• Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia investigation

    Economy

    Another source, who asked not to be named, said Mr Comey does not see it as his role to charge the president or anyone else with obstruction of justice or any other crime. It's a new twist for a hearing Wednesday that was set to be dominated by questions about the Russian Federation investigation. While the White House thought better of a privilege claim, Comey's testimony could be limited in other ways.
  • US President Donald Trump claims credit for Qatar isolation

    Economy

    Oil prices dipped on renewed concerns about the efficacy of OPEC-led production cuts due to the Qatar tensions, and also over growing US output. " Saudi Arabia , Egypt , United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut relations with Qatar in a coordinated move", Reuters reported .
  • Trump pushes for privatizing US air traffic control

    Economy

    Advocates also say that privatization would bring modernization, including a move to Global Positioning System technology for precise tracking instead of the ground-based radar still in use today. The businessman-turned-president's push to privatize the system came as the airline industry and regulators have managed an extensive period of safety in the skies - there hasn't been a fatal crash of a domestic airliner in the U.S.in eight years.
  • Amazon Prime debuts discount for people on government benefits

    Amazon Prime debuts discount for people on government benefits

    Economy

    It comes with all of the usual Prime perks including free two-day shipping, Prime Video, Prime Music and Twitch Prime. Amazon members who are on a Prime Membership will have a privilege of a 45% discount. "About 90 percent of the US population lives within 10 miles of a Walmart, and the company is using those locations as shipping hubs to compete with Amazon on the last mile of delivery - the most expensive part of getting goods to customers".
  • Senators to ask officials about Trump pushback on Russian Federation investigation

    Senators to ask officials about Trump pushback on Russian Federation investigation

    Economy

    The top Democrat on the committee has said he will ask Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers about the reports . "I'm not going to comment those conversations", Coats said repeatedly in response to questions from several senators. The question is "what did Trump ask you to do", not "did you feel pressured or did you feel it was illegal ".
  • ITV plc (ITV) PT Lowered to GBX 237

    Economy

    About shares traded. Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) has risen 30.53% since June 7, 2016 and is uptrending. This was revealed in an analyst report on Tuesday, 6 June. Market capitalisation for LON:NICL is £643,982,039 GBP. It has a 7.97 P/E ratio. The Company's divisions include British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, Aer Lingus and Other Group companies.
  • Apple's WWDC 2017 : Announcements and Highlights

    Apple's WWDC 2017 : Announcements and Highlights

    Economy

    The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is available in silver, space grey and gold starting at RRP NZ$1299 inc. And Apple has already foreseen the downside to such a speedy refresh rate: reduced battery life. And there are some things that you won't be able to see, such as the A10X chipset (featuring a hexa-core CPU) providing a 30% improvement in CPU performance, and 40% improvement in graphics performance.
  • Several wounded in attacks on Iran parliament, tomb

    Several wounded in attacks on Iran parliament, tomb

    Economy

    The semi-official Tasnim news agency says medics are treating the guard. Three unidentified armed men started the shooting spree at Imam Khomeini's shrine, according to the report, with two of the activists shooting dozens of rounds at the crowd inside the shrine while the third activist detonated himself.
  • More curbs on Qatar possible in Gulf crisis - UAE official

    More curbs on Qatar possible in Gulf crisis - UAE official

    Economy

    Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies may have felt emboldened by Trump's visit, which saw the new president clearly align United States interests with Riyadh and lash out at Iran. The UAE has accused the Brit ex-pat hub of supporting terrorism and opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world.
  • At least 12 dead in Tehran attacks

    At least 12 dead in Tehran attacks

    Economy

    The remaining two attackers were arrested, the Iranian Labour News Agency reported. ISIS members consider the predominantly Shiite Iranians as heretical, and consider shrines to be idolatrous. There, four attackers, including a suicide bomber, killed a security guard and wounded four other people. State TV later said four attackers took part in the parliament attack, and that eight people were wounded.
  • What we know about Pakistan-born London attacker Khuram Butt

    Economy

    The three men wore fake suicide vests as they drove a white van into pedestrians on London Bridge, before stabbing revellers in the nearby Borough Market area. The sister of 32-year-old James McMullan, from Hackney, east London , said he was believed to be among those who died, after his bank card was found on a body at the scene.