India enters into 'One nation-One tax' GST regime

India enters into 'One nation-One tax' GST regime India on Saturday at midnight launched its biggest ever tax reform- the Goods and Service Tax. It is similar to the introduction of Value-Added Tax when there was initial resistance. It is estimated to add 0.4% to 2%to GDP growth. He appreciated the efforts of all members of parliament, state finance ministers and officials in making GST a reality when many had expressed doubts whether it c... [Articulo completo...]

GOP Senate Bill Would Cut Health Care Coverage By 22 Million

Paul, Cruz and Johnson oppose the bill because it does not go far enough to repeal Obamacare , while Capito is concerned about Medicaid cuts. According to the Congressional Budget Office , 15 million Americans would be without insurance as soon as next year . [Articulo completo...]

SCOTUS to rule on case involving same-sex wedding cake in Colorado

The court will review a 2012 Colorado court decision that found self-proclaimed "cake artist" Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop illegally discriminated against David Mullins and Charlie Craig when he refused to make a cake for their 2012 nuptials, citing his staunch Christian beliefs. [Articulo completo...]

Census 2016: Milestone passed as Australia becomes more Asian than European

There are still more Buddhists than Hindus. That is the verdict of the 2016 census , released by Australian Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday, which found Australia's population has grown by 8.8 per cent to 24.4 million people since the last time the national clock was measured in 2011. [Articulo completo...]

Sebastian Vettel Goes All "Days Of Thunder" On Hamilton In Baku

Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel crosses the finish line ahead of Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton during the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix at the Baku City Circuit. "I didn't [brake-test him]". I'm willing to sort it out with him. Mercedes recognised that the controversy thrown up by the clash between Vettel and Hamilton , which made headlines around the world and... [Articulo completo...]

CWS FINALS: Things to know as LSU, Florida play for title

LSU leads the all-time series with Florida 61-47-1, but the Gators won two of three in Gainesville on March 24-26 in the teams' only meetings this season. The teams will meet again Saturday night, with the victor advancing to the best-of-three finals starting Monday. Papierski got the scoring started on Saturday when he crushed a three-run home run in the bottom of the second that put the T... [Articulo completo...]

Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill

Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill One of them - Sen. Johnson and fellow conservatives have said the plan advanced by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn't go far enough in repealing the law known as Obamacare and doesn't sufficiently lower health care costs. [Articulo completo...]

US Fed raises a key rate, signals third hike later

The rate sets what banks can charge each other for overnight loans and influences the availability and flow of money in the US economy . USA jobless claims were slightly lower than expected at 237,000 in the latest week from 245,000 previously while there was a sharp increase in the New York Empire index to 19.8 for June from -1.0 in May. [Articulo completo...]

Senator Rand Paul: "I'll Consider Partial Repeal" of Obamacare

Senator Rand Paul: So even though will cover fewer people, it provides too much government assistance for small-government conservatives. America is better than that; we can take care of vulnerable Americans and still have a growing economy for the middle class and keep our country safe. [Articulo completo...]

Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, and Special Assistant to the President Ivanka Trump were also in attendance. [Articulo completo...]

Walker supports Johnson opposition to health care bill

He said it only benefits millionaires. Dean Heller of Nevada said Friday he opposes the GOP bill that would scuttle much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, complicating the task party leaders face in guiding the banner legislation through the Senate. [Articulo completo...]

Potential Impact Of 'Game Changing' Move As Amazon Buys Whole Foods

Potential Impact Of 'Game Changing' Move As Amazon Buys Whole Foods In a town-hall meeting last Friday , the day it was announced that Amazon had agreed to buy the organic grocer for $13.7 billion , Mackey said his company had prioritized employees at the expense of customers - a trend he said would change after the merger. [Articulo completo...]

Sens. Susan Collins, Rand Paul express doubts about Senate health care bill

Trump's role is expected to become more pronounced in coming days as the vote nears. (Des Moines) - At least one prominent Iowa Democrat is voicing concerns about the Senate Republican health care plan unveiled Thursday. We can not return to a system where cancer patients are unable to obtain or afford quality care. I said, "If you can take repeal off the table, sit down, and talk about fix... [Articulo completo...]

Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal

Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal In order for Amazon to get the volume growth they are looking for, fresh foods has to be part of the equation. Amazon investors also cheered the deal, sending shares of the e-commerce giant up 2.8%, while the broader food retail index was down several points. [Articulo completo...]

Speculation grows that Amazon will face a rival bidder for Whole Foods

Speculation grows that Amazon will face a rival bidder for Whole Foods Shares for other retailers , like Target , have also been down since Amazon first announced the deal on Friday. Kroger shares were up 1.3 percent at $22.59 on Monday afternoon. Tracking shopper data to offer more targeted deals is seen as a critical advantage in the competitive grocery industry. There's no better company in the entire world for Whole Foods Market than this company right he... [Articulo completo...]

GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill

GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill Because I want to see, and I speak from the heart, that's what I want to see. Of course, the other big piece of this bill that has nothing to do with the Affordable Care Act is a capping of federal funding for the Medicaid program, which is something that Republicans have been trying to do since Ronald Reagan was president. [Articulo completo...]

After Whole Foods takeover, Amazon may launch another brand with different standards

After Whole Foods takeover, Amazon may launch another brand with different standards After beginning as a small specialty store in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods is now poised to play a central role in Amazon's head-to-head competition with discount giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Any of the big grocery chains that bid on Whole Foods would likely win antitrust approval to buy the premium grocery chain, according to three antitrust experts. [Articulo completo...]

Senate Plan To Replace Obamacare In Trouble

Susan Collins (R-ME ) feel the bill is too harsh. "The public at large is deeply skeptical about the repeal-and-replace plan, with support among the Republican base hanging in but slipping and in danger of falling further", says Drew Altman, president of the Kaiser Family Foundation. [Articulo completo...]

Consumer issues stemming from the GOP health care initiative

Asked about the bill's impact on Medicaid insurance coverage for lower-income Iowans, Ernst said, "I wouldn't say they are losing it". Sandoval, a Republican who accepted Obamacare's Medicaid expansion in his state, said about 210,000 people gained health coverage under the law. [Articulo completo...]

Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul Clinton wrote the strong words on Twitter as she retweeted a study by the Center for American Progress that said the health care bill now making its way through the Senate could lead to as many as 28,000 additional deaths in 2026. [Articulo completo...]

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