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States Begin to Unite Against Trump Revised Muslim Ban States Begin to Unite Against Trump Revised Muslim Ban
- March 12, 2017

Shortly after the new order was announced by the White House Monday morning , the ACLU said it expects continued legal challenges over the constitutionality of the order. Nothing of substance has changed: There is the same blanket ban on entry from Muslim-majority countries (minus one), the same sweeping shutdown of refugee admissions (absent one exception), and the same lawless warren of exceptions and waivers. (more...)
Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump botches an alien invasion on 'SNL' Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump botches an alien invasion on 'SNL'
- March 12, 2017

In the skit, it's 2018 and aliens from the Zorblatt 9 landed on Earth to takeover. "But what about the aliens?" the confused military adviser screamed. The aliens do eventually get inside of Trump's military base, which causes him to awkwardly try to pass off his general as the human "leader" the aliens would like a word with. (more...)
Steady Activities: MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM)
- March 12, 2017

Looking ahead to earnings forecasts, for the running fiscal period, Wall Street analysts have anticipated that the company will report 0.26 earnings per share. Currently, the company has SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -2.34 Percent. DIAM Co. Ltd. boosted its position in MGM Resorts International by 4.0% in the third quarter. (more...)
Blaze keeps investigators from site of Iowa derailment Blaze keeps investigators from site of Iowa derailment
- March 12, 2017

Hessenius said it did not appear that any significant amounts of ethanol had spilled into the creek. A derailment of 27 tank cars filled with Ethanol shortly before 1 a.m. Environmental experts are checking for ethanol leaks after a fiery freight train derailment in northwest Iowa. Hessenius says a water sample from the creek hadn't yet been lab tested, but said the water appeared uncontaminated after "a smell test". (more...)
In Fukushima, radioactive boars pose a new danger In Fukushima, radioactive boars pose a new danger
- March 12, 2017

Six years after the Fukushima Daichi nuclear disaster - a major nuclear meltdown brought on by an quake and tsunami hitting Fukushima, Japan - some residents who fled the area are getting the go-ahead to finally return home. She was living near the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power station that suffered a triple meltdown exactly six years go today. The 69-year-old has a squad of 13 ready to catch the animals in traps before killing them with air rifles. (more...)
It's daylight saving time again! It's daylight saving time again!
- March 12, 2017

A local sleep specialist has shared some ideas that'll help us ease into springing forward. A wave of new research is bolstering arguments against changing our clocks twice a year. "The body is most affected by light", Garfield said. States and USA territories that do not observe daylight saving time include Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and most of Arizona . (more...)
United Kingdom industrial output drops at start of year United Kingdom industrial output drops at start of year
- March 12, 2017

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said in total 137m days were lost due to sickness past year, this equates to 4.3 days per person. The jump in exports took the deficit gap between what the country imports and exports down to £6.4bn in the quarter to January, a fall of £4.7bn from the previous three months prior. (more...)
State of Washington to challenge Trump's new travel ban State of Washington to challenge Trump's new travel ban
- March 12, 2017

A court of appeals had upheld Robart's decision to suspend the first executive order, which became known as the Muslim ban, prompting the Trump administration to draft a new, less overreaching, decree that would evade legal challenges. In it, Judge James Robart wrote he can't rule on the new order for procedural reasons. The state's new complaint amends its initial challenge to an earlier, more comprehensive travel ban issued by the Trump administration in January. (more...)
It's high time we end Daylight Saving Time It's high time we end Daylight Saving Time
- March 12, 2017

However, an energy bill signed by President George W. Bush on August 8, 2005 extended daylight-saving time as part of a long-term solution to the nation's energy problems. One of the most commonly offered rationales for daylight saving time is the presumption that by extending summer daylight later into the evening, Americans would use less energy. (more...)
Wind knocks out power to 1 million customers in Michigan Wind knocks out power to 1 million customers in Michigan
- March 12, 2017

A tree is blown down near a property at Garfield Avenue and Waldo Street in Marquette Tuesday, Mar. 8, 2017, following heavy winds that hit the region. For perspective, the wind threshold for a severe thunderstorm around 58 miles per hour. As for the last 24 hours, strong winds have been the story, as much of the state is under a wind advisory until noon Wednesday . (more...)
Fed up with political system, have made a decision to quit: Sharmila Fed up with political system, have made a decision to quit: Sharmila
- March 12, 2017

Congress Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh's has secured around 18,649 votes as the results are counted. The issue of AFSPA and the extra-judicial killings in the "disturbed" state by the security forces with full impunity, is significant for the national media. (more...)
Valero Energy Corp. (VLO) Cut to Valero Energy Corp. (VLO) Cut to "Hold" at Vetr Inc
- March 11, 2017

Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company's recent data. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC purchased a new stake in Valero Energy during the third quarter worth about $132,000. The mean revenue estimate for the current fiscal period ending February 2017 is $1.99B by 10 brokerage firms. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 15th were issued a $0.70 dividend. (more...)
Yuan will be stable this year: China central bank Yuan will be stable this year: China central bank
- March 11, 2017

Chinese imports in February were up 45% from a year earlier in yuan terms, accelerating from January's 25% pace, while exports increased just 4.2%. All eyes are watching to see whether Zhou and the country's financial officials can make it through the gathering storm as money flees the country at an alarming rate and the currency's value falls despite Beijing's US$1 trillion efforts to defend it. (more...)
Stock Chalking up Significant Action in Session: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) Stock Chalking up Significant Action in Session: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)
- March 11, 2017

Looking ahead to earnings forecasts, for the running fiscal period, Wall Street analysts have anticipated that the company will report 0.20 earnings per share. This piece of content was originally reported by [[site]] and is owned by of [[site]]. If you are reading this news story on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA and worldwide copyright and trademark laws. (more...)
Sterling falls broadly after European Central Bank strikes more optimistic tone Sterling falls broadly after European Central Bank strikes more optimistic tone
- March 11, 2017

Heading into that event risk, it looks as if the market is second-guessing its recent boosting of rate expectations - creating more of a two-way event risk for the single currency. Analysts pointed to comments from leading shale producer Harold Hamm, chief executive of Continental Resources, who was quoted in news reports as saying higher U.S. (more...)
Analyst Activity - B. Riley Reiterates Buy on Dicks Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS)
- March 11, 2017

Over the past twelve months, Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (NASDAQ:BGFV)'s stock was -12.68%. Monness Crespi & Hardt lowered their target price on shares of Dicks Sporting Goods from $66.00 to $60.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday. (more...)
What did the BJP do to win Uttar Pradesh? What did the BJP do to win Uttar Pradesh?
- March 11, 2017

Whatever the vote's outcome, though, the ruling party's lack of a majority in the legislature's upper house will limit Modi's ability to advance his agenda for the rest of his term in office . Exit polls are due late on Thursday. The BJP was also locked in a close contest in Goa and Manipur with the Congress , which won the consolation prize of Punjab where it will form the government. (more...)
Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for Vesuvius Plc (VSVS)
- March 11, 2017

They now have a GBX 2,200 ($27.95) price target on the stock. BAE Systems plc using EPIC/TICKER code LON:BA has had its stock rating noted as "Reiterates" with the recommendation being set at "BUY" this morning by analysts at Berenberg. (more...)
Iran Air receives 2nd of 100 Airbus jets Iran Air receives 2nd of 100 Airbus jets
- March 11, 2017

Iran's national flag-carrier airline Iran Air says the second Airbus plane that has been purchased through a major post-sanctions deal with the European aviation giant will arrive in Tehran on Saturday morning. aviation player Boeing. While Western plane makers are very keen on trade with Iran, Washington still demands that even non-American manufacturers wishing to sell to Iran obtain an export license if their products include materials made in the United States. (more...)
PV Sindhu Crashes Out of All England Open Badminton Championships PV Sindhu Crashes Out of All England Open Badminton Championships
- March 11, 2017

The Indian saved three match points but then failed to defend against the powerful smash of Sung to lose the match. On the other hand, Sindhu lost to Chinese shuttler Tai Tzu Ying by 14-21 and 10-21 in the quarters. The second game was straight forward affair as Nehwal took a lead at 2-1 and never gave the German a sniff after that. Sindhu, despite her long reach, could defend her opponents drop shots or the smashes. (more...)

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