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Business Impact of Ontario housing measures on market may be short-lived
Author: 0 Impact of Ontario housing measures on market may be short-lived

The cost of a detached home in Toronto roared to a new record high of nearly $1.6 million in March, a 33 per cent climb over prices past year, according to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB). The worst of these exemptions is one that allows students to apply for a full rebate of the non-resident speculation tax (NRST). The building industry has warned that rent control will discourage the construction of new rental properties.

Business Trump calls 100-day benchmark 'ridiculous'
Author: 0 Trump calls 100-day benchmark 'ridiculous'

Trump said in an early morning tweet. Journalists from outlets across the ideological spectrum will debate President Trump's performance over the first 100 days of his administration in Manhattan on April 24. Trump's travel ban, the policy version of a proposal that began during the GOP primary as a promise to ban all Muslims from entering the US, has also stumbled out of the starting blocks.

Business Japan says Pacific Rim pact offers best trade deals
Author: 0 Japan says Pacific Rim pact offers best trade deals

Within the Liberal Democratic Party, some have demanded the TPP come into effect with just the remaining countries so that "Japan will not be dragged into bilateral negotiations wanted by the United States", according to an LDP lawmaker lobbying for farming organizations.

Business Trump nominates Scott Brown as ambassador amid Fox News misconduct allegations
Author: 0 Trump nominates Scott Brown as ambassador amid Fox News misconduct allegations

Brown repped MA in the US Senate from 2010 to 2013 after winning a special election to fill the seat held by the late Ted Kennedy , a Democrat. Brown then moved to New Hampshire, where he unsuccessfully attempted to unseat Sen. The Globe's Roy Greene, for his part, thinks Scott Brown and New Zealand, due to their good looks and reputations for ruggedness, would be a great mix .

Author: 0 After months of quiet travel, Obama to speak in Chicago

According to the Chicago Tribune , Obama will meet with young leaders, six of whom will join him on stage, and will hold a conversation on civic engagement and discuss community organizing at the university's Logan Center for the Arts. Kennedy, Obama will make private paid speeches in the United States and Europe and appear alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel Berlin's Brandenburg Gate in late May.

Business Jehovah's Witnesses Banned by Russian Federation
Author: 0 Jehovah's Witnesses Banned by Russian Federation

There are around 175,000 Jehovah's Witnesses in Russian Federation. The group has announced it will contest the ruling in the appellate division of the Russian Supreme Court and is also prepared to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights, if necessary.

Business Date revealed for Maria Sharapova to learn her French Open fate
Author: 0 Date revealed for Maria Sharapova to learn her French Open fate

Maria Sharapova will find out on May 15 whether she will be invited to compete at the French Open after returning from a doping ban , with organisers saying the absence of pregnant Serena Williams will have no bearing on their decision. She makes her return on Wednesday - the first day she is eligible to play - having been given a wild card for Stuttgart's WTA tournament, with some rivals disapproving of the organisers' decision.

Business Research Ratings: CSX Corporation (CSX), Aetna Inc. (AET)
Author: 0 Research Ratings: CSX Corporation (CSX), Aetna Inc. (AET)

Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 3,419,079 shares of the transportation company's stock valued at $104,282,000 after buying an additional 61,762 shares during the period. Stock is now moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 29.95%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 31.6% which means the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.

Business Hackers steal payment card information from IHG hotels
Author: 0 Hackers steal payment card information from IHG hotels

IHG said it was informed by payment card network networks of patterns of unauthorised charges on customers' payment cards after they were used at some its franchisee-operated locations in the Americas. The malware stole information read from the magnetic stripe of a payment card as it traveled through the affected hotel's server. In recent times we've noticed a rather disturbing trend of big name hotels and retailers being hit with data breaches, where customer information like names, ...

Business Regulators sue Ocwen Financial, say it mishandled mortgages
Author: 0 Regulators sue Ocwen Financial, say it mishandled mortgages

The company is one of the nation's largest non-bank mortgage servicers, focusing mostly on subprime and delinquent mortgages, handling 1.4 million mortgages in all 50 states as well as Washington, D.C. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (R) on Thursday filed a separate federal suit against Ocwen before the same court. The company also provides ancillary services, including capital markets, treasury management, and receivable lock-box collection services to corporate customers; and a range ...

Business Indiana GOP announces details of tax-hiking roads plan
Author: 0 Indiana GOP announces details of tax-hiking roads plan

Soliday and Brown, and state Sens. A bill allowing the state to take over cash-strapped Muncie and Gary school districts is also among measures needing final approval, as is a bill that would allow people with epilepsy to use marijuana-derived oil as medicine.

Business United misses deadline to answer senators on dragging
Author: 0 United misses deadline to answer senators on dragging

On Wednesday, Emirates said it would reduce the number of flights to five of the 12 U.S. cities it now serves - including Boston, Los Angeles, and Seattle - because of a decrease in bookings. "Neither factor is a good thing for the Middle Eastern carriers who are primarily affected", he said. Filipinos and Filipino Americans are among the most frequent air passengers.

Business Eagles 2017 Schedule Released
Author: 0 Eagles 2017 Schedule Released

The game will take place at 8:30 p.m. on November 23 at FedExField against the New York Giants. The NFL schedule was released on Thursday evening and for the second-straight season, the Minnesota Vikings will play the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving.

Author: 0 Canada: Trump is wrong when he says dairy practices unfair

He also signalled he wants to do more than simply tweak NAFTA, saying he is looking for "very big changes" to the trilateral pact that includes Mexico, or else he will scrap it once and for all. Kevin Ellis, CEO of Cayuga Milk Ingredients, said previous year that the Cayuga County company could lose $30 million in sales if Canada follows through with the trade policies.

Author: 0 Russia vetoes UN statement on North Korea's missile tests

The official pointed out the recent engagement with the Chinese, and the stronger language calling for more Chinese pressure on North Korea , is the most immediate impact of that review. In stark contrast to his campaign promises to establish better ties with Moscow, Trump now says that US relations with Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low".

Business No impact of Australian visa move on Indian techies: Nasscom
Author: 0 No impact of Australian visa move on Indian techies: Nasscom

Industry experts too were of the view that Tuesday's executive orders were "not as bad as expected". "But you are not going to protect (them) if you bring in restrictions and say they are applicable to only one set of companies, which account for only 20% of the visas", said Nasscom president R.

Author: 0 Verizon's profit sinks as it loses wireless subscribers

But he added, "We are very confident with the strategy that we have". In premarket trading on Thursday, the company's shares sunk over 2%, while the stocks have dropped by over 8% from the starting of this year. This New York-based carrier was once the superlative leader of the wireless industry in the USA, whereas now it is battling to retain subscribers and getting them to opt for the paid premium service.

Business Reynolds American Inc. (RAI), Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)
Author: 0 Reynolds American Inc. (RAI), Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)

The number of shares now held by investors is 163.1 Million. This can also have an impact on its sales in the future quarters. Finally, Vista Capital Partners Inc. If you are reading this piece on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA & worldwide copyright & trademark law.

Business Why Defunding Planned Parenthood Is a Disaster for Health Care
Author: 0 Why Defunding Planned Parenthood Is a Disaster for Health Care

Under the old law, federal funds couldn't be used for abortion, per se, but were permitted for providers of comprehensive health care - including contraception and pregnancy care - whether or not they also provided abortions. But the bill to unravel this added protection cleared Congress in March after Vice President Mike Pence decided a tie vote in the Senate. "We expect to see Congress continue its efforts to redirect additional taxpayer funding away from Planned Parenthood through pro-life ...

Business Vettel holds off late Hamilton charge to win Bahrain GP
Author: 0 Vettel holds off late Hamilton charge to win Bahrain GP

Bottas concedes the opening three rounds have been a fair reflection on the general pace of the front-runners, with Mercedes on top in qualifying before losing out to Ferrari on race pace. "Valtteri's problem was pretty clear, he was struggling in the first stint and that was clear, and afterwards you just need to have the tyres in the right window and obviously with Valtteri's auto we weren't able to have that".

Business Bebe Is Closing All 175 of Its Stores
Author: 0 Bebe Is Closing All 175 of Its Stores

Bebe had 180 locations as of January 2, according to a separate SEC filing . Find a list of all Bebe stores here . The retailer said it will close its more than 160 retail locations, becoming the latest retailer to suffer from the slings and arrows of online competition and changing consumer tastes.

Author: 0 Pekka Rinne, Predators beat Blackhawks 1-0 in Game 1

Scoring their first goal against Pekka Rinne this postseason would be a good start. The Predators are the eighth seed. "I've said it before, I think we play defense as a team wonderful well", Rinne said after game two. ". We should feel comfortable and confident right now". But until Nashville demonstrates the clutch execution that Chicago majors in, I'm going with the home team manufacturing the winning goal in the third period of the decisive game.

Business Bayern want silverware to remedy Madrid heartache
Author: 0 Bayern want silverware to remedy Madrid heartache

The referee put us out of the Champions League". With five Bundesliga games left they are eight points clear of second-placed RB Liepzig, seeking a fifth straight title. The Bundesliga leaders now sit eight points clear of second-placed RB Leipzig with five matches of the season remaining, while they face Borussia Dortmund in the DFB Pokal semifinals later this month.