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Author: 0 Attorneys general in Maryland, DC file suit against Trump

Attorney General Karl Racine. " President Trump's business and his dealings violate the constitution's anti-corruption provisions". Monday's complaint said that businesses owned by Trump diverted money from other businesses in Maryland and D.C.

Author: 0 'Sombre' Britain prepares for historic Brexit talks

While Sinn Féin will not be best pleased that the DUP will have such a pivotal role in facilitating the Brexit process, given that the majority of voters in Northern Ireland voted to remain in the European Union in last year's referendum, their influence on the British government may help make it a softer exit, which would suit the Republic of Ireland better.

Author: 0 What you should know about apprenticeships, Trump's answer to the skills gap

Trump's budget proposal allocates $90 million for grants to apprenticeships, but it slashes funding for current job training programs by $1.1 billion, according to the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, a left-leaning think tank. One in three Americans got their first job experience in a restaurant and half of all adult Americans have worked in the restaurant industry at some time in their lives.

Finance Putin: Former German leader Helmut Kohl molded his worldview
Author: 0 Putin: Former German leader Helmut Kohl molded his worldview

Chancellor Kohl was a friend to the United States during a transformative period for Germany and Europe as a whole. "When a new spirit began to stir in eastern Europe in the 1980s, when, starting in Poland freedom was seized, when fearless people in Leipzig, East Berlin and elsewhere in East Germany began a peaceful revolution, then Helmut Kohl was the right man at the right time", added Merkel, wearing black.

Author: 0 London tower fire: 58 people missing presumed dead, say police

Police have said it could take months to search the building and some victims might never be identified. There is simmering anger in the multi-ethnic north Kensington area hit by the blaze, and public fury has been directed at senior government figures, including May, who was jeered Friday after she visited the fire community.

Author: 0 Shire PLC (SHP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG

Nxp Semiconductors Nv now has $37.64B valuation. On Wednesday, May 10th, Brian Gilvary purchased 68 shares of BP plc stock. There are now 414,934,536 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 2,521,174. The stock of Liontrust Asset Management PLC (LON:LIO) earned "Neutral" rating by Macquarie Research on Thursday, April 6. The stock decreased 3.20% or $1.41 on June 15, reaching $42.59.

Finance Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1
Author: 0 Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1

Madden still liked what he saw from the clubhouse. Classic." Maddon said. "It's not a mechanical issue. "That's the type of offense I know we can be when everyone is clicking". "I'm going to try to calm down a little bit and enjoy myself a little bit more". "I've been trying to make ideal pitches, especially early". It's just about execution.

Finance 'Cars 3' tops box office, knocking off 'Wonder Woman'
Author: 0 'Cars 3' tops box office, knocking off 'Wonder Woman'

It is also the fourth worst opening weekend ever for a Pixar movie, placing slightly above Ratatouille, The Good Dinosaur and the very first Pixar film, Toy Story. In second place is Wonder Woman with an estimated $40.8 million after seeing only a 30 percent drop in the domestic box office after last week. Lionsgate's biopic about hip-hop star Tupac Shakur placed third, earning an estimated $27.1 million at the domestic box office.

Author: 0 London blaze likely killed at least 58, police say

London Mayor Sadiq Khan suggested the fire followed "years of neglect". The protesters barged their way through an automatic door at Kensington and Chelsea council town hall and sought to gain entry to an upper floor. Mrs May has announced a fund of about $6.5 million for the victims. Later, dozens of people appeared to push and shove each other outside the town hall.

Author: 0 Yahoo signs off, completes sale to Verizon

Verizon has finally concluded its acquisition of Yahoo. Marissa Mayer, former CEO at Yahoo, resigned. Verizon, the No. 1 USA wireless operator, is teaming up with Yahoo and AOL, which it purchased already a couple of years ago, to form a venture called Oath, which is led by AOL CEO Tim Armstrong.

Finance Saudi-Turkish ties strained over differing views on Qatar
Author: 0 Saudi-Turkish ties strained over differing views on Qatar

Meanwhile, Iran was one of the first countries to help the Persian Gulf littoral state by sending several planeloads of food products amid fears of a serious food crisis in Qatar. And the United States government recently attested that Doha had been making progress - however modest - in the fight against terror financing. Washington has so far snubbed Erdogan's requests to extradite the US -based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, leader of the Gulen Movement that was blamed for the 2016 ...

Finance Trump unveils plan to privatize USA air traffic control system
Author: 0 Trump unveils plan to privatize USA air traffic control system

At a media event, Trump said the US' current air traffic control system was woefully out of date, and that privatisation would "take American air travel into the future". Bush: Elizabeth Dole, James Burnley and Mary Peters. In an attempt to gain support for the plan , which fell short in Congress previous year, the White House said the corporation's board should be insulated from industry stakeholder groups.

Finance Oil slides, hits six-month low on rising global production
Author: 0 Oil slides, hits six-month low on rising global production

Platts said the decision of the United States to increase its light crude and gasoline stockpiles has stoked fears that the global oil glut would remain unabated. Data from the American Petroleum Institute showed on Tuesday that US crude stocks rose by 2.8 million barrels in the week to June 9 to 511.4 million, compared with expectations for a decrease of 2.7 million barrels.

Finance DUP hoping to conclude deal with May as soon as possible
Author: 0 DUP hoping to conclude deal with May as soon as possible

May is holding talks Thursday with other Northern Ireland political parties amid warnings the expected DUP deal will undermine the peace process. Arlene Foster's leadership of the Democratic Unionists remains a stumbling block that could scupper crunch talks to end a powersharing stalemate in Northern Ireland , Sinn Féin has warned.

Author: 0 Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way

It was all part of a dizzying day at the U.S. Open where at times the leaderboard resembled a game of musical chairs with names moving up and down. Harman also bogeyed No. This belies a fundamental misunderstanding of what the USGA is doing at Erin Hills, where wide fairways are indeed a bit more forgiving than incredibly penal rough.

Author: 0 Uber Holder report: 3 things to know

He also says he's responsible for the company's current situation and needs to become a better leader - echoing comments the 40-year-old CEO made earlier this year after a heated argument between Kalanick and an Uber driver over pay was captured on video .

Author: 0 Instacart says its grocery delivery will survive Amazon's 'war on every supermarket'

The deal by Amazon , a proven retail disruptor, is seen as a threat to supermarket chains and grocers, given the company's readiness to sacrifice margins for market share. The startup delivers from about 160 retailers today . They have indicated that they do not plan to automate cashier jobs in the stores, . Amazon already offers grocery-delivery services in five markets, but analysts say expansion is tough because its current distribution centers are set up for dry goods, not ...

Author: 0 Grocery Stocks Stumble After Amazon's Whole Foods Purchase

But Mackey may have underestimated the flexibility and commitment of Amazon and its own headstrong founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos . Amazon is buying Whole Foods . The acquisition would add Whole Foods' 87,000 employees to Amazon's bulging payroll, which as of the end of the first quarter had 351,000 people.

Author: 0 Philippine police questioning driver in casino attack probe

Police on Sunday, June 4, identified the suspect in the attack at Resorts World Manila as a former employee of the Department of Finance (DOF) who is "heavily in debt" due to casino gambling. His attack at Resorts World Manila took place a week after Duterte declared martial law and suspended the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao, as soldiers and Maute Group terrorists clash in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur.

Finance TSA is testing 3-D scanners for carry-on luggage
Author: 0 TSA is testing 3-D scanners for carry-on luggage

Airline passengers may soon stop complaining about long lines at airport security checkpoints as the TSA is aiming to test several emerging technologies to boost the customer experience. Flyers on domestic US flights must now remove laptops and liquids from checked luggage during screening. "The reason we're looking at the whole laptop ban is because the X-ray equipment throughout the world can't necessarily find the existing threat".

Author: 0 Talks between Theresa May and DUP 'going well'

On a visit to Paris on Tuesday evening where she met with French President Emmanuel Macron, May described the talks with the DUP as "productive". With the two-year clock on Brexit ticking away since March, when a letter from May formally started proceedings, Barnier dismissed suggestion of postponing the negotiations and said such a delay would only prompt further instability.

Author: 0 Trump confirms probe over Comey firing

Mueller is leading the Russian Federation probe after being appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the Department of Justice, which oversees the Federal Bureau of Investigation . attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to assist "in responding to inquiries" from Mueller. Both the Post and the Times cited unnamed sources in their reporting.

Author: 0 Employees return to work at UPS warehouse in San Francisco

The package sorting and delivery facility employs 350 people. San Francisco police confirmed a shooting at the facility in the Potrero Hill neighborhood but didnt release information on injuries or the shooter. "I was confused. They crossed the street and when they got to me, they said, 'Run, there is a shooter , ' so I started to run with them", she said.

Author: 0 Comey Firing Could be Part of Special Counsel Investigation, Rosenstein Says

Rosenstein may be asked to address the issue when he speaks at a Senate subcommittee hearing Tuesday morning . "No, I have not", he said . He too said Mueller should be left to conduct his investigation independently. "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel", Christopher Ruddy said during an appearance on PBS' " NewsHour ". Brian Schatz about the scope of Sessions' recusal, Rosenstein said Sessions "actually does not know what we're investigating, and I'm ...

Author: 0 Trump reverses one Obama immigration policy, leaves one intact

The policy never went into effect because federal courts put it on hold.The head of the Department of Homeland Security , John Kelly, said on Friday that the agency only rescinded the policy that had faced legal challenges. The revocation came on the fifth anniversary of another effort that has protected hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. As with DACA, Trump had promised to end the program affecting parents of US citizens and residents.

Finance UK police make new arrest in London Bridge attack inquiry
Author: 0 UK police make new arrest in London Bridge attack inquiry

Police released additional details from its investigation; most notably, Butt tried online to rent a larger, 7.5-ton truck that could have killed more people, but his payment was declined. Police are talking to schools in Redbridge following claims that one of the London Bridge attackers from Barking tried to radicalise young people in the borough.

Author: 0 Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms Hold Rating for Barratt Developments Plc (BDEV)

The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research on Thursday, January 12 with "Neutral". The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Neutral" on Thursday, December 10. This represents a dividend yield of 1.71%. Shares for $305,659 were sold by Ewing Robyn L on Tuesday, May 23. LECHLEITER JOHN C bought $56,301 worth of stock or 1,000 shares.

Author: 0 'Witch Hunt': Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

United States president Donald Trump appeared to confirm he is under investigation for obstruction of justice , as he lashed out at what he described as a " witch hunt " against him. Vice-President Mike Pence on Thursday hired a private lawyer to represent his interests in the expanding probe. Brand, on May 22, was sworn in as the first woman to serve as associate attorney general.

Author: 0 Angry Trump decries being target of Russian Federation probe

If Trump ordered Brand to fire Mueller and she refused, the responsibility to oversee the special counsel would fall to Dana Boente, the USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, according to a presidential executive order. Days after Comey was abruptly ousted, Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.

Author: 0 Oil prices struggle on doubts OPEC can rein in oversupply

Global benchmark Brent crude rose 0.83 per cent to trade at $47.31 a barrel while the price of the USA benchmark, West Texas Intermediate (WTI ), was 0.63 per cent higher at $44.74 a barrel. Meanwhile, production in the United States - which is not participating in the deal - has jumped by more than 10 percent over the past year to 9.33 million bpd."Production growth in Libya and Nigeria and continued rig additions in US are complicating the picture, raising doubts on OPEC's strategy".

Author: 0 Top two aides to British PM May quit

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who took the party from one Scottish seat to 13, said there would now have to be "consensus within the country about what it means and what we seek to achieve as we leave". Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May returns to Downing Street with her husband Philip after traveling to Buckingham Palace to ask the Queen's permission to form a minority government, in London , June 9, 2017.

Finance GE CEO Jeff Immelt to Step Down After 16 Years
Author: 0 GE CEO Jeff Immelt to Step Down After 16 Years

Two years after that he was tapped to lead business development at GE Corporate, where he focused on capital allocation for the company and led the acquisition of Alstom , the largest industrial acquisition in the company's history. Mr. Flannery will take over as chairman of the board next year. GE's Healthcare sector is an $18.0 billion business unit of the General Electric Company.

Author: 0 Indivior PLC (INDV) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC

Therefore 88% are positive. The 1 year high for the stock price is 1168 GBX while the year low stock price is now 854.01 GBX. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 535 ($6.77) per share, with a total value of £149.80 ($189.50). Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 22nd will be issued a GBX 25.92 ($0.33) dividend. Back in the midcaps, Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate (LON:KWE) shares jumped 9.4% as its United States parent company revised a deal to buy it back.

Author: 0 Queen Sees `Somber Mood' After Fire as Doubts Mount About May

Commander Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan Police told a press conference the number may change but those believed to have died when the London tower block went up in flames is now in double figures. This includes the 30 fatalities confirmed so far. Standard versions use plastic such as polyethylene for the core, while more expensive variants use fire-resistant material.

Author: 0 Fed's Kaplan says he weighed rate hike tradeoffs carefully

The Fed also announced it envisages one more hike before the year's end, up from its present rate of 1.25%. But while many of his colleagues were uncomfortable with risking a surge in inflation if the Fed failed to act, Kashkari was more anxious about the costs of excessively low inflation.

Finance Analysts Take: CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) Projected Earnings & Price Targets
Author: 0 Analysts Take: CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) Projected Earnings & Price Targets

Menta Capital LLC now owns 103,831 shares of the technology company's stock worth $2,469,000 after buying an additional 4,298 shares during the period. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $26.24. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q4 2016. LE quarterly performance is -16.93% while firm's price to sale ratio is 0.38 and price to book ratio is 1.93.

Author: 0 Amazon deal for Whole Foods could bring retail experiments

Amazon already offers grocery-delivery services in five markets, but the Whole Foods purchase would let it expand to many more. Whole Foods' shares traded in the mid-$30 range for May and early June. He said the deal allows Amazon to quickly build up its business in groceries through buying a well-regarded brand. But he says he was going to ask a Whole Foods cashier about the Amazon deal and then hesitated, unsure whether the workers were as excited.

Author: 0 Outstanding Analyst Ratings For Shire Plc (LON:SHP)

On Thursday, March 17 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with "Buy". Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and GBX 230 target. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, October 11 by FBR Capital. Among 3 analysts covering Auris Medical Holding AG ( NASDAQ:EARS ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 15 by Jefferies.

Author: 0 Uber CEO planning to take time away from the company

She described how her manager propositioned her for sex over the company chat but the Human Resources department dismissed her complaint because he was a "high performer". Uber reportedly did make changes after Fowler's allegations, including starting a 24-hour employee hotline and firing 20 after Perkins Cole investigated complaints about sexual harassment, bullying and other workplace problems.