Australia's Westpac Bank interim net profit up 6%

In its results for the half year to March 31, Westpac said its net interest margins were affected by higher funding costs in the consumer and business bank. Both those banks played up a focus on costs in their results as margins were crunched and gro... More..

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Conservatives make gains in local elections

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, accompanied by local prospective Conservative candidate Mary Macleod, (unseen), laughs as she speaks to workers during her tour of the Octink sign manufacturer factory in B...More..

Senate should reject the House's callous health care bill
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Senate should reject the House's callous health care bill

It was a perilous journey, and its Senate pathway will be at least as bumpy with little doubt the measure will change, assuming it survives. They also passed this thing without any careful analysis of what th...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Trump tries to pressure Senate Republicans on health care

Precisely because the bill is awful, voting to pass it will be a political disaster for the Republican Party. Sanders said the administration is not putting an "artificial timeline" on passing the bill through ...More..

Euro rallies after Emmanuel Macron wins French presidency
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Euro rallies after Emmanuel Macron wins French presidency

Set to enter the Elysee presidential palace as First Lady, Brigitte Macron will keep coaching her husband, but on a bigger stage now. He promised to "fight the divisions that undermine France" and to "rebuild...More..

Mexico's legislature overwhelmingly approves medical marijuana bill
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Mexico's legislature overwhelmingly approves medical marijuana bill

The bill fell short of demands from some lawmakers and civil groups that argue that a wider legalization of marijuana use could help the country reduce drug-related violence. Since a 2015 court ruling, the gove...More..

After 330kg weight loss, Eman flies to Abu Dhabi today
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

After 330kg weight loss, Eman flies to Abu Dhabi today

Eman's sister Saimma Selim had alleged that Eman had not recovered at all. Doctors gearing up to present Eman's case in the form of a study for reputed medical journals said it's the only case in medical histor...More..

AAP leader Amanatullah Khan resigns from Political Affairs Committee (PAC)
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

AAP leader Amanatullah Khan resigns from Political Affairs Committee (PAC)

Addressing the media, Kumar Vishwas said that the party would continue to focus on course correction whenever it would be needed. "We have formed a committee that will decide what will happen to him after the a...More..

Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears

Daily Trust said the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, early yesterday met behind closed-doors with service chiefs over the Boko Haram insurgency. He noted that this was a contributing factor t...More..

GOP health bill worries those with pre-existing conditions
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

GOP health bill worries those with pre-existing conditions

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., accompanied by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., reads a letter from a constituent concerning health care, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washin...More..

Democrats criticize Senate's all-male healthcare group
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Democrats criticize Senate's all-male healthcare group

These members of congress from North Carolina may not fully be aware of all they were doing when they voted Thursday. And for those low-income Americans left feeling anxious about how they'll afford health care...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Conagra Brands Inc (CAG) Stake Decreased by Oakbrook Investments LLC

About 3,358 shares traded. Archford Strategies Llc invested in 1,100 shares. On average, analysts expect that Conagra Brands Inc will post $1.72 earnings per share for the current year. Stock has got OUTPERFO...More..

Price defends cutting almost $1 trillion from Medicaid
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Price defends cutting almost $1 trillion from Medicaid

Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who is not seeking re-election next year, warned that the bill "has the potential to severely harm the health and lives of people in south Florida". Roe insisted that the he...More..

Centrist Macron is opinion polls favourite as France elects new president Sunday
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Centrist Macron is opinion polls favourite as France elects new president Sunday

Macron, a centrist pro-EU candidate, is the favourite, with around 60 percent of voting intentions, according to the last polls published ahead of the vote. On Twitter, #MacronLeaks trends while thousands of ...More..

Voting rules up for debate as Senate takes on health bill
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Voting rules up for debate as Senate takes on health bill

It makes a few changes, nearly all of which are beneficial to rich people (who would stand to get a big tax cut) and health insurance companies, who would have increased flexibility to avoid insuring people on ...More..

Marijuana advocates launching legalization push in MI
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Marijuana advocates launching legalization push in MI

The initiative is being backed by state marijuana advocates and the Marijuana Policy Project, a national group that has been involved in successful legalization campaigns in other states. Adults 21 and over cou...More..

Woman swallowed life savings to keep it from cheating husband
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Woman swallowed life savings to keep it from cheating husband

The couple had been saving the money but after learning what her husband had done, the woman made a decision to hide the money and use it to leave him. That happens when you swallow money. "Two operations were ...More..

Smartphone, tablet use may up speech delay in infants
by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Smartphone, tablet use may up speech delay in infants

Catherine Briken said . Study results show that the more time babies spend with a device, the more likely they will encounter speech delays. Handheld screen time in infants was not found to be associated wit...More..

Obama Responds To Jimmy Kimmel's Emotional Health Care Speech
by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Obama Responds To Jimmy Kimmel's Emotional Health Care Speech

Kimmel said. Kimmel also pointed out President Donald Trump recently called for a $ 6 billion cut in funding to the National Institute of Health . The requirement, under Obama's Affordable Care Act , for...More..

Charlotte Flair Nude Photos Leak After Paige's Sex Video Scandal
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Charlotte Flair Nude Photos Leak After Paige's Sex Video Scandal

Charlotte posted the following on Twitter... Private photos of mine were stolen and shared publicly without my consent. Hopefully, a way is found to control situations like these happening, especially with th...More..