Barclays shares sink 5% as the bank expects to earn less interest in the U.K.

[ad_1] Barclays bank reported second quarter earnings Thursday. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Barclays said Thursday that it expects to earn less interest in its U.K. division, as analysts flagged the bank’s “modestly disappointing” set of results. The British lender reported a net income of ¬£1.3 billion ($1.68 billion) for the second quarter, in … Read more

Biden faces legal challenges over border strategy

[ad_1] Biden faces legal challenges over border strategy – CBS News Watch CBS News Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. The testimony came amid a legal battle over President Biden’s asylum plan and the Justice Department’s lawsuit against Texas for putting up floating barriers to stop migrants. CBS … Read more

Ukraine war live updates: Russia raises conscription age limit; Zelenskyy gives fresh corruption warning

[ad_1] North Korea and Russia to strengthen cooperation, Defense Minister Shoigu says Russia and North Korea on Wednesday announced plans to strengthen their defense cooperation, Reuters reported Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu as saying. “I am convinced that today’s talks will contribute to strengthening cooperation between our defense departments,” Shoigu said after a meeting in Pyongyang … Read more

Trump campaigns for 2024 as Jan. 6 indictment decision looms

[ad_1] Trump campaigns for 2024 as Jan. 6 indictment decision looms – CBS News Watch CBS News It’s been about a week since the Justice Department sent a letter to former President Donald Trump informing him he was the target of its long-running investigation into Jan. 6 and efforts to overturn the 2020 election. It’s … Read more

Jan. 6 defendant who beat officer with flagpole during Capitol riot sentenced to over 4 years in prison

[ad_1] An Arkansas truck driver who beat a police officer with a flagpole holding an American flag during the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot was sentenced Monday to over four years in prison. Peter Francis Stager¬†struck the Metropolitan Police Department officer with his flagpole at least three times as other rioters pulled the officer, head … Read more

Spain’s election ends with no clear majority, throwing the country into political limbo

[ad_1] The leader and candidate of conservative Partido Popular (People’s Party) Alberto Nunez Feijoo. Oscar Del Pozo | Afp | Getty Images Spain’s election Sunday ended with no clear majority for either of the two main parties, throwing Europe’s fourth-largest economy into political limbo. With all votes counted, Spain’s conservative Partido Popular party secured 136 … Read more

Rep. Tony Gonzales, who represents 800 miles of U.S.-Mexico border, calls border tactics

[ad_1] Rep. Tony Gonzales, who represents 800 miles of U.S.-Mexico border, calls border tactics “not acceptable” – CBS News Watch CBS News U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales, whose district includes 800 miles of the U.S-Mexico border, tells “Face the Nation” that the enforcement tactics outlined by a Texas trooper are “not acceptable.” Be the first to … Read more

Chris Christie says some Republicans who defend Trump’s Jan. 6 actions are “afraid of Donald Trump”

[ad_1] Chris Christie says some Republicans who defend Trump’s Jan. 6 actions are “afraid of Donald Trump” – CBS News Watch CBS News Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is running for the Republican nomination for president, tells “Face the Nation” that Republicans are “afraid of Donald Trump” in refusing to say former President … Read more

Netanyahu in hospital as Israeli judicial crisis flares

[ad_1] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin speaks to the media on March 16, 2023 in Berlin, Germany. Sean Gallup | Getty Images News | Getty Images Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in hospital after being fitted with a pacemaker on Sunday, as tens of thousands of people converged on Jerusalem to protest a planned overhaul … Read more

Israel’s Netanyahu taken to hospital for a heart procedure and placed under sedation as hundreds of thousands march in protest of his plans to overhaul the judiciary

[ad_1] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said early Sunday he was going to the hospital for an emergency procedure to receive a pacemaker, but vowed to press ahead with his controversial judicial overhaul plan. In a brief videotaped statement released at 2 a.m. local time, Netanyahu said he had been fitted with a monitoring device … Read more