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European Central Bank keeps interest rates unchanged European Central Bank keeps interest rates unchanged
- March 10, 2018

Germany's Xetra Dax added 0.79% to 12,342, while the CAC 40 in France was up 1.29% at 5,254. March U.S. Dollar Index futures settled at 90.156, up 0.549 or +0.61%. The Governing Council kept interest rates unchanged, as expected: the benchmark main refinancing rate at zero and the deposit rate at minus 0.40 per cent. (more...)
China claims credit for N Korea talks China claims credit for N Korea talks
- March 10, 2018

McMaster, on the outcomes of their recent trip to North Korea. China says its proposal urging South Korea and the U.S. to suspend joint military drills in exchange for North Korea stopping their nuclear tests, played a key role in the rapprochement between the two Koreas. (more...)
Montana ranks Montana ranks "4th Drunkest State", North Dakota is first
- March 10, 2018

The CDC defines binge drinking as four or more drinks in a single occasion for women or five for men. George Koob, the director of the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, told 24/7 that there is a clear correlation between a state's excessive drinking rate and income. (more...)
Period uniforms and aircraft, but no tanks — Trump's military parade Period uniforms and aircraft, but no tanks — Trump's military parade
- March 10, 2018

The memo states that there will be no tanks used in the parade, only wheeled vehicles in order to "minimize damage to local infrastructure". The memo from the office of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis offers initial guidance to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , which will stage the parade. (more...)
New Neutral Rating Was Given to Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO)
- March 10, 2018

As per Wednesday, November 2, the company rating was downgraded by Craig Hallum. Moreover, Gideon Capital Advisors Inc. has 1.63% invested in the company for 19,581 shares. Td Ameritrade Hldg Corp (NYSE:AMTD) was reduced too. Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Analyst's mean target cost for the company is 2 while analysts mean suggestion is 1. (more...)
Trump vetoed Miss Universe contestants for being 'too ethnic' or 'too dark-skinned' Trump vetoed Miss Universe contestants for being 'too ethnic' or 'too dark-skinned'
- March 10, 2018

The report, published as excerpts from Isikoff and Corn's upcoming book " Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump ", comes on the heels of a similar report accusing Trump of rigging the pageant to favor contestants from countries he had business deals with. (more...)
Former GP RCMP District Commander named Commissioner Former GP RCMP District Commander named Commissioner
- March 10, 2018

She also served at divisions in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan, and worked with United Nations in the former Yugoslavia and trained police units for the UN Civilian Police Mission in Haiti. Trudeau said having Lucki in the role will help advance reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, support mental wellness across the RCMP and address workplace harassment. (more...)
China Warns of 'Justified and Necessary' Response to Trump's Trade Restrictions China Warns of 'Justified and Necessary' Response to Trump's Trade Restrictions
- March 10, 2018

Nevertheless, China will not give an inch in the South China Sea, where it has built an archipelago of artificial islands hosting military facilities that the United States and other nations say threaten freedom of navigation through the strategically vital waterway. (more...)
Charges: Rejected man urinated in co-worker's water bottle Charges: Rejected man urinated in co-worker's water bottle
- March 10, 2018

The woman told police she'd encountered the urine-tasting water 15 times in recent months, according to the complaint. A coworker of Perez's says he had expressed interest in dating her, but she turned him down, and wanted to simply remain friends. (more...)
European Union to respond to U.S. tariffs within 90 days if not exempt
- March 10, 2018

Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, director of the European Center for International Political Economy, a Brussels-based think tank, said that the EU's swift declaration that it would increase tariffs on American-made goods was also related to the fact that "they feel exposed to something they have done themselves". (more...)
Kelly Clarkson Brings Hoda Kotb's Ode to Her Daughter to Musical Life Kelly Clarkson Brings Hoda Kotb's Ode to Her Daughter to Musical Life
- March 10, 2018

Pop star Kelly Clarkson has turned a new children's book into a touching song. The song, which premiered on the Today show March 8, shows off how adept Clarkson (herself a mom to two children, and a stepmom to two more) is at adding the right personal touch to the already moving narrative Kotb penned. (more...)
Ireland beat India 3-2 in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Ireland beat India 3-2 in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
- March 10, 2018

England and Malaysia will lock horns in the final round robin match on Friday. Before the win, India had earlier lost 2-3 to Olympic champions Argentina, 2-4 against world champions Australia and drew 1-1 against England. Lee Cole slid in to get the victor in the third quarter from a cleverly disguised Shane O'Donoghue penalty corner move. The Irish dominated with the ball possession while their goalkeeper Jamie Carr came up with some brilliant saves to keep India under pressure. (more...)
Informa (INF) Given "Hold" Rating at Shore Capital
- March 10, 2018

Its down 0.58, from 1.65 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 44 investors sold HUM shares while 184 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. Shore Capital reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Spectris in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Finally, Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Informa in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. (more...)
High-schooler rescued after spending nine hours trapped in Texas cave High-schooler rescued after spending nine hours trapped in Texas cave
- March 10, 2018

Originally, officials had said they expected the rescue to be complete by 7 p.m. "We have continued to keep her warm, to keep her fed, to monitor her vitals". Officials said the cave was not in danger of collapsing and its integrity had not been compromised by the activity. Rescuers were gradually chipping away at the rock around her and have taken measures to make sure that she did not slip further into the rock formation, which potentially could have impeded her breathing. (more...)
Trump pardons navy sailer convicted of taking photos overseas nuclear submarine Trump pardons navy sailer convicted of taking photos overseas nuclear submarine
- March 10, 2018

Trump had denounced the government's handling of Saucier's case, calling it a political move and saying it contrasted with the velvet-gloved response to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's mismanagement of classified information through a private server. (more...)
David Warner, Australia make solid start to 2nd test vs South Africa David Warner, Australia make solid start to 2nd test vs South Africa
- March 10, 2018

Warner, who was charged with a level two offence, will be banned if he gets one more demerit point within the next year. But they stained the morning session with their performance in the second hour, in which they leaked 48 runs in five overs as Rabada and Lungi Ngidi dished out half-volleys. (more...)
Baldwin reaction to Trump tariffs mixed
- March 10, 2018

And Sen. Jeff Flake said he was already working on legislation to nullify the tariffs. He suggested in an earlier meeting with his Cabinet that Australia and "other countries" might be spared, a shift that could soften the worldwide blow amid threats of retaliation by trading partners. (more...)
911 calls from Parkland school shooting released 911 calls from Parkland school shooting released
- March 10, 2018

A 15-year-old boy who was shot five times as he used his body to block a classroom door during the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , on February 14, returned to intensive care over complications from his wounds. (more...)
Dwayne Wade and Betsy DeVos Visit Marjory Stoneman Douglas Dwayne Wade and Betsy DeVos Visit Marjory Stoneman Douglas
- March 10, 2018

Secretary DeVos continued to the guidance office to talk with school counselors followed by the Media Center to greet support staff who have been temporarily working at Stoneman Douglas to help faculty and students upon their arrival back at school. (more...)
Man Dies After Driving Around Barricade and Onto Live Electrical Wires Man Dies After Driving Around Barricade and Onto Live Electrical Wires
- March 10, 2018

Utilities companies have been working to fix power lines after the recent winter storms downed trees and electric lines leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power. The driver has not yet been identified, police said. "This family suffered an unimaginable loss on Thursday morning when they learned that their dad and husband lost his life in an accident involving down power lines due to Wednesdays storm", she wrote. (more...)
Many without power after 2nd storm; state offices close Many without power after 2nd storm; state offices close
- March 10, 2018

Over 100,000 customers continue to live without power days after the nor'easter storm hammered the tri-state area. The North Shore and Worcester Counter were hit hardest with power outages, with some towns, like Newbury and Boxford reporting that all customers are now without power, according to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency . (more...)
Few Students Return Following Huffman Shooting Death Few Students Return Following Huffman Shooting Death
- March 10, 2018

Both 17-year-olds were in a Huffman High School classroom when it happened on Wednesday. Another 17-year-old student, who was not identified by officials, was also injured in the shooting. "Our hearts go out to the family of Ms. Arrington, all of her friends, and those whose lives would have been changed through her nursing dreams had this event not occurred", the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office said in a statement . (more...)
FOTOS: Apagón masivo paraliza Caracas en aniversario luctuoso de Chávez FOTOS: Apagón masivo paraliza Caracas en aniversario luctuoso de Chávez
- March 10, 2018

Culminarán con una cumbre de la Alianza Bolivariana para los Pueblos de Nuestra América (ALBA). Durante 10 días se evocarán anécdotas sobre la infancia del líder, su juventud y tránsito por la vida militar, antes de llegar a la Presidencia, informó recientemente el vocero de la Fundación Comandante Hugo Chávez , Rafael Aguirre, en declaraciones a la Agencia Venezolana de Noticias. (more...)
Maha bogged down by Rs 15375 crore revenue deficit Maha bogged down by Rs 15375 crore revenue deficit
- March 10, 2018

Till February 7, 2018, about 2.2 crore bank accounts were opened inthe state under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana with deposits ofabout Rs 4,304 crore. Various heads under infrastructure get almost Rs22,000 crore. He also pointed out that the state expenditure under 37 heads related to agriculture has increased from Rs 24,712 crore in 2011-12 to Rs 83,184 crore in 2017-18 and said that the trust would remain so in the year to come. (more...)
Aid workers deliver aid to Syria's Ghouta amid violence Aid workers deliver aid to Syria's Ghouta amid violence
- March 10, 2018

A man stands on the rubble of a damaged building at the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria March 5, 2018. The aid was delivered as helicopters hovered overhead and warplanes targeted areas outside Douma, a correspondent said. (more...)
Trump says he's working with Australia on tariff exemption Trump says he's working with Australia on tariff exemption
- March 10, 2018

This week, continuing his public pushback against the tariffs, Mr Turnbull pointed to the example of Bluescope, which has expressed hope it will be exempt because of its significant American operations and accounts for nearly all of Australia's $240 million in steel exports to the US. (more...)
Miami Beach Revokes Business License for Mokai Lounge Miami Beach Revokes Business License for Mokai Lounge
- March 10, 2018

A video of the incident - which starts out with a bikini-clad woman riding bareback on a white horse through the crowded venue - was widely shared Thursday night and Friday. "The investigation is in its infancy". The city said the horse determined that this activity is "an actual threat to the public health, welfare and safety". (more...)
TL;DR: Rabada five-for gives South Africa first-day honours TL;DR: Rabada five-for gives South Africa first-day honours
- March 10, 2018

Warner, who was fined 75 percent of his match fee for the De Kock incident in Durban , started slowly but went on to bat with his usual aggression before Lungi Ngidi beat his defences with an angled delivery which hit the top of his off stump. (more...)
CapWealth Advisors LLC Has $315000 Stake in Intel Co. (NASDAQ:INTC)
- March 10, 2018

Recent insider trends for Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) have caught the attention of investors. It has outperformed by 23.42% the S&P500. (GWB) by 11.49% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. 716 Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) shares with value of $35,262 were sold by Shenoy Navin . The firm has "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, September 1. (more...)
BAE Systems announces Saudi deal for 48 Typhoon jets BAE Systems announces Saudi deal for 48 Typhoon jets
- March 10, 2018

The red carpet has been rolled out at Buckingham Palace and No. 10 Downing Street in London for Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . It was signed by the crown prince and the defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, after a meeting this morning, the last day of the trip. (more...)

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