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Foreign companies are calculating whether the cost increases they will bear under the new U.S. tax law will outweigh the benefits of a lower corporate rate.
This measure will raise costs for U.S. units of foreign companies that borrowed heavily and deducted the interest payments from their U.S. tax bill at the old 35% tax rate, said Stef van Weeghel, global tax policy leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
Up to 100,000 people have taken to the streets in Romania to support the independence of justice - against the ruling social democrats.
At the mass protests on Saturday, not only was the square full but so was the gigantic boulevard leading to the "Palace of the People", the parliament building. The boulevard was built during the dictatorship, to make Romanians feel small and humble in front of their omnipotent leaders.
Watford have sacked manager Marco Silva, blaming Everton's approach for the Portuguese in November as the "catalyst for this decision".
Silva has become the eighth Premier League manager to lose his job this season following changes at Crystal Palace, Everton, Leicester City, Stoke, Swansea, West Brom and West Ham. Prior to Everton's approach for 40-year-old Silva, Watford had won four, drawn three and lost four from 11 league games.
When one company has so much control over the information that reaches us, we ought to be able to know how that information is sorted and selected.
The rollout of algorithm tweaks in other countries has had serious impacts on certain organizations, with at least one subscription news service losing nearly one-third of its Facebook engagements after the tweak, and Cambodian NGOs complaining that the delivery of public service information was disrupted.
Delta Air Lines said on Friday that it was tightening its rules for transporting service and support animals in an effort to reduce misbehavior by dogs and other creatures that air carriers are required by law to allow on board.
Customers with psychiatric service animals and emotional support animals must also sign a document attesting to the animals’ ability to behave in the cabin or risk being barred from boarding or removed from the plane.
Mr. Falih’s comments highlighted the challenge OPEC faces in the second year of its efforts to prop up oil prices after a historic price crash caused by the American oil boom.
Mr. Falih will need to secure a cooperation commitment from Russia, which isn’t an OPEC member but, as the world’s largest oil producer, has helped the cartel’s efforts with significant output cuts in the past year. Russian energy minister Alexander Novak on Sunday sounded a more optimistic note, saying “we think that the market should rebalance this year.”
The Russian lawyer at the center of a controversial, 2016 Trump Tower meeting with members of then-candidate Donald Trump’s inner circle dismissed the dossier shared with the FBI at the height of the presidential campaign - and which the FBI relied on in its Russia probe - in an exclusive interview with Fox News.
Veselnitskaya became famous last year after it was first revealed that she met at Trump Tower with the president's son, Donald Trump Jr., his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and others on June 9, during the presidential campaign.