Increase of Sales Tax on Cigarettes Lowered Smoking Rate in Japan by 20%

Increase of Sales Tax on Cigarettes Lowered Smoking Rate in Japan by 20%

Japan's smoking rate has lowered by 20%, according to a survey. It said the rise in the sales tax, which increased the price of cigarettes and other consumer goods, forced smoking addicts to drop the habit.

Republican House Votes accuse US President Barack Obama of Impeachment

Republican House Votes accuse US President Barack Obama of Impeachment

U. S. President Barack Obama has been accused of going beyond the limit of his constitutional authority for taking up executive actions in the context to help people of the country. For the same, a Republican plan was approved on Wednesday to carry out a lawsuit against the president.

In a Peppy Second Quarter US economy Experiences a 4% Growth

In a Peppy Second Quarter US economy Experiences a 4% Growth

On Wednesday an initial data released by the government revealed that the US economy has shown some good results in the second quarter and has grown at an annual rate of 4 per cent.

After Talks Fail With The Creditors Argentina Yet Again Falls into Default

After Talks Fail With The Creditors Argentina Yet Again Falls into Default

Late on Wednesday the talks between the U. S creditors and Argentina failed resulting in pushing the South American country into default for the second time in thirteen years along with shifting focus to concerns that are emerging out of worries of the effects that the default could have on the financial markets globally.

Feds Expected to Trim Bond Purchases, Could Also Offer Hazy Clues on Interest Rates

Feds Expected to Trim Bond Purchases, Could Also Offer Hazy Clues on Interest Ra

On Wednesday there were some clues to indicate that the U. S. Federal Reserve seems quite sure to move forward with its arrangement to wind down its stimulus for bond-buying, and also may offer some indistinct clues regarding how much closer it might be to ultimately raising the rates of interest.

After First Six Months of Sales Toyota Remains at Top

After First Six Months of Sales Toyota Remains at Top

Still holding the top position in global vehicles sales Toyota remains at No. 1 after the initial six months of the current year. It is followed by Volkswagen, the carmaker which displaced General Motors from its second position as the U. S. auto manufacturer struggles with a recall scandal.

McDonald's Franchisee ruling Gives Rise to Business-Labour Arguments

McDonald's Franchisee ruling Gives Rise to Business-Labour Arguments

On Tuesday McDonald, the world's largest fast food chain said that, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has decided that it will permit the workers who are filing in labour complaints against their employees to treat McDonalds as their 'joint employer' along with the franchisees of the chain.

Breakage in Main Pipe Causes Havoc in UCLA

Breakage in Main Pipe Causes Havoc in UCLA

On Tuesday night a top official of the Los Angeles utility department faced strong questions regarding the action that is being taken towards the tackling of a massive breakage in pie which caused a flood in UCLA and its adjoining areas where millions of gallons of water threatened the imminent use of Pauley Pavilion.

Southwest Airlines to Be Charged a Fine of $12 million Over Issues Related to Repairs

Southwest Airlines to Be Charged a Fine of $12 million Over Issues Related to Re

On Monday the Federal Aviation Administration (F. A. A.) said that it plans to charge a fine to Southwest Airlines. The amount would be close to $12 million which will be a fine for repair violations that were allegedly done on some of its Boeing 737 jets. The F. A. A cited some faulty repairs that the airline had done since the year 2006.

Zillow to Purchase Trulia; A Merger That Will Create a Real Estate Giant Listing Website

Zillow to Purchase Trulia; A Merger That Will Create a Real Estate Giant Listing

On Monday, the leading website of online real estate listings, Zillow Inc announced that it plans to buy Trulia, its main rival, for an amount of $3.5 billion in stocks.

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Increase of Sales Tax on Cigarettes Lowered Smoking Rate in Japan by 20%
Republican House Votes accuse US President Barack Obama of Impeachment
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Feds Expected to Trim Bond Purchases, Could Also Offer Hazy Clues on Interest Ra
After First Six Months of Sales Toyota Remains at Top
McDonald's Franchisee ruling Gives Rise to Business-Labour Arguments
Breakage in Main Pipe Causes Havoc in UCLA
Southwest Airlines to Be Charged a Fine of $12 million Over Issues Related to Re
Zillow to Purchase Trulia; A Merger That Will Create a Real Estate Giant Listing
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