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Ontario, Canada brings in foreign housing tax to cool market

A day after the Ontario government announced a 16-point plan-which includes a 15% foreign-buyer tax similar to Vancouver's-aimed at increasing housing afforda...


US home sales shoot up to 10-year high

The statewide median price for townhouse-condo properties in March was $171,000, up 9.4 percent over the year-ago figure. The median price in the Northeast ...


NFL Schedule Release: Washington Redskins Latest Updates

Eagles QB Carson Wentz (11) looks to pass the ball during the first quarter of the game against the Washington Redskins at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelph...


Nintendo Switch is Nintendo's Fastest Selling Console in History

According to Nintendo, these numbers make the Switch one of the fastest-selling video game systems of all time. That's quite the feat-the Switch is a new typ...


Trump wins support for possible WTO action on Canada dairy

Ambassador David MacNaughton said in a letter to the governors of Wisconsin and NY that Canada is aware of their letter to Trump asking him to address Canadia...


Oil slides more after USA settlement on API inventory report

The US government's Energy Information Administration Wednesday reported a drawdown in commercial crude inventories for the week ended April 14, which should ...


H-1B not immigration but trade, services issue

The domestic IT industry has transformed many times in the past. The comments by Sitaraman, came right after Donald Trump rolled out a directive regarding an ...


Planned Parenthood: Trump move highlights need for Md. law

The law is a gain for anti-abortion conservatives bent on defunding Planned Parenthood and Trump himself. There's a unusual twist to all of this: Title X mo...


Vettel holds off late Hamilton charge to win Bahrain GP

Vettel started third on the grid, but on the first lap itself on turn one managed to squeeze past Lewis Hamilton and eventually managed to jump pole-sitter Val...


Bebe is closing all its stores, the latest casualty in retail

Bebe had 180 locations as of January 2, according to a separate SEC filing. In February, bebe was already in the process of shrinking its store base. CNBC rep...


Bayern complains to UEFA about Spanish police

Ronaldo was again subjected to boos from the demanding Bernabeu supporters despite scoring four times in the two-legged tie in a 6-3 aggregate win over the Ge...


US Treasury declines to label China a currency manipulator

The Trump administration has chosen not to brand China a currency manipulator in an official report , reversing one of the president's most prominent campaign ...


OPEC warns of a world that still has far too much oil

Its production , however, rose to 10 million BPD in February, up from 9.75 million BPD in January, as domestic refiners processed more oil. A number of key...


Trump signs executive order targeting specialty work visas: 5 things to know

It's the promise that helped President Trump win the White House: To "Make America Great Again". "And his two high-profile executive orders cracking down ...


United passengers to be fully reimbursed

Earlier in the day, he had issued a statement apologising to Dr Dao and also pledged to conduct a wide-ranging review of company policies after a global backla...


Canada hits back in dairy dispute with the US

President Donald Trump on Tuesday delivered some unusually harsh remarks about Canada, slamming the country's dairy supply management system as a "one-sided d...


Wreath laid for 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge in Port

The World War I battle was a costly victory for Canada, but one that helped shape the former British colony's national identity. "In this sense, Canada was b...


Juan Manuel Montes Becomes First DREAMer Deported Under Trump Administration

In his statement , Montes noted that he was "forced out" of the country because he did not know what to do or say, "but my home is there". The case was assig...


ELECTION 2017: Party leaders square off in first debate

The B.C. NDP will shift Medical Services Plan premiums to income tax by the fourth year of an NDP government, party finance critic Carole James says. Green pa...


Sales beat boosts Unilever's argument to go it alone

The results, which outshone those of rival Nestle (NESN.S), sent Unilever's shares up 1.5 percent to 39.94 pounds, leaving them more than 19 percent higher than...


Regulators sue Ocwen Financial, say it mishandled mortgages

The CFPB went after Ocwen in 2013, again alleging that the company had failed to services its loans improperly. "Ocwen has a history of issues involving impro...


US Vice-Prez Mike Pence pledges to strengthen security ties with Indonesia

The Trump administration has put Indonesia on a list of 16 countries whose trade surpluses with the United States will be put under review. "The perception th...


Amid competition, Verizon loses key customers for first time

More Verizon customers used the unlimited plan to reduce their bills - moving from expensive data plans to the cheaper unlimited one - than customers chose to...


Pace of U.S. hiring tumbles, yet jobless rate hits 10-year low

But the lack of booming jobs numbers will need to be carefully massaged by the White House, after President Trump spent much of 2016 describing the USA economy ...


Sensex retreats for 3rd day on muted global cues

In the day's trade, the barometer 30-scrip sensitive index had touched a high of 29,388.25 points and a low of 29,241.48 points. Infosys Ltd, which lost about...


Fuel outlets to remain shut on Sundays from May 14

All India Petroleum Dealers Association President Ajay Bansal had told PTI that the association, which has almost 46,000 petrol pump owners as members, are no...


'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Season 3 Trailer Goes to College

Upon reading them, the part-time nanny scoffed: 'Oh come on! "I don't want to make sexy pottery with you", and, "Thumbs are for hitchhiking and being Fonzie". W...


Palestinian prisoners on mass hunger strike

Protesters have launched sympathy marches in several major towns in the West Bank, such as Hebron and Ramallah. According to human rights organizations, the...


War sacrifice of Canadian soldiers praised

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lead the commemorations today for the 100 anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge in France, considered a foundi...


United Airlines to save evidence in dragged passenger case

In an unrelated incident, a United passenger complained that a scorpion stung him during a flight from Texas, also on Sunday. United Airlines had issued a new...


UN court rejects Ukraine request to block rebel funding

Wednesday's ruling was preliminary decision aimed at preserving Ukraine's rights while the full case makes its way through the court, a process likely to take y...


Pence to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Vice President Mike Pence and Japan's Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso walk on their way to a meeting at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo o...


Asia stocks slip early Tuesday amid North Korea concerns, US$ up

The parade comes as tensions have heightened with the U.S. Photo: Zuma Press. "Geopolitical risk will continue to be closely monitored today as a strapping US...


Trump and Xi Jinping meet to discuss 'war today' with North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his USA counterpart, Donald Trump, pledged on Friday to expand mutually beneficial cooperation and to manage their differences ...


Despite passenger-dragging nightmare, United execs are upbeat about airline's prospects

The statement from a United spokeswoman said the airline offered the couple a discounted hotel rate for the night, and rebooked them on a Sunday morning flight....


Stocks bounce as earnings in focus; dollar steadies on Mnuchin

Among the key sticking points is a "border adjusted" plan that would, in effect, tax imports while exempting exports. The IMF also forecast that all five of Eur...


Turkey electoral board rejects request to annul referendum

President Trump called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday to congratulate him on a referendum that expands his presidential powers - even as the...


Hundreds gather at cenotaph to honour Battle of Vimy Ridge

Three thousand, five hundred and ninety-eight Canadians were killed in the fighting. Military boots symbolizing dead soldiers are seen at Canadian National Me...


Shorten says axing 457 visa a 'con-job'

The new program will offer a two-year visa with a broader list of occupations, and a four-year visa with stricter requirements and a smaller job pool. The...


Emirates Cuts Flights to U.S. Following Drop in Demand

Emirates is headquartered in Dubai, which is a major hub for travelers coming from the six countries affected by Trump's travel ban. Although both moves were...


Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers

The service added almost 5 million subscribers during the first three months of the year in roughly 190 countries . An analyst from Wedbush Securities sai...


London Euston trains halted by trackside fire

Engineers hope to restore services as soon as possible but delays are likely, after the fire in South Hampstead. The fire caused a power cut which affected th...


Tuesday weather: Showers likely, thunderstorms possible

Partly sunny, with a high near 77. After a partly sunny start this morning, the weather service says overcast skies will dominate by the afternoon hours. Toni...


Rolls-Royce Holding PLC 18.4% Potential Decrease Indicated by Credit Suisse

Moreover, Ami Asset Management Corp has 1.15% invested in the company for 317,885 shares. The Company's business is organized into two divisions: Packaging and ...


GM announces China version of hybrid Volt

Electric vehicles accounted for just 1.8 percent of China's auto sales previous year. "It's tough for someone with an EV to come and take away market share fr...


Exxon seeks OK to resume Russian oil venture

Reports emerged Wednesday that Exxon is seeking a waiver from the Trump administration to collaborate with Russia's state oil company. An Exxon spokesman said...


Protesters march before EPA chief IN visit

The Trump administration's proposed budget calls for a 31% cut to the budget, including cuts to the agency's environmental justice program . Pruitt reportedl...


International Business Machines Corp.'s (IBM) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Stifel Nicolaus

BMO Capital Markets reissued a "market perform" rating and set a $170.00 price target on shares of International Business Machines Corp .in a report on Monday,...


United CEO says no one will be fired for dragging incident

During the conference call, Munoz said that he planned to have "further conversations with customers and related government officials" during an upcoming trip t...


American Express profit falls 13 percent, but tops forecasts

For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $1.57 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $1.19. The analyst recommendations from a month ago...