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He says "It's a good thing he didn't know". As for the timing of Sessions' recusal, Comey said the FBI expected the attorney general to take himself out of the matters under investigation weeks before he actually did. Also on Friday , Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe will be before the House Appropriations Committee. In an odd twist for Congress, senior members of the Senate intelligence committee were unsure if Sessions would even be allowed to appear.
  • Trump travel ban suffers new court defeat

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    The 9th Circuit ruling says it can now go ahead with that. A U.S. appeals court today upheld a decision blocking Donald Trump's revised executive order imposing a travel ban on citizens from six Muslim-majority nations, in yet another blow for the president who has claimed the step is necessary to prevent possible terrorist attacks.
  • International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) EPS Estimated At $2.72

    International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) EPS Estimated At $2.72

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    WARNING: " International Business Machines Corporation ( IBM ) Rating Reiterated by Stifel Nicolaus" was first posted by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. 64 are held by Life Tru. Blackrock Fund owns 14.57 million shares for 0.45% of their portfolio. However the company reported $0.4 earnings per share for the same quarter during a year ago.
  • European Central Bank rules out further rate cuts

    European Central Bank rules out further rate cuts

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    With growth in the 19-nation eurozone at a healthy 0.5 percent in each of the past two quarters, most observers believe the time has come to be less tentative. The risks surrounding the euro area growth outlook are considered to be broadly balanced, Draghi said . BOJ Deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata said earlier Thursday it would be tough for the central bank to release the scenarios on how it would withdraw its stimulus in the future.
  • UK's May Vows to Deliver Conservatives From 'Mess' Caused by Election Setback

    UK's May Vows to Deliver Conservatives From 'Mess' Caused by Election Setback

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    It was not what Theresa May said when seeing backbench MPs tonight that prolonged her tenure as Tory leader and Prime Minister, but it was her demeanour - or how she came across. "Theresa May is a dead woman walking ". It's just how long she's going to remain on death row'. The move might offer hope to Conservative lawmakers who have criticised her style of government.
  • Uber's SVP of Business Emil Michael Just Left the Company

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    Over 20 employees have already been fired in a move that was widely perceived as an attempt to show action before the potentially damaging findings in the report are revealed. The review was prompted in February after former Uber engineer Susan Fowler made serious claims of sexual harassment. His mother was killed and father was injured in late May after a boat they were riding in hit a rock.
  • Finals MVP Durant celebrates with fans outside Oracle Arena

    Finals MVP Durant celebrates with fans outside Oracle Arena

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    Durant also becomes the third player to win four National Basketball Association scoring titles and an National Basketball Association title, joining Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain. The game-changing spurt ended with a scuffle when Golden State's David West shoved Irving as he tried to grab the ball away. Durant, finishing his 10th pro season, made himself the favorite for the award when he scored 14 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter of Game 3 when the Warriors closed the game on ...
  • Damian Green appointed First Secretary of State as May reshuffles Cabinet

    Damian Green appointed First Secretary of State as May reshuffles Cabinet

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    Mr Gove fell out of favour among many in the party when he launched a surprise leadership bid after the European Union referendum previous year. Gove, who was sacked by May past year, was the biggest mover in a reshuffle of some of May's top team, as the Prime Minister looks to shore up her authority over the Conservatives following last week's election which saw the party lose its majority .
  • Federal court rejects Trump's travel ban, again

    Federal court rejects Trump's travel ban, again

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    And Alan Dershowitz , a Harvard law professor and prolific attorney who has repeatedly defended the legality of the executive order, said Trump's tweets were "not helping" his cause. President Trump's administration has appealed that ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court and has asked for authority to enforce the EO while in the appeal process.
  • Goal of the Summer: Michael Bradley United States Golazo Versus Mexico

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    With a mix of regulars and secondary players, the US team will regroup late this month ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup , a regional championship with no bearing on World Cup qualifying . As noted by defender Omar Gonzalez , things were often last minute under Klinsmann, which left the players feeling anxious and unprepared. The effort was lead by captain Michael Bradley , who was able to catch Mexico keeper Guillermo Ochoa out of position after intercepting an errant pass at midfield.