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Soccer star Cristano Ronaldo charged with tax fraud


With earnings over 73 million pounds, Forbes had named Ronaldo the highest paid sporting celebrity in the world this year. Ronaldo is the latest football star to fall foul of Spanish tax authorities. The regional state prosecutor of Madrid has accused Ronaldo of four accounts of tax fraud. The agency also said the case could relate to different interpretations between the British and Spanish tax systems over where to declare some revenues but would in any case not constitute fraud. Read More »

Dennis Rodman's Back in North Korea


Even as North Korea has been escalating its ballistic missile launches and warning of a new nuclear test, Kim continued the "Track 2" dialogue in which former us officials and nuclear experts meet regularly with North Korean counterparts. Read More »

NextEra Energy Partners, (NEP) Receiving Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

Shares of NextEra Energy Inc ( NEE ) traded down 0.86% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $140.24. Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:HEP) has risen 4.19% since June 13, 2016 and is uptrending. Pimentel Armando Jr sold 5,680 shares worth $756,065. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 102,311 shares of company stock valued at $13,774,147. Read More »

Keller @ Large: Sessions Passes On Comey-Bashing

Asked about media reports that he had met with Kislyak on a third occasion at a Washington hotel past year, Sessions testified that did not remember meeting or having a conversation with the ambassador at the event. In his testimony, Comey said that Sessions did not respond to the grievance, a fact that Sessions disputed Tuesday. "Yes sir, I agree", Warner replied. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan decries isolation of Qatar as 'inhumane', against Islamic values

In a statement released on the state-run Qatar News Agency (QNA), Central Bank governor Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud Al-Thani dismissed concerns over liquidity levels. Morocco's Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita was also in the Gulf on a mission by King Mohammed to try to mediate. Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blamed the USA for creating ISIS and fostering instability in the Middle East amid an ongoing crisis in the region. Read More »

Crazy Volume Spikes for: GrubHub Inc. (GRUB)

Marathon Partners Equity Management Llc decreased Grubhub Inc (GRUB ) stake by 13.39% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. This estimate is provided by 18 analysts. The stock of GrubHub Inc (NYSE:GRUB) earned "Outperform" rating by Wedbush on Friday, July 8. On Wednesday, April 12th, Stanley Chia sold 1,200 shares of GrubHub stock. Read More »

Senator Bernie Sanders Tweets Response to Senate Health Care Actions

John Barrasso , R-Wy., pushed back on the idea of whether CBO scores even matter. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at a press conference in December. The end result: people with preexisting conditions under both laws still would not have access to the services they need because of expected spike costs of coverage. Read More »

Saudis Cut Back Oil Supply To Asia, Slash Exports To US


Threatening to undermine OPEC's efforts to tighten the market is a relentless rise in U.S. drilling activity, which has driven up USA output by more than 10 per cent since mid-2016, to over 9.3 million bpd. This is according to the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) monthly report for the month of June released on Tuesday, June 13. The oil producing group's May report mentioned that the global oil supply increased by 0.13 million barrels per day, mb/d, in May to average ... Read More »

Congress passes long-sought VA accountability bill


Congress placing a priority on the quality of workers caring for our veterans and the VA facilities". Trump tweeted Tuesday night. "No effort toward real, wholesale reform at the department will ever be successful absent a strong culture of accountability first". Read More »

Comey testifies under oath, Trump lashes back: He said vs he said

The agency's response to a freedom of information request submitted by The Wall Street Journal doesn't exclude the possibility that recordings could have been created by another entity. Trump. The fact that information about Sessions was classified and Comey couldn't answer "means there's something out there that he knows about that the public doesn't, and that he thinks bears on a need for Sessions to recuse himself in matters that relate to Russian Federation", said Sen. Read More »

Price Trends to Watch: Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG)

Ltd. now owns 136,250 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $235,000 after buying an additional 11,380 shares during the period. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 36,213 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $548,000 after buying an additional 400 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Trump says Comey not telling truth

During his almost two-and-a-half hours of testimony, Comey said Trump asked him for a pledge of loyalty, as well as urged him to "see a way out of" the FBI investigation into Flynn's conversations with Russia's ambassador. In his first press conference since Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, Trump told reporters he was "100 percent" willing to give a sworn testimony to the special counsel now overseeing the FBI's investigation into Russia's ... Read More »

DUP leader slams 'hyperbole' over gay rights policy

After attending the Prime Minister's political cabinet on Monday, she told BBC News: "I'm suggesting that the Conservative Party works with those both within the House of Commons and with people without to ensure that as we leave the European Union we have a Brexit that works for the economy and puts that first". Read More »

Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey

Those calls have escalated since fired FBI Director James Comey cryptically told lawmakers on Thursday that the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

George Osborne Says Theresa May Is A "Dead Woman Walking"


Boris Johnson is being urged by some MPs to step in and oust her. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told Andrew Marr that his party will put a "substantial amendment" into the Queen's Speech to promote a "jobs first Brexit" and to guarantee the rights of European Union nationals to stay in the UK. Read More »

Deputy AG wouldn't fire Mueller if unlawful


From left, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, listen as Vice President Mike Pence, right, speaks during a Cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump , Monday, June 12, 2017, in the Cabinet Ro. In appointing Mueller last month, Rosenstein said that the "public interest requires me to place this investigation under the authority of a person who exercises a degree of independence from the normal chain of command". Read More »

Iran Aims To Develop Its Largest Oil Field


PEDEC has signed eight non-disclosure agreements with foreign firms on conducting technical surveys on the South Azadegan field which contains an estimated 33 billion barrels of oil in place, of which 6 billion barrels are deemed recoverable. Read More »

New "Strong Buy" Rating Was Given to FNB (NYSE:FNB)

Zacks Investment Research cut F.N.B. Corporation during the first quarter worth $96,046,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Corp (NYSE:FNB) shares. On Tuesday, May 2 CHIAFULLO JAMES D bought $4,340 worth of F.N.B. Envestnet Asset Mgmt has invested 0% in F.N.B. Corp's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 61.54%. Read More »

Analysts See $1.98 EPS for Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ)

Insiders have sold 61,244 shares of company stock valued at $10,445,048 over the last 90 days. About 512,016 shares traded. WARNING: "Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC Purchases Shares of 12,000 Constellation Brands Inc (STZ )" was published by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. Read More »

Cohen Capital Management Inc. Boosts Position in Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

Rand Wealth LLC's holdings in Comcast were worth $6,917,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 26,812 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,085,886. BURKE STEPHEN B had sold 258,380 shares worth $10.07M on Tuesday, May 9. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.05, for a total value of $762,192.60. Read More »