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by | June 11, 2017 | 11:21

The damage was limited elsewhere, with E-mini futures for the S&P 500 edging up 0.1 per cent. A stunning election upset for Prime Minister Theresa May sent Britain's major share index shooting up on Friday, feeding off a weaker currency, while housebuilders and mid-caps suffered losses as uncertainty swirled around the UK's leadership ahead of crucial Brexit negotiations.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:15

Graham Rahal walks on pit road near his vehicle during an IndyCar auto race practice session at Texas Motor Speedway, Friday, June 9, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. Replays appeared to show that Kanaan moved up into Hinchcliffe's auto. The resulting contact with Hinchcliffe saw carnage ensue further back, as Hinchcliffe slammed into the wall and Mikhail Aleshin collected Tristan Vautier .

by | June 11, 2017 | 10:22

And compromise talks in the Senate have included a quick phaseout of Medicaid expansion of three to five years, and keeping current mandates that require insurance carriers to provide plans for people with pre-existing conditions. Berrang also said, "the Senate bill is still very much a work in progress". With the House bill passing precariously in May, it's unclear what impact any substantial Senate changes will have on final passage.

by | June 11, 2017 | 10:06

Like Cameron, she was wrong. The future of Brexit talks appears to have been thrown into doubt following suggestions that Theresa May could be forced to water down her demands in order to appease Parliamentary opponents. European Union officials had hoped a strong win for May would make it easier to override domestic opposition and compromise with the EU. A number of European officials had been following May's campaign with a mix of puzzlement and some amusement.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:40

The decision is in line with what most economists expected. The RBI last changed the policy rate with a cut of 25 basis points in October. Five members of the MPC were in favour of the monetary policy decision, while Ravindra H. "The tone suggests they are not yet convinced that the fall in inflation is enduring, given risks from farm loan waivers and seventh pay commission".

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:32

In a message on Friday, Imam Khamenei said the attacks that led to the martyrdom and injury of several Iranians in the holy fasting month of Ramadan is a clear sign of animosity of arrogant mercenaries towards the dignified Iranian people, the Islamic Revolution as well as the late founder of Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:13

Donaldson suggested the DUP could support the government on a vote-by-vote basis, meaning a so-called "confidence and supply" arrangement was more likely than a formal coalition. Ukip leader Paul Nuttall, meanwhile, fell on his sword after just six months in the job, after slumping to a distant third place in Skegness & Boston on a woeful night for the Eurosceptic party, which shed swathes of voters to Labour and Conservatives.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:05

Britain has seen its second political jolt in a year. In the immediate aftermath of the result, a narrative is developing that the hung parliament may result in a softer Brexit . The DUP presumably won't get in the way of the Conservatives , perhaps only on issues of foreign policy , but expect more money to be heading their way.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:00

Key members of tax-writing committees have questioned whether corporations can legally impose fees, which can be viewed as taxes, on air traffic system users. Michael Sargent, a transportation and infrastructure policy analyst for The Heritage Foundation , says it's encouraging to see the president starting off his infrastructure proposals with trying to reform and improve current services, as opposed to just expanding government and calling for larger spending programs.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:58

The survey comes just days after Comey testified before the Senate on Thursday, claiming Trump put him in a compromising position asking him to let go of the investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn. While Comey's statement implies that Sessions' recusal from FBI's investigation was out of the blue, the DOJ's statement states otherwise. Immediately upon leaving his first one-on-one meeting with Trump, at Trump Tower on January 6, Comey logged on to a ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:50

Russia's Investigative Committee stated that three people died on the spot while one of the injured died at a hospital. "For several hours he was shooting, throwing grenades". RT reports that his father turned up at the scene and pleaded with his son to give himself up. A security source told RIA Novosti that the gunman, Igor also shot fire at security forces and also threw two grenades.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:46

As Macron stated, President Putin said several times during the conversation that he had taken measures to find out the truth about what was happening in Chechnya. The Macron-Putin relationship got off to a less-than-ideal footing during Macron's presidential campaign. "No essential topic can be addressed without dialogue with Russia", Macron said.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:41

Syria and Nicaragua are the other two. Trump's refusal to sign made the USA one of three countries in the world to reject the agreement. "But, it will not impact our commitment to fulfil the Paris agreement". Clark said Keene's master plan is rife with examples of how the city can lower its carbon footprint, and it's important it continue in that direction.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:35

Brunson lands a leg kick. Hunt ate them well and fired back with leg kicks, but the round was soon paused for an inadvertent eye poke to Hunt. In the main event, rising outspoken slugger Derrick Lewis met heavyweight legend Mark Hunt in a battle of two of the hardest hitters in the UFC.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:25

The figure for the hearing, touted as "Washington's Super Bowl", includes viewers across all ad-supported broadcast and cable networks that carried it from 10 a.m.to around 1 p.m. People also watched in other places, like offices and bars, but Nielsen doesn't have an estimate for out-of-home viewership. Trump on Friday said Comey's testimony showed "no obstruction".

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:17

In the back of the white Renault van used in the attack officers found wine bottles filled with a flammable liquid with rags tied to their necks, the report said. "It looks as if it is pretty much a contained plot involving the three of them, which is supported by the forensic evidence we've got back so far".

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:18

Southgate refused to blame his side for conceding the second late free-kick from which Scotland scored, and is happy group leaders England still have qualification for Russian Federation in their own hands - although Slovakia will close with two points by beating Lithuania , while Slovenia are three points back.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:14

Department of Energy reported that crude stockpiles were down to 6.4 million barrels in the week to May 26, beating analyst expectations for a decrease of 2.5 million barrels. "We want to institutionalise cooperation between Opec and non-Opec producers", Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih said. Sechin, a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, expects shale oil output to increase by about 1.5 million barrels a day in 2018, close to the entire cut targeted by OPEC and its allies.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:14

July West Texas Intermediate crude edged up by 4 cents, or less than 0.1%, to settle at $48.36 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange after trading as high as $49.17. The drop was also caused by signs of an output resurgence in Libya , whose state-run National Oil Corporation on Tuesday said production will soon rise to 800,000 barrels per day.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:09

The committee also sent a letter to Mr Comey asking for any notes or memos about the discussions he had with Mr Trump before being abruptly fired last month. "A president could easily claim executive privilege to avoid himself going before Congress, and there is no constitutional basis to claim that the legislative branch has superiority over the executive to make the president subservient to its demands".

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:08

Speaking in the German town of Wolfenbuettel on Friday alongside German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani also said that his nation's hope was for diplomacy and dialogue. The incident triggered a diplomatic row between Qatar and its neighbors. Iran and Turkey have also offered to provide foodstuffs to Qatar as it faces the blockage of transit routes by Saudi Arabia and its client states.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:05

In fact, oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries marked their first monthly increase since October, according to a S&P Global Platts survey released Tuesday. Since OPEC announced the extension of production cuts, the market has continued to react bearishly with respect to the oil price. Brent, the global benchmark, fell 52 cents, or 1.04%, to $49.43 a barrel on ICE Futures Europe .

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:45

The GSLV-Mk III-D1 is a three-stage vehicle with indigenous cryogenic upper stage engine created to carry heavier communication satellites into the GTO. GSLV-Mk III is the heaviest rocket ever made by India and is capable of carrying the heaviest satellites made till date. It has launched about 180 satellites for foreign customers so far.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:39

Former Conservative minister Anna Soubry added that the premier "is in a very hard place. she now has to obviously consider her position". But he wrote on the ConservativeHome website: "The reason for the disappointing result was not the absence of support for Theresa May and the Conservatives but an unexpected surge in support for Labour".

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:42

Early results showed a large swing to Labour but left the outcome in doubt, with the BBC forecasting the Conservatives could hold 322 seats. But a buoyant U.S. Investors largely shrugged off the British election, as well as scathing congressional testimony on Thursday by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey .

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:44

Later, White House spokesman Sean Spicer responded to criticisms of Trump's speech saying they were " silly ", and that Trump's presence at the summit proved his commitment. Several sources briefed extensively on the dinner say he said 2 percent wasn't enough and allies should spend 3 percent of GDP on defense, and he even threatened to cut back US defense spending and have Europeans dole out "back pay" to make up for their low defense spending if they didn't pony up quickly enough.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:35

Now, the situation in the Arabian Gulf over the last few days is troubling to the United States , the region, and to many people who are directly affected. Trump did not call for an easing of the blockade, despite the large USA military presence in Qatar. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday urged Gulf states to ease their blockade of Qatar, saying it has "humanitarian consequences" and hinders the United States' military efforts.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:36

Counter terror officers arrested a 30-year-old man in Ilford on the early hours of Wednesday morning, after a 27-year-old man was taken into custody in Barking, east London , on Tuesday. The so-called Islamic State (IS) group has said its "fighters" carried out the attack. Eight people died and 48 were injured in the attacks, including four unarmed policemen who had attempted to tackle the terrorists to the floor.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:32

There are some sharp lessons to be learned by all. "Firstly, the manifesto was perceived by the public as terrible". This election year, support The Spinoff Politics by using LifeDirect for your insurance. One minister was reported stating: "This is bad, it is worse than bad. She needs to tell British people the truth: #Brexit weakens United Kingdom". The Prime Minister also said "sorry" to colleagues who lost their seats, as Mrs May will attempt to form a minority Conservative ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:32

The average Denver renter earns $19.41 per hour, based on their estimate. In 2017, the average US worker would need to bring in a whopping $21.21 per hour to reasonably afford a modest two-bedroom apartment. How many hourly wages workers make enough to afford modest rents? Americans earning median wages in numerous country's fastest-growing occupations-customer service agents, nursing assistants, health aides, retail workers-aren't making enough to manage even a one-bedroom without dumping ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:33

With the VIX.VIX implied volatility index, the markets" so called "fear gauge' hovering just above 10 percent, similar arguments are being made about the United Kingdom election, the race for which has tightened drastically in recent weeksLondon's FTSE.FTSE was beginning to sag as the day wore on and after a solid start the pound GBP= had drew back to $1.2940 [/FRX] For all the speculation about a hung parliament or a Labour-led coalition, the central assumption was the governing Conservatives ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:13

His comments came as European Union leaders woke up stunned at the British election result, but quickly made clear who holds the whip hand in the looming talks. The final results will be announced later this afternoon (Friday). British voters narrowly approved a referendum a year ago to exit the European Union, and Thursday's election raised the prospect that the loss of Conservative seats represented buyers remorse over the Brexit decision.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:03

He then took an escort girl hostage, calling police to say he would hurt her if they intervened. Police have named the gunman killed in what they says is a Melbourne terror attack as Yacqub Khayre . Mr Turnbull said it was a "toxic combination" if people had links to terrorism and a violent criminal history, like Kharyre did. Islamic State subsequently claimed responsibility for the attack.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:39

Schiller talked up the HomePod's "musicologist" features, which can answer requests like "Play something new", "What was the top song in 1983?" and "Who's the drummer in this?" Among the new features of iOS 11 is the ability to make person-to-person payments through Apple's messaging app, thanks to new integration with the Apple Pay system.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:11

According to Italian media reports, Zaghba's status as a potential militant was notified to the British and Moroccan secret services. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not allowed to discuss details of the case.