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Trump weighed in on son's statement 'as any father would'

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Donald Trump faces fresh questions about whether he tried to obscure details of links to Russian Federation after reports the president dictated his son's statement claiming a meeting with a Kremlin-linked lawyer had nothing to do with his presidential campaign. Read More »

Qatar files WTO complaint over Gulf trade 'siege'

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The minister said that Qatar has effectively declared a war on Saudi Arabia by internationalizing the Hajj issue. Qataris are allowed to go to Hajj by Saudi authorities, but they can access the country via only two designated airports: King Abdulaziz Airport in Jeddah and Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Airport in Medina. Read More »

GOP efforts to "fix" health care

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John Thune , R-S.D., the Senate's third-ranking Republican , said , "Until somebody shows us a way to get that elusive 50th vote, I think it's over". Alexander said the legislation he envisions would be "small, bipartisan and balanced". That leaves just some rural swaths of Nevada and IN - which between them contain one-tenth of one percent of all exchange enrollees - without an insurance plan IN their exchanges. Read More »

Report says Trump called White House a 'dump'

Perhaps it is, by the standards of a multi-billionaire who owns 17 golf courses - err, owned 17 golf courses, before he turned over control to his sons Eric and Donald Jr. So far in his young presidency, Trump has spent more than 40 days at one of his golf properties. It also could be the President's real opinion of the White House . Read More »

CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Sets New 12-Month High Following Dividend Announcement

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During the same period previous year, the business posted $0.64 EPS. BidaskClub downgraded shares of CNA Financial Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 2.39% which for the week stands at 1.69%. Parallel Advisors LLC increased its stake in CNA Financial Corporation by 16.5% in the first quarter. Read More »

Saudi crown prince announces plan for Red Sea tourism project

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The Saudi Commission for Tourism did not immediately respond to an Associated Press request for more details on the rules that will govern tourists at the Red Sea resort. The plan considers tourism as a key area to develop. "The project will be a leading coastal destination, located on a number of virgin islands in the Red Sea". Read More »

Duterte backs Customs chief Faeldon, says Finance secretary

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During the hearing, Customs broker Mark Ruben Taguba, the broker who handled the release of container containing the shabu out of the Customs premises, said a certain Richard Chen or Richard Tan may have known the person behind the shipment of the 604 kilograms of shabu from China to Manila through a so-called "consignee-for-hire" scheme using EMT Trading. Read More »

President Trump convenes Cabinet with new chief of staff

Instead of a well-connected political hand like Priebus, Republican congressional leaders will now have to deal with John Kelly , the retired Marine general and current Homeland Security secretary designated as the new White House chief of staff. Read More »

It May Soon Be Easier to Pass the Bar Exam in California

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Earlier this year, Holmes was among 20 California law school deans who wrote a letter (PDF) to the California high court, asking for a lower cut score, the Recorder (sub. The state bar is studying the caliber and preparation of students in the state's law schools. She said the state Supreme Court may not want to lower the passing score permanently if the conclusion is that the decline in the pass rate is the result exclusively of a drop in qualified students. Read More »

Ireland's gay PM Leo Varadkar will attend Belfast Pride

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Should there be no agreement after the break, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire will be required to either call a fresh election or to re-establish direct rule. "It's his own business". He later said there was " not a meeting of minds " on the subject, but added he believed it was "not a matter of if, but when" Northern Ireland changed its law. Read More »

Off-highway vehicles banned from southern Alberta Forest due to fire risk

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Exceptions include using off highway vehicles for work purposes, Treaty Rights and emergency response. When the debris falls into dry grass or leaves, it can quickly turn into a wildfire. Morrison continued stating that the provincial ban prohibits the recreational use of OHV's within public land in terms of the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Read More »

Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes (NYSE:GOL) Experiences Lighter than Usual Trading Volume

It has underperformed by 3.92% the S&P500. Adage Capital Partners Gp Llc decreased Delta Air Lines Inc Del (NYSE:DAL) stake by 1.05 million shares to 2.13 million valued at $104.69M in 2016Q4. Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock and raised the price target on September 8 changing the price objective from $8.20 to $23.00 and moving the rating from "Overweight" to "Equal-weight". Read More »

AFTER-HOURS: Pandora Media, Texas Roadhouse, US Silica Holdings Inc and more

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Pandora Media (NYSE:P) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 31st. Pandora Media, Inc . has a 1-year low of $6.76 and a 1-year high of $14.98. Pandora Media Inc now has $2.17 billion valuation. The advertising number may improve, as the company launches programmatic and cost-per-view video products in the third quarter and programmatic audio in the fourth quarter, according to BMO Capital Markets analysts. Read More »

The Funniest Reactions To Scaramucci's Firing

In a statement announcing Scaramucci's removal, the White House said the Wall Street financier "felt it was best" to give new Chief of Staff John Kelly "a clean slate and the ability to build his own team". Scaramucci was the third communications director of Trump's presidency. I've given to American Unity PAC, I've given to the Human Rights Campaign, I'm for marriage equality. Read More »

Deepwater Wind plans 144 MW offshore wind, storage project

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Deepwater Wind has submitted bids for the construction of a 144MW offshore wind farm in response to the Massachusetts Clean Energy request for proposals (RfP). The company won a contract for a system to be paired with a wind farm in Australia last month. "And our pricing at any size will be very competitive with the alternatives". Read More »

Gainesville, St. Pete PDs push back on Trump remarks

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Like, don't hit their head, and they've just killed somebody? The comment elicited some applause. "Do these people actually realize that this was a joke and not a policy change?" said a post on the Blue Lives Matter website. "Statements by any public official condoning or encouraging the unreasonable use of force or the mistreatment of individuals in police custody are inappropriate and antithetical to professional policing and the mission of the Department of Public Safety", the ... Read More »

Top US Democrat urges Trump to block China deals over North Korea

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Since then, it's become clearer that China will not take a harder line on Pyongyang. President Trump accused China of failing to rein in its ally, after the test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) last week brought Kim Jong-un's regime closer to having the capability to strike the USA mainland . Read More »

Trio Of Pirates Named To USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

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Senior Morgan Schuetz , an All-American and SEC Champion 800-meter runner in her LSU career, claimed her fourth-straight USTFCCCA All-Academic selection, while sophomore Erika Lewis and freshman Ruby Stauber each picked up their first career all-academic award from the organization. Read More »

Inmates seize control of second wing at riot-hit prison

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A woman who said her son is an inmate tweeted that he had been on "24 hour lock down for weeks" at The Mount, which houses more than 1,000 inmates, while others had complained of not being allowed out to shower or make phone calls. Staff morale is at an all-time low and as fast as the service recruits new staff, staff leave in their droves. Yesterday's troubles came on the same day that a report from the Independent Monitoring Board highlighted that the prison had been struggling with staff ... Read More »

United States police searching for missing Irish hiker

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Originally from Midleton, Cork and having previously studied at University College Cork, the 25-year-old is approximately 5'10 with blue eyes, brown hair, and glasses. "However, there was a lot of misinformation and he was even "found" a few times, even to the point where we rang hostels to speak with 'him'". Niall said initially the family had received several reports of people seeing David, which turned out to be cases of mistaken identity. Read More »

APC Condoles Aregbesola Over Mother's Death

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She was laid to rest according to Islamic rites on Tuesday in Ilesa, Osun State. The monarch urged the people of the state and Yoruba race, to join the governor and his family in celebrating their matriarch, who "laboured hard to raise her children with discpline, virtues and godliness". Read More »

Donald Trump hails 'great day' as Scaramucci loses White House job

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White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump felt Scaramucci's comments were "inappropriate for a person in that position". "We wish him all the best", the White House statement read. His evening tweet came as Scaramucci was forced out following a turbulent series of media appearances over the last week by the combative former Wall Street financier, capped by a foul-mouthed tirade to a New Yorker journalist on Thursday. Read More »

Family of cyber-bullied NJ girl who killed herself to sue school district for negligence

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The family of a 12-year-old girl who killed herself in June, is suing their daughter's New Jersey school district for failing to intervene when she was being viciously attacked by bullies online . "It's hard to understand that while she had a great circle of friends and she was liked among her peers and active, that still doesn't quiet the noise of the girls that didn't like her and who made a decision to put a target on her back and constantly taunt her", said Dianne Grossman. Read More »