House Democrats push Biden for lower capital gains tax hike

Sen. Sanders spending bill would increase taxes, inflation: Sen. Portman Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, argues a $6 trillion spending package would ‘really hurt’ the economy and working families across America. President Biden is facing pushback from some House Democrats over his plan to substantially raise taxes on investment gains – a key part of funding… Continue reading House Democrats push Biden for lower capital gains tax hike

Push to bring in Afghan refugees sees support, little opposition from GOP lawmakers

Former Taliban hostage reacts to takeover in Afghanistan Heather Mercer, who was held hostage by the Taliban in 2001, describes her ‘terrifying’ arrest and trial and her eventual rescue by U.S. special forces. The push by the Biden administration to bring tens of thousands of Afghan refugees into the U.S. is so far seeing support… Continue reading Push to bring in Afghan refugees sees support, little opposition from GOP lawmakers

NY Gov. Cuomo impeachment push regains steam after bombshell sexual harassment findings

Fox News Flash top headlines for August 3 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing widespread calls to resign or be removed from office after state Attorney General Letitia James concluded he sexually harassed multiple women, including current and former state employees.… Continue reading NY Gov. Cuomo impeachment push regains steam after bombshell sexual harassment findings

Wisconsin GOP congressman pushes bill to ban critical race theory in DC public schools

Fox News Flash top headlines for June 18 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Wisconsin Republican Rep. Glenn Grothman introduced a bill Friday that would ban Washington, D.C. public schools from teaching critical race theory  –  a controversial doctrine that assumes systematic racism is a defining feature of… Continue reading Wisconsin GOP congressman pushes bill to ban critical race theory in DC public schools

The push for French to oust English at the centre of EU power

Paris: The French government is planning to use its time in the presidency of the European Union Council to oust English as the body’s most common tongue. When Paris takes over the rotating presidency in 2022, French diplomats will conduct key meetings and working groups in French, with notes taken mainly in the language, and… Continue reading The push for French to oust English at the centre of EU power

US push for global tax rules could catch New Zealand’s film industry

US calls for a new global tax regime – potentially the biggest overhaul in 100 years – should be viewed as good news for New Zealand, says Professor Craig Elliffe. However the call by US Treasurer Janet Yellen for a minimum global corporate tax rate could create tension for our subsidised film industry. It could… Continue reading US push for global tax rules could catch New Zealand’s film industry

Strong fundamentals push Dent, Arweave (AR) and Enzyme (MLN) price higher

According to a report by Coinshares, as of March 20, the weekly inflows into institutional crypto products has declined by about 59% when compared with the previous week. This suggests that institutional investors are taking a cautious approach after the recent bull run. However, that does not mean the institutional investors are dumping their holdings… Continue reading Strong fundamentals push Dent, Arweave (AR) and Enzyme (MLN) price higher

Push for a FOURTH $1,400 stimulus check to help those in need as current payments are ‘not enough’

DEMOCRATS are pushing for a FOURTH $1,400 stimulus check to help low and middle income Americans as  current payments are "not enough". President Biden is on track to sign off on the third $1,400 stimulus checks for as soon as Tuesday – but calls for a fourth are already being made. 50 decocratic members of… Continue reading Push for a FOURTH $1,400 stimulus check to help those in need as current payments are ‘not enough’

Biden to meet with unions pushing for infrastructure spending

President Biden delivers remarks on the economy undefined WASHINGTON — President Biden is scheduled to meet in the White House Wednesday with senior labor union leaders, who are hoping to win commitments for a massive federal investment in infrastructure as well as efforts to create jobs in clean-tech and alternative energy, according to people familiar… Continue reading Biden to meet with unions pushing for infrastructure spending

Biden administration’s push to pause deportations, border wall construction 'purely political': Activist

Biden imposing 100-day pause on deportations is ‘purely political’: Don Rosenberg Don Rosenberg, president of Advocates for Victims of Illegal Alien Crime, accuses President Biden of playing politics with his immigration policy. The Biden administration’s move to impose a 100-day pause on deportations is “purely political,” activist against illegal immigrant crime Don Rosenberg said on Friday.… Continue reading Biden administration’s push to pause deportations, border wall construction 'purely political': Activist

Albany pols push ‘tax-the-rich’ path to plug state budget hole

More On: Coronavirus in NY Staten Island DA rips Cuomo, De Blasio for harsh words on ‘autonomous zone’ bar owner Principals union chief: City Hall oversold return to full-time learning NYC creatives live in hotels like the icons of yesteryear thanks to cheap rates NY Dems mull legalizing weed, taxing the rich amid COVID crunch… Continue reading Albany pols push ‘tax-the-rich’ path to plug state budget hole

Stocks may push Bitcoin to $10.8K, says trader as USD bull run falters

Bitcoin (BTC) may get a “relief” rally closer to $11,000 as stock markets recover and concerns remain over the U.S. dollar. In a tweet on Sep. 8, Cointelegraph Markets analyst Michaël van de Poppe said that macro movements could serve to strengthen BTC/USD. BTC price may fill the upper futures gap first The rebound would… Continue reading Stocks may push Bitcoin to $10.8K, says trader as USD bull run falters

CBDC Push Takes Ukraine Closer to Crypto Adoption

At a press conference held on Feb. 21, a representative for the National Bank of Ukraine released the results of its much-hyped central bank digital currency project called the e-hryvnia. However, the banking institution is still not certain of the impact this financial offering will have on the country’s overall financial stability as well as… Continue reading CBDC Push Takes Ukraine Closer to Crypto Adoption

Coinbase and Ripple Push for Regulatory Framework, US Congress Stalls

A new working group, spearheaded by senior employees of Ripple and Coinbase, is going to advise United States regulators on crypto-friendly policies. But congresspeople are too busy preparing for the upcoming elections, which means that U.S. crypto firms will have to continue hula-hooping through state-by-state regulations in the near future. Earlier this month, a D.C.-based… Continue reading Coinbase and Ripple Push for Regulatory Framework, US Congress Stalls

Greta Thunberg’s push to ‘stop, delay or interrupt’ Adani mine project

Stockholm: Climate activist Greta Thunberg has called on German engineering group Siemens AG to review its role in helping to develop a controversial coal mine project in Australia. "On Monday they (Siemens) will announce their decision. Please help pushing them to make the only right decision. #StopAdani," Thunberg tweeted. Engineering giant Siemens said it will… Continue reading Greta Thunberg’s push to ‘stop, delay or interrupt’ Adani mine project

Rand Paul blocks Senate push to protect Trump whistleblower

Sen. Rand Paul on call to name Ukraine whistleblower Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, Republican member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, joins Bret Baier on ‘Special Report.’ Sen. Rand Paul, R.-Ky., on Wednesday blocked a resolution to reaffirm whistleblower protections, accusing Democrats of “selective outrage.” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D.-N.Y., and Sen. Mazie… Continue reading Rand Paul blocks Senate push to protect Trump whistleblower

As Bulls Push Bitcoin Price to a 4-Week High, is $10,000 Next? ⋆ ZyCrypto

Bitcoin prices in the last 24 hours made spectacular gains and for one brief moment, it seemed like the price would surpass the $10,000 mark for the first time in months. The sideways markets have led many to believe that the first of the cryptocurrencies would lead the whole crypto space into oblivion as a… Continue reading As Bulls Push Bitcoin Price to a 4-Week High, is $10,000 Next? ⋆ ZyCrypto

Astros push Yankees to the brink with Game 4 win, take commanding lead ALCS lead

NEW YORK — The Houston Astros congratulated one another on the field Thursday night, ducked into the visiting clubhouse, and no one would have blamed them if they grabbed some goggles, sprayed champagne, and talked about facing the Washington Nationals. This American League Championship Series is over. The Astros ripped out the New York Yankees’… Continue reading Astros push Yankees to the brink with Game 4 win, take commanding lead ALCS lead

Retirement review puts push for 12 per cent super back on the table

The Federal Government's resolve to push compulsory superannuation to 12 per cent is certain to be tested in its coming review of the retirement income system. Scheduled super guarantee increases, already enacted by legislation, would see the current rate of 9.5 per cent grow to 10 per cent from July 2021, then a further 0.5… Continue reading Retirement review puts push for 12 per cent super back on the table

Impeachment push will unify GOP and push Trump over the top in 2020, says Sarah Sanders

"This is exactly out of the Democrats' playbook," she said. "They used a fake scandal with Russia. Now they're trying to create a fake scandal with Ukraine. It doesn't matter who the actors are. The real bad players in this whole process are the Democrats, trying to fool American voters. "The good thing is, the American voters are far too smart to fall for the… Continue reading Impeachment push will unify GOP and push Trump over the top in 2020, says Sarah Sanders

Industry funds push for fee overhaul as super complaints double

Not-for-profit superannuation funds are pushing the government’s financial dispute body to change its funding mechanism, after complaints about super doubled in the wake of the Hayne royal commission. Complaints about super doubled in the wake of the Hayne royal commission.Credit:AFR The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) was launched last year and combined several external dispute… Continue reading Industry funds push for fee overhaul as super complaints double

Amazon pharmacy push facing fresh challenge

Can health care be a winning issue for Republicans? American Conservative Union Chairman Matt Schlapp on the debate over health care reform and President Trump’s comments on the shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Amazon’s foray into the healthcare market may have just hit a roadblock, thanks to a company partly owned by… Continue reading Amazon pharmacy push facing fresh challenge

‘Critical’: Push for workers to own bigger slice of companies stalls

Startups want the government to expand Australia's employee share scheme program, claiming the current model is deterring global talent from coming to Australia. In November 2018 Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Minister for Small and Family Business Michaelia Cash promised to expand the share ownership program so small businesses could offer staff shares worth up to… Continue reading ‘Critical’: Push for workers to own bigger slice of companies stalls

Defend Crypto: There is a clear coordinated effort by high-profile investors to push this meme, says Tim Swanson

Kin Foundation, one of the main powerhouses behind the development of Kin ecosystem, started an initiative against the United States Securities and Exchanges Commission, a ‘Defend Crypto’ campaign with a $5 million fund alongside Coinbase. The campaign plans to take the SEC to court, with hopes of getting better regulation, a new Howey Test for… Continue reading Defend Crypto: There is a clear coordinated effort by high-profile investors to push this meme, says Tim Swanson