Author: 0 Puerto Rico overwhelmingly votes on USA statehood in non-binding referendum

Puerto Ricans head to polls Sunday with one question in mind: Should the USA territory seek to become the country's 51st state? Even if it did, most analysts say statehood already faced an uphill battle in Washington, where President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress don't appear all that enthusiastic about adding a 51st star to the US flag.

Money NSA chief, intelligence director won't comment on Trump conversations
Author: 0 NSA chief, intelligence director won't comment on Trump conversations

See live updates of Wednesday's hearing below. Over these two days, four current intelligence officials, along with one former one, will all be testifying under oath before the same Senate panel. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) asked Coats about a Washington Post story published Wednesday that said Coats had told his associates in March that Trump had asked him if he could intervene with Comey, who then was still the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, to get the Federal Bureau of ...

Author: 0 Pirates Of The Caribbean 5 Opening Wasn't Smooth Sailing

Way back in 2003, the first film, Curse of the Black Pearl , opened to just over $46 million . The rip-roaring adventure finds down-on-his-luck Captain Jack feeling the winds of ill-fortune blowing strongly his way when deadly ghost sailors, led by the terrifying Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem), escape from the Devil's Triangle bent on killing every pirate at sea - notably Jack.

Money Trump accuses ex-FBI chief Comey of lying
Author: 0 Trump accuses ex-FBI chief Comey of lying

Trump raised the possibility he might have recorded his conversations with Comey last month when the president tweeted that Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations". Adam Schiff , the top Democrat on the committee, said the goal would be to hear from Johnson about what sort of warnings about potential Russian cyberattacks the Department issued to state election officials in the run-up to Election Day.

Author: 0 Morgan Stanley Reaffirms Buy Rating for AstraZeneca plc (AZN)

The stock increased 3.23% or $0.05 on June 8, reaching $1.6. It is down 13.35% since June 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.32% the S&P500. Therefore 50% are positive. Anglo Pacific Group has GBX 210 highest and GBX 60 lowest target. Shoe Carnival had 11 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Author: 0 Qatar begins shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift

This has forced Qatar to revise their trading partners, with large amounts of food arriving today in shipments from Iran , across the Persian Gulf. "At the moment there is nothing on Qatar issue, (we) will issue a statement if some development takes place", Zakaria added. "(It) gives others the impression the U.S does not know how to manage the relationship with its allies or is incapable".

Author: 0 Vodafone Group PLC (VOD) Downgraded by Barclays PLC to Equal Weight

The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $30.76. This was revealed in a research report on 12 June. Analysts await WEC Energy Group Inc (NYSE:WEC) to report earnings on July, 26. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 249 ($3.22), for a total value of £87,543.42 ($113,119.81). (NYSE:IBM) shares with value of $895,900 were sold by Gherson Diane J.

Author: 0 Trump accuses Comey of lying to Congress

US President Donald Trump has broken his silence on Twitter after James Comey's explosive testimony to accuse the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief of perjury. The White House hopes the confirmation by James Comey that Donald Trump was not under FBI investigation can draw a line under a scandal consuming his presidency.

Author: 0 Puerto Ricans - But Not A Lot Of Them - Voted For Statehood

The Republican Party has traditionally supported statehood for Puerto Rico, while the Democratic Party said it was ready to support whatever decision Puerto Ricans made through fair, open and democratic elections. The governor announced that the USA territory overwhelmingly chose statehood on Sunday in a non-binding referendum held amid a deep economic crisis that has sparked an exodus of islanders to the US mainland.

Money Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco
Author: 0 Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

But it will be another blow to the prime minister, who has been heavily reliant on their advice and support since her previous job as home secretary. Katie Perrior, who quit as May's communications chief in April, said Timothy and Hill were "great street fighters but poor political leaders".

Money Hillary Clinton told to 'move on' from her loss
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton told to 'move on' from her loss

She introduced a new twist, however, in pointing her finger at her formerly beloved Democratic Party. "I'm now the nominee of the Democratic Party". Andrew Therriault, former data science director for the DNC, tweeted (and later deleted) profanity at Clinton's convenient narrative: "DNC data folks: today's accusations are f--ing bull--, and I hope you understand the good you did despite that nonsense".

Money Oil Price Forecasts Lowered on Crude Glut
Author: 0 Oil Price Forecasts Lowered on Crude Glut

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were up 38 cents at $48.71 a barrel.They dropped $1.34, or 2.7 percent, in the previous session to settle at $48.32 per barrel, the lowest close since May 12. Igor Sechin, chief of Russia's largest oil producer, Rosneft, said USA producers could add up to 1.5 million bpd to world oil output next year. Oil prices are down some 7.5 percent since OPEC's May 25 decision to extend the cuts.

Money Microsoft challenges Sony with powerful new Xbox One X
Author: 0 Microsoft challenges Sony with powerful new Xbox One X

That price falls on the high end of analyst estimates predicting between $399 and $499. Microsoft's newly announced 4K-ready Xbox One X console carries with it a $500 price tag, and releases in November. Released earlier this year via Steam , Battlegrounds is the latest game in a long lineup of battle royale experiences available on PC. The Xbox One X represents the most powerful console ever created, according to Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox.

Money Trump and Merkel 'get along very well': White House
Author: 0 Trump and Merkel 'get along very well': White House

Trump's tweet came after Merkel told a meeting last Sunday that "the times in which ( Germany ) could fully rely on others are partly over", a reference to the United States and UK. In response, Merkel's biggest political opponent in the upcoming election, Martin Schultz, has slammed Trump's treatment of Merkel. "With change comes insecurity, skepticism.

Author: 0 Taylor Swift to Spotify: You belong with me

Taylor pulled her songs from Spotify back in 2014 , after criticising the effect streaming services were having on the music industry. Though it was a risk to leave country music officially and move into pop , it paid off in spades for Swift , with 1989 opening with a million sales and rapidly becoming the best-selling album of 2014 .

Author: 0 New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers

If confirmed, Thomas would be the eighth person killed in the vehicle and knife attack. Police said earlier that witness accounts suggested he might have been thrown into the river. Criticism immediately flared about how Butt was able to carry out the attack. The visible police presence remains, however - as does the memory of the attack in the minds of British voters, just one day before the country undertakes its national elections.

Money Qatar dismisses terrorism list as 'baseless'
Author: 0 Qatar dismisses terrorism list as 'baseless'

Speaking about a list published on June 8 claiming some charity foundations backed by Qatar had terrorist links, Erdogan said: "There is no such thing". Tillerson is calling on Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to immediately ease their blockade on Qatar. He said the US supports the emir of Kuwait in his efforts to resolve the conflict and closed by calling upon the Gulf Cooperation Council - a regional political alliance between Oman , Bahrain, Kuwait, ...

Money Cavaliers top Warriors to stay alive in NBA finals
Author: 0 Cavaliers top Warriors to stay alive in NBA finals

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving gestures after the Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors 137-116 in Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland , early Saturday, June 10, 2017 . "He's one of the best one-on-one players in the game". Well, you're always taught to back up your arguments with examples, so there you go. What could be a coronation might also give the Warriors a coronary issue.

Author: 0 Apple HomePod vs Amazon Echo vs Google Home

And it would mark an effort by Apple to catch up with Amazon and Google . With Apple's virtual voice assistant Siri built into it, this smart speaker for homes is in direct competition with voice-activated speakers such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home .

Author: 0 Confidence in Lloyds Tsb Group PLC (NYSE:LYG) Shares by KBW Fall

Wright Invsts Ser Inc owns 2,210 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. (NYSE:BWA). Scotia Cap, Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 12,860 shares. Macquarie owns 39,476 shares or 0.02% of their United States portfolio. Psagot House Ltd reported 0% of its portfolio in Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC). Peel Hunt has "Add" rating and GBX 165 target. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a GBX 2,000 ($25.69) price objective on shares of Wpp Plc in a report on Wednesday, May 24th.

Money Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller
Author: 0 Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller

If you manage to score in stoppage time to take something from it, you go away from any game fairly
happy. When you are on the pitch, not much changes. "It was a special feeling for me". Delph is up for sale at Manchester City and, while Henderson would come back into the England side if fit, there are not a lot of options beyond him, as Southgate admitted.

Author: 0 Theresa May finalises cabinet amid minority government talks

The pro-Brexit Gove was appointed Environment Secretary. In relation to the first Government statement, Sky News Ireland Correspondent David Blevins reported that Downing Street had "issued the wrong statement in error". "Theresa May has lost credibility and leverage in her party, her country and across Europe". Gavin Barwell, the Conservative lawmaker who lost his seat on Thursday and has experience working as a party enforcer in the parliament, was named the new chief of staff .

Money 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins best score at Tonys Awards
Author: 0 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins best score at Tonys Awards

The Tony Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall in NY. Another memorable speech came from the night's other big musical star, Bette Midler , winning best actress (her first competitive Tony) for her lauded turn in " Hello, Dolly! ". How about: His impression of Bill Clinton even caught the fancy of a former vice president in the audience — Joe Biden. He also played with speculation about his sexual orientation as he sang the Andrew Lloyd Webber song "As If We Never Said Goodbye" from " ...

Money Putin critic Navalny organizes anti-graft protests against Kremlin
Author: 0 Putin critic Navalny organizes anti-graft protests against Kremlin

Photographs show the street blocked by trucks placed by the authorities. Tverskaya, known in Soviet times as Gorky Street, was closed off to traffic on Monday for an extensive commemoration of the national holiday Russia Day, including people dressed in historical Russian costumes.