• 1 deputy killed, another critically hurt in shooting near Kansas courthouse
1 deputy killed, another critically hurt in shooting near Kansas courthouse

The Kansas Capitol Police tweeted their prayers to deputies who were shot. Two Wyandotte County Sheriff's Deputies have been shot in Kansas City, Kansas. He had seven years of service as an officer. The shooting happened before 11:17 a.m. Friday near the corner of 8th Street and Ann Avenue. Colón earlier said he was "very confident (the shoot...

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  • Best Twitter reactions to IHOb, the International House of Burgers
Best Twitter reactions to IHOb, the International House of Burgers

Speculation that the "b" stood for breakfast was shot down when IHOP employees began spilling the beans about the burgers . "Dear Internet, we abbreciate your batience", the company said on Monday. "Based on fan demand, there's the chance we may create more IHOb restaurants in the future". So, naturally, the store is now adding and the h...

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  • Trump criticizes Justin Trudeau, says United States won't endorse G7 statement
Trump criticizes Justin Trudeau, says United States won't endorse G7 statement

Mrs May said: "Where we disagree with our allies on something it is right that we say so and air the issue openly and frankly". But this was more an indication of how poorly Mr Trump understands the global trading system than a serious summons to the negotiating table.

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  • Porsche christens first electric the Taycan
Porsche christens first electric the Taycan

The expected range is more than 500 km on the somewhat generous NEDC test cycle. The good news is that the Taycan will also have a driving range around 300 miles, which will pit it directly against the Tesla Model S. But we're now one step closer to having a battery-electric Porsche on the road, which has at least one high-profile CEO likel...

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  • U.S. reaches deal with China's ZTE, commerce secretary says
U.S. reaches deal with China's ZTE, commerce secretary says

The deal also forces ZTE to make changes to its management. WIthout access to these American companies, ZTE essentially can't do business . One of the United States companies caught in the crossfire is Qualcomm Inc, whose products account for the lion's share of chips inside ZTE smartphones .

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  • Merkel offers Macron concessions on eurozone reforms
Merkel offers Macron concessions on eurozone reforms

In her first detailed response to Emmanuel Macron's euro-zone ideas, the German chancellor blends caution and compromise: Yay to a Euro-IMF and deeper common defense, nay to Italian debt relief. Italy's new interior minister, Matteo Salvini , has said that Italians "aren't the slaves" of European Union powerhouses Germany and France. Merkel a...

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  • Sears Is Closing at Least 63 More Stores, Here’s the Full List
Sears Is Closing at Least 63 More Stores, Here’s the Full List

Sears Holdings will close another 100 unprofitable stores after another quarter of losses and slowing sales. "We continue to evaluate our network of stores, which are a critical component in our transformation, and will make further adjustments as needed and as warranted", Sears said .

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  • M5S, League say Giuseppe Conte's still their man for Italy
M5S, League say Giuseppe Conte's still their man for Italy

Italy's president swore in western Europe's first populist government Friday, featuring a mix of anti-establishment and right-wing ministers who have promised an "Italy first" agenda that has alarmed Europe's political establishment. FILE - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers a speech during a debate on the future of Europe...

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  • Memorial Day weekend gas prices highest in four years
Memorial Day weekend gas prices highest in four years

Higher gas prices mean higher visitor spending, which a year ago reached $10.2 billion in OR, said Leon Aliski, Dean Runyan Associates project manager. "Compared to past year it was $2.37 per gallon", said Donna Ottinger with AAA . Thanks OPEC and Russia: The rebound in oil prices from the crash of 2015-2016 was engineered in large part by OP...

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  • Oil falls on shock US stock builds, Opec supply worries
Oil falls on shock US stock builds, Opec supply worries

The premium of Brent crude over U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures neared $8 a barrel, close to its widest in three years. Rising supply in the United States, where shale production is forecast to hit a record high in June, has limited the upward move in prices.

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  • GDPR takes effect: What you need to know
GDPR takes effect: What you need to know

Companies that already hold users' data have to reach out to customers and ask for permission to retain it. Authorities can fine companies up to 4 percent of their annual revenue, or 20 million euros, whichever is higher , for breaching the rules.

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  • Israeli PM Praises Pompeo's Iran Speech as 'Policy That Can Guarantee Security'
Israeli PM Praises Pompeo's Iran Speech as 'Policy That Can Guarantee Security'

Security Council, plus Germany, that was meant to block the Iranian government's path to a nuclear weapon. He also demanded Iran release all United States citizens imprisoned on a variety of charges, including espionage. Critics yawn, but some of those showed Iranian determination to roll ahead with its weaponizing ambition, if at a slower pace...

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  • Senate Votes Yes to Save Net Neutrality - But What's Next?
Senate Votes Yes to Save Net Neutrality - But What's Next?

The bill would reverse a decision the FCC made last December, to undo net neutrality rules, put in place by the Obama administration. "Net neutrality protected everyone. "The promise of an open internet is foundational to providing equitable learning opportunities to all students, not just those who can afford them", said Richard Culatta, CEO...

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  • QUIZ: Guess the lyrics of the 1st Eurovision 2018 semi-finalists
QUIZ: Guess the lyrics of the 1st Eurovision 2018 semi-finalists

San Marino have only ever reached the final once... so catch the entry while you can on Thursday. Saara had tried three times to enter the competition in the past but was always second best. RTE Today and Nationwide reporter Colm Flynn took to Twitter to share the clip, originally from Derek Mooney, which was captioned "This man almost has a h...

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  • Comcast could make $60 billion cash bid for Fox
Comcast could make $60 billion cash bid for Fox

Though Comcast was initially rejected in its bid for 21st Century Fox's assets, the company remains persistent and steadfast in its quest to obtain Fox. For several months now, it's been all but accepted that The Walt Disney Company will acquire various assets from 21st Century Fox . And it would also put pressure on Disney and its stock as ...

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  • Wall Street fell after Fed's decision on interest rates
Wall Street fell after Fed's decision on interest rates

That was down from 2.9 percent in the fourth quarter even though the tax cuts kicked in on January 1. However, the recent weakness is likely to be temporary and we think that the EUR and the GBP are likely to bounce back: EUR/USD to $1.20-1.22 levels and GBP/USD to $1.39-1.41 levels by June-end as political and economic concerns return in the US ...

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  • China's Xiaomi files for mega Hong Kong IPO, lifts lid on financials
China's Xiaomi files for mega Hong Kong IPO, lifts lid on financials

The documents Xiaomi filed Thursday shed some light on its finances, showing revenue soared almost 70% previous year to around 115 billion yuan ($18 billion). Beyond the year's largest IPO - and the world's largest raise since Alibaba in NY in 2014 - the listing could make Xiaomi China's third largest technology company based on market cap.

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  • TSX, Montreal Exchange shut down Friday due to technical problems
TSX, Montreal Exchange shut down Friday due to technical problems

Blackberry Ltd's New York Stock Exchange-listed shares, for example, were trading as of 3:08 p.m. EDT, but the company's TSX-listed shares had not traded since 1:38 p.m. Trading normally closes at 4 p.m. Traders turned to rival exchanges to place orders, including Nasdaq Inc. The Canadian dollar was trading at 77.78 cents US, up 0.03 of a USA c...

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  • Ford Speeds Up Cost Cutting, Dropping Most Sedans in US
Ford Speeds Up Cost Cutting, Dropping Most Sedans in US

Broken down by region, it's clear that the North American segment is still the driver of profits for the company. The Ford Fiesta, Fusion , Taurus, and Focus hatchback and sedan will not be renewed for future generations in the USA and will eventually be phased out of Ford's lineup.

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  • Manhunt underway for suspect in ME police officer's death
Manhunt underway for suspect in ME police officer's death

Williams then drove Cole's vehicle to a Cumberland Farms convenience store in the same town and committed a theft there, Maine State Police said in a statement. At the time he was arrested his bail was set at $10,000. He was due to return to court Wednesday in MA. Bobby Bishop says he is a neighbor of John Williams.

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  • NFL QB Aaron Rodgers gets minority share of Bucks
NFL QB Aaron Rodgers gets minority share of Bucks

An avid basketball fan who often voices his penchant for the mid-range jump shot on social media, Rodgers has been a frequent spectator at Bucks and University of Wisconsin basketball games over the past few years. The Bucks built a new practice facility that opened at the start of this season, and a new downtown arena is under construction and wil...

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  • Best Buy to sell Toshiba & Insignia sets running on Amazon Fire TV
Best Buy to sell Toshiba & Insignia sets running on Amazon Fire TV

They will have Amazon Fire TV built in, as well as a voice-activated remote with Alexa and Echo. Jeff Bezos , founder as well as CEO of Amazon , points out that Amazon has always been collaborating with Best Buy, and the latest partnership now takes things to the next level.

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  • ZTE says export ban will 'severely impact' its survival
ZTE says export ban will 'severely impact' its survival

In 2017, ZTE invested over 50million US dollars in its export control compliance program and is planning to invest more resources in 2018, the statement said . He has threatened tariffs on many types... It's also worth considering that ZTE won't have much trouble finding other suppliers, and that China has encouraged its own semiconductor indust...

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  • Starbucks to close 8000 United States stores May 29, for Racial-Bias Training
Starbucks to close 8000 United States stores May 29, for Racial-Bias Training

On April 14, the company issued a statement on their Twitter apologising for an incident in Philadelphia which saw two black men arrested for merely waiting for a friend inside a Starbucks . The manager is no longer employed by Starbucks . Jackson said he'd like to see the chain and other national companies take broader steps to combat inequ...

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  • Macron Appeals for EU Unity in Face of Nationalism
Macron Appeals for EU Unity in Face of Nationalism

A decision to open membership talks would require all 28 member states' approval in June. While Macron laid out his lofty reform goals in a passionate speech to the European Parliament, Merkel's own party publicly pushed back against his proposals for a eurozone budget and an expansion of the EU's bailout fund.

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