Economy

Trump Begins Filling Courts With Conservative Judges

President Donald Trump on Monday nominated Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen to sit on the US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati. The White House did not immediately make availabl...

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The Fed Declines to Raise Rates

The Federal Reserve did not surprise the markets today and kept monetary policy unchanged. "The Committee expects that economic conditions will evolve in a manner that will warrant gradual increases...

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Canada rejects US duties on lumber as 'baseless'

The topic was not included in the agenda for fear it might lead to a confrontation among ministers, considering the critical stand of U.S. President Donald Trump's administration towards global free t...

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Macron backs Paris' 2024 Olympic bid

The evaluation group, visiting the city for four days, began touring the proposed venues on Thursday (11May17), with Wasserman and Mayor Eric Garcetti taking the committee members on a tour of the ...

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No mass layoffs; workforce realignment happens every year: Nasscom

No mass layoffs; workforce realignment happens every year: Nasscom

Meanwhile, automation could be one of the reasons, as most of the companies now rely on digital services. Indian IT firms - which get a bulk of their revenues from the North American market - are no...

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Ransomware cyberattack: United Kingdom works to restore NHS systems after 'unprecedented' hacking

It then demands a ransom of about $300 to $600 in bitcoin to release the files, threatening to delete them after a set period of days if the amount is not paid. National Security Agency for its own in...

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Man United hoping Mourinho turns to youth vs Spurs today

It will be special for our fans, staff, players, people who love Tottenham. Spurs will finish above United this term for the third time in four seasons and Jose Mourinho's side have little motivatio...

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Higher US crude output to cap oil prices through 2018

U.S. crude stockpiles posted their biggest weekly drawdown since December as imports dropped sharply, the U.S. Energy Department said Wednesday, while inventories of refined products also fell . In...

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Renault shuts down sites after being hit by cyberattack

Renault shuts down sites after being hit by cyberattack

The attack had forced the company to stop production at sites in France, shortly after it announced that output had been halted for the same reason at a site in Slovenia. "Like many organisations, our...

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White House: Trump will reinforce strong alliance, talk peace on Israel trip

White House: Trump will reinforce strong alliance, talk peace on Israel trip

He said they will seek new cooperation to "combat extremism, terrorism and violence" and promote a more hopeful future for young Muslims. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday the Pr...

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Ballad beats glitz as Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision

Ballad beats glitz as Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision

It's been an intense yet exciting evening at the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv; following constant changes in the betting odds and polls over the final days of the 2017 Eurovision Song Conte...

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North Korea launches test missile, and Donald Trump wonders what Russian Federation thinks

North Korea launches test missile, and Donald Trump wonders what Russian Federation thinks

China called on Sunday for restraint and for no party to do anything to exacerbate tension after North Korea fired a ballistic missile in defiance of calls to rein in its weapons programme. The latest...

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US Treasury chief: trade partners like Trump policies

Separately, Padoan said his relations with new U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were "improving all the time", although there were naturally "differences" in some areas, as there are within the ...

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Lewis Hamilton back on pole in Spain

Lewis Hamilton back on pole in Spain

In his third new power unit of the four permitted this year, Vettel used team radio to thank his mechanics for their efforts before being told "stop the car" on his installation lap. "I am afraid it w...

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Alonso sets October deadline for McLaren

Alonso sets October deadline for McLaren

McLaren-Honda boss Zak Brown said he accepted Fernando Alonso's challenge to give him a race winning auto for next year, and had no concerns at him leaving the circuit to play tennis after another e...

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National Hockey League playoffs 2017: James Neal's goal gives Predators OT win over Ducks

And maybe it's no coincidence that the game-winning goal came from a 21-year-old who hadn't been around for any of those playoff runs. "We're not in this position moving on if he doesn't play the ...

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Nordstrom reports growth in 1Q profit, disappointing sales

Nordstrom reports growth in 1Q profit, disappointing sales

Adjusted profits, at 43 cents per share, topped market watchers' forecasts of 27 cents for diluted EPS. Indeed, Rack's comparative success suggests Nordstrom, largely seen as a well managed company, m...

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Victory, early-season success help redefine Ricky Stenhouse Jr

On Sunday, as in this year's Daytona 500, all three manufacturers tried to employ a similar strategy. For the couple that races but doesn't win. The yellow flag waved two additional times, once when...

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Trump Riffs On Familiar Themes During Liberty Commencement Speech

Trump Riffs On Familiar Themes During Liberty Commencement Speech

Trump kept to a largely upbeat message during the roughly 30-minute speech , never mentioning his stunning decision this past week to remove James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director. L...

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Germany Demands More Free Trade Guarantees On China Silk Road Plan: Minister

Russian President Vladimir Putin praised the venture saying the world needed ideas fresh of stereotypes. He said China will provide assistance worth 60 billion yuan (USD 8.7 billion) to developing n...

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SNL imagined Amazon's Echo, designed for the elderly

And the speaker also controls smart devices around the home. The release date of June 28 for the Echo Show did not slip yet, despite ranking 4th in thebest-selling electronics chart. This gives telema...

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UK's health system recovers from cyber attack

Two security firms - Kaspersky Lab and Avast - said they had identified the malicious software behind the attack in upward of 70 countries, although both said the attack has hit Russian Federation har...

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Family says JetBlue booted them from flight over a birthday cake

Family says JetBlue booted them from flight over a birthday cake

According to Cameron Burke - who shot video of the incident - he and his family had the cake as carry-on. "A flight attendant nicely asked me to remove the cake from that compartment, so I moved i...

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Trump to visit Israel and Saudi Arabia on first trip

Trump to visit Israel and Saudi Arabia on first trip

Officials in Washington are reporting that the U.S. and Saudi Arabia are conducting negotiations for a multi-billion-dollar arms deal. Trump will make his first trip overseas as president this m...

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1st Large Made-in-China Passenger Jet takes Off on Maiden Flight

1st Large Made-in-China Passenger Jet takes Off on Maiden Flight

China's first domestically made jet, the twin-engined regional ARJ-21, flew its passengers in June 2016, eight years after its first test flight. It is created to be a direct competitor to the Boein...

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Buffett: United made 'terrible mistake' with dragged passenger

He said he had grown more fond of Apple Inc AAPL.O , in which Berkshire has disclosed a roughly $20 billion stake, because he could "very easily determine" the iPhone maker's competitive position "a...

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North Korea carries out new ballistic missile test

The launch is a direct challenge to the new South Korean president elected four days ago and comes as U.S., Japanese and European navies gather for joint war games in the Pacific. It was the first suc...

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Palestinians held in Israeli jails are top of Hamas priorities, insists Haniyeh

Haniyeh's rise was the latest sign of a power shift in Hamas from the diaspora to Gaza, which has been under Hamas rule since a 2007 takeover. This shift comes at a time of growing financial pressur...

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Coach Inc. To Acquire Kate Spade & Co. In $2.4 Bln Deal

Coach Inc. To Acquire Kate Spade & Co. In $2.4 Bln Deal

In honor of Mother's Day, NBC asked several Team USA athletes if there was anything they'd like to apologize to their mom about what they may have gotten away with as kids. "Through this acquisition, ...

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United Kingdom families being hit hard, says Bank of England

The banks said it saw inflation rising and the economy growing steadily over the next few years. Decently rational forecasts that could even have an upside surprise should the strength in the labour...

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