UAE's Etihad to suspend flights to Qatar

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt , and the United Arab Emirates said on Monday they were breaking off diplomatic relations with Qatar , accusing it of supporting terror. "The measures are unjustified and are based on claims and allegations that hav... More..

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28 people had this to say about Trump's climate decision

For one thing, we'll have seen whether he managed to reinvigorate all those coal mines. The sharpening contours of what Trump's transactional approach to foreign policy will mean is of special concern when it...More..

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey working on border surveillance technology
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey working on border surveillance technology

We are spending more than ever on defense technology, yet the pace of innovation has been slowing for decades. It is proposed as an alternative to full-scale border walls, such as the one President Trump has p...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Europe, China can lead action on climate

Tapping into the "America First" message he used on the election trail, Trump announced the withdrawal on Thursday, saying that participating in the pact would undermine the US economy, wipe out U.S.jobs, w...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Paris didn't hold India, China accountable on Carbon dioxide emissions: White House

Brussels and Beijing believe in "the full implementation, without nuances, of the Paris climate agreement ", Juncker said , and underlined that there can be "no backsliding" on the pact. He noted , however, ...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Key Arab League states cut ties with Qatar over 'supporting terrorism'

Saudi Arabia said Qatar has been funding terrorists in Iran too, as Iran's Foreign Ministry called London's terror attack on Saturday night "a wake-up call". Qatar hosts the largest USA airbase in the regi...More..

Emirates suspends flights to Doha as UAE cuts ties with Qatar
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Emirates suspends flights to Doha as UAE cuts ties with Qatar

Etihad operates four return flights a day between Abu Dhabi and Doha. The countries all ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home to their peninsular nation. The c...More..

Maldives joins 4 other nations in cutting ties with Qatar
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Maldives joins 4 other nations in cutting ties with Qatar

In a statement published on its website Qatar's foreign ministry said the allegations were "not justified" and were based on "unfounded" claims . Qatar has "spread chaos in Bahrain in flagrant violation o...More..

Yemen says it too is cutting ties to Qatar
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Yemen says it too is cutting ties to Qatar

Oil rose on Monday after top crude exporter Saudi Arabia and other Arab states cut ties with Qatar, driving up prices on concerns over increased tension in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies may ...More..

Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS) Institutional Investor Sentiment
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS) Institutional Investor Sentiment

It has underperformed by 1.69% the S&P500. Finally, Daiwa Securities Group Inc. raised its stake in Columbia Property Trust by 34.7% in the first quarter. Commonwealth Services Limited reported 93 shares. Maryl...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Analyzing today's market share for :Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

It has outperformed by 42.44% the S&P500. Ltd. raised its position in Starbucks by 794.9% in the fourth quarter. Chemical Bank acquired 7,729 shares as Starbucks Corp ( SBUX)'s stock rose 6.99%. The liquid...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Christy Clark not stepping down, but plans to recall house soon

John Horgan spoke briefly to his caucus before it met privately to ratify the agreement, which has already been approved by the Greens. Liberal Premier Christy Clark has said she will recall the provincial le...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

UK election: Conservatives confused on taxes, Labour closing in

Just days before polls open, May's campaign sent conflicting messages on taxation for top earners, an issue which the Conservatives are sensitive about because the opposition Labour Party casts them as the ...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Putin: 'It wouldn't make sense for us to interfere' in USA election

The Russian President dismissed the question as nonsense, according to The Washington Times. In a sign of exasperation, Putin compared what he described as the obsessive US focus on alleged Russian el...More..

Kremlin wants stability and peace in the Gulf despite Qatar diplomatic row
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Kremlin wants stability and peace in the Gulf despite Qatar diplomatic row

The Saudi Press Agency said the Saudi government would also reach out to its allies "and start the immediate legal procedures for understanding with fraternal and friendly countries and worldwide companies to i...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Travel Ban Block Upheld: Supreme Court Remains Only Hope for Trump

The establishment clause of the First Amendment prohibits the government from denigrating a particular religion. There's precedent to justify their decision , as the Fourth Circuit's majority opinion expla...More..

London terror attacks: Trump criticised for tweets against city Mayor
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

London terror attacks: Trump criticised for tweets against city Mayor

The so-called Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for Saturday's London attack, British media reported Sunday. What do we know so far? "We have protected counter-terrorism policing budgets...More..

Orlando International Airport terminal shut down as armed suspect held, in custody
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Orlando International Airport terminal shut down as armed suspect held, in custody

Armed suspect is contained but not in custody. At one point he turned the gun toward police, Chief John Mina told reporters. The document released Wednesday by the Orlando Police Department says 26-year-old...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Gregg Allman laid to rest

The funeral at Snow's Memorial Chapel was open only to friends and family. According to Rolling Stone , the eulogies were provided by three of his children, Devon, Layla and Delilah Island; his brother Du...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

UK Election Polls Narrow, Our Poll Disagrees

The polls underestimated the Conservative vote by four percentage points and overestimated Labour by three points, leading to the widespread view that they "had got it wrong", according the British Pol...More..

'Disturbing trend', Mamata says of CBI raid on Prannoy Roy
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

'Disturbing trend', Mamata says of CBI raid on Prannoy Roy

Gaur told IANS. After accusing the channel of pursuing "an agenda" during a studio debate on the government's policies on cattle slaughter, Patra was asked by the anchor, Nidhi Razdan, to leave her show. Rajya ...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Big games like these' - Andrew Fifita on NSW dominant win over Maroons

Beveridge was a personal guest of Queensland coach Kevin Walters thanks to a connection through sponsor EML. Although defeated, skipper Cameron Smith , in his record 40th Origin appearance, was again Qu...More..

Gulf States' Break With Qatar Won't Affect Fight Against ISIS, Says Tillerson
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Gulf States' Break With Qatar Won't Affect Fight Against ISIS, Says Tillerson

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates all announced they would withdraw their diplomatic staff from Qatar, a gas-rich nation that will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup and is home to a major US ...More..

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE and Bahrain cut ties to Qatar
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE and Bahrain cut ties to Qatar

The Maldives also just cut diplomatic ties with Qatar . The hacking and "fake news" scandal broke out on May 23, when Qatar News Agency's website and social media accounts were apparently hacked, spreadin...More..

Indian equities close flat, but indices touch new highs
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Indian equities close flat, but indices touch new highs

The Sensex and Nifty were trading flat as geopolitical risks kept Asian stocks subdued on Monday, despite USA stocks rising to record highs on Friday. However, initial strong gains were relinquished by mode...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Trump pledges support for United Kingdom after London terror tweet barrage

In the third major militant assault to hit Britain in less than three months, attackers rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing revellers in nearby bars. The Islamic State group has cla...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Ford appoints Jim Hackett as new company CEO

He will be replaced by Jim Hackett , former CEO of Steelcase, who most recently served as Ford Smart Mobility's chairman, and was a member of Ford's board between 2013 and 2016. Fields retired after 28 year...More..

Champions Trophy: India thrashes Pakistan by 124 runs
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Champions Trophy: India thrashes Pakistan by 124 runs

And Yuvi came in and just took all the pressure off me. Hitting low full tosses for fours and sixes and even digging yorkers out for fours. "He performed poorly and I'll take the blame". "My opinion does not ...More..

Qatar calls Arab moves to cut ties 'unjustified, baseless'
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Qatar calls Arab moves to cut ties 'unjustified, baseless'

Announcing the closure of transport ties with Qatar, the three Gulf states gave Qatari visitors and residents two weeks to leave their countries. The Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting rebels in Yemen´s tw...More..

Portland stabbings: Suspect bragged about attack in patrol auto, police say
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Portland stabbings: Suspect bragged about attack in patrol auto, police say

A man and woman hold hands as they comfort each other outside the courtroom where Jeremy Christian was arraigned in Portland, Ore , Tuesday, May 30, 2017. The interviewer wrote that Christian became loud a...More..