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Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House
- June 08, 2017

The Gulf countries ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home to their peninsular nation, whose only land border is with Saudi Arabia. "Qatar, which hosts the U.S. Central Command, is a crucial strategic partner", he said. Some 8,000 USA military personnel are stationed at al Udeid in Qatar, the largest U.S. (more...)
"Breakfast, lunch and supper:" Hunger Task Force kicks off Summer Meals Program
- June 08, 2017

The idea is to provide nutritious meals and snacks to children in the months between the school years. Each child is entitled one lunch per day. Although the school district operates numerous summer feeding cafeteria sites , some children do not have transportation to reach the schools. (more...)
House Intel Sends Unmasking Subpoenas As Russia Probe Escalates
- June 08, 2017

Nunes stepped aside from the Russian Federation investigation in early April after bypassing his fellow committee members the month before to brief Trump and the press on classified intelligence that he said showed Trump and his transition team had been "incidentally" surveilled after the election. (more...)
KKR makes offer for Australian telecom firm Vocus KKR makes offer for Australian telecom firm Vocus
- June 08, 2017

Ishares (CSJ) was reduced too. Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.01, from 0.89 in 2016Q3. Wellington Management Group LLP owned 1.53% of KKR & Co. First Midwest Retail Bank Trust Division reported 68,408 shares. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. has $31 highest and $14 lowest target. Equities research analysts anticipate that KKR & Co. (more...)
Oil down 1 percent on rising U.S. drilling fears, supply glut
- June 08, 2017

USA crude output rose by 22,000 barrels a day to 9.34 million, according to a report Thursday from the EIA. While there are signs that an effort led by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( Opec ) to curb production by nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) is starting to impact actual supplies, traders said ongoing increases in U.S. (more...)
USA calls for resolving rift between Qatar, Gulf nations USA calls for resolving rift between Qatar, Gulf nations
- June 08, 2017

An A-10 Thunderbolt II receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker based in Qatar in a July 10, 2014 file photo. Sabah left Tuesday night for Saudi Arabia , where he met with King Salman. "Terror financing is across the whole globe". The state-run Kuwait News Agency reported that Kuwaiti ruler Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al Sabah spoke with Qatar's emir Monday evening and urged him to give a chance to efforts aimed at easing tensions. (more...)
Read: James Comey's testimony released ahead of Senate Intelligence hearing Read: James Comey's testimony released ahead of Senate Intelligence hearing
- June 08, 2017

Comey will describe the pair's first interaction, a January 6 briefing discussing salacious material being circulated about Trump, and their last one, an April 11 phone call about how to get the Department of Justice to clarify the president wasn't under the microscope. (more...)
OPEC extends oil output cut by nine months
- June 08, 2017

US crude sank almost 4.8 percent on Thursday on disappointment that OPEC and the other producers weren't more aggressive in extending their output cuts. and Canada will rise by 1.6m bpd between 2016 and 2018, an offsetting factor for the cuts being made by Opec and its non-Opec partners". "If U.S. (more...)
Top intel officials weren't pressured to intervene on Russian Federation probes
- June 08, 2017

Rogers was responding to a senator's question about whether President Donald Trump asked him to intervene in or downplay the ongoing FBI investigation into Russia's election meddling and possible ties with the Trump campaign. Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia asked if they could show up in the SCIF, the secure facility for classified hearings, but Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr said that was not an option. (more...)
General Motors Company (GM) added to 99 new portfolios General Motors Company (GM) added to 99 new portfolios
- June 08, 2017

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on GM. Zacks Investment Research cut Lithia Motors from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 18th. The original version of this report can be viewed at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/06/07/public-employees-retirement-association-of-colorado-has-431000-stake-in-lithia-motors-inc-lad.html. (more...)
Man arrested on suspicion of terror offences in east London Man arrested on suspicion of terror offences in east London
- June 08, 2017

British authorities faced mounting anger yesterday after police named the third attacker in the weekend terror assault in London , who Italy had previously flagged as a possible jihadist. Zaghba, the son of an Italian mother and Moroccan father, was arrested at Bologna airport on March 15 past year carrying a one-way ticket to Istanbul and a small rucksack. (more...)
Tana Umaga: Sonny Bill Williams' form 'very pleasing for All Blacks'
- June 08, 2017

They have eight All Blacks among their lineup and a risky backline which will test the Lions' defense more severely than the Barbarians. This is another building block for us. But West, who had come on for Perefota, got himself on the end of a trademark Sonny Bill Williams offload and scythed his way to the line before adding the extras to his own score. (more...)
POWERBALL Jackpot Grows To Estimated $375 Million Ahead of Tonight's Drawing POWERBALL Jackpot Grows To Estimated $375 Million Ahead of Tonight's Drawing
- June 08, 2017

Which means the estimated grand prize stands $375 million for Wednesday's drawing. A person from Arizona who chose to remain anonymous hit the $60 million jackpot on April 1 . The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338, according to the New York Lottery. And the largest single-winner pot was to a winning ticket in Florida, good for $590.5 million on May 18, 2013. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi in Mandsaur tomorrow, to visit families of victims
- June 08, 2017

Hundreds of angry farmers on Wednesday continued to block roads and also attacked two senior officials at Mandsaur . In-camera autopsy of bodies was going on and the cause of death will be known after it, the collector said. State governments are criticised by many people when they offer relief in the form of loan waivers or reductions on the ground that this would beggar the banking system and affect public finances. (more...)
China's stocks, Yuan erase losses triggered by Moody's downgrade
- June 08, 2017

From a macro perspective, downgrade by rating agencies could potentially erode the financial soundness of China, creating the risk of a negative feedback loop. It last downgraded the country in 1989. "The importance the Chinese authorities attach to growth suggests that the corresponding fall in official growth targets is likely to be more gradual, rendering the economy increasingly reliant on policy stimulus". (more...)
United Kingdom election Average of polls still shows big victory margin for conservatives United Kingdom election Average of polls still shows big victory margin for conservatives
- June 08, 2017

There are more Labour seats in the North and the Midlands than elsewhere, and so this pattern could deliver the Prime Minister extra vital seats. It is hard to say, with any study merely a guide ahead of the big day. However, up to 84% of people in this group are now saying they will take part according to some polls. The Financial Times said in an editorial that an increased Conservative majority could lead to more hardline Eurosceptics in May's party. (more...)
New Trump FBI pick represented Christie in Bridgegate case New Trump FBI pick represented Christie in Bridgegate case
- June 08, 2017

Grassley reportedly said he learned about it "from the Twitter", and a Feinstein spokesman said the California senator hadn't been told in advance by Trump . He represented Christie in the Bridgegate political scandal that resulted in two of the governor's aides being convicted. Mr Christie denied any knowledge of the plan and was not charged. (more...)
Trump Taps Former Assistant Attorney General Christopher Wray as New FBI Chief
- June 08, 2017

Wray is a safe, mainstream pick from a president who at one point was considering politicians for a job that has historically been kept outside of politics. mayor for not supporting Christie's reelection. But Christie, a close Trump ally, was not charged. Wray works at the King & Spalding law firm. The group urged the Senate to press him on those connections. (more...)
Morata header rescues late draw for Spain against Colombia Morata header rescues late draw for Spain against Colombia
- June 08, 2017

Speaking afterwards, Morata says he hopes to play alongside James once more in 2017-18 and suggested that he would like them both to stay with the European champions. Iago Aspas freed Pedro Rodriguez down the right and his low cross was turned home by Silva despite the best efforts of Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina. (more...)
Donald Trump wants to 'stay engaged' on climate: Rex Tillerson
- June 08, 2017

The group We Are Still In , which was announced Monday, could submit their own targets to the United Nations and report on their progress alongside the formal commitment from the USA federal government. "The president has indicated the climate is changing; it's always changing". Part of the reason, he asserted during a press conference, was because of the Green Climate Fund that Trump says costs the US "billions of billions of billions" of dollars. (more...)