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US Congress agrees to beef up Russian Federation sanctions as European Union voices concern

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As reported in June, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed the bill S. 722 on the introduction of sanctions against Iran, which also included a section with widened sanctions against Russian Federation. Even so, she expressed concerns that by including North Korea the legislation could face procedural delays in the Senate. McCarthy did not immediately post the text of the bill. Read More »

Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank Of Canada

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About shares traded. Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) has declined 2.35% since July 20, 2016 and is downtrending. Transcat Inc now has $91.93M valuation. It closed at $85.68 lastly. The total number of Outstanding Shares is 561.33 Million. Price T Rowe Md holds 0% of its portfolio in Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) for 811,895 shares. Read More »

McCain's primary challenger asks him to step aside after diagnosis

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The Arizona Republican announced on Wednesday he had been diagnosed with brain cancer and has not made any suggestion he will need to step down because of his health, prompting Dr. 'When the time comes that Senator McCain can no longer perform his duties in the Senate at full capacity, he owes it to the people of Arizona to step aside, ' Ward's statement said . Read More »

James Investment Research Inc. Takes Position in Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI)

Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 1,403 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $115,000 after buying an additional 223 shares during the last quarter. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of ADI in report on Wednesday, May 31 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, September 8. Read More »

Dems, GOP Agree on Bill That Weakens Trump on Sanctions

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The Trump administration pushed for weakening the provisions in the bill giving Congress veto power if the administration eased Russian Federation sanctions, but that provision is included in the agreement with just a clarifying change. The aides were not authorized to speak publicly and requested anonymity to discuss internal deliberations. "The bill the House will vote on next week will now exclusively focus on these nations and hold them accountable for their unsafe actions". Read More »

Russia Sanctions Package May Leave Out Trump Request to Ease Penalties

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White House officials asked lawmakers this month to reconsider the Russian Federation provisions that the Senate added to an Iran sanctions bill that passed 98-2. Senator Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said the agreement was reached after "intense negotiations". It then lost momentum in the House after representatives said they wanted to include North Korea. Read More »

Florida boy, 10, caught 4 times in 6 weeks for auto theft

Plus there's this: He's the age of a fourth-grader. He was also allegedly involved in at least two other auto thefts, including one on Tuesday after which he had an ankle monitor placed on him. Officers saw the auto on surveillance tape while the 10-year-old was still inside the store. One auto was stolen from Azza Motors, and detectives later found seven sets of vehicle keys on the juveniles , stolen from the same business. Read More »

Sessions staying as attorney general despite Trump rebuke

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Trump told the New York Times that he is unhappy with Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein , telling the newspaper he was "irritated" to learn he was from Baltimore. Mr. Trump's cavalier attitude toward this carefully designed system is an affront to the people who have spent their careers respecting and protecting it. Read More »

WWE Battleground 2017: The Results & Highlights You Need to Know

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The build-up for Battleground has not been kind to viewers. The full match card for Battleground can be seen below. This match shouldn't be hard to predict as Dillinger has a lot of upside and English is a glorified jobber. There was once a time when SmackDown Live was handily besting its Raw counterpart in PPVs. The victor should get some direction toward SummerSlam , potentially in a big-name match or for a championship. Read More »

Hopes of Syrian peace raised as ceasefire agreed in 'safe zone'

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A ministry statement Saturday did not give details, but said the agreement includes the zone's borders as well as routes for delivery of humanitarian aid and free movement of civilians. According to the Observatory's report, government tanks shelled a village inside Ghouta, leaving material damage but no casualties. Eastern Ghouta is one offour safe zones agreed by Iran and Russian Federation, and Turkey, which backs rebel fighters. Read More »

PCs approve deal to merge with Wildrose, uniting Alberta's right

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PC Leader Jason Kenney and Wildrose Leader Brian Jean had criss-crossed the province in recent weeks to drum up support for a merger. Alberta's two main conservative parties have voted to unite. There will now be a leadership race for the new party. The former canadian minister of Defence has left federal politics after being elected leader of the Association, progressive conservative Alberta, in march last. Read More »

Trump attacks 'illegal leaks' about Sessions's Russian meetings

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The Latest on the probe into allegations of Russian meddling in the USA presidential election (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Nevertheless, the revelation of the contact with Kislyak led Sessions to recuse himself from the ongoing probe involving President Trump and Russian interference in the 2016 election, clearing the path for Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller to take over. Read More »

Jill Stein Comes Under Trump Jr.-Russia Probe Scrutiny

Kislyak also served as Moscow's ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and to Belgium and was Russia's deputy foreign minister from 2003-08. Sessions failed to disclose the meetings during his confirmation hearing. Adding to the political drama in Washington next week, Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Monday, albeit in a closed-door session, CNN reported, citing Kushner's lawyer. Read More »

Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.31

Company insiders own 0.52% of the company's stock. About 701,491 shares traded. It has underperformed by 62.73% the S&P500. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink . Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 25th. The business's revenue was down 11.1% compared to the same quarter past year. Read More »

Mind games, Federer tips as British Open begins

After his round, Manley also revealed he once played junior football against former internationals Michael Owen and Craig Bellamy, of England and Wales respectively, but chose to make his career in golf instead. "Apparently life begins at 40 so maybe that's a good omen for me, " said Casey, who recovered to finish seventh in 2008". There are a few tricks here and there that you can apply to golf. Read More »

Rep. Waters to Spicer: 'You've Got More Guts Than Jeff Sessions'

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In an interview with The New York Times , President Donald Trump had criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions from recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Noting that Trump likely lashed out at Sessions because he's the subject of a "vague open-ended investigation" and that it's "terrifying", Carlson went on to criticize POTUS for his actions. Read More »

New Zealand Floods: State Of Emergency Declared In Christchurch

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Hundreds of residents have been evacuated from their homes, roads have been closed and the New Zealand Defence Force has been brought in to assist emergency services. People have been rescued from cars in flood waters, prompting authorities to remind people to never drive into flood water. In Timaru, a port city with almost 29,000 inhabitants, the state of emergency was active earlier in the day and lifted once the water level receded, reports Efe news. Read More »

Ex-Escort Gets 16 Years for Trying to Have Husband Killed

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Prosecutors were arguing Friday she should get 30 years. If the court does not find appropriate grounds for that sentence, they are recommending a sentence of 48 months with credit for time served. The Boynton Beach Police Department staged a phony crime scene on the day that Dippolito's husband was supposed to be killed and recorded her reaction. Read More »

Modi hosts dinner for Mukherjee, presents memento

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The function at Hyderabad House was also attended by President-elect Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President Hamid Ansari. Former Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu and Gopalkrishna Gandhi are in the race to succeed Ansari. Mukherjee was reportedly brimming with incidents when PM used to approach him for guidance. Yesterday, JD (U) hit back at a senior RJD leader who had ruled out Tejaswi Yadav's resignation over a graft case and made light of the party's claim of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's ... Read More »

Watch Team Trump deny any collusion with the Russians

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They're also taking a look at his role in Ukrainian politics. Between 2006 and 2013, Manafort bought three NY properties, including one in Trump Tower in Manhattan. Senate Panel Chairman Chuck Grassley had previously requested the two testify publicly before the committee regarding a 2016 meeting with a Kremlin-linked lawyer who promised damaging information on Hilary Clinton made by Trump Jr during the 2016 presidential campaign. Read More »

Smart Sand, Inc. (NASDAQ:SND) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume

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NY acquired a new stake in shares of Smart Sand during the first quarter valued at approximately $156,000. Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of SND . For the current quarter Smart Sand Inc (NASDAQ:SND) has high EPS estimates of $0.13 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.07. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece of content was originally reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. Read More »