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President Trump: James Comey Leak Was 'Very Cowardly'

The White House has denied collusion with Moscow. "I hardly know the man", Trump said . "I don't think it's for me to say whether the conversation I had with the president was an effort to obstruct", Comey testified. Comey confirmed that he told Trump three times that he was not personally under investigation as part of the Russian Federation probe. Mr Comey accused Mr Trump of firing him to try to undermine the bureau's investigation into possible collusion between his 2016 ... Read More »

Amit Shah Forms Committee to Select Consensus Presidential Candidate

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According to reports, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , Urban development Minister Venkaiah Naidu , and Home Minister Rajnath Singh will screen candidates for the top most constitutional post of the country. Neither BJP nor the congress have announced their candidates so far to replace president Pranab Mukherjee whose term ends on July 25. Congress president Sonia Gandhi has initiated moves to bring the opposition parties on a common platform for the election. Read More »

No country has the right to intervene in Qatar foreign policy: FM

As many as 59 individuals and 12 organisations - either Qatar based or funded by Qatar - on a "terror list", a joint statement by Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, Egypt and the UAE has said. Doha is the world's largest exporter of natural liquefied gas. Qatar's emir has said such a view is a big mistake. Former US ambassador to UAE and career diplomat Marcelle Wahba told Arab News that the Trump calls are "relieving" after "lack of coordination and incoherent message" from the administration ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Run Hits $3000, a New All-Time High

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Bitcoin trading at a handful of exchanges including Coinbase and Bitfinex have now hit or scaled beyond $3,000 following an uptick in prices during trading on Sunday. The price of the most talked-about cryptocurrency has grown more than 300 per cent this year, mostly spurred on by mainstream adoption in Asia. It's behind only bitcoin which is at almost $49 billion. Read More »

London Bridge attackers 'may have planned siege'

Once there they were confronted by armed police and wounded people on the pavement, including a man who had been stabbed in the stomach. LONDON , June 10 (Reuters) - London will not be cowed by militants who have killed 35 people in three separate attacks in Britain, but police will ask for more resources to tackle the threat from marauding assailants, London police chief Cressida Dick told Reuters on Saturday. Read More »

Corning Incorporated (GLW) Receives $27.74 Average PT from Analysts

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This represents a change of -1.19% from the opening. The Illinois-based Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.01% in Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW ). Wellcome Trust Limited (The) As Trustee Of The Wellcome Trust owns 6.50M shares or 8.07% of their USA portfolio. Shufro Rose & Ltd Liability reported 4.63% stake. Read More »

'Not aware of US support against Islamists in Marawi': Philippines' Duterte

Washington deployed special forces soldiers to Mindanao in 2002 to train and advise Philippine units fighting Abu Sayyaf militants in a programme that once involved 1,200 Americans. The seizure of Marawi City has alarmed Southeast Asian nations which fear Islamic State , facing setbacks in Syria and Iraq, is establishing a stronghold in Mindanao that could threaten the whole region. Read More »

Retail inflation in May at record low, April factory output rises

The overall food inflation was in negative territory at (-) 1.05 per cent during the month. The RBI remains anxious about sticky core inflation, which excludes volatile, food and energy prices, and the risk of higher borrowing by India's federal states to fund billions of dollar of writeoffs in loans to farmers. Read More »

Sterling 'falls off cliff' after exit poll shock

Another survey showed British business confidence has fallen sharply since last Thursday's election , while figures showed British consumers cut their spending for the first time in almost four years last month as households turned more cautious even before last week's shock election result . Read More »

Bette Midler stole the show at the Tony Awards with bold speech

Christopher Ashley took home a Tony Award for Best Direction of A Musical . " Dear Evan Hansen " was the big victor of the night with six Tony Awards, including the best new musical. "Thank you to my nana who sold her engagement ring so I could move to NY to become an actor". Several people involved in the show, including two of the producers, are from Western Washington. Read More »

Apple WWDC 2017: 7 Biggest Announcements

Two ads have been outed so far for the new iPad Pro models . The Apple iMac has always been the darling of photographers, videographers, and other digital content creation pros; folks we call the Mac faithful. And for Apple, that means hardware. Photos: Live Photos will be able to create seamless loops, improved video compression will lead to smaller files, and you can create fantastic long exposures without requiring a tripod. Read More »

In conflicts and disasters, protect kids from child labour

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Recent figures released by the ILO showed that numerous world's 168 million children who suffer from one form of hazardous labour or the other live in conflict and disaster prone areas. Mr Reddy said the best way to combat any form of child labour or child exploitation was to ensure children were kept in school. Furthermore, NCCWD, Ministry of Human Rights has drafted the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Child Protection Bill, 2017 in consultation with relevant stakeholders. Read More »

Notable Stock Analysts Ratings Encana Corporation (ECA)

Institutional investors now hold around $5.94 billion or 67.2% in ECA stock. FCG Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Encana Corp during the third quarter worth about $105,000. EPS growth in past 5 year was -32.11% along with sales growth of -19.20% in the last five years. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a $0.015 dividend. Read More »

Go-Ahead Group plc (GOG) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

The SI to Lloyds Banking Group Plc's float is 0.05%. The stock increased 0.84% or $0.3 on May 16, reaching $36.2. Credit Suisse's target would suggest a potential upside of 8.10% from the company's last stock close price. It has underperformed by 14.22% the S&P500. The Company's Sports Retail segment includes the results of the United Kingdom and worldwide retail network of sports stores along with related Websites. Read More »

Trump offers to speak under oath after Comey testimony

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President Donald Trump and Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis walk to the Rose Garden for their joint news conference at the White House, June 9, 2017 . Speaking at the White House, he denied having asked for Mr Comey's loyalty or for an inquiry into a former White House aide to be dropped. "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication.and WOW, Comey is a leaker!" he tweeted . Read More »

The Centrica PLC (CNA) Raises Dividend to GBX 8.40 Per Share

Marks & Spencer's share price has fallen deep into the red in today's session, having lost 2.26 percent to 358.40p as of 13:35 BST, underperforming the broader London market, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index having climbed into positive territory and now standing 0.55 percent higher at 7,491.05 points. Read More »

French see no one to counter Macron, set to sweep parliament

Official final results released early Monday showed Macron's one-year-old REM and MoDem winning 32.32 percent in the first round, ahead of the Republicans on 21.56 percent and the FN on 13.20 percent. French voters are choosing lawmakers in the lower house of parliament in a vote that is crucial for newly-elected president Emmanuel Macron . They also blamed the long election cycle, with party primaries that started previous year before the two rounds of presidential and then legislative ... Read More »

FY2017 Earnings Estimate for BT Group plc Issued By Jefferies Group

BJRI's SI was 1.78 million shares in June as released by FINRA. Its down 16.19% from 2.12M shares previously. The SI to Bjs Restaurants Incorporated's float is 9.65%. It's down -0.02, from 0.3 in 2016Q3. Schwab Charles Inv Management invested 0.01% of its portfolio in BJ's Restaurants, Inc. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems, a Louisiana-based fund reported 7,800 shares. Read More »

Kuwait: Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns

This comes after Qatar appeared Sunday to be ready to listen to the concerns of Gulf Arab states that cut ties. "We will continue deliveries as long as there is demand". Five Iranian planes full of food and other supplies flew into Qatar on Saturday. Iran has opened its airspace to Qatari flights following airspace closures by Qatar's neighbors. Read More »

McColl's Retail Group (LON:MCLS) Analyst Target Changes

It has outperformed by 7.11% the S&P500. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. JPM's profit will be $5.93B for 13.34 P/E if the $1.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.99 actual EPS reported by AstraZeneca plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -55.56% negative EPS growth. Read More »

Trump Slams "Cowardly" Comey in Latest Twitter Rant

In nearly three hours of sworn testimony, Comey also said he orchestrated a leak to a New York Times reporter of a memo describing his conversations with Trump in the hope that it would prompt the appointment of a special counsel. President Donald Trump's personal attorney is planning to file a complaint against former FBI Director James Comey for details he revealed during his congressional testimony. Read More »

Puerto Rican Voters: Statehood Is 'Our Only Hope'

Alejandro García Padilla, the vote was overwhelmingly in favor of choosing statehood. Many believe the island's territorial status has contributed to its 10-year economic recession, which has prompted almost half a million Puerto Ricans to flee to the USA mainland and was largely sparked by decades of heavy borrowing and the elimination of federal tax incentives. Read More »

I hope Hillary Clinton finds self-awareness soon

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Its data was mediocre to poor, nonexistent, wrong. Karoun Demirjian of the Washington Post argued that it would be more productive for Clinton to take responsibility for her loss before she addresses the problems she thinks the party should fix. Read More »

Oil futures climb 1 percent after U.S. stockpile draw

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On the New York Mercantile Exchange, crude futures for July delivery fell 70 cents to settle at $47.66 a barrel, while on London's Intercontinental Exchange, Brent dipped by 47 cents to trade at $50.16 a barrel. Faced with lingering glut woes, the oil cartel discussed last week reducing output by a further 1 to 1.5 percent, and could revisit the proposal should inventories remain high, according to sources. Read More »

Trump Further Damages America's Relationship with Germany

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Modi, whose visit to Germany comes less than a week after Merkel provided the strongest indication yet that the European Union and the USA under president Trump were drifting apart, said India would play a positive role in boosting unity in the grouping. Read More »