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Finance US Senate confirms Ambassador to China
Author: 0 US Senate confirms Ambassador to China

Having worked alongside the Governor for many years, I know he will exemplify the same leadership, thoughtfulness, and dedication in his role as Ambassador to China on behalf of the United States as he did for the people of Iowa. Intellectual property theft and continued barriers faced by US agricultural producers were among the top trade issues discussed during that hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Author: 0 Greece says lenders have moral, political, legal duty to meet obligations

The fresh reforms were to open the way to unlock the latest tranche of Greece's 2015 mega-bailout so that Athens can make a debt payment of 7.0 billion euros in July. The chairman of euro zone finance ministers Jeroen Dijsselbloem told a news conference that work was progressing for the disbursement to take place "before the summer".

Author: 0 British police: Fatalities after incident at Manchester Arena

She wrote, "broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words". Tributes poured in for Manchester from around the world including from London mayor Sadiq Khan, whose city was struck by a terror attack just two months ago.

Finance Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing
Author: 0 Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing

Questions like that. "I think it's important for the American people to know what may be behind some of the actions that have recently been taken", Feinstein added. "I don't know if that was said or not said". "I'd obviously like to find out if he kept contemporaneous notes of those meetings and whether there were any other interactions with the president that made him feel uncomfortable, that made him feel that the president was acting inappropriately or that was trying to interfere, ...

Finance Nearly 23500 cholera cases, 242 deaths in Yemen in three weeks
Author: 0 Nearly 23500 cholera cases, 242 deaths in Yemen in three weeks

The latest tallies come a day after the global charity organisation Doctors without Borders warned that the cholera outbreak could get out of control in Yemen . Every year, there are an estimated 3 to 5 million cholera cases and 100,000 to 120, 000 deaths due to cholera . " Cholera continues to spread in Yemen ", it said.

Author: 0 Zverev downplays French Open chances despite Rome victory

The 20-year-old German was on top from the moment he broke Djokovic in the very first game as he became the youngest victor of a Masters 1000 tournament since Djokovic himself won the 2007 Miami Open. "It's such an honour being on the court against one of the best ever players", the world No. 17 said during the trophy ceremony. "If I have half the career Novak has had, I will be just fine." Strong favorite.

Finance Encounter at LoC in Naugam: 4 militants killed, 3 jawans also
Author: 0 Encounter at LoC in Naugam: 4 militants killed, 3 jawans also

An Indian army spokesman said the fatalities had occurred during a military operation on Saturday in Naugam area in Kupwara district, almost 120 kilometers northwest of Kashmir's main city of Srinagar. Four weapons were recovered from the terrorists from the site of the encounter. "In the Naugam operation our soldiers killed 4 terrorists & foiled their evil design".

Finance Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115-105
Author: 0 Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115-105

The Celtics and Wizards traded wins at home throughout all seven games of the series. The Boston Celtics, getting a rare offensive explosion from Kelly Olynyk, advanced to the Eastern Conference finals with a 115-105 Game 7 victory over the Washington Wizards on Monday night.

Finance Suresh Prabhu flags off high-speed Tejas Express
Author: 0 Suresh Prabhu flags off high-speed Tejas Express

Sources said that the hard terrain in the rains may pose to be a hurdle. The newly launched "luxury train" Tejas Express which is yet to be flagged off from Mumbai for Goa on May 22 by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has been damaged already.

Author: 0 In nod to Comey story, aide shares video of Clinton avoiding hug

Pope Francis, take note . "Not easy to avoid the unwanted Trump hug - sometimes it even takes practice", Reines captioned the video. After finally releasing her, Ms Clinton and Mr Reines stumble back to their sides of the floor, both are in hysterics.

Author: 0 Ford replaces CEO in push to transform business

Mark Truby is appointed vice president, Communications , and elected a company officer. The company is said to have chosen James Hackett, now chairman of the group's Smart Mobility business, as Fields' replacement, according to the New York Times .

Author: 0 Venezuela supports extension of OPEC, non-OPEC production cut

And on Tuesday, Kuwait said it "gives its full backing and support to. extend the oil output cuts deal between OPEC and other producers until March 2018". At the same time, at a meeting of the OPEC countries and countries outside of the cartel in Vienna on May 24-25, Russian Federation is going to propose maintaining the current parameters of the agreement.

Author: 0 Saudi says extending oil cuts, adding small producers enough to drain stocks

Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih attends a joint briefing in Beijing, China May 15, 2017. OPEC members in November previous year had agreed to cut 1.2 million barrels a day of oil production and during this meet the members will contemplate "whether to extend the current six-month production-cut deal beyond the mid-2017 expiration, and whether agreed-upon reductions should be increased".

Finance Australia's Two Biggest Banks See A$480 Million Levy Hit
Author: 0 Australia's Two Biggest Banks See A$480 Million Levy Hit

The bank says calculations of the announced 0.06% Government levy are based on its impacted liabilities of $615 billion as at 31 March 2017. Senator Cormann insists there are no major foreign banks in Australia following calls from crossbench senator Nick Xenophon to include them in the policy.

Finance Aussie men slump to sixth in 2017 sevens
Author: 0 Aussie men slump to sixth in 2017 sevens

England had eased past Canada 24-5. England opened the scoring to lead 5-0, but Chris Dry finished off some dazzling footwork from Specman to score and give SA a 7-5 lead at the break. Kenya booked the date with Fiji after thumping Spain 33-7 in the quarter-finals. "There's an bad lot of credit that goes to the players and the staff".

Finance Hong Kong's Cathay lays off 600 as it faces rising pressure
Author: 0 Hong Kong's Cathay lays off 600 as it faces rising pressure

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd, Asia's biggest worldwide airline, will eliminate 600 jobs, including 190 managerial positions, as part of the biggest revamp in two decades to help revive earnings. While sharing sketchy details of its review in January, Cathay said changes "will start at the top" and it would do away with some positions as part of the reorganisation, with key moves taking effect by mid-year.

Author: 0 Ford to cut 1400 jobs in North America, Asia

A Ford spokesperson, who declined to comment on the reported layoffs, said in a statement that the company is focused on "strategic priorities that will create value and drive profitable growth", including investing "aggressively, but prudently" in new opportunities.

Author: 0 Trump visits new Saudi terrorism-monitoring center

President Donald Trump talks with Saudi King Salman as they pose for photos with leaders at the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia . "We have enuf enemies", Trump said in a tweet on January 29, 2015. Mr Trump offered few indications of whether he planned to shift United States policy to better-fight terrorism.