Senate confirms billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary
Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross was sworn in as USA commerce secretary on Tuesday after helping shape Republican President Donald Trump's opposition to multilateral trade deals.
Remarking on Mr. Ross" confirmation, AAPA President and CEO Kurt Nagle said: "We look forward to working with Secretary Ross to enhance America's global competitiveness and increase USA exports.
After all, as discussed below, since the 1990s Cyprus has served as one the top three offshore destinations for Russian and former Soviet Union flight capital, most of it motivated by tax dodging, kleptocracy, and money laundering.
Senators from both political parties were deferential to Ross at his almost four-hour confirmation hearing, which was much more subdued than the confirmation hearings of other Trump nominees.
Ross is notorious for buying failing companies, slashing jobs and selling them off.
Homs attacks aim to spoil Syria peace talks: United Nations envoy
He called them "act of political terrorism". "The UN should prioritize the struggle against terrorism", Jaafari said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group reported at least 14 people were killed.
David Moyes take positives from Sunderland's second-half showing against Everton
In truth, Everton won without breaking sweat and Sunderland's relegration is looking increasingly inevitable. "A few of the teams have had theirs".
Mobile promises big LTE boost from 5GHz Wi-Fi frequencies ars_ab.settitle(1046541)
T-Mobile said tapping into the newly available spectrum will help it deliver faster "gigabit LTE" to more people, too. Just keep in mind that you're going to need a device that supports LTE-U in order to take advantage of its benefits.
Worth an estimated $2.9 billion, Ross has extensive business ties around the globe.
Ross has also sought to ease concerns about whether the White House would try to politicize climate science.
Democrats' questions of Ross's ties with Russia come at a time when Trump is defending his administration's relations with Moscow, following leaks about repeated contacts between members of his campaign team a year ago and Russian intelligence officials. Democrats also wished for Ross to explain his possible connection with Russian shareholder Viktor Vekselberg, who's described as a friend to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Ross pledged in a letter to Democrat Senator Bill Nelson not to censor or intimidate scientists who work at NOAA, the agency housed within the Commerce Department that controls the National Weather Service and conducts research.
Mr Ross has indicated he will step down from his position as Vice-Chair of the bank to avoid any potential conflicts of interest.
Trump asks NASA to study feasibility of crew on rocket's flight
A crewed mission, under the existing plan, will fly aboard the SLS/Orion system on the EM-2 mission sometime in 2021. That flight, Exploration Mission 1, or EM-1, is scheduled for November 2018.
8-year-old girl shot and killed moments after vehicle crash
Homicide detectives have confirmed that an 8-year-old girl was shot to death after surviving a auto crash early Saturday morning. The woman who allegedly shot and killed eight-year-old DeMaree Atkins fled the area in a dark-colored, four-door sedan.
Villarreal v Real Madrid 26 February 2017
The Yellow Submarine tore apart Atletico Madrid 3-0 at El Madrigal and they held Barcelona to a 1-1 draw in an entertaining match. What's happened has happened. "We know that they are very good opponents, defensively organised and who defend as a block".
Bihar SSC chairman arrested in test paper leak case
According to reports, the questions were leaked on WhatsApp, an online chatting platform, as soon as the exam has commenced. The SIT team has also arrested owner of the printing press from Ahmedabad where question papers were printed.
Ersan Ilyasova traded to Hawks for Tiago Splitter, per report
The Hawks sit in the No. 4 spot in the Eastern Conference exiting the All-Star break. He is averaging 14.8 points and 5.9 rebounds in 56 games for the 76ers.
Patent For A Wearable Battery Charger Technology For The Apple Watch Published
When used to make calls, the watch only lasted three hours while it lasted about six and a half hours when used to play music. The patent, although filed by Apple in 2015, received approval on February 2 this year from the U.S.
Watch out, Intel! AMD Ryzen 7 desktop processors are nearly here
Both perform great, the 1800X at 499 Dollars is going to be a kick-ass processors that can compete with Intel's counterpart. Only one benchmark, Cinebench , was disclosed today where it beat Intel's best 8-core CPU by 9% in multi-threaded tests.
These Oscars categories deserve love, too
Neither came close to getting noticed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences or any other movie award groups. Her 2-word message: "Thank you". "And now, please welcome our first white presenter, Anne Hathaway".
Here's How Much Sitting In Traffic Is Costing You
According to the INRIX report, the average San Francisco driver spent 82 hours stuck in traffic in 2016. Manhattan, New York placed third internationally and second place in America with 89 hours.
'Unfair': Hundreds of thousands out of pocket as penalty rates cut
Except for the fast food area, the Sunday penalty rates have not been brought to the same level as Saturday penalty rates. Fast food workers will have their Sunday penalty rates reduced to their Saturday rates.
Feb 28 2017