The initiative failed with about 59 percent voting against legalization and about 40 percent voting in favor, with all precincts reporting by Wednesday morning, according to the North Dakota Secretary of State's website. Proposition No. 2 in Utah passed with about 53 percent of voters for the measure and about 47 percent against it. Cannabis stocks reached new highs in pre-market trading Wednesday morning after voters in MI legalized the recreational use of marijuana.
And thanks to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will have no trouble maneuvering for votes for President Trump's next Supreme Court pick. "I think there will be no difference here". He energises elements of the Republican base, who love him, and the Democrats, who hate him, at the same time.
Amazon announced previous year that the retail giant was looking to open a second headquarters somewhere in North America, bringing with it as many as 50,000 new jobs . "Even if the most obvious reasons appear to be about attracting more tech workers, the PR and government incentives benefits could help, too", said Jed Kolko, chief economist at Indeed, the online jobs site.
In particular the sanctions target Iran's vital energy sector and its shipping and shipbuilding sector and banking sector. The visiting envoy also called for concreted action by the global community to stand against U.S. Iranian officials expressed their gratitude for South Korea's prior consultations on the sensitive issue, the source said . Americans cast votes on Tuesday to decide whether Donald Trump's Republicans maintain their grip on the US Congress, or if.
But what if that doesn't happen? Democratic candidates for the House of Representative have raised $649m (£500m) from individual donors, more than doubling the $312m tally for the Republicans. Republicans now hold 51 against the Democrats' 49 (with two independents). Whatever the outcome, Trump made clear he knew his political future was on the line.
Republicans are bracing for a likely loss of seats in the House of Representatives but are favoured to hold on to the Senate. Although polls generally agree on Democrats winning the House and Republicans retaining the Senate, the margins are fine and a few key races will determine whether a real upset is on the cards.
Buffetted in recent quarters by the impact of a long winter in North America, Lowe's has been striving to find ways to catch up with the long-time sector leader Home Depot , whose stores on average generate nearly twice as much in sales. The retailer will attempt to relocate employees to nearby stores. Lowe's said Monday's announcement would result in charges of 28 cents per share to 34 cents per share or $300 million to $365 million in pre-tax expenses.
Israel's prime minister has praised the restoration of US sanctions on Iran that were lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal. The United States has not succeeded in persuading global financial institutions and companies to follow its sanctions against Iran, he noted.
The US is seeking to "alter" Iranian behavior with the sanctions, and has been leaking out a stream of 12 demands it wants to see Iran agree to in exchange for re-lifting the economic penalties. But proponents as well as the other parties to the deal - Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia, and the European Union - have vehemently defended it.
Trump is set to campaign Sunday in Macon, Georgia, for Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp and in Chattanooga, Tennessee, for Republican Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn. Republicans, trying to move past that, have been enthusiastically pressing the economic argument. But Trump appears to have put his finger on a very contentious spot in the American mind-space: people are anxious that the liberalism of the Democrats may work completely against the interests of those already ...
It is now introducing a limited-edition reusable red cup with its other holiday launches. Starbucks has also detailed its annual holiday offerings. Halloween is barely over, and now it's time to start thinking about Christmas, at least according to Starbucks . Instead of just one specially designed cup, this year we have 4! These join returning food favorites Gingerbread Loaf, Penguin Cake Pop, Peppermint Brownie Cake Pop, Snowman Cookie, Cranberry Bliss Bar, Carved Ham and Swiss ...
Should Democrats manage to retake the House, he and his White House allies will simply focus on Republicans' hold on the Senate , Politico reported Friday . In both cases, the gains weren't particularly large. On Tuesday, November 6, voting booths officially open across the US for midterm elections . Ari Fleischer, George W.
A Bloomberg report said the United States president had asked officials to begin drafting a potential trade agreement with China , citing unnamed sources. The Chinese "want to make a deal", he declared, adding: "Lots of great things are going to happen over the next short period of time". And we're doing very well.
The original trigger for this protest was a report in the New York Times in which it was revealed that Google had deliberately covered up sexual misconduct by three senior executives. Hundreds of Google employees in NY are walking off the job and gathering at a nearby park. Twitter account Google Walkout For Real Change is documenting the various protests around the world and offering words of support.
Continued escalation of tensions between US & Saudi Arabia and reports of US EIA that crude oil inventories saw increase in stockpile for 5 consecutive week greatly impacted crude oil price action and resulted in steep bearish decline. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Thursday. On Sunday, sanctions against Iran exports are scheduled to go back into effect. US sanctions on Iran's energy exports come into force on November 4 and it is still unclear how much the country's ...
Neither side mentioned economic aid in their comments in front of the press, Reuters reported. In his meeting with Xi, Khan, the cricketer-turned-politician, said: "my party (Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf) has only been in power for two months.
WTI had traded at $69.61 per barrel on Monday, Oct. 22, before it fell sharply during the past week. There has been concern that in the context of the USA sanctions against Iran , which are now set to take effect on November 4, Saudi Arabia could cut crude supply in retaliation for potential sanctions against it over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
JAL said pilot drank two bottles of wine and five cans of beer for six hours from 6 p.m. the night before the flight to Tokyo's Haneda airport. Jitsukawa was due to be in the cockpit of the Boeing 777 aircraft that holds up to 244 passengers.
At a campaign rally in Columbia, Missouri, on Thursday night he said, "they want to make a deal". 'Also had good discussion on North Korea!' Trump administration officials have said that trade talks with China can not resume until Beijing comes up with specific actions it is willing take to meet United States demands for sweeping changes to policies on technology transfers, industrial subsidies and market access.
The US has broadly agreed to grant India a waiver from Iran sanctions after the Indian side chose to cut oil imports from Tehran by about a third in 2018-19, sources familiar with the matter said , adding that an official announcement could be made over the next few days.
The commerce department argued that it had engaged in "activities that are contrary to the national security interests of the United States". Last year, Micron filed suit against UMC, alleging that UMC stole memory technology from the company and transferred it to Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co.
Trump has also threatened to impose tariffs on the remaining goods imports from China , which past year were worth $505 billion. The Trump administration has imposed tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports since July, while Beijing has retaliated with new levies on $110 billion of USA goods.
The advance - the second big jump in a row - marks a huge step forward in Narendra Modi government's efforts to ease processes, project a business-friendly environment, and draw in foreign investment. India is the highest-ranked country in South Asia. On area where the changing nature of work is causing difficulty in Belgium's ease in doing business ranking is Belgium's Labor Act of 1971 which enacted laws which limit employing personnel on Sunday and for firms to operate on Sunday.
He said: "I think people will be crushingly disappointed at yesterday because it certainly wasn't the end (of austerity)". But he added: "On wider definitions, it doesn't, at least not yet". "Yes, the OBR reduced borrowing forecasts so he was able to find more money without committing to more borrowing". And by his arbitrary action to raise duties on wines but not on beer or spirits he has again demonstrated that alcohol is an easy target for a chancellor looking to raise revenue.
For instance, a senior government official maintained that the provision only relates to the management of the central bank and the central government may not be empowered to issue directions to the RBI on policy-related matters. According to the RBI, if repayment is delayed by even one day, the account should be seen as stressed and the banks would be required to initiate resolution.