UK tenants to get minimum three-year contracts, says minister

UK tenants to get minimum three-year contracts, says minister

Landlords will be forced to give tenants a minimum three-year contract – but allow them to leave earlier if they want – under government proposals to give renters more security. The longer tenancies, proposed by communities secretary James Brokenshire in a consultation paper to be published on Monday, would stop landlords forcing tenants out at […]

Chicago Weather: Excessive Heat Warning continues Sunday

Chicago Weather: Excessive Heat Warning continues Sunday

CHICAGO (WLS) — Staying cool is the name of the game again Sunday with temperatures again in the 90s and heat indices over 100 in the Chicago area. An Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect for most of the Chicago area until 7 p.m. Sunday. The high in Chicago is expected to reach 93 degrees, […]

Here's What's New on Netflix in July 2018 — And What's Leaving

Here's What's New on Netflix in July 2018 — And What's Leaving

A slate of new movies and TV shows coming to and leaving Netflix in July 2018, with selections sure to please binge-watchers, comedy lovers and fans of dinosaur-centric franchises. Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park III and The Lost World: Jurassic Park will hit Netflix in July, along with the mid-2000s favorite The Princess Diaries. Later in […]

African leaders in Mauritania for summit against corruption

African leaders in Mauritania for summit against corruption

by Ahmed Mohamed | AP July 1 at 7:04 AM NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania — Thirty African heads of state are meeting in Mauritania Sunday and have opened the 31st African Union summit, which is aimed at finding ways to stamp out the continent’s corruption and discussing efforts to improve peace and security. The summit, on Sunday and Monday […]

Can Saudi Arabia pump much more oil?

Can Saudi Arabia pump much more oil?

The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. LONDON(Reuters) – The leader of Saudi Arabia has assured U.S. President Donald Trump that the Kingdom can raise oil production if needed and the country has 2 million barrels per day of spare capacity […]

60 Years Ago You Couldn't Stargaze in London. Now You Can.

60 Years Ago You Couldn't Stargaze in London. Now You Can.

Nick Ansell/PA Wire via ZUMA Press Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This story was originally published by Slate and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The famed Royal Observatory in Greenwich, United Kingdom, is reopening more than 60 years after London’s smog forced its closure in 1957. The Royal Observatory was […]

NBA Free Agency 2018: June 30 roundup

NBA free agency doesn’t officially begin until 12:01 a.m. on July 1. However, the buzz of free agency has been going full force for a few days now. As we close in on Day 1 of NBA free agency, keep up on all the latest news and reports below … * * * Reports: Barton, […]

How a surprise deal to boost world oil supply could 'stir the pot' in the Middle East, and pressure Saudi's spare capacity

How a surprise deal to boost world oil supply could 'stir the pot' in the Middle East, and pressure Saudi's spare capacity

An impromptu agreement between the United States and Saudi Arabia to add more supply to increasingly tight oil markets is perceived as a test of the kingdom’s ability to pump more crude — and could further antagonize Iran and Venezuela, as both countries grapple with deteriorating conditions in their respective economies. Barely a week after […]