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UK: Manchester attack investigation still at 'full tilt'


British officials are particularly angry that photos detailing evidence about the bomb used in the Manchester attack were published in The New York Times , though it was not clear where those came from. Rudd had earlier scolded USA officials for leaking details. "I believe we can get them to be more successful in working with us to find a way of getting some of that information", she said. Read More »

England secure Series win


The Proteas required seven runs off the final over after England had totalled 330-6 from their 50 overs and, with David Miller (71) and Chris Morris (36) well set, it seemed as though they would get home with little fuss. The visitors won the toss and elected to field, reducing England to 80 for three in the 16th over when Joe Root (39) was run out at the non-strikers' end. Read More »

Oil price down in spite of OPEC production cuts

The move also highlights heightened volatility in the oil market. But any uptick in prices may be modest and temporary. USA energy firms added oil rigs for a record 19 weeks in a row but the pace of additions has slowed with only two added this week, and the monthly total added falling to the lowest since October, according to Baker Hughes data. Read More »

British-American intelligence sharing over #ManchesterAttack halted after 'irritating' leaks


With the row over intelligence-sharing escalating, a shellshocked Britain held a minute of silence to remember the victims of the latest Islamic State-claimed atrocity to hit Europe. A 23-year-old man - named in reports as Abedi's older brother, Ismail - was detained in Chorlton, south Manchester, on Tuesday. May will use a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders in Brussels on Thursday to speak with Trump about the leaks, according to a United Kingdom government official with ... Read More »

International Monetary Fund needs more realism in euro zone assumptions on Greece


Under pressure from the International Monetary Fund, eurozone finance ministers will consider major debt relief and fresh aid for Greece on Monday despite the deep reservations of bailout-weary Germany. "The outcome of the talks is not connected to the loan disbursement, the issue was settled (last night)", government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said hours after late-night talks in Brussels were called off. Read More »

Iranian President Responds to Donald Trump, Saudi Arabia Criticism


Trump's Saudi hosts are likely pleased there was no confrontation with Islam but critics have accused Saudi Arabia and other Arab states of not always prioritizing the fight against Sunni Islamic terrorism over battling Iran. Much of the summit's focus is on countering the perceived threat posed by the Shiite-led Iranian government. The White House has said that Trump declined an offer by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accompany him to the site - where he followed tradition and ... Read More »

F1 master Alonso geared up for rookie Indy run


He's been incredible. There's a lot of hard situations that you get put into during a 500-mile race here or in practice and we've watched him handle them like a seasoned veteran. "It's been wonderful. He's one of my heroes growing up watching Formula One and he has always been, in my opinion, one of the best drivers in the world". Read More »

Ford plans job cuts to boost profits

Ford declined to comment on any job cuts but said it remains focused on its core strategies to " drive profitable growth ". Ford last month committed to cutting costs by $3 billion this year, despite that commodity prices are up by $1 billion. Read More »

Melania Trump Slaps Away Donald's Hand Upon Arriving in Israel


As the Trump's disembarked Air Force One in Italy Melania wasn't interested in the US President's touch. The first family arrived in Israel Monday morning for President Trump's second stop on his overseas trip. The Netanyahus were holding hands and walking with Trump, slightly ahead of Melania. " Most of America feels the same, Melania" is how the Tel Aviv slap is being communicated around the world the Monday after the Mueller appointment and the Comey firing that now has the ... Read More »

Scott Dixon grabs Indy 500 spotlight, robbery aside

It's the first time he's competed on an oval. "Without this boost problem we would have been much quicker". "Thanks to all that teamwork I was able to go to qualifying". ". They had already got Emma's wallet and then they were asking for Scott and Dario's mobile phones. You look at his career, experience, way he works with the engineers, just very fortunate to have a great athlete on our team", said team owner Chip Ganassi. Read More »

Vulcan Materials Company (VMC), Forest City Realty Trust, Inc (FCE-A)

Cahill William J also sold $406,200 worth of Education Realty Trust, Inc. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Wednesday, May 11 by Wood. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Independence Realty Trust from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. Read More »

Vettel, Ferrari on top as Mercedes trail again

We got back on track in FP3 and in qualifying the vehicle was the best I've had this weekend. So, yes, it's hard. "I mean that's pretty much the weekend done". That's been a bit of an issue. Force India repaired Ocon's vehicle following his morning practice crash in time to complete the final 10 minutes of Q1, and Ocon looked safely through to Q2 until Grosjean's late show. Read More »

Trump confident travel ban is lawful

For the second time in a week, government lawyers will try to persuade a federal appeals court to reinstate President Donald Trump's revised travel ban - and once again, they can expect plenty of questions about whether the ban was created to discriminate against Muslims . Read More »

Oversold: Oil traders punish OPEC for promising too much

Crude prices plunged 5 percent after the decision as some market participants had priced in more aggressive output cuts from the OPEC-led group. Clawing back some of Thursday's losses, global benchmark Brent futures were up 28c at $51.74 a barrel at 8.37am GMT. Read More »

#TBT - Watch When Mark Zuckerberg Found Out He Was Accepted Into Harvard

Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the commencement address at Harvard on May 25, 2017 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. I had just launched this prank website Facemash, and the ad board wanted to "see me". Harvard was furious and ordered Zuckerberg to shut it down. "As our technology keeps on evolving, we need a society that is more focused on providing continuous education through our lives", Zuckerberg said. Read More »

Suspected Manchester bomber had 'desire for revenge'


The images notably suggest the suicide bomber - or a possible team helping him - had a remote detonator set up, to back up a hand-held detonator found at the scene. The Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace, a draw for tourists, was canceled because it requires support from police officers, which authorities decided was not a good use of resources given the threat level. Read More »

Mattis: Trump 'wide open' on climate change


Trump, who once said the concept of global warming "was created by and for the Chinese in order to make USA manufacturing noncompetitive", repeatedly said during his election campaign that he would he would pull out of the Paris , but has sidestepped the issue since taking office. Read More »

Trump's budget plan hits poor people hard


Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney discusses the Trump administration's proposed federal budget for fiscal 2018 at a news conference Tuesday. The president's plan pushes to increase economic growth to 3 percent , and balance the budget within a 10-year window. More than $800 billion dollars will be cut from medicaid which is a government program that helps many, and not just the poor . Read More »

All eyes on Alonso in a wide-open Indianapolis 500 field

And this year, "I feel pretty good leading into the weekend" for the 101st running of the race, Newgarden told reporters. He can win from 14th. "You always question it", he said of his racing career. He should be among the contenders on Sunday. The problems for Team Penske have been about as unexpected as rookie Alexander Rossi's victory past year, and have come about as quickly as Scott Dixon's blistering pole speed. Read More »

Gregg Allman dead at 69


He'd recently cancelled all his remaining concerts for 2017, refunding fans. In March he announced he would not be performing at all this year, telling fans to contact outlets where they purchased tickets to get a refund. Gregg Allman , whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, died Saturday . Read More »

Conte frustrated by slow-starting Chelsea, and referee

Arsenal , who finished fifth in the league, ended an otherwise disappointing season on a high note by winning against the league winners. Antonio Conte was looking to become only the second Chelsea manager to win the double after compatriot Carlo Ancelotti in 2010, but his side failed to turn up at a packed Wembley Stadium. Read More »

Arsenal Beat Chelsea 2-1 to Lift FA Cup

Antonio Conte lamented "two key moments" that shattered Chelsea's hopes of a double after Saturday's 2-1 defeat against Arsenal at Wembley . Arsenal regained their lead nearly immediately after a Giroud cross found Aaron Ramsey who headed home into an empty net. Read More »

Trump's budget accused of $2trn accounting error

Numerous voters who propelled Trump into the presidency last November would see significantly less from the federal government. Mulvaney gave an unapologetic defense of Trump proposals to slash programs related to the environment, education, health care for the poor and foreign aid. Read More »

Burhan Wani's successor Sabzar Bhat killed in Kashmir encounter


A popular militant commander and a lieutenant were killed by Indian security forces in Kashmir on Saturday, touching off violent anti-government protests. Occupying authorities also imposed strict restrictions in Islamabad , Budgam and Ganderbal districts to prevent people from protests. A separatist movement and guerilla war challenging New Delhi's rule is going on in Indian-controlled Kashmir since 1989. Read More »

Arsenal Win 13th FA Cup Title, Beating Chelsea 2-1


Surveying the Arsenal team-sheet before kick-off must have made encouraging viewing for Chelsea's forwards. However, Wenger has admitted that he has found it hard at times this season to accept the criticism during matches from the fan base. Read More »

Rep. Bass Statement on Trump's "Stop Deciding To Be Poor" Budget

While Mulvaney gets the basic measure correct, his claim about the debt relative to growth is also suspect because of the administration's economic assumptions, which include an overly optimistic projection of economic growth. "I think we're way over in the number of people who have been able to qualify for food stamps", said John Carter, who represents a central Texas district. Read More »

As Advertisers Flee, Sean Hannity Takes a Sudden Vacation


The Chicago-based said that it had been “watching closely” and recently made a decision to suspend its backing of Hannity . Several days after Rich's death, WikiLeaks released a collection of Democratic National Committee emails that US intelligence officials now say was related to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Rep. Lloyd Smucker questions Trump's budget director

President Donald Trump's budget chief delivered a spirited defense of the plan's deep spending cuts, but his agriculture secretary offered only a half-hearted endorsement of proposed reductions to farm subsidies and food stamps. Joel Berg thinks raising the minimum wage would also help, as would making housing more affordable for low-income families. Heritage Action, a conservative advocacy group, disagreed and said Trump's plan would put taxpayers first by rallying Republicans ... Read More »

Session Recap: Viewing Unusual Volume for Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL)


Needham & Company LLC restated a "buy" rating and issued a $21.00 price target on shares of Marvell Technology Group in a research report on Tuesday, April 18th. The business had revenue of $579.18 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $570.72 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.01 earnings per share. Read More »

Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concerns


A White House statement listing Trump's goals for the trip included a hilarious (and juicy!) typo: " Promote the possibility of lasting peach " between Israel and the Palestinians. For Israelis, " Jerusalem Day " commemorates what they describe as the city's "unification" during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, according to the Hebrew calendar. Read More »

OPEC Agrees 9-Month Extension To Production Cut, WTI Oil Price Slides

Novak said OPEC and non-OPEC oil exporting partners had instruments in place to tackle a collapse in oil prices, in an interview with CNBC on Thursday. By 1430GMT, Brent crude was 0.7 per cent down at around $53.50 per barrel, having pared earlier losses after the Opec said it would not deepen the cuts or extend them by as long as 12 months. Read More »

Medicaid a target for cuts despite assurance

Trump's budget assumes the Republican health care bill becomes law. States now administer SNAP with federal money, but would have to come up with an average of 10 percent of the cost by 2020 and 25 percent by 2023. Similarly, some regional programmes created to help highly disadvantaged rural areas are in line for cuts, as well as subsidies for college loans. "It's a big impact", said Riley. Read More »