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Long Island weather: Cold, sunny Friday ahead of weekend rain

Long Island weather: Cold, sunny Friday ahead of weekend rain The weather service said there is a chance of a dusting of snow or precipitation north of the Missouri River from late this afternoon through the overnight, while the freezing drizzle is expected to begin tonight south of the Missouri River. [Full Article...]

PepsiCo Launches Bubly Sparkling Water

PepsiCo Launches Bubly Sparkling Water LaCroix now has a 19% share of the US sparkling water category, to Perrier's 11%, and accounted for half of the category's dollar growth past year in IRI FDM+C channels, Susquehanna analyst Pablo Zuanic wrote in a note to clients last week. [Full Article...]

Abe meets Moon, urges S. Korea to keep up pressure on Pyongyang

Abe meets Moon, urges S. Korea to keep up pressure on Pyongyang While the run-up to the Winter Olympics has seen increased unity between the two Koreas, "North Korea continues to develop its nuclear weapons and long-range missiles". Some members of Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party opposed his visit to South Korea, due to the Moon administration's stance on the comfort women issue. [Full Article...]

North Korean athletes reportedly reject free Samsung phone

North Korean athletes reportedly reject free Samsung phone The hosts performed a fast-paced routine choreographed to the music, delighting the crowd as they smashed planks of wood in time to the music. "President Moon reaffirmed to me his strong support of our extreme pressure campaign to continue to bring additional sanctions on North Korea", Pence told reporters. [Full Article...]

Checks at Irish border 'unavoidable' after Brexit, warns Barnier

Sterling was trading around $1.380 mid-afternoon in the aftermath of the comments, around 0.7 per cent lower on the day against the U.S. currency. Against the euro sterling fell as much as 0.8 per cent to trade at 88.79 pence. Neil Jones, head of hedge fund FX sales at Mizuho Bank, said the pound "was pushing lower as the pendulum shifts from a soft to a hard Brexit". When the EU's chief negot... [Full Article...]

Myanmar 'starving out' Rohingya in Rakhine: Amnesty

Myanmar 'starving out' Rohingya in Rakhine: Amnesty Around 688,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since August previous year, after Myanmar launched a military operation against the long-marginalised Muslim population. But the plan has been delayed as Bangladesh needs to complete arrangements. ASEAN foreign ministers said on February 6 that they looked forward to the expeditious start of the voluntary return of displaced persons to Myanmar in "... [Full Article...]

Should Value Investors Consider Accuray Incorporated (ARAY) And Oracle Corporation (ORCL)?

Wellington Shields Capital Management Llc increased Rpm International Inc. It also reduced its holding in Waters Corp (NYSE:WAT) by 5,460 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.20 million shares, and cut its stake in Pepsico Inc. Its down 0.15, from 1 in 2017Q2. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Amundi Pioneer Asset... [Full Article...]

Tiger cub found in the mail

Tiger cub found in the mail The tiger was sent from the state of Jalisco to the west in the state of Queretaro in the central part of the country. The Office for Environmental Protection on Wednesday found the Bengal cub when a sniffer dog looking for contraband detected it in the plastic container, sedated. [Full Article...]

Middlesex Hospital limits visits to immediate family because of flu

Middlesex Hospital limits visits to immediate family because of flu Allen Nau. The hospital has also dedicated two units just to patients who have been admitted for the flu. More than 1,100 people were hospitalized with the flu, according to the numbers released last week . Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is also temporarily restricting visitors under 12 at its Milwaukee and Fox Valley location. Some Catholic churches have discouraging parishioners from sh... [Full Article...]

Indian teams bow out of Asia Team Badminton Championship

Indian teams bow out of Asia Team Badminton Championship PV Sindhu provided a ideal start by setting aside Akane Yamaguchi in straight games to give 1-0 lead. She felt that the women's team put up a fine performance throughout the competition. In the quarterfinals matches held at the Sultan Abdul Halim Stadium here, national first singles, Soniia Cheah was unable to lead the team after she went down 13-21, 10-21 to world number six Sung Jin Hyun. [Full Article...]

US ski jumper the 100000th man to compete at Olympics

US ski jumper the 100000th man to compete at Olympics Pence also has promised the US will soon unveil "the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever". Abe, who cited the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics that Japan will host as one of the reasons for his Pyeongchang visit, will encourage Japanese athletes on Saturday before returning home. [Full Article...]

Are Hedge Funds Betting Against GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK)?

Among 9 analysts covering BCE Inc. Therefore 75% are positive. High Falls Advisors Inc lifted its holdings in shares of GlaxoSmithKline by 4.9% in the second quarter. It has underperformed by 12.44% the S&P500. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. [Full Article...]

Tonight in PyeongChang: Curling gets underway with a new event

Tonight in PyeongChang: Curling gets underway with a new event Instead, a contingent of 168 Russian athletes - the number might grow at the last minute following appeals made to the Court of Arbitration for Sport - were invited to participate by the IOC after they were cleared by a review panel of the Olympic governing body. [Full Article...]

Conservatives Sound the Alarm on Budget Deal

Conservatives Sound the Alarm on Budget Deal The Trump White House instructed federal agencies to begin preparations for a midnight shutdown, in the expectation that there would be at least a temporary closure of some agencies. "Some people passionately believed this was the point of leverage and an enormous mistake to miss it, to not use", Rep. Gerry Connolly, one of the "yes" votes, said. [Full Article...]

US Rep. Rick Nolan won't run for re-election in 8th District

US Rep. Rick Nolan won't run for re-election in 8th District In a statement, Friday, however, after listing his accomplishments, Nolan said, "there is a time and a objective for everything and now is the time for me to pass the baton to the next generation". Jobs are coming back. "The Iron Range and the eighth district are on the economic rebound, and our best days are still ahead", added Nolan. Nolan was widely seen as among the most vulnerable Democrats... [Full Article...]

Inc. Sells 1495 Shares of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (MLM)

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 3,120 shares of the construction company's stock worth $644,000 after purchasing an additional 1,245 shares during the period. Eqis Cap, California-based fund reported 23,791 shares. (NYSE: MLM ) for 36,685 shares. Supplemental Annuity Collective Of Nj has 7,000 shares for 0.63% of their portfolio. [Full Article...]

'Knuckleheads' needn't bother to attend Super Bowl parade, says mayor

'Knuckleheads' needn't bother to attend Super Bowl parade, says mayor The parade begins at 11 a.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 8. The New England Patriots missed theirs, as Danny Amendola could not connect with Tom Brady , while the Philadelphia Eagles hit theirs on a pass from Trey Burton to Nick Foles . "She said this was their first Super Bowl and Daddy has won five Super Bowls , so maybe she thought that would take some of the sting out of it for the kids", ... [Full Article...]

Has $431000 Stake in Priceline Group Inc (PCLN)

Ltd. lifted its position in shares of Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) by 1.1% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Priceline Group (NASDAQ:PCLN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on PCLN shares. [Full Article...]

These Hot Olympic Athletes Will Be Heating Up the Games in Pyeongchang

These Hot Olympic Athletes Will Be Heating Up the Games in Pyeongchang Pence vowed only this week to tighten sanctions on the North. The ceremonies took place as the world looks for clues about the peninsula's future while North Korea continues its nuclear and missile activities. "Whatever Kim Jong-un's hidden motives and intentions, it is quite clear that the North's participation and unified entrance have and will receive global attention, and that's a good thing... [Full Article...]

David Davis Brands Brussels 'Discourteous' After Making Brexit 'Punishment' Threat

David Davis Brands Brussels 'Discourteous' After Making Brexit 'Punishment' Threat Senior EU officials do not expect Brexit to complete by the end of 2020, as the transitional plans for Brexit provide, and the bloc is preparing for much longer period. Two senior European Union officials said British negotiators appeared to be sounding out other governments' attitudes to an extension to the 21-month transition now on offer, although others said they believed British Prime Ministe... [Full Article...]


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