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by | March 20, 2017 | 09:02

A $50 million TIGER grant awarded to the Mid-America Regional Council went to infrastructure projects on both sides of the state line, including constructing new transit stations in Kansas City, Kan., and improving sidewalks on Kansas City's East Side.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:12

Susan Collins of ME says she doesn't yet know if President Donald Trump owes an apology to former President Barack Obama over his accusations of a wiretap. Earlier in March, the chairman said that the committee would hold its first hearing to investigate the allegations of Russian interference in the U.S.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:04

Uber has already lost several big executives in recent weeks. Jones was named Uber's president at the end of August. - Jeff Jones, Uber's president of ride sharing, has left the company after just six months, Uber said on Sunday. This month alone, Uber's vice president of product and growth Ed Baker stepped down, in addition to security researcher Charlie Miller's departure.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:04

While a forensic investigation has been launched into who breached the Statistics Canada website, and from where, it may be impossible to nail down a specific hacker, or to even identify the country where the attack originated, said Scott Jones, assistant deputy minister, IT Security at Communications Security Establishment, Canada's electronic spy agency.

by | March 20, 2017 | 06:26

But less than a month prior to the letter, amid much fanfare at LeEco's official US launch at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, Jia had outlined plans to build its North America headquarters at the Silicon Valley site. "We are not yet ready to share plans for the land as we are still in the initial planning phase". Last year, the company officially entered the USA market and purchased a 49-acre property in Silicon Valley from Yahoo.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:48

Trump appeared with committee members after the meeting. Don't just slam Obamacare. fix it, or replace it with something better. Trump met with about a dozen House conservatives at the White House and afterward declared that he had won them over to the plan, known formally as the American Health Care Act.

by | March 20, 2017 | 04:57

Last week, the speaker outlined the steps lawmakers and the administration will take to repeal and replace Obamacare. In a meeting at the White House Monday with a group of small business owners, doctors and individuals who said their plans were canceled or that they saw a spike in health-insurance costs since Obamacare was enacted, Trump offered reassurances but warned that any relief won't be immediate.

by | March 20, 2017 | 03:30

And now every single one is a yes", Trump said . Combined with anticipated reductions in the Medicaid program, that number would swell to 52 million by 2026, the CBO report found, compared to 28 million Americans who would be uninsured under the Affordable Care Act .

by | March 20, 2017 | 02:44

That amounts to 20 percent of the agency's current workforce of 15,000. "I put myself in the shoes of that steel worker in OH, the coal mining family in West Virginia, the mother of two in Detroit and I say, okay, I have to go ask those folks for money and I have to tell them where I'm going to spend it", Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told CBN News.

by | March 20, 2017 | 02:38

While making it clear that there was no fudging of numbers, officials at the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) said figures reported by the airline are "actually under-reporting of loss". Suggesting the Railways to improve staff productivity, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has asked the national transporter to revise passenger fares and curtail concessional passes to recover its operating cost in a phased manner.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:13

US factories cranked out more autos, steel and computers in February, the sixth straight monthly increase in manufacturing output. Manufacturing, which accounts for about 12 percent of the U.S. Output of materials dipped 0.1%. Manufacturing output in February was led by fabricated metals, machinery and plastics, paper and rubber production.

by | March 19, 2017 | 23:43

Expressing delight over Yogi Adityanath, who is all set to take oath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister today at 2:15 p.m., Union Minister Uma Bharti addressed Yogi as her younger brother and said the news of him becoming the Chief Minister of the state was the best "of the 21st century".

by | March 19, 2017 | 23:26

The liquidation process for most stores will begin on April 17 and most stores will close in June. Friday's news comes less than a month after the retail chain announced it would close 130-140 positions to "align the Company's physical store footprint and omnichannel network".

by | March 19, 2017 | 22:39

The group set aside a previous pledge to avoid "all forms of protectionism" and signed up to an inoffensive statement about working "to strengthen the contribution of trade" instead. Despite deep divisions on trade policy, the finance chiefs did reach a broad agreement on a raft of issues including market regulation, moves to combat terrorist financing and promoting economic development in Africa.

by | March 19, 2017 | 22:06

I want to thank him for all the inspirational music he gave to us. Growing up in Winnipeg, my teenage years were an incredible mix and stew of many kinds of music. Goode " and " Roll Over Beethoven " are echoing inside The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland as it pays tribute to the music legend. Scores of rock legends and other celebrities sang the praises of Chuck Berry Saturday after the iconic musician died at the age of 90.

by | March 19, 2017 | 21:39

Republicans - including President Trump and Vice President Mike PenceMike (Michael) Richard PenceRepublicans pitch healthcare plan ahead of key vote Pence ally part owner of conservative news outlet: report Merkel's visit could salvage some sort of US-EU trade deal MORE - have been making pitches for the GOP's healthcare plan.

by | March 19, 2017 | 21:12

The statement from the G20 finance ministers and central bankers helps set the tone for further global economic cooperation. Since President Donald Trump has taken office, he has been vocal in pursuing an "America First" policy and has warned firms would face "consequences" if they moved business operations overseas.

by | March 19, 2017 | 21:03

The new communique said: "We are working to strengthen the contribution of trade to our economies". Reports suggested China and Australia, among others, pushed hard for the commitment to be retained. He believes the rules of global trade have been stacked against America, and its workers. He reaffirmed his position during a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday.

by | March 19, 2017 | 20:08

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the meeting of finance ministers of the G20 countries was a success Saturday despite the ministers not reaching agreement on trade protectionism. The US delegation agreed with the other G20 participants to renew the forum's long-standing promise to refrain from using their currencies to promote national economic interests.

by | March 19, 2017 | 19:13

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Acropolis Investment Management LLC increased its stake in American Express Company by 2.9% in the third quarter. The firm earned $8 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.92 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.23 EPS.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:40

It had 105,000 employees manning 1,021 stores as of a year ago. The JCPenney stores in central MI will remain open, spared from potentially closing after the clothing retailer announced last month the closure of more than 130 stores and at least one distribution center.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:38

Analysts surveyed by Factset had predicted a much smaller fall in January of 2.5%. It's estimated that one in six German jobs depends on the auto industry, as well as 17.9 per cent of the country's exports. A breakdown of the January data shows that domestic demand fell by 10.5 per cent and foreign orders by 4.9 per cent, driven by a 7.8 per cent fall in demand from the euro zone.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:32

Asked whether the U.S. opposed the inclusion of the anti-protectionism language, Yoo said, "Every country has different levels of reactions to protectionism" and only several countries strongly opposed the exclusion of an anti-protectionism phrase in the communique.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:27

However, among other things, proposed tax credits in the new plan "are based on the assumption that only older people get sick and young people are healthy", Pyle said. For example, because the Republican plan phases out the Affordable Care Act's expansion of the Medicaid insurance program, the CBO expects that 14 million fewer Americans would have Medicaid coverage in 2026 that they otherwise would have had under current law.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:18

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA) traded at a yearly high level of $32.50 during the last trading session. Evercore ISI initiated coverage on shares of Axalta Coating Systems in a report on Monday, February 13th. In the last three months, insiders sold 189,039 shares of company stock valued at $5,457,267. For this reason, the relationship between share price and book value will always attract the attention of investors.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:17

The price of a weekly MetroCard will go up by $1 to $32 and monthly cards will increase by $4.50 to $121. The one-way base fare will remain the same at $2.75 for subways and local buses, and the cash fare remains at $6.50 for Express buses.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:10

BADEN BADEN , Germany-Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday no G20 member was against free trade, despite the communique's language that omitted reference to the group's past pledge to resist all forms of protectionism. His stance has been condemned by Washington's trading partners, and led Beijing to issue a stern warning against sparking a trade war. "It is totally undisputed that we are against protectionism, but it is not clear what we all mean by that", German Finance ...

by | March 19, 2017 | 17:54

There are kernels of truth in the Trump protectionists' complaints about China's export-led development model and Germany's over-sized trade surplus, which helped to sour Mr Trump's Washington meeting with Angela Merkel on Friday. Europe wants to keep G-20 language rejecting protectionism but the US wants reciprocal treatment or fair trade. Some advocates, like the International Monetary Fund, readily concede that the benefits of free trade have been uneven across societies, as less skilled ...

by | March 19, 2017 | 17:38

News of Auntie Fee's health woes hit the web after she was rushed to the hospital for complaints of chest pains earlier this week. In the same Facebook post, he ended on a more upbeat note, saying "When u was going through it i went through it, and now its time for you to relax and watch me do it baby".

by | March 19, 2017 | 16:17

The Department of Homeland Security would actually see an increase of 7 percent ($2.8 billion), and the Department of Veterans Affairs would get a 6 percent ($4.4 billion) boost, primarily due to a $4.6 billion increase in funding for veterans' health care.

by | March 19, 2017 | 16:14

Trump, who later flew to Mar-a-Lago Florida retreat following his first meeting with Merkel, has said he expects the United States to do "fantastically well" in trade with Germany. Pressed on what course of action he would take if the answer were no, Trump said: "Well, I'm not saying if not", he said . The US spent an estimated $664 billion on defense past year.

by | March 19, 2017 | 16:00

Sunbelt Securities Inc. bought a new stake in U.S. Bancorp during the fourth quarter valued at $142,000. Cacti Asset Management LLC now owns 549,268 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $23,558,000 after buying an additional 9,750 shares during the last quarter.

by | March 19, 2017 | 15:33

So far, analysts are sticking with their bullish recommendations with the consensus call at 1.5. The stock's average target of $50.50 is 17.36% above today's ($43.03) share price. William Blair downgraded shares of Air Methods Corp from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating in a research note on Tuesday. Nationally recognized Johnson & Weaver is investigating whether the proposed deal price represents adequate consideration; especially given that the price target for one Wall ...

by | March 19, 2017 | 15:31

GST is an example of India's robust federal structure. The government intends to live the slogan of "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas" in all aspects of its functioning, the Prime Minister said. "There are many people who have failed in understanding this, or even touching it. People are coming together". The transformation in tech that we have seen in 20 years is more that in 200 years.

by | March 19, 2017 | 14:36

Though the Pikka Unit find and its expansion via the Horseshoe wells are a significant positive development with regard to the future of oil development on the North Slope, they won't solve the state's budget woes or alleviate the need for immediate budget action to put Alaska on a stable revenue trajectory.