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Qatar responds to demands of Arab nations

The agency Monday said the four countries; namely Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt; agreed upon Kuwait's request to postpone th...


Raptors to re-sign Serge Ibaka

Per The Vertical's Shams Charania , Lowry's contract will be worth $100 million over three seasons, which averages just about $33 million per season. The imme...


Djokovic into semi-finals at Eastbourne, Kerber out

At Eastbourne , Djokovic is the top seed and Monfils is the second seed. Djokovic was playing a competitive warm-up tournament for the first time since 201...


Xi warns against challenging China's authority over Hong Kong

Xi said yesterday that any threat to China's sovereignty and security or to the power of the central government "crosses the red line and is absolutely impermi...


Constellation Brands Inc (STZ) Shares Bought by KCG Holdings Inc

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) retreated its position after shares change of -1.88% on Friday and it traded at $68.49. Equities analysts forecast that Con...


China urges Pakistan, Afghanistan to improve ties

India is also working with Afghanistan and Iran for development of the Chabahar Port. China has lately got increasingly involved in Afghanistan. Beijing...


PAHO: Voluntary blood donors still short of ensuring sufficient supplies

Dr. Adewunmi said: "Blood touting is outlawed in all federal and state teaching hospitals, but we still find them operating in corners, which has caused a high ...


Chancellor Philip Hammond warns: We must avoid Brexit 'cliff edge'

The EU has said that before it will start discussing a future trade deal with the United Kingdom, it wants to resolve the biggest uncertainties arising from...


Major US banks would withstand recession: US Fed

The Federal Reserve is releasing the first part of its annual stress tests for big banks today. "This year's results show that, even during a severe recession...


Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'

After suffering for 17 months in North Korea and more than a year in a coma, University of Virginia honor student Otto F. Warmbier died on Monday at the Cin...


Trump confirms he's under investigation, fires angry tweets

The new tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses from the president over a report by the Washington Post that Mr Mueller was looking ...


Grocers facing a united Amazon-Whole Foods must adapt

Notably, shares of dozens of supermarkets, food producers, shopping malls and payment processors collectively lost about $35 billion in the USA market on Frid...


Can Amazon persuade enough people to buy fresh food online?

The acquisition is seen as a move by Amazon to more aggressively target the grocery section of retail has proven more stubbornly resistant to digital channe...


UK central bank surprises with split decision on rate hike

The three officials pushing the bank to act-Kristin Forbes , Ian McCafferty and Michael Saunders-said this inflation overshoot, plus signs there is less slac...


Marsh Seeks OK to Sell Stores to Kroger, Fresh Encounter Cos

The Tipton Marsh is now the only supermarket in Tipton County. That's a lot quicker than what CVS had expected, however, when it paid $38 million in April to ...


US May Consumer Prices Fell 0.1%, Annual Increase Below 2.0%

United States consumer prices fell more than expected in May, according to the Department of Labor's monthly consumer price index ( CPI ). The second drop in ...


OPEC's simple problem. Despite Saudi cuts, it's shipping more oil: Russell

The oil producing group's May report mentioned that the global oil supply increased by 0.13 million barrels per day, mb/d, in May to average 95.74 mb/d. O...


Kane equaliser a "huge moment" for young England team - Southgate

England remain top of their qualifying pool, but Slovenia have trimmed their advantage to three points and Slovakia could cut it down to two if they win in Lith...


Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

Mike Rogers was responding to a senator's question about whether President Donald Trump asked him to intervene in or downplay the ongoing FBI investigation ...


Trump And Pence Approval Ratings Hit New Low

While President Donald Trump was making his way through a multitude of global destinations, his approval rating back home remained low. Despite the bad pres...


Qatar State News Agency Hacked

The retracted story also had quotes attributed to Tamim that stated that Qatar has good relations with Israel and that there is no wisdom in making an enemy o...


Schaeuble Pressed for Greek Debt Relief by German Election Rival

But Germany's Wolfgang Schaeuble is sticking to his insistence that further-reaching debt relief is a matter for the future. A group of north European countri...


Union: Up to 40K walking off the job at AT&T this weekend

In California and Nevada, around 17,000 AT&T workers who provide phone, landline and cable services have been working without a contract for more than a year....


Ford plans job cuts to boost profits

While the company did not officially announce the job cuts, they did not deny the report either. The company's market value is now behind Tesla and General...


SolarCity founder Lyndon Rive is leaving Tesla in June

CEO Elon Musk, the largest individual shareholder of Tesla, proposing that it buys SolarCity , where he served as chairman and also the largest shareholder. Th...


1st large Chinese-made passenger jet takes its maiden flight

State media burst with pride and patriotism as the plane's debut flight from Pudong International Airport in Shanghai was broadcast live, reporting that around ...


Energy Chief Says Hole Filled at Nuclear Waste Site in Washington State

A spokesman for the Hanford Site says the road provides a secure and clear path for workers to fill the tunnel opening. "We're going to approach this slowly, sa...


'Yes' to the American Health Care Act

There's growing support for the idea of pegging the tax credits in the House repeal bill to income and making aid more generous for poorer people. It took Rep...


Stone vows to cooperate with Senate committee

A White House spokesperson even told CNN that "the President has not spoken to Roger Stone in many months and any reports suggesting otherwise are categorical...


SoftBank's profit zooms on Sprint turnaround

Back then Sprint was widely considered to be the third biggest wireless carrier in the USA, but its fortunes have since declined. SoftBank's merger attempt wi...