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GST is a 'Great Step Towards Transparency': PM Modi

He said any decision of the GST Council will be passed by three-fourths of its members, wherein the states will control two-thirds of the votes and the Centre the remaining one third. Apparently referring to AIADMK which opposed the GST because of certain concerns, the Prime Minister said, "Some people here would be thinking that it should have been this or that way".

Trump to outline economic plan as he seeks to reverse slide

Meanwhile, social media company FourSquare released data showing that since Trump announced his candidacy in June 2015, "foot traffic to Trump-branded hotels, casinos and golf courses in the United States has been down". "We need a more responsible campaign, and we haven't seen it so far", he added. "He's going to win parts of OH where people are really hurting", Kasich said.

Major resort operator buying largest North American ski area

It has since grown to become one of the premier ski destinations in North America, serving as a host site for the Olympic Winter Games in 2010. Vail CEO Rob Katz says the combined expertise of the two companies will improve the experience for guests and preserve the brand and character of the B.C.

Mexico overcomes early scare, beats Fiji 5-1 in men's soccer

Neymar and new Manchester City signing Gabriel Jesus both disappointed, with Neymar getting a yellow card for petulantly kicking the ball at an opponent. Denmark sits atop the group with its win against South Africa , which means that Brazil is tied for second place with Iraq . Roy Krishna had given Fiji a shock 1-0 lead in the 11th minute and his team led 1-0 at halftime.

Chaos inside Emirates plane that crash-landed in Dubai

According to air traffic control recordings cited by Aviation Herald , a respected independent website specializing in information on air accidents , controllers at Dubai had reminded the crew of the Boeing 777 to lower the landing gear as it came into approach.

14 bodies recovered from India bridge collapse site

Soon after the incident, Raigad SP Suvez Haque and Collector visited the spot where the bridge once stood. According to locals, rain and darkness had hampered rescue work, which began on Wednesday morning, nearly 12 hours after the bridge collapse.

Obama Presidential Library Set For Chicago's South Side

The location, near the Museum of Science and Industry, beat an alternative site about a mile west in Washington Park. Washington Park also had been considered for the center. The decision to build the museum in Jackson Park rather than another historic park in a nearby impoverished neighborhood has left some residents anxious that the museum will deliver less of a boost to the city's South Side.

Oil prices rise for second day as gasoline stocks lower

US crude stockpiles probably dropped by 2 million barrels last week, according to a Bloomberg survey before a report from the Energy Information Administration on Wednesday. WTI's drop below $40 earlier this week had hardened the resolve of oil market bears to drive prices lower as oversupply, refining cutbacks and a breakdown in the oil/dollar trade appeared to spell an end to this year's rally.

What Uber China's Merger With Didi Means For The Company's Future

It added the suits are the first time Uber will have to defend itself in the United Kingdom over its classification of drivers as self-employed contractors - a touchstone issue for the company and the subject of numerous claims around the world.

Turkey's Erdogan blasts foreign countries over coup reaction

Turkey has taken over factories and shipyards that had been under control of the military general staff as part of a wide-ranging shake-up of the armed forces following last month's abortive coup, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Tuesday.

US launches airstrikes targeting IS in Libya

The fall of Sirte, 450 kilometres east of Tripoli , would be a major blow to IS, which has been weakened in Syria and Iraq according to a 23-member worldwide coalition fighting the group. The airstrikes will deny the Islamic militant group a safe haven in Libya to protect threats and attacks on United States and its allies. The country is still deeply divided and a United Nations backed government had hesitated to call for US support until now for fear of a backlash.

Roger Ailes quits as Fox News chief

Ailes, who built Fox into one of the most influential forces in the news media over the last two decades, has been under fire since Carlson alleged that her contract was not renewed after she spurned sexual advances by him. Nevertheless, he included: "I WOn't let my existence to be a distraction in the work that must be done daily to ensure that Fox News and Fox Business continue to direct our business".

Oil price steady on weakening $US

United States drilling activity fell due to lower crude oil prices. Money managers have never been more certain that oil prices will drop. Meanwhile, WTI crude oil futures were down 3.7% to $40.07 per barrel and Brent crude was 3.33% lower to $42.08 per barrel.

Monte dei Paschi set to reject UBS-Passera rescue plan

MORE RESILIENT Like Monte dei Paschi, Allied Irish Banks was likewise below the 5.5 percent level at 4.31 percent, but stated it has undergone fundamental restructuring and is now sustainably lucrative. So what are stress tests and how do they work? Barclays analysts anxious ahead of the results that the findings could further sour investors' view of the lender.

AB InBev urges SABMiller to recognise improved offer

SABMiller's board will now examine AB InBev's latest offer and it remains to be seen what they will decide. "In reaching its decision, the board has considered the best interests of the company as a whole and has taken into account all salient facts and circumstances", he added.

NextEra agrees to buy Texas electric giant Oncor for $18.4B

Energy Future can still entertain bids from third parties, but not after the bankruptcy court approves the deal. He let everyone know that the acquired company will retain its name alongside its local management. The combined company would have $102 billion in total assets, serve 8.6 million customers and own about 200,000 miles of power lines. The company is based in Juno Beach, Florida, and it generates revenues of approximately $17 billion.

Gig economy arrives in China (officially); ride-sharing a go

Drivers need at least three years of driving experience, and must not have violated any serious traffic laws or committed any crimes, according to the new regulations . Didi, which said it's setting aside 100 million yuan to integrate online ride-hailing and taxi services through a strategic partnership of regulators, taxi companies and drivers, said the rules are a "positive first step".

VIEWER GUIDE: Clinton to make her own case Thursday

Trump's rhetoric of sexism and racism and islamophobia and anti-immigrant hatred and stance has no place in our country", she said while holding a rare gaggle with reporters in Indianapolis in April. Chelsea's speech comes a week after Ivanka Trump took the stage at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland to vouch for her dad. Ivanka says they last saw each other to meet each other's most recent child, both of whom were born in the last four months.

Amazon reports 31.1 percent jump in revenue

The link to its earnings press release is included at the end of this article. The stock closed challenging the upper end of a 2 1/2 week range at the highs of the year. Revenue for Amazon Web Services (AWS), climbed 58.2% to $2.89bn, beating analysts' exceptions of $2.83bn. As reported earlier this month, this year's Amazon Prime Day was the biggest day ever for Amazon, with Prime Day worldwide orders up more then 60 percent over last year's Prime Day.

Anheuser-Busch InBev raises SABMiller takeover bid

The Belgian brewer has also altered the makeup of cash and shares offered to SABMiller's major shareholders, raising the cash offer. "We have engaged with SABMiller's board on the differential treatment of shareholders since the deal was first constructed", Aberdeen said.