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6 questions for Attorney General Jeff Sessions


Sessions will likely be asked whether he played a role in Trump's surprise decision to fire FBI Director James Comey last month, a move that caused Trump's critics to charge that he was trying to interfere with a criminal investigation. Read More »

Trump proposes privatizing air traffic control


President Trump said his plan to reform the country's air traffic control system will save money, but a study released past year predicts a 20 to 29 percent increase in operational costs over the next decade if the system is privatized. About 50,000 flights take off and land in the United States every day. "We live in a modern age, but our air traffic control system is stuck, painfully, in the past", he said at a White House event attended by current and former transportation department ... Read More »

Chinese insurer reportedly detained amid financial probe


It said Wu authorized other executives to do his work and gave no other details. China's anti-corruption agency said in April it was investigating the head of China's insurance regulator for "suspected disciplinary violations", a phrase that usually refers to graft. Read More »

1400 jobs to go from Telstra across Australia


The customer network management team was also likely to be severely impacted by the cuts, which will nearly "wipe out" the division. In November, the telco revealed that it was planning to find more than $1 billion in savings to offset the impact of the National Broadband Network on its business. Read More »

Parents of UVA student released from North Korea say he's in coma

Warmbier's case. The U.S. citizen was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for stealing a propaganda poster. Warmbier's release came as former USA basketball star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday, returning to the increasingly isolated nuclear-armed country where he has previously met leader Kim Jong Un . Read More »

Diageo plc (DEO) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

St James Investment Company Llc who had been investing in Diageo P L C for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $74.71B market cap company. The stock rose 0.45% or $0.54 reaching $119.86 per share. Among 9 analysts covering Sotheby's ( NYSE:BID ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Boeing had 40 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Petrol pumps not to buy fuel starting June 16; may go dry


AIPDA President Ajay Bansal stated that the petrol pump dealers are not prepared to implement daily fuel revisions as the current infrastructure is not at par with the proposed change. He said that the Daily Price Revision is an initiative for ensuring the best possible prices to the customers as well as improved transparency on the pricing mechanism. Read More »

Jeff Sessions Insists He's Not 'Stonewalling' By Not Answering Questions

Mueller III, a former FBI director. Instead, Sessions repeatedly said he is "not able to comment " or "not able to discuss" certain topics, citing either Justice Department "longstanding policy", and later, that he is protecting President Donald Trump's right to later on assert executive privilege "if he chooses". Read More »

Sessions: Comey's Oval Office Meeting With Trump 'Not Problematic'

John McCain of Arizona and admonished by the chairman of the committee. Former FBI Director James Comey testified earlier before the intelligence committee said he knew of reasons why it would be problematic for Sessions to remain involved in the Russian Federation investigation, even before he recused himself . Read More »

Tories preparing to 'prune' manifesto after failing to win majority

After David Cameron announced his resignation , five Tory MPs stood for the leadership . Another Tory MP said there was no discussion at the meeting of how long Mrs May would remain in post, adding: "she's won, she's got to be PM". "A broader backing for Brexit has to be built and I think she recognises that", one former minister said. "It is clear to me that this Conservative government at Westminster is determined to deliver that". Read More »

Bustling Stock in Focus: Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC)

For the last quarter, the stock has performed 14.45%. It has underperformed by 1.14% the S&P500. MILLIGAN STEPHEN D had sold 68,419 shares worth $5.27 million on Tuesday, January 24. First Citizens Bancorp & Tru Co has invested 0.06% in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC). Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC)'s stock has performed at 27.51%. Read More »

Uber CEO to take leave; report recommends broad changes


The internal probe was based on a litany of allegations made by former Uber engineer Susan Fowler , including that she was discriminated against based on her gender and that the company ignored her repeated complaints of sexual harassment at the hands of her supervisor, basing it on the fact that he was a "high performer". Read More »

Who is Trump friend Christopher Ruddy?

Still, he added , "I can't imagine that that issue is going to arise". Asked Monday if the White House thought Sessions should invoke executive privilege to avoid answering questions about his conversations with Trump, presidential spokesman Sean Spicer replied, "It depends on the scope of the questions". Read More »

How Many Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

Jefferies Group LLC downgraded Valero Energy Partners from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, March 7th. Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of Valero Energy Corporation ( VLO ) may be overvalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) is a good investment, however if the market is weaker then it could suggest that the shares are undervalued. Read More »

Uber may ask CEO Travis Kalanick to step down temporarily

In February, former Uber engineer Susan Fowler wrote on a blog that she had been propositioned by her boss in a series of messages on her first day of work and that superiors ignored her complaints . Michael is considered second in command and is one of Kalanick's closest friends. It would be tough for the board to remove Kalanick because of Uber's stock ownership structure. Read More »

Crosby cements legacy with consecutive Stanley Cup wins


It hasn't even been 24 hours since the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup, but thoughts have already turned to the future of one particular player. Matt Murray stopped 27 shots for Pittsburgh , including four crucial blocks when Nashville failed to make the most of 3:28 of power-play time in the second period. Read More »

Sam Warburton: 'I could miss first British & Irish Lions Test'

Gatland's side had been heavily criticised after a mediocre start to their 10-match tour, with an unconvincing 13-7 victory over the Provincial Barbarians and a 22-16 loss to the Auckland Blues on Wednesday. The coach says Test selection is wide open, but did admit on Sunday that a number of players had put their hands up for a shot against the All Blacks in that win over the Crusaders. Read More »

11 states sue Trump administration over energy standards


New York, California and nine other states sued the Trump administration Tuesday over its failure to finalize energy-use limits for portable air conditioners and other products. The Trump administration has moved to weaken or dismantle federal efforts to reduce carbon emissions. The new efficiency standards for large appliances and industrial equipment were set to take effect after a 45-day review period that started in December 2016. Read More »

Reliance General's IPO plan wins nod


Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in January 2017, approved listing of five state-owned general insurance companies - New India Assurance, Oriental Insurance, National Insurance, United India Insurance and national reinsurer General Insurance Company. Read More »

Sophos Group (LON:SOPH) Analyst Target Changes

RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Outperform" rating and GBX 300 target in Tuesday, December 22 report. FBR Capital has "Mkt Perform" rating and $77 target. On Friday, October 30 the stock rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to "Outperform". Goldman Sachs maintained it with "Conviction Buy" rating and GBX 700 target in Friday, March 11 report. Read More »

United States players thinking of 3 points in Mexico, not border wall


It's probably safe to say that, despite being just 18 years old, Christian Pulisic is the real deal. But as was the case with last Saturday's Venezuela friendly, nobody really did much to help or hurt their chances of solidifying a roster spot going forward, with the obvious exception of Pulisic and the possible exception of Jorge Villafana who has been something akin to a revelation at left back (a longtime thorn in the side of the United States backline). Read More »