• Sheriff: Slain Kansas deputy identified
Sheriff: Slain Kansas deputy identified

The surviving deputy is female and is in critical condition. She initially was in critical condition following the shooting, but was pronounced dead during the overnight hours Friday into Saturday. The investigation is being handled by the Kansas City Police Department. Colón says he's "very confident it was a last-resort situation to ensure the ...

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  • US, China firms brace for escalating trade war
US, China firms brace for escalating trade war

Speaking alongside U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Beijing, Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi said there were two choices when it came to trade. The second package will target the remaining $16 billion of Chinese goods , on 284 product lines. China's retaliatory tariffs will follow a similar schedule.

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  • Federal Reserve raises U.S. interest rates again
Federal Reserve raises U.S. interest rates again

While the course of interest-rate hikes remains gradual, the slightly more aggressive pace shows officials see more urgency to tighten policy, as unemployment already fell in May to the level they had forecast for year-end. That compares with March's forecasts for 3.8 per cent this year and 3.6 per cent in the following two years. Here's the ...

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  • North Korea: Trump agreed to 'step-by-step' approach to denuclearization
North Korea: Trump agreed to 'step-by-step' approach to denuclearization

Reaffirming the April 27, 2018 Panmunjom Declaration, the DPRK commits to work towards the complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula ". "Summits were being set up [between USA presidents and] with Kim Jong Un's father Kim Jong Il in 1992, in 1994 and in 2006 and on each occasion they fell through".

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  • IHOP becomes IHOb, and the b is for burgers
IHOP becomes IHOb, and the b is for burgers

The global House of Pancakes, commonly known as IHOP , has officially switched its name. B stands for burgers, something that many people guessed would be the meaning of the temporary name change. "We'll certainly get back to promoting breakfast items some time after this", he said. The new IHOb Twitter account includes a cover image of the...

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  • U.S. reaches deal with China's ZTE, commerce secretary says
U.S. reaches deal with China's ZTE, commerce secretary says

Reuters reported Tuesday that under the preliminary agreement, ZTE would pay a $1 billion fine in addition to another $400 million in an escrow in case it commits future sanctions violations. ZTE also did not immediately respond to requests for comment. It paid $890 million in fines. "The Chinese public was up in arms because they believed the US ...

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  • India's GDP grows at 7.7% in quarter of 2017-18: Piyush Goyal
India's GDP grows at 7.7% in quarter of 2017-18: Piyush Goyal

Moody's Investors Service, a credit rating firm on Wednesday estimated a 7.3 per cent growth in Indian Gross Domestic Product ( GDP ) for the year 2018, thereby cutting it down from a previously projected 7.5 per cent. The data, combined with April's higher annual inflation pace of 4.58 per cent, could put pressure on the Reserve Bank of India to r...

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  • Italy financial markets plunge on political turmoil
Italy financial markets plunge on political turmoil

The announcement by the president's office that Mr Conte was taking the role indicated Mr Mattarella had accepted all of the ministers proposed by the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the right-wing League. George Soros, the pro-EU billionaire, yesterday said the European Union had an "existential crisis" and needed to "reinvent itself" to...

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  • How much will Starbucks' closing on Tuesday cost the company?
How much will Starbucks' closing on Tuesday cost the company?

A manager at the Philadelphia store had told police that Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson , both 23-year-old businessmen, asked to use the bathroom and were sitting inside the store without purchasing anything. Starbucks gave a media preview of the session in NY in which Executive Chairman Howard Schultz said he considered the training neces...

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  • Trump hits Canadian steel, aluminum with tariffs
Trump hits Canadian steel, aluminum with tariffs

US Trade Secretary Wilbur Ross immediately responded to the criticism of Washington's transatlantic partners, saying that the EU's retaliation for the introduction of metal tariffs was unlikely to have much impact on the US economy. Ross said the tariffs are based on national security concerns, which he said was an all encompassing category. Wh...

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  • Traffic, gas prices expected to increase during Memorial Day weekend
Traffic, gas prices expected to increase during Memorial Day weekend

That's well above the national average of $2.93, which is the highest since 2014. Gasbuddy.com pegs the statewide average price for a gallon of gasoline at about $3.15. That drop, however, won't show up in this weekend's gas prices and is unlikely show up at all unless the price of crude oil stays at that level or falls lower.

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  • Trump talks to Naval Academy grads on how to pronounce Nevada
Trump talks to Naval Academy grads on how to pronounce Nevada

Trump says Friday in Annapolis that "we will have the strongest military that we ever had". The commander-in-chief praised America's booming prosperity, where he said we are proud again as America rediscovers its identity and regains its stride.

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  • Blumenthal, Murphy Vote To Preserve Net Neutrality Rules
Blumenthal, Murphy Vote To Preserve Net Neutrality Rules

The Senate passed the bill 52-47, with three Republicans and two independents joining Senate Democrats to approve the bill. The new rules, which are now set to go into effect on June 10, would no longer prevent Internet service providers from prioritizing their own content, or that of their partners, through so-called "fast lanes".

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  • Leinster Looking For 4th European Title This Evening
Leinster Looking For 4th European Title This Evening

The former England lock, who played in both the 2003 and 2007 World Cup finals, says that even those huge fixtures did not make him as nervous as his first European Cup final. "These are his last games - there's a lot to play for". While a rich Racing do have players from over nine nationalities to choose from, Cullen's Cup-winning side boast t...

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  • Ireland Is Through To The Eurovision Final
Ireland Is Through To The Eurovision Final

On stage were representatives of 19 countries, but only ten of them will fight in the final, which will take place this Saturday. On Friday another Australia will face off against Norway, Romania, Serbia, San Marino, Denmark, Russia, Moldova, The Netherlands, Georgia, Poland, Malta, Hungary, Latvia, Sweden, Montenegro, Slovenia and Ukraine for th...

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  • Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) To Join Bidding For 21st Century Fox
Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) To Join Bidding For 21st Century Fox

After months of negotiation, they settled on a $52 billion acquisition, where Disney would acquire most of Fox's assets. "At the margin, the news may be seen as negative for investor sentiment on Sky as it may limit Comcast's ability to counter-bid should Fox raise its offer for Sky ", UBS said.

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  • Federal Reserve holds rates, on track for June interest rate hike
Federal Reserve holds rates, on track for June interest rate hike

They had raised the rate.25 percentage point at their last meeting in March - the second hike in four months - and signaled two more small hikes were coming this year. - The MSCI Emerging Market Index fell 1 percent, the biggest drop in a week. The FOMC vote was unanimous, and the next such meeting is scheduled for June 12/13.

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  • Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) Stake Increased by Dock Street Asset Management Inc
Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) Stake Increased by Dock Street Asset Management Inc

Farmers National Bank who had been investing in Intel Corporation for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $245.72 billion market cap company. Dumont & Blake Investment Advisors Llc, which manages about $295.66 million and $246.36 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) by 39,334 shares to 43,234 shares, value...

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  • Amazon to open a new Vancouver office in 2022
Amazon to open a new Vancouver office in 2022

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Amazon jointly announced Monday that the online retailing giant will add 3,000 employees to its Vancouver operation. "Tech talent and investment are coming to our country in record numbers, and companies like Amazon are bringing even more energy, vision - and thousands of good jobs - to Canada", he sai...

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  • Canadian markets run by TMX Group close early due to technical problem
Canadian markets run by TMX Group close early due to technical problem

TMX today experienced an internal technical issue affecting service on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), TSX Alpha Exchange (Alpha) and Montreal Exchange (MX), beginning at 1:37:25 pm on MX and 1:39:13 pm EDT on TSX, TSX V, and Alpha.

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  • Ford cancels all sedans and hatchbacks for U.S. market
Ford cancels all sedans and hatchbacks for U.S. market

Notably, this doesn't mean we won't get Ford's promised hybrid-electric trims for some of its most popular models. Ford estimates that by 2020, SUVs can be up to half of the total retail market in the United States, and that's why he puts $7 billion in investment capital from your business tradicionnyh cars in the SUV segment.

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  • United States economy expanded by 2.3% in Q1 2018
United States economy expanded by 2.3% in Q1 2018

In the fourth quarter, real GDP increased 2.9 percent . The government will publish its snapshot of first-quarter GDP on Friday at 8:30 a.m. (1230 GMT). Minutes of the March 20-21 meeting published earlier this month showed policymakers "expected that the first-quarter softness would be transitory", citing "residual seasonality in the data, and ...

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  • ME sheriff's deputy investigating robbery fatally shot
ME sheriff's deputy investigating robbery fatally shot

A Somerset County's sheriff's deputy was shot and killed early Wednesday morning in Norridgewock . "Our thoughts are also with all of Maine's law enforcement community as they mourn the loss of their colleague, and we pray for their continued safety".

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  • Shire (SHPG) Given a $186.00 Price Target at Royal Bank of Canada
Shire (SHPG) Given a $186.00 Price Target at Royal Bank of Canada

On Friday, April 20 the stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ: SHPG ) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, April 20. Shire shares slipped 0.8 percent to 39 pounds by 0850 GMT, well below Takeda's 49 pounds offer, signaling scepticism about the deal as Tak...

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  • Weekly NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) Ratings
Weekly NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) Ratings

The performance of the stock over the past seven days has increased by 0.35%, over the past one-month price index is 4.59% while over the last three months is -0.86%. (NYSE:NEE) was sold by Sieving Charles E. 5,093 shares were sold by Arechabala Miguel , worth $803,691. Pacad Investment Limited invested in 400 shares.

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