Trump targeting IRS rule on churches

Pastor Cowart says nothing will change at his church since he's already been openly speaking every Sunday, but he says the president's executive order is a symbolic step in the direction he's been fighting for. "And if anyone in Florida uses th... More..

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Former PM John Howard slams Scott Morrison over bank tax

The tax on liabilities unveiled in Tuesday's federal budget caught banks, which had previously enjoyed the support of the ruling centre-right government, unawares and was strongly criticised by bank executives....More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

April OPEC Oil Output Fell, But Saudi Arabia's Production Rose

NEW YORK, May 11 (Reuters) - Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Thursday, as large drawdowns in USA inventories and growing support for continued OPEC output cuts boosted confidence that a seemingly insurm...More..

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India gifts 16000 handcrafted candles to Sri Lanka

Modi will unveil a plaque commemorating the foundation laying of the Faculty of Kandyan Dance at the Sri Lankan International Buddhist Academy in Pallekelle, that will be constructed with India's grant assistan...More..

Trump announces his first overseas trip will be to Saudi Arabia
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump announces his first overseas trip will be to Saudi Arabia

Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, later said that the meeting had not been confirmed. Also in Rome, Trump will meet with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, who hosts this month's G-7 summit ...More..

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Deutsche reiterated Compass Group (LON:CPG) as 'Hold'

Credit Suisse Group AG dropped their price target on shares of Drax Group Plc from GBX 425 ($5.50) to GBX 400 ($5.17) and set an outperform rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, March 27th. The rati...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Iran, Russia, Turkey Conclude Syria Safe Zones Agreement

President Donald Trump agreed to the safe zone concept in principle during their recent telephone conversation. The Russian government is attempting to bar the US from most of Syria's airspace in its late...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

New French leader Macron sworn in with pledge to fight terror

Macron was later to be driven to the Arc de Triomphe to lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier. Macron was handed the keys to the country and the nuclear codes by predecessor Francois Hollande in an ...More..

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Pakistan Signs Nearly $500 mln in China Deals at Silk Road Summit

He said that Pakistan have (had) privilege to host China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that is the first flagship project of the Belt and Road initiative. So far, the initiative has won support from more th...More..

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Funding for UNESCO will be frozen

I thank the countries that acceded to my request to vote against this resolution , especially the USA, which did not need any sort of appeal. The resolution also describes as null and void any decision by ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Microsoft unveils their Surface laptop

Microsoft's (MSFT) newest laptop appears to be taking on not just Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google Chromebooks, as expected, but Apple's (AAPL) laptops as well. However, instead of running Chrome OS, it runs on a s...More..

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Bates: Remembering my mom on Mother's Day

Moms are the best cheerleaders, reminding their kids each day how special they are, building self-esteem. Get some impressive and mind-blowing Happy Mother's Day 2017 Images from here. However, gradually, let...More..

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Mnuchin Says U.S. Reserves Right To Be Protectionist

The finance ministers and central bank governors from Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States also pledged to use all policy tools - monetary, fiscal and structural; individually an...More..

Vodacom agrees $2.6 billion Safaricom deal to tap Kenyan market
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Vodacom agrees $2.6 billion Safaricom deal to tap Kenyan market

The shares rose 0.2% to R152.49 on Friday, valuing the company at R227 billion ($17 billion). Vodafone Kenya holds, as its only material asset, a 39,9% interest in Safaricom. As a result Vodafone will up its st...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

North Korea says missile test aimed at testing carrying large nuclear warhead

Some are hoping that the test and summit will lead to China, an ally of North Korea, having an impetus to pressure Kim into halting nuclear and missile tests through its trade links, which Trump has been callin...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Putin hails Belt & Road Initiative, calling for Eurasia integration

The two-day Silk Road summit, which began in Beijing on May 14, is expected to draw leaders from at least 29 countries as part of Chinese President Xi Jinping's drive to expand trade links. Among India's neig...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Phillies rally to late 4-3 win over Nationals

After striking out three times, Taylor homered off Pat Neshek (0-1), belting a first-pitch slider off the left field foul pole. Philadelphia's Vince Velasquez (2-3, 5.94 ERA) will face Washington's Max Sch...More..

Russian, South Korean presidents hold telephone conversation
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Russian, South Korean presidents hold telephone conversation

Korea Economic Institute analyst Troy Stangarone told VOA that Moon has stated he would only negotiate with North Korea after consulting with the United States. First freeze North Korea's nuclear developmen...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Oil rises as countries join OPEC cuts

WTI has fallen about 12.6% so far this year as talk of OPEC extending its production cut through the end of the year has failed to provide support. Oil was also buoyed by a Reuters report on Wednesday that ...More..

Coach-Kate Spade Deal: What Investors Should Know
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Coach-Kate Spade Deal: What Investors Should Know

Here's what they had to say. Shares in Kate Spade surged in pre-market trade as Coach signed an agreement to acquire the company in a deal worth $2.4bn. Millennials being their target market, Kate Spade h...More..

US, China reach deal on natural gas, beef
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

US, China reach deal on natural gas, beef

In the deal, China agreed to lift its ban on USA beef imports and shipments of liquefied natural gas . The United States and China also agreed to open up USA exports of liquefied natural gas to China ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Sinclair buying rival TV operator Tribune for $3.9 billion

Sinclair won out over other bidders including Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, which explored making an offer in concert with private equity firm Blackstone, and Nexstar Broadcasting Group, another big statio...More..

Goldman Sachs warns oil prices on the brink of 'capitulation'
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Goldman Sachs warns oil prices on the brink of 'capitulation'

Crude inventories USOILC=ECI fell 5.2 million barrels in the week to May 5, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said , compared with expectations for a decrease of 1.8 million barrels. Saudi Aramco'...More..

American boy breaks record for most retweet
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

American boy breaks record for most retweet

The tweet comes from a teenager who boldly requested that the USA fast food chain Wendy's give him a year's supply of chicken nuggets . It's time to decide where in the world you'd like to visit a @Wendys! ...More..

Wendy's rewards teenager after Twitter plea sets record
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Wendy's rewards teenager after Twitter plea sets record

United's Twitter account told him that if he achieved the feat, they'd give him a free flight to any Wendy's in the world, and when the company attempted to make good on that promise, they were mercilessly drag...More..