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Official urges limited Fed role in addressing USA inequality

A run of Federal Reserve officials are not expected to step far off message, but the increasing uncertainty over inflation may play an outsized role in commentary. That trend, at a time when USA unemployment of 4.3 per cent is already at a 16-year low, is worrying Fed doves. Median Fed forecasts show one more hike this year, and three next - a view Mester said she supported.


France's Macron wins strong parliamentary majority

France's Macron wins strong parliamentary majority

Since Macron's party, Republic on the Move! , won an absolute majority in the 577-seat National Assembly, Castaner said the government reshuffle would be "technical and not far-reaching". "It is in France's interests, its political credibility, its economic credibility, to conform with its obligations", Pierre Moscovici, the EU's French commissioner for economic and financial affairs told TV channel Public Senat .


Vehicle ploughs through crowd near London mosque

Vehicle ploughs through crowd near London mosque

Police said they were not looking for any more suspects after the arrest of the van's driver. His mother, Christine Osborne, 72, told ITV News her son was a "complex" person, adding: "I'm not going to defend him but you know he's my son and it's a bad awful shock and it's not just robbing the bank, it's an atrocity".


Uber's Former CEO Kalanick To Hold The Top Position In The Company

Uber's Former CEO Kalanick To Hold The Top Position In The Company

Sandberg is one of a long list of people Uber's board could consider to replace the company's founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick . Uber's board said in a statement that Kalanick had "always put Uber first". They also think the board will strongly consider a female candidate, given recent criticism of Uber's lack of diversity. Bradley Tusk, the founder of Tusk Holdings and an Uber advisor, also points to the chief executive of Amazon.


Ioane try double as All Blacks maul Lions

Ioane try double as All Blacks maul Lions

Owen Farrell , trying his best to replicate the maverick skills of Barrett , set Elliot Daly away with a crosskick in the 28th minute, but the Wasps back later spilled the ball in the tackle. "It really depends on the Test match, that's sort of what was needed tonight and I thought the boys were able to do that", Cruden said when asked whether the All Blacks were disappointed they didn't get to throw the ball around.



Confederations Cup : Ronaldo delighted Portugal reach semi-finals

Andre Silva dribbled deep into the New Zealand penalty area to score with a rising shot in the 80th and substitute Nani shot low past goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic in stoppage time. "You have to try to reach the goal and prevent them from scoring". Russia's afternoon was completed in the 68th minute after Yury Zhirkov was sent off for elbowing and they were only saved further embarrassment by the video assistant referee who disallowed a third Mexican goal for offside.