US Fed chair Jerome Powell backs cautious path on rates

US Fed chair Jerome Powell backs cautious path on rates

Image copyright AFP The “consensus view” at the US Federal Reserve is that gradual interest rate rises remain the best policy, the head of the US central bank has said. Federal Reserve chair Jerome “Jay” Powell made the remarks at an annual economic conference in Wyoming. He said the difficulties of interpreting data suggest the […]

Could a porn star payment bring down Trump?

Could a porn star payment bring down Trump?

US President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen said he was instructed by Mr Trump to make hush money payments to his alleged lovers, including adult film actress Stormy Daniels. Could those payments lead to the end of his presidency? Source link

Canada's 'most racist city' makes a comeback

Canada's 'most racist city' makes a comeback

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A view of Winnipeg from the Red River Four years ago, the death of an indigenous teenager put Winnipeg on the map for all the wrong reasons. But instead of hiding in shame, the city – buoyed by its indigenous organisations – became a leader of Canada’s reconciliation movement. […]

North Korea visit: Trump calls off Pompeo trip

North Korea visit: Trump calls off Pompeo trip

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Problem solved – according to Mr Trump after his June summit with Kim Jong-un US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will not be travelling to North Korea in the immediate future after Donald Trump asked him to call off a planned trip. The president said in a tweet that insufficient […]

KSI vs Logan Paul: YouTube heavyweights ready for boxing showdown

KSI vs Logan Paul: YouTube heavyweights ready for boxing showdown

Image caption KSI (left) and Logan Paul showed off their physiques at the weigh-in on Friday KSI and Logan Paul, YouTube stars with 37 million subscribers between them, will take their beef into the boxing ring on Saturday for a fight billed as “the biggest event in internet history”. KSI or Logan Paul? YouTube fans […]

Senator John McCain discontinuing cancer treatment

Senator John McCain discontinuing cancer treatment

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US Senator John McCain of Arizona has been battling cancer since last summer US Republican Senator John McCain will no longer be continuing treatment for his brain cancer, his family has announced. His family said he had “surpassed expectations for his survival” and made the choice to end his […]

Christina Carlin-Kraft: Former Playboy model found dead in Pennsylvania home

Christina Carlin-Kraft: Former Playboy model found dead in Pennsylvania home

Image copyright Christina Carlin-Kraft Image caption Christina Carlin-Kraft was found strangled to death in her Pennsylvania suburb apartment A former Playboy model has been found strangled to death in her apartment in a Philadelphia suburb. Christina Carlin-Kraft, 36, was discovered by police on 22 August in the bedroom of the home in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Lower […]

Trump financial chief 'given immunity'

Trump financial chief 'given immunity'

Image copyright Reuters The Trump Organization’s finance boss, Allen Weisselberg, has reportedly been granted legal immunity in the probe into Michael Cohen. He was summoned to testify earlier this year in the investigation into Cohen, Donald Trump’s longtime former lawyer, US media report. Cohen pleaded guilty on Tuesday to handling hush money for Mr Trump […]

New York luxury high-rise gunman turns himself in

New York luxury high-rise gunman turns himself in

Image copyright CBS Image caption The 50-storey building (dark, in centre) was hit by gunshots twice in less than 48 hours A man suspected of being the mystery shooter who fired twice at a luxury Manhattan apartment building has turned himself in, police say. Farris Koroma, 22, walked into the police station with his attorney […]

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