Putin critic Alexei Navalny ‘detained’ before Moscow protest

Image copyright @navalny/Twitter Image caption An image shared on Twitter appears to show Alexei Navalny (in the pale blue shirt) being detained by the authorities Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained at home ahead of a planned unauthorised protest in Moscow, his wife says. “Alexei has been arrested in the entrance to our […]

The world's scariest (real) in-flight announcements – Telegraph.co.uk

The world's scariest (real) in-flight announcements – Telegraph.co.uk

[ad_1] EasyJet has denied claims that, ahead of a flight from Malaga to Bristol, one of its pilots told passengers there was a “50/50” chance both its engines would work, before asking them for a “show of hands” to decide whether they should take off or stay put.  According to Gloucestershire Live the flight had already been […]

America's Stubborn Oil-Supply Glut Catches Funds Off Guard – Bloomberg

America's Stubborn Oil-Supply Glut Catches Funds Off Guard – Bloomberg

[ad_1] by June 11, 2017, 7:01 PM EDT June 12, 2017, 4:53 AM EDT Crude markets are taking oil optimists by surprise yet again. Hedge funds boosted bets on a rally just before West Texas Intermediate prices tanked from a report showing surging American stockpiles. Wagers rose 7.3 percent to the highest since April in […]

The Shove Heard Round the World – Politico

The Shove Heard Round the World – Politico

[ad_1] Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher. To hear Prime Minister Dusko Markovic tell it, it was “only a harmless incident,” had nothing to do with him personally and did not even merit an apology. Oh, and did he mention it was “completely harmless”? Story Continued Below Still, the […]

More is more: Making sense of America's wealth obsession – CNN

[ad_1] “I had wanted to get my nose done since I was twelve,” she reflects. Most of her school friends had already had plastic surgery — breasts reduced or enlarged, fat removed, noses done. We can see from the photograph Lindsey has finally just got her heart’s desire. Three days after surgery, is she happy? […]

Delta and Bank of America abandon Trump-like 'Julius Caesar' – CNNMoney

Delta and Bank of America abandon Trump-like 'Julius Caesar' – CNNMoney

[ad_1] The Public Theater in New York City lost two sponsors Sunday due to controversy surrounding its rendition of William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” which includes the gory assassination of a ruler who resembles President Trump. Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Bank of America (BAC) pulled their support following criticism on social media. The play has […]

MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar stabilises after minister reassures on crisis – Nasdaq

MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar stabilises after minister reassures on crisis – Nasdaq

[ad_1] Reuters DUBAI, June 12 (Reuters) – Qatar’s stock market stabilised in early trade on Monday from sharp falls last week after comments from the finance minister that the economy was essentially operating as normal despite a major diplomatic crisis. Doha’s index <.QSI> was almost flat after 45 minutes of trade; it had […]

World Cup Hopes Revived, United States Ties Mexico – New York Times

World Cup Hopes Revived, United States Ties Mexico – New York Times

[ad_1] All acquitted themselves fairly, although it was the stalwarts who starred for the Americans. Michael Bradley, who delivered a stunning sixth-minute goal that was later canceled out by Carlos Vela’s lovely strike, was complemented by an outstanding defensive effort from Geoff Cameron, a fortress in the center of the back line. Continue reading the […]

In Southeast Asia, Financial Tech Services Will Eventually See Growth. But When? – eMarketer

In Southeast Asia, Financial Tech Services Will Eventually See Growth. But When? – eMarketer

[ad_1] Christian KonigFounderFinanzpro Christian König is a veteran investment banker who now works as a financial technology consultant and mentor in Vietnam, Europe and Southeast Asia. He’s also the founder of Finanzpro, which operates several news sites devoted to the topic. He spoke with eMarketer about the opportunities and risks in the fintech sector in […]

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