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Saudi Arabia, Iraq agree oil output cut needs 9-month extension

Even if Congress passes the proposed White House budget, the majority of sales from the usa reserve would take place years from now. WTI futures for July delivery, the new US pricing benchmark, were marked 0.1% lower from their Monday close at $50.60 while Brent crude contracts for the same month were seen 0.05% lower at $53.38 per barrel. Read More »

Panamagate Case: JIT to submit initial report today

In the hearing, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) counsel Fawad Chaudhry pleaded the court to provide the copy of the JIT report on Panama Case. The report was not made public. After apex court had wound up the hearings on the Panama case, the media circus, held for months outside it, had come to an end. The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) and the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) last week gave a seven-day deadline to Sharif to resign on the Panama Papers scandal otherwise they ... Read More »

Trump denounces United Kingdom terror; says Middle East can 'make a deal'

During their White House talks, Trump praised Abbas, and said he looked forward to working with him to pursue peace between Israel and the Palestinians. The Palestinians, if an independent Palestinian state is created, want to claim east Jerusalem as their capital. He personally addressed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and said that after meeting with "my very good friend, Benjamin", he can say that Netanyahu "is reaching for peace" too. Read More »

Rouhani hails Azerbaijan as Iran's great neighbor


Visiting Iran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia on Sunday, Trump singled out Iran as a key source of funding and support for militant groups in the Middle East, sending a tough message to Tehran the day after Rouhani won a second presidential term. "The Iranian people voted for moderation as they know a prosperous economy and jobs can only happen through investment, and investment through freedom and interaction with the world", he said. Read More »

Michael Flynn misled Pentagon over Russian ties and income

Cummings' letter asserted that documents "the Oversight Committee has in our possession" show that Flynn told investigators that he was paid by "U.S. Separately, he also faces legal questions over failing to properly register as a foreign agent for lobbying he did a year ago on behalf of Turkey while advising the Trump campaign, which is also a felony. Read More »

U.S. launches NAFTA renegotiation countdown


In a letter to congressional leaders on Thursday, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the administration would start talks on the 23-year-old deal in as few as 90 days. "The trilateral agreement has been an vast benefit for all parties", Mexico's economic ministry said in a statement . Freeland said that, together with colleagues, she has in recent months been listening to Canadians' opinions on NAFTA, and will continue to consult on the issue. Read More »

Trump to meet Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in West Bank

Trump , in line with Israel's positions on the Palestinian struggle against occupation, insisted that 'peace can never take root in a place where violence is tolerated, financed and even rewarded'. He said that while Abbas condemned Monday's attack in Manchester , "if [the attacker] had been Palestinian, the murderer's family would have gotten a payment". Read More »

North Korea confirms 'successful' launch of ballistic missile

The U.N. Security Council on Monday issued a press statement that "strongly condemned" North Korea's ballistic missile launch on Sunday. The latest missile test comes just a week after North Korea provoked worldwide outcry by testing a ballistic missile that it claims can carry a nuclear warhead. Read More »

Chelsea Manning Is Free From Prison and Posting On Instagram

In a recent interview with NPR, Steven Nelson, a reporter with U.S. News and World Report, clarified why Obama made a decision to significantly shorten the original 35-year sentence handed to Manning. On social media Wednesday, people either hailed her as a courageous hero or denounced her as a traitor. That decision angered national security experts who say Manning put USA lives at risk but it won praise from transgender advocates who have embraced her transition to a female gender identity. Read More »

Rouhani says hopeful Europe won't follow Trump's lead on Iran


Answering a question about his plans to have good relations with Islamic countries and countries of the region and the world, the President said: "From the beginning of the 11th administration, we announced to the world that violence and extremism are great dangers for our region and the world and we want a world against terrorism and extremism, and it was accepted by the whole world". Read More »

Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election


Corbyn said a Labour government would pay for increased spending by "asking the better-off and the big corporations to pay a little bit more". In a sign of the pressures within the Labour camp as it continues to trail in the polls, he told the Politico website: "I don't see Labour winning. Read More »

Di Maria, Pastore's homes raided


Details are still sketchy and there has been no word on whether any further action will be taken at the moment, while PSG have yet to issue a statement on the raids. The "Football Leaks " scandal has already engulfed football legends Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho . Asked by EIC if it had benefited from illegal commissions, PSG said that "we have never received commissions from a company registered in a tax haven". Read More »

House Intelligence Hearing With John Brennan

On Monday, Elijah Cummings , the senior Democrat on the House oversight committee, cited inconsistencies in Mr Flynn's disclosures to United States investigators during his security clearance review in early 2016. The letter is the latest in a serious of damning blows against Flynn. US President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn will refuse to hand over documents to the Senate to clarify his contacts with Russian Federation, local media reported. Read More »

Trump Says Trip Shows Him Israel, Palestine 'Ready for Peace'

Trump said. On Monday, Trump met with Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israeli prime minister's residence in Jerusalem , where he also spoke of possibilities for recharging the peace process. Still, White House officials had downplayed the prospects for a breakthrough on this trip, saying it was important to manage their ambitions as they wade into terrain that has tripped up more experienced diplomats. Read More »

Eddie Jones welcomes England's World Cup 'group of death'

Jones' men are ranked second in the world, while an improving France side are now sixth and Argentina , twice semifinalists, are ninth. "I'm going to visit the temples because I need to pray". Ireland have been drawn with Scotland and hosts Japan in a favourable draw for the 2019 Rugby World Cup . New Zealand will face South Africa in the upcoming 2019 RWC pool stage along with Italy . Read More »

Islamic State claims responsibility for Manchester bombing


British authorities identified the bomber as Salman Abedi, 23, according to a US law enforcement official who has been briefed on the matter but was not authorized to speak publicly. Video from inside the arena showed concertgoers screaming as they made their way out amid a sea of pink balloons. British authorities have said the bombing is being investigated as a terrorist attack. Read More »

Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ)?

Amp Limited accumulated 145,395 shares. The share price of the company (LON:WIN) was up +0.17% during the last trading session, with a high of 301.00 during the day and the volume of Wincanton shares traded was 622619. JP Morgan maintained it with "Overweight" rating and GBX 245 target in Wednesday, August 12 report. Barclays PLC reissued their overweight rating on shares of St. Read More »

With new sheriff in town, South Korea big businesses duck for cover


South Korean President Moon Jae-In today announced his picks for finance and foreign ministers while appointing a former diplomat as his top security advisor for his new government. Left-leaning Moon favours engagement with North Korea to bring it to the negotiating table, but after a recent missile launch said dialogue would be possible "only if Pyongyang changes its behaviour". Read More »

Ariana Grande on Manchester Bombing: "I Am So So Sorry"


At least 22 people, including children, have been killed in a blast at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester , in the deadliest terror attack on British soil since the 2005 London bombings. She said authorities were trying to determine if he had an accomplice. The attack sparked a nightlong search for loved-ones - parents for the children they had accompanied or had been waiting to pick up, and friends for each other after groups were scattered by the blast. Read More »

Trump meets Palestine President, urges resumption of peace talks

His hopes for peace already appear buoyed by his first visit to the Middle East. "So many young, lovely innocent people living and enjoying their lives, murdered by evil losers in life", Trump said , echoing the theme he presented during his meetings with Arab leaders in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Read More »

First victims identified in Manchester concert bombing

The campaign, launched by staff at the Manchester Evening News on Tuesday morning, was created after readers got in touch with the paper to ask how they could help in the aftermath of the attack. "I wrapped her in one of the merchandise T-shirts and I said 'where is your mummy and daddy?'" "We are further investigating what happened". This news comes after TMZ reported late Monday that the European leg of Grande's tour would be put on hold. Read More »

Prime Minister backtracks on social care as Labour close in

And that consultation will include an absolute limit on the amount people have to pay for their care costs . "We will make sure there is an absolute limit on what people need to pay". Previous polling had suggested that the Conservatives were about to make a historic breakthrough in Wales, seizing a slew of seats from Labour and sending more Welsh MPs to Westminster than any other party. Read More »

Tornado watch issued for portion of South Carolina

So far, flash flood watches remain to the west of the WCTV viewing area. The greatest severe threat will be in the afternoon with strong, damaging winds, small hail, and an isolated tornado being the primary threats. Multiple round of showers and thunderstorms are expected through today and Wednesday . This activity coincides with strengthening wind fields which will support a risk for tornadoes and potential damaging surface gusts. Read More »

Scotland to Introduce Increased Security Measures Amid Manchester Terror Attack


He continued: "People will therefore see armed police on patrol at transport hubs and crowded places". The public have been asked to remain alert for anything suspicious. "The important message here is that communities defeat terrorism". Armed police at Sheffield railway station. "My professional response is one to ensure that the force here in Devon and Cornwall is keeping the public safe here across the peninsula and working with our partners here in terms of operational policing", he ... Read More »