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Trump Tells Naval Academy Graduates: 'We're Respected Again'

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The commencement, attended by 30,000 people, was filled with the pomp and tradition of a military ceremony, including a flyover by the Navy's Blue Angels. Our farmers always lead the way - we are PROUD of them, and we are DELIVERING for them! The President also credited himself during the commencement speech for a shift in United States posture around the globe, vowing "no more apologies" on the world stage. Read More »

Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

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Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR ) took effect today, and complaints were promptly filed by a nonprofit group against Facebook, Google , What'sApp and Instagram over "forced consent". Companies have one month to comply. The changes GDPR has brought build on the previous 1998 Data Protection Act, giving you more rights and protections around your personal data. Read More »

Oil Mixed on Possible OPEC Production Increase, Higher Crude Stockpiles

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USA crude oil stockpiles climbed unexpectedly last week as net imports jumped, while gasoline stocks also posted a surprise build , the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. US inventories expanded by 5.78 MMbbl to about 438 MMbbl last week, data from the Energy Information Administration showed. OPEC may decide to raise oil output as soon as June as Venezuelan output collapses, USA sanctions against Iran loom, and after Washington raised concerns that the oil rally ... Read More »

Newberry: NFL anthem issue isn't going away

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Speaking in a rare interview with Fox and Friends on Thursday morning, Trump aired his views on a number of topics including the FBI's use of a confidential source to aid its investigation into the Trump campaign, immigration, and the economy. Read More »

Iran's Supreme Leader Has Launched a Scathing Attack on the US

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Maas said he told U.S. officials that Europe remained "very, very united" in supporting a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran because it feared a proliferation of atomic weapons on its doorstep. The demands include providing what Pompeo described as " unqualified access to all sites" in the country to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the cessation of support for groups like Hezbollah, Hamas and the Houthi rebels in Yemen. Read More »

Manchester attack: City remembers arena bomb victims

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Ariana Grande has sent "light and warmth" to the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack. "I love you with all of me and am sending you all of the light and warmth I have to offer on this challenging day", she wrote. "That's why I did my best to react the way I did", Grande said. Among the dignitaries present were the Duke of Cambridge, Prime Minister Theresa May , Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon, Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable, Greater ... Read More »

Petrol, Diesel Prices Hiked Again Across India

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The highest recorded petrol price in the capital till now has been Rs 76.06 per litre. Within two days, petrol would cross Rs 80 a litre and diesel would reach Rs 74 a litre, Kumar said. Brent crude futures were at $79.36 per barrel, up 8 cents from their last close. The daily pricing of fuel was enforced by the government in June a year ago to align with the worldwide oil prices and currency volatility. Read More »

Amazon Prime members can expect to save money at Whole Foods

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Sustainably sourced, wild-caught halibut steaks: $9.99/lb. To access the deals, download the Whole Foods Market app , sign in with your Amazon account, and scan the app's Prime Code at checkout. Amazon has fired another shot across the supermarket industry's bow. It's becoming increasingly apparent that the true value of Whole Foods for Amazon is the ability to pump up its Prime membership ranks. Read More »

Co-pilot survives being sucked halfway out of cockpit window

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Officials said the incident happened Monday when the windshield shattered on Sichuan Airlines Flight 3U8633. The aircraft made its emergency landing in the southwest city of Chengdu. "Then the oxygen masks dropped. we experienced a few seconds of free fall before it stabilised again". The CAA said the windshield showed no signs of malfunction that required any maintenance prior to the incident. Read More »

US Lawmakers Push Back on Trump Talk of Helping China's ZTE

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The company was found to have also lied about selling phones to Iran and North Korea . This sometimes leads to glaring contradictions, like an announcement to end a suspension of economic sanctions on Iran on May 8th, while announcing five days later, with his comments on ZTE, that the US government would only enforce those sanctions selectively. Read More »

Dow Win Streak at Risk After Home Depot Earnings

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Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 70.76% of the company's stock. First Personal Financial Services grew its stake in shares of The Home Depot by 40.1% in the third quarter. Telsey Advisory Group reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a $220.00 target price (up from $190.00) on shares of The Home Depot in a research note on Friday, January 19th. Read More »

Seattle Council OKs Lower $50M Annual Head Tax On Big Biz

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About 3 percent of Seattle businesses will be affected and the tax will raise about $47 million per year, according to the council. The city councilors who sponsored the new tax said it was time for the company to pay its fair share. The halt put 7,000 jobs on the line. Amazon's plans in Seattle after today's vote are not clear. Other cities have also struggled with taxing employers. Read More »

CBS sues Shari Redstone as it moves to lessen her control

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CBS claims National Amusements is seeking to prevent it from interfering with a special meeting of the CBS Board of Directors - where it wants to issue a special dividend of common stock, which would dilute National Amusements' voting interest to 17% from 79%. Read More »

Gas prices in Arizona on the rise ahead of Memorial Day weekend

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AAA said this is the fifth consecutive year that Memorial Day weekend air travel has grown. Travel times during these peak hours could double and even triple in places like NY, the release said. "We expect gas prices to continue to rise well into Memorial Day weekend and toward the beginning of June". The average price nationally is $2.87, while California is highest in the nation at $3.69. Read More »

Trump says he's working with China to save ZTE

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President Trump on Sunday said he's working with China to help ZTE "get back into business, fast" and prevent further job loss in China. ZTE has been trying to resolve the blockade that Trump's commerce department imposed in April as punishment for violating the terms of a 2017 sanctions settlement, then lying about it. Read More »

Trump's Iran sanctions boost oil price

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Within 48 hours, the kingdom had raised the prospect of increasing output. The global oil market is finely balanced, with top exporter Saudi Arabia and No. They agreed for talks to take place between our teams". However, Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation are already eyeing this opportunity and capture a share of this pie, which would normalize the supplies eventually. Read More »

Walmart may take Flipkart public in as early as 4 years

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Walmart added that no party will pay any termination fee to Flipkart if it does not go ahead with a share issuance or purchase agreement with the e-commerce firm. However, co-founder Sachin Bansal has announced his exit from Flipkart and is said to have sold his entire stake in the company to Walmart. The minority shareholders of Flipkart will be able to exercise a conditional right of veto over "specified decisions relating to Flipkart's business and activities", the filing said but did ... Read More »

False Positive at US Airport Sparks Trouble for Canadian

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Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Navdeep Bains , who's religiously obligated to wear a turban as a Sikh, publicly discussed the April 2017 incident on Thursday, saying the incident at Detroit Metro Airport following a meeting with the MI governor highlights the "discrimination" some travelers encounter, per the CBC . Read More »

AT&T: Cohen hiring a 'big mistake'

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That holding company, in turn, received millions in funding from various contributors-including AT&T which was, and still is, seeking regulatory approval for its merger with Time Warner . "Whatever lobbying was done didn't reach the president". The consulting fee went through a shell company Cohen also used to pay hush money to Daniels over her alleged affair with Trump. Read More »

NASA, Uber explore urban air mobility

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Uber envisions a world in which flying Uber Air would be as cheap as driving in your vehicle - about 44 cents per mile. Boeing and Airbus have air taxi projects, and Larry Page, co-founder of Google, backs a company called Kitty Hawk, which shared a video of its flying taxi concept last year-though it looks more like a flying Jet Ski. Read More »

Five keys for Sixers to stay alive vs. Celtics

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Their No. 2 seed tells us the Celtics are exactly where they're supposed to be. "TJ!" grew louder each time T.J. McConnell darted through the lane for an easy basket or buried a 3-pointer to build an insurmountable lead Monday night for the Philadelphia 76ers . Read More »

Starbucks flushes old policy away, opens bathrooms to all

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Starbucks is revising its bathroom policy after an incident at a Philadelphia store last month that resulted in the arrest of two black men . The coffee chain announced that now anyone can use a bathroom at one of their stores, even if that person has not purchased anything there. Read More »

Security For Royal Wedding Will Include Observation Towers For Sniper Surveillance

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It was confirmed last week that her father Thomas Markle Sr will walk her up the aisle and her mother Doria Ragland will travel with her in the vehicle en route to St George's Chapel next Saturday when she weds Prince Harry . That means Doria will finally get to know the Queen, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall, and of course, the little tots Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis. Read More »

Watch this energetic robot go for a jog

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The latest shows the company's two-legged robot, Atlas, running at impressive speed. It seems like Boston Dynamics robots get more human looking every day. In its second video, Boston Dynamic shows SpotMini navigating autonomously, as well as walking up and down stairs. Once the operator presses "GO" at the beginning of the video, the robot is on its own. Read More »