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Inventories drop, but extra supplies weigh (RDSA)

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $47.57 per barrel, up 24 cents, or 0.5 per cent from the last settlement. Global oil prices surged afte...


Nicola Sturgeon sets out agenda for Scotland's future

She said: "Labour's manifesto leak simply serves to highlight how Scotland is leading the United Kingdom - numerous policies which they believe would benefit pe...


WaPost: Trump revealed classified information to Russia during recent meeting

During a conversation with Lavrov, President Trump allegedly boasted, "I get great intel". What current and former intelligence officials find shocking is the...


'WannaCry' virus spreads to Asia, experts warn of new wave

Nissan Motor Co. confirmed Monday some units had been targeted, but there was no major impact on its business. But as Asia woke up to the working week on Mond...


United Kingdom families being hit hard, says Bank of England

Meantime, the Bank maintained stock levels of government bonds and corporate bonds at £435 billion and £10 billion, respectively, also as expected. In additio...


Oil rises to US$52 as Saudi, Russia back longer supply cut

Futures climbed for a fifth day in NY, extending a 2.1 per cent jump Monday after the Saudi and Russian energy ministers said they favour extending curbs until ...


Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH) : correction is not yet over

During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.52 earnings per share. The company is expected to next release earnings on or around 2017-07-...


Abby Lee Miller sentenced to 1 year in prison

Abby hid more than $755,000 in earning from the Lifetime reality series from the courts, and the almost two-dozen charges of fraud from the US Attorney's offi...


Russian Federation was not involved in cyber attack, says Putin

North Korea's KCNA news agency reported a successful launch of a Hwasong-12 missile on Sunday. He also said that Russian Federation was not involved in the ...


Premier Foods to look at cost efficiencies as sales fall

Sales will get a boost from the new distribution of Nissin (9066.T) products and expanded license from Mondelez International (MDLZ.O) to sell Cadbury cakes, wh...


Amazon Echo Show Boosts Alexa AI With Touchscreen

Mixing in the Echo's speakers voice controlled capabilities with a digital display, the Echo Show looks reminiscent of a device from a 70s sci-fi show and per...


Miss USA Kara McCullough says health care is a 'privilege'

New Miss USA Kara McCullough set off a Twitter debate on Obamacare when she said having health care is a " privilege ". The win marks back-to-back wins for ...


Oil on longest rising streak in more than a month

Global benchmark Brent was also up 1 percent to $51.37 a barrel. US production is now forecast to rise to about 9.31 million barrels per day this year, and ...


Eurovision victor greeted by ecstatic Portuguese nation

On Saturday Portugal won the ESC for the first time with the song " Amar pelos dois " (Love for both of us), sung by Salvador Sobral . Sobral's win on Saturd...


Extending Oil Output Cuts Will Stabilise Prices, Says Putin

The Energy Ministers of Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation said that they had "reached an understanding" that it is necessary to keep surplus crude off the mar...


Trump to Order Commission on Fraudulent Voting in Elections

Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. Trump claimed widespread voter fraud to explain why Hillary Clinton won the popular vote with nearly...


Applied Materials Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (AMAT)

A score of nine indicates a high value stock, while a score of one indicates a low value stock. Applied Materials , Inc. has a 50 day moving average of 40.00...


French government resigns in post-election formality

Mr Macron is putting together his list of candidates for the legislative elections - a task he has complicated by pledging absolute gender parity and promising ...


Home Depot Inc (HD) PT Raised to $182.00

On a consensus basis this yields to a Buy. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Cable Hill Partners LLC raised its...


Mariners win over Athletics at Safeco

Seattle snapped a four-game losing streak and sent the A's to their fourth straight defeat, but not without some tense moments in the ninth inning. Diaz, who ...


Worldwide ransomware cyberattacks: what we know so far about WannaCry

Ellis favors a more transparent process for the government, and close cooperation with the cybersecurity community, which, like the British researcher lauded fo...


Amazon Introduces Their Newest Personal Assistant 'Echo Show'

The $230 device combines a 7-inch touch screen display, 5-megapixel front camera, and dual speakers approved by Dolby. Like its previous generation Alexa-powe...


Betsy DeVos deserved to be booed by Bethune-Cookman graduates

Ultimately, the petition was unsuccessful, and despite the outrage and boos from students at the commencement on Wednesday, DeVos completed her speech, which ...


Wall Street closes with record highs, oil prices go up

Major oil-producing nations have struggled of late to bolster prices, as inventories piled up and crimped the potential for demand. Asian stocks were resilien...


North Korea tested missile capable of reaching US

North Korea has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the United States, a flight of some 8,000 kilometers, presenting US Preside...


Ransomware Attacks 2017: 4 Things to Know About the WannaCry Cyber Attacks

The security flaw that hackers used to launch the attacks on Friday was made public after information was stolen from the NSA, which routinely searches for flaw...


Microsoft Slams Governments For Global 'WannaCrypt' Attacks

Hear from a range of cyber security experts in issue 177 of The Superyacht Report , which is available here . Experts were scrambling to determine who was b...


Learjet crash near New York City kills 2 crew members

Although the reason for the crash hasn't been revealed yet, the National Weather Service said strong winds had been reported in the area which could be the reas...


Snapchat CEO burns Facebook on earnings call

Shares of Snap ( NYSE: SNAP ), parent company of social network Snapchat, were slammed on Wednesday, following the company's first-quarter earnings release. S...


A Massive Ransomware Could Hit Computers This Week

The attack is believed to be the biggest online extortion attack ever recorded, disrupting computers that run factories, banks, government agencies and transpor...


Some UK hospitals still disrupted by cyberattack

The indiscriminate attack was unleashed Friday, striking hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide by exploiting known vulnerabilities in older Microsoft com...


Bill Gates Advice: CEO Tells Freshmen Humanity Is Getting Better

Read the full tweetstorm starting here , and also check out this full essay by Gates on the topic on Mic . "When I left school, I knew little about the worl...


Easyjet plunges to £236m loss

The carrier's headline loss before tax meanwhile deepened by £191 million to £212 million, reflecting the move of Easter into the second half of the year, as we...


Crude posts further gain in Asia after suprise USA stocks draw

Brent crude jumped back above US$50 on the news and stayed there, buoyed by the ministers' comments, while WTI, which last Friday slipped below US$45 a barrel...


Macron, Merkel vow new momentum for Europe

Mr Philippe's appointment ticks several boxes for 39-year-old Mr Macron, France's youngest president, who took power on Sunday. Macron met with Paris Ma...