Brexit, there can be no turning back

“The United Kingdom (UK) is leaving the European Union (EU),” Prime Minister Theresa May told parliament nine months after Britain shocked investors and world leaders by unexpectedly voting to quit the bloc. “This is an historic moment from which there can be no turning back.”

Scotland demands a new Referendum

Only hours before Britain is to embark on its momentous journey out of the European Union (EU), Scotland’s Parliament underscored one of the risks along that path by voting to demand a new referendum on Scottish independence.

Jared Kushner goes on the frontline?

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has volunteered to speak to the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into Russian meddling in the US election, a White House spokesman said. “Throughout the campaign and transition, Jared Kushner served as the official primary point […]

200 more US troops in the Mideast

Two companies from the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division are being deployed to the Middle East to bolster security in either Iraq or Syria at the request of the top American commander in Baghdad fighting ISIS, a US defense official with knowledge of the order […]

Is Afghanistan on the brink again?

A correspondent with Cyceon recently informed us from Kabul about the sophistication of the recent attacks in the capital of Afghanistan. It seems that the country is on the brink of increased instability considering the advances of the Taliban forces who have taken over the […]

A Frenchman abducted in Chad

“We are mobilized with the Chadian authorities to achieve the release of our compatriot,” wrote the French Foreign Ministry in a statement following the abduction of a French national on March 23, 2017 around Goz Beida in Chad’s border area of Sudan. This is a […]

Geert Wilders isn’t so strong

With 97% of votes counted after the general election in the Netherlands, incumbent Prime Minister Mark Rutte‘s centre-right VVD party has won 33 out of 150 seats, a loss of eight seats from the previous parliament. Anti-immigration Freedom party PPV of Geert Wilders was in […]

Wall Street profits at a 4-year high

“Wall Street profits bounced back strongly in 2016. Lower costs more than made up for the continued decline in revenues,” said New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Pretax profits for the broker/dealer operations of New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) member firms, the traditional measure […]

Gordmans Stores filed for Chapter 11

Apparel and home décor retailer Gordmans Stores, Inc. (GMAN) announced that it has filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nebraska. Founded in 1915, Gordmans currently operates […]

US CEOs’ optimism reached new high

United States’ CEOs’ plans for hiring and investment, and expectations for sales over the next six months jumped sharply with the largest increase since the fourth quarter of 2009, according to the Business Roundtable first quarter 2017 CEO Economic Outlook Survey. CEOs project 2.2 percent […]

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