Economy

Gulati said the initial plan was for 60 of the 80 World Cup games to be played in the U.S., with Canada and Mexico hosting 10 each. In January, FIFA announced it would expand the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams starting in 2026. That campaign captured the imagination of United States sports fans, with huge crowds attending public screenings of games at cities across the country.
  • Photos Of Jared Kushner In Iraq Get Ridiculed Online

    Economy

    Self-styled tough-guy Steve Bannon may call Jared Kushner, his chief rival for President Donald Trump's attention, a "cuck" and "globalist". Conservatives are an endangered species in your White House. In what was viewed as a sign of Mr Bannon's declining influence, he was removed from his seat on the National Security Council this week. On whether Trump will make changes, Ruddy said he wasn't privy to internal discussion but noted, " Donald Trump has a history of ignoring what everyone ...
  • U.S. Treasury Department does not label China currency manipulator

    Economy

    Since the central bank was reluctant to intervene in recent sessions, the Taiwan dollar appreciated more than 6 percent against the greenback in the first quarter of this year, which sparked an outcry from exports-oriented firms, particularly those in the high-tech sector which had incurred large foreign exchange losses in the three-month period.
  • Deadline for filing tax returns is Tuesday this year

    Economy

    The April 18 , 2017 tax filing deadline is rapidly approaching and it is important that you submit something to the taxing authorities by that date. Filing their return or an extension allows a taxpayer to avoid a penalty for filing late, although there will still be a separate penalty for paying late.
  • Trump signs resolution permitting ISPs to share your web history without consent

    Trump signs resolution permitting ISPs to share your web history without consent

    Economy

    President Donald Trump has signed a resolution to repeal the internet privacy regulations introduced by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) under former President Barak Obama. Going forward, Internet Service Providers will not need to get permission from customers to sell customer data like web browsing history, but following customer outcry and confusion over the repeal of the law, many ISPs have said customer data won't be sold.
  • North Korean official: Ready for war if Trump wants it

    North Korean official: Ready for war if Trump wants it

    Economy

    But a USA military official, who requested anonymity to discuss planning, said the US doesn't intend to use military force against North Korea in response to either a nuclear test or a missile launch. Seoul, a city of 14 million people, is less than 30 miles from parts of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas. Tension is rising amid concerns the North may conduct a sixth nuclear weapons test in defiance of USA sanctions and warnings from the US.
  • Ralph Lauren to Cut Jobs, Close Flagship Polo Store in New York

    Ralph Lauren to Cut Jobs, Close Flagship Polo Store in New York

    Economy

    On average, equities research analysts predict that Ralph Lauren Corp will post $5.60 EPS for the current fiscal year. Tightening of the brand's finances is what led to the shuttering of store. Intellectus Partners LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Ralph Lauren Corp during the fourth quarter worth $100,000. Keeping this in mind, many brands have now started to limit the merchandise they sell through this channel.
  • Payless says bankruptcy won't affect Oneonta store

    Payless says bankruptcy won't affect Oneonta store

    Economy

    Payless' North American entities, and two of its Hong Kong-based entities, filed voluntary Chapter 11 petitions in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. The Payless stores at 1210 S. 77 Sunshine Strip and 1102 S. Expressway 83 in Harlingen were not on the company's list of stores to be closed. Spreer said officials "don't have effective close dates because it depends on the liquidation process store-by-store".
  • Canada's Government Has a Plan to Legalize Recreational Weed By Next Summer

    Economy

    The existing access to medical marijuana will remain unchanged, the bill outlined. Although the bill would legalize possession across Canada and, in the government's words, "prevent profits from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs", individual provinces would still determine whether marijuana will be sold commercially.
  • A primer on some of the main issues in the BC election

    Economy

    Premier possesses. Pumping her work on jobs. The relatively modest menu of changes would appear not to have provided much inspiration for Premier Clark, "modesty" not being a quality commonly associated with her speeches. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver, who won his party's first seat in the last election in Oak Bay-Gordon Head, continued to roll out planks in his platform.
  • Russia, Iran, Syria Issue Warning Against Another Syria Strike

    Economy

    The newly hardened view of Moscow comes as the president has tried to shake suspicions about the motives behind his campaign calls for warmer relations. "The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this kind of relationship", Tillerson told a Moscow news conference. The Trump administration recognizes that Russian Federation is the most significant player, with strategic interests in Syria dating back almost five decades.
  • United Has Changed Its Policy for Overbooking Flights and Removing Passengers

    United Has Changed Its Policy for Overbooking Flights and Removing Passengers

    Economy

    No one volunteered, so the airline generated a list of four names to be removed from the flight and re-accommodated. Delta Air Lines is moving to make it easier to find customers willing to give up their seats. Travelers who end up involuntarily bumped from a flight - when there aren't enough volunteers - are eligible for up to $1,350 as dictated by federal rules, depending on the value of their ticket and the length of time they have to wait for another flight.