International travel to the US is down. Julie Jacobson AP – Miami Herald

President Donald Trump has pledged a policy of “America First,” which has led to proposals of banning Muslims from traveling to the U.S. and calling for mass deportation of people in the country without documentation. These anti-foreigner sentiments, popular among his base, may now be negatively impacting the U.S. economy. A new analysis by Foursquare […]

Manchester attack: Police hunt ‘network’ behind bomber

Media captionThe fifth person to be held in the UK following Monday’s deadly attack, was arrested in Wigan A seventh person has been arrested in the UK over the Manchester Arena bombing, as police said they were investigating a “network”. Police said they arrested the man in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, following searches. Suicide bomber Salman Abedi […]

Trump in Brussels for ‘tough’ Nato talks amid protests

Image copyright AFP Image caption Demonstrations against the US president were held in Brussels US President Donald Trump is in Brussels for what his team are describing as “tough” talks with other members of the Nato military alliance. Mr Trump is also due to meet European Union officials on Thursday. He has been critical of […]

Asian shares firm, dollar and US bond yields slip after Fed – Reuters

TOKYO Asian shares eked out modest gains on Thursday while the dollar and U.S. bond yields slipped after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled a cautious approach to future rate hikes and the reduction of its $4.5 trillion of bond holdings. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS advanced 0.3 percent, with South Korea […]

Manchester attack: ‘Fury’ at US ‘evidence’ photos leak

Image copyright New York Times Image caption The New York Times says this evidence was gathered at the scene of the attack The UK government and police have reacted with anger after a US newspaper published photos apparently showing the scene of the Manchester bomb attack. Counter terror police chiefs said the leak undermined their […]

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