Author: 0 Architect of Germany's reunification ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies

Bush as "the most important ally on the road to German unity". Former Soviet Union President Gorbachev was in power when Kohl oversaw the reunification of East and West Germany . Elation over German reunification ebbed amid the harsh realities of its cost and the difficulties of integrating east and west, but Kohl's coalition squeaked by again in 1994.

Author: 0 United Kingdom treasury chief: economy should be main focus in Brexit

Mrs Foster pointed out that the Belfast government had been out of office since January. "We will go in to speak with Sinn Fein again on Monday morning to try and get that set up as quickly as possible, because devolution works and works for everybody in Northern Ireland ".

Author: 0 Brexit talks start on Monday 19 June

Following talks in Dublin with the new Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, she said that reaching a "sensible" Brexit had been the focus of their talks. "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account". Britain's finance minister said Friday that jobs and growth should be the priority when Brexit negotiations begin next week, indicating that the weakened government in London might be softening its tone with Brussels.

Author: 0 Oil falls to seven-month low on high inventories

The crude oil bulls had been waiting for the United States driving season to spur gasoline demand, which was expected to increase the drawdown in crude oil inventory. Oil fell yesterday after reports showed global supply was rising and U.S. crude inventories were still increasing, raising concerns the market could stay oversupplied for longer than expected.

Author: 0 No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general

In addition, Comey has said Sessions did not respond when he complained that he did not want to be left alone with Trump again. Kayla Tausche of spotted Ruddy leaving the White House Monday morning before making the news. "There's no, 'Hey, I'm hoping.' You and I are friends, 'Hey I hope this happens, but you've got to do your job.' That's what he told Comey". Rosenstein offered his assurances as USA news accounts quoted Republican allies of Trump suggesting that the president is ...

Author: 0 GE Up on Change of the Guard

Flannery engineered GE's biggest-ever acquisition - the $10 billion deal for Alstom SA's energy business - while he headed the company's M&A during the active 2013-2014 period. But analysts said they have been concerned about GE's performance and that Flannery needs to make bold moves to encourage investors. He became the President and CEO of GE Equity in 2002 and moved to Asia in 2005 to be responsible for the Asia Pacific region for GE Capital.

Markets Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue
Author: 0 Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue

Income of at least $ 594 million in 2016 and early 2017 has been declared by US President Donald Trump , with assets totaling at least $ 1.4 billion. He reported liabilities of at least US$110 million to commercial real estate lender Ladder Capital Corp. His earnings from Trump Corporation, his real estate management company, almost tripled to $ 18 million, while Mar-a-Lagos rose 25 percent to 37.25 million.

Markets Spotify now has 140 million active users
Author: 0 Spotify now has 140 million active users

The 140m milestone comes nearly exactly a year after Spotify reached 100 million active users . In fact, the only number they have't updated was their number of paid subscribers, which was last reported at 50 million . Meanwhile, Spotify has also confirmed that its advertising revenue grew by 50.3% in 2016 - which according to MBW's calculations would total around €294m.

Author: 0 New York Times sues FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

In a tweet , the president also seemed to accuse the USA deputy attorney general of pursuing a " Witch Hunt ". Mr Trump , who is due to give a speech in Miami on Friday where he is expected to announce a shift in United States policy towards Cuba, also boasted about his deployment of social media, despite warnings by legal experts that his tweets may be used against him in the ongoing investigation.

Markets Weak inflation erodes conviction at Fed on rate hikes
Author: 0 Weak inflation erodes conviction at Fed on rate hikes

In his essay , Kashkari also said there were no "urgent" financial stability risks at the moment. The US treasury curve (the difference between two and ten-year treasuries) has flattened five basis points (bp) and at 79bp is eyeing the levels we saw in July 2016.

Author: 0 Outstanding Analyst Ratings For Shire Plc (LON:SHP)

The price of Shire Plc (LON:SHP) shares was down -1.05% during the last trading session, with a day high of 4363.50. Barclays Capital maintained Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO) rating on Monday, November 14. The stock's market cap is GBX 10.93 billion. The Firm is focused on cancer immunotherapy products based on its Specific Peptide Enhanced Affinity Receptor T-cell platform.

Markets How the Suns could SERIOUSLY move up to 1st overall
Author: 0 How the Suns could SERIOUSLY move up to 1st overall

The Lakers are not the only team who is interested in trading for Fultz. Still, teams nearly never trade the top pick because the most hard part of team-building - like Ainge has stated - is to acquire great players. While touting his shooting, playmaking and ability to play off the ball as his biggest strengths, Fultz said he wants to improve on fighting through fatigue and handling defensive rotations.

Author: 0 Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), asked Rosenstein what he would do if Trump directly asked him to fire Mueller. The White House did not immediately respond to questions about Ruddy's claims. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the investigation and is testifying Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee. But Sekulow added that he "can't imagine the issue is going to arise".

Markets Some Americans think chocolate milk comes from brown cows
Author: 0 Some Americans think chocolate milk comes from brown cows

Overall, the survey found 48% of United States adults aren't sure where chocolate milk comes from (though 29% use their kids as cover to buy it for themselves). They found that some Americans are fairly uninformed on how their food travels from farms to their table. (Honestly, I would do the same thing if I were less willing to endure the grocery cashier's judgmental stare.) Researchers also found that despite the trendiness of alternatives like almond and soy milk, only five percent of ...

Markets Cosby jury reviews accuser's testimony amid deliberations
Author: 0 Cosby jury reviews accuser's testimony amid deliberations

On Tuesday night, the jury hearing the sexual assault case did not come to a conclusion, and as he was leaving the courtroom along with his legal team, Bill Cosby shouted out the catchphrase for "Fat Albert: "Hey, hey, hey!" " Cosby has [since] denied drugging Constand; though he has admitted to sexual contact between the pair, but as part of a consensual relationship.

Markets PM Modi flags off Kerala's first metro in Kochi
Author: 0 PM Modi flags off Kerala's first metro in Kochi

It would be improper if he is seen sitting with PM Modi and Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on the dais just days before the name of the NDA candidate is announced. As per sources, the project cost an estimated Rs 5,180 crore. "After the work on the part at Thrippunithura gets completed, the Metro will start making profits", he said.

Markets Trump promises 'first-class' infrastructure system for US
Author: 0 Trump promises 'first-class' infrastructure system for US

Speaking in Cincinnati, Ohio , Trump reviewed a proposal announced earlier this year to leverage $200 billion in his budget proposal into a $1 trillion of projects to privatise the air traffic control system, strengthen rural infrastructure and fix bridges, roads and waterways.

Markets Know how to track the changing prices
Author: 0 Know how to track the changing prices

A significant number of petrol pumps in several districts closed down protesting against the dynamic fuel pricing which came into effect from Friday. HP and BP websites too have such links on their sites. Since last one month, Indian Oil is regularly conducting awareness sessions with dealers on daily price revision.

Author: 0 Amazon CEO Bezos looking to give away some of his fortune

Bezos did not specify how much he planned to commit to philanthropic giving. Larry Brilliant, the acting chairman of the Skoll Global Threats Fund, a philanthropy created by Jeff Skoll, one of eBay's founders, said that crowdsourcing philanthropic ideas had had mixed success in large part because of the challenge of identifying ones that have promise.

Author: 0 Walmart buys menswear label Bonobos for $310 million

This is Yankees versus Red Sox, Lakers versus Celtics, Muhammad Ali versus Joe Frazier. According to Macquarie Research, Amazon already accounts for 50% of all consumer retail spending online, and with its Whole Foods acquisition Amazon seems to be aiming right for Walmart's heart, as groceries account for half of Wal-Mart's $486 billion in revenue.