19 Мая 2017, 08:22 | Marlene Myers
Brazil's Temer: 'I won't resign' amid corruption allegations
There was talk that Cabinet ministers were considering quitting their posts, and the culture minister did step down by day's end. The scandal is the latest shockwave from the wider " Car Wash " graft probe ripping through Brazilian politics.
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%.
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.