Economy

Ronaldo hat trick puts Real Champions League semis

The Germany worldwide picked up the injury during the build-up to Cristiano Ronaldo's third goal in the 4-2 loss at the Santiago Bernabeu, a result that knocked Bayern out of the competition following a 6-3 aggregate defeat. 'It was not a red card, and for their goals it was offside for one, maybe two. Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is hoping to return to action for the start of next se... [Full Article...]

O'Reilly's bosses not commenting on reports that he's out

O'Reilly's bosses not commenting on reports that he's out O'Reilly's exit came nine months after his former boss, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, was ousted following also allegations of sexual harassment. "I think he should do an interview with someone and not necessarily go to the favorable audience, to the safe space", he said. [Full Article...]

Trade adviser turns on Trump over his China currency U-turn

Trade adviser turns on Trump over his China currency U-turn China and Germany are not manipulating the value of their currencies to gain an unfair trade advantage, but both should do more to reduce their large trade surpluses with the United States, the Treasury Department said Friday. No country met the three criteria to be labelled a currency manipulator in the second half of 2016. The Central Bank said the publication of the US report was unlikely t... [Full Article...]

Barkindo says OPEC, non-OPEC committed to restore market stability

Barkindo says OPEC, non-OPEC committed to restore market stability Analysts said they expected crude oil inventories to have fallen by around 1.5 million barrels last week. OPEC and other producers such as Russian Federation have agreed to cut output by almost 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) during the first half of 2017 to drain a supply overhang that has persisted for nearly three years. [Full Article...]

New video shows moments before United Airlines passenger was dragged off plane

New video shows moments before United Airlines passenger was dragged off plane On Wednesday, he said United did not give its managers "the proper tools, policies, procedures" they needed to use "common sense". "He could not solve this issue the way the airline could". President Trump also weighed in Wednesday, saying what happened to Dao was "horrible". Video footage of the incident sparked outrage around the world, with many people threatening to boycott the airline. [Full Article...]

Saudi exports fall to 2105 low as production cuts take hold

OPEC is due to meet on May 25 to weigh an extension of output cuts beyond June to alleviate a glut that has depressed prices for almost three years. "Unless the (EIA) data shows something drastically different, this report should cause a severe dent in the bullish case (for oil prices)", said Sukrit Vijayakar, director of energy consultancy Trifecta. [Full Article...]

U.S. home sales shoot up to 10-year high

U.S. home sales shoot up to 10-year high Existing-home sales in the South and West covered less ground in March, with sales in the South rising 3.4 percent to 2.42 million, with a median price of $210,600, and sales in the West falling 1.6 percent to 1.22 million, with a median price of $347,500. [Full Article...]

Trump signs executive order for overhaul of H-1B visa system

Trump signs executive order for overhaul of H-1B visa system Everyone in my administration will be expected to enforce every last " Buy American" provision behalf of the American worker, and we are going to investigate every single trade deal that undermines these provisions. "H-1B visas are awarded in a totally random lottery and that's wrong". Senator Chuck Grassley , an author of legislation to reform the H-1B and L-1 skilled work visa programmes, sa... [Full Article...]

HSBC Reiterated Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) As 'Buy'

HSBC Reiterated Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) As 'Buy' The Company has oil and gas production in two geographical markets: the United States and Argentina. It operates a total of approximately 30 healthcare services assets and over 15 pharmacies, including the approximately 205 bed Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital in Umm Al Quwain. [Full Article...]

Workers plug Alaska North Slope oil well that leaked gas

The spokesperson Brett Clanton, from BP's official team present there said the crew members used infrared cameras to see the condition of the leakage, which is found to be not that severe. BP set up a unified command with state and federal regulators to address the leaking gas and oil. This last March, daily output in the area hit 565,000 bpd - the highest in more than three years. [Full Article...]

North Korea: Pentagon addresses confusion over strike group

North Korea: Pentagon addresses confusion over strike group Speaking to Fox News, the USA president said of the aircraft carrier's re-routing: " We are sending an armada , very powerful". "That's a fact. It happened", Spicer said on Wednesday, before quickly correcting himself, " it is happening , rather". [Full Article...]

Canadian envoy downplaying talk of potential trade rift with the US

Earlier this week, Canada's envoy to Washington returned fire after Trump and American milk producers declared war on the Canadian dairy industry. "We thank President Donald Trump for speaking out in Wisconsin against the harmful pricing policy Canada implemented in an effort to stifle competition with the United States", said Jim Mulhern, president and CEO, National Milk Producers Federatio... [Full Article...]

GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized

GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized The worldwide support received by the Venezuelan people in many capitals of the world, in the Americas, Asia, Africa and Europe, was also substantial, where the peoples joined forces with the Venezuelan , something that should give great pause to those who are confabulating to overthrow the Bolivarian Revolution. [Full Article...]

Brave Efforts at Vimy Ridge Remembered

Will and Harry laid red poppies and a commemorative pair of soldier boots in memory of those who lost their lives during the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has said the "power of Allied force" is as relevant today as it was in 1917, as world leaders gathered to mark the centenary of a defining First World War battle. [Full Article...]

Price hikes for Unilever goods blamed on sterling devaluation

Price hikes for Unilever goods blamed on sterling devaluation Nestle SA and Unilever reported sales that beat estimates as the European food giants pushed through cost increases to combat slowing purchases by pickier consumers opting for quality over quantity. Bernstein. Unilever was a year ago involved in a row with Tesco over Marmite prices. Considered a pioneer and leader in condiments for organic and natural markets, Sir Kensington's has shown stro... [Full Article...]

BC ELECTION: NDP leader juggling MLA duties with MLA role

The debate, hosted by News 1130 and moderated by Bill Good, had a few testy moments, as Horgan frequently talked over Clark and became frustrated at points, including when Clark said his party's platform has a $6 billion funding gap. On the Site C dam, Horgan has vowed to review the project, while Weaver said the Green Party would halt the project. It was a departure from the positive, take-the-hi... [Full Article...]

Tesla Recalls 53000 Vehicles Worldwide for Brake Problem

Tesla Recalls 53000 Vehicles Worldwide for Brake Problem Even though it's only a year old, the Tesla Model X actually has the highest complaint rate of all the models we studied that are now in production, at 27.9 complaints per 1,000 cars. The company issued a voluntary recall in November 2015 for almost 90,000 Model S sedans for a balky seat belt. Tesla has already confirmed that the issue won't cause any danger to the safety of the occupants of t... [Full Article...]

Turkey electoral board rejects request to annul referendum

Turkey electoral board rejects request to annul referendum HDP deputy chairman Mithat Sancar said the fact that the campaign was held under emergency rule while the party's co-leaders were under arrest, that its candidates for polling station monitors were rejected, and that state resources were used in the "yes" campaign all undermined the vote. [Full Article...]

VP Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

VP Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour Pence arrived in Indonesia on Wednesday as part of an Asian tour. Washington had billed Pence's visit to Jakarta as a booster for a strategic partnership between the world's second- and third-largest democracies, but a raft of bilateral disputes with USA companies could sap the goodwill from his trip. [Full Article...]

Vimy Ridge centenary: Thousands of Canadians mark battle's anniversary

Around 20,000 Canadians made the journey to their country's memorial in northern France to mark the centenary, turning the former battlefield into a sea of the red and white of their country's flag. More than 15,000 Canadian soldiers stormed the 7 km long ridge, nearly 4,000 were killed and another 7,000 were wounded. Those who herald the importance of Vimy acknowledge all this, but say it is wh... [Full Article...]


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