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Defying "One Belt, One Road": EU Says No to China's Global Leadership

What kind of dialogue is a meaningful dialogue. "The thrust of the Belt and Road Initiative was infrastructure, and infrastructure was an enabler, a way of ge...


Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead

He did not practice. "It's just questionable for tomorrow". Jonathon Simmons , starting in place of Leonard, had a team-high 22 points for the Spurs , who f...


Blitzboks triumph in Plate final in London

England started day two of the London Sevens with a quarter-final triumph over World Series champions South Africa, before registering a 24-5 victory against...


AT&T workers go on three-day strike

SOME 40,000 AT&T workers are gearing up for a possible strike across 36 states as early as Friday, May 19. Our message is clear: fair contract or strike. In a...


Oil prices rise in expectation of Aramco supply cut to Asia

WTI was on track to post its best performance since November 30, the day the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to cut their production to...


Clashes erupt as Palestinians mark Nakba, several wounded

In a joint press conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, Abbas said that a solution to ending the conflict is embodied in establishi...


FBI chief's unceremonious ouster boomerangs on president

The latest Russian twist, first reported by the New York Times , comes a week after Mr Trump fired Mr Comey over his handling of the FBI investigation into Hil...


This Is How Pippa Middleton Is Preparing For Her Wedding Day

Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be page boy and flower girl too! Even though Pippa was Kate's maid of honor, the duchess probably won't fulfill the...


Sprint's Owner Wants a T-Mobile Merger, Is Open to Other Offers

SoftBank Group Chairman Masayoshi Son's remarks that he wants to restart merger talks between his Sprint unit and T-Mobile US sent the shares of the USA wireles...


Jakarta governor given 2-year prison sentence for blasphemy

In announcing its decision , the five-judge panel said Gov. Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama was "convincingly proven guilty of blasphemy" and ordered his arres...


Your primer to the 2017-18 Federal Budget

This is a tax on liabilities for banks which have aggregate liabilities in excess of £20 billion. A rise in the department's overall public servant head count...


Notable Price Swings: Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (HTZ) ,Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (KERX)

Analysts are looking for an EPS of 88 cents and revenue of $371.04. Hertz Global Holdings, Inc has a 12-month low of $14.26 and a 12-month high of $53.14. E...


'I'm Not Chasing Any Job' - Gordhan After High Court Ruling

The High Court in Pretoria has ordered Zuma to hand over to the Democratic Alliance (DA ) within five working days the record of decisions related to his recen...


Was Land Allotted to Patanjali at a Throwaway Price, Asks Bombay HC

In 10 years since its founding, Patanjali has grown its market share to 1.2 per cent share in beauty and personal care market as of 2015, Bloomberg reported. ...


Consensus emerging for OPEC, non-OPEC to extend output pact: Saudi governor

ENERGY SHARES: Oil company stocks led declines. "The Fed will raise the federal funds rate again in mid-June as the economy is approaching full employment", sai...


Google agrees to pay $335 million in Italy tax dispute

American lawmakers, meanwhile, are demanding that US-based multinationals repatriate more of their profits and pay taxes on them. Italy has also begun proceed...


Assured, MBIA sue Puerto Rico board over island fiscal plan

Shown here is the capitol of the US territory in San Juan . Gov. Ricardo Rossello triggered a bankruptcy-like process by declaring Puerto Rico could not agre...


ICICI Bank 4Q Net Profit Jumps, But Bad Loans Also Up

The bank's net profit for the quarter stood at Rs 2,025 crore as compared to Rs 702 crore reported in the same period past year. The growth in net profit come...


'The Ultimate Fighter 26' to crown first UFC women's flyweight champion

According to the release, fighters now signed to the UFC roster (like her) can also apply for TUF 26 if they're able to make the flyweight limit, so long as the...


Trade Deficit Deepens in March

Imports from the United States - Canada's largest trading partner, by far - were up two percent, while exports to the U.S. edged down a fraction of a percentage...


Trump to sign order creating accountability office at VA

The government's second-largest department has struggled to improve care for more than 9 million veterans it serves. Officials there were found to have manipula...


Cooper Tire misses Street 1Q forecasts

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (NYSE:CTB)'s share price traded down 9.8% on Thursday after the company announced weaker than expected quarterly earnings . The Marcato...


Mayer set for $186m payout from Yahoo sale

It has been noted that she now holds Yahoo stock, stock options, and restricted stock units worth a total of $186 million. A series of acquisitions, such as t...


AT&T CEO Expects Time Warner Deal to Happen 'This Year'

According to AT&T , the growth of the DirecTV Now over-the-top pay TV package , launched last fall, helped to offset the declines on the traditional pay-TV si...


Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'

The rules approved by the FCC in 2015 prohibit broadband providers from giving or selling access to speedy internet, essentially a "fast lane", to certain inter...


Macron is a realist who tells the truth. French voters have responded

Since taking the reins of the FN in 2011 from her father (who she later booted out for describing Nazi gas chambers as "a detail of history"), Le Pen has been...


Paint giants squabble in merger battle as takeover bid rises

Last week, Akzo presented its case for remaining independent, offering shareholders €41.6bn in extra dividends and detailing plans to sell or float its chemical...


Kirkland's Chappell edges Koepka by 1 stroke to win Texas Open

Koepka, a member of the U.S. He had the best round of the day at seven-under 65. Koepka had a four-foot putt to tie Chappell for the lead on the par-5 14th ...


United changes policy, crew can't displace seated passengers

David Dao, was forcibly removed from an overbooked United flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. United Airlines will no longer bump passengers...


Wall Street gears up for busiest earnings week in years

Wall Street's main markets fell on mixed earnings and cautious investor sentiment ahead of the French presidential election this weekend. "Our first quarter p...


Ontario, Canada brings in foreign housing tax to cool market

Premier Kathleen Wynne announced more than a dozen new initiatives aimed at reining in prices that have soared out of reach for many homebuyers, including a 1...


Bebe will close all stores in May, including 5 in Orange County

While bebe didn't provide details on its future plans in its filing , the store closures don't necessarily mean the end of the bebe brand. Bebe also plans to...


Most Active Volume Stock: Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

However, AmEx is curbing costs in other areas to bolster margins and said it was on track to remove $1 billion from its expenses this year and was "very confi...


Grayson Allen to return to Duke for senior season

Allen averaged 14.5 points per game last season on a loaded Duke squad that won the ACC tournament before falling in the second round of the NCAA tournament to ...


Dairy farmers worry about trade to Mexico

Both are shielded from open trade in the existing North American Free Trade Agreement, employ more than 200,000 people in Canada, and claim a similar economic v...