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Trump Implores Fed to Forego Another Interest Rate Hike

Trump Implores Fed to Forego Another Interest Rate Hike

Following its 2-day meeting, the Federal Open Market Committee announced that it would hike the benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to the target range of 2.25% - 2.5% in a widely expected decision. Job gains have been strong, on average, in recent months, and the unemployment rate has remained low. Add to this the fading boost from recent tax cuts and government spending, and expectations United States growth will slow, and the future can seem highly uncertain. Consulte Mais Informação

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White House: Pres. Trump would accept less money for border wall

Though Trump's Twitter tirades usually trigger the trolls, that last one brought up a multitude of call-backs to the president's cameo in 1992's Christmas comedy 'Home Alone 2: Lost in NY'. Meanwhile, Senate negotiators are continuing talks behind the scenes with Democrats and Republicans. Trump's tweet also didn't go unnoticed on social media, as it came on Christmas Eve, prompting memories of his cameo in the 1992 Christmas comedy 'Home Alone 2: Lost in NY'. Consulte Mais Informação

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United States backs Guyana following ship’s contact with Venezuelan navy

United States backs Guyana following ship’s contact with Venezuelan navy

The Guyanese Foreign Ministry said it will file a complaint to the United Nations, as well as send a formal communication to the current Venezuelan government regarding the incident. The Venezuelan Foreign Ministry said the captains of the vessels argued that they were in the area because Guyana had granted permission for them to operate in that maritime space. Consulte Mais Informação

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British police release Gatwick drone suspects without charge

British police release Gatwick drone suspects without charge

But they were released Sunday, and police said they were no longer suspects . The pre-Christmas travel disruption began late on Wednesday when Gatwick was forced to cancel all flights after spotting small drones near the airfield. The 68-year-old, who runs Allard Double Glazing where Mr Gait works, said he could have provided police with a clear alibi for his employee "if they had only asked". Consulte Mais Informação

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Mnuchin calls big USA banks after huge stock market falls

Mnuchin calls big USA banks after huge stock market falls

United States stocks have fallen sharply in recent weeks on concerns over slowing economic growth, with the S&P 500 index on pace for its biggest percentage decline in December since the Great Depression. The shutdown over budget spending could continue right up to the opening of the next Congress on 3 January. "Tomorrow, the Secretary will convene a call with the President's Working Group on the financial market, which he chairs". Consulte Mais Informação

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Teacher Gets Best Gift From Elementary Schoolgirl With

Teacher Gets Best Gift From Elementary Schoolgirl With "Nothing To Give"

So the third-grader used the free breakfast she gets at school to pick out marshmallows from her Lucky Charms cereal and turn it into a gift for her beloved teacher. "So rather than give me nothing, this student opened up her free breakfast cereal this morning, took the packaging of her spork, straw, and napkin, and finally took the time to take every marshmallow out of her cereal to put in a bag-for me". Consulte Mais Informação

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Busy Travel Day Expected Today at LAX, Alternate Route Suggested

Busy Travel Day Expected Today at LAX, Alternate Route Suggested

TSA is projecting Friday and Wednesday, the day after Christmas , as its busiest . - Travelers at Philadelphia International Airport Friday morning were having an easier time getting to their destinations. The lightest day for travel is Christmas Day, as airlines reduce their schedules that day. If you're flying out today, keep in mind to arrive two hours before your scheduled departure and three hours ahead of time for global flights. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bakers upset with missing tips on Hershey’s Kisses candy

Bakers upset with missing tips on Hershey’s Kisses candy

Fans of the chocolate have also complained on Twitter about the abnormality. The issue is affecting almost all Hershey's Kisses, and the company acknowledged the issue and Wedding Cookie Table Community's investigative reporting. "Our Hershey's Kisses brand team reached out directly to the Wedding Cookie Table Community over the weekend to donate a number of our iconic baking items as a thank you for their love of the Hershey's brand and our Kisses and to heartwarm their holidays". Consulte Mais Informação

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Vancouver Island woman killed in Thursday's severe windstorm

Vancouver Island woman killed in Thursday's severe windstorm

Environment Canada issued a wind warning for the area saying a powerful low pressure system was sweeping into the B.C. coast, bringing winds in the range of 70 to 90 km/h with gusts up to 100 km/h. It advised people never to use a portable generator or outdoor barbecue indoors, and never to store fuel inside. One woman died Thursday when a tree fell on the tent she was sharing with four other people in Duncan. Consulte Mais Informação

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