ISIS leader in Afghanistan is killed by drone, Pentagon says

An Afghan security official takes position during an operation against the so-called Islamic State (or IS or ISIS), in Chaparhar district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan in May. Abu Sayed, killed by a U.S. drone strike this week, was choen to lead the group after his predecessor was killed in Nangarhar in April. EPA/GHULAMULLAH HABIBI WASHINGTON...

Watch the 2017 Emmy nominations with us

The 2017 Emmy Nominations will be announced at 8:30 a.m. Thursday. With longtime favorites like "Game of Thrones" and "Downton Abbey" out of the race this year, which shows will take their place? With so many new and critically-acclaimed shows like "Westworld," "This Is Us," "The Handmaid's Tale," "Stranger Things" and "The Crown" crowding...

MARKET REPORT: Cyber security pioneer Sophos Group enjoys record growth rising 33% since WannaCry ransomware attack in May

The security concerns of UK businesses in the wake of several high profile cyber attacks this year are continuing to fuel record growth at FTSE 250 favourite Sophos Group. Shares in the firm, whose Intercept X programme is designed to protect investors against cyber attacks, rose above their record 471p closing price in morning...

Trump vows to fight fake news with a Polish president who’s tried to gag the press

If President Trump needs a tag-team partner for future WWE-style takedowns of news outlets, he might have found an ally in Andrzej Duda. The Polish president has been accused of trying to suppress his country's media outlets and has himself tweeted about the battle against FAKE NEWS (like Trump, in all caps). Trump spent...

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Invest in ReSI to enjoy a stable return AND you help with housing crisis

An Englishman's home is his castle. But today, fewer and fewer people can afford to buy even a tiny flat, never mind a full-blown fortress. The UK suffers from a chronic under-supply of housing, driving up prices and making parts of the country increasingly unaffordable. Housing associations are designed to help people find places...

Icahn dismisses conflict of interest concerns as ‘absurd’

Icahn: I'm against the stupidity of some regulations Carl Icahn says it's "absurd" that Elizabeth Warren and other Democrats are claiming his new role as President Trump's regulation-buster creates a serious conflict of interest risk. "I think that's completely ridiculous. I don't talk to Donald that often," Icahn told CNNMoney in a phone...

Millions could lose insurance under GOP Obamacare repeal bill, S&P reports

Some winners and losers in GOP's Obamacare replacement Up to 10 million people could lose coverage under the Republican legislation to repeal major portions of Obamacare, according to a new S&P Global report. The bill, unveiled earlier this week, would allow insurers to charge older consumers more and to offer a wider array of...

Trump Suggests Repealing Health Law Now and Replacing It Later

WASHINGTON — With Senate Republicans already bogged down over how to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, President Trump on Friday tossed in a new complication with an old idea, suggesting the Senate could repeal President Barack Obama’s signature domestic achievement now, then replace it later. Mr. Trump gave his blessing in a Twitter post...

UN Ambassador Haley says she’s ‘not moving to Trump Tower’

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, before the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing: ‘Advancing U.S. Interests at the United Nations’. (Andrew Harnik/Associated Press) WASHINGTON — U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley closed the door Wednesday to the possibility of moving the ambassador’s...

Big week for health care; Trump meets with India’s prime minister; fate of Murdoch deal

The Senate GOP health care bill explained 1. Big week for American health care: The public -- and lawmakers -- will learn the cost of Senate Republicans' attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare. The Congressional Budget Office is expected to release its score of the Senate health care bill. The nonpartisan office will also...


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