• Xi stresses ties with S. Korea in meeting with Seoul delegate

    The missile was launched at 5:27 a.m. Sunday Seoul time (4:27 p.m. Saturday ET), off Kusong north of the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, a South Korean military official told NBC News. The US, Russia and South Korea have all spoken out against the missile test, which flew close to Russia and crashed into the Sea of Japan early on Sunday.

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  • Trump says he's looking at breaking up big banks

    Trump says he's looking at breaking up big banks

    The president added, "There's some people that want to go back to the old system, right?" Immediately, JPMorgan Chase, the biggest United States bank by assets, took a nosedive, falling more than 1 percent in 2 minutes. The proposal would also prohibit people sitting on the board of a federally insured bank from holding the same position for an investment bank, insurance company or similar institution.

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  • McDonald's unveils weird Frork utensil made of fries

    McDonald's unveils weird Frork utensil made of fries

    While ridiculously wonderful, the Frork is a campaign for introducing McDonald's new Signature Crafted Recipe sandwiches, which include Sweet BBQ Bacon, Maple Bacon Dijon, and Pico Guacamole. McDonald's locations on 2234 Winchester Road in Huntsville, 1529 US 72 East in Athens and 1745 Gunter Guntersville will offer the deal Friday, May 5 as part of a nationwide rollout.

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  • Trump announces his first overseas trip will be to Saudi Arabia

    Trump cast his trip as an effort to build cooperation and support between Muslims, Christians and Jews for fighting terrorism. Riyadh and Washington had a testier relationship under Democratic President Barack Obama's administration, which Saudi Arabia felt placed less importance on the Saudi-U.S.

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  • China's Xi outlines plans for wide cooperation in trade plan

    Chinese President Xi Jinping urged world leaders to reject protectionism on Monday at a summit positioning Beijing as a champion of globalisation, as some countries raised concerns over its trade ambitions. "We need to seek win-win results through greater openness and cooperation, avoid fragmentation, refrain from setting inhibitive thresholds for cooperation or pursuing exclusive arrangements and reject protectionism".

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  • Man charged with murdering his mother in her Sydney home

    Man charged with murdering his mother in her Sydney home

    Ms Connors was found by one of her sons, a 31-year-old man who raised the alarm, police said. A woman who said she had known Mr White since he was a child told the Sydney Morning Herald that he had recently started hearing voices. Following hours of questioning on Monday, police charged the younger man with murder and he was refused bail to appear at Newtown Local Court on Tuesday.

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  • Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries: Europol chief

    The cyber attack was first reported from Sweden, Britain and France, US media outlets reported. Cybersecurity officials in Britain have applauded MalwareTech for helping halt the global attack. The malware is spread by taking advantage of a Windows vulnerability that Microsoft released a security patch for in March. Following the alert, the Gujarat government began equipping its state computer systems with anti-virus softwares and upgrading its Microsoft operating systems.

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  • Macron quiere sede olímpica para el 2024

    Macron quiere sede olímpica para el 2024

    Pero todavía no está definido si se adjudicarán también los Juegos de 2028, como evalúa el Comité Olímpico Internacional (COI ). Según la plataforma que fundó Macron , 'En Marcha', el presidente electo recordó a Bach que la candidatura de París la ha impulsado 'el movimiento deportivo' y 'se inscribe en la agenda de desarrollo sostenible del COI'.

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  • Bloomberg leads big NY donors in school choice debate

    Bloomberg leads big NY donors in school choice debate

    And 66 percent report the same lack of knowledge about private school voucher programs. While donors include those who support charter schools, which are public schools but privately run, DeVos and others want to take choice further with programs like vouchers that allow tax money to pay for private school tuition and government-funded scholarships.

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  • Australia Stocks Falter, Weighed by Banking Shares

    I won't be surprised if this triggers that feeling of deja vu for the butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker for we've been here before. When Treasurer Scott Morrison arrived at Parliament on Tuesday morning ahead of delivering the 2017 Federal Budget , he said the document would disappoint the ideologues.

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  • Next global cyber-attack likely on Monday

    The attack looks like this: images appear on victims' screens demanding payment of $300 (275 euros) in the virtual currency Bitcoin, saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" Friday's global cyber-attack has affected more than 200,000 victims in 150 countries, Europol chief Rob Wainwright said on Sunday.

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  • Francia elige a Macron y frena el populismo

    Francia elige a Macron y frena el populismo

    El diario "Le Monde" indicó que la prefectura (delegación de Gobierno) había contabilizado a unas 450 personas, que se habían congregado al grito de " Macron dimisión" o Macron , "resistencia y sabotaje". Es nuestra civilización lo que está en juego, nuestra manera de ser libres. El nuevo presidente tomará el relevo hasta el 14 de mayo de François Hollande .

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  • Empleada de McDonald's arroja agua hirviendo a niño

    Empleada de McDonald's arroja agua hirviendo a niño

    En un principio, se mencionó que el niño era de origen sirio pero después se confirmó que se trataba de un ciudadano turco, de nombre Polat Kara . Momentos después fue puesta en libertad, ya que los padres del menor no presentaron denuncia. La trabajadora implicada ha sido despedida y la empresa ha iniciado una investigación interna para saber qué papel jugaron otros miembros de la plantilla en la brutal agresión.

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  • Wannacry - grozny ransomware wyłudzający 300 dólares de rescate

    Wannacry - grozny ransomware wyłudzający 300 dólares de rescate

    El mensaje incluye instrucciones sobre cómo realizar el pago y un cronómetro. Mientras una red global inarticulada de expertos en seguridad cibernética luchaba contra el ransomware, diversos funcionarios y expertos urgieron el domingo a organizaciones y compañías a que actualicen inmediatamente sus sistemas operativos para asegurarse de que no sean vulnerables a una segunda versión más poderosa del software malicioso, o a versiones futuras que no puedan ser detenidas.

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  • After the B.C. election here's what Canadians are asking Google

    Liberal Party will carry on, a razor-thin two seats ahead of the resurgent NDP. "I was the house leader for the opposition and we worked together on making sure he got access in the legislature", Horgan said. They want us to work together. "We put it on record that the most important issue for us right now, the number one deal breaker is banning big money in B.C.

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  • Delta kiosk checks your face before you check your bag

    The news comes after recent word that domestic airports would start using biometrics for registering travelers when they leave the United States and return. Studies have found self-service bag drops have the potential to process twice as many customers per hour, according to Delta. Salt Lake International Airport is a hub of Delta; however, there are no immediate plans to include the facial-recognition technology in its check-in process.

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  • AP, Singapore in pact for developing Amaravati startup area

    AP, Singapore in pact for developing Amaravati startup area

    Moreover, APCRDA will sign a memorandum of understandings (MoU) with a consortium of Singapore government companies for construction of a financial city for which, Singapore minister I Easwaran is arriving in Amaravati on Monday with a 70-member entrepreneurs' delegation.

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  • Inflatable sculpture of ballerina by Jeff Koons unveiled

    Inflatable sculpture of ballerina by Jeff Koons unveiled

    Two previous Koons works were also displayed as public art at the Rockefeller Center, the monumental floral sculptures "Puppy" and "Split Rocker". NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Seated Ballerina , a new public art project by artist Jeff Koons, sits in Rockefeller Center on May 12, 2017 in New York City.

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  • Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Position Boosted by First PREMIER Bank

    Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Position Boosted by First PREMIER Bank

    Charter Trust Co.'s holdings in Wells Fargo & Co were worth $5,190,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of WFC. Wells Fargo & Co's revenue was down.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. On average, equities analysts expect that Wells Fargo & Co will post $4.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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  • Trump Considers Raising Gas Tax

    Trump Considers Raising Gas Tax

    Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater says Trump deserves credit for having the political courage to publicly acknowledge what so many other elected officials will not: That it's time to raise the gas tax. "What China's done is incredible", Trump told a group of conservative journalists. The estate tax , for example, affects only 5,200 Americans per year.

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  • Holdings tanks as Gambling Commission launches review

    Online gambling operator 888 has confirmed that it is now the subject of a licence review by the UK Gambling Commission , which regulates gambling in the UK. The commission said it had issued the fine for nine misleading advertisements by BGO on its own website between July 2015 and July 2016 as well as 14 on affiliates' websites between February and October previous year.

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  • Happy mother's day 2017: You Need to Know Surprise your mom

    Happy mother's day 2017: You Need to Know Surprise your mom

    While you might be tempted to invest in a great new gadget or upgrade something she already has, try not to gift your mom with something she'll have to sit down and learn how to use. She is anxious of where you are and when will you be back. Mothers are undoubtedly one of the best creations of God. Don't let her have to clean up after an animal too.

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  • Fading risk appetite steadies prices of gold

    Fading risk appetite steadies prices of gold

    Based on what we have so far, unless there is more stronger data, more than two (US) rate hikes are not very likely", Argonaut Securities analyst Helen Lau said. U.S. gold futures were up 0.04 percent at 28.20 an ounce. In other precious metals, silver was up 1 percent at $16.62 an ounce. "That could indicate that most of the selling pressure in silver is now over", said Hansen.

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  • US homebuilder sentiment climbs higher in May

    US homebuilder sentiment climbs higher in May

    An index reading above 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as good than view them as poor. US homebuilders are feeling more optimistic about their business prospects, reflecting a recent surge in sales of newly built homes and a lingering shortage of previously occupied homes on the market.

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  • China invests $124bn in Belt and Road global trade project

    The start of the summit coincided with North Korea firing a ballistic missile from a region near its west coast that flew 700km in 30 minutes and dropped in the sea between the North's east coast and Japan. About $50 billion more would be directed at encouraging financial institutions to expand their overseas renminbi fund businesses. While some see Beijing's project as a geopolitical powerplay, Xi has insisted that the Belt and Road is open to everybody.

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  • Kevin Hart, wife Eniko Parrish expecting baby boy

    Kevin Hart, wife Eniko Parrish expecting baby boy

    It's an extra special Mother's Day for Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish! Happy Mother-to-be Day to me! Hart and Parrish tied the knot in a romantic ceremony in Santa Barbara, Calif., in August 2016 . "We are overjoyed about our new addition to our family", the couple said in a joint statement to PEOPLE. The comedian, who is already dad to 12-year-old daughter Heaven and 9-year-old son Hendrix with ex-wife Torrei Hart , couldn't help but gush about Parrish prior to their wedding.

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  • ICICI Bank, HDFC reduce home loan rates

    ICICI Bank, HDFC reduce home loan rates

    For home loans above INR 75 lakh it is now 8.55 per cent, from 8.75 per cent for all, it said. The reduced rate, the bank said, will be effective from May 15 for new borrowers. Commenting on the initiative, ICICI Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Chanda Kochhar said: " ICICI Bank is committed to supporting the government's vision to provide housing for all by 2022".

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  • Summit Hotel Properties Inc (INN) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance

    Zacks Investment Research's sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that cover LaSalle Hotel Properties. HOSPITALITY PROPERITES TRUST (HPT) Earnings Surprise: According to the earnings report released for Quarter Ending_Dec-16, The Company posted actual earnings of $0.57 per share whereas the Analysts projected earnings were $0.55 per share.

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