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BHP urged by Elliott to spin off US oil unit in overhaul

What Elliott wants Part 2: A de-merger and separate listing for BHP's US oil-and-gas business on the New York Stock Exchange. BHP said it's been in talks with the hedge fund for many months, and t...

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United States 'playing the terrorism game' in Syria warns Lavrov

According to the Post , the Organization for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons said on Thursday that it reached out to the Syrian government and that it was investigating the attack on the town of K...

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Wells Fargo Takes Back $75 Million From Former Executives For Scandal

Wells Fargo Takes Back $75 Million From Former Executives For Scandal

Stumpf quit past year, after the bank confirmed that its employees had opened millions of checking and credit accounts without customers' permission. This report will add to the pressure for more cha...

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India, Australia ink cooperation pacts during PM Turnbull's viist

But Australia's universities and vocational training providers believe that can be dramatically increased, especially as India has announced plans to upskill as many as 400 million workers as it attem...

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Once opposed to intervention, Trump says he can be flexible

From a year ago, North Korea took the rare step of publicising images of its missile equipment tests, convincing analysts that Pyongyang's banned programme was further along toward successfully test...

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China tops 2016 global executions, US sees lowest number in decades

China tops 2016 global executions, US sees lowest number in decades

Kate Allen, the director of the organisation, also voiced concern that Britain may be toning down its criticism of countries that use the death penalty as it pursues trade deals and entering into ne...

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No Joint Declaration in G-7 Energy Ministers Meeting

No Joint Declaration in G-7 Energy Ministers Meeting

Speaking from Madrid later on Monday, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said Europe would "respect everyone's opinion on the matter but it would not accept making any steps backward with respect ...

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Theresa May defends Saudi alliance amid human rights criticism

However, the politician - who came under fire from the Daily Mail 's sexist 'Legs-it' headline last week following a meeting with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon - highlighted how her inten...

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Brexit: EU sets out clear talks parameters

Brexit: EU sets out clear talks parameters

European Council President Donald Tusk said the bloc's duty is to limit the damage - minimising uncertainty for citizens, businesses and member states. Tusk ruled out the suggestion that there was a...

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Trump to NY Times: Susan Rice May Have Committed a Crime

Trump to NY Times: Susan Rice May Have Committed a Crime

Trump would not say if he reviewed new intelligence to support his claim . Speaking with MSNBC , Rice did not deny that she had read intelligence information with unmasked names of Trump associate...

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Video shows guards dragging passenger off United flight

According to Audra Bridges , who posted the video to her Facebook page Sunday evening, United management came on board the flight and used a computer to randomly select four passengers who would b...

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Investment in renewable energy dips globally as prices fall

Investment in renewable energy dips globally as prices fall

BERLIN (AP) - Global investments in renewable energy fell by nearly a quarter in 2016 amid a drop in prices and lower spending in some markets, according to a United Nations -backed report publishe...

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JAB Holding Acquires Panera Bread In A Mega Deal Worth $7.5 Billion

Within a few years, the company changed its name to Panera Bread Company. Canaccord Genuity analyst Lynne Collier noted that the US$315 price tag for Panera shares is more than 20 per cent above...

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Nike highlights Russell Westbrook triple-double record in brilliant new ad

That was until Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook came along and did just that. But nothing is bigger than the game for Westbrook, who celebrated his record-breaking night by dropping a...

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Patriots Preseason Opponents Announced

The dates and times of the games will be mutually decided upon between the two teams and announced at a later date. The Patriots will host the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 1, travel to Houston to fa...

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One For Arthur rallies for historic win in Grand National

Responding to everything asked of him by Derek Fox , the Lucinda Russell-trained runner galloped on resolutely to keep Cause Of Causes at bay. The victor, trained by Lucinda Russell, took it up a...

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Passenger dragged off overbooked United flight

She explained the passengers were informed at the gate that the flight was overbooked and staff appealed for one volunteer to accept $400 and a hotel stay to take a flight at 3 p.m. "One customer re...

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Cracking down on trade: New Trump orders will target trade deficit

The World Trade Association allows countries to charge countervailing duties on subsidized products that the country finds hurt its domestic imports. White House National Trade Council Director Pete...

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Delta Still Recovering From Atlanta Thunderstorms

Delta Chief Operating Officer Gil West called the severe weather "unprecedented" and admitted the airlines should've bounced back faster. "We, as always, learn from these experiences". Thunderstorms ...

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North Korea Pyongyang fires missile into Sea of Japan, says South Korea

Given Mr Trump's previously strong words, some were left confused by the State Department's response that the U.S. has "spoken enough" about the issue. U.S. Pacific Command assesses that another missi...

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