Also, the GST Council has included a peak rate of 40%, only as an enabling provision. "The former Prime Minister is a statesman and the present Prime Minister is a politician", Ramesh said without elaborating. There were 9 abstentions. The GST, which has widely been regarded as a One Nation, One Tax regime would create a single nationwide market. "There will be pitfalls".
Ahmed said non-sub-continental teams do struggle against leg-spinners and Pakistan should take advantage of it in the upcoming one-day and test series against the West Indies . West Indies vs Pakistan ODI Series schedule (all matches in Guyana): 1st ODI (April 7), 2nd ODI (April 9), 3rd ODI (April 11). "So overall, I am satisfied with my performance", he added.
Axon Enterprise Inc (NASDAQ:TASR) - which manufactures Taser-branded items - is handing out free cameras to all cops. "We're building a community, this is just the enabler", Smith said. And the prospect of having more police departments sign on after their yearlong trial probably isn't a bad look either. A recent audit of Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority officers wearing body cameras, for example, found that the devices reduced officer injury by 30 percent, and suspect ...
Today's action comes after Senate and House voting where Republicans voted to repeal these privacy rules that were issued by the FCC under Obama. The bill used the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to prevent the FCC regulations from going into effect as well as prevent the agency from implementing similar rules in the future as well.
The derailment, which was minor, occurred just before 9 a.m. and involved six cars of the train, CBS New York reports . Five people suffered minor injuries. NJ Transit *is* the worst. No injuries have been reported yet. "I'm not going to get to my game now because they are incompetent", Fleming yelled to NBC cameras.
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When women are paid less than men, it hurts not only their families, but also the economy. An analysis released today by the National Partnership for Women and Families shows that women employed full time and year round in ME are paid on average just 78 cents for every dollar paid to men, a yearly wage gap of $10,093 on average.
At 59.60 carats, the "Pink Star" was the largest ever polished diamond to be auctioned and beat Sotheby's pre-sale estimate of US$60mln. The crowd in the packed auction room applauded when it was sold for a hammer price of $63 million, not including the buyer's premium.
Vetr upgraded General Motors Company from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $41.64 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, March 13th. If you are accessing this story on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of U.S. and worldwide trademark & copyright laws. The company has market cap of $52.89 billion.
It is expected to be signed by President Trump . "Even if the rules had gone into effect, it's hard to see what change the user would notice", he said. "Last year, the Federal Communications Commission pushed through, on a party-line vote, privacy regulations created to benefit one group of favoured companies over another group of disfavored companies", Ajit Pai, head of the FCC , said in a statement .
Space-X had some spectaculars failures, but a 50-meter section of this booster rocket went into space previous year, and then successfully landed on a platform at sea so it could fly again. It turns out, SpaceX also managed to recover a $6 million nose cone, as well. But if it is successful, this could prove to be a stepping stone toward the company's desire to reuse entire rockets.
Pharmaceutical company Mylan has announced a nationwide, voluntary recall of certain lots of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. due to a possible defect. Mylan said both reported failures included devices, manufactured between December 2015 and July 2016, that were already included in the original recall.
The defect makes it hard for the EpiPen to work during an emergency and could have significant health consequences for someone who is experiencing an allergic reaction. Mylan will replace recalled EpiPens for no additional costs. Rather than discard the recalled EpiPens, Mylan is suggesting that patients who have one of the devices on the above list to hold onto their injector until they have secured a replacement.
However, one equity research firm expects online groceries to be a key driver of accelerating online shopping activity in the years ahead, growing at two times the rate of overall USA e-commerce growth. This new service, which has been launched in beta only for Amazon employees in Seattle, enables them to conveniently order groceries from the comfort of their homes.
Judge Jeanine Pirro accused the Wisconsin lawmaker of having "failed to deliver the votes on his healthcare bill, one trumpeted to repeal and replace Obamacare". Speaker Ryan called them growing pains, but I wonder, to press a medical analogy, could they be persisting pains on issue after issue over the next couple of years? Ryan - whom Paul Krugman correctly labeled "flimflam" man back when the Wisconsin congressman was just a lowly backbencher on the make - is now damaged beyond fix ...
Seniors Wesley Iwundu and D.J. Johnson were part of the bracket in 2014, but the Wildcats missed the postseason entirely the past two seasons. "We came up short in some games that we played, but I think that that adversity helped us down the stretch of our conference without question".
There are other rules created by the EPA that need to be addressed, including action on carbon emissions limits for manufacturers. Pruitt pointed out that innovation and technology, particularly in coal and natural gas, have brought the country's carbon footprint to pre-1994 levels.
But he's played golf in at least 12 of those visits . Twitter Sunday evening rightfully went after Fox News for a odd tweet that claimed President Donald Trump was spending the "weekend working at the White House". Others posted video of Trump attacking President Obama for golfing. Well, now he's president and it seems he has more than enough time for golf-more than once a week, in fact.
Dunkin' Donuts announced it is discontinuing the frozen coffee beverage. Dunkin' will also test in ME and Florida a new coconut cream pie iced coffee, a pink lemonade Coolatta, fruited mango pineapple tea, blackberry tea, and a caramel shaved ice espresso.
Owaisi said he hoped the apex court will decide other cases pending since the demolition of the Babri Msjid in December 6, 1992, including conspiracy charges against prominent BJP leaders like L.K. The BJP-led central government also welcomed the apex court's suggestion for resolving the Ayodhya tangle-lingering for almost three decade-through dialogue between the aggrieved parties.
Ms Trump, wife of the President's senior adviser Jared Kushner, said she will voluntarily follow the ethics code, although she will not be paid or sworn into office. "Aren't there already enough conflicts of interest to sink a ship?" he wrote. The White House did not return a BuzzFeed News request for comment.
The Fed might be less hawkish than what was previously thought, but let's not forget that it's the only central bank raising rates when all other major central banks stand pat. The U.S. Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 20.51 points, or 0.1 percent as of 1710 GMT. Silver was down 0.2% at $17.37, while platinum was 0.5% lower at $962.60.
Uber has been hit by several controversies, including allegations that it routinely ignores sexual harassment . Huffington is helping oversee the inquiry, along with Eric Holder, the former US attorney general. "Everyone at Uber, including Travis, knows that we must change". - And Rachel Holt, who heads Uber's USA and Canada operations and will address ways in which Uber plans to improve the driver experience.
Rockefeller, who controlled Chase Manhattan bank for more than a decade, was the grandson of Standard Oil co-founder John D Rockefeller. To mark his 100th birthday in 2015, Rockefeller donated 1,000 acres of land next to a national park to Maine.
Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.3 percent, South Korea's Kospi rose 0.7 percent and the Hang Seng in Hon Kong added 0.1 percent. MSCI's emerging equity index jumped almost 2 percent - the biggest daily gain since last July - after the U.S. Although there are lingering concerns about Trump's ability to implement his pro-business agenda, their enactment could cause the Fed to quicken its pace of rate increases-a negative for gold.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen pointed to growing faith in the economy's trajectory as the US central bank raised rates for the second time in three months. European stocks have recent risen in part on the prospect that the USA economy has strengthened enough to take on another rate hike, but the move would still raise the cost of borrowing for companies.
McDonald's did not immediately respond to a request from the Globe for comment on the tweet, but the company posted a follow-up message saying its account had been " compromised ". The fast food company released a statement, claiming that its corporate Twitter account has been hacked. It didn't take long for the Oak Brook-based fast-food monolith to delete the smackdown, but not before the entire Internet grabbed a screenshot or two for posterity.
San Francisco FBI agents led the investigation, according to Justice Department officials. The U.S. government accused Russian Federation of directing some of the world's most notorious hackers to break into computer systems, namely a half-billion accounts at Yahoo (YHOO), in a broad scheme pairing cybercrime with intelligence gathering.
Finally, U.S. consumer and business confidence is strengthening, which may be a precursor to a domestic demand surge. And that's not likely to change any time soon. Lower crude oil prices have a negative impact on oil and gas producers' earnings like Apache (APA), Devon Energy (DVN), Comstock Resources (CRK), and Northern Oil & Gas (NOG).