• In Britain : 'Sombre' country prepares for historic Brexit talks
In Britain : 'Sombre' country prepares for historic Brexit talks

Hammond said on the Andrew Marr Show that no Brexit deal would be "a very very bad deal", but added that a worse deal would be one in which the United Kingdom was "punished" for leaving the EU. Adding to what Queen Elizabeth II called the "sombre national mood" have been three terrorist attacks in three months and a fire in a London tower block...

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  • Microsoft won't be making any money on the Xbox One X
Microsoft won't be making any money on the Xbox One X

Even though the Xbox One X can pump out true 4K, high dynamic range visuals and Dolby Atmos audio for the growing number of TVs and sound systems that support these cool technologies, who is this sleek, expensive beast aimed at? How does "The World's Most Powerful Console", according to Microsoft, compare to the PlayStation 4 Pro? It is the most p...

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  • VP Pence hires outside legal counsel
VP Pence hires outside legal counsel

Bush and later worked on George W. Bush's legal team during the 2000 Florida recount. Vice President Mike Pence has hired his own lawyer to represent him in the special counsel investigation and congressional inquiries into Russia's role in the 2016 election.

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  • US Says it Downed Syrian Warplane That Attacked US-Backed Fighters
US Says it Downed Syrian Warplane That Attacked US-Backed Fighters

An American warplane has shot down a Syrian military aircraft that dropped bombs near US-led coalition fighters in western Raqqa , the U.S. military says. The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon and the pilot is missing, the statement added. The Coalition, which is fighting the Islamic State in Syria , contacted Russian Federation, which is b...

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  • Will the Gulf Cooperation Council Survive the Saudi-Qatar Crisis?
Will the Gulf Cooperation Council Survive the Saudi-Qatar Crisis?

Jubeir said Qatar can move goods in and out "whenever they want". The split between Qatar and Saudi Arabia has led to a great disruption of trade and geopolitical alliances and has forced the country to depend on local products. Qatar denies allegations it supports terrorism and has vowed to not give up its independent foreign policy . Oman has ...

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  • With Whole Foods, Amazon on collision course with Wal-Mart
With Whole Foods, Amazon on collision course with Wal-Mart

Groceries account for a large amount of Americans spending money, and it is an $800 billion market in the United States . Stocks of supermarket chains fell in the news of the Amazon-Whole Foods deal, and Tarrant says the pressure on the competitors will get more intense with time.

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  • What is Oath; Verizon's new venture combining Yahoo, AOL
What is Oath; Verizon's new venture combining Yahoo, AOL

In a message, Mayer outlined a long list of developments at the company under her tenure, and said she was "brimming with nostalgia, gratitude and optimism" in spite of her departure. Mayer, who was unable to stem the decline of the iconic Silicon Valley company, is getting a departure package worth an estimated $186 million, according to regulator...

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  • Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation Over Comey Firing
Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation Over Comey Firing

US President Donald Trump lashed out on Thursday after a report that he was under investigation for possible obstruction of justice and he dismissed as "phony" the idea his campaign colluded with any Russian effort to sway the presidential election previous year.

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  • Oil drops on fears of more USA drilling after climate deal withdrawal
Oil drops on fears of more USA drilling after climate deal withdrawal

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures traded at $48.70, down 96 cents, or two per cent. The American Petroleum Institute (API) reported a draw of 8.67 million barrels in United States crude oil inventories, compared to analyst expectations that markets would see a draw of only 2.8 million barrels for the week ending May 26.

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  • Criticism Builds as Theresa May Prepares to Form New Government
Criticism Builds as Theresa May Prepares to Form New Government

May gambled that a strong election win, as forecast by some pollsters, would boost her majority in the House of Commons in time for the Brexit talks, but instead, her party surrendered 13 seats in the lower chamber. The DUP represents people in Northern Ireland who wish the province to remain part of the United Kingdom, while Sinn Fein want...

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  • Attorneys general hope to force Trump financial disclosures
Attorneys general hope to force Trump financial disclosures

Yes. A government watchdog group sued him in NY in January for the exact same reasons. In their complaint , Attorneys General Racine and Frosh accused the President of improperly accepting millions of dollars in payments, benefits, and other valuable consideration from foreign governments as well as federal agencies and state governments.

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  • Conservatives and DUP on brink of coalition deal
Conservatives and DUP on brink of coalition deal

The negotiations with the DUP revolve around support from the party on a vote-by-vote basis in parliament , rather than a formal coalition government. According to the BBC , diary commitments mean a final deal, which was expected to be finished today, could be delayed until next week. The proposed deal would see the DUP back the Conservatives...

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  • 'Don't have luxury of time to defer GST': Jaitley
'Don't have luxury of time to defer GST': Jaitley

CREDAI also highlighted that availing input tax credit may not be feasible under GST, thus limiting the capacity of developers to absorb the additional tax burden or pass on the benefits to homebuyers. While the Goods and Service Tax (GST) is slated for a July 1 roll-out, some crucial issues regarding industries besides special reference to As...

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  • Gun salute for Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists killed in south Kashmir
Gun salute for Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists killed in south Kashmir

According to KNS correspondent, a spontaneous shutdown was observed in parts of Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama districts against these killings . Eyewitnesses said these militants offered gun salutes to the slain militants and were seen hugging their bodies as people jostled to catch glimpse of them on their mobile phones.

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  • GST Council relaxes return filing rules for July-Aug
GST Council relaxes return filing rules for July-Aug

He also confirmed that the GST will roll out on July 1 and that the next meeting of the GST Council will be held on June 30. Slab of 28 per cent on hotels to start from tariff of Rs 7,500 as against Rs 5,000 decided earlier. Hailed as the the country's biggest tax reform since Independence, GST will unify Asia's third largest economy into a commo...

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  • Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods to Impact North Texas
Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods to Impact North Texas

Amazon also offers grocery shipments elsewhere, but that's tough with perishable foods. Moody's lead retail analyst Charlie O'Shea said the deal could be "transformative, not just for food retail, but for retail in general". "I think that this takes all of the pressure off Whole Foods and gives Whole Foods the opportunity to revitalise that ...

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  • May faces Brexit strategy fight amid political turmoil
May faces Brexit strategy fight amid political turmoil

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May , leaves 10 Downing Street in central London , Britain June 13, 2017 . "I cannot see for the life of me how you can be a neutral facilitator in bringing the parties together, at a very risky time for Northern Ireland politics to get self-government and the legislative assembly back up and running, when ...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise's condition improves to
Rep. Steve Scalise's condition improves to "serious"

Scalise was airlifted to the hospital and quickly underwent surgery in the operating room, where he received " many units of transfused blood", Sava said . Doctors say Rep. Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') remains in critical condition at a Washington hospital but is improving. The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore through his pelvis, brea...

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  • US Navy releases video of destroyer involved in Japan collision
US Navy releases video of destroyer involved in Japan collision

The Japan media said all seven of the sailors who had been reported missing were found dead. "They are now being transferred to Naval Hospital Yokosuka where they will be identified". As per reports, US Seventh Fleet announced that the bodies of the missing sailor of the US Navy destroyer have been recovered, search for which was on for quite...

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  • Hodgkinson Wife: 'I'm Sorry He Did This'
Hodgkinson Wife: 'I'm Sorry He Did This'

NPR's Hansi Lo Wang is in Belleville and joins us now. Congressional shooter James Hodgkinson had in his pocket a list containing the names of three Republican congressmen when he was shot, according to reports published Friday. "I was a little shocked out of all the cities in the United States it would be a little Midwest town like this", ...

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