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'A shambles': Bankers angry after Treasury meeting over levy

The budget deficit will be $29.4 billion in 2017-18, improving to a surplus of $7.4 billion by 2020-21. "We will inject up to $5.3 billion in equity over the next ten years into this company". The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) would be watching the banks "very, very carefully indeed", he said. A Medicare Guarantee Fund will be established to pay for all expenses of the Medicare Benefits Schedule and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).


'A new page' as Trump makes historic visit to Saudi Arabia

'A new page' as Trump makes historic visit to Saudi Arabia

The leaders exchanged pleasantries and Trump said it was "a great honor" to be there. The king and Trump were overheard discussing natural resources and arms, and the king bemoaned the destruction caused by Syria's civil war. Trump selected Saudi Arabia for the first leg of his journey after receiving assurances that the kingdom would make significant investments in the US, including purchases of hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of military equipment in the next decade and $40 billion ...


Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd All Holding Talks With Monaco Star's Agents

Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd All Holding Talks With Monaco Star's Agents

Monaco's 22-year-old central midfielder Tiemoué Bakayoko appears poised to leave the club this summer, with four major clubs now in active discussions with the player's entourage, according to RMC . The report claims that Bakayoko is set to leave the newly crowned Ligue 1 champions this summer and four clubs have opened negotiations with the midfielder's representatives - Chelsea, United, Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain.



Trump Called Comey 'Nut Job;' Russia Probe Identifies Current White House Staffer

The statement was prepared for delivery to lawmakers. The announcement, the latest in the shock-a-day Washington saga, was made by deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Elijah Cummings called Trump's reported comment "astonishing and extremely troubling". Benjamin Wittes, editor-in-chief of Lawfare, published a post Thursday evening detailing "recollection of things [Comey] told about his interactions with Trump that I now believe flesh out the relationship between the two men".



James Comey to testify before Senate in public hearing

Also worth asking: Does news of the escalated FBI investigation change the standards of what makes a "good" FBI director for Republicans? The Times said the document was based on notes taken from inside the Oval Office. The White House has been thrown into turmoil by a string of allegations against Mr Trump this week, including that he may have obstructed justice by asking Mr Comey to drop an investigation into one of his top advisors.