Finance

  • Most Germans want to end the refugee deal with Turkey
    Most_germans_want_to_end_the_refugee_deal_between_the_eu_and_turkey 2016-08-08 00:32:20 UTC
    REUTERS - Most Germans think the European Union should scrap a landmark migration deal with Turkey, also scuppering negotiations on its accession to the bloc, according to a poll published on Sunday. The deal, agreed by Ankara in exchange for t...
  • Brazil casts aside crisis in rousing Rio Games opening
    Brazil_casts_aside_crisis_in_rousing_rio_games_opening 2016-08-06 04:22:06 UTC
    REUTERS - There was no glossing over history either: from the arrival of the Portuguese and their conquest of the indigenous populations to the use of African slave labor for 400 years. The clash of cultures, as the ceremony showed, is what makes ...
  • Trump's economic advisory group clashes with populist image
    Donald_trump_leads 2016-08-06 04:16:23 UTC
    REUTERS - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s team of economic policy advisers is packed with moguls from the hedge fund and investment banking industries that he has railed against in the past. And none of them are women - a demog...
  • Trump endorses Paul Ryan, John McCain and Kelly Ayotte
    Donald_trump_endorses_paul_ryan__john_mccain_and_kelly_ayotte 2016-08-06 04:16:40 UTC
    REUTERS - Republican Donald Trump acted to steer his White House campaign back into favor with his party's establishment on Friday by endorsing U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and two Republican senators seeking re-election, after ...
  • Brexit: PM May promises supporting small businesses
    Brexit-_pm_may_promises_supporting_small_businesses 2016-08-04 05:55:30 UTC
    British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell small business owners on Thursday that she wants to help them take advantage of the opportunities provided by Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The June 23 Brexit vote has raised serious qu...
  • Europe urges Erdogan to respect the law and human rights
    Europe_urges_erdogan_to_respect_the_law_and_human_rights 2016-07-18 16:50:00 UTC
    European foreign ministers urge Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday to respect the law and human rights in dealing with defeated coup plotters. Kerry shares concern over Erdogan's authoritarian turn and discusses Turkey's role as an ally...
  • Venture capital investments rebound for tech startups
    Finance 2016-07-15 06:20:39 UTC
    Venture capital investments in startups rebounded in the second quarter, as a general stock market recovery helped restore confidence, according to a new report published on Friday. Investors plowed $15.3 billion into venture-backed startups in...
  • Merkel will not back down to the new British PM: UK needs to clarify intentions quickly
    Merkel_will_not_back_down_to_the_new_british_pm 2016-07-12 08:58:21 UTC
    Theresa May is expected to trigger the formal process to quit the European Union by the end of this year. But German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Britain "will have to quickly clarify how it wants to shape its relationship to the European Unio...
  • Prominent British Lawyers Say Brexit Vote 'Not Legally Binding'
    Uk 2016-07-11 22:12:37 UTC
    Lawmakers in parliament should decide whether Britain leaves the European Union because the Brexit vote was not binding, more than 1,000 prominent British lawyers said in a letter to Prime Minister David Cameron. The signatories, which include ...
  • Brexit Vote hits UK households and business morale, London hurt most
    London_global_gathering 2016-07-11 10:14:48 UTC
    British consumer spending fell last month, the business outlook darkened by the most in four years and economic activity in London slowed sharply, according to three reports which showed the vote to leave the European Union starting to take a toll...
  • Clinton, Sanders reach healthcare compromise
    Hillary_clinton_bernie_sanders 2016-07-09 18:14:14 UTC
    Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Saturday announced a proposal to expand mandatory healthcare funding by $40 billion over the next 10 years, highlighting the influence that rival Democrat Bernie Sanders has had on her...
  • "No evidence for involving ISIS in Bangladesh attacks"
    No_evidence_for_involving_isis_in_bangladesh_attacks 2016-07-03 18:19:03 UTC
    Seven militants who killed 20 people at a Dhaka restaurant were Bangladeshis and authorities had earlier tried to arrest five of them, said officials who denied claims by Islamic State of responsibility for the attack. The gunmen stormed the up...
  • EU leaders tell Britain to exit swiftly
    Eu_leaders_tell_britain_to_exit_swiftly 2016-06-29 05:30:05 UTC
    European leaders told Britain on Tuesday to act quickly to resolve the political and economic confusion unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union last week, after the IMF said the uncertainty could put pressure on global economic growth. ...
  • Merkel: No “cherry-picking exercise” in the exit negotiations
    Angela_markel_brexit-_%22no_cherry-picking_exercise_in_negotiations_to_leave_the_eu%22 2016-06-28 22:26:08 UTC
    "Whoever wants to leave this family cannot expect to have no more obligations but to keep privileges," said German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday in an address to Germany's parliament, or Bundestag, ahead of an EU summit in Brussels. The U...
  • EU wants a quickie divorce, UK wants time to think things over
    Brussels-_david_cameron_tries_to_explain_brexit_vote 2016-06-28 17:32:44 UTC
    I can only advise our British friends not to fool themselves,.. no cherry-picking exercise in UK negotiations to leave the EU, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel. “We will make sure that negotiations will not be carried out as a cherry-pickin...
  • Will Britain fall into post-Brexit recession?
    Will_britain_fall_into_post-brexit_recession_ 2016-06-28 07:56:12 UTC
    Brexiters continually dismissed claims that the UK economy would suffer from a vote to leave the EU as establishment "scaremongering". Now we will see which side was right. It was frequently noted during the referendum campaign that a "striking...
  • Brexit - "Made in England" : How the elderly have put the future of their children on the line
    Brexit_-_%22made_in_england%22_-_how_the_elderly_have_put_the_future_of_their_children_on_the_line 2016-06-26 23:42:22 UTC
    Brexit - "Made in England" : How the elderly have put the future of their children on the line. I’m sitting here looking at my burgundy-red British passport, with EUROPEAN UNION emblazoned in gold letters across the top. I’ve fastened the shirt...
  • EU Pushes Quick UK Exit: Cameron has to act immediately
    Eu_pushes_quick_uk_exit-_cameron_has_to_act_immediately 2016-06-26 09:00:36 UTC
    <h1>Cameron needs to 'live with the consequences'</h1><h3>EU: "It doesn't have to be written. He [Cameron] can just say it."</h3>"There is no time to lose," said French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault. "Of course a new (British) prime minister ...
  • Merkel calls Brexit 'a watershed for Europe'
    Merkel's_generous_approach_to_the_refugees_is_changing_the_soul_of_germany 2016-06-25 07:03:13 UTC
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called the UK's decision to leave the European Union a watershed for Europe and European unity. It's now up to her and EU leaders to ensure other countries don't follow suit. "There's no way around it: Today ...
  • What's next in the EU after Brexit vote?
    Welcome_to_boris_island 2016-06-25 23:03:56 UTC
    For the first time in the history of European integration, a member state has decided to leave the bloc. European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker said the decision would be respected. The remaining 27 member states in the Union would cont...
  • Brexit wins as Britain votes to leave European Union — David Cameron announces resignation as Prime Minister
    Exit_poll_and_results_live-_brexit_wins_as_britain_votes_to_leave_european_union 2016-06-24 07:33:40 UTC
    BREAKING NEWS: David Cameron announces resignation as Prime Minister following UK vote to leave EU. LONDON — Brexit wins as Britain votes to leave European Union Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday's referend...
  • NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity finishes work at Marathon Valley on Mars
    Mars_'marathon_valley'_overlook 2016-06-19 03:22:31 UTC
    Pasadena, CA – “Marathon Valley,” slicing through a large crater’s rim on Mars, has provided fruitful research targets for NASA’s Opportunity rover since July 2015, but the rover may soon move on. Opportunity recently collected a sweeping panoram...
  • ISIS In Panic, Losing Its Capital, Fighters Killed By Their Own Leadership
    Isisraqqa 2016-06-07 00:14:36 UTC
    In March, a senior commander with Isis, was driving through northern Syria on orders to lead militants in the fighting there when a drone blasted his vehicle to oblivion. The killing of Abu Hayjaa al-Tunsi, a Tunisian jihadi, sparked a panicke...
  • Obama rails against Donald Trump's Nonsense Economic Plans
    Obama_goes_after_trump 2016-06-03 01:07:48 UTC
    President Barack Obama slammed Donald Trump's proposal to weaken Wall Street reforms and touted his own economic record on Wednesday during a trip to a city he visited three weeks into his presidency that has recovered from its recession lows. ...
  • Germany allots 93.6 billion euros to refugees till 2020
    Refugees-welcome-banners 2016-05-14 12:54:58 UTC
    Germany's government expects to spend around 93.6 billion euros ($1 = 0.8841 euros) by the end of 2020 on costs related to the refugee crisis, a magazine said on Saturday, citing a draft from the federal finance ministry for negotiations with the ...