Economy

by | April 23, 2017 | 23:27

Gallman also ran a luxury lodge in her reserve but it was burned down by cattle raiders in March. Martin Evans, head of the Laikipia Farmers' Association, condemned the attack on Gallmann and said "dozens of people have been killed or wounded and subjected to robbery and vandalism of their property".

by | April 23, 2017 | 23:14

While he asserted that he took full responsibility "for making this right ", he said that his organisation will review and update their policy on overbooked flights by the end of April. On Tuesday, he was asked if the company ever considered firing anyone, including management. Social media users across the United States, Vietnam and China called for a boycott of the airline over the incident.

by | April 23, 2017 | 23:06

On Starbucks' website , some of the actual ingredients listed include ice, milk, Crème Frappuccino syrup, Mango Syrup, "Blue Drizzle", pink powder and sour blue powder. Before even tasting the drink, she and her friend took pictures with their blended drinks for their Instagram pages. Though the Unicorn Frappuccino was originally created for birthdays, anyone is welcome to enjoy one for just a few bucks.

by | April 23, 2017 | 22:37

Tony Parker scored 22 points after being shut out in Game 3 , and Aldridge finished with 13 points on 6-of-11 shooting. The Memphis Grizzlies needed a spark heading home down 0-2 in a best-of-seven playoff series , and coach David Fizdale provided one with a postgame rant about the officiating.

by | April 23, 2017 | 22:25

The order also reversed a ban on coal leasing on federal lands, dropped rules to curb methane emissions from oil and gas production and reduced the weight of climate change and carbon emissions in policy and infrastructure permitting decisions.

by | April 23, 2017 | 22:17

He promised to label China a currency manipulator on Day One of his administration. "In fact, the People's Bank of China has been trying hard to keep up the value of the Chinese RMB in the past few years", Garrett said , rebutting the argument prevalent among American publics that Beijing has been manipulating its currency and driving the value down.

by | April 23, 2017 | 22:15

Germany is chairing the group this year. Lagarde told a news conference on Thursday at the opening of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings in Washington that the International Monetary Fund saw the need to reduce subsidies and other trade distortions that limit competition, but also said "protectionist measures" needed to be avoided.

by | April 23, 2017 | 22:14

The business earned $735.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $797.60 million. Barbie sales had risen for the first three quarters of past year, helped by new marketing efforts and the launch of dolls in a variety of skin tones and body shapes.

by | April 23, 2017 | 21:59

Hijazi, 30, has dual citizenship in the US and Egypt. Pretty early on we even get a quick scroll through The Washington Posts write up of Hijazi and co's return, because the best videos always have walls of text to read through. "He's done a fantastic job in a very hard situation", Trump said during an April 3 meeting with el-Sissi. "We're very grateful that President Trump personally engaged with the issue", Aya's brother Basel Hijazi said in a telephone interview while onboard ...

by | April 23, 2017 | 21:46

The report said the situation on the Korean Peninsula was "inching close to the brink of war in an evil cycle of increasing tensions". North Korea's state-run KCNA news agency on Saturday quoted a foreign ministry spokesman accusing the Australian foreign minister of "spouting a string of rubbish against the DPRK over its entirely just steps for self-defence".

by | April 23, 2017 | 21:34

It is due to go on sale next year. It will be based on the same underpinnings as Volvo's upcoming 40-series of models. It was announced a year ago, but they officially debuted the vehicle in Shanghai this week. The company said it would also sell 10 EP9 electric "super cars" for US$1.48 million (S$2 million) without offering a timeline. That range figure is exactly the same as the raft of electric cars VW Group showed off at Shanghai - namely the closely related VW I.D.

by | April 23, 2017 | 21:21

Now we know it's going to cost $20 billion to $70 billion for this wall", he said. Trump took to Twitter on Sunday morning to say the wall would stop drugs and the gang MS-13. But if the wall isn't funded, will the president veto the larger spending bill, risking a government shut down on Saturday - coincidentally Trump's 100th day in office? "The White House gambit to hold hostage health care for millions of Americans, in order to force American taxpayers to foot the bill for a wall that ...

by | April 23, 2017 | 20:35

MasterCard added that it is already working on the next version of the card, which it says will incorporate contactless technology. The technology was tested in South Africa, in two separate trials. Mastercard said the biometric technology helps to detect and prevent fraud , as replicating a fingerprint is a lot harder than just copying card information.

by | April 23, 2017 | 20:19

Patch.com , a web site that covers local communities in Southern California, reported that power went out at about 9:30 a.m. local time in Century City affecting about 500 customers. The San Francisco Police Department also tweeted the map to show residents. San Francisco Muni underground lines and cable vehicle lines were also knocked out of service.

by | April 23, 2017 | 19:13

He vowed the visa changes would "ensure temporary worker visas do not become passports to jobs that should or could be done by Australians". However, under the new TSS visa programme only 268 occupations qualify for the two-year stream, while 167 qualify for the four-year stream.

by | April 23, 2017 | 19:08

While corporate media types like National Journal's Josh Kraushaar skeptically call the issue a "crutch" for Democrats, it turns out we do not have to take Perez's word for it. The special election - sort of a bye-election - was held to replace the congressional district's last incumbent Tom Price who vacated the seat when he joined Trump's team as his secretary for health and human services.

by | April 23, 2017 | 17:24

These women were paid a total of $13 million in hush money, while a sixth women spoke to the media last week about the inappropriate ways in which O'Reilly had treated her. That's the country we live in now. "Half of the fun that they have with their audiences comes from watching the outrage that they manage to provoke".

by | April 23, 2017 | 17:19

Cheurfi was killed by security forces and a note defending the so-called Islamic State group was found near his body. The poll is widely seen as a litmus test for the strength of a populist, nativist and anti-establishment wave that produced the twin shocks of the UK's Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump in the USA, and could also be decisive for the future of the EU.

by | April 23, 2017 | 15:39

Shortly after inauguration, Trump signed executive orders withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and calling for a re-work of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In a news conference, Lagarde said there was a need to improve the WTO dispute settlement rules as well as reduce government subsidies for industry and tackle other trade distortions.

by | April 23, 2017 | 14:25

In return, Australia would resettle refugees from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. "There is no way for South Korea not to have known that the Carl Vinson would not be in Korean waters last Saturday", said Kim Dong-yub, a former navy officer and defence analyst at the Institute for Far Eastern Studies at Kyungnam University in Seoul.

by | April 23, 2017 | 13:22

Donald Trump plans to unveil a major tax reform package on Wednesday, aiming to blunt criticism over a lack of legislative achievements and his refusal to release his own tax returns. Like Trump, the Republicans want "to replace it with a new bankruptcy process". The NYT says those include efforts to clamp down on "corporate inversions" - in which American companies merge with foreign companies to take advantage of lower tax rates outside the U.S.

by | April 23, 2017 | 13:07

At the Council's first meeting in 2015, the prime minister had laid down the key mandates of NITI Aayog. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal skipped the day-long Niti Aayog's Governing Council meeting being held in Delhi today.

by | April 23, 2017 | 10:09

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is calling on the province to stop plans to impose a new foreign buyers tax and rent control. The tax, which is effective immediately, is aimed at preventing foreign investors from driving up real estate costs.

by | April 23, 2017 | 09:53

But Shorten said Turnbull had been forced by the most conservative elements of his government to propose the changes. The new system would be "manifestly, rigorously, resolutely" conducted in the national interest to put Australian jobs first, Mr Turnbull said .

by | April 23, 2017 | 09:52

Under the deal , Obama agreed to take in any asylum-seekers willing to move to the United States in exchange for help closing similar us -administered camps in central America. The US Navy on April 8 said it was directing a naval strike group headed by the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier to "sail north" from waters off Singapore, as a "prudent measure" to deter the hermit regime.

by | April 23, 2017 | 09:46

Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $48.00 target price on shares of Yahoo! in a research report on Tuesday, January 24th. But today, the company has today shared its quarterly earnings report for the first quarter ended March 2017.

by | April 23, 2017 | 09:44

Because of how Russian spy services operate, however, it is possible that Page unknowingly communicated with Russian agents. That was the hearing where Sessions failed to recall meetings with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. "Now they're really reeling things back", he said. The trip that drew the FBI's attention - beyond the "occasional interest" in him that the bureau already maintained - was one where Page spoke in Moscow about how the West "unnecessarily perpetuated Cold War ...

by | April 23, 2017 | 09:31

The president also said that Le Pen's candidacy would be boosted after the fatal shooting of police officer in central Paris , which was claimed by Islamic State less than 72 hours ahead of the polls. French National Front (FN) political party leader Marine Le Pen delivers a speech during a FN political rally in Frejus, France September 18, 2016.

by | April 23, 2017 | 09:28

Cleveland were outscored 13-7 over the final five minutes of the second quarter on Monday, opened up a 19-point lead during the third but IN regrouped and got back to within four points with 19 seconds to play. He's just got to channel that and put it towards making effort plays on the court and do whatever he needs for us to succeed". The Pacers now trail the Cavaliers 2-0 in the first round of the playoffs.

by | April 23, 2017 | 09:25

Michael Saunders, a member of the interest rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), said the Bank's errors in forecasting GDP growth may reflect a healthier recovery in the United Kingdom economy than previously thought. Despite Ms Forbes' dissent, the bank has been widely expected to keep rates on hold at the record low of 0.25% throughout this year, with many economists not pencilling in a hike until 2019.

by | April 23, 2017 | 09:11

Exxon has not been granted a waiver to bypass USA sanctions and partner with a Russian oil company to drill in the Baltic Sea. The deal, between the world's largest listed oil firm and the world's top oil producing nation, was the product of almost a year of talks but was halted by sanctions that the U.S.

by | April 23, 2017 | 08:46

AT&T said in a news release that it expects the deal to close within 12 months. Straight Path holds an average of 620 MHz in the top 30 US markets, covers the entire nation with 39 GHz spectrum and it has retained all its 28 GHz spectrum licenses.

by | April 23, 2017 | 08:35

President Donald Trump signs an executive order and two presidential memoranda on Friday concerning government regulations and tax reform, as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin looks on. "We are going to go through and look at every single significant regulation that has been done in the past year and a half", he said. "We're going to determine if they're needed in the tax code, or if they're unnecessary".

by | April 23, 2017 | 08:21

Under Arkansas' protocol, executioners administer 100 mg, or more than 11 times the typical dose, five minutes after the midazolam is administered and once the inmate is unconscious. The U.S.is now the country with the seventh largest number of executions, behind Egypt. Deaths in Texas and Georgia accounted for 80 percent of executions in the U.S.

by | April 23, 2017 | 08:13

France will be voting under tight security with over 50,000 police and other security branches fully mobilised for special election duty. With polling just two days away, and campaigning banned from Friday at midnight, they would have no time to recover before polls open on Sunday.