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House GOP backs bill to undo much of Dodd-Frank

A Republican push to overhaul United States financial rules put in place after the 2008 crisis is gaining momentum. The culprit behind those growing piles of financial regulations is the Dodd-Frank Act, passed by Congress in response to the banking collapse that led into the so-called Great Recession. Read More »

Comey: Trump administration spread 'lies, plain and simple'

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington , DC, June 8, 2017 . The White House's own efforts to assemble an outside rapid-response team foundered at the last minute, as a potential phalanx of legal and communications experts-expected to be led by Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie-ended up being little more than Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz , who is expected to rebut Comey's testimony after the hearing. Read More »

Public's View Favors Comey as He Testifies Over Firing by Trump

Marc Kasowitz, Trump's personal lawyer, said after Comey's testimony that "the president never, in form or substance, directed or suggested that Mr. One month later, that fired investigator, former FBI head James Comey, appeared before the hearing to describe an executive branch that operates less like a democratic institution and more like a cross between a Mafia shakedown and an audition for The Apprentice. Read More »

Top Senate intelligence Democrat: 'more investigating to do'


Kasowitz, recently hired as Trump's outside counsel for matters related to the Russian Federation probe, insisted that Trump "never, in form or substance, directed or suggested that Mr. "I mean, it's detailed, as you know from reading the story, when you met, what you discussed, et cetera, et cetera". House Armed Services committee lawmakers did not raise the issue when National Security Agency Director Adm. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' rules box office, 'Captain Underpants' in second spot

Wonder Woman's weekend earnings comfortably puts it ahead of the lifetime grosses of previous female-fronted superhero movies , including 2004's Catwoman , which grossed $82m worldwide, and 2005's Elektra , which managed $57m . There's no confirmation of a follow-up to " Wonder Woman " on Warner Bros.' end, but the critical acclaim and early earnings from the original probably make it a safe bet. Read More »

Built-In Chrome Ad Blocker Coming Early 2018


This tool will help the users as they won't see annoying ads. Google described the new tool as an advertising "filter" as opposed to a "blocker" and compared it to existing features in Chrome , which are created to block pop-up windows or to warn consumers they are visiting a page with malicious software, or malware. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi arrested ahead of his visit to violence-hit Mandsaur


Read LIVE updates on the Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest here. Police detained the former Mandsaur MP Meenakshi Natrajan who was not allowed to enter the district to meet families of the slain farmers. Rahul Gandhi left for Mandsaur on Thursday where 5 farmers were killed during protests and attempted to arrive in the district riding on a motorcycle but was surrounded by people trying to catch a glimpse of the young politico. Read More »

James Comey testifies before the Senate on Russian Federation


WATCH: Comey says he thought Trump might lie about meeting Comey made his comments as the packed hearing got underway, bringing Washington and parts of the country to a halt as all eyes were glued on televisions showing the hearing. Comey is part of a group giving Trump a counter-terrorism briefing, but the president asks him to stay behind at the end. Their primary arguments echo those of Trump's personal lawyer - that the President feels "vindicated" by the written testimony , in which ... Read More »

Watch live streaming video of James Comey's testimony before Congress right here

Comey seized center stage in a compelling national political drama as he testified that as soon as he met the President-elect during the transition, he made a decision to create a written record of their meetings. Trump himself was expected to dispute Comey's claims that the president demanded loyalty and asked the FBI director to drop the investigation into Flynn, according to a person close to the president's legal team who demanded anonymity because of not being authorized to discuss ... Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy: Match 8: Sri Lanka elect to bowl against India


The only worry is the fickle London weather, with forecasts of 40 percent chance of heavy rainfall. If you see their record over the years, they have always been a side who have reached the semi-finals or the finals. "It also boosts the confidence of the batsmen", an upbeat Virat Kohli said.The Indian team's practice session was in marked contrast to that of Sri Lanka . Read More »

Sri Lanka loses Kapugedara to injury in Champions Trophy

Sangakkara also felt that taking wickets in the first 10 overs will be crucial for Sri Lanka against India . Live Streaming: Sky Go and Watch Sky Sports . India boast an array of seamers - Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Umesh Yadav , Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik - who can be lethal in these helpful English conditions. Read More »

Oil prices fall with rising global glut concerns

Overall exports fell to 557,000 bbl/d from a record 1.3 million bbl/d the week previous. In 2018 quarterly global petroleum and other liquids is forecast at 99.16 million, 100.12 million, 100.48 million, 100.88 million barrels per day, respectively. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi detained in Mandsaur


Meanwhile, the BJP led Madhya Pradesh government maintains that the state is peaceful and that Congress is merely playing politics over the farmer crisis. Prime Minister Narendra Modi summoned a meeting of Union Ministers yesterday to discuss matters relating to the farmers' protest, the outcome of which hasn't been disclosed yet. Read More »

Saudi ally Bahrain demands Qatar distance itself from Iran

For the Qataris, the U.S. military presence is also a form of security for the tiny Gulf nation - despite a vast amount of oil wealth, with which it buys the majority of its planes and other military equipment from the United States, it has only a modest military force of roughly 12,000 troops total. Read More »

Valeant Shares Soar On Latest Divestiture, Massive Debt Load Still Looms


Moving averages can be very helpful for identifying peaks and troughs. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX ) has declined 48.51% since June 7, 2016 and is downtrending. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) trade at $32.07 by declined -0.87% in most recent trading session with share volume of 17.85 Million. The stock closed its day at $66.28. Read More »

Lieberman: Trump never demanded loyalty during talks for Federal Bureau of Investigation job


The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee's open hearing will feature officials closely tied to President Donald Trump's abrupt firing last month of Comey, which sparked accusations that the Republican president had dismissed him to hinder the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe and stifle questions about possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

Eve of vote polls suggest PM May will boost majority

It remains to be seen if the Conservative party leader's decision to call a snap general election follows the forecast patterns of the latest opinion polls and betting odds or the Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour party is able to make a dent into her slim majority in the House of Commons. Read More »

Apple announces smart speaker HomePod to rival Amazon Echo and Google Home

Amazon and Google have been put on notice with the advent of Apple HomePod . I got to listen to the HomePod's audio capabilities Monday and compare it to a nearby Sonos Play 3 speaker and Amazon Echo . That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smartphones, he said. Read More »

Oil prices slide as more crude pours into the market


Output will average 10.01 MMbopd next year, topping the previous high of 9.6 million in 1970, according to the Energy Information Administration's monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook. The rise in USA production has been driven by a record 20th straight rise in oil drilling for new production, with the rig count rising by 11 in the week to June 2, to 733, the most since April 2015. Read More »

Trump urges Arab unity in call to Saudi Arabia's King Salman

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan and other senior officials attended the talks, WAM said, without elaborating on the discussions. But in Germany, Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer pointed out that Trump's words differed substantially from those of State Department and Pentagon officials. Read More »

Third London attacks suspect reportedly Italian-Moroccan

May characterized the latest attack as the work of Islamic extremists, but no group has yet claimed responsibility. No more than 20 seconds elapse from the officers leaving their ARV to the attackers lying still on the floor. The authorities did not say how Butt had come to the attention of law enforcement but local media now report that in 2016 Butt appeared in a Channel 4 documentary entitled " The Jihadis Next Door " about British extremists. Read More »

ECB to keep taps open as economic outlook uncertain

Not only did this remain uncomfortably far below the Fed's 2 per cent target , but the rate has fallen since the beginning of the year, from 1.8 per cent in January. Oil prices slid more than 3.5 percent on Wednesday after the US government reported an unexpected increase in inventories of crude and gasoline. All but two of the 34 components of the sector fell as USA crude futures tumbled 5 per cent due to an unexpected rise in U.S. Read More »

British police name third London Bridge attacker as Youssef Zaghba


His mother said: "Last year, when I visited him in England, he was cold and distant and I understood from his look that he became radicalised about Islam and its values". "Undoubtedly when people see something which appears from their perverted point of view to be successful, some people will be inspired by that", she said. Read More »

Obama praises US cities, states, for climate change stand

Republicans are also prone to believe the president's move will result in economic benefits, with more than three-quarters saying that leaving the 200-member accord will help the economy and 73 percent saying it will create more jobs like those in the fossil fuel industry. Read More »

Trump's Latest Move Sets Oil Prices Down

Oil rebounded from the lowest close in more than two weeks after industry data showed USA crude stockpiles extended declines, easing an inventory overhang. Last week, crude came under pressure despite a sizeable decline of 6.43 million barrels reported in United States crude stocks for the week ended May 26, in addition to a draw of 2.86 million barrels in gasoline inventories. Read More »

Another arrest in London attack as third attacker is named

Ms Zelenak was separated from her friend on London Bridge when the violence began and was last seen fleeing the attack. Jun 6 Youssef Zaghba , one of three authors of Saturday's deadly attack in London , was intercepted previous year en route to Syria and flagged to Britain as a possible jihadist, Italian authorities said today. Read More »