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Appeals court upholds Philadelphia's tax on sweetened drinks

Appeals court upholds Philadelphia's tax on sweetened drinks In an opinion written by Commonwealth Court Justice Michael H. Wojcik released Wednesday morning, Wojcik said the appellate court upheld an earlier ruling, from December of past year, where the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas found that the city's 1.5 cent per ounce tax on sweetened beverages was legal. [Full Article...]

Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Filed in Flint Case

Prosecutors also brought charges Wednesday against a sixth person - the state's chief medical officer, Dr. Eden Wells , 54, who is accused of obstruction of justice and lying to an investigator. "Dr. Wells vehemently denies the charges ", defense attorney Jerry Lax said. "And I've heard from several who believe that I've been too harsh on the Snyder administration. [Full Article...]

Global Flow Sensor Market 2016 - SICK, OMRON, First Sensor, KEYENCE, Honeywell, Bürkert

Global Flow Sensor Market 2016 - SICK, OMRON, First Sensor, KEYENCE, Honeywell, Bürkert The report highlights exhaustive study of major market and their present trends , along with corresponding market segments . In conclusion, it is a deep research report on global Full-range Speakers Market . Secondary sources included Factiva, Packaging Digest, Industrial Association, Packaging world, ICIS, OneSource, and Hoover's, and annual reports and publications of seve... [Full Article...]

Would You Buy Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) On These Analyst Ratings?

Deutsche Bank AG set a €118.00 ($132.58) price target on shares of Merck KGaA and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, February 20th. Therefore 71% are positive. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $69.22. Jefferies downgraded Merck & Co., Inc. [Full Article...]

12 confirmed dead in London tower inferno, figure 'likely to rise'

The horrific scene that unfolded at Grenfell Tower in West London from early on Wednesday morning has raised questions about how such a fire could take hold of a building so quickly in 21st century Britain. "Successive ministers since 2013 have said they are still looking at it", he told LBC on Wednesday morning. 74 people are being treated in almost hospitals, including 20 in a critical con... [Full Article...]

Michigan health chief charged in Flint water probe

Wells, who started in the position in May 2015, could face five years in prison. Three of the those charged were Flint officials, including a former director of the city's Public Works Department and a former utilities director. Lyon was personally briefed in January 2015 but "took no action to alert the public of a deadly" outbreak until almost a year later, special agent Jeff Seipenko told ... [Full Article...]

Gunman who shot top GOP congressman had history of arrests

Because of his high-ranking position, he is mandated to have an armed security detail, and it was one of his Capitol Police bodyguards, also wounded in the encounter, who shot gunman James Hodgkinson of IL, who later died in hospital. "I believe that there's such a hatefulness in what we see in American politics and policy discussions right now, and in social media and the 24-hour news cycle", s... [Full Article...]

Defiant De Villiers defends captaincy

And I believe the same thing over here in this tournament and the last one. He believed that despite having the best and top ranked the bowlers and batsmen in the squad the team consistently fails to win big tournaments and this can only be down to the flimsy attitude of the players. [Full Article...]

British inflation rate rises to 4-year high as Brexit bites

British inflation rate rises to 4-year high as Brexit bites Inflation has been rising steadily in recent months, as the drop in the pound — by as much as a fifth against the dollar since Britain voted in June a year ago to leave the European Union — makes imports more expensive. It won't take much now to push the cost of living through the 3 per cent level, something some City forecasters expect to see within weeks. Samuel Tombs, an economist at consulta... [Full Article...]

Australia police regard Melbourne attack as 'act of terrorism'

But when the 36-year-old Colombian woman arrived, Khayre killed the building's concierge, a 36-year-old Chinese-Australian man, and took her hostage. During the incident, which unfolded on Monday, the local Seven Network television station received a phone call from a distressed woman who said she was involved in a hostage situation. [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders denounces Alexandria shooter who volunteered on his campaign

Bernie Sanders said the gunman had been among the many volunteers on his presidential campaign. Sanders, however, made it clear he was "sickened" by the shooting and condemned the act as "despicable". Steve Scalise and several others has been identified Hodgkinson . If not for the attendance of Scalise - whose leadership position comes with a security detail - "it would have been a massac... [Full Article...]

London fire: People screaming, trapped in Grenfell Tower inferno

London fire: People screaming, trapped in Grenfell Tower inferno Paul Woodrow, from the London Ambulance Service said 68 patients were taken to six hospitals across London , 18 of whom are receiving critical care, while a further ten patients self-presented at hospitals. Han said that Malaysians in the surrounding areas feel for the victims of the fire and their families. Mike Penning, a member of British Parliament who is a former firefighter, said ... [Full Article...]

Tyson employee hurt in Virginia baseball practice shooting

Tyson employee hurt in Virginia baseball practice shooting Scalise, a member of the House Republican leadership as the majority whip, appeared to have been shot in the hip. Kevin BradyKevin BradyTyson Foods executive among those shot at GOP baseball practice List of GOP lawmakers at the congressional baseball game practice Tax reform becomes Wall Street obsession MORE (R-Texas) said . [Full Article...]

Suspected N Korea drone photographed US missile-defense site

He said they had "high suspicions" that the drone was from North Korea as it was similar to previous drones sent across the border by Pyongyang . Mattis's testimony came just days after the head of the US's Missile Defense Agency, Vice Adm. [Full Article...]

Men threw avocados at deli employee, breaking his jaw, police say

Men threw avocados at deli employee, breaking his jaw, police say A Bronx deli clerk has a broken jaw after two men hurled avocados at him during a dispute caught on security video. The two men and the worker had argued over a food order at the Stadium Gourmet Deli, prompting the attack in the early morning hours of May 29, 2017, police said. [Full Article...]

Congressman shot during baseball practice in northern Virginia

One congressman has been reported hit so far, Steve Scalise , from Louisiana, and several other people are believed to have been hit, according to witnesses. “He shot at Steve Scalise , our second baseman. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said in an interview with CNN that Scalise was the only Congressional member shot and that it took about 10 minutes to take the shooter down. [Full Article...]

NC's Rep. Walker: Gunman 'obviously planned to kill many Republican members'

NC's Rep. Walker: Gunman 'obviously planned to kill many Republican members' Fox News Insider reports Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) claimed a man approached him and asked him questions about who was taking part in the practice sessions of the annual Congressional Baseball Game. Police tweeted they "believed" the gunman was in custody. Sen. "We were three-quarters of the way through our practice when it popped up on the screen, one of the iPhones", said Pascrell, the team's... [Full Article...]

Hefty Wealth Partners Acquires 9434 Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Hefty Wealth Partners Acquires 9434 Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) It has underperformed by 3.61% the S&P500. Salient Capital Advisors Llc increased Johnson Johnson (JNJ ) stake by 5.75% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. As per Wednesday, January 25, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Argus Research maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) rating on Wednesday, April 20. [Full Article...]

Senior US congressman shot at baseball practice

Congressman Ron Desantis, who represents Florida's 6th District, did attend this morning's baseball practice. Scalise was shot in the hip, and two Capitol Hill police agents were also shot, he said. A witness said Scalise dragged himself into the outfield to get farther away from the shooting. Scalise underwent surgery for his injuries, according to his official Facebook page, and ... [Full Article...]

Eagles LT Jason Peters gets extension on contract

Eagles LT Jason Peters gets extension on contract Jason Peters made noise at Tuesday's mandatory mini-camp about wanting to retire as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles , which meant that he also wanted some additional financial assurance. "Guard could be a potential spot down the road", Pederson said. Having Peters and Lane Johnson as personal protectors will offer comfort for quarterback Carson Wentz as he continues to become a better quart... [Full Article...]


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