• Holyrood urged to remove Trident despite MPs backing renewal
Holyrood urged to remove Trident despite MPs backing renewal

The question brought an unequivocal response. "Yes", Theresa May replied, adding that "I have to say to the honourable gentlemen that the whole point of a deterrent is that our enemies need to know that we would be prepared to use it". Since 1969, according to government documents , a British submarine carrying nuclear weapons has always been on...

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  • U.S. home construction posted solid gain in June
U.S. home construction posted solid gain in June

All three elements within the index - builder perceptions of single-family home sales (-1 point), sales expectations for the next six months (-1) and traffic of prospective buyers (-3) - contracted slightly due to the ongoing dearth of land and labor plus the burden of regulation.

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  • Crane collapses on lanes of Tappan Zee Bridge in NYC suburbs
Crane collapses on lanes of Tappan Zee Bridge in NYC suburbs

Google Maps shows traffic backed up for miles eastbound and westbound. Orange and Rockland County Fire reported all workers were accounted for, however, there may be someone trapped in a hole in the pier.

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  • Thousands Turn Out For Black Lives Matter Rally In Melbourne
Thousands Turn Out For Black Lives Matter Rally In Melbourne

Less than two weeks ago, Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man, was shot and killed by police in Baton Rouge during a confrontation that sparked nightly protests across the city that reverberated nationwide. Change Nicholas Prejean said change can't happen until we unify as a nation. He claimed that the bequest of racial discrimination in the cou...

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  • 'I was an African-American before I was a police officer'
'I was an African-American before I was a police officer'

He went on to describe the difficulties of being both black and a police officer. In a video posted to his Twitter page, Long said he'd been in Dallas after five officers were shot and killed there last week. Over the weekend, thousands of people took to the streets in Baton Rouge to condemn Sterling's death, including hundreds of demonst...

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  • Shares of Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) Drops by -0.66%
Shares of Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) Drops by -0.66%

Deutsche Bank now has a $142.00 target price on the $11.82 billion market cap company or -14.43% downside potential. The total traded volume was 1,883,326 shares. 10/20/2015 - Brandywine Realty Trust had its "equal weight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 88,898 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,21...

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  • Weak customer additions weigh on Netflix shares
Weak customer additions weigh on Netflix shares

The company's worldwide net additions of 1.52 million in Q2 were short of the 2 million forecast and were impacted by un-grandfathering in Canada, UK/Ireland, Latin America and the Nordics. The company reported $41 million in net income, up 57.7% vs the period past year, on revenues of almost $2.0 billion, up 32.8%. Netflix is blaming the exodu...

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  • LA sewage spill forces closure of waters off Long Beach
LA sewage spill forces closure of waters off Long Beach

CBS Los Angeles reports the sewer pipe in question, located at 6th Street and Madison Road, clogged and subsequently caused an overflow of sewage into the Los Angeles River and the ocean. Dr. Mauro Torno, the acting health officer for Long Beach, chose to shut down swimming along the coast until tests show the water is safe. "Most likely the b...

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  • Turkey's 'witch hunt' of Erdogan rivals 'only just starting'
Turkey's 'witch hunt' of Erdogan rivals 'only just starting'

Ozturk has denied the allegation, saying he neither planned nor directed the coup, according to the Anadolu Agency. The cabinet meeting will follow a meeting of the National Security Council, Anadolu said. "Had I stayed 10 or 15 additional minutes there, I would have been killed or I would have been taken". The spokesman said the State Depa...

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  • Kerry backs justice for Turkey plotters but urges calm
Kerry backs justice for Turkey plotters but urges calm

The United States supports Turkish efforts to bring those involved in the weekend's attempted coup to justice but urges the government to uphold the rule of law, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday. In Berlin, Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said talks on Turkey's bid to the join European Union would end if Ankara restored the death...

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  • We must make Brexit work, Theresa May tells ministers
We must make Brexit work, Theresa May tells ministers

Bringing Mr Johnson into the heart of Government into one of the four Great Offices of State will be seen by some as a shrewd move by Mrs May to keep the pro-Brexit members of her party on-side as she negotiates the country's departure from the EU.

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  • Philip Morris Profit Misses Estimates, Hurt by Strong Dollar
Philip Morris Profit Misses Estimates, Hurt by Strong Dollar

Now there are 9 analysts that rate Philip Morris International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. This average rating comes from Zacks Research compiling polled analyst ratings taken into consideration. Philip Morris International makes up approx 0.04% of Palisade Asset Management's portfolio.Benjamin F. Edwards Company bo...

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  • Melania Trump insists she's her own person. So who is she?
Melania Trump insists she's her own person. So who is she?

The would-be first lady also recognized her husband's many Republican presidential rivals. "I am fortunate for my heritage but also for where it brought me today", she said, calling her American citizenship - she was naturalized in 2006, a year after marrying Trump - "the greatest privilege on planet Earth".

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  • Actor Scott Baio, 'Duck Dynasty' patriarch Willie Robertson among RNC speakers
Actor Scott Baio, 'Duck Dynasty' patriarch Willie Robertson among RNC speakers

I always said me and Mr. Trump have three things in common: We're both successful businessmen, although I flew here commercial and I'm guessing he didn't. We can not go down this road anymore. "It's time for Donald Trump". Although Robertson has long supported Trump's bid, his father, Phil Robertson , the controversial patriarch in the A&E hit...

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  • Melania Trump speech paints a 'kind and fair' Donald Trump
Melania Trump speech paints a 'kind and fair' Donald Trump

Her husband made a brief, but showy entrance, into the convention hall to introduce her, emerging from shadows and declaring to cheers, "We're going to win, we're going to win so big". The convention comes amid a wrenching period of violence and unrest, both in the United States and around the world. Convention speakers relentlessly painted her a...

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  • Did Melania Trump steal part of her RNC speech from Michelle Obama?
Did Melania Trump steal part of her RNC speech from Michelle Obama?

Clinton fired back at her billionaire rival as the convention kicked off, blasting Trump's candidacy as a "threat to our democracy", and accusing him of stoking racial and ethnic tensions with his rhetoric. Sunday's shooting of three policemen in Baton Rouge, Louisiana - a targeted attack that may have been in retaliation for a series of police k...

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  • Stock indexes drift higher in afternoon trading
Stock indexes drift higher in afternoon trading

The Nasdaq is up 22.18 points, or 0.4 percent. USA stock index futures were lower on Tuesday, mirroring global stocks, amid a dip in oil prices and as Netflix's weak report threatened to dent optimism about the earnings season. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 11 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,163. Seven of the 10 major S&P indexes were...

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  • Parties favour taking GST to 'logical conclusion': Ananth Kumar
Parties favour taking GST to 'logical conclusion': Ananth Kumar

The government is hopeful of a breakthrough on the key GST bill, which it wants passed during the session, following a recent meeting between senior ministers and top Congress leaders. the industry. We briefed the Congress leadership about the meeting and asked them to come back with concrete proposals to address our party's concerns".

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  • Elizabeth Warren Picked to Speak for Prime Time Slot at Democratic Convention
Elizabeth Warren Picked to Speak for Prime Time Slot at Democratic Convention

A pair of party members told Boston.com that the request is not a clear indication that Clinton is going a different route with her VP choice. Of course not. Warren wasn't the only potential running mate who met with Clinton on Friday. She campaigned with Virginia Sen. Mrs Clinton is holding multiple meetings at her Washington home related to t...

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  • California pension fund names new CEO Marcie Frost
California pension fund names new CEO Marcie Frost

In fiscal 2015, Calpers earned 2.4 percent. Fixed-income holdings rose 9.3 percent and infrastructure investments gained 9 percent. In response to the drop from previous years, Eliopoulos said CalPERS would reduce risk from its portfolio and have simpler investments that do not require paying fees to money managers.

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