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GST Council sets tax rates for lotteries, hotels

In this connection, the Finance Minister said that the Council has allowed businesses a relaxation of time for the first two months (July-August) for filing their returns. Having said that, GST will definitely organize the taxation system in the sector, where until now, up to eight different types of taxes were being imposed at various levels of the supply chain. Read More »

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate Slightly


The plan would involve halting reinvestments of the growing amounts of maturing securities. We expect another rate hike and some balance sheet normalisation before the end of the year'. However, with the increased risk of political turmoil, it's highly unlikely that the BoE will hike rates anytime soon unless inflation went out of control. Read More »

Paul Casey fights back after nightmare start to second round

Hopefully, I've got a lot of the bad stuff out of my system [Thursday] and some parts [Friday]. He was at 7-under 137, two shots clear of anyone else who played early in warm sunshine on a course that getting dry and crispy. Dustin Johnson missed the cut at Erin Hills and so is out of the US Open but the world number one insists that he is not down about his game . But three costly bogeys on the back nine left Johnson needing to pick up strokes down the stretch which proved beyond him. Read More »

US Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates, Unveils Balance Sheet Cuts for 2017


The Fed raised interest rates for the second time this year, by a quarter percentage point to a target range of 1.00-1.25 percent and forecast one more rise in 2017. Strategists at Deutsche Bank warned that its European "complacency indicator", which measures valuations relative to market volatility, was at an 11-year high, and the bank expects economic momentum to fade in coming months. Read More »

Varadkar to have his first meeting with British PM


The Republic of Ireland is the province's biggest trading partner outside Britain. The center-left Social Democrat strongly criticized May's Conservatives , saying that they "played with the emotions of citizens in Britain, told fake news about Europe and left people unclear about what consequences this would all have". Read More »

"We want justice": London inferno survivors protest council


The meeting is unlikely to quell complaints that May has been slow to reach out to fire survivors, despite her announcement of a $6.4 million emergency fund to help the displaced families. 16 bodies have been recovered from the Tower and taken to a mortuary. Corbyn met with members of the public and was pictured hugging tearful relatives of victims near the charred building. Read More »

Hawaii passes law committing state to Paris climate deal


If the going to do its part to fight the real threat of climate change, Trump's decision must be viewed not as permission to relax environmentally friendly practices but as a challenge to do more to protect the planet for future generations. Read More »

Amazon moves into real-world stores with $13.7 billion Whole Foods deal

More hubs means quicker and fresher delivery, which will bolster Amazon's existing grocery delivery service, AmazonFresh . The bombshell news caused grocery store stocks to dip. The immediate reaction from other grocery chains is a little easier to gauge. A Whole Foods Market is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S. Read More »

Oil prices struggle on doubts OPEC can rein in oversupply

The EIA reports that the price of oil over the course of quarter three may lead to possible increases in price over the next few months of this year. This is according to new data from the Energy Information Administration, who said that U.S. crude stocks, in particular, fell by a far lower amount than they expected. Read More »

Oil prices decline as doubts grow over OPEC's supply cuts

The Energy Information Administration said Wednesday that gasoline inventories, one of the products that crude is refined into, unexpectedly rose by roughly 2m barrels against expectations for a decline of 457,000 barrels. The dip in oil prices came on the heels of the projection by the International Energy Agency of an increase in production from non-members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Read More »

Congress Says No Proposal Received From BJP for Meeting on Presidential Candidate

Union Ministers Rajnath Singh and Venkaiah Naidu met Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday, to decide on the possibility of a consensual presidential candidate, reports said. "So, there is nothing to think about when they did not suggest any name". The BJP chief Amit Shah has also told reporters in Mumbai that the party would soon consult the allies before deciding the Presidential candidate. Read More »

Brexit negotiations begin in Brussels

Following talks in Dublin with the new Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, she said that reaching a "sensible" Brexit had been the focus of their talks. Davis, a prominent "Leave" campaigner in the referendum, said he was approaching the talks in a "constructive way", knowing they will be "difficult at points". Read More »

Full text of Uber CEO's memo to staff about leave of absence


Three months after two female former employees aired horrifying allegations of rampant sexual harassment, homophobia and racism which they said was fostered by Kalanick and his entrusted circle of senior executives. Keep executives accountable. Use performance reviews and compensation to hold Uber's leaders accountable. What's more, even when Kalanick returns, his responsibilities would likely be reduced, The board has made a decision to accept all of the recommendations presented ... Read More »

Greece hoping to finally secure long-term debt relief deal


The head of the euro zone bailout fund Klaus Regling told a news conference after the ministers' meeting that the disbursement of the money would take place in two tranches. Berlin wants to retain some leverage over the Greek government to make sure reforms remaining under the bailout are implemented. "We can't live on 300 euros ($334)!" they chanted, with some waving sticks. Read More »

United Kingdom will leave single market and customs union - Hammond

October 19 - Mr Barnier is set to report back to the EU27 on whether sufficient progress has been made to move on to phase two of the talks, covering the UK's future trade relationship with the remaining EU. "Many people are afraid that what is presented as a very generous offer will not be seen as very generous, which could really contribute to a negative atmosphere", a European source said. Read More »

US Open Day One

Jamie Lovemark and J.B. Casey laid up in the rough, took two chops to get out of more rough behind the 14th green, and staggered away with a triple-bogey 8 that might have ruined his day at Erin Hills . "So you've got to be very patient and stay in the moment", he said. Some of it nearly takes the bombers out of it. The last six majors have been won by first-timers, and that cycle has a good chance to continue. Read More » to acquire Whole Foods at US$42 per share

Whole Foods already has a lot of in-store dining and lots of prepared foods. Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market sent the stocks of grocery store operators and other companies that compete with Whole Foods plunging Friday. Whole Foods , founded in 1978, has more than 460 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, employs 87,000 people and is the leading natural and organic foods supermarket. Read More »

Warriors 2017 NBA championship parade


The most vociferous response came from small forward Andre Iguodala who said , " Hell, nah! " when questioned by journalist Sam Amick from USA Today . "We haven't even gotten that far and all those reports are false", Kerr said. "You've got people of every race, color, religion, creed, whatever, and everybody's just coming together and loving this team". Read More »

Harman in front on crowded US Open leaderboard

I still expect to play well and compete at a high level out here. I just struggled on the greens. Four years after Justin Rose ended a 43-year wait for an English victor, Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood headed into the third round of the US Open at Erin Hills in a four-way tie for the lead. Read More »

Fed Raises Interest Rate by a quarter point

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note was 2.12 percent, the same as shortly before the statement came out. Mortgage rates will be higher, as will credit card interest rates and vehicle loans. Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari dissented in Wednesday's decision. We expect another rate hike and some balance sheet normalisation before the end of the year'. Read More »

Britain eyes Brexit deal 'like no other in history'

European Union officials suggested the apparent climbdown could buy May's unstable government breathing space to actually decide what kind of future relationship it wants. She herself will travel there three days later for a summit on June 22 and 23 with the other 27 European Union national leaders. Both sides are keen to ensure that people and goods keep moving smoothly across the border and that nothing undermines the peace agreement that ended decades of bloody conflict in Northern ... Read More »

"No doubt" over Britain leaving EU: UK minister

Addressing her party on Monday after one of its most memorable electoral failures, May said she would take a broader, more consultative approach to the Brexit talks. "But what we are trying to get is tariff free access to the single market". Macron was speaking even after Britain's Prime Minister Teresa May announced that Brexit talks were scheduled to begin in June 2017. Read More »

Will Trump Executive Order Boost Restaurant Jobs?

President Donald Trump is ordering more money and a bigger role for private companies in designing apprenticeship programs meant to fill some of the 6 million open jobs in the U.S. Big progress being made as the Real News is reporting. "Registered apprenticeships are a sign of quality, rigor, and standards, and we have to maintain those standards". Read More »

Southern Baptists adopt resolution denouncing alt-right, white supremacy at annual convention

He also made a general statement apologizing "for the pain and confusion that we created" and explaining that the committee was concerned that the resolution was giving the appearance they were hating their enemies. "This really revealed fracture lines within the Southern Baptist Convention over racial divisions that are going to continue beyond any resolution", Green adds. Read More »

General Electric CEO Immelt to step down

Now that GE has a new leader, people are searching for John Flannery's wife and John Flannery's kids. Immelt also got rid of the NBC television network, a division of the company, GE appliances and GE announced last week that it is seeking to sell off it light bulb business - an iconic piece of the company since it was co-founded by Thomas Edison, the light bulb's inventor. Read More »

Trump confirms he is under investigation

The tweet , which seems to confirm that Trump himself is under investigation , appears to reference Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as "the man" investigating him. Unless, that is, Rosenstein sidelines himself. Senior Justice Department officials pushed back on the ABC News report , saying Rosenstein has not at this point requested any official opinion on the matter from career ethics attorneys in the department. Read More »

Amazon To Acquire Whole Foods Market For $13.7 Billion

Investors like the deal and think it will be good for the online retail giant, which has been expanding its grocery offerings. "If shoppers are going to allow a company, a retailer, to pick their meat, their produce and their seafood, Whole Foods is probably at the top of the list of retailers with the best reputation across the country". Read More »

5 of the Biggest Challenges GE's Jeff Immelt Faced As CEO

After earning a bachelor's degree in finance and a Wharton MBA, he spent 10 years at GE Capital's Stamford, Connecticut, office before being sent to Argentina in 1997 to help the Latin American operations. He led the company not only through the period following the attacks but also the 2008 crisis in financial markets. On Flannery's watch, the healthcare unit - best-known for imaging and diagnostics - has also expanded into life sciences, offering a range of services to pharmaceutical and ... Read More »

Britain's Hammond says 'growth and jobs' Brexit priority

The Government's Brexit secretary David Davis will meet the EU's top negotiator, Michel Barnier , in Brussels for phase one of negotiations. The EU has insisted that this sequence involve sorting out Britain's departure and urgent issues like the rights of citizens affected by Brexit before the shape of future ties or trade are discussed. Read More »

Amazon buying Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal; grocery stocks tumble


He's got professional respect for Amazon for how efficiently and successfully it runs its business. If Amazon chooses to continue relying on Instacart for delivery at some stores, the startup could prove itself to be a valuable partner, said Guru Hariharan, a former Amazon manager and founder of Boomerang Commerce Inc., a company that designs software for large retailers. Read More »

Alleged Virginia shooter linked to many GOP-hate groups on Facebook


The officers were on hand due to the presence of Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise , a senior House member and Republican leader who was wounded in the attack. Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Tim Slater said the Federal Bureau of Investigation needs the public's help in piecing together Hodgkinson's whereabouts and activities while he was in Alexandria. Read More »

Theresa May under pressure to soften Brexit stance

These include a commitment by London to do more to attract Foreign Direct Investment into the province, improvement in connectivity between Northern Ireland and Great Britain - including a guarantee of direct access to London's hub airports. Read More »

Senate Democrats weigh blockade to protest GOP health care plan


Sen. Brian Schatz, (D-Hawaii), asked Price whether Senate Republicans have asked him to weigh in on aspects of the bill being drafted. South Dakota Republican Sen. "Because the House bill is so mean and so unpopular, Senate Republicans are left with two options: Either fix what's in the bill or just hide it from everyone", Noah said in the segment (above). Read More »