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Nor'easter Hammering East Coast Could Become a 'Bomb Cyclone' Nor'easter Hammering East Coast Could Become a 'Bomb Cyclone'
- March 03, 2018

For the high tide on Friday night, the NWS is forecasting a higher water level than this morning, but one that may fall short of the all-time record, beating the old record set just two months ago. More than 1 million homes and businesses were without power across the region, with the largest number of outages spread across Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, Michigan and NY state, utilities said. (more...)
James Gunn Defends Chris Pratt's Prayers for Kevin Smith Following Backlash James Gunn Defends Chris Pratt's Prayers for Kevin Smith Following Backlash
- March 03, 2018

Turns out I had a massive heart attack . The "Passengers" actor sent Smith well-wishes and told him how he was inspired by " Clerks " while he was a senior in high school. Pratt's supportive tweets for Smith recently earned ire on social media, with critics linking his message of prayer to Smith to the recent mass shootings in the United States and telling the actor that prayers are not what their country needs right now. (more...)
United States makes staff reduction at Havana embassy permanent United States makes staff reduction at Havana embassy permanent
- March 03, 2018

The embassy would now operate as an unaccompanied post, it said, meaning diplomats would not be permitted to move there with family members. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a decision to reduce the diplomatic presence in Havana at the end of September due to the inexplicable symptoms suffered by at least 24 intelligence officers, diplomats and their relatives, who reported falling ill after hearing unusual sounds and feeling vibrations. (more...)
Wrexham's Maplin store at risk as chain enters administration Wrexham's Maplin store at risk as chain enters administration
- March 03, 2018

Accountancy firm Moorfields says it has been appointed to oversee "an orderly wind-down" of the debt-burdened toy chain, which has 105 United Kingdom stores. More than 3,000 jobs are at risk in the United Kingdom, as retailers struggle with tough trading conditions. He said the retailer has been struggling to mitigate the impact of the pound's devaluation post the Brexit vote, a weak consumer environment and the withdrawal of credit insurance. (more...)
Rodrigo Duterte Says He Wants to Cede Power in Philippines Early Rodrigo Duterte Says He Wants to Cede Power in Philippines Early
- March 03, 2018

In a statement that is sure to upset many in the Philippines, Duterte says that the situation will be one of "co-ownership" of the contested territory, and suggests that joint ownership of the oil and gas rich regions off of the Philippine coast is a "practical solution" and far preferable to military conflict. (more...)
Grand jury subpoenas Missouri Gov. Greitens' staffers Grand jury subpoenas Missouri Gov. Greitens' staffers
- March 03, 2018

The Star uncovered in December that Greitens and several members of his staff had accounts for the secret messaging app, sparking concerns from transparency advocates that they were using it to circumvent the state's Sunshine Law and conduct government business without leaving a paper trail. (more...)
(COST) Position Lifted by Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc
- March 03, 2018

The stock decreased 2.09% or $1.7 during the last trading session, reaching $79.57. About 402,745 shares traded. (NYSE:HD) has risen 18.65% since March 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It also reduced Target Corp (Call) (NYSE:TGT) stake by 21,880 shares and now owns 500 shares. Among 19 analysts covering Brixmor Property Group ( NYSE:BRX ), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. (more...)
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee Resigns From Country Music Association Board Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee Resigns From Country Music Association Board
- March 03, 2018

Not to mention how harmful and damaging his deep involvement with the NRA is. "What a bad disappointment to see [the CMA Foundation's] mission clouded by the decision to align with someone who so frequently engages in the language of racism, sexism, and bigotry", she told CMA executives via email. (more...)
America celebrates Dr. Seuss's birthday America celebrates Dr. Seuss's birthday
- March 03, 2018

Seuss. Read along with Meteorologist Myles Henderson, Anchor Kristen Crowley, Anchor Jessica Larche and Anchor Todd Corillo below. So, go. We encourage you: Attend that book talk downtown tonight, grab a book from your child's day care Book Box or take them for some cake and Dr. (more...)
Piscataway Police Send 'High Wind Warning' Alert for Friday Piscataway Police Send 'High Wind Warning' Alert for Friday
- March 03, 2018

Friday: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. NWS officials are projecting sustained winds to be above 40 miles per hour with gust up to near 60 mph. Light-weight outdoor objects such as patio furniture and garbage cans should be secured. Damage to trees, power lines, and property are possible with winds of this magnitude. (more...)
Kenya: Al-Shaabab Attacks 2 Police Camps in Northeast Kenya Kenya: Al-Shaabab Attacks 2 Police Camps in Northeast Kenya
- March 03, 2018

According to police, a communication mast serving the area was also destroyed by the attackers thought to have fled to Somalia. The police boss also said that the attackers were reportedly working in three well-coordinated groups during the incident. (more...)
Florida lawmaker could kill texting and driving bill in committee Florida lawmaker could kill texting and driving bill in committee
- March 03, 2018

A controversial bill that would pre-empt the local regulation of vacation rental properties is likely dead for the 2018 session, a Senate sponsor said Wednesday. The bill has been changed to require officers to track the ethnicity of people they pull over. Rep. Jackie Toledo, R-Tampa and a primary sponsor, said recording the information is meant to allow people to track if racial profiling is occurring. (more...)
Pilot says 'pretty much every one on the plane threw up' according to flight transcript Pilot says 'pretty much every one on the plane threw up' according to flight transcript
- March 03, 2018

A powerful nor'easter wreaked havoc along the East Coast on Friday, bringing rain, snow, and particularly strong winds - and a whole lot of canceled flights . The storm could last until Sunday, and gusts could reach 60-70 miles per hour. The passengers on a United Airlines' flight that landed at Washington DC's Dulles' airport had a pretty rough go of it. (more...)
Commerce Secretary Lectures Global Markets on 'Overreaction' Commerce Secretary Lectures Global Markets on 'Overreaction'
- March 03, 2018

Using Ross's own figures here, a $35,000 vehicle will now cost $175 more just for the steel involved. "We have tariffs on many forms of steel", Ross said on the CNBC show "Squawk on the Street." "We are concerned with the unintended consequences the proposals would have, particularly that it will lead to higher prices for steel and aluminum here in the United States compared to the price paid by our global competitors", the American Automotive Policy Council said in an earlier statement ... (more...)
Babu Owino Babu Owino loses Embakasi East MP seat Babu Owino Babu Owino loses Embakasi East MP seat
- March 03, 2018

Justice Sergon ordered a by-election to be conducted in accordance with the law and Owino and IEBC to pay the petitioner Francis Mureithi, Sh2.5 million each. We'll file an appeal against Justice Sergon's ruling. Mr. Mureithi, in his address to journalists outside the Milimani Law Courts, thanked the court for ensuring justice prevailed. (more...)
British star Kenny second on world return British star Kenny second on world return
- March 03, 2018

Tomoyuki Kawabata earned silver in men's keirin at the Track Cycling World Championships on Thursday, giving Japan its first medal in the discipline in 25 years. There was a big surprise in the men's scratch race as Yauheni Karaliok of Belarus snatched gold after stealing a lap alongside Michele Scartezzini of Italy and Australia's Callum Scotson and kept his nose in front over the final laps. (more...)
Brandon Williams, Arizona Wildcats' last remaining 2018 commit, will 'explore other options' Brandon Williams, Arizona Wildcats' last remaining 2018 commit, will 'explore other options'
- March 03, 2018

However, in a statement released Thursday, Miller said "I have never discussed with Christian Dawkins paying Deandre Ayton to attend the University of Arizona". With the star point guard's decision, Arizona is now left with zero recruits in the 2018 cycle. Williams, a 6-foot-2 point guard from Crespi Carmelite High School (California), originally committed to Arizona last June. (more...)
Capital Counsel LLC NY Buys 9666 Shares of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (IDXX)
- March 03, 2018

Bancorpsouth Inc who had been investing in Mcdonalds Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $117.65 billion market cap company. IDEXX Laboratories had 27 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. (more...)
Analysts' Review under Consideration: New York REIT Inc (NYRT)
- March 03, 2018

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Yakira Capital Management Inc. The company was upgraded on Friday, October 9 by JMP Securities. As per Wednesday, January 31, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect New York REIT (NYRT) Stock Price" was first published by registrarjournal.com and is the property of of ... (more...)
Indian government issues official statement rebuking Trudeau's Sikh terrorist conspiracy theory Indian government issues official statement rebuking Trudeau's Sikh terrorist conspiracy theory
- March 03, 2018

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party thwarted a bid from the Opposition Conservative Party on Thursday to get National Security Advisor Daniel Jean to testify in Parliament for his assertion that rogue factions in the Indian government sabotaged Trudeau's India trip by securing a visa for Jaspal Atwal , reports said. (more...)
Serena Williams was brought to tears by her husband's romantic billboard surprise Serena Williams was brought to tears by her husband's romantic billboard surprise
- March 03, 2018

Williams had planned her return from maternity leave at the Australian Open, but withdrew saying she wasn't ready yet. "We all LOVE YOU SERENA". Alexis Olympia has her own Instagram account and 277,000 followers. Just recently, NAIJ.com did a report on how her husband rented billboards just to welcome her back to work . I love my surprise so much from them. The 23-time Grand Slam champion played in a Fed Cup game for the United States earlier this month and will return at next week's BNP ... (more...)
Wall Street gains as rate concerns ease Wall Street gains as rate concerns ease
- March 03, 2018

All three major indexes rose more than 1 per cent. For the second straight day, the market turned higher as the day wore on - an encouraging sign to investors who see the last hour of trading as being dominated by the "smart money". Since the beginning of February, investor skittishness about the pace of Fed interest rate hikes has weighed on stock markets worldwide. The 30-year yield, influenced more by expectations for inflation, sank to 3.15% from 3.16%. (more...)
31 construction workers cash out in historic lottery 31 construction workers cash out in historic lottery
- March 03, 2018

Shop steward Sherry Moore Hickey, who is married to fellow victor Lee Hickey, recalls receiving an early-morning wakeup call. The call was prompted by Eugene Lewis, 63, who woke up early Saturday and checked the results, seeing news that there was a victor in Newfoundland and Labrador. (more...)
Rare video of Tiger vs Sloth Bear goes viral Rare video of Tiger vs Sloth Bear goes viral
- March 03, 2018

The incredible battle, captured in India's Maharashtra's Tadoba National Park, is far from playful - and shows both safari giants attempting to win. As per reports, the fight began when the tiger attacked the female sloth bear . However, when the bears stepped into the tiger's territory, the big cat attacked. Mr Kumar, who shot the video, was leading a safari with tourists when they spotted the face-off between the bear and tiger. (more...)
Manish Sisodia urges LG to end deadlock Manish Sisodia urges LG to end deadlock
- March 03, 2018

Sisodia said it was a "worrisome situation" in the capital with senior IAS officers among others "openly and blatantly refusing to attend meetings". Hours before the Cabinet meeting today, Prakash wrote to Kejriwal saying he would attend to discuss important budget matters and asked him to ensure "no physical attack and verbal assault" on officers. (more...)
Assembly Elections: Counting of votes in 3 North Eastern states on Sunday Assembly Elections: Counting of votes in 3 North Eastern states on Sunday
- March 03, 2018

In the past, when individual polling agencies have got exit polls for state elections wrong, they have in general done a better job of predicting vote shares. JanKiBaat-NewsX has predicted that an alliance of the BJP and the Indigenous Peoplé Front of Tripura will win 35-45 seats with a vote share of 51 per cent. (more...)
A Fresh Look At New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:NYCB)
- March 03, 2018

The Small & Medium Business Solutions segment is involved in the sale, rental, financing, and servicing of mailing equipment, software, and supplies. Citizens Community Bancorp had a return on equity of 6.71% and a net margin of 8.06%. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 24 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, February 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to "Mkt Perform" on Friday, October 30. (more...)
Consensus Rating Alert : Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN), Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc
- March 03, 2018

We have $4.57 PT which if reached, will make NYSE: SWN worth $196.48M more. Jpmorgan Chase holds 0% in OFG Bancorp (NYSE:OFG) or 1.39 million shares. Southwestern Energy Company had 113 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The energy company reported ($0.08) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.07. (more...)
Sen. Hatch calls Affordable Care Act supporters 'stupid,' 'dumbass' people Sen. Hatch calls Affordable Care Act supporters 'stupid,' 'dumbass' people
- March 03, 2018

The Utah Republican minced no words talking to a conservative crowd Thursday at the American Enterprise Institute as he noted how the new GOP tax reform law eliminated Obamacare's individual mandate. This is the highest level of favorability measured in more than 80 Kaiser Health Tracking Polls conducted since 2010. Almost eight in 10 Republicans still have an unfavorable view of the law. (more...)
Last male northern white rhino in the world is sick Last male northern white rhino in the world is sick
- March 03, 2018

Last November, a tweet from biologist Daniel Schneider with a picture of the world's last male Northern White Rhinoceros went viral . According to a statement from Ol-Pejeta Conservancy located in northern Kenya that has sheltered Sudan since 2009, the iconic mammal is yet to regain health even after advanced treatment from veterinary doctors from across the world. (more...)

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