Trump calls for tougher sanctions after N. Korea missile

The United States maintains our ironclad commitment to stand with our allies in the face of the serious threat posed by North Korea. On Sunday, at 5:28 a.m. Tomomi Inada said it covered a distance of about 700km (435 miles), reaching an altitude of... More..

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JetBlue Now Involved in Passenger-Crew Incident
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

JetBlue Now Involved in Passenger-Crew Incident

The Burkes had brought a buttercream birthday cake on board that Burke had placed in an overhead compartment. JetBlue gave a family the ole heave ho off a flight after a dispute with flight attendants ove...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Canada rejects US duties on lumber as 'baseless'

G-7 ministers and governors are meeting on Friday and Saturday in Italy, two weeks before U.S. President Donald Trump's first global summit in Sicily. Pier Carlo Padoan, Italy's minister of economy and finance,...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Berkshire Meeting: Praise for Greg Abel and Berkshire's Utility Business

Buffett said flawed compensation is also a problem for hedge-fund managers, arguing that people would be better off sticking their money in a low-priced index fund. Nonetheless, the "hatred" pervading American ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

On Comey's firing, the White House keeps changing its story

On May 3, Comey testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee and defended his decision to tell Congress in late October that he would be revisiting the FBI's investigation into Clinton's email servers. Sec...More..

Why Trump chose Saudi Arabia for first foreign trip
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Why Trump chose Saudi Arabia for first foreign trip

Trump will make his first trip overseas as president this month, with stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy and Belgium. Donald Trump's first foreign trip in office will be to Saudi Arabia, where he will att...More..

Michigan researcher who helped stop cyberattack worried
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Michigan researcher who helped stop cyberattack worried

Still, such figures do not account for lost production at firms like Renault, which on Saturday said it had halted stopped manufacturing at plants in Sandouville, France and Romania to prevent the spread of ran...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

BC Green leader begins talks with other parties

Weaver said he would negotiate with both leaders in the coming weeks and would work with whichever party has the most in common with the Green platform. The election didn't end on election night. Horgan said ...More..

Global ransomware virus 'Wannacry' found in Indian cyberspace
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Global ransomware virus 'Wannacry' found in Indian cyberspace

The cyber attack was first reported from Sweden, Britain and France, US media outlets reported. The 22-year-old Britain-based researcher, identified online only as MalwareTech, explained Saturday how he i...More..

France's Hollande leaves the presidential palace
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

France's Hollande leaves the presidential palace

Under light rain, he was driven through the streets of Paris to the 18th-century palace that will become his home as the eighth president under France's current republic, which was founded in 1958. He was gre...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

China eyes global market after Comac C919 maiden flight

In this November 2, 2015 photo, workers roll out the first C919 jet aircraft manufactured at the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd. (COMAC) in Shanghai . Meanwhile, the second C919 is now bein...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Donald Trump calls for stronger sanctions on North Korea after missile

A Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, said in a statement Sunday faxed to The Associated Press that the situation on the Korean peninsula is "complex and sensitive". It's the latest in a series of tests by Pyon...More..

Flash mob spells out 'RESIST!' at Trump's golf course near Los Angeles
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Flash mob spells out 'RESIST!' at Trump's golf course near Los Angeles

It took the flash mob about 15 minutes to form the 30-foot-tall letters, after which they sang "God Bless America", said Peter M. Warren, a retired journalist and member of the group. "It's too hard to spell ou...More..

Criminals will be brought to justice — NHS cyber attack
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Criminals will be brought to justice — NHS cyber attack

It was not yet known who perpetrated Friday's attacks. Here is what the ransom screen looks like (Chinese version) when a victim is hit with WannaCry. "I can see on our map that Denmark has been tried to be a...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Sterling hits one-week low after BoE trims inflation forecasts

The Pound has dropped by -0.4% against the Euro today, following cautious announcements from the Bank of England (BoE). Deputy governor Ben Broadbent insisted the pain for households, amid lower wage growth a...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Willing to turn OBOR into path for peace: Xi Jinping

Xi pledged a major funding boost to the new Silk Road, including an extra 100 billion yuan ($14.50 billion) into the existing Silk Road Fund, 380 billion yuan in loans from two policy banks and 60 billion yuan ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries - Europol

The ransomware encrypted data on computers. Payments were demanded for access to be restored. It took control of users' computers and demanded payments for them to be unlocked, but is expected to return more ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

North Korea tests South Korean leader's resolve with missile

Analysts were still working to identify the kind of missile launched Sunday morning local time. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping discussed the Korean situation on the si...More..

Emmanuel Macron inaugurated as French President
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Emmanuel Macron inaugurated as French President

France's new president has made his first visit after his inauguration to a military hospital in the Paris suburb of Clamart. "Philippe is an authority on EU affairs and a promoter of Franco-German friendshi...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Bank of England says solid economic growth is linked to 'smooth' Brexit

Perhaps Gov Carney hasn't heard of Mr. Murphy's law. Carney defined a smooth Brexit as an agreement on future European Union trading arrangement and a transition deal as the United Kingdom exits the bloc. The...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

S.Korea's Moon says dialogue only possible when N.Korea changes attitude

Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida says he and his South Korean counterpart have agreed that dialogue for dialogue's sake with North Korea is meaningless in the wake of Pyongyang's latest missile test. "Let...More..

Always Dreaming takes 143rd Kentucky Derby
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Always Dreaming takes 143rd Kentucky Derby

But this year's reigning 2-year-old champion, Arkansas Derby victor Classic Empire, went from morning-line favorite at 4-1 to a 7-1 shot at post time and seemed to garner no respect. "The track is impossible"...More..

Portugal wins Eurovision as Aussies crack top 10
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Portugal wins Eurovision as Aussies crack top 10

Salvador Sobral of Portugal holds the trophy for winning the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv on Saturday. "We live in a world of disposable music, and this can be a victory for music that actuall...More..

United States and China Take First Steps in Trade Deal
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

United States and China Take First Steps in Trade Deal

Applicable U.S. federal regulatory authorities remain committed to apply in the United States the same bank prudential supervisory and regulatory standards to Chinese banking institutions as to other foreign ba...More..

CIA accused of plotting Kim Jong-Un's killing
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

CIA accused of plotting Kim Jong-Un's killing

Pyongyang claims the CIA and Seoul's Intelligence Services had "hatched a vicious plot" to kill the secretive state's young leader as he attended ceremonial events. A war of words between the West and nuclear...More..

'Unprecedented' cyber attack hits 100 countries including India
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

'Unprecedented' cyber attack hits 100 countries including India

Security officials in Britain urged organizations to protect themselves by installing the security fixes, running antivirus software and backing up data elsewhere. 'It's an global attack and a number of countri...More..

Another Global Cyber-Attack Likely On Monday: UK Experts
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Another Global Cyber-Attack Likely On Monday: UK Experts

Laurent Marechal, a cyber security expert at McAfee, said: "We still don't know if this is worsening or easing". It initially said 16 NHS organizations had reported being hit, and more reports came in as the da...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Oil Edges Higher As OPEC Reaches Consensus On Cut Extension

Crude inventories in the USA fell 5.2 million barrels in the week through May 5, the Energy Information Administration reported. According to the U.S. The initial agreement envisaged OPEC taking off 1.2 milli...More..

US Beef Regaining Access to China
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

US Beef Regaining Access to China

Chinese companies can negotiate for long-term contracts to source liquefied natural gas from U.S. suppliers, the U.S. Commerce Department said . "You watch and you'll see". But he can at least savor a breakthr...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Nearly half disapprove of Trump's decision to fire Comey

A poll released on Sunday showed how few people support President Donald Trump's decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey, while also acknowledging the extent to which many Americans have no opinion a...More..