• Yemen cholera cases could hit 300000 within six months
Yemen cholera cases could hit 300000 within six months

More than 200 people have been killed by a cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen the World Health Organisation said on Friday . The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation calls upon the global community, the worldwide organizations and the civil society organizations to intensify their efforts in supporting the Repu...

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  • Move aside Mumbai-Goa double-decker: superfast Tejas coming
Move aside Mumbai-Goa double-decker: superfast Tejas coming

It's halting places through this journey will beDadar, Thane, Panvel, Ratnagiri and Kudal.This high-speed train will be running at 200 km per hour. The coaches of the new train also include other novel features like touch-less water taps, water level indicators and hand dryers and all coaches fitted with bio-vacuum toilets.

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  • Ford replaces CEO in push to transform business
Ford replaces CEO in push to transform business

We've contacted Ford for comment. "We are staying focused on our plan for creating value and profitable growth", the spokesman said. "You have to have one foot in today ... James Farley, the head of Ford's European, Middle Eastern, and African operation, and Ford North America chief, Joseph Hinrichs, will be moved to larger positions, Forb...

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  • Mercedes-Benz bringing home battery storage to California
Mercedes-Benz bringing home battery storage to California

Mercedes' home batteries, on the other hand, have a smaller capacity of 2.5kWh, and customers can scale a total of eight of them for a more modest 20kWh. Boris von Bormann, chief executive of Mercedes-Benz Energy Americas, said the new venture presents two big opportunities for the automaker. "An energy storage system will allow you to have an el...

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  • European Union demands talks with U.S. over possible airline laptop ban
European Union demands talks with U.S. over possible airline laptop ban

A congressional official said it appeared that Homeland Security was likely to expand the ban soon, but did not say when or to what airports. If it spreads to Europe, "it's simply a matter of time" before laptops are banned in the cabins of domestic US flights, he said.

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  • Markets Right Now: Energy stocks lead indexes higher
Markets Right Now: Energy stocks lead indexes higher

The S&P 500 .SPX was up 10.12 points, or 0.42 percent, at 2,401.02 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC was up 21.12 points, or 0.35 percent, at 6,142.35. Maxx and Marshalls stores, posted slowing comparable-store sales growth and a disappointing current-quarter profit forecast. A rise in large-cap tech stocks, including Facebook and Alphabet , led th...

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  • Bank of England Says Smooth Brexit Could Mean Faster Rate Increases
Bank of England Says Smooth Brexit Could Mean Faster Rate Increases

The steady outlook for growth contrasts with a sharp slowdown in the official measure of growth seen at the start of this year, when the economy expanded just 0.3 per cent on the quarter - less than half its rate at the end of last year. Latest forecasts from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research predict inflation will peak at 3.4%...

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  • Oil prices jump on Saudi and Russian agreement
Oil prices jump on Saudi and Russian agreement

The worldwide benchmark for crude oil was up $1.25, of 2.5 percent on the day, at $52.10 a barrel. Brent crude futures were at $52.05 per barrel at 0129 GMT, up 23 cents, or 0.44 percent, from their last close. Libya's crude oil production is at the highest level since October 2014, according to Bloomberg estimates. The currencies of resour...

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  • Red variant of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X to launch tomorrow
Red variant of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X to launch tomorrow

This phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processsor clocked at 1.4 GHz with Adreno 505 GPU. Xiaomi has launched a new Redmi smartphone in India called Xiaomi Redmi 4 . This phone incorporates fingerprint sensor on the back which is very quick and also provides added security for locking the apps. Connectivity options...

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  • BHP Drops 'Billiton' From Its Name
BHP Drops 'Billiton' From Its Name

Among their demands, Elliott Management wants to see BHP end their dual-listing, spin off oil and gas assets in the US and increase returns to shareholders. Our Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie looks forward to briefing shareholders today on our exciting plans for the future in his update on our roadmap to significantly grow long term sha...

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  • UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump
UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

A commitment to give Parliament a veto on the final Brexit deal. Theresa May's Conservative Party is heading for a landslide win in Britain's June 8 election, according to a survey of different forecasting methods. Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of "pandering" to Donald Trump and warned she could embroil the United Kingdom military in Syr...

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  • Snap Misses Earnings, User Growth Targets After IPO
Snap Misses Earnings, User Growth Targets After IPO

It's not unusual for tech startups to post many years of losses as they build market share and recoup their initial investments. Its stock has dropped significantly as a result, and it is down more than 22 percent in after-hours trading.

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  • Automotive: Judge approves emissions-cheating settlement for 3-liter VWs
Automotive: Judge approves emissions-cheating settlement for 3-liter VWs

The lead attorney for consumer plaintiffs, Elizabeth Cabraser, also welcomed the ruling from the California judge and said, "We believe the substantial compensation and steps to fix or remove polluting cars from the roads detailed in the settlements provide excellent value to consumers and hold Volkswagen to account".

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  • Analysts Upgrade/Downgrade Activity of Tribune Media Company (TRCO)
Analysts Upgrade/Downgrade Activity of Tribune Media Company (TRCO)

The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 18th. The target price for Tribune Media Company (TRCO) is $39.2/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $0.43/share for the current quarter.

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  • Amtrak engineer in deadly 2015 crash charged with involuntary manslaughter
Amtrak engineer in deadly 2015 crash charged with involuntary manslaughter

Other lawyers have called last year's NTSB report on the crash a "whitewash" and a "quantum leap". The attorney general's office said it is reviewing the judge's order and there is an option to appeal the order. "I couldn't say with certainty that my memory is accurate", he told investigators in November. The other people killed included Justin Z...

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  • Shares in Kohl's Co. (KSS) Acquired by Accuvest Global Advisors
Shares in Kohl's Co. (KSS) Acquired by Accuvest Global Advisors

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Kohl's Corporation (NYSE: KSS ) has analysts' mean recommendation of 2.90. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 8 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 10 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating.

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  • Eurovision: Pop, politics and a dancing ape - but no Russia
Eurovision: Pop, politics and a dancing ape - but no Russia

But there were a couple of glitches in Firebrace's televised performance, notably a high note which he reached for but missed while performing his song, Don't Come Easy . You can't get more political than that, right?But surely Eurovision must be more than just politics - it is a singing competition, after all. Last year's stream was watched b...

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  • Hertz Misses in CEO's First Quarter Trying to Fix Business
Hertz Misses in CEO's First Quarter Trying to Fix Business

The firm's quarterly revenue was down 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. They expect $-1 EPS, down 100% or $1 from last year's $n/a per share. ( HTZ ). (NYSE: HTZ ) now have an ABR of 3.00.which is marked on a basic 1 to 5 scale, where 1 stands for a Strong Buy and 5 represents Strong Sell. Over the last five days, shares have managed 9.06% gains ...

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  • Indian equities close flat on mixed global cues, weak rupee
Indian equities close flat on mixed global cues, weak rupee

The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 0.03 per cent to end at 21,012.28 points and the S&P 500 gained 0.08 points, less than a hundredth of a per cent, to end at 2,399.37. On the other hand, the S&P BSE consumer durables index fell by 100.47 points, the banking index by 50.11 points and the healthcare index by 16.35 points.

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  • Collapse larger than thought at nuke waste site
Collapse larger than thought at nuke waste site

It said it had activated an emergency operation at the plant at 8:26 am, shortly after an alert was declared. By Tuesday afternoon, all employees near the site of the incident were released from their shelter-in-place order and told they could go home.

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  • Tunnel With Nuclear Waste Collapses In Washington State
Tunnel With Nuclear Waste Collapses In Washington State

There was speculation that road work near the tunnel caused it to collapse . No spent nuclear fuel is stored in the tunnel, and no further evacuations have been ordered for workers, nor have any warnings for civilians around the site been issued, she said.

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  • Rajnath calls for financial choking of Maoists
Rajnath calls for financial choking of Maoists

The meeting, sources said , discussed how the strategy could be recaliberated to make it more effective and to reduce casualties among security personnel. To prevent use of looted weapons and pilfered explosives by Maoists, forces were advised to have trackers in weapons and gear like bullet-proof jackets, biometrics in smart gun triggers and uniq...

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  • United CEO Munoz on hot seat as Congress examines air travel
United CEO Munoz on hot seat as Congress examines air travel

While he generally opposes regulating industries, Shuster said , Congress "will not hesitate to act" to ensure constituents are treated with the "respect they deserve". Both told the executives they need to improve or face action by Congress. Worldwide criticism of United began last month when a passenger, Dr. Dao, was recorded on video being dr...

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  • Quick Guide: How the French Presidential Election Works
Quick Guide: How the French Presidential Election Works

France's electoral commission has said any organizations that circulate information from the leaked messages may be committing a criminal offence. Clinton's rival, Donald Trump, won the election after information from Clinton's campaign was released just before the vote.

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  • Softwood lumber deal possible, but 'not there yet,' says Freeland
Softwood lumber deal possible, but 'not there yet,' says Freeland

Trudeau responded to the new softwood tariff Tuesday, saying that a "thickening" border would be detrimental to both the USA and Canada. The step escalates an economic battle among neighboring countries that normally have one of the friendliest worldwide relationships in the world.

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  • Survey says just 5 percent of economists believe Trump's big tax promise
Survey says just 5 percent of economists believe Trump's big tax promise

However, considering his 100-days in office is nearing, Trump is eager to put this plan to action. Trump and his family stand to benefit from elimination of this tax but you and I do not. On a policy level, even allowing for some stimulative effect of the tax plan on the economy, the plan can not be allowed to create big increases in the deficit ...

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  • The President Donald Trump Wants Corporate Tax Rate of 15%
The President Donald Trump Wants Corporate Tax Rate of 15%

The federal government has not raised the excise tax on diesel and gasoline since 1993. The reduction in the corporate rate, which budget experts said could, cost the government as much as $2.4 trillion over a 10-year period is larger than what Republicans in the House proposed in the plan of their own.

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  • Passenger 'squashed' on 14-hour flight sues American Airlines
Passenger 'squashed' on 14-hour flight sues American Airlines

He is suing the airline because he says he asked cabin crew several times to be moved to another seat, but was denied. According to the court documents, Taylor says that the bodies of the passengers next to him " spilt over and encroached " into his seat and had to "stand up, crouch, kneel, and lean forward" during his 14 hour flight.

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  • China's homegrown C919 passenger jet completes maiden flight
China's homegrown C919 passenger jet completes maiden flight

Comac said it has already received orders for 570 planes from around 23 customers, mostly Chinese carriers, including the country's main China Eastern Airlines. The "C" in the aircraft's name stands for both China and COMAC, while 9 symbolises "forever" in Chinese culture and 19 represents the maximum 190 seats capacity.

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  • AAP govt removes Kapil Mishra as minister, inducts 2 new faces
AAP govt removes Kapil Mishra as minister, inducts 2 new faces

Mishra tweeted close to midnight alleging that Kejriwal was calling up MLAs to plot against him before his press conference tomorrow. "Arvind Kejriwal is directly calling up many AAP leaders and legislators. Delhi's deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said that Kapil Mishra was removed from his post as he failed to address complaints regarding wat...

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  • Get spending - hours left before £5 note goes out of circulation
Get spending - hours left before £5 note goes out of circulation

A new £10 polymer note is due to be introduced in September featuring 18th-century author Jane Austen to recognise her "universal appeal and enduring contribution to English literature". The Bank of England said 150 million of its paper £5 notes - the equivalent of about three for every adult in the United Kingdom - remain with the public.

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  • Demand for gold plunges after Trump win
Demand for gold plunges after Trump win

Total bar and coin demand in the Middle East surged about 48 per cent to 9.9 tonnes albeit from the low base of 6.7 tonnes, led by higher demand from Turkey. Demand firmed slightly in both the jewellery and technology sectors while investment in gold bars and coins grew by nine per cent at 289.8 tonnes. "Opportunistic purchasing by investors an...

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  • Macron honors man killed by French far-right
Macron honors man killed by French far-right

The violence erupted near Place de la Bastille in the French capital as the march led by three unions including France's biggest, the CGT, headed for another square nearby. Despite Ms Le Pen gaining a few points in the last few days, the polls still have Mr Macron trouncing her on Sunday after what looks set to become an increasingly tense and nast...

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  • Sensex, Nifty Seen Higher At Open
Sensex, Nifty Seen Higher At Open

Market observers said investors were cautious ahead of the outcome of the two-day US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meet, due later on Wednesday evening. Among the S&P BSE sectoral indices, healthcare fell 0.98 percent and oil & gas 0.67 percent, while realty rose 1.54 percent, IT 1.40 percent and teck 0.94 percent.

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  • Philippine Congress rejects appointee who ordered mines shut
Philippine Congress rejects appointee who ordered mines shut

She, however, clarified that quarrying will not be covered by the ban, as such method of extraction would be regulated, A quarry is an open-pit mine that produces building materials and dimension stones, such as granite, marble and limestone, among others.

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