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On Comey's firing, the White House keeps changing its story

Mr Comey was measured about the abrupt turn of events in a letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and colleagues, urging them not to be concerned for him. "I hope you won't either", he said. It has also said Comey's firing was unrelated to the Russian Federation investigation. "And while it's clear to me now more than ever that an independent special counsel must be appointed, make no mistake our committee will get to the bottom of what happened during the 2016 presidential ...

Trump's First Foreign Trip To Include Saudi Arabia And Israel

He also is to meet with Mahmoud Abbas , the president of the Palestinian Authority, presumably in the West Bank. During Thursday's briefing, a reporter asked the aides why Trump , who has confronted other leaders in public, kept the matter of payouts to families of terrorists behind closed doors.

Flowserve Corp (FLS) Position Increased by DnB Asset Management AS

About 63,434 shares traded. Ophir Energy Plc (LON:OPHR) has risen 10.87% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.62% the S&P500. It has underperformed by 7.31% the S&P500. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in Flowserve Corp during the fourth quarter valued at $53,541,000. The insider OConnor Carey sold 10,500 shares worth $495,002.

Michigan researcher credited for helping stop global cyberattack

MalwareTech published a blog post early Saturday morning detailing how they stopped the spread of this ransomware. The US security firm Symantec said the attack appeared to be indiscriminate. In Britain, patients of the state-funded country-wide service are facing days of chaos as appointments and surgeries were cancelled after almost 45 NHS organisations from London to Scotland were hit in the "ransomware" attack on Friday.

Global Cyberattack 'Child's Play' Compared To What's Coming

A global cyber attack on Friday renewed concerns about whether the US National Security Agency (NSA) and other countries' intelligence services too often hoard software vulnerabilities for offensive purposes, rather than quickly alerting technology companies to such flaws.

Emmanuel Macron to be sworn in as French president

Macron has shaken up French politics with his meteoric rise to the presidency, winning his campaign as an independent and with the backing of a fledgling political party he founded less than a year ago. It will be Macron's first test as president, as his new party now holds no parliamentary seats. Many people feel dispossessed by globalisation as manufacturing jobs move overseas and as immigration and a fast-changing world blur their sense of a French identity.

China's first domestically-built large passenger jet ready for take off

Comac executives say the C919 will " definitely " get there faster than that. China's high-speed railway has been an important market theme, and there is no reason why the home-grown jet story can not become another powerful trading concept.

North Korea Tests Moon Jae-in's Resolve With Missile Test

The White House said: "With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil - in fact, closer to Russia than to Japan - the President can not imagine that Russia is pleased". "The government strongly warns North Korea not to test the will of our government and the worldwide community, including the US and China, for enduring peace and the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", the ministry said.

Germany demands more free trade guarantees on China Silk Road plan - minister

The remarks by Brigette Zypries were some of the most outspoken by a government minister as leaders from 29 countries gathered for the forum. China has touted what it formally calls the Belt and Road initiative as a new way to boost global development since Xi unveiled the plan in 2013, aiming to expand links between Asia, Africa, Europe and beyond underpinned by billions of dollars in infrastructure investment.

CNH Industrial NV Plans Annual Dividend of $0.12 (CNHI)

Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) has risen 38.50% since September 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.05% the S&P500. Analysts await CNH Industrial NV (NYSE: CNHI ) to report earnings on July, 25. Penn Mngmt Com holds 67,594 shares. Savings Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0.02% or 551,617 shares in its portfolio. First Manhattan reported 0% stake. Hamilton Point Inv Advisors Lc reported 48,984 shares.

Japan says North Korea missile fell into sea

He says Japan and the US also started discussing the sanctions on North Korea , but did not elaborate. "The Russian missile attack warning systems followed the ballistic target during its 23-minute flight until its landing in the central part of the Sea of Japan (about 500 kilometres from Russian territory)", it said.

Ex-Rep. Corrine Brown guilty on fraud, tax evasion charges

Prosecutors do note that One Door for Education gave out one $1,200 scholarship to an unidentified person in Florida. Prosecutors argued that Brown, a Democrat who represented parts of Central Florida since 1993, funneled money from One Door for Education into her personal accounts.

Watch Always Dreaming win the 143rd Kentucky Derby

It was the second Derby victory for both Velazquez and Pletcher, although their previous wins came separately. "It means a lot, " said Velazquez, who won the 2011 Derby aboard Animal Kingdom. On their own, they were a combined 2 for 63 coming into America's greatest race. "We have been fortunate to see some extraordinary performances this year by these extraordinary equine athletes".

Traders Watch-list Stock: Vonage Holdings Corp.'s (VG)

On Friday, January 13 the stock rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to "Hold". The stock went up 4.78% at some stage in past quarter. Price targets show what analysts believes a stock will be worth at the end of a certain time period.

Raising the Steaks: Ranchers Applaud Trump's China Trade Deal

China is reopening its doors to US beef. He said this is about applications that have remained pending for many years. The higher price of US LNG and the cost of transportation mean that it is unlikely to rival the market share of LNG from Russian Federation or other, closer, exporters, Korobkov said.

You're the 'Terrorists': North Korea Vows Attack on Enemy Intelligence Agencies

He was told that "assassination by use of biochemical substances including radioactive substance and nano poisonous substance is the best method that does not require access to the target", the statement said. North Korea has a history of making unfounded and irrational claims , and CNN was not able to independently corroborate the report . It has described regular US-South Korea military exercises as plans to "decapitate" its leadership.

Global ransomware attacks: What we know

The onslaught forced hospitals to cancel or delay treatments for thousands of patients, even some with serious aliments like cancer. Sir Michael ruled out concerns over the threat of viruses on Trident operating systems, after the global attack which hit 48 NHS trusts in England and 13 Scottish health boards.

Oil up on falling United States inventories, Saudi cuts to Asia

The initial agreement envisaged OPEC taking off 1.2 million bpd from global supply with Russian Federation and 10 other non-members cutting another 600,000 bpd. shows, as shale explorers emerge from a two-year rout buoyed by the initial price gains after OPEC announced its plan. OPEC said its production, including Nigeria and Libya, fell by about 18,000 bpd in April to 31.73 million bpd, according to the secondary sources.

Trump contradicts earlier claims on Comey sacking

Earlier in her briefing Thursday, Sanders claimed that Comey's firing had not altered the Russian Federation investigation at all. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) described Comey as " one of the most ethical, upright, straightforward individuals I've had the opportunity to work with", and told reporters he "provided our committee more access to information than any director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation".

U.S., China Strike Trade Deal On Beef, Poultry And Natural Gas

Many U.S. agriculture leaders hailed the agreement, including secretary of agriculture Sonny Perdue. But the USA beef industry has really tried to stress in meetings with the Chinese that it can address their concerns. The market is estimated to be worth a total of $2.6 billion, and many see it as crucial to solving the present commodity crises for the beef industry, including members of the MonDak's congressional delegates.

Indian climbers first to summit Everest this season

Three more AP youth are expected to reach the summit on Sunday morning. The six climbers - Suresh Babu, Durga Rao Kunja, Bharat Thammineni, Krishna Rao Vooyaka, Satya Rao Kare and Nagaraju Sundarana - reached the peak along with the sherpas from the northern Tibetan side.

Comey better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks, Trump warns

The president said he came to the decision to oust Comey on Tuesday after thinking about how "this Russian Federation thing.is a made up story". Spicer: I don't think-that's not a threat. "I was going to fire Comey ". Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, testifying in place of Mr Comey at the Senate Intelligence Committee, contradicted Mr Trump's appraisal of turmoil at the FBI , saying that Mr Comey had "broad support" from the rank and file "and still does to this day".

Health Secretary failed to heed 'warning signs' before cyber attack hit NHS

A 22-year-old British researcher is being credited for "accidentally" stopping the global cyberattack . In the United States, package delivery group FedEx said it was "implementing remediation steps as quickly as possible", while French carmaker Renault was forced to stop production at sites in France, Slovenia and Romania.

Suspected ransomware attack at southeast Ireland's healthcare facility

Officials in almost 100 countries raced Saturday to contain one of the biggest cybersecurity attacks in recent history, as British doctors were forced to cancel operations, Chinese students were blocked from accessing their graduation theses, and passengers at train stations in Germany were greeted by hacked arrival and departure screens.

Air India to begin Varanasi, Colombo direct flights: PM Modi

Heaping praise on the contribution by Soumyamurthy Thondaman, the founder of the Ceylon Workers Congress, the Prime Minister recalled the troubles that the Indian-origin would have encountered when their ancestors came from India . Later today, Modi will inaugurate a hospital built with India's assistance of Rs150 crore. MGR, who was born in Sri Lanka's Kandy, was an Indian actor and politician who served as chief minister of Tamil Nadu for 10 years between 1977 and 1987.

US military confirms North Korea fired missile

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile in defiance of calls to rein in its weapons program, South Korean and United States officials said, days after a new leader took office in the South, pledging to engage it in dialogue. "This is totally unacceptable and we strongly protest it". "It is clear that the Americans need to orient themselves more to the intricacies of North Korea's policies, in particular the tactics and strategy of Kim Jong-un".

Experts warn of another cyber-attack as the new week gets underway

Sir Michael ruled out concerns over the threat of viruses on Trident operating systems, after the global attack which hit 48 NHS trusts in England and 13 Scottish health boards. The anonymous specialist, known only as MalwareTech, is said to have prevented more than 100,000 computers across the globe from being infected. You don't have to be there.

Oil takes heart from decline in USA stocks

But more recently the upturn has stalled and last week worries about how long it would take to reduce the supply glut sent Brent crude below $47. In March, OPEC announced the possibility that such cuts would be extended. Supply from the 11 OPEC members with production targets under the accord - all except Libya and Nigeria - fell to 29.674 million bpd last month, according to figures from secondary sources that OPEC uses to monitor output.

North Korea carries out new ballistic missile test

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary said North Korea launched the ballistic missile which flew for about 30 minutes before crashing into to the Sea of Japan. Russian Federation responded to North Korea's test by putting its far eastern air defenses on high alert, according to a report from the RIA-Novosti news agency.

The hero who accidentally stopped the cyberattack from spreading

Affected by the onslaught were computer networks at hospitals in Britain, Russia's interior ministry, the Spanish telecom giant Telefonica and the United States delivery firm FedEx and many other organisations. Britain's National Health Service was especially hard hit in the attack, which hit tens of thousands of computes in 100 countries. "WannaCry" shuts down users' computers, and demands a payment of $300 in BitCoin in exchange for the safe return of files.

Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZBH)

Canaccord Genuity set a $144.00 price objective on Zimmer Biomet Holdings and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, January 31st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Zimmer Biomet Holdings from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Tuesday, April 4th.

" "Cowen and Company Reiterates "$20.00" Price Target for Horizon Pharma PLC (HZNP)

Horizon Pharma plc (HZNP) has an Average Brokerage Recommendation (ABR) of 1.67, according to data compiled by Zacks Investment Research . The stock was acquired at an average cost of $9.48 per share, for a total transaction of $94,800.00.

Stock inside Traders Spotlight: Chesapeake Energy Corporation's (CHK)

In recent action, Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) has made a move of -6.96% over the past month, which has come on weak relative transaction volume. Shares are trading -32.24% away from the 52-week high mark of $8.20 and +60.67% far from the 52-week bottom of $3.56. Thursday's downgrade of Chesapeake was actually in a large oil and gas sector rotation call that included many names, such as Exxon Mobil, Cabot, ConocoPhillips and Noble.

IOC evaluation commission kicks off Paris visit

Among the 44 members added on Friday to the commission, whose aim is to ensure athletes are involved in all aspects of the city's plans and bid for the Games, were Olympic champions Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Ashton Eaton and Nastia Liukin. "The right city with world-class venues and accommodation, and the best public transport in the world, ready right now". The Olympic movement is eager to avoid the spectacle seen from recent Games of white elephant venues left to fall into disuse.

United States laptop ban could be extended to flights from UK

Earlier, U.S. Homeland Security spokesman David Lapan said no final decision had been made on whether to expand the restrictions. What we're talking about is the ban on electronic devices being used in commercial airline cabins. The airlines declined to comment. Britain followed with a similar ban applying to incoming flights from six Middle East and North African countries .