Economy

Macron inaugurated as French president

Macron inaugurated as French president

Emmanuel Macron has been inaugurated as France's new president at the Élysée Palace, a few days after an outstanding win against the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. "He is extremely well aware of E...

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Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries -Europol

Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries -Europol

Lord Paddick, Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman, said: "We need to get to the bottom of why the Government thought cyber attacks were not a risk, when a combination of warnings and plain commo...

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North Korea fires missile days after new South Korea leader pledges dialogue

West Coast."U.S. and South Korean military officials are still assessing what type of shorter-range missile this one was". The U.S. Pacific Command said it was assessing the type of missile but it...

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Pound slips below $1.29 as Bank of England warns of a slowdown

The UK economy shrugged off expectations of a recession after last year's referendum, and chalked up one of the fastest growth rates among major rich economies. 'The pay squeeze we're now experiencing...

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Always Dreaming rewards many with Kentucky Derby victory

Always Dreaming rewards many with Kentucky Derby victory

It was the second Derby victory for both Velazquez and Pletcher, although their previous wins came separately. On their own, they were a combined 2 for 63 coming into America's greatest race. "His fir...

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Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR)

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR)

Its last month's stock price volatility remained 2.53% which for the week stands at 1.81%. Franklin Resources Inc. boosted its position in shares of Occidental Petroleum by 13.5% in the fourth quart...

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Trump was going to fire 'showboat' James Comey anyway, he says

Trump was going to fire 'showboat' James Comey anyway, he says

Trump also said Comey told him two other times that he was not under investigation, once on the phone and once during a dinner that had been "arranged". In the survey released Thursday, 38 perce...

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Snap lost $2.2 billion last quarter

SNAP shares closed $22.98 per share and went down to as much as $17.68 each after hours. Snap stock plummeted 24% to $17.59 per share after the company's first quarterly earnings report since going...

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Cyber attack criminals will be brought to justice, investigators pledge

Cyber attack criminals will be brought to justice, investigators pledge

But the company's Suguru Ishimaru warned that hackers were ready to increase attacks on Japan - some of the ransom demands in the malware used in the attacks are in Japanese. "It's all hands on deck",...

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Oil rises as countries join OPEC cuts

In March, OPEC announced the possibility that such cuts would be extended. Meanwhile, gasoline inventories dropped by only 0.150 million against expectations for a draw of 0.538 million barrels whil...

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Oklahoma ranchers could benefit from exporting beef to China

Oklahoma ranchers could benefit from exporting beef to China

The new deal does not touch on issues such as Chinese exports of steel and aluminum that are a growing source of discontent over trade. The Wall Street Journal commented that it is unclear "how mu...

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I Was Going To Fire That 'Showboat' No Matter What

I'm not talking about campaigns, I'm not talking about anything else". He said working with Comey has been the "greatest privilege and honor" of his professional life. But McCabe contradicted that sta...

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Slowing economy likely to ruffle Bank of England hawks' feathers

The Bank said this year would be the worst for the pressure on household finances, with wage growth set to pick up over the next three years, while the wider economy will also strengthen. The yield on...

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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile — South Korean Military

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile — South Korean Military

Japan said the missile flew for 30 minutes before dropping into the sea between North Korea's east coast and Japan. "The type of missile is being assessed and the flight was not consistent with an i...

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

The agreement announced on Friday Beijing time appears a step toward easing discord between the world's two largest economies. JACKIE NORTHAM, BYLINE: The deal is the result of trade talks that sp...

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Trump advocates United States government shutdown

Trump advocates United States government shutdown

Mulvaney added the Democrats wanted a shutdown to make the Trump administration look bad. Withdraw from South Korea - seriously MORE. As for the country's "need" for a good shutdown? The president...

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China Pledges Additional 100 Billion Yuan for Silk Road

Ning said. "CPEC makes Pakistan both a conduit, destination for cross regional investment and trade", he said. The embassy and US companies will set up an American Belt and Road Working Group to e...

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Portugal makes history with Eurovision Song Contest win

Portugal makes history with Eurovision Song Contest win

After Ukraine won in Sweden in 2016, with a song that was controversial in its own right, there were concerns that the security situation in the country's east - where the Ukrainian military is fighti...

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Amtrak engineer faces charges in fatal 2015 derailment

Municipal Court Judge Marsha Neifield on Thursday ordered the arrest of engineer Brandon Bostian on charges of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment. 'That was clearly wrong, as evidenced...

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Trade deal feeds China taste for beef, won't close deficit

Trade deal feeds China taste for beef, won't close deficit

We'll have more on what could turn up in our grocery stores in a moment. The Chinese market is estimated to be worth $2.6 billion for the US beef industry. On May 4, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross c...

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BoE: Inflation to hit 2.7% but settle in medium term

That's down to inflation's surge in recent months, linked to the plummeting value of the pound since Britain voted to leave the European Union last summer. The report, released alongside the rates dec...

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Carney: UK's consumer slowdown has begun

It said it then sees a sharp pick-up in hitherto lacklustre wage growth as unemployment fell to its lowest in a generation. Increasing inflation, fueled by rising energy costs and the pound's post-B...

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ACB records Kapil Mishra's statement in tanker scam

He revealed that a number of wrongdoings were done by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal including money laundering, hiding account statements from the Election Commission (EC) and also...

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Donald Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

In the tweet, Trump also warned Comey about leaking to the press: "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Critics have assaile...

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TV shows to continue after writers reach early morning deal

As Deadline notes, upfronts are coming up, and now a strike won't interrupt deals. Fans of AMC's #TheWalkingDead especially will be jumping out of the grave in joy as we can now enjoy the upcomi...

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Canada falls from Cup contention with two losses at Paris Sevens

Scotland had beaten South Africa 19-12 in their first pool game yesterday to force their way into the quarterfinals as winners from Pool A. Samoa threw everything they had at the Blitzboks in the se...

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North Korea Launches Missile, Trump Speculates On Russia Response

The missile landed in the Sea of Japan, between the Japanese islands and the Korean Peninsula. Spokeswoman Hua Chunying said countries "should not do things that further escalate tensions in the reg...

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India refuses to be part of China's Belt-Road initiative

Liu told Xinhua in an exclusive interview on Friday that Britain boasts developed worldwide finance industry, mature law and consulting businesses, world-renowned think tanks, top-notch science and ...

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China invites all at Silk Road forum, India decides to keep away

The worldwide community was well aware of India's position on the "so-called" CPEC, he said, in an obvious reference to New Delhi's vehement opposition to the ambitious project on the ground that it...

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History of Hanford nuclear waste site in Washington state

History of Hanford nuclear waste site in Washington state

It provided a fresh reminder of long-standing safety and spending concerns about how the Departments of Energy and Defense manage nuclear waste cleanup activities throughout the country. The DOE said ...

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