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Source: Common Domain

Foreign Firms Brace for Potential Cost Increases After U.S. Tax Overhaul

Monday 10:51 GMT

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.

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Source: DW

Mass protests in Romania: Stop corruption!

Monday 04:15 GMT

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.

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Source: BBC

Marco Silva: Watford blame Everton as they sack manager

Monday 10:51 GMT

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.

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Source: The Guradian

I run a small, independent magazine. I worry Facebook will kill us off

Monday 10:51 GMT

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.

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Source: New York Times

Delta Air Lines Tightens Rules for Service and Support Animals

Monday 04:15 GMT

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.

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Source: Common Domain

Saudis Push for OPEC Oil Efforts Into 2019

Monday 10:51 GMT

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.”

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Source: Fox News

Russian lawyer at center of Trump Tower meeting dismisses dossier shared with FBI

Saturday 23:49 GMT

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.

Source: Washington Post

Shutdown ends after Democrats agree to trust that McConnell will allow ‘dreamer’ vote

Today 11:49 GMT
Source: Global News

Tsunami warning issued for B.C.’s coast after 7.9-magnitude earthquake off Alaska

Today 11:49 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Late-night hosts on shutdown: 'America gets caught in the stairwell by the landlord'

Today 17:20 GMT
Source: New York Times

U.S. Tariffs, Aimed at China and South Korea, to Hit Targets Worldwide

Today 15:26 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Oscar nominations 2018: ‘The Shape of Water’ leads with 13; ‘Get Out’ nominated for best picture

Today 14:33 GMT
Source: CBS News

Trump trip to Davos on hold pending shutdown resolution

Today 14:34 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Turkey says first soldier has died in Kurdish offensive in Syria

Today 17:19 GMT
Source: DW

Berlin 24/7: #MeToo went unnoticed at the Berlin Fashion Week

Monday 02:26 GMT
Source: NBC News

Apple promises to help Malala Fund educate over 100,000 girls

Today 17:18 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Apple HomePod finally available to buy, three years after the Echo

Today 17:19 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Veteran Musician Hugh Masekela Has Died

Today 17:19 GMT
Source: New York Times

Fashion Topics Get a Spot on the Davos Agenda

Today 17:19 GMT
Source: Common Domain

High Prices Won’t Deter Biotech Deals

Today 14:34 GMT
Source: New York Times

U.S. Accuses Accountants of Trying to Game Reviews of KPMG Audits

Today 17:19 GMT

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