Monday July 16-th, 2018

'Beast from the East' extends its icy grasp 'Beast from the East' extends its icy grasp

THE "Beast from the East" was a pest for the west as thousands of children were forced to miss school due to heavy snow . The chilly weather, which has been dubbed "the beast from the east", is the result of cold winds from Siberia sweeping across...

Ryanair CANCELS all flights from four major United Kingdom airports Ryanair CANCELS all flights from four major United Kingdom airports

Heavy snowfall in the United Kingdom has caused widespread flight cancellations at United Kingdom airports. A Glasgow Airport spokesperson said: "The extreme weather conditions of the last 72 hours have seen the airport experience record levels...

Lego introduce new sustainable toy pieces Lego introduce new sustainable toy pieces

Production of the pieces has already started. This is a great first step in our ambitious commitment of making all Lego bricks using sustainable materials, ' said Tim Brooks, Lego's vice president for environmental responsibility, in a statement .

Sanford: FedEx needs to take stronger stand on NRA Sanford: FedEx needs to take stronger stand on NRA

The two began their work with the knowledge that more than 80,000 Americans attend the NRA's annual meeting each year. The company said Monday that its views on guns "differ from those of the National Rifle Association " and it "opposes assault ...

JC Penney (NYSE:JCP) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.11 JC Penney (NYSE:JCP) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.11

About 20.08M shares traded or 25.11% up from the average. In recent session, Shopify Inc. Saba Capital Management Lp, which manages about $7.93 billion and $986.86M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Templeton Emerg Mkts Income (TEI) by 1.82 mil...

California Public Employees Retirement System Increases Holdings in Marathon Oil Co. (MRO)

The stock exchanged hands with a volume of 12.59 million shares compared to its standard daily volume. 380.18 million shares or 0.85% less from 383.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Barclays Capital maintained BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) rat...

Bus and rail services expected to begin operating again tomorrow Bus and rail services expected to begin operating again tomorrow

Dart services south of Pearse Station in Dublin were affected by flooding on the line on Thursday. Dublin Bus , Irish Rail and Luas services for tomorrow have all been cancelled as Storm Emma begins battering the country this evening.

U.S. stocks open slightly higher, Powell testimony awaited U.S. stocks open slightly higher, Powell testimony awaited

Investors wondered if that will lead to other countries putting up barriers that will hurt the global economy as well as profits for USA exporters like Apple. The declines put the Dow into negative territory for the year and drove the Cboe Volatility...

Bank of England chief Mark Carney says cryptocurrencies are failing as money Bank of England chief Mark Carney says cryptocurrencies are failing as money

He also suggested that the high transaction fees for Proof of Work (PoS) systems, as well as the high energy cost, meant that at present, big mineable cryptocurrencies , such as Bitcoin did not present a viable alternative to the current card-base...

REI Suspends Contract With Outdoor Company Over Gun Sales REI Suspends Contract With Outdoor Company Over Gun Sales

Vista also manufactures and sells guns and ammunition, including rifles under brand names such as Savage Arms. The outdoor retailer REI has suspended its relationship with a company that supplies some of its most popular brands, including Camel...

Enjoy ad-free, Alexa-enabled songs on Amazon Prime Music in India Enjoy ad-free, Alexa-enabled songs on Amazon Prime Music in India

After a soft launch of Prime Music and the Echo family last November, Amazon Prime is officially pushing these additions live. A study by Deloitte says online music users in India will grow to 273 million by 2020, largely driven by the youth.

'Dirty Trick': N Korea Slams Claims of Supplying Chemical Weapons to Syria 'Dirty Trick': N Korea Slams Claims of Supplying Chemical Weapons to Syria

North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs and the Security Council has ratcheted up the measures in response to six nuclear weapons tests and several long-range missiles launches.

German court to rule on city bans for diesel cars German court to rule on city bans for diesel cars

The battle comes after environmentalist groups pushed city authorities to do more to tackle air pollution . About 70 German cities exceeded European Union nitrogen dioxide limits a year ago. The value of diesel vehicles already took a severe hit w...

Five things aimed at increasing gender equality in the 2018 budget Five things aimed at increasing gender equality in the 2018 budget

As well as the environment and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, earmarking $4.7 billion over the next five years largely aimed at supporting Indigenous children and families and investing in housing and health. More broadly, Adshade said the h...

ICE Official Say 232 Arrested During Recent NorCal Operation ICE Official Say 232 Arrested During Recent NorCal Operation

Schaff said the city's "law-abiding immigrants and families ... deserve to live free from the constant threat of arrest and deportation" and she considered it her "duty and moral obligation as Mayor to give those families fair warning when that thr...

Smith & Wesson parent AOBC off target in most recent earnings

Forward View cut shares of American Outdoor Brands from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Sunday, December 10th. They noted that the move was a valuation call . Debney , on a conference call with analysts, said the company now garne...

Walmart raises minimum age for firearm purchases at their stores Walmart raises minimum age for firearm purchases at their stores

Walmart said its working to quickly update its policies to implement the change. "We never have and never will sell bump stocks that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire more rapidly", the company said. I spoke to a local gun shop owner who says...

Italy Manufacturing Growth Eases To 5-Month Low Italy Manufacturing Growth Eases To 5-Month Low

Trump's economic vision also entailed infrastructure investments, something Moutray said was necessary to sustain the manufacturing sector's momentum. The report showed a notable increase by the employment index, which surged up to 59.7 in February...

United Kingdom factory PMI slips to eight-month low in February - IHS Markit/CIPS United Kingdom factory PMI slips to eight-month low in February - IHS Markit/CIPS

Where selling prices were raised, there were reports of passing on higher cost burdens to clients, said the survey. "Growth in the manufacturing sector is moderating, now that the recovery in the eurozone has started to lose a little pace and mor...

'Untrustworthy' Equifax finds a further 2.4 million victims of massive data breach 'Untrustworthy' Equifax finds a further 2.4 million victims of massive data breach

The update brings the total number of consumers affected by the Equifax breach to approximately 148 million. They'll all be hearing about it directly from Equifax, the company says, and they'll be offered the free identity theft protection and credit...

Gun debate has companies picking sides Gun debate has companies picking sides

FedEx , for example, which offers NRA members a discount on domestic and global shipping, said that while it doesn't agree with the NRA's stance on assault weapons, it will continue to offer these cheaper rates. The NRA says on its website that it ...

Enable Midstream Partners LP (ENBL) Announces $0.32 Quarterly Dividend

About 202,410 shares traded. Magellan Midstream Partners (NYSE: MMP ) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. It has outperformed by 4.96% the S&P500. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 19...

Key Indian equity markets end lower Key Indian equity markets end lower

Sensex resumed lower at 34,156,63 and dropped further to a low 34,076.45 due to heavy selling pressure in view of foreign capital outflows. The broader indices ended with losses as well, with Nifty Mid-cap and Small-cap indices losing 0.09% and 0.14...

Letter circulating among GOP House members calls for governor to step down Letter circulating among GOP House members calls for governor to step down

Eric Greitens to try to ensure that the probe remains independent. Lawmakers are expected to call for an investigation that would be handled by a special committee of five lawmakers, three Republicans and two Democrats. "But that is not going to ...

Walmart To Raise Minimum Age Requirements On Firearms Walmart To Raise Minimum Age Requirements On Firearms

In a statement, the company said, "We take seriously our obligation to be a responsible seller of firearms and go beyond Federal law by requiring customers to pass a background check before purchasing any firearm". Like Walmart and Dick's Sporting Go...

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