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Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

Richard Burr, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, subsequently turned the floor over to the attorney general, who went on to say that he had consulted with senior Justice Department staff prior to his testimony about what he called a "longstanding policy" regarding communications with the president.



Trump drags oil prices below $50

USA crude oil prices rose toward $50 per barrel on Tuesday as a strong start to the summer driving season in the United States suggested strong fuel demand in months ahead. The contracts fell about 3 percent to three-week lows on Wednesday after news that an increase in Libyan oil production had helped to boost OPEC crude output in May, representing the first monthly rise this year.


Akron Canton CEO Urges Caution in Privatizing Air-Traffic Control

Akron Canton CEO Urges Caution in Privatizing Air-Traffic Control

Trump says the overhaul would improve customer service by reducing costs, wait times and technology. Trump proposes a plan to privatize air traffic control and reduce airport delays. "We just want a stabilized stream of funding for air traffic control", said Weaks, echoing what airlines and the controllers union have said for years.


Wisconsin business leaders to meet with Trump

Wisconsin business leaders to meet with Trump

President Trump said he was there to discuss one of the most important questions facing America's young people: how do they get the education and training they need to find a rewarding and high-paying job? The U.S. Trump and his party will also meet with local business owners and apprentices on the one-day visit to Wisconsin. Following the event, Trump was scheduled to headline a $1,000-per-person fundraiser for Walker.



White House doesn't deny Trump considering firing Mueller

And so that's what I would do - if there were good cause, I would consider it. The White House , however, said Trump and Ruddy have never discussed the issue. "I think there's a conflict there". And leading Republican legislators on Tuesday waved off the idea of firing Mueller, with House Speaker Paul Ryan saying that his advice was to "let Robert Mueller do his job" and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell voicing confidence in the special counsel.


Uber boss Travis Kalanick takes time out from embattled firm

Uber boss Travis Kalanick takes time out from embattled firm

Uber's board met on Sunday in Los Angeles to hear recommendations from former attorney general Eric Holder and Tammy Albarrán after their internal investigation into the company's culture, following allegations of systemic sexism and sexual harassment at the company.