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US Army tests laser on Apache helicopter

US Army tests laser on Apache helicopter The Apache-based tests have been planned since at least last May, with SOCOM Project Manager Col. John Vannoy noting at the time that lasers could possibly be more efficient than expending ordnance, especially on low-value targets. The goal of the experiment, conducted in collaboration with U.S. Special Operations Command, was to see how well the Apache could fire the weapon given the vibration of... [Full Article...]

Trader's Buzzers: Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP)

In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 1.15% with $806.76 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. The railroad operator reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.23 by $0.09. UNP's profit will be $1.09 billion for 20.15 P/E if the $1.34 EPS becomes a reali... [Full Article...]

Gunman kills 3, self at San Francisco UPS facility

Gunman kills 3, self at San Francisco UPS facility The suspect then turned the gun on himself and discharged the weapon, Chaplin said. Police responded to a report of an active shooter around 8:55 a.m. "I was confused. They crossed the street and when they got to me, they said, 'Run, there is a shooter , ' so I started to run with them", she said. [Full Article...]

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli's notoriety slows New York jury selection

Shkreli , 34, who rose to infamy after raising the price of HIV drug Daraprim from $13.50 ($18.74) a pill to $750 ($1,041), has pleaded not guilty to accusations he propagated a Ponzi-like fraud on investors. One potential juror said his children were taking drugs made by Shkreli's companies and called him "the price gouger". In recent months, he's faced comparisons to President Trump for his refu... [Full Article...]

Qualcomm adds more bang for $200 phones with new Snapdragon 450 chips

Qualcomm adds more bang for $200 phones with new Snapdragon 450 chips Snapdragon 450 comes with eight Cortex ARM A53 cores clocked up to 1.8GHz, and fabricated on the 14nm process. Additionally, the integrated Qualcomm® Adreno™506 GPU delivers a 25 percent increase in graphics performance over the Snapdragon 435. [Full Article...]

New High-Speed Train Promises Beijing-Shanghai Travel in Just 3 Hours

New High-Speed Train Promises Beijing-Shanghai Travel in Just 3 Hours At the same time, a CR400BF model left Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station for Beijing. On its way, it stopped by 10 stations, including Jinan, Shandong province and Tianjin. "The plans to run the trains at such high speeds posed a big safety risk", said Beijing Transportation University professor Zhao Jian, while lower operating costs were cited elsewhere. [Full Article...]

Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption

Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption The attack was confirmed to have spread beyond Europe when US drugmaker Merck, based in New Jersey, said its systems had also been compromised. "Norway's National Security Authority said an "international company" there was affected", Washington Post reporter Andrew Roth wrote in the story . [Full Article...]

Phoenix heat stops planes from flying

Phoenix heat stops planes from flying Throughout the casino properties, pools were filled, drinks were emptied and the city rolled on despite typing its hottest temperature in history. Other cities in the Southwest hit the milestone or higher , including Yuma, Arizona , and Palm Springs, California . [Full Article...]

Brazil's President says charges against him 'groundless'

Brazil's President says charges against him 'groundless' Brazil's President Michel Temer was formally accused of corruption on Monday by prosecutor-general Rodrigo Janot to the Supreme Court (STF). Temer has denied wrongdoing and said the tapes were tampered with. In his first comments since returning from a trip to Russian Federation and Norway, the president was defiant. "There is no plan B. Nothing will destroy us - not me and not our ... [Full Article...]

Legal & General Group Plc (LGGNY) Analyst Recommendation

Legal & General Group Plc (LGGNY) Analyst Recommendation Parker Hannifin Corp now has $20.27B valuation. SKFRY's SI was 4,100 shares in June as released by FINRA. It has outperformed by 67.37% the S&P500. Among 5 analysts covering Acxiom Corporation ( NASDAQ:ACXM ), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. [Full Article...]

Avon Products (AVP) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

The company has Beta Value of 1.86 and ATR value of 0.18. The good news is there's still room for the share price to grow. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.7 million shares versus an average volume of 0.47 million shares during last trading session. [Full Article...]

Pentagon sees 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

Pentagon sees 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack Mr. Assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons, he and his military will pay a heavy price ", the statement warned. Haidar told The Associated Press the charges foreshadowed a new diplomatic campaign against Syria at the United Nations . [Full Article...]

Germany's BSI says Petya malware used in cyber attacks

The attack appears to have primarily targeted entities in Ukraine and Russia , including the networks of Russian oil giant Rosfnet and Ukraine's central bank, state-run power company, and its largest airport , among other entities. Meanwhile, Kapersky Lab researchers have noted that the ransomware used in the assault may not even use the Petya virus at all. Europol also said it was in ... [Full Article...]

Pence hires personal lawyer over Russian Federation probe

Pence hires personal lawyer over Russian Federation probe Although Pence has not been at the center of the questions raised about Trump campaign officials, he hasn't escaped unscathed. Mueller is investigating whether anyone on Trump's campaign , or associated with it, with him or any of his businesses, may have had any illegal dealings with Russian officials or others with ties to the Kremlin, said one US official familiar with the rough outlines... [Full Article...]

Bank of England raises capital requirements for United Kingdom banks by $14.5 billion

Bank of England raises capital requirements for United Kingdom banks by $14.5 billion The BOE set the countercyclical capital buffer at 0.5 percent of risk-weighted assets for United Kingdom loans effective in June 2018, and if nothing material changes the central bank plans to increase the level again to 1 percent in November. [Full Article...]

As their health plan falters, Republican leaders reach a crossroads

As their health plan falters, Republican leaders reach a crossroads With Senate Democrats united in opposition, Republicans can afford to lose only two votes on their side and still pass the bill. Its evaluation could complicate plans for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who wants to hold a vote on the legislation this week. [Full Article...]

Active Runner in Focus: Stanley Gibbons Group PLC (SGI.L)

Active Runner in Focus: Stanley Gibbons Group PLC (SGI.L) The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, May 3 by FBR Capital. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Morgan Stanley Upgrades ITV plc (ITV) to "Overweight" was reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. 20 funds opened positions while 25 raised stakes. British Columbia Inv Mngmt Corp holds 350,985 shares or 0.55% of its portfolio. The stock of Foxtons Group PLC (LON:... [Full Article...]

Iran launches mid-range missiles at IS centers in Syria for Tehran attacks

The strike also followed the passage of a new round of sanctions against Iran's missile program by Congress on Thursday. State TV repeatedly aired video footage of the beginning of the attack Monday, showing several missiles streaking across a dark night sky. [Full Article...]

Diageo plc (DGE) Given a GBX 2600 Price Target at S&P Global

As per Wednesday, November 30, the company rating was upgraded by UBS. In an analyst report issued this morning, Citigroup kept their "Sell" rating on Smith & Nephew (LON:SN) shares. It has a 21.4 P/E ratio. The Firm is a bus operator in the United Kingdom both in and outside London. Among 7 analysts covering Tyman ( LON:TYMN ), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. [Full Article...]

Chemical weapons activity at Syrian air base

This photo provided Tuesday, April 4, 2017 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center, shows victims of a suspected chemical attack , in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria . The U.S. accused Syrian forces of launching a chemical attack from the base in April that killed dozens of civilians. Syrian military affairs analyst Wael Al Hussaini said... [Full Article...]


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