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Author: 0 Charging Bull Artist Wants Removal of Fearless Girl Statue

According to NBC New York , Di Modica believes that "Fearless Girl" alters the creative dynamic of " Charging Bull ". The firm that commissioned the statue made no immediate comment but has a powerful ally in the form of the NY mayor. Siegel said his team was seeking unspecified monetary damages for Di Modica and was seeking for the city to move " Fearless Girl " to another location.

Author: 0 Ontario tries to temper rising Toronto home prices with new tax

But more important than the actual speculation tax is the fact that the provincial government will begin to collect citizenship information for every person buying a residential property in the Greater Golden Horseshoe. "We are looking at a vacant home tax and whether that could ensure real estate in Toronto is first and foremost as it should be, a place to live, and as an investment second", the mayor said at a joint press conference with Morneau and Sousa.

Finance Tamil Nadu farmers drink urine over delay in drought relief funds
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu farmers drink urine over delay in drought relief funds

Tamil Nadu farmers protesting at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Saturday drank urine collected in bottles as part of an agitation aimed at pressurising the Centre to waive agricultural loans and provide drought. Ayyakkannu is leading the farmers' protest. The farmers have been demanding a Rs-40,000 crore drought relief package, farm loan waiver and setting up of the Cauvery Management Board by the Centre.

Finance Trump targets visas program for highly skilled workers
Author: 0 Trump targets visas program for highly skilled workers

Trump signed the "Buy America, Hire America" order on Tuesday night during a visit to a tool factory in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, reported CNN. According to the Department of Labor Larger tech companies Like Amazon, Apple, Alphabet and Microsoft also depend on the program. They say that takes work away from Americans and lowers wages.

Author: 0 Trump Speaks with AP on Tax Reform, Immigration

President Donald Trump promised to make an announcement about much anticipated tax reform next week, but it was not immediately clear how much he would reveal or what form it would take. Adding to the confusion, the White House has identified specific regulations that it says are impeding lending but not moved to undo them. "They'll be dancing in the streets and jumping for joy", Willens said.

Author: 0 United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

Leaders of the US Senate Commerce Committee sent a letter to the airline in the wake of the incident, asking about the airline's policy for bumping passengers off oversold flights. Last year, he received a total of $18.72 million for his services. Through Tuesday afternoon, its shares had fallen 4.3 percent since Flight 3411, wiping out almost $1 billion in market value, although several other airline stocks declined in the same period.

Finance Trump Jr.'s prairie dog hunt in Montana prompts backlash
Author: 0 Trump Jr.'s prairie dog hunt in Montana prompts backlash

House. Mr Trump Jnr is an avid hunter and has previously been photographed next to slain big game animals including a water buffalo and a cheetah. The Montana House has moved to accept a scaled-down version of a fuel tax proposal that would raise money to fix highways, bolster bridges and tackle long-delayed roadwork.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 won't get Bixby Voice features from the day one

The Journal said Samsung executives were still discussing on when to make Bixby available in English. Samsung confirmed that voice control would not be ready in time for the Galaxy S8 launch in a statement to The Verge . Thus, display size, as well as display technology, is becoming more and more important. Will Bixby launch later in spring or will it arrive sooner? The intelligent personal assistant from Samsung , Bixby , now only supports the English and Korean languages.

Author: 0 A Change of Luck at MGM Resorts

The stock of Prologis Inc (NYSE:PLD) earned "Equal-Weight" rating by Capital One on Wednesday, May 18. (NYSE:HF) has "Market Perform" rating given on Monday, May 16 by Wood. Last time MGM Resorts International (MGM ) reported earnings, it came up snake eyes. The stock now has a Market Cap of $16.23B. The event takes place August 7-8 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and is sponsored by the nonprofit MGM Resorts Foundation.

Author: 0 Fox News addresses O'Reilly exit on air

The New York Times , which first reported the harassment settlements, said O'Reilly was an essential asset to Fox News. O'Reilly, 67, may struggle to find work and even sell his popular books, with no cable platform to promote them every night, said Fiedler.

Author: 0 Jefferies & Co reiterated John Wood Group PLC (ADR) (LON:WG) as 'Underperform'

It has a 20.56 P/E ratio. They presently have a GBX 4.30 ($0.05) price target on the stock. The 12-month price target is 14.67GBX with two brokerages rating the company a strong buy, zero brokerages rating the company a buy, one brokerage rating the company a hold, zero equity analysts rating the company a underperform, and lastly zero equity analysts rating the company a sell.

Finance Nigeria says capital airport reopens after runway repairs
Author: 0 Nigeria says capital airport reopens after runway repairs

The airline hailed the Federal Government for extensive work to improve the Kaduna International Airport . The airline said that the closure of Abuja airport brought out the potential of Kaduna International Airport . "We assure our Abuja-bound passengers of the same high safety standard they have known the airline for over the years". The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, reopened the airport on Tuesday, as an Ethiopian Airlines' Airbus flight from Addis Ababa was ...

Finance Golf ball pieces from harvest cause hash brown recall
Author: 0 Golf ball pieces from harvest cause hash brown recall

Bag of Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns (UPC 007203649020) and Roundy's Brand, 2 lb. The products affected are Harris Teeter's two pound bags of frozen southern style hash browns. The products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase. Despite the risk, the company said no injuries have been reported in connected to the food so far.

Author: 0 Trump promises the White House's tax plan is coming next week

The first action is an executive order that directs the Treasury Secretary to review "all significant 2016 tax regulations to determine if they impose an undue financial burden on taxpayers , are needlessly complex, create unnecessary requirements, or exceed what's allowed under law".

Finance Analyst Viewpoints on Price Target Estimates: Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)
Author: 0 Analyst Viewpoints on Price Target Estimates: Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)

Rowland & Co. Investment Counsel ADV now owns 59,918 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $6,019,000 after buying an additional 312 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its stake in Genuine Parts Company by 3.4% in the third quarter. Dodge & Cox bought a new position in shares of Genuine Parts Company during the fourth quarter valued at about $2,098,000.

Finance United Airlines, city agree to preserve evidence in Dao incident
Author: 0 United Airlines, city agree to preserve evidence in Dao incident

A hearing scheduled for Monday was canceled after the city and United agreed to preserve all evidence, including video recordings, documents and materials, according to the agreement filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court. David Dao, and ensured that they will resolve the situation as soon as possible. The airline also has refunded passengers the cost of their tickets, a spokesman for United told dpa.

Finance Kentucky's Jobless Rate Stays at 5 Percent in March
Author: 0 Kentucky's Jobless Rate Stays at 5 Percent in March

New Mexico's unemployment rate has largely been in the same area for the past four years. The growth in the labor force led to an increase in the state's labor participation rate of one-tenth of a percentage point to 63.1 percent. Putnam's rate was tied for the fifth-highest in the state, but it was nearly a full percentage point lower than the previous year. Other Services added 700 (+0.5%) jobs over the month.

Author: 0 Over 100 casualties in Taliban attack: Afghan military

At least 150 people were killed and dozens wounded in an insurgent attack on an Afghan military base in the northern province of Balkh, the Defense Ministry informed today. The attack came weeks after militants entered the Afghan Army's main hospital in Kabul, the capital, and killed more than 50 people in a siege that lasted almost seven hours.

Author: 0 United chief met Chinese officials over dragged passenger

In a statement published on April 13, the airline promised that it will no longer ask law enforcement officers to remove passengers from its flights unless it is a safety and security concern, and will fully review and improve the training programs to ensure its employees put customers first.

Author: 0 Wynne's housing, rental affordability measures met with mixed response

Do you trust the Ontario government can avoid unintended consequences in its housing intervention? "The skyrocketing cost of renting or buying in Ontario and the Greater Golden Horseshoe in particular is the unwanted effect of a strong economy with a promising future", said Wynne at a press conference that also blamed speculators for rising housing prices and landlords for gouging renters.

Finance Regional parties enough to tackle BJP: Mamata
Author: 0 Regional parties enough to tackle BJP: Mamata

When asked if BJP was being perceived as a threat to the regional parties, Banerjee shot back saying "I do not believe that they (BJP) are a threat". Accusing the BJP of playing politics of division, Mamata said the saffron party also resorts to buying the minister and MLAs of other parties.

Finance Constitution gave us rights, not government: Owaisi
Author: 0 Constitution gave us rights, not government: Owaisi

Earlier, addressing the meeting, Prasad said that todayIT ecosystem is under some stress and pressure because of whatis happening in the US. Highlighting the example of Imran Khan, a Sanskrit teacher from Alwar in Rajasthan, who was mentioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address at Wembley in 2015, the Union Minister asserted that so many young Muslims are doing well and that the Centre was doing everything to help them prosper.

Finance EPA begins review of key Obama methane rule
Author: 0 EPA begins review of key Obama methane rule

Pruitt met Wednesday afternoon with Gov. Eric Holcomb and IN lawmakers IN a closed briefing about the USS Lead Superfund site IN East Chicago. "He categorically denied that they had any plans to do that", said Thomas Frank, one of five East Chicago residents who met with Pruitt on Wednesday.

Finance Trump to announce important tax reform next week
Author: 0 Trump to announce important tax reform next week

Mnuchin said dynamic scoring could give Trump and Congress a US$2 trillion revenue cushion for the first major overhaul of the USA tax code since 1986. "Former Representative Dave Camp of MI - a Republican who, as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, released a tax plan in 2014 - said that if they wanted to get something done, lawmakers needed to brace for a more intense series of battles over the details of tax legislation than they faced during the failed health care effort", Rappeport ...

Author: 0 US Treasury rejects Exxon Mobil request to drill in Russia

To his credit, John McCain came out against this on Twitter today, so maybe there's some political pressure that can stop this from going down. Exxon Mobil has applied to the U.S. Exxon was ordered to stop drilling in the Kara Sea off Russia's northern coast. US energy companies pioneered technologies such as "hydraulic fracturing" and "horizontal drilling" that are crucial for extracting oil and gas resources from shale formations.

Author: 0 Obama to hold first public event of his post-presidency

The participants on stage with Obama are expected to range from high school to college to recent university graduates. "On Monday, Barack Obama will build on commitment to encourage [the] next [generation] of leaders driven by progressive change in US & around the world", Obama spokesman Kevin Lewis tweeted Friday .

Finance Air Canada bumps boy off flight, apologises to family
Author: 0 Air Canada bumps boy off flight, apologises to family

The family then drove to Moncton, New Brunswick to catch a different flight that would take them to Montreal to make their Costa Rica connection. Throughout all this, Doyle was trying to reach Air Canada to discuss compensation. "Children and other vulnerable passengers shouldn't be allowed to be bumped from flights". An airline spokesperson said that companies use a computer algorithm to look at patterns where customers book flights and don't show up.

Finance Greece beats a key bailout target for 2016
Author: 0 Greece beats a key bailout target for 2016

Greece achieved a primary budget surplus of about four per cent of gross domestic product previous year, outperforming its 0.5 per cent of GDP target under its bailout programme, a government official told Reuters yesterday. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said the country strongly outperformed, delivering a surplus of at least 3.5 percent of GDP. "The weak point for the government is that the surplus largely relies on over-taxation".

Finance US wheat falls sharply; lead corn, soybeans lower
Author: 0 US wheat falls sharply; lead corn, soybeans lower

That compared with a 15.2% increase as of April 15, while in the first 10 days of the month, prices were running 21% higher than in the same period of March. The most active Corn contract for July delivery remain unchanged, settling at 3.6825 bu. Still, he said he remains optimistic in the short term despite a "few bumps in the road".

Finance Possible US options on table with N. Korea
Author: 0 Possible US options on table with N. Korea

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, on a tour of Asian allies, has said repeatedly an "era of strategic patience" with North Korea is over. The rhetoric between the United States and North Korea continues to intensify as Pyonyang issues a warning to America.

Finance Ontario to tax non-resident foreign housing buyers 15%
Author: 0 Ontario to tax non-resident foreign housing buyers 15%

Tenants may be breathing a sigh of relief, but rent control was not welcome news for everyone. The 16 measures include the imposition of a 15% foreign speculators tax and closure of a loophole that allowed landlords to raise rent by any amount on units built after 1991.

Author: 0 Facebook announces its AR Camera Effects Platform

Last year, one of Mark Zuckerberg's main areas of interest was virtual reality (which Facebook and Oculus are continuing to work on). There's not much to do once you're in Spaces , except chat with your friends and take phone calls from the real world-at least, right now.

Author: 0 From Carrier Flight Deck, Pence Warns N. Korea: "The Sword Stands Ready"

Ronald Reagan at the US naval base in Yokosuka. Vice President Mike Pence has stressed the strength of America's resolve in his trip to Asia. "But at every step of the way, North Korea answered with overtures of willful deception, with broken promises and nuclear and missile tests", Pence said.

Finance Oil steadies as OPEC boost offsets dent from U.S. supply
Author: 0 Oil steadies as OPEC boost offsets dent from U.S. supply

The price increases on Thursday followed a more than 3.5 per cent drop in both crude benchmarks during the previous session after the EIA reported surging gasoline inventories as well as another rise in USA crude oil production to 9.25 million barrels per day (bpd), up nearly 10 per cent since mid-2016.

Finance Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG)
Author: 0 Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG)

UBS Oconnor LLC purchased a new position in Citizens Financial Group during the third quarter worth approximately $3,135,000. Henderson Group PLC now owns 495,854 shares of the bank's stock valued at $12,250,000 after buying an additional 71,208 shares in the last quarter.

Finance IMF members delete anti-protectionism pledge, keep currency commitments
Author: 0 IMF members delete anti-protectionism pledge, keep currency commitments

Instead, Mnuchin said that "we will continue to promote an expansion of trade with those partners committed to market-based competition, while more rigorously defending ourselves against unfair trade practices". "I anticipate after the revision, our growth to be around 3,7 percent from 1,7 percent or so that we had anticipated in the 2017 national budget", the minister said.

Finance Canadian lawmakers call for legalizing recreational marijuana
Author: 0 Canadian lawmakers call for legalizing recreational marijuana

An official panel recommended late previous year that the government require plain packaging .While medical marijuana is already legal in Canada, consulting firm Deloitte has estimated annual sales of recreational marijuana could be as high as C$8.7 billion ($6.5 billion).

Finance Rogers net income jumps almost 28 per cent
Author: 0 Rogers net income jumps almost 28 per cent

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