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  • HARRISBURG, Pa./ WASHINGTON, Oct 11- President Donald Trump on Wednesday told workers that they would win under his tax plan, saying it would help the middle class and boost the economy, though critics say it would mainly benefit corporations and the rich. Speaking in an airplane hangar at a Pennsylvania Air National Guard base in Harrisburg with a trailer truck...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 11- As President Donald Trump promotes a tax plan that critics say mainly would help corporations and the rich, about three-quarters of Americans say they believe the wealthiest people should pay more in taxes, Reuters/Ipsos polling shows. Earlier on Wednesday, the president of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, John Williams, said he was a "...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Oct 11- Gold extended gains after September minutes from the U.S. The U.S. central bank should gradually increase interest rates over the next two years, bringing the federal funds rate to 2.5 percent, said San Francisco Fed President John Williams, separately at an event in Utah. "The Fed minutes seemed to be stressing that low inflation may not be...

  • HONOLULU— A series of seminars aimed at teaching Hawaii residents how to capitalize on the Airbnb vacation rental craze has stirred protests from those opposing the industry. Fliers advertising three, 90- minute seminars called "Make Money With Airbnb" recently went out to thousands of Oahu homes, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Tuesday.

  • KALMAR, Sweden- Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley of Riksbank is giving a presentation on how Sweden is affected by developments abroad at the Baltic Sea Region and China Day 2017 conference hosted by Linnaeus University 0800 GMT. STOCKHOLM- First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick of Riksbank is participating in Samhällsbyggnadsdagarna and giving her...

  • KALMAR, Sweden- Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley of Riksbank is giving a presentation on how Sweden is affected by developments abroad at the Baltic Sea Region and China Day 2017 conference hosted by Linnaeus University 0800 GMT. STOCKHOLM- First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick of Riksbank is participating in Samhällsbyggnadsdagarna and giving her...

  • Oct 10- Insurer Molina Healthcare Inc on Tuesday named Joseph Zubretsky as president and chief executive, effective Nov. 6, amidst a restructuring drive at the company. J. Mario Molina and Chief Financial Officer John Molina, sons of the small health insurer's founder. White's brief tenure at the helm saw Molina embark on a restructuring drive, announce an exit...

  • WASHINGTON— Ivanka Trump successfully pushed to get a family-focused tax credit included in the Republican tax overhaul proposal. The White House adviser and first daughter is lobbying on Capitol Hill to make sure an expansion of the current $1,000 child tax credit stays in the tax plan and that it's big enough to matter. Trump has been wooing lawmakers and...

  • WASHINGTON— Ivanka Trump successfully pushed to get a family-focused tax credit included in the Republican tax overhaul proposal. The White House adviser and first daughter is lobbying on Capitol Hill to make sure an expansion of the current $1,000 child tax credit stays in the tax plan and that it's big enough to matter. Trump has been wooing lawmakers and...

  • Oct 3- U.S. senators slammed Wells Fargo& Co Chief Executive Tim Sloan on Tuesday for his handling of a massive sales practices scandal at the third-largest American bank and challenged him to allow aggrieved customers to sue. Sloan, when pressed by Senate Banking Committee lawmakers, said the San Francisco- based bank would not prevent customers from suing.

  • Oct 3- U.S. senators slammed Wells Fargo& Co Chief Executive Tim Sloan on Tuesday for his handling of a massive sales practices scandal at the third-largest American bank and challenged him to allow aggrieved customers to sue. Sloan, when pressed by Senate Banking Committee lawmakers, said the San Francisco- based bank would not prevent customers from suing.

  • National Security Adviser Michael Flynn answers questions in the briefing room of the White House February 1, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Robert Mueller has subpoenaed an associate of Gen. Michael Flynn’s Turkish lobbying client, ProPublica reported.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 25- Stocks fell on Wall Street and U.S. government bond yields dropped on Monday after North Korea accused the United States of having declared war on the isolated country, while the euro fell after German elections showed support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party fell to its lowest since 1949.. Separately, Brent oil futures...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 25- Wall Street fell on Monday, as a selloff in technology shares dragged the Nasdaq down more than 1 percent, while North Korea's latest warnings to Washington added to a cautious tone. North Korea's foreign minister said President Donald Trump had declared war on the country and it reserved the right to take countermeasures, including shooting...

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren has lifted her hold on President Donald Trump's pick to run the Justice Department's Antitrust Division, a move that will allow the Senate to vote to confirm Makan Delrahim, a senior Republican aide said on Friday. Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, had met with Delrahim early in September where she pressed him about her concerns about...

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren has lifted her hold on President Donald Trump's pick to run the Justice Department's Antitrust Division, a move that will allow the Senate to vote to confirm Makan Delrahim, a senior Republican aide said on Friday. Delrahim, a veteran of the Justice Department and a lobbyist, has been nominated to be assistant attorney general.

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren has lifted her hold on President Donald Trump's pick to run the Justice Department's Antitrust Division, a move that will allow the Senate to vote to confirm Makan Delrahim, a senior Republican aide said on Friday. Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, had met with Delrahim early in September where she pressed him about her concerns about...

  • DETROIT, Sept 19- Bosch, the German auto components supplier, is partnering with startup Nikola Motor Co to bring two hydrogen-electric, long-haul, heavy-duty truck models to market by 2021, the companies said on Tuesday. Manufacturers such as Daimler and Navistar International Corp, as well as electric car maker Tesla Inc and a host of other new entrants, are...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The head of the U.S. Department of the Interior called for changes to the management of 10 national monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining and shrink at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended that President Donald Trump reduce the boundaries...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The head of U.S. Department of the Interior called for changes to the management of 10 national monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining and shrink the area covered of at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported. Interior Department spokeswoman Heather Swift referred questions about the...