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cashless-042417.jpg People may be moving closer to accepting a cashless society as more than a third in Europe and the US said they were ready to ditch cash for alternative payment options, results of an online survey by the market research group Ipsos for the ING Bank website eZonomics showed Wednesday.

StevenMnuchin-042617.jpg Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin claimed Wednesday that the tax reform plan due to be unveiled by President Donald Trump's administration later in the day would include the biggest tax cut in U.S. history. Mnuchin said at an event hosted by The Hill that the tax reform plan would lower the corporate...

Ivanka-Trump-042617.jpg President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump was jeered by members of the audience during a panel discussion of a high profile female business leaders meet in Berlin Tuesday. Ivanka is in German capital this week on her first official international trip as the US presidential adviser. Ivanka...

Africaskyscrapers-042617.jpg Africa is the second largest continent after Asia (both by area and population). However, it is nowhere near Asia as far as the height or the number of skyscrapers is concerned. A rather late entrant on the skyscraper scene, Africa has seen the construction of many tall buildings since the start...

Kathleen-Ontario-042517.jpg Ontario in Canada is planning to launch universal basic income program to nearly 4000 households. The three year pilot project will be first launched in Hamilton, Thunder Bay and Lindsay. This is the first effort in North America to provide unconditional income to citizens to encourage work, community engagement and to reduce poverty.

SonnyPerdue-042517.jpg Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was easily confirmed by the Senate as the next Secretary of Agriculture on Monday. The Senate voted 87 to 11 in favor of Perdue's nomination, with 35 Democrats joining with the Republicans in the chamber. Georgia Senator David Perdue, R-Ga., voted "present,"...

Trump-Peggy-042417.jpg Veteran US astronaut Peggy Whitson, currently living and working aboard the International Space Station, has set the U.S. record for most cumulative days in space. Whitson launched on Nov. 17, 2016, with 377 days in space already under her belt, and broke Jeff Williams' U.S. record of 534 cumulative...

Trump1-042417.jpg Donald Trump is the least popular president in modern times, according to Washington Post-ABC News poll, as he nears the 100-day mark of his administration on April 29. Trump came to power on January 20. The New York business tycoon stunned the world on November 8 with a surprise win over his Democrat...

Rihanna-042417.jpg Rihanna faced furious backlash on social media for posting a series of bizarre pictures of Queen Elizabeth's face superimposed onto her own body. The Rude Boy singer's adventure on Instagram came a couple of days after the longest reigning monarch celebrated her 91st birthday Friday. The Barbadian...

Trump-072417.jpg US President Donald Trump has vowed to wipe out anti-Semitism, and called the Holocaust "the darkest chapter of human history." "We must stamp out prejudice and anti-Semitism everywhere it is found," he told the delegates of the World Jewish Congress Plenary Assembly in New York through a video message. "Six...

North Korea has arrested a U.S. citizen in Pyongyang, according to reports citing people familiar with the matter. The arrested man, a Korean-American professor named Tony Kim, had been teaching at a university in Pyongyang set up by a Korean-American Christian businessman. Mr. Kim is the third known...

Trump2-042117.jpg As part of an ongoing effort to roll back financial regulations instituted under former President Barack Obama, President Donald Trump signed presidential memorandums on Friday ordering reviews of key provisions of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Trump described the reduction of regulations as the first step toward tax reform.

Capitol-042117.jpg Looking to get an investigation into Russian meddling in last year's presidential election back on track, the House Intelligence Committee has sent letters inviting Trump and Obama administration officials to testify before the committee next month.

MazieHirono-042117.jpg Hawaii's two Senators have struck back at Attorney General Jeff Sessions after the nation's top law enforcement officer criticized a federal judge from their state who blocked President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.

Ivanka-G20-042117.jpg President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump will leave for Germany next week on her first official international trip as the US presidential adviser. Ivanka, First Daughter and Assistant to the President, will visit Berlin on April 25 at the direct invitation of Chancellor Angela Merkel to participate...

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