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Obama Signs National Defense Authorization Act for 2016 – White House

President Barack Obama signed the 2016 US defense budget bill into law, the White House said in a press release.

I Drove The Amateur Race Car Of The Future And It's Freaking Awesome

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This is an Élan NP01. It looks a miniature Le Mans prototype, but it was designed with amateurs’ needs in mind: miserly budgets, tendency to crash and all. The NP01 is destined for the National Auto Sport Association’s new club-level spec series. How easy is it for amateurs to drive, exactly? I got behind the wheel to find out. Read more...

UK budget: Arts funding up, bureaucracy cut

The Chancellor, George Osborne, has announced icnreased funding for Arts Council England, continued free entrance to national museums and galleries and a 20 percent cut to Culture Department administration. What’s not to like? UPDATE: The ACE chairman Peter Bazalgette has just called the statement ‘astonishing’. Meaning that nobody in his hapless organisation had a clue […]

UK's Cameron in Dramatic Climbdown Over Defense Cuts

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has been forced into a dramatic climbdown over British armed forces, five years after slashing the defense budget, following the Paris attacks and the United Nations vote to fight ISIL.

Marco Rubio Returns Fire on Ted Cruz

Senator Marco Rubio of Florida has stepped up the attacks on Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, accusing him of trying to cut the military budget and gut the nation's intelligence programs.

Ryan Sees Confrontation with White House Over Budget

House Speaker Paul Ryan “struck a confrontational stance with the Obama administration Tuesday, setting the stage for showdowns over domestic spending and national security matters as Congress works to wrap up business for the year,” the Wall Street Journal reports. [...]

Wisconsin Army National Guard to Lose 36 Positions, Close 3 Units

The Wisconsin Army National Guard is preparing to lose 36 full-time positions and close three engineer units based in northern Wisconsin as part of the new defense budget.

Avoid These 5 Common Holiday Budget Pitfalls

According to a recent survey from the National Retail Federation, holiday shoppers are planning to spend an average of $805 on gifts this holiday season. The same survey found that shoppers plan to spend an average of $463 on family members. That's the highest this figure has ever been. To make...

Gulf Nations Forced to Cut Public Spending Amid Oil Prices Drop

The decline in global oil prices has significantly reduced incomes in oil-producing Persian Gulf countries. In a bid to provide relief to their budgets the countries now have to trim spending, including cutting public payroll.

Why running a budget deficit can reduce the national debt

You can run a budget deficit and lower your debt burden simultaneously

Republicans’ aggressive tax cuts would cause multi-trillion-dollar budget shortfalls

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Republican presidential candidates talked up aggressive tax-cut plans on Tuesday night but offered few details about how they would avoid plunging the nation deeper into debt from the multi-trillion-dollar revenue shortfalls that would follow. The debate in Milwaukee was a mirror image of the...

Oops! 6 Holiday Costs We Forget to Budget For

Getty By Susan Johnston Taylor The National Retail Federation predicts that the average spending on food, gifts and other holiday costs this year will reach $805.65 per person, just slightly higher than last year's average of $802.45. Whether...Show More Summary

On a Budget? Dermatologists Share Tips to Save on Skin Care Costs

November is National Healthy Skin Month, and member dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology want to set one thing straight: you don't need expensive skin care products to have glowing, healthy skin. In fact, they say,...Show More Summary

China brings forward infrastructure projects

National economic planner begins some projects originally budgeted for 2016.

Obama Warns School District About Girls’ Shower Room – Putin Warns ISIS

This is a truth that could not make good fiction in a low budget B movie, much less a policy issue in the once most dignified and morally advanced nation

House Republicans Vote to Cut NHTSA Budget Increases

Though an amendment by U.S. Representative Michael C. Burgess (R-TX) to the transportation funding bill, the House voted in favor of dialing back planned budget increases for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Thursday, Automotive News reported. Show More Summary

Newswire: Z Nation renewed for a third season of throwing zombies at the wall

Syfy’s Z Nation is an inexplicably entertaining series. It’s a bunch of post-apocalyptic nonsense pulled together on a budget that’s probably less than craft services on your average indie film, yet somehow it works. And Syfy obviously...Show More Summary

Paid Patriotism: I Hadn't Been Cynical Enough

3 weeks agoNews : James Fallows

In this new Thread I will revive a string of reader commentary, plus news updates (F-35, A-10, budgets and strategy, veterans’ welfare, future strategy), on the themes I dealt with in my Chickenhawk Nation article early this year. The...Show More Summary

US Would Face Economic Disaster Without Raising Debt Ceiling - Expert

The US would face imminent economic disaster in case if the US national debt limit wasn’t raised from 18 trillion dollars to 20 trillion in the recently adopted two-year budget deal, the head of a nonpartisan foundation told Radio Sputnik.

Sweden aims to be the first country free of fossil fuels by 2050

Sweden is progressing full speed ahead toward its goal of becoming the first nation free from fossil fuels. The government has promised to spend 4.4 billion krone ($646 million) of its 2016 budget to move forward on the path to ditching fossil fuels by 2050. Show More Summary

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