The agency conducted a 10-month preliminary investigation, following Mateen, reviewing his communications and questioning him, the FBI chief said. Investigators are "reluctant" to charge Noor Zahi Salman, 30, only on the basis that she had prior knowledge of the attack on the gay nightclub in the central Florida city, the official told The Associated Press .
The former wife of the Orlando gunman, Omar Mateen , has told The New York Times that her ex-husband might have been gay and closeted, reinforcing reports that Mateen was a regular at Pulse nightclub and that he'd kept a profiles on gay dating apps like Grindr and Jack'd .
It is the first tranche of a €10.3 billion package agreed in May between Greece and its creditors. The money will be used to meet impending repayments to Greece's worldwide creditors and to help clear domestic arrears. And this is why I'm so happy that we could, a few minutes ago, decide in the board of governors of the ESM the disbursement of 7.5 billion euros for Greece.
An interim board is expected to be in place for the next two weeks. The governor said he would like to see their names on the list of nominees from the council. The governor said current board members "are good, accomplished people" and he wouldn't be disappointed if some of them are nominated for the new board by the CPE.
Housing starts slipped 0.3% to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 1.16m versus expectations of a decline to 1.15m. Economists forecast that starts fell 1.9% month-on-month after a 6.6% jump in April, according to Bloomberg. In the West, groundbreaking on single-family housing projects rose 1.9 percent. Permits for the construction of single-family homes fell 2.0 per cent last month to a 726,000-unit rate, while multi-family building permits increased 5.9 per cent to a 412,000-unit pace.
Asian shares slipped Monday amid uncertainty over what the U.S. Federal Reserve might do on interest rates and Britain'. USA stocks fell for a third consective day Monday as markets prepare for the Federal Reserve's policy meeting and the U.K.'s referendum on whether to stay in the European Union.
IEA's estimates show that last month global oil output stood at 95.4 million bpd, which is 590,000 bpd below a year earlier, and is the first significant drop since early 2013. And the decline in today's oil price comes despite a bullish report from the International Energy Agency (IEA)... USA crude's West Texas Intermediate futures slid 2 per cent early, then briefly turned positive and were down 10 cents, or 0.2 per cent, at $48.39.
Their "Project Fear" strategy predicts mass unemployment, soaring interest rates and inflation, plummeting house prices, even world war. But traders say that volumes have fallen to a minimum and that many investors are trying to close out some of the net $6 billion in bets placed on a weaker pound, judging they can not be exposed to the risk of an instantaneous 5-10 percent jump in the currency after a Remain vote.
The actions by the ailing Redstone, who is mostly bed-ridden and fed through a tube, appeared to clear a path to greater power for daughter 62-year-old Shari , a lawyer and tech investor whose relationship with her father has run famously hot and cold over many years.
Shares in Aveva fell 16.7% this morning, down 308.5p to 1,546 at 8:20am. This was the second time both companies had initiated such talks. On Tuesday analysts at UBS reiterated Aveva Group's (LON:AVV) shares as "Buy" in a research note issued to investors.
The flight crashed May 19 while en route from Paris to Cairo , Egypt. But no hard evidence has emerged on the cause, and no militant group has claimed to have downed the jet. The Laplace is equipped with three detectors created to pick up those signals, which in the case of the EgyptAir plane are believed to be at a depth of some 3,000 meters (9,842 feet).
The U.S. generated only 38,000 jobs in May. Policymakers have been anxious about potential weakness in the US labor market and the possibility of financial turmoil if Britain votes next week to leave the European Union. That's four percentage points higher than the NY bank's business garnered in the previous 12 months and would require short-term interest rates of about 2.25% to 2.5%.
Turnover on the broader market was 1.807 trillion yen, below the 2 trillion mark, which is considered a threshold for active trade. The dollar ticked higher after data showed retail sales climbed 0.5% in May (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/us- retail-sales-increase-05-in-may-2016-06-14) for a second straight month of robust growth - which has encouraging implications for economic growth in the second quarter.
Adding to liquor baron Vijay Mallya's woes, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has sent a detailed communication, along with legal inputs, to the Interpol, which had recently sought some "clarifications" from it before notifying an arrest warrant against him.
Draymond Green's suspension for Game 5 of the NBA Finals Monday night is, the Warriors believe, a direct result of LeBron James having tremendous clout within the league. Neither was his coach, Tyronn Lue, who was fined US$25,000 by the league for saying James deserves far more calls. I think for me as the leader of this team, we've just got to get one.
The trip to New York City from Allentown, Pennsylvania took around five hours, and before making his landing, pilot Andre Borschberg took a trip around the Statue of Liberty. The plane's battery was damaged during its journey, forcing the pilots to suspend their journey until April, when Piccard took off from Hawaii for a three-day trip to the mainland.
This rate is used as a rough proxy for economic growth as well. With the economy not yet on solid footing, other analysts agreed that more stimulus is likely in coming months. Investment in residential property grew 6.8 percent in the first five months, and new property construction projects jumped 18.3 percent year on year, the NBS data showed.