Economy

At least six people were reported to have been killed in the USA missile strikes early on Friday. "Under the current circumstances, this is very risky", Lu told reporters at a regular press briefing. North Korea is hosting foreign journalists in Pyongyang before this weekend's commemoration of Kim Il Sung's birth. The United States periodically deploys aircraft carrier strike groups to waters near the Korean Peninsula to retain a naval presence and project power in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Know Your Rights As An Airline Passenger

    Economy

    The video showing Dr. David Dao with his face bloodied, being removed from United Airlines Flight 3411 at Chicago's O'Hare airport Sunday evening went viral. However, no one volunteered and United was forced to choose four passengers at random. After the incident caused social outrage, United CEO Oscar Munoz in a statement said, "This is an upsetting event to all of us here at United ".
  • North Korea decries US carrier dispatch as parliament meets

    Economy

    A U.S. Navy strike group led by a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is en route to the western Pacific with talk of military action by the United States gaining traction following its strikes last week against Syria. But US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that China understands how unsafe North Korea's nuclear program has become and agrees action must be taken to stop it.
  • US, Mexico,Canada announce joint bid for World Cup 2026

    US, Mexico,Canada announce joint bid for World Cup 2026

    Economy

    It looks like this North American bid will go unopposed, as Asia and Europe won't be bidding on the 2026 event because of the 2018 tournament in Russian Federation and 2022 in Qatar. Previously, the voting power was wielded by an executive ruling committee of around two dozen countries. The success of that World Cup spawned the birth of Major League Soccer, which has grown to 22 teams two decades later.
  • Self-certification of bank accounts by April. 30 or closure

    Self-certification of bank accounts by April. 30 or closure

    Economy

    CBDT has said that financial institutions should make all efforts to obtain the self-certification. According to the Reserve Bank of India norms, submission of permanent account number (PAN), Aadhaar card, driver's license, voter's identity card or passport will serve as proof of identity and address.
  • LVMH Q1 revenue rises 15%

    LVMH Q1 revenue rises 15%

    Economy

    Organic revenue growth was 13 percent compared to the same period of 2016, which the company attributed to sales increase across business groups. All divisions beat estimates, with the fashion and drinks units standing out. Revenue for the quarter was EUR9.9 billion, beating analyst expectations of EUR9.5 billion. LVMH's quarterly sales rose 15% to €9.88bn. The group's Wine & Spirits division posted sales of just under €1.2 billion, which is above the €1.03 billion it recorded previous ...
  • Ex-President Park Geun Hye was arrested

    Ex-President Park Geun Hye was arrested

    Economy

    A conviction for bribery alone has a minimum sentence of 10 years in prison and maximum of life imprisonment in South Korea . After a marathon hearing on Thursday a court in the capital ordered Park's arrest in connection with the corruption scandal that brought millions of people onto the streets and saw her impeached.
  • Putin Says Trust With U.S. Deteriorated After Trump Took Office

    Economy

    Prior to the missile strikes, a State Department official said: "No decisions have been made this stage to shift towards more cooperation". They have all been nodding like bobbleheads, without analyzing the events. "He's toxifying the reputation of Russian Federation by his continual association with a guy who has flagrantly poisoned his own people", Johnson said of the bombing of the northwestern town of Khan Sheikhoun last Thursday allegedly with the nerve agent Sarin.
  • Theresa May sets out military link to help Jordan tackle Islamic State

    Economy

    Andrew Smith, from the Campaign Against Arms Trade, which is trying to block United Kingdom arms sales through the courts, said: "We are always being told how much influence the United Kingdom supposedly has over Saudi Arabia". In response to criticism about London's silence over the Saudi aggression against Yemen, May defended the British relationship with Saudi Arabia and said she had no problem bringing up the country's human rights record during the trip.
  • Coffee giant JAB to buy Panera Bread for $7.5B

    Economy

    Maxim Group lowered Panera Bread from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $260.00 price target on the stock.in a research report on Wednesday , March 29th. Shares of Panera, which have risen more than 33 percent this year, shot up $37.11, or 13.5 percent, to $311.15 in pre-market trade. But, who is behind JAB and how did the relatively unknown firm get to be the owner of some pretty marquee American retail and consumer businesses (Jimmy Choo, Krispy Kreme and Einstein Noah ...