Assad behind deadly Syrian chemical attack

Samples from a deadly sarin attack in Syria bear "the signature" of President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons program and point to its use in other massacres, French officials said Wednesday. is an impartial global investigation". The French F... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Iran says supports extending oil output cuts

A reduction in commercial US crude stocks, which fell 1 million barrels last week to 532.34 million barrels, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), also supported prices, traders said....More..

French presidential election: Le Pen 'steps down' as National Front leader
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

French presidential election: Le Pen 'steps down' as National Front leader

Macron's strength came in Paris and the north. French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Monday that she was stepping aside from the leadership of her far-right National Front party in a bid to unit...More..

Raw, unedited rescue: 'Dear Jesus, please let this baby breathe'
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Raw, unedited rescue: 'Dear Jesus, please let this baby breathe'

An infant, a toddler and their father were rescued from their pickup truck over the weekend in north Texas after it turned over in high floodwaters. What they didn't know was outside the truck a group of stra...More..

Defense Officials Downplaying Military Sexual Assaults?
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Defense Officials Downplaying Military Sexual Assaults?

In addition to the decrease in cases, Van Winkle says that the proportion of service members who reported sexual assault had increased. While the numbers show progress, officials noted that existence of assau...More..

Cisco to acquire SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610m
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Cisco to acquire SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610m

The acquisition is expected to close in the second half of calendar 2017, after having completed all of the customary closing conditions and regulatory review. Cisco has a reputation for consolidating various s...More..

Aetna blows past estimates despite pressure in its Obamacare business
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Aetna blows past estimates despite pressure in its Obamacare business

The stock remained 3.37% volatile for the week and 2.80% for the month. Shares of Aetna (NYSE:AET) traded up 1.56% on Tuesday, hitting $138.91. The company had a trading volume of 4,730,777 shares. The ex-div...More..

Trump says he's 'looking at' breaking up big banks
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Trump says he's 'looking at' breaking up big banks

WHO SUPPORTS IT? Since the 2008 financial crisis, Glass-Steagall has become a calling card for politicians eager to crack down on Wall Street. He's mentioned before, his idea of a 21st-Century Glass-Steagall, a...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

SpaceX delays launch of secretive satellite for US Intelligence agency

SpaceX successfully launched a spy satellite Monday morning aboard a Falcon 9 rocket, the second shot at the launch after cancelling Sunday's original launch. But the company has plans to launch as many as si...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

More Donald Trump Tax Proposal Details Have Been Released

But a top member of Trump's Cabinet refused to rule out the possibility that the plan would force middle-class Americans to pay more in taxes - a fact that would make this plan politically perilous for any legi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

International Monetary Fund says Greek debt relief still needed after bailout deal

But more important, it sets the conditions for the creditors - the International Monetary Fund and the German-led eurozone - to discuss ways to ease the country's mounting debt. "Enough is enough, life with dig...More..

General election is NOT about changing Government, says MP
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

General election is NOT about changing Government, says MP

She said the Conservatives would provide "strong and stable leadership" for Brexit and beyond, and promising to wage "a positive and optimistic campaign". That is in our long-term interest. Opposition leade...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

How major U.S. stock market indexes fared on Monday

On Monday, five out of 11 major sectors in the S&P 500 closed positive. The other sectors were kept in check by weak construction spending and manufacturing data that came on the heels of weak first-quarter...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

USA economy expands at slowest pace in Q1 since 2014

The sharp slowdown in consumer spending was attributed to a collection of temporary factors: warmer weather, which shrank spending on heating bills; a drop-off in vehicle sales after a strong fourth quarter; an...More..

Greece says new bailout terms agreed with lenders
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Greece says new bailout terms agreed with lenders

The agreement was made after 12-hour talks with an agreement made that pensioners their main and supplementary incomes slashed by up to 18 percent. Athens needs the funds urgently to repay 7.5 billion euros (...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

United to offer up to $US10k to surrender seats

United has also reached a settlement with the passenger removed from that flight, one David Dao. In a video posted online, United Airlines passenger David Dao is shown with a bloody face after he was forc...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Oil rebounds on US stocks drawdown, declining Opec compliance weighs

Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing oil hub, appearing to run out of space to contain a historic supply glut that has hammered prices, in Cushing, Oklahoma, March 24, 2016. Libya's crude ...More..

Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) Receives Buy Rating From Canaccord Genuity Analysts
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) Receives Buy Rating From Canaccord Genuity Analysts

Barclays PLC started coverage on shares of Shopify Inc (US ) in a report on Tuesday, March 28th. Here are a few things to know about Shopify Inc (US)'s earnings report for the first quarter of the year. Th...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Trump Invites Controversial Philippines Leader Duterte to White House

I can not lie about it", he said in English. Later Monday, Trump defended his Duterte invitation, in an interview with Bloomberg News: "The Philippines is very important to me strategically and militarily...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

OPEC Deepens Oil Production Cuts as Laggards Improve Compliance

Benchmark Brent LCOc1 futures gained 59 cents, or 1.2 percent to $51.05 a barrel. USA crude inventories likely fell for a fourth straight week, while refined product stockpiles were seen up last week, a preli...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

USA needs 'shutdown' to fix Senate 'mess'

Mulvaney said the Trump administration will use several hundred million dollars of a $1.5 billion border security spending increase approved in the soon-to-be-approved bipartisan budget deal to begin work...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Nasdaq jumps to fresh record on strong tech earnings

Technology shares led United States stocks higher Monday, lifting the Nasdaq (Frankfurt: 813516 - news ) to a fresh record, following strong technology earnings last week and ahead of reports from Apple (Nasda...More..

The Eagles sue Hotel California
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

The Eagles sue Hotel California

A complaint filed in Los Angeles federal court reads: "Defendants lead USA consumers to believe that the Todos Santos Hotel is associated with the Eagles and, among other things , served as the inspiration f...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

5 possible opponents for Anthony Joshua's next fight

Yet, although a 14-year age gap and Joshua's fitness, strength and power eventually saw him floored twice and finally rescued by the referee in the 11th round, Klitschko still felt like a victor at the end of a...More..

Melania Trump's Twitter account 'likes' tweet showing her smile vanish at inauguration
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Melania Trump's Twitter account 'likes' tweet showing her smile vanish at inauguration

Its last tweet was on 8 November past year, the day of the USA presidential election, and featured an image of a "Vote #TrumpPence16" badge. But his was inundated with replies from people saying it was the re...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Trump Teases Tax Plan to Come Next Week

Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, has said it is unlikely the administration will release a full plan until June at the earliest . Last month when an attempt supported by Tr...More..

Manufacturing sector grows for 4th straight month
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Manufacturing sector grows for 4th straight month

The Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI ) showed a reading of 57.3 last month, up from a four-month low of 54.2 in March and above economists' expectations of 54. "The latest PMI readi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Officers 'heroic' in helping paramedic

The gunman who shot and injured a paramedic treating a civilian in Dallas claimed on his Facebook page to be the New Black Panther Party's longtime national minister of defense. Inside, they discovered two de...More..

Global cues, rupee lift equities; Nifty above 9300 points
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Global cues, rupee lift equities; Nifty above 9300 points

BSE benchmark Sensex shed 111 points to settle below its milestone the 30,000-mark at 29,918.40. "Weak global market obstructed the way towards new highs while extended weekend loosened the appetite for furth...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Oil prices inch down on China economy worries, but OPEC cuts support

In April, its compliance with its target was 95.2 per cent. Among the 10 members bound by the caps, compliance strengthened to 102 percent from 89 percent in March, the survey showed. The global benchmark cru...More..

Thousands of Americans join May Day protests across United States cities
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Thousands of Americans join May Day protests across United States cities

Several dozen people dressed entirely in black and wearing black bandanas and ski masks on their faces stood around the fringes of the Monday gathering holding signs that read "Radicals for Science!" and "No cu...More..

Nick Cannon Reveals San Diego Shooting Victim Was His 'Childhood Friend'
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Nick Cannon Reveals San Diego Shooting Victim Was His 'Childhood Friend'

He said she was "Such a attractive spirit with an infectious smile". "I have nothing but wonderful memories of this Angel", he added. Her mother, Michelle Fuget, wrote on the GoFundMe website that her daugh...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Mondelez International (MDLZ) Stock Up on Q1 Earnings & Revenue Beat

Adirondack Trust Co. now owns 2,330 shares of the company's stock worth $100,000 after buying an additional 45 shares during the period. Retirement Of Alabama stated it has 0.25% of its portfolio in Mondelez In...More..

You could make $8000 a month as Facebook intern
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

You could make $8000 a month as Facebook intern

Bloomberg reported that the Glassdoor survey included companies with at least 25 median monthly salary reports for USA -based interns during the period from April 2016 to April 2017. Accenture , whose A...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Alphabet Inc. Sees Profit Soar 29% on Ad Sales

Alphabet Inc has announced financial results for the first quarter, 2017. According to Reuters , the increase in revenues was mainly driven by extraordinary growth in Alphabet's core advertising business...More..