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Lisa Madigan will not seek fifth term as attorney general

Lisa Madigan will not seek fifth term as attorney general To view the full article, register now. Madigan has been attorney general since 2003 and has focused much of her energy on consumer protection. Barbara Flynn Currie-the first woman to serve as majority leader in the Illinois House of Representatives and the state's longest serving woman in the Illinois General Assembly-will not run for re-election next year, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.... [Full Article...]

Being a New Yorker … I was like, the eclipse? Really?

Being a New Yorker … I was like, the eclipse? Really? Anyway, taxpayers and their representatives in Congress got a little frosted about paying for Mnuchin's expedition to the Temple Of Ra in Kentucky, and they were further frosted by the revelation that he and Minton also had requested a government aircraft to fly to Europe for their extended honeymoon. [Full Article...]

Credit Suisse Group Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for Workday, Inc. (WDAY)

The brokerage now has a $100.00 price objective on the software maker's stock, up from their prior price objective of $94.00. Other technical analysts have built upon the work of Wilder. WDAY has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. In related news, Director Michael A. Stankey sold 25,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. [Full Article...]

West Ham boss Bilic hopeful Huddersfield win provides launching pad

West Ham boss Bilic hopeful Huddersfield win provides launching pad Pedro Obiang and Andre Ayew scored the decisive goals as West Ham got the better of early season surprise package Huddersfield, who were yet to concede up to that point. We started with three away games but three defeats; it was a must-win game. West Ham got off the mark with their win over Huddersfield on Monday but they still do not look much of a threat in front of goal. [Full Article...]

United Nations agencies: Global hunger rises for first time in a decade

United Nations agencies: Global hunger rises for first time in a decade At the same time, multiple forms of malnutrition are threatening the health of millions worldwide. After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11% of the global population, Rome-base United Nations food agencies said on Friday. [Full Article...]

Equifax, Inc. (EFX) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"

Equifax, Inc. (EFX) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to The correct version of this report can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/09/15/utah-retirement-systems-holds-stake-in-equifax-inc-efx.html. Morgan Stanley reiterated an "equal weight" rating and set a $144.00 price target (up previously from $142.00) on shares of Equifax in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. [Full Article...]

Michigan teacher on leave for Pledge of Allegiance controversy

Michigan teacher on leave for Pledge of Allegiance controversy On Sept. 7, Stone said that he didn't stand for the Pledge for personal reasons. "I don't stand because I don't pledge to a flag". Stone Chaney said a homeroom teacher at East Middle School tried forcing him to stand. "The District fully supports the right of each student to participate or not in the daily Pledge". That means that the person who allegedly thought it was all right to snatch a... [Full Article...]

Trump appears to completely flip-flop on DACA

Trump appears to completely flip-flop on DACA Maya Guevara, a Latin American studies senior and University Leadership Initiative member, said the past six months of uncertainty for Dreamers has felt like a power play by Trump's administration . " You know, running a big or a large or a massive border security deal - that doesn't address domestic enforcement and doesn't really tell us what the border security might be. [Full Article...]

San Jose sues President Trump over DACA

San Jose sues President Trump over DACA Speaking in an AP Newsmaker interview, Ryan said he believes the president "made the right call" when he announced that he would give Congress six months to figure out what to do with former President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program before dismantling it. [Full Article...]

Irma: Eight dead in Florida nursing home after power outage

Irma: Eight dead in Florida nursing home after power outage Prosecutors say that after he bought the hospital in 1998, Michel and others fraudulently increased the number of patients at the facility, along with their Medicare and Medicaid revenues, by bringing in patients from nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. [Full Article...]

Body found in Texas likely that of young Arizona girl

Body found in Texas likely that of young Arizona girl The agency said a feeding tube was among the remains. The medical examiner believes the child was between 2 and 6 years of age. Pollen found on the suitcase and the girl's remains indicate she may have been from the southwest USA, or northern Mexico. [Full Article...]

Jose's forecast path shifts slightly westward

Jose's forecast path shifts slightly westward Tropical Storm Jose has been creating some kind of suspense amongst meteorologists as well as residents of the United States for quite some time now. Those models show the storm reaching areas between SC and Canada. The NHC is also highlighting a pair of disturbances in the tropical Atlantic and has tagged both as "invests" today. [Full Article...]

Two women injured by hammer-wielding attacker in eastern France

Two women injured by hammer-wielding attacker in eastern France One of the women, hit in the back of the head, needed four stitches, the prosecutor and police said in a joint statement. Cops have launched a manhunt following the incident, deploying a police helicopter to try and find the suspect. Emergency personnel have transported both of them to an area hospital; their conditions are unknown. Prosecutors said they were treating the incident as a possibl... [Full Article...]

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Upgraded at Moffett Nathanson

The new platform is called the Comcast Business ActiveCore SDN platform and is the first cable-delivered, gig-ready SDN platform in the country. Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is -2.59%. Murdock sold 3,659 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 7th. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) ... [Full Article...]

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) Traded 13.0% Above Its 50 Day Average

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) Traded 13.0% Above Its 50 Day Average The company surged 4.56% and closed its last trading session at $7.46. 10/26/2016 - Atwood Oceanics, Inc . was downgraded to "equal-weight" by analysts at Morgan Stanley. (NYSE: ATW ). Mraz Amerine Associates owns 21,145 shares. First Citizens Retail Bank And Trust Com owns 15,867 shares or 0.02% of their U.S. portfolio. [Full Article...]

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) Under Analyst Spotlight

Swiss National Bank now owns 1,826,963 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $134,994,000 after buying an additional 381,400 shares in the last quarter. Deutsche Bank upgraded the shares of UAL in report on Friday, July 24 to "Buy" rating . Finally, Orrstown Financial Services Inc. raised its position in Marsh & McLennan Companies by 11.3% in the second quarter. [Full Article...]

Florida power outage map: How to check who has power

Florida power outage map: How to check who has power Municipal utilities had about 174,000 customers without power, while Tampa Electric Co. had about 89,000. The hurricane, one of the strongest and largest storms to strike Georgia in decades, brought high winds, heavy rain and flooding to every county in the state and impacted service to almost 1 million Georgia Power customers. [Full Article...]

Video shows woman entering hotel freezer alone before her death, activist says

Video shows woman entering hotel freezer alone before her death, activist says According to Martin, she was not allowed to view the hotel surveillance tapes and the teens who were with her daughter at the party gave conflicting stories. An attorney representing the mother of a woman found dead in a walk-in freezer of a Rosemont hotel said police have only provided them snippets of video. [Full Article...]

Head of Russian general staff reassures North Atlantic Treaty Organisation over war games: RIA

Head of Russian general staff reassures North Atlantic Treaty Organisation over war games: RIA Russia and Belarus say the exercises, which run until September 20, involve 5,500 Russian and 7,200 Belarusian troops. The size and goal of Russia's current Zapad drill, run jointly with Belarus, has become reason for profound disagreement between Moscow and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. [Full Article...]

CPM Expels Party's Rajya Sabha Member Ritabrata Banerjee

CPM Expels Party's Rajya Sabha Member Ritabrata Banerjee On Wednesday, CPI (M) Bengal State Secretariat had recommended Banerjee's expulsion and a final decision was pending before the party's central leadership. The CPI (M) Politburo has approved the decision. Earlier this year, after a party member raised questions on Banerjee using costly gadgets like an Apple Watch and Mont Blanc pen, the MP allegedly wrote to his employer complaining against hi... [Full Article...]


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