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Author: 0 Trump offers to speak under oath after Comey testimony

Trump asked him to let the Flynn investigation go. Donald Trump has said he was "100 per cent" willing to testify over his conversations with James Comey after the sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief made explosive revelations to Congress , alleging that the President tried to stop a probe into the Russian interference in the United States polls.

Finance Banks, energy stocks lead early gains for US market indexes
Author: 0 Banks, energy stocks lead early gains for US market indexes

The difference between the estimated price-to-earnings ratio of S&P 500 Index and that of the MSCI AC World Index excluding US rose to the widest since April 27. The stock lost 64 cents to $17.68. SiriusXM slid 16 cents, or 3%, to $5.24. The stock slid $1.86 to $11.92. Other declines came from Adobe Systems, down 2.5 percent at $139.08; Twitter, down by nearly 4 percent to trade at $16.91; and Intel, down nearly 2 percent at $35.84.

Author: 0 Global Oil Prices Unlikely to See Big Impact From Qatar Row

The price signal reflected other signs that an effort led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) to curb production by nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) was starting to impact actual supplies. US oil demand fell by 1.4 million barrel a day to 19.34 million barrel a day. Crude prices fell by more than $2 a barrel, or about 4 percent Wednesday morning with crude trading in NY at about $46 a barrel.

Author: 0 Realty Income Corp (O) Shares Bought by Rafferty Asset Management LLC

Noble Corp Plc now has $946.93 million valuation. For the last six months, the stock has performed 2.12%. 873,806 shares of the company's stock traded hands. 06/28/2016 - Boenning & Scattergood began new coverage on Kimco Realty Corporation giving the company a "neutral" rating. Shares for $145,812 were bought by COVIELLO PHILIP E JR .

Author: 0 Pirates Of The Caribbean stays afloat while Baywatch makes small waves

The sequel looks to pull in another US$24.2 million over the four-day weekend, raising its domestic total close to US$340 million. The weaker US start could speak to waning excitement over Pirates star Johnny Depp . The government was retaliating for the studio's comedy film "The Interview", which involves the assassination of the country's dictator by two TV journalists who are recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency as spies.

Finance After oil drop, some OPEC delegates question if supply cut deal enough
Author: 0 After oil drop, some OPEC delegates question if supply cut deal enough

July West Texas Intermediate crude rose 31 cents, or 0.7%, to $45.95 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange-trading between a low of $45.27 and a high of $46.18. Many see US shale producers as the main culprit for keeping the oil market oversupplied. US refined product inventories are now back above 2016 levels and well above their five-year range, reflecting an unexpected slowdown in USA demand, Jefferies said.

Author: 0 Gay Trump Supporters Say They Were Booted from Charlotte's Pride Parade

The denial of the Gays for Trump float quickly went viral on conservative websites across the country, including Breitbart News, where the story was "trending". Although Clinton carried the endorsements of major LGBT groups, Trump questioned her commitment to the community. "That I can tell you ..." And that's not getting into Trump's misogyny and racism, which are important since pride is for women and people of color, too.

Finance Turkey's president ratifies Qatar military deals
Author: 0 Turkey's president ratifies Qatar military deals

Tillerson demanded that Qatar, as well as the other countries, take steps to curtail support for terrorism. Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa will be received by the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the statement said.

Author: 0 Steve Kerr Throws Shade At Players Who Say They Could've Beaten Warriors

Golden State are one game away from becoming the first team to go 16-0 in the postseason but it has not stopped the critics - Magic Johnson , Julius Irving and Rasheed Wallace - from doubting the Warriors. "Nowadays, if you can't shoot a 3 you're a liability on the floor". This should hardly be surprising - naturally competitive people, who reached the pinnacle of their careers, of course think that their teams and eras were the best.

Finance 'Historic' pension reform passes Pa. state house, heads to governor's desk
Author: 0 'Historic' pension reform passes Pa. state house, heads to governor's desk

The state House voted 143-53 to shift new workers into three new plans that will carry less risk for taxpayers who would have to foot the bill if pension investments underperform. House Majority Leader Dave Reed , R-Indiana County, repeatedly pointed to the Pew analysis as evidence that independent observers were recognizing the value of the legislation.

Author: 0 Electrocomponents plc (ECM) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital

The firm has "Neutral" rating by Wedbush given on Friday, September 9. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 26 by Shore Capital. Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM)'s stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Liberum Capital in a report issued on Tuesday, May 23rd.

Author: 0 Future Uncertain for GOP's Dodd-Frank Reform

CHOICE would allow banks to waive some regulations if they have enough capital. The bill would also remove the fiduciary rule , scheduled to into affect this week, that adds tough new requirements for brokers and investment advisors to act in the best interests of their clients when dealing with retirement accounts.

Author: 0 Gov. Scott to attend White House infrastructure event with Trump

Trump said in April that it would be ready last month". Referencing the Paris Agreement early in his remarks Wednesday, Trump forcefully asserted the independence of his administration and the country as a whole. "Obamacare is in a total death spiral and the problems will only get worse if Congress fails to act", he said. Trump's proposal includes $200 billion in federal spending for infrastructure within the trillion dollars he intends to see invested in such projects with the help ...

Finance Trump says he'll make US infrastructure
Author: 0 Trump says he'll make US infrastructure "envy of the world"

But a separate fact sheet released earlier in the week identified a fourth category: loans for regionally or nationally significant projects under an existing federal financing program. The roundtable is meant to "highlight the problems they now face in getting their infrastructure projects permitted". He then vowed to streamline the approval process in order to build projects at an expedited rate.

Finance Northland Securities Increases Veltyco Group PLC (VLTY) Price Target to GBX 70
Author: 0 Northland Securities Increases Veltyco Group PLC (VLTY) Price Target to GBX 70

The average 1-year target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 504.43 ($6.52). Marriott International had 33 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company has market cap of 204.87 million GBP. The Company's principal business is the operation of the rightmove.co.uk Website. TCAP has been the topic of a number of recent research reports.

Finance F-35 flights halted at 1 base after hypoxia-like incidents
Author: 0 F-35 flights halted at 1 base after hypoxia-like incidents

Rebecca Heyse, a spokeswoman for the base. The incident is "limited to Luke" at this time, meaning other bases aren't affected by the order, Graff said. The Navy has also recently ground its T-45 Goshawk planes after pilots complained of headaches and oxygen deprivation. Graff couldn't say whether the F-35 and T-45 incidents are somehow connected.

Finance Trump election-fraud official running for Kansas governor
Author: 0 Trump election-fraud official running for Kansas governor

Melissa Rooker, a Republican who represents a suburb of Kansas City. John Alcala, Jim Gartner, Annie Kuether, Vic Miller and Virgil Weigel, Topeka Democrats. "I think there will be a large backlash". "I hate the bill, but we have to move forward as a state", said Republican state Rep. Dan Hawkins, who voted to override the veto.

Author: 0 Coverage of Comey testimony plays out with partisan spin

Trump critics say any efforts by the president to hinder an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe could amount to obstruction of justice. His stated goal was to win the appointment of a special counsel. The Justice Department responded late Thursday, saying that after consultations with department ethics officials Sessions recused himself because of his involvement in Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, "for that reason, and that reason alone".

Author: 0 LeBron James: Warriors' 'firepower' probably most I've seen

They became the first team to triumph after falling into a 3-1 finals deficit when they beat the Warriors in seven games past year. Came down to the stretch, and they made some big time plays. For me, when I left here to go to Miami, we had to build something. He's a great dude. I feel like I'm on dating show right now. "I really like being around him, and hopefully that continues".

Finance 'Man with knife' takes Job Centre staff hostage
Author: 0 'Man with knife' takes Job Centre staff hostage

The local Byker metro station was closed and no trains were passing through "as a precaution". "Several other staff members have left", said an officer, reported Newcastle Chronicle reporter. According to The Mirror , Northumbria Police confirmed a hostage situation is underway. "Specialist negotiators are at the scene", said the Northumbria Police in a statement.

Finance Police release remaining people arrested after London attack without charge
Author: 0 Police release remaining people arrested after London attack without charge

A third man has not yet been named by police. It comes as police identified two of the three attackers as Khuram Shazad Butt, a 27-year-old British citizen born in Pakistan, and Rachid Redouane, who claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan. Witnesses said people threw chairs and pint glasses at the men, who wore what police said were fake explosive vests. May hit back that Corbyn himself was weak on the issue of terrorism.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Outlines Infrastructure Plan: 'It's Time to Rebuild Our Country'

Before his speech, the president met with Raya Whalen of Troy, Ohio and Dan Withrow of Louisville, Kentucky - two business owners whom Trump said saw their health-care costs skyrocket because of the Affordable Care Act. Democrats, some Republicans and groups representing the nation's governors and mayors have said much more than $200 billion in direct federal spending is needed to meet the nation's needs - and that relying on states, municipalities and the private sector won't get needed ...

Finance IOS 11 allows one device to easily share WiFi with others
Author: 0 IOS 11 allows one device to easily share WiFi with others

Users who have been clinging on to older versions of apps will also find themselves forced to run software updates or be locked out of older versions. Apple, however, has kept mum about the system's automatic disabling feature for apps like Uber and Waze. The said establishments will be able to pinpoint where you are at a certain point of time.

Author: 0 BMO Capital Downgrades Rating On Pepsico, Inc. Common Stock (PEP)

It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500. Parametric Port Associates Ltd accumulated 3.43 million shares or 0.5% of the stock. Ltd. now owns 2,564,260 shares of the company's stock valued at $268,372,000 after buying an additional 2,240,572 shares in the last quarter.

Finance North Korea missiles a 'direct threat' to Russian Federation
Author: 0 North Korea missiles a 'direct threat' to Russian Federation

The statement said the latest resolution was said to have been put together by the U.S. and China in the "back room". "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.

Finance Theresa May's early election gamble backfires - exit poll indicates hung parliament
Author: 0 Theresa May's early election gamble backfires - exit poll indicates hung parliament

By-elections eliminated Labour's majority, and a pact with the former Liberal Party in 1977 eventually collapsed, leading to the 1979 election. The main opposition Labour party are tipped to win 266 seats. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has ruled out a coalition with other liberal parties, in an apparent effort to distance the party from May's claim that a vote for Labour would lead to a "coalition of chaos" with the SNP , Greens and Lib Dems.

Author: 0 (K) Stock Rating Upgraded by TD Securities

K has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Kinross Gold has a one year low of $3.87 and a one year high of $7.56. Finally, Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $4.60 price objective on shares of Kinross Gold in a report on Wednesday, February 15th.

Author: 0 Trump says Obamacare in 'death spiral,' urges Congress to act

Trump discussed his infrastructure plan at a public rally in Cincinnati on Wednesday. The White House arranged a Wednesday trip to OH, the kind of place Trump loves to visit: It's a battleground Rust Belt state that helped put him in the White House.

Author: 0 ECB president says risks to economy diminished

The governing council, meeting in Tallinn on Thursday, dropped its guidance that rates might fall further, saying only that it now expects borrowing costs to stay at present levels for an extended period. What was shaping up to be a potentially lively European Central Bank announcement and press conference following yesterday's draft staff projections leak, instead ended up being another relatively boring affair, despite the leak itself turning out to have some credibility.

Author: 0 Cavs not giving up - James

You're never going to be for him you are always going to look for something that tear him down a bow. So I heard some talk today Christian about LeBron legacy and people were saying. "And obviously this team is built to be able to do that with the talent that they have", said James. I don't think this affects his legacy. "It was kind of - I don't know, kind of peaceful, really".

Finance India signs OECD Convention to prevent tax evasion
Author: 0 India signs OECD Convention to prevent tax evasion

Under the new pact, countries have to state which provisions they sign up to and which they do not. "The new convention will also strengthen provisions to resolve treaty disputes, including through mandatory binding arbitration, thereby reducing double taxation and increasing tax certainty", it added.

Finance Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL), Midstates Petroleum Company Inc
Author: 0 Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL), Midstates Petroleum Company Inc

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL ) having a set of lucrative trading activity with Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) and it's been a clear from an assessment of the charts that traders are now aware of company's key metrics. It seems that Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) might see strength given an ABR of 1.8 or Buy rating . Therefore 25% are positive. The Q.i.

Author: 0 White House on Sessions: Trump 'has confidence in all of his Cabinet'

Comey testified that President Donald Trump had expressed hope he would end an FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Sessions, 70, occupies a unique role in Trump's world. After Mr Trump's unexpected victory, the Alabama senator was given his choice of Cabinet positions.

Author: 0 U .S. House Of Representatives Votes To Defang Dodd-Frank

Republicans argue that rules created to prevent another meltdown are making it harder for community banks to operate and hampering the economy. The bill , headed by House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), passed the House with almost full Republican support, but its chances in the Senate are looking grim, according to Democratic leaders.

Finance CHART: US crude oil inventories are still above historic norms
Author: 0 CHART: US crude oil inventories are still above historic norms

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Tuesday U.S. crude oil production C-OUT-T-EIA could hit a record 10 million bpd next year, up from 9.3 million bpd now and nearly equaling top exporter Saudi Arabia. Inventories at Cushing fell by 1.6 MMbbls between May 26, 2017, and June 2, 2017, according to the API. Some analysts saw a risk that rivalries between OPEC members could weaken the production cut agreement.

Finance Djokovic loses to Theim at French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic loses to Theim at French Open

I am maybe exhausted but I have one day off. The fourth seed will meet compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta , through to his first Slam quarter-final, for spot in the last four after the latter stunned Canada s Milos Raonic . At 21, Khachanov is the youngest man to reach the round of 16 at Roland Garros since US Open victor Marin Cilic, then 20, in 2009. Ostapenko defeated Samata Stosur of Australia 2-6, 6-2, 6-4.

Finance Pakistan beat South Africa by 19 runs (DLS)
Author: 0 Pakistan beat South Africa by 19 runs (DLS)

When a journalist asked the Pakistani captain about the efforts implemented to improve the standard of fielding, the young wicket-keeper batsman replied that the team actually did nothing. Maybe that was a difference, the crowd was supporting us and that's why the players boosted up, today credit goes to the crowd. "We did all the basics really well, so we'll be focusing on that".

Author: 0 Nearly One Third of Americans Say Trump Did 'Something Illegal' Regarding Russia

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump shakes hands with supporters during a rally, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 at Xfinity Arena in Everett. More than half, 57 percent, disapproved. Per the poll, a 54-percent majority of the people who think impeachment should be underway believe that Trump "has proven he is unfit to serve and should be removed from office, regardless of whether he committed an impeachable offense or not".