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Trump said firing Comey relieved 'great pressure'

The report did not name the adviser. Trump's Oval Office meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak came one day after Comey was sacked. "There was considerable frustration in the room", said Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., a member of the Armed Services Committee. Flynn had reportedly signaled to the ambassador that Russian Federation could expect easing of USA sanctions under the new administration.

Justices make it easier for companies to defend patent cases

The reason this matters is because a whopping 40 percent of all patent lawsuits in the USA are filed in East Texas, which has a history of ruling in favor of patent trolls . In that year, the general venue law was liberalized to allow a lawsuit to be filed where a defendant corporation "resides or is doing business". Previously, the so-called trolls would buy patents and then sue larger companies for royalties or damages.

Actress Reema Lagoo dies of cardiac arrest

Reema Lagoo, at the age of 59, passed away yesterday morning at 3:30 am due to a heart attack. In a statement, Lagoo's son-in-law Vinay Waikul said, "She was complaining of chest pain, so we took her to hospital around 1 a.m". "It was during the shooting of 'Aashiqui " I discovered what a great actor she was. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of actress Reema Lagoo .

Haley Echoes Trump Desire to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem

Separately, a reported comment by a USA official helping prepare Trump's visit also led to Israeli criticism, with the official allegedly telling Israeli counterparts that the Western Wall was part of the occupied West Bank. "McMaster was asked twice by reporters whether the Western Wall is in Israel". "It is finally time to cut through the double-speak and broken promises and do what Congress said we should do in 1995: formally move our embassy to the capital of our great ally Israel".

McConnell: I recommended Merrick Garland to be Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, a member of the Judiciary Committee, said selecting an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent to lead the agency would allow the nation to "reset". McCain also said in a statement that reports that the information was provided by a USA ally and shared without the country's knowledge could mean that other countries won't share intelligence with Americans in the future.

School board approves 2017-18 calendar, preliminary budget

The spending package in the budget for 2017-18 is up about $217,800 over the current year's budget. Christine Schlosman, chief financial officer for the district, recommended the 0.4-mill increase to balance a $2.6 million shortfall in the proposed budget due to increased expenses.

Hyundai & Kia to recall 240000 faulty vehicles

Today, Hyundai and Kia said they "accept the administrative order", adding: "There have been no reported injuries or accidents from the cited issues". The ministry also denied earlier reports that Hyundai Motor Group is considering to carry out a voluntary recall to fix its problems. Hyundai conducted the North American recall voluntarily, saying it was inspecting the engines for metal debris in the crankcase caused by a manufacturing process defect that has been corrected.

Inside the Musk Tunnel

No permit necessary for this first test tunnel. Musk envisions that it will eventually stretch from LAX to Culver City, Santa Monica, Westwood and Sherman Oaks. The point seems to be that that Godot will be getting up to speed to bore the tunnel at a fast pace. The electric sled can transport cars at 125 miles per hour through tunnels, according to Musk.

Kolkata Police hunt for Justice Karnan with no luck

The plea on behalf of the judge was mentioned before the bench, which also comprised Justices Kurian Joseph, R F Nariman, U U Lalit and Abdul Nazeer, which had just concluded the day's hearing on the issue of triple talaq. He is due to retire next month. Mr Nedumpara, who undertook to face the court, had faced a contempt notice himself two months ago. To Justice Karnan's lawyer's request, the SC said he could file an application and be heard when judges are available.

Germany's economy grows strongly in Q1 2017

First-quarter GDP growth was 0.6%, faster than the October-to December 2016 figure of 0.4%. The Federal Statistical Office said Friday that the mild winter helped the construction industry do particularly well, but investment in machinery and equipment was "markedly up" in the January-March period compared with the previous quarter.

USA unemployment rate drops to 10-year low as job growth rebounds

According to a private-sector report released Wednesday , service industries drove growth in April. The results in April show a rebound after worse-than-expected job growth in March. Despite overall employment growth, wage increase remained tepid. Provincially, Alberta registered an unemployment rate of 7.9 per cent in April, that's down 0.5 per cent from 8.4 per cent the previous month.

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc Shares Plummet As Q1 Earnings Miss Badly

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Hertz Global Holdings from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Thursday, February 23rd. MKM Partners reiterated a buy rating and issued a $29.00 price target (down from $33.00) on shares of Hertz Global Holdings in a research report on Sunday, March 19th.

Britain win Sultan Azlan Shah Cup after 23 years

Sunil was impressive as he beat defender Cory Bennett to the convert a sensational goal taking India's lead to a comfortable 3-0. That was not all, Indian hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh and Talwinder Singh combined beautifully from the right flank, right at the death, and the latter's subtle shot on goal finally made the scoreline 4-0 in favour of India .

Tyson Fury eyes return to the ring in July

It came after Joshua was floored for the first time in his professional career and the unbeaten heavyweight is now comfortably the biggest name in boxing. Joshua earned $15 million from the Klitschko fight and now stands to earn more on the strength of the dramatic win. That's what boxing is all about but most fighters just don't have that hunger.

Falling oil wipes out gains from Opec production cut

But it has been a painful and protracted process. "With the (Strategic Petroleum Reserve) drawing, total USA petroleum stocks fell 161,000 barrels". A WSJ survey of 14 investment banks finds an average projected Brent oil prices for this year at $57 per barrel, an estimate that is starting to look a bit overly optimistic.

Small companies reduced hiring in April, adding 61000 jobs

That contrasted with the Bureau of Labor Statistics' jobs report , which showed the economy added 98,000 jobs. The figures for April come after the government reported a sharp slowdown in consumer spending in the first three months of 2017 as the economy stumbled to its worst overall quarterly growth in two years.

At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insider

Before attending the rally, Trump signed an executive order while visiting an agricultural tool factory in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, on Saturday that directs the Commerce Secretary to identify trade-deal violations and establish an Office of Trade and Manufacturing policy at the White House.

Goodyear (GT) Q1 Earnings and Sales Beat Estimates

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Why Ford Earnings Tumbled 35%

In last year's first quarter, the automaker reported $37.7 billion in sales. The company recalled more than 230,000 vehicles because of the risk of engine fires and 210,000 vehicles for defective door latches. Ford said earlier this month that its first-quarter sales had fallen 4.4% from the same period a year ago to 617,302 vehicles, with auto sales tumbling 22.4% but more profitable SUV and truck sales rising 2.6% and 3.8%, respectively.

How United selects passengers for involuntary bumping

United Airlines and Dao's attorney on Thursday announced a settlement had been reached. The videos show officers pulling Dao, bleeding , from his plane seat and dragging him by his arms down the plane's aisle. And on Thursday United announced there will be additional training for front-line employees on how to deal with hard situations and make on-the-spot decisions.