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Author: 0 The Sessions Inquisition Comes Up Empty: Trump Unscathed After Attorney General's Testimony

He opened his testimony with a fiery assertion that he never had any conversations with Russians about "any type of interference" in the 2016 presidential election . Sessions of " obstructing " the committee and "impeding this investigation". Sessions also told Harris he didn't want to be rushed during his questioning because it "makes me nervous".

Author: 0 London residents raised concerns months before fire

Group Commander of the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) Geoff Summerville described the blaze in London as an " unprecedented incident, one which we haven't seen the like of for years". The cause of the fire was not immediately known. The apartment block was built in 1974, but had recently undergone a major refurbishment, including a new heating and hot water system and new cladding on the outside.

Author: 0 US consumer prices dip 0.1 percent in May

The cost of package holidays alone was up 0.6 per cent in May. "This doesn't bode well for economic growth - the United Kingdom economy is heavily reliant on the consumer and falling real incomes will eventually translate into lower retail sales ".

Author: 0 Fed raises rates, gives details on balance sheet reduction

The U.S. central bank cited continued U.S. economic growth and job market strength, proceeding with its first tightening cycle in more than a decade. Unemployment has already reached a 16-year low of 4.3 percent. In a June 2 Reuters poll, six of 17 primary dealers thought an announcement would come in September, while the rest forecast it would occur at the last policy meeting of 2017.

Author: 0 Fed hikes key rate and unveils bond trimming plans

As financial markets had anticipated, the policymaking Federal Open Market Committee increased its benchmark target a quarter point, CNBC reported. Citing recent inflation declines, greater household spending, and a steady job market, the Fed voted almost unanimously to increase the interest rate; as in March, when rates rose from 0.75% to 1.0%, Minneapolis Fed president Neel Kashkari was the lone holdout.

Business Fed raises key rate and unveils plan to reduce bond holdings
Author: 0 Fed raises key rate and unveils plan to reduce bond holdings

The dollar steadied as the prospect of tier-one US data, alongside the Federal Reserve decision, suppressed interest for trading in size. The hike will push interest rates above 1 percent for the first time since the immediate aftermath of the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008.

Author: 0 Brighton chief thrilled to face Manchester City on Premier League return

Fellow Premier League new boys Huddersfield - back in the top division for the first time since 1972 - kick off at Crystal Palace . The Blues welcome Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho back to Stamford Bridge on November 4 and have a hard start to 2018 as they visit Arsenal , while a home clash with Liverpool in the penultimate outing of the season could prove pivotal in deciding the title.

Author: 0 Fed raises interest rates

The 3-month Treasury yield, which is more directly impacted by Fed moves, has moved higher since the last rate hike in March 2017, indicating that the bond market believes the Fed will hike again in June. And auto loan rates won't likely change much. Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari cast a dissenting vote Wednesday because he wanted to hold rates steady.

Author: 0 Fed raises rates, unveils cuts to bond holdings in sign of confidence

Market participants' focus will be on signals on the frequency of further hikes and how the Fed plans to unwind its huge Treasury bond stockpile over the years ahead. When officials raised rates in March, the Fed's preferred inflation measure, released by the Commerce Department, showed prices excluding food and energy had risen 1.8% over the year ended February, matching the strongest reading in almost five years.

Author: 0 Congressmen Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'

Mr Flake continued, "There are two of his [Mr Scalise's security] detail were shot, one African-American gentleman shot in the leg and I believe he's the one that brought the shooter down". "The Congressional Men's Baseball Game - and the Congressional Women's Softball Game - are two of the few truly bipartisan events left on Capitol Hill, and we will not be deterred by this senseless act of violence", Rep.

Author: 0 Senators sound calls to release Comey 'tapes' as Trump attacks 'cowardly' leak

The committee also sent a letter to Mr Comey asking for any notes or memos in his possession about the discussions he had with Mr Trump before being abruptly fired last month. TRUMP: I would be glad to tell him exactly what I just told you. Responding to the president's vow to testify under oath, CNN reporter Manu Raju asked on Twitter, "Will Trump regret this?" Trump said at the news conference.

Business Fed expected to raise rates today: 4 things to know
Author: 0 Fed expected to raise rates today: 4 things to know

If the markets digest the balance sheet announcement without any visible dislocations, and economic and financial conditions continue to match the Fed's own outlook, the policy makers can be expected to follow up with a third rate increase at the December FOMC meeting.

Business Fed poised to move on plan to gradually trim its bond holdings
Author: 0 Fed poised to move on plan to gradually trim its bond holdings

This time, however, the central bank made a decision to keep the rate unchanged because of factors such as low oil prices and the objective of supporting sustainable economic growth, it said . "The Fed announcing an update to their reinvestment principles leaves September open", said Gennady Goldberg , interest rate strategist at TD Securities, told Reuters.

Author: 0 Oil prices tumble after surprise jump in U.S. crude supplies

The amount of oil US exporters sent overseas climbed to 1.3 million barrels a day late last month, according to Energy Department data. The West Texas Intermediate crude contract for July delivery dropped about 1 percent to a session low of $45.20 a barrel, below its close of $45.23 on November 29, the day before OPEC agreed to cut output to support the market.

Business Amazon Prime Members Can Now Collect Rewards By Using Debit Cards
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Members Can Now Collect Rewards By Using Debit Cards

You could get more rewards with the right card . You must reload your Amazon Balance using the payment method that includes a checking account and linked debit card. You'll get more consumer protections . In fact, Amazon Prime Reload is built on top of the Gift Card infrastructure that's already in place, according to the page detailing how the new service works.

Author: 0 Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) Recent Ownership Changes

Hillcrest Asset Ltd Company reported 1.43% stake. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited accumulated 433 shares. Twin Tree Management Limited Partnership holds 0.02% or 94,879 shares. The Piotroski score is a discrete score between 0-9 that reflects nine criteria used to determine the strength of a company's financial position.

Author: 0 Oil prices at 3-week low

Brent crude futures, the Global benchmark for oil prices , were at $51.66 a barrel at 3.56am GMT, down 18c, or 0.4%, from their last close. The cutbacks have yet to drain crude inventories significantly, Reuters added. "We do expect prices eventually to gain some upwards momentum because of excess demand, but in the short term market sentiment remains bearish", the bank said.

Business Interest rate increased for second time
Author: 0 Interest rate increased for second time

Fratantoni also expects 30-year rates to be near 4.5% by the end of the year - and above 5% by the end of 2018. In a statement released after Wednesday's meeting, the Fed said it is "monitoring inflation developments closely". The Fed foresees one additional rate hike this year, unchanged from its previous forecast . In recent years, officials faced a recurring predicament in which they signaled a desire to tighten policy only to hold off after the economy underperformed or faced ...

Author: 0 Important Analyst Opinions:: General Electric Company (GE)

The ROA ratio is calculated by comparing net income to average total assets, and is expressed as a percentage. About 1,013 shares traded. General Electric Company (GE ) traded up 0.9845% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $28.7301.

Author: 0 Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) Lowered to "Hold" at BidaskClub

Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Kinross Gold during the fourth quarter worth about $22,916,000. A number of equities research analysts have commented on the stock. The firm had revenue of $796.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $790.06 million. Kinross Gold Corporation had a negative net margin of 0.13% and a positive return on equity of 2.13%.

Business Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott get matching tattoos
Author: 0 Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott get matching tattoos

The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star shared a picture of the black etching on her right foot on her Snapchat account on Monday (06.12.17). She was wearing a tiny yellow bikini, and she was slowly rotating her camera to allow everyone to get a good look at every aspect of her unbelievable figure.

Author: 0 (NYSE:JPM) Slips -0.91% Pre-Market

Its down 14.24% from 1.05 million shares previously. (NYSE: JPM ) has a market cap of $314.32 billion and over the last 12 months, JPM has risen by 37.93%. 6,444 shares were sold by Donnelly John L , worth $542,314. Cohen Lawrence B has 31,795 shares. Its down 0.33, from 1 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 5 investors sold China Cord Blood Corp shares while 8 reduced holdings.

Author: 0 Multiple fatalities as fire engulfs tower block trapping residents in flames

In a statement, Kensington and Chelsea Council said that at "present all our focus is on supporting the rescue and relief operation" adding that the "cause of the fire will be fully investigated". The Metropolitan Police said two people were being treated at the scene for smoke inhalation and cordons were in place. "As I was going down the stairs, there were firefighters, truly wonderful firefighters that were actually going upstairs, to the fire, trying to get as many people out of the ...

Author: 0 Qatar Airways urges United Nations action against Gulf blockade

Erdogan's support comes after nine countries - including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , Egypt and the United Arab Emirates - severed ties with the oil-rich nation citing its alleged support and financing of terrorism. On Monday, the currency came off last week's lows in the spot QAR= and offshore forwards markets QAR1Y=W.Bankers said the central bank, which has $34.5 billion of net foreign reserves backed by an estimated hundreds of billions of dollars of assets in Doha's sovereign wealth fund, ...

Author: 0 Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball

As the House majority whip, Scalise is tasked with tracking other Republican members and ensuring there are enough votes to win approval of key priorities, like repealing Obamacare. "I'm horrified at the senseless act of violence at congressional baseball practice". The news of the shooting reverberated on Capitol Hill, where security was increased and regular proceedings were canceled or postponed.

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Author: 0 Fox News is dropping its "Fair & Balanced" slogan

Fox News Host Bret Baier tweeted on Wednesday that the move was purely for promotional reasons. Instead, the network will market itself from now with the sales pitch: 'Most Watched. But the slogan had become a point of mockery in recent years as sexual harassment scandals against Ailes and other network figures began to build, according to NY magazine .

Business Arlene Foster and Theresa May set for crucial talks in London
Author: 0 Arlene Foster and Theresa May set for crucial talks in London

The prime minister's spokesperson on Monday said, "Our position is clearly set out, it is clearly set out in a number of places and there has been no change to that". With the two-year clock on Brexit ticking since March, when a letter from May formally started proceedings, Barnier dismissed the suggestion of postponing the negotiations and said such a delay would only prompt further instability.

Author: 0 Dollar on tenterhooks as investors await Fed policy clues

Concern has also arisen that Congress could delay action on raising the federal debt limit and approving a new budget - possibilities that could upset markets. Year-over-year core inflation has now fallen below 2.0% for two consecutive months. The Fed funds rate is too low and nearly certainly rises today.

Author: 0 United States crude stockpiles dip, gasoline builds unexpectedly

Back in November, OPEC members agreed to cut production by 1.2 million barrels per day for six months beginning from the start of the year in a bid to reduce the glut of oil supplies on the shore up prices. Accordingly, higher shale oil supplies will weigh on prices. In addition, the IEA released a report estimating that 2018 non-OPEC production increases would outstrip demand growth.

Author: 0 Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) is expected to report earnings of $0.04

Two Sigma Securities LLC boosted its position in Sirius XM Holdings by 3,818.7% in the third quarter. Plancorp Limited Co invested in 0.1% or 1,207 shares. Analysts predict that Sirius XM Holdings Inc. will post $0.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 31st.

Author: 0 US consumer prices dip 0.1 per cent in May

It also recorded a big rise in food inflation , from 1.5% in April to 2.1% in May. Economists expect the central bank to keep its policy rate unchanged this year. Air and sea fares fell by 6.4% and 10.8% respectively, with the ONS saying this was partly due to typical Easter increases falling in April this year rather than May.

Business ISIS Claims Responsibility For Attack Near Melbourne, Australia
Author: 0 ISIS Claims Responsibility For Attack Near Melbourne, Australia

Siege with a hostage situation in Australia's Melbourne on Monday is now being treated as a terrorist attack, Australian Prime Minister Turnbull has announced. "(There is) a whole range of offending going back many years, most recently he's done prison time in relation to reckless intentionally causing injury", Ashton said.

Author: 0 China Jan-May property investment rises 8.8% year-on-year

Output by Chinese factories and workshops topped expectations in May, but officials warned on Wednesday of lingering "unstable and uncertain factors" at home and overseas. "That said, we do not expect such expansion to sustain as China's overall liquidity tightening may trigger more de-leveraging and de-inventory in the next few months", analysts at Citi chipped in.

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump slams 'cowardly' ex-FBI director James Comey

On Thursday, it was painfully clear from the testimony of fired FBI Director James Comey that Mr. Trump needs a lot of help from someone who knows how a president should behave. If from Day One Trump had hired a savvy and competent chief of staff like James Baker III, who served my father, the Oval Office drama between Trump and Comey never would have happened.

Business Bound Jaguar XF Sportbrake revealed
Author: 0 Bound Jaguar XF Sportbrake revealed

Following its reveal, the Sportbrake will be hitting the road on a tour of United Kingdom schools and tennis clubs carrying a special cargo, the Wimbledon men's singles trophy. It also features some new tech that actually will make the act of driving more enjoyable, such as Intelligent Driveline Dynamics (IDD), which eliminates understeer, allowing the car's steering more agile.

Business Sen. Kamala Harris Again Interrupted by Male Colleagues
Author: 0 Sen. Kamala Harris Again Interrupted by Male Colleagues

I can tell you that for absolute certainty. Over the course of more than two and a half hours, Sessions faced a hail of questions about his meetings with the Russian ambassador to Washington during the campaign , his recusal from inquiries over possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, and his role in the firing of the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, James Comey .

Author: 0 United Kingdom inflation spikes to new four-year high

Package holidays, for instance, were up 0.6% between April and May, compared with a fall of 0.4% a year ago. Over the past 12 months, consumer prices are up 1.9 percent while core inflation has risen 1.7 percent. The ONS also cited a rise in the prices of computer games and equipment. In contrast, the output of consumer durables declined by six per cent and was lower by 1.3 percent in capital goods.

Business UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)
Author: 0 UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

UNH stock price climbed 28.73% over the past year, yielding a positive weighted alpha of 31.6 percent. About shares traded. UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE: UNH ) has risen 32.76% since June 13, 2016 and is uptrending. Delta Asset Ltd Liability Corporation Tn owns 62 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Foster Motley invested in 13,911 shares or 0.43% of the stock.

Business Six dead in London tower block fire, toll expected to rise
Author: 0 Six dead in London tower block fire, toll expected to rise

She said there were "a number" of fatalities. "We saw the people screaming, " she said. "The fire started from the bottom, people on upper floors couldn't get out". "The building needed to be brought up to date with new kitchens and new heating systems", he said, adding that safety certificates had been issued and the council had been "told it had all been brought up to date".

Business Investors Attention Alert: Ignyta, Inc. (RXDX), Golar LNG Partners LP (GMLP)
Author: 0 Investors Attention Alert: Ignyta, Inc. (RXDX), Golar LNG Partners LP (GMLP)

About shares traded. Golar LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ: GMLP ) has risen 23.40% since June 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.39% the S&P500. It also upped Epr Pptys stake by 13,548 shares and now owns 16,248 shares. Target Corp (NYSE:TGT) was raised too. Dynagas LNG Partners (NYSE: DLNG ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 8th.

Business EU's Brexit negotiator puts pressure on UK
Author: 0 EU's Brexit negotiator puts pressure on UK

He told Sky News: "It's in the week of next week, basically, the first discussions". "The worries are unnecessary and they shouldn't have them but we want make sure they are dealt with as soon as possible", he said. Meanwhile 86 per cent of businesses highlighted the importance of a transitional deal with the European Union and 72 per cent said a trade deal with the European Union should be top of the Government's agenda.

Author: 0 Trump breaks silence on Comey testimony: 'total and complete vindication'

He also pointed to Comey's revelation that he had asked a friend to pass along to the press memos he had written documenting his interactions with Trump. While Trump's attorney issued a statement defending Trump and attacking Comey for the leak, and Trump's son Don Jr. tweeted throughout the hearing, the president himself remained silent on the subject and did not tweet all day.

Business Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Earns Buy Rating from Moffett Nathanson
Author: 0 Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Earns Buy Rating from Moffett Nathanson

Shares for $1.32M were sold by ARNOLD SUSAN E. WOODFORD BRENT had sold 2,000 shares worth $213,000. The shares were sold at an average price of $114.50, for a total value of $229,000.00. Nomura has "Buy" rating and $115 target. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, April 7. Walt Disney Co. intends to support another €1.5bn recapitalisation of the debt-laden company following the take-private.

Author: 0 Federal court rejects Trump's travel ban, again

The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to immediately reinstate its ban on travellers from six mostly Muslim countries, saying the USA will be safer if the policy is put in place. A Seattle judge blocked its enforcement nationwide in response to a lawsuit by Washington state, decision that was unanimously upheld by a different three-judge 9th Circuit panel.

Author: 0 London Bridge attackers 'may have planned siege'

Two more men were arrested by Met Police yesterday , one in Barking and one in Ilford, in connection with last Saturday's attacks . "When I come back to Butt trying to get hold of a 7.5 ton lorry - the effect could have been even worse", he said.

Author: 0 Investor Brief: Checking Technical Levels on DXI Energy Inc (DXI.TO) Shares

Wilder has developed multiple indicators that are still quite popular in today's investing landscape. The Williams %R is a momentum indicator that helps measure oversold and overbought levels. Traders are paying renewed attention to shares of Spark Therapeutics Inc (ONCE). After a recent check, the 14-day RSI for Lyxor ETF Commodities Thomson Reuters/Jefferies CRB TR - USD is now at 38.99, the 7-day stands at 34.23, and the 3-day is sitting at 27.71.