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Eric Trump: We have no dealings, no projects with Russia

This development comes after Comey's discussions with Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the agency's probe into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation. "You don't do that I think by invoking executive privilege on a conversation you had apparently with nobody else in the room". Trump had abruptly fired Comey from the top position citing his mishandling of the Hillary Clinton's emails case a year ago. Read More »

Shareholders to settle GM's fight with activist investor


Greenlight , which controls more than 3% of GM's shares, wanted to split the stock into two classes: dividend shares and "capital appreciation" shares. The company has also said that two independent evaluation firms have analyzed the plan and recommended against it. Einhorn made his proposition as US auto market sales of brand-new automobiles have actually started to wane after a boom cycle that has actually lasted given that 2010. Read More »

British Airways cancels all flights out of London after computer system failure


Some passengers skipped to another airline's flight , while others that couldn't find a spot, vented their anger on social media. A global computer outage struck British Airways' systems early Saturday, at the beginning of a busy holiday weekend in both the USA and the United Kingdom, forcing the airline to cancel all flights leaving both London Gatwick and London Heathrow airports . Read More »

Important milestones in Qatar's history amid Gulf rift

The crisis is the worst to hit Gulf Arab nations since the creation in 1981 of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) grouping Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the U.A.E., Kuwait, Oman and Qatar . In Egypt, which also cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar, some banks resumed dealing in Qatari riyals after halting trade on Monday, but others appeared to be continuing to limit transactions with Doha . Read More »

NYC subway passengers trapped in dark, hot train for an hour


But when it has mechanical issues and delays, an MTA train vehicle can become a unsafe place very quickly. Fire officials say they got a call about a "trauma" at the Hugh J. "People were sweating everywhere and sitting on the floor", Muuto account manager Samantha Mushnick told Gothamist . New York's subway system has been dogged with delays and malfunctions in recent months; according to The New York Times , delays across the system have more than doubled in the last five years, ... Read More »

Iran calls for resolving Qatar row throw talks

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will be operating special flights to Doha to bring back stranded Pakistani pilgrims in the wake of the ongoing diplomatic rift in the Gulf . "Neighbors are permanent, geography can't be changed", he said. "Saudi Arabia and its allies will not accept any solution short of (Qatari) capitulation", political risk consultancy Eurasia Group said in a note. Read More »

BA engineer caused IT meltdown that grounded flights worldwide


Now an independent investigation is under way. He said: "You could cause a mistake to disconnect the power - it's hard for me to understand how you can mistakenly reconnect the power". The IAG chief executive explained that the incident occurred when an electrical engineer disconnected the "uninterruptible power supply", therefore shutting down the data centre. Read More »

Barclays PLC Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for U and I Group PLC (UAI)

The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital on Thursday, January 21 with "Buy". Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, April 19 report. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, May 6 by Craig Hallum. The stock has "Hold" rating by Santander on Tuesday, October 6. The firm earned "Strong-Buy" rating on Friday, August 28 by Vetr. Read More »

Uber, Lyft Will Start Operating Statewide On June 29


The city and Uber are already also engaged in a legal fight over San Francisco's demands for drivers' names and addresses and comes at a time when Uber is beset by a host of other legal problems. Austin-The return of Uber and Lyft to Austin has claimed its first casualty. An influx of cars driving for the two companies often clog city streets and block bicycle lanes and double-park while they wait for passengers, according to the city. Read More »

IOS 11 won't support iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, and fourth-gen iPad

Apple also unveiled a bunch of refinements in its other platforms - tvOS, watchOS and macOS - with watchOS 4 and updates to its Mac line of desktops and notebooks. As expected, the iOS 11 comes with new features and improvement over it's older version. "If your app has a login screen, I have information for you". Read More »

Algeria calls on Arab states to resolve differences by dialogue

Meanwhile its bulging $335bn (£260bn) sovereign wealth fund has been quietly extending its economic empire across the globe. Saudi Arabia's aviation authority has formally withdrawn Qatar's licence to land and fly in the country. Gulf states have long accused Qatar of supporting extremist groups, in particular the Muslim Brotherhood. FILE - In this May 14, 2010 file photo, a Qatari woman walks in front of the city skyline in Doha , Qatar. Read More »

China Is Championing Itself As A Leader In Climate Change


Speaking after the meeting, the president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, said they had discussed with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (photo) both the steel issue and China's demand that after its 15-year-membership of the World Trade Organization (WTO), it should no longer be treated as a special case. Read More »

Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Put down the Twitter


In a series of tweets , Trump insisted the policy was a "travel ban", despite efforts by members of his staff to distance the White House from the politically-charged term. A Justice Department spokesman declined to comment. On Saturday night, three knife-wielding attackers in fake suicide vests unleashed a terror rampage in the British capital, plowing a van into pedestrians on the iconic London Bridge before stabbing revellers in nearby Borough market, killing seven people. Read More »

Apple introduces power-packed iOS 11, wireless home speaker

With updates such as a reworked Safari that comes with features like autoplay video blocking and "intelligent tracking prevention" to cut back ad trackers, along with other updates such as rolling out of the Apple file system and inclusion of a new graphics engine in the form of Mantle 2, the OS sure looks to be a victor. Read More »

SF issues subpoenas for Uber, Lyft records


Herrera sued Uber last month to compel the company to comply with a subpoena for drivers' names and addresses. Investigating whether Uber and Lyft are causing public harm to the city is an uncommon approach for the San Francisco authorities. Read More »

Algeria calls on Arab states to resolve differences by dialog

Erdogan has not yet commented on the crisis, in which Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Yemen, cut ties with Qatar Monday, accusing it of supporting extremism. "Flights to Europe will most likely be rerouted through Iran and Turkey". "It's a cycle of panic and I needed to get pasta", said Ernest, a Lebanese national pushing two trollies. Read More »

All you need to know about the OPEC's oil pricing gimmicks

That would have taken some negotiations and leadership from the Saudis to rally the troops to allow those two sovereigns to be excluded. The move also highlights heightened volatility in the oil market. Bhushan Bahree, senior director at IHS Markit said the one thing Opec and its alliance of oil producing governments can not do is a government-level deal limiting the output of U.S. Read More »

Malta elections: Labour Party declares victory

Opinion polls have pointed to a victory by Muscat's Labour party but with a far narrower margin than in 2013 , when Labour won by a landslide after 15 years in opposition. He called a snap election following allegations of corruption against his wife and political allies. Muscat called new elections and ordered a magisterial inquiry after allegations surfaced that his wife also owned a company in Panama . Read More »

ExxonMobil Acquires Exploration Acreage in Equatorial Guinea


In addition, Exxon holds an 80-percent interest in Block EG-06, on which almost 600 square miles of 3D seismic data were acquired in 2015. The state is entitled to a 20 percent carried interest participation. It is a relatively new addition to the global oil industry, with the first oil struck in 1996. GEPetrol has 23.75% interest and Equatorial Guinea has 5%. Read More »

Apple's HomePod puts Siri in living rooms

HomePod , powered Apple's Siri digital assistant, will be priced at $349 when it begins shipping in December in the United States, Australia and Britain, the tech giant announced at its annual developers conference. Amazon has certainly been keen to bolster its lineup of original programming in recent years, especially in the face of tough competition from Netflix and it's critically acclaimed lineup, which includes hits like Stranger Things and House of Cards . Read More »

Trump admin proposes seismic surveys for Atlantic drilling


The Trump administration is considering letting companies use seismic air guns to look for oil and gas deposits below the Atlantic Ocean, outraging environmentalists and coastal towns and resorts. The data collected through seismic testing would be sold to oil and gas companies and would update 30-year-old maps of the ocean's subfloor to provide companies and the federal government with more information about where oil or gas deposits may be located off the Mid-Atlantic and South-Atlantic ... Read More »

'President Trump believes the climate is changing': Ambassador Haley

When asked whether it would help or hurt the United States economy, 37% of registered voters said it would help the economy, and 42% said it would hurt. The letter is called " We Are Still In " - as in, still in the Paris Accord. Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX, made good on his threat to leave several of the president's advisory councils if the president pulled the United States out of the climate deal. Read More »

Apple's Surface Pro killer might not launch until 2018

The updated iMac features Kaby Lake processors up to 4.2GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5GHz and supports up to twice the memory as the previous generation. It's $1,099 (£1,049, AU$1,699) to start for the 21.5-inch iMac and $1,799 ($1,749, AU$2,799) for the 27-inch model to start. Diving into the hardware specs, the MacBook now maxes out at up to a 1.3 GHz Core i7 processor , the 13-inch MacBook Pro has up to a 3.5 GHz Core i7, and the 15-inch MacBook Pro goes up to a 3.1 GHz Core i7 ... Read More »

IOS 11: Here are the best features in Apple's new operating system

You can use TouchID to authenticate payments and money transfers, and any money you receive through Apple Pay in iMessage will go to your Apple Pay cash card. During Apple's WWDC keynote earlier today, company executives officially took the wraps off of iOS 11. You can also loop a live photo to make a movie, or edit and trim it or save a still frame from a Live Photo. Read More »

Moody's downgrades China's credit rating to A1 from Aa3

Growth hit 10.6 percent in 2010 before sliding to a near-three decade low of 6.7 percent past year. Moody's changed its outlook for Hong Kong to stable from negative, citing the government's vast cash pile it can use to ward off financial and economic shocks. Read More »

Datatec Shares Soar by a Record After $830 Million Asset Sale


The Westcon International stake will be paid for with USD30.0 million in cash. Both SYNNEX and Datatec will have shareholder interest in the Westcon-Comstor Americas and the Westcon-Comstor International businesses as well as representation on each other's board of directors, ensuring strategic and operational alignment. Read More »

Focus on captains as Australia take on New Zealand


Much has been made of Australia's talented fast bowlers, but for a while Pat Cummins - the fastest of the lot - was hit all over Edgbaston by Ronchi, once an Australian global himself. That left the New Zealanders still well-placed on 254-4 but a late-innings flourish failed to materialize, and paceman Josh Hazlewood taking the final three wickets in a four-ball span for career-best figures of 6-52 off nine overs. Read More »

British Airways resumes flights from London airports following global computer outage

In a video posted on YouTube, Alex Cruz , chief executive of BA, said that all the IT systems were not yet restored. At the same time, CEO Alex Cruz posted videos apologizing for what he said was a disgusting period for passengers. Experts say the knock-on effect could continue for several days, with the airline facing huge compensation costs - up to £100 million according to some estimates. Read More »

Neuburgh Advisers LLC Purchases 22 Shares of El Paso Electric Company (EE)

American Electric Power Company Inc ( AEP ) traded up 0.13% during trading on Thursday, hitting $71.87. Wcm Invest Mgmt Ca invested in 0.01% or 14,705 shares. U.S. based company, American Electric Power Company, Inc. Quantbot Technologies Ltd Partnership accumulated 1,226 shares or 0.01% of the stock. WSBC's profit will be $27.69 million for 15.80 P/E if the $0.62 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »