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How this election could change British politics for a generation

The House of Commons will vote later Wednesday on whether to support May's call for a snap election . A spokeswoman for Mr Corbyn insisted Labour's positio...


Capitals hold off Leafs to tie series

The Leafs have seven rookies on their team who were fundamental all season, but the return of Nikita Zaitsev is going to be huge. "We've had some amusing gam...


Macron gains backing of French political establishment fearful of Le Pen

But in a surprise move on Monday - just one day after the first round vote - Ms Le Pen appeared to distance herself from the party. Conservative candidate Fra...


CBS, NBC Celebrate Obama's First Public Appearance Since Inauguration

Earlier this month, the president suggested Obama's national security adviser, Susan Rice, may have committed a crime by seeking to learn the identities of Tr...


UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) Shares Bought by Hilltop Holdings Inc

The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 2.65 and the short float is around of 1.00%. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. bought a new position in UnitedH...


South Korea charges ousted leader Park and Lotte chief with bribery

Through the six-month probe into the corruption scandal, the prosecution indicted more than 20 people including Choi, who is already on trial for coercing donat...


Passengers in viral airline videos have same lawyer

Demetrio is also representing that woman. He confronts the passenger again, adding, "Try it. Hit me". American says on its website that a customer can carry a...


LVMH to consolidate hold on Dior in multibillion-euro deal

The deal, announced Tuesday morning, sees the Arnault family making an offer on the publicly held Christian Dior shares it does not already own and regrouping t...


Costa Coffee-owner Whitbread says expects consumer confidence to dip

British retail sales posted their biggest quarterly fall in seven years in the first three months of 2017, hurt by rising prices following last year's Brexit vo...


China's leader urges restraint on North Korea in call with Trump

Regardless, North Korea has carried out nuclear and missile tests in defiance of successive rounds of United Nations sanctions. The meeting comes after North K...


Highlights from federal Liberals' pot-legalization bills

It'll also bring profits from the black market into legal businesses. Stores would be licensed to sell marijuana products, but edibles wouldn't be available unt...


United Airlines CEO loses promotion post passenger manhandling incident

United also said Friday that Munoz received $18.7 million in compensation past year. Thomas Demetrio is attorney for David Dao, the passenger forcibly removed...


United Airlines Issues New Policy Requiring Crews To Be Booked Sooner

The incident involving Dr Dao caused outrage and widespread condemnation of the airline after shocking footage was shared and watched by millions of people onli...


Trump's tax plan could face a budget deficit challenge

But if he didn't, that would greatly undercut the value of the rate reduction to 15 percent for many corporations because they would have a higher tax bill unde...


Marine Le Pen on immigration: 'Give us France back'

Out of the 11 presidential candidates, only centrist Emmanuel Macron has remained a staunch defender of globalization throughout the election campaign. In spite...


Mexico border wall very important tool to stop drugs

If Republicans and the Trump administration don't finance the subsidies in a spending bill that must pass by April 28 to avoid a government shutdown, the GOP co...


French Presidential Election: A Good Night For The Pollsters

In a tweet, Ms Le Pen said she had taken leave from her role as leader of the National Front and was now only the presidential candidate. Politicians on Franc...


All 100 Senators to Attend Briefing at White House

The White House announced Monday (local time) it would host an unusual private briefing on North Korea for the entire US Senate, prompting questions from lawmak...


International Monetary Fund ups forecast for Kazakh GDP growth

The current account balance is higher than for the average of the eurozone which will slightly decrease from 3.4% in 2016 to stabilise at 3.0% over the coming t...


United Airlines: CEO Oscar Munoz will not take chairman position

The Second Amendment, which was initiated by Mr. Munoz, removes the provisions in the Employment Agreement related to the future appointment of Mr. Munoz as Cha...


Hasbro heads for the loo and business booms

Albert D Mason Inc. raised its stake in Hasbro by 264.8% in the third quarter. Analysts giving shares a rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy. Finally, B...


New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) Quarterly Analysis

During the same period past year, the company posted $0.31 earnings per share. Zacks has also assigned Community Trust Bancorp an industry rank of 49 out of 265...


OPEC members show higher compliance to bring down oil stocks

Latest data by the Energy Information Administration showed US output rose to 9.25 million barrels a day last week, the highest level since August 2015. U.S...


Final French results show Macron on 24.01%, Le Pen 21.30%

The Daily Mail reports Daniel Delomez, the mayor of Annezin, told local newspaper L'Avenir de l'Artois that he didn't want to "devote [his] life to assholes" ...


Wiesberger holds his nerve on day three in China

The 38-year-old is competing against other star players including South Africa's Haydn Porteous and Dean Burmester, Germany's Max Kieffer, Thailand's Thongchai ...


Stocks To Watch This Week: MeetMe, Inc. (MEET), Webster Financial Corporation (WBS)

Revenue, comprised of net interest income and non interest income, was $255.7 million, up from $240.1 million in the same quarter previous year. They expect $...


Corbyn urges Scots to back Labour against 'vicious' Tories

We will put jobs and living standards first. In his speech, Sir Keir will say he would negotiate with Brussels to avoid a cliff-edge for the economy and would...


Senators ask United: Was there intelligent alternative to dragging passenger?

A United spokeswoman told the AP on Wednesday that all passengers aboard that flight will receive compensation equal to the cost of their plane tickets. When ...


Wall Street thinks Netflix may be lowballing its subscriber numbers

But then again, I don't think it's a reason to jump ship, either. In the letter , Netflix also leaned away from "live TV" by declaring that it didn't see n...


No decision on Nastase for at least two weeks - ITF's Haggerty

He now faces a lengthy ban from the ITF and is unlikely to be seen in the royal box at Wimbledon in his "ludicrously inappropriate" military uniform - after bei...


What would a Le Pen victory mean for France?

Analysts say Le Pen's best chance of hauling back Macron's big lead in the polls is to paint him as a part of an elite aloof from ordinary French people and the...


French Presidential Election: Taboo High School Romance vs. Right-Wing Family Feud

In the end, Mr Fillon trailed in third with 20.01 per cent, ahead of radical left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon on 19.58 per cent. "The presence of the far-rig...


United States stocks soar after first round of French election

Although opinion polls point to a Macron victory, the race to win the presidency may be closer than now expected. We see four factors that will determine the ne...


European Union in focus as French presidential candidates face off

That's in part because Trump has not turned out to be the soul mate Le Pen was counting on. So there are six possible outcomes to this Sunday's vote - and one...


United States business wary of skin-deep results from Trump-Xi trade talks

A US Treasury spokesman confirmed that the Treasury Department's semi-annual report on currency practices of major trading partners, due out later this week, ...