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Tillerson Signals Tough Trump Administration Stance on Cuba

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According to different sources, the Trump administration has been discussing policy changes that include prohibiting American firms from doing business with companies associated to the Cuban military, such as Gaviota. "This is a people who does not want conflict with the United States ". Senator Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican who backed Obama's Cuba policy, said lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are concerned about what Trump will do. Read More »

Chinese scholar visiting U of Illinois missing since Friday

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Police say Zhang boarded an MTD Teal line bus at the south shelter at Orchard Downs on Friday, and exited the bus at Springfield and Mathews avenues in Urbana just before 2 p.m. They're also working with ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft and keeping an eye on cell phone records. "We really hope that we can make it faster and we really hope the girl is safe", Huang told the local news website Illinoishomepage.net. Read More »

Manchester bomber's brother released by police

According to police, 11 people remain under arrest in relation to the attack, which forced the Conservative government of Theresa May to raise the terror threat alert to its highest level for a few days. He is believed to have visited Libya shortly before the attack, arriving back in the United Kingdom on 18 May. "Manchester's strength and togetherness is an example to the world", he wrote in a book of condolence. Read More »

China stands pat on rates this time after Fed lifts benchmark

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The statement underlined consumer spending has accelerated recently, while business investment continued to expand. It forecast USA economic growth of 2.2% for 2017 - an increase on its last estimate - but said it would be watching inflation carefully as its main measure was now expected to come in lower than expected at 1.6%. Read More »

UPS gunman who killed 3 had filed overtime grievances

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She said they ducked as they boarded and told the driver to "go, go, go". "Our thoughts and prayers are with all those touched by this incident", UPS said in a statement . He reopened after he saw police had blocked off an area around the UPS building, which is about a block from his shop. About 850 people are employed at the site, the largest for UPS in San Francisco . Read More »

Man arrested at Sydney Airport 'heading for Syria'

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A young man from Sydney's southwest has been intercepted by counter-terrorism police at Sydney Airport as he tried to leave the country, allegedly to travel to the Syrian war zone. Support from the NSW community is an important part of keeping NSW safe against acts of terrorism. He wouldn't divulge who Mr Taleb had communicated with online but said that police believe he was largely acting alone. Read More »

Were Analysts Bearish Myriad Genetics, Inc

It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500. $111,930 worth of Myriad Genetics , Inc. The Nokota Management Lp holds 587,500 shares with $19.08M value, up from 167,812 last quarter. Ingalls Snyder Ltd Llc, New York-based fund reported 60,084 shares. (NASDAQ:MYGN). Oppenheimer And Incorporated holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Myriad Genetics , Inc. Read More »

Virginia shooting: Republican House Whip Steve Scalise 'critical'

Steve Scalise's bedside and spoke with the House Majority Whip's family during a visit Wednesday evening to the hospital where Scalise remains in critical condition . Steve Scalise and several others. "It's pretty well known in the neighborhood who those folks are on the baseball field", Brooks said. The shooting brought back into focus the debate over gun control in the U.S. Read More »

Lone gunman shoots United States congressman at baseball practice

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Hodgkinson , 66, of IL, was transported to George Washington University Hospital. Flake was one of the GOP members practicing in Alexandria, Virginia Wednesday morning, when the attack occurred. It was a surreal scene at the U.S. Capitol that had not been seen in years. "He is grateful for the fearless actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues", the statement said. Read More »

Techs, Small Caps Hit As Fed Hikes Rates As Expected

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The blue-chip index closed at a record high of 21,374 early on Thursday morning, after the Fed's move, and is on its way to 22,900 by the end of the year if Ralph Acampora, the godfather of charting, is right. The rate determines the level of other interest rates in the us economy , and the higher the federal funds rate , the more expensive it is to borrow money. Read More »

Carlisle Companies Incorporated (CSL) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts

The company was downgraded on Tuesday, November 29 by Longbow. (NYSE:CSL) on Thursday, June 2 to "Neutral" rating. Topeka Capital added the stock to its research portfolio setting a rating of "Buy". RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $102 target. Analysts await Philip Morris International Inc. During the same period past year, the company earned $1.05 EPS. Read More »

Australian journalist shot in war-torn Philippine city

The ABC's Southeast Asia correspondent was injured as the Philippine military presses ahead with its three-week campaign to take back the city from Islamic State. Fighting began when the army tried and failed to capture a person believed to be the main IS leader in the Philippines. The clashes prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial rule all over Mindanao to quell rebellion. Read More »

GIF button for comments goes live on Facebook

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Facebook is celebrating 30th anniversary of the GIF on its platform. To add a GIF into your comment , just tap the GIF button in the comment bar. Users could already post GIFs in status updates, but from June 15, you'll now be able to add GIFs in Facebook comments , allowing you to search through and select from a list of relevant files right there in the social network's interface, The Verge reveals. Read More »

Fed raises rates and sets plan to shrink balance sheet 'this year'

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The 10-year U.S. Treasuries yield had slipped to as low as 2.103 percent and last stood at 2.129 percent. At the depths of the recession, the Fed began buying Treasury and mortgage bonds to try to depress long-term loan rates . The central bank's decision comes after lots of signs that the US economy is in good shape. One FOMC member, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari, dissented from the decision, preferring to keep policy on hold for now. Read More »

Getting Uber out of reverse hard for whoever's CEO

The troubles at scandal-ridden ride sharing app Uber have taken another turn as Kalanick's second-in-command and a member of his so-called "A-Team" Emil Michael has left the company . Recommendations on company improvements will be released to employees on Tuesday, a spokesman said. The company announced in February that it was commissioning a pair of investigations into allegations of discrimination and sexual harassment made by Susan Fowler, a former engineer at the company. Read More »

President Trump Celebrates 71st Birthday

We love you", Donald Jr. posted to his social media feed. "Can't wait to celebrate tonight!" First Lady Nancy's acting chops came in handy for keeping her cool while staging birthday surprises for the President, including the one pictured above that made a flawless photo op a couple of days before his February 6 birthday in 1983. Read More »

AL GOP Representatives Safe After Baseball Practice Shooting

After a brief stint as a state senator, he headed to Washington after winning election in 2008 for the congressional seat vacated by Bobby Jindal, who became the Louisiana governor. BARTON: Scalise's security detail and the Capitol Hill Police immediately began to return fire. Visibly shaken, he went on to add , "This is a charity baseball game ". Read More »

Attorneys General Of Maryland And DC Sue Trump Over His Businesses

This is not the first time Trump has been accused of violating the clause. They also said their action was non-partisan, and other state attorneys general , including Republicans, were welcome to join the suit . Frosh described the Emoluments Clause as a firewall. On Monday, Racine said he and Frosh chose to act because the Republican-controlled Congress has "wholly failed to fulfill its responsibility of serving as a check and balance on the president". Read More »

Oil futures climb 1 percent after USA stockpile draw

US West Texas Intermediate crude futures were at $49.37 a barrel, down 29c or 0.6%, from their last settlement. USA crude futures extended gains after the data and was 1.4 percent, or 68 cents, higher at $49 a barrel, as of 11:33 a.m. Despite this, Brent futures are still more than 8 per cent below their level on May 25, when OPEC announced it would extend its production cut into 2018. Read More »

Hurricane Energy PLC's (HUR) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at FinnCap

It is down 13.35% since June 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Cullen Capital Management Llc decreased Astrazeneca Plc (Adr) (AZN) stake by 1.05% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (NASDAQ:MYGN). Envestnet Asset Mgmt has 0% invested in Myriad Genetics, Inc. D E Shaw And reported 0% of its portfolio in Pets at Home Group PLC (LON:PETS). Read More »

Baltimore Orioles beat Chicago White Sox; Wellington Castillo hits grand slam

The right-hander is 1-8 in his past nine starts. Baltimore are 6-20 in their last 26 road games and the under is 9-2 in Tillman's last 11 road starts while the under is 12-5 in Tillman's last 17 on grass. "Very easy to pull for, really good teammate". The Orioles purchased the contract of David Washington from Triple-A Norfolk to provide another option at first base, but it's expected that Trey Mancini and Mark Trumbo will see most of the reps at the position while Davis is sidelined. Read More »