Navi Kaur

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Target’s recipe for fixing Canada: Make it more like the U.S.

Target’s plan to turnaround a dismal start in Canada? Follow its U.S. playbook.<p>The retailer, which lowered its full-year profit forecast on Wednesday …

Obama’s Response to Those Calling for His Impeachment

President Barack Obama hit back at Republicans who want to impeach him as well as those who want to sue him on Thursday.<p>President Barack Obama speaks on the economy at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas, Thursday, July 10, 2014. President Obama ridiculed congressional Republicans on Thursday, …

Obama on impeachment: 'Really?'

Go ahead, President Barack Obama told House Republicans Thursday. Impeach him.<p>“You hear some of them: ‘Sue him! Impeach him!’” Obama said in a relaxed, sniping campaign-style speech in Austin, Texas, recounting the resistance he’s run into for signing executive actions. “Really? For what, doing my …

US and UN condemn killing of Palestinian boy in Israel

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1089000/1089917_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1526984092_0af31f013dd83548a862b3831cb66974<p><b>The US and UN have condemned the abduction and murder of a Palestinian teenager in Israel, which sparked fierce clashes in East Jerusalem.</b><p>US Secretary …

Israel

Protesters block buses carrying immigrants

The national controversy over a surge of Central American immigrants illegally crossing the U.S. border established a new battleground this week in a Southern California small town where angry crowds thwarted detained migrants from entering their community.<p>In a faceoff Tuesday with three buses …

Tea Party’s embarrassing irony: How its ideal nation rejects basic American beliefs

Tea Party heroes like Rand Paul want a “democracy” in which politics’ biggest questions may never be debated<p>Of U.S. political culture’s many hypocrisies, few are more jarring than Americans’ ambivalence about democracy itself. Truth be told, despite its reputation as “the leader of the free world” …

Megyn Kelly to Cheney: Wrong, sir

FOX News’ Megyn Kelly had some tough questions for former Vice President Dick Cheney on Wednesday night, after he and his daughter, Liz, offered a scathing review of the Obama administration’s foreign policy.<p>“In your op-ed [in the Wall Street Journal], you write as follows: ‘Rarely has a U.S. …

Iran Supreme Leader's Twitter Account Warns Of 'War In Muslim World'

Shi'ite Iran has been alarmed by rapid territorial gains made in Iraq by the militants of the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL), which seeks a caliphate ruled on medieval Sunni Muslim precepts in Iraq and Syria.<p>ISIL's advances pose a threat to the survival of Shi'ite-majority Iraq as a …

Jobs Report Has Bad News for Millennials, Good News for Hard-Hit Metros

<i>Trulia's Chief Economist Jed Kolko looks at three measures in the monthly jobs report to see whether housing is helping jobs and whether jobs are helping housing. Residential construction employment shows whether housing is helping jobs. Job growth for young adults (key age group for household</i> …

Government targets millions for job training programs

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Construction Industry

U.S. manufacturing: U.S. production costs catching up with China

Another win for the made-in-America movement: A new report found that U.S. manufacturing in the past decade has become much more competitive compared with low-cost manufacturing rivals.<p>U.S. factories can make goods at the same cost or even cheaper than those made in Eastern Europe, according to a …

California GOP hopeful wants free college for science, math students | Reuters

BERKELEY, California (Reuters) - California Republican gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari called for free college tuition for students pursuing math and science degrees, part of an education reform plan released Tuesday that would also model public schools after charter schools.<p>California …

U.S., euro zone activity up; China decline slows | Reuters

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in April and the euro zone private sector started the second quarter on its strongest footing since 2011, while the pace of decline in Chinese factory activity slowed, surveys showed on Wednesday.<p>Employees work on the production …

Job Growth Picked Up Some Speed In March, Survey Signals

The first slice of data about job growth in March offers some hope that the U.S. labor market gained some strength:<p>There were 191,000 more jobs on private companies' payrolls last month than in February, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report. That's pretty close to what Reuters …

Samsung Smart Home makes its debut in the US and Korea

Samsung Electronics announced the official global launch of its Samsung Smart Home service today, which will enable users to automate their various home appliances from a single app. The service will be rolling out in Korea and the United States first.<p>Through the app, users can add and manage a …

Electronics Industry

Paul Ryan’s final budget plan would slash $5 trillion in next decade

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) introduced a budget proposal Tuesday that would cut more than $5 trillion in federal spending over the next decade, primarily by effectively repealing President Obama’s signature health-care law and greatly reducing funding for social programs.<p>The …

Ryan's Path to Austerity

When describing his last year’s budget to an interviewer who suggested it was highly unlikely to become law, Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin congressman, agreed, and actually went pretty metaphysical, D.C.-style: “But what is a budget? A budget is our vision for how we should fix this country’s fiscal …

Sorry, But There's No 'Law Of Capitalism' That You Have To Pay Employees As Little As Possible

This behavior is contributing to record income inequality in the country and starving the primary engine of U.S. economic growth — the vast American middle class — of purchasing power. (See charts below).<p>If average Americans don't get paid living wages, they can't spend much money buying products …

Income Inequality

‘Sheldon Primary’ is one reason Americans distrust the political system

Several prospective Republican presidential candidates have gathered in Las Vegas for the opening round of what has been dubbed “the Sheldon Primary,” an event emblematic of how warped the system for financing presidential elections has become.<p>The Sheldon Primary is named for Sheldon Adelson, the …

Rand Paul Wants Donors to Know He's Super Prepared to Run for President

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Sen. Rand Paul already has people working for him, presumably for a run for president in 2016, in …

China needs a big bad bank (or else the world will suffer)

Wyoming best, South worst for women candidates, study finds

Think of Wyoming and what comes to mind? Cowboys? Yellowstone Park? Thwarted dynastic ambitions?<p>The number-crunchers at the University of Minnesota’s Smart Politics website analyzed more than 5,000 congressional elections over the last 25 years to determine which states had the best record sending …

New Jersey

Ukraine crisis: EU is drafting powerful sanctions against Russia, says Cameron

A "strong, robust and powerful" package of trade, financial and economic sanctions is being drawn up by the European Union for use if Russia intervenes in eastern Ukraine, David Cameron told MPs.<p>The prime minister was reporting back to the Commons on meetings over the past four days with his EU …

Yellen meets the press

When Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen faces questions from reporters on Wednesday afternoon, she will have the small task of explaining whether the U.S. economy is really improving and what else, if anything, the most powerful financial institution on the planet might do to help.<p>Yellen will also …

Elle: D.C.'s 10 most powerful women

Fashion magazine ELLE is taking a look at the world inside the Beltway this month, naming the 10 most powerful women in D.C.<p>“We’re looking for diversity, and certainly unique and powerful women, but also those women who have something going on right now and that are really sort of very much in the …