Economy

MCD polls: Lt Governor, Kejriwal cast their votes

Do not for the BJP and put the lives of your children "at stake", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, in a last-ditch effort to shore up the AAP's prospects in the municipal polls. In view of the MCD elections, the Delhi government has ordered that dry days will be observed in the national capital till the polling day. "This MCD election is very important in terms of creating a world-clas... [Full Article...]

Warriors take 3-0 series lead over Blazers with 119-113 win

The Warriors hold a commanding 2-0 series lead. Kerr, meanwhile, did not coach because he is sick. To have any hope of upsetting the Warriors in their first-round playoff series , this was a game the Blazers had to win. Blazers coach Terry Stotts said Nurkic would start but his minutes would be restricted. Conley, who had 11 points in the final quarter, answered with a floater ... [Full Article...]

United CEO Oscar Munoz: No one has been fired over passenger incident

In particular, Mr Apfel believes that the incident should prompt airlines to re-examine their policies and procedures around overbooking flights, as has been called for by several politicians in the wake of the incident. United has announced that it will no longer call on law enforcement to remove passengers from flights unless there are safety concerns. Munoz declined to comment on any other po... [Full Article...]

Changes in Australia's visa system may affect Asian tech talent

If an applicant fails the test three times they will have to wait another two years before they can sit it again. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced plans to scrap the popular 457 visa. The citizenship test, essentially a civics quiz that was introduced by John Howard, will also be changed to include questions that evaluate the applicant's commitment to Australian values. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un appears at massive Pyongyang parade

Kim Jong-un appears at massive Pyongyang parade At the other end of the spectrum, they looked at the notion of accepting North Korea as a nuclear state. In an interview Friday with The Associated Press, North Korea's Vice Minister Han Song Ryol said President Donald Trump's tough tweets toward Pyongyang were adding to a "vicious cycle" of tensions. [Full Article...]

Wide area of San Francisco hit by power outage

Wide area of San Francisco hit by power outage A power outage forced the closure of BART's Montgomery Station in San Francisco during Friday's morning rush hour and knocked out traffic lights from Union Square to the Marina District and the city's famed cable vehicle lines. He said the sub-station was to be part of a 100 million-dollar (£78m) upgrade of the power system. The local ABC station reported 300 traffic lights out and at least ... [Full Article...]

Volvo announces plans to export China-made electric car

Volvo announces plans to export China-made electric car Volvo's announcement about the EV confirms Automotive News Europe's report last week about the model. There has been talk of a new electric vehicle platform for Volvo's EVs, but Volvo has now clarified that the new EV will be built on the CMA platform which underpins the upcoming Volvo 40 Series range (and the new Lynk & Co 01 and 03). [Full Article...]

Back to the ballot box: United Kingdom lawmakers approve June 8 election

Back to the ballot box: United Kingdom lawmakers approve June 8 election The snap vote is the latest twist in a turbulent year in British politics, which was plunged into turmoil when the country unexpectedly voted to leave the European Union last year. According to her, three leaders of the main parties - Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, Liberal Democrats' Tim Farron and Scottish National Party's Nicola Sturgeon - were trying to come together before the election to alleg... [Full Article...]

Oil Slips as US Gasoline Stockpiles Climb, Crude Supplies Drop

Oil Slips as US Gasoline Stockpiles Climb, Crude Supplies Drop Oil edged lower on Wednesday, after USA data showed a smaller-than-expected decline in overall crude inventories coupled with another rise in production , hindering OPEC's efforts to reduce a global surplus of crude. Both Exxon and Chevron are stuck below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The global benchmark crude traded at a $1.97 premium to June WTI. Oil prices regained some grou... [Full Article...]

Corbyn kicks off United Kingdom election campaign, vowing to overturn 'rigged system'

Corbyn kicks off United Kingdom election campaign, vowing to overturn 'rigged system' Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has welcomed the election and says all Labour MPs will face a ballot to earn their seats. Since being fired by Theresa May, Osborne has earned lucrative speaking fees and taken on an advisory role for American investment giant Blackrock. [Full Article...]

French killer was detained for threat to police

French killer was detained for threat to police It happened at a particularly tense time in France just days before the first round of the presidential election. Trump told the AP in an interview he was not explicitly endorsing Le Pen but that he believes the attack will affect how French people vote on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Why Chesapeake Energy Stock Fell Last Week

Barclays PLC upped their target price on Chesapeake Energy Corporation from $4.00 to $5.00 and gave the company an "underweight" rating in a research report on Thursday, January 26th. Look at the direction of the moving average to get a basic idea of which way the price is moving. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)'s distance from 200 day simple moving average is -9.22 percent, its distance... [Full Article...]

North Korea threatens 'all-out war' with United States

North Korea threatens 'all-out war' with United States China is North Korea's only major ally. "There were a number of steps that were discussed down in Mar-a-Lago between President Xi and President Trump", the briefer said, referring to Trump's Florida resort, adding that the rejection of Pyongyang's coal was a "good first step". [Full Article...]

United Crew Can No Longer Bump a Boarded Passenger

United Crew Can No Longer Bump a Boarded Passenger Smartphone video of Dao, a doctor, resulted in a PR disaster for United after he refused to give up his seat on the plane at O'Hare worldwide airport in Chicago . Dao didn't want to get off the plane because he needed to see his patients in the morning. Apologies were a common theme this week after fallout from United Airlines dragging a passenger off its flight and White House Press Secretary ... [Full Article...]

Alaska oil well leaking gas in northern part of state

An oil well leaking natural gas on Alaska's North Slope has been successfully plugged, according to private and government responders. "Based on an overflight with infrared cameras, the release appears to be contained to a". ADEC says the time of the spill is unknown but it was reported Friday morning. North Slope production was up to 565,000 barrels a day in March, its highest level since Dec... [Full Article...]

United CEO: No one will be fired over passenger dragging incident

On Tuesday, he was asked if the company ever considered firing anyone. United Airlines reported net income of $96 million for the first three months of the year, or 31 cents a share. Morningstar said, " The flight 3411 incident, while undoubtedly a public relations disaster, will most likely not materially affect United's medium- to long-term financial and operational performance ". [Full Article...]

Italian PM, fresh from winning praise from Trump, meets with Trudeau

But though Trump defined the U.S. and Italy as "vital allies", particularly when it came to fighting terror, he appeared to disagree with Gentiloni on the role of the United States in stabilizing Libya . Italy is also a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the military alliance to which Trump says the USA contributes more than it receives. "It has already begun", he said. [Full Article...]

How United Airlines added insult to injury in Dr David Dao case

How United Airlines added insult to injury in Dr David Dao case United Continental Holdings has changed its policy on employee travel and will now ensure crews riding on its aircraft as passengers are booked at least 60 minutes before departure, according to a statement from the company. The incident that happened on United Express Flight 3411 would have still been overbooked by four seats, but employees at United would have had the opportunity to deal with th... [Full Article...]

Japan exports, imports surge in sign of renewed vigor

Japan exports, imports surge in sign of renewed vigor That compared with a 6.7 per cent rise expected by economists in a Reuters poll. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks rose 10 points, or 0.7 percent, to 1,371 after a late gain a day earlier. Brent crude LCOcv1 was last down 16 cents at $54.73 a barrel, while USA crude CLcv1 fell 12 cents to $52.29. Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, jumped 39 cents to $53.32 a barrel. [Full Article...]

US Against Chemical Attack Investigation, Syrian President Says

Before meeting with Mattis in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters that Israel is encouraged by the change of administrations in Washington . On April 4, the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces claimed that 80 people were killed and 200 injured in a suspected chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun, putting the blame on the Syrian government. [Full Article...]


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