GOP health-care struggles could put tax reform at risk

Senate Republicans’ struggle to pass a health care bill is jeopardizing another one of President Donald Trump’s top priorities: overhauling America’s tax system. A day after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., delayed a vote on a bill to scrap much of Democrat Barack Obama’s health law, questions lingered about whether congressional Republicans could pass big, complicated pieces of legislation. […]

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UK consumers run down savings to record low – business live

Analysts at Oxford Economics believe markets have overreacted to comments made by Mark Carney on Wednesday, when he said “some removal of monetary stimulus is likely to become necessary” if certain conditions prevail. Andrew Goodwin, lead economist, does not think the Bank’s MPC will be rushing to raise rates this year. Markets have been very sensitive to […]

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Facebook to Open New London HQ, Create 500 New UK Jobs

Facebook to Open New London HQ, Create 500 New UK Jobs Facebook will open a new London headquarters next year and create another 500 jobs, the leading social network said Monday, despite uncertainty over Brexit. The group said the move will take its UK workforce to 1,500 staff, adding that Britain “remains one of the […]

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India rejects UK demand on 1-year master’s degree

Human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar said such recognition of one-year degrees should be mutual and that too only when other countries are doing so. Photo: HT New Delhi: India has rejected a demand by the UK to treat its one-year master’s degree course on par with Indian master’s degrees. Three days after British Prime […]

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