Democrats’ $3 Trillion Aid Bill Has Seeds for Eventual GOP Deal

Republicans universally rejected a $3 trillion stimulus measure drafted by House Democrats to bolster the U.S. economy, but the draft plan has the seeds for an eventual, smaller compromise. With Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushing the House toward a Friday vote on the Democratic package, a Senate Republican aide said that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn’t plan to move on any […]

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State pension age? You may be able to get council tax discount

State Pension is a payment which is intended to help pensioners with their living costs after they leave work, and a person is entitled to the sum if they have worked a certain number of eligible years. However, many pensioners are looking to save money, after potentially seeing an income drop from departing from their working lives. And for many, […]

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Indian govt submits more proof against Nirav Modi

District Judge Samuel Goozee expressed his concern at the late submission of the documents, said to include largely bank statements relating to the diamond merchant’s companies, but has agreed to consider the application for their submission. The Indian government on Wednesday submitted further documents as “corroboratory evidence” in its case of fraud and money laundering against fugitive diamond merchant Nirav […]

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Airlines in EU will not have to leave empty seats

Coronavirus grounds more than 10,000 planes Thousands of airplanes around the world are grounded due to lack of travel amid coronavirus. FOX Business’ Jeff Flock with more. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Continue Reading Below BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union's executive will say on Wednesday that airlines will […]

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UK Economy Logs Biggest Contraction Since 2008

The UK economy contracted the most since the global financial crisis as measures adopted to reduce the transmission of the coronavirus took a toll on overall activity, data from Office for National Statistics revealed on Wednesday. Gross domestic product fell 2 percent sequentially in the first quarter, which was the largest decline since the fourth quarter of 2008. Economists had […]

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Stock Alert: PGT Innovations Jumps 21% As Q1 Results Beat Estimates

Shares of are PGT Innovations, Inc. (PGTI), a manufacturer of impact-resistant residential windows and doors, are gaining more than 21 percent or $2.10 in Wednesday’s morning trade at $11.87 after the company’s financial results for the first quarter beat analysts’ estimates. The stock has traded in a range of $6.88 to $18.48 in the past 52 weeks. Wednesday, PGT Innovations […]

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Alstom embroiled in £2m corruption row with Hong Kong firm

A multinational company that manufactures tube carriages for the London Underground is embroiled in a legal dispute with an obscure Hong Kong firm over suspected corrupt payments. Alstom, a French-headquartered multinational that makes railway carriages and rolling stock, is being pursued in the English courts by the Hong Kong firm, Alexander Brothers Limited, for more than £2m. Alstom and its […]

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'Perfect spot' for first human colony on Mars is a giant underground 'tunnel city' near the equator, scientists reveal

UNDERGROUND tunnels on Mars could serve as the perfect natural hiding place for the planet's first human base, according to scientists. The hidden chambers, located under an area called the Hellas Planitia, would help protect astronauts from huge swings in temperature and damaging radiation that they would be exposed to on the Martian surface. Experts have long argued over the […]

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