Category Archives: Business & Finance

NHS preparing to ‘stockpile’ drugs for no deal Brexit

The NHS in England is preparing to stockpile medicines and blood products in case of a “no deal” Brexit, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said. Continue reading →

Ahead of EU Meeting, Trump Rails at Domestic Critics

Wednesday President Donald Trump slammed critics of his trade policies warning they are undermining his negotiating position while American farmers are being “ripped off.” Continue reading →

Universal Credit hands power to abusers, MPs say

MPs say welfare payments are turning the clock back to the 1950s and allowing abusers to control family finances. Under Universal Credit, payments are made to one person per household, often leaving abuse victims and their children dependent, a report by the Work and Pensions Committee said. Continue reading →

Nebraska Town Close to Outlawing Renting to Illegals

Good for them. A Nebraska town is reportedly considering a ban on hiring or renting homes to illegal immigrants. The Lincoln Journal Star reported the town of Scribner’s city council already gave initial approval for the ordinance last month, and needs just one more “yes” vote before it goes into effect. Continue reading →

Chinese customs clears some U.S. goods as new tariffs take effect

Monday Major Chinese ports have started clearing goods from the United States as new tariffs on U.S. imports have gone into effect, three sources told Reuters, as a trade spat between Beijing and Washington escalated into an outright war last Friday. Continue reading →

Pompeo: Sanctions Remain Until NKorea’s ‘Final’ Denuclearization

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that sanctions on North Korea will remain in place until Pyongyang achieves “final” denuclearization. Speaking in Tokyo after holding meetings in Pyongyang, Pompeo said Washington would continue enforcing sanctions until North Korea carried out “fully verified final denuclearization.” Continue reading →

Mexico presidential election front-runner vows to fight Trump with left-wing policies

Then Mexico can say goodbye to NAFTA. Very Happy A left-wing populist who has railed against President Trump’s immigration policies in no uncertain terms appeared set to ascend to Mexico’s presidency as voters went to the polls Sunday. Continue reading →

Harley-Davidson to take big hit from EU tariffs

So they caved. Mad Harley-Davidson will face up to $100 million in additional costs on a full-year basis as a result of the European Union’s (EU) increased tariffs on the company’s motorcycles. Continue reading →

Group Wants Investigation of Rent-Free Campaign Offices

There’s a government watchdog group that wants an investigation into whether a Rhode Island real estate developer tried to curry favor with politicians of both parties by giving them free campaign offices. Continue reading →

CEO of Charity Housing Migrant Kids Sports a $1.5M Salary

The CEO of a charity that houses migrant kids separated from their families boasted a salary of nearly $1.5 million in 2016, raising eyebrows of industry watchdogs.

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