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Lawmakers talk more security, packing a gun after shooting

It provided no further details about him. The attacker was shot and later died. It did not identify the victim. He has been identified by a government official as James T. The man calmly asked which party's lawmakers were practising and Mr Duncan told him they were the Republicans . "They stand ready to protect everyone - from Members and staff to constituents and tourists - who visit the Capitol complex each day", according to a transcript of the statement.


US May CPI data sows doubts about pace of Fed rate hikes

US May CPI data sows doubts about pace of Fed rate hikes

The impact of the fall in the pound since last year's Brexit vote made itself felt as the higher costs of foreign holidays and of imported computer games and equipment helped push up consumer prices by 2.9 per cent year-on-year. The price pickup means additional pressure on households, who aren't seeing their wages keep pace . At the "core" level, CPI was ahead by 0.1% on the month and by 1.7% year-on-year (consensus: 1.9%).



USA envoy to Qatar to step down amid Gulf crisis

Saudi carrier flynas, looking to expand in a growing domestic market , in January signed an US$8.6-billion (7.6-billion-euro) deal with European manufacturer Airbus to buy 80 A320neo single-aisle jets. Al Thani also said the motives behind the anti-Doha measures were unclear to the Qatari government. "I want the American people to realise that they are trying to intimidate a small country which has the closest relation with the United States ", Baker said.



US Federal Reserve raises interest rates by quarter percentage point

While job gains have moderated, they are still solid on average, and the unemployment rate has declined, the nations banker notes. As long as the economy "evolves broadly as expected", the plan "would gradually reduce the Federal Reserve's securities holdings".


OR jobless rate dips to 3.6 percent

OR jobless rate dips to 3.6 percent

Unemployment was down slightly, from 3.7 percent in April, and from 4.3 percent in May 2016. "Once again, despite adverse prevailing economic conditions, Scotland's job market continues to be resilient and robust, with female and youth unemployment rates lower than the United Kingdom average", he said.