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Nor'easter to wallop Atlantic coast Nor'easter to wallop Atlantic coast
- March 03, 2018

Widespread flooding was reported after high tide late Friday morning. The heaviest snow will fall in western NY, into northern Pennsylvania and into western MA, where some areas could see 1 to 2 feet. The winds will get stronger through the morning and afternoon, and could gust up to 40 to 60 miles per hour in major cities such as Washington, D.C; Philadelphia; New York City; and Boston. (more...)
State Department Makes Permanent Staffing Reductions To Embassy In Cuba State Department Makes Permanent Staffing Reductions To Embassy In Cuba
- March 03, 2018

The State Department considers the incidents, which took place between November 2016 and August 2017, as "health attacks" against US personnel. 'The embassy will work as a post that does not include family companion for the officials and workers, ' according to the press release. (more...)
Looking for a bargain? Toys R Us administrators launch closing down sale Looking for a bargain? Toys R Us administrators launch closing down sale
- March 03, 2018

Toys R Us UK has appointed Moorfields Advisory to wind down the company while Maplin has asked PwC to oversee its administration. - Will Toys R Us be accepting returns? Its problems, a result of high poor sales, were compounded by demands for a £15m Value-Added Tax payment. (more...)
Steel, aluminum announcement unlikely to impede largely technical progress at NAFA round Steel, aluminum announcement unlikely to impede largely technical progress at NAFA round
- March 03, 2018

Sources close to the talks said negotiators had also paved the way for closing the telecommunications portion of the trade deal this weekend, as the United States had dropped a proposal that Mexico opposed. The risk of a tariff war between the NAFTA partners threw up new roadblocks. If the United States imposed steel tariffs on it, Mexico's government would seek to retaliate , the official said - just as it vowed last month to act against a decision by Washington to slap tariffs on ... (more...)
WCM Investment Management CA Acquires 51107 Shares of Costco Wholesale Co. (COST)
- March 03, 2018

Tam Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Costco Whsl Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $83.00 billion market cap company. Robert W. Baird maintained The Home Depot, Inc. They issued a "buy" rating for the company. Since September 19, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 15 sales for $22.21 million activity. (more...)
Tribune-Star Editorial: Perfect day to celebrate literacy Tribune-Star Editorial: Perfect day to celebrate literacy
- March 03, 2018

Read along with Meteorologist Myles Henderson, Anchor Kristen Crowley, Anchor Jessica Larche and Anchor Todd Corillo below. Also Friday, for older readers, there will be a book talk with Melanie Benjamin, author of the best-seller "The Aviator's Wife", who will be giving a presentation and signing her new book, "The Girls in the Picture". (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Snow, high near 32 TODAY'S FORECAST: Snow, high near 32
- March 03, 2018

Friday could wind up being the windiest day for the D.C. area since Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. In its forecast , the Weather Service predicted a historic storm, saying a "strong and risky coastal system is now on track to bring multiple hazards to the region today and tonight ". (more...)
Has $12.98 Million Position in Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI)
- March 03, 2018

Quantum Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Moodys Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $31.89B market cap company. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.08%. Therefore 100% are positive. AAR Corp. had 21 analyst reports since December 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Wilbur Ross: Tariffs Are 'No Big Deal' Wilbur Ross: Tariffs Are 'No Big Deal'
- March 03, 2018

Ross' spin is odd, given that the Trump administration has spent months relentlessly attacking House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for characterizing the bonuses that some workers received as a result of the Republican tax cut bill as "crumbs". (more...)
Rex Tillerson to make first trip to Africa as top U.S. diplomat Rex Tillerson to make first trip to Africa as top U.S. diplomat
- March 03, 2018

The spokesperson for the department, Heather Nauert, said Tillerson would also travel to Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Nairobi and N'Djamena, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. This is to further our partnerships with the governments and people of Africa. During his trip, Tillerson will also meet with U.S. embassy personnel and participate in events related to United States government-supported activities. (more...)
Man who crashed into CT hospital, sets himself on fire, dies Man who crashed into CT hospital, sets himself on fire, dies
- March 03, 2018

The health system installed temporary jersey barriers outside the emergency and main entrances across its campuses, including Meriden, Conn. -based MidState Medical Center, immediately after the February 22 incident. "At that point, he set himself on fire", said Mayor Dan Drew of Middletown. About 30 patients and 20 staff members were evacuated from the emergency department after the crash. (more...)
Duterte tells Philippines police not to cooperate with probes into drug war Duterte tells Philippines police not to cooperate with probes into drug war
- March 03, 2018

The 880,000-hectare SC-72 at the Reed Bank, a disputed area, is where PXP Energy Corp had been undertaking exploration to evaluate the block's gas reserves. In 2016, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague invalidated China's claim over most of the South China Sea, though Beijing refused to recognize the ruling, which spelled out the Philippines' sovereign rights to access offshore oil and gas fields, including the Reed Bank, within its 200 mile Exclusive Economic Zone. (more...)
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (IDXX) Position Trimmed by Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel Lllp
- March 03, 2018

The stock increased 1.02% or $1.89 during the last trading session, reaching $187.98. About 176,594 shares traded. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. In other IDEXX Laboratories news, CEO Jonathan W. Ayers sold 18,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 9th. Ameriprise Fincl holds 26.80 million shares or 1.97% of its portfolio. (more...)
Synergy Pharma reports 4Q loss
- March 03, 2018

Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 185,874 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $827,000 after acquiring an additional 7,250 shares during the last quarter. 1,632 are owned by Tower Cap Limited Co (Trc). Williams Jones Ltd Liability holds 11,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:CALA). Schwab Charles Investment has 0% invested in Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (more...)
Faulty fan to blame for fire at K-State residence hall Faulty fan to blame for fire at K-State residence hall
- March 03, 2018

Sprinklers extinguished the fire before firefighters arrived. A university employee inspecting conditions after the fire slipped on some standing water and was injured. They were able to return around 7:30 a.m. Twenty-four students are being relocated because of water damage to their rooms. No other details were immediately released about the fire, including the cause. (more...)
Activities scheduled for Severe Weather Awareness Week Activities scheduled for Severe Weather Awareness Week
- March 03, 2018

IN will conduct Severe Weather Awareness Week March 18-24 with the statewide tornado drill on March 20. The test will be broadcast over NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio and many television and radio stations. No tornadoes were reported in Jackson County previous year. This is a great chance to practice your tornado safety plan and make sure you are receiving alerts! All residents, including businesses and schools, are asked to treat the drill as if it was an actual tornado warning. (more...)
India's Ambuja Cement, ACC shares fall after putting merger on hold India's Ambuja Cement, ACC shares fall after putting merger on hold
- March 03, 2018

In two separate regulatory filings, the listed entities, without elaborating on what the constraints were in implementing the merger, said that following the evaluation of the merger proposal by the committee, which included its board members, it has been made a decision to not go ahead with the scheme. (more...)
PepsiCo (PEP) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS
- March 03, 2018

Altrinsic Global Advisors Llc who had been investing in Icici Bk Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $30.29 billion market cap company. Loomis Sayles Lp holds 0.17% or 701,935 shares. Wealthfront Inc reported 42,111 shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management Il stated it has 0.87% in PepsiCo, Inc. (more...)
Thirty-two year-old college dropout refuses to vacate her dorm room Thirty-two year-old college dropout refuses to vacate her dorm room
- March 03, 2018

Reporters Julia Marsh and Ruthie Weissman say the room she is living in is a "messy, 100-square-foot single, which is adorned with a lava lamp, a dream catcher and piles of dirty dishes". Palmer agreed, the school said , and her application for student housing was approved with the expectation that she'd uphold her end of the bargain. (more...)
Berenberg Bank Now Covering Card Factory (LON:CARD) With GBX 200.00 Target
- March 03, 2018

See Vertex Energy, Inc. Shares of GKN (LON:GKN) opened at GBX 426.20 ($5.89) on Wednesday. Numis Securities' price objective would indicate a potential upside of 7.14% from the company's previous close. HSBC downgraded the stock to "Reduce" rating in Friday, September 1 report. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Thursday, August 11 with "Buy". (more...)
Warped Tour announces final lineup for Mountain View date Warped Tour announces final lineup for Mountain View date
- March 03, 2018

The full list of stops along the final tour and ticket information can be found here. Buffalo's Every Time I Die is one of more than 50 bands slated to perform during the final cross-country run of the Vans Warped Tour , which returns to the Darien Lake Amphitheater grounds for a show on July 25. (more...)
Four Hollywood Legends Go All Fifty Shades in the Book Club Trailer Four Hollywood Legends Go All Fifty Shades in the Book Club Trailer
- March 03, 2018

Here We Go Again), Don Johnson ( Brawl in Cell Block 99 ), Richard Dreyfuss ( Shots Fired ), Ed Begley Jr ( Future Man ), Tommy Dewey ( The Mindy Project ) and Alicia Silverstone ( The Killing of a Sacred Deer ) co-star. "We started this book club to stimulate our minds", says Sharon (Bergen). " The book becomes a catalyst that turns everybody's life upside down ", Mary Steenburgen told People magazine in a recent interview. (more...)
Afghanistan arrests 'German Taliban fighter' in Helmand Afghanistan arrests 'German Taliban fighter' in Helmand
- March 03, 2018

Officials said the man speaks German and said he's a German citizen. Bahadurzai told AFP Thursday the man has no identity card or passport. German authorities had no immediate comment. If confirmed, it would be a rare case of a Westerner fighting with insurgents in Afghanistan. The man is dressed in traditional Afghan dress, a long shirt and wide pants, worn under a khaki military jacket. (more...)
President Trump Wants To Crack Down On Drug Dealers And Drugmakers President Trump Wants To Crack Down On Drug Dealers And Drugmakers
- March 02, 2018

Several senior officials, as well as First Lady Melania Trump , underscored the importance of this effort. She read from a letter from Betty Henderson, a Florida woman who lost her 29-year-old son, Billy, to drugs in September. Trump also downplayed the role of "blue ribbon committees", appearing to disparage his own appointed opioid commission that issued a round of recommendations meant to combat the crisis a year ago. (more...)
Ryanair plans return to full operations in all Irish airports on Saturday Ryanair plans return to full operations in all Irish airports on Saturday
- March 02, 2018

At LaGuardia Airport, all incoming and outgoing flights have been cancelled while at JFK Airport, 345 flights have been cancelled thus far. All affected customers have been notified of their options by email / SMS text message. As weather conditions continue to worsen, Virgin Atlantic have not survived the "Beast from the East". About a third of the flights at Kennedy were cancelled by mid-afternoon. (more...)

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