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Author: 0 Flight shares soar as pound sinks after election shock

Bets that another drop in sterling would flatter worldwide firms' profits pushed London's FTSE up around 0.6 percent, while the Frankfurt, Paris and Milan bourses made nearly as much. Yet he cautioned bears against chasing the pound much lower from here. "Today's result will in part be seen as a vote against a definitive break from the European Union, and the market may soon begin to reassess the probability of a so-called "hard Brexit".

Business Uber fires over 20 employees following workplace harassment probe
Author: 0 Uber fires over 20 employees following workplace harassment probe

The ride-hailing company told its more than 12,000 employees that law firm Perkins Coie LLP investigated 215 claims and that no action was taken on 100 of them, the newspaper quoted the employee as saying. It has decided on more than 20 terminations, according to Bloomberg , while 31 employees are in counseling and seven received written warnings. A report in Reuters states that the law firm investigated over 215 complaints made from 2012.

Business Godley, Drury lead Arizona past Brewers 3-2
Author: 0 Godley, Drury lead Arizona past Brewers 3-2

But that was all the damage he allowed, working 6.2 innings and allowing only one other hit and a walk. Milwaukee scored three runs in the first inning off Arizona starter Randall Delgado, all on a pair of two-out hits. Ray is 1-1 with a 3.55 ERA and 20 strikeouts in his career against the Brewers . "You wait for these moments and you can tell by the way that he walks out to the mound, you can tell by the way he's preparing himself in between starts he's got tremendous focus and he's ...

Business UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco
Author: 0 UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Corbyn says there's enough opposition in Parliament and in May's own party to topple the government. Police stand guard as protesters hold placards as they attend a demonstration against the Conservative party alliance with the DUP outside Downing Street on Saturday.

Business Ex-minister in Temer gov arrested hours before key trial
Author: 0 Ex-minister in Temer gov arrested hours before key trial

However, the lead judge in the case, Herman Benjamin, told the court Tuesday that Brazil's judges "judge facts as facts and not based on political expediency". "Temer is hanging on by the skin of his teeth", said David Fleischer , a professor emeritus of political science at the University of Brasilia . Even if he survives the TSE, Mr Temer would still face Mr Janot's intensifying corruption probe at the Supreme Court.

Business Watch the Microsoft E3 Press Briefing Right Here
Author: 0 Watch the Microsoft E3 Press Briefing Right Here

LOS ANGELES-After more than a year of anticipation, Microsoft today unveiled its Project Scorpio Xbox device here at E3 2017 . Now however it seems that Microsoft is waning in their support of VR on Xbox One X, or at least de-emphasizing it for the time being.

Business BREAKING!! Batman Actor, Adam West Dies At 88
Author: 0 BREAKING!! Batman Actor, Adam West Dies At 88

The darker aspects of the Batman character - mined so successfully in later film versions - were ignored. Burgess Meredith squawked as the Penguin. You can't play Batman in a serious, square-jawed, straight-ahead way without giving the audience the sense that there's something behind that mask waiting to get out, that he's a little crazed, he's odd.

Business EU tells May
Author: 0 EU tells May "no time to lose" on Brexit talks

Just 10 days before the start of negotiations on Britain's divorce from the European Union , no single party won a clear claim to power in Thursday's snap vote. "The clock is ticking for Brexit". There are already clear bones of contention in the negotiations. She said: "No one wants to see a "hard" Brexit, what we want to see is a workable plan to leave the European Union, and that's what the national vote was about - therefore we need to get on with that".

Author: 0 Tony Awards on Sunday take place under 'Hamilton' shadow

To preview what we need to know about the Tonys, we spoke with Peter Marks, chief theater critic for The Washington Post . While " Dear Evan Hansen " had the most Tonys, other show were shining, too, including " Oslo ", a three-hour meditation on diplomacy, which was named best play and had the best actor in a featured role for Michael Aronov.

Business Lavrov: Russia makes efforts to resolve Qatar dispute
Author: 0 Lavrov: Russia makes efforts to resolve Qatar dispute

Lavrov said that Moscow was ready to do everything "in the interest of the involved parties" to help resolve the diplomatic crisis. Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled Al Sabah said in a statement carried by the state-run KUNA news agency Sunday that unity among Gulf Arab countries "was paramount to the people of the region".

Business Trump blames Qatar for funding terror
Author: 0 Trump blames Qatar for funding terror

His wife is a UAE national and is forbidden from travelling to Qatar , while his children are Qatari nationals and so are required to leave UAE. Speaking to reporters on Saturday, Lavrov said Russian Federation was "ready to try to do everything in its power" to help resolve the Gulf crisis.

Author: 0 Philippine Police Identify Manila Casino Attacker

Oscar Albayalde, chief of the capital's police office, shows to journalists a picture of gunman Jessie Javier Carlos, a 42-year-old Filipino, who was behind an attack on a Resorts World casino on Friday, during a press briefing at a hotel in Pasay city, metro Manila , Philippines on June 4, 2017.

Author: 0 Congressmen seeking any tape recordings of Comey with Trump

A friend of Mr Comey's is also being asked to hand over memos the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief gave him. "I'm not going to say 'I want you to pledge allegiance.' Who would do that?" US House and Senate investigators have requested former FBI Director James Comey's memos of his private discussions with President Donald Trump and any records the White House kept of their discussion including audio recordings.

Author: 0 House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos

Tapes which, to be clear, we still aren't even sure exist. While Trump maintained he did not ask Comey to let the FBI's investigation into Flynn go, he told reporters "there'd be nothing wrong if I did say it". I mean, think of it, I hardly know the man. I'm not going to say I want you to pledge allegiance. Who would ask a man to pledge allegiance under oath? Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch demanded Comey call the probe into then Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton a ...

Business At least 35 dead in Philippines resort attack
Author: 0 At least 35 dead in Philippines resort attack

Dela Rosa said the man, acting alone, walked into one of the gaming rooms and fired the rifle at a large television screen, then poured gasoline onto a gambling table and set it alight. Resorts World Manila had been placed on lockdown early Friday morning following reports of gunfire. He said the people who died were in the casino's main gaming area.

Business Jeremy Corbyn vows to vote down Queen's Speech to topple Theresa May
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn vows to vote down Queen's Speech to topple Theresa May

Former finance minister George Osborne, who May sacked after taking office following the Brexit vote last June, said she was now a "dead woman walking". "We want a country that works for everyone". When May called the election in April, she did so with the Conservatives riding high in the polls, and the pound had surged on expectations that a big majority for the Conservatives would allow her to quell the so-called euroskeptics in her parliamentary ranks.

Business After meeting Assad ally Putin, Macron meets Syrian opposition
Author: 0 After meeting Assad ally Putin, Macron meets Syrian opposition

Regarding the conflict in Syria, the French President also had strong words for Russian Federation and its allies, including Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in France for talks with newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron . "Let's tell things like they are: Russia Today and Sputnik didn't behave like organs of the press and journalists, they behaved like organs of influence and mendacious propaganda".

Business Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN) Given New $56.00 Price Target at Maxim Group
Author: 0 Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN) Given New $56.00 Price Target at Maxim Group

Nordstrom also has been able to maintain some pricing power and produce more robust sales growth than some of its competitors because it targets a sweet spot of consumers who want value but are still willing to spend, Bridget Weishaar, a senior equity analyst for Morningstar, wrote in a research report last month.

Business Hawaii Rebels Against Trump On Paris Climate Accord
Author: 0 Hawaii Rebels Against Trump On Paris Climate Accord

They've joined the the United States Climate Alliance, a growing, bipartisan group that seeks to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions nationwide. While the White House wouldn't say whether or not Trump believes that climate change is real, North Korea took a clear stance.

Author: 0 Euro 2016 spirit can drive Wales to more glory, says Chris Coleman

That win set Chris Coleman's men on course for a momentous campaign, which culminated in a first semi-final appearance in the country's history. Lose in Belgrade and Wales can all but forget about qualifying for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Third London Bridge attacker named

Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel killed 86 people in Nice, France, when he plowed through a large crowd celebrating the national Bastille Day last July. Instead they hired a Renault van from a firm in Harold Hill, Romford, in east London . The Metropolitan Police says the body was found Tuesday downstream from the bridge. Butt, 27, had wrapped the handle of his weapon with duct tape and tied it to his wrist with a leather strap.

Author: 0 Captain Kane rescues England against Scotland

While Harry Kane didn't contribute to the glut of hat tricks in European qualifying for the World Cup, the England striker grabbed a crucial equalizer in a chaotic finale against Scotland on Saturday. "It was two moments of brilliant quality to turn the match on its head in seconds". "He's going to be disappointed with conceding any goal but we'll have to look at the goals again".

Author: 0 Investors bet Trump climate withdrawal to boost USA drilling

That followed the American Petroleum Institute saying USA crude supplies fell 8.7 million barrels last week by its count. According to Platts Oil Futures editor Geoffrey Craig, U.S. As more USA drilling mean greater hardship for OPEC and other major producers' attempt to control output so as to cut the global supply glut and alleviate prices.