• U.S. regulators, lawmakers support Volcker rule revamp at hearing
U.S. regulators, lawmakers support Volcker rule revamp at hearing

The test applies to more than 30 of the biggest banks in the country, and aims to ensure that banks have enough cash reserves to withstand a severe global recession like the 2008 financial crisis. Jon Tester, D-Mont. - also on the banking committee and up for re-election next year in a red state - told me Wednesday that he's keeping an open mind on...

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  • Leaders react to new Speaker of the House with kind words
Leaders react to new Speaker of the House with kind words

NDP leader John Horgan tweeted as well, saying "my congratulations and gratitude to MLA Steve Thomson for taking on the important role of Speaker". The former Liberal forestry minister will reside over the house as Premier Christy Clark's minority government attempts to maintain its hold on power.

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  • Kushner Arrives to Try for Israeli-Palestinian Breakthrough
Kushner Arrives to Try for Israeli-Palestinian Breakthrough

Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon said the USA push to revive the peace process appeared to be a serious effort. The new settlement - the first since 1992, according to Israeli NGO Peace Now - is meant to house residents of the illegal West Bank outpost of Amona after the Israeli military demolished it in February.

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  • Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk family tax credit
Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk family tax credit

The President's daughter and senior adviser has been championing this cause since previous year when she began making calls to members of Congress. Rubio, who may prove a key Republican voice in Trump's pro-family tax push, first took up the cause in 2015 during his presidential campaign when he vowed to expand access to paid family leave through...

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  • Foreign investors bet billions on China blue-chips joining MSCI index
Foreign investors bet billions on China blue-chips joining MSCI index

The U.S. index publisher will add 222 yuan-denominated A shares to its MSCI Emerging Markets Index, with an initial weight of just 0.73 percent, and the change will only take effect beginning in June 2018. They trade in Chinese currency. Making the MSCI cut does mark a very important step in China's aim to be a major player in global ma...

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  • Vehicle rams police van on Champs-Elysees, armed suspect dead
Vehicle rams police van on Champs-Elysees, armed suspect dead

Speaking to reporters, interior ministry's spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said the incident "seems to be a voluntary act". French officials say that a man on the radar of authorities has been killed after ramming a auto carrying explosives into a police vehicle in Paris' Champs-Elysees shopping district, prompting a fiery blast.

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  • U.S. congressman's condition improves but still critical after shooting
U.S. congressman's condition improves but still critical after shooting

Scalise was shot in the hip, and sustained grievous injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. Scalise underwent another surgery on Saturday and "continues to show signs of improvement", MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement.

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  • CAPITOL HORROR: Gunman targets Republican congressmen; four wounded; shooter killed
CAPITOL HORROR: Gunman targets Republican congressmen; four wounded; shooter killed

Authorities believe the 66-year-old had lived in his van near the scene of the shooting in Alexandria , Virginia, since March. Last year, he volunteered for the Democratic campaign of Sen. James T. Hodgkinson shot House Rep. Steve Scalise on Wednesday before he was fatally shot by police who had been guarding the House majority whip on the Al...

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  • What would happen if Trump tried to fire special counsel Mueller
What would happen if Trump tried to fire special counsel Mueller

Rosenstein, who has been on the job for six weeks, described Mueller as operating independently from the Justice Department in his investigation into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation in the 2016 presidential election.

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  • Farmers protest: Scindia arrested enroute to Mandsaur
Farmers protest: Scindia arrested enroute to Mandsaur

Both the Congress leaders were taken in a Vajra vehicle to Jaora town, where they were formally arrested by the police. Patel, who has been trying to carve out a political space for himself in Gujarat, also criticised the Narendra Modi government and claimed 50 crore farmers have come together against the BJP.

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  • Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company
Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company

But your time is valuable, so we'll cut to the chase: Uber hired Obama's former attorney general Eric Holder to tell it how to stop being evil. The chief operating officer would be a partner with Mr Kalanick . In is e-mail to Uber employees, he stated that the company needs a fresh beginning and if the fresh beginning has to be successfu...

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  • UK leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure
UK leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

During the election campaign, May repeatedly talked up the dangers of a "coalition of chaos" if the opposition Labour Party were able to become the largest party. On June 19, the first talks on Brexit is scheduled to happen and India would need to wait and watch what it's relation shapes like in the United Kingdom after the new government forms.

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  • Tapwrit rallies in stretch to win Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit rallies in stretch to win Belmont Stakes

The final time in the 1 ½ mile race over a track rated fast was 2:30.02. "I think he ran a sneaky good race in the Derby", Pletcher said of Tapwrit . Epicharis , thought to have a big shot to give Japan its first Belmont victor, was scratched the morning of the race when a veterinary exam revealed continued inflammation in his right front foot.

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  • Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord
Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

It is her first chance to talk to him directly since President Donald Trump withdrew from the Paris accord, largely on Pruitt's advice. Because of existing provisions within the Clean Air Act and others embedded in the Paris Agreement , remaining in it would subject the United States to significant litigation risk that could upend your Adminis...

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  • EU presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks
EU presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

The UK's exit talks with the European Union are slated to start on June 19, but with uncertainty over who will form a government after the Conservatives lost their majority in the general election, they could be pushed back. "A request to pause the Brexit negotiations may be one possibility, but it is not clear how that would work as there is n...

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  • Tampa Bay Rays' Kevin Kiermaier to miss two months with hip fracture
Tampa Bay Rays' Kevin Kiermaier to miss two months with hip fracture

Liam Hendriks (2-1, 3.38 ERA) takes the loss for the A's who fall to 26-36 on the year and a Major League Baseball worst 8-22 on the road. Rays manager Kevin Cash said . With 32 hits as a team, the A's set an Oakland record for most hits in a doubleheader. A's manager Bob Melvin in particular liked the way his second-year starter navigated hi...

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  • Trump Praises Rep. Hensarling for Dodd-Frank Repeal
Trump Praises Rep. Hensarling for Dodd-Frank Repeal

The regulations of Dodd-Frank were enacted in 2010 by former President Barack Obama as a sweeping effort to put in place certain regulations that make another financial crisis less likely. Dodd-Frank instituted major regulations on banks and expanded the influence of the federal government in the economy. "We see free checking cut in ...

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  • Which insiders are trading Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA)?
Which insiders are trading Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA)?

The stock has "Outperform" rating by FirstEnergy Capital on Friday, December 4. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ANET in report on Wednesday, March 8 with "Buy" rating. The Altman Z-score is the output of a credit-strength test that gauges a publicly traded manufacturing company's likelihood of bankruptcy. Cambridge Investment Research Advi...

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  • Hyderabad youth shot at in California, critical
Hyderabad youth shot at in California, critical

The incident that took place on June 4 left the victim Mubeen Ahmed lying in a critical condition at a hospital. Mubeen had gone to California in February, 2015. "The bullets pierced into his abdomen and liver", he added. His family is from the Sangareddy district. An injured Mubeen was rushed to a California hospital, where he underwent surger...

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  • How Verizon hopes to grab digital ad dollars with Yahoo
How Verizon hopes to grab digital ad dollars with Yahoo

To be fair though, that is not the price the company initially agreed upon though as Verizon knocked off a few hundred millions after Yahoo was involved in a major scandal that saw several hundred million accounts go missing. " Oath's strategy is to lead the global brand space", an AOL spokesperson told CNN Tech. That means the remainder compa...

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  • After OPEC deal, Texas oil regulator boasts of victory
After OPEC deal, Texas oil regulator boasts of victory

The earlier decline in oil price , which started in 2014, forced Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia to tighten their belts and led to unrest in some oil-producing countries, including Venezuela and Nigeria . He added that OPEC members Nigeria and Libya would still be excluded from cuts as their output remained curbed by unrest. That said...

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  • Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up the volume on tech rivals
Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up the volume on tech rivals

The speaker is fully compatible with the entire Apple Music library and will be able to answer advanced Siri questions, including the ability to look up drummers and pianists. Amazon also gets to benefit from falling costs, since the Echo came out a couple years ago, whereas Apple is now starting at the height of the HomePod's cost curve as...

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  • Pentagon chief says NKorea's nuclear pursuits a 'danger'
Pentagon chief says NKorea's nuclear pursuits a 'danger'

The UN Security Council voted unanimously to add 15 individuals and four entities linked to North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes to a UN sanctions blacklist, but Chinese opposition blocked tougher new sanctions that the United States was pushing.

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  • United Kingdom police release people arrested after London attack without charge
United Kingdom police release people arrested after London attack without charge

Another 36 men and women are now in hospital, 21 of whom are in a critical condition, according to emergency services. "We are all shocked and angry today but this is our city". But it also emerged that he was thrown out of his local mosque two years ago after clashing with the Imam about politics. "He was not very social with us", Mr.

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  • Saudi Arabia cuts ties to Qatar, cites
Saudi Arabia cuts ties to Qatar, cites "terrorism"

Saudi has also said Qatari troops would be expelled from the on-going war in Yemen. Saudi Arabia cut all land air and sea contacts with Qatar 'and urges all brotherly countries and companies to do the same'. Saudi Arabia's state news agency quoted an official source as saying that the move was to protect national security "from the dangers of ter...

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  • Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus sing Crowded House at Manchester benefit concert
Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus sing Crowded House at Manchester benefit concert

There have been calls for United States singer Ariana Grande to be awarded an honorary Damehood following her organisation of the Manchester benefit concert held in memory of the victims of the bomb attack last Tuesday. "I want to take this moment to honour the people that were lost", Bieber can be heard saying. "The only thing we'll fe...

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  • Global dismay at Trump's pullout of US from Paris accord
Global dismay at Trump's pullout of US from Paris accord

In Durham, Mayor Bill Bell several years ago signed the U.S. Conference of Mayors' climate-protection agreement. As the New York Times reported Thursday, the USA has promised to supply up to $3 billion in aid for developing nations by 2020 to help them meet their emissions-cutting goals.

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  • World leaders reaffirm commitment to fighting climate change
World leaders reaffirm commitment to fighting climate change

Moe says the economies of both countries are so connected that it's important to move in lockstep on policies that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions . Former Obama aide David Axelrod said "in backing off of climate pact", Trump "is locking arms with Syria and Nicaragua and matching confidently into the past".

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  • United States factory activity edges up; private payrolls surge
United States factory activity edges up; private payrolls surge

The U.S. dollar rose against other major currencies on Thursday on upbeat economic data. "Unless we have a real weak employment data tomorrow I think it's a go-ahead for the Fed to raise rates in June", said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at First Standard Financial in NY.

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  • Canada's largest province to raise minimum wage to C$15
Canada's largest province to raise minimum wage to C$15

Ten per cent of Ontario workers now make the minimum wage, Wynne said, and 30 per cent make less than $15 an hour. Naureen Rizvi, Ontario Regional Director present for today's announcement, expressed that Unifor is also heartened that the government has recognized that both good jobs and strong businesses are essential for a thriving economy ...

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