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Mnuchin says business tax rate at 15 percent in Trump tax plan

White House officials are ambitious, but the path to overhauling the tax code is riddled with political land mines. The contributions would be tax deductible, then grow tax free. Thornton said there was no chance that Democrats would work with Trump on a tax overhaul, something that happened in 1986, when Democrats sponsored Reagan's plan.

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Factors to Note Before Buying DryShips, Inc. (DRYS)

The stock recently closed its previous session at $1.33 by showing a percentage change of 1.53% from its previous day closing price of $1.31. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

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On Day Two, Delhi Police Questions Dinakaran for 11 Hours

Dinakaran was on Tuesday called for questioning at 5 pm at the Crime Branch Inter State Cell office in Chanakyapuri and was arrested around midnight, Praveer Ranjan, JCP (crime), said. "Dinakaran is being held in Delhi where he was brought in for questioning". Dinakaran, sources say, initially refused to have known Sukesh. Only on the third day, Dinakaran admitted that he met Sukesh Chandrashekhar, the man alleged to be the agent in his bribery dealing with the Election Commission of India ...

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GSK revenues surge but generic drugs pose big threat

Still, the company has struggled to deliver decent returns to investors for around five years, due to sluggish drug sales, although in recent quarters it has returned to steady growth. Although an application by rival Mylan to market a copy of the drug was rejected by the US Food and Drug Administration last month, Israeli drugmaker Teva unveiled a new product to rival Advair last week.

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Exxon seeks sanctions waiver so it can drill in Russian deal

ExxonMobil officials also said they'd exhorted members of the Obama administration to align US sanctions with European sanctions which allowed some flexibility for European companies to continue working on Russian projects. Exxon under Tillerson opposed Obama administration sanctions on Russian Federation, arguing they were not properly issued. The State Department is one of several U.S.

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Judge blocks Trump from slashing sanctuary city funds

A portion of that order stipulates that municipalities serving as sanctuary cities, meaning they protect immigrants from deportation, may not receive federal grants. Readler said less than $1 million was at stake nationally and possibly no San Francisco funding. Orrick's ruling was another immigration policy setback for the embattled administration as it approaches its 100th day in office Saturday amid Trump's lowest approval ratings in modern presidential history.

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Fox News host cracks an oral sex joke targeting Ivanka Trump

Mr. Watters criticized the women in the audience who booed the first daughter as she talked about her father's policies. "I don't really get what's going on here, but, uh, I really liked how she was speaking into that microphone ". "This was in no way a joke about anything else", he posted on Twitter Wednesday morning. But the controversy from segments like that on The O'Reilly Factor haven't hindered Watters's rise at Fox News.

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United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz Won't Chair Board In 2018

June 2, 2016. It's a potential travel sacrifice for the IT auditor, who lives in Indianapolis and flies United. Munoz was widely faulted for his early responses to the April 9 incident on board a United Express plane. United had previously expected to appoint Munoz to chairman of its board at the company's 2018 shareholders meeting. The lawyer acting on behalf of a 69-year-old doctor who was dragged off a United Airlines flight said he is no longer interested in an apology from airline ...

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Investment redress payouts spike as over half of complaints upheld

The complaints data was the first published by the FCA since it introduced new rules that mean that all complaints now have to be logged in the official statistics. According to the FCA, in the second half of past year the percentage of complaints resolved within eight weeks rose to an average of 97 per cent compared to 93 per cent in the first half when the old reporting rules were still in place.

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Samsung says Galaxy S8 pre-orders beat S7

The AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is not only going to be tougher and more durable, it is also expected to come out with a stronger battery. Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus smartphones are garnering an unprecedented number f pre-orders, suggesting that the Galaxy Note7 fiasco failed to break consumers' trust in the Korean electronics giant.

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Iomart Group Plc (IOM) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt

Ratings analysis reveals 88% of Nextera Energy Inc.'s analysts are positive. Out of 14 Wall Street analysts rating J. M. Smucker Company, 2 give it "Buy", 4 "Sell" rating, while 8 recommend "Hold". Moreover, Catawba Capital Mgmt Va has 0.84% invested in BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) for 23,082 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has 10,765 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

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President Trump Signs Executive Order 'Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America'

NACD, and a long list of other agriculture, wildlife and conservation groups, sent a letter of support for Perdue's nomination earlier this year. Those who did speak said Perdue's background as a veterinarian and agri-businessman would make him a strong advocate for rural America at the Agriculture Department, or USDA.

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Trump seeks corporate tax rate of 15% in plan

Here's why: Republican leaders are eager to cut corporate taxes, but for various reasons they don't want to add to the country's debt. Many lawmakers want to cut taxes, but cutting tax rates leads to a big drop in revenue, which makes the deficit unless there is a sharp contraction in spending.

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Refinance mortgage rate advance for Tuesday

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate rose steadily throughout the week before settling at the current rate. It applies to all new residential investor principal and interest and interest-only fixed rate loans and new fixed rate terms on existing residential investor loans.

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Over 21000 food parcels handed out in South Yorkshire a year ago

In light of the new findings, the Trussell Trust has recommended a reduction of the six-week waiting period for Universal Credit, which it said would make a significant difference to people's ability to cope with no income. The evidence shows that it's not fit for goal, but that is not the only reason for the shocking rise in food bank use. In areas where the full universal credit rollout has taken place, food bank referral rates were running at more than double the national average.

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Ambitious Monaco fighting on 3 fronts after 141 goals

In the attack before the first leg, Marc Bartra needed hospital treatment following injuries to his wrist and arm after a window was shattered. Dortmund coach Tuchel had few complaints, telling reporters: "We started well with one or two unsafe moves where we found some space and then conceded an unlucky goal ".

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United Airlines: CEO Oscar Munoz will not take chairman position

Dao suffered a concussion, broken nose and two lost teeth in the dragging, and politicians have called for reforms in how airlines treated passengers on overbooked flights. "The video that we just saw is a microcosm of the entire problem", he told the Today show . We have a flight attendant out of control. "We've got a passenger trying to protect that mother".

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Donald Trump recognizes slaughter of Armenians, avoids terming it 'genocide'

Southern California is home to the largest Armenian community outside of Armenia. Turkey expects the U.S.to take into account the suffering of the Ottoman Turks and Armenians during World War I, Turkey's Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday following U.S.

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Trump vows to back U.S. dairy farmers in Canada trade spat

Charles Schumer said today he will back President Donald Trump in his effort to back American dairy farmers in a developing trade war with Canada. Those remarks about dairy trade as well as softwood lumber have raised concerns about the future of trade between the two countries and the North American Free Trade Agreement .

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Turkish jets strike Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq's Sinjar

And he stressed that coordination is necessary to protect coalition personnel fighting in both Iraq and Syria. The Kurdistan regional government also denounced as " unacceptable " Turkey's airstrike, which killed at least six peshmerga Kurdish fighters.

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No Plan To Impose Any Tax On Agricultural Income, Says Arun Jaitley

A statement from finance ministry said quoting the minister that as per Constitutional allocation of powers, the central government has no jurisdiction to impose tax on farm income. The loophole in the tax system is often exploited by rich politicians and even Bollywood movie stars, who evade taxes by showing part of their income as farm income.

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Trump softens stance on border wall funding

FILE - In this April 5, 2017 file photo, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of NY takes a question during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington . -Mexico border, the White House confirmed. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer welcomed the Monday night comments and noted that there were opponents of the wall among Republicans too.

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Trump opens the door to delaying funding of border wall

Minutes later, at a press conference after lunch with his own Senate conference, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) shot back that he made it clear to McConnell that funding for a wall would be unacceptable to Democrats. Instead, the president would reportedly attempt to fund the wall in September. Now both the presidency and the legislative branch are in Republican hands, but we still are facing a government shutdown.

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France elections: Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader

She told French TV she wanted to be above party politics, saying: "Tonight, I am no longer the president of the National Front". The first was that advance polling and many prognosticators said that Ms. Le Pen, conversely, represents an extremist approach that would likely exacerbate France's economic malaise and diminish it internationally. "I wish him all the best for the next two weeks".

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US President Donald Trump, Canada's PM Justin Trudeau discuss dairy, lumber trade

President Trump says this will level the playing field for American lumber companies . His government on Monday announced surprise new tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber, and he complained Tuesday about what he said was a Canadian block on American farmers near the border exporting their products north.

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Trump suggests he'll take 'sanctuary cities' case to Supreme Court

The White House on Tuesday tore into a San Francisco judge's ruling blocking enforcement of President Trump's sanctuary cities order, saying the judge "unilaterally rewrote immigration policy for our Nation". The president lashes out at the Ninth Circuit, which is not the same as a district court that makes decisions appealable to the Ninth Circuit. "Federal funding that bears no meaningful relationship to immigration enforcement can not be threatened merely because a jurisdiction chooses an ...

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Trump administration eyes more trade moves

Donald Trump put on a tariff. The spat over tariffs erupted in the run-up to talks on updating the three-nation North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump says he will abandon unless big changes are agreed. But they've outsmarted our politicians for many years, and you people understand that". The new tariff may actually be a negotiation tactic, as Secretary Ross was appointed to be a critical player in the Trump administration's stated plans to overhaul NAFTA.

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What Do Analysts Suggest For Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG)

This indicates more upside for the $5.51 billion company. It has a 14.18 P/E ratio. Worthington Industries, Inc.is a metals manufacturing company, focused on value-added steel processing and manufactured metal products. UBS maintained the shares of BA in report on Friday, February 24 with "Buy" rating. On Monday, November 14 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with "Hold".

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European energy firms sign financing agreements for Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

Europe "could get its gas from anywhere" given its investment in liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, but pipeline gas remained cheaper, he said. Gazprom , however, does not believe it will be sensible to maintain such levels after the completion of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which will allow gas to be pumped directly to Germany.

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Trump tax reform to be 'largest ever'

Democrats said a 15 percent corporate rate won't fly. Officials are unveiling President Donald Trump's tax reform plan, which they say cuts the top income tax rate from 39.6 to 35 percent. The primary congressional panel tasked with scrutinizing tax proposals reported this week that cutting the corporate tax rate to 20 percent - five percentage points higher than Trump is proposing - would decrease revenue by almost $490 billion over 10 years.

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International Monetary Fund upgrades Romania's economic growth forecast

India will not need to fear losing its fastest growing economy tag to China, instead will see bigger growth rate numbers despite the demonetisation setback it faced a year ago, International Monetary Fund has said. The organisation attributes both this year's and 2018's marginal growth improvement to the rebound seen in commodity prices, the expansion of the country's electricity capacity as well as the effects of the drought dissipating.

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Trump tax plan to produce budget issues in short term: Mnuchin

Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, has said it is unlikely the administration will release a full plan until June at the earliest . The nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation said Tuesday that a big cut in corporate taxes - even if it is temporary - would add to long-term budget deficits.

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Hess expects oil prices to rise, help boost production

Heading into the earnings release, covering analysts have a consensus target price of $63.13 on Hess Corporation shares. Zacks downgraded the shares of HES in report on Saturday, August 8 to "Buy" rating. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th were given a $0.25 dividend. On 12/7/2016 announced a quarterly dividend of $0.25 1.62% with an ex dividend date of 12/15/2016 which will be payable on 12/19/2016.

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Trump, Trudeau discuss dairy, lumber trade

The New York Times reported that the Commerce Department had determined Canada has been improperly subsidizing the sale of lumber products to the United States. Prosser says he and his father might have to shut down their business and sell their 100 cows if they can't find a new customer by May 1. Instead, she pointed out that Canada has won every court case on lumber against the USA, suggesting the tariffs would be challenged in court.

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Stocks under Consideration: VEREIT, Inc. (VER), PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM)

Cornerstone Financial Partners LLC raised its stake in PulteGroup by 6.2% in the third quarter. The biggest holder now is Richard J. Dugas, Jr who owns 1,049,927 shares (0.33% of those outstanding), whilst Timothy R. now owns 30,840 shares of the construction company's stock worth $567,000 after buying an additional 354 shares during the last quarter. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.


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