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Budget deal headed to vote in US House, likely to be passed

Dec 12, 2013

Budget deal headed to vote in US House, likely to be passed

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday were falling in line behind a bipartisan two-year budget deal, indicating that the normally rambunctious group of lawmakers is not spoiling for a year-end fiscal fight. #United States #US Budget #Barack Obama #Democrats #NewsTracker #Republicans
US budget deal reached, could usher in new era of cooperation

Dec 11, 2013

US budget deal reached, could usher in new era of cooperation

A bipartisan budget deal announced in the US Congress on Tuesday, while modest in its spending cuts, would end nearly three years of partisan stand-offs between Democrats and Republicans that culminated in October with a partial government shutdown. #US Budget #Barack Obama #Democrats #WhatNext #US congress #Republicans
Post shutdown: Obama focuses on budget, immigration reform

Oct 17, 2013

Post shutdown: Obama focuses on budget, immigration reform

President Barack Obama says now that the shutdown is over, leaders in Washington should focus on a budget, immigration reform and a farm bill #US Budget #Barack Obama #USA #US government #US Immigration reform #US shutdown #US farm bill
John Kerry proposes 20% cut in US aid to Sri Lanka

Apr 15, 2013

John Kerry proposes 20% cut in US aid to Sri Lanka

It is believed to be the highest drop for any South Asian country in Kerry's budgetary proposals which was sent to the Congress last week for its approval. #United States #US Budget #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Maldives #John Kerry
US announces closure of 149 airport control towers

Mar 23, 2013

US announces closure of 149 airport control towers

US will close 149 airport control towers will be closed across the country beginning 7 April due to a budget saving implementation plan. #US Budget #US #NewsTracker #airport control towers

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US announces closure of 149 airport control towers

Sep 18, 2014

Are you a compulsive shopper?

With the deluge of deals and flash sales populating email inboxes and online boutiques, avoiding the urge to spend may require greater restraint than just steering clear of the mall. This is especially problematic for consumers who have difficulty cu... #Canada #Toronto #Forrester Research, Inc. #Facebook
US announces closure of 149 airport control towers

Sep 17, 2014

Majority of Americans Are Single Now, a Major Shift From the '70s

According to a report by economist Edward Yardeni, a majority of Americans are now single, says  Bloomberg Businessweek. And economists predict the rising single population will effect the economy, with singles less likely to spend money on children ... #BusinessWeek #Bureau of Labor Statistics #Census Bureau #Edward Yardeni
US announces closure of 149 airport control towers

Sep 17, 2014

Certainly no shortage of pressure on Big Phil Hogan

The announcement of Phil Hogan as EU agriculture commissioner designate is a positive one for Irish farmers. It was welcomed by the all the main farm organisations and by politicians from most parties - with the exception of Sinn Fein and independent... #European Union #United Kingdom #Northern Ireland #Fianna Fail #Marc MacSharry #Phil Hogan (politician) #Sinn Fein