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May 15 2017

Crude Oil Prices Consolidate Gains, Supply Issues Remain Crucial

Exchange-traded funds linked to oil prices, continued to climb today as crude prices remained on track to end the week in the green amid data showing that the USA crude g...

May 15 2017

Angela Merkel's CDU Seizes Key State From Rivals

The SPD aims to increase the number of new police recruits each year to 2,300 from 1,100 in 2010, Kraft said, in a state with more cities than other regions, which makes ...

May 15 2017

US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick: Schumer

Additionally, Sessions has been interviewing candidates to replace Comey, despite the fact that the AG has said that he would recuse himself from any investigations i...

May 15 2017

Oil price collapses below US$45

OPEC is expected to decide at talks on May 25 whether to extend production the current deal to cut production for an additional six months to the end of the year. Brent ...

May 15 2017

US Attorney General Sessions Declares War on Poor, Black and Brown Communities

Paul's swift opposition is indicative of the irony of Sessions latest memo: It comes at a time when there is a growing consensus that the criminal justice system needs ...

May 15 2017

Why Was James Comey Fired? President Trump Contradicts His Team

The New York Times reported the president asked Comey in January to pledge loyalty to him and that Comey refused to do so. "The lesson for presidents since Nixon was, ...

May 15 2017

Snap Inc (SNAP) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.26 EPS

Revenue was at $ 150 million , which was a 286% rise, but still short of the forecast by $9 million. Deutsche Bank, which also served as an underwriter on the IPO and r...

May 15 2017

TPG extends bid, raises offer offer for Fairfax Media

Fairfax is the publisher of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian Financial Review , but its best-performing asset is property listings website Domain, which ha...

May 15 2017

Bank warns households face Brexit squeeze as inflation rises

Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, speaking at a press conference in London on Thursday, said the impact of Brexit would contribute to a dramatic drop in p...

May 15 2017

United States spy satellite launched into space by Elon Musk's SpaceX

SpaceX sued the US Air Force in 2014 over its exclusive multibillion-dollar contract with United Launch Alliance . The launch, originally planned for Sunday, was delayed...

May 15 2017

Will drag you by collar to Tihar jail: Mishra to Kejriwal

President of the Delhi unit of Congress, Ajay Maken, addressed the media on Sunday and said Kejriwal must respond to the allegations levelled by suspended AAP minister Mi...

May 15 2017

(SYY) Shares Sold by PGGM Investments

Strong Sell. Investors might also notice that two months ago the Buy recommendations (0) were less than Sell recommendations (0). BRC Investment Management LLC bought a n...

May 15 2017

We'll reunite released Chibok girls with parents next week - FG

The girls, ages 16 to 18, are believed to be among 276 forced from their beds by Boko Haram militants in the middle of the night in April 2014. Thousands of people ha...

May 15 2017

So Much for Peace? Israeli Lawmakers Attempt to Demote Status of Arabic

In addition, Arabic would no longer be an official language in Israel but would instead have "special status" allowing speakers of the language the "right to accessible s...

May 15 2017

Trump Open to Gas Tax Hike for Rebuilding

Former Obama economic adviser Austan Goolsbee estimates that a 10 percentage point increase in the corporate tax rate reduces the number of firms that pay corporate r...

May 15 2017

Russian Federation ready to extend output cut deal with Opec

EDT, while US West Texas Intermediate crude was up US$1.09, or 2.4 per cent, at US$46.61 per barrel. It fell 4% on Thursday, Reuters reported . The drop is the result of...

May 15 2017

Explaining Comey's firing challenges White House advisers

He replied by saying "the president has nothing further to add on that". I had several conversations with him, but I didn't ask that question directly: "'Had you alread...

May 15 2017

After SKorean leader eyes North trip, Trump offers US invite

Zhao said though the tone of the call showed progress, there were no real specifics at play and there's still a lot of uncertainty regarding how the two nations will move...

May 15 2017

Fed Keeps Rates on Hold as Slowdown in Growth Deemed Temporary

According to Investing.com's Fed rate monitor tool, almost 70% of traders expect the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates in June, compared to about only 60% prior to t...

May 15 2017

In Trump Abbas-Meet, Hope Springs Eternal as Peace Prospects Run Dry

Trump complimented Abbas for denouncing terrorism, praised his role in the signing of the Oslo Accords in 1993, and said he wanted to support Abbas "in being the Palestin...