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London police arrest 6 as attack footage is released


Officers arrested him in the early hours of Wednesday in the eastern London suburb of Ilford, near Barking, where two of the assailants lived. Explaining his belief that Butt had been radicalised after watching online films, he said: "Khuram, I know he was inspired by one of the sheikhs who was giving lectures on YouTube, and he belonged to one specific sector of Islam which had very rigid and strict views". Read More »

Prosecutors rest case against Cosby


Mr Cosby is not expected to testify at the trial, so the deposition is one of the only opportunities the jury will have to hear about the incident in his voice. While he insisted the encounter was consensual, Cosby still apologized to Gianna Constand, an action which he tried to explain. The jury on Friday also heard testimony from expert Veronique Valliere about why Constand didn't come forward for a year after the attack and maintained contact with Cosby, a key piece of the defense's ... Read More »

Trump commits US to NATO's Article Five on mutual defense


But he said the USA would abide by its treaty obligations. Trump chose his meeting with Iohannis to finally commit explicitly to NATO's mutual defense principle. A Thursday letter led by HASC Ranking Member Adam Smith, D-Wash., urged President Trump to make the pledge after his surprise omission of a sentence from his speech at the NATO summit that would have reaffirmed America's commitment to Article 5 of the NATO treaty. Read More »

Markets Right Now: Stocks push further into record terrain


Energy companies also rose. Market watchers had been concerned that the result of the Congressional hearing could derail President Donald Trump's plans for lower taxes, fiscal spending and looser regulations, which have helped drive the S&P 500 up 13.7 percent since his election. Read More »

Apple reportedly bans Pepe the Frog game from App Store


Instead, there'll be two key restrictions that should reduce headaches for everyone: First, apps will be required to use a new Apple-made review prompt, which allows users to leave a rating without exiting an app. If the user decides not to leave a rating or a review, they won't have to see it over and over again every time they open the app. This, however, does have some downsides to consumers as well. Read More »

UK Election 2017: Pound takes a dip as results arrive

Still, uncertainty about the stability of government, the outlook for growth and the direction of Brexit talks will weigh on sentiment for the pound , sending volatility higher, UBS Group AG economist Dean Turner said in an emailed research note. Read More »

Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key

Earlier, Mrs May announced that she meant to carry on in No 10 at the head of a minority government with the support of the Democratic Unionists (DUP) after falling eight seats short of an overall majority. However, Mrs May insisted that, as the leader of the largest party in the new parliament , she had a duty to act in the "national interest". They will want their goodies from May's government. Read More »

PM May to try form government after United Kingdom election shock

May commented in the wake of her humbling at the polls that the United Kingdom now needed certainty more than ever. "This government will guide the country through the crucial Brexit talks that begin in just 10 days and deliver on the will of the British people by taking the United Kingdom out of the European Union". Read More »

Trump Breaks Silence On Comey: 'WOW, Comey Is A Leaker!'

Trump blasted Comey in a tweet Friday morning, calling him a "leaker" and saying he was vindicated. Mr Trump tweeted in his first comments since the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday (June 8). Mr Comey maintains Mr Trump fired him because of the Russian Federation inquiry. "I hardly know the man, I'm not going to say , "I want you to pledge allegiance", Trump said. Read More »

Stockpile Hike Leads to Plunging Oil Prices

With production capacity of about 600,000 barrels per day (bpd), Qatar's crude output is one of OPEC's smallest but tension within the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries could weaken the supply deal, aimed at supporting prices. Read More »

Turkey's parliament to debate troop deployment to Qatar


Erdogan vowed to keep supporting Qatar after his rapid approval of the bill, pushed through parliament on Wednesday, and he rejected accusations that it supported terrorism. Erdogan signed legislation to deploy troops to a Turkish air base in Qatar in a show of support for Doha, while pledging to establish a lifeline of food and medicine for the isolated nation. Read More »

Penn. gambling expansion bill has made its way through the state's House


The application for a casino license will cost interested companies $ 5 million . There are major differences between the bills on the tax rate for online gambling . The legislation, HB 271, would also allow the state lottery to sell tickets over the internet. Casinos would be required to pay millions of dollars annually to their host communities, reinstating a mandate struck down by the state Supreme Court past year because it treated casinos differently. Read More »

GOP-run House votes to roll back post-2008 financial rules

It eliminates the Volcker rule that limits trading activities by banks . The almost 600-page Choice Act would repeal Dodd-Frank's Volcker Rule, which blocks government-insured banks from making risky bets with investments. House financial services committee chairman Jeb Hensarling officially introduced the act in April, but a series of Democratic amendments and other delays were raised before the final vote was taken. Read More »

Redcentric PLC (RCN) Rating Reiterated by FinnCap


Myriad Genetics had 32 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, Peel Hunt restated a "hold" rating on shares of Tp Icap Plc in a research report on Tuesday, March 14th. The company has market cap of 582.66 million GBP. The Company's principal business is the operation of the rightmove.co.uk Website. It has a 31.28 P/E ratio. Read More »

Shares in BA-owner IAG fall 4 pct after weekend chaos


Handling of the crisis is " undoubtedly the single worst event in the airline's history since privatization ", said Wheeldon. "We apologise again to customers for the frustration and inconvenience they are experiencing and thank them for their continued patience". Read More »

Worth Watching Stock: Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC)

Finally, Prudential PLC raised its position in Kinross Gold by 23.3% in the fourth quarter. The stock touched 52-week High of $5.81 on 07/06/16 and 52-week Low of $2.88 on 12/22/16. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.02 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.05 and 0 respectively. The firm's revenue was up 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. Read More »

Oil prices continue to slide as supply overhang prevails


USA crude CLc1 futures rose 19 cents to $45.83 a barrel. Oil's 5 percent tumble Wednesday, the biggest slide since March, followed government data that showed USA crude and fuel stockpiles unexpectedly soaring at a time of year when they normally decline. Read More »

Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism blacklist by four Arab states

The escalation came two weeks after the website of Qatar's official news agency was allegedly hacked by unknown individuals who reportedly published statements attributed to the country's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. The United Arab Emirates cut postal ties to Qatar on June 8 while Saudi ally Bahrain reiterated a demand that Doha distance itself from regional foe Iran. Read More »

Trump to take questions in wake of Comey testimony


US allies were disturbed last month when Trump did not personally affirm his commitment to Article 5 during a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels. "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication", Trump tweeted , " and WOW, Comey is a leaker! ". "Frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said, and some of the things that he said just weren't true", Trump said. Read More »

Rep. Thornberry Votes for Dodd-Frank Replacement Bill

Senate Banking Committee chairman Mike Crapo, an Idaho Republican, said in an interview Thursday that he plans to craft his own legislation, and will seek input from the Trump administration and Senate Democrats. "It would strip away protections against American households being swindled again by the worst actors in the financial sector". It also eases numerous regulations called for under the Obama administrations 2010 financial reform law, known as Dodd Frank . Read More »

Novak Djokovic : Player loses to Thiem in French Open quarter-finals

Carreno Busta , seeded 20th, needed seven match points to clinch a thrilling 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 8-6 win over the fifth-seeded Raonic. Pliskova reached the U.S. Wawrinka, who won at Roland Garros in 2015, will face either top-ranked Andy Murray or No. 8 Kei Nishikori . With the wind whipping at more than 15 miles per hour (25 kph), and the temperature in the low 50s (low teens Celsius), Djokovic was out of sorts in so many ways even before that 20-minute third set in ... Read More »

Alibaba projects 49% sales rise in 2017


Editor's Remarks: Whereas analysts expected revenues of $31.42bn, Alibaba has forecastsed sales as high as $34.3bn in the year ending March. Alibaba closed out its second day of the investor meeting with comments from co-founder and chairman Jack Ma and executive vice chairman Joe Tsai, where the executives discussed Alibaba's growth strategy and acquisition plans. Read More »

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:TEVA)

EPS is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each exceptional share of common stock. Currently, the market capitalization of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA ) is 30.13 Billion. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 1st. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries now has $30.47B valuation. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Read More »

Trump accuses ex-FBI chief Comey of lying

Trump's offer to testify heightens the drama of his standoff with Comey, who told senators that Trump had demanded his personal loyalty and had pressured him to drop a counterintelligence investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Read More »

MacOS High Sierra Release Date, Features & Details

This is a 64-bit file system that supports native encryption and faster meta data operation. macOS High Sierra adds support for High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) that enables playback of 4K video files that are up to 40% smaller than the current H.264 standard. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to ditch under-glass fingerprint scanner


The buzz around the water cooler is that the Snapdragon 836 will have a maximum CPU core speed of 2.5GHz, up from the current 2.45GHz clock speed on the 825. Possibly, after this startling addition of Snapdragon 836 chip, it will boost up the performance of Note 8 if compared to Galaxy S8 . The new flagship phablet will have an edge-to-edge Infinity display with no physical home button. Read More »

Crude price drop is symptom of rising USA clout

Gasoline inventories also unexpectedly surged, imports increased, and exports dropped, the EIA data said. The market expectation for crude stocks was a decline of 3.5 million barrels. The EIA left its forecast for this year's production unchanged at 9.3 million barrels a day. Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and other producers, like Russian Federation, agreed in January to sideline the equivalent of 2 percent of global oil demand in an effort to balance a market ... Read More »

Labour market crushes expectations with surprise surge of 77000 full-time jobs


The country as a whole added a net 55,000 jobs in May, blowing past economists' expectations with a surge in full-time work. The unemployment rate rose to 6.6 percent, as expected, as more people looked for work. Still, this month, all provinces except Newfoundland and Labrador reported gains in job growth. Youth employment gave the overall number a boost as 38,200 more young people found full-time work last month. Read More »

British Police Recover Body Of 8th Confirmed Victim In London Bridge Attack


Of the eight people killed, British authorities have publicly identified two other individuals, both Australian nationals: Kirsty Boden , as confirmed Tuesday by NHS England, and Sara Zelenak , as confirmed Wednesday by police. "He had gone to live in an outside building in the garden and was happy because he said it was bigger and when he opened the door there were trees", she said. Read More »