Veterans remember the D-Day landing at Normandy, France.
A British Columbia court ruled on Friday that the provincial government cannot regulate increased flows of heavy crude through the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline, removing a potential hurdle to the long-delayed project. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/mLNV1C0nOBw/update-3-british-columbia-cannot-regulate-trans-mountain-pipeline-oil-flows-court-idUSL2N2300S0
* U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for third week in a row -Baker Hughes (Updates to settlement) JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/VsyU1u2DRsA/update-9-oil-rises-more-than-1-but-sets-biggest-weekly-loss-of-2019-idUSL4N2300BN
U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/Hzt9gYem9j8/update-2-defying-congress-trump-sets-massive-arms-sales-to-saudis-uae-idUSL2N2300WX
Most Latin American currencies climbed on Friday as the dollar weakened, but Mexico’s peso and stocks underperformed after data showed that its economy shrank in the first quarter. Regional currencies, except for Mexico’s, rose between 0.2% and 0.6% as the greenback slipped after orders for U.S.-made capital goods fell – further evidence that the broader...
To help more disadvantaged students get into higher education, the College Board has come up with a scoring metric beyond its own SAT test, which measures only verbal and math skills. Relying on public data, it looks at 15 factors in neighborhoods and schools that might negatively influence a candidate’s college readiness. If applicants come...
Covenants are viewed as the most sacred and binding of deals – an oath that’s never to be broken. America’s earliest settlers made a covenant with God to serve and proclaim Him throughout the earth. These days, however, Americans appear to have forgotten this covenant and that can have dire consequences.
Brazil’s civil aviation regulator ANAC said on Friday it had suspended all flights and operations of carrier Avianca Brasil in the country as a precautionary measure, following the company’s filing for bankruptcy late last year. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/YgK61qEJX8k/update-1-brazil-suspends-operations-of-airline-avianca-brasil-idUSL2N230128
United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through Aug. 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/aF7XR8-o4hc/update-3-united-airlines-extends-cancellations-of-boeing-737-max-flights-into-august-idUSL2N2300V5
U.S. Treasury prices fell on Friday as investors booked profits from the previous day’s steep rally, although the decline was seen as a blip as the festering U.S.-China trade conflict could fuel furthe JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/ntPN-8PGVgk/treasuries-u-s-prices-slide-dip-likely-short-lived-on-trade-fears-idUSL2N2300YC