• Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood
Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood

However, Puerto Rico is now exempt from the federal income tax, and opponents of statehood say beginning to pay it is a non-starter for a place where everything from electricity to basic groceries is more expensive than USA cities. The status referendum is Puerto Rico's fifth since 1967. Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello celebrates the result...

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  • Earnings Analysis Of Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
Earnings Analysis Of Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Hemenway Trust Company Llc acquired 3,490 shares as Exxon Mobil (XOM)'s stock rose 0.21%. Fayez Sarofim & Co. now owns 12,318,584 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $1,075,029,000 after buying an additional 3,211,005 shares during the last quarter.

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  • Crown says employees detained in China have been charged
Crown says employees detained in China have been charged

Crown at the time said 18 staff were being held, but did not mention the number in an update to the Australian stock exchange. The three Australians, Malaysian Alfread Gomez and fourteen Chinese nations were arrested on October 13 and 14 a year ago in coordinated police raids across several Chinese cities, amid a widespread government anti-corrup...

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  • Front and rear panel iPhone leaks are most convincing yet
Front and rear panel iPhone leaks are most convincing yet

They also revealed that wireless charging is going to be a feature of the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus, so for those who were anxious about it being exclusive to the iPhone 8, this is good news if it is true. iPhone 8 design changes Previous rumors suggested Apple might be forced to move Touch ID to the back of the iPhone 8 due to manufacturing pr...

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  • Jeff Immelt step down as GE boss
Jeff Immelt step down as GE boss

The company named John Flannery , the president and CEO of GE Healthcare, as the new CEO, effective August 1. Immelt has been at the helm of GE since 2001, overseeing a transformation that included selling numerous company's businesses. It remains to be seen what strategic direction Flannery will take in the coming years, and what emphasis the e...

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  • No pressure from Trump administration on Russian Federation probe — Intelligence chiefs
No pressure from Trump administration on Russian Federation probe — Intelligence chiefs

Coats was responding to a senator's question about whether Trump pressured him to publicly downplay the significance of the FBI's investigation into Russia's election meddling and possible coordination with the Trump campaign. Mark Warner of Virginia, also lauded the law. National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers says he's never been ask...

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  • France's Macron set for landslide majority in parliament, polls show
France's Macron set for landslide majority in parliament, polls show

What editorial writers proclaimed as a "spectacular" sweep by the REM left the Republicans - who had hoped to rebound from their humiliation in the presidential vote - trailing in second with a predicted 70-130 seats. Speaking from the far-right stronghold of Henin-Beaumont in northern France, Le Pen, trying for the fourth time to win a seat in par...

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  • Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text - ITV
Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text - ITV

Her failure to secure a working majority - falling below the 326 threshold by eight seats - led to talks with the DUP whose 10 seats will enable the party to push through Brexit legislation. Defence secretary Michael Fallon said the government was not looking at a formal coalition but would seek assurances that the DUP would vote with Mrs May "on t...

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  • DUP site crashes after United Kingdom general election
DUP site crashes after United Kingdom general election

Brexit negotiations will be more hard for British Prime Minister Theresa May following the general election results, a think-tank expert said Friday. They will be seeking a much softer Brexit, as Northern Ireland voted to remain in the European Union and will be pushing for a soft border between the six counties and the Republic of Ireland.

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  • The best games of E3 2017
The best games of E3 2017

Moreover, the price of Xbox One console previous year was dropped from its initial price to $299 before the lunching of Xbox One S which later went down to $279 after its announcement. The Daily Star will be covering each conference with a live stream, but below you'll find a rundown of what is happening and when. Project Scorpio is the high-en...

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  • Meet Xbox One X
Meet Xbox One X

Despite the hardware improvements, the new console will only receive exclusives in the form of VR titles, with more traditional software also releasing on the base Xbox One . Most had 4K visuals, extolling the benefits of running them on an Xbox One X . However, they will also work and look nearly as good on Xbox One S.

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  • 'I almost fainted when they said split decision' - champion Burnett
'I almost fainted when they said split decision' - champion Burnett

Promoter Eddie Hearn admitted that he found the split decision "scary" and suggested that Sammartino mixed the fighters up at the beginning of the fight, reportedly asking a photographer who was who. His right hand was active and accurate, and he was, simply put, the better man in the ring in this one, outclassing and outfighting Haskins. British...

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  • JLR invests £19m in ride-sharing platform Lyft
JLR invests £19m in ride-sharing platform Lyft

Uber rival Lyft has won a $25 million investment from major auto manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover . The British company behind the two iconic vehicle brands announced Monday that it was investing $25 million into Lyft to help the ride-hailing business expand and develop technologies.

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  • Trump Calls on Qatar to Cease Funding Terror
Trump Calls on Qatar to Cease Funding Terror

But the secretary of state also called on Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , the UAE and Egypt to ease the blockade against Qatar, which he said is causing "unintended" humanitarian consequences such as forcibly separating families and creating food shortages.

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  • Short Interest in Delcath Systems, Inc. (DCTH) Rises By 47.4%
Short Interest in Delcath Systems, Inc. (DCTH) Rises By 47.4%

YTD information is useful for analyzing business trends or comparing performance data, and the acronym often modifies concepts such as investment returns, earnings and net pay. The low P/S ratio indicates attractive the investment. This stock is ahead of its 52-week low with +61.52%. In the transaction dated Jul. 22, 2015, the great number of...

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  • Merkel says EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'
Merkel says EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

It is her first comment since Mrs May's Conservative party lost 13 seats. A government led by the Labour Party could, however, shore up the currency, he says. "We should clearly come to terms with the British to start as quickly as possible". On the one hand, a weakened Conservative prime minister might not have the power to resist calls from...

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  • Penguins beat Predators to repeat as Stanley Cup champs
Penguins beat Predators to repeat as Stanley Cup champs

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby found himself in front of a cellphone screen, posing with teammates for a selfie as he was announced as the Conn Smythe Trophy victor for a second straight year, voted the postseason's MVP after he finished with eight goals and 19 assists in 24 playoff games.

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  • New election only alternative to deal with DUP - senior Conservative MP
New election only alternative to deal with DUP - senior Conservative MP

All the most senior ministers - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - kept their jobs, and there were few changes in the Cabinet lineup. Number 10 said a deal had been agreed on Saturday evening. The two sides are looking to form a "confidence and...

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  • Oil gains more than 1% on Middle East schism, tightening supply
Oil gains more than 1% on Middle East schism, tightening supply

Crude rose 4 cents a barrel Thursday to settle at $48.36 a barrel in NY. Russia's most powerful oil boss said the deal between OPEC and its partners to curb output won't stabilize the crude market over the long term as US shale fills the supply shortfall.

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  • Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco
Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

That means the DUP will back the government on key votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. "The taoiseach (Mr Kenny) indicated his concern that nothing should happen to put the Good Friday Agreement at risk and the challenge that this agreement will bring", an Irish government spokesman said .

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  • DUP deal threatens Northern Ireland peace, says former negotiator
DUP deal threatens Northern Ireland peace, says former negotiator

But the wooing of the DUP risks upsetting the political balance in Northern Ireland by aligning London more closely with the pro-British side in the divided province, where a power-sharing government with Irish nationalists is now suspended.

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  • Penguins end Predators magical postseason run
Penguins end Predators magical postseason run

Subban, brought over in a trade stunner in the offseason and a foil for Crosby all series. The face of the NHL didn't play his best hockey for most of the postseason. Alas, with Murray strong in net, the game remained scoreless. The referee thought Penguins goalie Matt Murray had the puck but it had actually trickled just behind him and into ...

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  • Kevin Spacey kicks off Tony Awards with gentle humor
Kevin Spacey kicks off Tony Awards with gentle humor

The leading musical Tony nominees are "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812", with 12 nominations, " Hello, Dolly! " with 10 and " Dear Evan Hansen ", with nine. He went on to do impersonations of former President Bill Clinton and Johnny Carson. Early on in the night, Spacey joked that Broadway's busy, eclectic 2016-17 season addressed t...

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  • Defence minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed
Defence minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed

But one issue is that the Brexit talks are due to start on the 19th of this month. "We overestimated our match-fit status". Owen Paterson, a senior Conservative lawmaker, said "let's see how it pans out", when asked about May's future.

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  • ECB president says risks to economy diminished
ECB president says risks to economy diminished

Data by statistics agency Eurostat released yesterday showed euro zone gross domestic product rose 0.6 per cent in the first quarter, stronger than initially estimated . While few expect that to happen, the words underline that the bank is not yet willing to call time on the stimulus program. Analysts think the purchases will be tapered next y...

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  • What Do Analysts Say About Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW)
What Do Analysts Say About Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW)

They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -146%. Clarkson Capital raised Atwood Oceanics from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $12.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, May 12th. A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in ATW. 02/03/2017 - Atwood Oceanics , Inc. had i...

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  • Ryan Blaney wins 1st career NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway
Ryan Blaney wins 1st career NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway

But the No. 21 team has been clearly building towards a victory since the beginning of the year. After a caution late in the race, Blaney lined up second with 13 laps to go after a pit stop. Following the incident, there was a one-lap shootout for the stage two win which featured No. 42 Kyle Larson and No. 18 Kyle Busch. Dillon won too.

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  • Nigeria's Solanke wins Golden Ball as England lift U-20 W'Cup
Nigeria's Solanke wins Golden Ball as England lift U-20 W'Cup

It was England celebrating a rare taste of global glory on the final whistle. Adalberto Penaranda had the flawless opportunity to level things from the penalty spot with just 15 minutes remaining, but the Newcastle goalkeeper denied him as England held out and ensured that the country won their biggest worldwide title since 1966.

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  • Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care
Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care

Claire McCaskill asked Senate Committee on Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch. I heard you [HHS Secretary Price], just say we'd love your support. for what? "No, that's not true, Mr. "Her goal remains the same - she wants to ensure that West Virginians, including those who now receive coverage through the Medicaid expansion, continue to have access t...

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  • Bank of America Corp Reiterates Neutral Rating for Nokia Oyj (NOK)
Bank of America Corp Reiterates Neutral Rating for Nokia Oyj (NOK)

The rating was maintained by M Partners with "Neutral" on Wednesday, May 11. Usca Ria LLC increased its position in Nokia Oyj by 15.1% in the first quarter. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James to "Market Perform" on Friday, May 6. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 26th will be given a dividend of $0.1824 per share.

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  • Power, big crash dominate Texas
Power, big crash dominate Texas

Will Power , of Australia, takes the checkered flag under yellow for the win, followed by Tony Kanaan , of Brazil, during the IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway , Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. On Lap 37, Alexander Rossi found himself in the middle of Dixon and Kanaan, and three-wide approaching Turn 3 didn't work. Whil...

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  • Outsiders make good as 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins big at Tonys
Outsiders make good as 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins big at Tonys

Last year, all eyes were on how many statuettes " Hamilton " would capture. While Metcalf has numerous theater credits, she will be seen back on television as her role of Roseanne Barr's sister, Jackie, in the upcoming reboot of Roseanne , in addition to roles in Lady Bird and Toy Story 4 .

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  • Bonino missing third straight game for Penguins
Bonino missing third straight game for Penguins

After being pulled in Game 2, Pekka Rinne allowed two goals in two games at home. But Pittsburgh's 6-0 win in Game 5 was the second true blowout of the series and the fourth decided by three or more goals. The Predators say their watch party at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville was sold out nearly an hour before puck drop, with thousands of fan...

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  • E3 2017 | Forza Motorsport 7 Trailer Launches during Microsoft's E3 Conference
E3 2017 | Forza Motorsport 7 Trailer Launches during Microsoft's E3 Conference

Offering high dynamic range (HDR ), Dolby Atmos and supersampling - the console's abilities extend beyond its high-resolution output. That's right, you'll be able to to play supported games at a LAN party by wiring up an Xbox to an Xbox 360 to an Xbox One.

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  • Bradley's stunning early goal helps US to 1-1 tie at Mexico
Bradley's stunning early goal helps US to 1-1 tie at Mexico

With its second draw in three road qualifiers, the usa continued to recover from its very bad 0-2 start last fall and prompted chants of "U-S-A!" from the American Outlaws section in the upper deck. The U.S. was 0-19-1 in Mexico City - getting outscored 81-14 - before a 1-0 exhibition win in 2012. "We believe we've done all we can to be ready".

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