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China talks focusing on North Korean threat

A USA missionary who spent two years in a North Korean jail said today he had never imagined that a valuable American prisoner like student Otto Warmbier could ...


George Clooney sells tequila brand for $1 billion

Diageo will pony up $700 million initially, adding an additional $300 million if Casamigos performs well over the next decade, CNBC reports . Gerber and ...


Turkish FM in Qatar to resolve Gulf diplomatic rift

A $ 12 billion deal to buy Boeing F-15 USA fighter jets shows Qatar has deep-rooted support from Washington, a Qatari official said on Thursday, adding t...


MSCI Inclusion Should Intensify Scrutiny of Chinese Shares

Foreigners owned about 4.3 per cent of the market by the end of June 15, according to the exchange. David Semple, portfolio manager for the VanEck Emerging Ma...


Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's Speech

A formal vote on the speech will not occur until next week. Minority governments are a rare occurrence in British parliamentary politics where the electoral sys...


Authorities Release Dashcam Video From Shooting Of Philando Castile

Viewer discretion is advised, the dash cam video may be disturbing. Officer Yanez , who was found not guilty of manslaughter and other charges, began firin...


King of Saudi Arabia names son as new Crown Prince

The decree relieved prince Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, from his position as the deputy prime minister and interior minister. To eliminate rumors that the former c...


Maryland And DC AGs Sue Trump For Constitutional Violations

While the Department of Justice has not yet responded to the new lawsuit, they said in response to the NY complaint that emolument clauses were never meant ...


North Korea blasts Trump as 'silly,' 'ignorant' over Paris Accord withdrawal

I explained that we had briefed the leadership of Congress on exactly which individuals we were investigating and that we had told those Congressional leaders t...


1 tropical storm churns in Gulf, 2nd disbands in Caribbean

The National Weather Services does not expect winds to intensify much and says it should not exceed 45 miles per hour. This animation shows Tropical Storm ...


Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision

Although the collision occurred in Japanese waters, global maritime rules, could allow the US Navy to claim some authority over the investigations. "That (1...


Zacks Investment Research Lowers Agree Realty Corporation (ADC) to Sell

Barclays PLC boosted their target price on shares of Duke Realty Corporation from $25.00 to $26.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research rep...


Andrew Briggs Acquires 28 Shares of Aviva plc (AV) Stock

WGL's SI was 1.22M shares in June as released by FINRA. 423.00 million shares or 0.21% more from 422.10 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. About 103,666 sh...


Sean Spicer Seeks More Strategic Role at White House

For one thing, Spicer isn't the only person who gives press briefings , and it's hard to see how his weight gain would have forced Sarah Sanders off camera. Sp...


Steve Bannon just 'fat-shamed' Sean Spicer

Bannon was asked via text why the briefings are now being mostly held off-camera, to which Bannon simply replied, "Sean got fatter". The White House press ...


Investor's Ready to act on the Stock: Vivint Solar Inc (NYSE:VSLR)

The company added about 52.6% percent in value since last earnings when it was at $2.85. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS will be $-0.40 with next year's EPS ...


Boeing Gets Order From China Aircraft Leasing For 50 737 MAXs

Single-aisle planes for short and medium distances are the hottest ticket in the world's civil aviation industry, with airline demand for models in the Airbus ...


Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing to retire by 2018: WSJ report

Mr Li hasn't specified a date but is likely to step down by his 90th birthday in July next year, the newspaper reported. The elder Li's Hong Kong-listed entit...


Slumping oil prices rein in stock indexes

Both oil benchmarks - USA crude and Brent - are down more than 15 percent since late May, raising concerns that prices could fall further in the near-term. Bo...


Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 Billion

Other retail and food distribution-related stocks in the United States and Europe, including Wal-Mart and Target , followed suit. "The Amazon/Whole Foods de...


Kiwis back to challenge U.S. in America's Cup

He's part of the massive Team New Zealand overhaul that followed that crushing reversal. "Clearly, now we need to put everything back on the table". "We know ...


Crude Oil Rebounds As Dollar Falters

Britain's pound initially fell half a cent against the dollar after the third militant attack in Britain in less than three months but recovered and last traded...


Lisbon drops in ranking of world's most expensive cities

While Hong Kong is bounced back down to second place it remains the most expensive Asian city "because of its currency's link to the dollar, a factor which ma...


Tropical Storm Cindy strengthens in Gulf; warning area grows

The storm is almost stationary with pressure at 999 mb. Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach the Texas and Louisiana coasts within the warnin...


FedEx Corporation Reports 28% Advance In Q4 Earnings

The 1 year EPS growth rate is -63.80%. The company has market cap of $296.05 million. About 19,639 shares traded. Joel Isaacson & Ltd Limited Liability Company ...


Sensex surrenders record gains on GST blues, mixed global cues

The wider Nifty of the National Stock Exchange ( NSE ) inched lower by 4.05 points, or 0.04 per cent, to close at 9,653.50 points. Sensex shed 13.89 poi...


US Oil Hits $43 As Libya, Nigeria Supply Growth Weighs

The global benchmark ended down 89 cents, or 1.9 percent, on Tuesday at its lowest settlement since November.U.S. crude futures for August were trading down 3...


Amazon Beta testing "Prime Wardrobe" system

The scheme is being trialled in the U.S. and offers customers the opportunity to order between three and fifteen items from up to 1m options to try on at home...


Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will deliver Brexit and her government will introduce a raft of measures to bring European Union law into British law, i...


What happened inside President Trump's meeting with top tech CEOs

He is now the Director of the Office of American Innovation , an office created by Trump and his administration. Much of the agenda for Monday's meeting in...


TBC Bank Group PLC (TBCG) Receives "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt

The stock of Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, November 11 by Societe Generale. The stock of Ocado Group PLC (LON:OCDO) has "Buy" rating...


79 people presumed dead in London high-rise fire

Thirty people have been confirmed dead following the devastating inferno in north Kensington, with a further 28 missing and presumed dead. "Our focus is on en...


Toshiba prefers US-Japan bidder for memory chip biz sale

Toshiba Memory Corp is being sold by the company to raise the funds to plug a financial black hole caused by the Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing of U...


Amazon buying Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal

The Journal said buying Whole Foods allows Amazon to quickly grab a bigger portion of the estimated $674 billion USA market for edible groceries, according ...


In spite of tweet, lawyer insists Trump not under investigation

Trump, meanwhile, has dismissed investigations into the meddling and potential collusion with his campaign associates as a "witch hunt". The contradictions re...