China tried but failed to help on North Korea

The former University of Virginia student had been visiting North Korea on a tour group when he was detained, sentenced to 15 years hard labor for subversion, and held for more than 17 months. Mr Trump paid tribute to Mr Warmbier's family, with who... More..

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Trump hints at major jobs announcement for Wisconsin
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump hints at major jobs announcement for Wisconsin

Trump accepted a challenge earlier this year from a CEO to create 5 million new apprenticeships. Apprentices gather skills on the job while their employers pay for related courses and degrees at a nearby coll...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Coroner still probing death of US student held by N. Korea

The statement did not explicitly mention a cause of death but did say that "the terrible torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible"...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit

LONDON , June 19 Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that she wanted the border between the United Kingdom and the European Union to be as seamless as possible after Brexit . It has posit...More..

My agenda is moving ahead despite distraction of 'Witch Hunt'
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

My agenda is moving ahead despite distraction of 'Witch Hunt'

Special counsel Robert Mueller should be given a chance in the Russian Federation investigation but it's likely he won't find anything, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson said Friday. The...More..

Pamplona Capital to take Parexel private in $5B cash deal
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Pamplona Capital to take Parexel private in $5B cash deal

Image: Pamplona Capital Management to acquire biopharmaceutical services provider Parexel International . The medical research company reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus...More..

Saudi Arabia said to tell banks not to increase Qatar exposure
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Saudi Arabia said to tell banks not to increase Qatar exposure

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (C) arrives to welcome Qatar's Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani (unseen) before their meeting at Cankaya Mansion in Ankara, Turkey, Sept. J...More..

Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP) Moving -2.19% in Session
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP) Moving -2.19% in Session

Also, the current price highlights a discount of 26.2% to analysts' high consensus price target. According to Zacks, analysts expect that Noble Midstream Partners will report full year earnings of $3.47 per s...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

BJP President Shah Amit Shah arrives in Maharashtra; to meet Uddhav Thackeray

BJP State unit chief Raosaheb Danve , who had gone to Thackeray's residence, and senior Sena MP Sanjay Raut , a close aide of the party President, were not part of the meeting. The source said, "Shah said the...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Toshiba picks winner for $18B computer chip business

The consortium, also including Japanese players and U.S. Bain Capital , is estimated to have secured cash worth 2 trillion yen (US$17 billion). The group consists of a state-backed fund, the Innovation Netw...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

International Yoga Day: Rain in Lucknow may hinder Modi's celebrations

With the International Yoga Day giving further impetus to the popularity, yoga is increasingly becoming "new currency for fitness". Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minster Yogi Adityanath and Deput...More..

Amazon and Whole Foods footprints are remarkably similar — Geographic analysis
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Amazon and Whole Foods footprints are remarkably similar — Geographic analysis

Whole Foods Market Inc shares added to their gains on Monday after Amazon.com Inc announced plans last week to buy the upscale grocer, with investors betting that rivals could step in to create a bidding war. ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Integrated Investment Consultants LLC Acquires 350 Shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM)

It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D increased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) by 7.2% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Firm ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Announces Leave of Absence

Uber board member David Bonderman, who spurred outrage after making a sexist remark at a staff meeting held subsequent to an investigation of sexual harassment at the ride-sharing company, has resigned on ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bill Cosby Trial Ends In 'Mistrial'; Prosecutor Says He Will Retry

Cosby's trial ended without a verdict after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision. What's more, he claims that he "probably" would have voted to convict 79-year-old Bill Cosby for the sexual assault-r...More..

European Union to open Brexit talks with divorce bill and citizens' rights
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

European Union to open Brexit talks with divorce bill and citizens' rights

The talks, at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, kicked off just shy of a year after the " Brexit " referendum, in which U.K. voters, by a 52 percent to 48 percent margin, chose to leave the EU, ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Can Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) Continue To Move The Needle?

Media coverage about Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. during the first quarter valued at about $214,000. Financial Architects Inc sold 2,840 shares as Cypress Semiconductor Corp (Call) (CY)'s stock rose 1.94%. (...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Formal Brexit negotiations get under way in Brussels

But Mr Davis, the Howden and Haltemprice MP, insisted the Government's approach would not alter. "So it's the same as it was before". May's government said in a statement it was "confident it can achieve ...More..

Stockpile Hike Leads to Plunging Oil Prices
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Stockpile Hike Leads to Plunging Oil Prices

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Tuesday U.S. crude oil production C-OUT-T-EIA could hit a record 10 million bpd next year, up from 9.3 million bpd now and nearly equaling top exporter...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

MSCI to add mainland China shares to key benchmark

The NYSE listed company saw a recent bid of 51.17 and 106107 shares have traded hands in the session. It began with Shanghai in November 2014 and later extended to Shenzhen last December. Most of such issue...More..

Oil prices hit seven-month lows on global oversupply
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Oil prices hit seven-month lows on global oversupply

As of 13:20 pm (MSK), the price of the futures contract for Brent crude oil with August delivery on London's ICE fell by 1.81% ($0.85) to $46.06 per barrel for the first time since November 29, 2016. USA in...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

US stock indexes follow global markets higher, led by tech

Bank of America gained 1.8 per cent. Asian stocks ended mixed on Tuesday, with Japanese stocks leading regional gains, as comments from an influential Federal Reserve official that rising wages would boost ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Forecast: Heavy rain expected in the Pine Belt

At 11 a.m., the center of the disturbance was about 265 miles south of Morgan City , Louisiana . The warning is in effect from Cameron, Louisiana , to Intracoastal City, as the system's maximum sustained w...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants

South Korea's oldest nuclear reactor Kori No 1 was permanently shut down at midnight on Sunday after reaching the end of its 40-year-lifespan, the first South Korean nuclear power plants to be closed per...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The official Brexit negotiations have begun

The smiles belied the fact that at stake is not just Britain's future but also Europe's postwar political order and its place in the world, which could be fatally undermined without an agreement by the March 20...More..

Gennett makes Reds history with 4 homers in game
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Gennett makes Reds history with 4 homers in game

The unassuming Gennett has been a part-time utility player for Cincinnati since being claimed off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers in late March. - Avisail Garcia, Volmer Sanchez and Todd Frazier homered...More..

SpiceJet ties with Boeing for 40 737 MAX airplanes
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

SpiceJet ties with Boeing for 40 737 MAX airplanes

The company touts it as the lowest seat cost of any single-aisle aircraft now on the market. The 737 Max 10 will have the lowest seat-mile cost of any single-aisle airplane ever produced, Boeing said, del...More..

Shekel strengthening despite USA rate hike
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Shekel strengthening despite USA rate hike

One member of the Fed dissented: Neel Kashkari , who wanted to keep the federal funds rate unchanged. The dollar nursed losses on Thursday, after weak United States inflation data left investors wonderin...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

London fire: Number of dead and missing rises to 79, police say

Smoke billows from a fire that has engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London . "All I'm keen to say is there is an effective, co-ordinated relief effort on the ground and I'm sorry if people haven...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. (ZN)

OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. now owns 6,800 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $163,000 after buying an additional 3,100 shares in the last quarter. COG stock price...More..