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Author: 0 Trump's budget means deep cuts for health care safety net

Top officials in President Donald Trump's Cabinet are heading to Capitol Hill to defend his plans to cut domestic programs and parry Democratic criticism of his tax proposals. According to U.S. Department of Agriculture figures, bedrock Republican states that Trump won have long food-stamp rolls: 3.8 million people in Texas, 682,077 in Vice President Mike Pence's home state of in, 815,000 in Alabama and 1.6 million in Georgia, for example.

Author: 0 BT Group Plc (NYSE:BT) Analyst Recommendation

Through its subsidiaries, PPL delivers electricity to clients in the United Kingdom, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee; delivers natural gas to clients in Kentucky, and generates electricity from power plants in Kentucky. Go-Ahead Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,686.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 2,594.00. The brokerage presently has a GBX 175 ($2.28) price target on the stock, up from their prior price target of GBX 169 ($2.20).

Finance Trio of 65s lead Colonial; 2-time champs 2 back, Spieth even
Author: 0 Trio of 65s lead Colonial; 2-time champs 2 back, Spieth even

I feel comfortable. I try to use (my driver) as much as possible, and rarely found myself out of the fairway. "I have a very tough year last year", Hsu said. 14 that used to be on the right. " Adam Scott won here, and he hits it pretty far", Rahm said. "It's going to be a fun week". Poston, a PGA Tour rookie, racked up six birdies and one bogey, while Kraft, the 2011 U.S.

Finance Lawsuit alleges GM cheated on diesel pickup truck emissions
Author: 0 Lawsuit alleges GM cheated on diesel pickup truck emissions

Lawyers filed the action in Detroit . GM is the second automaker this week to be accused of skirting the U.S. Clean Air Act, which lays out regulations for vehicle emissions. The suit also names supplier Robert Bosch, which has also been implicated in the VW scandal and is being investigated as part of the probe into Daimler.

Finance British quarterly economic growth revised down to 0.2%
Author: 0 British quarterly economic growth revised down to 0.2%

Gross domestic product rose 0.2%, less than the 0.3% published late last month and down from 0.7% at the end of 2016. That said, it should not be that much of a shock. In fact, from 0.8 per cent in the final three months of past year, expansion in services fell to 0.2 per cent, down from a first estimate of 0.3 per cent.

Author: 0 Oil prices rise in anticipation of extended OPEC-led production cut

Algeria's Minister of Energy Noureddine Boutarfa speaks to journalists prior to the start of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC , at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Thursday, May 25, 2017. The U.S. benchmark for crude was down $1.87 a barrel at $49.49. That will be welcome news to consumers and energy-hungry businesses worldwide but could continue to strain the budgets of some of the more economically-troubled oil-producing nations, like Venezuela ...

Author: 0 The double count: Trump budget includes $2 trillion accounting gimmick

The eliminated programs amount to almost $27 billion. The problem: The budget forecasts about $2 trillion in extra federal revenue growth to pay for that tax cut, but that same money is used to reduce the budget deficit. To account for this, the Trump administration said the economic growth from tax cuts would make up the difference. Making matters worse, the administration uses this same $2.1 trillion in added revenue twice, claiming that it will not only balance the budget but also cover ...

Finance Royal Bank of Scotland trial: Judge orders another adjournment for settlement talks
Author: 0 Royal Bank of Scotland trial: Judge orders another adjournment for settlement talks

The talks between RBS and investors are being held to prevent the case being heard in the High Court and release ousted former RBS executive, Fred Goodwin from giving evidence in his scheduled trial on June 8. FILE PHOTO: A man shelters under an umbrella as he walks past a branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland in London, Britain, September 17, 2013. A spokesperson for the investor group did not respond to requests for comment, while RBS declined to comment.

Finance Current Market Buzz: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), Apple Inc. (AAPL)
Author: 0 Current Market Buzz: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), Apple Inc. (AAPL)

About 22,147 shares traded. Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) has risen 8.46% since May 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 26.15% the S&P500. Vanguard Bd Index Fd Inc (BLV) was reduced too. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2016 Q4. The current ratio is valued at 1.5 with a quick ratio of 0.8.

Author: 0 Trump budget: Cuts for poor, more for military

NPR reporter Scott Horsley also detailed the "significant cuts to social safety net programs" while promoting the Trump administration's spin that the campaign promise was merely to "preserve" the "Social Security retirement program". (Maybe they aren't "colluding" after all.) But Trump's budget is such that it leaves this White House's credibility on a par with (or perhaps below) that of a Russian propaganda outfit.

Author: 0 Times Square killer driver is US Navy vet with drinking problem

One of Elsman's relatives told PEOPLE that she, her 13-year-old sister and their mother were walking through Times Square at the time . The other victims were taken to multiple hospitals in the area, but there was no word on the extent of their injuries, police said .

Author: 0 Duterte asks Putin to help crush Daesh-linked fighters

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte instituted martial law in the south of the country due to the terrorists' siege of Marawi , and cut short a trip to Russian Federation in order to deal with the crisis. The militant leader has pledged allegiance to ISIS and the United States has offered a $5-million reward for information leading to his capture. Critics chided Duterte for what they saw as an overreaction in declaring martial law for two months on the southern island, which is the size of ...

Finance The internet is losing its mind over Trump's Saudi 'orb' photo
Author: 0 The internet is losing its mind over Trump's Saudi 'orb' photo

But news accounts have not accused Trump of naming Israel as a source of the information. Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said his country wants the U.S. Israel considers the entire city to be its capital while the global community says the future of east Jerusalem , claimed by the Palestinians, must be resolved through negotiations.

Author: 0 Despite past disagreements, Pope Francis and Trump exchange gestures of peace

A press pool report of the meeting paints an even frostier picture. He asked her what she feeds her husband as he referred to Trump's physique. Why so glum? Well the pair have a rocky relationship to say the least. "I pray that the Pope has gotten through to Trump about climate change, because Trump doesn't realize how important that is". As Trump and the pope said goodbye at the door of the study, Trump told the pope : "Thank you, thank you".

Author: 0 Trump boasts to Russians of firing Comey

The New York Times reported details of a conversation that took place in the Oval Office in the White House on Wednesday (10 May), the day after he had fired Comey. Democrats have argued that Mr Trump's firing of Mr Comey during his Russian Federation investigation could amount to obstruction of justice. The week in a seemingly endless onslaught of news about chaos coming from within the White House shows no signs of slowing down.

Finance Estimated 23 million would lose health insurance under Republican bill: CBO
Author: 0 Estimated 23 million would lose health insurance under Republican bill: CBO

The budget office also said the legislation would increase premiums by an average 15 percent to 20 percent over the next two years, but push premiums 10 percent lower than they'd otherwise be by 2026. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said the findings underscore the GOP belief that "coverage is meaningless if you can't afford it".

Finance Sean Hannity's Seth Rich Obsession Just Cost Him An Advertiser
Author: 0 Sean Hannity's Seth Rich Obsession Just Cost Him An Advertiser

Last night , Hannity said on-air that he was done talking about the July 2016 death of Seth Rich on his show (for now, anyway), but that seems to have been too-little, too-late for at least a few advertisers. Targeting a show's advertisers is a potent line of attack in television; the swift abandonment of Bill O'Reilly's advertisers last month after the revelation of settlements paid to women to quiet harassment charges was widely considered a factor in his firing by Fox.

Author: 0 Can Noble Energy Shares Rise Over 50%?

Advantus Capital Management Inc boosted its stake in shares of Noble by 3.6% in the first quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Incorporated invested 0% in Noble Energy, Inc. Raymond James Financial stated it has 8,639 shares or 0% of all its holdings. It has a dividend yield of 1.28%. Massachusetts Service Ma reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Noble Energy, Inc.

Finance Unlikely Figures Praising President Trump's Israel, Middle East Trip
Author: 0 Unlikely Figures Praising President Trump's Israel, Middle East Trip

French carmakers PSA PEUP.PA and Renault RENA.PA are taking advantage of their lack of US operations by piling into a resurgent Iranian market that is still off-limits to rivals fearful that Trump's administration will impose sanctions. A top U.S. official has told Trend that the White House is reviewing its policy regarding Iran and until the completion of the review, Washington will adhere to its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Finance Ivanka Trump: I am excited to continue our trip in Israel
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump: I am excited to continue our trip in Israel

Trump's Saudi hosts are likely pleased there was no confrontation with Islam but critics have accused Saudi Arabia and other Arab states of not always prioritizing the fight against Sunni Islamic terrorism over battling Iran . "If three Abrahamic faiths can join together, then peace in this world is possible, including peace between Israelis and Palestinians", he said .

Author: 0 Moody's cuts China rating citing rising debt, slowing growth

China's Shanghai Composite Index fell more than 1% in early trade. The FTSE 100 index in Britain was 0.2 per cent higher. The consumer price index (CPI) rose 2.5 percent year on year last month, fractionally above market expectations of 2.4 percent and the strongest in two and a half years.

Author: 0 China's Credit Rating Down After 30yrs

The downgrade of one-notch in long term foreign and local currency issuer ratings from Aa3 to A1 arrives at a time when the government of China is grappling with challenges from increased financial risks that stem from many years of stimulus that was credit fueled.

Author: 0 Container Store, Up 26%, Retreats From Highs After Beat And Raise

EPS guidance is for 0.25-0.35, above the Street's 0.24 estimate. Finally, Morgan Stanley decreased their target price on Container Store Group from $5.00 to $3.50 and set an "underweight" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, February 8th.

Finance House Democrats seek info from Deutsche Bank on Trump accounts
Author: 0 House Democrats seek info from Deutsche Bank on Trump accounts

Trump's accounts and any connections between those accounts and Russian Federation. In a scathing letter to John Cryan, head of the German banking giant, members of the House Financial Services Committeehave demanded Deutsche give details of its internal reviews relating to Russian Federation and personal accounts for the Trump family.

Finance Jump in renewable energy jobs worldwide: agency
Author: 0 Jump in renewable energy jobs worldwide: agency

In an interview with National Observer last week, the agency's director general, Adnan Amin, said governments can help drive jobs and growth with the right set of policies and regulations that, for example, could require more efficient buildings or cleaner transportation.

Author: 0 New Ford CEO gets $1.8M salary, $1M bonus

Inside the closing six months period the stock's performance raised 0.67% while overall yearly performance gained 8.60%. For the quarter, shares have been noted at -12.79%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 18th. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This story was first reported by Transcript Daily and is the property of of Transcript Daily.

Author: 0 Veterans Council announces Memorial plans

The Parade route stretches from Water Street to the Au Gres-Sims School with a ceremony to follow. Additional participants in the ceremonies are Assemblyman Jay Obernolte of the 33rd District, Mayor Bill Jahn of the city of Big Bear Lake, Marine Corps Color Guard from MCLB Barstow, American Legion Post 584, Women's Auxiliary American Legion Post 584 and others.

Finance GST rates decided on 1211 items, except gold
Author: 0 GST rates decided on 1211 items, except gold

The new tax rates would affect everything from your restaurant visits, movie dates, visits to the salon and even your phone bills. After the conclusion of two-day GST Council meet in Srinagar on Friday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that cinema halls will be taxed at 28 per cent.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande suspends Dangerous Woman tour after Manchester attack

Authorities also raided an apartment near the University of Manchester in the city center, where officers armed with automatic weapons blew open a door. 'We ask at this time that we all continue to support the city of Manchester and all those families affected by this cowardice and senseless act of violence.

Finance Facebook Inks Content Deals with Buzzfeed, Vox
Author: 0 Facebook Inks Content Deals with Buzzfeed, Vox

Now, according to Reuters , Facebook is pledging to shell out $10,000 to $35,000 for so-called "second tier" shows lasting only five to 10 minutes and will distribute 55% of revenue generated directly to the shows' creators. Soon after, Business Insider reported that Facebook had signed up Conde Nast to produce some of its originals . Facebook's pursuit of original programming coincides with the company's efforts to license content, headed up by Ricky Van Veen, Facebook's hired head of ...

Author: 0 Ford likely to cut its Asian and N American workforce by 10%

Ford is aiming to cut $3 billion in costs in 2017, a person close to the matter told AFP. As Reuters further points out, Ford's strategic plans to reduce its workforce by 10 percent may not sit well with U.S. Buyout offers won't be extended to workers in product development, plant manufacturing, information technology, global data and analytics and the Ford Credit financial-services unit.

Author: 0 Subpoenas pile up for Michael Flynn's documents

Flynn or his businesses". Citing three current and former American officials, the Times said USA intelligence officials collected information last summer showing Russians zeroed in on Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn, a former head of US military intelligence who was a key Trump campaign adviser.

Finance Topshop Goes Into Voluntary Administration
Author: 0 Topshop Goes Into Voluntary Administration

Retailers in Australia have been under pressure from emerging digital competitors and weak market conditions. Topshop Australia operates nine standalone stores across the country, as well as 17 concessions in Myer and an online business. He also said "the particular space Topshop occupies, which is the value/fast fashion zone" has become very crowded with the likes for Zara, H&M and Uniqlo.

Author: 0 Trump stresses 'unshakable' bond between US, Israel during Jerusalem speech

After meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, the president said "we can truly achieve a more peaceful future for this region and for people of all faiths and all beliefs and frankly all over the world". He's also backed away from his campaign pledge to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . "When Trump was elected, the settlers here celebrated and were sure they were going for annexation".

Finance Android Pay to launch in Canada on May 31
Author: 0 Android Pay to launch in Canada on May 31

After PayPal and Google announced last month that they will be offering USA customers the chance to use their PayPal credentials in Android Pay , it looks as though the integration is going live. For example, Apple Pay launched in Canada with support only for American Express cards back in November 2015, before expanding to additional cards and Canadian financial institutions in May 2016.

Author: 0 Manchester Attack Suspect Possibly Trained by Libyan Militants - Home Secretary

Minister Gerard Collomb said Wednesday on BFM television that British and French intelligence have information that Abedi had been to Syria. MI5 agents and anti-terror police are now racing against the clock to uncover Abedi's links to any possible terror cell after the blast killed 22 people, many children, and wounded 59 others after the Ariana Grande concert on Monday night United Kingdom time.

Finance Britain Raises Threat Level to 'Critical'
Author: 0 Britain Raises Threat Level to 'Critical'

She also complained about US officials leaking sensitive information about Abedi to the USA press. A separate police raid targeted an apartment in the center of town. The victims include Nell Jones , 14, eight-year-old Saffie Roussos , Alison Howe, Lisa Lees , Jane Tweddle-Taylor , 50, Martyn Hett, 29 , and Olivia Campbell, 15 , .