• Federal Reserve Raises Benchmark Interest Rate
Federal Reserve Raises Benchmark Interest Rate

The Fed , for example, owns $4.5 trillion in Treasurys, mortgage-backed securities and other investments. The British pound stood little changed at $1.2746 ahead of the Bank of England's policy meeting that is widely expected to keep interest rates on hold.

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  • Clinton jokes covfefe 'a hidden message to the Russians'
Clinton jokes covfefe 'a hidden message to the Russians'

I just wish she had told us before November 8, 2016. The former USA first lady and NY senator later turned more serious during an interview at a conference near Los Angeles hosted by tech blog Recode . Clinton also blamed the entertainment industry, social media, the mainstream media fand even said Netflix had a role in her defeat. 'Cov...

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  • Female politician Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet attacked while campaigning in French election
Female politician Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet attacked while campaigning in French election

French media quoted witnesses as saying that a man insulted Ms Kosciusko-Morizet and pushed campaign leaflets into her face. She hit her head on the ground after an unidentified shaven-headed man in his 50s threw her leaflets in her face and jabbed his finger at her.

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  • Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester Raised Over $12 Million for Victims' Families
Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester Raised Over $12 Million for Victims' Families

At least £10million has been generated for the Manchester Emergency Fund as a result of the concert with more money still flooding in. Proceeds from the sold out "One Love" benefit concert will go to helping victims of the attack that killed 22 people after Ariana performed just two weeks ago on May 22nd.

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  • Police launch CRIMINAL investigation into Grenfell Tower inferno
Police launch CRIMINAL investigation into Grenfell Tower inferno

He spoke out as MPs met for the first time to debate the aftermath of the inferno, which has so far left 17 people dead with the number of fatalities expected to rise considerably. The 24-storey Grenfell Tower was home to around 600 people when the fire ripped through the building before dawn on Wednesday. There are also questions about safet...

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  • You can count on the US, Mattis tells defence ministers
You can count on the US, Mattis tells defence ministers

In his speech at the first plenary session of the event, which is also known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, the Trump Administration official included Taiwan in its regional strategic partnership with countries in the Asian region for the first time since the summit was launched in 2002.

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  • Small Earthquake Hits West Yellowstone Area
Small Earthquake Hits West Yellowstone Area

Earthquakes can occur anywhere from the surface of the Earth to about 700 kilometres below, the USGS notes. We say "rocking", but on the whole they were minor, barely noticed quakes. about 12 miles west of Perry in Noble County. The West Yellowstone Police Department reports the quake was felt but no damage was reported. The University of Ut...

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  • Since Brexit vote, Europeans warm again to EU
Since Brexit vote, Europeans warm again to EU

He also said Brexit talks could possibly be delayed. The new spending is the result of the loose coalition agreement Mrs. LONDON , June 15 Irish political party Sinn Fein said on Thursday it would oppose any deal between British Prime Minister Theresa May and the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland that undermines the 1998 ...

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  • Displaced people's camp near Mosul hit by food poisoning
Displaced people's camp near Mosul hit by food poisoning

Although the Iraqi Health Ministry reported that two people have died, the provincial governor said there had only been one death. She would not speculate whether the poisoning might have been intentional. The meal included rice, yogurt, chicken and soup and had been bought from a restaurant in the area by a Qatar-based civil society group report...

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  • At least 7 die, 66 injured in China kindergarten blast
At least 7 die, 66 injured in China kindergarten blast

Blasts and other accidents are common in China, because of patchy enforcement of safety rules, although the government has pledged to improve checks to stamp out such incidents. It later emerged that the fire had been started deliberately by the driver, who also died. In 2010, almost 20 children were killed in attacks on schools, prompting a resp...

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  • Wolf Says He'll Protect PA's Medical Marijuana Program From Federal Intervention
Wolf Says He'll Protect PA's Medical Marijuana Program From Federal Intervention

The budget amendment only protects people who provide and use medical marijuana , not marijuana growers and dispensaries that sell recreational weed in states where it's legal. The hospitalization rate for opioid abuse and dependence in states with medical marijuana are roughly 23 percent lower than states without legal access.

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  • Trump's withdrawal from climate accord was 'courageous': Murray Energy CEO
Trump's withdrawal from climate accord was 'courageous': Murray Energy CEO

Undoing most existing US programs that curb auto pollution and other climate-changing emissions would probably take years and court battles if Trump tries, climate experts say. Climate Alliance. Hawai'i's elected officials gathered in Honolulu on Tuesday to show their support for the Paris Climate Accord, following President Trump's announced wit...

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  • Donald Trump blasts reported obstruction probe over 'phony' Russian Federation story
Donald Trump blasts reported obstruction probe over 'phony' Russian Federation story

According to the Post and Wall Street Journal reports , Ledgett wrote a memo describing a phone call Trump made to Coats in which the president asked Coats to publicly say his campaign did not collude with Russian Federation. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is reportedly investigating President Trump for obstruction of justice. "The c...

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  • PM orders probe as firefighters search for bodies in London tower
PM orders probe as firefighters search for bodies in London tower

Community organizer Pilgrim Tucker, who had worked closely with residents of Grenfell Tower during the refurbishment period, saw the blaze as the tragic outcome of long-term neglect of an entire section of the community. That would give the fire brigade enough time to get to the scene and contain the blaze. Grenfell Tower, which built in 1974, wa...

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  • Echo Chamber: Senators Ask Jeff Sessions Same Question About Russians 12 Times
Echo Chamber: Senators Ask Jeff Sessions Same Question About Russians 12 Times

In closely-watched congressional testimony, Sessions angrily denounced allegations he acted improperly during meetings with Russian officials - or that he knew of any attempt at collusion by members of the Trump campaign team. "It is my view that fully investigating the facts, circumstances, and rationale for Mr. Comey's removal will provide us the...

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  • US Senate passes Russian sanctions amendment
US Senate passes Russian sanctions amendment

But Trump's secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, says he agrees with members of Congress who want Russian Federation held accountable for its meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Then-President Barack Obama in late December ordered sanctions on Russian spy agencies, closed two Russian compounds and expelled 35 diplomats the US said were really...

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  • Ambassador Haley: 'President Trump believes the climate is changing'
Ambassador Haley: 'President Trump believes the climate is changing'

On Thursday, the White House had tweeted, "The Paris Accord is a bad deal for Americans", and linked to a video which said the agreement "undermines" United States competitiveness and jobs, was "badly negotiated" by former president Barack Obama and "accomplishes little".

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  • Steph Curry may skip White House visit
Steph Curry may skip White House visit

I'm surprised Durant didn't mention the fact that Greg Oden was picked ahead of him. "I really hope that, before our career is over, we can all play together At least one, maybe one or two seasons-me, Melo, D-Wade, CP - we can get a year in".

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  • Afghan President issues ultimatum to Taliban
Afghan President issues ultimatum to Taliban

Ghani began to speak at the Kabul Process meeting, attended by 24 countries, including India, militants launched a rocket that landed inside the compound of the Indian Embassy in the diplomatic zone. Representatives from 25 countries and alliances, including the U.S., Russia, China, India, Pakistan , NATO and European Union are at the Kabul In...

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  • Solider martyred in unprovoked Pak firing
Solider martyred in unprovoked Pak firing

The Intelligence Bureau says that this is being done to provide cover fire to the terrorists who are trying to infiltrate into the Valley. He commended troops for keeping a constant vigil and valiant action taken by them to thwart the inimical designs of Pakistan .

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