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Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) - Investors Looked Completely NonPlussed
- August 19, 2017

Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. increased its position in Halliburton by 87.6% in the second quarter. Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in HAL. Next quarter's EPS is estimated at $0.46 with next year's EPS projected to be $2.20. On average, analysts expect that Halliburton Company will post $1.12 EPS for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Mayor McMillan joins efforts to combat hate, extremism Mayor McMillan joins efforts to combat hate, extremism
- August 19, 2017

Conference of Mayors. More than 200 mayors have joined the compact including those from New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, D.C., Houston, Dallas, Baltimore and Atlanta. The announcement of the compact comes one day before the so-called alt-right - a loose collection of far-right groups that includes among its ranks neo-Nazis, white supremacists and others - has rallies planned for at least nine American cities this Saturday. (more...)
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar outwits opposition, seeks CBI probe into funds scam Bihar CM Nitish Kumar outwits opposition, seeks CBI probe into funds scam
- August 19, 2017

A press release said that Nitish issued directions to the home department to recommend a CBI probe into the alleged scam. His father and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad also reiterated his demands for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe on Thursday. (more...)
In call with Trump, China's Xi urges restraint over North Korea In call with Trump, China's Xi urges restraint over North Korea
- August 19, 2017

Not backing down, President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong Un's government on Thursday to "get their act together" or face extraordinary trouble, and suggested he had been too mild when he vowed to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S. (more...)
Carl Icahn Quits as a Special Adviser to President Trump Carl Icahn Quits as a Special Adviser to President Trump
- August 19, 2017

Icahn said in a letter he and the president agreed that he would cease the role. Indeed, out of an abundance of caution, the only issues I ever discussed with you were broad matters of policy affecting the refining industry. The New York City financier also used the letter to brush off partisan critics, and insist he never received any improper advantages from the advisory role. (more...)
New poll reveals how most Americans feel about Confederate statues New poll reveals how most Americans feel about Confederate statues
- August 19, 2017

Security around the site is also being stepped up. Signer said he is also working with his colleagues to launch a "comprehensive review" of Charlottesville's permitting process to provide city officials with more tools to address potential public safety threats and "prevent mayhem before it happens". (more...)
Pelosi endorses Democrats' resolution to censure Trump Pelosi endorses Democrats' resolution to censure Trump
- August 19, 2017

The top Democrat recently tweeted, "Congress must censure President Trump for his repulsive defense of white supremacy in the wake of Charlottesville ". Friday, when the House conducts a pro forma session. "Every day, the president gives us further evidence of why such a censure is necessary", Pelosi said in a written statement. (more...)
The latest on OR eclipse traffic The latest on OR eclipse traffic
- August 19, 2017

Drivers moving through Central Oregon will experience some delays related to fire and eclipse festivals. Up to 1 million visitors are expected in OR for the total solar eclipse on Monday. Traffic was halted for hours outside of Prineville, Oregon, on Thursday, August 17 - days ahead of the complete solar eclipse scheduled for Monday morning, August 21. (more...)
Wellington Management Group LLP Acquires 219 Shares of Dolby Laboratories (DLB)
- August 19, 2017

Dougherty & Co also issued estimates for Dolby Laboratories' Q4 2017 earnings at $0.30 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.56 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.59 EPS and Q4 2018 earnings at $0.44 EPS. Lloyds Banking Group Plc owns 3,404 shares or 2.32% of their United States portfolio. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 0. They were forecasting US$0.31 per share three months ago. (more...)
Charlottesville Police Add Charges Against Alleged Driver in Car Attack Charlottesville Police Add Charges Against Alleged Driver in Car Attack
- August 19, 2017

The Charlottesville Police Department arrested Fields Saturday, charging him with second-degree murder, malicious wounding and failure to stop after a crash that killed one and wounded 19 more. Police say these charges are related to victims who suffered serious injuries and in some cases permanent physical disabilities as a result of the crash. (more...)
Sen. Graham to Trump: 'Your words are dividing Americans'
- August 19, 2017

Heyer", Graham said, referring to Heather Heyer , who died after a driver rammed his auto into a group of protesters demonstrating against the white nationalist rally. "Your words are dividing Americans, not healing them", Graham said. Neither criticized the president's insistence that there were "very fine people on both sides" of a violent weekend clash between white supremacists and counterdemonstrators. (more...)
BB&T Securities LLC Buys 2206 Shares of Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
- August 19, 2017

BidaskClub lifted shares of Automatic information Processing from a "hold" recommendation to a "buy" recommendation in a study on Tue, Aug 1st. Therefore 18% are positive. Greenwood Capital Assocs Ltd Com owns 28,381 shares for 0.82% of their portfolio. Kcg accumulated 13,264 shares. Bridgeway Capital Mngmt, a Texas-based fund reported 22,750 shares. (more...)
No Less Than 5 Chemical Weapons Attacks Since Khan Sheikhoun No Less Than 5 Chemical Weapons Attacks Since Khan Sheikhoun
- August 19, 2017

The discovered chemical munitions shown in the transparency were produced by Federal Laboratories on the United States territory. "The company Federal Laboratories manufactured the chemical ammunition on US territory, whereas the companies Cherming Defence UK (UK) and NonLethal Technologies (US) manufactured the toxic substances". (more...)
Some areas may see cloud cover during total solar eclipse Some areas may see cloud cover during total solar eclipse
- August 19, 2017

Scientists say the longest period when the moon will completely block the sun from any point in its path will be about 2 minutes and 40 seconds. There's going to be a live stream on Twitter which will enable viewers to watch the eclipse. One of the safe ways to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special solar filters or glasses. A telescope with a special solar filter will be available for viewing the eclipse. (more...)
Russian Cosmonauts Release First Satellite Made Mostly By 3-D Printer Russian Cosmonauts Release First Satellite Made Mostly By 3-D Printer
- August 19, 2017

One of the satellites, with casings made using 3-D printing technology, will test the effect of the low-Earth-orbit environment on the composition of 3-D printed materials. He was born 160 years ago next month. Yurchikhin and Ryazanskiy completed the satellite releases within an hour of venturing outside. The mission took over 7 hours - at least an hour longer than expected. (more...)
(SGMS) With Shares Trading down at $34.97 Ohio Lottery Commission Extends Primary… (SGMS) With Shares Trading down at $34.97 Ohio Lottery Commission Extends Primary…
- August 19, 2017

About 343,442 shares traded. Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) has risen 13.83% since August 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.58% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with "Market Perform" on Friday, May 6. Since March 16, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 selling transactions for $768,868 activity. (more...)
Hugh Freeze made hundreds of calls to disassociated Ole Miss booster Hugh Freeze made hundreds of calls to disassociated Ole Miss booster
- August 19, 2017

Harris had previously told NCAA investigators he had not talked with Lewis. "Part of the problem with NCAA rules is the school can't talk about the case with Hugh Freeze and he can't talk about the case with his coaches or players". Ole Miss itself acknowledged contact between Harris and members of its coaching staff during the same time period, and while it disputes the claim that any cash exchange happened, the school disassociated Harris from the program during its NCAA probation. (more...)
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin moving back to Detroit Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin moving back to Detroit
- August 19, 2017

Aretha Franklin is set to retire in her hometown of Detroit and plans to open a nightclub in the city. "From time to time I would sing", said the voice behind such iconic hits as the feminist-tinged "Respect" and "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman". (more...)
James Murdoch criticises Donald Trump's Charlottesville response James Murdoch criticises Donald Trump's Charlottesville response
- August 19, 2017

The junior Murdoch also said that US President Trump's comments should concern all of us as Americans and free people. Murdoch-the likely heir-apparent to his father, News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch-has oversight over all of the properties in the Fox Entertainment Group, including Fox News . (more...)
SA conservationist killed in Tanzania after nearly a decade of death threats SA conservationist killed in Tanzania after nearly a decade of death threats
- August 19, 2017

Wayne Lotter with primatologist Jane Goodall (centre) and PAMS co-founder Krissie Clark. His organisation finances Tanzania's National and Transnational Serious Crimes Investigation Unit, which has arrested some 2,000 poachers and ivory traffickers and boasts an 80% conviction rate since 2012. (more...)
Venezuela's pro-government assembly takes power over congress Venezuela's pro-government assembly takes power over congress
- August 19, 2017

In practice, the move does little to change the existing situation. That assembly firmly supports President Nicolas Maduro. Although it didn't outright dissolve congress - one of the last bastions of the opposition - it effectively left the already weak institution powerless. (more...)
CFPB Seeks Proposed Settlement for Corinthian's Lending Program CFPB Seeks Proposed Settlement for Corinthian's Lending Program
- August 19, 2017

The federal agency alleges that Aequitas, which was a private equity firm based in OR, enabled Corinthian to make the private loans so that it would seem as if the school made enough outside revenue to meet the requirements for receiving federal student aid dollars. (more...)
'Mersal' grand audio launch on Aug 20th at Nehru stadium 'Mersal' grand audio launch on Aug 20th at Nehru stadium
- August 19, 2017

We are very happy to associate with Sony Music India & Twitter India who have come up with the Mersal Emoji, a first in South India. To establish the importance of the ring in the story, the makers partnered with Twitter India to launch a custom emoji of a ring alongside the hashtag of the film. (more...)
Trump, Graham feud over President's Charlottesville response Trump, Graham feud over President's Charlottesville response
- August 19, 2017

Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican. Susan Bro , the mother of the 32 -year-old woman who was killed in the racist violence in Virginia, said today that she will not speak to US President Donald Trump despite having received a number of calls from the White House . (more...)
Abe tells top U.S. general of resolve to boost alliance Abe tells top U.S. general of resolve to boost alliance
- August 19, 2017

Abe told Dunford: "We firmly demonstrated the strength of the Japan-US alliance at a time when the North Korea situation has intensified". Hagerty arrived in Japan on Thursday. Washington has long encouraged Japan to take on more defence responsibility even though the country is militarily constrained by a US-written constitution imposed after the end of World War II. (more...)
Marvel's Punisher confronts painful memories in new trailer
- August 19, 2017

The teaser trailer shows the first glimpse at that series, with the dark video showing Castle smashing things with a hammer and indulging in some killing. Developed by showrunner Steve Lightfoot, The Punisher will star Jon Bernthal , Ben Barnes , Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Amber Rose Revah , Deborah Ann Woll , Daniel Webber, Jason R. (more...)
Trump and Security Team to Mull Strategic Options on Afghanistan Trump and Security Team to Mull Strategic Options on Afghanistan
- August 19, 2017

The plan backed by "my generals", as Trump has called top military officials, would seek to apply lessons learned from the campaign against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, while bolstering the capabilities of Afghanistan's paramilitary troops. (more...)
Polls: Majority troubled by Donald Trump Charlottesville response Polls: Majority troubled by Donald Trump Charlottesville response
- August 19, 2017

Thirty-one percent of Americans say that President Donald Trump supports white nationalism, while only 22 percent say he opposes it, according to a HuffPost/YouGov poll released on Wednesday . In modern history, the House Judiciary Committee has overseen impeachment proceedings. Corker's relationship with Trump goes back to the election, when the senator campaigned with the president and was said to have been vetted as a potential running mate. (more...)
Porsche Braided Carbon Wheels Revealed With Hefty Price Tag Porsche Braided Carbon Wheels Revealed With Hefty Price Tag
- August 19, 2017

Porsche has announced the introduction of a new lightweight braided carbon fiber wheel for the Porsche 911 Turbo S. The new wheels are around 19 pounds less than standard alloy wheels, which is a reduction of 20 percent. Each wheel is then impregnated with resin and sealed with high pressure and high temperatures. Producing the wheels requires the world's largest carbon braiding machine and 18 kilometers worth of carbon fiber. (more...)
United Rentals to buy Neff for $1.3B
- August 19, 2017

First Mercantile Trust Co. now owns 6,163 shares of the industrial products company's stock worth $151,000 after buying an additional 1,628 shares during the last quarter. Therefore 15% are positive. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, February 26 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Underperform" rating and $187 target in Monday, October 19 report. (more...)

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