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N. Korea: Our new missile can carry "large" nuke

U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called the launch a message by Pyongyang to South Korea after the election of president Moon Jae-in, who took office on Wednesday. Experts say it coul...

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President Trump Mulls Breaking Up The Big Banks

President Trump Mulls Breaking Up The Big Banks

The move would revive a version of the repealed Glass-Steagall Act that was passed in 1933, which required banks to separate commercial deposit banking from investment banking. Large banks see littl...

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Delta is testing facial recognition technology

Delta is testing facial recognition technology

Testing this summer at Minneapolis-St. Four new self-service bag drop kiosks will be installed in Minneapolis, but only one will include the facial recognition software. Earlier this year, Australia...

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Multi-billion-dollar arms deal with Saudi Arabia

Pope Francis will receive US President Donald Trump at the Vatican on May 24, the first official meeting for the two leaders who have found themselves starkly at odds on issues including migration and...

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'Nervous India Can't Stop Others from Joining Belt and Road'

Earlier Monday, the Chinese leader appealed in a speech to the visiting foreign leaders to pursue "greater openness and cooperation" and to "reject protectionism". Although the joint communiqué was si...

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Microsoft pushes out "Patch Update" for Windows 8, XP after Ransomware Attack

Around a fifth of trusts were hit in Friday's attack, which affected hundreds of organisations around the world. There have been more than 200,000 victims in 150 countries from an "unprecedented" gl...

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Former PM John Howard slams Scott Morrison over bank tax

In a budget that targets the Turnbull government's future election prospects as well as much-needed fiscal fix - finally putting to rest the ghosts of Joe Hockey's politically toxic "lifters and leane...

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'Grand Rapids Hero' credited for stopping global cyberattack

Computers around the globe were hacked beginning on Friday using a security flaw in Microsoft's Windows XP operating system, an older version that was no longer given mainstream tech support by the US...

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Horgan holds hope he will be BC premier

Premier Christy Clark remains premier, and she'll get the first shot at forming a new government when she visits Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon. Clark also appeared to be doing her best to woo t...

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Buffett: United made 'terrible mistake' with dragged passenger

Charles Munger, the vice chairman of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said the decision to take on insurance liabilities from American International Group Inc (AIG) offers plenty of risk, and ...

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Homebuilder sentiment bounces back - but buyers are telling another story

Homebuilder sentiment bounces back - but buyers are telling another story

HMIs for the Northeast and South each rose by three points to 49.0 and 71.0, respectively, and that for the West by one point to 78.0. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder s...

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Trump Says Infrastructure Plan Is 'Largely Completed,' Just Weeks Away

Trump Says Infrastructure Plan Is 'Largely Completed,' Just Weeks Away

Trump's plan suggests a 15 percent rate, which would reduce federal revenues by at least $143 billion in 2018, according to a recent analysis by economists Eric Toder and Alan Viard; but the president...

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China's Xi appeals to foreign leaders for freer trade

China and Russian Federation already are partners, along with Central Asian governments, in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, a security group widely seen as an effort to counter United States in...

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Summit Hotel Properties Inc (INN) Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance

Summit Hotel Properties Inc (INN) Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance

Summit Hotel Properties Inc has a 12-month low of $11.36 and a 12-month high of $17.45. Finally, Bank of America Corp raised shares of Summit Hotel Properties from an underperform rating to a buy rati...

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McKinley Explains Vote for American Health Care Act

McKinley Explains Vote for American Health Care Act

Sherrod Brown, D- Ohio, said. "Protesting isn't going to help; I think we ought to sit down with the folks on each side and try to fix it". "People around 60 would pay tremendously increased premium...

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Iran keen to deepen ties with South Korea under new president

Moon's plan to send a special envoy to China to resolve the THAAD issue and the North Korean nuclear issue is particularly significant. Moon, a liberal former human rights lawyer who was jailed as a s...

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China's Xi says Belt and Road needs to reject protectionism

While some see Beijing's project as a geopolitical powerplay, Xi has insisted that the Belt and Road is open to everybody. It encompasses two main directions of development, the Silk Road Economic B...

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North Korea test-fires missile, challenging new leader in South

Kim Dong-yub, a professor at Kyungnam University's Institute of Far Eastern Studies in Seoul, said that, if true, that would mark a quicker-than-expected advancement in the North's ICBM program. The K...

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Jeter's No 2 retired by Yanks; plaque unveiled

Jeter's No 2 retired by Yanks; plaque unveiled

Later, Jeter was asked about becoming a father for the first time at the age of 42. In his speech to the adoring sellout crowd, Jeter opened with a shout-out to all the moms out there and his pregnant...

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Oil extends gains as U.S. crude stocks fall for 5th straight week

Oil was steady before government data forecast to show usa crude stockpiles fell for a fifth week, further reducing an inventory surplus. While US oil inventories fell, the country's crude oil...

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