Economy

Donald Tusk, the president of the European council, described Trump's withdrawal from the Paris pact as a big mistake and said the fight against climate change would continue with or without the US. While U.N. officials stress that it could take several years before there is a proper understanding of the implications of a US withdrawal, they also say the deal was structured to require action at multiple levels of government, not just federal.
  • ITV plc (ITV) Given Hold Rating at Berenberg Bank

    Economy

    Synovus Financial Corporation accumulated 65 shares. Its up 0.56% from 761,800 shares previously. Fifth Third Savings Bank holds 0.06% or 148,312 shares in its portfolio. GBX 396.77's average target is 2.68% above currents GBX 386.4 stock price. Grainger had 73 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.
  • Hillary Out Again to Whine, Point Fingers, Blame the World

    Economy

    She said she was certain that Trump aides assisted the Russians because the Russians could not have known by themselves how to use information to turn voters against her. She then went on to name and analyze a list of people and factors that led to her defeat last November, from ex-FBI Director James Comey to Vladimir Putin.
  • Massachusetts Joins US Climate Alliance After Trump Pull Out of Paris Accord

    Massachusetts Joins US Climate Alliance After Trump Pull Out of Paris Accord

    Economy

    A spokesman for President Vladimir Putin said Russian Federation "thinks highly" of the accords and sees no alternative to it. But he added that its implementation will not be as effective "without the key signatories". In a tweet, Trump said an announcement would come in the "next few days", ratcheting up the tension over what could be one of the biggest decisions of his presidency.
  • Macron Urges Putin To Aid Gay Men In Chechnya

    Economy

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has rejected allegations that Moscow meddled in France's presidential election. The recent meeting between French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin is an indicator of France's transition away from the "degraded" bilateral relations established during the presidency of Francois Hollande and is a step in the right direction toward the creation of a much-needed alliance with Moscow, Jean-Luc Schaffhauser, a member of the European ...
  • German rock concert to resume after terrorism alert - organisers

    Economy

    An 80,000-person rock festival at the Nürburgring race track in Nürburg, Germany was evacuated Friday evening, moments before headliner Rammstein took the stage. In a Facebook statement, organisers say: "This is the news we all have been waiting for". "Because of the last attack on a concert in Manchester, the security concept for Rock am Ring was modified in advance and the number of security officers was significantly increased to around 1,200", Koblenz police said.
  • False! Trump Claims Paris Deal Would Only Make 'Tiny' Difference

    Economy

    European Council President Donald Tusk said Friday that Europe's strong ties with the US will outweigh President Trump's "big mistake" of withdrawing from the Paris climate change agreement on Thursday, Washington Examiner writes.Tusk discussed Trump's decision after a two-day summit with Chinese officials in Brussels , during which the Paris deal was high on the agenda.
  • Trump may block Comey testimony

    Trump may block Comey testimony

    Economy

    Trump allegedly asked Comey for his loyalty and encouraged him to ease off an investigation into his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, according to a memo prepared by Comey and the former FBI director's associates. But Trump has addressed his conversations with Comey publicly in interviews and tweets, including one where he threatened the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director.
  • Jobs miss big, unemployment rate falls to 16-year low

    Economy

    The economy added 138,000 non-farm jobs, which disappointed analysts who predicted about 185,000 jobs would be produced. The unemployment rate, which is calculated from a different survey, fell from 4.4% to 4.3%, lowest since May 2003, the Labor Department said Friday.
  • Vatican would see US Paris deal exit as slap in face

    Vatican would see US Paris deal exit as slap in face

    Economy

    A withdrawal "would not only be a disaster but completely unscientific", said Bishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo , head of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, which has hosted numerous worldwide conferences on climate change. When Pope Francis met with Trump last month he gave the president a signed copy of his 2015 encyclical letter that called for the protecting the environment from climate change.
  • Alaska delegation has mixed reaction to Trump's Paris pullout

    Economy

    The question has yet to be answered by anyone in the administration, even as aides and others appear on television and hold briefings to explain Trump's decision to leave the Paris agreement - despite protests from members of his own administration, environmental experts, corporate titans and fellow foreign leaders.
  • Sonia Gandhi greets Karunanidhi, hails political record

    Sonia Gandhi greets Karunanidhi, hails political record

    Economy

    Rahul Gandhi said that the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar , Omar Abdullah, Derek O' Brien and others on the dais completely disagree with the ideology of RSS and Modi. Stalin would have a larger political role in the coming days. "I am happy to say that he (Stalin) is walking in the right direction and I am confident that one day we will speak about Stalin the same way we are speaking about his father", Gandhi said.