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Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget; military wins


Almost $3 billion would be invested in border security in fiscal year 2018 - $1.6 billion of which would be allocated to brick and mortar to build Mr. He notes that some Republicans have already distanced themselves from the budget recommendations and that if Republicans actually did seek to enact it, he could "guarantee the American people would rise up and reject their policies and would reject them". Read More »

Zidane hails "spectacular" squad as Real close in on title


Barca's concession of a championship they had won three times in the previous four years will likely create anxiety about the futures of top players, too. "People that talk about me always get and propagate the wrong impression both on and off the pitch", he added. Zinedine Zidane's men only needed a draw to wrap up the title in their final game of the season and raced into the lead when Ronaldo latched onto a through ball from Isco to round Carlos Kameni. Read More »

Iran decries new United States sanctions on ballistic missile program

The Trump administration won't seek to reduce Iran's crude sales "at this time" in keeping with its commitments under the nuclear deal, according to the announcement. The US is continuing to review whether it should continue honouring the nuclear deal. Wednesday's sanctions target Iranian military officials along with an Iranian company and China-based network accused of supplying Iran with materials for ballistic missiles, the State Department said. Read More »

Disruptive passenger in Trump cap delays Shanghai flight


President Donald Trump , whose slogan was "Make America Great Again" and whose chief rival was Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton . The man reportedly refused to let anybody sit next to him on the flight from Shanghai to Newark, New Jersey, even though there were passengers assigned to the row. Read More »

Key benchmarks in President Donald Trump's budget


The budget asserts that any cuts would be offset by revenue from huge economic growth , unspecified loophole closings or additional spending cuts. Within the plan were $3.6 trillion in federal spending cuts spanning the next decade in a multitude of federal areas. Read More »

BP Starts Project That Will Double Its UK Output


The Quad 204 project in the western Shetland region, also knows as Schiehallion , is expected to ramp up production throughout 2017 to reach a level of 130,000 barrels per day, BP said in a statement. In the next 18 months, the company intends to participate in up to five exploration wells in the UK. Schiehallion accounted for a fifth of tanker movements and 40 per cent of production at Sullom Voe prior to the fields being suspended in 2013. Read More »

Trump lavishes praise on Saudis, but silent on human rights

Trump did not specify what tension he needed to resolve. As a candidate, Trump proposed temporarily banning Muslims from entering the United States . Just two days into President Donald Trump debut foreign trip, a member of his inner-circle has already reaped benefits to the tune of $100 million. Read More »

Stocks under Analysts Coverage: Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET)

Markidis now expects that the company will post earnings per share of $0.86 for the year, up from their previous estimate of $0.85. About 165,835 shares traded. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.33, from 0.98 in 2016Q3. Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's Quick Ratio shows the value of 0. Read More »

Cool temperatures, rain affect North Dakota planting


About 29 percent is in fair shape with 40 percent rated as good and 7 percent as excellent. Soybean planting in Iowa is 62 percent completed. Soybeans nationally are 53 percent planted, equal to a year ago and compared with 52 percent for the five-year average and 32 percent a week ago. Read More »

NAFTA an opportunity to improve trade deal for Ontario: Wynne

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) have repeatedly urged administration officials and legislators to focus on maintaining what has worked well, such as trade with Mexico, the top market for U.S. Read More »

Trump 'asked intel chiefs to push back on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe'

It's possible that the two intelligence chiefs have not been fully briefed on the FBI's probe, and Rogers reportedly explained to the president that he can't publicly comment on an ongoing investigation, or classified matter. In that memo - which the White House initially used as the justification for Comey's firing, before Trump later admitted he had made up his mind well before that - Rosenstein outlined reasons why Comey should be terminated, namely his handling of the investigation into ... Read More »

US seeks $3.6 trillion spending cut to balance budget


Mulvaney dismissed criticisms from lawmakers skeptical of the proposed budget as details leaked throughout the day while the president, on his first trip overseas, toured Israel. The constraints he put on his budget writers made it virtually impossible for him to achieve all of his goals, and the data released by his team include assumptions that budget experts attacked as questionable or dubious. Read More »

Manchester Arena attack: Homeless man cradled dying woman in his arms

Chief Constable Ian Hopkins claimed the incident was the "most horrific" the city had ever faced. "It is with enormous sadness that it appears that one of the people who lost their lives in Monday's Manchester attack was one of our students here", it said, adding that she was studying health and social care. Read More »

Iran slams US, Saudi Arabia over Trump's Riyadh speech


A huge turnout on Friday - estimated at more than 40 million out of 56 million registered voters - led to the vote being extended by several hours to deal with long queues. Iran's theocratic dictatorship has constructed a façade of democracy to mask the fact that real power always has been wielded by unelected clerical leaders. Read More »

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) Sees the Tape Move 20.66%

Coca-Cola", published: "Mexico's Coca-Cola Femsa ditches plans to buy United States operations" on May 16, 2017. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 319,436 shares in the company, valued at $13,815,607. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 12th. Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2016 Q4. This represents a dividend yield of 2.44%. Read More »

Kenny quits after Irish police whistleblower scandal

Enda Kenny will step down as Fine Gael leader after nearly 15 years and not lead party into election. "Clearly, there is a lot of momentum for Leo today, and good luck to him". The government narrowly survived a no confidence motion in February after Mr Kenny and some of his ministers were unable to answer questions relating to allegations that senior officers in Ireland's police force had engaged in a smear campaign against... Read More »

Goya Foods Ends Puerto Rican Day Parade Sponsorship Over Embrace Of Terrorist


President Evo Morales has welcomed today the release of Puerto Rican independence activist, Oscar Lopez Rivera , after spending almost 36 years at a US prison. Lopez Rivera served honorably in Vietnam before undergoing what today might be called "self-radicalization". While some Puerto Ricans supported Lopez as a sort of patriot and political prisoner, those seeking independence remain a small group. Read More »

EU official says decision on Greek bailout soon


However, the European Union ministers concluded that the country has not made enough progress on that front and still needs to take further measures. The eurozone and the International Monetary Fund agreed on Monday that Greece would have to keep a primary surplus - the budget balance before debt servicing - at 3.5 per cent of GDP for five years after the bailout ends in 2018. Read More »

Uber admits stiffing NYC drivers by millions of dollars


On Tuesday, Hong Kong police arrested 21 Uber drivers for operating illegally, as part of an ongoing crackdown against the ride-sharing company, Reuters reports. It is hardly the first time the $68 billion startup has found itself in the spotlight over drivers' wages. Uber admitted to a massive shortchanging of NYC drivers on Tuesday. Read More »

Macron moves to bridge right-left divide in new Cabinet


PARIS (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron has chosen from the left and the right, an equal number of men and women, for his new cabinet. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, whom President Macron named on Monday, will lead the government, at least until the parliamentary elections scheduled for June. Read More »

Snapchat parent company's value plummets after earnings report

Snap's shares closed the day at $22.98 and fell close to 25% in after hours trading. Rob Sanderson, an analyst at MKM Partners, says investors are anxious that unless [the company] quickly starts adding users , Snap's ability to sell more advertising will stabilize at some point. Read More »