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Author: 0 Trump 'confirms' he's under probe

FBI Director James Comey was abruptly fired by the president on May 9, and Mueller was appointed special counsel by the Justice Department to continue an independent investigation. In a series of tweets, Trump lashed out against the investigation into whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Trump confirms probe over Comey firing

Kushner and other Trump business associates are being looked at in the investigation, according to a new report . He has tweeted four times Friday morning, also lashing out at the news media and insisting that economy is doing well "despite the phony Witch Hunt" he spent some of Thursday decrying on Twitter as well.

Business Senate Votes Up Anti-Russia Sanctions
Author: 0 Senate Votes Up Anti-Russia Sanctions

The Senate voted 98-2 Thursday to pass a bill that would enact new sanctions against Russian Federation and require the White House to secure congressional approval before lifting any current sanctions, Reuters reported Thursday . Russian Federation is monitoring the situation closely, the Kremlin spokesman said. The Senate voted 98 to 2, today, to pass the underlying Iran sanctions legislation as amended.

Author: 0 Crude prices dip 3.7 percent as U.S. gasoline stocks rise

While this would not affect global inventories, restricting the amount of oil coming into the USA should theoretically bring down inventories in the much-watched market, if it weren't for Iraq's increased oil exports to the US. As such, OPEC said, in its monthly report , "Although oil prices rebounded from five-month lows in (mid-May), following positive USA jobs data and assurances by Saudi Arabia that Russian Federation is ready to join OPEC in extending production adjustments to reduce ...

Author: 0 UK's May isolated ahead of Brexit talks as key aides quit

May had been courting the support of the DUP after disastrous election result on Thursday left the Conservatives with 318 seats, eight short of the absolute majority needed to form a government. Now, Theresa May is seeking to form a government with the DUP - the only party who won enough seats to keep the Tories in power who haven't already rejected the idea of creating a coalition government with them.

Business GE names John Flannery chief executive
Author: 0 GE names John Flannery chief executive

He had been president and CEO of GE Healthcare Life Sciences. The executive helped the business create new digital platforms and solutions and add key technology to its cell therapy systems business. He led the company not only through the period following the attacks but also the 2008 crisis in financial markets. In keeping with the company's tradition, Mr Flannery has been promoted from within GE where he was most recently in charge of healthcare.

Author: 0 Berenberg Bank Trims Greencore Group plc (GNC) Target Price to GBX 340

Therefore 39% are positive. Sophos Group has a 52-week low of 146.00 and a 52-week high of 470.70. GBX 3116.07's average target is -13.15% below currents GBX 3588 stock price. About shares traded. Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. (NYSE:EEQ) has declined 11.33% since June 13, 2016 and is downtrending. j2 Global, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is a well-known provider of Internet services.

Author: 0 London fire: Protesters swarm Downing Street, demand May's resignation

One woman wept saying it was because the Prime Minister declined to speak to anyone outside the meeting which lasted less than hour. "Something bad has happened", she answered. "We are in the richest borough in the United Kingdom and in this very borough we have a building where some of the poorest live and the safety measures are totally inadequate", said Mustafa Al Mansur, one of the organisers of the demonstration.

Business Brokerages Set CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Target Price at $26.01
Author: 0 Brokerages Set CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Target Price at $26.01

Meritage Portfolio Management acquired 32,688 shares as Centurylink ( CTL)'s stock rose 2.43%. The company reported the earnings of $0.52/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.54/share. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies on Friday, July 31 to "Hold". OVERWEIGHT signal was given by 1 and Underweight signal was issued by 0 Analyst. It is negative, as 69 investors sold CTL shares while 197 reduced holdings.

Author: 0 Amazon's deal to buy Whole Foods crushes stocks of supermarkets

Belpointe Chief Strategist David Nelson told CNBC that the acquisition of Whole Foods will give Amazon .com, Inc. Online delivery of groceries so far has been tough for any company to pull off because of customers' concerns about the quality of meat and produce, Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter said.

Business Hundreds march against Islamic Shariah law in US-wide protests
Author: 0 Hundreds march against Islamic Shariah law in US-wide protests

About 100 people gathered in south Lansing Saturday morning, some to march against Sharia and others to oppose the march. In New York, almost 100 people attended a rally near lower Manhattan. "Women and children are not protected under Sharia law , that is why I'm here", said Mary; who is against Sharia law. In Seattle , about 75 anti-sharia protesters were outnumbered by counter-protesters at a rally that was moved from Portland, Oregon.

Author: 0 Centrica PLC (CNA) Earns "Sell" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG

It has underperformed by 13.39% the S&P500. The Company's geographical divisions include the United Kingdom, Europe and Africa, the Americas and Asia Pacific. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Tuesday, September 6. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,140 ($14.42) target price on shares of RPC Group PLC in a research note on Friday, June 9th.

Author: 0 Uber boss takes leave of absence: "I need to work on myself"

His announcement of his leave of absence ultimately came just as the company was to present to employees the findings of an investigation by former Attorney General Eric Holder into Uber's workplace culture. And last month, Uber fired Anthony Levandowski , the head of its autonomous-driving unit, for failing to help the company defend itself against allegations that he stole more than 14,000 documents from Google.

Author: 0 Federal Fugitive Arrested Near Lewis & Clark Marina

A judge released Jeffs to home confinement after his indictment , despite warnings from family and friends that he would likely flee. Jeffs, younger brother of notorious FLDS leader Warren Jeffs , escaped house arrest last July after using olive oil to slip a Global Positioning System tracking bracelet off his ankle.

Business Global shares fall on Fed rate hike, plunge in oil prices
Author: 0 Global shares fall on Fed rate hike, plunge in oil prices

While making a quarter-percent increase back in March , the FOMC passed on an uptick last month. The yield on the five-year Treasury note rose the most with a 4.5 basis point climb to 1.76%, according to Tradeweb. Fed Chair Janet Yellen earlier this week expressed confidence that with the US unemployment rate at a 16-year low of 4.3 percent, inflation will rise toward the Fed's 2-percent goal over the medium term.

Author: 0 Theresa May orders full public inquiry into London fire

The local Grenfell Action Grouphad claimed, before and during a major 10-million-pound refurbishment of Grenfell Tower a year ago, that the block constituted a fire risk and residents had warned that access to the site for emergency vehicles was "severely restricted".

Author: 0 Weak inflation erodes conviction at Fed on rate hikes

Two Federal Reserve bank presidents both chimed in Friday with dovish comments about the future of rate hikes. The Fed, he said, may be "erroneously" forecasting an increase in inflation based on tight labor markets, making a mistake that could lock the USA economy into lower inflation for longer.

Author: 0 Hot Weather for Father's Day

The main threat from these storms won't be wind but heavy rain. Most of the day will be partly sunny, hazy and warm with temperatures well into the 80s and dew points in the 60s. "Hot and muggy air will return with a vengeance across the northeastern United States through Father's Day weekend", according to AccuWeather. Temperatures should be dropping to around 70, the weather service says.

Author: 0 As Brexit talks loom, May scrambles for deal to stay in power

Talks with Mrs May would continue into next week. She has really hacked off the parliamentary party for obvious reasons. Mrs Foster said she thought it was "very realistic" that a deal can be reached on power-sharing in Northern Ireland by the end of this month.

Author: 0 Oil prices edge up; still near 2017 lows on stubborn glut

Brent crude was $48.27 per barrel last week, down $1.85, or 3.7 per cent, from its $50 per barrel price. NIGERIA's Brent crude price may increase by between $2 and $3 per barrel in the coming weeks, on the back of stable demand and low volatilities, a report by the global oil research firm S&P Global Platts, has predicted.

Author: 0 Jeff Immelt stepping down as CEO of GE

Flannery, a 55-year-old who joined the company 30 years ago and is now the head of its healthcare unit, will also become chairman after Immelt retires on December 31. The new CEO beat out colleagues such as Steve Bolze, the CEO of GE Power , and Jeff Bornstein, GE's chief financial officer. Since Immelt became CEO in 2001, GE's shares have fallen 30 percent, while the S&P 500 index more than doubled.

Author: 0 Beaufort Securities Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for United Utilities Group PLC (UU)

Peel Hunt has "Buy" rating and GBX 225 target. Bernstein maintained Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS) rating on Friday, November 6. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to "Equal Weight" on Thursday, August 25. Jefferies Group LLC now has a GBX 483 ($6.11) target price on the stock. Marsh & McLennan had 14 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Author: 0 Eland Oil & Gas PLC (ELA) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity

It has underperformed by 15.93% the S&P500. WH Smith PLC is a United Kingdom-based retailer in convenience, books and news for travelling customers. The stock of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) earned "Outperform" rating by Wedbush on Wednesday, November 30. 03/05/2017 - Shire Plc had its "Buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche.

Author: 0 Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

Prosecutors plan to retry the comedian at a later date. Jurors told Common Pleas Judge Steven O'Neill they were "hopelessly deadlocked " on the charges. "We got to try our case", Steele said. The prosecution spent five days, painstakingly trying to build their case, calling Constand to the stand, her mother and another woman who alleged that Cosby also drugged and assaulted her in Bel Air in 1996.

Business General Electric CEO Immelt to step down
Author: 0 General Electric CEO Immelt to step down

But, despite the potential for changes, the early prediction among some local business leaders is that the 55-year-old Flannery will continue down the path Immelt has put GE on, broadly speaking. General Electric Chairman and CEO Immelt and staff leave after a meeting with French President at the Elysee Palace in ParisThomson ReutersGE stock is up 4.7% on Monday following the news CEO Jeff Immelt is retiring.

Author: 0 DA in Cosby Case: We Will Retry Him

Cosby is charged with three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault stemming from Andrea Constand's allegations that he drugged and violated her at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. Steele said he's disappointed the jury was unable to agree on the charges, but vowed to put Cosby on trial again. The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, which Constand has done.

Author: 0 Justice Department Says Rod Rosenstein Isn't Recusing Himself From Russia Investigation

Rosenstein on Thursday night issued an unusual and puzzling public warning about stories attributed to anonymous sources. Rosenstein also appointed Robert Mueller to investigate ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Brand was confirmed as the No. 3 Justice Department official on a 52-46 vote in the Senate on May 18, with Democrats lining up against her. He then circled back again Friday morning to blame Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for his own predicament.

Author: 0 Looming expansion draft turns up trade chatter around NHL

Vegas, which will play in the Western Conference's Pacific Division, must select one player from each of the 30 National Hockey League teams and must have a roster with a minimum of 14 forwards, nine defensemen and three goalies. Is there a player that another team leaves exposed that the Stars will acquire from Vegas? "I'd say it's 25-75 (chance of that happening) right now", Hextall said.

Author: 0 Southern Baptists condemn 'alt-right' movement

Barrett Duke , chairman of the 2017 Committee on Resolutions , answers questions at a news conference on Tuesday in Phoenix . A majority of white evangelicals supported the election of President Donald Trump . 'We are saying that white supremacy and racist ideologies are risky because they oppress our brothers and sisters in Christ, ' said the Rev . Russell Moore, who leads the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, the Southern Baptist public policy arm.