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Donald Trump: Ex-attorney general's action on Clinton inquiry 'totally illegal'

Donald Trump: Ex-attorney general's action on Clinton inquiry 'totally illegal'

Then the dramatic collapse of Hillary in front of the camera while entering her limo and being rushed to the built in emergency room at Chelsea's apartment for what might have been treatment by either a Dr. We are led to believe that the dark character of Putin has turned against his most loyal benefactors, agents and supporters for the past 70 years, the Democrat Party, and allied his Darth Vador like forces with the arch capitalist and anti-Communist, Donald Trump .


Trump proposal aims at another way of getting people to work

Trump proposal aims at another way of getting people to work

President Barack Obama called for more in his 2014 State of the Union address. The effort follows a week spent on infrastructure in which the president remained relatively vague about his policies in hopes of starting a conversation. Last month, the former president announced he was donating $2 million to summer job and apprenticeship programs in his hometown of Chicago. Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter who also is among his advisers, said that worker training is necessary for her ...


Retail sales fall in May as prices rise

Retail sales fall in May as prices rise

The Office for National Statistics' ( ONS ) latest Retail Sales Monitor has revealed that during May retail sales volumes fell 1.2 per cent month-on-month, considerably below the 0.8 per cent dip forecast by economists. This followed a 2.5 per cent jump in the index in April, mainly owing to the timing of Easter. The so-called core CPI, which strips out food and energy costs, rose 0.1 percent in May after a similar gain in April.


Otto Warmbier returned from North Korea in coma has 'severe neurological injury'

Otto Warmbier returned from North Korea in coma has 'severe neurological injury'

Warmbier has been in a coma since March 2016, shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea , the family said on Tuesday after he was released . Mr Warmbier , an economics student from the University of Virginia, was arrested in January 2016 while visiting North Korea as a tourist. Richardson credited the State Department with the successful return of Warmbier , but said a response by the USA government will be required if it is found there was a cover-up ...


Bank of England policy split deepens as three officials seek rate hike

Bank of England policy split deepens as three officials seek rate hike

Since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union a year ago, the pound has fallen about 15% against the dollar. "The Bank of England is facing the dilemma of rising inflation and potential headwinds for the consumer". It would serve to boost the value of sterling on global markets as higher interest rates mean the income that can be earned from United Kingdom government bonds rises, increasing demand for those products from overseas investors.


Oil jumps on Mideast tensions, London attacks hurt sterling; stocks subdued

Oil jumps on Mideast tensions, London attacks hurt sterling; stocks subdued

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $47.98 per barrel, down 21 cents, or 0.4 per cent, from their previous close , and down over 6 per cent from May 25. USA crude futures settled down five per cent, or US$2.47 a barrel, at US$45.72 a barrel, the lowest settlement for U.S. crude since May 4. Crude prices fell by more than $2 a barrel, or about 4 percent Wednesday morning with crude trading in NY at about $46 a barrel.