by | June 10, 2017 | 18:59

In a pointed Twitter post linking to a speech describing the legalisation of same-sex marriage as life-changing, the openly gay Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson reminded the potential new partners of the government that she was a "Protestant Unionist about to marry an Irish Catholic".

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:02

Raibert is CEO and founder of Boston Dynamics . Japanese multinational telecoms and internet company SoftBank has agreed to acquire two robotics businesses from Alphabet , the parent company of Google . Boston Dynamics makes various robots, including Big Dog and Spot [pictured above], which are complex machines that walk and trot on four legs. SoftBank is known for its Pepper robot and for being a major mergers and acquisitions player, whilst they have also snapped up secretive ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:31

Ironically, the Prime Minister is the one political leader who understands this division, and who has been working to address it since she became Prime Minister last July. "I felt sorry for them and how they measured success by how many enemies they had clocked up". And I want to encourage all Conservatives to come through this hard period, unite behind the Prime Minister, and focus on the need to heal the divisions in our country.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:55

Sinha said they have to sit together and chart out a "winning strategy" for the national carrier. The troubles of India's national air carrier are well known. Air India also falls under the category as it has a whopping Rs 50,000 crore debt of which Rs 30,000 crore was given by government as a bailout package.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:01

The currency has been highly volatile in the last year, from $1.50 United States a year ago before the Brexit vote to below $1.18 U.S. briefly in October. The talks were set to officially begin on June 19 . The Daily Telegraph and The Times , which, like the Sun and Mail, supported the Conservatives before the election, also warned that May's future was at risk.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:55

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of CHS . The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of -0.22%, which maintained for the month at 0.45%. "(CHS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 08, 2017" on June 07, 2017. It has a dividend yield of 3.53%. Now we will discuss the financial strength of Chico's FAS Inc.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:59

Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its stake in Chico's FAS by 7.2% in the third quarter. If you are viewing this piece of content on another site, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of USA and global trademark and copyright laws.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:25

Less than an hour later, Trump singled out Qatar as a supporter of terrorism, an accusation the Gulf country has repeatedly denied. Qatar has stoutly refuted the allegations. He said families were being separated, children removed from school and Qataris forced to deal with food shortages. Soccer's world governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association also has said it remains in regular contact with Qatar, which will host the 2022 World Cup.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:33

After the election the right-wing UK Independence Party, which helped drive Brexit , has no seats in Parliament. Theresa May will form a minority government with the Democratic Unionist Party, the PM has announced after meeting the Queen.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:11

Global investors appeared cautious in view of exit polls suggesting chances of hung Parliament in the United Kingdom, while the testimony by former FBI Director James Comey before the US Senate also affected global trading. Provisional figures from the stock exchanges showed that foreign institutional investors (FIIs) purchased stocks worth Rs 601.38 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) purchased scrip worth Rs 883.31 crore during the week.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:06

This is not the first time that RBI governor spoke against the loan waiver issue. The country's largest lender made a decision to reduce the rates for loans above ₹75 lakh by 10 basis points (bps) to 8.6%, with effect from June 15. For loans above Rs 30 lakh and up to Rs 75 lakh, the risk weight has been brought down to 35 percent (from 50 percent) with LTV ratio up to 80 percent.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:49

Chief among Labour's potential allies would be the Scottish National Party ( SNP ), which suffered major setbacks but still won a majority of Scottish seats. May, who took over after last year's Brexit referendum , began the formal two-year process of leaving the European Union on March 29, promising to take Britain out of the single market and cut immigration.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:25

Shares of The Gap, Inc. Fj Capital Management Llc owns 1.52 million shares or 1.53% of their USA portfolio. After $0.08 actual earnings per share reported by Community Health Systems for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 62.50% EPS growth.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:24

She also pointed to the length of Russian involvement in the Presidential elections the intelligence assessment that said Russia helped Trump to defeat Clinton. "DNC data folks: today's accusations are f*******g b******t, and I hope you understand the good you did despite that nonsense". "I'm leaning Trump", she said.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:18

The session got underway with the pound tumbling to a seven-week low below $1.27, after Britain's general election left the country facing a " hung parliament ", where no single party has a majority. The surprise of a result that raised questions about how Britain will advance with its plan to leave the European Union , and whether any party can form a stable government, sent the pound to eight-week lows against the dollar and its lowest levels in seven months versus the euro.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:04

But with the pound at its lowest level since since Theresa May called the snap election on 18 April, the FTSE 100 was pulled higher as the worldwide companies that dominate the blue chip index stand to benefit from weakness in sterling.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:13

The bill would also neuter the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , stripping the agency of the power to regulate both payday lenders and arbitration clauses that financial institutions use to keep consumers from being able to hold them legally liable for malfeasance in court.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:30

The highest EPS estimate is $0.00 and the lowest is ($0.51). 5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Atwood Oceanics , Inc. Market Capitalization can be thought of as the overall price to buy the company. Stock is now moving with a negative distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately -3.73%, and has a poor year to date (YTD) performance of -29.32% which means the stock is constantly subtracting to its value ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:48

She had hoped to increase her party's majority in the Parliament which would strengthen her leadership. Theresa May , U.K. prime minister and leader of the Conservative Party, leaves the Conservative Party campaign headquarters in London Friday.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:13

The firings are separate from an independent investigation completed by former Attorney General Eric Holder . Fowler said that her boss at Uber made sexual advances towards her and that HR dismissed her complaints, saying the man was a "high performer" and wasn't likely to be disciplined.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:44

Another labelled May's authority within the Conservative party as "broken", adding that she was a "weak prime minister" and could well resign. When the talks do begin, there could be a very different approach from the "hard Brexit" advocated by May that would involve leaving Europe's single market and curbing European immigration.

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:06

The biggest risers in the FTSE 100 this morning were global consumer names such as Diageo, up 2.4%, and Burberry, 3.2% higher, and Unilever with a rise of 2%; as well as miners Fresnillo and BHP Billiton, up 2.6% and 2% respectively. The pound still remains around 13 per cent lower against the dollar since last June's Brexit referendum. "Today's result will in part be seen as a vote against a definitive break from the European Union , and the market may soon begin to reassess the ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:55

In some respects, however, the pound is doing surprisingly well - analysts had expected an unwinding of the market bet on a May victory would send it below $1.25 and even lower, the Daily Telegraph says. Betting agencies were already taking wagers on whether May would lose her job. Since Theresa May's surprise decision to call the election GBP exchange rates have generally weakened, with markets spooked by the prospect of increased political uncertainty ahead of the all-important Brexit ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:06

It was also down 1.8 percent on the euro at 88.18 pence EURGBP=. "Agreeing transition arrangements and guaranteeing European Union citizens' rights should be early priorities to get the talks off to a good start and show to the world that trade and people come first".

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:56

When he did not provide payment details, the rental did not go ahead. They drove up and down twice as a practice run, or by way of reconnaissance, before U-turning and then mowing down people in the van, driven by Butt. "Searches of the residential address in Ilford are ongoing", said a Met statement. Separately, police investigating the London Bridge attack made three arrests in Ilford, also in east London , late Wednesday.

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:04

LONDON , June 9 (Reuters) - Sterling dived and the FTSE share index was set to fall 1 percent on Friday after a shockingly bad election result for Prime Minister Theresa May plunged Britain into political chaos days before the start of Brexit talks.

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:37

DUP deal - a coalition of chaos? Instead, her election gamble to gain strength in the European Union negotiations fizzled and the Conservatives lost their majority while Jeremy Corbyn's rival Labour Party gained power. Shane Chowen, an FE Week columnist, said that he expected the Conservatives to continue with their proposals. The DUP , which took 10 seats, was considering an arrangement which would involve it supporting a Conservative minority government on key ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:23

Constand has alleged that Cosby gave her drugs that left her unable to move or say no and then sexually assaulted her in his home in 2004. Andrea Constand took the witness stand at the Cosby trial Tuesday and faced off against her alleged attacker in a dramatic moment that has always been called for by survivors of sexual violence.

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:20

Politico reported that Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, the national security adviser, had lobbied for such a line in the president's speech last month but that the 27 words were deleted before Trump delivered it.

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:13

The most expensive state for housing is Hawaii, where workers would need to make $35.20 an hour to afford a two-bedroom apartment. How many hourly wages workers make enough to afford modest rents? That's almost three times the federal minimum wage of $7.25, and roughly 30 percent more than the $16.38 hourly wage that the average US renter brings home.

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:01

The prime minister said she meant to form a government which could "provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time for our country". "Other personnel issues are for other days", she said. Her leadership has come under scrutiny amid the controversy surrounding the Renewable Heat Incentive Deal, a botched energy scheme that could cost taxpayers 400m GBP (454m euros) The furore surrounding the deal saw power-sharing in Northern Ireland collapse, leaving the region ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:55

Sterling also plummeted off the back of the result , having dropped 1.7% against the USA dollar since Thursday evening to trade at 1.27 - its lowest level since mid-April. The euro was little moved against the USA dollar at $1.1204. The index had fallen to a seven-month low midweek on caution ahead of U.S. Senate testimony by former FBI Director James Comey and the British election.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:37

At a Thursday congressional hearing, Comey told lawmakers the Trump administration had lied and defamed him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the president dismissed him. Comey, "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty" in form or substance". Comey went on to admit that he himself had leaked the memos describing the conversations he had with Trump in the hopes that it would launch an investigation by a special counsel to take over the Russian Federation investigation.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:06

USA crude oil rose 0.3% to $45.83/bbl. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 3 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,437. Small-company stocks were among the big gainers, receiving a boost from a stronger dollar following the British general election.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:11

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) increased its United States output estimates with an increase in production to 9.3 million bpd expected for 2017 while the EIA also projected that 2017 output could reach 10 million bpd. The rise in US production has been driven by a record 20th straight weekly climb in oil drilling for new production, with the rig count climbing by 11 in the week to June 2, to 733, the most since April 2015.