by | June 13, 2017 | 11:54

SAN JUAN, June 11 Puerto Rico voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to apply to Congress to become the 51st state, election officials said, although less than a quarter of eligible voters cast ballots in the plebiscite. "I don't think there is any incentive for this Congress to accept Puerto Rico as the 51st state", said Hector Feliciano, a 27-year-old retail executive.

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:32

The hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. ET. According to Christopher Anders, the group's deputy director, "There is absolutely no reason why the hearing room doors should be shut, cameras turned off, and all American citizens left in the dark when Sessions testifies ".

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:31

American Lexi Thompson and South Korea's Hyo Joo Kim were tied with Sharp while Perrine Delacour of France and American Lindy Duncan were one shot back. "Again, I made one on two that kind of saved my round", she said. Korhonen had a 66 for the lowest score of the day. Waterloo's Grey Silo Golf Course was host for the tournament's first three years.

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:25

Senior Deputy Governor Wilkins discussed how having more broad-based economic growth makes it more likely that it will be sustainable over the medium term. She also commented that 70% of industries have been expanding at a rate not seen since the financial crisis, although the one area of disappointment is exports and the bank is working hard to understand the forces behind the data.

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:22

Standing with Iohannis, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner, Trump at last confirmed his commitment to the alliance's mutual defense pact, Article 5, uttering words he deliberately did not say when he spoke at NATO's gathering in Belgium last month.

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:15

The 114th meeting of global football's oldest foes was a naturally tense affair, with the hosts looking to keep their dreams of reaching Russian Federation alive as Gareth Southgate's men attempted to tighten their grip on top spot. England still have work to do to secure World Cup qualification, but preparations for Russian Federation are well under way as Gareth Southgate attempts to prevent their all-too-frequent major tournament struggles.

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:08

Electronic Arts is unofficially kicking off this year's pre-show activities with a press conference on June 10, three days before the exhibition begins. Well, the conferences start on Sunday, but Monday will be the start of the whole event. It also puts a new console on the market just months after Nintendo's successful Switch launch.

by | June 13, 2017 | 10:42

He would not comment on any further actions taken by the board , including whether it discussed the future of Kalanick. Acting on an investigation of Uber Technologies Inc .'s management and culture, the ride-hailing giant's board of directors said Sunday it will "implement all of the recommendations" of its completed report , though it's not entirely clear yet what they are.

by | June 13, 2017 | 10:39

Shares of Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO) have received a consensus rating of "Buy" from the twenty-three research firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The Glencore proposal is subject to Australian regulatory approval. The deal will be funded from existing cash resources and committed facilities. To that end Glencore said it would mitigate the impact on its balance sheet of the bid for Coal & Allied by selling "no less than $US1.5 billion" of other assets or by ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 10:32

EPA head Scott Pruitt made his global debut on Sunday at a climate conference in Bologna , Italy , but left halfway through the first day of the two-day event. That is not our model. Ecology for us means democracy and equality. The Auto Alliance represents 12 auto makers that make up 70 percent of all vehicle and light-truck sales in the USA, including the Detroit auto makers, Toyota, BMW and Volkswagen.

by | June 13, 2017 | 10:26

Now it's setting its sights on price-conscious American shoppers with a $5 billion investment to build 900 new stores in the USA over the next five years. entrance, with Aldi U.S. CEO Jason Hart saying its products will be priced up to 50% cheaper than its competitors ( Lidl has already made the same declaration ).

by | June 13, 2017 | 10:23

It's clear to most Kansans how Obamacare has harmed their families (doubled their premiums and taken away medical choices), but the same can't be said about the harm that's been created by the Dodd-Frank financial law. And it would repeal the Volcker Rule limiting bank trades that threaten deposits. "Then we deregulate, we go too far and have another crisis", he had said in an interview .

by | June 13, 2017 | 10:06

This is what colonialism is all about". On May 3, 2017, Puerto Rico declared a form of bankruptcy . Roselló has argued that statehood for Puerto Rico could help the island's economy. Aside from the 97 percent voting for statehood this time around, a little more than 1.5 percent voted in favor of independence from the United States, while 1.3 percent wanted to preserve status quo and remain a territory.

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:58

Kalanick is also expected to weigh taking a three-month leave of absence, according to the people, who asked not to be identified discussing the matter. Uber was not immediately available to comment on the report . Top engineering executive Amit Singhal resigned in February after the ride-sharing titan learned he ended his career at Google after a sexual harassment complaint, reports said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:40

Chapman did not make it off the subs bench in the final or during any of the knock-out stages but it was always going to be a big ask for the Middlesbrough forward to break into a winning formation. "They played with their heart and dignity", Venezuela coach Rafael Dudamel said. England still had an attacking threat and Josh Onomah nearly gave them a two-goal cushion when he ran unopposed to shoot from distance, only to see his shot cannon back off the crossbar.

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:28

Ethereum's founder, Vitalik Buterin , recently met with Putin during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a signal that the country may be interested in using digital currency to move its economy beyond gas and oil. Bitcoin traded above $3,000 for the first time on Sunday , continuing this year's massive surge and helped by increased demand from Asia-based investors.

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:25

June 12 The stealthy F-35 fighter jets made by Lockheed Martin Corp remained temporarily grounded at a U.S. Air Force base in Arizona on Monday because of irregularities in pilots' oxygen supplies, an Air Force spokeswoman said. Lockheed Martin manufactures the F-35A fighter jets and they declared them combat ready for the Air Force past year. The F-35 business accounts for about 37 percent of Lockheed's total revenue.

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:17

Amazon's cheap smart assistant can basically do all the stuff a user could expect from a smart speaker . The artificial intelligence within those two exceeds Siri's current capabilities, but with Apple having announced a wide range of updates to Siri at WWDC , the virtual assistant's power by the time HomePod launches remains unknown.

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:16

US Special Forces have joined an ongoing battle against ISIS militants in the southern Philippines town of Marawi, following months of tension between Washington and Manila . Colonel Herrera explained that the U.S. Special Forces are not fighting and are there to provide technical support. Currently, the Philippine city of Marawi, located on Mindanao Island, is besieged by ISIS-linked militants.

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:14

The post alleged that she encountered sexism and sexual harassment during her time with the ride-hailing company. 2017 has been a bad year for Uber's public image, with near-weekly news reports on the company's litigation and regulation troubles .

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:05

GE will pay $7.4 billion to Baker Hughes shareholders as part of the deal. "We are continuing to work constructively with the relevant government regulators to achieve the necessary approvals and expect to close the transaction in mid-2017", Melanie Kania, a spokeswoman at Baker Hughes, said Monday in an email.

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:09

Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican and another member of the Judiciary Committee, said both Sessions and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch should appear. Sessions recused himself in early March from investigations related to the 2016 election. Members of the intelligence committee are in the middle of an investigation and have "access to relevant, classified information", Sessions said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:04

US crude stocks fell sharply last week, driven by a surge in refining and exports to record highs, while gasoline inventories also dropped sharply ahead of the start of the summer driving season, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said June 1.

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:00

The stock has "Sell" rating by Societe Generale on Thursday, January 21. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the shares of KR in report on Friday, December 4 with "Outperform" rating. As per Tuesday, January 10, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. The stock has "Buy" rating by HSBC on Wednesday, March 22. The firm has "Underweight" rating given on Tuesday, May 10 by Piper Jaffray.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:53

Smith A O now has $9.61 billion valuation . About 186,666 shares traded. Over the last five days, shares have managed 3.11% gains and now is up 6.67% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $24.31. will post $3.89 EPS for the current fiscal year. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, January 15. Aegis Capital initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, November 30 report.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:41

The suspects were taken to the police department for interrogation, while testimony interviews were conducted with passengers on board the flight. "At the moment Cologne police believe there was no actual threat", spokesman Christoph Gilles said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:39

Benchmark U.S. crude added 25 cents to $46.08 a barrel in NY. The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped 2.38 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,429.39. Brent crude, used to price global oils, added 46 cents, or 1 percent, to $48.61 a barrel in London.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:37

Gymboree claims that this agreement will allow it to restructure and refinance itself. Sunday's chapter 11 bankruptcy filing wasn't a surprise. Ironically, Gymboree is struggling at a time when retailers are searching for ways to make shopping a fun experience for consumers.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:32

Meanwhile, nearly 80 percent of young people in that age range use Snapchat daily, while less than a third of them will have a job for the summer. "We thought Snaplications was a great way to allow us to meet job seekers where they are- their phones", says Jez Langhorn, senior director in Human Resources, McDonald's U.S., in a statement.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:33

Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a "sell" rating and set a GBX 710 ($9.17) target price on shares of Pearson plc in a research report on Wednesday, January 18th. shares while 41 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. First Interstate National Bank stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Anglo Pacific Group plc (LON:APF).

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:24

That is likely to move Bacca down the pecking order at San Siro, despite the Colombia global having scored 31 Serie A goals in his two seasons at the club after signing from Sevilla in 2015. Versatile Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez completed his £15m move to the club late last week from Wolfsburg. Milan were bought by the Chinese-backed Rossoneri Sport Investment Lux company in April and the new owners are underlining their ambitions with heavy investment ahead of a return to Europe ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:15

And eventually Harold Wilson managed to form a government. The historic English university town of Canterbury, a Conservative stronghold with a high proportion of young voters , has elected a Labour lawmaker for the first time since the constituency was formed a century ago.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:51

The two most recent agreements to waive the budget caps allowed increases for both defense and domestic spending, as demanded by Democrats. Trump requested $639 billion for the Pentagon, including $65 billion for ongoing military operations.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:45

At 7.30pm on Saturday, Downing Street issued a statement which said "we can confirm that the DUP have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative government on a confidence and supply basis when Parliament returns next week".

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:45

On Monday, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement: "This will be the first meeting between the two leaders". But Trump has so far focused more on building ties with China as he looks to win its cooperation in tackling North Korea's nuclear weapons program, and with USA allies in East Asia.