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Attorney: Deadly force not justified in Castile shooting, officer will be charged


Prosecutors in Minnesota said Wednesday that they had charged the police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, with second-degree manslaughter for the shooting. Choi went on to say that Castile's dying words were "in protest that he wasn't reaching for his gun". Prosecutors have weighed potential charges against Yanez since receiving results of an in-depth investigation by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on September 28. Read More »

Chinese yuan falls to almost 8-year low


China's yuan trades within a tight 2% band against the greenback set each day by the People's Bank of China, which makes no secret of its desire to manage the currency's value in global foreign exchange markets. "Yuan deprecation means more capital outflow and more pressure on China's foreign exchange reserves", Liao Qun, Citic Bank International Chief economist, told AFP. Read More »

Markets open on a positive note on Wednesday


Brokers said sentiments remained bearish on continued foreign fund outflows and weakness in emerging market currencies against the dollar since Donald Trump's unexpected win in the U.S. The WPI data showed that India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices fell marginally to 3.39 per cent for October from 3.57 per cent for the month before. Read More »

Enough currency with banks for exchange: RBI

In the two days when the ATMs were out of service, the banks said they will re-configure their ATMs to dispense Rs100 and Rs50 notes. Like Thursday, banks again fell short of the currency notes on Friday. Many ATMs remained closed the entire day. "I visited 20 ATMs of all banks in the last one hour not a single machine is operational, " M Mohit, who works for Infosys, told BusinessLine this morning. Read More »

Chelsea's Eden Hazard injured during World Cup Qualifier


They had to pay Lens a transfer fee to get me. They signed me because I showed potential. And they were right. Simply speaking, Chelsea are nowhere near the potent threat they have proved themselves to be without Hazard and Costa in their ranks. Read More »

After complaints, Trump-branded buildings being renamed

It said: "This week, the Trump Place building names will change to the street addresses - 140, 160 and 180 Riverside Boulevard". Never has the Trump name packed more influence in the United States. Tenants got a hint that change was afoot in late October when doormen told residents that they were being measured for new uniforms that would no longer bear the Trump name. Read More »

Congressional GOP pledges swift action on Trump's agenda

In Washington , Sen. Charles Schumer has been thrust into the role of national leader, the Senate's backstop against Trump's policies. Democrats were left with just 19 Senators. taxes on them. I pray that he understands the magnitude of the responsibilities he now holds. They will also move quickly to confirm a Trump nominee for the Supreme Court, after McConnell refused to consider any Obama nominee after conservative Justice Antonin Scalia died in February, infuriating the White ... Read More »

Last-ditch push underway for Clinton to become president instead of Trump

The petition favoring Clinton said the electors can vote for the former secretary of state, if they choose, regardless of how individual residents of their states voted. The last time, Al Gore defeated George Bush in the 2000 popular vote, but the election was ultimately decided indirectly by the United States Supreme Court in the controversial case Bush v. Read More »

Britain's biggest sandwich maker Greencore to buy U


The company said it expects the deal to add to earnings in the first full-year after the deal is completed. Greencore, which is UK-listed, saw its shares rise 9.5 percent to 328.6 pence on November 14. The mid-western company made a $40.1m pre-tax profit in the year to September 2016 on sales of $993.1m. Group revenue increased 10.6 percent to 1.48 billion pounds from 1.34 billion pounds a year ago. Read More »

ATMs go dry soon after opening; queues continue at banks

Hence, today the banks have opened for people to exchange their notes and withdraw valid notes (100, 500 and 2000) while ATMs still remain closed. 2.5 lakh will be taxed and could draw a 200 per cent penalty if found disproportionately higher than the account owner's income. According to recent reports , ATM operators said most machines were operating at just 10% capacity since there was limited supply of Rs 100 notes. Read More »

Supermoon to be biggest and brightest for decades

When the moon is at perigee or closer to the earth, there is much more gravitational pull, which contributes higher tides or greater variation in the high and low tide. It will also be visible on Monday night. "Any time after sunset should be fine", he added. Look up and you'll see the moon the closest it's been to Earth since 1948. Read More »

French far right leader Le Pen: Trump win boosts her chances


While this is still seen as an unlikely outcome, she gave some insights into what a Le Pen led France would look like. Noting that the European Union is un-elected, and asserting that it is "working against the will of the people it's trying to rule", Le Pen said the body "shouldn't last for more than two minutes" in a truly democratic society. Read More »

Gold price slips to 3-week low


Spot gold may see resistance at $1,271/oz -technicals * Palladium hits over one month high * SPDR Gold holdings fell 1.40 percent on Thursday * Platinum hits new 2-week low (Adds milestone, updates prices) By Apeksha Nair Nov 11 (Reuters) - Gold remained volatile in Asian trade on Friday and was set for its first weekly decline in four, with investors continuing to mull over the economic outlook after Republican Donald Trump won this week's USA presidential election. Read More »

Obamas skip traditional first couples photo with the Trumps

Trump only lamented that the summit did not last longer, saying it had already been stretched beyond the planned 10 or 15 minutes into a full hour and a half due to their easy rapport. They shook hands. They complimented each other cordially in front of reporters. "We're going to fix health care and make it affordable and better". McConnell joined Trump and his entourage on a walking tour through part of the building. Read More »

Marquez's late goal lifts Mexico over US 2-1 in qualifier

That is, until Marquez scored in the 89th minute on Mexico's first corner kick of the game. "Out midfielders didn't get into the one-on-one battles we expected them to", Klinsmann said, citing Jermaine Jones and Michael Bradley. Five minutes later, it was halftime and Mexico was out front, 1-0. Mexico dominated in the first half with precision passing and a smothering pressing attack. Read More »

Obama abandons efforts to pass signature Pacific trade deal


The White House had lobbied hard for months in the hope of moving forward on the pact if the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton, had won. The free trade agreement also was seen as a counterweight to a rising China. " We have worked closely with Congress to resolve outstanding issues and are ready to move forward, but this is a legislative process and it's up to congressional leaders as to whether and when this moves forward ", said Matt McAlvanah, a spokesman for the Office of the USA trade ... Read More »

Stunned Mexico ponders new relationship with US

Mexico's central bank chief warned back in September that a Donald Trump victory in the US election would hit his country like a powerful storm. The peso lost more than 3.5 percent to trade around 20.60 per dollar. It's unclear whether they now will have to rethink their strategies. It was not immediately clear whether Trump would settle on expanding upon the border fence or follow Giuliani's remarks and use executive action to construct a new project along the border. Read More »

Mexican stocks, peso take a beating following Trump victory


Stock futures really began tumbling after 9 p.m. ET as it became clear that Hillary Clinton's chances of winning crucial states such as Florida, North Carolina and OH was in serious doubt. The dollar has gained around 12 percent against the peso in the last two days, its biggest slump since a 1994-1995 devaluation. The peso has repeatedly been under pressure on the prospect of a President Trump as he has promised to build a wall to crack down on immigration. Read More »

Pilots ordered to avoid flying over Trump Tower in NYC


Police said Tuesday that similar precautionary measures were being taken at other sites around midtown Manhattan where Trump and Hillary Clinton plan to spend election night. Donald Trump claimed victory in the United States presidential election early Wednesday in a stunning upset that shocked political observers and polling predictions. Read More »

Obama congratulates Trump on victory


She showed Mrs Melania Trump the famous Truman Balcony as well as the State Floor of the White House. She says he'll "make big changes" in the United States. 8, 2016. The first lady hosted the soon-to-be first lady for tea and a tour of the White House residence, Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in the White House briefing. Read More »

Robert Vaughn, suave 'Man from U.NCL.E.' star, dies at 83

It's popularity led to a spinoff called "The Girl From U.N.C.L.E". Those family members include his wife, Linda Staab , and children, Cassidy , 40, and Caitlin , 35. After moving with his mother Marcella to Los Angeles, he attended city and state colleges and earned a master's degree in theatre before heading to USC for a Ph.D in communications. Read More »

Yankees are willing to eat half of McCann's salary in a trade


Such a pairing would make sense on a few levels. He hit 20 home runs and drove in 58 runs a year ago in 130 games, posting a.748 OPS. One can assume a possibility of a deal is evaporating into thin air thanks to the full no-trade clause that was implemented in McCann's contract when he signed with the team back on December 3, 2013. Read More »

Trump's infrastructure plans boost Asian markets

A currency trader watches monitors near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between US dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seou. Stocks of companies with links to infrastructure spending also rallied on the anticipation of increased government spending on such projects. The iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF surged 7.6 percent and was on track for its biggest daily percentage gain in eight years. Read More »

SBI reports 35% fall in Q2 net profit, stock down


Provisioning for non-performing assets (NPAs) or bad loans on group basis rose almost three-fold to Rs 15,326.91 crore during the quarter under review, as against Rs 5,330.96 crore in year-ago period. The bank has approved SDR proposals of Rs 2,370 crore during the quarter, it said in its filing. "We have additional counters", SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya said while announcing its quarterly result today. Read More »

Fort Trump: New security measures ring Trump Tower


It's impossible to cordon off the tower or other Trump properties in the middle of bustling Manhattan, so the Secret Service and NYPD will have to design other ways to protect them from attack while retaining acceptable traffic flow, Davis said. Read More »

Trump fear fans dollar rally as emerging markets sink


Asian shares rallied Thursday, extending a surprising global recovery as Donald Trump's conciliatory acceptance speech comments helped soothe world financial markets spooked by his unexpected US election victory. On Wall Street, the Dow Jones finished the day up by 1.4% at 18,589.69. Benchmark U.S. 10-year note yields also advanced, climbing 21 basis points to their highest since January in their biggest increase in more than three years. Read More »