Economy

Trump has employed plenty of tough talk against North Korea . South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks with U.S. President Donald Trump by telephone at his house in Seoul, South Korea in this handout picture provided by the Presidential Blue House and released by Yonhap on May 10, 2017.
  • George Clooney Sells Tequila Brand to Beverage Giant

    Economy

    Diageo doesn't expect the deal to add to its earnings until its fourth year. Diageo announced the news in a press release which reveals that the deal is expected to close in the second half of calendar 2017. Mr Gerber, Casamigos co-founder, said: "What started from a friendship and an idea to create the best tasting, smoothest tequila as our own house tequila to drink and share with friends, has quickly turned into the fastest growing super-premium tequila".
  • DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources

    Economy

    While it's deeply unlikely that the DUP will vote against the Queen's Speech - their antipathy to Jeremy Corbyn is too great for that - the government will struggle to ensure their support for its legislation, meaning that we could be looking at an fallow legislative period.
  • Saudi King Deposes Crown Prince And Names A New Heir, Age 31

    Economy

    Bin Salman's visit to the USA earlier this year paved the way for President Donald Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia , portrayed by the kingdom as an endorsement of its leadership role in the region. He has also called for Saudis to be given more influence in government, telling the Economist previous year that he wanted to build a country that "guarantees the participation of everyone in decision-making".
  • Barclays, former bosses, charged over 2008 Qatar fundraising

    Barclays, former bosses, charged over 2008 Qatar fundraising

    Economy

    If charges were brought against the operating company, Barclays would lose the chance to do business in the U.S. and other countries, who bar companies involved in criminal proceedings from bidding for contracts. The evidence I have supplied is very clear: "there is no case for me to answer", stated Boath, the former chairman of the investment division of the bank in the Middle East.
  • UN reports substantial increase in Israeli settlements

    UN reports substantial increase in Israeli settlements

    Economy

    Jewish settlements in the West Bank are regarded as illegal under worldwide law and are considered one of the main obstacles to a two-state solution, taking land claimed by Palestinians for a future state. The Trump administration, in contrast, has chosen not to criticize settlement activity in public. According to Peace Now, the new settlement's location was "strategic for the fragmentation of the West Bank".
  • DC, Maryland Suing Trump Over Foreign Pay

    DC, Maryland Suing Trump Over Foreign Pay

    Economy

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday disputed that Trump's interests in his businesses violated the emoluments clause, pointing to the arguments raised by the Justice Department in its motion to dismiss the case in NY. NORTHAM: Laurence Noble with the Campaign Legal Center, a government watchdog group, says today's suit involves government entities taking on a president for violating the Emoluments Clause for the first time.
  • Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns following months of chaos

    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns following months of chaos

    Economy

    The company also faced allegations it stole trade secrets and a federal investigation into efforts to mislead local government regulators. Kalanick's penchant for conflict undermined the company's prospects, said Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer, director of the Center for Automotive Research at the University of Duisburg-Essen.
  • At least 10 people hurt when United flight hits turbulence

    At least 10 people hurt when United flight hits turbulence

    Economy

    The United Airlines flight landed without issue at its Texas destination, where it was met by paramedics on the runway. Paramedics assisted the passengers after the plane landed at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The plane unexpectedly hit an "air hole" as it neared the Suvarnabhumi Airport in early May, causing some passengers to suffer serious fractures and bruising.
  • North Korea urged to release captives after student's death

    Economy

    Trump had made clear in the past that despite his preference to work with China on North Korea, he was willing to go after them alone, the media reports added. Warmbier". Pyongyang has also vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile that it says will be capable of hitting the U.S.