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Britain, EU kick off Brexit negotiations Britain, EU kick off Brexit negotiations
- June 26, 2017

The UK expects that the European Union side will compromise on this point. Under the agreed structure talks about trade would follow the earlier tranche of negotiations, not be held in parallel, as previously requested by the UK. Another British official said May would offer "new elements" in a paper to be published next week. Brussels officials said they wanted to hear "what is actually the situation" surrounding the UK's departure from the bloc when the PM addresses her 27 ... (more...)
GOP senator: 'No way' health care bill should move forward GOP senator: 'No way' health care bill should move forward
- June 26, 2017

President Donald Trump seemed to confirm reports that he called the House of Representatives' healthcare bill "mean" during a "Fox & Friends" interview that aired Sunday morning. A handful of Republicans senators have already come out against the bill in its current form, and with so little time to make amendments and so many voices in opposition, the BCRA might not make it to Trump's desk. (more...)
Russian Federation face decisive match against Mexico at Confed Cup
- June 25, 2017

New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic , who helped Unterhaching win promotion from the German fourth division last season, kept the score down with a superb second-half display. Keep an eye out for the top scorers on Mexico's team , like midfielder Raul Jimenez, defender Hector Moreno, and forward Oribe Peralta. We looked at how they played. (more...)
How did Otto Warmbier die? How did Otto Warmbier die?
- June 22, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis are expected to meet with Chinese officials Wednesday. Spicer said the USA is continuing to work with China to apply pressure on North Korea and said the United States has seen "positive movement" with China. (more...)
Data of almost 200 million voters leaked online by GOP analytics firm Data of almost 200 million voters leaked online by GOP analytics firm
- June 21, 2017

The data repository was located on an Amazon Web Services S3 " bucket " named 'dra-dw, ' which stands for Deep Root Analytics Data Warehouse. Deep Root said it believes only Vickery accessed the database during that time. The firm in question was hired by the Republican National Committee as a means of better understanding voters and thus helping them engage with voters better. (more...)
Whole Food shares keep rising, leading to bidding war speculation Whole Food shares keep rising, leading to bidding war speculation
- June 20, 2017

Its $230 billion market value dwarfs listed US grocers, including Target, Kroger and Sprouts Farmers Market, as well as private Albertsons. If shares remain above the acquisition price on the open market, it is very likely that shareholders at Whole Foods will reject the deal . (more...)
Trump wants to dismantle Obama-era Cuba policies Trump wants to dismantle Obama-era Cuba policies
- June 19, 2017

Obama ended it on January 12. Although Trump lost the Miami area to Hillary Clinton by double digits, he credits support from Cuban-Americans for helping him eke out a narrow victory statewide. Could there be a change In U.S. policy toward Cuba? Trump is not expected to reverse all of President Barack Obama's changes, which were seen as the most significant relaxation of tensions between the United States and Cuba since Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution. (more...)
Trump Admin Decides to Allow 'Dreamers' to Stay in US (For Now) Trump Admin Decides to Allow 'Dreamers' to Stay in US (For Now)
- June 18, 2017

Immigrants rights and advocacy groups in Colorado say they are hesitantly hopeful following the Trump administration's decision to keep a program that protects some younger immigrants from deportation. While the Trump administration is permitting DREAMers to stay in the country for now, their long-term status remains unclear. The program does not, however, provide them citizenship and they must renew their DACA status every two years and prove they are in good legal standing. (more...)
President Trump says he is 'canceling' Obama-era Cuba deal
- June 17, 2017

But the president does have some Republican allies in Congress outside of South Florida on his Cuba changes. "I am cancelling the last administration's completely one-sided deal with Cuba ", Trump proclaimed. You have no choice. What is President Trump reversing? "They are rejected officially today - rejected". Trump tweeted Friday while en route to Miami . (more...)
Fed raises key rate, plans to trim $4.5 trillion balance sheet
- June 15, 2017

The move indicates the Fed's confidence in the stability of the economy, although it does not necessarily indicate that the Fed is attempting to slow economic growth . The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday for the second time in three months, citing continued US economic growth and job market strength, and announced it would begin cutting its holdings of bonds and other securities this year. (more...)
DUP will support Conservatives on 'big issues' - Michael Fallon DUP will support Conservatives on 'big issues' - Michael Fallon
- June 12, 2017

The biggest loser was the UK Independence Party, which lost the one and only seat it held. British Prime Minister Theresa May reached an "outline agreement" on Saturday with the ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party in order to be able to govern after a humiliating election that has left her authority in tatters. (more...)
Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't
- June 11, 2017

Here's an excerpt of an exchange between Comey and Trump ally Sen. Former New York City U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who was also fired by Trump, echoed Comey's statement, writing, 'We can all agree with Jim Comey that, Lordy, we hope there are tapes'. (more...)
UK's odd election about nothing
- June 08, 2017

Voting begins at 0600 GMT and ends at 2100 GMT. It is estimated that by the time the polls close about one in five of the electorate will have cast a postal vote. May called the election in April, saying she wanted to go into the Brexit negotiations with a position of strength. Corbyn has hit back that Conservative fiscal austerity imposed since 2010 has hurt the poor and widened social inequalities. (more...)
1st State of Origin: New South Wales beats Queensland 28-4 1st State of Origin: New South Wales beats Queensland 28-4
- June 05, 2017

Many pundits believe this is New South Wales' year. The Blues pack - led by man of the match Andrew Fifita - monstered Queensland . Morgan will back up for the Cowboys against the Titans in Townsville on Saturday after getting through 52 minutes of game time off the bench unscathed, but centre Justin O'Neill is set to miss after leaving the field with concussion. (more...)
Unemployment Rate Touches 16-Year Low Despite Slowing Jobs Growth Unemployment Rate Touches 16-Year Low Despite Slowing Jobs Growth
- June 04, 2017

At the same time this report is certainly consistent with an economy that continues to grow at the 2-2.5 percent rate we've experienced during this entire expansion. However analysts say the USA stands to gain more by participating in the development of renewable energy. But taken on its own, May's job growth wasn't bad: It represented the 80th straight month of gains, the longest such streak on record. (more...)
Pens explode in third period for 2-0 lead
- June 03, 2017

Despite being down 2-0 in their series with the Penguins , the Predators say they are confident in Pekka Rinne , as he's been their best player all year, and are happy to be back home and plan to feed off the crowd's energy. In the 2nd period, the Predators and Penguins had their share of chances. It's safe to say the Penguins would not have survived a second-round matchup with Washington had it not been for Fleury's heroics, especially in a Game 7 shutout. (more...)
Trump abandons Paris climate change agreement Trump abandons Paris climate change agreement
- June 03, 2017

He did so in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette , where he said Trump's attempt to pander to "this dirty old town that relies upon big coal and big steel to survive" represents a Pittsburgh that no longer exists. " Climate change is one of the greatest threats to our coastal communities, nation and world, and we need coordinated action at all levels of government to meet the scale of its challenge", said New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, a conference vice president. (more...)
Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert for Manchester terror attack victims Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert for Manchester terror attack victims
- June 01, 2017

The source also said that Britain was prepared to increase non-combat troop deployment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission in Afghanistan. Ramadan Abedi, the suicide bomber's father, was arrested in Libya . A spokesman said the brother was aware of Abedi's attack plan and both belonged to the Islamic State group, which claimed responsibility for the attack. (more...)
Ford replaces its CEO Ford replaces its CEO
- May 31, 2017

Here are four of the comments the former head of Steelcase Inc . made at Ford's Dearborn headquarters Monday and the deeper meaning behind them. We have a right to it. "He is a very good operating executive", Ford said. "I've got all the opportunity to make the decisions we need and a great team to help me get there", Hackett said in an interview. (more...)
What's Happening To These Stocks? - Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (SAND), EnteroMedics Inc. (ETRM)
- April 30, 2017

If the share price is now hovering near the 52 week low and the value is achieved in the current past then it can suggest that the price of the shares is likely to go up. Sandstorm Gold's rating score has improved by 12.3% in the last 90 days as a result of various analysts' ratings changes. The volume of the particular stock is the shares bought and sold in a single trading day. (more...)

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