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US seeks help for dismantling financial networks of terror

US seeks help for dismantling financial networks of terror

He said that the administration's goal was to make trade more fair and was not aimed at erecting protectionist barriers. "Everyone is aligned that we need free and fair trade", said Carstens, who is also the head of Mexico's central bank. "We all want free and fair trade and that is what is reflected in the communique", he told reporters when asked why the language on protectionism had been dropped. Read More

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21st Century Fox Stock Rebounds After Firing O'Reilly

She did make a guest appearance earlier this week on Tucker Carlson's Fox News program. "By ratings standards, Bill O'Reilly is one of the most accomplished TV personalities in the history of cable news", the memo said . Ailes and O'Reilly have denied the allegations. "Corporate culture there obviously has to change". Burgess noted that the harassment began in 2008 when she worked as a clerical assistant at Fox News and O'Reilly would make odd noises at her and leer at her. Read More

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India in touch with US, Australia about visa policy change

India in touch with US, Australia about visa policy change

ALSO READ: H-1B Visa: Will US Prez Donald Trump's new executive order impact Indian IT cos? With the United Kingdom already hiking the minimum wage requirement to 35,000 pounds for tier-2 visa immigrants, this latest move by the U.S. Remittances from USA would decline hurting the balance of payment. "Right now, H-1B visas are awarded in a totally random lottery, and that's wrong". Read More

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EBay reports modest growth in Q1

EBay reports modest growth in Q1

I'm very excited about this new exclusive partnership, which enables us to increase our penetration in India by making eBay's global inventory accessible to a significantly larger set of Indian consumers. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.50 earnings per share. The company's quarterly revenue was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter past year. Read More

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U.S. judge sentences Volkswagen to three-years' probation, oversight

U.S. judge sentences Volkswagen to three-years' probation, oversight

U.S. District Judge Sean Cox is holding a hearing in Detroit Friday, where he is expected to sentence the world's largest automaker to three years' probation as part of a $4.3 billion settlement announced in January. Volkswagen's general counsel Manfred Döss said the auto maker "deeply regrets the behavior that gave rise to this case". Seven employees have also been charged. Read More

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EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution

Residents of the complex and environmental activists protested ahead of his visit. The Superfund program was started in 1980 to clean up hazardous waste sites, which now number just over 1,300 around the country. Instead of digging up two feet of contaminated soil for disposal, digging up eight feet. Durbin has vowed to "do everything in my power as a United States Senator and enlist the bipartisan support of my Great Lakes region colleagues to ensure that this plan never happens". Read More

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Trump, Xi showdown fails to materialize at Mar-a-Lago

Trump, Xi showdown fails to materialize at Mar-a-Lago

Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach , Florida, included a dinner Thursday, bilateral meetings Friday morning and a working lunch to cap the summit Friday afternoon. China and the United States agree Pyongyang's programs are a serious problem, but have not seen eye-to-eye on how to respond. Trump's position on democratically ruled Taiwan - which China considers a breakaway province - has been an major irritant since he accepted a protocol-breaking phone call from the Taiwanese president ... Read More

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United States under Trump Series Key comments from Steven Mnuchin interview with FT

United States under Trump Series Key comments from Steven Mnuchin interview with FT

With regard to questions of currency manipulations and Trump's displeasure of a strong dollar, Mr. Mnuchin rejected the idea that the United States is heading for a showdown with global partners in a brand new currency war. would apply extra vigilance to other countries' behaviour. It had sunk into a five-month trough of 108.130 earlier on Monday amid rising tensions in the Korean Peninsula, which some analysts warned also brought a new dimension to the Japanese relationship. Read More

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Advocates call for more salary transparency on Equal Pay Day

Protesters at rally for equal pay for equal work in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on March 14. On average, women in the U.S. are paid 20% less than men. Surprisingly, Equal Pay Day for Asian Women comes before the national date. Women in Colorado still make only 81 percent compared to every dollar a white, non-Hispanic male makes. Asian female workers are faring the best at narrowing the gap. Read More

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Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator

They include preventing any hostile power from dominating Europe, Asia, or the energy resources of the Middle East; sustaining an open worldwide economic and political order that is not subverted by spheres of influence which exclude the USA; protecting free access to the global commons, especially the maritime sea lanes that carry 90% of global trade; nurturing alliances that magnify American power and influence; and promoting democracy and human rights, because the ultimate source of ... Read More

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Uzbekistan says info on truck attack suspect sent to Sweden

Uzbekistan says info on truck attack suspect sent to Sweden

Akilov has admitted committing a terrorist crime , according to his lawyer. The source also told how in February this year Uzbekistan's authorities had put Akilov on a wanted list for people suspected of religious extremism. Swedish police are now holding Akilov, whose lawyer says he has already confessed to driving a stolen truck through the crowd and into the front of a department store in central Stockholm . Read More

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Long Island weather: Easter weekend starts sunny, highs near 60

Looking ahead... Monday and Tuesday look very nice with highs in the upper 60s to near 70 degrees. Temperatures will be around average in lighter winds. West northwest wind around 5 miles per hour becoming light and variable in the evening. A calm wind will blow in the morning. Widely scattered showers and isolated storms will develop through Thursday afternoon and follow a stalled front anchored over our state. Read More

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Petrol pumps threaten to remain shut on Sundays from May 10

Petrol pumps threaten to remain shut on Sundays from May 10

Although, the reason stated by CPID is reducing fuel consumption, BS reported that other petrol pump associations have alleged that it was a pressure tactic against the central government, regarding demand for higher commission. The All India Petroleum Dealers' Association has made a decision to stay away from the agitation. CIPD has come out with the decision before the government's call on whether to raise dealers' commission or not. Read More

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