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Sri Lanka death toll after flooding, mudslides reaches 146

Heavy seasonal rains - which this year came after one of Sri Lanka's worst droughts in 50 years - often hit the island nation hard at this time of year, generating uncertainty in the agricultural sector, a major source of resources in the country.



British Airways cancels all flights from London airports after IT failure

British Airways cancelled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy United Kingdom holiday weekend. Many of them expected to board an evening flight to Heathrow Airport , but found out their flights were cancelled. Late Saturday, British Airways CEO Alex Cruz posted a video on Twitter explaining what happened and that they are unable to rebook passengers right now ...



IShares Agency Bond (AGZ) Rises 0.16% for May 29

Investors might want to take a look at shares of iShares Trust - iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (ARCA:EFA) from a different angle. Typically, a stock with a high score of 8 or 9 would be seen as strong, and a stock scoring on the lower end between 0 and 2 would be viewed as weaker.



Top Congressman Calls For Review Of Jared Kushner's Security Clearance

The Associated Press and other news organizations reported that Kushner in December proposed a back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team . "We're not going to comment on Jared", White House Economic Council Director Gary Cohn told reporters in an off-camera press briefing Saturday. But Mr Kushner's attorney Jamie Gorelick said his client "has no recollection of the calls as described".



British Airways disruption continues for third day after IT system crash

Data from flight tracker FlightAware.com showed BA canceled another 27 flights and had 135 more delayed Monday, a bank holiday in the United Kingdom that sees a high level of air travel. "We operated a full schedule at Gatwick on Sunday", the company stated. BA says terminals at Heathrow and Gatwick have become extremely congested and it is cancelling all flights from the airports until 6 p.m.



North Korea fires missile in latest provocation

So it is possible that Trump may order some kind of attack on North Korea , and thus trigger a major new Korean war, and subsequently a world war. Trump said in a tweet. Kim previously guided the test of an anti-air guided weapon system in April 2016, and the latest test appears to be focusing on improving its surface-to-air guided missiles deployed a year ago.