• Oil slides after OPEC fails to do more; sterling drops on polls
Oil slides after OPEC fails to do more; sterling drops on polls

European stock markets opened down as turbulence in oil markets following Thursday's OPEC meeting, at which oil producers extended existing output cuts but did not expand them, undermined sentiment towards risk assets in general. April 29, 2013. Clawing back some of Thursday's losses, global benchmark Brent futures LCOc1 were up 28 cents ...

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  • Trump's visit to Saudi a 'turning point': King Salman
Trump's visit to Saudi a 'turning point': King Salman

It's a choice between two futures, and it is a choice America can not make for you. And Trump made one symbolic gesture Monday in bridging the gap between Israel and the Arab world. Israel considers the entire city to be its capital while the global community says the future of east Jerusalem , claimed by the Palestinians, must be resolved thr...

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  • USAA pulling ads from Hannity's Fox News show
USAA pulling ads from Hannity's Fox News show

The story also emphasized that while Rich's murder was ruled a "botched robbery", the killers did not take " his wallet, cell phone, keys, watch or necklace worth about $2,000". Hannity promoted the idea via Twitter and vowed to follow it through, even as Fox posted an official retraction and law enforcement said there was no proof of the the...

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  • Pakistan hikes defence budget by 7% amid tensed ties with India
Pakistan hikes defence budget by 7% amid tensed ties with India

After being allowed to address the House by the speaker, Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah referred to the incident in the capital's Red Zone earlier in the day when farmers from various areas of Punjab gathered to protest the "unfair" policies of the budget.

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  • Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural
Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

But one senior diplomat said Trump, who left the leaders' dinner before it ended to fly to Italy for Friday's Group of Seven summit, said the remarks did not go down well at all. Trump said, "it will be solved, you can bet on that". "Some issues remained open, like climate and trade", Tusk said after the meeting at the European Union's lavish ...

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  • Moody's cuts China rating citing rising debt, slowing growth
Moody's cuts China rating citing rising debt, slowing growth

Moody's Investors Service today significantly lowered China's long term local currency and foreign currency issuer ratings from Aa3 to A1, which means a change in outlook from stable to negative. He also said the Belt and Road initiative will help Hong Kong businesses enter new markets , boosting the city's economy, adding China is also a "key sou...

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  • Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc's (RB) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc's (RB) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital

It has outperformed by 26.50% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2016 Q4. 61 funds opened positions while 185 raised stakes. Bryn Mawr Tru holds 0.56% in Darden Restaurants, Inc. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Darden Restaurants, Inc. As per Wednesday, November 30, the company rating was upgraded by UBS. The stock of Darden Restaura...

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  • EIB confirms support for Belt and Road initiative
EIB confirms support for Belt and Road initiative

India on its part has already boycotted the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) held from May 14-15. The South Asian nation - the world's fastest growing major economy and Asia's third biggest - chose not to attend the gathering, where China laid out its plan to connect almost 70 countries through a series of global trade pacts, inspired by the ancient...

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  • US Supreme Court tosses NC's voting districts
US Supreme Court tosses NC's voting districts

The justices split 5-3 on the other territory, District 12 winding from Charlotte to Greensboro. " This is a watershed moment in the fight to end racial gerrymandering ", Eric Holder, the former attorney general under Barack Obama who now chairs the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, said in a statement .

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  • Americans no longer have to register non-commercial drones with the FAA
Americans no longer have to register non-commercial drones with the FAA

An appeals court has struck down a Federal Aviation Administration rule that required owners to register drones used for recreation. About 760,000 hobbyists have registered more than 1.6 million drones since 2015, and sales have skyrocketed.

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  • North Korea says ready to deploy, mass produce new missile
North Korea says ready to deploy, mass produce new missile

A White House official told NBC News that the missile was of a type that was last tested in February and that it had a shorter range than the missiles North Korea launched more recently. North Korea's often-stated goal is to flawless a nuclear warhead that it can put on a missile capable of hitting Washington or other US cities. "Saying with pr...

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  • Ford plans job cuts to boost profits
Ford plans job cuts to boost profits

The newspaper says the cuts would target salaried employees and would reduce Ford's global headcount by an equivalent of 10 percent. Estimates put Ford's global headcount at around 200,000 employees, half of which are located in the United States alone, but only 30,000 of those are classed as "salaried" workers with the remainder employed o...

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  • Germany and France join forces to boost eurozone
Germany and France join forces to boost eurozone

He said there needs to be better co-ordination of economic policy, and that investment will also be considered. "For this objective, the completion of the banking union is a priority, as envisaged in the Ecofin Roadmap of June 2016", they added.

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  • Wal-Mart sees online sales surge, more shoppers at stores
Wal-Mart sees online sales surge, more shoppers at stores

Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. the EPS stands at 1 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.96, suggesting the stock exceeded the analysts' expectations.

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  • GAIL to open new energy route for India with U.S. shale gas
GAIL to open new energy route for India with U.S. shale gas

The company is also investing Rs 650 crore, Tripathi said, to build a breakwater (a physical barrier from rough waves) at the Dabhol gas import terminal in coastal Maharashtra, converting the project into an all-weather port to bring in liquified natural gas cargo.

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  • Sensex Drops Over 200 Points; Nifty Slips Below 9400
Sensex Drops Over 200 Points; Nifty Slips Below 9400

The stock hit a high of Rs 304.90 and low of Rs 291 in intra-day trade today. SBI was the biggest index loser along with Lupin . The benchmark Sensex ended over 200 points lower, down 0.67% or 205 points at 30,365.25 points while the broader Nifty 50 edged below the psychological level of 9,400 points to close down 0.55% or 52 points at ...

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  • Harvard Senior Gets An A- After Submitting Rap Album for His Thesis
Harvard Senior Gets An A- After Submitting Rap Album for His Thesis

You can see how he mixes up these two worlds in his opening song, " Declaration of Independence " which covers police violence with old English influences in his style: 'A nation due for inspection, this is the audit, herein - lies the fear in the eyes of our departed dearly - cold bodies facing.22, man in blue'.

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  • Trump Advises Muslim Countries to Take Lead in Fighting Extremism
Trump Advises Muslim Countries to Take Lead in Fighting Extremism

A White House official blamed Trump's fatigue for the switch. Joining him on his maiden trip overseas is also Ivanka's husband Jared Kushner, who serves as a shadow diplomat in Trump's administration and has been nominated to attempt to broker a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians.

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  • Camp Nou hurrah not goodbye for Luis Enrique
Camp Nou hurrah not goodbye for Luis Enrique

Barca will be heavy favourites to lift the Copa del Rey against an Alaves side that finished ninth in LaLiga. Pique missed last Sunady's 4-1 win at Las Palmas due to illness, while Javier Mascherano is sidelined after pulling a hamstring in the warm-up for that match.

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  • Boy, 8, Killed Himself 2 Days After Assault at School
Boy, 8, Killed Himself 2 Days After Assault at School

The statement also reads that OH authorities did review the video and made the decision not to press charges. The boy then jumps in the face of another student in a "menacing manner". District officials also say that a school nurse checked Gabriel's vitals and found them normal. She picked him up and after vomiting twice at home, she took him to C...

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