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See What Your State Is Doing to Close the Gender Wage Gap
- April 19, 2017

That discrepancy amounts to a yearly gap of almost $13,000. It equates to a gender wage gap of about 20 percent. "A relatively small wage gap at the beginning of a career can grow given that everything from raises to 401 (k) contributions tend to be based on a percentage of salary", she said. (more...)
Wells Fargo claws back $75M from former execs
- April 19, 2017

Former CEO John Stumpf, who left the bank in October, will pay an additional $28 million, while the former head of community banking, Carrie Tolstedt, will return $47 million in stock options on top of the $19 million she agreed to pay back after stepping down previous year, according to a report by the Wells board of directors. (more...)
May calls snap United Kingdom election for June 8
- April 19, 2017

Theresa May today made the surprise announcement for a snap general election as Britain prepares for delicate negotiations on leaving the EU. Defending the measure, Mrs May told MPs there was a "window of opportunity" to hold a poll before Brexit negotiations begin in earnest in June and that the country needed "strong leadership" to make a success of the process. (more...)
Iranian President Rouhani to seek second term Iranian President Rouhani to seek second term
- April 19, 2017

That gives gadflies and publicity seekers the chance to smile and wave to gathered journalists. Registration to run in Iran's election on May 19 closed on Saturday, with more than 1,600 hopefuls throwing their hats in the ring. Who can run for the presidency in Iran? That's not to say it will be easy for Rouhani. Many Iranians have grown impatient with the slow rate of improvement in their economic fortunes since global financial and trade sanctions were lifted after Iran curbed its ... (more...)
Stillwater Mining Company (SWC) Given Consensus Rating of Stillwater Mining Company (SWC) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
- April 19, 2017

Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI increased its stake in shares of Stillwater Mining Company by 1.9% in the third quarter. AlphaOne also assigned news articles about the mining company an impact score of 91 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. (more...)
Intuitive Surgical 1st-quarter sales, profit top expectations Intuitive Surgical 1st-quarter sales, profit top expectations
- April 19, 2017

Azimuth Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. The stock decreased 1.19% or $0.86 on April 13, reaching $71.3. The company had a trading volume of 252,827 shares. The stock was sold at an average price of $684.38, for a total value of $684,380.00. Shares of Intuitive Surgical have gained 7.2% to $813.98 at 10:21 a.m. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel Wins The 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix Ahead Of Mercedes' Drivers
- April 19, 2017

Most of the drivers made a minimum of three stops in 2016 but, in a very short space of time this time around, they only headed into the pits twice. "I had good pace in the second and final stints and we honestly thought we could catch Sebastian". (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn welcomes snap General Election
- April 19, 2017

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny was among the leaders called by May, along with European Council President Donald Tusk. The Prime Minister stood at the steps of 10 Downing Street and said only an election would ensure both that her opponents can not derail Brexit and that Britain's position is strong in talks with the European Union. (more...)
Hop to it: Annual Easter Egg Hunt held at Bemidji High School
- April 19, 2017

For more photos, go to www.dailycamera.com. For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum, located at 2142 North Genesee Road in Burton, put on the Animal Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15, from 10:30 a.m.to noon. "He has so much fun". Each egg was filled with candy and small prizes, and these kids were also very quick to scoop up these eggs. "I was right in the middle of it and all of them were just around me". (more...)
United CEO again apologizes for dragging incident in earnings release United CEO again apologizes for dragging incident in earnings release
- April 19, 2017

The company reported an impressive total revenue of 36.56 Billion in the last fiscal year. During the same period past year, the company posted $1.23 EPS. Frederic F. Brace holds 123,255 (0.04% of shares outstanding). Company insiders own 0.39% of the company's stock. UAL has been the topic of a number of research reports. (more...)
Palestinians Stage Massive Hunger Strike To Protest Israeli Jails
- April 19, 2017

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, in a statement carried by official news agency WAFA, "called on the global community to save the life of the Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails". On April 13, the London-based prominent rights group Amnesty International called on the Tel Aviv regime to end "unlawful and cruel" policies towards Palestinian prisoners. (more...)
Runoff likely in much-watched USA congressional race in Georgia Runoff likely in much-watched USA congressional race in Georgia
- April 19, 2017

Georgia GOP officials have maintained the party will come together, and Handel struck a note of unity when addressing her supporters Tuesday night. Ossoff and Handel will now compete in a runoff on June 20. Actually, given the importance of momentum in politics, the reason voters in this safe Republican seat voted for a Democrat is less important than that they did. (more...)
Asset manager BlackRock's quarterly profit rises 31 pct Asset manager BlackRock's quarterly profit rises 31 pct
- April 19, 2017

The company said its iShares exchange-traded funds franchise saw record quarterly inflows of $64 billion. Still, BlackRock's higher-fee business of actively picking individual winners in the market is under pressure. Operating margin of 42.6% up 100 basis points from previous year. "As we get benefits of scale, we will pass those on to clients at the same time as building equity value for our shareholders". (more...)
MH370 Effect? Malaysia Airlines Will Reportedly Track Airplanes Via Satellite MH370 Effect? Malaysia Airlines Will Reportedly Track Airplanes Via Satellite
- April 19, 2017

Once the Aireon system is operational, expected in 2018, airlines already using SITAONAIR " s AIRCOM FlightTracker will automatically begin seeing the new Aireon data appear in their systems without the need for costly modifications. In general, planes are tracked using radar and a ground-based system called ADS-B, with gaps in coverage over some ocean areas and other remote places. (more...)
Oil eases from 5-week high; rising US production weighs Oil eases from 5-week high; rising US production weighs
- April 19, 2017

ET, after touching a five-week high of US$53.37. US oil imports from the kingdom declined 24% in the week ended March 31, according to Energy Information Administration data. USA crude was up 84 cents to settle at US$53.08. Thursday's USA missile strikes on Syria only make the extension prospects even more doubtful: CNBC argued that the strikes "drive a wedge between the Sunni nations.what all these countries need is for everyone to cooperate and make sure they uphold these production ... (more...)
Priebus Priebus "On Chopping Block" After Latest Trump Admin Shake-Up
- April 19, 2017

Mr Bannon, former chief of the right-wing news organisation Breitbart News , has been at odds with Mr Kushner and Gary Cohn, the head of the White House National Economic Council, former advisers and an administration official said . Fox News has learned, however, that there is a schism between Bannon and a group led by Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner . In what would easily be one of the biggest political moves in history, reports are saying that Donald Trump is actually considering ... (more...)
Detroit to host 3 major NCAA postseason events Detroit to host 3 major NCAA postseason events
- April 19, 2017

The victor of the regional will advance to the 2018 Frozen Four in St. Paul, Minnesota. This will mark the fourth time the Frozen Four will be played at the Garden, with Boston teams figuring prominently each time, but unable to win the national championship. (more...)
NYC Mayor de Blasio Tweets His Tax Returns: 'See, Trump?' NYC Mayor de Blasio Tweets His Tax Returns: 'See, Trump?'
- April 19, 2017

Mr.de Blasio released his own tax returns Tuesday in a tweet aimed at the president saying, "See President Trump?" Hizzoner drew an annual salary of $217,217, listing his occupation as an "elected official". Mr. Trump previously has said. Spicer could not answer if the president will ever release his returns. In their letter to de Blasio, all five borough presidents said a well-fed student performs better in class. (more...)
Lawrence selected to host two upcoming NCAA champsionship events Lawrence selected to host two upcoming NCAA champsionship events
- April 19, 2017

The affected events included this year's Division I Men's Basketball Championship first and second rounds, which were held last month. It was previously announced that the TU Center would host women's regionals in 2018 as well. The replacement bill eliminated a requirement that transgender people use restrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates in many public buildings. (more...)
Frozen Four coming to Pittsburgh in 2021, NCAA tournament in 2022 Frozen Four coming to Pittsburgh in 2021, NCAA tournament in 2022
- April 19, 2017

One of the nation's premier ice facilities, Pegula Ice Arena opened in October 2013 and is the home of the Penn State men's and women's hockey teams. It is the eighth time UNH has served as a regional host in Manchester dating back to 2004. (more...)