Finance

Asian shares surge on solid China data, optimism on earnings

Alcoa (AA) unofficially kicked off the parade of second-quarter earnings reports after the bell Monday. So far this year, the S&P 500 is up 5.3 percent, the...


Sterling rallies following BoE rate decision

It suggests surveys from "contacts of the Bank's Agents" indicate "some businesses are beginning to delay investment projects and postpone recruitment decisions...


Turkish security, coup plotters clash at Istanbul's second airport

Abolishing capital punishment was a prerequisite for talks with Turkey on membership of the European Union, to which it still aspires. "In democracies, decisi...


North Korea Further Limits Communication with US

The move was in protest at new U.S. sanctions targeting leader Kim Jong-Un for a long list of serious human rights abuses, the first sanctions that name the...


Turkey's Erdogan vows talks on death penalty for coup plotters

Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag was cited as saying that more arrests were expected on top of the 6,000 people already detained. Witnesses reported hearing ex...


Recep Tayyip Erdogan rounds up suspected plotters of Turkey coup attempt

President Erdogan has been warned not to use the failed coup in Turkey as a "blank cheque" to bypass democratic principles. But Turkey's allies have warned him ...


Turkish president wants USA to send rival cleric home

The facility is a major North Atlantic Treaty Organisation installation hosting US forces that control a stockpile of nuclear weapons. Security forces on Sund...


14th July 2016 | BoE Leaves Rates On Hold Despite Brexit Concerns

The decision to hold rates helped extend the pound's rally from a 31-year low versus the dollar. The pound was up 1.4 per cent at $1.3308 and 1.5 per cent firme...


Bernie Sanders picked as a keynote speaker at Democratic convention

Tim Kaine (D-Va.), who is widely considered the leading candidate ― would suppress turnout and engagement. Cory Booker. Maybe she'd reach out to party progressi...


Elizabeth Warren, Julian Castro Meet With Hillary Clinton Amid VP Speculation

Clinton was joined by campaign chairman John Podesta and vice chairwoman Huma Abedin. Several vehicles with tinted windows entered through a gate near the home ...


A very Turkish coup

His domestic opponents will not have welcomed the attempt by the military faction to overthrow the democratically elected government (and kill more than 200 peo...


Police arrest 18 at Friday night's Black Lives Matter protest

A group of 18 people are arrested for obstructing a public way on Commercial St., during a Black Lives Matter protest on Friday at Old Port in Portland...


The Baton Rouge victims

The father-in-law of a Baton Rouge police officer who was shot and killed describes him as a "gentle giant". Authorities say three officers are dead, and three ...


Differences aside, Pence looks a safe bet for Trump

The pair recorded an interview with CBS's 60 Minutes that is scheduled to air on Sunday night. Trump devoted much of his address to attacking Hillary Clin...


PM seeks support for GST, says 'it's not about credit'

Although Vijayan had later been rebuffed by the national leadership of the CPI (M), there is a strong sentiment in favour of the bill within the party. Because ...


Gregg Popovich's Emotional Tim Duncan Tribute Was Perfect Send-Off For Spurs Star

Croix-born Duncan on Monday, July 11, 2016 . The close relationship of Coach Pop and Tim Duncan has been evident in their almost 20 years working toget...


Tesla under investigation by SEC after fatal crash involving autopilot

NHTSA reported it was investigation the crash six weeks after the share offering, even though Tesla said it immediately NHTSA informed about the accident. Jos...


Democrat Evan Bayh expected to run for Indiana Senate seat

The Democratic and Republican state committees would have 30 days to select new candidates. "Baron Hill's withdrawal from the Senate race means that the Democ...


Failed Military Coup in Turkey…Erdogan: We Trust Our army

The cleric said that he knows only a "minute fraction" of his legions of sympathizers in Turkey, so he can not speak to their "potential involvement" in the tak...


SoftBank to buy United Kingdom chip designer ARM for over $30bn

If confirmed, the deal would be one of the largest in European technology to date and SoftBank's largest ever - outranking the $22 billion acquisition of a ...


First case of Zika virus transmitted by female through sex

Zika is most risky for pregnant women because it's been proven to cause birth defects including microcephaly and other brain defects. There are new concerns a...


Murkowski: GMO labeling bill inadequate for salmon buyers

That's because the overwhelming majority of consumers say they want to know if there are GMO's in their food. Less than a week after the first state-led G...


JPMorgan Chase Employees To See Wages Rise

All things considered, it's an impressive performance given the inhospitable environment for banks right now. "Wages for many Americans have gone nowhere for to...


JPMorgan Profit Beats Estimates on Bond Trading, Loan Growth

Excluding one adjustment made in accounting as well as a legal benefit, JPMorgan earnings reached $1.46 per share, which was 3 cents higher than estimates by an...


A timeline of the shooting that left 3 officers dead

A school spokesman said university police had no interactions with him. Metro Detroit law enforcement are on higher alert today after three police officers we...


Britain to welcome 2nd woman PM

The Maidenhead MP and Home Secretary topped the second ballot among Tory MPs today, picking up 199 of the votes cast. She will now face Andrea Leadsom, who pi...


David Cameron's kids left this incredibly sweet note for Theresa May

She will say: "I believe with all my heart in the United Kingdom - the precious bond between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland". Not only do the a...


Dow, S&P hit record closing highs

The S&P 500 index showed 66 new 52-week highs and no new lows, while the Nasdaq recorded 115 new highs and 14 new lows. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite In...


Hartlepool Labour members feel 'betrayed' by MPs' Corbyn revolt

But his stance has proved unpopular among south Essex Labour supporters. He said he abandoned his commitment to unilateral nuclear disarmament 15 years ago as...


Scotland's In A "Strong Position" To Veto Brexit, Says Nicola Sturgeon

The first minister said that in Brussels she had encountered "a warmth, an openness a great sympathy to the position Scotland finds itself in". Asked by the B...


UFC star Brock Lesnar flagged for possible failed drugs test

The 42-year-old Hunt said that he told UFC President Dana White that he wants half of Lesnar's UFC 200 purse, given that competitors caught "cheating" sho...


CPI up on higher petrol and construction prices

Annual inflation has been less than 1 percent for seven straight quarters and the RBNZ in June forecast it won't return to the midpoint of its 1-3 percent targe...


Chief: Seems everyone coming to Cleveland to rally, protest

Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams says it seems "everyone is coming" to the city to exercise their First Amendment rights. Priebus called Trump's select...


Stunning Stenson: 'The Iceman' captures British Open

Known for his dry sense of humour, Stenson was asked after the birth of his daughter Alice in October 2014 whether he and his wife Emma planned to have more chi...


Pokemon Go began as Google April Fool's 'challenge'

It has inspired former Pokemon fanatics to return to their video game roots, but for those who missed the 90s fad, its mass popularity may seem baffling. Play...


Pokemon Go Servers Crash as Game Goes Live in Canada

The group posted a tweet acknowledging that the game was offline, before another user claimed a bigger attack was still to come. As the news of the attack spr...


Homeless man detained after United States student Beau Solomon found dead in Italy

His body had a deep head wound and his shirt was covered in blood. Solomon vanished just hours after arriving in Italy to study overseas and was found dead Mo...


GfK Poll: Email investigation has hurt Hillary Clinton's image

Voters across these states want to hear specifics from Trump in the convention (73 percent say so) and many - 41 percent - would like to hear a softened tone an...


Pakistan's Kim Kardashian killed by her brother to save family honor

The brother of Pakistani model-cum-actress Qandeel Baloch has confessed that he drugged and then strangled his sister in the name of "honour". "It was around ...


Pakistani model's brother says he killed her for 'honor' over Facebook posts

Qandeel Baloch , a Pakistani TV personality and model, was reported to have been strangled by one of her six brothers in a suspected honor killing on Saturday...


U.S. stocks on a record-set stage for the week

Tokyo stocks climbed in early trade Friday after four straight days of gains, with popular messaging app Line skyrocketing 50 percent after making its market de...


Aljazeera: Attempted coup leaves 265 people dead - Turkey PM

But the military did not appear unified, as top commanders went on television to condemn the action and order troops back to their barracks. Gulen denies pa...


HBO gets 94 Emmy 2016 nominations while 'Game of Thrones' garners 23

In contrast, Netflix looked like a thoroughbred just starting to show what it can do. Aziz Ansari's beautifully observed Master Of None was always expecte...


'Outlander' season 2 premiere spoilers: Finale to introduce Roger and Brianna

The finale solves the season-long mystery of how and why Claire came back to the 1940s, although it takes its time getting there. "It's just such a lovely mom...


China vows 'decisive response' to South China Sea provocations

China said on Thursday it had issued a formal protest after Australia announced it would continue to exercise its right to freedom of navigation and overflight ...


Roark pitches into 9th inning, Nationals beat Pirates 6-0

Strasburg so badly wanted to start the Nationals' first game after the break that he gave up the chance to pitch in the All-Star Game in his hometown of San ...


Second MP to stand for Labour party leadership contest

Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday drew a contrast between his Conservative Party's orderly transition and Labour's warring: "We got on with it. ...


Few US voters like Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump

In all , 69 percent of Hispanic voters insist they have a favorable opinion of Clinton, compared to 77 percent who state they have a negative image of Trump, i...


Pokemon GO Nearby Feature: Find Rare Pokemon Using Ingress App?

An augmented reality game, Pokemon Go uses real locations to encourage players to search their surroundings to discover Pokemon, just like the editions starte...


China calls on U.S. to cease THAAD deployment in South Korea

The location and timing of the deployment have not been announced. Pyongyang was also angered by moves by the US and South Korea to deploy the advanced THAA...