• China's trade data for June offers few surprises
China's trade data for June offers few surprises

Exports to the United States - the country's top export market - fell 9.9 percent in the first half year-on-year, while shipments to the European Union - its second biggest market - fell 4.4 percent. Still, the June figure for exports was better than a median forecast for a 5.0% decline by 15 economists polled by The Wall Street Journal. "The ina...

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  • Steinhoff buys Poundland in R11bn deal
Steinhoff buys Poundland in R11bn deal

It follows a hefty slump in Poundland's shares over the past year after tough trading and a hard takeover of rival 99p Stores. "They share our vision for the growth and expansion of Poundland and, as such, we believe they are a suitable and appropriate partner for our colleagues, our suppliers and stakeholders".

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  • Australia 2016 Election: Prime Minister Turnbull Prevails after Tight Race
Australia 2016 Election: Prime Minister Turnbull Prevails after Tight Race

The Coalition has a narrow majority in the House of Representatives but the Australian Electoral Commission has said the Senate vote count could take until early August. "We need to make this Parliament function and we will be up for that". Thanking his voters, Shorten said "I want to reassure them, that despite Labor not winning enough seats...

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  • Total cases of Zika virus among Missourians reaches nine
Total cases of Zika virus among Missourians reaches nine

The person tested positive for the virus and is assumed to have contracted it after traveling to a part of the world where Zika-carrying mosquitoes are known to exist . In a press conference on Thursday, the department said monitoring the mosquito population will help give them an idea of how the virus might spread since only certain types of ...

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  • Brad Keselowski notches 4th NASCAR win of the season at Kentucky Speedway
Brad Keselowski notches 4th NASCAR win of the season at Kentucky Speedway

Brad Keselowski, squeezing every ounce of fuel he could out of his No. 2 Ford, won the Quaker State 400 on Saturday at Kentucky Speedway . Keselowski's auto ran out of gas after the finish. With two laps remaining in the 267-lap affair, Edwards pared a 7.5-second gap to pull with sight of Keselowski's rear bumper, almost pulling alongside the ra...

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  • Moving vans at 10 Downing Street
Moving vans at 10 Downing Street

His abrupt departure, prompted by Andrea Leadsom's bombshell announcement that she was withdrawing from the Conservative leadership contest, means several changes of plans for the departing PM. Theresa May emerges to speak to reporters after being confirmed as the leader of the Conservative Party and Britain's next Prime Minister outside the Houses...

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  • New automated security screening lanes to land at MIA this fall
New automated security screening lanes to land at MIA this fall

The up to date technology includes automated belts that shoot bins back to the queue after luggage has been screened - eliminating the need for TSA agents to tote stacks of bins from one end of the security lines to the other. The new screening lanes can also reduce the time taken by travellers at the security screening zone by almost 30%, making t...

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  • Olympic withdrawal hardest decision of my life: Spieth
Olympic withdrawal hardest decision of my life: Spieth

That didn't stop him from following his instincts. Spieth said Monday that his decision to skip the Games wasn't easy. Asked to specify what medical advice he had received, Spieth said: "No, that's personal". Even though hes out of the Olympics, Spieth said he wont go to the John Deere. If I focus on myself and make sure that I'm playing the be...

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  • New Documents Say Paterno Knew About Sandusky Abuses In 1976
New Documents Say Paterno Knew About Sandusky Abuses In 1976

Sandusky was convicted on 45 of 48 counts related to sexual assault on June 22, 2012 and was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison. Workers cover the statue of former football coach Joe Paterno near Beaver Stadium on Penn State's campus in July 2012, after the university announced it was taking down the monument.

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  • McGowan backs Turnbull government on supply, confidence
McGowan backs Turnbull government on supply, confidence

The final tally was not expected to be known until Tuesday, after mail-in ballots and those cast ahead of Saturday's election were counted. While Labor leader Bill Shorten completed his victory tour around Australia having stolen possibly 11 seats from the Coalition, Mr Turnbull confined his victory lap to a Greek coffee shop in the sole electora...

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  • Conservative Leadership Election Campaign Notes Photographed On Tube
Conservative Leadership Election Campaign Notes Photographed On Tube

Prime Minister David Cameron said last month that he was stepping down after voters, many of them swayed by concerns over high immigration and a desire to reclaim "independence" from Brussels, rejected his entreaties to keep Britain in the European Union and his warnings that leaving would spell economic disaster.

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  • Sky Poll: Public Wants Theresa May As PM
Sky Poll: Public Wants Theresa May As PM

Michael Gove has been eliminated from the Conservative leadership race, meaning the United Kingdom will have a second female prime minister. Leadsom, who's most senior government experience is a junior ministerial role, is in the final two to replace David Cameron as leader of the Tory Party and Prime Minister .

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  • AirAsia 'plans HK listing, joint venture in China'
AirAsia 'plans HK listing, joint venture in China'

But Fernandes told reporters that if AirAsia had an opportunity to be in China, "we will 100 percent be there". Yesterday's announcement sees the total number of A320 family ordered by AirAsia rise to 575, reaffirming the carrier's position as the largest airline customer for the Airbus single-aisle product line.

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  • Seth Meyers explains Black Lives Matter to Rudy Giuliani
Seth Meyers explains Black Lives Matter to Rudy Giuliani

The Republican made the comments during a morning appearance on " Fox and Friends ", where he alluded to his tough-on-crime policies while leading NY and a significant drop in the murder rate during his tenure as mayor. Coming off the heels of his tone-deaf, racist remarks criticizing the Black Lives Matters movement-"The real danger to you is th...

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  • Australian PM nearly certain victor in election but no celebration
Australian PM nearly certain victor in election but no celebration

But the opposition warned that while the conservative Liberal Party-led coalition was likely to cling to power, the government would not survive a year. In any case, over the past two days Mr Turnbull has moved to gain the support of at least three independents to give his new government greater certainty whatever the final numbers are.

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  • Raj Babbar appointed new Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee President
Raj Babbar appointed new Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee President

He had lost to former Army chief Gen. V. K. Singh of the BJP from Ghaziabad in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Meanwhile, Imran Masood, Rajaram Pal and Rajesh Mishra and Bhagwati Prasad Chaudhary have been appointed Vice Presidents of the Uttar Pradesh Congress committee.

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  • Baton Rouge authorities say they've foiled plot to attack officers
Baton Rouge authorities say they've foiled plot to attack officers

Sterling was shot and killed last Tuesday by... The Black Lives Matter movement started in 2012 after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Police said they believe a fourth suspect remains on the loose. That person said three other people were involved and that they were looking for guns and ammunition to targ...

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  • Property shares plummet as third United Kingdom property fund suspends trading
Property shares plummet as third United Kingdom property fund suspends trading

Canada Life said it suspended dealing in four property funds totalling £450 million to "protect the interests of all investors in the property funds". Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), the insurance arm of Legal & General, has announced that it has cut the value of its £2.3 billion United Kingdom property fund by a further 10 percent...

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  • 3 arrested in 'credible threat' to harm officers
3 arrested in 'credible threat' to harm officers

Information they got from the one individual they caught at the scene led police to a house they searched Monday and, presumably, to the arrests of the other individuals involved in the plot against police. Abdullah Muflahi , the convenient store owner, has since filed a lawsuit against the police department, naming officers Blane Salamoni , ...

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  • Hundreds Rally At St. Anthony City Hall For Philando Castile
Hundreds Rally At St. Anthony City Hall For Philando Castile

Paul. But we know there are certain assumptions and biases - whether explicit or implicit - about black men that affect how police officers interpret their actions. Paul area generate from traffic violations. Police originally reported 5 officers being injured, but now they're saying 21 St. Paul Police officers and six state troopers were hurt ...

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