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Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

He branded the president a liar and said Trump urged him to abandon the investigation into the former national security adviser Michael Flynn, an allegation Trump has denied. Comey repeatedly refused to say in the Senate hearing Thursday whether he thought Trump had obstructed justice. And Comey admitted he asked a friend to leak those notes to a reporter, betting - correctly - that the details would prompt the appointment of a special prosecutor. Read More »

Feinstein calls for investigation of 'all matters related to obstruction of justice'

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) told The Hill that she and Sen. "As I have mentioned to you directly, I am supportive of issuing subpoenas in those cases where we do not receive cooperation", she wrote. The President also denied Comey's claims that he asked him to end the FBI's investigation into national security advisor Michael Flynn. Several top-level officials have been snagged up in the investigations, including Mr Trump's son-in-law and top White House aide Jared Kushner. Read More »

De Villiers defiant as South Africa choke again

India swept into the Champions Trophy semi-finals and eliminated woeful South Africa as opener Shikhar Dhawan and captain Virat Kohli powered the defending champions' eight-wicket win on Sunday. He made it to his crease a fraction before Miller, who was sent back to the dressing room. "It's a chance for South African cricket to reflect, and maybe revisit the approach to tournament cricket", Zama says. Read More »

Another retailer has filed for bankruptcy

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Gymboree employs more than 11,000 people, including 10,500 hourly workers. In a research note Monday, Fitch highlighted its so-called loans of concern list, which includes: Sears Holdings , Claire's Stores, Nine West Holdings, 99 Cent Stores, J. Read More »

The Zpg Plc's (ZPG) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC

With 36,500 avg volume, 2 days are for Ricebran Tech (NASDAQ:RIBT)'s short sellers to cover RIBT's short positions. The SI to Myriad Genetics Incorporated's float is 37.45%. Its up 1.29, from 0.71 in 2016Q3. 1 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. Rafferty Asset Limited Liability Corporation holds 21,139 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Read More »

BA flight disruption at Heathrow set for third day

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Travellers spent the night sleeping on yoga mats spread on terminal floors on Saturday after BA cancelled all flights leaving the London hubs, while disruption continued into Sunday with dozens more services from Heathrow axed. Initially the major IT failure was being speculated as that BA's IT systems had been hacked as recently WannaCry ransomware attack affected 150 countries. Read More »

Bacca open to PSG move after AC Milan sign Andre Silva

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Portugal worldwide Silva - who has scored seven goals in eight global matches - netted 21 times in 41 appearances in all competitions for Porto in 2016-17. Furthermore, Andre Silva been in fine form for Portuguese national team. Silva has a physical presence in the final third and his strength allows him to hold the ball up well. Read More »

Analysts Take on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM)

Advisory Services Network LLC purchased a new position in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co.by 0.7% in the first quarter. However the company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the same quarter during a year ago. P/E ratio of the company is 15.68. It has a return on equity (ROE) of 26.80%. Investors and Traders continue to monitor technical levels of shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM ). Read More »

Petrol vends to remain shut on June 16

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All of Indian Oil's over 26,000 dealers will be informed about the price of petrol and diesel at a pre-designated time for the next day under the daily pricing regime. Such effort once in a fortnight is accepted by the dealer as a professional hazard but doing it daily would be beyond the physical competence of all dealers. Read More »

General Electric CEO Immelt to step down

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The leadership changes have been detailed in a plan by GE Board of Directors for years, the company said . In 2002, Flannery "became the President & CEO of GE Equity and was asked to lead the business through a hard cycle", says the company bio, which adds that he then moved to Asia for a time. Read More »

Defense chief Mattis urges Congress to allow base closings

The Department of Defense is asking for an increase of $30 billion to its 2017 budget. President Donald Trump has proposed a defense budget for the 2018 budget year of $639 billion, including $65 billion for ongoing military operations. Trump has sided with Qatar's antagonists, calling on the Gulf state to stop "the funding of terrorism". North Korea is a politically and economically isolated nation whose leaders have long viewed the United States as a military threat, in part because of ... Read More »

Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

EU President Donald Tusk urged Britain not to let the hung parliament delay negotiations. Guenther Oettinger , the German member of the European Commission, expressed disappointment over the lack of clarity over Brexit negotiations. Some Britons argue for staying in the EU'S single market but EU leaders insist that would require keeping Britain open to free immigration from the EU, accepting EU laws and paying into the bloc's budget. Read More »

Trump to host Indian PM Modi at White House in late June

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The President looks forward to discussing ways to strengthen ties between the United States and India and to advance our common priorities: "fighting terrorism, promoting economic growth and reforms, and expanding security cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region", Spicer said in a statement. Read More »

USDA: Final details reached for beef exports to China

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The President's firm commitment to fair trade that benefits the United States has made this new US beef export opportunity possible. China stopped importing USA beef in 2003 due to concerns about Mad Cow disease. "The ‎reopening of China's market to American beef is an example of the results-oriented approach this Administration has taken in our engagement with China", says Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin. Read More »

What The Election And Theresa May's Deal Mean For The UK

Conservatives did have an overall majority as constituency seats were called out throughout the evening and early hours of Friday, but not enough to win a majority. Norwegian Foreign Minister Boerge Brende said the election outcome could mean a less radical split between Britain and the EU. Among the casualties was Alex Salmond, a former first minister of Scotland and one of the party's highest-profile lawmakers. Read More »

Security services to review terror operations amid questions on London attackers

They first drove a rented can into a crowd and then jumped out and randomly stabbed people they encountered. Thomas was walking with his girlfriend over the bridge when the attack began, the AP said. Redouane, a 30-year-old who described himself as Moroccan-Libyan, did not come up on MI5's radar. In the Channel 4 documentary , Butt, often called Abz, can be seen in Regent's Park in central London with a group of worshippers unfurling an ISIS-style flag. Read More »

British author whose poll prediction went wrong eats his own 'Brexit' book

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Matthew Goodwin , a politics and global relations professor at the University of Kent in England, ate a portion of his own book on live television. Last June, after Mr Corbyn won a second leadership contest to become leader of the party, Labour's Mr Perkins - who retained his seat with 26,266 votes - stood down as Shadow Armed Forces Minister. Read More »

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider Announced, Stars Billie Lurk

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In the midst of Bethesdaland memes, a new standalone Dishonored game from Arkane Studios, Dishonored : Death of the Outsider , was just revealed during Bethesda's E3 presser. We're assuming it's DLC, but it follows completely different characters other than Corvo and Emily. Fortunately, we won't have to wait long to find the answers, as the Dishonored 2 Death of the Outsider DLC is slated to release on September 15. Read More »

Theresa May to form minority government

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The Conservative leader had called the election in a bid to extend her majority and strengthen her hand in the looming Brexit negotiations, but her gamble backfired spectacularly. Police stand guard as protesters hold placards as they attend a demonstration against the Conservative party alliance with the DUP outside Downing Street on Saturday. Read More »

Brewers 2B Jonathan Villar (back) lands on DL

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According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Diamondbacks are -155 money line favorites versus the Brewers , who have odds of +140 to pull off the upset. The Brewers could potentially boast an outfield of Brinson, Ryan Braun and Domingo Santana . Diamondbacks: RHP Taijuan Walker (finger blister) threw a bullpen session on Friday, with his right index finger still bandaged. Read More »

Endo International Continues To See Significant Weakness

Guggenheim reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Endo International plc - in a research report on Tuesday, February 28th. The business had revenue of $1.04 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.02 billion. The company reported $1.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.13. Read More »

Pound dives as UK plunges into new period of uncertainty

The strong showing by the Labour Party , which has advocated for closer ties with the European Union single market , is an indication the British are wary of breaking away sharply from the bloc. The Japanese yen gave up early gains to ease to 110.22 per dollar JPY= . Comey accused President Donald Trump of firing him to try to undermine its investigation into possible collusion by his campaign team with Russia's alleged efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Modi government and central bank clash over interest rates

The bank added the implementation of the GST is not likely to have a material impact on overall inflation. "The RBI, in its upcoming policy review on June 7, 2017, could maintain status quo on policy rates even as the case for rate cut is strengthening in our view". Read More »

Iran arrests 8 suspected of supporting Tehran attacks

The arrests were made in Alborz province's Fardis town, reports Xinhua news agency. On Thursday, Iranian authorities said the assailants were Iranian nationals and they have arrested six suspects, including one woman, since the attacks. The funerals of several of the victims were held on Friday in the Iranian capital in an official ceremony in Parliament and at the University of Tehran , where thousands of people gathered. Read More »

Pilot diverts EasyJet flight to London over suspicious talk

A spokesman for airport confirmed the landing, adding: "Prior to this, the pilot had been informed about a suspicious conversation on board, after which he decided to make an unscheduled landing in Cologne-Bonn". "The two men were questioned outside separately, then handcuffed and taken away and police wanted us off the plane quickly, so we had to use emergency slides". Read More »

208 women MPs, a proud record for UK Parliament

The real negotiations - which are supposed to take two years, but are likely to take much longer - haven't even started. Organisers who worked on the Sanders campaign provided assistance to Momentum , the leftwing pressure group, in the runup to the election, coaching Labour members on how to canvass voters online and offline. Read More »

Why privatizing air traffic control could raise your ticket price

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Donald Trump said Americans live in a modern age but our air traffic control system is stuck in the past. The current version grew out of the 2013 federal budget standoff and sequester, which saw furloughs of air traffic controllers and the near shut-down of 149 smaller air traffic control towers. Read More »