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Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation

Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countr...

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation

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Ishaq Dar: Pakistani PM Imran Khan 'responsible for current economic mess' Pakistan is currently facing one of the worst economic crises in its history. In an exclusive DW interview, former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar accuses the current government of waging "economic terrorism" in Pakistan....
13:17, 05/24/2019

Imran Khan Advised Pak Captain To Bat First, He Did Just The Opposite In the hours preceding the much-anticipated World Cup match with India in Manchester today, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan advised cricket team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed to bat first if he wins the......
18:34, 06/16/2019

Imran Khan Congratulates PM Modi: "Look Forward To Working With Him" "I congratulate Prime Minister Modi on the electoral victory of BJP and allies. Look forward to working with him for peace, progress and prosperity in South Asia," tweeted Imran Khan, a former......
15:00, 05/23/2019

Pak PM Imran Khan Likely To Begin 5-Day US Visit On July 20: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to visit the US on July 20 during which he would hold face-to-face talks with US President Donald Trump for the first time, according to a media report....
11:51, 06/29/2019

"Will Go After Thieves Who Left Pakistan In Debt," Says Pak PM Imran Khan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to go after the "thieves" who left the country badly in debt and set up a high-powered commission to probe huge debts incurred during the last 10 years, as......
13:34, 06/12/2019

No Pleasantries Exchanged Between PM Modi, Imran Khan At SCO: Report No meeting was held between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan during the informal dinner hosted by Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov for the leaders attending the Shanghai......
00:51, 06/14/2019

Bad News For Pak PM Imran Khan, No Oil And Gas Reserves Found Off Shore Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's dream of the cash-strapped country becoming self-sufficient in oil has been dashed after no reserves were discovered in the Arabian Sea off the Karachi coast,......
23:34, 05/19/2019

Why Does Imran Khan Want PM Modi Re-Elected, Asks P Chidambaram The Congress is happy the process of designating JeM chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist has concluded successfully, senior party leader P Chidambaram said on Thursday, while also asking why......
11:17, 05/02/2019

Imran Khan hopes to win over Donald Trump in first US visit Pakistani PM in Washington seeking concessions on military aid and sanctionsImran Khan will meet Donald Trump on his first visit to Washington as Pakistan’s prime minister, burdened by the task of trying to mend relations mired in mutual distrust and...
22:17, 07/21/2019

"Why Is Imran Khan Endorsing You?" Arvind Kejriwal's 3 Questions To PM Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Delhi this evening, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has posed three questions that he wants the PM to answer, including why is Pakistan's Prime Minister......
13:34, 05/08/2019

Imran Khan Dials PM Modi, Congratulates Him On Election Victory Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan called Prime Minister Narendra Modi today to congratulate him on his landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections. The foreign ministry said PM Modi thanked Imran......
18:34, 05/26/2019

Pak PM Imran Khan Walks Away From Saudi King On Video, Trolled Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been criticised on social media for "breaking protocol" when he met Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Organisation of Islamic summit last week....
15:17, 06/05/2019

BJP Compares Mamata Banerjee To Pak PM Imran Khan For Skipping Yoga Day The International Yoga Day on Friday saw the participation of lakhs across the country led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. However, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a staunch critic of PM Modi,......
21:17, 06/22/2019

Pak PM Imran Khan To Attend UN General Assembly Session For First Time Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will represent his country for the first time at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September, a top aide of the premier said on......
19:34, 06/19/2019

PM Modi, Imran Khan Exchange Pleasantries At SCO Summit: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan exchanged pleasantries on Day 2 of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek, sources said this......
19:00, 06/14/2019

Create Atmosphere Of Trust, PM Modi Tells Imran Khan Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan that his country needs to create an "environment of trust, free of terror, violence and hostility" for the two neighbours to......
17:34, 06/20/2019

No Meeting Between PM Modi, Imran Khan At Regional SCO Summit In Bishkek No meeting is scheduled between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan later this month on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital......
13:00, 06/06/2019

Pak PM Aide Posts Sachin Tendulkar Pic Instead Of Imran Khan On Twitter An aide of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today had Twitter laughing after he posted a photo on the micro-blogging site and captioned it as "PM Imran Khan 1969". The reason for the laughs was......
16:17, 06/22/2019

Pak Army Chief Now Member Of Development Panel Led By Imran Khan In a move that would further expand the powerful Pakistani military's influence, army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has been made a member of the newly-formed National Development Council headed by......
22:34, 06/18/2019

Aid To Pak To Stay "Suspended", Says US Report Ahead Of Imran Khan Visit Ahead of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit to the United States, a Congressional report has said that the security assistance to Pakistan would remain suspended pending "decisive and......
07:51, 07/19/2019

Pakistan: Imran Khan announces tax evasion amnesty scheme The prime minister is seeking to end Pakistan's rampant tax evasion as he secures a major IMF bailout. Only about two million tax returns are filed in Pakistan annually....
10:17, 06/10/2019

Pak PM Imran Khan Has Assets Worth Over 10 Crore, Also Owns 4 Goats Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has assets worth Rs 10.8 crore, operates three foreign currency accounts and owns four goats, the election commission said on Tuesday....
05:51, 07/03/2019

Imran Khan's Meet With Trump To Help "Reinvigorate Bilateral Ties": Pak Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's first meeting with US President Donald Trump on July 22 will help "renew and reinvigorate" the bilateral ties and he would highlight the importance of resolving......
20:17, 07/11/2019

Fresh IMF deal a 'political blow' to Pakistan PM Imran Khan Pakistan has secured a multibillion-dollar bailout package from the IMF in a desperate attempt to get out of a crippling economic situation. But the road to strengthen the nation's finances is tough....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Hope PM Modi Uses His Mandate To Resolve Issues: Pakistan's Imran Khan Pakistan's relationship with India is probably at its "lowest point", Prime Minister Imran Khan has said even as he expressed hope that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will use his "big mandate"......
00:51, 06/14/2019

Imran Khan Trolled After He Quotes Rabindranath Tagore As Khalil Jibran Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday was trolled after he posted a quote by Rabindranath Tagore on his official Twitter account, but attributed it to Lebanese writer and poet Khalil Jibran....
19:34, 06/19/2019

Imran Khan Pays Tribute To Tipu Sultan On Death Anniversary Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has paid tribute to Tipu Sultan, praising the 18th century ruler of Mysore for preferring to die for freedom rather than "live a life of enslavement"....
01:34, 05/06/2019

Imran Khan Should Ensure Paksitan Is Terror-Free: Rajnath Singh Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh took a dim view of Pakistan Premier Imran Khan's remark that a win for Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha elections will revive hopes for Indo-Pak peace, saying he should......
13:00, 05/14/2019

PM Modi, In Letter To Imran Khan, Called For Early Opening Of Kartarpur Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a letter written in response to a congratulatory message by his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, has called for "early operationalisation of the Kartarpur corridor......
03:00, 06/21/2019

Ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif's Daughter Says PM Modi Doesn't Respect Imran Khan Taking a swipe at Imran Khan, jailed premier Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam said Tuesday that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not give respect to his Pakistani counterpart as he did not take......
19:34, 05/28/2019

Imran Khan To Meet Trump On July 22, Says Pakistan Foreign Office Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet US President Donald Trump on July 22 and their focus will be on improving the ties between the two countries, the country's Foreign Office said on......
16:51, 07/04/2019

Imran Khan Wishes To Stay At Pak Envoy's Home During US Visit: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his wish to stay at the ambassador's residence during his visit to the US later this monthin a bid to cut costs as the country's economy is struggling....
10:34, 07/08/2019

Chinese Firms Pledge To Invest $5 Billion In Pak After Meeting Imran Khan Leading Chinese firms have told Prime Minister Imran Khan that they will invest USD 5 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan in various sectors over a period of three to five years....
23:00, 07/13/2019

Trump to Host Pakistan Leader Imran Khan at White House President Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will discuss a range of issues, including counterterrorism, defense, energy and trade in their first White House meeting....
22:51, 07/10/2019

Imran Khan Asks Pakistanis To Declare Their Undisclosed Assets By June 30 Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday warned of legal action against those who do not declare their undisclosed assets by June 30, as the cash-strapped government ramps up efforts to fix the......
04:00, 06/11/2019

Xi Jinping Meets Imran Khan, Talks Of India-Pakistan Peace Chinese President Xi Jinping met Imran Khan in Beijing today and expressed hope that Pakistan and India could meet each other halfway improving their strained relations following the Pulwama terror......
18:17, 04/28/2019

Pak Military To Voluntarily Cut Defence Budget, Imran Khan Praises Move In an unprecedented voluntary move, Pakistan's military has decided to cut its defence budget for the next fiscal year amid an austerity drive launched by the government to help solve the......
11:17, 06/05/2019

"Support Pak, India In Improving Relations": Xi Jinping Tells Imran Khan Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday offered Beijing's support for Pakistan and India to improve their strained relations during his meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Bishkek, China's state-run......
17:00, 06/14/2019

Imran Khan Writes To PM Modi For Talks On Kashmir, Other Issues: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that he wants talks to resolve all reconcilable problems, including the Kashmir issue, a......
23:51, 06/07/2019

Imran Khan Writes To PM Modi, Wants Talks To Resolve All Issues: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in a letter to his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Islamabad wants talks with New Delhi to resolve all reconcilable problems,......
23:51, 06/07/2019

Watch: Days After Saudi Gaffe, Imran Khan's Blunder At Bishkek Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has broken diplomatic protocol again - this time at the opening ceremony of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO Summit held in Kyrgyzstan's capital......
19:51, 06/14/2019

Imran Khan's Pak Government Tables Budget Amid Monetary Fund Bailout Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's government vowed to collect more taxes and make cuts in spending in a closely watched budget presented to parliament Tuesday, weeks after reaching a deal with the......
23:51, 06/11/2019

Imran Khan To Stay At Envoy's Home, Avoid Expensive Hotels In US: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his desire to stay at the country's ambassadors official residence in Washington instead of an expensive hotel during his three-day visit to the US......
10:34, 07/08/2019

Kulbushan Jadhav's Friends Appeal To Imran Khan After World Court Verdict Retired navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's friends have appealed to Pakistan Prime Imran Khan to release him, after the International Court of Justice or ICJ today asked the country to review his death......
22:51, 07/17/2019

Imran Khan's US visit — Afghan peace to dominate talks with Donald Trump Afghanistan peace is likely to be the key topic during talks between Pakistani PM Khan and Trump. But analysts warn that Washington must not turn a blind eye to a crackdown on media and political plurality in Pakistan....
14:34, 07/19/2019

Imran Khan Calls High-Level Meeting To Discuss $6 Billion Bailout Package Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday summoned a high-level meeting to discuss the country's $6 billion loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which was finalized following......
22:17, 05/13/2019

Afghan President Ghani Meets Pakistan's Imran Khan, Discuss Peace Efforts Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday discussed peace efforts in the war-torn country and agreed to open a new chapter of friendship and cooperation......
04:00, 06/28/2019

Sikh Body Invites Imran Khan For Guru Nanak Birth Anniversary Celebration For Guru Nanak Dev's birth anniversary celebration, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Governor VP Singh Badnore have also been invited to attend the nagar kirtan in Pakistan....
13:00, 07/12/2019

Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter Account Hacked, Profile Photo Shows Imran Khan Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account was hacked today, with the hackers completely changing the veteran actor's biodata; including his profile photo, cover photo and Twitter bio....
23:00, 06/10/2019

Former Snap exec Imran Khan takes aim at Amazon as retail site Verishop goes live Imran Khan's retail website, Verishop, is going live on Tuesday. It sells a mix of designer apparel, home goods and beauty products from brands including Levi's and Boll & Branch....
15:51, 06/18/2019

College costs rising faster than inflation College costs are about to get even higher. The Higher Education Price Index is forecasting inflation for U.S. colleges and universities to increase by 2.6% for this fiscal year. The forecast takes into consideration the average relative price of goo...
00:34, 05/29/2019

4th & Monday: NFL's top pick draws comparisons to an impressive rising star Kyler Murray will be one of a number of rookies who will be in the spotlight as NFL teams hold OTAs or mandatory minicamps this week.        ...
18:17, 06/03/2019

Treasury yields continue comeback on the week after another report shows rising inflation Treasury yields hit a one-month high on Friday, on pace to post its biggest weekly gain since April after recent data showed hotter-than-expected inflation....
19:17, 07/12/2019

Imran Khan Starts Sweating When PM Modi Starts Speaking: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Friday said that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan sweats when Prime Minister Narendra Modi starts speaking in election meetings across the country....
01:34, 05/04/2019

Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche. ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Inflation Bonds Rally Without Inflation, Signaling Fed Bets Demand is surging for U.S. government bonds that have returns adjusted for the rate of inflation, even as investors have grown increasingly skeptical about the potential for prices to rise....
20:17, 06/27/2019

Surrey sign Imran Tahir for T20 Blast Surrey will become the eighth county the veteran South African spinner Imran Tahir has represented after they announced his signing for the T20 Blast this summer....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Why are Pakistani Shiites 'disappearing'? Scores of Shiite Muslims have reportedly gone missing in Pakistan in the past few years. Activists claim that they have been picked up by the country's intelligence agencies after they returned from Syria and Iraq....
15:34, 07/09/2019

US To Deport Over 70 "Illegal" Pakistani Nationals The US will deport over 70 "illegal" Pakistani nationals and a special chartered plane will bring them back on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Tuesday....
18:34, 05/14/2019

US Pulls Tax Exemption From Pakistani Diplomats The United States said Friday that it had suspended tax exemption privileges enjoyed by Pakistani diplomats in Washington due to parallel disputes with Islamabad in the latest dust-up between the......
00:00, 06/01/2019

Nearly 500 Children Have Been Infected With HIV in a Single Pakistani City. Here’s What to Know Nearly 500 children in a single Pakistani city have tested positive for HIV, in an outbreak that has led to the arrest of at least one doctor and highlighted gross inadequacies in the local health care system. As of mid-May, 410 children and 100 adul...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in roadside blast Four soldiers were killed and another four were wounded by a roadside bomb blast in a tribal area of northwestern Pakistan on Friday, in the latest attack in recent weeks in the restive North Waziristan region, officials said....
10:34, 06/08/2019

Pakistani PM threatens legal action against tax evaders ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister says tax evaders who fail to declare their wealth and pay taxes will face legal action. Imran Khan delivered his message in a televised speech on Monday, vowing punitive measures for Pakistanis who won...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Pakistani activist known for criticism killed in Islamabad Pakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country's military and politicians has been killed by unknown assailants in a wooded area of the capital, Islamabad....
08:17, 06/17/2019

Hundreds of Children Infected With HIV in Pakistani Town Unsafe, but common, practices such as reusing drips and syringes caused hundreds of Pakistani children to be infected with HIV, according to a World Health Organization team investigating an outbreak in a poor southeastern town....
12:51, 06/14/2019

U.N. Sanctions Pakistani Who India Accuses of Terrorism The leader of a Pakistani-based Islamist group that India blames for at least two terrorist attacks was placed by the United Nations Security Council on a list of global terrorists subject to sanctions....
20:34, 05/01/2019

U.S. ends diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials The United States has removed diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials -- a move related to pending issues connected with U.S. diplomats who work at a mission in the Middle Eastern nation....
19:34, 05/31/2019

HIV infects over 400 Pakistani children; doctor accused More 400 children have been diagnosed with HIV in a Pakistani town as several families accuse a local doctor of spreading the virus through tainted syringes....
06:34, 05/22/2019

Pakistani luxury hotel 'terror' siege ends The death toll from an insurgent attack on a five-star hotel in Gwadar has risen. Meanwhile, Pakistan's prime minister, Imran Khan, called the siege an act of terrorism....
18:34, 05/12/2019

Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain arrested in London Founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement has lived in self-imposed exile in UK for decadesPolice have arrested a prominent Pakistani politician in London. The Metropolitan police said a man in his 60s had been arrested over speeches linked to the Muttahid...
21:51, 06/11/2019

Pakistani judge who jailed former PM sacked over blackmail claims A senior Pakistani judge was sacked on Friday following a scandal over blackmail claims relating to the jailing of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges, the law ministry said....
13:51, 07/12/2019

| Suicide blast at popular Pakistani shrine kills at least 10 A suicide blast at one of Pakistan's oldest and most popular Sufi shrines killed at least 10 people and wounded 24 in the eastern city of Lahore, police said, in an attack claimed by the Pakistani Taliban....
17:00, 05/08/2019

Suicide Bombing Outside Pakistani Shrine Kills at Least 10 People (LAHORE, Pakistan) — A suicide bomber attacked security forces guarding a famous Sufi shrine in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 20 others, police said. Hizbul Ahrar, an offshoot of t...
12:51, 05/08/2019

Motorcycle bomb kills 4 Pakistani police near mosque Pakistani police say a powerful bomb attached to a motorcycle has killed four policemen guarding a mosque in the southwestern city of Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province....
01:34, 05/14/2019

Pakistani Christian girls targeted by Chinese as brides GUJRANWALA, Pakistan (AP) — Hundreds of women and girls from Pakistan’s Christian minority have been trafficked to China as brides in recent months as their country becomes a new marriage market for Chinese men. Chinese and Pakistani brokers ar...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Pakistani Girls Sold In China's 'Bride Market' Pakistani authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of prostitution ring taking young Pakistani women to China, part of a growing human trafficking problem often based on fake marriages,......
13:51, 05/09/2019

Attacks in Pakistani province kill 3 soldiers, 2 coalminers QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani local official says three soldiers and two coalminers were killed in attacks in the country’s volatile southwestern Baluchistan province. Kalim Ullah says the miners were killed when gunmen opened fire as the...
10:17, 05/10/2019

Pakistani doctor arrested for infecting 93 people with HIV using used needles Police in Pakistan arrested a man purporting to be a doctor after he allegedly infected 93 people, including 67 children, with HIV, the Sindh province health ministry said Friday....
08:51, 05/04/2019

Pakistani forces comb hotel a day after raid kills at least five Pakistani security forces searched a luxury hotel in the port city of Gwadar on Sunday a day after separatist insurgents stormed in, killing at least five people, in what the militants said was a strike against Chinese and other foreign investors....
12:00, 05/12/2019

Pakistani PM condemns deadly insurgent attack on hotel Pakistan's prime minister has condemned a deadly insurgent attack that took place a day earlier at a luxury hotel on the southwestern coast, calling it an act of terrorism....
14:34, 05/12/2019

Pakistani-American Man, Accused Of Links To Jaish, Arrested In US A 35-year-old Pakistani-American national has been arrested by the FBI on his arrival from Pakistan for being in contact with two UN-proscribed terror groups the ISISand the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM)....
12:00, 05/04/2019

Pakistani hospital hit by female suicide bomber, 9 killed A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan as wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a complex assault claimed by the Pakistani Taliban that killed a total of nine people and wounded another 30...
18:00, 07/21/2019

Sri Lanka Bomber Was Radicalised By British-Pakistani Preacher In UK One of the Easter Sunday suicide bombers, who attempted to bomb the luxury Taj Samudra hotel in Sri Lanka capital Colombo, was radicalised by British-Pakistani radical preacher Anjem Choudary while he......
18:34, 05/14/2019

34 Pakistani Migrants In Rajasthan Granted Indian Citizenship The Rajasthan government has granted Indian citizenship to 34 Pakistani migrants living in the state for more than a decade, a senior official said on Tuesday....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Pakistani Blogger And Activist, Known For Criticism Of Army, Killed A 22-year-old Pakistani blogger and journalist known for criticising the country's military and the spy agency ISI was killed by a man in Islamabad, the police said today....
14:34, 06/17/2019

Pakistani officials: Bodies of 2 Chinese climbers found ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani mountaineering officials say a search team has spotted the bodies of two climbers, one from China and the other from Hong Kong, who went missing last week while scaling a peak in northern Pakistan. The officials say the two...
12:17, 06/20/2019

Pakistani ex-PM plea for suspension of prison term rejected ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has rejected a petition from the country’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif seeking suspension of his sentence on health grounds in a corruption case. Sharif is currently serving a seven-year sentence at a p...
20:51, 06/20/2019

Pakistani police arrest Hindu vet on charges of blasphemy Pakistani police say they have arrested a veterinarian from the country's tiny minority Hindu community on charges of desecrating Islam's holy book in southern Sindh province....
15:17, 05/28/2019

Former Pakistani PM Abbasi arrested: anti-graft body Former Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was arrested on Thursday by the National Accountability Board, a spokesman for the anti-graft body said....
11:51, 07/18/2019

Gunmen kill 2 Pakistani troops deployed for Eid in southwest QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s military says suspected militants have opened fire on a paramilitary vehicle patrolling in the town of Hernai in southwestern Baluchistan province, killing two troops before fleeing. In a statement, it said Th...
16:51, 06/06/2019

5 Pakistani Shiites killed in 2 bombings in southwest town QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani security official says two bombings hours apart targeted vehicles carrying minority Shiite tourists in the southwestern town of Ziarat, killing five people and wounding several others. Noor Ahmed, a local police of...
21:51, 06/07/2019

Pakistani officials: 4 soldiers killed in 2 attacks in north PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security officials say suspected militants have launched two separate gun attacks on security convoys in the country’s northwest, killing four soldiers and wounding 10 others. The officials say the ambushes c...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Former Pakistani president Zardari arrested on corruption charges Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari was arrested on corruption charges on Monday in a blow to the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party over what media said was an investigation into false bank accounts and money laundering....
19:17, 06/10/2019

Pakistani police kill 9 suspected militants in raid QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say security forces acting on intelligence raided a militant hideout in the town of Mastung in southwestern Baluchistan province, triggering a shootout that killed nine suspects. In a statement, police said fo...
20:17, 05/16/2019

What It's Like to Pay 50% of Your Income in Taxes The average Dane pays nearly half of their income in taxes—the third highest in the world. That seems incredible to most Americans, who pay, on average, 25.6% of their income to taxes. Even more incredible: Danes don’t seem to mind—at least, that’s w...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Does Amazon Really Pay No Taxes? Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports that Amazon paid no 2018 federal taxes. A closer look at the internet giant’s tax disclosures over several years paints a more intricate picture....
15:34, 06/14/2019

Rights groups call for investigation of killing of Pakistani activists Human rights groups have called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of three people by the military during a protest by ethnic minority Pashtun people against heavy-handed treatment by the security forces....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Pakistani court grants month’s bail to 2 radical clerics LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A defense lawyer says a Pakistani court has granted a month’s release on bail to two clerics, leaders of a radical party behind widespread protests last year against the acquittal of a Christian woman in a blasphemy case...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Pakistani police target traffickers selling brides to China FAISALABAD, Pakistan — At first, in her desperate calls home to her mother in Pakistan, Natasha Masih couldn’t bring herself to say what they were doing to her. All the 19-year-old would say was that her new husband — a Chinese man her family sold he...
22:51, 06/18/2019

Sold into marriage, Pakistani women endure rapes in China FAISALABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani investigations are uncovering the extent of trafficking networks that sell young women into prostitution in China after tricking them into marriage with Chinese men. Hundreds of Pakistani women and girls, mostly ...
08:34, 06/17/2019

Pakistani Taliban faction claims responsibility for Lahore blast A Pakistani Taliban faction claimed responsibility for a blast that killed at least nine people in the eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday, the militants said in a statement....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Bomb targeting Pakistani police at shrine kills 4 in Lahore LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a powerful bomb has exploded near security forces guarding a famous Sufi shrine in the eastern city of Lahore, killing at least four people and wounding several others. City police chief Ghazanfar Ali says...
08:17, 05/08/2019

Accidental Kitty Cat Filter Undermines Pakistani Minister's Serious Livestream No, Shaukat Yousafzai is not a furry. The regional Pakistani minister just happened to be on the wrong (perhaps right?) end of a social media snafu. During a press briefing that was streamed on Facebook Live, an AR cat filter was left on, leaving You...
20:34, 06/17/2019

Pakistani army general given life sentence on spying charges Pakistan's army has sentenced a general to life imprisonment for spying and ordered the death penalty for a brigadier and a civilian officer convicted in the same case, a military statement said on Thursday....
21:00, 05/30/2019

Pakistani court rejects ex-President Zardari's bail request A Pakistani court has rejected a request by former President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister for an extension of their bail that would allow them to remain free despite facing a multimillion-dollar money laundering case....
16:17, 06/10/2019

Pakistani man kills wife, two children, six others in alleged honor killing A man shot his wife, their two children, and six of her family members on Monday and then burned the bodies when he set her family's home on fire in an alleged honor killing in central Pakistan, police said....
13:51, 07/01/2019

Big Cats Of Instagram: World Of Pakistani Elites And Their Exotic Pets Pakistani laws make it easy to import exotic animals, but once inside the country regulation is almost non-existent. This has led to an untold number of such creatures -- especially big cats -- being......
15:17, 07/02/2019

Sister of former Pakistani president ordered held in graft probe Pakistani anti-corruption authorities ordered one of the leaders of the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party to be confined to her residence on Friday as they continued an anti-graft crackdown that critics say is aimed at stifling dissent....
17:51, 06/14/2019

Pakistani charity dishes out ostrich as Ramadan treat for poor A Pakistani charity in the teeming coastal metropolis of Karachi is serving up a rare treat for the city's Muslims ahead of their fast for the holy month of Ramadan - ostrich meat....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Pakistani politician arrested in London amid probe of speeches British police arrested Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain in London on Tuesday as part of an investigation into speeches he gave as founder of a political party that ruled the megacity of Karachi for decades, media in Pakistan reported....
17:34, 06/11/2019

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a sit-in protest near the Afghanistan border....
16:34, 05/27/2019

Pashtun movement leader: 'Pakistani army is afraid of our popularity' The Pakistani military is facing immense opposition in the restive northwestern region — not from the Taliban, but rather a popular anti-war Pashtun movement, whose leader Manzoor Pashteen spoke to DW about the conflict....
00:17, 06/06/2019

Pakistani judge rejects opposition blackmail claims over ex-PM's conviction A senior Pakistani judge on Sunday denied being blackmailed into convicting ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for graft last year after the main opposition party showed secretly taped video that appeared to show him saying he was threatened over the cas...
21:17, 07/07/2019

Pakistani Christian girls trafficked to China in new ‘bride market’ GUJRANWALA, Pakistan — Muqadas Ashraf was just 16 when her parents married her off to a Chinese man who had come to Pakistan looking for a bride. Less than five months later, Muqadas is back in her home country, pregnant and seeking a divorce from a ...
02:17, 05/08/2019

Pakistani military: Attack near Afghan border kills 3 troops Pakistan's military says dozens of militants who sneaked into the country opened fire on troops in a former Taliban stronghold near the Afghan border, triggering a shootout that killed three soldiers....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Australians who said taxes were 'against God's will' ordered pay up Fanny and Rembertus Beerepoot believed that paying tax amounted to "rebelling against God." A court in Tasmania has ordered the Christian siblings to cough up more than a million Australian dollars each....
11:17, 07/18/2019

Pakistani woman Aasia Bibi acquitted of blasphemy leaves for Canada   A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan has left for Canada to be reunited with her daughters, Pakistani officials and others involved in the case said Wednesday....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Pakistani authorities arrest leader behind 2008 Mumbai hotel attack Pakistani authorities have arrested the radical cleric mastermind behind a 2008 hotel siege in Mumbai, India, that left 166 people dead. Hafiz Saeed, who has been designated a terrorist by the UN, was collared near the town of Gujranwala in Punjab pr...
18:00, 07/17/2019

Officers arrest ex-Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari over corruption probe Pakistani authorities arrested former President Asif Ali Zardari Monday as part of a corruption case in which he's accused of funneling money to two private companies....
21:34, 06/10/2019

The Fed's Inflation Problem A first-quarter downdraft has sent inflation back below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target. But even if it persists, low inflation might not count as a reason to cut rates....
21:17, 05/01/2019

House Dems Are Getting Serious About Trump's Taxes Fed up with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s almost-certainly-illegal stonewalling of their request for six years of President Donald Trump’s taxes, House Democrats upped the ante Friday afternoon, subpoenaing the president’s returns from both Mnuc...
01:51, 05/11/2019

Does Amazon really pay no taxes? Here’s the complicated answer Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports that Amazon.com Inc. paid no 2018 federal taxes as they press for changes in the tax system....
19:51, 06/14/2019

'Bride' trafficking – How Chinese gangs lure Pakistani girls into fake marriages Pakistan has arrested a number of Chinese nationals for marrying Pakistani girls and then forcing them into prostitution in China. The scandal has shocked the Islamic country, S. Khan reports from Islamabad....
18:17, 05/11/2019

'Bride' trafficking – How Chinese traffickers lure Pakistani girls into fake marriages Pakistan has arrested a number of Chinese nationals for marrying Pakistani girls and then forcing them into prostitution in China. The scandal has shocked the Islamic country, S. Khan reports from Islamabad....
13:51, 05/11/2019

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi has left the country: lawyer and media A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi, has left the country, her lawyer and media said on Wednesday, more than six months after she was acquitted by Pakistan's top court....
08:51, 05/08/2019

Tired of Hearing Leader Criticized, Pakistani Lawmaker Starts Banning Words After the opposition kept calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a leader “selected” by the country’s military, the deputy speaker banned the description. The debate is not over....
13:34, 06/25/2019

Taliban Claims Responsibility for Suicide Bombing Killing 9 People Outside Pakistani Hospital (DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan) — A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a complex assault claimed by the Pakistani Taliban that kill...
23:51, 07/21/2019

Inflation Picks Up, but Still Below Fed's 2% Target A closely watched measure of U.S. inflation picked up in March but remained well below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target, highlighting the central bank’s struggles to foster reliable price growth even in a strong economy....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Wholesale Inflation At 3.07% In April The RBI, which tracks consumer inflation primarily to formulate its monetary policy, last month decided to reduce the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6 per cent - a level last seen in May 2018....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Fed needs to let inflation rise above 2%, Kashkari says Low U.S. inflation expectations are sapping the Federal Reserve's ability to respond to a future downturn, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Thursday, calling for the Fed to allow inflation to rise above 2% to bring the economy back to ful...
20:34, 05/16/2019

Which states have the highest and lowest property taxes? How much you pay in property taxes often comes down to which side of a line you’re on. It’s also another factor to consider while you house hunt.        ...
10:34, 05/20/2019

How much the average income nets you after taxes in every state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
23:34, 05/31/2019

If you're in the middle class, Joe Biden wants to raise your taxes Presidential front-runner Joe Biden has made a startling promise if he's elected president: repeal the entirety of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and to increase taxes by $500 billion on top of that. What does he want to do with the money? Besides...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Empire State has some of the lowest beer taxes in US Summer’s here, so it’s the perfect time to crack open a nice cold beer here in the Big Apple. Indeed, most of us can afford to have a lot of cold ones this summer in New York and in the region. That’s because the Empire State — which is usually top o...
08:17, 06/16/2019

What Swiss Vote on Taxes Means for Multinationals Switzerland is trying to hold on to its appeal as an attractive place for companies. In a May 19 referendum, voters will decide whether to accept or reject a new corporate tax regime to replace the special tax breaks that multinational companies now ...
12:51, 05/15/2019

Greece's Tsipras to cut taxes and hike pensions The left-wing prime minister said his government would reward the Greek people for their "sacrifices." The move comes as his Syriza party lags in the polls behind the main opposition party....
12:34, 05/08/2019

NYC taxes are squeezing out small businesses to Florida City Hall’s growing appetite for Gotham’s business revenues is starving small operators and pushing them to Florida. Exhibit A: In a ranking of small business growth, Miami overtook New York City last week. Analysts say that underlines how thousands ...
10:17, 05/12/2019

Pete Buttigieg is right: Tariffs are taxes on Americans Pete Buttigieg is a rising star in the Democratic party, and he certainly stood out from the crowd during Thursday night’s presidential debate. In a field containing several socialists and trade restrictionists such as Bernie Sanders, Buttigieg took ...
08:51, 06/28/2019

Pakistani 'hero' doctor Afridi 'skeletal,' deprived of legal rights, attorney claims It has been more than eight years since U.S. Navy SEALS ceremoniously raided the compound and killed the most wanted man in the world – September 11 mastermind, Usama bin Laden. And while the world’s eyes are now set on eliminating other terrorist ta...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Pakistani politician mistakes GTA V plane footage for real life: ‘Miraculous save by the pilot’ As the world gears up to deal with the confusing future of deep fakes, Pakistani government officials are still struggling to tell apart real world footage from computer-generated imagery. A local politician was caught praising an aircraft pilot for ...
04:51, 07/10/2019

The Economy Is Strong and Inflation Is Low. That’s What Worries the Fed. The Fed’s struggle to coax inflation to its 2 percent target signals the faltering of a foundational economic relationship. That could create a problem in the next recession....
11:17, 05/21/2019

Some U.S. Fed officials are more worried by weak inflation Two Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday said they were increasingly worried about weak inflation, an indication that some U.S. central bankers see a growing case for a future interest rate cut even as others push for continued patience....
20:00, 05/03/2019

RBI Revises Consumer Inflation Forecast In its first bi-monthly policy for FY20 in April, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had forecast the retail inflation to be hovering in the range of 2.9-3 per cent for six months till September....
13:17, 06/06/2019

Consumer Inflation Accelerates To 2.92% In April Consumer inflation remained below the RBI's medium-term target of 4 per cent for a ninth consecutive month. Consumer inflation had stood at 2.86 per cent in March....
21:51, 05/13/2019

Powell: unemployment, inflation relationship gone Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday before the Senate Banking Committee that very low unemployment rates no longer necessarily push up inflation. (July 11)       ...
00:00, 07/12/2019

Wholesale Inflation Eases To 2.02% in June Build up inflation rate in the financial year so far was 1.33 per cent compared to a buildup rate of 2.41 per cent in the corresponding period of the previous year....
14:00, 07/15/2019

Fed Re-Examines Its Own Ability to Control Inflation: What Next? Why does the Fed keep missing its inflation "target"? Here's a clue: $10 Trillion in debt outstanding. See what this looks like, in Chart of the Day....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Fed may cut rates if inflation keeps disappointing: Bullard Further weakness in inflation could prompt the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, even if economic growth maintains its momentum, James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, said on Wednesday....
08:17, 05/22/2019

‘Sugar taxes’ could finally get people to eat less junk food Policy interventions could help consumers sour on sugary sodas and fruit juices. So-called “sugar taxes” and front-of-package nutrition labels may have a real impact, according to experimental research published in the International Journal of Behavi...
22:34, 05/31/2019

Barcelona defender Pique to pay 2.1M euros in back taxes Spain's National Court has ruled that soccer player Gerard Pique must pay Spain's Tax Office 2.1 million euros (2.3 million dollars) in back taxes and fines       ...
12:51, 07/10/2019

West Va. governor agrees to pay delinquent Kentucky taxes HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) — Coal companies tied to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice are promising to pay huge property tax debts owed to some eastern Kentucky counties. Knott, Pike, Harlan and Magoffin counties received checks last week totaling nearly $1.2 mi...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Siblings who claimed income taxes 'against God's will' ordered to pay $1.4 million Two Australian siblings who refused to pay income taxes for eight years because it went “against God’s will” were reportedly ordered to give $1.4 million to Australia’s tax office this week....
15:00, 07/18/2019

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
08:00, 06/16/2019

Verizon avoided a decade’s worth of taxes—a new law could make it pay up Enlarge / A Verizon logo at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2019 on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (credit: Getty Images | David Ramos) Verizon has avoided paying local taxes on telecom equipment in many New Jersey municipalities over the past d...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Bernie says he'll probably raise payroll, income taxes to pay for 'Medicare for All' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., specified Tuesday how he would pay for his Medicare for All" program, which critics have lambasted for its cost and impact on the federal budget....
00:00, 05/29/2019

"For Overall Development": Petroleum Minister On Hike In Taxes On Fuel Justifying the hike in the taxes on fuel in the Union Budget 2019-20, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said there is a requirement of funds for the overall development of the country....
21:34, 07/06/2019

As Britain's PM, Johnson vows to launch review of 'sin taxes' Boris Johnson, frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, will launch a review into the so-called sin taxes on products high in salt, fat and sugar if he wins the contest for leader, he will say on Wednesday....
03:00, 07/03/2019

Scottish government to rethink plan to cut air travel taxes Nicola Sturgeon signals willingness to step up efforts to reduce carbon emissionsNicola Sturgeon has confirmed the Scottish government will rethink plans to cut air travel taxes after agreeing to reduce carbon emissions to zero by 2045.The first mini...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Avocados Will Get More Expensive if Trump Taxes Mexican Imports President Trump has announced a 5% tariff on Mexican imports starting June 10, with increases up to 25% as needed until “illegal migrants coming through Mexico” stop, he announced on Twitter....
01:17, 06/04/2019

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My city (in Texas) immediately saw an opportunity to raise water rates, the county saw the same opportunit...
04:00, 07/15/2019

Dems to decide Thursday whether to go to court for Trump's taxes House Democrats are expected to decide on Thursday whether to go straight to court to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a move that would escalate their ongoing war with the president over his most sensitive financial documents. Ways and M...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turned down his demand....
05:00, 05/18/2019

Trump honors economist who advised him on lowering taxes WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, whose theories on tax cuts have guided Republican policy since the 1980s. Trump presented the award to Laffer on Wednesday. Laffer had ...
00:17, 06/20/2019

What's the average annual income after taxes in every state? 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
14:51, 06/01/2019

Biden promises Sanders' free stuff — without the taxes DES MOINES, Iowa — Joe Biden agreed with an audience member that America is in the midst of a “class war” and said government-run healthcare was in order, but he also promised everyone attending that he wouldn’t raise their taxes should he be elected...
04:51, 05/03/2019

Thousands likely overpaid property taxes due to computer glitch Actor Bruce Willis is among the thousands of Big Apple residents who may have overpaid their property taxes due to a new $18 million Department of Finance computer system that issued incorrect bills in early June. The “Die Hard” actor, whose advisers...
05:17, 07/17/2019

No More Deals: San Francisco Considers Raising Taxes on Tech In 2011, San Francisco cut taxes to lure tech firms. Eight years later, gaping income inequality has city officials looking for ways to get tech to pay its share....
19:51, 07/16/2019

DOJ backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. The House Ways and Means Committee subpoe...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Fallout 76 Players Can Now Set Up Their Own Stores, But Bethesda Taxes Their Goods “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” wrote Benjamin Franklin in 1789 letter. Fallout 76 players have long been acquainted with the first, but following the addition of a new vending machine mechanic, they are bei...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Shell pledges to reveal the taxes it pays in every country Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell PLC will disclose how much tax it pays in every country in which it operates, an executive told a Dutch parliamentary panel on Wednesday, in a report to be published later this year....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Siblings who claimed paying taxes was ‘against God’s will’ ordered to pay $1.4 million The siblings claimed God is the "supreme law of this land.” They said paying taxes weakens their dependency on him, which leads to curses “in the form of droughts and infertility."...
22:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. inflation muted, economic outlook strengthening U.S. labor costs increased steadily in the first quarter as a jump in transportation and manufacturing wages was offset by small gains elsewhere, pointing to moderate inflation pressures even as the labor market tightens....
23:00, 04/30/2019

BlackRock's Rieder says Fed shouldn't be too concerned with low inflation BlackRock's Rick Rieder says the Fed is unnecessarily concerned about low inflation and is more likely to raise interest rates before it cuts them....
08:34, 05/02/2019

Inflation Is Likely to Fuel Discussion as Fed Officials Meet Federal Reserve officials meet this week more confident that the economy has shaken off recession worries that sent markets reeling late last year, but they face a new quandary about slowing inflation....
03:17, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkish inflation lower than expected in May Turkish inflation eased to a lower-than-expected 18.71% in May, pushed lower by falls in prices for household goods and food, official data showed on Monday, as the economy grapples with the impact of last year's currency crisis....
11:34, 06/03/2019

U.S. inflation tame; economic outlook strengthening U.S. labor costs increased steadily in the first quarter as a jump in transportation and manufacturing wages was offset by small gains elsewhere, pointing to moderate inflation pressures even as the labor market tightens....
19:17, 04/30/2019

U.S. Inflation Continues Recovery but Remains Below Fed Target Inflation continued to recover in May from a sharp slowdown earlier this year, a trend that could ease the Federal Reserve’s worries about weak price pressures while potentially tempering investors’ hopes for an interest-rate cut next month....
15:51, 06/28/2019

Inflation Showed Signs of Life in April U.S. inflation picked up in April after a very weak start to the year, a development that could help to ease Federal Reserve officials’ recent concerns about tepid price pressures....
17:34, 05/31/2019

Fed Minutes to Shed Light on Inflation Outlook The Federal Reserve’s minutes from its May meeting will offer new clues on how officials assessed an unexpected downtick in inflation and views toward lowering interest rates....
13:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. inflation much softer in first quarter; puts spotlight on Fed U.S. inflation was much weaker than initially thought in the first quarter amid a sharp slowdown in domestic demand, which could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's view that the benign price pressures were largely because of temporary factors....
19:17, 05/30/2019

The rise of the sharing economy and the decline of inflation What if, by waving a magic wand, people worldwide could suddenly get 10% more activity from the existing stock of cars, houses, and manufacturing plants? That’s exactly what’s happening for people far and wide who are willing to boost their incomes s...
05:34, 05/04/2019

Muted U.S. inflation strengthens case for Fed rate cut U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy increased pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
18:51, 06/12/2019

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
15:34, 06/12/2019

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon move to cut interest rates....
23:34, 06/12/2019

Stocks' Climb Continues as Inflation Remains Just Right U.S. stocks are hitting records again after a monthslong drought, powered by fresh signs that the domestic economy is perking up without spurring a jump in inflation....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Underlying U.S. producer inflation pushing higher U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in a range of other services, pointing to a steady pickup in underlying inflation pressures....
17:34, 06/11/2019

Underlying U.S. producer inflation boosted by services Underlying U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in portfolio management service fees....
20:34, 06/11/2019

Futures pare gains after inflation data U.S. stock index futures pared gains on Thursday after U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June, dimming hopes for an aggressive interest cut by the Federal Reserve this month....
15:17, 07/11/2019

Fed faces tough sell on inflation framework Federal Reserve policymakers fear they are ill-equipped to battle the next recession under their current inflation-targeting approach, and this year are well into an effort to vet new strategies for managing interest rates in a world of muted inflati...
02:51, 05/06/2019

Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low-risk bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, mainly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in an annual report....
01:17, 07/02/2019

Panama Hotel Says Trump Organization Lied and Evaded Taxes A Panama luxury hotel that once partnered with the Trump Organization alleged today that the company evaded taxes and misrepresented its finances, according to the New York Times. The allegations were made by a former hotel partner in a Manhattan fed...
03:34, 06/04/2019

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
19:51, 06/13/2019

How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commercial real estate....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Germany should cut taxes to offset costs of curbing emissions: minister Germany's economy minister said he would support reducing or scrapping the so-called eco-tax on electricity should the government decide to raise prices on energy in its efforts to discourage carbon emissions that harm the climate....
13:00, 06/06/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson to slash taxes in no-deal Brexit budget Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, is preparing an emergency budget including aggressive tax cuts, an overhaul of stamp duty and an assault on regulation if there is a no-deal Brexit, The Times reporte...
08:34, 06/28/2019

China cuts taxes on circuit industry in face of US pressure BEIJING (AP) — China is cutting taxes on its fledgling software and integrated circuit industries to spur development in the face of U.S. export controls that threaten to handicap Chinese tech companies. The Finance Ministry’s announcement Wedn...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Opinion: India's Hedge Funds Threatened by Higher Taxes The Securities and Exchange Board of India, or SEBI, has always been suspicious of the source of capital for hedge funds investing in India from Singapore or Hong Kong....
16:00, 07/16/2019

House panel chairman: next move on Trump taxes this week U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Thursday he will decide by week's end how to respond to the administration's refusal to hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns....
18:17, 05/09/2019

US official urges ending Kosovo trade taxes against Serbia BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A U.S. State Department official has called for an end to Kosovo’s taxes on Serbian goods so that European Union-mediated talks on resolving the dispute between the former war foes could resume. Deputy Assistant Secretar...
12:51, 06/10/2019

U.S. Democrats edge toward court battles over Mueller, Trump's taxes U.S. congressional Democrats edged closer on Monday to fighting two legal battles - one over the Mueller report and one over President Donald Trump's tax returns - after administration officials stonewalled lawmakers' requests for those documents....
04:34, 05/07/2019

COMMENTARY: The Tory climate plan champions technology over taxes The climate plan unveiled by Andrew Scheer recognizes that market forces and technology, not taxes, point the way to a cooler planet, says Tasha Kheiriddin....
19:00, 06/26/2019

Your Money Adviser: Still Haven’t Filed Your Taxes? Here, Last-Minute Advice Fewer taxpayers than last year had filed by late March. That may be because of the new tax law. “This is the most complicated tax season ever,” one C.P.A. said....
19:34, 04/28/2019

How anger over taxes and conscription is widening split among Israel’s Jews After a row over military service ended Netanyahu’s efforts to form a government, Israelis speak of the resentments behind the crisisIt’s Thursday night at the Mahane Yehuda market in west Jerusalem, where the music is thumping and the drinks are flo...
22:00, 06/01/2019

This work perk can help you build wealth — or load you up with taxes and risk Don't get too attached to those stock options and restricted stock units at work. In order to get the most benefit from them, you'll need to strategize with your financial advisor or CPA....
16:51, 07/13/2019

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more investment, fewer taxes Greece's opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday, and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change, pledging more investments and fewer taxes....
03:51, 07/08/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly concluded he should release them to Congress....
21:34, 05/22/2019

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
02:34, 06/14/2019

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
04:17, 06/04/2019

Budget 2019: For Every Rupee In Government Kitty, 68 Paise Come From Taxes According to the Budget for 2019-20 presented in Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Goods and Services Tax collections will contribute 19 paise in every rupee revenue....
13:34, 07/05/2019

CEE MARKETS-Banks drag down stocks as Prague mulls new taxes A fall in Czech banks sent Prague's main stock index down to a seven-week low on Monday following news that the government is considering the introduction of a tax on the sector. The Czech...
12:17, 04/29/2019

James Holzhauer of 'Jeopardy' fame likely owes $1.2 million in taxes "Jeopardy" champion and professional sports bettor James Holzhauer lost in his 33rd episode of the TV game show, which aired on Monday, finishing $58,484 short of the all-time winnings record....
23:17, 06/03/2019

A Hotel Investor in Panama Says Trump’s Company Evaded Taxes (NEW YORK) — The majority owner of a former Trump-branded hotel in Panama has accused the U.S. president’s company of evading taxes in the country. A filing in New York federal court on Monday alleges that President Donald Trump’s h...
07:34, 06/04/2019

Industry Body For Lower Taxes To Incentivise Equity Investments Budget 2019 date: CII in a statement said that the tax rate on all corporate taxpayers should be reduced to 25 per cent unconditionally without any turnover criteria...
21:34, 06/27/2019

Justice backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. That’s according to an opinion released Friday by the Justice Department&...
01:17, 06/15/2019

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as a way to coax Americans into eating more healthful...
20:34, 05/14/2019

Profitable Giants Like Amazon Pay $0 in Corporate Taxes. Some Voters Are Sick of It. In Ohio, where companies like FirstEnergy and Goodyear pay no federal corporate taxes, Democrats haven’t figured out how to leverage anxiety over income inequality to defeat President Trump....
17:51, 04/29/2019

Wealthy New Yorkers are ditching city’s high taxes for Miami Call it fight and flight. Affluent New Yorkers, financially distressed by recent changes to the nation’s tax laws, are bucking the Big Apple’s high costs and heading for an economic paradise — Florida’s Miami-Dade County area. The famed resort is lur...
16:34, 07/21/2019

Steve Mnuchin Wants to Know Who Wrote IRS Memo Saying He Has to Release Trump’s Taxes Because He’s Still Not Going To Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is willing to use his oversized chompers to bite Trump’s taxes down to manageable sizes because he’d rather eat them than hand them over to Congress....
23:51, 05/22/2019

Argentine graphic novel draws 'Dirty War' for new generation An Argentine creative duo is looking to keep alive memories of the horrors faced by people during the country's so-called "Dirty War," turning to comic-book form to reach a generation who grew up after the end of the military dictatorship in 1983....
21:17, 05/06/2019

This guy draws in his sleep — but has ‘no artistic talent’ when awake You’ve heard of sleepwalking and sleep-talking, even sleep-texting, but you’ve probably never heard of sleep drawing. Lee Hadwin started scribbling while snoozing at age 4, when he would scrawl on the walls, the BBC reported. As he aged, ...
18:51, 07/20/2019

She Draws Deeply Human Characters. They’re Just Animals. Lisa Hanawalt, the illustrator behind “Bojack Horseman,” has created “Tuca & Bertie,” about two 30-something bird-women. “It was important to me to show that women are gross,” she said....
17:00, 04/29/2019

Argentina draws with Paraguay 1-1 in Copa America Argentina has drawn 1-1 with Paraguay on Wednesday and still runs the risk of not advancing to Copa America's knockout stage       ...
07:17, 06/20/2019

Turkey draws EU ire over oil drilling off Cyprus' coast Turkey has sent a second ship to search for oil and natural gas in maritime waters that Cyprus claims as its own. The move is set to draw a sharp EU rebuke, though Cyprus has already acted against the first vessel....
09:17, 06/21/2019

Omaha Beach draws No. 12, 4-1 Kentucky fave Omaha Beach, who's on a three-race win streak, is the early 4-1 favorite for the Kentucky Derby after drawing the No. 12 post position in the 20-horse field Tuesday....
18:51, 04/30/2019

Former US Sen. Cochran draws bipartisan praise at funeral Two U.S. senators from opposing parties praised their former colleague, Republican Thad Cochran of Mississippi, as one of their closest friends and as a gentleman who cared about the people of his state and worked across party lines....
23:34, 06/04/2019

U.K. Tribute to ‘Windrush’ Generation Draws Criticism Events to honor the people invited from the Caribbean to help rebuild postwar Britain were overshadowed by criticism of their treatment under a migration crackdown....
15:34, 06/22/2019

Fed officials see past misses as trouble for any new inflation approach The Federal Reserve is discussing whether a better way to get the U.S. economy to hit the central bank's inflation target is to tolerate much higher price increases in some years to counter the weaker ones....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Fed officials face weak inflation, but split over what it means U.S. Federal Reserve officials were divided Friday over how seriously to treat a slide in inflation, with one top policymaker saying the Fed was "close" to its inflation target and three others warning the weak price increases posed major risks the F...
20:17, 06/21/2019

Futures higher with G20 summit, inflation data in focus U.S. equity futures rose on Friday amid growing caution ahead of a crucial meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping and the release of inflation data that could feed into the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates next month....
15:17, 06/28/2019

U.S. core inflation in June saw largest rise in 18 months Core inflation in the United States -- the change in the costs of most goods and services -- rose during the month of June by the largest amount in one and-a-half years, government figures showed Thursday....
16:17, 07/11/2019

U.S. Producer Prices Up Slightly in May, Showing Little Inflation Pressure The producer-price index, a measure of the prices businesses receive for their goods and services, advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in May from a month earlier, the Labor Department said....
15:34, 06/11/2019

Fed's Williams Says It's 'Good' Economy Can Have Strong Job Market Without Inflation New York Fed leader John Williams said Monday the central bank’s views on how low the unemployment rate can go without sparking inflation have evolved....
03:17, 05/21/2019

Crest Nicholson profits down as build inflation bites Crest Nicholson has reported an 11% drop in pre-tax profits to £64.4m for the six months to April 30 as the housebuilder came faced stagnant prices and rising build costs....
14:17, 06/11/2019

Dollar Edges Lower Following Soft Inflation Data The dollar slipped Friday after a measure of first-quarter inflation came in below expectations despite surprisingly strong economic growth in the first three months of the year....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Asia shares wary of Trump, wait on U.S. inflation Asian share markets were in a wary mood on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could shuffle the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
05:34, 06/12/2019

Fed's Bostic Untroubled by Inflation, Demurs on Rate-Cut Prospects Atlanta Fed leader Raphael Bostic declined to say what he wants to see the U.S. central bank do with its short-term rate target at the end of the month but indicated he isn’t currently worried about inflation levels....
21:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in a range of goods and services, but that did not change expectations the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month....
22:17, 07/11/2019

Asia shares turn wary, U.S. inflation next hurdle Asian share markets were in a defensive crouch on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could scramble the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
09:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Rise On Weak Inflation Data U.S. government bond prices rose after a Commerce Department report showed that a key measure of inflation fell in the first quarter, even as the economy grew faster than expected....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Fed Governor Says Central Bank Could Take Advantage of Trade War Inflation Lael Brainard, a Fed governor, said the potential inflation on imports caused by President Trump’s tariffs could help the central bank achieve one of its primary goals....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Fed's Brainard Says Central Bank Should Welcome Modest Rise in Inflation Fed governor Lael Brainard said the central bank’s commitment to maintaining stable prices would benefit from a modest rise in inflation over the coming years, an indication the central bank wouldn’t need to raise interest rates should price pressure...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Trump's Latest Tariffs Likely to Have Only Modest Impact on Inflation The latest tariff increases on Chinese imports will likely deliver a modest and temporary boost to U.S. inflation,reflecting the relatively small portion of American spending that goes to goods rather than services....
16:00, 05/16/2019

Why former fed chair Alan Greenspan is wrong about inflation estimates Alan Greenspan, who used to be an important person, says the government’s inflation figures are wrong. Esther George, who is still important — as the head of the Kansas City Federal Reserve, — also says the inflation numbers are wrong. But George thi...
10:34, 05/16/2019

Fed officials see risks in weaker inflation expectations, trade row A drop in the consumer outlook for inflation and intensifying trade tensions drew caution from Federal Reserve officials on Monday as policymakers faced fresh market volatility and a renewed set of risks....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest in four weeks....
05:34, 07/12/2019

The Market's Inflation Expectations Aren't Making Sense Inflation expectations implied by the price of financial assets are a key guide for central bankers and investors alike. Seeing how they have behaved of late, their credibility should be questioned....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Fed's Williams says tariffs boost U.S. inflation, weigh on growth Tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on Chinese goods in the escalating trade war between the two countries will boost U.S. inflation and could dampen economic growth, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
15:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. producer prices up slightly, point to moderate inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly in June as the cost of energy and other goods dropped for a second straight month, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
17:00, 07/12/2019

Government Economists Turn to Big Data in Estimating Inflation The government is trying to incorporate insights from the massive amounts of information that firms collect, as part of doing business, into official economic indicators....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Draghi questions market-based inflation indicators Some market-based measures of inflation expectations have lost significance “due to technical conditions”, the European Central Bank’s President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday....
18:00, 06/18/2019

Record Low Inflation Expectations Bolster U.S. Government Bonds Treasury prices are rising again Friday, with the 10-year yield briefly falling below 2.08% amid an inflation sentiment reading that touched a record low....
18:17, 06/14/2019

Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
18:34, 06/28/2019

Consumer Inflation Likely Rose In June, But Below RBI Target: Poll Another reading below the inflation target will likely support the RBI's decision last month to cut interest rates to boost economic growth that slowed to more than a four-year low in the......
11:51, 07/09/2019

Zimbabwe’s civil servants protest pay as inflation hits 176% Representatives of Zimbabwe’s government workers Tuesday protested against what they called “slave salaries” as inflation almost doubled to 176%, a decade high that highlights the country’s rapidly deteriorating economy...
16:34, 07/16/2019

Shares snap seven-day hot streak; U.S. inflation feeds Fed bets World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a barely visible rise in U.S. inflation kept up talk of an early cut in interest rates there....
16:17, 06/12/2019

U.S. underlying inflation firming; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in the costs of a range of goods and services, but that will likely not change expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this month....
16:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readings were transitory and allow the central bank to keep interest rates unchanged for a while....
15:51, 05/31/2019

Arvind Kejriwal Demands Hike In Delhi's Share In Central Taxes Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday wrote to Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, demanding that Delhi's shares in central taxes be raised in view of its......
02:00, 07/19/2019

European-owned mine paid Guatemala just £1.4m in compulsory royalty taxes Swiss-based Solway group that runs Fenix nickel mine paid 1% on revenues from unrefined oreGuatemala’s largest nickel mine paid just £1.4m in compulsory royalty taxes during its first four years of production, according to its latest filings.The open...
18:17, 06/19/2019

Emmanuel Macron pledges to cut taxes in response to Yellow Vest protests French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to cut taxes and make other reforms Thursday in an address responding to the country's so-called Yellow Vest protests....
19:51, 04/28/2019

'Medicare-for-all' will raise taxes, force hospital layoffs: Chris Jacobs Chris Jacobs, the founder of a Washington D.C.-based policy consulting firm, warned on "Fox & Friends" on Wednesday that the single-payer, "Medicare For All" health care system would mean a spike in taxes for many Americans....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Lawsuit Alleges Trump Evaded Taxes on Panama Hotel Project President Trump’s property-management company allegedly failed to pay taxes in Panama on millions of dollars in fees it collected for managing a high-rise hotel there, according to new legal filings....
07:51, 06/04/2019

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050....
15:34, 06/04/2019

Scheer’s climate plan puts focus on ‘tech not taxes’ with $2.5B in pledges The Conservative leader's long-awaited climate plan pitches $2.5 billion in new spending that puts the emphasis on private sector green tech investments....
00:51, 06/20/2019

Investor claims Trump evaded taxes on Panama hotel property The majority owner of a former Trump-branded hotel in Panama alleges in a court filing that the U.S. president's company misrepresented finances of the building to evade taxes in the country....
20:17, 06/04/2019

Canadian government says taxes from reapproved pipeline project will go toward green energy Canadian leader Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet have reapproved the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion project, with government profits from the tax revenues and other funds to be put toward clean energy ventures, the Prime Minister announced Tuesd...
05:51, 06/19/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ star James Holzhauer likely owes $1.2 million in taxes on winnings There is more than one winner when it comes to James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy!” streak. The government is set to collect a cool $1.2 million in taxes from the game show juggernaut’s winnings of $2,462,216, according to The Action...
22:51, 06/04/2019

Opinion: Clarity On Taxes To Boost Investor Confidence In Start-Up Ecosystem Start-ups need clarity on taxes. It would also be helpful if they are offered hand-holding, especially when it comes to compliances and regulatory affairs....
16:51, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low-risk bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, mainly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in an annual report....
15:34, 07/01/2019

Beto O'Rourke begins filling in the blanks on the economy, taxes and entitlements Democratic 2020 candidate Beto O'Rourke sat down with CNBC's John Harwood to discuss his views on the economy, Trump's trade war and other campaign issues....
15:34, 07/05/2019

Raise taxes on firms that harm nature, OECD tells G7 countries Report calls for change of priorities and culture to avert catastrophic biodiversity lossGovernments need to ramp up investment in nature restoration and raise the tax burden on companies that degrade wildlife, according to recommendations made to th...
18:34, 05/07/2019

House Democrat weighs subpoena or court case for Trump's taxes U.S. House tax committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Thursday that he will decide by the end of the week whether to subpoena President Donald Trump's tax returns or go to court to obtain the documents, which the administration refuses to hand over....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Pakistani police say a bomb targeting security forces guarding Sufi shrine in city of Lahore kills 4, wounds several LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a bomb targeting security forces guarding Sufi shrine in city of Lahore kills 4, wounds several....
08:17, 05/08/2019

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate c...
16:00, 07/19/2019

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws US condemnation CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A top U.S. official says the death in custody of a Venezuelan navy captain shows that nobody’s safe in the crisis-wracked nation under President Nicolás Maduro. Sunday’s tweet from U.S. Assistant Secretary of Sta...
20:34, 06/30/2019

Monet Painting Draws $110.7 Million At New York Auction A Claude Monet painting from his celebrated "Meules" (Haystacks) series drew $110.7 million in New York on Tuesday in an auction record for the French Impressionist master....
12:34, 05/15/2019

Joe Maddon’s delivery protest draws ire of Nationals’ closer WASHINGTON — Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he was seeking fairness when he questioned the legality of Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle’s delivery in the ninth inning Saturday night and ultimately protested the game. That wasn’t D...
08:34, 05/19/2019

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-sounding and must go. Provinces and cities across China have been issuing notices pressuring private an...
07:17, 06/21/2019

Inter draws at Udinese and risks Serie A 3rd place MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan missed the chance of consolidating third place in Serie A on Saturday and could even find itself struggling to hold onto a Champions League berth. The Nerazzurri were held to 0-0 at relegation-threatened Udinese. That left In...
00:34, 05/05/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Goalless draws the order of the day After Mauritania and Angola played out the first goalless draw of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, there proved no separating Cameroon and Ghana either. Groups E and F are both wide open as a result....
09:00, 06/30/2019

| Brexit debate draws newcomers into British politics With no previous political experience, Jessica Simor and James Wells are both candidates in the upcoming European elections for rival parties born out of the divisive Brexit debate that is shaking up politics in Britain....
22:34, 05/21/2019

Tottenham draws with Everton to finish 4th in Premier League LONDON (AP) — Tottenham finished its Premier League campaign with a lively 2-2 draw against Everton on Sunday to secure fourth place. With third-place Chelsea held to a scoreless draw at Leicester, Tottenham missed out on the chance to finish third f...
19:00, 05/12/2019

‘Inequality’ job listing at The New Republic draws social media’s ire After absorbing a drubbing on social media, The New Republic has improved a job posting for the position of “deputy inequality editor,” which required a 29.5 hours of work a week — with no benefits. “Long a champion of equality in all its guises, The...
04:34, 06/26/2019

Thursday's Democratic Debate Draws TV Audience of 18.1 Million NBCUniversal says viewership was highest ever for a Democratic primary debate, but still fell short of audience of 24 million for first Republican debate of 2016 cycle....
23:51, 06/28/2019

Bologna draws 3-3 at Lazio to secure Serie A safety ROME (AP) — Bologna secured Serie A football for another season after drawing at Lazio 3-3 in a thriller on Monday. Bologna moved four points clear of the relegation zone with one match remaining. Lazio was still celebrating winning the Italian Cup m...
00:00, 05/21/2019

US Women World Cup win over Netherlands draws 14.3 million viewers The United State’s 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday attracted an averaged audience of 14.3 million viewers on FOX. ...
03:17, 07/09/2019

Bernie Sanders draws sharp contrasts between himself and Joe Biden Sen. Bernie Sanders compared his record with Joe Biden's on trade and foreign policy on Monday, attempting to draw sharp contrasts between himself and the former vice president as the two lead the Democratic presidential pack....
14:51, 04/30/2019

Kanter draws support of union after drawing jeers Enes Kanter, after being subject to a Denver crowd that chanted "Kanter sucks!" and a fan who was heard yelling "Go back to Turkey, oh wait, you can't," requested the Nuggets control their fans. The players' union then said it "stands with" Kanter....
07:17, 05/03/2019

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national security concerns....
05:17, 07/02/2019

USWNT ticker-tape parade draws big NYC crowds They’re already champions — and now they’re heroes. The US women’s national soccer team’s victory lap continued Wednesday with a traditional ticker-tape parade in Lower Manhattan, with thousands of diehard fans decked out in red, white an...
18:17, 07/10/2019

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws eye of UN watchdog The United Nations’ human rights chief is urging Venezuelan authorities to do a transparent investigate into the death of a navy captain, whose showed signs of torture after being arrested...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Women's World Cup draws better US ratings than last year's men's final This year's FIFA Women's World Cup final, which the United States won, pulled in significantly better ratings in the U.S. than the 2018 men's final....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Juul’s ‘switch’ campaign for smokers draws new scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul is pushing into TV with a multimillion-dollar campaign touting its vaping device as an alternative for middle-age smokers. And that’s raising concerns among health activists and others. Juul devices have...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Ban on banana-eating artwork draws ridicule in Poland Poland’s artists and opposition politicians are posting photos of themselves eating bananas in protest against the removal from a top national gallery of an art work featuring the fruit that the conservative authorities say is obscene...
13:51, 04/29/2019

U.S. Air Force Draws Giant Dick in the Sky, Claims It Was an Accident Yet again, U.S. armed forces have managed to trace the vague outline of a phallus in the clouds. This sky dong, which the Air Force contends was purely accidental, required a half dozen planes to complete....
01:34, 05/31/2019

Chris Hughes Essay Draws an Objection From Facebook “You don’t enforce accountability by calling for the breakup of a successful American company,” Nick Clegg, a Facebook executive, said in response to the Op-Ed....
01:00, 05/10/2019

Union Berlin draws 2-2 at Stuttgart in Bundesliga playoff STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Union Berlin twice came from behind to draw 2-2 at Stuttgart and take a big step toward Bundesliga promotion in the first leg of their playoff on Thursday. Suleiman Abdullahi needed just 87 seconds to equalize for Union afte...
23:51, 05/23/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation subdued The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Eurozone inflation ticks up in hopeful sign for central bank FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation rose in April in the 19-country eurozone, an encouraging sign for the European Central Bank in its struggle to sustainably raise price levels. The European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat said Friday that ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readings were transitory and allow the central bank to keep interest rates unchanged for a while....
15:34, 05/31/2019

Treasurys Extend Gains as Investors Focus on Trade and Inflation U.S. government-bond prices rose in choppy trading as investors kept a close eye on U.S.-China trade developments and reacted to a mixed inflation report....
19:51, 05/10/2019

UK inflation falls back to target ahead of rate decision LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain dipped in May, back to the Bank of England’s target, amid lower air fares and car prices. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices were up 2% in the yea...
12:34, 06/19/2019

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for first time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
20:51, 07/08/2019

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 8-Month High Of 3.18% In June: 10 Points Consumer inflation picked up to 3.18 per cent in June, from 3.05 per cent in the previous month, government data showed on Friday. That marked the highest level of consumer inflation recorded since......
15:34, 07/12/2019

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed global trade and business investment weakened, the Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semi-annual...
01:51, 07/06/2019

Fed's Evans: Rate Cuts Needed to Defend Fed's Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said in a television interview Tuesday the U.S. central bank needs to lower its short-term rate target to defend its 2% inflation target....
00:34, 07/17/2019

Canada’s inflation rate falls to 2% in June thanks to gas price drop Inflation is right on the Bank of Canada's ideal target, meaning there's no pressure for the central bank to increase or cut interest rates based on consumer prices....
19:17, 07/17/2019

U.S. producer prices rise marginally, suggest tame inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly for the second straight month in June as an acceleration in the cost of services was offset by cheaper energy goods, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
20:51, 07/12/2019

Wholesale Price Index Inflation Eases To Near 2 Year Low At 2.02% In June Wholesale price-based inflation declined for the second consecutive month to its 23-month low of 2.02 per cent in June, helped by decline in prices of vegetables as well as fuel and power items,......
12:51, 07/15/2019

Soft inflation data on Wednesday could spark more speculation for a Fed rate cut soon Consumer price inflation was expected to have increased at a pace of 1.9% in May, slower than in April and below the Federal Reserve's 2% target....
15:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. consumer prices barely rise; underlying inflation muted U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy could increase pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
16:17, 06/12/2019

U.S. Inflation Expectations Decline to Lowest Level Since Late 2017, N.Y. Fed Says Inflation expectations are continuing to fall, in what is likely to be a worrisome development for the Federal Reserve as it contemplates whether to lower its short-term rate target....
14:00, 06/11/2019

St. Louis Fed Chief Says Interest Rate May Be Cut to Meet Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the U.S. central bank may need to lower its short-term interest-rate target if inflation doesn’t appear on track to rise back to desired levels....
11:17, 05/22/2019

UK inflation back above official target as energy costs rise Official figures show that inflation in Britain rose in April above the Bank of England’s target rate following an uptick in energy prices and airfares...
11:17, 05/22/2019

How Interest Rates, Inflation Impact Equity Select Sectors Tech stocks loathe volatility, higher short-term rates benefit financials but hurt real estate and utilities. See key factors that drive equity select sectors....
00:00, 06/12/2019

Markets see long fight ahead as ECB battles low inflation expectations Mario Draghi's dramatic Tuesday hints of further monetary easing by the European Central Bank has stabilized collapsing euro zone inflation expectations, but the departing ECB chief will struggle to calm market fears of Japan-style economic stagnatio...
08:34, 06/20/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation weak The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
17:34, 06/13/2019

Fed Could Mull Lower Rates if Inflation and Global Risks Worsen Richard Clarida, the Fed’s vice chairman, said persistently low inflation or worsening global conditions could cause officials to reconsider patience....
19:51, 05/30/2019

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
18:17, 06/28/2019

Wealth Matters: How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commercial real estate....
19:00, 05/10/2019

Walker, Taxes Ranger: Ousted Wisconsin gov crusades for balanced-budget amendment For the first time in 25 years, Scott Walker isn’t an elected official. But the Republican former governor -- who narrowly lost his re-election bid last year -- has a new mission that keeps him engaged in politics....
15:00, 07/01/2019

Foreign Investors' Lobby Group Asks Government To Reconsider High Taxes About 40 per cent of roughly 9,400 FPIs investing in India are registered as trusts, according to tax experts, while the rest are registered as corporates....
17:51, 07/12/2019

Trump’s early financial losses were so steep that he did not pay income taxes for eight years, according to new report The New York Times reported Tuesday that Trump reported $1.17 billion in financial losses to the IRS between 1985 and 1994, according to official IRS tax transcripts....
03:17, 05/08/2019

Democrat seeking Trump’s taxes hasn’t released his, spends lavishly on lobbyists The House Democrat demanding President Trump’s tax returns is coming under fire for not releasing his returns and spending lavishly on lobbyists and potential donors....
19:34, 05/07/2019

Report: Cubs Co-Owner Todd Ricketts Has Been Getting Away With Not Paying His Full Property Taxes Thanks to an open records request filed by the Chicago Tribune, we now know that Todd Ricketts, finance chairman of the Republican National Committee and co-owner of the Chicago Cubs, has been getting a substantial tax break that he doesn’t deserve t...
18:17, 07/10/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Says Courts Should Settle Fight Over Trump’s Taxes (WASHINGTON) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that it’s up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrats demanding access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Mnuchin told a Senate panel that the fi...
20:34, 05/15/2019

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost $750 billion and paid for partly by higher tax rates for the wealthy and doubled tax rates on capital g...
18:34, 07/15/2019

"Increased Income Taxes Spooked Markets": Anand Mahindra On Union Budget Noted industrialist Anand Mahindra gave a guarded review of the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first union budget on Friday, balancing rare criticism for the lack of splashy announcements with......
17:00, 07/05/2019

Bipartisan bill would end glitch in GOP overhaul that raised taxes on Gold Star families Lawmakers introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday that would eliminate a quirk in the tax code that has resulted in the families of lost soldiers facing sharply higher tax bills on their survivor's benefits. The families were the inadvertent victi...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
05:51, 06/15/2019

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes The heads of some of Europe's largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was making huge strides in cutting its carbon footprint and that there was no shame in air travel....
02:34, 07/11/2019

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his policies are carried out. ...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Morgan Stanley's rich clients withdrew a surprising amount from accounts to pay their taxes Wealthy clients liquidate some investments every year to cover their tax bill, so presumably this was higher than what Morgan Stanley has seen previously....
22:34, 07/18/2019

Racial slur in prom proposal draws school principal's ire A social media photo showing two Southern California high school students laughing while displaying a prom proposal poster containing a racial slur against black people drew a stern reaction from their principal Wednesday....
01:17, 05/16/2019

Iran ratchets up tensions with higher enrichment, draws warnings Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major breach likely to draw a tougher reaction from President Donald Trump, who has pressured Tehran to renegotiate the pact....
21:17, 07/07/2019

AP Explains: Catalan trial that gripped Spain draws to close A dozen politicians and activists on trial for their failed bid in 2017 to carve out an independent Catalan republic in northeastern Spain will deliver their final statements Wednesday as four months of hearings draw to an end....
10:17, 06/12/2019

Military parts supplier TransDigm draws scrutiny over prices In a letter addressed to Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine, members of the House Oversight Committee called for a comprehensive investigation into the business practices of Transdigm, an Ohio-based military equipment supplier....
02:17, 06/09/2019

World Cup opening game draws record audience in France The opening game of the women's soccer World Cup between France and South Korea drew a record 9.83 million viewers in the host nation on Friday, according to figures released on Saturday....
17:17, 06/08/2019

Drug prices: Colorado's $100 insulin cap draws other states' interest A new law in Colorado capping the price of insulin for insured patients at $100 per month has generated interest in other states because the price of the life-saving drug has spiked, lawmakers said....
09:17, 06/08/2019

Woods draws Spieth, Rose for US Open at Pebble Beach PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth and Justin Rose — all U.S. Open champions — will be playing the opening two rounds together at the Open at Pebble Beach. Phil Mickelson, missing only the U.S. Open for the career Grand Slam, is i...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Women's World Cup final draws 14.3 mln U.S. viewers, but misses record More than 14 million Americans watched on television as the U.S. women's soccer team clinched their fourth World Cup title, broadcaster Fox said on Monday, but the TV audience failed to break records....
01:34, 07/09/2019

Cavani misses late penalty as French champion PSG draws PARIS (AP) — Edinson Cavani missed a late penalty given after a video review as French champion Paris Saint-Germain’s stuttering form continued in a 1-1 draw with Nice on Saturday. Referee Frank Schneider awarded it for a crude foul by Brazilia...
20:34, 05/04/2019

Ray-ban owner EssilorLuxottica draws line under Franco-Italian feud EssilorLuxottica declared an end to a feud between its French and Italian partners on Monday, saying it would drop all legal proceedings and focus on integrating the eyewear group formed by last year's 54 billion euro ($61 billion) merger....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Live reading of Mueller report in D.C. draws full house More than 250 people listened to a live staged reading of a single volume of special counsel Robert Mueller's report Thursday, with dozens of performers reading bite-sized chunks....
04:17, 07/12/2019

Nuclear sub service at Westminster Abbey draws peace protest British royalty, politicians and military chiefs are gathering to mark half a century of a nuclear-armed Britain — though organizers insist they are not thanking God for atomic weapons...
17:34, 05/03/2019

England's finest, Bronze draws on her French and American influences She is England's most influential player at this World Cup, has scored a contender for goal of the tournament and her coach believes she is the best player in the world but Lucy Bronze is far from overwhelmed by the sudden surge of attention....
20:17, 07/01/2019

Indian actress draws fire for quitting over Islamic faith A Muslim actress' decision to quit Bollywood, saying acting was taking her away from her faith, has triggered a backlash in India from fellow actors and fans....
21:34, 07/01/2019

First 2020 campaign debate draws healthy 15 million viewers LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first of a pair of Democratic presidential primary debates drew a robust 15-plus million viewers. Nielsen figures out Thursday show the event’s viewership topped every primary debate for the 2008 and 2012 elections. But W...
04:17, 06/28/2019

Austria moves toward Sept. 29 election as parliament draws toward close Austria on Wednesday took a step toward setting Sept. 29 as the date of its next parliamentary election as lawmakers passed a bill ending the current legislative period in a few weeks....
18:17, 06/12/2019

Supreme Court OKs blood draws from unconscious drivers without warrants Police do not generally need a court-issued warrant to draw an unconscious criminal suspect's blood, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a Wisconsin drunken driving case, declining to place new evidence-gathering restrictions on law enforceme...
02:00, 06/28/2019

JGBs firmer as 20-year auction draws ample demand Japanese government bond prices were mostly firmer on Wednesday, paring earlier modest losses after a well-received 20-year debt auction improved market sentiment....
08:34, 05/22/2019

Clyburn’s fish fry draws the Democratic hopefuls and illustrates a concern A field as big and diverse as this one will inevitably leave some voters feeling cheated. And it could make unifying around the eventual nominee almost impossible....
03:34, 06/23/2019

Fungi that draws gold from its surroundings discovered in Western Australia Interaction that could signal new gold deposits ‘had to be seen to be believed’, CSIRO researcher says Fungi that draws gold from its surroundings has been discovered in Western Australia, stunning scientists who say it could signal new deposits.Foun...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Chase bank draws backlash with 'Monday Motivation' tweet A tweet sent out by the United States largest banking institution that was designed to encourage Americans to save money instead drew a heavy dose of criticism....
19:51, 04/30/2019

Mamata Banerjee Draws Parallel With Sepoy Mutiny In Campaign Against PM Trinamool chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today invoked the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 to draw a parallel with the efforts by her party to dislodge the Narendra Modi government in the......
19:17, 05/02/2019

Joe Biden Draws Line Against Progressives on Health Care With New Proposal DES MOINES, Iowa — Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination who want to replace the curre...
00:51, 07/16/2019

Iraq's racy TV in Ramadan revives an industry - and draws censure On a studio set in Baghdad, a director watches the star of his TV series hold a knife against the neck of a fellow actor, in a dramatic revival of fortunes for Iraq's entertainment industry....
18:51, 05/21/2019

Benin, Guinea Bissau complete hat-trick of goalless draws "Benin and Guinea Bissau completed a hat-trick of goalless draws at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday with a stalemate that left both teams waiting for their first-ever win at the competition."...
02:34, 06/30/2019

Smriti Irani Draws From "Game of Thrones" To Sum Up Amethi Triumph Smriti Irani, who unseated Rahul Gandhi from Amethi, summed up her remarkable success in a quote from the ultra-popular series "Game of Thrones". By defeating the Congress president in his family......
09:00, 05/24/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Knicks’ greatest Kevin Durant question draws intrigue all over Returning from an Achilles tendon rupture didn’t cost Wesley Matthews money. And it probably isn’t going to cost Kevin Durant any either. “If Wes Mathews can get a max after an Achilles injury, Durant will have no problem,’’ one NBA general manager t...
01:34, 06/26/2019

Lawmaker’s ‘Nazi’ remark over pipeline fight draws criticism HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who opposes a gas pipeline project says she meant no harm when she said “Nazis were just doing their jobs too” in response to complaints that protesters were preventing workers from doi...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Robbery suspect draws comparisons to Jon Snow, Harry Styles Detectives investigating a robbery may need to look in the north after releasing a computer-generated image of the suspect who bears a striking resemblance to Game of Thrones hero Jon Snow, portrayed by Kit Harrington....
20:51, 05/24/2019

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Setting aside (mis)measurement issues, concerns about ...
13:17, 05/24/2019

Critics cry ‘grade inflation’ at NYC schools as students pass without meeting standards At the Science School for Exploration and Discovery, MS 244 in the Bronx, an impressive 94 percent of students in grades 6-8 passed their math classes in the 2017-18 school year. But how much math they actually mastered is questionable. Only 2 percen...
15:51, 06/30/2019

World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates After almost three years of successfully predicting a global economic revival, world bond markets are furiously flagging the risk of yet another recession, as well as low inflation for a generation....
18:34, 06/07/2019

Turkey's Albayrak says inflation falling, hopes to achieve targets at year-end Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Monday that the falling trend in inflation continued after consumer prices eased to a less-than-expected 18.71% in May, and added that Turkey will hopefully achieve its targets at the end of the year....
11:34, 06/03/2019

Pick your poison: For Fed, it's higher inflation or an inevitable return to quantitative easing The Great Recession ended a decade ago this month, but for the U.S. Federal Reserve the fallout has posed an era-defining choice: Either jolt Americans to expect higher inflation, or keep the printing press ready for the next economic slide....
08:00, 06/03/2019

FOREX-Euro dips on report on ECB inflation goal, dollar flat The euro dipped on Thursday following a report the European Central Bank staff is studying a potential change to its inflation goal, while the dollar was little changed amid bets the Federal R...
17:51, 07/18/2019

China's food inflation rose 6.1% in April as pork prices spiked China's April consumer inflation was in line with expectations, but a spike in pork prices contributed to higher food prices, the National Bureau of Statistics data showed on Thursday....
13:51, 05/09/2019

U.S. bond market's inflation gauges rise as Fed hints at rate cuts The U.S. bond market's gauges of investors' inflation views climbed on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it may lower interest rates later this year to counter slowing global growth and sluggish domestic inflation....
01:51, 06/20/2019

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Signals Concern Over Sluggish Spending, Low Inflation Federal Reserve officials agreed to hold their benchmark interest rate steady and noted some key economic activity had slowed during the first quarter....
01:17, 05/02/2019

Strong U.S. growth, weak inflation leave Fed stuck happily on hold The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady at its policy meeting this week as policymakers balance recent stronger-than-expected U.S. economic growth against sluggish inflation....
03:34, 04/30/2019

Sanders campaign slams Harris over refusal to admit 'Medicare-for-all' means higher taxes Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign is blasting rival Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris over her repeated insistence that she’s “not prepared to engage in a middle-class tax hike” to pay for her "Medicare-for-all" proposal....
19:51, 07/18/2019

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump’s taxes ALBANY — The Democratic-controlled New York Legislature is poised to give final passage Wednesday to a bill that would give Congress access to President Trump’s tax filings. Recent fixes to the legislation allow only for the release of filings ...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Friends who can be their irritating selves with you are the best | Coco Khan I’ve been on a hen weekend with old pals, drinking through penis straws on a chilly beach in a world of our ownI had been thinking about my friends from secondary school, about how rare it is to have lasting friendships and how some relationships tha...
02:51, 07/20/2019

Khan fight “ludicrous,” says Dib cornerman Trainer Nettles Nasser tells Elliot Worsell he has an issue with the weight difference between former world champions Amir Khan and Billy Dib The post Khan fight “ludicrous,” says Dib cornerman appeared first on Boxing News....
20:00, 07/09/2019

High court OKs no warrant blood draws in drunken driver case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says law enforcement officers can generally draw blood without a warrant from an unconscious person suspected of driving drunk or while on drugs. The high court issued its ruling Thursday in a case involving a Wisc...
17:34, 06/27/2019

German biscuit heiress draws ire with remark on Nazi forced labor The heiress of a German biscuits empire has stirred outrage after she appeared to play down the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Women's World Cup final draws 14.3 million U.S. viewers, but misses record More than 14 million Americans watched on television as the U.S. women's soccer team clinched their fourth World Cup title, broadcaster Fox said on Monday, but the TV audience failed to break records....
00:51, 07/09/2019

Ray & Liz draws an intensely specific portrait of a troubled working-class upbringing Memories both joyous and painful are recreated and thus transformed in Distant Voices, Still Lives and The Long Day Closes, Terence Davies’ 1988 and 1992 masterpieces about his white working-class upbringing. Some thirty years on, Ray & Liz, an a...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Trump's claim revolutionary army 'took over airports' draws ridicule – live Trump criticized for making himself center of 45-minute speechDemocratic 2020 contenders out campaigning in full forceSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.16pm BST Yesterday, Donald Trump promised “very soon, we will plant the Amer...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Trump's half-cocked and loaded tweet draws barrage of reaction U.S. President Donald Trump, whose Twitter malaprops often set off a deluge of social media criticism, was targeted on Friday for a linguistic misfire involving the phrase "locked and loaded."...
22:17, 06/21/2019

Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case draws his New Mexico ranch into investigation A sprawling desert ranch south of Santa Fe is tied to a New Mexico state attorney general investigation targeting financier Jeffrey Epstein, according to reports....
18:34, 07/14/2019

England World Cup triumph draws TV audience of 8m as country goes cricket crazy Cricket enjoyed its largest audience since the iconic Ashes of 2005 as nearly eight million people tuned in to watch the climax of England's first men's cricket World Cup triumph at Lord's on Sunday....
13:34, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite suspects from the city to face charges in mainland China....
22:51, 06/09/2019

Navjot Sidhu Absent, But Draws Salary: BJP Leader To Punjab Governor BJP leader Tarun Chugh said the fight between the Chief Minister and the minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has caused a constitutional crisis. I request the Governor to take action in Punjab's interest....
09:00, 07/09/2019

Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigra...
04:34, 06/04/2019

AOC’s call for ‘9/11-style commission’ over Trump border policy draws fire Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) called for a “9/11-style commission” to look into the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant families at the US border. Speaking Saturday at a town hall in Queens, she said the US has a “lif...
09:17, 07/21/2019

Mexico draws red line on asylum in talks to stop Trump tariffs Mexico on Monday made clear it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immig...
19:34, 06/03/2019

Call to raid Area 51 draws hordes of alien hunters on Facebook Welcome to Rachel street sign on SR-375 in Nevada, also known as the Extraterrestrial Highway. Situated close to the Nellis Air Force Range and Area 51, Rachel is popular among UFO hunters. / Getty Images By Tom Metcalfe Area 51 may be facing an inva...
19:34, 07/15/2019

Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Biden draws firefighters' endorsement, Trump jibes, ahead of speech Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden picked up an early endorsement from a large trade union and sparred on social media with President Donald Trump over blue-collar support on Monday ahead of the Democrat's first event as a 2020 contender....
22:51, 04/29/2019

RPT-Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's mos...
14:34, 06/07/2019

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels: researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's mos...
11:17, 06/07/2019

Reds' Derek Dietrich draws ire of broadcaster over home runs: 'I don't understand why you have to do that' One of the more surprising storylines of the Major League Baseball season is the recent power surge Cincinnati Reds second baseman Derek Dietrich has had in 53 games....
16:17, 05/31/2019

Massachusetts power plant cooling towers demolition draws spectators Two 500-foot cooling towers of a Massachusetts power plant came crumbling down within seconds Saturday morning during a controlled demolition that drew crowds of spectators who celebrated the concrete structures being destroyed....
23:17, 04/28/2019

PM Modi's Rajiv Gandhi Attack Draws United Opposition Rebuke Prime Minister Narendra Modi's controversial remark that former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi died as "corrupt number 1", has prompted sharp reactions from the opposition....
19:34, 05/05/2019

'Game of Thrones' series finale draws record 19.3 million U.S. viewers: HBO Some 19.3 million U.S. viewers watched the series finale of television's "Game of Thrones" on Sunday - a record audience for the fantasy series, cable channel HBO said....
03:17, 05/21/2019

Fox News Column Mocking Olympic Team Diversity Draws Outrage The piece, written by John Moody and published on FoxNews.com, sarcastically suggested that the motto for the U.S. Olympic Committee should be “Darker, Gayer, Different.”...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still falling short of what many campaigners hoped for....
03:51, 05/20/2019

Democratic Presidential hopeful Buttigieg draws crowd for Fox town hall Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Sunday called for higher taxes on the wealthy, backed abortion rights and promised to run what he called an inclusive campaign in a New Hampshire town hall broadcast on Fox News....
06:00, 05/20/2019

Virgil Abloh draws from 1980s graffiti culture for Off-White show Men’s spring/summer collection featured Futura prints and cult streetwear Founded in 2012, Virgil Abloh’s brand Off-White is one made for the digital age. The designer’s social media following – 7.6 million for Off-White, 4.6 million for his personal...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Biden healthcare plan draws contrast with White House rivals Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden unveiled a $750 billion healthcare plan on Monday that he said would strengthen the Affordable Care Act, drawing a contrast with rivals who back a more sweeping "Medicare for All" government-run system....
20:34, 07/15/2019

Harrowing photo of drowned migrants at U.S. border draws global attention A harrowing photo of a man and his young daughter who drowned on the U.S.-Mexico border has brought global attention to the dangers for a wave of mostly Latin American migrants traveling north, with Pope Francis on Wednesday expressing "immense sadne...
19:17, 06/26/2019

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' draws life sentence in US prison While expressing no remorse, Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison....
23:34, 07/17/2019

Trump touts low inflation moments after his onetime Fed pick argued for a rate cut to boost it "The Fed has to cut rates because prices have been falling and once those prices stabilize you just stop cutting rates," says the onetime Trump Fed pick....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Brazil c.bank chief says reforms create benign inflation outlook -TV interview Brazil central bank president Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by the lower house of Congress of an overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
03:17, 07/12/2019

REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall St gains as soft inflation data supports accommodative Fed U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and a benign inflation data underscored the Federal Reserve's dovish stance on interest rates....
18:34, 04/29/2019

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more different....
11:00, 06/06/2019

Inflation Fears Fade Amid Bond Rally, Rise in Rate Cut Bets Investors’ expectations for inflation have fallen to their lowest levels since the start of the year. The decline has coincided with a sharp rise in the odds that the Fed will cut interest rates multiple times this year....
22:51, 06/11/2019

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, adding that current inflation expectations are in line with targets....
03:51, 07/05/2019

US begins preparations to impose tariffs on remaining $300B in Chinese imports that don’t already face import taxes WASHINGTON (AP) — US begins preparations to impose tariffs on remaining $300B in Chinese imports that don’t already face import taxes....
01:34, 05/11/2019

New York Times' Report on Trump's Taxes Confirms He Is the Worst Businessman in the World, and Don Lemon's Got Jokes In what may be the undoing of Donald Trump’s facade as the biggest, wealthiest businessman to every lace up his hard bottoms, a new report shows that Trump is exactly who we thought he was: an idiot who inherited his father’s fortune and pissed it aw...
18:34, 05/08/2019

Trump's tax records show his businesses lost so much money over a decade, he didn't have to pay income taxes for 8 of those ten years AP Photo/Alex Brandon President Donald Trump's tax information covering the years 1985 to 1994 show a business empire nearly in ruin, according to financial information obtained by The New York Times. Trump's negative adjusted gross income allowed h...
02:51, 05/08/2019

Gas prices rising again CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) – The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell 3 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.93. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that it’s the first price ...
01:00, 05/20/2019

It’s Never Been Easier to Be a C.E.O., and the Pay Keeps Rising Compensation for top bosses grew at double the pace of ordinary workers’ wages, according to our annual analysis. Topping the list: Elon Musk, with a $2.3 billion package....
18:17, 05/24/2019

Image of dead father, daughter at US-Mexico border draws reactions from around the world A harrowing image of a El Salvadoran migrant and his 2-year-old daughter lying face down on the banks of the Rio Grande River after drowning is highlighting the risks that those face while trying to enter America – and is drawing reactions from presi...
20:34, 06/26/2019

Latest sexual assault allegation against Trump draws muted political reaction Democrats appear resigned to the idea that the president will never face serious political damage from accusations of sexual misconduct, which have now been made by 16 women....
21:34, 06/25/2019

Aidan O’Brien draws French Derby blank as Sottsass wins at Chantilly • Cape Of Good Hope finishes a game fourth for Irish trainer• ITV Racing’s Epsom Derby peak viewing figures slightly downThe Derby failed to find a clear-cut leader of the three-year-old generation as five horses crossed the line within a length of e...
10:34, 06/03/2019

WRAPUP 1-Mexico draws red line on asylum in talks to stop Trump tariffs Mexico on Monday made clear it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immig...
19:51, 06/03/2019

RNC draws $61.8 M for 2019-2020 cycle, posts record-breaking number for April As the number of 2020 Democratic candidates continued to grow, the Republican National Committee (RNC) posted another record-breaking fundraising haul of $15.9 million in April....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Study draws incredible link between school bus exhaust and student test scores As educators have known for a long, long time, there’s no magic solution to improving academic performance across an entire student body. Experienced teachers and an engaging curriculum go a long way, but external factors often play just as big...
13:00, 05/02/2019

WRAPUP 5-Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigra...
05:34, 06/04/2019

Susan Collins draws a Democratic challenger who seeks to undermine her moderate image In an announcement video, Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon highlights the Republican senator’s votes for President Trump’s tax cuts and Supreme Court nominees....
18:00, 06/24/2019

China draws up tighter rules on human gene and embryo trials: Xinhua China's top legislature will consider tougher rules on research involving human genes and embryos, the first such move since a Chinese scientist sparked controversy last year by announcing he had made the world's first "gene-edited" babies....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Parents feeding kids bleach to 'cure autism' draws anger, frustration While it has been dubbed in some alternative medicine circles as “Miracle Mineral Solution” or “MMS,” there are growing concerns among medical and legal professionals over parents feeding a bleach solution to their children under the guise of it “cur...
00:51, 06/21/2019

Should dating apps tell us how sexy we are? | Coco Khan App algorithms rank results so dating opportunities end up being hoarded by the few. One app told me my scoreMarks out of 10: how attractive do you think you are? Perhaps you’d describe yourself as a six on a good hair day, or seven when you’ve caugh...
09:17, 06/17/2019

Today's Big Release: Salman Khan's Tubelight Salman Khan's Tubelight is set against the backdrop of Indo-China war (1962). Sohail Khan and child artiste Matin Rey Tangu co-star with Salman in the film...
19:34, 04/28/2019

What is Amir Khan doing fighting Billy Dib and does Dib have any chance? Matt Christie examines the curious Amir Khan card in Saudi Arabia The post What is Amir Khan doing fighting Billy Dib and does Dib have any chance? appeared first on Boxing News....
16:34, 07/09/2019