Northbound lanes of the interstate remained open Wednesday, even as the southbound lanes closed because of flooding. Brian Emfinger, a reporter for CNN affiliate KATV, took aerial images and video of flooding near Pocahontas, Arkansas, in the northeastern part of the state, where floodwaters overtopped a levee.
Google was under investigation by the Guardia di Finanza (tax police) and the prosecutor for booking profits generated in the country in Ireland. Both parties said the payment covered the period between 2002 and 2015. US multinational corporations now hold an estimated $2.6 trillion in foreign earnings, most of it from tech companies' global operations. "Corporate tax is based on profits, not revenues, and our profits have remained low given our heavy investments and the fact that retail ...
The oil market's patience is being tested to the limit. Among the region's main indexes Hong Kong fell one per cent in the afternoon, Shanghai ended 0.8 per cent lower and Sydney slipped 0.7 per cent while Singapore retreated 0.2 per cent.
The findings contradict the broad-stroke vilification of gluten that has become popular among many non-celiacs. But despite the trend towards low-gluten or gluten-free diets, no long-term studies have assessed the relation of dietary gluten with the risk of chronic conditions such as coronary heart disease in people without the disease.
Driverless Peugeot cars will soon be on Singapore's roads as part of a trial, following a pact Wednesday between its French manufacturer Groupe PSA and Singapore-based start-up nuTonomy . The collaboration, which is being implemented under PSA's "Autonomous Vehicle for All" (AVA) programme, will bring to market on-demand mobility solutions offering full autonomy.
Adjustments from previous statements indicated that Fed officials judged at this week's two-day meeting that "economic activity slowed" while " household spending rose only modestly ". USA consumers cut back sharply on buying durable goods such as autos in March, leaving overall spending unchanged for a second straight month. But many reckon that with two more rate rises already priced by the market for 2017, only a very hawkish message will swing the United States dollar sharply.