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Deficit reached $706 billion, 3.6% of GDP in February March 12, 2018 8:03 p.

ET Amazon.is expanding its discounted Prime program, its latest salvo in a battle with Walmart Inc.

Dow Jones, a News Corp companyNews Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services A widening probe into possible fraud at Newsweek has sent the storied media brand into crisis Feb.m.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the trade deficit "ultimately will be reduced" by a combination of new or renegotiated trade pacts and a crackdown on abusive foreign trade practices.But Ross said "it is not practical to set an exact deadline" for narrowing the trade gap.

After a request from a panel of U.lawmakers, the company said it is looking for coordinated attempts at interference not previously identified Jan.

Mike Leigh, the Salford-born doyen of English cinema at its grittiest, will return to the red carpet of the Croisette next month as the only British director in competition for the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes film festival.Speaking amid the gilt mirrors and marble walls of Paris's Grand hotel, festival chief Thierry Frémaux told the world's media that this year's selection process had been rather difficult and lengthy.

According to the allegations, Tonja Carter instigated a meeting at least four years ago in which the author’s personal safe deposit box was opened and its contents itemized.The new account appears to conflict with Carter’s own version of events, in which the lawyer insisted the manuscript for Lee’s second novel was only found in that same deposit box last August.

The gap between publishing’s rich and poor continues to widen, as figures from Nielsen BookScan reveal that the top 50 authors account for more than 13% of UK sales.Joel Morris and Jason Hazeley, the writing duo behind Penguin’s bestselling series of Ladybird parodies, are in fourth with £7.

The Folio prize, the literary award that was established in the wake of criticism of the Booker and suspended last year when its sponsor dropped out, has announced that it will be returning in 2017 and expanding its focus to include non-fiction.The Folio prize was established in 2011 after the literary establishment rounded on the judges of that year’s Man Booker award, who overlooked novels by major names to shortlist a collection of novels that one judge said “zipped along”.

The North-South divide in British prosperity was today highlighted after new figures showed London and the South still enjoyed above average household incomes.In the South East, the figure was £16,767 while in the South West household income per head was £14,072.

The EU yesterday agreed to widen money laundering rules as Gordon Brown, the chancellor, urged all member states to take swifter action to cut off the "financial lifeblood" of terrorism.In a meeting of finance and interior ministers, the EU extended an existing ban on money laundering to funds earned or used in all serious crimes, not just the illegal drugs trade, as is now the case.

”In the case of the Iraq war, he contended, the big questions of “what U.Continue reading the main story AdvertisementContinue reading the main story So far, there has been no big, symphonic novel about the war in Iraq.

“The gender split among white voters in Florida is huge,” said Patrick Murray, director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute.” AdvertisementContinue reading the main storyRace is also a big factor in Florida and Mrs.

The new merger amounts to another step in the long decline of competition in many American industries.Reviving flagging American competition might even help stop America’s ever-widening inequality.

Americans are still barred by law from traveling to Cuba as tourists, despite the Obama administration’s opening with that country.)The new rules will also loosen banking and financial transaction restrictions, and allow Cubans to work in the United States under temporary visas.

LONDON — Tefaf Maastricht, Europe’s biggest and most prestigious fair devoted to art, antiques and design, is expanding into New York.The prestigious art fair plans to hold two annual events in New York.

In the latest sign that automakers are still struggling to understand the scope of the Takata airbag crisis, Honda Motor said on Wednesday that it would expand its recall by more than a third in North America.23 million vehicles in the United States, reveals just how much Honda, a longtime partner of Takata and the automaker most affected by the defective airbags, continues to be haunted by them.

An interloper has entered the Twitch fray for a marathon video streaming session — Julia Child, the legendary chef and television personality who died in 2004.AdvertisementContinue reading the main storyThe Julia Child marathon, which inaugurated a new food channel on the site, also reflects a relatively recent insight by Twitch into its audience.

The payments by Odebrecht, a company at the heart of graft scandals enmeshing the government of President Dilma Rousseff and some of her most prominent opponents, reflect the volatility of Brazil’s political crisis.Prosecutors were seeking the former president’s arrest, but with the latest move at the high court, Mr.