The House just voted to wipe away the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections – Washington Post

Congress sent proposed legislation to President Trump on Tuesday that wipes away landmark online privacy protections, the first salvo in what is likely to become a significant reworking of the rules governing Internet access in an era of Republican dominance. In a party-line vote, House Republicans freed Internet service providers such as Verizon, AT&T and […]

Trump slump: dollar, shares skid on reflation trade doubts – Reuters

LONDON The dollar and share prices tumbled on Monday, as investors worried that U.S. President Donald Trump’s defeat over healthcare reform foreshadowed difficulties delivering other key campaign promises, in particular fiscal stimulus. Trump’s failure to rally enough support from his own Republican party – which controls both houses of U.S. Congress – to repeal and […]

Leggings and yoga pants: When tight trousers get controversial – BBC News

Leggings and yoga pants: When tight trousers get controversial – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images A social media storm erupted on Sunday when two girls were stopped from boarding a United Airlines flight because they were wearing leggings. The girls were flying as guests of employees, and thus were subject to the company’s dress code. But it is not the first time leggings or yoga pants […]

OPEC, non-OPEC to look at extending oil-output cut by six months – Reuters

KUWAIT A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers has agreed to review whether a global pact to limit supplies should be extended by six months, it said in a statement on Sunday. An earlier draft of the statement said the committee “reports high level of conformity and recommends six-month extension”. But […]

Angry over US healthcare fail, Trump voters spare him blame – Reuters

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. The day after the flaming out of U.S. President Donald Trump’s first major legislative initiative, his supporters across America were lashing out – at conservatives, at Democrats, at leaders of his Republican Party in Congress. Only Trump himself was spared their wrath. Many voters who elected him appeared largely willing to […]

Trump says Keystone XL will bring 28000 jobs. A pipe dream? – Christian Science Monitor

March 24, 2017 —President Trump formally revived the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, signing the presidential permit that granted TransCanada Corp. the right to cross-border construction on a project with symbolic weight for the future of US climate policy. At a White House event attended by TransCanada chief executive officer Russell Girling and Sean McGarvey, […]

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