S&P and Dow close at record highs. Nasdaq up for the 6th straight day
ForexLive Americas FX news wrap: Cable and Aussie make big moves
European stocks end the day down modestly
US crude oil futures settle the day/week $46.54
Baker Hughes weekly US oil rig count 765 vs 763 prior
Top health groups blast new GOP healthcare bill: It's not an improvement http://hill.cm/Kre8L7l
On Fox, GOP Sen Paul says Trump told him he's "open" to Paul's idea of a "clean" Obamacare repeal
JUST IN: Trump will ask Supreme Court to block judge's order limiting travel ban http://hill.cm/Nht4bCN
WH readout of Trump call to Saudi king.
Straight-forward statement. ...
So next storyline being advanced , despite Federal Authorities previously stating no evidence of collusion..
House GOP looks to advance trillion-dollar omnibus bill before August recess http://hill.cm/1lPrLSm
Clear as mud , as most things associated with Russia , seem to be.
Here we go...
White House national security advisor: Cybersecurity unit with Russia would debate rules, not share intel http://hill.cm/vqAwUfb
NEW: Trump plans to hire veteran DC lawyer Ty Cobb to be the point person INSIDE the White House on matters related to Russia probes.
If accurate , wonder why he would refuse to testify under oath , in a public setting ? Subpoena coming his way next?
Erdogan again signs a decree to fire thousands of people from public jobs, adding to the 150,000 fired since the coup attempt.
302 academics and 54 university personnel were fired.
789 health workers, including midwives, nurses, nutritionists, were dismissed on coup charges.
185 army officers, including 2 colonels, were dismissed from the Air Forces.
180 officers, including 16 colonels, were dismissed from the Navy.
181 officers, including 3 colonels, were dismissed from the Land Forces.
1,486 were fired from municipalities.
235 were fired from the military police (gendarmerie), including one colonel.
2,303 police officers, including hundreds of police chiefs, were fired.
488 from the Justice Ministry, most of whom are prison guards and wardens, were fired.
551 imams, Quran teachers or muezzins were fired.
Passports of all these sacked public employees are cancelled. They have to leave lodging houses in 15 days.
All these people were stripped of their ranks and titles. They won't be able to apply for a public job again.
Since all their names were published online, no private company will be brave enough to hire them. And they can't leave the country.
#BREAKING: Turkey refuses German lawmarkers’ permission to visit NATO base in Konya: Report http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-refuses-german-lawmarkers-permission-to-visit-nato-base-in-konya-report.aspx?pageID=238&nID=115528&NewsCatID=510 …
Theresa May's Home Office fined for failing to seek approval for £500,000 salary for abuse inquiry chair http://bit.ly/2sYbMhC
Tory MPs call for Lord Adonis to be sacked after he compares Brexit to Nazi appeasement: http://bit.ly/2ugbBCb
Because Britain knew nothing of human rights before the EU hauled us out of the dark ages. Without Juncker we'll be back to ducking witches.
Good to see support for workable plan. Should do well as long as temporary. This point often not known/ recognised
More double talk from Corbyn....
Ruling paves way for trash collectors to get back pay http://dlvr.it/PVclL2
Just 13 pct of Greeks trust gov’t http://dlvr.it/PVd3Hv
Ankara slams Tsipras criticism of Turkey’s stance on Cyprus http://dlvr.it/PVd3Bd
More than 9,800 migrants trapped on Greece's islands http://dlvr.it/PVY3hC
WATCH: French military band dazzles Macron, Trump with Daft Punk rendition http://dlvr.it/PVXxk6
French court bans 'obscene' Nice attack photos http://dlvr.it/PVVS47
IN IMAGES: Donald Trump wined and dined at Eiffel Tower during 24-hour Paris visit http://dlvr.it/PVTb5L
35 investigations launched over police actions during G20 protests http://dlvr.it/PVY5vQ
Thieves snatch 500 cases of urinal cakes, worth thousands of euros http://dlvr.it/PVWBm8
Outcry after AfD politician suggests shooting G20 looters http://dlvr.it/PVVwCC
#Qatar Update day 40: •Qatar FM visits Turkey •Tillerson back to US, no breakthrough •UAE expects long rift • from Germany arrive in Qatar
This completely contrasts with Tillerson who called Qatar response "reasonable" this week and praised CT agreement.
Trump & #Qatar •Trump Saudi King •Stressed good relation w Qatar but cited alternatives to airbase •Called Qatar again "funder of terror"
Anyone thinking the Gulf Rift will be resolved anytime in the near future , isn't following the news closely.