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Paul Ryan: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire the special prosecutor overseeing the Russian Federation investigation. "So I think the best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job". Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich led one line of attack with a tweet that said "Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair". Read More

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US prosecutors say they'll retry Bill Cosby

They first informed Judge Steven O'Neill on Thursday that they were deadlocked, but were instructed to return to their deliberation room and try harder, without being given a deadline or timeframe. One other accuser, Kelly Johnson, testified during the trial as prosecutors sought to establish that Cosby had a pattern of assault. His lawyer says Cosby and Constand were lovers sharing a consensual sexual encounter. Read More

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Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation

Rosenstein wrote a memo last month noting concerns about Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation that the White House initially used to justify the removal of the FBI director. Friday could - and perhaps should - have been a day for celebrating his accession to the White House two years after most pundits said his announcement speech was a nonstarter. Read More

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Weak inflation erodes conviction at Fed on rate hikes

Weak inflation erodes conviction at Fed on rate hikes

Fed Chair Janet Yellen earlier this week expressed confidence that with the US unemployment rate at a 16-year low of 4.3 percent, inflation will rise toward the Fed's 2-percent goal over the medium term. "We also anticipate a modest recovery in growth over the rest of the year, with or without Trump's stimulus package". The Canadian dollar jumped 0.7% against the US currency after upbeat comments from central bank officials fueled speculation that the Bank of Canada could raise interest rates. Read More

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Woman who stormed stage during

Woman who stormed stage during "Julius Caesar" play arrested

The production paused briefly for the protest. She posted video of her protest on Twitter. Goebbels was a minister of propaganda in Nazi Germany. But as many Shakespeare fans and scholars have been pointing out since the outrage over the Public Theater's Trump-tinged Julius Caesar first began to draw criticism, Julius Caesar is an inherently political play with warnings for everyone - and one that specifically implores those who commit political violence, even in service of ... Read More

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Top seed Konta wins Nottingham semi-final

Top seed Konta wins Nottingham semi-final

The British No 1 eased past the Slovakian as she maintained her record of having yet to drop a set in the tournament. She will face either Croat Donna Vekic or Czech Lucie Safarova on Sunday. Safarova took a three-set victory over Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria 6-3, 0-6, 6-4. Konta won a round at Wimbledon for the first time last year after four opening-round defeats but after her rapid rise up the rankings, including the title in Miami this year, she will be expecting a deep run at ... Read More

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Still going strong at 41, Johnson agrees to 3-year extension

Johnson wants to win more races and more championships under the Hendrick Motorsports banner. Johnson is one win away from tying Darrell Waltrip and Bobby Allison with 84 career wins. "Jimmie is one of the best to ever drive", Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick said in a statement. "I've started this with him and I've said it before, I want to finish it with him". Read More

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Rupee opens lower by 15 paise against dollar

Also weighing on risk appetite was the shooting of Steve Scalise by a disgruntled gunman at Congressional baseball practice on Wednesday. The prior data showed that US drillers added rigs for the 21st week in a row, the longest such streak on record, implying that further gains in domestic production are ahead. Read More

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The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Closed at $45.25

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Closed at $45.25

The insider Eberly Ceree sold 42,800 shares worth $1.74 million. They presently have a $46.00 target price on the stock, up from their prior target price of $45.98. Cornerstone Advsr holds 69,643 shares. Investors Asset Mngmt Of Georgia Incorporated Ga Adv owns 52,948 shares. In contrast, the average volume was 1.45 million shares. Read More

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US job market looks solid 8 years after recession ended

US job market looks solid 8 years after recession ended

US job growth continued in May with unemployment hitting its lowest level in 16 years, likely paving the way for the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates again in a couple of weeks. That figure, known as the U-6 rate, dropped to 8.4 percent in May, and Cohn noted it is down a full percentage point since Trump took office in January. Read More

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Drew Faust, Harvard president, to step down next year

Drew Faust, Harvard president, to step down next year

In her message Wednesday, Faust noted that there was "much work to be done", specifically mentioning the "ongoing threat to federal funding for research", and drawing the "most talented" faculty, staff and students to the institution. "I look forward, with all of you, to seizing every opportunity and confronting every challenge in the year ahead", she wrote. Faust's administration has drawn backlash from alumni and faculty over efforts to crack down on all-male social clubs. Read More

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Finisar Corporation (FNSR) Posts Earnings Results

Shares of FNSR have downtrended -4.97% in the past three months, while the industry overall has moved -4.31% in that time. 6700869 shares were traded during the last session. The stock of Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ:FNSR) earned "Buy" rating by Needham on Monday, October 31. If you are reading this report on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide copyright and trademark law. Read More

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Ken MacKenzie To Chair BHP

Ken MacKenzie To Chair BHP

MacKenzie, who spent 23 years at Amcor, was praised by investors during his tenure for implementing programs to cut costs, shed or close under-performing assets and craft leading positions in key market segments. "I am committed to the creation of long-term value for all of our shareholders and will work tirelessly with the board and management to achieve this", he said. Read More

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Equiniti Group (LON:EQN)

Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a GBX 150 ($1.94) target price on shares of FirstGroup plc in a research report on Monday. 86 funds opened positions while 303 raised stakes. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,291 ($28.98), for a total value of £473,412.24 ($598,876.96). Read More

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Jefferies Decides to Downgrade Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) Stock

About 783,261 shares traded. Analysts await QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS) to report earnings on July, 25. It has outperformed by 0.45% the S&P500. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $19.38 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 1, as for as the company's cash per share for the most recent quarter is $0.27, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 72.57. Read More

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Potential top pick Markelle Fultz calls Lakers workout 'family decision'

Potential top pick Markelle Fultz calls Lakers workout 'family decision'

By also drafting Jackson, the Celtics wouldn't be faced with the dilemma of trying to incorporate another point guard alongside their all-star in Isaiah Thomas . Fultz is expected to be the No. 1 pick, despite who has the No. 1 pick. July 31, 2007: Traded Ryan Gomes, Gerald Green, Al Jefferson, Theo Ratliff, Sebastian Telfair, a 2009 1st round draft pick (Wayne Ellington was later selected) and a 2009 1st round draft pick (Jonny Flynn was later selected) to the Minnesota Timberwolves for ... Read More

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Rosenstein: I Wouldn't Fire Mueller From Russia Probe Without 'Good Cause'

Ruddy called out what he described as "conflicts" surrounding Mueller's law firm, WilmerHale, which has represented Trump's former campaign manager and members of the Trump family. Some of Trump's allies now claim the results Mueller comes up with in the Russian Federation investigation will be tainted and biased due to Mueller's relationship with Comey and Mueller's hiring of several attorneys to help him with the investigation that the Trump boosters deem to be partisan. Read More

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Keshia Knight Pulliam Would Be 'Disappointed' if Cosby Found Guilty, But…

That same day, the jury asked to hear read-backs of police testimony about Cosby's 2005 interview with police at his attorney's NY law office. The jury has been weighing Cosby's fate for more than 24 hours over three days. Constand said she woke up, groggy, sore and disheveled, around 4 a.m. Even if he's acquitted, Cosby's former sterling reputation as a beloved star and "America's Dad" is indelibly stained by allegations from five-dozen women that he drugged and/or raped them in ... Read More

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Global shares fall on Fed rate hike, UK rate outlook

Global shares fall on Fed rate hike, UK rate outlook

The Committee now expects to begin implementing a balance sheet normalization program this year, provided that the economy evolves broadly as anticipated. The FTSE 100 of Britain dropped 0.4 percent to 7,474.40. A retreat in inflation over the past two months has caused jitters that the shortfall, if sustained, could alter the pace of future rate hikes. Read More

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Markets Right Now: Grocers plunge on Amazon deal; Dow gains

The companies expect the deal to close by the end of 2017, subject to approval by Whole Foods Market's shareholders and regulators. Whole Foods , she noted, has a store nearby. Amazon is very strategic in show how its deal-making and growth benefits consumers in the short-term, so if [consumer well-being] is really your only framework I think it's hard to imagine seeing any serious antitrust actions against the company. Read More

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Non-Standard Finance PLC's (NSF) Buy Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital

It has outperformed by 92.75% the S&P500. In analysts note revealed to clients on Wednesday morning, Ocado Group Plc (LON:OCDO) stock "Overweight" was reiterated by JP Morgan Cazenove. Bbva Compass Bancorp Incorporated reported 5,529 shares. Since December 12, 2016, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $3.48 million activity. 30,000 shares were sold by Crudele Anthony F , worth $2.29M on Monday, December 12. Read More

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Uber chief business officer to leave company amid turmoil

An Uber board member iterated that the karaoke-escort bar incident was one of focal points of the report and that it made a strong recommendation to relieve Kalanick and Michael from their positions. However, Kalanick is the face of Uber and as such, his departure - be it temporary - will be a much more momentous event. The debate over Kalanick's future comes as he is also facing a personal trauma: His mother died last month in a boating accident, in which his father was also badly injured. Read More

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Walmart to acquire online men's clothing retailer Bonobos

Since just the beginning of the year, Walmart.com has rolled out two-day free shipping with no membership fee, an extra discount for picking up orders in stores and the ability to easily reorder online or store purchases . "And at the same time these acquisitions do allow us to reach essentially new customers that may have not shopped within our ecosystem in the past". Wal-Mart shares are down almost 6% in Friday premarket trading in the wake of the M&A news from Amazon .com Inc. Read More

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Tower Block Fire Survivors Storm London Town Hall

As the fire continued to burn more than 36 hours after the blaze started, police commander Stuart Cundy said he did not expect to find any survivors. Police announced on Thursday that they had opened a criminal investigation into the blaze, which engulfed the 24-story apartment block on Wednesday, leaving at least 30 people dead and several more injured. Read More

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