• North Korea Taunts Trump
North Korea Taunts Trump

A USA defense official confirmed a launch had been detected. The launches have created global alarm, and there are fears that North Korea is moving towards its ultimate goal of putting a nuclear warhead on a missile. Thursday's launch is also aimed at pressuring Seoul and Washington ahead of a planned summit between Moon and Trump late Ju...

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  • BJP to select its Prez candidate today
BJP to select its Prez candidate today

The BJP takes Sena's suggestion of Bhagwat's name for Presidential election as "mischievous" with the intention to provoke the ruling party at the Centre. Kovind's nomination to the largely ceremonial post of president would be expected to garner enough votes from the BJP and its allies in an electoral college that brings together federal and state...

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  • Boeing unveils B737 Max 10
Boeing unveils B737 Max 10

Boeing didn't disclose the exact sale price but customers typically extract discounts of almost 30% over listed prices of planes. The 737 MAX 10 is the largest member of the 737 airplane family, the world's best-selling jetliner family. "The 737 MAX 10 extends the competitive advantage of the 737 MAX family and we're honored that so many customer...

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  • Police arrest 19-year-old man
Police arrest 19-year-old man

Detectives are trying to establish which store the knives were bought from and then, via CCTV footage, to see who got them, whether they were alone and where they went afterwards. Cole said that at the time the attack was unfolding, there wasn't time to think. Butt had been on bail after being arrested for fraud in a case in October, police s...

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  • 37% students appear for UPSC prelims
37% students appear for UPSC prelims

After Completion of Exam Candidates Were Searching For UPSC IAS Prelims 2017 Answer Key but UPSC Will Release Official answer key in few days. Mrunal Patel, faculty for General Studies and Economy at Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration (SPIPA) said, "Compared to previous year, the paper was tough because there was a sudden rise in...

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  • SP asks BJP to opt for a politician as Prez candidate
SP asks BJP to opt for a politician as Prez candidate

In the same breath, Sena President Uddhav Thackeray also said that if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President has a good candidate, his party (Sena) would give it a thought. As the war between Shiv Sena and BJP has intensified after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections this February, the opposition is leaving no stone untur...

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  • US Federal Reserve hikes rates again as confidence in the economy grows
US Federal Reserve hikes rates again as confidence in the economy grows

They said they expected Fed policymakers to raise interest rates one more time by the end of 2017 and then three times in 2018. Joseph Gagnon, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and former visiting associate director of the Division of Monetary Affairs at the US Federal Reserve Board, told Radio Sputnik that...

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  • Grenfell residents in 'passionate, angry' exchanges with PM at Downing Street
Grenfell residents in 'passionate, angry' exchanges with PM at Downing Street

He told Sky News: "I've looked at what she's said and read it all". Also on Friday, the Queen and the Duke of Cambridge met volunteers, local residents and community representatives while visiting Westway Sports Centre, near the charred remains of the tower block in north Kensington.

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  • Germany: no punishment for UK, but EU exit good for no one
Germany: no punishment for UK, but EU exit good for no one

The UK wants to begin working out the details of a trade agreement alongside the terms of the withdrawal process. In a slight softening of tone, he said that failing to secure a deal from European Union officials would be "very, very bad" for the country and insisted there must be transitional arrangements to avoid a "cliff edge" .

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  • Greece hoping to finally secure long-term debt relief deal
Greece hoping to finally secure long-term debt relief deal

Euro zone bailout fund chief Klaus Regling said his European Stability Mechanism would disburse 7.7 billion euros in early July to cover 6.9 billion euros in maturing debt and 0.8 billion of arrears. Greece avoided another potential brush with bankruptcy Thursday after striking a deal with European creditors to tide it over for the rest of the ye...

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  • Parliament Opening Date Set, Suggesting Tory Deal Reached
Parliament Opening Date Set, Suggesting Tory Deal Reached

Second, the Brexit negotiations start more formally on June 19. "That means a deal which serves the unique circumstances on this island and a deal which protects the free movement of people and business across Ireland and into the European Union ".

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  • Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate Slightly
Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate Slightly

The Committee now expects to begin implementing a balance sheet normalization program this year, provided that the economy evolves broadly as anticipated. The Fed's preferred measure of underlying inflation has retreated to 1.5%, from 1.8% earlier this year, and has run below the central bank's 2% target for more than five years.

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  • US Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting
US Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

The majority whip was shot during a congressional baseball practice in what's being described as a politically motivated assassination attempt. Mika also remained hospitalized Saturday after undergoing an additional surgery. The officials said Friday that the significance of the list was not known. His family said in a statement he was showing ...

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  • Trump administration rejects the future in rejecting Paris Agreement
Trump administration rejects the future in rejecting Paris Agreement

If adhered to by its signatories, the agreement signals the end of the fossil fuel era by midcentury, well within the life spans of many landscape architects now practicing. It is cheaper than coal, and will reduce emissions. The move was criticized not only by environmental activists but also business and municipal concerns.

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  • Amazon Purchase of Whole Foods Could Transform Grocery Delivery Business
Amazon Purchase of Whole Foods Could Transform Grocery Delivery Business

It announced Friday that it's buying online men's clothing retailer Bonobos for $310 million, following a string of online acquisitions including ModCloth and Moosejaw. In order for Amazon to get the volume growth they are looking for, fresh foods has to be part of the equation. But in the hands of Amazon it would be a potent weapon against...

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  • Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) Shares Move -0.50%
Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) Shares Move -0.50%

Assetmark Inc.'s holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC were worth $265,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share (NYSE: JCI ) traded at a yearly high level of $48.97 during the last trading session.

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  • Crude prices dip 3.7 percent as U.S. gasoline stocks rise
Crude prices dip 3.7 percent as U.S. gasoline stocks rise

Top producer Russian Federation, not an OPEC member but which signed up to the deal to cut output, is expected to export 61.2 million tonnes of oil via pipelines in the third quarter, equivalent to about 5 million bpd, against 60.5 million tonnes in the second quarter, according to industry sources and Reuters calculations.

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  • United States oil output hampering market rebalancing: OPEC
United States oil output hampering market rebalancing: OPEC

Both Brent and US crude have given up all the gains since the initial OPEC agreement in late November. If U.S. shale production continues to grow rapidly, OPEC will probably return to defending its market share in 2018, even if it means accepting lower oil prices .

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  • May to meet Northern Ireland parties amid DUP deal concerns
May to meet Northern Ireland parties amid DUP deal concerns

Many in Northern Ireland , especially the Loyalist community, see this DUP-Conservative arrangement as a good thing if the deal is signed today, as it may highlight the areas of Northern Ireland that need investment. How Ireland will look post-Brexit could be one of the most sensitive subject of the upcoming talks. "They will want to get whate...

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  • 'There are no winners here today,' prosecutor says after Michelle Carter conviction
'There are no winners here today,' prosecutor says after Michelle Carter conviction

Another Massachusetts defense lawyer, J. Drew Segadelli, applauded the judge for his "careful consideration" of Carter's damning text message to Roy to " get back in the" vehicle. Prosecutors said, when he left the truck, Carter instructed him to " get back in ", which eventually caused his death . Michelle Carter in court, June 13, 2...

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