Economy

Buildings light up green in solidarity with Paris climate accord

Buildings light up green in solidarity with Paris climate accord Last year, representatives from 195 countries signed the accord. "The reality is the whole world needs to be involved in fighting climate change", she said. Cuomo says the NYSERDA solicitation will procure 1.5 million MWh of electricity from renewable energy sources and the NYPA solicitation will procure an additional 1 million MWh. [Full Article...]

Climate Activists To Protest Trump's Paris Exit Friday

Bill Peduto said he stood with the French capital instead of the USA president over his choice to leave the climate agreement. People can have opposing views about the value of participating in the Paris agreement , which is voluntary and has no binding targets or timelines for reducing industrial greenhouse gas emissions linked to climate change. [Full Article...]

Trump Is Worried About The Trade Deficit With Germany. He Shouldn't Be

Trump Is Worried About The Trade Deficit With Germany. He Shouldn't Be The transatlantic diplomatic rift widened yesterday as US President Donald Trump responded to criticism from Chancellor Angela Merkel with a new attack on German trade tactics and defense spending. At the same time , the president expressed readiness to renegotiate the deal under terms that would be "fair to the United States". "But the importance we put on these ties can not mean that we aba... [Full Article...]

Indian-origin gay leader Leo Varadkar will be Ireland's next Prime Minister

As the parliamentary party has a 65% say in the contest, this has provided the Minister for Social Protection with a significant lead over his Cork-based Cabinet colleague. The gay son of an Indian immigrant , Leo Varadkar , is going to be Ireland's next prime minister. However, Mr Varadkar has come under criticism for his comments on progressive issues and workers' rights. [Full Article...]

Knife attack after van mounts pavement in London

People were warned to avoid the area while emergency vehicles attended to the incidents which police described as "ongoing". Trump praised the heroic response of police and other first responders and offered the full support of the United States government in investigating and bringing those responsible to justice. [Full Article...]

All you need to know about the OPEC's oil pricing gimmicks

Some investors have been hoping it would reduce output even further to drain stocks more quickly. The price of oil has fallen by about 5%, despite oil-producing nations agreeing to extend production cuts for a further nine months. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said the decision was the optimal choice following deliberations aimed at rebalancing the market and bringing inventory level... [Full Article...]

OPEC and Other Producers Agreed to Extend Production Cuts

OPEC and Other Producers Agreed to Extend Production Cuts Some countries expected the extension to be limited to next 6 months but some of the OPEC partners projected to be nine months but some countries like Russian Federation are projecting it to gone beyond 9 months and expected to be continued until 12 months. [Full Article...]

BA boss 'profusely' sorry for IT meltdown disrupting 75000 passengers

Cruz said that to reduce overcrowding travelers will only be let into the terminal 90 minutes before their flights. Cruz apologized in a video statement, saying: "I know this has been a disgusting time for customers". On Sunday morning, Heathrow Terminal 5 descended into chaos again as people arrived to rebook flights after theirs were cancelled yesterday as well as new arrivals hoping they had ... [Full Article...]

Spicer offers cryptic explanation for Trump 'covfefe' tweet

Spicer offers cryptic explanation for Trump 'covfefe' tweet Trump's original tweet, which was sent out shortly after midnight on Wednesday morning, simply read, "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". Trump didn't have to remove White House Communications Director Mike Dubke. Fresh off Trump's first official trip overseas, his administration is looking for ways to respond more aggressively to allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 electi... [Full Article...]

England wins toss, bowls 1st in Champions Trophy opener

England decided the pitch looked green enough for a four-man pace attack. India defeated New Zealand by 45-runs in the first warm-up game and then outplayed Bangladesh by 240-runs in the second tie. The Indian team has not displayed any signs of stress during their two warm-up matches which they won without breaking any sweat. "We have put in a lot this series but this was a hiccup", Morga... [Full Article...]

Mail carrier arrested for feeding dog meatballs with nails

Mail carrier arrested for feeding dog meatballs with nails Susanna Dawn Burhans was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals and released on a $2,500 bond by the Madison County Sheriff's office on June 1. Burhans faces up to 10 years in prison if found guilty of the allegations. Glover showed x-rays he says were taken that day, and nails are clearly visible inside the dog's stomach. [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods: What happened and what next on and off the course

Tiger Woods: What happened and what next on and off the course Police found Tiger Woods asleep at the wheel on the side of a six-lane Florida road in the dark of morning, the engine running and his right blinker flashing. The report released Tuesday indicated that Woods told officers that he was recovering from surgery. 'I would like to apologize with all my heart to my family, friends and the fans. [Full Article...]

UK's Labour Party Invigorated By New Polls Days From Election

UK's Labour Party Invigorated By New Polls Days From Election At a construction equipment firm in Guisborough on the edge of the Yorkshire Moors, where giant diggers lined up in the auto park, May vowed that "if we can get Brexit right, I'm convinced the future will be brighter". Corbyn on Wednesday did not rule out forming a coalition or doing a deal with the Scottish Nationalists and others to get into government in the event of a hung parliament . [Full Article...]

Retail Properties of America Enters Oversold Territory

Private Trust Co. NA now owns 9,242 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $403,000 after buying an additional 61 shares during the last quarter. This represents a $1.82 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, April 26th. Retail Properties of America's dividend payout ratio is now 110.00%. [Full Article...]

Chris Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain

And the England and Wales Cricket Board have confirmed he will play no further part in the tournament, with his replacement due to be confirmed soon. England have not as yet named a replacement. "It's really frustrating more than anything. A bit of chat between batsman and bowler has been going on for as long as the game has been played". [Full Article...]

Putin urges end to 'harmful chatter' over Russian meddling

That admission was a reversal of Putin's prior position, that of complete denial of a Russian connection to the hacking that some Democrats blame for the loss of the election. "It was a very detailed discussion", Belousov told reporters following the meeting. What's an ambassador supposed to do? The Kremlin leader said that "in my view it was possible (for the US) not to leave the Paris agre... [Full Article...]

'Large part' of Manchester attack network held in Britain

At the time Abedi's name became public, raids were underway in Manchester and in Libya, where the bomber's father lives. Monday's suicide bombing, which killed 22 people, took place just after Grande had finished performing a concert in the northern English city. [Full Article...]

Gold Jumps to 5-Week Highs on Soft Nonfarm Payrolls

The ADP private sector employment report showed 253,000 jobs were added in May, well above the 185,000 estimated by economists polled by Reuters . The U.S. Other U.S. economic reports on were mixed, with U.S. jobless claims rising to 248,000, construction spending falling 1.4 percent, and the Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index gaining slightly to 54.9. [Full Article...]

Trump drags oil prices below $50

Trump drags oil prices below $50 US crude was flat at $48.33 a barrel, and Brent crude fell 0.3% to 50.60. Before the EIA report , benchmark West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude for July delivery traded up about 0.3% at around $48.56 a barrel and slipped to $48.44 shortly after the report's release. [Full Article...]

German-Asian ties no snub to US: Merkel

German-Asian ties no snub to US: Merkel The sharp words from Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Monday came after Trump concluded his first official tour overseas, which took him to Saudi Arabia , Israel, Brussels and then Italy for a G7 summit. His latest rant is likely to only fan the flames of anti-Trump feeling in Germany and its neighbors in the EU. Merkel, however, had also said Germany's relationship with the United States was... [Full Article...]


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