EPA's Pruitt says leaving Paris Accord is about jobs, not politics

At Friday's press briefing, four different reporters asked Pruitt four variations on this basic question from ABC's Mary Bruce: "Yes or no, does the president believe that climate change is real and a threat to the United States? ". Underlining I... More..

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Police talking to man with gun at Orlando airport
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Police talking to man with gun at Orlando airport

Michael Wayne Pettigrew, 26, caused a two-hour standoff with police near a auto rental pickup area after he was spotted brandishing a gun. Employees contacted Orlando Police Department and a portion of the ...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Key Numbers Behind the May Jobs Report

Our fearless leader's promises of faster job growth notwithstanding, the past three months have shown something of a stall in that rate. The Employment Situation Summary showed the addition of 138,000 jobs ...More..

Wannacry cyber attack compromised Russian banks in isolated cases: central bank
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Wannacry cyber attack compromised Russian banks in isolated cases: central bank

Microsoft has since said that Windows 10 is the version of its operating system that gives the best protection from Wanna Cry - and the data released from Kaspersky would also confirm this. Incidentally,...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Bahrain cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

Qatar shares a massive offshore gas field with the Islamic Republic. It wasn't clear if the decision would affect American military operations. USA officials did not immediately comment on the development. Qa...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Islamic State group claims responsibility for the London attacks

Almost 50 injured people are now receiving medical treatment in hospitals spread across the city. In addition, police conducted a series of controlled explosions in the area, according to reporters there. The ...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

John Kerry Blasts Trump Administration for Paris Move

China needs to ensure "reciprocity" for European businesses in the Chinese market, she said. "Aren't you and the president talking about protecting the horse and buggy just as cars come online", Wallace asked....More..

British Airways Canceled Flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

British Airways Canceled Flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick

The airline said delays could continue until Sunday, but that they hoped to resume majority during the day. BA said they were working to restore services from Sunday, but warned that some delays and disruptio...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Oil Price Forecasts Lowered on Crude Glut

Opec's endeavour is to keep oil prices at a level just below the USA shale breakeven price throughout the futures curve. On Monday the price of oil went up slightly as caution ruled the market as it increasin...More..

Supported flying car hopes to light Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Supported flying car hopes to light Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame

Toyota is working on their latest invention: a "flying auto". The vehicle "managed to get up as high as eye level for several seconds" before crashing to the ground, said the Associated Press . Nakamura said t...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

What Could Offset OPEC's Crude Oil Production Cut Deal?

In 2007, America imported about 60 percent of its oil , but by 2014, the USA only imported 27 percent of its oil - that's the lowest level since 1985, according to government data . Growth from a smaller pr...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Featured Stock for Investors: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)

Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in Discovery Communications during the fourth quarter valu...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Champions Trophy encounter: Pakistan concedes to India in one-sided contest

Earlier, a dazzling knock by Rohit Sharma helped defending champions India made 319 for the loss of three scalps after losing the toss. Asked to bat, the Indians rode on a power-packed performance by the to...More..

Horse breaks into car's windshield in Jaipur
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Horse breaks into car's windshield in Jaipur

Passersby rushed to the spot and pulled the horse out of the auto. Both the driver and the horse sustained injuries. A video showed the horse stuck in the windshield unable to come out of the vehicle. Those i...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

OPEC, Non-OPEC group agree to extend production cuts through Q1 2018

The OPEC oil cartel and other producers, notably Russian Federation, are this week expected to extend last year's production cut in a concerted attempt to prevent oil prices from falling. "Everyone is wat...More..

Trump vows to do 'whatever is necessary' to protect the US
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Trump vows to do 'whatever is necessary' to protect the US

London Bridge rail station has reopened but as exit only, while the Underground station will be open, Transport for London said. Police shot dead the male assailants in the Borough Market area within eig...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Ariana Grande's ring sparks engagement rumours at Manchester concert

Scooter Braun recounted the message of Olivia Campbell-Hardy's mother, Charlotte, that those who died will "never be victims" while appearing on stage at the One Love Manchester benefit concert . In between...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

New polls send Pound rising past $1.29

It also claims Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party could be in line to gain 29 seats on the last election with 257, with the Liberal Democrats on 10 and the SNP down four seats on 50. Some pollsters make adjustmen...More..

As U.S. retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

As U.S. retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit

An EU official in Brussels told reporters on Wednesday that the accord concluded in 2015 will stay in force and continue to be implemented even if the US withdrew. Zhou Hong, a professor of global relations at ...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Kazakhstan supports oil cut deal prolonging

Canada and Libya's production is also inching higher, which together with surging USA production has hindered Opec's efforts so far this year as global inventories continue to remain at elevated level. But Da...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Trump denounces 'horrific attack' on London

Seven people were killed and 48 wounded when three men launched the attack just after 10pm on Saturday local time. May said that Britain was facing a new threat from copycat attacks, and "it is time to say 'e...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Inspiring Londoner's uplifting interview goes viral after deadly terror attack

Prime Minister Theresa May took a strong stand, warning about the "single, evil ideology of Islamist extremism", and telling the country on television that "it is time to say enough is enough". About five m...More..

British Airways system failure strands and delays thousands of travelers
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

British Airways system failure strands and delays thousands of travelers

In September past year BA apologized to passengers for check-in delays caused by operational glitches that delayed flights at Gatwick and Heathrow, in a repeat of a similar incident that affected London-area fl...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Climate move seeks to please Trump's most ardent backers

That's where we spent the last several weeks, focused upon the merits and demerits of the Paris agreement. "It's a pretty simple question". France is famous for championing the use of the French language,...More..

Voters expect income tax rise regardless of victor, new polling shows
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Voters expect income tax rise regardless of victor, new polling shows

That came just a day after the Ashford Conservative candidate Damian Green had ruled out any U-turn on the policy. Over the weekend, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson refused to be drawn on suggestions Mrs...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Oil subdued as rising US output undermines Opec effort to cut supply

While weaker oil price broke another myth or fundamental understanding that a nine-month agreement between the OPEC and N-OPEC countries would immediately boost oil price , it has broken many such myths over...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

England squad adamant that the show goes on

But Woakes limped out of the opening match of the tournament against Bangladesh with a side strain, handing Finn a chance to come into the squad ahead of Tuesday's meeting with New Zealand at Cardiff and th...More..

Local IT issues lie at the heart of British Airways catastrophe: CEO
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Local IT issues lie at the heart of British Airways catastrophe: CEO

British Airways (BA) chief executive Alex Cruz has said he will not resign over the airline's worldwide computer system failure that stranded thousands of passengers as London's Heathrow airport said the airl...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Putin denies U.S. election meddling, says he barely met Mike Flynn

Trump himself has been dogged by questions about any business dealings with Russia as well as reports of a damaging Russian dossier. "There weren't even any reports". Trump's known to change his mind on major...More..

No budget deal yet as IL nears end of legislative session
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

No budget deal yet as IL nears end of legislative session

Not wanting to take the political risk of sending a budget to Republican Governor Bruce Rauner that he would then veto , Illinois House Democrats chose not to vote at all on a Senate budget plan that i...More..