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Remaining 27 European Union states will be united in Brexit negotiations, says Merkel Remaining 27 European Union states will be united in Brexit negotiations, says Merkel
- December 05, 2016

In an interview with AFP, Bettel also ruled out any transitional Brexit deal with the European Union to soften the impact of Britain's departure if hard negotiations are not completed in two years. Downing Street refused to be drawn on the claims, but confirmed that the Government would like to see an "early agreement" on the issue. Tusk hit back at the parliamentarians after they requested that he broker a deal guaranteeing that United Kingdom nationals living in other EU countries, and ... (more...)
Feds Block Final Permit for Dakota Access Pipeline
- December 05, 2016

With the prospect of a Trump administration hanging overhead, that certainly isn't a given; as per this statement from Senator Heidi Heitkamp (as tweeted by Chris Geidner), the Trump administration has already voiced its support for the pipeline, and she seems to hope that the project will continue. (more...)
US House poised to pass 21st Century Cures health bill
- December 05, 2016

The bill that passed out of the House yesterday was 996 pages long. Frank Pallone of New Jersey, said he'd vote for the bill, saying its provisions would ease government approval of drugs "without sacrificing any safety". The 21st Century Cures Act covers everything from a " cancer moonshot" created to cure that dreaded disease to money to address the nation's opioid addiction crisis to a precision medicine initiative. (more...)
San Bernardino attack victims remembered one year later
- December 05, 2016

It was one of the deadliest acts of violence by militants in the United States since the September 11, 2001, hijacked plane attacks. "We will not rest until we've recovered everything we feel we can, until we turn over every stone", Decker said. (more...)
Samsung May Split Company in Two to Allay Investor Concerns
- December 05, 2016

In the more near term, the company pledged to increase shareholder returns to 50 percent of free cash flow in 2016 and 2017, at the top of the indicated range of 30-50 percent announced a year ago. Such a move would boost earnings for Samsung Group firms and the Lee heirs, who face a multi-billion dollar inheritance tax in the event that 74-year-old Samsung Group patriarch Lee Kun-hee passes away. (more...)
Early returns show Renzi lags in referendum Early returns show Renzi lags in referendum
- December 05, 2016

Scrutineers count the ballots at the end of the vote for a referendum on constitutional reforms, on December 4, 2016 in a polling station in Saluzzo near Turin. Renzi has ruefully confessed to making a big "mistake" by saying early on he'd tender his resignation if the "No" votes prevail. Some political opponents were hoping to tap populist sentiment that has been gaining ground with the United Kingdom vote in June to leave the European Union and the USA presidential victory last month by ... (more...)
Autumn Statement: UK's Hammond reveals the bill for Brexit
- December 05, 2016

Hammond confirmed that the overall budget would not be balanced until during the term of the next parliament. As Hammond presented the forecasts by the government's independent watchdog, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), he said borrowing would hit £68.2 billion this year and £59 billion next year compared with the March forecast of £55.5 billion and £38.8 billion. (more...)
Oil rises ahead of OPEC talks Oil rises ahead of OPEC talks
- December 05, 2016

The bank also picked Surge Energy Inc. and Cardinal Energy Ltd.as domestic companies that could benefit. Oil prices trended lower earlier in the morning but turned positive after the Energy Information Administration reported that United States crude stocks unexpectedly fell by 1.3 million barrels last week. (more...)
American Airlines flight attendants want new uniforms recalled American Airlines flight attendants want new uniforms recalled
- December 05, 2016

USA Today reported that a vast number of employees apparently started suffering health problems soon after the new uniforms were rolled out. The union said the flight attendants have been reporting headaches, rashes, hives, burning skin, eye irritation, itching, and respiratory problems they said are related to the new uniforms. (more...)
Trump announces 35 percent punishment tax on companies that offshore jobs
- December 05, 2016

Trump declared that he intends to incentivize businesses to stay in America by lowering corporate taxes and slashing regulations, two key components of his economic agenda. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin - an early supporter of Donald Trump who is under consideration to serve in his Cabinet - is criticizing the use of subsidies to keep an Indiana-based air conditioning company from sending jobs to Mexico, a move the President-elect has spotlighted as one of his first victories since ... (more...)
Prominent Dallas attorney Brian Loncar found dead
- December 05, 2016

This comes a little more than a week after the attorney's 16-year-old daughter Grace died. Click on this sentence to read about this Developing Story from our media partners at The Dallas Morning News . Loncar had a local office in Tyler, Brian Loncar and Associates, located on 223 E. Charnwood. It also said they were "hurting and struggling to understand". (more...)
Syria: Thousands of Aleppo's displaced pack market shelter
- December 05, 2016

The US has yet to comment on the proposal made by the Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, on Saturday for talks on the "complete withdrawal" of all rebel fighters "without exclusion" from Aleppo . After the start of the assault, thousands fled to government controlled areas either within Aleppo or on the outskirts of the city, as well as areas held by the Kurdish YPG, a group that has not been in a great deal of conflict with the Assad regime. (more...)
AWS tries to protect its customers from DDoS attacks with new service
- December 05, 2016

Services giant KCOM has been announced as one of the first AWS partners on Public Sector Programme and KCOM central government director, Tony Cox, called on the public sector to take advantage of AWS' public cloud offering. " Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform provides customers with superior cyber breach prevention capabilities, including security for cloud-based applications". (more...)
Activists close accounts to oppose Dakota Access Pipeline
- December 05, 2016

Until at least December 7, they will stand beside protesters who oppose the 1,200-mile, four-state Dakota Access pipeline in the first of what is expected to be a series of similar events. Mensa urged fans and supporters on social media to stand against the pipeline, which could threaten the water supply of North Dakota's Standing Rock Sioux. (more...)
Cuban exiles see only a glimmer of hope in Castro's funeral
- December 05, 2016

But with only a year left in Raul Castro's presidency, what happens next for the island only 90 miles fro. On Saturday night, tens of thousands of people crowded into Antonio Maceo Revolution Square to shout " Yo soy Fidel! ", or "I am Fidel!" Fidel Castro's ashes were interred in a private ceremony Sunday morning, ending nine days of mourning for the man who ruled Cuba for almost half a century. (more...)
Unemployment falls as more people stop looking
- December 05, 2016

The unemployment rate, which is calculated from a different survey than the payroll total, fell from 4.9% to 4.6%, lowest since August 2007, the Labor Department said Friday.That's because 226,000 Americans left the labor force, which includes those working and looking for jobs. (more...)
Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad
- December 05, 2016

As a result, it is almost assured that significant changes to the United States Tax Code will be forthcoming over the next two years, and perhaps as soon as early 2017. 2017 is likely to be a particularly uncertain year in the tax world, because a new administration in the White House will likely bring new ideas for tax policy that could have dramatic impacts on the returns you file in early 2018. (more...)
National interest, not Lower Mainland interest, behind pipeline approval
- December 05, 2016

City Councillor Adriane Carr has presented an emergency resolution to the Green Party of Canada calling for the government to reverse the decision on the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. There is "still room" for Energy East to be approved despite the Trans Mountain and Line 3 approvals, Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr told BNN earlier this week. (more...)
Smith's record century helps Australia to 68-run win vs NZ
- December 05, 2016

The Sydney ODI will be followed by matches in Canberra (December 6) and Melbourne (December 9). It was his throat-high catch at slip that got a big breakthrough to dismiss skipper Kane Williamson for just nine. "We probably didn't bowl as well as we could have in the middle stages and at the end", Guptill said. Possibly, but it is hardly the crown jewel of global cricket, doubly so given Australia are one-day world champions, and beat NZ in the final to earn that title. (more...)
Mainstream relief as leftist candidate wins in Austria
- December 05, 2016

Hofer's campaign message has varied from hard-line when talking to Freedom Party supporters to more moderate when trying to woo undecided voters disenchanted with the political establishment. tweeted their support Sunday for Hofer as voting was still going on. Van der Bellen said the result sent a "red, white, red signal (referring to the colors of the Austrian flag) of hope" to other European countries. (more...)

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