President Trump's Aides Are Urging Him Not to Fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions

June 8, 2017

President Trump’s Aides Are Urging Him Not to Fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions More Aides to U.S. President Donald Trump are urging him not to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions despite rifts between the two men, sources familiar with internal White House conversations said on Wednesday. Media reports that Sessions offered to resign recently surfaced

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Deadly military transport plane crash in Myanmar

June 8, 2017

A navy ship found bodies and aircraft parts in the seas off Myanmar while searching Thursday morning for a military transport plane carrying 120 people, a spokesman said. The Chinese-made Y-8 turboprop aircraft disappeared Wednesday afternoon about a half-hour after leaving Myeik, also known as Mergui, for Yangon on a route that would have taken

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Irish inflation rates drops sharply in May

June 8, 2017

DUBLIN, June 8 (Reuters) – Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD – news) ‘s annual inflation rate fell sharply in May to 0.2 percent from a four-year high of 0.9 percent the previous month, the state statistics agency said on Thursday. Prices fell 0.2 percent in May from the previous month, the first monthly contraction since January,

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Shanghai, Hong Kong lead gains as Comey in view

June 8, 2017

Shanghai and Hong Kong led most Asian markets higher Thursday after forecast-beating Chinese trade data, while investors await Britain’s election results and testimony from fired FBI boss James Comey on his probe into the Trump administration’s Russia links. Traders are on tenterhooks ahead of the big events, which could either fuel a sharp sell-off or

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