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by | February 25, 2017 | 00:41

Education Commissioner Elia said educators have a "sacred duty" to protect all students, and raised concerns about the vulnerability of the transgender community. President Donald Trump said in April that he thought transgender people should be able to use "the bathroom they feel is appropriate ". Schools that failed to do so were at risk of losing public funding.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:36

The results come after the bailed-out lender recently booked a £3.1-billion charge for its upcoming settlement with U.S. authorities for mis-sold mortgage-backed securities. Credit Suisse Group began coverage on shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc in a report on Tuesday, November 29th. RBS issuance plans for 2017 focus on issuing £3-£5 billion MREL-compliant Senior holding company (RBSG) securities.

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:52

Ore - A study done by Inrix ranks Portland as having the 12th worst commute in the country, the 40th in the world. Drivers in Manchester spent 39 hours and almost 10 per cent of their driving time in gridlock, while Aberdeen was the most congested Scottish city with drivers wasting 35 hours in jams a year ago.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:55

Shares in the company went up four per cent following the announcement. The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC) shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 2.8 percent, while the Return on Equity (ROE) value is 6 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) value stands at 5.3 percent.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:56

There's nothin' Jay Z can't do. The two are overseeing a $100 million venture capital fund. Another one of Jay's early 2011 investments was in Stance, the premium sock company, which has raised $116 million from Silicon Valley investors. Jay Z is not the only famous person who is set to cash in on the tech boom. It's still unclear whether Jay Z saw any return on his money, but if he did, it's likely to be meagre.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:57

The last stock close price is down 21.01% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the S&P 500 which has increased 0.06% over the same time. 8 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 0 as Sell. In the same quarter past year, the company reported EPS of $0.42. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI boosted its stake in Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen by 1.7% in the third quarter.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:47

Previous Islamic State missile attacks targeted Eilat, Israel's southernmost town. The February launches were the first time since 2015 that rockets had been fired at Israel from Egypt. It wasn't immediately clear who fired the shells but Islamic militants in Egypt's lawless Sinai have been behind a number of such attacks in recent years.

by | February 21, 2017 | 00:52

Top importer was India, which has little or no national weapons production and acquired most of its arms from Russian Federation, with a 13 percent share, followed by Saudi Arabia on 8 percent. He said the US has delivered major weapons to at least 100 countries in the five year period, significantly higher number than any other supplier. India was the world's largest importer of major arms in the last five years and its overseas procurement was far greater than that of China and ...

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:55

In early trading, Kraft Heinz jumped 7.5 percent to $93.81, while Unilever surged 9.5 percent to $46.62. It claims this undervalues the stock and suggests investors not to take action due to the offer. Kraft Heinz is now the fifth-largest food and drink conglomerate in the world after Kraft and Heinz merged in 2015. "Inevitably, Kraft Heinz will not have led with its best offer and a protracted negotiation probably lies ahead".

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:42

The category calls for "chefs who have set new or consistent standards of excellence in their respective regions". Among the semifinalists are five ME chefs nominated in the Best Chef: Northeast category. Owner and executive chef Spike Gjerde won Best Chef Mid-Atlantic in 2015, bringing home Baltimore's first-ever James Beard Award. Considered the "Oscars of food", the James Beard Foundation awards, now in its 27th year, are considered one of the highest honors in the culinary world.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:17

Yellen also provided advice to Senate Republicans on the planned fiscal stimulus, suggesting the increased governmental spending should be aimed to boost longer-term productivity rather than short-term broader growth. "Last year's sales of automobiles and light trucks were the highest annual total on record". Yellen on Tuesday confirmed the next USA rate rise could come at any time, which leaves open the possibility of a move at the Fed's Mar 14-15 policy meeting .

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:09

A new report says the Brooklyn Bridge and Washington's Arlington Memorial Bridge are among thousands of spans across the USA considered structurally deficient. A new national report released overnight shows hundreds of the state's bridges are falling apart. "America's highway network is woefully underperforming", said Alison Premo Black, the group's chief economist who conducted the analysis .

by | February 14, 2017 | 00:47

The benchmark consumer-price index rose 3.17% from a year earlier, slower than December's 3.41% increase, government data showed Monday. Food price inflation for the rural areas stood at 1.07 per cent in January 2017 against 2.06 per cent in December 2016 and 6.93 per cent in January 2016.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:59

China's exports in yuan-denominated terms rose 15.9 percent year on year to 1.26 trillion yuan (US$183 billion) last month, faster than the 0.6 percent gain in December. China's export to Russian Federation rose 7.3% on an annualized basis to $37.3 bln in 2016. The surplus was expected to rise to $48.5 billion. Chinese data showed a smaller overall surplus but the narrowing trend was similar.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:52

How this is the outfit of anyone's fantasies I do not know, but let's not get hung up on that. So it's supposed to very loving when he slides out of his shirt and hands Ana a tube of probably very expensive lipstick, and tells her to connect the dots.

by | February 11, 2017 | 00:47

The five-member committee, led by Kuwait , will use as many as six sources of data to measure output, he said. The Kingdom-which is the world's largest oil exporter-reduced its production by 560,000 b/d from the reference point of October, about 70,000 b/d above its targeted cut.

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:51

The retired four-star Marine general noted that a physical structure sends the message that the U.S.is protecting its citizens and that the wall will likely be a mixture of physical barriers and technological sensors. The DHS head talked about another recent controversy too - the rocky rollout of the travel ban from seven Muslim-majority countries. Both Kelly and Trump have said they believe they have the authority to begin work under existing law.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:47

Trump's plans to tax Mexican imports to pay for a border wall could also raise inflation rates, although it is not yet clear whether such plans will come to fruition. In December, for example, there were 5.7 million people not in the labor force who said they want a job now. In recent months, the tight labor market has pushed up wages, which could prompt more employers to offer full-time work and lure more unemployed people back into the job market.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:46

The headline Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers' Index came in at 55.9 for the month, down slightly from 56.1 in December but still well above the 50 point that separates growth from contraction. The index stood at 51.3 points, indicating a slower growth when compared to the 57.6 points in the month of December 2016. The rate of depletion was marked, and the quickest since last May.

by | February 01, 2017 | 01:16

It has underperformed by 42.92% the S&P500. Growth Estimate for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE: TEVA ) is projected at 6.2 percent in the Current Quarter and -3.3 percent in the Next Quarter, according to analysts. The rating was maintained by Argus Research with "Buy" on Tuesday, July 28. Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s (IRWD) has price-to-cash ratio of 6.39 and price to sale ratio of 8.52.