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Juncker Ends West Balkans Tour With Support, But No Accession Date Juncker Ends West Balkans Tour With Support, But No Accession Date
- March 02, 2018

Cecilia Malmström , European Union trade chief said: "These US measures will have a negative impact on transatlantic relations and on global markets". European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, who is now touring Asia, said the problem facing the global steel and aluminum market is overcapacity caused by "non-market based production". (more...)
Winter Storm Warning starts late Thursday night Winter Storm Warning starts late Thursday night
- March 02, 2018

The greatest threat from storms developing tomorrow afternoon and into the evening hours will be wind gusts of up to 60 mph and hail up to quarter-sized. Rain will mix to snow Thursday night . Friday: Sunny, high near 42. The entire coast from ME down to Washington, D.C. has received high wind watches and warnings, according to The Weather Channel . (more...)
Person with forged identity nominated Trump for Nobel peace prize, officials say Person with forged identity nominated Trump for Nobel peace prize, officials say
- March 02, 2018

The person who nominated the President for this award stated that the current White House resident deserved this award for his ideas on how to preserve peace. "This happens very rarely, and if that happens then it does not matter". " Every year, we get lots of invalid nominations, but these are nominations that are not valid because those who nominate are not qualified to do so ", Njolstad said, as cited by Norwegian news agency NTB . (more...)
'Westworld' star Evan Rachel Wood details sexual assaults to Congress 'Westworld' star Evan Rachel Wood details sexual assaults to Congress
- March 02, 2018

She hopes her story will help pass the Obama-era "Sexual Assault Survivors" Bill of Rights Acts' in all 50 United States, as opposed to the nine in which it is now active. "He would find me". Which I had been living with all that time without knowledge about my condition. She said: "Because of this abuse, when I was pushed onto the floor of a locked storage closet by another attacker, after hours at a bar, my body instinctively knew what to do: Disappear, go numb, make it go away". (more...)
Trump puts Republicans in the hot seat on guns Trump puts Republicans in the hot seat on guns
- March 02, 2018

CHANG: Trump also suggested he's willing to break ranks with the NRA on some measures, but he stopped short of endorsing a renewed ban on assault weapons. As the NRA faces mounting criticism, prompting several USA companies to sever business partnerships with the group, FedEx said it is sticking with the group and has not asked to be removed from the NRA website where members are offered corporate discounts. (more...)
Dow tumbles more than 400 points amid Trump tariff crackdown Dow tumbles more than 400 points amid Trump tariff crackdown
- March 02, 2018

Aluminum producer Century Aluminum Co's shares rose 7 percent. "We expect that the tariff could restrict USA imports by up to 20 to 25 million tonnes overall", Eggert said . "This tax increase will punish American workers, invite retaliation that will harm US exports, divide his political coalition at home, anger allies overseas, and undermine his tax and regulatory reforms", the newspaper continued. (more...)
What you need to know about Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs What you need to know about Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs
- March 02, 2018

And you'll have protection for a long time in a while. The Department of Defense has recommended targeted steel tariffs and a delay in aluminum duties. "I think this is terribly counterproductive for the agriculture economy", Senator Pat Roberts, who chairs the chamber's agriculture committee, said. Even as the president accused other countries of ruining the USA steel and aluminum industries, he made clear that he doesn't blame those other countries for the current situation, but ... (more...)
Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin might remake 9 to 5 Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin might remake 9 to 5
- March 02, 2018

Actually all these years, we've talked about doing a sequel to 9 to 5 and it never made any real sense until just recently", she said. Now, according to a story on Deadline , a reboot of sorts is in the works for this classic comedy, and original stars Lily Tomlin , Jane Fonda , and Dolly Parton are all said to be involved. (more...)
What Analysts Say? Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) stock closes Yesterday with 6.30% What Analysts Say? Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) stock closes Yesterday with 6.30%
- March 02, 2018

Pl Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in United Finl Bancorp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $802.64M market cap company. Gabelli Funds Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.12% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Herbalife Ltd . ( NYSE: HLF ) released the following statement today: "The performance and resiliency of our Company is rooted in our objective to make the world healthier and happier". (more...)
Lebanon PM in Saudi for 1st visit since strained relations Lebanon PM in Saudi for 1st visit since strained relations
- March 02, 2018

The shock resignation had stirred tensions between Riyadh and Beirut, amid suspicions he had been placed under house arrest. Hariri's visit is likely to boost relations with his Saudi backers. "They have reviewed their calculations with regards to their policy towards Lebanon, and their view that Saad al-Hariri must wage a military war against Hezbollah, or will otherwise be persona non grata", the source added. (more...)
European risk assessment slams neonicotinoids European risk assessment slams neonicotinoids
- March 02, 2018

Jose Tarazona , head of EFSA's pesticides unit, said that the availability of a " substantial " amount of data enabled the Authority to "produce very detailed conclusions". Use of the pesticides outside on field crops presents a higher risk to bees. "This is because pollen and nectar of the treated crop contain pesticide residues, and plants in the vicinity can also be contaminated by dust drifting away from the field". (more...)
President Trump, lawmakers to talk about guns Wednesday
- March 02, 2018

During Tuesday's White House Press Briefing, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders stated President Trump still hopes to accomplish something on DACA and "went above and beyond what previous administrations have done and offered on that program". (more...)
Cartoons: Should teachers have guns in the classroom? Cartoons: Should teachers have guns in the classroom?
- March 02, 2018

You know, I really believe, you don't know until you test it. Ridiculing deputy sheriffs on duty at the time of the attack, he said their performance was "disgusting". He said the armed school resource officer "choked", following comments last week when he said Mr Peterson "didn't have the courage". "We continue to mourn the loss of so many young lives", Mr. (more...)
Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Holdings Trimmed by Wedbush Securities Inc
- March 02, 2018

Since October 17, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 6 insider sales for $4.92 million activity. Insiders own 0.21% of the company's stock. About 3.61M shares traded. Mckinley Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Co Delaware owns 5,968 shares. The New Jersey-based Princeton Strategies Gru Ltd has invested 0.06% in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). (more...)
New weather satellite built in Colorado will launch on Thursday New weather satellite built in Colorado will launch on Thursday
- March 02, 2018

It is the second high-definition satellite used for the goal of tracking weather over the USA, with GOES-R having launched in 2016 , Weather.com reported. "And we're also eagerly anticipating the increased coverage from GOES-S across the United States". In addition to improving weather forecasts, GOES-17 will help forecasters locate and track wildfires - invaluable information that emergency response teams need to fight fires and evacuate people who find themselves in harm's way. (more...)
Homrich & Berg Has $247000 Position in General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)
- March 02, 2018

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.13% the S&P500. New York-based Qci Asset New York has invested 0.02% in General Mills, Inc. Reynders Mcveigh Capital Lc has 0.09% invested in General Mills, Inc. On Wednesday, November 1 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold". (more...)
Nearly 6 in 10 Americans say President Trump is a racist Nearly 6 in 10 Americans say President Trump is a racist
- March 02, 2018

Similarly, 47 percent believe that Trump has disadvantaged African Americans through his administrative actions. Almost half of white adults also said they believe Trump is racist. He also said there were "some very fine people" among the white nationalist marchers. Correspondingly, 78 percent of Democrats and 25 percent of Republicans think Trump's policies are not favourable for Hispanic folk. (more...)
Ontario PC leadership candidates to face off in 2nd debate Ontario PC leadership candidates to face off in 2nd debate
- March 02, 2018

Four candidates are now vying for the top job - former Tory legislator Christine Elliott, Toronto lawyer Caroline Mulroney, former Toronto city councillor Doug Ford and parental rights activist Tanya Granic Allen. "People want to know which Christine we're gonna get?" "The chances of Ford and Elliott winning are that of flipping a coin", Mainstreet President Quito Maggi said in a news release. (more...)
EHS seizes 500 animals from pet store in West Edmonton Mall EHS seizes 500 animals from pet store in West Edmonton Mall
- March 02, 2018

We appreciate the assistance West Edmonton Mall has provided during the seizure and investigation to ensure the animals are looked after. "We received a call from someone concerned that these animals had been abandoned", Bodnarchuk said. (more...)
White House communications director resigns, third in 13 months White House communications director resigns, third in 13 months
- March 02, 2018

But she said she had not lied about anything relevant to the Russian Federation investigation. The Mooch was also highly critical of Kelly's handling of former White House official Rob Porter's resignation , who left after allegations of domestic abuse began to surface last month. (more...)
Inslee Vetoes Legislative Secrecy Bill Inslee Vetoes Legislative Secrecy Bill
- March 02, 2018

After 11 newspapers published front page editorials urging Governor Jay Inslee to veto a controversial public records bill passed last week by the majority of state lawmakers, the governor's office has seen record calls and emails from constituents. (more...)
Brad Pitt & Leonardo DiCaprio To Star In Upcoming Quentin Tarantino Film Brad Pitt & Leonardo DiCaprio To Star In Upcoming Quentin Tarantino Film
- March 02, 2018

According to Deadline , DiCaprio and Pitt will play Rick Dalton and Cliff Booth, a former TV star and his stunt double who are living in Los Angeles in 1969. Once Upon A Time In Hollywood will also be the first movie for the director in the post-Weinstein world, and after accusations and reproaches surfaced from actress Uma Thurman . (more...)
Arctic storm brings rare snowfall to Rome Arctic storm brings rare snowfall to Rome
- March 02, 2018

It was the heaviest snowfall to hit Rome in six years. By noon the snow had all but melted, but freezing temperatures expected overnight prompted officials to close the city's schools on Tuesday for a second day and warn of continuing traffic and train chaos due to the ice already forming on slick cobbled pavements and streets. (more...)
Major winter storm heading toward California Major winter storm heading toward California
- March 02, 2018

Big rigs are still being told to stay off a stretch of Interstate 80 of about 90 miles from Colfax to the Nevada state line due to whiteout conditions in the Sierra Nevada, according to Caltrans. We have a busy weather day across NorCal! Predictions of widespread showers raised concern about flash flooding when the storm reaches Southern California . (more...)
World's earliest tattoos discovered on mummies World's earliest tattoos discovered on mummies
- March 02, 2018

New technology brought to bear on the museum's pre-dynastic Egyptian mummies revealed that the once powerful young man was murdered, killed by a single stab wound inflicted from behind. The designs are under the skin and the pigment is probably soot. The mummy belongs to Egypt's Predynastic period, the era preceding the country's unification by the first pharaoh at around 3100 BC. (more...)

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