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United States raises human rights with China on Tiananmen Square anniversary

Tens of thousands of people attend an annual candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park, Sunday, June 4, 2017 . Student unions of all 10 universities in Hong Kong boycotted the vigil this year, citing disagreement with the organizer's mandate to bring democracy to China.

Diam Company LTD Lifted Coca Cola Co (KO) Stake by $265.81 Million

The institutional investor held 7.25 million shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $300.67M, up from 766,872 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Analysts await The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) to report earnings on July, 26. Town Country Fincl Bank Tru Co Dba First Bankers Tru Co owns 87,681 shares.

Trump confirms he is under investigation in Russia inquiry

Last week it was revealed that Mueller is investigating Trump for obstruction of justice for the way in which he fired FBI Director James Comey . "I don't think it's for me to say whether the conversation I had with the President was an effort to obstruct", Comey said in his testimony. "Mr.

Peel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for Puretech Health PLC (PRTC)

Guinness Asset Management Ltd acquired 59,928 shares as Ca Inc (CA)'s stock declined 2.59%. Its down 0.03, from 0.8 in 2016Q3. The stock of Morgan Advanced Materials PLC (LON:MGAM) has "Underperform" rating given on Wednesday, January 11 by Bank of America.

Global shares fall on Fed rate hike, plunge in oil prices

Forward expectations for price growth gauged by CPI-linked Treasuries are sliding, the gap between short- and long-term yields is the smallest in nearly a year, and the overall shape of the curve implies traders see the 10-year yield at less than 3 percent five years from now.

President Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) echoed Lieu's sentiments, saying that Congress would come together to make sure they overrule Trump's authority on the matter. According to a Washington Post report Wednesday, Mueller was investigating the president for obstruction of justice and was interviewing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Richard Ledgett, the recently retired deputy NSA director.

Revenue Forecast of Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP)

Firm's net income measured an average growth rate of -1.60%. The rating was upgraded by Seaport Global to "Buy" on Tuesday , June 7. Stochastics is a momentum indicator that uses basic support and resistance levels and integrates with the trend to give accurate buy or sell signals to traders.

Russian Federation inquiry: I'm under investigation

Trump did not identify "the man" but appeared to be questioning the integrity of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department's No. 2 official who appointed Mueller on May 17, supervises the probe and wrote a memo to Trump critical of Comey that preceded Comey's firing.

Theresa May offers support package for London fire victims

Protesters have entered Kensington Town Hall in London , demanding answers from the local council over the Grenfell Tower residential building fire, Sky News reported on Friday. The 91-year-old monarch said it is "difficult to escape a very somber mood" on what is normally a day of celebration. Hundreds have been left homeless by the blaze, putting more pressure on officials in a city plagued by a chronic housing shortage.

E3 2017: Microsoft isn't making a profit on the Xbox One X

However, talking after the show during an interview, Phil Spencer confirmed that they won't be releasing too many games from the original Xbox because it is a huge technical challenge they have to overcome. The Xbox One X will arrive on November 7 with a $499 price tag, which is $100 more than the PlayStation 4 Pro. What's the first original Xbox game you'll be playing? "But I will say price is critical.

Which Analysts Are Watching United Utilities Group PLC (UUGRY)?

Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) was raised too. Manning And Napier Advsrs Ltd Liability owns 0.02% invested in CA, Inc. Levin Capital Strategies L P holds 0% or 8,513 shares. The company has market cap of 6.60 billion GBP. The Company provides lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. It has a 8.72 P/E ratio.

Vice President Pence hires private attorney amid Russian Federation collusion probes

Pence took several weeks longer than the president to choose former USA attorney and Virginia state attorney general Richard Cullen as his counsel on the myriad of ongoing Russia-related investigations. According to the report , Mueller is also investigating the businesses and finances of Trump's senior-level adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner . As if the Russian Federation probe didn't feel enough like a soap opera, now comes word that two of the major players have a familial connection.

US says it downed Syrian warplane that attacked US-backed fighters

A USA fighter jet downed a Syrian military plane on Sunday in the southern Raqqa countryside. Coalition aircraft conducted a show of force overhead that stopped the initial pro-regime advance towards the town. The coalition also said that Russian officers had been contacted on a special "de-confliction" hotline in an effort to halt the regime's attack. In a statement released on Syrian state television, the Syrian army said the US-led coalition shot down a Syrian army jet during a ...

Congress Seeks Normalcy, Heads Back to Work Day After Shooting

The surgeon on Friday said he was "a lot more confident and optimistic" about Scalise's recovery than he was two days ago. A former congressman who formerly held the seat now held by Scalise says his condition is serious. A law enforcement official says the gunman who wounded a top Republican congressman and several other people during an early morning baseball practice legally purchased his rifle and handgun.

ProShare Advisors LLC Lowers Stake in Liberty Interactive Corporation (LVNTA)

Over the last three months, insiders bought 4,176,560 shares of company stock valued at $164,996,354. State of Wisconsin Investment Board's holdings in Liberty Broadband Corporation were worth $432,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Yesterday's Sizzlers: Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR), Fitbit Inc (NYSE:FIT)

Institutional investors now hold around $952 million or 64% in FTR stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its stake in shares of Frontier Communications Corporation by 97.9% in the first quarter. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Ionic Capital Management LLC Invests $212,000 in Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR )" was first published by Transcript Daily and is owned by of Transcript Daily.

New York Times sues Federal Bureau of Investigation to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

Trump posted . "Witch Hunt". Sources told Fox News that Trump was referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the tweet , citing the memo Rosenstein sent in May that offered criticism of then-FBI Director Comey. Feinstein added, "That's undemocratic on its face and a blatant violation of the president's oath of office". Rosenstein has authority over the inquiry because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself on March 2 after revelations of previously ...

Hundreds of Grenfell Tower protesters march on Whitehall

The public is also demanding answers about how the blaze spread so quickly amid reports that the recently-renovated building's exterior paneling fueled the flames. The leader of Britain's main opposition party is calling for the government to take over empty homes for use by residents displaced by the London high-rise fire.

Isolation of Qatar 'inhumane and against Islamic values', says Turkey President Erdogan

Qatar imports mainly from the USA and Germany but also from Saudi Arabia. It says Sharif's visit reaffirmed Pakistan's strong commitment for Saudi Arabia's territorial integrity and sovereignty, and quotes King Salman as saying the joint fight against terrorism is in the interest of all Muslims countries.

PM Turnbull pays tribute to Helmut Kohl

US President Donald Trump hailed the former German chancellor as a "friend and ally of the United States". FILE - The June 10, 1984 file photo shows Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, second left, standing with, West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl , left, U.S.

Document says Trump hotel brought in nearly $20M

For example , the president's golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, which he only visited for the first time in May, raked in $19.7 million, nearly the same amount mentioned in the 2016 report . Critics have long argued that Trump's returns would provide more complete financial information than his personal disclosures, which the president has previously touted as "the largest in the history" of the Federal Election Commission.

Shoppers may see big changes after Amazon buys Whole Foods

Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods is a wake-up call for all grocery stores, says a Purdue University retail management expert."It is hard to overstate the impact that this is going to have in the grocery industry", says Richard Feinberg, professor of consumer science.

Ex-UFC fighter Tim Hague reportedly brain dead after knockout

Hague hit the canvas extremely hard, forcing the referee to stop the fight. He had to have surgery to [relieve] the pressure from his brain bleeding. A statement from KO Boxing, who put on the match is expected later. Hague had a 21-13 record in MMA, including a 1-4 record inside the Octagon with his only win his only win being a submission over Pat Barry at UFC 98.

With Whole Foods, Amazon on collision course with Wal-Mart

Amazon's deal to buy Whole Foods Market injects even greater pressure into the food and grocery sectors at a time when e-commerce is already roiling retailers. "It's pharmacy. It's having the ability to put stores that are similar to Apple stores inside Whole Foods", he said. Amazon in April confirmed plans to launch a full-fledged retail offering in Australia, although is not expected to be up and running until at least 2018.

The African American Cultural Society celebrates Juneteenth

The holiday, recognized in 45 states, celebrates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued. The blend of cultures is evident in the air, fragrant with burning incense and barbecue smoke mingling together, a sensory representation of African and African-American cultures.

How Analysts Rated Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO) Last Week?

Credit Suisse Group reiterated an outperform rating and issued a GBX 1,175 ($14.86) target price on shares of RPC Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. Korea invested in 215,981 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Hsbc Public Limited Company holds 0% or 10,236 shares. Barclays Capital maintained BlackRock, Inc.

Verizon closes Yahoo deal, Mayer steps down

In all its hopes of challenging Google and Facebook , Verizon closes the deal with Yahoo for $4.5 billion. Tim Armstrong, who was heading AOL when it was bought over by Verizon, is the CEO of Oath. Some reports have said more than 1,000 jobs would be eliminated as a result of the merger, but statements from Yahoo and Verizon on Tuesday made no mention of any cuts.

Markets Right Now: Grocer stocks plunge on Whole Foods deal

Whole Foods opened its University Place store in 2015 . Amazon will gain a footprint of 456 supermarket stores in North America and Britain with the acquisition of Whole Foods , boosting its delivery capacity and allowing it to compete directly with US chains such as Kroger Co and Albertsons LLC.

TDP MP, banned by domestic airlines, is on vacation overseas

However it should be remember that the case is about the Reddy's behavior with Indigo staff and not how he treated by the the airline. But much to the embarrassment of JC, Ashok Gajapathi Raju had denied "helping" Diwakar Reddy and said that he had only told airport officials to "verify" facts from the CCTV footage.

GOP's Scalise Upgraded to Serious Condition After More Surgery

Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise condition has improved after being shot Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia . Several lawmakers and analysts have suggested the shooting could be politically-motivated given the shooter's leftist rants on social media, and called on all lawmakers support each other after the indident.

Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing

Trump has said he is "100 per cent" willing to testify under oath on Comey meetings and tell the FBI Special Consul Robert Muller that he never asked FBI to stop investigating. "The way the director handled the conclusion of the email investigation was wrong", Rosenstein wrote, failing to acknowledge the fact Trump cheered Comey's inquiry of Clinton on during the 2016 campaign.

Germany's Merkel says European Union ready to negotiate Brexit, no change seen

Once done, however, Brexit would be hard to reverse. Leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Arlene Foster arrives at 10 Downing Street in London , for a meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May , Tuesday June 13, 2017 .

London fire toll hits 30, but dozens missing

They say their complaints were ignored - and fear it was because the tower housed mainly poor people in a hugely wealthy neighbourhood. He says "my heart goes out to those affected". That is what a prime minister should do and that is what she has done. "We are all desperately sad, we are angry, but of course none of us as angry as those who were directly affected".

'Cars 3' speeds to No. 1, Tupac biopic nets strong debut

That won't concern Disney much, as this franchise has made billions for the studio in merchandising revenue and will continue to do so with this solid opening and the addition of new characters Jackson Storm and Cruz Ramirez alongside series protagonist Lightning McQueen.

Assocham seeks deferment of GST implementation

The industry has been pushing for deferment of the tax implementation. The GST Council, in its 17th meeting, made a decision to give a relaxation of two months to file returns taking into consideration any lack of preparedness. For this, an All Party Panel has been constituted to take suggestions, viewpoint and inputs from all stakeholders so that interests of the consumers can be protected, the Minister said adding that the "Government will not push for GST implementation in JK till the ...