. April 11, 2019 – Page 2 – Articels

First Family First: How this happy Gandhi-Vadra family photo will impress voters

Unlike mama Rahul Gandhi, 19-year-old Rehan Vadra may not shy away from joining politics in the near future.

Congress president Rahul Gandhi is often asked about his chemistry with sister Priyanka Gandhi, who is just two years younger than him. …


Deutsche-Commerzbank Merger Is As Good As Dead: Here’s Why

The fact that many stakeholders of Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank are opposed, or at the very least skeptical, of a “merger of weakquals” involving the two German banks has been widely known for weeks, if not months. But now, it …


In the Herald: April 12, 1920

Wobbled like a jelly
“I was very much surprised to see the overfeeding of show stock at the Royal,” wrote H. Williamson, of Brocklesby Stud, Corowa. “Why the judges so frequently gave the prizes to horses that wobbled like a …


Combustion Cometh: Central Banks Are Hopelessly Trapped

This is all going to end badly, even some ardent bulls will freely admit this, the question is the how, when and the where. Frankly it’s a tragedy that’s unfolding and discerning eyes can see it. Since the December lows …


The spy who made the Sydney Opera House sails possible

Joe Bertony, the engineer who invented the Sydney Opera House erection arch, which made the building of Sydney’s most famous white sails possible, has died at his Hornsby home at the age of 97.

Stage one of the build was …


Maserati-driving alleged Dark Web dealer facing more drug import charges

A Maserati-driving, beach house-owning 25-year-old alleged at the helm of a multi-million dollar drug syndicate will face court on Friday, slapped with six additional charges relating to the alleged importation of cocaine, ketamine and MDMA worth $17 million.

Cody Ward, …


Rabobank: “A Black Hole Has Appeared Before Our Eyes: It’s Now Arriving 31 October”

A black hole has appeared before our eyes: it’s now arriving 31 October, Halloween of all days, as the new departure date for the UK from the EU – provided the UK is on its best behaviour in the …


Big win for women’s reproductive freedom, but still a long way to go

This week saw a big win for women’s rights in Australia in the High Court. It is an historic step forward in the long journey for reproductive freedom for women in Australia. It’s also a timely reminder of how far …


Mnuchin flouts the law to help Trump

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

By E.J. Dionne Jr.ColumnistApril 11 at 8:23 AM

Surprise, surprise. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin waited until late Wednesday to announce that he would not meet the House Ways and Means Committee’s deadline


Taliban Claims Shoot Down Of US B-52 Bomber Over Afghanistan

The Taliban is currently claiming that militants have shot down a US B-52 Stratofortress heavy bomber over Afghanistan, Middle East based news site Muraselon reports, citing official Taliban statements. 

Taliban spokesman Qarri Muhammad Yousef Ahmad was cited by the Mideast news source as saying