• China, US reach consensus at high-level security dialogue

    China, US reach consensus at high-level security dialogue

    Economy

    Both events happened ahead of June 25, which is in North Korea's calendar as the "day of struggle against USA imperialism". "We both call for complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and we call on the DPRK to halt its illegal nuclear weapons program and its ballistic missile test as stipulated in the U.N.
  • Interest Rates Hit a Milestone for First Time Since 2008

    Economy

    Yellen stated that there is no specific fund rates level that could trigger the process of balance sheet normalization. The latest move by the Fed shows that the central bank continues to believe that the USA economy is strengthening. Inflation is expected to remain below 2 percent in the near term but reaches targeted 2 percent over the medium term. Meanwhile, in view of stable economic conditions, the Fed plans to reduce its 4.5-trillion-U.S.
  • Opp to field former Speaker Meira Kumar

    Economy

    President Pranab Mukherjee's term ends on July 24. Both Kovind and Kumar are aged 72. Meira Kumar, who is the daughter of former deputy Prime Minister and senior Dalit leader Jagjivan Ram, served as the Lok Sabha Speaker in the second UPA regime.
  • Whole Foods CEO suggests grocer could spin off new brand under Amazon

    Whole Foods CEO suggests grocer could spin off new brand under Amazon

    Economy

    Mackey said, according to the transcript. Beyond the romantic metaphor, Mackey also said the companies discussed what they could do together, though he could not share those plans until the transaction closed. Last month CNBC reported that Amazon was in serious discussions about breaking into the prescription drug business, and the move to acquire Whole Foods may be a strategic one, suggest some experts.
  • Red Bull 'underwhelmed' with fifth and 10th in Baku qualifying

    Economy

    Although his Ferrari team managed to resolve the failure in time for qualifying, Vettel was only fourth and 1.3 secs slower than Hamilton . "I am so pumped with that pole, and that is how qualifying should be", Hamilton said. After languishing in the lower reaches of the top ten in the final segment of qualifying, championship leader Vettel admits he was relieved to recover to snatch fourth.
  • New Zealand 0-4 Portugal: Easy win for Cristiano Ronaldo and co

    Economy

    Portugal beat the hosts 1-0 in their last game, but an injury-time equaliser from Mexico's Hector Moreno ensured that the points were shared between the two sides in their opening game in Kazan . "We had three strikers on the pitch and got caught at the end", he said, adding that he considers Portugal favourites for the title. If you remove Cristiano, they will still remain a side with a lot of high-quality players.
  • Dennis Rodman Says We're All Misunderstanding Kim Jong

    Economy

    Chris Volo , Rodman's agent, sat alongside his client during the interview with Michael Strahan and detailed what he said was their involvement with Warmbier's release. The Wilmington News Journal reports that anthropology professor Kathy Dettwyler said on her personal Facebook page that Otto Warmbier was "typical of a mindset of a lot of the young, white, rich, clueless males" she teaches.
  • Qatar Airways looks to acquire 10 percent stake of American Airlines

    Economy

    And while Qatar, along with Emirates and Etihad, has invested in other carriers - Etihad, for example, has a large stake in ailing Alitalia Airlines - an investment in a US carrier likely will spark a strong response. American Airlines shares climbed 3% in response to news of the unsolicited approach from Qatar Airways , which said in a statement that it is planning to buy an initial stake of 4.75%.
  • Confederations Cup scenarios: Who can advance to knockout stage?

    Economy

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored a penalty in the 33rd minute to put Portugal ahead as his side eased through to the semifinals. These two teams drew in their only competitive meeting to date in the 1970 World Cup and a point apiece could be enough to send both teams through, but only if New Zealand record a shock victory over Portugal .
  • Police officer stabbed in neck at MI airport

    Police officer stabbed in neck at MI airport

    Economy

    Amor Ftouhi, 49, tried to purchase a gun within 5 days of the attack but was denied, due to his citizenship, a congressional source tells 7 Action News. Authorities believe he entered the state of MI on 18 June after they found and searched his vehicle, which was left in the airport auto park. The FBI is investigating the attack as a possible terrorist attack, but has said it believes the stabbing was an "isolated incident".