The Qatar crisis and the myth of Arab unity

Mr Trump told King Salman that a united Gulf Cooperation Council is "critical to defeating terrorism and promoting regional stability", according to a White House readout of the conversation. Hatoon al-Fassi's children will have their final exams... More..

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Trump urges Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

Saudi Arabia , Egypt , United Arab Emirates and Bahrain , cut ties with Qatar in a coordinated move on Monday over alleged support for militants and its relations with Iran . The flights, chartered on ...More..

China's crude imports hit second highest on record in May
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

China's crude imports hit second highest on record in May

The increase followed an 8% gain in April and beat the 7% forecast of economists polled by The Wall Street Journal. Imports in May expanded 14.8% from a year earlier, compared with an 11.9% expansion in April...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

PHL concerned over North Korea missile launch

North Korea fired several suspected short-range anti-ship missiles Thursday, South Korea's military said, in a continuation of defiant launches as it seeks to build a nuclear missile capable of reaching the co...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

UAE threatens prison, fines for Qatar support

While liberal compared to much of the Middle East, the UAE has tough cybercrime and slander laws under which people can be arrested, imprisoned and deported for taking photographs without the consent of those s...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Comey's testimony expected to shut down Capitol Hill

But neither denied the Post stories and nervously dodged loaded questions from senators about whether Trump had asked them to intervene. "I expect loyalty" during an "awkward" conversation at a January dinner...More..

Pakistan restricts South Africa to 219
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Pakistan restricts South Africa to 219

David Miller (75 not out) was the only batsman to reach a half-century at Edgbaston, as the top-ranked South Africans got tied up by some consistent bowling by Pakistan and limped along at a run rate of und...More..

ISRO successfully launches India's heaviest GSLV Mark III with GSAT-19 satellite
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

ISRO successfully launches India's heaviest GSLV Mark III with GSAT-19 satellite

It will be carrying a 3,136-kg GSAT-19 communications satellite - heaviest load to be lifted by an Indian rocket till date - to an altitude of around 179km above the Earth after just over 16 minutes into the fl...More..

Oil prices increase amidst production cut, tensions in Middle East
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Oil prices increase amidst production cut, tensions in Middle East

In parallel , gasoline inventories jumped by 3.3m barrels (consensus: 0.6m), while those of distillates did so by 4.4m barrels. US crude output has jumped more than 10 percent since mid-2016 to 9.34 million b...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Other Views: Trump's air-traffic spinoff would be great flight forward

Executives from those companies joined the president at the White House to announce the plan . Supporters of the plan, which include numerous major United States airlines, say the current system slows the ...More..

Facebook posts offer free meals during summer
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Facebook posts offer free meals during summer

Now that school is out, there is a food gap. Meals are free and no child will be turned away based on age, race, color, creed, disability or nationality. There are 170 sites throughout the city, where there w...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Comey preparing to testify before Senate about Trump conversations

While the Senate committee awaits documents from Flynn , Putin and Trump both dismissed the us intelligence community's conclusion that the Kremlin interfered in the 2016 USA presidential election by hacking D...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

City of London Investment Trust PLC (CTY.L) Needle Moving on Volume

Several other analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. TD Securities maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, November 18 report. (DO) have 141.22 million outstanding shares now held by all ...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump drags oil prices below $50

Both contracts ended the week down more than 4 percent. Last week, oil futures settled at the lowest level in more than three weeks on Friday, with prices suffering their largest weekly loss in a month amid g...More..

Qatar row: Should Trump be patting himself on the back?
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Qatar row: Should Trump be patting himself on the back?

US officials were blindsided by Saudi Arabia's decision to sever diplomatic ties with Qatar in a coordinated move with Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), current and former officials in W...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Oil drops after OPEC-led output cut misses expectations

The price of oil has fallen by about 5%, despite oil-producing nations agreeing to extend production cuts for a further nine months. Parties to a measure coordinated by the Organization of Petroleum Exporti...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

President Trump to Speak in Cincinnati About Infrastructure Projects

He spoke before a crowd at Rivertowne Marina. Then, on Thursday, state and local officials, including Miller, are expected to have discussions with Vice President Mike Pence and others about regulatory reforms ...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Third London Bridge attacker named as Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba

Italian intelligence officials reportedly communicated this to their United Kingdom counterparts. Italian prosecutors were unable to bring charges against him for links to global terrorism and he was set fr...More..

POWERBALL Jackpot Grows To Estimated $375 Million Ahead of Tonight's Drawing
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

POWERBALL Jackpot Grows To Estimated $375 Million Ahead of Tonight's Drawing

National POWERBALL drawings are broadcast live, in high-definition, from the Florida Lottery's state of the art draw studio in Tallahassee. Four second-prize tickets were sold for the most recent drawing on S...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Madhya Pradesh protesters defy curfew, torch vehicles, target police

The state's Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has also accused the opposition Indian National Congress party for inciting violence. The farmers in both states have been presing for their loan waivers a...More..

Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation director pick Christopher Wray gets bipartisan endorsements
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation director pick Christopher Wray gets bipartisan endorsements

If the Senate confirms Wray's nomination, he would replace James Comey , whom the president fired on May 9. At the Justice Department, Wray worked on corporate fraud scandals and cases involving US financial...More..

Morata header rescues late draw for Spain against Colombia
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Morata header rescues late draw for Spain against Colombia

Following their recent Champions League title victory, the majority of Real Madrid's stars are expected to sit, so several young players have the opportunity to prove their worth on the global stage. However, M...More..

Ex-FBI head Comey says Trump pressured him on Russian Federation probe
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Ex-FBI head Comey says Trump pressured him on Russian Federation probe

Comey's appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee will address the investigation into allegations that the Russians interfered with the 2016 presidential election. Comey told Trump on January 6, Jan. ...More..

New iMac Pro is Apple's most powerful ever
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

New iMac Pro is Apple's most powerful ever

Alternatively, the company can also use a "Password Autofill" solution to get around this inconvenience, which was teased by Ricky Mondello, a software engineer at Apple. There, Apple shares the lead with Chi...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

US President Donald Trump Proposes Privatized ATC Reform

Bill Shuster of Pennsylvania. U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio , ranking Democrat on the House transportation committee, cited concerns the plan would increase the federal deficit and diminish safety. In fact, air...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Recommendation Trends for Investors: Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)

Sio Capital Management Llc holds 3.49% of its portfolio in Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. for 106,594 shares. Pyrrho Cap Management LP owns 10,000 shares or 0.89% of their USA portfolio. Evercore initiated Energy Tran...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

India´s most powerful rocket launches satellite into orbit

The rocket will be launched from the second Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota today at 5:28 PM. 'GSLV Mk III has put GSAT 19 , which is a next generation satellite, into or...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

British police identify two London attack suspects

Twelve other people detained in connection to the attacks have been released without charge , police say. Scotland Yard said Butt was known to police two years ago but with no intelligence suggesting an ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

WWDC 2017: Apple unveils virtual reality, browser privacy features on Macs

Apple says their new product has seven tweeters and a "high-excursion woofer with a custom amplifier". Apple has also make HomePod a " home assistant" that can answer all kinds of questions and tell you...More..