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Pence avoids direct answer on North Korea sabotage

However, the two countries have not been able to draw up a road map for North Korea's abandonment of its nuclear programs, and the Japanese government plans to work with the United States to prepare for a possible military clash between the United States and North Korea. [Full Article...]

The Case for and Against Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS)

The share price is trading in a range of $56.07 - 57.05. Sanford C. Bernstein restated a "market perform" rating on shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp .in a research report on Thursday, January 19th. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.62 earnings per share. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was originally reported by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. [Full Article...]

Oil prices flatten as rise in U.S. production weighs

However, he noted it was too early to discuss whether they planned to extend the six-month production deal that was implemented in January. U.S. shale production in May was likely to post the biggest monthly gain in more than two years, government data showed on Monday, as producers stepped up the pace of drilling, with oil prices holding above $50 a barrel. [Full Article...]

US seeks help for dismantling financial networks of terror

At a closing news conference, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and Agustin Carstens, head of the Bank of Mexico and chair of the IMF's policy committee, sought to downplay the changes. Concerns that far-right leader Marine Le Pen and far-left rival Jean-Luc Mélenchon, both critics of the European Union, could top the field in Sunday's vote added to nervousness over USA trade policy at the... [Full Article...]

American flight attendant to angry passenger: 'Hit me'

American flight attendant to angry passenger: 'Hit me' It's not been a good month for airlines. Now it's American Airlines' turn to apologize for an intense confrontational incident on an airplane. Overall, airlines must start to put more of an emphasis on customer service, he said. If a passenger threatened a flight attendant, that would be a violation of federal law, said Bob Ross, president of The Association of Professional Flight Attendants. [Full Article...]

A new high: Poll finds record support for pot legalization

Sixty-one percent of Americans think pot should be legal. A total of 29 states have legalized marijuana for medical purposes, with the latest addition coming this week in West Virginia. Colorado marked $1bn billion in legal marijuana sales in 2016, just 10 months after it legalised the drug. According to the poll, support for legalization has risen among all age groups, though mostly among t... [Full Article...]

Canada Moves Towards Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Canada Moves Towards Legalizing Recreational Marijuana It would set the minimum age to purchase cannabis at 18, but provinces can increase that minimum age how they see fit. Canadians would also be permitted to grow up to four plants per residence for personal use, as well as make legal cannabis-containing products at home. [Full Article...]

Who is the McDonald's employee credited with stalling Steve Stephens?

Who is the McDonald's employee credited with stalling Steve Stephens? The frantic audio tapes were released by ABC News just hours before Facebook murder suspect Steve Stephens took his own life following a pursuit with police. Stephens filmed and then posted the video of the attack to Facebook, but was found dead in his auto on Tuesday. The company has since announced it is launching a review for reporting harmful content. [Full Article...]

DiamondRock Hospitality Company (DRH) Receives $10.94 Average PT from Analysts

DiamondRock Hospitality Company (DRH) Receives $10.94 Average PT from Analysts Canaccord Genuity reissued a "buy" rating and set a $13.00 target price on shares of DiamondRock Hospitality Company in a report on Wednesday, January 4th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.01. Now the P/E of DiamondRock Hospitality Company (DRH ) stands at 19.54. [Full Article...]

Which Analysts Are Watching Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGIO)?

Which Analysts Are Watching Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGIO)? Boasting a price of $48.54, Agios Pharmaceuticals (NDAQ:AGIO) traded -3.22% lower on the day. They now have a United States dollars 45 price target on the stock. This is built on a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $63.54. [Full Article...]

Charlotte's Saturday night race in October moving to Sunday afternoon

Charlotte's Saturday night race in October moving to Sunday afternoon Edwards also took the pole. After finishing 16th or worse in his first three starts, he's finished third at Phoenix, eighth at Fontana, second at Martinsville and 15th at Texas. The truck series resumes May 12 at Kansas Speedway. The Monster Energy Open will occur Saturday evening prior to the Monster Energy All-Star Race and will include three stages (20 laps, 20 laps, 10 laps). [Full Article...]

Delta will now pay passengers up to $9950 to give up seats

Last week (April 9), the video of a man on board a United Airlines flight being forcibly removed from his seat by airport security, made global headlines. "We have committed to our customers and our employees that we are going to fix what's broken so this never happens again". "No "must ride" crew member can displace a customer who has boarded an aircraft". [Full Article...]

British Parliament backs Theresa May's plan for June 8 snap election

British Parliament backs Theresa May's plan for June 8 snap election Geographically disparate though they may be, collectively they represent a microcosm of public opinion on what Mrs May believes should be the central issue of this election - Brexit. If Theresa May is so proud of her record, why won't she debate it? Corbyn, however, wasn't having any of it. "So the short answer is yes I'd revoke it, but only after the British people have had their say in a ref... [Full Article...]

UK election will strengthen government's hand in EU talks, May says

UK election will strengthen government's hand in EU talks, May says Both May and the European Commission have said that negotiations will only start in earnest after the poll. She said the early ballot would strengthen Britain's negotiating hand with the 27-member EU. In contrast, nearly all the MPs in May's Conservatives party (325 out of 330) voted for the early election. She has also played up the strength of the economy, which has so far defied predi... [Full Article...]

Trump to announce important tax reform next week

Trump to announce important tax reform next week President Donald Trump has signed a series of executive orders , including on tax simplification, aimed at reviving the economy and bring jobs back to the U.S., fast tracking the implementation of his election promises before the first 100 days in office. [Full Article...]

Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

Advocates fan out in global show of support for science Nearly five years ago, she was in the same place, doing almost the same thing. That march paved the way for the advocacy organization that she now heads up, Evidence for Democracy. "This is not the most liberal of societies, so there is certainly the risk that it will increase polarization", he said. Others held up slogans such as, "What do we want?" This year, scientists who say the Trump adm... [Full Article...]

Turkey's Erdogan says he's set to meet Trump in Washington

But the board said in a statement on Wednesday that its members had rejected all of the appeals in a 10-1 vote. In this Tuesday, April 4, 2017 photo, a child from inside his schoolyard, peers out from behind a fence where t-shirts with the Turkish flag, and the picture of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, are offered for sale in the Black Sea city of Rize, Turkey. [Full Article...]

Massive power outage hits San Francisco

A major commuter station in the city's Bay Area Rapid Transit network, the Montgomery Street BART hub, went dark as travelers sought alternative means of transportation ranging from ride hailing cars to shuttles organized by the city. The fire department was responding to multiple calls for service, but said no injuries had been reported as of 10 a.m. The San Francisco Office of Emergency offi... [Full Article...]

More Cops Suspended As Passenger Dragged Off United Jet Prepares To Sue

More Cops Suspended As Passenger Dragged Off United Jet Prepares To Sue Munoz reiterated his regret at the incident, which mushroomed into a global public relations disaster after video showing passenger David Dao, 69, his face bloodied, being dragged off the plane went viral. When asked if he is considering resigning because of the incident, Munoz said no. He was the only passenger removed from the plane, who was later permitted to board again. [Full Article...]

NEW INFORMATION: United to pay compensation to plane passengers

The extraordinary move comes following an extraordinary event. The episode was far more intense than any trip to the airport should be, but for United Airlines customers, the incident seemed to bring back all kinds of related memories. "I'm not going." Dao says. Mr Munoz called the incident a "system failure" and said United would reassess its procedures for seeking volunteers to give up... [Full Article...]


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