High Possibility of War with North Korea, Warns New South Korean President

Pyongyang defends its weapons programmes as necessary to counter US hostility and regularly threatens to destroy the United States. Trump made the remarks on Wednesday during a 15-minute meeting with special envoy Hong Seok-hyun in Washington, Yon... More..

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Chuck Hagel, Rep. Lynch Respond To Comey Memo Revelations27:00
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Chuck Hagel, Rep. Lynch Respond To Comey Memo Revelations27:00

Those associates said despite Trump's tweet suggesting he had "tapes" of his conversations with Comey, the White House has produced no such evidence. McConnell says a Senate Intelligence Committee investiga...More..

US, EU to meet on airline security on Wednesday: EU Commission
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US, EU to meet on airline security on Wednesday: EU Commission

President Donald Trump is being criticized for sharing highly classified intelligence about the laptop bomb threat with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak last week in an Oval ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

9 hurt, 2 arrested in altercation at Turkish Embassy in DC

Mr Trump also "reiterated the commitment of the United States to the security of our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey and the need to work together to confront terrorism in all its forms", the Wh...More..

Banks confront Morrison on levy details
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Banks confront Morrison on levy details

The government is also planning to impose a 50% on foreign ownership in new property developments, which the government sees as a way of "increasing the housing stock for Australian purchasers". The extra fundi...More..

2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

A powerful storm and tornado that struck Barron County Tuesday evening has claimed at least one life as well as leveling about 40 mobile homes at a mobile home park near Chetek. He says some homes and outbuildi...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump faces fallout over Comey appeal, intelligence sharing

Other than telling us that Comey replied, "I agree he is a good guy", the Times provides no context of the conversation. Trump fired Comey, not yet four years into his 10-year term, last week and admitted l...More..

US households owe record amount, topping pre-recession peak
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US households owe record amount, topping pre-recession peak

The Federal Reserve Bank of NY has issued its Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit , which reported that total household debt reached $12.73 trillion in the first quarter of 2017 and finally surpassed...More..

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Courtois: People were laughing at Chelsea last season

I think if you can continue with these players you can improve a lot. The Bayern Munich boss was the second coach to win the Premier League title in his first attempt in the League. You must divide the fault ...More..

German prosecutors investigating VW's Mueller over scandal
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

German prosecutors investigating VW's Mueller over scandal

The carmaker is owned by holding company Porsche SE and said in a statement that it had fully complied with all disclosure rules. But he did sit on the Porsche SE board before the revelations, making him ...More..

North Korea Could Be Linked To The WannaCry Cyberattack
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

North Korea Could Be Linked To The WannaCry Cyberattack

But the spread of the WannaCry worm in the country appeared less aggressive than initially feared, said an official at China's cyber administrator. Uruguayan Ambassador Elbio Rosselli, the current council pre...More..

Activist Investor Elliott Management Pushes For Changes At BHP
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Activist Investor Elliott Management Pushes For Changes At BHP

They say that "a more nimble and focused independent petroleum business, with a more disciplined approach to capital management, would have avoided significantly overpaying for BHP's U.S. Meanwhile, BHP Billito...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US extends nuclear sanctions relief for Iran but adds other sanctions

Meanwhile, former US Secretary of State John Kerry and national security experts from the administration of former President Barack Obama have thrown their weight behind a newly formed organization called " Dip...More..

Macquarie Group Ltd. Boosts Stake in Anadarko Petroleum Co. (APC)
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Macquarie Group Ltd. Boosts Stake in Anadarko Petroleum Co. (APC)

Stifel Nicolaus raised the target price of Anadarko Petroleum APC (NYSE:APC) to $81.00 reporting a possible upside of 0.56%. Atlantic Securities upgraded shares of Anadarko Petroleum from an underweight rating ...More..

Ending three decades of howitzer draught India gets first artillery guns
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Ending three decades of howitzer draught India gets first artillery guns

This is the first acquisition of howitzers after the Bofors scandal broke out over the allegations of kickbacks in the deal that had a serious impact on Indian politics. The M777 ultra-light howitzers will be m...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Locals in Mumbai holds hawan for Kulbhushan Jadhav's safe return

The ICJ heard India and Pakistan's arguments on the death sentence given to the former Navy officer. The Indian legal team represented by Deepak Mittal, who heads the Pakistan division of External Affairs M...More..

Snapchat parent company reports £1.7bn loss in first earnings report
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Snapchat parent company reports £1.7bn loss in first earnings report

As Spiegel and his Snap colleagues look to rebound, Wall Street analysts are split on whether they'll be able to pull it off. On their first day of trading in NY in March, Snap shares closed 44% higher at $24...More..

Foreign Investors Face Tax for Vacant Property
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Foreign Investors Face Tax for Vacant Property

The analysts were forecasting a $7 billion increase in bank profits for the year ending June 2018, or a 7 percent increase, but noted the levy would drag down that forecast. The government examined the half per...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Canada's wage gains fall to record lows as jobs run stalls

The low rate could help the Federal Reserve stay on track to gradually increase interest rates this year. The biggest payroll gains were in leisure and hospitality, which added 55,000 jobs, and health care ...More..

NHS cyberattack: Trusts were told about security patch last month
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

NHS cyberattack: Trusts were told about security patch last month

Microsoft had released in March a patch to fix the flaw exploited this week, but many computers, particularly older systems or devices that hadn't been updated, remained vulnerable. Seeming to have everything i...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Ford to slash North America, Asia salaried employees by 10 percent

According to a person briefed about the plan, Ford plans to offer generous early retirement incentives to cut its salaried headcount by 1 October. Reuters reported the cuts would eliminate 10% of Ford's sal...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Would Trump request to end Flynn probe have broken law?

Congressional Democrats were already concerned that Trump was trying to stifle a probe into possible coordination between his campaign and Russia's election meddling by firing Comey last week. The intensifying ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Beyer Responds to Furor Over Reported Comey Memo

Even House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who has been less than enthusiastic in pursuing potential wrongdoing in this administration, shot off a letter to the Federa...More..

G-7 countries call for renewed common effort against cybercrime
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

G-7 countries call for renewed common effort against cybercrime

G7 finance ministers and representatives of central banks met in Bari, Italy , on Friday and Saturday. The Italian delegation, which is responsible for all of this year's G7 meetings including a summit of gl...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation Before Hiring Him — NY Times

Trump ignored this warning, making Flynn his national security adviser. Flynn hired a lawyer a few weeks later. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on national security t...More..