Final Republican tax bill slashes U.S. corporate rate: summary

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional Republicans’ final tax legislation proposes cutting taxes as expected for businesses, the wealthy and some middle-class Americans, according to a summary seen by Reuters on Friday, with decisive votes expected next week in a critical moment for the party and President Donald Trump. Prospects for approval of the biggest U.S. tax […]

Turnbull’s U-turn: Australia is to hold a royal commission into the finance industry

MALCOLM TURNBULL, Australia’s prime minister, has changed his tune. Just last week he dismissed calls for an inquiry into Australia’s banks, saying it would be an expensive exercise that “doesn’t do anything other than write a report”. But on November 30th, Mr Turnbull abruptly announced a royal commission, Australia’s most wide-ranging form of inquiry, into […]

Govt said to have ignored warnings over GST roll out

Mumbai: The Indian government ignored several warnings from private companies that the complex technology required for a nationwide goods and services tax (GST) to work smoothly was not ready for launch, several people who worked on the project said. The Indian government ignored several warnings from private companies that the complex technology required for a […]

FLASHBACK: Democrats Praised The Investigation That Unveiled Strzok Texts

The Justice Department inspector general’s decision in January to open an investigation into the FBI’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation was met with widespread praise from Democrats. “My reaction is that it’s entirely appropriate and very necessary but also not surprising,” Clinton campaign press secretary Brian Fallon told MSNBC on Jan. 12, the […]