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UAE Foreign Minister Slams Qatar for Asking Iran, Turkey for Help

UAE Foreign Minister Slams Qatar for Asking Iran, Turkey for Help

Sheikh Mohammed called attempts to isolate Doha "collective punishment" and a "systematic campaign" against Qatar, which he said continued to work alongside the United States against extremism. A Qatari diplomat told the Associated Press on Thursday that his country's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, won't travel overseas while the blockade remains in place.



(OXY) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.25 Per Share

Nuveen Asset Limited Liability Com holds 0.01% or 18,735 shares in its portfolio. On Tuesday, March 14 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to "Outperform". Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.70 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range).



Japan enacts law for Emperor Akihito, 83, to abdicate

The wheels were set in motion in August past year after the Emperor hinted, in an unusual public address, of his desire to step down as old age catches up with him and impedes him from performing his duties fully as "the symbol of the State and of the unity of the people".



Comey Testimony Raises New Questions About Jeff Sessions And Russia

Investors were concerned that any new revelation by Comey , who was sacked by President Donald Trump last month, could dampen already flagging momentum for Trump's agenda of lower taxes and lax regulations. He expressed confidence that the circumstances of his firing, and Trump's overall behavior toward him, could be investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice .


UAE Downplays Chance of Early Resolution to Qatar Crisis

UAE Downplays Chance of Early Resolution to Qatar Crisis

Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman al-Than told CNN , "the entire crisis is being based on misinformation". MOSCOW: Moscow on Wednesday dismissed allegations that Russian hackers helped spark the diplomatic crisis around Qatar, after CNN reported that U.S.



Exit poll shows conservatives May fall short

Those negotiations could now take on a very different approach. The exit poll predicted the Conservatives would win 314 seats and the Labour Party 266, meaning no clear victor and a " hung parliament ". The BBC/ITV/Sky exit poll has projected that SNP will lose 22 seats, taking 34 seats overall. Labour would increase their share from 229 to 266 seats, pointing to a hung parliament - yet another upset in a turbulent year since the European Union referendum in June 2016.