Economy

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:25

The ranking Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee says former FBI director James Comey's account of his conversations with the president about the Russian Federation investigation are "disturbing". KING: Why are you not answering these questions? What he meant, McCabe said, was that the firing of Comey had not stalled the investigation. "We're here because a foreign adversary attacked us right here at home, plain and simple, not by guns or missiles, but by foreign operatives ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:06

With 649 of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives had won 318 seats and Labour 261 followed by pro-independence Scottish National Party on 34. In the immediate aftermath of the results, the Labour Party , more particularly its leader Jeremy Corbyn , has been baying for her resignation but she is determined to continue.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:41

Recently elected French president Emmanuel Macron has made his offer to USA climate scientists more official: the French government has launched a program that gives four-year grants to scientists, teachers, business people, and even students who are working on climate change solutions.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:27

Series points leader Scott Dixon , his Chip Ganassi Racing teammate, will start on the front row alongside him after his qualifying run of 222.516 miles per hour. Castroneves went hard into the wall and eventually came to rest on the inside of the third turn. It was worth the wait, coming down to a shootout to the chequered flag with James Hinchcliffe in the lead, but the Canadian driver couldn't fend off a surging Graham Rahal , who pulled ahead on the final lap to win by ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:41

As the final seconds ticked off, Cleveland fans chanted " Cavs in 7". The Warriors are now 15-1 in this year's postseason, the best start of all time . They don't figure to shoot as poorly again at home, nor should the Cavaliers expect to have a 39-point advantage from behind the arc. "Unless one of the guys brings it to me as a joke or something they want me to see", James said.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:08

On the contentious issue of Medicaid expansion, it has become increasingly clear that Republican "moderates" in the Senate do not have a problem eliminating federal funding for the program that has provided health insurance to more than 14 million low-income Americans .

by | June 11, 2017 | 10:26

There has been no decision as yet on whether there will be a formal coalition between the Conservatives and the DUP or if they will operate on a "confidence and supply" arrangement - whereby the unionists would support a minority government on vital matters in return for some of their policies being enacted.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:01

The correct figures are 42.4 and 40 percent, respectively. Despite the crticism for her campaign, Theresa May has refused to quit despite calls from her opponents to consider her position. UK: What does Theresa May stand for? Then, attacks that killed 30 people in Manchester and London twice brought the campaign to a halt, sent a wave of anxiety through Britain and forced May to defend the government's record on fighting terrorism.

by | June 11, 2017 | 10:04

The FAA spends almost $10 billion a year on air traffic control, paid for largely through passenger user fees, and has spent more than $7.5 billion on next-generation air traffic control reforms in recent years. "You can not assign safety to a private organization". Trump said current air traffic reform efforts have failed and were a "total waste of money".

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:43

Nearly 200 fighters of the Russian National Guard and employees of the Russian Interior Ministry were involved in the special operation to eliminate the shooter. Prior to that, he threw two grenades. Four officers sustained light injuries before police and the National Guard shot and killed the gunman, following the hours-long stand-off.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:08

Macron , 39, who won the May 17 election in a landslide, said he and Putin had "extremely frank" talks but emphasized that Russian Federation and France could work together on issues like terrorism. Putin moved quickly after the French election to try to smooth things over, congratulating Macron and urging him to work to overcome their countries' "mutual distrust".

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:12

And the Wales manager admits the painful memories came flooding back during a World Cup reconnaissance mission earlier this year. "In the last campaign we drew at home to Bosnia and it was like we'd won ". Chris Coleman knows he will never get Serbia out of his system no matter what happens in Belgrade on Sunday night and said he and his team are ready for "shenanigans" surrounding the match.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:13

However, two stunning late free-kicks from Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths handed the Scots a 2-1 lead in the final minutes. Their grief was understandable but when they have time to reflect they should not to be too disheartened when, to put it into context, Gordon Strachan's starting lineup featured three players from teams that will begin next season in England's second tier and a centre-half, Charlie Mulgrew, who had just been relegated to League One with Blackburn Rovers.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:28

Brent crude oil futures were at $50.21 per barrel at 0308 GMT, up 26 cents, or 0.5 per cent. Crude fell 1 percent on Friday, heading for a second straight week of losses, on worries that U.S. The group, however, last week discussed cutting output by a further 1-1.5 percent, and could revisit the proposal should inventories remain high and continue to weigh on prices, sources said.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:25

Oil prices were down on Wednesday with Brent crude trading 55 cents lower at $51.29 per barrel, while US West Texas Intermediate fell 51 cents to $49.15. Today's falls in oil extended those seen on Tuesday, when bears sold on doubts that cartel Opec's extended production cuts would alleviate the global glut.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:41

As Marvel continues its recent box office dominance, it looks as if DC finally has a contender to add to its ever-growing universe - one that could help even the playing field, if only a little. We don't know much yet about the narrative, but we do know that Wonder Woman 2 will take place in the present day ( Wonder Woman is set during World War I).

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:52

Mr Tump wanted him to back off on the FBI investigation of his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , and to disclose that the president himself was not under investigation, Mr Comey said. Mr Kasowitz is expected to file a complaint with the Justice Department inspector general next week, according to a person close to the legal team.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:18

Oil prices were supported by tensions surrounding Qatar with some expectations that disruptions to loadings could have a significant impact in undermining shipments and support prices. Meanwhile, in an interim report on activities during the first half of the year, Dutch commodity trader Trafigura described the market situation as one of "chronic oversupply".

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:07

ISRO hopes that if today's launch is successful, it will help it attract more foreign business in the lucrative heavier segment of the satellite business. This mission is quite an important one as it is the heaviest rocket as well as satellite to be launched by India ever. Mk III, or "Fat Boy", lifted off from the Sriharikota space centre in southern India at 5.28 p.m.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:09

Trump also saluted the United States' relationship with Romania and praised its contribution to the global fight against terror. He further denied ever asking Comey for his "loyalty", contradicting Comey's detailed sworn testimony about a private dinner the two men had in the White House .

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:34

Angus King (I-ME), who pressed both Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency chief Mike Rogers to talk about their discussions with President Trump . "We were not able to do so", Coats said shortly. President Donald Trump's national security team will appear before a Senate panel Wednesday to discuss gathering intelligence on foreign agents and will likely be asked about Russia's election meddling and whether the president has tried to influence ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:26

But after Trump fired Comey in May, the president tweeted: "Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Pelosi is assessing the president this way: "I'm concerned about his fitness for office".

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:20

Is that a fair statement? "It's going to make 2020 that much easier", he said, referring to the next presidential election. Former FBI director James Comey on Thursday stated in his testimony before a congressional panel that President Donald Trump fired him in an attempt to undermine the investigations into possible collusion between his 2016 presidential campaign team and Russian Federation.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:42

Troops of India and Pakistan are now at loggerheads with each other, especially along LoC and the global border in Kashmir. He said the army retaliated the fire, killing one militant. "Relentless operations mounted by troops have successfully intercepted groups of armed intruders all along the LoC in Gurez, Machhil, Nowgam and Uri sectors, leading to elimination of thirteen militants in the last 96 hours", the statement said.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:07

London Metropolitan Police said the trio's ringleader, Khuram Butt, attempted to rent the large truck online on the morning of June 3 but did not provide payment details when prompted. Tape was wrapped around the handles. However, she said she and the police assumed he wanted to eventually go to Syria, given he only had a one-way ticket to Istanbul and a small backpack.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:23

The aim of his visit was to inform Russian Federation about the recent "unjustified" steps taken against Qatar, al Thani told reporters. Bahrain "stressed the necessity of Qatar's commitment to correct its policies and to engage in a transparent manner in counter-terrorism efforts", its official BNA news agency said.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:41

The 30-year-old was held on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorist acts during a search of a property in Ilford and taken for questioning at a south London police station, Scotland Yard said. Italy's anti-terrorism police continued to monitor Zaghba for 18 months, "but the evidence was not there that he was a terrorist", Mr Amato said. Reaction to the attack has dominated the final days of campaigning before Thursday's general election in Britain.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:46

Comey , who was sacked by President Donald Trump , told the panel in open session that Trump repeatedly pressed him for his "loyalty" and directly pushed him to "lift the cloud" of investigation by declaring publicly the president was not the target of the probe into his campaign's Russian Federation ties.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:57

The Cavs broke all sorts of records in keeping the series alive with a 137-116 win which rocked the Golden State Warriors and had Cavs fans believing again. In Game 4, the Cavaliers finally got that trio locked in at the same time, and it was a fearsome thing. Lebron James had another near flawless [VIDEO] half scoring 22 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists , #Kevin Love shot 4 for 5 from the 3 point line scoring 16 points, and Thompson showed up with 6 rebounds , the most rebounds he ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:31

US President Donald Trump smiles during the Infrastructure Summit with Governors and Mayors at the White House in Washington , US, June 8, 2017 . "The president never suggested that Mr. He adamantly denied Comey's claims that he asked him to end the FBI's investigation into national security adviser Michael Flynn . As former FBI director James B.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:53

Seven-times French Open champion Chris Evert was happy to stand corrected. "It's my goal", said Ostapenko who spends up to six hours a day on court in practice. "I knew the history", Ostapenko said. "I knew that Simona is a great player". Halep was in serious danger of Ostapenko running away with the final set as the Romanian immediately faced two break points at 15-40 in her first service game of the deciding set.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:11

Although Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the attack , Commander Haydon said there was no evidence the attackers - Pakistani-born Briton Khuram Butt , Italian Youssef Zaghba and Rachid Redouane who had links to Libya, Morocco and Ireland - were directed by anyone else, either in Britain or overseas.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:55

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif took to Twitter to denounce Trump's reaction to the attacks and moves by USA lawmakers to slap new sanctions on Iran. Equipped with AK-47 assault rifles, handguns, grenades and suicide vests, the gunmen killed security guards and ordinary people before holding people hostage in the upper floors of the building.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:59

Oil slid last week after the agreement by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies to prolong output curbs for nine months disappointed some investors hoping for more. While U.S. stockpiles have edged lower, rising American production and drilling is fanning concerns that OPEC's efforts to trim a global glut will be hampered.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:37

The index is dominated by global companies that do business overseas, and a weaker British currency makes their worldwide sales even more lucrative when translated into pounds. Against the euro , the pound plummeted over 1% to €1.13. This ultimately means that the Pound could drift to 1.25 within the next few hours if market uncertainty heats up'.