Author: 0 Saudi Arabia and UAE Suspend Trade with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain gave Qatari visitors and residents 14 days to get out and demanded that diplomats from the tiny nation also leave. Supermarkets were besieged by shoppers yesterday as many rushed to buy food, leaving shelves bare and resulting in queues up to 25-people deep at some major stores in central Doha.

Author: 0 Comey Expected to Testify About Trump Conversations as Early as Next Week

Comey wrote a memo about almost every phone call and meeting he held with Trump, sources close to him have told NBC News, and he was concerned that Trump did not appear to respect the decades-long tradition that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director should be independent from the White House.

Business Turkey's Erdogan holds talks with leaders on lowering Qatar tension
Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan holds talks with leaders on lowering Qatar tension

On Monday, June 5, 2017, Bahrain , Egypt , Sa. Egypt said it will suspend air links with Qatar from Tuesday, after it and other Arab states cut diplomatic ties with the Gulf emirate and accused it of supporting extremism. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the move was rooted in longstanding differences and urged the parties to resolve them. Qatar is host to the largest US air base in the Middle East at Al Udeid, a staging ground for USA -led strikes on the Islamic State ...

Business Trump will not block former FBI Director from testimony
Author: 0 Trump will not block former FBI Director from testimony

Comey is expected to be asked questions on the FBI's investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, as well as Russia's influence on the presidential election. Invoking executive privilege would theoretically allow Mr. Trump to block Comey's testimony. Comey faces potential conflicts as the FBI's investigation into Trump and Russian Federation is still ongoing.

Author: 0 London mayor says Trump will not 'divide our communities'

He said his position on the planned state visit had remained consistent. Trump said he had spoken with British Prime Minister Theresa May to express America's "unwavering support" and offer US assistance as the British government works to protect its citizens and bring the guilty to justice.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin hits back about claims over Donald Trump and U.S. election

Trump has called an FBI investigation into alleged ties between his campaign and Russian Federation a "witch hunt" created to undermine the legitimacy of his 2016 election win. "Good job. Your lives must be so boring". For these sections of the ruling elite, the campaign against Trump as a Russian agent serves a dual objective of pressuring the current administration and attempting to divert mass anger over Trump's policies behind a drive for war against Russia.

Business Pakistan warned from abetting infiltration — Pak DGMO talks
Author: 0 Pakistan warned from abetting infiltration — Pak DGMO talks

The unscheduled talks between the two officers came in the backdrop of escalating tension in Jammu and Kashmir as both the armies fired on each other's posts regularly. Last month, it released a video which showed the destruction of a Pakistan Army bunker on the LoC in Indian firing. However, any Indian misadventure from across/along the Line of Control in any form shall be responded with full force at the time and place of our choice with the onus of responsibility on Indian aggressive ...

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Vijay Mallya intends to attend all India matches

He was also seen with commentator and former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar during the match. Recently, facing a backlash on Twitter for attending the India-Pakistan match, Vijay Mallya replied to it haters and wrote: "Wide sensational media coverage on my attendance at the IND v PAK match at Edgbaston".

Business OPEC Agrees 9-Month Extension To Production Cut, WTI Oil Price Slides
Author: 0 OPEC Agrees 9-Month Extension To Production Cut, WTI Oil Price Slides

The extension would come after a landmark deal at the end of 2016 which saw Opec and other countries, including Russian Federation, agree to cut production by 1.8m barrels per day in the first half of this year. OPEC sources have said the Vienna meeting would highlight a need for long-term cooperation with non-OPEC producers. Reuters later also reported the news , citing delegates.

Business Interest rates stay on hold as east coast property market cools
Author: 0 Interest rates stay on hold as east coast property market cools

The Reserve Bank acknowledged that "conditions in the housing market vary considerably around the country", but said that rapid price growth in capital cities is showing signs of easing. "If anything, economic performance and risks still suggest there should be an easing bias and property markets/debt accumulation suggest a tightening one", Mr Joiner said.

Business Minimum wage rise to cost jobs: R&CA
Author: 0 Minimum wage rise to cost jobs: R&CA

If you pay your staff at Award level, the increase to minimum rates take effect from the first full pay period commencing after 1 July 2017. The Fair Work Commission has ruled that Australia's lowest paid workers will receive a 3.3% pay rise a week.

Business Industry Commentary: Walmart's employee delivery initiative
Author: 0 Industry Commentary: Walmart's employee delivery initiative

Associates are fully in control of their experience. This is the right approach to think 'outside the delivery box.' Walmart is doing a great job of showing retailers that innovation isn't the exclusive domain of Amazon . "Once they're done working at the store for the day, they pick up the packages from the backroom, load them into their vehicle, enter the delivery addresses into the Global Positioning System on their phone and head toward home".

Author: 0 Paris Agreement: Formal US exit possible only in 2020

The Paris Agreement commits governments to hold the increase in average global temperature to 2 C above pre-industrial levels. Other world leaders , however, have condemned Trump's decision . Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday renewed his criticism of President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change. "I know many of you share my disappointment with the White House's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement", he wrote.

Business White House: Trump will not block Comey's testimony
Author: 0 White House: Trump will not block Comey's testimony

President Donald Trump will not invoke executive privilege to prevent former FBI Director James Comey from testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee this week. Comey is said to have written detailed notes about three conversations he had with Trump while still Federal Bureau of Investigation director. The White House said the account was incorrect.

Business Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy

Those social media posts followed one on Sunday in which Trump declared the United States "must stop being politically correct" and do more to protecting its citizens, adding: "If we don't get smart it will only get worse". The DOJ has in fact already asked for an expedited hearing, as called for by Trump in his tweet , but the Supreme Court rarely grants emergency requests.

Author: 0 London attack: Fresh arrests as first victim named

Following his comments about the London Bridge attack, Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrat party, said the invitation should be withdrawn. "There's no reason to be alarmed", Khan said . and got people to come into the bar and to go into toilets, hide under tables and hide in our cellar where we keep all our stock", he told NBC News .

Business Trump proposes privatizing United States air traffic control system
Author: 0 Trump proposes privatizing United States air traffic control system

He also called the system "ancient, broken, antiquated" and "horrible". "There is no consensus on this short-sighted privatization proposal", DeFazio, of OR, said. Flight delays caused by the government are actually down, according to U.S. data. "Today we are taking the first important step to clearing the runway for more jobs, lower prices and much, much, much better transportation", Trump said.

Business Trump won't assert executive privilege for Comey testimony
Author: 0 Trump won't assert executive privilege for Comey testimony

Comey is scheduled to testify for the first time since his firing before the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of the committee's Russia-related investigation. The former FBI Director's testimony is set to begin at 10 a.m. ET. Legal experts have also said that the president likely undermined his ability to assert executive privilege by publicly discussing his dealings with Comey in tweets and interviews.

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The Company's Corporate & Institutional Banking segment allows companies and financial institutions to operate and trade globally, and its Private Banking segment supports high net worth individuals with their banking needs across borders and offers access to global investment opportunities.

Author: 0 Usher explains why he missed the One Love Manchester concert

The concert was arranged in the wake of the terror attack at Ariana Grande's Manchester concert less than two weeks ago that left 22 people dead. Throughout the show, Grande became teary-eyed, expressing her gratitude to her Manchester fans. You looked fear in the face and said, 'No. "The only thing we'll feel here tonight is love, and positivity".

Author: 0 Johnson holds off Larson, wins for 11th time at Dover

Nobody - and I mean nobody - wants to see what happened on Sunday in Dover . Yarborough was one of Johnson's childhood idols - making this a special win for him. On Sunday , Jimmie Johnson passed Larson on an overtime restart to roar to his third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season Sunday at Dover , tying NASCAR Hall of Famer Cale Yarborough on the all-time win list.

Author: 0 India better equipped for Champions Trophy now than last time: Kohli

It's different for them. "It's been going through my head and I have been working on lot of stuff based on how the game is changing". He was injured, not able to play taking some time to rest and accused of not taking IPL seriously. "I think the first challenge is not to think that we are defending the title", he added. "Last time also we went there to enjoy and that is what we will look to do this time too".

Author: 0 Gulf crisis is latest strain on Qatar's 2022 World Cup

He explained that the deterioration in relations between OPEC members Qatar and Saudi Arabia could disrupt the cartel-led agreement on production cuts. Diplomatic relations between Maldives and Qatar began in 1984. They also blocked Qatari broadcasters and websites - including the influential Doha-based Al-Jazeera news channel - following the alleged statements .

Author: 0 Paris agreement: Angela Merkel vows decisive action on climate change

Sanders said in a dpa interview conducted ahead of his German book launch in Berlin on Wednesday. The remarks came soon after G7 and NATO summits, where news reports suggested that not all was well between her and Trump , who is leading the USA towards a more protectionist stance on economic issues and has called for NATO to pay for their share of expenditure of the Atlantic military alliance.

Author: 0 Insider Activity of Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)

On 4/26/2017 Juniper Networks announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 1.36% with an ex dividend date of 5/30/2017 which will be payable on 6/22/2017. Instinet restated a "buy" rating and issued a $33.00 target price on shares of Juniper Networks in a report on Thursday, April 6th. Following U.S.

Business Keshia Knight Pulliam accompanies Bill Cosby to court
Author: 0 Keshia Knight Pulliam accompanies Bill Cosby to court

And they argued that the delayed prosecution makes the case impossible to defend, given that witnesses have died, memories have faded and Cosby , they say, is blind. She worked for Cosby's agent at the William Morris Agency and says Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 1996 at a Los Angeles hotel. Keshia Knight Pulliam showed her support for Bill Cosby on the first day of his sexual assault trial on Monday.

Business Anger in Mexican sugarcane fields, harbinger of NAFTA risks
Author: 0 Anger in Mexican sugarcane fields, harbinger of NAFTA risks

The trade accord known as NAFTA didn't include the energy sector when it went into effect in 1994. The U.S. extended its deadline to reach a deal with Mexico on talks over sugar as the two countries neared an agreement that would prevent a tit-for-tat trade dispute.

Author: 0 May Jobs Report Disappoints Despite 16-Year Unemployment Low

There was a 16-year low at 4.3% in the unemployment rate in May which is said to be the lowest rank since May 2001. "This jobs report nearly certainly does nothing to shift the Fed's thinking in June , and we expect a rate hike", said Megan Greene, chief economist at Manulife Asset Management.

Author: 0 Security tight as Manchester prepares for benefit concert

Grande, her voice exhausted from the long evening, paused with tears in her eyes before the song's coda as the crowd, made up of people the same age as those who attended her concert in the area less than two weeks earlier, watched on - no doubt exhausted, but no less passionate for it.

Author: 0 Latest Stocks: Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) VP Jesus Alzarez Sells 1214 Shares

Barclays Capital maintained Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF ) on Tuesday, August 4 with "Overweight" rating. It has outperformed by 2.32% the S&P500. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Herbalife from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, April 25th.

Author: 0 Protecting climate an article of faith for us, says PM Modi

French President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, before their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris , France, Saturday, June 3, 2017 . "We are both convinced that our countries have to do a lot for the ecological and environmental transition and the fight against global warming", Macron said, according to French media .

Business Alphabet shares pass $1000 mark for the first time ever
Author: 0 Alphabet shares pass $1000 mark for the first time ever

Peregrine Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Alphabet during the third quarter worth $22,830,000. A number of research analysts have weighed in on GOOGL shares. NY increased its stake in shares of Alphabet by 7.9% in the first quarter. Finally, Israel Discount Bank of New York GFN acquired a new stake in Alphabet during the fourth quarter valued at about $166,000.

Business Arab League chief regrets split between Arab states and Qatar
Author: 0 Arab League chief regrets split between Arab states and Qatar

There are rising concerns on what happening between Qatar and its neighbours. The United States urged unity for the Gulf States. Turkey called on Monday for dialogue to resolve a dispute between Qatar and other Arab states, and a government spokesman said President Tayyip Erdogan was working for a diplomatic solution to the rift.

Business 'Oi, cowards!': Londoners fought back as killers rampaged
Author: 0 'Oi, cowards!': Londoners fought back as killers rampaged

Attacking people after abandoning the van, they headed to Borough Market where the pubs and restaurants were packed with Saturday night crowds, many watching the Champions League final between Juventus and Real Madrid in Cardiff. "That this should happen in this month of Ramadan, when many Muslims were praying and fasting only goes to show that these people respect neither life nor faith".

Business Trump argues for travel ban as attacks hit London
Author: 0 Trump argues for travel ban as attacks hit London

Prof Glees said "Strong actions are called for, and we have to show that Britain is not a soft touch", but adding that people in civil liberty groups as well as some members of the Conservative party will resist the tougher stand May is suggesting in the war on terrorism.

Author: 0 Pelosi: Trump Withdrawing From Climate Agreement Dishonors God, Hurts His Grandchildren

It's unclear when discussions between the three governors began, but they announced their new pact within an hour of Trump's announcement. Trump cast his decision to exit the Paris agreement as an "America First" policy focused on improving the economy in the Rust Belt, specifically mentioning Pittsburgh , Penn., and Youngstown, Ohio.

Author: 0 Parsec Financial Management Inc. Lowers Position in Starbucks Co. (SBUX)

Heritage now has $361.80 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $46.44. The company had a trading volume of 893,236 shares. Sfe Invest Counsel reported 4,509 shares. Finally, Asset Management One Co. James Inv Rech Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH) for 3,700 shares.

Author: 0 UK's new vehicle market falters with 17320 fewer registrations in May

Business buyers were the only sector that registered an increase in registrations in May. Recent negative publicity surrounding the use of diesel vehicles appears to have impacted demand, which was down 20.0% to 81,489 units. After hitting record peaks in 2016 and early 2017, the UK's new auto market saw a significant decline in May. "Added to this, the general election was always likely to give many pause for thought and affect purchasing patterns in the short term", he said.

Business Etihad, Emirates suspend flights to Qatar
Author: 0 Etihad, Emirates suspend flights to Qatar

Al Jazeera added that the Qatar News Agency had suffered a four-hour "cyber-attack". Trump and other USA officials participated in a traditional sword dance during the trip in which he called on Muslim countries to stand united against extremists and singled out Iran as a key source of funding and support for militant groups.

Business UAE, Saudi Arabia halt white sugar exports to Qatar - trade sources
Author: 0 UAE, Saudi Arabia halt white sugar exports to Qatar - trade sources

In a brief statement sent to AFP, football's governing body FIFA said it was "in regular contact" with Qatar 2022 organisers and had "no further comments for the time being". At that time, travel links were maintained and Qataris were not expelled. Qatar has also hosted talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban.

Business Iran urges 'dialogue' between Qatar and Gulf neighbours
Author: 0 Iran urges 'dialogue' between Qatar and Gulf neighbours

Bahrain , Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates , and Yemen have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing the country of backing terrorist groups. Qatar is home to the sprawling al-Udeid Air Base, which is home to the forward headquarters of the USA military's Central Command. Maj. Last month the website of Qatar's official news agency was allegedly hacked by unknown individuals who reportedly published statements falsely attributed to its emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad ...

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn demands Theresa May quits as Prime Minister over police funding

When asked if he would back calls for Mrs May's resignation, Mr Corbyn said: " Indeed I would , because there's been calls made by a lot of very responsible people on this who are very anxious that she was at the Home Office for all this time, presided over these cuts in police numbers and is now saying that we have a problem - yes, we do have a problem, we should never have cut the police numbers".

Business Oil price decline after OPEC output cut extension an 'overreaction'
Author: 0 Oil price decline after OPEC output cut extension an 'overreaction'

Reduction in the oil output was one way by which OPEC and other oil producing countries could maintain a balance between the demand and price combination for oil in the worldwide market. The price of oil dropped by around 5%, despite the alliance's announcement to extend the cut. Some non-OPEC oil producers, such as Russian Federation and Ka-zakhstan, also attempt to enlarge their production.

Business Renault, Powervault team up to turn EV batteries into home storage
Author: 0 Renault, Powervault team up to turn EV batteries into home storage

Renault EV batteries typically have a lifetime of eight to 10 years. Speaking to Solar Power Portal, Powervault MD Joe Warren revealed that the company was now looking to raise between £2.5 million and £5 million through a combination of crowdfunding and other investors, particularly institutional and high net worth individuals, a number of which it was already in discussion with.

Business AAA Hits Tesla Owners With Huge Insurance Hike
Author: 0 AAA Hits Tesla Owners With Huge Insurance Hike

That's where the original problem with insurers arose since they weren't differentiating the trims properly and charged P90D premiums for a Model S 85 for example. Tesla claims that its models were compared with the wrong competitors and if they were compared to similar vehicles, the crash data would not be an issue.