• Sterling trades lower as United Kingdom election result signals uncertainty
Sterling trades lower as United Kingdom election result signals uncertainty

What unites members of all three parties is a certain degree of skepticism that the decision to leave the European Union was the right one. The pound fell over 1.5% to 1.27 United States dollars following the poll, which shows the Conservatives are set to be the largest party but 12 short of the 326 required for a parliamentary majority.

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  • Comey's Testimony Could Mean More Bad News for Trump
Comey's Testimony Could Mean More Bad News for Trump

Fischer said she would "probably" read Comey's written testimony at some point, but also cited the need for lawmakers to tackle legislative priorities such as infrastructure. "I woke up in the middle of the night on Monday night, 'cause it didn't dawn on me originally that there might be corroboration for our conversation - there might be a tape"...

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  • London Mayor: 'Don't Roll Out Red Carpet' For Trump
London Mayor: 'Don't Roll Out Red Carpet' For Trump

Although Khan responded to past attacks from the president, he denied doing so this week, with his office saying that the mayor "has more important things than responding to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet ". President Donald Trump's sons Eric Trump , left, and Donald Trump . "I don't know how you do your job under those circumstances". ...

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  • USA health chief 'in a receiving mode' on health bill ideas
USA health chief 'in a receiving mode' on health bill ideas

The 10 categories of essential health benefits are a major tenet of the Affordable Care Act , which requires participating insurers to provide coverage for each category. The state said last month that it expected all four Medicaid contractors this year - Anthem, United, Silver Summit and Aetna - to file rate applications for 2018 ACA plans, e...

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  • Twitter latches on to Comey's 'lordy' quote during hearing
Twitter latches on to Comey's 'lordy' quote during hearing

Flynn had been forced to resign as national security adviser the day before, and during their conversation, Comey said that Trump told him that he hoped he could "see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers on Wednesday decli...

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  • Qatar vs Saudi Arabia: Story of Middle East tensions, information warfare
Qatar vs Saudi Arabia: Story of Middle East tensions, information warfare

Yet Wahba said "there's still no evidence of an active United States diplomatic initiative to get serious dialogue between the parties". On June 5, the Qatari Ministry of Defense transmitted a message to the governments of the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, saying they would fire on any naval ships from those countries that enter into its water...

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  • Dayton signs Minnesota to pact honoring Paris accord
Dayton signs Minnesota to pact honoring Paris accord

Some countries such as Ethiopia said Trump's decision would make things harder for the least developed nation, but there were no plans for anyone to quit the Paris pact. Many other major players on this issue including the European Union, China and India have reiterated their willingness to step up efforts. "In the US, it is local and state...

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  • Alleged NSA Leaker May Have Had Plans to Release More, Feds Say
Alleged NSA Leaker May Have Had Plans to Release More, Feds Say

The incendiary remark was written in a journal found at Winner's home in Augusta , Ga. home, Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Solari said , according to HuffPost . "I know that she's scared". "She offered up her life for this nation and to see her treated so vilely is an insult to every person who's ever worn a uniform", Davis said.

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  • Frank Lloyd Wright Phoenix home given to architecture school
Frank Lloyd Wright Phoenix home given to architecture school

According to Margo Stipe, archivist at the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, "Wright believed architecture achieved "style" as a quality when it grew creatively and organically, each building something new, not a repeat of what had gone before".

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  • US Rep. Black says Trump 'made the right call' to fire Comey
US Rep. Black says Trump 'made the right call' to fire Comey

It is worth noting, however, that he also corroborated other Times reports by saying that Trump sought a loyalty pledge and that Comey asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions not to leave him alone with the president. Transparency, checks and balances, and due process have been replaced by secret dinners, loyalty oaths and casual declarations ...

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  • Cosby's accuser denies they were romantically involved
Cosby's accuser denies they were romantically involved

Toward the end of her testimony, Constand stopped and broke down, wiping tears from her eyes. "I can only go based on who I've experienced, and at the end of the day, it's the court's job to find the truth of the matter". She was embarrassed to even tell me. Andrea Constand , 44, was grilled by Cosby's team on the third day of the trial in Nor...

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  • Ex-FBI boss James Comey: Trump administration spread 'lies, plain and simple'
Ex-FBI boss James Comey: Trump administration spread 'lies, plain and simple'

The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00AM ET on Thursday, June 8th, during which Comey will provide his testimony and answer questions. Comey's opening comments follow the release by the committee of his written testimony on Wednesday, which ticked off in rich detail the extent to which President Trump pressed him about the Russian Federat...

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  • Sean Spicer: Donald Trump's Tweets
Sean Spicer: Donald Trump's Tweets "Considered Official Statements By POTUS"

To not cover that - and cover it exactly as we would an official statement from the White House - is an abrogation of the media's duties. In the poll , 69 percent of registered voters said Trump tweets too much, up 13 points from a similar survey in December .

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  • Did Jared Kushner Seek To Prevent Trump From Being Alone With Comey?
Did Jared Kushner Seek To Prevent Trump From Being Alone With Comey?

When Trump spoke to Comey about the Flynn probe, he had said "I hope" the former FBI director could let the Flynn investigation go. "During our one-on-one meeting at Trump Tower, based on President Elect Trump's reaction to the briefing and without him directly asking the question, I offered that assurance".

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  • UAE turns screws on Qatar, threatens sympathisers with jail
UAE turns screws on Qatar, threatens sympathisers with jail

Saudi Arabia, along with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, have cut ties with Qatar and moved to isolate the Gulf nation, accusing it of harboring extremists. But Trump in his evening conversation with Salman argued against isolating Doha, saying that restablishing unity on the Gulf Cooperation Council, where Qatar is a member, will be "...

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  • Comedian Kathy Griffin Apologises For Beheading Donald Trump's Photo Too Far
Comedian Kathy Griffin Apologises For Beheading Donald Trump's Photo Too Far

However, given her long history of tasteless humor, this "joke" was the tipping point where Griffin crossed over from poor comedy into unforgivable jest. "They played the victim beautifully". Then Squatty Potty, a company that recently initiated an ad campaign with Griffin , cut ties with her and discontinued the ad campaign.

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  • Should we pay attention to Trump's twitter during Comey hearing?
Should we pay attention to Trump's twitter during Comey hearing?

When it finds a new post , the bot drops the text onto White House letterhead to ensure it's recognized as a formal statement from the president. Conway was previously an unnoticed and noncontroversial presence on Twitter , causing news organizations to scramble to verify that he controlled the account.

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  • John Kerry Defends Paris Accord By Invoking...OJ Simpson
John Kerry Defends Paris Accord By Invoking...OJ Simpson

From a geopolitical perspective, he said, "my personal take is that the American decision can be interpreted as a factor in the erosion of the moral and political leadership of the United States ". Former President Barack Obama never presented the Paris Accord to the U.S. Senate for approval because he knew it would be voted down for the reasons...

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  • Does President Trump Believe in Climate Change? Aides Won't Say
Does President Trump Believe in Climate Change? Aides Won't Say

Kushner resigned from running his family's real estate company when he took an official White House job, but did not divest from it. "To avoid any doubt, however, they will report their art collection". But investigators are interested in learning more about Kushner's interaction with Gorkov, sources told CNN . "Mr. Kushner has consist...

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  • Vail Resorts Inc (NYSE:MTN) Institutional Investors Sentiment Improved in 2016 Q4
Vail Resorts Inc (NYSE:MTN) Institutional Investors Sentiment Improved in 2016 Q4

It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Prudential Financial Inc. increased its stake in Vail Resorts by 7.1% in the third quarter. Shares of Vail Resorts ( NYSE MTN ) traded down 1.91% during trading on Thursday, hitting $210.86. 4,116 were reported by Susquehanna Llp. Td Asset Mngmt has invested 0% in Vail Resorts, Inc . MD now owns 3,391...

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  • Jury expected to be seated for Ohio cop's murder retrial
Jury expected to be seated for Ohio cop's murder retrial

Nine white jurors and three black jurors were seated Wednesday in Cincinnati for the murder retrial of a fired white police officer in the 2015 death of a black unarmed motorist, averting the possibility it would need to be moved. "This all happened so quickly that instinctively Ray Tensing did the only thing he could do to save his own life...

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  • Interest mounts in Bay Area and beyond as Comey testimony looms
Interest mounts in Bay Area and beyond as Comey testimony looms

James Comey said on Thursday he was disturbed by President Donald Trump's bid to get him to drop a probe into the former national security advisor, but the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director would not say whether he thought the president sought to obstruct justice .

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  • Georgia GOP House candidate: 'I do not support a livable wage'
Georgia GOP House candidate: 'I do not support a livable wage'

Democrats are aiming for a major upset in the June 20 election in Atlanta's traditionally conservative suburbs. Money's been pouring in from around the country, making this the most expensive congressional race in history. Election analysts say Ossoff winning would portend well for Democrats in 2018, when they will try to win back control of th...

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  • IL ends spring legislative session without budget deal
IL ends spring legislative session without budget deal

The state has been without a budget since 2015, causing significant cuts to social services and public education. Their funding stalled when a partial budget expired on January 1. If the bill passes muster in the Senate for a second time, it will be headed to Governor Bruce Rauner's desk to be signed. No Republicans voted for the plan.

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  • Sessions to take travel ban fight to Supreme Court
Sessions to take travel ban fight to Supreme Court

Constitution's ban on religious discrimination. The White House is officially taking its travel ban to the Supreme Court . The court's vote was 10-3. "The goal of the Muslim ban has been made clear as day by the people who planned it, wrote it and issued it- to target a minority group for discrimination based on their religion".

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  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Gives Commencement Speech At Harvard
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Gives Commencement Speech At Harvard

Noting that society will likely see "tens of millions of jobs replaced by automation like self-driving cars and trucks", Zoinkerberg continued: "When our parents graduated, goal reliably came from your job, your church, your community". Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dorm in 2004, before dropping out to run the website. Bill ...

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  • Trump pushes infrastructure plan as Russian Federation probe heats up
Trump pushes infrastructure plan as Russian Federation probe heats up

Chamber of Commerce said after the speech it supports Trump's infrastructure push. Trump will connect the need for a boost in infrastructure investment to jobs and on Wednesday will be flanked by barges of West Virginia coal floating in the Ohio River, long a connection between coal in Kentucky and West Virginia and steel mills in western Pen...

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  • I Was Concerned Trump Would Lie
I Was Concerned Trump Would Lie

When asked about Comey's testimony in which he claimed that Trump asked him for loyalty and to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , Ryan claimed that Trump didn't know better. He described the meeting as "very awkward" because Trump was asking for something Comey would not give him. The crux of his hig...

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  • Schiff: Comey's testimony on Trump
Schiff: Comey's testimony on Trump "certainly evidence" of obstruction

Republicans on the committee are expected to ask why Comey didn't bring his concerns about Trump to Congress, and may try to undermine him by recalling his widely criticized handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state.

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  • Derek Fisher's DUI Crash Was in Vehicle Registered to Matt Barnes
Derek Fisher's DUI Crash Was in Vehicle Registered to Matt Barnes

Barnes, who has been riding the Warriors bench during their still-undefeated playoff run in the Finals, had given the Cadillac to Govan to use for their kids, according to TMZ . The latest news on the recent Derek Fisher DUI case suggests that the SUV driven, and ultimately wrecked by the former Los Angeles Lakers point guard was registered unde...

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  • Former FBI chief James Comey accuses Trump administration of defaming him, 'lies'
Former FBI chief James Comey accuses Trump administration of defaming him, 'lies'

The Senate Intelligence Committee posted Comey's explosive seven-page statement on its website Wednesday afternoon, ending speculation about what Comey would say to the panel on Thursday. He confirmed that Trump was not under investigation during his time at the FBI. Once in 2015 to discuss law enforcement policy issues and a second time, bri...

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  • China rejects US call for release of labor rights activists
China rejects US call for release of labor rights activists

The Associated Press reported that the men were arrested or went missing last week. In a letter sent to Ivanka Trump in April, China Labour Watch alleged a number of violations at two unnamed factories that supplied the Ivanka Trump brand, including that employees were forced to work at least 12½ hours a day for wages below China's legal mini...

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  • Trump Wants Expanded Travel Ban Following London Terrorist Attack
Trump Wants Expanded Travel Ban Following London Terrorist Attack

The ACLU said on Twitter Monday that it would use President Donald Trump's latest series of tweets about the travel ban in ongoing court battles against the ban. Trump scaled back the order by removing Iraq from the list and making the Syrian-refugee ban only temporary, but that order was blocked by the courts, too.

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  • Japan, France welcome United States leadership in the Asia-Pacific
Japan, France welcome United States leadership in the Asia-Pacific

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Saturday. China claims almost all of the South China Sea, despite partial counter-claims from Taiwan and several southeast Asian nations. North Korea conducted its most recent ballistic missile launch on Monday. It allegedly works with a North Korean trading company, Tangun, which the US accuses of securin...

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  • Trump Pledges to Rebuild American Infrastructure with American Labor and Materials
Trump Pledges to Rebuild American Infrastructure with American Labor and Materials

One of the president's guests in Cincinnati spoke to America's privilege in having Trump as president for the goal of deregulating private companies and thus seeing growth. Republicans point the finger at Democrats, while Democrats say insurers are getting out now because they don't see any continuing support from Trump's government.

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