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Man held at Heathrow Airport over Manchester Arena bombing


Greater Manchester Police said they had uncovered "significant evidence" inside the Nissan Micra, which the 22-year-old was seen making repeated trips to and from between May 18 and May 22 May 2017. Police also released a photo of a sports bag with a San Francisco 49ers logo, saying anyone who recognized it should contact them. "It is vital we exhaust all our lines of inquiry to establish how this was planned and understand how others might have been involved", police said. Read More »

Source says Comey told boss about Trump worries


In May, ABC News learned Trump allegedly asked for Comey's allegiance from sources with knowledge of the situation. "I would expect him to hew pretty closely to facts and events", said Jack Sharman, a partner at Lightfoot, Franklin and White and former special counsel to a congressional committee that investigated President Bill Clinton in the 1990s. Read More »

New York City cabs test ride-sharing for discounted fares


More or less since rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft were allowed to operate in the city, in 2013, the taxi industry has cried foul at what it characterizes a two-tier system: with its operations in the market regulated far greater-and unfairly so-than its thriving rideshare competition. Read More »

Rain pushes Nadal, Djokovic quarter-finals back to Wednesday


Continue along for a preview for what to expect in the other three matches , outside of Nadal , of the day. Djokovic , the defending champion, takes on No. Wozniacki will run into 19-year-old rising star Jelena Ostapenko , who has managed to already dominate this matchup in her short career. Nadal could have lost five against Busta and still be the unbackable favourite at his favourite tournament. Read More »

Sen. Amy Klobuchar wants Senate briefing on Russian vote hacking attempts

The National Security Agency report said Russian military intelligence executed a cyberattack on at least one USA supplier of voting software and sent deceptive emails to more than 100 local election officials in the days leading up to the election last November - a sign that Moscow's hacking may have penetrated further into voting systems than previously known. Read More »

Arab nations cut ties to Qatar over Iran relations, ISIS support

Trump wrote enthusiastically on Twitter . Mr Trump's speech in the Saudi capital Riyadh, in which he blamed Iran for instability in the Middle East and urged Muslim countries to take the lead in combating radicalisation, is seen as likely to have emboldened Gulf allies to act against Qatar. Read More »

Sears closing 72 stores, including some in Oklahoma


Business Insider said the closures will reduce Sears to about 1,200 locations, down from 2,073 five years ago. Yes, this journalist lived right next door to a Sears home. Sears merged with Kmart in 2004. "The City is very disappointed by the announcement earlier today that Sears will be closing its store in Midwest City". Read More »

Apple iPad Pro (2017) Preview

So when it introduced new features for High Sierra's Safari that kill autoplay videos and stop cross-site tracking, it was for you (the customer). With iOS 10 , Apple upgraded the look and functionality of the iMessage with stickers, emojis, and more. " Apple has embarked on a complete overhaul of Siri as it responds to considerable competition and heightening user expectations", Blaber said via email. Read More »

Trump to privatise air traffic control

President Donald Trump spoke before Congress Monday about plans to privatize the air traffic control system. Officials on Monday said they want the Federal Aviation Administration to continue its role in safety enforcement. Though Trump outlined only broad strokes of his proposal, his speech threw presidential support behind a plan that in recent years gained traction amid a broad push by the airline industry and support from several high-profile lawmakers. Read More »

United Nations extends North Korea sanctions in 'clear message' to Pyongyang

While the United States is unable to stop the North Koreans from abandoning their nuclear weapons program, they're going after the companies that do business with the government of Kim Jong Un. "But other country can't be allowed to test or launch any object which goes with the words of nuclear or 'ballistic.' That is really the height of shameless arrogance, self-righteousness and double standards", the statement said. Read More »

Sentiment Report: Amtrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI)

FBR & Co reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of AmTrust Financial Services in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. Shares of AmTrust Financial Services (AFSI) traded down 4.70% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $13.38. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 29th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.21%. $137,385 worth of AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) was sold by Ungar Stephen . Read More »

Saudi Arabia revokes Qatar Airways licence


Qatar is home to the largest USA military base in the United States, and it could pretty quickly decide that that no longer serves in its interests. Trump said he'd told the kings, presidents and prime ministers that funding "Radical Ideology" can't be tolerated, and "Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!" The latter of which the president recently visited where the president alleges that Arab leaders complained about to him about Qatar. Read More »

Moody's downgrades China, warns of fading financial strength as debt stings

The credit ratings, for local-currency and foreign-currency issuers, remains solidly in investment-grade territory. It was the first time since 1989 that Moody's lowered its expectations regarding China. Authorities have stepped up efforts over the last several months to curb debt and housing risks, and a raft of recent data has signaled a cooling in the economy, which grew a solid 6.9% in the first quarter. Read More »

Is Goldman Sachs Playing With Fire In Venezuela?


On Sunday, The Wall Street Journal revealed that the New York-based investment bank had paid U.S. $ 865 million for Venezuelan state oil company bonds maturing in 2022, amounting to around 31 cents on the dollar. If the bonds do not default, Goldman Sachs stands to reap a whopping 40% annual yield, which could quiet its investors. The likes of Paul Singer succeed in part because their computations rely on ethical concerns about as much as they do the color of the paper the bonds come ... Read More »

TEGNA (NYSE:TGNA) Under Analyst Spotlight

The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 7th. WARNING: " Tegna Inc (TGNA ) Lowered to "Hold" at ValuEngine " was first reported by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffey Breeze. Read More »

Apple announced Peer to Peer software

Apple is integrating this peer-to-peer payments service with Apple Pay , which is what will make it a killer feature and eventually overtake Venmo and Square Cash payments. "When users get paid, they can use the money instantly to send to someone or make purchases using Apple Pay in stores, apps, and on the web, or transfer to their bank account". Read More »

N Korea to dominate Australia-US talks

Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada, speaking at the Singapore forum, said Tokyo backed the United States using any option to deal with North Korea, including military strikes, and was seeking a deeper alliance with Washington. China rejects the suggestion that the job of reining in North Korea rests with it alone. He Lei noted that the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea , which was signed by China and ASEAN countries in 2002, and the framework of the Code of ... Read More »

Trump "believes the climate is changing", Nikki Haley says

But the Paris agreement is not as polarising as other climate change issues, and a recent poll by Yale University found that nearly half of Mr Trump's supporters think the U.S. Trump's histrionic, largely symbolic and recklessly self-destructive decision to abandon the Paris Climate Agreement means, among other things, that far more Americans know about the Paris Climate agreement this morning than 24 hours ago. Read More »

Vladimir Putin denies contact with Michael Flynn in 2015

Putin made the comments during an exclusive interview that will air on June 4th at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT during the premiere of "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly " on NBC . He also said he had a "closer relationship" with Kelly than to former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , despite a photo circulating of the two men sitting next to each other at a Moscow event. Read More »

North Korea threatens to turn the American continent into ashes


According to Mattis, President Donald Trump's administration considers China's commitment to the shared goal of denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula encouraging, but urged Beijing to act. Image Attribute: Japan's Defence Minister Tomomi Inada, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Australia's Defence Minister Marise Payne pose before a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 16th IISS Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore June 3, 2017. Read More »

India Just Launched Its Largest Rocket Ever


Mk III will lift off from the Sriharikota space centre at 5.28 pm, ISRO or the Indian Space Research Organisation says. The space agency's director, A.S. GSLV Mk III's success means India can ferry two to three astronauts into space soon. For example, India relied on France's Arianespace to launch heavy satellites. Read More »

Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd (NYSE:TRQ)

Indexiq Advisors Llc decreased Turquoise Hill Res Ltd ( TRQ ) stake by 85.58% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. An earnings forecast is an analyst's outlook for a company's future quarterly or annual earnings. The firm's revenue was down 43.8% on a year-over-year basis. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Sells 200,000 Shares of Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd (TRQ )" was first posted by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. Read More »

John Oliver Blasts 'F**king Egomaniac' Trump For Bailing On Paris Agreement

He added, "Now, more than ever, we must be determined to solve climate change and to challenge those leaders who do not believe in scientific facts or empirical truths". "Americans will honor and fulfill the Paris agreement by leading from the bottom up - and there isn't anything Washington can do to stop us", said Bloomberg, who appeared Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo. Read More »

As Trump exits Paris climate pact, other nations are defiant


Russian President Vladimir Putin said that while the United States should have remained in the 2015 deal, he would not judge Trump . "Today, China and Europe have demonstrated solidarity with future generations and responsibilities for the whole planet", he said . Read More »

Korea rejects S. Korean group's offer of malaria help

North Korea also has test-fired at least nine ballistic missiles so far this year, most recently on Monday. The sanctions resolution "is a crafty hostile act with the objective of putting a curb on the DPRK's buildup of nuclear forces, disarming it and causing economic suffocation to it", the foreign ministry spokesman said in the statement carried by its official KCNA news agency on Sunday. Read More »

Apple Introduces HomePod Smart Speaker

Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the latest operating system for Mac computers. Apple then introduced a music speaker, its first hardware since Apple Watch was rolled out two years ago. Apple also announced that watchOS 4, the next version of its smartwatch platform, will arrive in September. And needless to say it will also read the news and weather to you. Read More »

Police officer shoots attacker near Notre Dame cathedral in Paris


Three women were arrested in September after police found a auto laden with gas cylinders abandoned near Notre Dame cathedral in what the interior ministry at the time said was a likely planned imminent attack. The officer was injured in the attack, according to reports. "The police responded right away", said tourist Abigail Miller, who is from Minnesota, on MSNBC. Read More »

Trump saw Paris climate pact as economic straitjacket

President Trump's claim that he will work to get a "better deal" may be mainly red meat to his domestic political base, but it also shows a serious lack of understanding of how worldwide diplomacy works as well as of the structure of the Paris Agreement , where each country formulates its own NDC - essentially a pledge to cut emissions. Read More »

Uber fires more than 20 employees after harassment probe

Meanwhile, 31 employees are in counselling or training, and seven have received written warnings from the company, an Uber spokesman told Bloomberg . Holder and Albarran's full report was delivered to Uber's board last week, but the release of its findings could be delayed because of the recent death of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's mother in a boating accident . Read More »

Trump on Comey: 'I wish him luck'


In a meeting the day after Flynn resigned in February, the president reportedly told Comey "I hope you can let this go", referring to Flynn. "Anybody with press chops looks at this and they're fearful there's not a path to succeed", said Sara Fagen, former White House political director for George W. Read More »

J.Crew gets new CEO; Mickey Drexler still chairman


Brett's first crack at turning around J.Crew will come with the summer 2018 line, according to a source. In March, J. Crew , which is backed by private equity firms TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners, reported that revenue fell 2 percent, to $695 million, in its fiscal quarter ending January 28. Read More »

Trump says his Middle East visit prompted Qatar crisis


Tightening pressure, Saudi Arabia's aviation authority revoked the license of Qatar Airways and ordered its offices to be closed within 48 hours, a day after the kingdom, the UAE and Bahrain closed their airspace to Qatari commercial flights. Read More »