• Putin in Versailles: Macron pays Russian president highest honor
Putin in Versailles: Macron pays Russian president highest honor

Putin's visit is the latest test of Macron's diplomatic mettle after the G-7 talks in Sicily last week and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels where he turned the tables on Trump by refusing to release the American leader's hand for several seconds during the handshake for the cameras.

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  • United Kingdom police seek clues from pink knives used in London Bridge attack
United Kingdom police seek clues from pink knives used in London Bridge attack

Police said Zaghba had not been a subject of interest for them or for the MI5 domestic intelligence agency. In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said forensic officers examining the white rental van found "13 wine bottles with rags wrapped around them and believed to be filled with a flammable liquid", as well as two blowtorches.

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  • Iowa City mayor signs in support of the Paris Agreement
Iowa City mayor signs in support of the Paris Agreement

Climate Alliance's " We Are Still In " open letter to the global community. Garcetti is a co-founder of the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda , which issued a statement signed by him and 60 other mayors pledging to adhere to the climate agreement.

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  • Wales can cope without Bale - Allen
Wales can cope without Bale - Allen

But definitely, first tournament, first game, singing the national anthem - that was as good as it gets". But Williams admits these are the occasions he "loves" and says Wales plan to silence the Serbs and k eep their World Cup dream alive.

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  • Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after UK vote
Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after UK vote

Following a hung parliament in the snap election she called, Mrs May said she would form a minority government to deliver Brexit. It is her first comment since Mrs May's Conservative party lost 13 seats. That was also the broadly desired outcome in Brussels, where leaders believed that a stronger May would be better able to cut compromise deals...

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  • Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller
Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller

A second penalty from Lewandowski sealed another win for the hosts five minutes later before Bogdan Stancu scored a late consolation. But that wasn't Group E's only treble. Strachan has been advised by some of the Tartan Army in the build-up to the 2018 World Cup qualifier to "get intae them", a phrase in the vernacular from yesteryear, which...

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  • Oil trades near two-week low before USA crude inventory data
Oil trades near two-week low before USA crude inventory data

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures dropped 45 cents, or 0.93 percent, to $47.91 per barrel. API reported a massive decline of 8.7 million barrels in commercial U.S. The government data boosted oil prices, acting as a salve for the market's ongoing concerns about a global glut. OPEC last week discussed cutting its oil output by a further 1...

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  • Oil prices rise after big draw in US stockpiles
Oil prices rise after big draw in US stockpiles

On Friday, Igor Sechin, chief of Russia's largest oil producer, Rosneft, said USA oil producers could add up to 1.5 million bpd to world oil output next year. Political issues ranging from a tightening race in the British general election to a pending decision from the USA president to pull out of the Paris climate deal added to the market jitte...

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  • Wonder Woman breaks U.S. box office record for film by female director
Wonder Woman breaks U.S. box office record for film by female director

Baywatch has minted more than DC's latest venture, IANS reported. Everyone from Lupita Nyong'o to Chris Hemsworth has been raving about director Patty Jenkins and star Gal Gadot , and now it seems the Hollywood gods have answered all of our prayers: Wonder Woman is getting a sequel! As per Warner Bros, the film has amassed Rs 7.40 cror...

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  • Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey amid Gulf row
Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey amid Gulf row

Gulf allies tightened their squeeze on Qatar on Friday by putting dozens of figures with links to the tiny, wealthy nation on terrorism blacklists. The resolution demands that those who incited violence against the protesters are held accountable, and that measures are implemented to prevent another incident from occurring, including a State D...

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  • Trump says '100 percent' ready to testify under oath
Trump says '100 percent' ready to testify under oath

Comey, a veteran career official at the FBI who was well respected by both Democrats, Republicans, and nearly every public servant he has worked with, put his name, his credibility, his honor and perhaps even his freedom on the line, when he told the committee that Trump had been lying, and that he was asked by the president to drop the Flynn inv...

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  • As OPEC cuts, USA oil exports surge
As OPEC cuts, USA oil exports surge

Oil prices slid hard on Wednesday on double-pronged concerns that the rift between Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf nations with Qatar , which began Monday, will wind up boosting output, and unexpectedly high US inventories of crude and gasoline.

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  • Pound dives as United Kingdom plunges into new period of uncertainty
Pound dives as United Kingdom plunges into new period of uncertainty

The result - flagged by some analysts as the worst possible election outcome due to uncertainty - saw the pound fall as much as 2.5 percent to $1.2636 in early European trade. "Given the degree of uncertainty that's been unleashed by this election about what will happen next with the Brexit negotiations and how stable this government will be, the p...

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  • Police raid sees 20th arrest made in London Bridge attack probe
Police raid sees 20th arrest made in London Bridge attack probe

Police said the three men - Khuram Shazad Butt , Rachid Redouane , and Youssef Zaghba - tied 30cm pink ceramic knives to their wrists and had petrol bombs in the van. "They are a diverse bunch", he said. In a letter posted outside Tuesday, the Ummah Fitness Centre said staff would "help the police in any way we can".

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  • India to avoid foreign rockets to launch communication satellites: ISRO chief
India to avoid foreign rockets to launch communication satellites: ISRO chief

Rajeshwari Rajagopalan Pillai, Senior fellow and Head, Nuclear & Space Policy Initiative, Observer Research Foundation told The Wire that a successful GSLV Mk III test can make India somewhat self-reliant in launching heavier communication satellites.

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  • UK premier strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party
UK premier strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

A Number 10 spokesman said: "We welcome this commitment, which can provide the stability and certainty the whole country requires as we embark on Brexit and beyond". Speaking Friday on Europe 1 radio, Edouard Philippe conceded that "the tone" of Brexit negotiations may be affected by British Prime Minister Theresa May's failure to secure a pa...

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  • Pound to dollar exchange rate: Sterling FALLS after election exit polls released
Pound to dollar exchange rate: Sterling FALLS after election exit polls released

Bourses in Frankfurt, Paris and Milan had also slipped back to leave MSCI's closely-followed 46-country "All World" index down 0.1 percent and set for its first weekly fall since mid-April. A Labour win will probably result in a small labour majority given Labour has never led even one of the polls in the run up to the election so a sweeping majo...

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  • Trump declares 'total vindication' in tweet on Comey
Trump declares 'total vindication' in tweet on Comey

Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, said Comey's testimony proved the president was not under any investigation and there was no evidence a single vote was changed as a result of Russian interference in last year's election. On May 12, when Trump tweeted a warning that "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations befo...

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  • Two US intel chiefs say were never pressured by White House
Two US intel chiefs say were never pressured by White House

Two of the nation's top intelligence officials said in a hearing Wednesday they would not discuss specifics of private conversations with President Donald Trump , declining to say whether they had been asked to push back against an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible coordination between his campaign and the Russian government.

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  • Britain Pound Dives after UK Election Shock
Britain Pound Dives after UK Election Shock

Japan's Nikkei added 0.3 percent and MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was barely changed. The pound headed for the biggest drop in a year after it emerged that the ruling Conservative Party has fallen short of an overall majority, just 10 days before Brexit negotiations are set to begin.

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  • May loses gamble, puts together coalition government
May loses gamble, puts together coalition government

The Conservatives' losses were largely gains for the Labor opposition, which defied polls and predictions to gain 29 seats - a vindication for leader Jeremy Corbyn , whose grip on the party appears to have strengthened. She had a majority in Parliament . If she is to succeed in delivering the end of Britain's European Union membership whi...

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  • Trump Deals In Saudi Arabia May Ultimately Be Less Than Advertised
Trump Deals In Saudi Arabia May Ultimately Be Less Than Advertised

The Saudis have expressed interest in the system for several years but no contracts have been finalized. Another oddity is that some key elements have not been officially announced . The official announcement made it clear the deal was still a long way from fruition: "Blackstone and the Public Investment Fund (PIF) signed a nonbinding memoran...

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  • Analyst's Predictions on Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
Analyst's Predictions on Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

The stock rose 5.96% or $8.88 reaching $158 per share. COXE TENCH sold $6.47M worth of stock or 50,000 shares. In other NVIDIA news, insider Michael Byron sold 25,507 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 19th.

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  • Jury hears Bill Cosby's apology for 2004 sexual encounter
Jury hears Bill Cosby's apology for 2004 sexual encounter

Prosecutors in Norristown, Pennsylvania, on Friday showed excerpts from Cosby's deposition more than a decade ago, in which he said he obtained seven prescriptions for Quaaludes, then provided them to women rather than take them himself. But the unsealing of that deposition by a federal judge in 2015 spurred Montgomery County District Attorney Ke...

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  • Pound dives as UK plunges into new period of uncertainty
Pound dives as UK plunges into new period of uncertainty

In commodity markets, spot gold was a whisker lower at $1,274.30 an ounce.Oil prices remained subdued with Brent having settled at its lowest since November 29, the eve of an OPEC production cut deal.USA crude futures edged up 2 cents to $45.66 a barrel, with Brent crude up 4 cents at $47.90.

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  • Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating
Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

Trump told reporters during a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis that he never asked Comey for a loyalty pledge or urged him to scuttle an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . "While it is important that senior officials such as the vice president, secretary of State and secretary of D...

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  • The Affinity Investment Advisors LLC Reduces Stake in General Motors Company (GM)
The Affinity Investment Advisors LLC Reduces Stake in General Motors Company (GM)

The company was initiated on Friday, August 7 by Compass Point. The company was downgraded on Friday, October 9 by Sidoti. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0.12% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Ford Motor Company's dividend payout ratio is now 52.63%. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) last announced its quarterly earnings ...

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  • UK arrests three as footage of London Bridge attack appears online
UK arrests three as footage of London Bridge attack appears online

A man has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences by detectives investigating the London Bridge attack following an early morning raid at an address in east London . The arrest brings to four the number of men being held in connection with Saturday's attack, in which eight people died. Today it was revealed that Butt , the ringleader be...

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  • DC Residents Need $5K More Than Last Year To Afford Rentals
DC Residents Need $5K More Than Last Year To Afford Rentals

The salary a person needs to rent a two-bedroom home in D.C. has increased by almost $5,000 since past year, according to a new report. For millions of Americans, housing costs are perversely mismatched to hourly wages. A record 43.3 million households were renters in 2016, a 27 percent increase since 2006, the report said. Home ownership fell ...

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  • European Central Bank keeps stimulus in place
European Central Bank keeps stimulus in place

President Donald Trump, and will conclude with the result overnight of a snap election in Brexit-bound Britain.Wall Street opened broadly steady in NY [.N] after the latest drop in jobless claims, but it had been set to be more impressive before Draghi's caution.Despite data earlier in the day showing the euro zone growing at its fast clip since th...

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  • Scottish leader Sturgeon says election 'disastrous' for PM May
Scottish leader Sturgeon says election 'disastrous' for PM May

European Union leaders fear the minority administration and a possible leadership challenge to Mrs May after her electoral gamble backfired might mean further delay to the start of Brexit talks scheduled for 19 June. The election ended in a hung parliament with the Labour Party making huge gains. The leader of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farr...

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  • British police name third suspect in London Bridge attack
British police name third suspect in London Bridge attack

Armed officers killed all three within eight minutes of receiving a 999 call. The charges the others face remain unclear. "A small number of the highest priority investigations involve current attack planning, and these investigations command a significant proportion of our resource", police said .

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  • Analysts Consensus For Marks & Spencer Group (LON:MKS)
Analysts Consensus For Marks & Spencer Group (LON:MKS)

On Wednesday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, November 13 by Davy Research. GBX 2113.38's average target is -14.19% below currents GBX 2463 stock price. Xenon Pharmaceuticals had 10 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

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  • Comey says circumstances in firing him is confusing
Comey says circumstances in firing him is confusing

Kasowitz also denied that Trump told Comey, "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty", as Comey claimed . "I was honestly concerned that he would lie about the nature our meeting and I thought it would be really important to document it", replied Comey when asked why he wrote down his thoughts on his discussions with the President.

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  • Markets Right Now: Stocks push further into record terrain
Markets Right Now: Stocks push further into record terrain

The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 113.85 points (1.80 per cent) to end the session at 6,207.92, pulling back from Thursday's record. The Russell 2000 picked up 6.09 points, or 0.4%, to 1,421.71. It remains up 18.5 percent for the year. Energy stocks were up the most as the price of crude oil rose. But the financials and energy ...

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