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  • Former Afghan president calls decision to drop massive USA bomb

    Former Afghan president calls decision to drop massive USA bomb "treason"

    The massive bomb was dropped after fighting intensified over the past week and US-backed ground forces struggled to advance on the area. The top United States military commander in Afghanistan said the decision to deploy one of the largest conventional bombs ever used in combat, which Pentagon officials described as the mother of all bombs, was purely tactical.

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  • Toronto mayor maps out issues for housing meeting

    It also discourages people who already own homes from selling them to buy new ones, as they often decide to renovate instead. These range from a foreign buyers' tax , to broadening rent control, to setting deadlines for how quickly elevator repairs must be done.

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  • Canada says it's eager for talks after Trump criticism

    Smith, however, defended the system and said without it the rest of the world is in a situation where they're producing a milk surplus. U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist speech in Wisconsin included a harsh and direct attack on trade with Canada.

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  • Greece beats a key bailout target but faces hard choices

    Greece beats a key bailout target but faces hard choices

    Greece has beaten a key bailout target for its public finances, but will still face some painful choices as it tries to negotiate with creditors how much more budget austerity it should impose on its people in coming years. Under EU-IMF standards, the surplus was even larger. "It's an impressive outperformance versus the bailout program target for the primary surplus", said Athens-based Eurobank's chief economist Platon Monokroussos.

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  • Ontario to tax non-resident foreign housing buyers 15%

    The initial signs were that Toronto would not to go down that road. The Canadian Press has learned that the Ontario government will place a 15-per-cent tax on non-resident foreign buyers as part of a much-anticipated package of housing measures to be unveiled today.

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  • Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

    Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

    US Vice President Mike Pence , left, is greeted by Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretary General Lee Luong Minh shortly before a meeting with permanent representatives of the association at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta yesterday.

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  • Wall Street rallies on earnings; Nasdaq hits record

    Wall Street rallies on earnings; Nasdaq hits record

    Shares of General Electric fell 2.2 percent to $29.61 after the company reported negative cash flow from its industrial operations in the first quarter. CSX Corp jumped 7 percent to $50.16 after the No. 3 USA railroad operator's quarterly profit beat estimates. Economically sensitive stocks posted the biggest gains.

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  • OPEC members show higher compliance to bring down oil stocks

    USA inventories of 532 million barrels remained near all-time records reached in March. USA crude's intraday low was also the weakest since April 7. U.S. crude production continued to increase with a gain of close to 10% from levels seen in mid-2016, although the rate of increase was slower than the previous few weeks.

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  • BP Reports Oil Spill in Alaska

    The department says the well will not be officially secured until a mechanical plug is put in place. BP has dealt with several spills and leaks in Alaska in the past. This last March, daily output in the area hit 565,000 bpd - the highest in more than three years. In 2006, a BP oil pipeline in Prudhoe Bay ruptured and spilled 215,000 gallons of crude oil over the North Slope.

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  • Illinois bill would ban forcible removal of passengers after UAL incident

    Illinois bill would ban forcible removal of passengers after UAL incident

    Days later Mr Munoz, who was facing calls to resign from online petitions that had received thousands of signatures, said he felt "shame and embarrassment" and vowed that it would never happen again. Now United, and all US airlines, need to re-examine how to do it without angering, and injuring, their paying customers lest those customers take flight to friendlier skies.

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  • Petróleo mexicano alcanza los 45.61 dólares por barril

    Petróleo mexicano alcanza los 45.61 dólares por barril

    Venezuela es uno de los principales países exportadores de petróleo y experimentó una curva de descenso en septiembre de 2014, cuando se cotizaba a 90,19 dólares el barril. "De cualquier manera, no vamos a ver un gran alza en los precios sin importa lo que decida la OPEP ", comentó Ziebell. En tanto, el crudo estadounidense West Texas Intermediate (WTI) para junio, retrocede 2.6 por ciento y se cotiza en 49.50 dólares, el nivel más bajo desde el 10 de marzo.

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  • Impact of Ontario housing measures on market may be short-lived

    It also discourages people who already own homes from selling them to buy new ones, as they often decide to renovate instead. Rental increases for units built before 1991 were already capped by a guidelines set each year by the province. Then, in January, B.C. Premier Christie Clark announced the tax would be lifted for those who have a work permit, in order to encourage more people to come to the province to work.

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  • EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution

    EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution

    As East Chicago residents and local organizers try to pressure EPA for more resources and assistance, West Calumet resident Demetra Turner said the community and local activists' must continue fighting. Fifty-one percent of residents in East Chicago are Hispanic and 43 percent African-American. "What we talked about today is setting forth concrete steps, progress that we can measure in the near term to restore that confidence", Pruitt said.

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  • Saudi Arabia Said Likely to Support OPEC Extending Output Cuts

    The global benchmark for oil prices, Brent crude futures, climbed to their highest since March 7 at Dollars 56.16 a barrel. Crude oil eased from a five-week high on Tuesday as rising USA shale oil production offset concerns over geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and output cuts being made to support prices.

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  • Oil prices claw back losses, but oversupply still weighs

    Oil prices claw back losses, but oversupply still weighs

    Oil futures fell during the trading session, touching their lowest in 11 days as the US government reported that shale oil output in May was expected to post the biggest monthly increase in more than two years. USA crude's intraday low was also the weakest since April 7. The global benchmark crude traded at a $1.97 premium to June WTI. USA gasoline stocks posted a counter-seasonal build of 1.5 million barrels, because of rising refining activity.

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  • ConocoPhillips (COP) Board Approves Share Buyback Program

    Finally, Scotiabank set a $53.00 price target on shares of ConocoPhillips and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, March 27th. "TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "[[title]]" was reported by [[site]] and is the property of of [[site]]. If you are viewing this news story on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States and global trademark & copyright legislation.

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  • Watchdog's dawn swoops on aviation insurance brokers

    Watchdog's dawn swoops on aviation insurance brokers

    A Marsh spokesman said the broker would issue a statement later on Friday. In addition to Aon and Marsh, Willis Towers Watson, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group PLC and United Insurance Brokers Ltd. Aon is working diligently with the FCA in order to ensure it can carry out its work as efficiently as possible, the company said in a statement. Willis Towers Watson said in an emailed statement on Friday it was "cooperating fully" with the FCA investigation , following a recent visit by the FCA to ...

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  • Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) Experiencing Unusual Activity Mid-day

    Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) Experiencing Unusual Activity Mid-day

    Stanley Black & Decker has price-earnings ratio of 20.93 with a 52 week low of $103.86 and a 52 week high of $137.90 and has a market cap of $0. "The Company is now working intensely to invest in product, brand and commercialization for the Craftsman brand , and to successfully integrate Newell tools , as we remain focused on our diversified industrial portfolio strategy".

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  • Bill O'Reilly won't be back at Fox News

    Bill O'Reilly won't be back at Fox News

    He commented on the issue Wednesday, calling it "tremendously disheartening" and labeling the claims "completely unfounded", according to the Washington Post . If O'Reilly's viewership craters, it could hurt audiences in the 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. slots, sapping revenue from O'Reilly's former slot and those around it.

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  • Venezuela's capital braces for more anti-government protests

    Caracas-based newspaper El Nacional reported that a 17-year-old died after being shot in the head by presumed government supporters known as “colectivos” early in the morning. A National Guard soldier also reportedly was killed in protests in Miranda state, near Caracas. "We were on a motorbike and they were following us, shooting", her boyfriend told Reuters.

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  • Are You Familiar with Analyst's Ratings? Werner Enterprises, Inc.'s (WERN)

    Are You Familiar with Analyst's Ratings? Werner Enterprises, Inc.'s (WERN)

    Currently, EPS of Werner Enterprises Inc. As analysts monitor volatile markets in recent weeks they have updated their price targets on shares of Werner Enterprises, Inc. 03/27/2017 - Werner Enterprises, Inc. had its "equal-weight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. The stock's price switched up -4.22% 20-Days Simple Moving Average, dropped -8.06% from 50-Days Simple Moving Average and fell -3.18% from 200 Days Simple Moving Average.

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  • LiDCO Group plc (LID) Issues Earnings Results

    TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC is a provider of fixed line broadband, voice telephony, mobile and television services. The company has market cap of $57,609. On Wednesday, October 12 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with "Outperform". On Tuesday, August 4 the stock rating was upgraded by TH Capital to "Neutral".

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  • Why You Should Vote Conservative On 8 June

    She said: "At this moment of enormous national significance there should be unity in Westminster, but instead there is division". 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 allegedly divide the country on the issue of Brexit.

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  • OPEC production cut deal appears to be holding

    USA shale production in May is likely to post the biggest monthly gain in more than two years, government data showed on Monday, as producers step up the pace of drilling with oil prices holding above $50 a barrel. After strong gains overnight, the price for Brent crude oil, the global benchmark, was down 0.1 percent to $52.88 per barrel. The surprise build in gasoline, along with an increase in USA production and imports from OPEC nations, pressured prices.

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