19 May 2017, 08:35 | Winston Chapman
A cyclist commutes to work on 15th Street NW in heavy traffic in March 2016
Announcement of new Federal Bureau of Investigation director could come Friday, Trump's soft deadline
Trump criticized Comey for a recent performance testifying to Congress and said Comey's replacement is "going to be outstanding". Even as he erupted anew, fellow Republicans expressed hopes the move would restore some calm to a capital plunged into chaos.
United Kingdom unemployment hits lowest level in 42 years
At the same time, inflation is heading toward 3 percent this year, squeezing consumer spending. Analysts had expected inflation to increase to 2.6 per cent.
Shadow Brokers teases more Windows exploits and cyberespionage data
The NSA has not commented on Shadow Brokers since the group emerged a year ago , or the contents of past leaks. It adds, "Each month peoples can be paying membership fee, then getting members only data dump each month".
Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.02 percent
The refinance share of mortgage activity accounted for 41.1 percent of all applications, its lowest level since September 2008. Freddie Mac said the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.02% for the week ending May 18, down from 4.05%.