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Author: 0 Top takeaways from James Comey's testimony

And, like his previous hearings, he made it hard for Democrats and Republicans to extract clear victories beyond what he wanted to tell. But Gerhardt said he didn't think Comey's testimony changed the needle one way or the other as to whether obstruction had occurred.

Author: 0 Mothers of Durant, Curry celebrate Warriors Game 3 win over Cavaliers

They were prepared to play Irving one on one, knowing his tendencies, knowing he would want the big shot, knowing he would embrace the superhumanly hard shot attempt rather than shy away from it. But after a draining loss to the Warriors in Game 3, the Cavs will have to guard against a letdown, not to mention Golden State's vaunted lineup that was built to dominate for years.

Business Apple launches the HomePod, a Siri-powered wireless speaker
Author: 0 Apple launches the HomePod, a Siri-powered wireless speaker

Making the most of it will require a subscription to Apple's own music streaming service, which runs $10 to $15 per month and has attracted 27 million subscribers so far. During Jobs' last decade, Apple introduced the iPod, iPhone and iPad - all huge commercial successes that both reshaped daily life and swamped previous digital music players, smartphones and tablets.

Business Hostages at Newcastle jobcentre have been released, say police
Author: 0 Hostages at Newcastle jobcentre have been released, say police

The metro station in the Byker area is closed as police attend the scene. The armed man entered the premises on Clifford Street in Byker at about 08:00 BST. Brinkburn Street is closed at the junction with Shields Road. Nobody was injured, the force said, and it was in contact with the man involved. Northumbria Police released a detailed statement on the hostage situation, in the north east of England, at around 9.30 a.m.

Business British police identify two London attack suspects
Author: 0 British police identify two London attack suspects

Police said they had to prioritise resources on suspects who were believed to be preparing an attack or providing active support for one. Thousands of bouquets and messages have been laid near London Bridge since the terror attack, the second to strike the capital in three months.

Author: 0 Trump again touts infrastructure plan during campaign-style speech

Trump says in a speech in Cincinnati that as he campaigned across the country, voters often asked him why the USA was investing so much in other countries when infrastructure here is crumbling. The investigation into Russian election meddling and ties with Trump's campaign hang over everything. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters aboard Air Force One that the president was "very focused on his agenda" in spite of the distractions.

Business Apple launches 'Do Not Disturb While Driving'
Author: 0 Apple launches 'Do Not Disturb While Driving'

Fortunately, that's exactly what Apple is believed to have planned for its next iPhone, the so-called iPhone 8. As such, you now don't need tweaks or a jailbreak to record what's happening on your iPhone or iPad . The store will also highlight new and popular apps and games in a new Today tab. With iOS 11 , Apple has not left any stone unturned it seems! Apple, however, has kept mum about the system's automatic disabling feature for apps like Uber and Waze.

Business HP, KPMG unveil GST solution for traders, small businesses
Author: 0 HP, KPMG unveil GST solution for traders, small businesses

The government had also announced that the rate finalised for coal stood at 5 per cent. As against it, the telecommunication services will attract GST of 18 percent in the GST regime. The "GST Solution" has the capability to reduce the invoice reconciliation requirement of large companies. However, under the GST, telecom service providers would avail credit of Integrated GST (IGST) paid on domestically procured goods as also imported goods, the statement said.

Author: 0 The PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) Shares Sold by BLB&B Advisors LLC

Shares of PepsiCo, Inc. The stock declined 0.73% or $0.86 reaching $116.19 on the news. About 146,983 shares traded. PepsiCo, Inc. has a one year low of $98.50 and a one year high of $118.12. In other PepsiCo news, EVP Cynthia Trudell sold 9,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 6th. (NYSE:PEP) for 133,838 shares.

Business Korea rejects S. Korean group's offer of malaria help
Author: 0 Korea rejects S. Korean group's offer of malaria help

The US-drafted resolution has imposed a global travel ban and asset freeze on those added to the blacklist, which previously contained 39 individuals and 42 North Korean entities. In April, US President Donald Trump said that he was working with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, to resolve the "North Korean problem". "That is our principle position".

Business Exit polls predict hung Parliament
Author: 0 Exit polls predict hung Parliament

The Evening Standard editor, who was sacked from the Cabinet by Mrs May when she took office last July, told ITV: "Clearly if she's got a worse result than two years ago and is nearly unable to form a government then she, I doubt, will survive in the long term as Conservative party leader".

Author: 0 (K) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Scotiabank

Kinross Gold has a 12-month low of $3.87 and a 12-month high of $7.56. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Kinross Gold Corporation might touch $6 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $4.58 and $2.75 respectively.

Author: 0 Trump heading to Ohio to talk infrastructure

Trump declared the days of spending on other nations are over: "It's time to rebuild our country" and to "put America first", he said. "The theft of American prosperity has come to a screeching halt and a new era of American greatness is about to begin", Trump said on Wednesday before a crowd of steel workers, coal miners, farmers and other local workers.

Author: 0 ECB president says risks to economy diminished

It still judged the euro zone economy to be rebounding and signalled it would not cut interest rates further." Comey might move the markets in the short term but I don't think it's going to affect the intrinsic values of what many large US businesses are worth", said Mike Mattioli, portfolio manager at Manulife Asset Management in Boston.MSCI's all-country world equity index.MIWD00000PUS was last down 0.33 points, or 0.07 percent, at 467.3.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors chasing post-season perfection in NBA Finals

Durant's 3-pointer over LeBron James with 45 seconds left in Game 3 gave the Warriors the lead for good in a 118-113 victory, providing him a lasting highlight that will be the signature play of this series and perhaps his career. "Iggy" has averaged 6.3 points, four rebounds and 3.7 assists in the first three games this year. "I did not tweet that", Smith told Cleveland.com after his postgame locker room interview session .

Business India, 67 nations sign pact to check tax evasion by MNCs
Author: 0 India, 67 nations sign pact to check tax evasion by MNCs

The OECD estimates that multinational companies avoid paying Dollars 100-240 billion in tax each year by taking advantage of gaps and mismatches in tax rules to artificially shift profits to low or no-tax environments where they have little or no economic activity.

Author: 0 ECB president sees inflation still subdued

Significantly, in its initial statement the ECB Governing Council said it continued to expect rates to remain at present levels for an extended period of time, removing the reference to the possibility that they might be lowered further. For the European Central Bank , soundings on downgraded inflation forecasts and background trepidation about banking sector stability make it highly unlikely it will conduct any major tightening of policy before the end of the year.

Author: 0 Earnings Analysis Of Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)

The company had a trading volume of 24,751,209 shares. The company has 383.54 shares outstanding and 83.50% shares of the company were owned by institutional investors. The Q.i. Value of Whiting Petroleum Corporation is 53.00000. The company is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th.

Author: 0 President Trump might have lost confidence in Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Normally, this is an easy question to answer, but both demurred, saying that they had not had an opportunity to discuss the matter with Trump directly - which put the media on a Sessions Death Watch of sorts. I said it was a paradox: Throughout history, some presidents have decided that because "problems" come from Justice, they should try to hold the Department close.

Author: 0 House votes to roll back post-2008 financial rules

Hensarling's almost 600-page bill would defang Dodd-Frank by repealing the so-called Volcker Rule , which prevents government-insured banks from making risky bets with investments. Hensarling, who is a very honorable, very pleasant, deeply, rigidly ideological conservative who is essentially against any regulation", Frank added.

Business Oil market averts major breakdown, bounces aggressively off one-month low
Author: 0 Oil market averts major breakdown, bounces aggressively off one-month low

Brent crude prices LCOc1 were at $49.70 per barrel at 1351 GMT, down 42 cents. Prices are on track for their biggest daily decline since May 25, when the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other major exporters said they would extend their agreement to reduce output but didn't agree to deeper cuts that many market participants were hoping for.

Business Champions Trophy: SA opt to bat against Pak
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: SA opt to bat against Pak

South Africa have Imran Tahir , man-of-the-match in their first game with four for 27, always had a point to prove against Pakistan . Morkel excelled in the game against Pakistan as he took three wickets, which will go a long way in helping him retain his spot for the showdown against India .

Business New York City's transit agency models train after library
Author: 0 New York City's transit agency models train after library

Riders who connect to TransitWirelessWifi at their subway station will be given automatic access to the Subway Library , a new site featuring New York City-themed, feminist-focused and various other top reads. "The Subway Library will encourage adults and children to explore new worlds through reading during their daily commute", Governor Andrew Cuomo said in a news release Thursday.

Author: 0 United Kingdom exit polls show NO CON majority - GBP crashes

He told BBC News: "We've had our fingers burned by coalition, I don't need to tell you that, so I find it very hard to see how Tim Farron would go back on what he has already said and indeed to persuade the membership of the Lib Dems that a coalition was a good idea from our point of view".

Author: 0 EIA Report Renews Fears of Persistent Supply Glut

However, last night's data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) said U.S. inventories fell by 4.6m barrels last week, beating analysts' expectations. "Crude production in the Middle East will not change because of Qatar ", said Oystein Berentsen, managing director for oil trading company Strong Petroleum.

Author: 0 Australia energy review could pave way to policy compromise, keep lights on

Finkel called for the government to set a clean energy target, created to encourage investment in "reliable generation", including coal with carbon capture and storage or gas. According to Finkel, doing nothing about climate change will end up being the most expensive option. In his letter, Mr Shorten said it was "regrettable that for too long this nation's energy and climate policy has been hostage to a small handful of climate sceptics in the Liberal Party - while power prices have gone ...