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Puerto Rico overwhelmingly votes in favor of USA statehood amid low turnout

Puerto Rico overwhelmingly votes in favor of USA statehood amid low turnout

No clear majority emerged in the first three referendums on status, with voters nearly evenly divided between statehood and the status quo. "To not vote in a process that has not been validated by any party in Puerto Rico , or by the USA government or by anyone outside the New Progressive Party is to respect oneself", he tweeted on Saturday.



Verizon completes Yahoo deal and Marissa Mayer exits

Sales for Yahoo!'s MaVeNS-or mobile, video, native advertising and social media businesses-grew from "essentially zero" in 2011, the year before she arrived, to more than $2 billion, she added. Marissa Mayer has officially resigned from Yahoo! "We have dominating consumer brands in news, sports, finance, tech, and entertainment and lifestyle, coupled with our market-leading advertising technology platforms", Armstrong said in a statement .



Trump again acknowledges he's under investigation

Trump did not identify "the man" but appeared to be questioning the integrity of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department's No. 2 official who appointed Mueller on May 17, supervises the probe, and wrote a memo to Trump critical of Comey that preceded Comey's firing.



Within hours of suspension, Twitter reinstates Al-Jazeera Arabic channel

It had also once falsely reported that the United States was removing Malta from the countries eligible for its Visa Waiver Program. While Trump's administration has called for Gulf unity and noted Qatar's support through hosting American soldiers, Trump himself has accused Doha of funding terrorism "at a very high level".


Trump Pushes Air Traffic Control Privatization

Trump Pushes Air Traffic Control Privatization

He is scheduled to give remarks on the plan he'll send to Congress at 11:30 a.m.in the East Room of the White House. NATCA president Paul Rinaldi said the controllers' union shared the administration's commitments to infrastructure modernisation and providing the national airspace system with a stable, predictable funding stream.


Markets show little reaction to rate increase

Markets show little reaction to rate increase

When the lending cost was higher in the US than in Korea during the two year period following August of 2005, a total of around 19-point-seven trillion won of foreign capital went out of the local stock market. The Committee now expects to begin implementing of a balance sheet normalisation program this year, provided that the economy evolves broadly as anticipated.