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Ex-FBI director to lead Russian Federation probe

Comey will certainly be asked about encounters that precipitated his firing, including a January dinner in which, Comey has told associates, Trump asked for his loyalty. Earlier this week, the Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to take over the federal investigation in an effort to re-establish independence from the White House. Read More »

Trump lands in Saudi Arabia

According to Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir the first lady will not have to tone down her usual fashion choices. Asked if he would call or meet with Zarif, Tillerson said, he would "not shut out anyone who wants to talk" or have a productive conversation. Read More »

Leo Varadkar likely to become first openly gay Taoiseach

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The entire election process will be overseen by Fine Gael's Executive Council. MINISTER of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O'Donovan TD, has come out in support of Leo Varadkar for leader of Fine Gael. Kate O'Connell, who's campaigning for Minister Simon Coveney, told a meeting in Clare last night that Minister Varadkar doesn't understand the needs of rural Ireland. Read More »

Pope Francis tells Emmanuel Macron to remember France's Christian roots

The new president discussed the issue with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this week, during his first visit to a foreign leader since taking power. Macron said he hopes Germany will continue to support the French and United Nations mission in West Africa, even if they will not intervene directly. Read More »

Revenue Estimates Analysis InterCloud Systems, Inc. (ICLD)

The stock traded at a volume of 9.83 million shares. InterCloud Systems, Inc. announced its recent quarter financial results after the market close on 31/12/1969, crushing consensus estimates with both its revenue and earnings. The stock recovered 107.14% since its low point and has performed 28.89% year-to-date. While it's Return on Investment (ROI) value is 0%. The closing price represents the final price that a stock is traded for on a trading day. Read More »

US President Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia

Al Jazeera Washington editor James Bays, reporting from the Saudi capital Riyadh said the Saudis were very "proud and excited" that the United States president chose the Gulf country as his first stop. Trump will make stops next week in Israel, Belgium and Italy. White House officials hope the trip gives Trump the opportunity to recalibrate after one of the most hard stretches of his young presidency. Read More »

Oil rises ahead of OPEC, key producers pledging cuts

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As forecasts both positive and negative escalate with regards to the outcome of the impending May 25 OPEC meeting in Vienna, the market on Wednesday maintained a positive stance, with West Texas Intermediate rising 39 cents to $49.05 and Brent climbing 50 cents to $52.15 - despite data from the American Petroleum Institute showing that USA crude stocks had risen by 882,000 barrels in the week ending May 12 to 523 million barrels. Read More »

Donald Trump lands in Saudi Arabia as controversies swirl at home

The Boston-headquartered firm said the agreements were inked in the presence of King Salman and Trump, who has chosen Saudi Arabia for his first foreign trip since taking office in January. That, together with a more muted focus on human rights and the likely announcement of new arms deals, should please Washington's traditional Sunni Gulf allies. Read More »

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Shares Bought by Ledyard National Bank

Finally, KeyCorp restated an "overweight" rating and issued a $90.00 price objective on shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. The stock jumped on the news. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.54, for a total value of $320,418,144.94. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 10,507,127 shares of the company's stock, valued at $756,408,072.73. Read More »

ExOne Co (NASDAQ:XONE), Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY)

Raymond James Financial, Inc. reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Incyte in a research report on Monday, April 17th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc lifted their target price on shares of Incyte from $116.00 to $149.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Friday, January 27th. Read More »

Google Home: Features that will make you want to switch from Echo

Google and its parent company Alphabet have been seeking to diversify beyond internet search to new kinds of services, many focused on artificial intelligence which powers its Google Home hub and other devices. The app is created to entertain you as well. Other services are launching alongside Android Go , including YouTube Go, which will allow you to watch YouTube videos offline (a feature previously reserved for YouTube Red subscribers), meaning you can download them using Wi-Fi and ... Read More »

Play ball ... faster! MLB, union to meet to speed games

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To view the full article, register now. The MLB is not new to Facebook video. Reuters reported in February that Facebook and Major League Baseball were in talks to stream one game per week as part of an aggressive push to become a destination for live sports. Read More »

Cheerleading a US-China trade deal

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China stopped importing USA beef in 2003 when mad cow disease became a problem for some herds. "This signals to the world that China and the USA are coming together for joint development". "Opening the market for electronic payments is mainly symbolic", said Ker Gibbs , chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. The opening of the mainland China market to USA beef and financial services may seem like a painful concession at first glance, but China may in fact have ... Read More »

Concerns over Trump dent stocks, dollar

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Wall Street stocks were in the red all day as reports that Trump asked former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey to stop a probe into ex-national security advisor Michael Flynn over his contacts with Russian Federation stoked questions about how an embattled White House will advance tax cuts and other growth measures that have boosted stocks. Read More »

Senior White House aide 'person of interest' in Russian Federation probe

In an Oval Office meeting with senior Russian officials last week, Trump called Comey a "nut job" and said firing the intelligence chief had relieved "great pressure" on him , The New York Times reported . As I've said before, no single piece of evidence has thus far been conclusive (and each piece is vulnerable to its own rebuttals), but the evidence taken together is starting to build a case that looks an very bad lot like this: First, Trump - frustrated at the FBI's investigation - ... Read More »

Mike Flynn's ties with Turkish businessman under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny

Even after Flynn's February 13 dismissal, Trump maintained that Flynn did nothing wrong by speaking to Kislyak, claiming he fired Flynn only because he lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his Russian communications. Flynn's lawyer declined to comment. "We are confident that when these inquiries are complete there will be no evidence to support any collusion between the campaign and Russian Federation", a White House official said in a statement. Read More »

Security forces bust several terrorist cells prior to elections — Iran Intelligence Minister

Millions of Iranians voted late. Rouhani, considered a moderate, was a key architect of the 2015 nuclear deal with the USA, the European Union and other partners. "It's over, Rouhani is the victor", the source said on condition of anonymity. With his reelection, Rouhani may now have leverage to push for more freedoms, despite opposition from the conservative-dominated judiciary and security services. Read More »

Wannacry cyber attack compromised Russian banks in isolated cases

But WannaCry's spread has been swift, with more than 200,000 computers at FedEx, Renault, the National Health Service (NSA) and other organizations spanning 150 countries falling prey to the ransomware. The ransomware WannaCry is also referred to as WannaCrypt, Wanna Cryptor, and Wanna Decryptor because of its method of attack. The identity of whoever deployed the software remains unknown. Read More »