• US, Indian leaders vow to boost trade, anti-terror cooperation
US, Indian leaders vow to boost trade, anti-terror cooperation

As they met, a Pentagon agency said the US State Department has approved the possible sale to India of a Boeing C-17 transport aircraft with an estimated cost of US$366 million. "The way I have been welcomed by the President and the First Lady is the honour for 125 billion Indians", Modi said at the White House. Experts expect those sales to be...

Read more

  • New Lawsuit Accuses Trump of 'Destroying Essential Historical Records'
New Lawsuit Accuses Trump of 'Destroying Essential Historical Records'

Trump said of moving into the White House with her and President Trump's son Barron. Sources with knowledge of Monday's tantrum spoke to Politico about the president's fundamental misunderstanding about what a White House counsel's role is.

Read more

  • Trump claims victory as court partially reinstates travel ban
Trump claims victory as court partially reinstates travel ban

The president said in a statement that the "unanimous Supreme Court decision is a clear victory for our national security". The justices of the court said the travel ban will go into effect "with respect to foreign nationals who lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States".

Read more

  • May's Brexit offer 'the minimum'
May's Brexit offer 'the minimum'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was a good beginning but does not represent a breakthrough. Despite what he said was a "generous offer" from London, the European Parliament's chief Brexit diplomat Guy Verhofstadt said on Friday that Britain had not still promised to "fully guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in the UK" post-Bre...

Read more

  • 'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial
'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial

Shkreli sparked outrage in 2015 for increasing the price of Daraprim, a drug used by AIDS patients, by more than 5 ,000% from $13.50 to $750 a pill while he was CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals. Defense attorneys argue that all of the investors were repaid, and thus Shkreli made reparations to the situation. Yet another was sent home after confidin...

Read more

  • Brexit negotiations on citizens' rights have started constructively - May
Brexit negotiations on citizens' rights have started constructively - May

In carefully choreographed talks that even saw the two men exchange mountaineering gifts, they agreed to discuss divorce issues before negotiations on a future trade deal can start. The EU is determined to have the final say on any Brexit deal. "And of course when it comes to issues relating to the border.it'll be hard to determine the final shap...

Read more

  • Japanese analyst: North Korea diplomats open to 'denuclearization'
Japanese analyst: North Korea diplomats open to 'denuclearization'

The news of another rocket engine test by Pyongyang comes as an United States official said on Wednesday there were signs of increased activity at North Korea's lone nuclear test site. It was in response to President Moon Jae-in's view that the deployment process has been "accelerated for some reason" that he does not know. "Under certain cir...

Read more

"No Religion" Is Now Australia's Number One Religion

There are now 46,000 same sex couples in Australia after the number of people declaring themselves in a same sex relationship surged by 39 per cent since 2011. "It's not just the services offered or what we do for the students but who is delivering those services", Hull said. As per 2016 Census data released by Australian Bureau of Statistics, th...

Read more

  • US crude jumps from August lows but oversupply concerns remain
US crude jumps from August lows but oversupply concerns remain

OPEC's (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ) members struck an oil output cut deal on November 30, 2016. "A deeper cut could arrest the price decline but OPEC needs to actually do it rather than just talk about it", said Greg McKenna, chief market strategist at futures brokerage AxiTrader.

Read more

  • Uber Driver Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Female Passenger
Uber Driver Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Female Passenger

He allegedly sexually assaulted her and left her there. Police said it's possible there are other victims and urged anyone with information to come forward. The Nollamara man has been charged with unlawful and indecent assault, and deprivation of liberty. "Sexual assault is a very personal crime", Hayes said.

Read more

  • Opponents: Limited travel ban still stokes Islamophobia
Opponents: Limited travel ban still stokes Islamophobia

The Supreme Court delivered a mixed ruling on Monday that will allow President Trump to implement his travel ban against six Muslim majority nations - but only for visitors lacking ties to the United States . For people who want to come to the United States to work or study, "the relationship must be formal, documented and formed in the o...

Read more

  • Airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy protection in Japan
Airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy protection in Japan

It is expected that Takata's PSAN-related operations will be run by reorganised Takata following the transaction closing and eventually will be wound down. By many estimates, the crisis could cost Takata $10 billion before all is said and done. The Tokyo Stock Exchange suspended trading of Takata shares Monday and said it would delist Ta...

Read more

  • Imam still hopes for Syrian mother-in-law visa
Imam still hopes for Syrian mother-in-law visa

Two federal appeals courts had blocked the travel policy, which Trump announced a week after he took office in January and revised in March after setbacks in court. "The court recognized there's a clear difference between the government's support for a particular religion and the government simply treating all people the same fairly regardl...

Read more

  • Federal Reserve Continues To Normalize Monetary Policy
Federal Reserve Continues To Normalize Monetary Policy

Experts said that the State Bank of Viet Nam's policies on exchange rates helped the market avoid external shocks, adding that the Fed rate hikes would not have significant impacts on VND/USD exchange rates. The move, which brings the range to between 1% and 1.25%, had been seen as nearly a certainty, and investors were more intrigued by Fed chief ...

Read more

  • Six insurers to sell Obamacare coverage in Florida for 2018, state says
Six insurers to sell Obamacare coverage in Florida for 2018, state says

Stein adds that replacing the ACA will not save the federal government money. The Republicans did not like it for two reasons: It taxed the very wealthy, and it was introduced by President Obama, whom they despised. They also urged Sen. Over the past few months there has been a great deal of conversation surrounding the failures of the Affordabl...

Read more

  • Chin: Supreme Court decision on partly reinstating travel ban acts as 'compromise'
Chin: Supreme Court decision on partly reinstating travel ban acts as 'compromise'

Trump decided he would head to the Supreme Court as the Justice Department took the case to the US Appeals Court . "For individuals, a close familial relationship is required", the court said. "The courts are slow and political!" "It's going to be very important for us over this intervening period to make sure the government abides by the ter...

Read more

  • Rite Aid Corp (NYSE:RAD) Q4 2016 Sentiment Report
Rite Aid Corp (NYSE:RAD) Q4 2016 Sentiment Report

The last session's volume of 25.34 million shares was higher than its average volume of 24.14 million shares. It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500. Therefore 81% are positive. A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. On Thursday, August 4 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Neutral".

Read more

  • Donald Trump claims victory for national security
Donald Trump claims victory for national security

The Supreme Court has allowed the ban to go into effect for people with no connections in the US until the court hears the arguments in the fall. The two versions of the travel ban have been blocked by the courts, at least in part , based on Trump's campaign pledge to block all Muslims from entering the country.

Read more

  • Iranian President Says Siege of Qatar Unacceptable
Iranian President Says Siege of Qatar Unacceptable

Qatar has maintained the list of demands as unreasonable, unrealistic and an impingement on the country's sovereignty. The demand for Turkish troops to leave their base in Qatar - their first in the Middle East - drew a fiery response from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Sunday, who called the ultimatum "a very, very ugly approach" th...

Read more

  • Supreme Court will consider suit against anti-discrimination laws
Supreme Court will consider suit against anti-discrimination laws

Discrimination is discrimination, no matter the motivation, and hopefully the Supreme Court will agree when deliberations on the case begin. The law prohibits public businesses from refusing service to customers based on factors such as race, sex, marital status or sexual orientation.

Read more

  • Tale of the Ticker: FYI Resources Ltd (FYI.AX) Moves on Volume
Tale of the Ticker: FYI Resources Ltd (FYI.AX) Moves on Volume

This has been disclosed to clients in a research note on Friday, 23 June. It has outperformed by 29.75% the S&P500. Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) has been assigned an average recommendation of "Buy" from the twenty ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports.

Read more

  • Amazon wants to build a 'beehive' filled with drones
Amazon wants to build a 'beehive' filled with drones

Amazon has filed for a patent for beehive-like towers that would serve as multi-level fulfillment centers for its delivery drones to take off and land. If Amazon moves forward with its vision of urban drone centers outlined in the patent application, the Seattle-based corporation could also likely face a range of obstacles in the regulation of the ...

Read more

  • Hess closes out another win for LSU; Tigers headed to CWS finals
Hess closes out another win for LSU; Tigers headed to CWS finals

The teams met again Saturday night, with the victor advancing to the best-ofthree finals starting Monday against LSU , which advanced after beating Oregon State 6-1 on Saturday afternoon. LSU catcher Michael Papierski hit two home runs - one left-handed and one right-handed. Florida's Christian Hicks scores on a single by Deacon Liput dur...

Read more

  • US excludes three Canadian provinces from softwood lumber probe (WFT, WY, CFP)
US excludes three Canadian provinces from softwood lumber probe (WFT, WY, CFP)

West Fraser now has a combined duty of 30.88 per cent, Canfor 27.98 per cent, Tolko 27.03 per cent and Resolute 17.41 per cent. It set a preliminary dumping rate of 6.87 percent for all other producers in Canada. Lumber Coalition is pushing for a tough response to the Canadian government's $867-million financial support for the industry, mainly thr...

Read more

  • Analysts See $0.11 EPS for Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET)
Analysts See $0.11 EPS for Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET)

The expected IRET's profit could reach $13.56M giving the stock 14.11 P/E in the case that $0.11 earnings per share is reported. Following the transaction, the director now owns 3,128 shares in the company, valued at $342,641.12. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to ...

Read more

  • Boeing, United Airlines Announce Order for 100 737 MAX 10s
Boeing, United Airlines Announce Order for 100 737 MAX 10s

For the last four consecutive years, FlightStats has recognized Copa Airlines as "Best Airline in Latin America" for its on-time performance and service quality, and, for the last two consecutive years, Copa Airlines was recognized as "The World's Second Most On-Time Airline", by OAG.

Read more

  • Residents remaining in evacuated tower blocks 'must leave', says council
Residents remaining in evacuated tower blocks 'must leave', says council

UPDATE 9.50am: Residents remaining in four tower blocks evacuated over fire safety concerns in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster will be told they "must leave", Camden Council has said. London Mayor Sadiq Khan backed Camden Council's decision to evacuate the apartment blocks. But the management organization opted for the installation of a...

Read more

  • Amazon Buying Whole Foods Could Mean Pain for Costco
Amazon Buying Whole Foods Could Mean Pain for Costco

Online grocery is expected to grow in the United States over the next few years, according to Hurley, with revenue increasing at an annualized 10.1 percent to $13.5 billion over the past five years. Amazon has been longing for a piece of the action and despite the launch of AmazonFresh over a decade ago, it is an industry that Jeff Bezos has found ...

Read more

  • Uber CEO forced to step-down following relentless demand of five large investors
Uber CEO forced to step-down following relentless demand of five large investors

A majority of Uber India's 1000 employees too have signed this global petition , reports the Economic Times . Similarly, the Companies Act, to promote gender equality, provides that all publicly listed companies enlist at least one woman board member.

Read more

  • London attack suspect heard 'cursing Muslims' in pub before van hit pedestrians
London attack suspect heard 'cursing Muslims' in pub before van hit pedestrians

He said: "I couldn t believe when I realised it was him who was accused". "He's never spoken to me about terror attacks or talked about "bloody Muslims" - never in a million years and that's the truth". The van used in the attack is undergoing forensic examination by the police. She described him as a man who often kept to himself. Sadly he...

Read more

  • Takata Files for Bankruptcy
Takata Files for Bankruptcy

The defective airbags were linked to 16 deaths, including 11 in the United States. USA -headquartered auto parts supplier Key Safety Systems (KSS) said it reached an agreement with Takata to purchase most of its global assets and operations for $1.588 billion.

Read more

  • Jury to deliberate second day in Cosby sexual assault trial
Jury to deliberate second day in Cosby sexual assault trial

Arriving at the courthouse in suburban Philadelphia Wednesday, Cosby gave a thumbs-up to the steadily growing crowd of media and onlookers. In those interviews, Cosby admitted to sexual contact with Constand and said they had previously had a romantic encounter.

Read more

  • 'Like bombs': Bankrupt company's air bags still out there
'Like bombs': Bankrupt company's air bags still out there

Japanese air bag maker Takata , overwhelmed by lawsuits, recall costs, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday. More than a dozen deaths are linked to the company's faulty airbags. Just a few months ago, Takata plead guilty to wire fraud in the US and admitted to faking inflator test data. Most of the money will be used to cover costs in co...

Read more

  • Fed's Williams sees gradual rate hikes as key to further USA growth
Fed's Williams sees gradual rate hikes as key to further USA growth

But markets so far are loathe to buy the Fed's own line that it will raise USA rates once more before the end of 2017 and another three times next year. Williams also saw a danger in the Fed allowing the unemployment rate to fall too far. Dow e-minis were up 64 points, or 0.3 percent, with 16,790 contracts changing hands.

Read more

  • Trump's Modi meeting marks venture into India-Pakistan relations
Trump's Modi meeting marks venture into India-Pakistan relations

Even that deal is symbolic of how cautiously the U.S. -India relationship continues to be viewed in New Delhi. Ashok Sajjanhar, a former Indian diplomat, said that India is hopeful but apprehensive. Don't expect a lot of deliverables from the Trump-Modi meeting, says an American commentator. Modi will meet President Trump on Monday, and this ...

Read more