to concentrate not merely in buying from the rest of the world, but encourage global defence majors, in collaboration with Indian companies, to set up manufacturing units in India", he had said.

Author: 0 United Settled with the Guy Dragged Off Its Plane

A condition of the settlement includes a provision that the amount remain confidential, Dao's attorney, Thomas A. Demetrio, said in a press release. The settlement comes the same day that United announced a series of policy changes created to improve how it interacts with passengers in wake of the incident.

Author: 0 What Trump's Tax Plan Proposes and Who It Will Benefit Most

Eliminating the estate tax and the AMT, in particular, will make it a hard sell. President Trump and Gov. Chris Christie. But no details have been released on that aspect of the proposal. "I will pay more than I pay right now", Mr. Trump said in a Fox News interview that aired Friday night. But the biggest missing detail of all was: How will the White House pay for the tax cut? But 15 percent is too low, and fiscal conservatives are already balking .

Author: 0 USA softwood tariffs prompt NDP claim of "inaction" against Christy Clark

Clark said she would have balked had she been the only person involved in negotiations on softwood lumber, an issue that has heated up during the election campaign. Horgan attacked Clark, accusing her of "negligence" and stalling on the housing issue. The B.C. Lumber Trade Council says the province exports $4.6 billion in softwood lumber to the USA each year.

Business Amit Shah's two day Jammu tour begins
Author: 0 Amit Shah's two day Jammu tour begins

Amit Shah's presence will strengthen our base in the state. He was heartily welcomed by his party members at the airport and also during his road reports said. Shah said that the tour is also a stock-taking exercise to ensure that all the decisions taken by the party from 9 August 2014 till now have been implemented.