Attack On Coptic Christians Kills At Least 23 In Egypt

The violence directed at the country's Christians, who make up about 10% of the population, is the "worst it has ever been", experts told NBC News . Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared a state of emergency for a period of three mont... More..

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Can Mattel (MAT) Shock Analysts Again?

Amica Retiree Medical Trust bought a new position in shares of Mattel during the first quarter worth $121,000. (MAT) stock; watched recent volatility movements, they can see that shares have been recorded at 2....More..

Man Charged After Jumping Out of Plane at CLT Airport
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Man Charged After Jumping Out of Plane at CLT Airport

The flight attendant immediately stood up and told Sein to return to his seat. The man has been charged with one count of interfering with flight crew members and could face up to 20 years in prison and fines...More..

USA sanctions on missile work show 'ill will' - Iran
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

USA sanctions on missile work show 'ill will' - Iran

Those sanctions will target military officials, according to the Treasury Department , as well as a China-based network accused of supplying ballistic missile material to Iran. Missile testing and Iran's invol...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Brazil's Michel Temer refuses to resign in face of investigation

A demonstrator carries a sign that reads in Portuguese "Get out". Both protests ended in minor clashes with riot police. Local media is also reporting that Foreign Relations Minister, Aloysio Nunes Ferreira, ...More..

NEXT plc (NXT) Upgraded to Buy at Investec
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

NEXT plc (NXT) Upgraded to Buy at Investec

Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a "sell" rating and issued a GBX 3,714 ($48.32) price target on shares of NEXT plc in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a "neutral" rating and is...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

G7 leaders gather for 'robust' talks in Sicily

Gentiloni says "We will make an important declaration today here in Taormina on climate change, on great migrant flows, on free trade in the world on which so many jobs depend and the future prospects for o...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Senate Intel Committee Grants Burr and Warner Independent Subpoena Authority

Former CIA Director John Brennan has testified that members of Donald Trump's Presidential campaign did have contact with Russian Federation before the USA election. He also said when he stepped down from t...More..

Crude prices surprisingly fall after extension of oil deal
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Crude prices surprisingly fall after extension of oil deal

Crude oil plunged 5 per cent following the announcement, and held its losses early on Friday. Crude oil prices were trending higher ahead of Thursday's meeting in Vienna and the USA shale oil sector wa...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

OPEC excludes Nigeria, Libya in 1.8m bpd oil output cut

The agreement proved to be partially successful, as it managed to keep the prices oil prices above $50 per barrel, giving a fiscal boost to major producers. But with the recent rise, many have returned to the m...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Djokovic, Nadal on French Open semi-final collision course

Stanislas Wawrinka, who won the title at Roland Garros in 2015, is a potential quarter-final opponent for the Scot and the Swiss will go up against a qualifier in his first round match on the clay. No one e...More..

Premarket: Battered oil fights back, sterling hit as May's poll lead shrinks
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Premarket: Battered oil fights back, sterling hit as May's poll lead shrinks

Traders are now looking ahead to a meeting Thursday of the OPEC oil cartel at which it, along with key producer Russian Federation, is expected to announce an extension of up to nine months - possibly 12 - to...More..

ONGC Q4 Net dips 6.2% at Rs 4340 cr on royalty payments
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

ONGC Q4 Net dips 6.2% at Rs 4340 cr on royalty payments

Total consolidated income from operations increased to Rs 150,064 crore for the full fiscal, recording a growth of 4.3 percent as compared to the previous financial year. During 2016-17, the company's LPG infra...More..

US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

That is why we strongly urge you to adhere to the diplomatic approach recently articulated by Secretary Tillerson.We support Secretary Tillerson's statement that the preferred method for resolution is "direct t...More..

Oil slides after OPEC fails to do more; sterling drops on polls
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Oil slides after OPEC fails to do more; sterling drops on polls

On Thursday, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other producers pledged to continue output cuts of 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) for another nine months, through the first quarter...More..

Early resolution unlikely in Acacia Mining dispute believes Jefferies
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Early resolution unlikely in Acacia Mining dispute believes Jefferies

Additionally on 10/31/16 Mackie Research "Upgrades" Barrick Gold Corp (NYSE: ABX ) to Hold setting price target at $ and on 10/05/16 Goldman Sachs "Maintained" the stock to Buy at $27. Jefferies maintained B...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Moody's Slashes China Debt Rating

But the rating is just another confirmation of what foreign investors have slowly been realizing: China's debt-fueled growth model is unsustainable in the long run, and Beijing is seeing diminishing returns f...More..

US growth in Q1 revised up to 1.2 pct. but still weak
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

US growth in Q1 revised up to 1.2 pct. but still weak

Friday's report from the Commerce Department was an improvement over initial estimates for the January-March quarter, reflecting upticks in consumer spending , business investment and expenditures by state a...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Supreme Court Effectively Strikes Down 2 Congressional Districts In North Carolina

In 1986, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that partisan gerrymandering could potentially be challenged as unconstitutional if it involved "intentional discrimination against an identifiable political group an...More..

Saudi Arabia To Trim Oil Exports To US To Force Inventories Lower
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia To Trim Oil Exports To US To Force Inventories Lower

US crude prices tumbled 0.6 percent to $48.57 a barrel on Friday, after losing 4.8 percent overnight, set to end the week 3.5 percent lower . Regarding OPEC's decision to extend production cuts by nine mon...More..

Some conservative commentators still peddle conspiracy theory about Seth Rich
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Some conservative commentators still peddle conspiracy theory about Seth Rich

Fox News host Sean Hannity lost an advertiser Wednesday after peddling a debunked conspiracy theory surrounding the death of former Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich , BuzzFeed reported . R...More..

Pakistan presents new $50 billion development-heavy budget
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Pakistan presents new $50 billion development-heavy budget

In his speech to Parliament Dar said the annual per capita income in Pakistan had increased from $1,334 to $1,629 over the last four years of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif 's government . Infrastructure would...More..

USA envoy to United Nations shifts stance a bit on dialogue
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

USA envoy to United Nations shifts stance a bit on dialogue

The latest defiance came on Sunday; with a ballistic missile launch, ignoring the UN Security Council recommendation. A member of the group CD REV said government officials worked with them on the video and h...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump appears to shove fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader aside on his first summit

We have to invest in defense also because it is in our interest to do so". Trump left Brussels Thursday to go to the Italian town of Taormina in Sicily to attend a Group of Seven leading nations summit on F...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump administration formally announces intent to renegotiate NAFTA

Lightizer says the goal of bringing the three countries to the table will be to enable the U.S.to use the deal to support higher paying jobs and to grow the economy. Last month, White House aides spread word th...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Oil prices down sharply ahead of OPEC announcement

After a steady climb in morning trade in Europe, the single currency lost steam and traded 0.1 percent lower on the day and around half a cent below Tuesday's 6-1/2-month peak of $1.1268. The Canadian dollar ...More..

Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips

The price of gasoline typically increases during spring as refiners switch from winter-grade to more expensive summer-grade gasoline. "This year, unlike in many recent years, prices have remained relatively sta...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

G7 leaders meet in Italy for 'challenging' summit

But it is unclear whether Obama's successor Trump, who is under fire domestically over allegations that Russian Federation meddled to aid his election campaign previous year, will maintain these sanctions. Migr...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Republican candidate 'body-slams' reporter

House left vacant when Ryan Zinke resigned to join Trump's Cabinet as secretary of the Interior Department. For some local papers, both men ran flawed campaigns . That, as Jacobs noted Thursday, wasn't true....More..

Team Trump struggles to explain its 'egregious' math error
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Team Trump struggles to explain its 'egregious' math error

Food stamp cuts would drive millions from the program, while a wave of Medicaid cuts - on top of more than $800 billion in the House-passed health care bill - could deny nursing home care to millions of eld...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

G7 finance ministers to avoid trade spat, USA official says

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his meetings with world finance leaders have helped ease their concerns that the United States is moving to hard-edged protectionist trade policies. The ministers were exp...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

GOP Montana win may be blip in Democrats' anti-Trump hopes

Enough to beat his Democratic rival. A runoff election is scheduled for next month in Georgia between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel after Ossoff fell just short of winning outright. "It is...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Oil prices tumble after OPEC rollover: Kemp

Yesterday's OPEC/non-OPEC decision to extend oil output cut deal by 9 months left oil prices on the back foot given that was the very least already factored in. Equatorial Guinea is a relative newcomer to the...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Opec Considers Nine-Month Extension in Output Cut

Crude prices fell slightly after a Saudi oil minister suggested that output cuts won't be extended by more than nine months in a meeting of oil major producers Thursday. OPEC's national representatives and off...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Nigeria to maintain crude output as cut extended

Iraq's Minister of Oil Jabar Ali al-Luaibi speaks to journalists prior to the start of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries , OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna , Austria, Thu...More..