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Trump meets Palestinian leader in Bethlehem


But he has said continued Israeli settlements in the West Bank that Israel seized in the Six-Day War in 1967 do not help the peace process, and has backed off his promise to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. I can tell you also that he is reaching for peace. Still, White House officials have downplayed expectations for a significant breakthrough on this trip. Read More »

Trump is first sitting US President to visit Western Wall

We're sticking with Washington, D.C. But that recognition is not reciprocated. Israel occupied the West Bank, including east Jerusalem , in the Six-Day War of 1967. But there were some uncomfortable moments surrounding the trip. "The United States and Israel can declare with one voice that Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon - never ever - and must cease its deadly funding and training of terrorists and militias". Read More »

Ariana Grande suspends Dangerous Woman tour after Manchester attack


The injured are being treated at six hospitals around the city. Authorities believe they know the identity of the assailant, she added, "but at this stage of their investigations, we can not confirm his name". Grande, who is wildly popular both in Britain and the United States, was not injured in the attack. A 23-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in south Manchester in connection to the bombing, police said. Read More »

College Students' Protest Of Mike Pence Is What Free Speech Looks Like

The protest was organized by campus group WeStaNDFor to show their disappointment in the school's speaker selection, citing Pence's actions against gay rights. Notre Dame , in the city of South Bend, is one of the country's most prominent Catholic universities . As Pence took the podium, rows of students defiantly walked out of the ceremony. Read More »

Trump in Saudi Arabia, But Back Home Focus Still on Comey Firing

McMaster said in an interview on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos". (And of course blaming the whole thing on Obama), we see now Trump knew more about his supporters than we gave him credit for. In multiple interactions with Kislyak, Flynn, who had by then been named the next NSA, had discussed the lifting of sanctions imposed on Russia by President Barack Obama for the Russian interference the day they were announced. Read More »

Saudi, UAE pledge $100mn to Ivanka Trump women's fund

As president, he tried to curb immigration from the Middle East with a series of controversial executive orders. The major cause of instability in West Asia is not just Iran , as Mr. Trump also took Iran to task for destabilizing the region and called on the worldwide community to isolate the Islamic Republic. "The unique piece of it is that every single one of them are signatories on how they're responsible and will actually prosecute the financing of terrorism, including individuals", ... Read More »

Ford names new CEO following Mark Fields' retirement

He replaces Mark Fields , who was dismissed abruptly from the top job, as the company responded to investors' growing unease about its slumping stock price and business prospects. We want people to come to work thinking they can have a great day here. "I know we can build enthusiasm for Ford ". He also appointed a separate president to head Lincoln, hoping to revive the luxury brand. Read More »

Senators: Deputy AG knew of Comey firing before writing memo


But for many Americans, including President Donald Trump's staunchest supporters, the "crisis in Washington " is not about possible missteps by Trump or questions over whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation. Every passing day brings a fresh revelation. Flynn and other advisers to Trump's campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the presidential race, Reuters reported on ... Read More »

Rangers beat Tigers 5-3, extend winning streak to 10 games


Mike Napoli and Joey Gallo have combined for nine home runs over the past two weeks. Reds 12, Rockies 8: Scott Schebler highlighted a six-run sixth inning with a go-ahead three-run home run, helping Cincinnati rally past Colorado. It carried to nearly the same spot as his long home run against the Tigers in Game 5 of the 2013 AL Championship Series. Texas tacked on a run in the ninth off reliever Blaine Hardy on an RBI double by Lucroy, his second RBI of the game. Read More »

First working session of G7 finance summit begins

The official said this remains one of the risks to the global economy. Trump has vowed to revamp the US tax code with major cuts for businesses and ease business regulatory burdens. "We recognize that cyber incidents represent a growing threat for our economies and that appropriate economy-wide policy responses are needed", the countries' finance ministers and central bankers said in the statement . Read More »

Opec set to prolong oil cuts as delegates predict smooth meeting

Brent crude traded up 7 cents at $53.94 per barrel at 1348 GMT, after a low of $53.20. Opec's de facto leader, Saudi Arabia , favours extending the output curbs by nine months rather than the initially planned six months, as it seeks to speed up market rebalancing and prevent oil prices from sliding back below $50 per barrel. Read More »

Updates on Most Active Stock AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS)


Analysts on average have given a price target of $28.25 to United States Steel Corp. Elkfork Partners LLC acquired a new stake in AK Steel Holding during the fourth quarter worth about $112,000. If you are reading this piece of content on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States & global trademark & copyright law. Read More »

United States slaps sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court judges

Capriles said he would head back to the capital to take part in the latest anti-government demonstration, a planned march to the interior ministry. US President Donald Trump on Thursday called the situation in Venezuela a "disgrace to humanity" and said the deadly political crisis was possibly the worst of its kind in decades. Read More »

Up to 40K Walking off the Job at AT&T this Weekend


Last year, they voted to authorize a strike with more than 95 percent support. They were a few of about 40,000 AT&T employees who went on a strike over contract issues with the company, according to The Associated Press. Workers are also protesting AT&T's pervasive offshoring of jobs to low-wage contractors, which eliminate good jobs and hurt customer service. "We're offering generous terms in these negotiations", the email continued, "including annual wage and pension increases, as well ... Read More »

Altitude Group PLC (ALT) Research Coverage Started at FinnCap

About 6,053 shares traded. It has by 0.00% the S&P500. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The company has market cap of $355.98 million. Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital ... Read More »

EU official says decision on Greek bailout soon


Monday's talks came four days after Greece's Parliament passed a major austerity bill created to save $4.5 billion in the next three years through pension cuts and tax increases. Another factor holding up the loans is disagreement between the euro zone and the IMF on debt relief for Greece, although Tzanakopoulos said the disbursement of funds and the question of the IMF's participation in the program were not connected. Read More »

Macron tries to sell plan to reform France's labor market


German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel , right, meets his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Berlin , Monday, May 22, 2017. Against a background of 9.6 percent unemployment , the pro-business, Europe-minded Macron has made a loosening of labor market regulations his biggest economic priority for his first year in office. Read More »

Manchester attack weighs on sterling, Asia stocks


Financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expected Britain's FTSE 100 (.FTSE) to open up 0.1 per cent, and Germany's DAX (. GDAXI ) and France's CAC 40 (. U.S. bond yields have gently drifted lower in recent days cutting the yield premium U.S. Treasuries earn against other bond markets such as German or Japanese debt. Read More »

Firms & Funds Favorite: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)


Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co ( NYSE:HPE ) traded up 0.1730% on Tuesday, reaching $18.8225. International Game Technology PLC (IGT ) shares have moved -0.70% in the week and -5.19% in the month. If you are viewing this article on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US & global trademark and copyright legislation. Read More »

Manchester explosion: Here's what we know about the victims

The Islamic State militant group has called for attacks as retaliation for Western involvement in the conflicts in Syria and Iraq. Grande is also one of the most popular people on Instagram , with 105 million followers - more than even Beyoncé, Taylor Swift or Kim Kardashian. Read More »

Opec heads towards supply cut extension as Saudi signals most on board

Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi said he agreed with Saudi Arabia on the need for a nine-month extension. " OPEC and some non-OPEC producers are highly likely to maintain cuts for another six to nine months and this is likely to drive global oil inventories down towards normal at the end of 2017", said Bjarne Schieldrop , chief commodities analyst at SEB AB in Oslo. Read More »

Rouhani says hopeful Europe won't follow Trump's lead on Iran


Rouhani said that Iranians are "waiting for this government to become stable intellectually" and that "hopefully, things will settle we could pass more accurate judgments". During his visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday, Trump called on the regional countries to isolate Iran which, he said, had "fueled the fires of sectarian conflict and terror". Read More »

Manchester concert blast a "callous, terrorist attack", British PM May says

About 60 others were wounded. The bombing is the worst to hit Britain since the July 7 2005 suicide bomb attacks in central London in which 52 people were killed. Hayley Lunt had taken her 10-year-old daughter Abigail to her first concert. It was her first concert. He wouldn't go as far as calling the perpetrators "monsters", he said, because they would probably "think that's a great name". Read More »

FinnCap Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Shoe Zone PLC (SHOE)

The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 1,014 ($13.09) per share, for a total transaction of £1,622.40 ($2,094.23). United Financial Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:UBNK) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. About 1.96 million shares traded or 10.73% up from the average. Land Securities Group plc (LON:LAND) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. Read More »

Oil trades near one-month high as OPEC poised to extend cuts

Oil prices initially fell 1 percent on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump proposed to sell half of the United States' Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) in the next 10 years as well as to speed up Alaskan exploration. OPEC's aim is to reduce global oil inventories to the industry's five-year average. Parties to a multilateral effort to offset the high level of crude oil supplies on the market through managed production declines meet in Vienna later this week to review the terms of ... Read More »

Trump asked 2 intel chiefs to deny Russian Federation collusion

Lawmakers have also asked for reported records that Comey kept, including a memo in which he allegedly says Trump asked him to let go of a probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . He reiterated Sunday that he thought Trump's decision to fire Comey wasn't a smart one following his statements last week that the latest wave of Trump scandals reached "Watergate size and scale". Read More »

Trump wants more US-Israeli trade with narrower US deficit


On Saturday and Sunday he was in Saudi Arabia, and later stops will include the Vatican. The emerging approach by the Trump administration marks a sharp break with the policy of Barack Obama, who had sought to engage with Iran. They compared them to other United States first couples. I hope that one day an Israeli prime minister will be able to fly from Tel Aviv to Riyadh. Read More »

Rio Tinto To Pay Down USD2.5 Billion Worth Of Debt (ALLISS)


The stock of Rio Tinto plc (LON: RIO ) earned "Buy" rating by HSBC on Wednesday, April 19. The company has been one of the biggest innovators in "Industrial Metals & Minerals" employing approximately 51018 full time employees. The correct version of this article can be read at Read More »

Trump seeks coalition to 'stamp out extremism'

Mr Trump, who is making his first visit to Israel as USA president, said: "I never mentioned the word or the name Israel in that conversation". "Drive them out! Drive them out of your places of worship". However, news accounts have not accused Mr Trump of naming Israel as a source of the information. Read More »

Oil Pulls Back After US Proposal to Sell Stocks

Iraq has achieved its share of the production cuts agreed by Opec and non-Opec producers at the end of past year but remains ready to meet future oil demand growth, Iraqi oil minister Jabar al-Luaibi said in a speech on Monday. That depletion will accelerate to about 1.5 million barrels a day in the second half if the cuts are maintained, IEA data show. Crude oil inventories are on the decline and there is "some light at the end of the tunnel" for OPEC's market balancing effort, its ... Read More »

Lawmakers vow full airing of Comey firing

Members of key congressional committees pledged Sunday to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia's meddling in the US election and any ties with the Trump campaign, saying the American people need a full airing as to why former FBI director James Comey was ousted. Read More »

Target to pay $18.5 million to states in data breach settlement


The attorneys general for IL and CT led the multi-state investigation into the Target breach, which began in mid-November 2013 and lasted for a full month, including the busy Black Friday holiday shopping weekend. "Through this settlement, we are assuring that Target improves its data protections". The company must also hire an independent, qualified monitor to conduct a comprehensive security assessment, Jepsen said. Read More »

Loved ones spark huge appeal for Manchester's missing following concert terror

The statement read, "Emergency services are now responding to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena". Armed police patrol Shudehill as they walk past floral tributes to victims, May 23, 2017 , in Manchester , England. Other images show the chaotic aftermath. "The police continue investigating the terrorist attack", the embassy said on Twitter. All political campaigning for the upcoming general United Kingdom elections has been suspended and the UK's prime minister, Theresa May, ... Read More »