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Trump on Comey's firing: There's 'no right time to do it'

Trump on Comey's firing: There's 'no right time to do it'

Today, both Sean Spicer and President Trump himself refused to confirm or deny if the president had any secret recordings of those conversations. "It's beyond being a hypocrite. "Let's say I did it on January 20. that would have been the big story as opposed to the inauguration". "I think the Senate will come up with some really, really great additions and changes", Trump continued. Read More

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Apple might reveal a new iPad next month

Apple might reveal a new iPad next month

There are only a few weeks until the WWDC debuts, so we'll find out soon enough what Apple has prepared for us. In order for it to that, it would need to handle more multi-tasking, and that is dependent on the features found in the new iOS 11 which is expected to arrive in the Fall. Read More

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Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc

Wall Street brokerages predict that Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE) will announce earnings of $0.46 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Its properties include Alex City Marketplace, Berkley Shopping Center, Clover Plaza, Darien Shopping Center, Cypress Shopping Center, Harrodsburg Marketplace, LaGrange Marketplace, Riverbridge Shopping Center and Village of Martinsville. Read More

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Reporter Slams Sanders' Claim FBI Officials Are Happy Comey Is Gone

Reporter Slams Sanders' Claim FBI Officials Are Happy Comey Is Gone

In this Wednesday, May 3, 2017, photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Obviously Sanders offered up no support for her claim about less-dark-timeline Hillary; this administration just likes to say whatever it wants. But, in addition to the irony that such a phrase slapped on the front page every day surely adds to America's dark mood, that sentiment lacks the humility that all news media outlets are sorely ... Read More

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The Disaster That Is Donald Trump's Tax Plan

The Disaster That Is Donald Trump's Tax Plan

The CRFB notes that by its estimates , Trump's tax plan would lead the USA debt to rise to its highest point in history, and "no achievable amount of economic growth could finance it". The top rate will drop to 35% from 39.6%. Trump calls for eliminating the Alternative Minimum Tax, which was enacted in 1969 to prevent high-income people from paying no income tax. Read More

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Snap shares tank 23 percent after reporting $2.2 billion net losses

Snap shares tank 23 percent after reporting $2.2 billion net losses

Snapchat added just five million daily active users in the final three months of past year, down from at least 10 million added in each of the previous four quarters. Originally launched by Snapchat , the "Stories" feature shows photos and videos shared in chronological order that disappear after 24 hours. "We still have a lot of work to do, but I'm excited by the amount of progress we've made in such a short time", Evan Spiegel, chief executive of Snap , said on the call. Read More

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Energy chief says hole has been filled at nuclear waste site

Energy chief says hole has been filled at nuclear waste site

Hanford officials confirmed that preparation to stabilize and fill the hole started around 8 p.m. PST Tuesday, with personnel laying down a gravel road that leads to the collapsed section of the tunnel. The tunnel, which was sealed in 1965, contains 780 cubic yards of waste. The 60-year-old tunnel, constructed of wood and concrete, is next to the Plutonium Uranium Extraction Plant, according to the Hanford Joint Information Center. Read More

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Crude oil prices at lowest level in five months

Crude oil prices at lowest level in five months

Crude is now back to levels last seen before OPEC and other producers said they would cut output by nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) during the first half of the year in a bid to tighten the market. USA shale driller Chesapeake Energy Corp. posted its first quarterly profit since 2014 and braced shareholders for a production surge in the second half of the year as new natural gas and oil wells come online. Read More

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North Korea 'would hold talks' with Trump administration

The launch is the first since a new liberal president took office in South Korea on Wednesday, saying dialog as well as pressure must be used to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula and stop the North's weapons pursuit. While North Korea regularly tests shorter-range missiles, it is also working to master the technology needed to field nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the USA mainland. Read More

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U.S. told by rest of G7: don't go it alone

While trade was not specifically on the agenda, its presence loomed large as U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin came under pressure to engage on the matter. The European Union also attends the informal forum. The G7 said banks should strengthen their resilience to attacks through regular exercises and simulations, known as "penetration tests", and it called on a cyber security task force it set up in 2015 to accelerate its work."We recognise that cyber incidents represent a growing ... Read More

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U.S. inflation edges higher in April

It would mean the squeeze on consumer spending continued last month following a temporary respite in February and March when CPI paused at 2.3%. Food prices rose 0.2%, driven by the fresh vegetable category, which rose 5.1%, its biggest increase since February 2011. Read More

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New rules or rain? Lake Ontario residents seethe over floods

New rules or rain? Lake Ontario residents seethe over floods

Lawrence. "The rain, coupled with snowmelt in northern parts of the system, has resulted in increased stream flows, rising water levels and flooding on Lake Ontario, the upper and lower St. "Both the property damage and overflow of debris into Lake Ontario that I inspected today could have been avoided". It was just 2.4 inches under the record rise set in 2014. Read More

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Oil wipes out OPEC-inspired gains with break below $50/bbl

Oil fell to its lowest since late November on Thursday, as concern over rising global supply and stubbornly high inventories effectively wiped out most of the gains made since OPEC announced its first supply cut in eight years. US crude output rose by 28,000 barrels a day last week for the longest run of gains since 2012, according to EIA data. Crude is now back to levels last seen before OPEC and other producers said they would cut output by nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) during ... Read More

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One Stock Analysts Are Watching - Canadian Natural Resources Limited (NYSE:CNQ)

One Stock Analysts Are Watching - Canadian Natural Resources Limited (NYSE:CNQ)

Pioneer Natural Resources had a negative return on equity of 0.33% and a negative net margin of 14.56%. A total of 8 analysts have released a report on Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of -1.11%, where Monthly Performance is -21.68%, Quarterly performance is -45.03%, 6 Months performance is 1.63% and yearly performance percentage is 92.9%. Read More

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Sterling set for first weekly loss in four

However, in its Quarterly Inflation Report published on Thursday the Bank raised its forecast for inflation this year to 2.7% from its February forecast of 2.4%. "The first is that the adjustment to the UK's new relationship with the European Union is smooth", he said. Sterling did not react well to the news, sliding 0.60% and 0.41% against the dollar and the euro respectively, to trade at $1.2858 and €1.1852. Read More

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NRG Yield, Inc. Class C (NYLD) Receives Overweight Rating from Barclays PLC

NRG Yield, Inc. Class C (NYLD) Receives Overweight Rating from Barclays PLC

Insider Trades for NRG Energy, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 30 April 2017 where Chillemi (John V), the Officer completed a transaction type "Buy" in which 257 shares were traded at a price of $0. The volume of the particular stock is the shares bought and sold in a single trading day. The investors, which own 9.4% of the company, want to see it cut costs and improve performance in the face of low power and natural gas prices, which have squeezed profits for its power plant ... Read More

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Young Royals Mark Princess Charlotte's Birthday With New Portrait

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge keep Charlotte out of the public eye, but she was pictured at the Christmas Day church service in the village of Bucklebury in Berkshire. Princess Charlotte looks nothing less than adorable in the new portrait, and so much more grown up than the last time we saw her! The other notable outing for Charlotte was during the royal couple's tour of Canada a year ago when she was seen a number of times. Read More

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Donald Trump says Australia has a better healthcare system than the US

We have a fantastic relationship, I love Australia, I always have", Trump said. Protesters also gathered in Mr Trump's home city, the first time he has returned there since his inauguration. While it's a bit freaky to see Trump and Sanders actually agree on something, it's likely to be short-lived. "We had a good telephone call. What works in Australia may not work in the United States", she said. Read More

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Accusers face ex-MSU gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in court

Accusers face ex-MSU gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in court

Assistant Attorney General Angela Pavilaitis called Rachael Denhollander to the stand to testify. She recalled how as a 15-year-old in 2000 she went to see Nassar - a "household name" in gymnastics - for chronic back and wrist problems. "I did not. I didn't want to draw any extra attention to it". Denhollander said she has suffered guilt, shame and repeated nightmares and that it was hard for her to go public. Read More

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Stiff headwinds for GOP on health care, tax reform

The House approved the overall proposal on May 4, and since then Senate Republicans have set up a working group to dig into the bill and see if they can make changes to appease their moderate members enough to win approval. Ensures that those with pre-existing conditions can not be denied insurance coverage and includes additional funding to ensure access to affordable coverage for all Americans, regardless of health status. Read More

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Warren Buffett criticises Wells Fargo, defends 3G at wide-ranging meeting

Throughout his legendary career, Buffett has stressed the importance of investing in products that are tangible, one reason he bought into companies like Coca-Cola and Dairy Queen over the years. The slowdown in oil & gas effected a lot of sectors. Buffett also argued that executives at Wells Fargo, in turning a blind eye to the creation of fraudulent accounts to meet sales goals, had fostered a toxic culture. Read More

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French ex-PM Valls wants to join Macron's En Marche

Macron beat the far right's Marine Le Pen by 66.1% to 33.9% in France's presidential election. Until recently he was deputy editor-in-chief at Agence France Presse . Western leaders largely hailed the result after the shock of Britain's vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump in the United States after Macron reached out to Le Pen's supporters in a plea for unity after a vicious election campaign. Read More

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25th annual Stamp Out Hunger Day donates to those in need

25th annual Stamp Out Hunger Day donates to those in need

Don't forget - Saturday, you can help the National Association of Letter Carriers re-stock local food pantries through the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. It's the community that's doing it, and they help each other out here in the community". "The food we are getting today, it'll go a long way because every week we have about 100 households that come through for food. Read More

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