Day: April 10, 2018

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed plans to further open up the Chinese economy during a Tuesday address. Those measures included “significantly” lowering import tariffs for autos, decreasing duties on other products, enforcing the legal intellectual property of foreign firms and improving the investment environment for international companies. Xi’s address — from the Boao Forum for […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

In a year when airlines were forced to defend themselves and their service following several high profile incidents where passengers and flight crews clashed, Alaska Airlines managed to excel, according to the annual Airline Quality Rating. The carrier topped the list for a second-straight year, narrowly edging out Delta Airlines. “Alaska and Delta are so […]

Vinnyd April 10, 2018

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Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

Amid unrest among the conservative flank, Republicans are now trying to make amends. On Thursday, the House is slated to vote on a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. The proposal would prohibit federal spending from outpacing revenues unless three-fifths of the House approves an exemption. A supermajority would also be required to raise taxes […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

President Donald Trump vented at his Justice Department, his Cabinet members and his former political opponents in searing remarks Monday evening. The remarks came during a round-table discussion at the White House that was intended to discuss the administration’s response to a suspected chemical weapons attack carried out by the government of Syria against its […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating a $150,000 payment that Donald Trump’s foundation received in 2015 from a Ukrainian billionaire, The New York Times reported Monday. Victor Pinchuk, a Ukrainian steel magnate, paid the sum to the Donald J. Trump Foundation in September 2015 when Trump was vying for the Republican Party’s nomination for president, […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

Christopher Day | U.S. Senate | Handout | Reuters Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg holds a mobile phone while speaking with Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, U.S., April 9, 2018. Zuckerberg will testify amid backlash over the revelation that consulting firm Cambridge Analytica may have misused the personal information […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

Facebook is displaying advertisements for well-known American corporations on group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals, including elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger teeth. a secret complaint filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, wildlife preservation advocates allege that Facebook’s failure to stop illicit traders using its […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

A number of first-time high-yield bond issuers from India to Indonesia has been unable to get deals done over the past two months, said Dhiraj Bajaj, head of Asia fixed income at private bank Lombard Odier. Simultaneously, he added, debt deals have gotten smaller. Even deals offering higher interest rates have proven insufficient to attract […]