Economy

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:50

Another aspect of caution on policy normalisation is the central bank's slow moves to start to reduce the size of its massive balance sheet , with FOMC chair Janet Yellen set to face multiple questions on when and how it will unwind the massive stimulus still in place.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:37

The airport was closed during the incident but has now reopened. Passengers were kept on the plane for 90 minutes after landing and the aircraft was searche for explosives on board. A heroic Scot has told of how he tackled a passenger on a Malaysia Airlines flight after he threatened to detonate a bomb. "Counter-terrorism response and protocols kicked in.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:31

Aldi's operations extended across 1,600 U.S. stores and earlier this year, it said it would add another 400 by the end of 2018 and spend $1.6 billion to remodel 1,300 of them. He said: "We're growing at a time when other retailers are struggling". "We are giving our customers what they want, which is more organic produce, antibiotic-free meats and fresh, healthier options across the store, all at unmatched prices up to 50 per cent lower than traditional grocery stores", he said.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:48

The men were being questioned by the police, the statement says, and a controlled explosion of a backpack found on the flight was carried out. An EasyJet flight en-route to London was diverted to Cologne, Germany after passengers were reportedly overheard speaking of "bombs" and "explosives".

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:03

An Afghan security officer who had been protecting the German Embassy died in the attack, and while members of the embassy's staff were injured, "All are now safe ", says German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel . He said transporting his brother's body home was the hardest thing he's ever done. Both the Taliban and the self-styled Islamic State terrorist groups have carried out high-profile attacks in Kabul in recent months but there was no immediate claim of responsibility.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:41

Muslim advocates say the rallies are part of a wave of Islamophobia fueled by President Donald Trump, who called for a ban on Muslims entering the country during his election campaign. Nadzku said. "If only they would know what we ourselves know, that we don't even have Shariah in that sense in our own mosques". Jawad said the divides in the country concern him, and that he believes the remedy lies in the Constitution.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:50

Bloomberg's Eric Newcomer was the first to report the news of the firings on Twitter. 2017 has not been good to the Uber company with weekly reports on the company's litigation and regulation troubles , but also their struggles to prevent sexual harassment from their drivers.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:15

Stressing that her party had won the maximum votes and emerged as the single largest party, she claimed that only the Tories can provide the "certainty" needed to guide the country through crucial Brexit talks that begins with the European Union on June 19.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:40

Also for a second straight year, Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy - awarded annually to the team's most valuable player in the playoffs. "I'm proud of the team that we became". "We'll see. I'll put a lot of thought and prayer into what's next and we'll see what the Lord wants". Crosby took the Cup from NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman before handing the trophy off to veteran defenseman Ron Hainsey who passed it to veteran forward Matt Cullen.

by | June 12, 2017 | 19:47

The three leaders will hold talks with NDA partners and also with Opposition parties for the presidential election, which will be conducted on July 17. While the Opposition parties are rallying together to pick a candidate for the highest office, the BJP has been assiduously wooing its NDA allies including the Shiv Sena and parties such as the AIADMK, Telugu Desam Party and Telangana Rashtra Samiti to support their choice.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:53

RBI, Jaitley said, is in an advanced state of preparing a list of bad loans where resolution is required under the insolvency and bankruptcy rule. RBI Deputy Governor SS Mundhra who was also present at the meeting said RBI has formed an internal committee on this which is collecting information of bad loan accounts from banks.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:05

Macron's party predicted to win overwhelming majority in parliament. Collomb also expressed gratitude to the law enforcement service for ensuring the security during the election amid terror threat. France's President Emmanuel Macron has a photo taken with members of the public as he arrives at his house in Le Touquet, eastern France, Saturday, June 10, 2017.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:09

The news comes as the USA has joined the fight in Marawi, offering the Philippine military assistance "pertaining to exercises, training, technical assistance", another Philippine military spokesman said earlier this week . The Philippine government paid tribute to them through a noontime salute on Independence Day, with their names and photos shown on television and read out on radio one by one.

by | June 12, 2017 | 19:50

Institutional investors and hedge funds own 70.77% of the company's stock. Core Laboratories N.V. provides reservoir description, production enhancement, and reservoir management services to the oil and gas industry in the United States, Canada, and internationally.

by | June 12, 2017 | 18:37

The Conservatives held 330 seats in the last Parliament , compared with 229 for Labour, 54 for the Scottish National Party and nine for the Liberal Democrats . This would so undermine May's authority, I anticipated, that she would have to resign . "Honestly, it feels nearly like she is nearly not aware of what has happened in the last 24 hours", Conservative lawmaker Heidi Allen told LBC radio.

by | June 12, 2017 | 19:40

Retail food prices fell 1.05% last month from a year ago, compared with a 0.61% gain in April. On June 7, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its last monetary policy review, had said that it aims to achieve medium-term target for CPI of 4% within a band of +/- 2 per cent, while supporting growth.

by | June 12, 2017 | 19:58

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, one of Mrs May's strongest supporters within the party, said he expected Conservative lawmakers to rally behind her. The Democratic Unionist party was founded by firebrand cleric the Rev Ian Paisley in 1971. May, whose two key aides resigned amid anger about how they handled the campaign, leads a brittle government as the United Kingdom prepares to start talks on exiting the European Union.

by | June 12, 2017 | 18:34

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical: Gavin Creel, " Hello, Dolly! ". 'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, ' the most nominated show of the season, won just two awards, for set and lighting design. Best Revival of a Musical: " Hello, Dolly! ". The musical went on to break records at the La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Repertory Theater, premiere on Broadway, and now, earn seven Tony nominations.

by | June 12, 2017 | 18:21

Their schools are destroyed and basic services are disrupted. The ministers who will be presented with the plaques include those of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Employment and Labour Relations, as well as the country offices of the United Nations Children's Fund ( UNICEF ) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

by | June 12, 2017 | 18:44

Speaking at a joint press conference in the Rose Garden with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, Trump called Comey a "leaker" and maintained that the fired FBI director lied under oath about his claim the president asked him to drop the agency's investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn .

by | June 12, 2017 | 17:23

Morocco's King Mohammed VI has offered to mediate a diplomatic row between Qatar and three Gulf Arab states that severed diplomatic relations with Doha and have since imposed a debilitating blockade on the country. Iran Air spokesman Shahrokh Noushabadi said: "So far five planes carrying vegetables have been sent to Qatar, each carrying around 90 tonnes of cargo, while another plane will be sent today".

by | June 12, 2017 | 17:31

Jpmorgan Chase & Co now has $316.26 billion valuation. In contrast, the average volume was 0.84 million shares. It has underperformed by 14.86% the S&P500. The institutional ownership stake in the corporation is 97.60%. Denali Advisors Ltd Llc owns 37,000 shares. Boston Private Wealth Limited Com accumulated 10,607 shares.

by | June 12, 2017 | 18:14

But the key moment came when Karl asked the president whether he'd be willing to rebut those claims under oath-because, after all, Comey was also under oath when he said them. While Comey said he would welcome the release of tapes, Trump and aides refuse to say whether such tapes exist. "I took it as a very disturbing thing, very concerning, but that's a conclusion I'm sure the special counsel will work towards to try and understand what the intention was there, and whether that's an ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 18:19

But despite the clear "Yes" vote to join the USA, the plebiscite only registered a 23 percent turnout of 2.25 million eligible voters. Congress laid out a process through a provision in a 2014 law that said that if Puerto Rico wanted the federal government to pay attention to another status referendum, it had to follow certain rules.

by | June 12, 2017 | 18:07

Angus Robertson last week lost his seat at Moray and as the third party in Westminster, the SNP need a replacement for the top job which involves quizzing the Prime Minister every week. She plans to lead a minority government with the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party . That means the DUP would back the government on confidence motions and budget votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact.

by | June 12, 2017 | 17:28

She has also blamed the FBI, Russia and media. "I had to inject money into it to keep it going". Its data was mediocre to poor, nonexistent, wrong. Abedin responds that she thinks it's okay, to which Clinton reiterates that she would rather have her own plane "of course".

by | June 12, 2017 | 16:46

Oil prices are down around 10 percent since the extension, and OPEC officials have since suggested they may deepen the cuts. "Sentiment is very poor and yesterday's survey from Reuters regarding OPEC production in May added to the scepticism about OPEC's capability to rebalance the market as quickly as hoped for", Commerzbank commodities analyst Carsten Fritsch told the Reuters Global Oil Forum.

by | June 12, 2017 | 16:54

After an initial rumour, Geoff Keighley has all but confirmed the price of the Xbox Scorpio as $499. We'll just have to wait if the leaked final name and price are accurate when Microsoft officially unveils Scorpio in a few hours. A partnership with Oculus was announced at last year's show during the then-Project Scorpio segment. After all, what good is a powerful system if you don't have the games to back it up? We expect that eventually there will be more titles added to the list.

by | June 12, 2017 | 17:14

She was merely stating what she sees as reality, with Europe taking the lead during the Ukraine conflict and the refugee crisis, the official said. However, Trump blasted back against Merkel on Tuesday, tweeting Americans "have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on NATO&military".

by | June 12, 2017 | 16:53

Taylor wrote the song Bad Blood about their feud but has never directly addressed rumours it was about Katy. The 27-year-old singer previously put pressure on streaming giants Apple Music to change their policy not to pay artists for streams when users signed up for a three-month free trial.

by | June 12, 2017 | 16:07

In a statement on social media, the group said: "Consequently, and in light of other such ethical principles which are quintessential to Islam, we will not perform the traditional Islamic funeral prayer over the perpetrators and we also urge fellow imams and religious authorities to withdraw such a privilege".

by | June 12, 2017 | 17:27

Italy's Eurosceptic Five Star Movement has suffered a series of setbacks, ahead of speculation that national elections could come as early as autumn; under normal circumstance, the Italians will go to the polls in May 2018. In the northern city of Parma, its first ever mayor, elected in 2012, is running as an independent after falling out with the party leadership past year, and is favorite to win against rivals from the center-right and center-left as well as 5-Star.

by | June 12, 2017 | 16:32

It can sound more like a prize fight than a basketball game, but the first punch is going to be huge in Game 5. Kyrie Irving scored a game-high 40 points and LeBron James chipped in with 31 as the defending champions pulled to within 3-1 and forced the best-of-seven series back to Oakland.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:17

Even though Apple , Amazon and Google encrypt the data, recordings are saved. Apple raised the question when it talked up the security and privacy aspects of its newly unveiled HomePod , a Siri-powered speaker that takes aim at the Amazon Echo and Google Home .

by | June 12, 2017 | 16:21

Kevin Spacey sang, danced and mimicked Bill Clinton at a Tony Awards ceremony where the policies of President Trump's administration were taken to task. The last time Midler was recognized at the Tony Awards was over 40 years ago when she won a special Tony Award in 1974, not long after she began her career on Broadway in the 1967 production of "Fiddler on the Roof".