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Schumer, Pelosi Hammer Trump Over Shutdown: He Got ‘What He Wanted’

Schumer, Pelosi Hammer Trump Over Shutdown: He Got ‘What He Wanted’

The lack of funds will disrupt many government operations and the routines of 800,000 federal employees. Senators passed legislation ensuring workers receive back pay; it will be sent to the House. Still, it's the third time this year that the federal government has been shuttered, even if only briefly. He may also see that support for the wall is growing , and may continue to grow between now and 2020, given the ongoing fiasco at the southern border. Consulte Mais Informação

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Facebook to Develop Cryptocurrency for Whatsapp, Sources Say

Facebook to Develop Cryptocurrency for Whatsapp, Sources Say

In a letter to the RBI, Daniels reportedly said: "I write to request your formal approval to immediately expand WhatsApp's BHIM UPI (Unified Payments Interface) compliant payments product to all users in India ". If anyone has a better chance at kicking a new cryptocurrency off the ground, it's Facebook . One question remains, though... Although pundits like Pomp and CZ have praised Facebook's newfound push for crypto development, some took the stablecoin rumors with boatloads of ... Consulte Mais Informação

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India cuts tax rates on some goods after election loss

India cuts tax rates on some goods after election loss

V Narayanasamy, Puducherry Chief Minister, said, " 33 items have come down from 18 per cent to 12 per cent and 5 per cent as they are common man's consumption goods. Jaitley reiterated that intent on Saturday. "That obviously will be our next target when affordability increases, " he said. "Till date, GST Council has taken 918 decisions related to GST laws, rules, rates, compensation, taxation threshold etc". Consulte Mais Informação

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Local News What could Federal shutdown mean to you?

Local News What could Federal shutdown mean to you?

Donald Trump and Congress have reached an impasse. More than 380,000 federal employees face furloughs - unpaid time off - though Congress could pass legislation to pay workers for any pay missed as a result of furloughs. "We have not received those instructions yet, so we can not speculate on what a shutdown would look like", Vanderbilt wrote. They've been scrambling this week to submit an observation request so the instrument can track the fleeting phenomenon even if its human operators ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Jobs Data Holds In November As Participation Rate Rises

Jobs Data Holds In November As Participation Rate Rises

Participation in the Australian labour force reached a new record high but there was no improvement in the underutilisation rate, which increasingly appears the key to generating higher wage growth. Two years ago, annual wage rises in federal agreements hit 3.5 per cent. The under-employment rate increased to 8.5 per cent while the under-utilisation level lifted by 0.2 percentage points to 13.6 per cent. Consulte Mais Informação

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Stock Market Just Finished Worst Week in 7 Years

Stock Market Just Finished Worst Week in 7 Years

The benchmark S&P 500 index fell 2.3 percent to 2,442 points just before 2.30pm but closed at 2,467, 1.58 percent down. The Nasdaq fell 195 points, or 3%, to 6,332. "Record highs to correction territory and flirting with a bear market - those that aren't already there that is - it really has been an extraordinary quarter that's got investors very concerned about the year ahead", said Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA. Consulte Mais Informação

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DIPP clarification on IT notice to Angel Investors

DIPP clarification on IT notice to Angel Investors

Several start-ups had raised concerns over taxation of angel funds under Section 56 of the Income Tax Act, which provides for taxation of funds received by an entity. In November, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs (MCA) issued notices to more than 2,000 startups that have raised money since 2013. A PTI report , quoting an income tax official, said , "Notices issued on angel tax to startups may be for those that are not recognised by the DIPP". Consulte Mais Informação

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Google shuts down ‘censored’ Chinese Search project

Google shuts down ‘censored’ Chinese Search project

Besides bringing existing apps to China, Google has also embraced local platforms. Last week Google CEO Sundar Pichai responded vaguely to questions about the Dragonfly project in a Congressional hearing. The report found that Google representatives, taking a shot at the Dragonfly venture, "had been utilizing a Beijing-based site to help create boycotts for the edited web crawler". Consulte Mais Informação

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