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Trump Signs Exec Order to Tackle Tax Reform

President Donald Trump has made no secret of the fact that he wants to deregulate the big banks, but on Friday he took his deregulatory fetish to a whole new level. RUSSIA The House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russia's involvement in the 2016 USA election, says it has invited the directors of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Agency to appear at a closed hearing on May 2.

Oil up on potential output cut extension

The estimates followed data from the U.S. Energy Information Agency Tuesday, which said American producers would likely increased their 2018 output by around 7.37% to 9.9 million barrels per day. The market, which retreated early in USA trading, turned positive after reports that Saudi Arabia said it wants to extend production cuts enacted in January for another six months when the group meets in May, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Amid competition, Verizon loses key customers for first time

During the same period previous year, it had gained 640,000 subscribers. Total operating revenue fell to $29.81 billion from $32.17 billion a year earlier. Industry analysts have questioned whether the company will pursue a more transformative deal as its main competitor AT&T seeks to diversify its business through a planned acquisition of Time Warner.

The latest from the Shanghai auto show

As it now stands, China is the world's largest sales market for electrified cars, with ambitious targets to expand sales of fully electric and hybrid vehicles in order to address congestion and air quality issues in its cities. Industry officials and experts reckon tightening fuel efficiency regulations through 2020 will compel auto makers to rely more on electrification to boost average fuel efficiency despite the drop-off in subsidies.

Tuesday weather: Showers likely, thunderstorms possible

Thursday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. With the increased cloud cover will come a drop in temperatures as highs struggle to make it to the lower 60s. The Weather Service said quiet weather will follow after the system exits the region, with just a 20 percent chance for showers Monday night and Tuesday .

Oil dips, hits 11-day low as U.S. shale output seen surging

A day earlier, before the break wrapped up most key markets, it ended up 3 cents at $55.89 per barrel. While U.S. crude stockpiles declined from a record, OPEC said in a report Wednesday that rivals in the American shale industry are growing stronger.

Workers relieve pressure on leaking Alaska oil well

The crude spray onto the well pad was discovered Friday morning, and capped on Sunday. The site was also venting natural gas from two locations: a leak near the top of the well, and another lower down. "The top leak was misting oil in conjunction with releasing natural gas", said ADEC in a statement, but "the activation of the surface safety valve has stopped the release from that point".

Giraffe At Animal Adventure Park In NY Gave Birth!

April the giraffe's calf takes its first tentative steps on April 15, 2017. Jordan Patch of the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, NY posted a video on Facebook Saturday morning telling everyone to 'cancel your plans....we are in labor'.

Police probe US school shooting motive

Williams Syndrome is characterized by medical problems, learning disabilities, highly social personalities and an affinity for music. Smith's mother, Irma Sykes , said her daughter had been friends with Anderson for about four years before they got married.

Uber says it's in the black despite heavy losses

It made $6.5 billion in net revenue, with $2.8 billion in adjusted net losses, excluding its Chinese business, which it sold last summer. If Uber Technologies Inc. Since the calendar has changed to 2017, Uber has faced criticism for its workplace culture and comments made by Chief Executive Travis Kalanick, as well as a lawsuit from Waymo , the self-driving auto unit of Alphabet Inc.

Injuries And Arrests After Venezuela Protest Clashes

Yesterday (10 April), several patients including a newborn baby had to be evacuated from a medical clinic in the Las Mercedes district after it was struck by tear gas canisters, a doctor there told reporters. The demonstrations initially began in response to a controversial and later annulled Supreme Court (TSJ) ruling on March 29 giving the judiciary temporary powers to assume certain functions of the National Assembly, which is now in violation of the high court.

Sensex, Nifty open with tepid gains; Infosys bounces back over 1%

It witnessed an intra-day movement of 69.85 points. In the Asian region, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down 0.76 per cent and Japan's Nikkei fell 0.48 per cent while Shanghai Composite shed 0.36 per cent in early trade on Tuesday. The rupee recovered some of the lost ground after taking a battering overnight, advancing 6 paise to 64.50 against the United States dollar amid mild selling of the American currency by exporters.

United States, Mexico, and Canada launch bid to host 2026 World Cup

Soccer President Sunil Gulati said regarding Trump's opinion on teaming up with Mexico. "This is a milestone day for U.S. Soccer and for CONCACAF ", U.S. CONCACAF will argue its time has come. Canadian Soccer Association President Victor Montagliani added that the expectation is for all three potential host nations to automatically qualify for the tournament.

Urjit Patel says still more scope for banks to cut lending rates

The repo rate was last reduced by a quarter-point in October at the first meeting chaired by Governor Patel, before the announcement of demonetization on November 8 a year ago. The government, mindful of the impact on inflation , has already indicated it is considering acting with the RBI in implementing a special facility to drain the extra liquidity.

Christie halts Amtrak payments, calls for inspection

Amtrak owns the station and the tracks and leases access to NJ Transit and Long Island Railroad. Moorman said he visited the site of the fix work Thursday morning and is "confident that we will have full service for rush hour tomorrow morning".

Adidas to Mass-Produce 3D Printed Shoes in Vats of Warm Liquid Goo

The FutureCraft 4D will be the first 3D-printed shoe Adidas has mass-produced and the first created using the Digital Light Synthesis printing technique developed by Silicon Valley start-up Carbon . Adidas AG (ADR ) says that it is planning to release some 5,000 Futurecraft 4D shoes in the Fall and Winter season of 2017. "Without these limitations posed by traditional production methods, Adidas can now bring the best and most innovative products to consumers faster than ...

SDIC vows to boost Xiongan New Area

The Xiongan New Area project is a typical example of how state development policy in China is often dictated by the wishes of the top leader rather than by necessity or real demand. Over the years, the Chinese government has built dozens of new metropolitan areas and free trade zones (FTZs), with the majority ending up becoming "white elephants" that are neither economically viable nor sustainable.

Governor Brown lifts drought emergency, retains prohibition on wasteful practices

Jerry Brown made official on Friday what anyone who happened to be looking out a window at yet another soggy Sacramento morning may have suspected: The California drought is over. Brown said emergency drinking water projects will continue to help with diminished ground water supplies. The state saw precipitation levels that were 184 percent above average .

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq to retire after West Indies series

Pakistan , for the first time, also occupied top test rankings previous year under his captaincy. The final Test begins on May 10 in Dominica. "I believe that if I put in more hard work, I will definitely get more rewards in global cricket", Shadab said.

Axon Offers Free Body Cameras for Every Police Officer in the US

Many officers have said body cameras are in violation of their basic employment rights and threaten their safety by making every encounter an opportunity to find wrongdoing. Smith told The Huffington Post that the company's body cam pledge and name change is a way to move on from the negative connotations of Tasers. "Taser will remain one of our flagship products, but now as a single focused product brand for our suite of smart weapons".