• UK police name two London attackers, say one investigated before
UK police name two London attackers, say one investigated before

Dick said police had seized "a huge amount of forensic material" after going through the van used in the attack "very very carefully". The department adds that while Butt "was known to the police and MI5", the agencies had no reason to believe he was involved in planning the attack.

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  • European bank bailout soothes stocks; oil plunges
European bank bailout soothes stocks; oil plunges

Retail sales volumes rose by 0.1 per cent in April, according to the European Commission, a fall from the 0.2 per cent expansion seen in the previous month. The common currency was 0.1% higher at US$1.127 on Tuesday. While London's main FTSE 100 stock index ended the day flat, the FTSE 250 which has many more British companies shed almost 1.1 p...

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  • Tesla Model Y Teased; Will Make It Production By 2020
Tesla Model Y Teased; Will Make It Production By 2020

Musk also revealed a glimpse at Tesla's semi-truck, which is slated to be unveiled in September. For the new platform Tesla is set to switch from a 12-volt lead-acid battery structure to a new system, which is said to reduce wiring and improve production efficiency.

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  • Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia Investigation
Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia Investigation

Here's your quick guide for the hearings that may determine the course of the Donald Trump presidency. In that testimony, according to the person familiar with Comey's preparations, the former director also intends to refute Trump's previous assertions that Comey assured him three times that the president was not a subject of the FBI's wide-ran...

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  • J.Crew names James Brett as CEO, Drexler to continue as chairman
J.Crew names James Brett as CEO, Drexler to continue as chairman

Drexler will be replaced by James Brett , the current president of furniture store West Elm and former chief merchandising officer of Urban Outfitters , in July. Group Inc. chief executive Mickey Drexler will step down from the job, entrusting the company's turnaround to a veteran of Williams-Sonoma Inc.'s West Elm .

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"Sprinklecare" may expand Nevada Medicaid to all

Four Republican governors-from Arkansas, Michigan, Nevada and Ohio-immediately wrote to House and Senate leaders that "the House bill provides nearly no new flexibility for states, does not ensure the resources necessary to make sure no one is left out, and shifts significant new costs to states".

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  • Qataris unable to board Qantas flights to Dubai: airline official
Qataris unable to board Qantas flights to Dubai: airline official

His defence secretary, James Mattis, also spoke to his Qatari counterpart to express commitment to the Gulf region's security. Trump, who spoke of the need to confront terrorism during a recent trip to Saudi Arabia, proudly touted Qatar being cut off by the other nations on Twitter, taking personal credit despite Qatar's status as a close U...

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  • White House looks for ways to undermine Comey's credibility
White House looks for ways to undermine Comey's credibility

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders reportedly announced that President Trump would not exercise executive privilege as a means of expediting the investigatory process. The allegations have drawn comparison to the 1970s Watergate scandal that brought down president Richard Nixon. The chairman off the Senate intelligence committee , ...

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  • Trump to embrace privatization of air traffic control system
Trump to embrace privatization of air traffic control system

A 2016 effort failed to gain enough support from members in both chambers of Congress , even with support of major players like Airlines for America and, after an agreement to protect the union , the National Air Traffic Controllers Association .

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  • Donald Trump criticises mayor Sadiq Khan again over London terror attacks
Donald Trump criticises mayor Sadiq Khan again over London terror attacks

The US President accused Khan of having "to think fast" after the mayor of London said there was no reason for Londoners to be alarmed following the terror attack, which appears to have been conducted by Islamist extremists. "I have been critical of Donald Trump before". On Monday, Clinton called for strengthened ties with global allies - a cle...

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  • Amazon Offers Prime Discount for US Customers on Government Aid
Amazon Offers Prime Discount for US Customers on Government Aid

Amazon announced the new initiative in a press release , expressing how they want everybody to be able to access Prime shipping, prices, and media streaming. Last week, Amazon's stock hit the $1,000 milestone. With these perks to its members, the retailer will be taking on the likes of Walmart, which holds onto the biggest share of the Supplemen...

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  • Paragon Group of Companies PLC (PAG) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities Ltd
Paragon Group of Companies PLC (PAG) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities Ltd

It has outperformed by 13.83% the S&P500. In an analyst note sent to investors on Wednesday morning, Inchcape PLC (LON:INCH) stock had its "Buy" Rating reiterated by research analysts at HSBC. HSBC now has a GBX 1030.00 PT on the 3.31 billion GBP market cap company or 29.52% upside potential. Huron Consulting Group had 10 analyst reports since July...

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  • South Africa's economy falls into recession
South Africa's economy falls into recession

The rand fell more than 1% against the dollar to a session low of 12.8950/dollar after data showed the economy contracted by 0.7% in the first quarter of 2017 after shrinking by 0.3% in the fourth quarter of past year. "There's a clear link between the fall in household consumption expenditure and the decline in trade". South African manufacturin...

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  • White House: Trump's tweets are 'official statements'
White House: Trump's tweets are 'official statements'

CNN's Jake Tapper compared that answer to a similar one given about former FBI Director James Comey just hours before he was sacked. Everyone's been telling Trump not to tweet, and he continues to tweet, and so I think it's important to take him seriously, even if not literally.

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  • Apple Announces Smart Speaker, Device Upgrades, and iOS 11
Apple Announces Smart Speaker, Device Upgrades, and iOS 11

The overall look is how much it makes an iPad look like a laptop computer - which should tie in nicely with the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro. Apple has launched a 10.5-inch and updated 12.9-inch iPad Pro variants at WWDC . As for passengers, they can turn off the feature simply by pressing an "I Am Not Driving" button on the phone. While your ol...

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  • Pittsburgh, graduate transfer at odds over move to UNC
Pittsburgh, graduate transfer at odds over move to UNC

I say, good luck with that. There are no other players on UK's recruiting radar for the 2017 cycle. Unlike undergraduate college athletes, who are forced to sit out for one season after they transfer, graduate transfers are eligible to compete immediately under NCAA rules.

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  • Obama, in Canada, Warns Against Isolationism and 'Populist Alternatives'
Obama, in Canada, Warns Against Isolationism and 'Populist Alternatives'

Obama used the words "international order" several times, recalling the post-Second World War system created by countries such as the United States and Canada that still exists to this day but that he said is being tested. Perhaps the most poignant moment of the evening came when Sophie Brochu, the CEO of Gaz Métro, who was moderating a question-an...

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  • Apple taking on Venmo with peer-to-peer payments
Apple taking on Venmo with peer-to-peer payments

Users can link their bank accounts, debit cards, or credit cards to their Venmo account. You might want to keep an eye on payment apps when iOS11 and Apple Pay's new features drop this fall; they're unlikely to be very happy with the news.

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  • OECD Says Global Growth 'Better But Not Good Enough
OECD Says Global Growth 'Better But Not Good Enough

OECD chief economist Catherine Mann said, however, that "policymakers can not be complacent". The OECD also saw a potential for "swift snap-back" in USA long-term interest rates when the Federal Reserve decides to reduce the size of its balance sheet, especially if it comes at a time of rising policy rates.

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  • Terrorist attack in Iran parliament, Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum and metro stations
Terrorist attack in Iran parliament, Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum and metro stations

Around half an hour later, an attacker opened fire at the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, injuring several members of the public, Iran's English-language Press TV said. The attacks began midmorning when assailants armed with Kalashnikov rifles stormed the parliament building. In another statement the news agency said the attacks on Khomeini's ...

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  • UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar
UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar

Castaner said France doesn't intent to take sides. He declined to specify concrete steps Saudi Arabia would expect from Qatar to end the rift, but said the sea, land and air blockade imposed by other Gulf nations would impose a considerable cost on Qatar.

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  • Another attack prevented, terrorist group taken down in Iran
Another attack prevented, terrorist group taken down in Iran

The identity and the motive of the attackers remain unclear. 1030 GMT: An image obtained shows the body of one of the assailants that launched a terrorist attack on the Iranian parliament on Wednesday morning. Two people died and 10 were injured at the shrine, Fars said. Two attackers - at least one female - blew themselves up outside the s...

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  • Questions surface over how British police overlooked London attackers
Questions surface over how British police overlooked London attackers

He was known to police and MI5, but there was no intelligence that suggested an attack was being planned. Rachid Redouane , 30, claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan, and used a different last name as well as a different birthdate, the police said .

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  • Sensex, Nifty Rise As RBI Cuts SLR By 50 Bps
Sensex, Nifty Rise As RBI Cuts SLR By 50 Bps

The RBI in its second bi-monthly monetary policy review of 2017-18 chose to reduce the Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) by 50 basis points to 20 per cent. In investments, provisional data with the exchanges showed that foreign institutional investors (FIIs) purchased stocks worth Rs 73.79 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought s...

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  • LSU QB target Justin Fields decommits from Penn State
LSU QB target Justin Fields decommits from Penn State

The rising senior holds 40 scholarship offers, including opportunities to play at almost all of the nation's biggest power programs. For now, Fields will focus on his performance on the field and at invitational events like the forthcoming Elite 11, where he'll be gunning to earn one of the nation's top passing honors.

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  • Vijay Shekhar Sharma's famous, super rich neighbours in Lutyens' Delhi
Vijay Shekhar Sharma's famous, super rich neighbours in Lutyens' Delhi

Sharma has already paid a substantial advance after signing a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) for the property covering around 6,000 sq ft area in the Lutyens zone. He was also ranked 1567 with his net worth of Dollars 1.3 billion in Forbes richest list in March this year. Vijay Shekhar Sharma's purchase may have made national news but wi...

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  • Oil prices rise in anticipation of extended OPEC-led production cut
Oil prices rise in anticipation of extended OPEC-led production cut

US light crude was 10 cents lower at $51.26. "There have been suggestions (of deeper cuts), many member countries have indicated flexibility but ... OPEC is scheduled to meet again in November. Goldman Sachs warned that the biggest risk to oil markets was what would happen next year, at the end of the OPEC-led production cut.

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  • Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room
Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room

At Apple's annual developer conference in San Jose , Phil Schiller, one of its marketing executives, said: "I..." The Apple HomePod comes with six microphones and it has been designed for voice control, Siri can be used to play your favourite music and also perform a number of other tasks.

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  • RBA makes cash rate decision
RBA makes cash rate decision

So too has the Reserve Bank it appears. "Year-ended GDP growth is expected to have slowed in the March quarter, reflecting the quarter-to-quarter variation in the growth figures", RBA governor Philip Lowe said in a statement released with the decision.

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  • Beijing slams US, Japan's remarks on South China Sea
Beijing slams US, Japan's remarks on South China Sea

The Trump administration has been pressing China , Pyongyang's only major ally, aggressively to do more on North Korea . "The Trump administration is encouraged by China's renewed commitment to work with the global community toward denuclearisation", Mattis said.

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