‘Thanks for independence’: Ukraine’s schismatic Patriarch bestows highest award on ex-CIA ops chief

The head of the schismatic Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kiev Patriarchate expressed his gratitude to the ex-CIA associate director, acknowledging his support for the church’s break with Moscow. Patriarch Filaret presented former CIA Associate Director Jack Devine with the Order of St. Andrew, the church’s highest decoration, local media reported on Thursday. The cleric thanked […]

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Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling soars to hit highest levels since July

The pound has maintained the high levels it struck on Friday through the weekend and into today. The high rate is the best it’s been since July and there could be more growth to come, said experts. The pound is currently trading at €1.139 against the euro, according to Bloomberg. Laura Parsons, currency analyst at […]

US Navy ships & training bases exposed as ‘highest risk’ in military sex assault report

Young female service members, especially navy sailors, face the highest risk of sexual assault among all the branches of the US armed forces, the Pentagon’s RAND Corporation study reveals, having ranked all military installations. Back in the summer of 2014, RAND conducted a survey of the sexual assault and sexual harassment experiences of some 170,000 […]

Osaka to sign mega-money Adidas deal that could rival Serena in highest paid stakes – reports

US Open champion, and Serena Williams conqueror, Naomi Osaka is reportedly set to sign the biggest-ever deal for a female athlete with sports giant Adidas, that could see her rival Williams as the world’s highest-paid sportswoman. Fresh from pocketing a $ 3.8 million check from winning the US Open on Saturday, Osaka is now set […]

Trump says US-UK relationship ‘highest level of special’

Donald Trump, who stirred tension in the UK by giving a critical interview to a tabloid newspaper about Prime Minister Theresa May, said he ranked the relationship between the two nations as ‘highest level of special’. Standing next to May during a joint media conference, Trump repeatedly stressed his “tremendous respect” to his host and […]

Family doctors crisis as job vacancies are at highest ever level

And recruitment problems are concentrated on certain practices, with two-thirds of vacancies at those with more than one position unfilled. The British Medical Association reacted to the poll of 660 GPs out today, warning that shortages were creating “unmanageable workloads”. The BMA’s Dr Richard Vautrey said: “The Government must prioritise general practice and urgently invest […]

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Stocks slide as 10-year Treasury yield surges to its highest level since 2011

Lucas Jackson/Reuters Stocks fell on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average closing in the red for the first time in eight sessions, as bond yields spiked to multi-year highs on the back of strong economic data and the US entered another round of trade talks with China. The dollar rose against its major peers.  […]