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In nod to Comey story, aide shares video of Clinton avoiding hug

Clinton dodges the hug and Reines chases her around and tries to maul her like a hungry bear. "A favourite moment from debate prep". But Trump tried to hug him anyway, which Comey avoided, and it resulted in an awkward handshake. Clinton isn't the only one who isn't feeling the Trump hugs. In a slight-of-hand trick, Trump pulled him into an embrace before he could do anything. Read More »

Billy Vunipola out of Lions tour to NZ


His brother Mako remains available but there are few back-rowers anywhere in the world with Billy's compelling mix of power and exuberance. There are suggestions that Vunipola had been managing the injury but that a bang during the hugely physical battle against the Exeter Chiefs on the weekend meant that further medical attention was the only way forward for the outstanding 34-cap No 8, who has only a week previously picked up a Man of the Match award for his part in Saracens reclaiming the ... Read More »

Global Oil Supplies Inch Down In April: IEA

It has been suggested that U.S. output, which is not included in the deal, might scupper the agreement, however, the current weak oil price makes exploitation of United States shale oil deposits marginal, so the USA also has a vested interest in seeing the oil price rise from a producer's perspective, but this is tempered as the USA is the largest market for oil. Read More »

Fight on terror not a battle between religions

Mr Trump said every nation must shoulder the burden of rooting our terrorism from their countries. Trump , who during last year's presidential campaign said he thought that " Islam hates us" and proposed a ban on all Muslims entering the United States, sounded different themes in a speech to Muslim leaders here in the Saudi capital. Read More »

Amazon Unveils a New Echo with a Touchscreen

The device features a depth-sensing camera that can be used to take full-length photos of your look each day. The Internet's powerhouse retailer has been leaning on its vocal digital assistant to spread the company's AI system everywhere, certainly beyond the original Echo speaker, into phones, appliances and other products. Read More »

US, Europe discuss new laptop ban on flights

They discussed "existing aviation security standards and detection capabilities" as well as security improvements "related to large electronic devices placed in checked baggage", it added. He said there is a risk that businesses will cancel travel rather than risk losing confidential data that might be compromised if executives are forced to check their laptops. Read More »

Jury acquits Tulsa cop in shooting of unarmed black man


Seconds after someone in the helicopter (perhaps the same individual) said , "I think he may have just been tasered", Shelby fired shots. "But let it be known that I believe in my heart that Betty Shelby got away with murder, and I don't know what was in the mind of that jury that they could come to that conclusion". Read More »

Germany vote tests public opinion before election

Schulz conceded Sunday's loss, saying, "This is a hard day for the Social Democrats, a hard day for me personally as well". "We accomplished our two goals: defeating the SPD-Greens coalition and becoming the strongest party in the state". The CDU is hoping to mount a national campaign in September built around Merkel ( photo ), who has been in office since 2005, as a force of political stability and a steady hand on the global stage. Read More »

OPEC to extend and deepen cuts, sources claim

U.S. producers are unlikely to replace all the proposed 1.8m/d cut to global oil supply in 1H17. According to the EIA data , Lower 48 states' field production of crude oil has been growing each week since early December, right after OPEC said it would curb supply to try to balance the market and lift the price of oil. Read More »

Lookin At Lee, Corey Lanerie make another charge, finish fourth in Preakness


With Classic Empire and Kentucky Derby champion Always Dreaming battling for the lead the entire race, Cloud Computing came storming down the stretch to overtake the leaders. Cloud Computing stole the Preakness , and any hope of a Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes. Cloud Computing had gone off in the race as a 13-1 shot, and he paid $28.80, $8.60 and $6 for the victory. Read More »

N.Korea calls latest solid-fuel missile test successful

While noting that Seoul's special envoys to the U.S., China, Japan and Russian Federation made it clear that Seoul is seeking fundamental solutions to the nuclear issue, the government reiterated that it will employ sanctions and dialogue, and all other means to resolve the problem. Read More »

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) CEO Mark Fields Leaving


He worked at Grand Rapids, Michigan-based office furniture maker Steelcase for two decades. Jack Nerad, the editorial director for the vehicle shopping site Kelley Blue Book, told the AFP news agency: "Mark Fields was given the almost impossible task of making the utterly conventional auto manufacturer, Ford Motor Company , into a high-tech information-style company with share values to match". Read More »

Westpac says bank levy will cost $260m


Westpac is the first of those banks to release figures on how the levy will affect its profit. Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) says the new major bank tax announced in the Federal Budget, would cost the group around $370 million or around $260 million after tax, on an annualised basis. Read More »

Kapil Mishra, on hunger strike against Arvind Kejriwal, attacked

While speaking to the media, Mishra affirmed that Kejriwal was silent on the allegations as he had a lot to "hide". He added: "I am on the warpath against those few individuals who are doing corruption". Yesterday, in another letter, Mishra challenged the AAP chief to contest elections against him. The CBI said that Mr Mishra's complaints against the Delhi government ministers and others will be "examined and verified". Read More »

Dem Leaders Urge Party to 'Slow Down' on Calls for Impeachment


The callers used racial slurs and made threats against the congressman and others. This is the week impeachment went from a marginal dream, to front and center possibility. And if articles are voted out of the House, the case moves on to the United State Senate, which tries the president with the chief justice of the United States Supreme Court presiding, and the standards are higher here. Read More »

Chidambaram's son raided: CBI searches Peter Mukerjea's house for nine hours


Chidambaram, a staunch critic of the Narendra Modi-led BJP regime, has said in the past that his voice against the Centre can not be silenced by launching cases against him or his son Karti, also a Congress leader. Instead of acknowledging the Income Tax Department that would have nipped the fraud in 2008 itself but for the finance ministry officials persuading it to drop the investigation, the CBI claims it registered the FIR on the basis of "a reliable information received" regarding INX ... Read More »

Election day ahead: Lib Dems take turn to launch manifesto


Mr Davey said: "If you have had three or four years of negotiating Brexit, and that is the deal, people can have their first ever chance to vote on that deal. However, the manifesto does not match Labour's pledge to scrap tuition fees, which the Lib Dems promised to oppose but then voted through during the coalition government, to outrage from student campaigners. Read More »

Oil prices soar as KSA, Russia back extension of output cut

Saudi Arabian production in April average 9.97 million barrels per day, nearly 1 percent below its quota under the multilateral deal. Even so, the IEA does not see global oil markets returning to balance-or the five-year average, which is used to measure the market balance-before the year's end. Read More »

Pennon Group plc (PNN) Receives GBX 874.50 Average Target Price from Analysts

Among 12 analysts covering Shawbrook Group Plc ( LON:SHAW ), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Historically, if we have a peek at price target revisions, GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK)'s price target was revised by the analysts three weeks back on 04/24/17 to set its target price at $48.50 where its twelve month high target price was set at $49 and low at $48 while demonstrating the standard deviation of 0.71. Read More »

U.S. reviews Iran nuclear programme, implements missile sanctions


The administration of US President Donald Trump chose to stick by the nuclear deal with Iran on Wednesday, renewing a waiver of nuclear-related sanctions despite his past criticism of the agreement. As contentious as the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is in the US, it has been even more divisive in Iran. After accusing Iran of "not living up to the spirit" of the deal, the new Republican president said in April that his administration was analyzing the JCPOA and would "have something to say about ... Read More »

Major delays at airports

The systems, known as an Advanced Passenger Processing system, understood to have been provided by global industry-owned SITA are used to check and verify passports on check in, meaning lengthy waits for passengers looking to get through customs and on to worldwide flights. Read More »

Trump's Israel Visit: If 'Hotel Blows Up,' He'll Survive in Armored Suite

Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump's United Nations ambassador, waded into a diplomatic minefield by asserting that the Western Wall is part of Israel, a deviation from US policy. "We will move the embassy to the Eternal Capital of the Jewish people, Jerusalem ". Initially hailed as a hero by Israel's right wing, Trump campaigned on a promise of moving the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and recognizing a united Jerusalem as the capital of Israel , moves that were certain ... Read More »

Extending Oil Output Cuts Will Stabilise Prices, Says Putin

As of May 1, Russian Federation moved beyond its commitments as it reduced oil production by 300,790 barrels per day versus October 2016, according to the Energy Ministry. It also noted that, alongside production cuts and steady demand growth, a rise in global refinery runs should start to contribute to the rebalancing. Read More »

N. Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S. Korea say

This story is breaki. South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In called a National Security Council meeting in response to the latest launch, Yonhap news agency reported. "This system, last tested in February, has a shorter range than the missiles launched in North Korea's three most recent tests", the official said in Saudi Arabia, where US President Donald Trump is on a two-day visit. Read More »

Celtic finishes Scottish league season unbeaten


And that breaks the record set by Martin O'Neill's Celtic team of the 2001-02 season when they finished with 103 points. Toure played the closing minutes of the record-clinching 2-0 win over Hearts before showing off his dance moves in the changing room to the tune of 1990s hit No Limit. Read More »

Taxiing airliner and truck collide at LAX


The truck suffered substantial damage in the impact, while the wing of the aircraft was also damaged. Airport police say Aeromexico flight 642 was taxiing shortly after landing in Los Angeles when it clipped the truck. Shortly after landing on Runway 25, which is located on the south side of the airport, the single-aisle passenger jet moved to the nearby taxiway and collided with the truck. Read More »

NKorea vows to strengthen nukes as US increases pressure


North Korea has said it carried out a successful test of a new ballistic missile on May 14. The test triggered a new USA -backed push for a fresh round of United Nations sanctions against the North. North Korea conducted two nuclear tests a year ago alone, possibly improving its knowledge on making nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles. Read More »

Kuwait backs extension of oil cuts

The Saudi-Russia announcement on Monday will probably extend a price rebound that began last week, though the rally is "modest" compared to the increase when OPEC cuts were first agreed to late a year ago, Goldman Sachs analysts said in a report. Read More »

Evacuation Ordered at Troubled Washington State Nuclear Site


The tunnels are hundreds of feet long, with about 8 feet (2.4 meters) of soil covering them, the agency said. Officials say a collapsed patch of ground above the tunnel was larger than first believed. Worker safety has always been a concern at Hanford. Ferguson said that since the early 1980s, hundreds of workers have been exposed to vapours escaping from the tanks and that those breathing the vapours developed nosebleeds, chest and lung pain, headaches, coughing, sore throats, irritated ... Read More »

Air alarm - Forced landing of Qantas aircraft


The crew descended the aircraft, QF94, to 29,000ft and returned to Los Angeles and landed at 3am Saturday local time. A Melbourne-bound Qantas flight was forced to return to Los Angeles after one of its engines caught fire. "A replacement flight departed LA at around 2.30pm on Saturday, so we'll have the passengers home soon". Frustrated passenger Rod Olsen tweeted a video of dozens of people lying on the floor at LAX with blankets. Read More »

Comey to testify on role in FBI's Russian Federation inquiry


Trump met with Russian officials on May 10 after firing Comey the evening before. The New York Times report is further evidence that Trump fired the FBI director at least in part to end the investigation ― something that's only served to bring more attention to it. Read More »

Comey to testify in public Senate intelligence hearing


President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats last week his firing of " nut job " James Comey had eased the pressure on him, even as the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation had moved into the White House, according to reports that pursued the President as he began his maiden foreign trip. Read More »

Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) Reviewed By Analysts


Mariner Investment Group Llc decreased Rmr Real Estate Income Fund stake by 23,210 shares to 98,323 valued at $2.01M in 2016Q4. Pioneer Floating Rate Tr (NYSE:PHD) was reduced too. Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.'s revenue was down 19.0% compared to the same quarter previous year. Van Eck Assoc invested in 0.01% or 40,825 shares. Read More »