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Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

Rosenstein, who has the sole ability to fire Mueller given that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from matters relating to the investigation, told the panel he had seen no evidence of good cause for letting Mueller go and that he would not follow any theoretical order to fire him absent such evidence. [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby sexual assault trial: Jury to deliberate for 3rd straight day

Bill Cosby sexual assault trial: Jury to deliberate for 3rd straight day Prosecutors called 12 witnesses over a week of testimony, but presented nearly no forensic evidence. Cosby did not testify in his own defense. The panel of seven men and five women returned to the jury room in the Montgomery County Courthouse just after 9 a.m.to resume wrestling with a decision that the judge said had left them exhausted the night before. [Full Article...]

Why oil prices will remain weak

Prices had already been trading lower in the wake of a report from the International Energy Agency which that warned the global oil glut will persist this year despite efforts to curb supply. Prices have averaged higher so far this year, at around $51.8 a barrel. But adherence to the cuts is under scrutiny and the producer group said this week its output rose by 336,000 bpd in May to 32.14... [Full Article...]

Trump says Comey not telling truth, willing to respond under oath

In the most eagerly anticipated USA congressional hearing in years, Comey told lawmakers the Trump administration had lied and defamed him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the president dismissed him on May 9. The pledge came as Trump accused James Comey of lying to Congress about their private exchanges. You and I are friends. "I took it as a very disturbing thing, ve... [Full Article...]

GE CEO Immelt stepping down, Flannery to take over role

GE CEO Immelt stepping down, Flannery to take over role GE said the leadership change has been in the works for years, with the board deciding on the timing in 2013 and voting Mr. Flannery as CEO Friday. Flannery, 55, who is now president and CEO of GE Healthcare, joined GE Capital about three decades ago. [Full Article...]

Pogba praises extreme and special Mourinho

Pogba praises extreme and special Mourinho After winning the Community Shield at the start of the season, United lifted the EFL Cup and Europa League in Pogba's first season back at United after signing from Juventus in a world-record transfer. "So the type of football I'm playing as a midfielder, because the team was not doing so well most of the time, is not like at United as we don't have the ball". [Full Article...]

Cleveland Cavaliers' success starts at the 3-point line

Teams that started 3-0 are a ideal 126-0. But it was a flawless storm for the Cavaliers as so many things contributed to the Warriors' collapse. And then there was the Draymond Green technical foul fiasco. Before the game, Kerr, who missed 11 playoff games because of back pain, said his decision to return to the bench for Game 2 in the Finals was easy. But the Cavaliers are thinking bi... [Full Article...]

Upper House of Japan's Parliament Passes Bill on Emperor's Abdication

Upper House of Japan's Parliament Passes Bill on Emperor's Abdication Japanese media reports said the popular emperor would step down at the end of 2018, to allow his eldest son, crown prince Naruhito, to become the 126th occupant of the Chrysanthemum throne early the following year. Liberal intellectuals and lawmakers have called for reform to allow a female from the imperial family's maternal line - or a female whose mother, not father, is from the imperial fami... [Full Article...]

Verizon to cut 2100 Yahoo, AOL positions

Verizon to cut 2100 Yahoo, AOL positions Verizon's internet division AOL and Yahoo will be combined into a unit called Oath . The cuts are expected to come from Verizon's AOL and Yahoo units and represent about 15 per cent of the staff at the two units. Marissa Mayer , the controversial CEO of Yahoo will also be stepping down, but not before being granted a $23 million severance package . News of the impending merger sent... [Full Article...]

J.Crew gets new CEO; Mickey Drexler still chairman

Now J.Crew's Mickey Drexler is also stepping down as CEO, as reported by Business of Fashion . Comparable sales at J.Crew fell 6.7% in 2016, on top of an 8.2% drop the year before. Same-store sales have fallen in 11 of the past 12 quarters, and the company shut its bridal business previous year. As West Elm , Brett led a brand that successfully wooed a generation of young, affluent shopp... [Full Article...]

United States mayors back Sadiq Khan in Donald Trump Twitter row

United States mayors back Sadiq Khan in Donald Trump Twitter row The president criticized the legal strategy in the wake of the vehicle and knife attack in London that left seven people dead and dozens injured. Trump appeared to misconstrue the statement on Sunday when he tweeted: "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is "no reason to be alarmed!" "MSM (mainstream media) is working hard to sell it!" Speaking... [Full Article...]

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Insider Jeffrey J. Gearhart Sells 11104 Shares

The stock price decreased -0.23% or $0.18 versus $78.31 at the end of the prior session. Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ) traded up 0.58% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $78.60. The Firm owns ownership interests in, The Macerich Partnership, L.P. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 6 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 19 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 2 given UNDERPERFORM r... [Full Article...]

UK Labour chief challenges May to debate as race tightens

UK Labour chief challenges May to debate as race tightens It was supposed to contrast the "strong and stable" leadership of Theresa May against the incompetent "coalition of chaos" offered by Jeremy Corbyn . The other participants traded barbs over everything from immigration to public spending, but were united in attacking May's refusal to appear. Mr Farron claimed Mrs May was "too frit to turn up", while her decision not to attend was branded "ext... [Full Article...]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for the Okanagan

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for the Okanagan This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage homes and vehicles. SOURCE.Radar indicated. IMPACT.Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Small hail is also possible, but damaging hail is not expected at this time. Once again, damaging winds up to 70 miles per hour, small hail, flash flooding, and risky lightning will be the primary threats with the storms. Most of Colorado has a chance ... [Full Article...]

Amazon refunding $70M of kids' unauthorised in-app purchases

Amazon refunding $70M of kids' unauthorised in-app purchases It was learned that in most cases, children bought virtual items in the mobile games they play. Amazon has offered many children's apps for download to mobile devices such as the Kindle Fire, the FTC noted. The process should be straightforward and will just involve logging into their Amazon.com account and from the message center , they can find out about their eligibility. [Full Article...]

Ellsbury leaves game after banging head into wall

Ellsbury leaves game after banging head into wall Ellsbury has been performing as consistently this season as he ever has in his 10-year Major League Baseball career. Severino (3-2) allowed four hits and struck out seven over eight innings. "II think it's big", Girardi said. He made a play. "It set the tone of the game". Didi Gregorius homered against Jason Hammel (1-6) leading off the third inning, Gregorius' seventh hit in a span of 12 ... [Full Article...]

Francesco Totti may play on after 'final' game Roma game

Francesco Totti may play on after 'final' game Roma game The brilliant midfielder made an emotional post on his Facebook account to announce he was looking for a new challenge next season. Until today, Totti had refused to confirm or deny his plans for the future, although Roma officials had said he would not be offered another contract after this season. [Full Article...]

Majority believe Trump is abusing his presidential powers

Majority believe Trump is abusing his presidential powers On May 24, a Fox News poll found that 40 percent of registered voters approved of Trump's job performance while 53 percent disapproved. The current numbers show a significant drop compared to those from April. The poll surveyed 1,404 voters between May 17 and 23 with a 3 percentage point of error. For this insight to have real positive impact on Washington , however, we can't stop here. [Full Article...]

China defends economic policy after Moody's downgrade

Moody's said earlier today that the downgrade of China's long-term local currency and foreign currency issuer ratings was out of the expectation of eroding Chinese financial strength, "with economy-wide debt continuing to rise and the potential growth slows". [Full Article...]

Egypt blocks several news sites including Jazeera

Egypt blocks several news sites including Jazeera Qatar will track down and prosecute the perpetrators, the statement said . Al-Thani met with Trump last week when the United States leader was in Riyadh on the first leg of his first foreign trip. "The statement published has no basis whatsoever, and that the competent authorities in the State of Qatar will hold all those committed accountable", the statement added. [Full Article...]


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