Business Treasury chief to Congress: Raise debt limit before August
Author: 0 Treasury chief to Congress: Raise debt limit before August

Mulvaney pitched the $4.1 trillion budget proposal as reflecting the interests of taxpayers who want their money properly spent. He suggested that in future budgets that may not be the case. DeVos also says states, not the federal government, should make decisions about special education and academic and other standards for private schools that use vouchers.

Author: 0 Will last year's Dakota Access Pipeline protests affect future projects?

The oil will flow from the Bakken/Three Forks production areas in North Dakota to a storage and terminal hub outside Patoka, IL and/or down to additional terminals in Nederland, TX, the firm said. The pipeline spans more than a thousand miles from North Dakota to IL, and cost some $3.8 billion to construct. The Dakota Access and ETCO pipeline systems have commitments that include shipper flexibility and walk-up, for about 520,000 barrels per day.

Author: 0 Police arrest 12 after night of terror in heart of London

The assailants were shot dead at the scene, although police are still seeking to establish whether they had accomplices. Police tweeted a warning telling people in the area to run to safety, hide and then call police if it was safe to do so.

Business London Bridge Attack: Theresa May Vows To Beef Up Counter-Terror Work
Author: 0 London Bridge Attack: Theresa May Vows To Beef Up Counter-Terror Work

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said: "Our officers confronted the suspects and brought this awful incident to a conclusion within eight minutes". They said people were fleeing the area in panic. But officials have said they believe there are no other direct attackers at large. "I saw them bringing them out of the flat opposite, around 7am", she said.

Business Angela Merkel Seems To Have Had Enough
Author: 0 Angela Merkel Seems To Have Had Enough

And it was further inflamed Tuesday at 6:40 a.m. Washington time when Trump fired a white-hot shot straight at Berlin's glass-and-concrete chancellery. "You have to explain to your voters what we make of the experience of the last days", Röttgen said. The president is said to have called Germany " very bad " while meeting with European leaders, faulting their actions on trade deals.

Business One Canadian national among those killed in London attack - PM Trudeau
Author: 0 One Canadian national among those killed in London attack - PM Trudeau

He said May and Corbyn "will both say they are not playing politics with this, but they both are". Several days later it was lowered again to "severe", meaning an attack is highly likely. "Everybody needs to go about their lives as they normally would", she said. I've said hello in passing more than 50, 60 occasions. Then the police came in and told us to run.

Business New survey predicts huge Tory losses and hung Parliament
Author: 0 New survey predicts huge Tory losses and hung Parliament

The pound fell around 0.5% to trade as low as 1.2788 against the greenback in early European trading before paring that loss to around 1.2798 by 07:00 BST. However, just a few hours later a separate poll published by research firm Panelbase showed the Conservative party held a 15 percentage point lead.

Author: 0 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. Stock Sees The Needle Move 4.35%

In Auto Manufacturers - Major Industry, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. ( FCAU ) have 1.54 billion outstanding shares now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders.

Business 200 injured in Juve fan panic after bomb scare
Author: 0 200 injured in Juve fan panic after bomb scare

The impressive win crowned a remarkable first full season in charge for former Real midfielder Zidane , who led the team to a first La Liga title in five years, delivering the club's first European Cup and league double since 1958. "I prepared for that because things are won at the end of the season", Ronaldo said. The hands-down rookie of the year in the National Basketball Association before tearing his meniscus later in the season, Embiid could be found watching worldwide football on ...

Author: 0 Li arrives in Brussels for China-EU leaders' meeting

Li was speaking ahead of a two-day summit that began in Brussels later in the day, when China and the European Union were expected to recommit to free trade and the Paris Agreement in a sweeping rejection of Trump's protectionist policies.

Author: 0 In standing up to Trump, Europe gets its mojo back

In Europe, Trump 'boldly stood up for American taxpayers and our common defense by calling on other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries to pay their fair share'. European Council President Donald Tusk, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Garman Chancellor Angela Merkel , U.S. President Donald Trump, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, French President Emmanuel Macron , Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission ...

Business Technical Clues For Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI) Investors
Author: 0 Technical Clues For Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI) Investors

Andra Ap-Fonden increased Baker Hughes Inc ( BHI ) stake by 14.21% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The stock decreased 3.67% or $0.09 on June 1, reaching $2.36. Jefferies Group LLC decreased their price target on shares of Baker Hughes from $73.00 to $72.00 and set a "hold" rating for the company in a report on Friday, January 27th.

Author: 0 London attack: Enough is enough - Theresa May

Islamic State earlier on Saturday sent out a call on instant messaging service Telegram urging its followers to launch attacks with trucks, knives and guns against "Crusaders" during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. He said he then saw a woman and man being stabbed while the attackers shouted: "This is for Allah", and recalled how he tried to distract the men.

Business Adani reaches mine royalty agreement with Queensland government
Author: 0 Adani reaches mine royalty agreement with Queensland government

However, last week the state government declared that there would be no " royalty holiday " for Adani and the company would pay full royalties. It could have cost Queensland taxpayers up to $320 million. "I thank the Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, and the elected members of the state for their continued support to make this happen", he said. Ron Watson, a spokesman for Adani, said it was "laughable" to claim the company had sought to avoid paying royalties for a decade.

Author: 0 Donald Trump criticises Sadiq Khan's response to London attack

Police said a van went crashing into pedestrians late Saturday night on the London Bridge and then at least three assailants started to stab pedestrians. "It looked like he was aiming for groups of people". Law enforcement officials in major USA cities said they were not aware of any threats but were on alert.

Author: 0 Pelosi: Nunes violating recusal in Russian Federation probe

Committee aides complained he had acted unilaterally, and the top Democrat on the panel, Representative Adam Schiff , said Nunes' actions amounted to a breach of his recusal decision. Russia has repeatedly denied any effort to interfere in the USA election, and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said some Russians might have acted on their own without their government's involvement.

Author: 0 Paypoint plc (PAY) Earns "Underweight" Rating from Barclays PLC

They now have a GBX 2340.00 target price on Persimmon (LON:PSN). As per Thursday, November 26, the company rating was maintained by Shore Capital. Peel Hunt maintained Polypipe Group PLC (LON:PLP) rating on Monday, August 15. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to "Neutral" on Monday, August 31. Jefferies upgraded PetroChina Company Limited (ADR) (NYSE:PTR) on Friday, February 24 to "Buy" rating.

Author: 0 Defense chief: North Korea a 'clear and present danger'

It is "imperative that we do our part each of us to fulfill our obligations and work together to support our shared goal of denuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula", Mattis said. He continued on to say: "We're working diplomatically, economically, we're trying to exhaust all possible alternatives to avert this race for a nuclear weapon in violation of ...

Business Vermont to Join Alliance to Counter Trump Climate Change Decision
Author: 0 Vermont to Join Alliance to Counter Trump Climate Change Decision

A global framework strengthens competitiveness for American businesses. Brown joined Governor Jay Inslee of Washington and Governor Andrew Cuomo of NY to form the US Climate Alliance to uphold the Paris agreement, a pact involving almost 200 nations aimed at slowing the warming of the planet.

Business Shares in Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Acquired by Cipher Capital LP
Author: 0 Shares in Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Acquired by Cipher Capital LP

Dollar General reported earnings of $1.03 per share on revenue of $5.6 billion. Syngenta AG (ADR) (NYSE:SYT) has risen 15.69% since June 2, 2016 and is uptrending. now owns 12,960 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,023,000 after buying an additional 57 shares during the period. Bank of America Corp restated a "buy" rating and issued a $95.00 price objective (down previously from $100.00) on shares of Dollar Tree in a report on Sunday.

Author: 0 Bloomberg says U.S. does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

Even in states that may not unanimously join the Alliance, mayors of cities right across the U.S. have come out to say that they too will keep their promises. "Secondly, it is ironic that he used Pittsburgh in his announcement ". NY state, for example, has created a $5 billion Clean Energy Fund and promised to explore using the state's $168 billion pension fund to invest in low-carbon technologies.

Author: 0 United States job growth stumbles in May, unemployment rate dips to 4.3%

Besides the hiring pullback in May, the government on Friday revised down its estimate of job growth in March and April by a combined 66,000. Economists were expecting a nonfarm payrolls gain of 185,000 in May alongside a steady unemployment rate of 4.4% and a 0.2% increase in average hourly earnings .

Author: 0 Seniors not on board with GOP's healthcare plan

Kristen Johnson, a spokeswoman for Brooks, said the congresswoman will continue to be adamant about continuing health insurance coverage for people with pre-existing conditions and allowing children to remain on their parents' health insurance policies until the age of 26.

Author: 0 Unemployment Rate Touches 16-Year Low Despite Slowing Jobs Growth

USA job growth continued in May with unemployment hitting its lowest level in 16 years, likely paving the way for the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates again in a couple of weeks. 608,000 people dropped out of the labor force between April and May. "The turnover rate for those jobs is 100 percent in 30 days", she said. But in this case that fell in a different week from May 15, when many workers get paid and would receive any raises.

Author: 0 The Biffa PLC's (BIFF) Buy Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd

The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Monday, August 1 by BNP Paribas. On Thursday, April 28 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". As per Tuesday, January 3, the company rating was maintained by HSBC. The company was downgraded on Friday, January 15 by JP Morgan. On Tuesday, November 24 the stock rating was maintained by Panmure Gordon with "Buy".

Business British Airways flights grounded due to global system outage
Author: 0 British Airways flights grounded due to global system outage

Passengers were asked to contact the airline in order to locate their luggage, after many were forced to leave Heathrow without claiming their bags. At the same time, British Airways planes landing at Heathrow have no room as outbound planes can't vacate the gates. It's a holiday weekend, but British Airways passengers aren't getting the relaxing time off that they'd hoped for.

Author: 0 UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Can't Be More Risky. Short Interest Increased

It has outperformed by 171.72% the S&P500. Inverness Counsel Llc increased its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc ( UNH ) by 44.5% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Anchor Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 8,070 shares. Alexandria Capital Ltd Llc reported 230 shares. Affinity Advsrs has 0.31% invested in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH).

Author: 0 All you need to know about the OPEC's oil pricing gimmicks

ANALYST TAKE: "While a 9-month extension to production cuts is widely anticipated, comments from delegates are expected to move prices significantly and remain a driver throughout the day", said Henry Croft, research analyst at Accendo Markets.

Business Terror attacks strike heart of London; 6 people killed
Author: 0 Terror attacks strike heart of London; 6 people killed

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the two attacks, which have been labelled terrorist incidents by local police. Police believe that only the three killed terrorists were involved in the attacks. Police later confirmed there was a separate incident in Borough Market, on the south side of the river Thames and very close to London Bridge . Jones later said that she saw a man being arrested by the police.

Author: 0 May Job Report Hinting at Rate Hikes in 2017

US job creation slowed last month and employment gains in the prior two months were revised lower, suggesting the labor market was losing momentum despite the unemployment rate falling to a 16-year low of 4.3 percent. Despite the big miss in payrolls, analysts said this would not necessarily prevent the Fed from raising interest rates this month. In late trading on Friday, the USA dollar index fell to a seven-month low and was down 0.5 percent at 96.725, down 0.74 percent for the week.

Author: 0 Killed in Vehicle and Stabbing Incidents in London

The flag at Downing Street is flying at half-mast as a mark of respect to the victims of the attack andthe ruling Conservative party has announced that it has suspended its national election campaign for Sunday, with plans to review during the course of the day.

Business Pound sterling falls further after latest poll slashes Conservative lead
Author: 0 Pound sterling falls further after latest poll slashes Conservative lead

UK's parliament consists of 650 seats divided into 4 major constituencies by population. YouGov allowed for big variations in the outcome of the election, ranging from as high as 345 seats for the Conservatives , 15 more than their current number, to as low as 274, the pollster's chief executive, Stephan Shakespeare, said.

Author: 0 How Analysts Feel About Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH)?

The share price of the company (SSEZY) was down -0.85% during the last trading session, with a high of 19.69 and the volume of Sse Plc shares traded was 3074. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, June 2 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, May 12. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, November 2 by Nordea.

Business London Bridge terror attacks: What we know
Author: 0 London Bridge terror attacks: What we know

Earlier, according to media reports, a white van had swerved and hit several pedestrians in the south side of London Bridge . Another witness, Will Heaven, said he saw people who appeared to have been hit, and one being put into an ambulance.

Author: 0 Friday's US jobs report for May likely to show steady gains

The latest figures also showed wage growth stuck at a relatively sluggish 2.5% though, more positively, the unemployment rate fell to a 16-year low of 4.3%. It's only when employers face a shallow pool of job applicants that they tend to feel compelled to raise pay in hopes of hiring people who fit their needs.

Author: 0 Bloomberg says USA does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

President Donald Trump on 1 June 2017 drew a lot of criticism from the world leaders and businessmen for his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement . The UN Environment Chief Erik Solheim joined other experts and analysts in saying that the USA withdrawal will put India and China in leadership positions in the global fight to combat climate change.

Author: 0 May jobs report: 4 things to know

The job market took a step backward in May, according to new Labor Department statistics that show a lower-than-expected 138,000 jobs added to the economy, a falling labor-force participation rate, and stagnant wages. "The loss of manufacturing jobs in May is a stark reminder of the challenges that face factory workers: declining auto sales, a persistently high goods trade deficit, and muddled fiscal policies", said AAM President Scott Paul.

Author: 0 Blow to Donald Trump as US jobs growth slows down

The U.S. economy created 66,000 fewer jobs than previously reported in March and April . "I think they'd have to go back a while to find a trailing three months that weak", said Ron Sanchez, chief investment officer at Fiduciary Trust. The greenback fell to seven-month troughs against euro and Swiss franc, while sliding from a one-week high versus the yen. "The overall report shows a continued tightening in labor markets and should help solidify the Fed's decision to hike rates in June", ...

Author: 0 Djokovic dodges disaster, Nadal rolls at French Open

Forced out of the tournament after the third round past year, Nadal is bidding to become the first player in the Open era to win 10 majors at the same event. "Many other players have approached me before, I can not say who". The women's singles tournament rolls on with five matches completed today before the rain brought an early end to the other events at Roland Garros.

Business China will 'steadfastly' adhere to climate pact, says Li Keqiang
Author: 0 China will 'steadfastly' adhere to climate pact, says Li Keqiang

Skeptics have said the less the USA does to combat climate change , the less incentive other countries have to follow all parts of the deal consistently - that includes China. The document highlights the dangers posed by rising temperatures, "as a national security issue and multiplying factor of social and political fragility", while pointing out that the transition to clean energy creates jobs and economic growth.

Business Oil Prices Drop 5 Percent after OPEC Meeting in Vienna
Author: 0 Oil Prices Drop 5 Percent after OPEC Meeting in Vienna

Also attending the OPEC meeting, Iran's oil minister, Bijan Zanganeh, said his country is signing contracts with European and Asian oil companies, but not American companies who are limited by the U.S. If that coincides with strong shale-oil growth, the market looks to be oversupplied again, he said. Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said late on Wednesday that he felt "very strongly" that US trade relationships with Canada and Mexico help USA competitiveness.

Business United Nations expands North Korea Blacklist, under Trump
Author: 0 United Nations expands North Korea Blacklist, under Trump

Mattis, arguably Trump's most important statesman as the new president hopes to slash the State Department, tried to allay the fears. North Korea's aggression "cannot continue", Mattis said during a summit in Asia. Allies around the world have been concerned about the commitment of the United States since Trump took office on January 20 because of his "America First" rhetoric and expectations that he would concentrate on a domestic agenda.

Author: 0 Real's remarkable Ronaldo again delivers when it matters most

Cristiano Ronaldo made all the difference yet again with two goals to help Real Madrid secure a third Champions League title in four years as they crushed Juventus 4-1 in Saturday's final. "Every Real Madrid fan is so grateful to him, he lifted our level of talent when he arrived in 2001 and was the best player in the world". It's another record for us and the players deserve it and so do I because I scored twice and I'm the top scorer in the Champions League.

Author: 0 Deadline for budget action looms over Illinois Legislature

Secretary of State spokesman Henry Haupt told The Daily once legislators adjourned at roughly 9 p.m., the public had an hour to leave the building. But party leaders also said they're considering other options. But it now becomes more hard, as any spending plan passed requires a three-fifths majority, and since the Democrats only hold 67 seats, they will need Republican support.