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Fed Minutes Will Be Parsed for News on Balance Sheet Plans

Fed Minutes Will Be Parsed for News on Balance Sheet Plans The Committee expected to begin implementing a balance sheet normalization program in 2017, provided that the economy evolves broadly as anticipated. The Fed's favored inflation measure, the core personal consumption expenditure index, grew just 1.4 percent at an annualized rate in May, below the rate that the Fed targets. [Full Article...]

India win toss, elect to bat first against Sri Lanka

India win toss, elect to bat first against Sri Lanka The Indian women , who have won all three of their previous matches, are now at the top of the table with six points ahead of defending champion Australia on superior run rate. For Sri Lanka , Weerakkody (3/28) was the pick of the bowlers while Inoka Ranaweera (2/55) also returned with two crucial wickets. The batting unit, which hesitates in the last match against Pakistan and now the match, ... [Full Article...]

Soldier from Texas post dies in Afghanistan

Soldier from Texas post dies in Afghanistan Kirkpatrick's death brings the total number of US casualties in Afghanistan for this year to seven. Large stretches of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, source of much of the world's illegal opium supply, are in the hands of Taliban fighters, who have steadily pushed back Afghan forces that now control less than 60 percent of the country. [Full Article...]

China, Germany to step up global leadership at G-20

China, Germany to step up global leadership at G-20 Trump and Merkel "addressed climate issues, the Women's Entrepreneurship Financing Initiative and trade, including global steel overcapacity", the White House said in a statement yesterday following their "extensive discussion". 'Spoke yesterday with the King of Saudi Arabia about peace in the Middle-East. On Monday, Trump said of his call with King Salman, "Interesting things are happening!" bu... [Full Article...]

Insider Trading at Alumasc Group plc?

Insider Trading at Alumasc Group plc? The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 19 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by Shore Capital with "Sell" on Friday, February 10. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, April 12 by HSBC. Mountain Lake Investment Mgmt Limited Co holds 0.18% of its portfolio in Iconix Brand Group Inc (NASDAQ:ICON) for 30,000 shares. Price T Rowe Assoc Incorporated Md holds 19,400 shares or 0%... [Full Article...]

Trump Accussed Of 'Encouraging Violence Against Reporters'

Trump has been calling news outlets including CNN, the New York Times and Washington Post "fake news". Donald Trump is more attached to his Twitter account that any USA president since the social media website's invention. Many defended the free press as critical to the nation's democracy, especially with Independence Day on the horizon. On Saturday, Trump lashed out at MSNBC's " Mor... [Full Article...]

Qatar responds to Arab bloc demands after 48-hour extension

Qatar responds to Arab bloc demands after 48-hour extension He yesterday met German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel, who is on a tour of Arab states and said his country did not perceive the 13 demands as infringing on Qatar's sovereignty. The Arab countries also demand that Doha cut ties with groups including the Muslim Brotherhood, which Saudi Arabia and its allies blacklist as a "terrorist" organisation. [Full Article...]

Brisk trade mark launch of China, Hong Kong bond connect scheme

Brisk trade mark launch of China, Hong Kong bond connect scheme However, what matter is the timing of this launch and the Chinese central government's definition on Hong Kong's role, as this could largely influence the outlook of the regional economy: Hong Kong has been losing its popularity to mainlanders as a major tourist city and a shopping center, which hurts the consumption's contribution to the regional GDP growth. [Full Article...]

Trumps Spend $5 Million Less Than Obamas On White House Salaries

Trumps Spend $5 Million Less Than Obamas On White House Salaries And, because economic topics and not Mika Brzezinski's face or violent wrestling GIFs are apparently so hot on the administration's mind, here's a reminder that gender parity is vital for a healthy workforce that is able to support itself and retire with reasonable Social Security benefits. [Full Article...]

French and West African presidents launch Sahel force

With its base in Sevaré in central Mali, the 5,000-strong G5 Sahel force aims to bolster the 12,000 United Nations peacekeepers and France's 4,000-strong military operation in the region. Serge Michailof, a researcher at the Paris-based IRIS institute, described the European Union contribution as "a joke" given the EU's "very deep pockets" and the poverty of the Sahel countries. [Full Article...]

Delhi BJP unit not happy with quota in Delhi University

Delhi BJP unit not happy with quota in Delhi University Sisodia also said that his government opened about 13 new colleges imparting quality education in various streams across Delhi. The House also adopted another resolution demanding an amendment in the Delhi University Act, 1922. However, he clarified that through this demand, the Delhi government does not want to promote regionalism. AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj suggested that a delegation of all... [Full Article...]

Man suspected in road rage shooting turns himself in, faces murder charges

Man suspected in road rage shooting turns himself in, faces murder charges Hogan said that Desper had a permit for the gun, which was legally purchased in 2015. The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday where Route 100 and Route 202 merge in West Goshen Twp., Chester County. Bianca planned to study psychology, and we looked forward to warmly greeting her as a member not only of the Class of 2021, but of the entire close-knit JU family. [Full Article...]

Raptors help their defense and future flexibility with Serge Ibaka deal

Point guard Kyle Lowry , the fifth-ranked free agent by CBS Sports, has chose to stay with the Toronto Raptors , his decision coming only hours after Serge Ibaka agreed to a new deal with Toronto on Sunday morning. "My heart is telling me that this is the best city in the world, with the best basketball fans in the world", he wrote. The $20 million-plus price tag is a fair one in the modern ... [Full Article...]

No state budget after shutdown's first day

A list of New Jersey beaches and parks closed today and likely through the holiday can be found here. Those Democrats are willing to support the Horizon legislation in exchange for Christie's assurance that he'll sign a budget that includes an extra $350 million for their party's priorities. [Full Article...]

Missing U of I scholar likely dead; man charged with kidnapping

Missing U of I scholar likely dead; man charged with kidnapping Zhang , 26, was recorded on surveillance getting into the suspect's black Saturn Astra around 2 p.m. after apparently missing her bus. Investigators later determined the auto in the video had a sunroof and cracked hubcap, like the vehicle belonging to Christensen, according to the affidavit. [Full Article...]

To replace Obamacare, GOP tries a meaner version of Obamacare

To replace Obamacare, GOP tries a meaner version of Obamacare What all this means for the politics of health care right now is that a bipartisan approach can only help with fixing or improving the Affordable Care Act; choosing bipartisanship would nearly by definition be a total surrender of the goal of "repeal and replace", at least as long as Democrats say they want to keep Obamacare in place. [Full Article...]

World leaders pay tribute to late German leader Helmut Kohl in Strasbourg

World leaders pay tribute to late German leader Helmut Kohl in Strasbourg Kohl died at the age of 87 on June 16. World leaders past and present attended the military service before the coffin was put into a hearse and driven through the streets of Speyer to the cemetery where Kohl was laid to rest. Following Saturday's ceremony in Strasbourg, Kohl's coffin was transported by helicopter to Germany and then taken down the Rhine river to Speyer, with thousands of people ... [Full Article...]

California restricts state travel to Texas, other states over LGBT laws

California restricts state travel to Texas, other states over LGBT laws There will be plenty of whining from the Left Coast when the weekly Associated Press Top 25 comes out in football and basketball and no California teams are listed because they have not played any of the best teams in the country that are sure to be located in one of the eight states where travel is banned. [Full Article...]

Theatres in Tamil Nadu closed

Theatres in Tamil Nadu closed The GST Council has fixed the tax rate for movie tickets under two categories - 28 percent for tickets costing over Rs 100 and 18 percent for tickets priced below Rs 100. Jayakumar said on Friday.Speaking to mediapersons at the Chennai airport before leaving for New Delhi to take part in the GST rollout event, he said, "There is absolutely no need to be afraid. [Full Article...]

Severe Weather Risk — FIRST ALERT Friday

Severe Weather Risk — FIRST ALERT Friday NOAA's Storm Prediction Center has placed parts of north and central Alabama under a slight risk of severe weather for Saturday . According to the National Weather Service , a Severe Thunderstorm is defined as having winds of 58 miles per hour or higher and/or having hail 1 inch in diameter or larger. [Full Article...]


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