Daily Archives: August 1, 2017

North Korea can hit most of United States: U.S. officials

Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea's latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) has shown that Pyongyang now may be...

Trump dictated misleading statement on son’s meeting with Russian: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump dictated a statement, later shown to be misleading, in which his son Donald Trump Jr. said a...

S&P 500 to exclude Snap after voting rights debate

Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 .SPX will start excluding companies that issue multiple classes of shares, managers of the index said...

Sheriff Joe Arpaio found guilty of violating judge’s order

Joe Arpaio, the controversial former sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, has been found guilty of criminal contempt - a federal offence. He was found to...

Jacinda Ardern Becomes Youngest Leader of New Zealand Labour Party – Reports

Jacinda Ardern, 37, on Tuesday became the youngest leader of the New Zealand Labour Party, which is the largest country's opposition party after resignation...

Ashley Madison is back and wants to help more women have affair

Jenna Clarke A lot has changed in two years. We've lost Prince and Bowie and the world is now captivated by a few dystopian, theocratic...

Turkish Foreign Minister to Visit China Philippines in August – Reports

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will visit China and the Philippines during the first days of August and will held a number of meetings...

The rise of ‘basic’ make up proves the beauty industry is all-knowing, always

Natalie Reilly The Beauty industry knows what you think of it. Or rather, it knows what you think of the current all-inclusive, OTT makeup trend....

‘I would be one of them’: Serena Williams pens essay on underpaid black women

Serena Williams has promised to "give a voice" to women in Silicon Valley and across the workforce in an essay highlighting the gender -...

US to Overtake EU as China’s Largest Trade Partner

The United States is expected to overtake the European Union as China's largest trading partner this year, a former vice-minister of commerce said. Sino-US trade...

Angelina Jolie slams ‘false and upsetting’ audition claims

Broede Carmody Angelina Jolie has accused Vanity Fair of taking the casting process behind her new film First They Killed My Father out of context. A...

Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor, dies at 73

Libby Hill Sam Shepard, paragon playwright of the American West, was born to roam. With a father who was an Army officer and sometime farmer and...

French actress Jeanne Moreau dead at 89

Acclaimed French actress Jeanne Moreau, whose films include such masterpieces as Jules et Jim, has died. She was 89. She was honoured with a 1965...

Locked out! US diplomats in Moscow say they can’t access diplomatic property

Moscow: The US embassy in Moscow accused Russian authorities on Monday of barring diplomatic staff from a property on the outskirts of Moscow, after...

Cambodian mob trashes police station over child kidney robbing fears

Lindsay Murdoch Fears that children are being kidnapped across Cambodia to have their kidneys cut out and sold have sparked mob violence and cries by...

Is South Korea Planning a ‘Surgical Strike’ to Take Out Kim Jong-Un?

South Korean military strategists are reportedly preparing a contingency “surgical strike” against North Korean command, nuclear and missile facilities, which would be initiated by...

Mexico names veteran trade negotiator to lead its NAFTA talks

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico has named Kenneth Smith as its chief negotiator for high-stakes talks set to begin next month aimed at revamping...

Republicans want tech input on U.S. net neutrality legislation

David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional committee on Monday asked for input from Google parent Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O), Facebook Inc (FB.O), Comcast Corp...

U.S. Sanctions Are Another Gift to Putin

Far from being hurt by them, he finds them useful. by Leonid Bershidsky Russian President Vladimir Putin tends to respond to Western sanctions in...

Saudis Weigh Oil-Price Linked Tax for Aramco Before IPO

By Javier Blas and Wael Mahdi Saudi Arabia is considering a flexible tax system for state-owned oil company Aramco that would increase royalty payments...