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Author: 0 Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Mueller Without Good Cause

Rosenstein, who was speaking before the senate appropriations committee because Sessions has recused himself from all matters related to the Russian Federation investigation, said that only he has the authority in the justice department to fire Mueller and that he would do so only if the president's orders are "lawful and appropriate".

Business Wisconsin business leaders to meet with Trump
Author: 0 Wisconsin business leaders to meet with Trump

The U.S. House has already passed a bill that would repeal the ACA, while the Senate is working to craft its own version of the bill. Gov. Scott Walker says when President Donald Trump comes to Wisconsin, he will see that people outside of Washington "still like his policies".

Business State part of suit against administration over energy standards
Author: 0 State part of suit against administration over energy standards

The Obama administration signed off on the energy efficiency standards for the products in December 2016 and posted them online for a 45-day review period meant to spot any errors. The energy efficiency standards at issue in Tuesday's lawsuit also cover walk-in coolers and freezers , air compressors , commercial packaged boilers and uninterruptable power supplies.

Business George Obsorne says Theresa May is a 'dead woman walking'
Author: 0 George Obsorne says Theresa May is a 'dead woman walking'

Bernard Jenkin has taken to the airwaves to condemn Mr Osborne. 'She said I needed to get to know my party better. "But I do think if we're going to have a leadership contest in the Conservative Party, what we can not do is have another coronation like last summer".

Author: 0 Jailed US student released in North Korea

Warmbier was arrested last January for attempting to steal a political banner from his Pyongyang hotel. In April and May, North Korea detained two other Korean Americans, both of them affiliated with the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, a private institution run by Korean American Christians.

Author: 0 Top 8 lines from Jeff Sessions' hearing

Though the Justice Department maintains that it has fully disclosed the extent of Sessions' foreign contacts a year ago, lawmakers have continued to press him for answers about an April 2016 event at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington , where both Sessions and Kislyak attended a foreign policy speech by Trump.

Business House Republicans Pass 'Choice' Act, Block Fiduciary Rule
Author: 0 House Republicans Pass 'Choice' Act, Block Fiduciary Rule

The CFPB was created under Dodd-Frank and is designed to operate as an independent watchdog with a single director. The CHOICE Act is the most ambitious Republican effort to roll back parts of the law fiercely defended by Democrats under former President Barack ObamaBarack ObamaTrump, Meryl Streep share screen time in HBO film Former attorney general: Lynch made Justice Department "an arm of the Clinton campaign" Trump reopens hundreds of immigration cases: report MORE .

Business Manchester United's bid for Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata true
Author: 0 Manchester United's bid for Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata true

Man Utd have reportedly placed a bid for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata , although it's unclear if it's enough to meet the Spanish side's demands. I can not tell [if an agreement is close], we'll see. On Milan's interest, Morata's agent said: "Yes, there was frequent contact with us until a few days ago - I can confirm that.

Author: 0 Commodities: Crude veers heavily lower as Libya output surges

Brent crude ended the session 45 cents, or 0.9%, lower at $51.84 a barrel, while U.S. light crude fell 14 cents, or 0.3%, to $49.66. The cutbacks have yet to drain crude inventories significantly, Reuters added. Opec members Libya and Nigeria are exempt from the cuts, while United States shale oil producers are not part of the agreement and have been ramping up production.

Business AOPA expresses concern about Trump's ATC plan
Author: 0 AOPA expresses concern about Trump's ATC plan

Government taxes would taper off as user fees increase to fund the new corporation, Shuster said. The president is expected to point to the changes as a way of accelerating a more modern air traffic control system. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California pointed to past opposition from both parties to privatization plans, saying it would "hand control of one of our nation's most important public assets to special interests and the big airlines".

Author: 0 Deputy AG defends integrity of Russia probe

Ruddy appeared to be basing his remarks, at least in part, on comments from Jay Sekulow, a member of Trump's legal team, who told ABC in an interview Sunday that he was "not going to speculate" on whether Trump might at some point order Rosenstein to fire Mueller.

Business Uber CEO to take leave; report recommends broad changes
Author: 0 Uber CEO to take leave; report recommends broad changes

Holder also called for trimming Kalanick's job duties, shifting day-to-day functions to a yet-to-be-hired chief operating officer. The COO, yet to be hired, would be a partner with Kalanick . The report also asks that an "oversight committee" be created to hold the company accountable for things like ethical business practices, diversity and inclusion.

Business YouTube Star Austin Jones Arrested on Child Pornography Charges
Author: 0 YouTube Star Austin Jones Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

The 24-year-old is now in federal custody since his arrest at the Chicago O-Hare Airport on Monday and will appear in court on Wednesday for a bond hearing. You might also be interested in. . Not much is known regarding what actually happened yet, but we do know, because of the court documents, that Jones was involved in communications with two underage female girls in August of 2016 and May 2017 over Facebook.

Author: 0 Hurricane Energy PLC (HUR) Given "Buy" Rating at FinnCap

Peel Hunt has "Add" rating and GBX 505 target. Barclays Capital maintained Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR) rating on Wednesday, June 29. The firm has "Buy" rating by Peel Hunt given on Thursday, March 31. Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) has risen 62.06% since June 13, 2016 and is uptrending. Lowrey Charles F sold 222,857 shares worth $24.08M. $9,111 worth of Nanoco Group PLC (LON:NANO) was sold by Kocher Rollin.

Author: 0 No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

He said Trump phoned him Monday to share his concerns about where Mueller's investigation is going. "If President Trump really does fire Robert Mueller ", Frum said , "he might as well just hire a skywriter to trace in smoke over the White House , 'I am super guilty'".

Author: 0 Though economy surprises, European Central Bank to stick with stimulus program

The lower inflation outlook suggested that the European Central Bank will likely keep its stimulus program for now even though growth projections for the region were revised higher . Analysts think the bond purchases will be tapered next year, but the bank has moved gingerly in indicating when it might be ready to announce a schedule for reducing and then ending them.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions denies secret meetings with Russian Federation, calls it 'detestable lie'

Spicer, the spokesman, declined to say then that Sessions enjoyed Trump's confidence, though spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said later in the week that the president had confidence "in all of his Cabinet". Sessions: "You tell...this is a secret innuendo being leaked out there 'bout me, and I don't appreciate it". Sessions is the most senior member of Trump's administration caught up in the controversy over whether associates of the president colluded with Russian Federation to help Trump ...

Author: 0 Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller

The friend, Christopher Ruddy, chief executive of Newsmax Media, who was at the White House Monday, said on PBS' "NewsHour" that Trump was "considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel". Graham also asked him if it would be a disqualifier to have worked for Hillary Clinton, who ran against President Donald Trump in the election and was a subject of a separate Justice Department investigation into her email practices.

Author: 0 CPI inflation eases to 2.18% in May'17

Inflation apart, industrial output too slipped to 3.1 per cent in April from 6.5 per cent a year ago, possibly because of lagged impact of demonetisation, government data showed today. But ONS data showed the rate of increase in factory gate prices "levelled" in May as manufacturing input costs have started to fall month on month - which could provide some respite for consumer prices.

Author: 0 AG Rosenstein sees no reason to fire Mueller

Still, this conflict goes almost unmentioned in breathless, conjecture-filled reports on the self-admitted hearsay Ruddy (some would say recklessly) fired into the media ether. "I would predict massive resignations within the [Department of Justice] and White House , among other places, if he does that", Jack Goldsmith, a Harvard Law School professor and a former assistant attorney general and special counsel to the Department of Defense, wrote in a blog post .

Author: 0 Kate Middleton Makes a Surprise Visit With London Bridge Terror Victims

Princess Kate Middleton visited the hospital where numerous victims are being treated to show support for patients and staff. The horrific events left eight dead and 48 injured, 14 of which were treated at King's College. Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall visited the patients earlier this month. "It gives the patients a lift, and it gives the staff a lift that they are being recognized".

Author: 0 Trump weighs firing Mueller, according to confidante

That would have to be done by the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein , given that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from DOJ's Russian Federation investigation. And he can expect questions about his involvement in Comey's May 9 firing, the circumstances surrounding his decision to recuse himself from the FBI's investigation, and whether any of his actions - such as interviewing candidates for the FBI director position or meeting with Trump about Comey - violated his ...

Business Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'
Author: 0 Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

Democrats say the process is blatantly hypocritical because Republicans complained before Obamacare passed in 2010 that it was largely written behind closed doors. "Next month is my prediction", Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, told Politico. "I have none planned", Alexander said . "And I really appreciate what you are doing".

Business Porsche previews 520kW 911 GT2
Author: 0 Porsche previews 520kW 911 GT2

At the rear of the GT2 RS is a motorsport-inspired wing that's among the largest ever seen adorning a 911. What we do know is that the engine is a 3.8-liter biturbo flat-six sourced from the 911 Turbo S , but upgraded for the GT2 RS. Official outputs are yet to be confirmed, but expect in excess of 480kW/750Nm to be sent exclusively to the rear wheels . The auto, which is one of the game's star models, will be officially unveiled by Porsche later this year.

Author: 0 White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing

He added , "I'm not going to follow any order unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders". President Donald Trump is traveling to Wisconsin to discuss expanding access to apprenticeships - a jobs agenda item likely to be overshadowed by testimony from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the president's apparent toying with the idea of dismissing the newly-appointed special counsel.

Author: 0 '100 per cent' willing to testify over James Comey conversations: Donald Trump

But until he does, it's premature to give him the benefit of the doubt on honesty. Sessions and Trump's son-in-law and presidential adviser, Jared Kushner, also attended the speech, which drew heavy news coverage at the time. "There's a real question of the propriety of the attorney general participating in that in any way, shape or form", Sen. Two days before that, Trump surrogates Sebastian Gorka and Kellyanne Conway insisted with straight faces that Trump's often-damning tweets - ...

Author: 0 No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general

Members are using the event as a chance to grill Rosenstein about other topics, including the firing of FBI Director James Comey , the investigation into Russian meddling in last year's election and Rosenstein's decision to tap Mueller as special counsel.

Author: 0 Rosenstein Sees No Reason To Fire Special Counsel

The MSNBC host expressed confidence that Ruddy's insinuation was baseless, in a clip flagged by Mediaite . "I think you'll find in this latest allegation that the Russian ambassador was one of 90 people in a room, and then he rode home and said 'I met with Senator Sessions because it made him look good , '" said Speaker Gingrich.

Author: 0 Captain Smith admits frustration as rain foils Australia

Leg-spinner Adam Zampa was also impressive on the day, conceding just 13 runs in four overs while bagging two wickets.Fast bowler Josh Hazlewood, who had bagged a six-wicket haul in Australia's first match against hosts England , returned figures of 1/40 in his 10 overs.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers in 5 games, win NBA Finals

It was also the first career title for Durant, who left Oklahoma City last July to join the Warriors amid expectations he and Golden State would fill trophy cases. LeBron James has 21 points and J.R. Smith kept the Cavs in it with two big 3-pointers in the final minute, including a 28-foot heave just before the halftime buzzer.

Business Producer Prices Unchanged in May
Author: 0 Producer Prices Unchanged in May

On a sequential basis, the PPI was 0 percent, slowing from April's 0.5 percent. Despite concerns regarding weakening inflation, the Federal Reserve is expected to raise it's benchmark interest rate when it meets this week. The cost of gasoline declined 11.2 percent in May, which was also the largest decline since February of a year ago. Year-over-year, the producer price index (PPI) rose 2.4% in May, compared to expectations for a gain of 2.3% and following a 2.5% increase in the preceding ...

Business Uber Board Member Makes Sexist Comment During All-Hands Meeting
Author: 0 Uber Board Member Makes Sexist Comment During All-Hands Meeting

Bonderman: "Actually, what it shows is that it's much more likely to be more talking". The blowback was immediate and uncompromising, as Twitter users expressed their outrage over Bonderman's remarks. Bonderman later apologized for the "disrespectful remark" in a statement provided to Business Insider . Bonderman, 74, apologized for his attempt at humor in an email sent to Uber employees, according to his spokesman.

Author: 0 Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH) Seeing Rampant Activity Today

Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Delcath Systems, Inc. ( DCTH ). The moving average uses the sum of all of the previous closing prices over a certain time period and divides the result by the number of prices used in the calculation.

Author: 0 Deputy AG wouldn't fire Mueller if unlawful

During Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's appearance before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday, a number of Senators addressed rumors that President Donald Trump was considering firing Robert Mueller , the special counsel in charge of the investigation of Russian ties to the Trump campaign.

Author: 0 Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidant

Lindsey Graham of SC tried to clarify where that line for "good cause" was. "I appointed him. I stand by it... and I am going to defend the integrity of that investigation", he said. Mueller has been criticized by some Republicans who suggest he may have a conflict of interest because of his close relationship with former FBI Director James Comey , who was sacked by Trump in May.

Business Attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russia
Author: 0 Attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russia

Sessions in March removed himself from involvement in any probe into alleged Russian election meddling but maintained he did nothing wrong by failing to disclose that he met previous year with Russia's ambassador. It has never been clear how Sessions could have recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation, but still involved himself in the decision to fire the FBI director, given that the decision to fire Comey was directly linked to the Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 No change in Theresa May's Brexit plan

Earlier today she chaired her first meeting of cabinet since the election - which was likely to have included crunch talks on securing a deal with the DUP which will ensure she has a Commons majority. Meanwhile, EU figures are also looking on with cynicism as May struggles to form an alliance with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists to strengthen her government .

Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions responds to Comey hearing, testifies in Russian Federation probe

Sessions is enmeshed in multiple lines of ongoing inquiry: He had meetings with Russian officials that later forced him to recuse himself from the Justice Department's probe of the Trump campaign's ties to Russia. "It is really unclear what he is going to say, and I am a little bit surprised because in the past, he has gotten into trouble when he said things and they turned out not to be entirely true", said Jens Ohlin, a professor of law at Cornell University.

Author: 0 Liveblog: Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey testified that he decided not to report the president's request to Sessions at the time, because the attorney general was weighing his recusal from all matters related to the Russia investigation - largely for his failure to acknowledge two previous meetings with the Russian ambassador during his January confirmation hearing - and for other "facts" the former director said he could not disclose in a public session.

Author: 0 General Motors Company (GM) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC

Finally, Berenberg Bank set a $29.00 price objective on shares of General Motors Company and gave the stock a "sell" rating in a report on Monday, March 6th. Moreover, Numeric Investors Ltd Com has 0.03% invested in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Chem Natl Bank stated it has 75,304 shares. BB&T Corp boosted its stake in Ford Motor Company by 1.7% in the third quarter.

Business FDA to delay rule requiring new nutrition facts panel
Author: 0 FDA to delay rule requiring new nutrition facts panel

It's the Trump administration's latest delay of the Obama administration's rules meant to improve food labeling and make foods healthier and safer. The "decision by the Trump administration to delay a new round of food labeling mandates was the right decision", Michelle Minton, a consumer policy expert at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, wrote in a statement .

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Author: 0 Harry Kane hails "fantastic" England character

At this point, the three points looked relatively safe for England; Scotland had barely threatened, and Southgate's side would have been confident they could see the game out. "I have been involved with Scotland for 40 years now and I can not remember anyone hitting a better free-kick and then coming away and hitting an even better one ".

Business Activists, others demand HC Judge probe into Mandsaur firing
Author: 0 Activists, others demand HC Judge probe into Mandsaur firing

A delegation comprising social activists Medha Patkar, Swami Agnivesh, Swaraj India leader Yogendra Yadav and politicians Kalpana Parulekar of the Congress, and Paras Saklecha of the Aam Adami Party was detained at Dhodhar in neighbouring Ratlam district when it tried to visit Mandsaur to meet the kin of the farmers killed in the June 6 police firing.

Author: 0 Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says there's no cause to fire Mueller

Attorney General Jeff Session, right, and Vice President Mike Pence attend a Cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump , Monday, June 12, 2017, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. It's unclear whether the president could override those rules and order Rosenstein to fire Mueller. "I personally think it would be a significant mistake, even though I don't think there is a justification [for a special counsel]".

Business Global uncertainty results in Sensex dropping 166 points
Author: 0 Global uncertainty results in Sensex dropping 166 points

The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) inched higher by 18.90 points or 0.20 per cent at 9,635.30 points. Banks paced the decliners, with SBI, PNB and Bank of Baroda losing 1-3 percent after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Reserve Bank of India ( RBI ) is at an advanced stage of preparing a list of bad loans where resolution is required under the country's insolvency and bankruptcy rules.

Author: 0 Mourinho Pushing to Sign $101million Star for Manchester United

The England global has been strongly linked with Mourinho's side on several occasions over the past few seasons, but nothing concrete has ever come of it. His agent, Juanma López , went to the Real Madrid office to tell the club the decision made by the Spaniard. Sergio Ramos, the charismatic Los Blancos captain insists that he wishes Morata the best for the future, and that any decision to leave the club rests exclusively on the shoulders of the player himself.

Business 9th Circuit Upholds Block on Trump's Revised Travel Ban
Author: 0 9th Circuit Upholds Block on Trump's Revised Travel Ban

The order, rejecting the travel ban, says "immigration, even for the President, is not a one-person show". They could order an unusual June argument and try to resolve the travel ban lawsuits before they leave town for the summer. They said the cases might be moot as soon as Wednesday. Wall suggested a briefing schedule that would run to June 21. The Trump administration argues the measures are needed to ward off terror attacks in the country, but critics say the ban is discriminatory and ...