• Jeremy Corbyn vows to vote down Queen's Speech to topple Theresa May
Jeremy Corbyn vows to vote down Queen's Speech to topple Theresa May

She said that the most senior Cabinet members would retain their roles , including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Treasury chief Philip Hammond. May called for a snap election in April, pledging to form a government that would guide the country through the Brexit process. Ruth Davidson , the Conservative leader in Scotland, said she had ...

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  • Donald Trump offers 'warm support' to Theresa May after poll setback
Donald Trump offers 'warm support' to Theresa May after poll setback

The Conservative Party has depended on Irish politicians before: Prime Minister John Major relied on support from the Ulster Unionist Party to shore up his tiny majority in 1992-1997. That's what we will deliver. In the party's 2017 election manifesto, a top promise was: "Work to get the best Brexit deal for Northern Ireland ". "The prim...

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  • Pound shaken by United Kingdom election shock, damage limited elsewhere
Pound shaken by United Kingdom election shock, damage limited elsewhere

If the Conservatives get by with a small majority, he expects the pound to drop back to $1.2600, where it was trading before May announced the election in April. What do retail traders' buy/sell decisions say about market trends? A Conservative government with a strong majority, as had been predicted before the vote, would have given Prime Mi...

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  • Police release first photos of fake explosive belts in London attack
Police release first photos of fake explosive belts in London attack

They killed eight people and injured many others before they were shot dead by police. A police officer escorts members of the public, wrapped in foil blankets, towards The Shard in London on June 4, 2017, following a terror attack. Soon after, police opened the van and discovered thirteen Molotov cocktails - firebombs made from wine bottles, f...

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  • AB de Villiers fit to face India in crucial Champions Trophy clash
AB de Villiers fit to face India in crucial Champions Trophy clash

Dhawan was one of the leading run scorers in the tournament and as a result, he was picked in India's squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Though the weather is unlikely to hamper the tie, in case of a washed-out fixture India will go through as the second-best side from Group B and will play their semifinal in Cardiff, provided the Sri-L...

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  • Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May
Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May reached an "outline agreement" on Saturday with the ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party in order to be able to govern after a humiliating election that has left her authority in tatters. The Prime Minister has tonight spoken with the DUP to discuss finalising a confidence and supply deal when Pa...

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  • Trump ignores secy's call for calm, 'scolds' Qatar
Trump ignores secy's call for calm, 'scolds' Qatar

Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt on Monday snapped diplomatic relations with Qatar. He said he hoped it would be the beginning of the end of funding terrorism. In Tillerson's speech, he said that although the emir has made progress halting financial support for terrorist elements and expelling them from the country, "he mu...

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  • The UK election: Six things to help make sense of the outcome
The UK election: Six things to help make sense of the outcome

Standing outside 10 Downing St. today, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May tried to put a fearless face on the disastrous results of Thursday's vote. The resignations of Timothy and Hill, on whom May had been heavily reliant since her previous job at the interior ministry, will be a personal blow .

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  • Auto carrying pilgrims falls into canal in India; 10 killed
Auto carrying pilgrims falls into canal in India; 10 killed

The dead include two children and five women. According to police, the victims were travelling from Bareilly to Balaji , Rajasthan for performing prayers. If sources are to be believed, the passengers in the auto were returning from Balaji when around 4:30 am on Sunday, the driver lost control of the auto and the vehicle plunged into a river near ...

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  • United Kingdom confirms Brexit talks will go ahead as planned
United Kingdom confirms Brexit talks will go ahead as planned

We will defend the interests of the 27 member states, and Britain will defend its own interests. The German chancellor said the European Union wants talks to progress "quickly" and warned it will defend the interests of its members during the looming divorce proceedings.

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  • Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate
Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

President Donald Trump unequivocally promised to withdraw from the deal if elected. President Trump has pledged to revive coal mining in hard-hit states like West Virginia. As a candidate on December 1, 2015, Trump posted a video on Instagram - while the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference was taking place - in which he criticized...

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  • United Kingdom election: Theresa May to form government after chaotic election
United Kingdom election: Theresa May to form government after chaotic election

The DUP is a socially conservative pro-British Protestant group that opposes abortion and same-sex marriage and once appointed an environment minister who believes human-driven climate change is a myth. "Gavin will have an important role to play in that". The Prime Minister was unable to secure a majority Government after the results of her snap ...

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  • Trump tweets reaction to Comey hearing: 'Complete vindication'
Trump tweets reaction to Comey hearing: 'Complete vindication'

Numerous times , Comey dispensed with the euphemisms and straight-out called Donald Trump a liar, not the kind of language usually heard on Capital Hill. The ex-FBI boss confirmed Mr Trump was not being investigated personally while he had been in charge but he was careful to say that may no longer be the case.

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  • Strs Ohio Sells 1800 Shares of New York Mortgage Trust Inc (NYMT)
Strs Ohio Sells 1800 Shares of New York Mortgage Trust Inc (NYMT)

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. raised its stake in shares of Redwood Trust by 10.6% in the third quarter. Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Blackstone Mortgage Trust had a net margin of 59.83% and a return on equity of 9.35%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down ...

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  • Airline passenger group says no to airline control of FAA
Airline passenger group says no to airline control of FAA

He argued that moving the system to a private non-profit corporation will help speed up the shift from using land-based radar to using more precise GPS tools. Monday marked the start of a push from Washington , D.C.to privatize air-traffic control. "We are concerned that those left behind under ATC privatisation would be the citizens, companie...

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  • Pakistan hands Death Sentence to first Facebook Blasphemer
Pakistan hands Death Sentence to first Facebook Blasphemer

Qureshi said Bahawalpur's counter-terrorism force arrested Raza in April past year following a complaint that he was showing onlookers objectionable material on his cell phone at a bus terminal. Even unproven allegations of blasphemy can trigger violence, mob lynchings and protests in the conservative country. There have been calls in recent ti...

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  • $0.24 EPS Expected for Ferrellgas Partners, LP (FGP)
$0.24 EPS Expected for Ferrellgas Partners, LP (FGP)

FGP's total short interest was 1.75 million shares in June as published by FINRA. It has underperformed by 88.11% the S&P500. Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Alpha One also assigned news coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 96 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likel...

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  • Pakistan Stun Proteas in Rain Affected Encounter
Pakistan Stun Proteas in Rain Affected Encounter

Pakistan kept the Proteas to a modest 219 for eight, having conceded exactly 100 more against title-holders India . After the spinners did the initial damage, paceman Hasan Ali took three for 24 in eight overs. "I think credit goes to the crowd, as well". Wahab has been ruled out of the remainder of the Champions Trophy tournament with an a...

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  • Angela Merkel expects Brexit talks to begin 'within days'
Angela Merkel expects Brexit talks to begin 'within days'

Sky News predicted May would score somewhere between 315 and 325 seats. Theresa May has urged the European Union to start Brexit talks early, in an attempt to show resolve, after her election debacle left Brussels doubting that she could be trusted to negotiate Britain's divorce.

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  • UK Labour Leader Corbyn: 'I Can Still Be Prime Minister'
UK Labour Leader Corbyn: 'I Can Still Be Prime Minister'

The west London district of Kensington went to the Labour party by a margin of 20 votes. Timothy, who was special adviser to Theresa May when she was Secretary of State at the Home Office and also worked on her election campaign, was appointed Joint Chief of Staff past year in July.

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