• United Kingdom state pension age to rise to 68 sooner than planned - minister
United Kingdom state pension age to rise to 68 sooner than planned - minister

Millions of people will now have to work until they are 68 after David Gauke, the work and pensions secretary, announce the change, which will come from 2037. When the modern State Pension was introduced in 1948, a 65-year-old could expect to spend 13.5 years in receipt of it - 23% of their adult life. The state pension age is now set to increase...

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  • Which one is Kylie Jenner, and which one is her wax figure?
Which one is Kylie Jenner, and which one is her wax figure?

Well, apart from whoever did her waxwork for Madame Tussauds in NY. Nearly too close. Kylie Jenner's wax figure at Madame Tussauds in Hollywood looks just like her. Kylie two is now wearing OG Kylie's sparkling, custom-made Balmain dress that she wore to the Met Gala , where she took the infamous bathroom selfie .

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  • Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead reunited with missing dog
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead reunited with missing dog

On a Dallas radio show Monday morning, Whitehead recalled the first cryptic call he answered last week, during which the caller asked him how much his dog meant to him and that he'd have to "cut a check" if he wanted to see Blitz again.

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  • Trump grudgingly admits Obama's Iran nuclear deal is working
Trump grudgingly admits Obama's Iran nuclear deal is working

On Monday , even as they said Iran was complying with the deal, senior administration officials took steps to bash the agreement, pointing out, for instance, that its provisions are not permanent. At the White House news briefing earlier Monday, spokesman Sean Spicer said, "The president, from throughout the campaign until now, has made very cle...

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  • BurgerFi Deal: FREE fries with purchase TODAY
BurgerFi Deal: FREE fries with purchase TODAY

Dairy Queen - Select locations are charging just $1 for a small order of fries. You don't need a coupon to take advantage of this offer. McDonalds: The Golden Arches aren't offering free fries on National French Day, but they are offering free fries on Fridays! You can use anything to make healthy fries at home in the oven from regular potato...

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  • West Indies chase 191 for win in match with India
West Indies chase 191 for win in match with India

Virat Kohli: I did want to better my toss record - I called heads five times and lost every time. The Jason Holder-led side, on the other hand, would aim to replicate the same performance as they had displayed in the last match and try to level the series .

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  • U.S. plans to test THAAD missile defences as North Korea tensions mount
U.S. plans to test THAAD missile defences as North Korea tensions mount

Each of those leaders have spoken out against North Korea's provocations, and Trump has leaned on China in particular to rein in the rogue regime but acknowledged recently that it's not working. While he offered no specifics, he has not ruled out military action. As Radar has reported , North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un fired off an apparent...

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  • Green Day Respond To Backlash Over Continuing Concert Following Death Of Acrobat
Green Day Respond To Backlash Over Continuing Concert Following Death Of Acrobat

An official statement from the organisers' Twitter feed, posted overnight, said: " Mad Cool Festival regrets the awful accident that an aerial dancer has suffered during the second day of the festival". Ignacio Martin said: "Shame on you Mad Cool Festival ". He wrote: "I can't wait to see my handsome boyfriend". His sister confirmed his dea...

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  • Illinois Lawmakers Overturn Governor's Veto On State Budget
Illinois Lawmakers Overturn Governor's Veto On State Budget

Jared Labell, executive director of Taxpayers United of America, compared fixing the state's financial problems, as well as the impact the income tax hike could have, to a game of "Jenga". In fact, both bills penalize insurers and their customers; they do not enact beneficial reforms. House Speaker Michael Madigan, a Chicago Democrat, praised b...

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  • Goldman Sachs Slashes Oil Price Outlook Amid OPEC Turmoil (USO)
Goldman Sachs Slashes Oil Price Outlook Amid OPEC Turmoil (USO)

OPEC and non-OPEC technical committee on production enforcement was said to have examined the scenario including Nigeria and Libya's exempt in the production cuts. Societe Generale SA has also slashed its crude forecasts . The Kingdom has been the U.S.'s foremost oil supplier, among OPEC nations, in 23 of the past 31 years.

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  • Sony Music To Open Vinyl Pressing Plant in Japan
Sony Music To Open Vinyl Pressing Plant in Japan

The move was foreshadowed by the introduction of a cutting lathe to its Tokyo studio several months back, in order to be able to produce master records locally. They should start rolling off the production line by March next year. The company is searching for retired record engineers to advise its new record-making venture, according to Nikkei .

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  • Airline veteran Richard Anderson to head Amtrak
Airline veteran Richard Anderson to head Amtrak

As part of the transition, Anderson and Moorman will serve as co-CEO's through December 31, officials said. In 2018, he expects to remain affiliated with Amtrak as an adviser. "He's creative and thoughtful and will go find the answers to problems". In an interview, Moorman said that being able to attract a leader of Anderson's caliber signals tha...

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  • Google Slapped with $2.7B Fine for EU Antitrust Violation
Google Slapped with $2.7B Fine for EU Antitrust Violation

Officials in the bloc vigorously deny these claims. Last year, Apple was hit with a record €13 billion (£11.3 billion) tax bill after the Commission, led by commissioner Margrethe Vestager, ruled its tax arrangements in Ireland amounted to "state aid".

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  • Romania's Blue Air to buy six aircraft from Boeing
Romania's Blue Air to buy six aircraft from Boeing

Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Kevin McAllister this week denied the 737 MAX 10 would have any financing issues. A day after Boeing formally launched the MAX 10, the largest member of the new single-aisle jet family seating up to 230 passengers , it announced a further 153 orders for the airplane.

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  • Fed's Mester unmoved by weak US inflation
Fed's Mester unmoved by weak US inflation

A more important reason for the Fed to raise rates further is the U.S. government's plans to implement accommodation on the fiscal side, in the form of tax cuts and greater budget spending, and normalcy in monetary conditions is a must. "Many future developments could impact this policy path, but the Fed does not need to pre-empt any of them", Bull...

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  • Two soldiers killed by Pakistan's BAT, two militants killed on LoC
Two soldiers killed by Pakistan's BAT, two militants killed on LoC

Army sources said the infiltrators were spotted and engaged in a firefight "The infiltrators were fired upon". Two Pakistan Border Action Team members were killed in a firefight with Indian jawans and a third one escaped back across the Line of Control.

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  • Qatar Sponsors Terrorism. Let's Sell Them Billions in Arms
Qatar Sponsors Terrorism. Let's Sell Them Billions in Arms

Boeing, the prime contractor on the sale, declined to comment. "The time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding - they have to end that funding - and its extremist ideology in terms of funding", he added. You would be forgiven for thinking the US backs Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in their current standoff against Qatar . ...

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  • European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks
European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

After a night of high drama across the country, May insisted her party was still in pole position to lead, despite falling short by eight seats and having to turn to Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party for backing. "Yet another own goal , after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated", tweeted ...

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  • Will Nevada Be the First State to Adopt 'Medicaid for All'?
Will Nevada Be the First State to Adopt 'Medicaid for All'?

Cuomo said Monday that New York's health care exchanges created under Obamacare will continue to cover abortions, contraception and people with pre-existing medical conditions and will ban companies that refuse. But if cost-sharing reduction payments are stopped, that increase would rise to approximately 30 percent. But officials with Kaiser said...

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  • Moderate Republicans rise up in Kansas
Moderate Republicans rise up in Kansas

Nearly half the state budget goes to education. Far more people would engage in this trick to take advantage of Trump's proposed 15 percent income tax rate for pass-through businesses because it would knock 20 percentage points off the federal income tax for well-off individuals who would otherwise be subject to the top tax rate of 35 percent und...

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  • European Central Bank keeps stimulus in place
European Central Bank keeps stimulus in place

Significantly, in its initial statement the ECB Governing Council said it continued to expect rates to remain at present levels for an extended period of time, removing the reference to the possibility that they might be lowered further. In the first quarter, household consumption rose 0.3 per cent from the previous three months, contributing 0.2...

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  • Top US diplomat quits following Trump's decision to leave Paris Agreement
Top US diplomat quits following Trump's decision to leave Paris Agreement

Rank held a town meeting with embassy employees to explain he had offered his resignation and it had been accepted. However, there are other investing ramifications from Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord , Reuters warns.

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  • Australia rates on hold ahead of growth data
Australia rates on hold ahead of growth data

Housing "prices have been rising briskly in some markets, although there are some signs that these conditions are starting to ease", said Lowe, adding that lenders have increased their mortgage rates, particularly for investors and interest-only loans.

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  • $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service
$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

Three state regulators that make up the North Dakota Public Service Commission decided on Wednesday to hold hearings in July or August on back-to-back days, in order to determine if Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners improperly removed trees and shrubbery along its Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) path, according to the Associated Press.

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  • 'Wonder Woman' gross revised up to $103.1 million
'Wonder Woman' gross revised up to $103.1 million

After hitting cinemas on Friday (June 2), the superhero movie starring Gal Gadot raked in $223 million (£172 million) globally, including a huge $100.5 million (£77.8 million) at the United States box office. "The surreality of, 'I can't believe we're getting to make Wonder Woman ,' and also, 'Oh my God, we have to make the greatest Wonder Wo...

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