NATO allies commit around $1 billion per year to support Afghan forces

NATO allies have promised the United States they will stump up around $1 billion a year over the next three years to help fund the Afghan military, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Saturday. But he said he believed that, based on commi... More..

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Delighted Verstappen wants to change his passport

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, third place, celebrates on the podium after the British Formula One Grand Prix at the Silverstone racetrack, Silverstone , England, Sunday, July 10, 2016. "We just got a bit u...More..

UEFA 2016 Portugal vs France: Twitter Users React to Messi vs Ronaldo
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

UEFA 2016 Portugal vs France: Twitter Users React to Messi vs Ronaldo

He had said before the Paris final that he wanted to be "crying for joy" this time - he could not have imagined how his prediction would come true. However, despite the pain in his right knee, he returned t...More..

Asia stocks rally on US jobs relief, BoE looms
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Asia stocks rally on US jobs relief, BoE looms

The S&P 500 rose 32 points, or 1.5 percent, to 2,129.90. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan jumped 1.9 per cent to a one-month top. "The outcome of the United Kingdom referendum has de...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

After win, Abe calls for debate on Japan constitution

TOKYO (AP) - Japan's ruling coalition was a clear victor in Sunday's parliamentary elections, preliminary results and Japanese media exit polls indicated, paving the way for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to push a...More..

Gas Prices Are Still Falling
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Gas Prices Are Still Falling

Prices remain remarkably lower than a year ago, with Ohio's average 52.2 cents per gallon lower than the same day a year ago. "The average retail gasoline price for the United States has dropped for 26 consecut...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Deutsche Boerse poised to lower vote threshold to seal LSE deal

Deutsche Boerse AG may lower the threshold for shareholder approval of its London Stock Exchange Group Plc acquisition, according to a person familiar with the discussions. "Deutsche Boerse will adjust the inde...More..

Sunny on Monday, slight chance of rain this week
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Sunny on Monday, slight chance of rain this week

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Temperatures stay in the upper 80s and low 90s through most of the week. The Lehigh Valley caught quite a break from the hot and humid weather this past weeken...More..

Tata Steel seeks European joint venture with Thyssenkrupp
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Tata Steel seeks European joint venture with Thyssenkrupp

After a board meeting on Friday, Tata Steel said it had chose to evaluate "alternative and more sustainable" solutions for the European business. "The bids have also been reviewed in the light of the uncertai...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

FBI head testifies to Congress over Clinton investigation

Following the hearing, Clinton's campaign released a statement saying Comey's testimony "shut thte door on any remaining conspiracy theories once and for all ". Separately, the U.S. State Department is reope...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Brexit fallout: More UK property funds block redemptions

Aviva Investors is the second manager to suspend trading in its £1.8 billion United Kingdom property trust, after Standard Life Investments took similar action on its £2.9 billion United Kingdom real estate f...More..

Oil swings between gains, losses as traders weigh Brexit effect
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Oil swings between gains, losses as traders weigh Brexit effect

Nigerian production is now at 30-year lows, noted Accendo Markets analysts Michael van Dulken and Augustin Eden, and this, they said, easily outweighed a rise in operational USA drilling rigs which exercised mi...More..

Decatur restaurant in Wendy's hack
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Decatur restaurant in Wendy's hack

Almost every Wendy's location Downriver was included in the hack. They also include five in Huntsville, two in Madison and one each in Cullman, Evergreen, Greenville, Guntersville, Jasper, Mobile, Rainsville, S...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Solar plane leaves Spain for penultimate leg of world tour

Covering 4,000km, the flight is expected to take 50 hours, depending on weather, before landing in Cairo, where Mr Piccard said he came up with the idea for Solar Impulse 17 years ago. Although this is their se...More..

Google expands opt-in ad tracking for all your accounts
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Google expands opt-in ad tracking for all your accounts

Using Google's many services - Search, YouTube, Gmail, Maps, etc - leaves behind a lot of information about your daily activities. Ads are a major source of online revenue for many websites; however, many i...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

US Senate approves nationwide labeling law for GMO food products

But as Harvest Public Media's Peggy Lowe reports, it's still a food fight. The bill requires food manufacturers to use one of three types of labels to inform consumers when genetically engineered, or GMO ,...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Rajnath, Vohra offer prayers at Amarnath shrine

The authorities have made all arrangements, including free Langars , water, wash rooms and media facilities at all halting stations besides at cave shrine and both base camps. Eight CRPF personnel were killed ...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

What Dallas Means For Police Reform

Hundreds of protesters shut down the Interstate 94 highway linking the twin cities of Minneapolis and St Paul for about two hours. A smaller demonstration was held at the Huntington Beach Pier. "We have to resp...More..

South Sudan 'back to war'
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

South Sudan 'back to war'

At least 272 people have died in renewed fighting in South Sudan which erupted on Sunday. "There are a lot of bodies; I can't even count them". Over 2.2 million people are displaced by the fighting and se...More..

In platform draft, Sanders wins on climate, loses on trade
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

In platform draft, Sanders wins on climate, loses on trade

Forty-one percent of people said it is hard to chose between Clinton and Trump because neither would make a good president. During a frequently combative session in an Orlando hotel ballroom Saturday, membe...More..

Juventus confirm £34m Alexis Sanchez bid
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Juventus confirm £34m Alexis Sanchez bid

Juventus have already made strides in the transfer market, signing Dani Alves on a free transfer and Miralem Pjanic from Roma. "Sanchez is a great player, but Arsenal told us they have no intention of sell...More..

Gold stocks drag down Toronto stock market; US indexes, loonie up
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Gold stocks drag down Toronto stock market; US indexes, loonie up

Bullion prices had risen 8.9 per cent in the two weeks between June 23 and Wednesday's close in response to uncertainty surrounding U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union. "Gold-related equities have also move...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Bernie Sanders poised to endorse Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire

The previous platform draft had not included explicit language on a $15 federal minimum wage . On Friday night, the platform committee adopted language calling for a $15 minimum wage at the federal level, ...More..

7-Eleven celebrates birthday by handing out free Slurpees
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

7-Eleven celebrates birthday by handing out free Slurpees

Yes, that delicious icy sugar-rush is 50 years young and ready to finally join the AARP. 2016 is the fiftieth anniversary of the Slurpee's creation, and so the chain has unveiled new flavors for " Slurpee F...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Sanders expected to endorse Clinton next week

Sanders spokesman Michael Briggs would not confirm reports of a scheduled endorsement, telling USA TODAY: "We are continuing to have conversations with Secretary Clinton's campaign and look forward to reachi...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Vijay Mallya refutes USL's allegations on Rs 1225 fund diversion

The Securities & Exchange Board of India (Sebi) will also be notified, said the people cited above. On Sunday, the troubled businessman said he was unaware of an additional inquiry by USL and claimed that he ha...More..

Britain's Prince George gets to pilot a jet - nearly
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Britain's Prince George gets to pilot a jet - nearly

This is the very first time Prince George has visited the Royal Institute Air Tattoo show. The Royals checked out a Squirrel helicopter and even got a close look into the cockpit - it was the same aircraft Wi...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Nigeria oil output rose in June, as prices decline

Investor concerns about the impact of Britain's decision to leave the European Union on global trade and growth dragged down markets on Tuesday, and oil was no exception. Signs of a potential recovery in US dri...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Tesla's Elon Musk Says 'Top Secret Masterplan' Coming Soon

Elon Musk tweeted out a cryptic message today about how the Tesla and SpaceX CEO is working on a new, "Master Plan", for the automotive company. Feds are also investigating a crash that killed 40-year-ol...More..

IL newspapers tell Rauner, Democrats 'Do Your Job'
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

IL newspapers tell Rauner, Democrats 'Do Your Job'

The bills included $200 million in pension payments for the Chicago teachers plus an allowance for Chicago to raise property taxes reserved for teacher pensions. That pickup is contingent on the General Assembl...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

USA ambassador expresses regret over handcuffing of Emirati

The United Arab Emirates has warned its citizens against wearing traditional Arab clothing while travelling in the West, after an innocent medical tourist was swarmed by OH police with rifles levelled at him as...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Euro Cup 2016: France beat Germany 2-0

My wife, being the sensible woman she is, put a block on England. Evra was seen as one of the ringleaders of the mutiny, alongside William Gallas and Franck Ribery, with France refusing to train and the poiso...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Pokemon Go International Rollout Halted due to Server Issues

In addition, Niantic's CEO John Hanke stated, 'While they fix the server capacity, worldwide roll out of the game to other countries is paused until the company is comfortable'. Apparently, if the armed robber...More..

Malware-filled Pokemon Go app out in the wild
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Malware-filled Pokemon Go app out in the wild

Pokémon GO is a new app developed for iOS and Android that lets users catch Pokemon in the real world using their device's camera. The Remote Access Tool (RAT) that comes in the said Pokemon Go APK is ca...More..

Aviva halts trading in its property fund
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Aviva halts trading in its property fund

In so doing, they join three competing funds - M&G, Standard Life Investments and Aviva - that suspended their trading earlier in the week. Columbia Threadneedle said it also had suspended dealings in its G...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Iran says it will continue its ballistic missile program

Following the adoption of the JCPOA, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2231, which prohibits Iran from engaging in activities related to ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons. Germa...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Australian PM inches ahead in poll count

UPDATED 7.00PM Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he takes full responsibility for his party's election campaign that failed to achieve an outright majority. Turnbull would also have to deal with...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

House may act next week on Senate GMO labeling bill

The United States Senate passed a controversial bill Wednesday that would require food makers to disclose genetically modified food ingredients-at least, sort of. As the GOP has historically been a suppor...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Euro 2016 final goes to extra time as Portugal hold France

Ronaldo experienced a different type of heartbreak 12 years ago, when hosts Portugal lost to Greece in the Euro 2004 final. Having received the ball on the halfway line, Ronaldo was flattened by a clumsy, a...More..

France seeks healing final victory vs underachiever Portugal
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

France seeks healing final victory vs underachiever Portugal

Mark Clattenburg is taking charge at the Stade de France, having in May officiated the final of the FA Cup and Champions League. In addition to offering us some attractive soccer, Euro 2016 has offered us som...More..

Donald Trump points to 'Frozen' book in defense of controversial tweet
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Donald Trump points to 'Frozen' book in defense of controversial tweet

Bob Corker and Iowa Sen. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to defend his campaign's use of what was seen to be a Star of David in a tweet to describe Democratic r...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

China criticizes USA sanctions against Kim Jong Un

While North Korea urged the United States to retract the sanctions, it also said that it will handle all issues "arising in the relations with the U.S." under wartime law, KCNA reported, quoting North Korea...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Sasse and Trump meet face to face

He was referring to Trump's comments past year when the real estate mogul questioned whether senior Arizona Sen. According to the Washington Post , Mr Trump threatened to attack Mr Flake on the campai...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Rudy Giuliani Says 'Black Lives Matters' Is 'Inherently Racist'

He had reportedly been selling CDs outside of a petrol station. For those who paid attention, today's racial and political tensions are just a pot boiling over, one that has been simmering on the back burner fo...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Modi arrives in Mozambique

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet with heads of state in four African countries from July 7-11, 2016 in his first visit to the African continent since he took office in 2014. "The MoU will augme...More..

Black Lives Matter protests continue, despite criticism
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Black Lives Matter protests continue, despite criticism

As Dallas Police Chief David Brown-one of the leading chiefs in America-said, "There are no words to describe the atrocity that occurred to our city, all I know is that this must stop, this divisiveness betwe...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Global economy "grim" and G20 must step up to fix it: China

In a statement, Trade Minister Tareq Qabil, who leads the Egyptian delegation to the event, said inviting Egypt to such important worldwide event is a key chance to contribute to forging the new global economic...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Creator of the Broadway hit 'Hamilton' says goodbye, quietly

The cast left after a few minutes to the theme from the TV series " West Wing ", an apparently presidential choice. In this new video released today the musical says goodbye to the original cast in a heartwarmi...More..

Petraeus case worse than Clinton's emails — Federal Bureau of Investigation director
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Petraeus case worse than Clinton's emails — Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Brian Fallon, a spokesman for Clinton, said Judicial Watch "has been attacking the Clintons since the 1990s so it's no surprise that after the Justice Department declared this case closed, they are trying to ...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Man called 911, ambushed officer

The vehicle belonging to Beck was located by authorities last night and is no longer wanted. Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress said the officer was shot "multiple times" and that he's grateful both men ...More..