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May's Brexit offer nasty surprise: EU peers

EU leaders warned Friday Britain's plans to protect the rights of European citizens post-Brexit risked leaving them worse off, after Prime Minister Theresa May gave what she insisted was a "fair" offer. European leaders were unimpressed by Theresa May's assurances that European Union citizens can stay in the United Kingdom after Brexit , setting up a major clash over the first matter to be dealt with in the torturous 18-month negotiation. Read More »

Belmont Stakes up for grabs to end uneven Triple Crown

Tapwrit finished sixth in the 20-horse Derby after encountering traffic. With the absence of the winners of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes , the final leg of the Triple Crown will have less appeal to the casual horse racing fan, and the withdrawal of the presumptive favorites Classic Empire and Epicharis will likely leave even the most seasoned bettors unsure of the right pick. Read More »

May defends European Union citizens

Extending sanctions against Russian Federation, commitment to Paris Climate Change Agreement and moving EU agencies based in London following Brexit were among the significant issues taken up by the Council, President Donald Tusk said in a joint news conference with the president of the European Commission , Jean-Claude Juncker and the EU term president Malta's prime minister, Joseph Muscat. Read More »

Michael Reagan: I guess Donald Trump was right

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) brushed off concerns raised by some in the House Democratic Caucus that she is dragging them down in competitive races, saying her legislative and fundraising prowess make up for any downsides to being seen with her. Read More »

Global Isopropanolamine Tallate Market and Investment Analysis Report 2017

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The analysis for the Zineb market is not limited only to traditional or emerging markets. This report also presents Smart Screens product specification, manufacturing process, and product cost structure etc. Initially, the report states the product definition, description, range of applications, supply and demand analysis of Influenza HA Vaccine industry. Read More »

Minute's silence held for Grenfell Tower victims

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The building was past year fitted with insulating cladding, but the material used is now believed to have been highly flammable and could have further inflamed the fire, helping it spread alarmingly fast throughout the building. In a statement, the group said: "At No 10 yesterday, the Prime Minister assured the group that from now on residents would be consulted on a coordinated relief effort". Read More »

Insulating skin on high-rises has fueled fires before London

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The building had recently underwent an $11 million upgrade, triggering questions about how it became a blazing concrete coffin. But Hammond said it was up to the public inquiry to determine whether the retrofitting of sprinklers to buildings was necessary to improve fire safety. Read More »

USA student jailed by North Korea laid to rest in Ohio

FILE- In this June 15, 2017, file photo, Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier , a University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016, speaks during a news conference at Wyoming. The spokesman said "groundless" speculation of torture and beatings could be refuted by American doctors who came to North Korea at the time of Warmbier's repatriation and "recognized that his health indicators like pulse, temperature, respiration and the examination ... Read More »

Three killed in Colombia shopping centre blast

Eleven others were injured in the attack in Bogota on Saturday, Mayor Enrique Peñalosa said on his Twitter account. Among the dead was a 23-year-old French woman, who was working here as a volunteer teacher, he said. Police killed by Taliban Kabul Six Afghan police officers died and at least 30 people were injured after Taliban gunmen and a suicide bomber attacked police headquarters. Read More »

Russia proposing foreign monitors inside Syria

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday called on Germany to work alongside France in fostering a fresh approach to European politics and winning back the trust of people feeling disenfranchised by the EU. Macron said the global community had made a "collective error" in thinking the conflict could be solved "only with military force", adding: "My deep conviction is that we need a political and diplomatic roadmap". Read More »

Democrats' disputes simmer after special election losses

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These Democrats might be on to something, especially in light of the way Pelosi figured into the Republican campaign in Georgia. "To me, the South wasn't a place where we celebrated people's differences, but now that feeling is so different", Bowman said . Read More »

EC rejects pleas of 20 AAP lawmakers in office of profit case

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The petitioner, Prashant Patel , maintained that the High Court order should have no bearing on the case being heard by the EC as the MLAs were enjoying the fruits of that office till their appointment was set aside by the High Court. "The Delhi High Court had declared the very order of appointment of 21 Parliamentary Secretaries as null and void", Bharadwaj said. However, President Pranab Mukherjee refused to give his assent to it. Read More »

Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill's Passage Won't Support It

Moody's Investors Service says Senate Republicans' proposed healthcare bill, dubbed the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, would negatively affect hospital finances by causing the uninsured rate to rise. Annie Clark, a spokeswoman for Sen. The bill, officials said, hits large Medicaid-dependent states like NY harder than elsewhere. He urged the Senate to "start again on a health care bill that puts patients first". Read More »

Dennis Rodman Says We're All Misunderstanding Kim Jong

Obama's policy of " strategic patience " with North Korea and avoiding dialogue with Kim Jong-un was suggested as the real reason for the death of Otto Warmbier in the statement carried by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA ). "I believe China is making efforts to stop North Korea from making additional provocations, yet there are no tangible results as of yet", Moon told Reuters at the sprawling Blue House presidential compound."China is North Korea's only ally and China is the country ... Read More »

Trump rides high after Republican election win

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Pelosi has been facing questions about her leadership since Democrats lost the hard-fought race. The comment came after some Democrats on Thursday called for Pelosi to step down in the wake of special election losses this year, including a high-profile race in Georgia on Tuesday. Read More »

South Korea Tests Missile Capable of Striking Any Part of the North

The test is the latest in a series carried out this year as North Korea steps up its weapons programme amid heightened tension with the US. "There are more people and more cars but nobody knows what that means", said the official. At the State Department, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hosted Chinese counterparts. The South Korean leader is set to hold a first summit meeting with his USA counterpart Donald Trump in Washington next week, with the ... Read More »

Bill Cosby jury begins deliberations in sexual assault trial

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Wyatt said on Friday that Camille Cosby continued to support him, despite the accusations of assault from dozens of women. "You're there by yourself". Throughout the closing statements, Cosby leaned forward a few times and shook his head, but mostly he maintained his poise, seated and sometimes staring off at the judge's bench and ceiling. Read More »

China's Imports from N. Korea Drop 32% in May

Despite global condemnation and sanctions, North Korea has built a small nuclear arsenal and is developing nuclear-capable ballistic missiles that could threaten Japan, South Korea and - one-day - even some USA cities. Mattis stated that the meeting provided a "glimpse of the mutually beneficial future", and reaffirmed "the shared goal of denuclearization" despite areas where China and the U.S.do not see eye to eye, notably territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Read More »

U.S. shoots down pro-government drone in Syria: Defense Department

Russian Federation has now declared an end to cooperation to prevent air clashes over Syria and asserted an intent to track and target aerial intruders in its area of operations west of the Euphrates. Damascus and its allies have long argued that they are the essential partner to any worldwide effort in Syria, portraying all opposition forces as terrorist groups. Read More »

North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment

It rebuffed "groundless public opinion now circulating in the USA that he died of torture and beating during his reform through labor". What does the North say to accusations it caused Mr Warmbier's death? The student was released from North Korea on June 13, a week after the U.S. Read More »

Death toll from Pakistan bomb and gun attacks rises to 73

Muhammad Hussain, who sustained injuries in the incident, told Dawn that he was heading for his poultry shop after the conclusion of the Al Quds rally when the first blast took place. At least 45 people, mostly Shias, were killed in the explosions and over 75 injured. No group claimed responsibility for the Parachinar blasts. According to ISPR, the security forces are carrying out the rescue operation. Read More »

Russian interference is 'all a big Dem HOAX!'

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He said he was frustrated DHS learned of the hack into the DNC late in the game and that the committee refused help because it was using a private cyber security firm. "The question now for us, which is why I was voluntarily willing to go down to Washington this week and testify is, what we are going to do about it?" said Johnson. Read More »

Analysts Reveals Updates on Weatherford International Ltd (WFT)

Beta can be useful to gauge stock price volatility in relation to the broader market. About 4.76 million shares traded. Weatherford International PLC had a negative net margin of 60.22% and a negative return on equity of 47.36%. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a "hold" rating and set a $6.00 price target on shares of Weatherford International PLC in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Read More »

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Will Open Gamescom 2017

Angela Merkel , the chancellor of Germany , will appear at Gamescom 2017 in August to open the show, convention organizer Koelnmesse and the German Trade Association of Interactive Entertainment Software (BIU) announced today in a joint statement. Read More »