Donald Trump says United States government needs a 'good shutdown'

He called for more Republican Senators to be elected in 2018, or for the rules to be changed to 51%. US President Donald Trump has called for a "good shutdown" of the country to deal with the "mess". "They wanted a shutdown", Mulvaney said of Dem... More..

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G-7 nations seek ways to make growth help more people

In a final statement , the ministers said, "we reiterate our commitment to global economic and financial cooperation and we remain determined to use all policy tools - monetary, fiscal and structural - individ...More..

China Trade Deal Serves Up Potential Corporate Winners
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

China Trade Deal Serves Up Potential Corporate Winners

In addition to its provisions on beef and liquefied natural gas, the trade deal lowers long-standing barriers on the operation of United States of America financial firms in China , allows the import of cook...More..

Conditions behind cyberattack may be hard to mimic
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Conditions behind cyberattack may be hard to mimic

Shortly after that disclosure, Microsoft announced that it had already issued software " patches ", or fixes, for those holes - but many users haven't yet installed the fixes or are using older versions of Wind...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Kapil Mishra should be hospitalised, say doctors

In the letter, Mishra claimed that the way AAP leaders and volunteers were quick to brand Bhardwaj as a BJP worker aroused suspicion that the entire episode was scripted "like the past attacks on you (Kejriwal)...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Bank of England holds rate; trims growth forecast

Mr Carney said consumers were beginning to feel the pinch as the pound's plunge since the Brexit vote has pushed up prices. Carney says that the recent appreciation of the pound is related to expectations for...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Bank of England sees sharper inflation and slower growth in 2017

Carney said he expects real wage growth will eventually pick up, but that there would be "consequences" if it doesn't. "If we start to see some polls suggesing it could be not quite a big majority (for May), ...More..

Saudi Arabia Says Trump Visit Is a Step to Halt Iran
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Saudi Arabia Says Trump Visit Is a Step to Halt Iran

He will conclude the trip by attending the G-7 summit in Italy on May 26-27. The visit will be historic " by every measure ", Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said in a statement . They referenced a "bi...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Lawmakers want answers from the White House after Trump's 'tapes' tweet

The president stressed that Comey had told him each time that he was not targeted in the investigation; however, the remarks quickly raised allegations of presidential interference in the investigation. Mr. R...More..

Kohl's (KSS) Profit Up, Though Sales Continue to Drag
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Kohl's (KSS) Profit Up, Though Sales Continue to Drag

Kohl's Co. Kohl's Co.'s quarterly revenue was down 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS)'s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 37.44. The business also recently declared a quarterly ...More..

State Will Require Feds To Determine Cause of Tunnel Collapse
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

State Will Require Feds To Determine Cause of Tunnel Collapse

Washington state Department of Ecology spokesman Randy Bradbury says officials detected no release of radiation Tuesday and no workers were injured. Hours later, the U.S. Alvarez, the former Energy Department...More..

Mobile 5G arrives nationwide in 2020 - carrier lambasts AT&T over 'fake 5G'
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Mobile 5G arrives nationwide in 2020 - carrier lambasts AT&T over 'fake 5G'

AT&T and VerizonAT&T's and Verizon's plans to deploy 5G initially as a fixed offering were likely based, at least in part, on a desire to boost broadband data rates without the expense of deploying fiber in o...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Arctic Is Changing as U.S. Mulls Climate Policy, Tillerson Says

Mr Tillerson is hosting the Arctic Council, where many delegates from some of the countries most affected by global warming were hoping for a renewed U.S. The Arctic Council is a forum allowing officials from C...More..

N Korea fires missile days after new S Korea leader pledges dialogue
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

N Korea fires missile days after new S Korea leader pledges dialogue

The US and South Korean militaries are examining intelligence on the latest launch to determine what kind of missile it was. Defense Minister Tomomi Inada said the missile was likely launched at a steep ang...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Cyber attack: Two Indonesian hospitals, German rail operator affected

The extortion attack, which locked up computers and held users' files for ransom, was believed to be the biggest of its kind ever recorded, disrupting services in countries including the US, Russia, Spain, Ukra...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Mnuchin: US partners more comfortable with Trump on trade

But despite fear of restrictive trade practices under the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump , the G-7 statement, issued after a meeting in southern Italy, skipped any explicit wording on protection...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

New Chinese missile can attack aircraft carriers, THAAD

China tested a new missile in an area close to the Korean peninsula after warning South Korea against the deployment the USA missile defense system THAAD. The announcement, which was posted to the site just hou...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Comac C919 lands after uneventful maiden sortie

The C919 was built by Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) with China Eastern Airlines as the launch customer. China's first homegrown narrow-body passenger jet, the C919, took off from the Shangh...More..

Trump to visit Saudi Arabia, Israel & Vatican in first overseas presidential trip
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump to visit Saudi Arabia, Israel & Vatican in first overseas presidential trip

The president said Saudi Arabia was chosen because it is "the custodian of the two holiest sites in Islam , and it is there that we will begin to construct a new foundation of cooperation and support with our...More..

Eurovision final pits Italy's gorilla against Portuguese crooner
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Eurovision final pits Italy's gorilla against Portuguese crooner

Bulgaria came in second place with 615 points and Moldova in third place with 374. It is the first victory of Portugal at the Eurovision contest. Portugal's Salvador Sobral with Amar Pelos Dois won the ...More..

How Jeff Sessions Could Make the Opioid Epidemic Even Worse
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

How Jeff Sessions Could Make the Opioid Epidemic Even Worse

He added that Sessions' policy was an "unwise and ill-informed decision" and that Congress should enact criminal-justice legislature to reverse the move. The federal directive won't affect Morganelli, but the c...More..

China and US reach agreement on beef, poultry, natural gas
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

China and US reach agreement on beef, poultry, natural gas

The deal will also open up US exports of liquefied natural gas to China . The US Meat Exporters Forum welcomed the high level agreement to allow US beef to re-enter the Chinese market. "As long as they ca...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

As prices fall, OPEC looks to Q3 for optimism

The benchmark Brent crude oil LCOc1 fell 15 cents, or 0.3 percent, to $50.64 a barrel by 0147 GMT and U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude CLc1 lost 14 cents, or 0.3 percent, to $47.68 a barrel. "EIA da...More..

Trump on Comey's firing: There's 'no right time to do it'
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump on Comey's firing: There's 'no right time to do it'

During Donald Trump's interview with Fox's Jeanine Pirro, the president was asked about whether he would allow for an independent investigation in order to establish that his 2016 campaign did not collude with ...More..

Lewis Hamilton pips Sebastian Vettel to pole position in Spanish Grand Prix
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Lewis Hamilton pips Sebastian Vettel to pole position in Spanish Grand Prix

This is Hamilton's third pole this season, and the 64th of his career. By comparison Bottas locked up and ran wide in turn 1 on his first flying lap, and was forced to run a put more wear on his race tyres to p...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) Under Analyst Spotlight

Raymond James Financial also issued estimates for Allied Properties Real Estate Investment's Q4 2017 earnings at $0.57 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $2.21 EPS and Q1 2018 earnings at $0.57 EPS. The company has market...More..

Sean Spicer absent from briefings during key week for Trump
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Sean Spicer absent from briefings during key week for Trump

But many felt loyalty to Comey and appreciated his independence to both sides of the political aisle, especially with critical comments Trump made about the intelligence community during the campaign and early ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Santa Clara man breaks up fistfight on Southwest flight

Green says police detained 37-year-old Chaze Cable of Lancaster, Los Angeles County, at the gate and charged with misdemeanor battery. The video , which was posted to Twitter , shows two men struggling with...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

McIlroy to undergo test on troublesome back

Sergio Garcia after hitting a hole-in-one at the Players Championship. Of the 82 players in the field, 49 made a double bogey or worse. At least he had company. And it was meaningful for Anirban Lahiri of I...More..

US Treasury secretary says to cut corporate tax rate to 15 percent
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

US Treasury secretary says to cut corporate tax rate to 15 percent

Trump is proposing major changes to the USA tax code, and it's expected that either he or his businesses will profit from many of those proposals. The plan says simply, "Eliminate tax breaks for special interes...More..

White House plays down Trump's praise of Australian health-care system
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

White House plays down Trump's praise of Australian health-care system

The US leader raised eyebrows when he told Mr Turnbull shortly after the bill passed that Australia had "better health care than we do". Australia boasts a system that is funded by the government and prov...More..

Snap Inc: SNAP Stock Plummets 23% as Investors Write-Down Q1 Financial Results
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Snap Inc: SNAP Stock Plummets 23% as Investors Write-Down Q1 Financial Results

Snap , which completed its initial public offering of stocks in March, is scheduled to hold its first quarterly conference call today to announce its first-quarter earnings for 2017. A CEO of a social media mar...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Senate Needs To Move Fast On Healthcare Before Overhauling Tax Code

Six weeks ago I decided the original bill was better than allowing Obamacare to collapse under its own weight. 74 percent of Americans, including 66 percent of Republicans, would disapprove of Trump's tax...More..

Crews start repairing collapsed tunnel at nuclear waste site
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Crews start repairing collapsed tunnel at nuclear waste site

Tuesday morning an emergency response was triggered at the Hanford nuclear site when a hole was found in the roof of a buried tunnel nearby a mothballed plutonium processing plant. The tunnel is a prime examp...More..

Prices Recovering From Plunge after Positive Saudi Comments
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Prices Recovering From Plunge after Positive Saudi Comments

U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude oil futures were trading at $44.14 per barrel at 0335 GMT, down $1.39 or 3 percent, after a more than 4 percent drop the previous session. Officials from the 13-countr...More..