French CAC 40 Index Retreats, Macron Victory Priced In

On the one hand, voters in big cities came out strongly in favour of Macron's pro-European vision, while on the other hand Marine Le Pen's anti-immigration and pro-nationalist agenda appealed to many in rural as well as in the poorer and industrial ... More..

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PM to attend US-Arab, Islamic Summit in Riyadh
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

PM to attend US-Arab, Islamic Summit in Riyadh

The meeting was attended by King's Office Director Jafar Hassan and the King's personal envoy to Saudi Arabia. The minister conveyed to HM King Hamad greetings and appreciation from the Custodian of the Two H...More..

Woman videotapes kangaroo grabbing girl at animal park
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Woman videotapes kangaroo grabbing girl at animal park

Her mother Jennifer captured the attack on camera as the kangaroo dragged Cheyenne back toward him, appearing to bite her head. She's all right, but has 14 stitches to show for it. "I was really cute [sic] beca...More..

2 killed in small-plane crash near California lake
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

2 killed in small-plane crash near California lake

Karkow, who was piloting, and Sever worked for Vacaville-based Icon Aircraft, which manufactured the single-engine amphibian plane they were flying, the office said. Icon delivered the first A5 to a young pilot...More..

Angry miners at disaster site attack Iranian president's auto
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Angry miners at disaster site attack Iranian president's auto

The explosion happened on Wednesday in Zemestanyurt mine in Golestan province when workers tried to jump-start an engine in a tunnel filled with methane gas. "We are all responsible in this incident", said Mr...More..

Auto bomb explodes in Mogadishu, at least 6 injured
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Auto bomb explodes in Mogadishu, at least 6 injured

However such attacks are often carried out by al-Shabab, Somalia's homegrown Islamic extremist rebels who are linked to al-Qaida. The death toll is likely to rise because of the number of seriously injured in...More..

10 people shot during memorial for earlier Chicago death
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

10 people shot during memorial for earlier Chicago death

In that earlier shooting, a 15-year-old boy was wounded in the left leg. Police said either that victim or people he was with at the time were affiliated with La Raza. At the time, there had been more than 30...More..

French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead

New Delhi, like most of governments in the world, will take comfort in an election for a global status quo at a time when there is already a surfeit of instability. The centrist won with 66 percent of the vot...More..

$150012 Powerball ticket sold in Martin
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

$150012 Powerball ticket sold in Martin

The Pennsylvania Lottery announced Monday that the victor was among four people statewide who matched four of the five white balls drawn - 11-21-31-41-59 - and the red Powerball 21. The ticket was sold at Casey...More..

More Qld students to take NAPLAN tests
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

More Qld students to take NAPLAN tests

Head of the University of Newcastle's School of Education Professor John Fischetti said although meant to be a "point in time" check of minimum competencies, NAPLAN had evolved into a high stakes test for which...More..

China's Trade Surplus Expands More Than Expected in April
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

China's Trade Surplus Expands More Than Expected in April

Exports were weak primarily due to weaker growth in electronics, as Chinese industry faces tougher competition around the world. That left China's politically sensitive global trade surplus at $38 billion. Ch...More..

Gas leak in mine in central China kills 18 miners
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Gas leak in mine in central China kills 18 miners

In China, 18 people were killed due to gas leak in a coal mine in Hunan province. Investigators are testing the makeup of the poisonous gas. The news agency reported those responsible for the accident had b...More..

United States woman allegedly abuses Muslim shopper who let her in queue
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

United States woman allegedly abuses Muslim shopper who let her in queue

During the interaction, the Muslim woman refuted the accusation that she wasn't American saying she was born in the United States. "I wish they didn't let you in the country", the woman then says. He says his...More..

Bill to declare Israel a Jewish state back on national agenda
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Bill to declare Israel a Jewish state back on national agenda

The document chastised Israel for its rampant construction activity in East Jerusalem , in particular, calling out " Israeli occupying authorities " for their failure to "cease the persistent excavations, tu...More..

Passengers in car when Jordan Edwards was shot recall ordeal
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Passengers in car when Jordan Edwards was shot recall ordeal

Authorities who've charged a white suburban Dallas police officer with murder in a black teenager's death face a tough task in getting a conviction as few of these cases go to trial and, when they do, jurie...More..

British PM May vows energy price cap if re-elected
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

British PM May vows energy price cap if re-elected

Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged the Conservative party will cap energy prices if it holds a majority after the election. "We will legislate and this will be part of our manifesto". May past year praised ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Cavaliers take 3-0 series lead over Raptors

The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James drives against the Toronto Raptors' Cory Joseph during the second quarter in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Quicken Loans A...More..

Sally Yates testifies, Donald Trump distracts with Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Sally Yates testifies, Donald Trump distracts with Afghanistan

But in January 2016, the government controlled 71 percent. The move comes as the U.S.is in talks with Iraqi leaders over plans to keep an enduring American presence there also. Last year, with the Kabul gover...More..

Top Islamic State commander killed in Afghan raid
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Top Islamic State commander killed in Afghan raid

US- Forces Afghanistan said they carried out a raid in Nangarhar province to target ISIS leader Abdul Hasib. He said the terrorists had "waged a barbaric campaign of death, torture and violence against the Af...More..

Portion of tunnel containing nuke waste collapses at Hanford
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Portion of tunnel containing nuke waste collapses at Hanford

An emergency has been declared Tuesday, May 9, 2017 , at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation after a portion of a tunnel that contained rail cars full of nuclear waste collapsed. The latest estimate to finish the o...More..