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Senator grills intelligence chiefs for refusing to answer questions about Trump

Heinrich said, "I'm simply asking, 'Did that conversation occur?'" Coats responded that he felt it "inappropriate" to answer in a public hearing, and Heinrich laid down the reality: "You realize how simple it would simply be to say, 'No, that never happened?'" Trump reportedly asked Coats and Rogers to state publicly that there was no collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Read More »

President Trump to speak Wednesday in Cincinnati

Trump said that as he campaigned across the country previous year, people often asked him why the USA was spending money to rebuild other countries when the roads and bridges they travel on needed rebuilding, too. Or rather, he lamented that the once-great USA build the National Interstate Highway System but that we "don't even do that anymore", and can't even fix our roads. Read More »

Police identify third London attacks suspect as Italian-Moroccan

Scotland Yard has named the other two terrorists involved in the London Bridge attack as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane . During the attack, seven people were killed and dozens more were wounded. Redouane had not aroused any suspicions. Mr Rowley said work was continuing to understand more about the attackers, "their connections and whether they were assisted or supported by anyone else". Read More »

Moment of magic gives Lions another lesson on NZ tour

The Lions botched a ideal chance with the first loss of their 2017 tour to the Blues last night, with British media left lamenting a piece of Sonny Bill magic, writes Michael Reid . The Lions put in a much-improved better performance than in their opening victory against the semi-professionals of the Provincial Barbarians last Saturday but it was all undone by a few moments of magic from two All Blacks and a replacement back. Read More »

Have your ticket yet? Powerball Jackpot hits $375 Million

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The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are incredibly small, at one in 292.2 million. Don't count your winnings just yet. Forty-four states and three jurisdictions across the United States participate in Powerball. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The drawing takes place tonight at 10:59 P.M. and tickets can be bought up until 9:45 P.M. The winning numbers for the 18th largest lottery drawing held in the USA will be drawn shortly. Read More »

A day after Mandsaur killings, farmer protests intensify across western MP

A fallout of the strife in Madhya Pradesh was that the Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh called off a sheduled press conference here on Wednesday, which was supposed to focus on his ministry's recent "accomplishments". The Congress leader questioned Modi's silence, ban on Internet and denial of permission to Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi to meet the farmers in Mandsaur . Read More »

Stocks across Europe are dipping after China's rating cut

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China's economy grew 6.9% in the first quarter of this year, picking up the pace from the end of 2016. The Chinese Finance Ministry, sure enough, is disputing the Moody's verdict, and China's tightly insulated domestic markets have shrugged off the demotion . Read More »

UK PM May's lead narrows slightly to 12 points: ICM poll

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The poll indicated the Tories could lose 20 of the 330 seats they hold, and Jeremy Corbyn's Labour gain almost 30 MPs. According to Prime Minister Theresa May , if Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn becomes prime minister, he would be "alone and naked in Brexit negotiations" in Brussels. Read More »

Young weighs in on Wray, FBI hearings

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The FBI director position has been open since Trump fired James Comey on May 9 and his former deputy Andrew McCabe has been acting director since. In May of 2001, he became an associate deputy attorney general at the Department of Justice , according to his biography at King & Spalding. Read More »

Democratic attorneys general commit to Paris climate pact

A separate open letter to the United Nations includes representatives of 125 cities, nine states, 183 colleges and universities and 902 businesses and investors, including more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies. Some countries such as Ethiopia said Trump's decision would make things harder for the least developed nation, but there were no plans for anyone to quit the Paris pact. Read More »

Comey to testify Trump told him: 'I expect loyalty'

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The testimony also recounts several demands made by Trump for Comey to publicly dispel the notion that the president himself was under investigation, saying that the then-FBI director needed to lift the "cloud" hanging over the White House. Read More »

Oil prices slump but experts see rise to $60 before year end

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Oil prices dropped more than 4 percent on the news Thursday as the market had been hoping oil producers could reach a last-minute deal to deepen the cuts or extend them further, until mid-2018, it said . The upshot is that the price of oil - and derived products like fuel - is unlikely to increase much in coming months. The U.S. benchmark for crude was down $1.67 a barrel, or 3.3 percent, at $49.69 on Thursday. Read More »

Apple HomePod: The smart speaker battle is on

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The Apple HomePod will cost £349 and will be released in December in the US, UK and Australia. Apple's HomePod , is a sleek looking smart speaker powered by Siri that in theory should quickly rival Google Home and Amazon Echo. Payments can be verified using TouchID, with the service being made available to all devices running iOS 11, as well as on the Apple Watch. Taking direct aim at services like those provided by PayPal Holdings Inc, Apple also debuted peer-to-peer payments ... Read More »

Canada to increase military spending 70 percent in 10 years

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For example, while the previous government planned to spend $26 billion to replace Canada's 15 frigates and destroyers, the actual cost will be closer to $60 billion, the review says. Sajjan declined to comment when asked whether the spending would result in a larger budget deficit than the Liberals are already forecasting. By comparison, the USA spends 3.6 percent of its GDP on defense, the United Kingdom spends 2.1 percent, while Germany spends just 1.2 percent. Read More »

Apple speaker 'an echo of its competitors'

It's not yet clear how Apple will do this, although Bloomberg reports that there will be "deep integration" with Apple services. Siri also has a new screen in the Apple Watch which presents data and information that may echo earlier behavior at a similar time of day or the week. Read More »

Recommendation Trends for Investors: Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)

ING Groep NV increased its stake in Energy Transfer Equity by 2,796.7% in the first quarter. The average 1-year price target for Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. Therefore 50% are positive. MDXG was included in 2 notes of analysts from November 8, 2016. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Thursday, February 25 to "Neutral". Read More »

Five farmers die in shooting at protest rally in India

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Why are Tamil Nadu farmers protesting with mice and human skulls? "Distressed farmers are viewed by heartless BJP virtually as fodder for opening fire upon", Singhvi said, adding that on the one hand the farmers are toiling while on the other the BJP is killing or opening fire upon the "sons of the soil". Read More »

Analysts Speculate on Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)

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Flossbach Von Storch AG now owns 12,953,602 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $245,988,000 after buying an additional 589,534 shares during the last quarter. The business had revenue of $1.99 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.22 billion. Barrick Gold Corp had a negative net margin of 28.22% and a positive return on equity of 6.81%. Read More »

In Good Financial Health? - Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (JUNO), CEL-SCI Corporation (CVM)

The short interest to Cel Sci Corporation's float is 4.47%. The company's market capitalization is $20.80 million. Zooming out to the 200-day moving average, shares have been seen trading -44.41% away from that value. Investors and Traders continue to monitor technical levels of shares of Oclaro , Inc. In general, more thrust is placed on most recent actions by assigning higher weights to it than those assigned to past movements. Read More »

Mexico Strikes a Deal on Sugar Trade Agreement

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The U.S. and Mexican governments reached a new agreement to significantly shift their sugar trade mix, but U.S. sugar producers have failed to endorse the deal, leaving question marks over whether it could still sour broader trade relations. Read More »

Unemployment Rate Drops To 16-Year Low

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Today's report revised down the estimates for new jobs in March and April, by 66,000 altogether. Only 138,000 jobs were added last month, not almost the 180,000-plus some economists were predicting. The two forces have more or less offset over the past year, with the participation rate bouncing around but not really moving either up or down. But productivity fell 0.6 percent in the first three months of 2017, coming after persistent weakness in previous years. Read More »

American unemployment hits its lowest in 16 years

The government's monthly jobs report produces a net gain by estimating how many jobs were created and comparing that figure with how many it estimates were lost. Duncan said the unemployment rate dropped to the lowest it has been in 16 years. Elise Gould of the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute said a June rate increase by the Fed would be "unfortunate", adding that prematurely declaring full employment would be far more costly than tolerating some wage growth and price inflation. Read More »

ISRO's heaviest satellite GSAT-19 to be launched today

In a series of tweets , he said, "Heartiest congratulations to ISRO on the historic launch of GSLV-Mk III". "Weighing 3,136 kg at lift-off [6,913 lbs.], GSAT-19 is the heaviest satellite launched from the Indian soil", ISRO officials wrote in a statement. Read More »

LP (NYSE:KKR) made a $1.66 billion takeover approach

L.P.in a report on Tuesday, May 30th. Institutional investors own 58.47% of the company's stock. KKR & Co. L.P.'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 118.52%. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, May 23rd. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.68%. Read More »

London mayor calls for cancellation of Trump visit to UK

Ms Stuart, who is co-head of the security and extremism unit at the Policy Exchange think tank, added: "The London Bridge attacker's connection to al-Muhajiroun's leadership raises very serious questions about the security services and the police". Read More »

Apple unveils HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo and Google Home

Members of the media photograph a prototype Apple HomePod during the annual Apple Worldwide Developer Conference ( WWDC ) in San Jose , California, U.S. It also allows users to send and receive payments from contacts via iMessage. A survey released last month by research firm eMarketer found Echo speakers held 70.6 percent of the United States market, compared with 23.8% for Google Home and 5.6% for others including Lenovo, LG, Harmon Kardon and Mattel. Read More »

Yum China Holdings Inc

Yum China Holdings Inc has a one year low of $23.79 and a one year high of $41.02. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $74.32. Brands from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Friday, February 10th. Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.20, from 0.88 in 2016Q3. Read More »

3 terrorists responsible for London attack identified: Theresa May

Papers including the top-selling Sun tabloid said one of the attackers was a 27-year-old family man nicknamed "Abz" who had worked for the fast-food chain KFC and London's underground transport system.The Express newspaper said it had decided not to name "Abz", but that he had appeared in a television documentary posing with an Islamic State flag. Read More »

James Comey testimony: A guide to Thursday's Senate hearing

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Sessions, according to the Times , did not guarantee that Trump would not attempt to contact Comey while alone again. A week after Comey was sacked, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who was in charge of the Russian Federation investigation after Sessions recused himself, appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the probe. Read More »

Dodge & Cox Stake In Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Was Raised

About 352,424 shares traded. (NYSE:URI) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: "United Rentals Appoints Gracia Martore as a New Director, Joining Shiv Singh" published on June 02, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com's news article titled: "Commit To Purchase United Rentals At $55, Earn 4.1% Using Options" with publication date: May 24, 2017. Read More »

British Airways cancels all flights from London airports after IT failure

Apologising for the disruption, BA said affected customers could claim a full refund or rebook to a future date for travel up until the end of November 2017. Thousands of passengers were stranded as British Airway struggled to re-accommodate inbound and outbound passengers. It's not the first time computer problems have caused hassles at BA. Read More »