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Oil in Biggest Rally Since December as Saudis Seen Backing Curbs

Oil prices rose on Wednesday, putting crude futures on track for their longest streak of gains since August 2016, as Saudi Arabia was reported to be lobbying OPEC and other producers to extend a production cut beyond the first half of 2017.

'Only time will tell' on improving US-China trade

Bush and Barack Obama on China, told The Guardian. US officials said the two sides agreed to increase cooperation on trying to get North Korea's to abandon its nuclear weapons program, and China acknowledged the need for more balanced trade with th...

Hamilton beats Vettel for Chinese Grand Prix win

The result puts Red Bull a lonely third in the constructor standings on 37 points, while Verstappen sits third in the drivers' table on 25, 13 points and three places ahead of Ricciardo. He continued: "The ultimate fighter always wants to go up aga...

March Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Falls but Hiring Slows

The number of people working part-time who would prefer a full-time job fell by 151,000 to 5.55 million. Economists attribute some of the improvement in the participation rate to President Donald Trump's electoral victory last November, which might...

4 things to know about Equal Pay Day

However, according to Iceland's statistics for the same year, the unadjusted gender pay gap remained at 17%. "It takes all of 2016 until April 4th of this year for women on the average to get paid the same as men." she said. The average woman in OH...

Trump boosts coal as China takes the lead on climate change

The fact that the mood music has changed so much means the meeting is particularly important for Trump, who has a weight of expectation to meet after so much anti-Beijing rhetoric. Trump signed an executive order last week rolling back Obama-era poli...

Trump faces major diplomatic test in summit with China's Xi Jinping

US President Donald Trump will hold face-to-face talks with China's leader Xi Jinping for the first time at the billionaire's Mar-a-Lago private members' club in Florida on Thursday (6 April). "The two presidents are going to define the nature of the...

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NCSC outlines ways to protect against WannaCry ransomware

Dore said companies that faced disruptions because they did not run the Microsoft update or because they were using older versions of Windows could face lawsuits if they publicly...

Assemblyman to host town hall meeting in Rome on health care proposal

Nonpartisan political experts are saying the vote could endanger the Republicans' House majority, and the initial polls indicate little support for the bill. Sen. However, this w...

Tesla Selling Solar Roof Tiles

They'll be economically competitive if priced similar to traditional roofing materials plus the cost of solar panels . Interested parties can place an order for a solar roof ...

Buffett: GOP Health Care Bill a Tax Cut for the Rich

Buffett said Saturday that health care costs have gone up incredibly, and are expected to continue increasing. Buffett says Wells Fargo didn't act promptly when it discovered the...

Ryan on Republicans not reading the bill: 'Bogus attack' from the left

While the bill is likely to remembered as one of the greatest bipartisan compromises of the decade, it is not without detractors. That means there will be controversy surrounding a...

Penguins overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

Washington systematically dismantled the defending Stanley Cup champions, who looked listless as they struggled to generate any kind of sustained pressure. But consider the intr...

Estate tax elimination only benefits wealthiest

However, Roberton Williams , a senior fellow at the Tax Policy Center , which analyzes the impact of tax policy changes, told us that Trump's plan "would save high-income peopl...

Trump's Proposed Corporate Tax Cut: In Perspective

That's because it will raise prices on imported goods, he explained. Business investment has been weak for the last couple of years, dragging down economic growth. As a result of...

Facebook shares dip from high as investors fret over costs, future profit

Meanwhile, the number of people using Facebook monthly increased 17 percent to 1.94 billion, according to the earnings report. Much of Facebook's profits was once again dri...

How Donald Trump's U.S. tax cuts could impact Australia

But especially on the business side, Trump's plan lacks numerous details needed to make the numbers work. The data came from S&P Capital IQ and is based on SEC filings. "This is a...

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Trump administration unveils tax reform proposal

Mnuchin described the AMT as an unnecessary complication ti the tax code. Though Trump refuses to release any recent tax returns, information from his 2005 return indicates that ...

Trump approaches 100 days in power

Trump approaches 100 days in power

President Donald Trump is under heavy scrutiny as the first symbolic milestone of his presidency fast approaches - but it seems Trump is giving himself a pass on his 100-days marke...

Trump calls Canada's dairy trade policies a 'disgrace'

Weins, who did not offer any advice on renegotiating NAFTA given Trump's insistence upon changing the trade rules, says the problems facing USA dairy farmers were all created by o...

Trump to announce important tax reform next week

Trump signed an executive order to review major regulations set a year ago and simplify America's notorious tax filing process . "They're too complicated", he said. White House of...

Sharks' Thornton, Couture game-time decision

If the Oilers want to leave victorious and tie this series up, they will have to put on tremendous pressure and get shots on net. Now we need to win game two. It was the first t...

Rondo the kingpin as Bulls hit overdrive

Rondo the kingpin as Bulls hit overdrive

While Butler is averaging 26.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 2.5 steals and 1.5 blocks per game so far this postseason, Rondo is at 11.5 points, 10.0 assists, 8.5 rebounds and...

Watch Addison Russell Hit Big Walk-Off Home Run Against Brewers

Watch Addison Russell Hit Big Walk-Off Home Run Against Brewers

If anyone tries to sell the ring, the Cubs have the right to buy the ring back for $1! During the nine-game homestand, you had wind variances blowing in at 25 miles per hour to ...

Real Brexit talks will only start after June vote: EU Commission

Theresa May has said a snap general election is necessary to prevent opposition parties at Westminster "frustrating" the Brexit process. With Mrs May needing the support of 434...

UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

Britain is now gearing up for its third general election in seven years, which comes less than a year after the divisive referendum that decided the United Kingdom would withdraw ...