Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Fed weighing when to start selling off trillions in bonds Fed weighing when to start selling off trillions in bonds

By the end of this year, Ms. Yellen has said, the Fed may raise rates to a level that neither encourages nor discourages growth. The Fed's preferred measure of underlying inflation slipped again in May to 1.4 percent, the Commerce Department report...

China closes first trading day on Bond Connect China closes first trading day on Bond Connect

According to Chinese state news agency Xinhua, a total of 473 overseas investors now hold 800 billion yuan of outstanding investment in the Chinese interbank bond market under several schemes, including Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor and ...

Police, protesters clash prior to Hamburg, Germany's G20 summit Police, protesters clash prior to Hamburg, Germany's G20 summit

As for the USA deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea, Xi and Putin said the move concerns the strategic balance in the region. Additionally, this morning, the president tweeted about the conversation he h...

Qatar Given Extra 48-Hrs To Respond To Saudi Demands

With the deadline expiring today, Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt made a decision to give Doha an extension to respond positively to their demands. After more than two weeks, the four countries gave Doha 10 days, or unti...

European Union boss Juncker scolds empty parliament as 'ridiculous' European Union boss Juncker scolds empty parliament as 'ridiculous'

The EU Chief's hot headed remarks were matched by Parliament President Antonio Tajani who accused Juncker of having a lack of respect . He said: "It is not up to the Commission to control the Parliament; it's up to the Parliament to control the Co...

SRK the charmer is back, serenading Anushka in Beech Beech Me SRK the charmer is back, serenading Anushka in Beech Beech Me

So, it's a party of a couple. Especially when it comes to the B-town biggies like Salman Khan, Aamir Khan or Shah Rukh Khan , the fans go insane and can do anything for getting just a glimpse of their stars. Shah Rukh Khan added: " Koi jhagda nahi ...

Tropical development possible in the Atlantic this week Tropical development possible in the Atlantic this week

NOAA's Climate Prediction Center forecasts that the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, will have above-normal activity. REST OF THE WEEK: It's the dog days of summer, and there will be little change in the ove...

Canada gives $10M, apology to former Guantanamo prisoner Canada gives $10M, apology to former Guantanamo prisoner

The court said the actions of the Canadian government had violated the former child soldier's rights under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and deprived him of fundamental principles of justice. Christopher Speer with a grenade. He won bail in Edmo...

Forget the hot dog eating contest, remember when LSU ate 4000 wings? Forget the hot dog eating contest, remember when LSU ate 4000 wings?

Every year, on the Fourth of July, Americans gather to celebrate freedom, independence and the lovely gluttony that only freedom provides. Now that Chestnut reclaimed the crown in 2016 he is ready to make it back-to-back wins once again and claim h...

BBC to spend millions luring kids back from Netflix and YouTube BBC to spend millions luring kids back from Netflix and YouTube

A BBC source explained to BBC.co.uk that the rise of United States technology firms and streaming companies has forced the broadcaster's hand: "The way children and young people are watching and consuming programmes and other content is changing fast...

South Africa back Elgar to bring gutsy captaincy to Lords South Africa back Elgar to bring gutsy captaincy to Lords

De Villiers has not played Test cricket since January previous year and Philander said: "We've made adjustments in order to move on". The Test captaincy has been taken over by Faf du Plessis but South Africa will also be without him for the serie...

Must resolutely oppose evils of terrorism, radicalism and violence, says Modi Must resolutely oppose evils of terrorism, radicalism and violence, says Modi

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) introduces his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi (C) to religious officials during an official ceremony at the Ben-Gurion International airport near Tel Aviv on July 4, 2017 . Before the visit to ...

Heartburn drugs tied to increased risk of early death, new research shows Heartburn drugs tied to increased risk of early death, new research shows

A similar risk increase was seen for PPI use versus no use and for PPI use versus no use of either drug. The findings add to a growing body of evidence linking the use of PPIs to a range of health problems including kidney damage , bone fracture ...

China maps Indian troops' Doklam foray China maps Indian troops' Doklam foray

The Indian intrusion came as Modi visited the usa and New Delhi announced an anti-dumping move against China - so it was all planned, the state media said, the report added. "Indian Prime Minister Nehru on behalf of the Indian government expl...

Demare takes Tour stage amid crashes Demare takes Tour stage amid crashes

Race jury president Philippe Marien of the UCI says, "We have chose to disqualify Peter Sagan from the 2017 Tour de France after the tumultuous sprint here in Vittel, where he endangered several riders, including Mark Cavendish and others who i...

USA lifts laptop ban from Abu Dhabi flights USA lifts laptop ban from Abu Dhabi flights

The US had planned on expanding the ban to cover all global flights arriving in the US, but later decided otherwise. Tighter security measures placed by #Etihad Airways resulted in the U.S. Providing that passengers are flying nonstop to the US...

Maryland Officials Deny Trump Panel's Voter Data Request Maryland Officials Deny Trump Panel's Voter Data Request

Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos didn't list what records would be sent to the commission, but the Republican said in a statement he will protect private information. More than 20 states, including Kentucky, California and NY, have declined ...

Car Bombs In Syrian Capital Kill 8 Car Bombs In Syrian Capital Kill 8

A general view shows the damage at one of the blast sites in Damascus , Syria, July 2, 2017. At least 18 people were killed and many were injured as auto bombers strike Syria's capital city Damascus on Sunday. State TV showed two scorched vehicles...

Trump May Visit Ireland This Month Trump May Visit Ireland This Month

Trump is traveling across the Atlantic to attend France's Bastille Day celebrations on July 14. Sarah Huckabee Sanders described them as "not accurate," whereas Theresa May's spokesperson told journalists, "I am not aware of any plans for the p...

Police Arrest Cocaine Kingpin Wanted for 3 Decades Police Arrest Cocaine Kingpin Wanted for 3 Decades

Da Rocha had plastic surgery in an attempt to evade the law but investigators, who compared up-to-date imagery with old photographs of the suspect, insist they have got the right man. and Europe. The captured fugitive is accused of having headed an...

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