• WaPo: Current White House Official 'Under Scrutiny' In Federal Russia Probe
WaPo: Current White House Official 'Under Scrutiny' In Federal Russia Probe

Trump met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on May 10 in the Oval Office. "I stand by it", he said . "Notwithstanding my personal affection for Director Comey, I thought it was appropriate to seek a new leader", Rosenstein said in the remarks.

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  • Deputy AG stands by the memo used to justify Comey firing
Deputy AG stands by the memo used to justify Comey firing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the probe. In the two days that followed, White House officials and Vice President Mike Pence said Trump was acting on the recommendation of the deputy attorney general. The meeting came under public scrutiny when reports emerged that Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak, whom curre...

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  • US diplomat hints at possible talks with Iranian counterpart
US diplomat hints at possible talks with Iranian counterpart

Tillerson made the comments moments after President Trump signed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia , Iran's adversary, to combat terrorism in the Gulf Coast region and counter Iran. "America's security at home is strengthened when Saudi Arabia's security is strong as well". Tillerson said the proposed defence packages also cover borde...

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  • The Next Move In BB&T Corporation (BBT), United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)
The Next Move In BB&T Corporation (BBT), United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)

FTB Advisors Inc. now owns 2,788 shares of the insurance provider's stock worth $105,000 after buying an additional 434 shares during the last quarter. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.74%. BB&T Co .'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 43.17%. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: " BB&T Co ".

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  • OPEC panel looking at deepening, extending oil production cuts
OPEC panel looking at deepening, extending oil production cuts

The premium of the December 2018 contract versus the December 2017 contract has widened since February. The latest COT positioning data will be watched closely following a sharp decline in long positions over the past 3 weeks. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) earned about $433 billion in net oil export reve...

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  • Buffett: GOP Health Care Bill a Tax Cut for the Rich
Buffett: GOP Health Care Bill a Tax Cut for the Rich

Warren Buffett and his right-hand man Charlie Munger delivered Berkshire Hathaway Inc . But the top two executives at Berkshire had long ruled out technology companies because they believe it's too hard to predict which ones will prevail.

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  • USA embassy move would 'end peace process': PLO official
USA embassy move would 'end peace process': PLO official

President Trump has billed his upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican as a sort of triple pilgrimage to places deeply meaningful to adherents of Christianity, Judaism and Islam. During his visit, Trump is scheduled to meet with the President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, in Bethlehem, and will " urge Palestinian leade...

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  • Jefferies Group Weighs in on Barrick Gold Corp's FY2017 Earnings (ABX)
Jefferies Group Weighs in on Barrick Gold Corp's FY2017 Earnings (ABX)

Taking a look back at some historical performance numbers for Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX ), we can see that the stock moved -1.14% for the last five trades. Brave Asset Management Inc raised its position in Barrick Gold Corp by 0.4% in the third quarter. Equities analysts anticipate that Barrick Gold Corp will post $0.74 earnings per share for ...

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  • Oklahoma schools canceling activities ahead of storms
Oklahoma schools canceling activities ahead of storms

Unsafe storms including the threat for tornadoes is possible Friday afternoon into early evening. As per the National Weather Service, who has received scattered reports of tornadoes, which will followed by the severe thunderstorms that will muffle Tuesday afternoon in two states of Oklahoma and Texas.

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  • First lady not wearing scarf in Saudi Arabia -- and it's no insult
First lady not wearing scarf in Saudi Arabia -- and it's no insult

US first lady Melania Trump is not following local custom about women covering their heads in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is the primary destination for USA arms sales, according to the Council on Foreign Relations, with the Kingdom purchasing almost 10 percent of US exports from 2011 to 2015.

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  • Trump administration confirms renegotiation of NAFTA
Trump administration confirms renegotiation of NAFTA

Tariffs on textiles and clothing, for instance, were phased out only gradually. American farmers have mostly benefited from the reduction in trade barriers. And trade with Mexico is a smaller portion still. The Council of Canadians, a citizen's advocacy group that has campaigned against NAFTA, said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau must make sure tha...

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  • Danny DeVito backs Jeremy Corbyn for Prime Minister
Danny DeVito backs Jeremy Corbyn for Prime Minister

The Prime Minister campaigned in Scotland only a few weeks ago and now the Tories' Scottish leader Ruth Davidson will claim that with the "help" of Labour voters, her party can defeat the Scottish National Party in "many places" across Scotland.

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  • OPEC panel looking at deepening, extending oil cuts
OPEC panel looking at deepening, extending oil cuts

Oil was also boosted by a weakening U.S. dollar posting its steepest weekly slide since April past year, boosting the appeal of commodities as a store of value. Both benchmarks were at their highest in about a month, rising more than 2 percent. It isn't going to get a lot better for OPEC in 2018, either. Crude oil prices had been on a steady ...

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  • Wal-Mart Surprises With Online Sales Strength
Wal-Mart Surprises With Online Sales Strength

Wal-Mart's quarter did include e-commerce sales from acquisitions ( Jet .com, ShoeBuy, Modcloth and Moosejaw). The clothing sites are operating as stand-alone operators and appeal to millennial shoppers. Even as it goes after Amazon online, it's shoring up its advantage in stores. The company has invested $2.7 billion in higher wages and training f...

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  • Brokerages Set Royal Mail PLC (RMG) Price Target at $463.82
Brokerages Set Royal Mail PLC (RMG) Price Target at $463.82

The stock had a trading volume of 809,253 shares. (NYSE:UPS) has risen 6.00% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500. About 46,193 shares traded. Its Insurance segment offers customers the ability to search for and compare insurance products, including breakdown, home, life, motor, pet and travel insurance.

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  • Garcia's 2 HRs, 6 RBIs lead Chicago's 16-1 rout of Seattle
Garcia's 2 HRs, 6 RBIs lead Chicago's 16-1 rout of Seattle

Sometimes it's just one run a game either way. Well, Mike Pelfrey picked up his first win with six innings of one-run ball. American League batting leader Jean Segura continues to energize his team's offense and looks to extend his career-best hitting streak to 18 games when the Seattle Mariners host the Chicago White Sox on Friday for the se...

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  • Finisar's (FNSR) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC
Finisar's (FNSR) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC

Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 2,828,356 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $77,327,000 after buying an additional 2,125,445 shares during the period. Looking into the profitability ratios of FNSR stock, investor will find its ROE, ROA, ROI standing at 10.50%, 7.10% and 3.00%, respectively. During the same period in the pr...

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  • Supreme Court Rejects Appeal to Reinstate NC's Strict Voter-ID Law
Supreme Court Rejects Appeal to Reinstate NC's Strict Voter-ID Law

The 4th Circuit Court had branded the law as racially biased and said North Carolina lawmakers had targeted black voters "with nearly surgical precision". The Supreme Court opted not to hear the case, thereby leaving in place a ruling by a federal appeals court that had struck down key parts of the legislation enacted by the Republican-dominated ...

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  • Rouhani sweeps to 2nd term as Iran's leader
Rouhani sweeps to 2nd term as Iran's leader

Election organisers were forced to extend polling by several hours yesterday, as they struggled to adapt to a population explosion that has added 20 million names to the voting rolls in the past two decades. "Not everyone who voted for Rouhani thought his record was excellent, but the majority decided his competitor would be even worse", said Tehra...

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  • Exelixis (EXEL) Earning Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
Exelixis (EXEL) Earning Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Airain ltd owned about 0.11% of Exelixis worth $7,018,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. FMR LLC now owns 42,910,087 shares of the biotechnology company's stock worth $639,789,000 after buying an additional 8,361,226 shares during the last quarter.

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  • U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. reserves right to be protectionist
U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. reserves right to be protectionist

The meeting focused on finance and security issues such as keeping multinationals from dodging taxes and a collective response to cybercrime like the ransomware attack that hit dozens of countries Friday. There is also some concern Mr. Trump's tax plan could push the country deeper into debt, raising questions over the administration's argument...

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  • Analysts' Ratings Review: Spirit Realty Capital Inc (NYSE:SRC)
Analysts' Ratings Review: Spirit Realty Capital Inc (NYSE:SRC)

The 200 SMA is considered so critically important a trend indicator that the event of the 50-day SMA crossing to the downside of the 200-day SMA is referred to as a death cross, signaling a serious bear market in a stock, index or other investment.

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  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) Under Analyst Spotlight
Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) Under Analyst Spotlight

Sunbelt Securities Inc. acquired a new stake in Duke Energy Corp during the fourth quarter valued at about $118,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC bought a new stake in Duke Energy Corp during the third quarter valued at about $149,000. The correct version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/first-mid...

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  • Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) Stock Ticks -0.21%
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) Stock Ticks -0.21%

Agree Realty had a return on equity of 7.88% and a net margin of 47.05%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.61) earnings per share. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 206,561 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $5,726,000 after buying an additional 1,300 shares in the last quarter.

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  • Trump, White House officials bounce along to Saudi sword dance
Trump, White House officials bounce along to Saudi sword dance

Even as it sought USA investment on Saturday, Riyadh made two announcements on plans to deploy its own financial reserves for projects that would cement economic ties with the United States. The president's stop in Saudi Arabia kicks off an ambitious global debut. Under the kingdom's strict dress code for women, Saudi women and most female visi...

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  • US first lady ignores Trump criticism and shuns headscarf
US first lady ignores Trump criticism and shuns headscarf

For a president who campaigned on an "America first" platform, the trip is crucial for United States allies to size up Trump's commitment to decades-long partnerships in the region. Trump will make stops next week in Israel, Belgium, and Italy. After two days of meetings in Riyadh , Trump will travel to Israel, have an audience with Pope Francis a...

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  • Buckingham Research Reaffirms Neutral Rating for Kate Spade & Co (KATE)
Buckingham Research Reaffirms Neutral Rating for Kate Spade & Co (KATE)

Kate Spade has a 50 day moving average of 18.94 and a 200 day moving average of 18.75. Vetr upgraded shares of Kate Spade & Co from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $25.44 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th.

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  • Brazilian president accused of corruption and obstructing justice
Brazilian president accused of corruption and obstructing justice

Supreme Court Judge Edson Fachin authorized Janot's request to investigate Temer on May 3, but the documents were not made public until Friday. In the recording, secretly made by Batista during a March visit to Temer, the president appeared to condone the payment of hush money to former lower house speaker Eduardo Cunha, who previous year orche...

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  • Donald Trump praises Australia's single-payer health care system
Donald Trump praises Australia's single-payer health care system

During a press conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday, Trump criticised Obamacare while lauding his own healthcare plan. President Trump doubled down on his praise of Australia's single-payer healthcare system on Friday, declaring that not only does it have better healthcare than the US - the whole world does.

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  • Passengers say man acted oddly before takeoff
Passengers say man acted oddly before takeoff

The flight was on its way from Los Angeles to Honolulu on Friday when there was a disturbance. Before he even boarded the plane, Anil Uskanli had been arrested by police at Los Angeles International Airport after a worker allegedly spotted him walking through a security door leading from the terminal to an airfield ramp shortly before 3 a.m Frida...

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  • Charges expected for American Airlines passenger after disturbance
Charges expected for American Airlines passenger after disturbance

Crew members on American Airlines Flight 31 and an off-duty police officer restrained the man aboard the flight which originated from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the reports said. The airline also says that he had bought his ticket for the Honolulu flight shortly after midnight at the airport ticket counter. After being questioned, h...

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  • Shake Shack Inc (SHAK) Price Target Cut to $35.00
Shake Shack Inc (SHAK) Price Target Cut to $35.00

Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) has insider ownership of 44.69% and institutional ownership of 93.39%. FMR LLC now owns 2,473,147 shares of the company's stock worth $82,603,000 after buying an additional 1,486,647 shares during the last quarter. The company's quarterly revenue was up 41.5% on a year-over-year basis. The price target represents a potent...

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  • Cincinnati hot dog maker issues recall due to possible metal contamination
Cincinnati hot dog maker issues recall due to possible metal contamination

The manufacturer of the hot dogs , John Morrell & Co, received the complaints and announced the recall May 19, just days ahead of Memorial Day Weekend. According to the FSIS, there have been three complaints of metal objects in the packages. The ready-to-eat hot dog products were produced in January and have use-by dates in June and August.

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  • 8 injured after plane clips LA airport truck
8 injured after plane clips LA airport truck

None of the 146 people aboard the plane was hurt. Los Angeles International ranks as America's second-busiest airport, with almost 700,000 takeoffs and landings a year. Pedregon says no one on the plane was injured. He says the airport has continued operations as usual. All eight people, six men and two women, who were inside the truck at the t...

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  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to "Hold"

Quotient Investors LLC purchased a new position in Wal-Mart Stores during the first quarter worth $594,000. Nelson Roberts Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 27.2% in the third quarter. The company recently invested in its first startup, code eight, reports CNBC , which will develop one-on-one shopping expe...

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