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Trump accuses ex-FBI chief Comey of lying

Senator Susan Collins said it was possible Comey misremembered or misinterpreted some of their exchanges. Asked if he would make that denial under oath, he said, "100 percent". Trump also saluted the United States' relationship with Romania and praised its contribution to the global fight against terror. Kasowitz attacked Comey after his testimony for leaking what he called "privileged communi... [Full Article...]

The Explainer: What does the British election results mean?

Above all, investors are anxious about the general uncertainty surrounding the country — whether a bruised May will be able to govern effectively or whether she may eventually resign. If that doesn't happen, however, neither she nor her party will be forgiven by the country for a very long time. "So whether they can hold a weak leader in place - tactically, as it were - until they are ready to m... [Full Article...]

McCain Explains Iffy Performance During Comey Hearing

In his almost 2½-hour public testimony with the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey described an interaction with Obama Attorney General Lynch during his agency's investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails. - Mr. Trump. So she was clearly involved in this whole situation where fake news, as you just described it, is a big deal took place. COMEY: ... was ongoing when I left. [Full Article...]

Trump, Macron Voice Support For May Amid Effort To Form New Government

The outcome was a significant political embarrassment for May, who called for an early election in April based on polls that showed the Conservatives would increase their majority and give her more clout in hard talks with the European Union on terms for exiting the political and economic alliance . [Full Article...]

Pound falls sharply as United Kingdom enters new period of uncertainty

She and her team are trying to produce a small working majority in coalition with the Democratic Unionist Party. May's majority in parliament until the snap election was only held by 17 seats, but now she is at a considerable disadvantage. [Full Article...]

Jury hears Bill Cosby's apology for 2004 sexual encounter

Earlier Friday, jurors heard from Allentown-based psychologist Veronique Valliere , a clinical psychologist who said she took the stand to educate jurors about why sexual assault victims may behave in sometimes unexpected ways. "The case goes on", under a Washington Post story about Cosby's trial on Facebook. Time will only tell. In earlier testimony Friday, prosecutors had hoped to beat ba... [Full Article...]

Sterling falls as markets react to United Kingdom election result

The FTSE 100 opened nearly 0.8% higher - largely as a effect of weaker sterling boosting demand for shares in firms which earn the bulk of their revenues in dollars and euros. The common currency was 0.40% and 0.19% lower against the dollar and against the yen, trading at $1.1232 and ¥123.14 respectively. The dollar index .DXY , which tracks the greenback against six major rivals, was up 0.36 pe... [Full Article...]

Theresa May remains as United Kingdom prime minister

Out of 650 seats in the United Kingdom parliament, the ruling Conservative Party needed 326 seats to win an overall majority to continue as Britain's Prime Minister while the exit poll predicts that May will win not more than 314 seats. Theresa May will remain the Prime Minister for the foreseeable future; the cabinet have insisted she remains at Number 10 to avoid further instability. [Full Article...]

Trump says US is committed to mutual support of NATO allies

Trump says US is committed to mutual support of NATO allies He asserted that nothing in Comey's testimony to the Senate pointed to collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice. "The President's presence at an Article 5 commemoration and his discussion about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation invoking Article 5 for the first time ever after 9/11 pretty much speaks for itself", White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said earlier this w... [Full Article...]

Defiance And Fear as East London District Becomes Focus of Terror Investigation

All were wearing fake explosive gear on their bodies, police said . They stressed that while they believe they know their identities, "formal identification is yet to take place". The nearby London Bridge station was operational though one of the exits that leads to the cordoned off area on Borough High Street remained closed. [Full Article...]

Pound falls after London terror attacks raise political tensions

Pound falls after London terror attacks raise political tensions Futures for the FTSE eased 0.3 per cent, while yields on 10-year gilts dipped 3 basis points to 1.00 per cent. Early results showed a large swing to Labour but left the outcome in doubt, with the BBC forecasting the Conservatives could hold 322 seats. [Full Article...]

After UK Election, The Only 'Certainty' In Britain Is Uncertainty

After UK Election, The Only 'Certainty' In Britain Is Uncertainty But that may not matter. It was hard to know when the next election would be - she said - she thought May was looking "weak and shaken", and judged the Tories' deal with the DUP had a lot of flawed elements that could cause it to fall apart. [Full Article...]

Affordable housing out of reach for many

Affordable housing out of reach for many Out of Reach , a new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition, focuses on the state of rental housing in the USA, a market where prices are skyrocketing while wages remain stagnate. Through Section 8, eligible renters receive a portion of their rental costs from government vouchers, but there are a limited number of renters the city can help via Section 8, Childers said. [Full Article...]

Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL) Shares Sold by Systematic Financial Management LP

Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL) Shares Sold by Systematic Financial Management LP The company had revenue of $371.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $359.28 million. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG reissued a "buy" rating and set a $15.00 price target on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp in a research note on Friday, March 31st. [Full Article...]

Final UK election results emerge, Tories fail with 318 seats

Based on current seat projections, Labour and its potential allies fall short of the 326 required to form a majority. On Thursday night, the Conservative Party lost their majority in a stunning upset that is being attributed to political activism spurred by the Brexit horror, and a voter turnout that increased by 5% since the previous election , according to the Independent . [Full Article...]

Theresa May says she'll remain PM despite calls to go

It seemed many UKIP supporters deserted the party and voted instead for Conservatives or Labour . In countries like Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands, parties usually fail to win enough seats in parliament to govern on their own. [Full Article...]

Pound dives as UK plunges into new period of uncertainty

Versus the euro, the pound also fell more than 1.1% to 1.13 euros, to levels not seen since January. But in the moments after the exit poll predicted the Conservatives would be the largest party, but with fewer MPs, the currency dived to around $1.2730 in Asian trading- its lowest point since the election was called in April. [Full Article...]

Amazon Prime Video Coming to Apple TV Later This Year

Amazon Prime Video Coming to Apple TV Later This Year The new smart speaker comes with a seven-speaker array of tweeters along with a four-inch upward facing subwoofer. The Amazon Echo Dot is $49.99, the Echo is $179.99, and the Echo Show is $229.99. Apple also may introduce its next Mac computer, along with the next operating system powering the machine. Apple's Safari browser will soon be able to stop videos from auto-playing. [Full Article...]

British election's outcome may postpone Brexit - senator

May said Friday she will attempt to form a minority government with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , or DUP . At the same time , the Labour party , led by Jeremy Corbyn , could also work to form a coalition government to unseat May. [Full Article...]

Man arrested in raid in connection with London attack

Eighteen people remain in critical condition, police said. London police have identified the three assailants in Saturday night's terror attack, that killed seven people and injured almost 50 more , as Khuram Shazad Butt , 27, Rachid Redouane , 30, and Youssef Zaghba , 22. [Full Article...]


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