Korea's Moon floats summit; will North bite?

The issue has clouded efforts to rein in North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes, and also led to recriminations by Beijing against South Korean companies. "We also would like him to propose a clear vision and governmental management philosophy ... More..

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EU's Barnier refuses to imagine UK Brexit talks walkout
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

EU's Barnier refuses to imagine UK Brexit talks walkout

Former European commissioner and French Foreign Minister Barnier will conduct negotiations on behalf of the remaining 27 EU member states for the coming two years. In the third week Barnier and the Brexit secre...More..

Texas revives transgender 'bathroom bill' for public schools
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Texas revives transgender 'bathroom bill' for public schools

Rep. Senfronia Thompson, D-Houston, told the House that the bathroom debate reminded her of the discrimination that she and other African-Americans experienced during the fight for civil rights. Charles Perry o...More..

Swiss voters set to approve energy policy law
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Swiss voters set to approve energy policy law

Switzerland voted to phase out its use of nuclear power Sunday and largely replace it with energy from wind turbines and solar panels. More than 58 percent of Swiss voters supported a measure to phase out nu...More..

Trump arrives in Israel in search of 'the ultimate deal'
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Trump arrives in Israel in search of 'the ultimate deal'

They reportedly included new building permits for Palestinians in the part of the West Bank entirely under Israeli control, which occurs only rarely. The Palestinians also claim east Jerusalem as their capital ...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Horschel bests Day in playoff for Nelson title

I was in a peaceful place all week. Day wound up going to a playoff with Horschel, but lost on the first hole after missing a short par putt. When it was all said and done, Billy Horschel walked away the vi...More..

Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

Colored. I was living through that era ... bathrooms divided us then, and it divides us now", she said on Sunday. Shortly after 8:30pm, the House approved a proposed bathroom bill amendment to Senate Bill 20...More..

'Amazon will launch checkout-free supermarkets in the UK'
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

'Amazon will launch checkout-free supermarkets in the UK'

No Checkout." and "No Queue. "No checkout. (No seriously.)", "Every queue is a defect", and "Every Line is a defect". The slogan is used on Amazon Go's promotional Youtube video and hints that the retailer's ...More..

Trump willing to 'make peace' with Pyongyang
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Trump willing to 'make peace' with Pyongyang

Under the leadership of third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un, North Korea has been speeding up its pursuit of a decades-long goal of developing nuclear-armed missiles capable of reaching the US mainland. North...More..

The Fyre Festival, 2017's Hottest Dumpster Fire, Is Reportedly Under FBI Investigation
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

The Fyre Festival, 2017's Hottest Dumpster Fire, Is Reportedly Under FBI Investigation

Che's comment, of course, referred to the calamity that was the Fyre Festival, the destination music festival touted by supermodels like Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner that was quickly revealed to be a sham. At...More..

$153.8m sale of Basquiat work sets records
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

$153.8m sale of Basquiat work sets records

The painting called " Untitled " features a skull with crown motifs and influences from Basquiat's early street art days which incorporates graffiti with neo-expressionalism during the 80s where Basquiat was ...More..

Trump's 'preventing Muslim immigration' vow disappears from campaign website after Spicer questioned
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Trump's 'preventing Muslim immigration' vow disappears from campaign website after Spicer questioned

The Virginia court on Monday was reviewing the Maryland judge's ruling, while an appeals court in San Francisco is set to hear the government's appeal of the Hawaii decision next week. "The question in this cas...More..

GST Council finalises four tax rates for services
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

GST Council finalises four tax rates for services

Jaitley is confident rates for all goods and services would be finalised by Friday. The Goods and services Council today has released the new GST bill rates for 1,211 items. He said the entertainment tax has ...More..

Senate intel chair praises Mueller appointment
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Senate intel chair praises Mueller appointment

The White House deflected criticism of the dismissal by identifying Rosenstein's recommendation as the reason, but Trump later said the firing was imminent regardless of Rosenstein's opinion. Trump's on-the-rec...More..

Nearly 23500 cholera cases, 242 deaths in Yemen in three weeks
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Nearly 23500 cholera cases, 242 deaths in Yemen in three weeks

Zagaria pointed out that humanitarian workers cannot access some parts of the country, and that the number of suspected cholera cases could be far higher than those registered. "The fast spread of the current...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Andre Agassi to coach Djokovic at Roland Garros

The four-time Rome champion will now be eyeing to clinch glory and be at his best frame of mind ahead of his title defence at the French Open later this month. "I don't know Andre that well, because it's only a...More..

Celtics seeking validation against Cavaliers in East finals
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Celtics seeking validation against Cavaliers in East finals

Wall was likely disappointed with his own performance during Game 7 considering he shot just 8-of-23 from the field and 1-of-8 from three-point range on his way to 18 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds. "It ...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Video shows Hillary Clinton practicing to avoid Trump hug

He continues to try to hug her and she walks toward the debate podium. A pretty accurate representation of what Trump was like on stage during debates? Philippe Reines , a Clinton adviser who stood in for Tr...More..

Billy Vunipola Withdraws from British & Irish Lions 2017 Tour of New Zealand
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Billy Vunipola Withdraws from British & Irish Lions 2017 Tour of New Zealand

Former Lions hooker Brian Moore also commented, saying: "Billy Vunipola injury is a big loss to the Lions; one player the Kiwis were genuinely nervous about facing". News of any further withdrawals should bec...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

OPEC crude production rises in April - IEA

Several non-members, including Russian Federation, agreed in December to contribute a combined 600,000 barrels a day of output reductions. "We believe that the market may not be balanced before the end of the...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

'Drive them out': Trump urges Muslim leaders to confront extremism

Without naming Pakistan, he said , 'every country must ensure that terrorists don't find any sanctuary on their lands'. U.S. President Donald Trump, struggling to shake a brewing scandal at home, will attemp...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Amazon's Latest Echo Device Includes a Touchscreen

Since the launch of the original Echo, Amazon has aggressively expanded its Alexa partnerships to end up with thousands of so-called "skills". The device features a depth-sensing camera that can be used t...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

US, Europe discuss new laptop ban on flights

Forcing passengers to stow their electronic devices in the hold could cause a greater risk to life, according to the British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA ), who say the risk arising from storing port...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Tulsa officer acquitted in fatal shooting of unarmed black man

It took a jury of nine white people and three black people a little over nine hours of deliberation to render its verdict. At least four of the 12 jurors were crying as they left the courtroom Wednesday, and ...More..

Angela Merkel's CDU 'seizes key state from rivals'
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Angela Merkel's CDU 'seizes key state from rivals'

Conservative challenger Armin Laschet, a deputy leader of Merkel's party, was set to replace Kraft. BERLIN (AP) - The man hoping to beat Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany's general election said Monday th...More..

Bob Beckel Fired From Fox News For Being An Old Racist
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Bob Beckel Fired From Fox News For Being An Old Racist

To make matters worse, Wigdor claimed that Fox tried to get his client to drop the complaint during a meeting with Fox News's new executive vice president for human resources, Kevin Lord . He'd been ousted i...More..

Hong Kong's Cathay lays off 600 as it faces rising pressure
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Hong Kong's Cathay lays off 600 as it faces rising pressure

Cathay Pacific will cut around 25 percent of management roles and 18 percent of non-managerial positions at its headquarters. Download our Expert Edition e-book, Cyber: Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation. ...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Oil rises on expectation of extended, possibly deepened output cut

And that is beginning to impact the oil markets. "This marks a major reversal of the "free-for-all" market-share strategy that Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Arab states had adopted in 2014 as they sought to comba...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Cloud Computing takes Preakness in major upset

After a comfortable win two weeks ago at the Kentucky Derby , Always Dreaming will look to move one step closer to history with a victory in the 2017 Preakness Stakes on Saturday evening at Pimlico Race Co...More..

Iran reformists storm to victory in Tehran council vote
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Iran reformists storm to victory in Tehran council vote

Rafsanjani was the key backroom figure behind the recent alliance of moderates and reformists that propelled Rouhani to power in 2013. Mirziyoyev expressed hope that the sides will bring bilateral relations o...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

North Korea denies role in global cyberattack

South Korea held a National Security Council meeting after the launch, and its Foreign Ministry said the launch "throws cold water" on efforts to ease tensions on the peninsula. The reclusive state has been wor...More..

Ford replacing CEO in push to transform business
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Ford replacing CEO in push to transform business

Previously, Hackett was chief executive of Steelcase, the office furniture company. He is the former CEO of office furniture maker Steelcase. The unit was formed to accelerate Ford's foray into emerging mobilit...More..

Australia's Westpac says new bank levy will add US$48m in costs
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Australia's Westpac says new bank levy will add US$48m in costs

Westpac's preliminary estimate is the 0.06 percent levy will apply to A$615 billion of its liabilities, costing A$370 million a year, or A$260 million after tax, the Sydney-based bank said in a stock exchange ...More..

Andrew Forrest makes record charity donation
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Andrew Forrest makes record charity donation

Greens MP Adam Bandt said wealthy Australians should be making regular contributions. Crowe said he had a history of working with Forrest "which seem always connected to some gift or largess of Andrew's, or s...More..

ED case against Karti
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

ED case against Karti

Karti had on Tuesday denied any wrongdoing. Karti, whose residence was raided by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the grant of FIPB approval to INX media private Ltd, said here on ...More..