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No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general

The White House was quick to react to the reports . "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel", Chris Ruddy told PBS's Judy Woodruff on " PBS NewsHour ". "I think we should let Bob Mueller do his work and get to the bottom of it, and get to the bottom of it quickly so that he can be vindicated", Ryan said. Read More »

Hyper-realistic Forza Motorsport 7 revealed


We'll have much more on Forza Motorsport 7 between now and its October 3rd release date, but until then why not just rewatch that spectacular trailer over and over again? So why was Porsche's new 911 GT2 RS revealed there? Under the outrageous bodywork is expected to be a 3.8-liter twin-turbo engine, giving a very different driving style to naturally-aspirated 911's, and a super-fast PDK transmission rather than a manual. Read More »

Friend says Trump is considering firing special counsel

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, a Republican, said during a press conference on Tuesday, "I think the best vindication for the president is to let this investigation go on independently", meaning the president should not interfere with Mueller's work. Read More »

Trump says James Comey's testimony about Mike Flynn's probe is not true

Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee (SIC), on Thursday, June 8, where he slammed President Donald Trump and his administration for lying about why the president fired him in May. "I hope you can let this go". Again, Trump's goal is force people to choose who they trust, him or Comey. "And some of the things that he said just weren't true", Mr Trump said, lashing out at Mr Comey and branding him a "leaker" for indirectly providing to reporters the contents of memos ... Read More »

No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Mueller: US justice official

He said he would agree to dismiss Mueller only if there were a legitimate basis to do so, and an order from the president would not necessarily qualify. Coulter suggested that because Comey had testified that Trump hadn't been personally under investigation while he was FBI director, the objective of Mueller's commission "is now over". Read More »

Uber board member apologies for remark about talkative women


The blowback was immediate and uncompromising, as Twitter users expressed their outrage over Bonderman's remarks. Uber did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Attorney General Eric Holder. Bonderman, 74, apologized for his attempt at humor in an email sent to Uber employees, according to his spokesman. "Implementing these recommendations will improve our culture, promote fairness and accountability, and establish processes and systems to ensure the mistakes of the past ... Read More »

Attorney General Sessions Set to Testify in Russia Probe Hearing

Mueller has been criticized by some Republicans who suggest he may have a conflict of interest because of his close relationship with former FBI Director James Comey , who was sacked by Trump in May. Yesterday, a close confidant of Trump, Newsmax website chief executive Chris Ruddy , said following a White House visit that the president is considering firing Mueller . Read More »

More trouble for Trump's travel ban; friend suggests he might fire Mueller

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says he consults with a career ethics official when questions arise about Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recusal from the Russian Federation investigation. Ruddy said Mueller has some "conflicts" because his former law firm, Wilmer Hale, also represents Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter, and her husband Jared Kushner. Read More »

Trump clings to coal as worldwide demand plummets


In a separate report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Friday, officials noted that U.S. coal consumption in 2016 - 677 million short tons - is the lowest figure since 1984. "Any sense of trying to kill tight oil makes no sense". Global coal production saw its largest decrease on record in 2016, as China and the US dug up less of the commodity and burned less of it for electricity, BP PLC said in the United Kingdom oil and gas giant's annual energy review. Read More »

Trump's top lawyer to face questions on Russia, Comey


Sessions, a former Republican U.S. senator and an early supporter of Trump's presidential campaign, will likely have to explain why he told lawmakers in January that he had no dealings with Russian officials a year ago. Several media outlets have reported that Comey told the Intelligence Committee in closed session last week that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was examining whether Sessions met with Kislyak at a Washington hotel previous year. Read More »

US Attorney General denies secret meeting with Russian Federation envoy

Asked about media reports that he had met with Kislyak on a third occasion at a Washington hotel a year ago, Sessions testified that did not remember meeting or having a conversation with the ambassador at the event. Comey understood and would abide by the Department's well-established rules governing any communications with the White House about ongoing investigations. Read More »

Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: Jyotiraditya Scindia arrested on way to Mandsaur


The Patidar Andolan leader was accompanied by Janata Dal (U) leader Akhilesh Katiyar who was also placed under arrest. They were released on bail later. In a second such incident within 24 hours - a 65-year-old farmer who was allegedly depressed after selling his land for repaying loans committed suicide in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday. Read More »

EU moves to gain control of key London financial market

The European Union is seeking the power to force some of London's euro clearing houses to move inside its borders after Brexit in 2019, it has emerged. Britain has jealously guarded dominance of the clearing house sector in Europe and won an EU court decision in 2015 against the European Central Bank in order to keep hosting the euro deals. Read More »

ALvaro Morata's teammate delivers good news to Manchester United fans

Lopez also confirmed AC Milan's interest in Morata, but the Serie A side's offer wasn't enough for Real president Florentino Perez. Chelsea are proposing a €155m double deal for the duo that blows United's offer out of the water, though they may not move for James if they can not sign Morata too. Read More »

Global uncertainty results in Sensex dropping 166 points


The soft data has raised expectations that the RBI will cut its policy repo rate by 25 bps at its next policy meeting on 1-2 August, with some traders speculating a move ahead of that. Also, weak Asian cues dampened the trading sentiment. Among BSE sectoral indices, capital goods index fell the most by1.03 per cent, followed by IT 0.9 per cent, TECk 0.79 per cent and banking 0.59 per cent. Read More »

Ann Taylor and Lane Bryant's parent will close up to 650 stores


It's unclear how many of each specific brand are expected to close, though 250 locations will definitely close. Ascena now operates 4,800 stores throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. "We expect these factors will remain major headwinds for the foreseeable future and reflect an accelerated shift to consumer demand toward e-commerce", he said. Read More »

Defiant Trump accuses Comey of being a liar

This thing will have more seasons than Game of Thrones. "I don't know whether it is an obstruction of justice", she said . But he nearly certainly would avail himself as a witness to Mueller in any obstruction of justice investigation centred on his firing, or to further discuss requests he received from Trump that he interpreted as directives. Read More »

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Traders Should Start Listening to Analysts


The legal version of this piece can be read at Apg Asset Management Nv owns 30.89 million shares. The Massachusetts-based Granahan Investment Management Inc Ma has invested 0.27% in the stock. About 11,211 shares traded. Read More »

Trump Travel Ban Suffers New Court Defeat


Trump said in a post on Twitter , apparently referencing the US Supreme Court . The White House predicted a win at the Supreme Court. The court said it failed to justify why a ban was needed and restricted entry based on nationality. The court said the executive order signed by Trump "exceeded the scope of the authority delegated to him by Congress" to oversee immigration. A federal judge in Hawaii also sided with the ban's opponents. Read More »

Sanders congratulates UK's Corbyn on election results

But her decision to call the general election has backfired, and it is not even certain she will remain at the helm. Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the European Commission, said he wanted discussions to proceed without delay, while Michel Barnier, the EU's chief negotiator for Brexit , said "negotiations should start when United Kingdom is ready". Read More »

Limited hiring prospects for Q3 2017 following 3% decline


Net Employment Outlook is the difference in percentage of employers expecting to see a decrease in employment and the percentage of employers anticipating an increase in hiring activity. Hiring plans are weak for companies irrespective of size and the region where they are based, the survey said. Meanwhile, employers report the weakest hiring prospects in Italy, the Czech Republic and Finland. Read More »

May asks Queen to form new government

Though the electorate appears to still favor some form of Brexit, the results of Thursday's vote ultimately undermine May as she prepares to take on hardened European Union negotiators in Brussels. "Let's put our minds together on striking a deal", Michel Barnier said. Some analysts are interpreting the vote as a rejection of a hard Brexit . Thursday's result has also seen the decline of UKIP, the United Kingdom Independence Party, which had Britain leaving the European Union as its core ... Read More »

Uber's board has unanimously agreed to all of the company's culture fixes

Michael's departure follows an internal investigation overseen by former US attorney general Eric Holder , due to be released on Tuesday. Over 20 employees have already been fired in a move that was widely perceived as an attempt to show action before the potentially damaging findings in the report are revealed. Read More »

Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch National Basketball Association title


But do not mistake what Durant did to keep it from becoming close. Andre Iguodala led the Warriors bench with 20 points. J.R. Smith hit another 3-pointer and LeBron James scored on a hard putback to help Cleveland cut a deficit that was 17 in the second quarter to eight, 86-77, with five minutes to play in the third quarter. Read More »

Damian Green appointed First Secretary of State in Cabinet reshuffle


Sir Patrick McLoughlin continues as Conservative Party chairman despite speculation that he could pay the price for the party's dismal showing at the ballot box on Thursday. "We are going to see, I hope, more collective decision-making in the Cabinet". She did not answer when questioned on whether she is set to keep her position. Read More »

Sandy Hook families criticize Megyn Kelly interview with conspiracy theorist

The Jones interview is Kelly's second since NBC launched her " Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly " last week. Ms. Kelly's interview with Mr. "This piece of actual garbage encourages people to call my mom's death a hoax and harass other Sandy Hook families", Hassinger tweeted. President Donald Trump appeared on Jones' show during the 2016 campaign and so did Trump's strategist Roger Stone. Read More »

Senate suddenly bars reporters from filming senators in Capitol hallways


Sen. Amy Klobuchar , the ranking Democrat on the Rules Committee, confirmed that Shelby told her the rules about recording would not change without consulting her. "Maybe not the right moment to lower the secrecy veil on Congress". - Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT)Press access should never be restricted unfairly, particularly not when one party is trying to sneak a major bill through Congress. Read More »

USMNT 1, Mexico 1

Brad Guzan took over in goal from Tim Howard, and DaMarcus Beasley , Tim Ream and Omar Gonzalez joined the back line in a 5-4-1 formation. At the end, with the United States pegged back, the final result was a point for both teams. Read More »

Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey in high-stakes Senate hearing


Comey also said he told Sessions that he did not want to be left alone with Trump, because he didn't think it was appropriate for the president and the Federal Bureau of Investigation director to have private meetings. Senate aides, who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter, said that there were no plans for Sessions to provide additional testimony in private. Read More »

Qatar Airways defies Gulf sanctions, Trump stance with new routes

The Arab states blocked direct flights with Qatar and all except Bahrain barred Qatari flights from using their airspace. Sharif's office issued a statement on Tuesday, following his return from Saudi Arabia. Iran had come to the rescue to Qatar after the ties with the oil rich nation was cut by Saudi, UAE and other Gulf Nations accusing of creating an instability in the Gulf region. Read More »

Stephen King says President Trump blocked him on Twitter


Rowling has got his back. Lawyers from Columbia University's Knight First Amendment Institute sent a letter last week arguing that President Trump's blocking users on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment. I still have access. J.K. Rowling, Destroyer of Trolls , is always ready to take on opposing forces, especially Trump supporters , on Twitter . Read More »