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Trump administration toughens stance on recreational marijuana Trump administration toughens stance on recreational marijuana
- January 05, 2018

Tom Wolf said . While it could complicate efforts to ramp up marijuana prosecutions in those states, it's far from a panacea for marijuana dispensaries and users. "What I think of your attack on America, McGahn, isn't fit to print". Sessions and some law enforcement officials blame legalization for a number of problems, including trafficking black market weed. (more...)
European Union delegation to Israel: Death penalty incompatible with human dignity European Union delegation to Israel: Death penalty incompatible with human dignity
- January 05, 2018

The bill, sponsored by Yisrael Beytenu, has been criticized by the opposition as pushing an agenda of "ultra-nationalism and populism", and was originally voted down when it was first brought to the Knesset in 2015. The legislation has been heavily endorsed by Avigdor Lieberman, Israel's hardline defense minister, and was part of an earlier coalition agreement with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party. (more...)
Hot air balloon crashes in Egypt, 1 tourist killed Hot air balloon crashes in Egypt, 1 tourist killed
- January 05, 2018

A sightseeing balloon carrying foreign tourists over the southern Egyptian city of Luxor has crash-landed, killing one tourist and injuring seven others. This is not the first hot air balloon crash recorded in the city of Luxor in the recent years. The tourists, from Britain, France, Hong Kong, Hungary and Japan, died when the balloon plummeted to the ground after catching fire. (more...)
Storm Grounds Flights at Bangor International Airport Storm Grounds Flights at Bangor International Airport
- January 05, 2018

As of Wednesday night, more than a thousand flights had been cancelled . "We got here really, really early because of the snow", said Ruth Olson of New Haven. On Friday, however, Bradley Airport officials said they expect operations to resume . Islip's Long Island MacArthur Airport said all inbound and outbound flights were canceled Thursday, and the airport would remain shuttered until midnight for snow removal. (more...)
Local leaders react to Cuomo's State of the State address Local leaders react to Cuomo's State of the State address
- January 05, 2018

He spent a large portion of his 92-minute speech railing against the federal government and policies that affect NY, including the new tax plan. The federal government didn't create New York's $4 billion projected deficit, give us the designation of worst business environment or as one of the nation's highest taxed states. (more...)
United States redesignates N. Korea as violator of religious freedom United States redesignates N. Korea as violator of religious freedom
- January 05, 2018

Eritrea, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan also were on the list, the State Department said. Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement on Thursday that many people in the world are being unduly indicted, persecuted and jailed for exercising their religious freedom. (more...)
Spirit passenger accused of sexual assault on flight from Las Vegas Spirit passenger accused of sexual assault on flight from Las Vegas
- January 05, 2018

Prabhu Ramamoorthy was accused of putting his hand in a female passenger's trousers and unbuttoning her shirt. Additionally, the complaint stated, the woman noticed the man had his "fingers in her [genitals] and vigorously moving them". The new detail emerged Thursday during a hearing that ended with Prabhu Ramamoorthy detained without bond pending trial. The suspect is from India and is not a USA citizen, according to the newspaper. (more...)
2 $50K Powerball winners in NKY 2 $50K Powerball winners in NKY
- January 05, 2018

Players win by matching the five white ball numbers (1-69) and the red POWERBALL (1-26). This week marks the first time both lottery games offered prizes of at least $400 million at the same time. Any player who purchases a $3 "Just the Jackpot" ticket on Friday, January 5, between 5:00 a.m. and 8:59 p.m. will automatically receive a FREE $1 Super Kansas Cash Quick Pick ticket. (more...)
North Korea nuclear bomb test accidentally destroys a City North Korea nuclear bomb test accidentally destroys a City
- January 05, 2018

The location of the crash was previously unknown, but a US government source told The Diplomat that the missile came down in the city of Tokchon, located approximately 40 miles northeast of the airfield. It has even carried out ballistic missile launches from a restricted area at Pyongyang's Sunan Airport, which also serves as the country's primary civil aviation facility and the entrypoint for most non-Chinese foreign visitors to North Korea. (more...)
Massive winter storm threatens NY with snow and floods Massive winter storm threatens NY with snow and floods
- January 05, 2018

Meteorologists call this type of storm system a "weather bomb". Next it's bringing more snow, ice and winds from Florida to Nova Scotia, including NY. "It's nearly impossible to clear roads when you have those high wind gusts, because as soon as you clear the road the snow, the wind literally just brings the snow back on to the road". (more...)
U.S. suspends most aid to Pakistan as it fails to curb terrorism U.S. suspends most aid to Pakistan as it fails to curb terrorism
- January 05, 2018

Nauert said that despite sustained high-level engagement with Pakistan's government, 'the Taliban and Haqqani network continue to find sanctuary inside Pakistan as they plot to destabilize Afghanistan and attack US and allied personnel'. envoy repeated Trump's allegations that Pakistan had played a double game in its counterterrorism operations. Even after members of Congress had been notified of an impending aid suspension, White House and State Department officials were still hammering out ... (more...)
Analysts See $0.55 EPS for Nucor Corporation (NUE)
- January 03, 2018

It has a 18.71 P/E ratio. It offers components, products, subsystems, and systems, as well as related services to military and commercial clients in various business areas, such as precision engagement and training, aviation products and security, power and propulsion systems, sensor systems, warrior systems, and advanced programs. (more...)
Adobe Systems (ADBE) PT Raised to $193.00
- January 03, 2018

Cambridge Trust Company who had been investing in Adobe Systems Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $86.38B market cap company. Investors might also notice that three month ago the Buy recommendations (0) were less than Sell recommendations (0). Gamco Investors Et Al has invested 0.02% in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). (more...)
Scout Investments INC Maintains Stake in Xcel Energy INC (XEL) Scout Investments INC Maintains Stake in Xcel Energy INC (XEL)
- January 03, 2018

Paloma Partners Management Company increased its stake in Xcel Energy Inc ( XEL ) by 94.54% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Therefore 13% are positive. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Xcel Energy from a "sell" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $46.00 price target on the stock in a report on Monday, January 16th. (more...)
New Year's Rockin' Eve Hits All-Time Ratings High New Year's Rockin' Eve Hits All-Time Ratings High
- January 03, 2018

From 8-10 PM it had an average of 10.5 million and a 3.1 rating, up 60% from past year and beating FOX by 81 and 72 percent. Over on Fox, "New Year's Eve With Steve Harvey " averaged 8.5 million viewers from 11 p.m.to 12:19 a.m. "NYRE Part 1" shot up year to year by 5.3 million viewers (25.6 million vs. 20.3 million) and by 26% in Adults 18-49 (8.2 rating vs. 6.5 rating). All time slots increased in adult 18-49 viewership as well. (more...)
The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Analysts See $1.14 EPS The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Analysts See $1.14 EPS
- January 03, 2018

The company has market cap of $230.79 billion. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $40.92. About 3.25M shares traded or 41.43% up from the average. Its down 73.84% from 83,700 shares previously. Procter & Gamble Co Com now has $233.10 billion valuation. In other Procter & Gamble news, insider Marylynn Fergusonmchugh sold 4,363 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 7th. (more...)
Vertical Research Reports That They Have Downgraded WABCO Holdings (NYSE:WBC) Shares
- January 03, 2018

The shares were sold at an average price of $151.24, for a total transaction of $26,072,868.56. Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE:DY) has risen 52.80% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. ESCULIER JACQUES sold $26.07M worth of WABCO Holdings Inc. Therefore 68% are positive. Among 19 analysts covering WABCO Holdings (NYSE:WBC), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. (more...)
Is Buying 52-Week Stock Like Chevron Corporation (CVX) a Winning Strategy? Is Buying 52-Week Stock Like Chevron Corporation (CVX) a Winning Strategy?
- January 03, 2018

Chevron Corporation ( NYSE:CVX ) opened at $125.19 on Tuesday. It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500. Franklin holds 0.05% or 1.73 million shares in its portfolio. Its down 0.08, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. Bancorporation Of The Ozarks has invested 1.43% of its portfolio in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). 21,619 were accumulated by Old Second Comml Bank Of Aurora. (more...)
American International Group Inc. Increases Stake in Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (BECN)
- January 03, 2018

The company's stock had a trading volume of 448,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 529,555. BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF) has risen 53.28% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. portfolio. Nicholas Investment Partners LP decreased its position in shares of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN). Invesco has 0% invested in Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (more...)
TVA asks people to cut power usage during extreme cold TVA asks people to cut power usage during extreme cold
- January 03, 2018

The high on Monday was excepted to hit the upper 20s and with a low at about 10 degrees. Today's high temperature in Chattanooga is expected to remain just below freezing for the entire today, although temperatures could rise to 40 degrees on Wednesday in Chattanooga. (more...)
Twitter Suspends Former Sheriff David Clarke Over Media Attacks Twitter Suspends Former Sheriff David Clarke Over Media Attacks
- January 03, 2018

Clarke now only has reading privileges on the site, and has been temporarily blocked from tweeting. In one of them, which has since been deleted, Clarke told his followers, "When LYING LIB MEDIA makes up MAKE NEWS to smear me, the ANTIDOTE is to go right at them. (more...)
Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump's accusing tweet Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump's accusing tweet
- January 03, 2018

After the tweet, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said: "We will respond to President Trump's tweet shortly". A spokesperson for the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad confirmed the meeting took place. "He has tweeted against us (Pakistan) and Iran for his domestic consumption", Asif told Geo TV on Monday. The United States accused Pakistan on Tuesday of playing a "double game" on fighting terrorism and warned Islamabad it would have to do more if it wanted to maintain US aid. (more...)
1 of 4 inmates who escaped Berlin prison turns himself in
- January 03, 2018

A perimeter surveillance camera captured their escape, but wardens did not view the footage in real time and took 41 minutes to sound the alarm. It is another embarrassment for the facility, which saw two prisoners escape on Thursday and revealed on Friday that an inmate had not returned from day parole the previous evening. (more...)
Dipping temperatures force Calgary zookeepers to move penguins inside Dipping temperatures force Calgary zookeepers to move penguins inside
- January 03, 2018

CNN- It's so cold in parts of Canada that numerous penguins at the Calgary Zoon have had to go indoors. Ms Celli said temperatures have averaged around -28degC recently, often dropping to -40degC with wind chill. "I believe that physiologically, they can withstand colder weather than what we have here, but these are not wild birds". According to Canadian newspaper The Globe & Mail, the penguins usually stay outside during winter, but handlers chose to err on the side of caution this year ... (more...)
Georgia fans driving up ticket prices for title match against 'Bama Georgia fans driving up ticket prices for title match against 'Bama
- January 03, 2018

According to StubHub, 50% of tickets have been purchased by football fans in Georgia, compared to just 3.1% of sales going to Alabama. In the hour after the Bulldogs clinched a spot in next week's title game in Atlanta , ticket prices on Stubhub skyrocketed. (more...)
International Paper Company (IP) Holdings Cut by Neuberger Berman Group LLC
- January 03, 2018

The stock increased 0.20% or $0.183 during the last trading session, reaching $90.833. About 1.57M shares traded. International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) has risen 26.95% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. The basic materials company reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.04. Caprock reported 23,119 shares or 0.27% of all its holdings. (more...)
Mike Tyson opens marijuana farm Mike Tyson opens marijuana farm
- January 03, 2018

We're told Tyson Ranch will be dedicating 20 acres of their land for cultivation facilities that "will allow master growers to have maximum control of their environment". Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Nevada were the first to introduce recreational pot sales on a state-regulated, licensed and taxed basis. It becomes the sixth U.S. (more...)
Early morning house fire leaves two people displaced Early morning house fire leaves two people displaced
- January 03, 2018

When crews arrived, a nearby hydrant was frozen closed so crews had to use a hydrant that was further away. Fire officials requested the Red Cross to report to the scene, presumably to help relocate occupants of damaged homes. Three people were home at the time - one was taken to a hospital for smoke inhalation. County tax records list the homeowner as Valerie Cooper. Firefighters battled heavy flames and near zero-degree temperatures to extinguish a fire that ripped through an Auburn ... (more...)
What Do Analysts Say About Amgen Inc. (AMGN)
- January 03, 2018

Oppenheimer set a $205.00 price target on shares of Amgen and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. The stock had a trading volume of 2,300,426 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,173,290. now shows a Weekly Performance of -1.57%, where Monthly Performance is 0.97%, Quarterly performance is -6.73%, 6 Months performance is 0.97% and yearly performance percentage is 17.67%. (more...)
Firefighters battle Starved Rock resort blaze in sub-zero temps Firefighters battle Starved Rock resort blaze in sub-zero temps
- January 03, 2018

LaSalle County sheriff's officials say the fire is in the resort's main lodge and nearby pool. Mary and Gary Darrow, of Elgin, said when they woke to the alarm, they thought it was their clock alarm. Guests were sent to their cars to keep warm. The hotel and water park resort is less than a mile from Starved Rock State Park. The flames began in the lodge of the building, officials said, but the cause of the blaze remained unclear Tuesday morning. (more...)

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