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In Saudi Speech, Trump Declares Absolute War Between Good and Evil

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The White House and the Saudis have actively worked for rapprochement in order to fight terrorism - with the president vowing to avoid criticism of Saudi Arabia's dismal record on women's rights and other human rights issues. Drive them out of your communities. "But Secretary Ross, that may be not necessarily because they don't have those feelings there but because they control people and don't allow them to come and express their feelings quite the same as we do here", the interviewer said. Read More »

In Saudi Arabia, Trump admits India is 'victim of terrorism'

The US President in his speech to Arab heads of state in Riyadh , continuously attacked Iran for funding arms and training militias in order to spread destruction and chaos in the region. "People that want to protect life and want to protect their religion". The nations of the Middle East will have to decide what kind of future they want for themselves, for their country, and frankly for their families, for their children. Read More »

Illinois hit with credit rating downgrades over budget impasse

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The cascading fiscal crisis in America's fifth-largest state just got more acute. IL is one of many states that, despite a generally strong USA economy, are struggling to close budget gaps because of pensions and other entitlements. IL state has been operating under court-ordered spending, stopgap budgets, and ongoing appropriations mandated by law. Rauner spokeswoman Eleni Demertzis blamed House Speaker Michael Madigan and his fellow Democrats for the credit downgrades . Read More »

Documents: Doctor arrested at Trump Hotel spoke of McVeigh

They found a rifle in "plain view" in a parked auto, according to a police report provided to dpa. Moles will be charged with possessing a pistol and ammunition without a permit. A police report said authorities saw a firearm in Moles' vehicle and found another inside the glove compartment. Moles also allegedly referenced Olympic Park Bomber Eric Rudolph, whose actions killed two and injured over 100 people. Read More »

Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.94 percent

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Meanwhile, the average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages also dropped. Long-term US mortgage rates were flat to slightly lower this week, as the key 30-year rate marked a new low for the year. According to a report from the Urban Institute , the 30-year fixed made up 89.6% of purchase mortgages in February. Between inflation rates stalling out, consumer spending softening and ongoing questions about a White House scandal and its implications for policy initiatives, there is just ... Read More »

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.27

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OTR Global upgraded Hewlett Packard Enterprise to a "positive" rating in a report on Wednesday, February 15th. Tigress Financial initiated coverage on Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a research note on Monday, April 17th. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.42 EPS. The stock of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, May 25 by Stifel Nicolaus. Read More »

NZ win toss, batting first vs Australia in Champions Trophy

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For India , while Rahul Dravid has the best individual score in batting against Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy , for Pakistan , Shoaib Malik has the best batting figures. Even in June, early morning cloud cover that aids swing is often a key part of English cricket conditions. "On a personal note, it's important to feel how it is to be batting back in England ". Read More »

Trump says US will abandon Paris climate accord

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Under former President Barack Obama , the USA had agreed under the accord to reduce polluting emissions by more than a quarter below 2005 levels by 2025. Congressional Republicans applauded the decision, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky saying Trump had "put families and jobs ahead of left-wing ideology and should be commended". Read More »

May and Corbyn clash over Brexit ordeal

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Meantime, new research suggested Labour was winning the election's social media battle with statistics showing it had gained more than 320,000 likes on Facebook in just six weeks; 10 times the number of its opponents. He also warned of a "jobs meltdown across Britain", if the Tories are in charge of taking us out of the EU. Her comments amount to the firmest rejection yet of Conservative claims that Mr Corbyn would form a " coalition of chaos " with the Scottish National Party , ... Read More »

Are Analysts Bullish Tyman PLC (LON:TYMN) After Last Week?

FBR Capital maintained the shares of Global Positioning System in report on Tuesday, September 1 with "Market Perform" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, July 27 report. HSBC downgraded the shares of PTR in report on Thursday, March 10 to "Reduce" rating. The stock of Halfords Group plc (LON:HFD) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 8 by Investec. Read More »

Christy Clark will not resign as premier

Liberals. The NDP-Green pact would give the parties a slim 44-seat majority. Clark gave her blessing to the twinning of Trans Mountain in early January, when she said she was convinced Kinder Morgan would implement world-leading spill prevention and response measures to prevent environmental damage from the $7.4-billion project. Read More »

Champions Trophy: England opt to field against Bangladesh in opener

If any one of them may out from the play at the end of Powerplay due to the England's Ageas Bowl. India are clubbed with Pakistan , Sri Lanka and South Africa in Group B. And in both the games, India managed to bundle out the opposition inside 40 overs. On the recent times, the Bangladesh have beaten England and New Zealand and ranked the sixth position the ODI list among other teams. Read More »

Dutch politicians 'deplore' USA exit from Paris climate agreement

His office said it believes those standards are more stringent than the Paris Agreement . "I know your history, our common history", Macron said in a statement , delivered in English, posted on Twitter . - California, Washington , and NY - announced plans for the "United States Climate Alliance" shortly after Trump's announcement, and others are expected to join. Read More »

Russian probes hinder White House's attempt to fill admin jobs

The White House said on Wednesday it will no longer answer questions about the ongoing investigations into Donald Trump's alleged links to Russian Federation. Another person whose name has been raised as a possible addition to the president's team is David Urban, a prominent Republican lobbyist, who also spent time advising Trump's campaign and has remained a trusted adviser. Read More »

Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH)?

Therefore 58% are positive. The US bank cut its stance on Whitbread to "sell" from "neutral" after reducing its target price for the stock to 3,900p from 4,000p, implying around 9% downside on last night's closing price. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. On Wednesday, September 14 the stock rating was downgraded by BNP Paribas to "Underperform". Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.30 ($0.02) per share. Read More »

A Few Storms Possible

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Any storms that develop this afternoon will have the potential to become strong to severe with damaging wind gusts, hail, and heavy rain. Winds: SW 5-10 miles per hour. In fact, the widespread rain chances for Saturday don't look as organized anymore! Today starts with just a few showers in western counties, but as we heat up, the coverage will expand midday and PM. Read More »

British Airways Grounds Flights Following Global IT Problems

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British Airways cancelled all its flights from London's two main airports until Saturday evening after a global computer system outage caused massive delays and left planes stuck on runways. BA says it's working to restore services beginning Sunday, although there will still be some disruption. BA is the latest airline to be hit by computer problems. Read More »

BA restores full operations at London airports after IT outage

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He instead cited a "power surge" around 9.30am on Saturday (Shenzhen: 002291.SZ - news ) morning for the "catastrophic effect" on all of BA's systems. The IT troubles had led to no compromise of any passenger data or any concerns about access to the terror watchlist for flights, Mr Cruz said. The failure affected BA flights worldwide as its check-in and operational systems crashed, including call centres, forcing the carrier to communicate via its website and Twitter. Read More »

Philippine military air strike 'accidently' kills 10 soldiers

Sometimes the fog of war . "We are only talking of soldiers that is why this is a case of friendly fire", Mr. Padilla said . Philippine security forces will not meet deadline set by the country's defense chief and martial law administrator Delfin Lorenzana to completely retake Marawi City from the ISIL-linked group. Read More »

BA pressured into changing website wording after disruption claims tussle

CBRE said: "We are the manager of the facility for our client BA and fully support its investigation". That time around, the U.S. Federal Aviation Authority said "automation issues" had caused the flight cancellations. A day later Mr Page said he phoned the airline only to find that they had assigned the bag to be sent to an incorrect home address despite him asking for it to be sent to the US. Read More »

US Trade Deficit Rises To Highest Level Since January

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Despite falling oil imports and crude prices, the U.S. trade deficit saw its biggest jump in three months, increasing 5.2 per cent or US$2.3 billion compared to March to US$46.7 billion. The strong dollar may be a factor in the latest increase in the trade gap. Imports of goods and services increased 0.8 percent to $238.6 billion. Read More »