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Author: 0 A new high: Poll finds record support for pot legalization

While the beginnings of this high holiday are a bit, ahem, smoky, there are no shortages of 4/20 events taking place across the country - both legally and illegally, we're sure - but especially in states like Colorado, where recreational marijuana is legal.

Finance 'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens found dead after vehicle chase
Author: 0 'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens found dead after vehicle chase

Facebook said Stephens' account was suspended within 23 minutes of the murder video being reported, but admitted it needs to " do better ". She said the chase slowed suddenly from 50 miles per hour to about 20 miles per hour when the road narrowed from four lanes to two.One of the pursuing troopers picked his spot - in front of an abandoned school - and hit Stephens' bumper to get him to stop.

Finance The Tile Shop Hldgs, Inc. (TTS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
Author: 0 The Tile Shop Hldgs, Inc. (TTS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Citigroup Inc now has a $22.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $19.00. Citigroup maintained the shares of TTS in report on Tuesday, July 19 with "Neutral" rating. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was first posted by BBNS and is the sole property of of BBNS. If you are accessing this news story on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States & worldwide copyright & trademark legislation.

Finance Trump orders probe into cheap steel imports, raises prospect of new tariffs
Author: 0 Trump orders probe into cheap steel imports, raises prospect of new tariffs

If the commerce department concludes that steel imports pose a threat to USA national security, it can levy anti-dumping tariffs on them and take other safeguard measures against foreign steel imports. The investigation is being conducted under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962. After that, the president would have another 90 days to determine whether any changes are warranted.

Author: 0 United staff will no longer take seats of boarded passengers

After a man was violently dragged off one of its planes to make room for a United crew member who needed his seat, the airline issued a tone-deaf non-apology for the man's injuries and suffered a massive loss in the stock market . During the removal, which grew into an embarrassing worldwide episode, Dao had two of his teeth knocked out, suffered a broken nose and a concussion and may require surgery, his lawyer said .

Finance Larson starts on pole with Bristol qualifying rained out
Author: 0 Larson starts on pole with Bristol qualifying rained out

Kurt took to the half-mile oval quickly, winning in just his third start at the track back in 2002. "That's boring apparently so they changed it again and ground the outside groove". The Chip Ganassi driver has recorded top-five finishes in five of his seven starts to lead all drivers in points so far this season. In fact, he hasn't finished any worse than 14th.

Finance Britain to head to the polls on 8 June
Author: 0 Britain to head to the polls on 8 June

The leader of the main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, won 14 percent, pollster YouGov said. Is this rise sustainable? May is predicted to lead the Conservatives to victory with a bigger majority in June. She said she preferred "to get out and about and meet voters" instead. Virtually all of 330 current Tory MPs voted for an election in less than seven weeks, not surprising given the party is now enjoying a massive lead over Labour in the polls.

Finance Watson in clubhouse lead at weather-hit Shenzen
Author: 0 Watson in clubhouse lead at weather-hit Shenzen

Watson, who has slipped to world number 22 after ending 2016 in 10th, came into the European Tour event on the back of a disappointing missed cut at the Masters - a major he won in 2012 and 2014. Duncan Stewart also got finished, signing for a 71, but Richie Ramsay and Scott Jamieson faced an early-morning return to complete their opening circuits.

Author: 0 Venezuelan opposition to hold 'mother of all marches' against Maduro

Government officials dismissed the protests, characterised by street barricades and clashes with security forces, as violent and lawless efforts to overthrow Mr. A teenager died in the capital Caracas and a woman was killed in San Cristobal, near the Colombian border. A national guard member was reportedly shot dead during violent protests by the opposition in the Los Salias municipality in Miranda state.

Finance Average mortgage rate drops to 5-month low
Author: 0 Average mortgage rate drops to 5-month low

Applications to purchase a home fell 3 percent from the previous week and 1 percent from a year ago. Despite the short term analysis showing little movement, Mortgage Brain's latest product data analysis continues to show year on year reductions in the cost of mainstream mortgages.

Author: 0 Kansas regulators to rule on $12.2B Westar-Great Plains deal

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Tuesday morning. The utilities provider reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.03. Great Plains Energy had a return on equity of 7.87% and a net margin of 8.06%.

Author: 0 HSBC Reiterated Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) As 'Buy'

Following HSBC's latest price target of 260 on the business this highlights that the broker now believes there is an increase of 25.85% from Barclays PLC's current share price of 206.6. The firm's market capitalization is GBX 5.37 billion. The Firm has four divisions: UK Car Insurance, International Car Insurance, Price Comparison and Other.

Author: 0 Telecom plus PLC (TEP) Receives "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt

The lowest target is $17.0 while the high is $17. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an "add" rating and issued a GBX 82 ($1.03) price target on shares of Breedon Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, March 8th. Among 25 analysts covering Unilever PLC ( LON:ULVR ), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Henderson Group PLC has GBX 405 highest and GBX 172 lowest target.

Finance Young Women Make Economic Strides As Young Men Fall Behind In US
Author: 0 Young Women Make Economic Strides As Young Men Fall Behind In US

Many assume those young Americans are in the basement playing video games, but most of the more than 8.3 million young people living with their parents are either working or in school. The share of young women aged 25 to 34 who opted to forgo outside employment in favor of managing a household plunged from 43 per cent in 1975 to just 14 per cent a year ago.

Finance Japan Exports, Imports Surge in Sign of Renewed Vigor
Author: 0 Japan Exports, Imports Surge in Sign of Renewed Vigor

METALS TRADING: The price of gold , which has climbed steadily in recent weeks, fell $10.70 to $1,283.40 an ounce. Although crude inventories fell by 840,000 barrels per day (bpd) in the week to 14 April to 531.6 million barrels, still close to record highs, gasoline stocks rose by 1.4 million barrels as refinery crude oil runs increased by 334,000 bpd, said API.

Author: 0 May calls snap United Kingdom election for June 8

Earlier, MPs voted 522 to 13 in favour of an early General Election - giving Mrs May the support of two-thirds of MPs required to dissolve Parliament. The European Union, meanwhile, said it will stick to a timetable for preparing to launch Brexit negotiations with the United Kingdom despite the early general election.

Author: 0 Oil prices fall on expected climb in USA production

Oil had rallied above $53 a barrel after some producers voiced support for prolonging a six-month supply-cut deal by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies. The Energy Minister of the United Arab Emirates said he saw healthy oil demand growth this year and believed inventories would fall, but it would take more time to rebalance the market.

Author: 0 In business dealings, Donald Trump has ignored 'Buy American' ethos

Trump asked all federal agencies to re-examine the current H-1B visa system and issue new immigration rules to stop tech companies from replacing American workers with cheaper foreign labor. An official with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services also circulated a memo meant to reserve approvals for computer programming to more senior positions.

Finance Trump Predicts Le Pen Will Do Well in the French Election
Author: 0 Trump Predicts Le Pen Will Do Well in the French Election

Some people really like her ideas, while others do not. Le Pen - who succeeded her father, the crypto-fascist Jean-Marie Le Pen, as head of the National Front in 2011 - has courted Trump support in the past. Ms Le Pen used the aftermath of the Champs-Elysees attack - which Islamic State has claimed it carried out - to call for the government to immediately expel foreigners being monitored by intelligence services and reinstate France's borders.

Finance #ZumaMustFall: South Africans Take to the Streets In Protest
Author: 0 #ZumaMustFall: South Africans Take to the Streets In Protest

Zuma ". He also got the backing of a major decision-making body within the party. "In Fitch's view, the cabinet reshuffle , which involved the replacement of the finance minister, Pravin Gordhan , and the deputy finance minister, Mcebisi Jonas , is likely to result in a change in the direction of economic policy".

Finance Inflation and GDP on track to beat Bank of England forecasts
Author: 0 Inflation and GDP on track to beat Bank of England forecasts

At its first bi-monthly policy review of the 2017-18 fiscal, the RBI preferred to maintain status quo on its repurchase (repo) rate, or the short-term lending rate it charges on borrowings by commercial banks, saying it awaited further macroeconomic data before deciding on any changes.

Author: 0 Second Champs-Elysees attack suspect hands himself over to Belgian police

The officials spoke Friday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly discuss details of the probe into Thursday night's attack. The gunman was then shot dead at the scene. One witness was walking on the pavement nearby when the gunman appeared. Police tape surrounded the quiet, middle-class area and neighbours expressed surprise at the searches.

Author: 0 Doherty Sells 80000 Shares of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) Stock

Therefore 75% are positive. Its Day High was 11.11% and Day Low showed 6.84%. The shares were sold at an average price of $90.58, for a total transaction of $7,246,400.00. Amica Retiree Med Tru holds 0.08% or 1,058 shares. Rhumbline Advisers holds 19,455 shares. It improved, as 41 investors sold Quest Diagnostics Inc shares while 179 reduced holdings.

Author: 0 Trump signs executive orders on financial services

While the White House has not yet indicated which regulations it will seek to target, observers say one major item on the chopping block will be rules to limit corporate earnings stripping brought about under the Obama administration. Mnuchin said the administration's tax priorities are to simplify personal taxes, create middle-class tax cuts and make business taxes competitive. The report will offer views on using bankruptcy as an alternative, the impact of failing companies on financial ...

Finance Tillerson: Iran nuclear agreement fails to ensure non-nuclear Iran
Author: 0 Tillerson: Iran nuclear agreement fails to ensure non-nuclear Iran

Trump's administration is demanding that Congress fund a bigger US border wall with Mexico and is suggesting that his administration could scrap the USA nuclear deal with Iran. Obama considered the nuclear agreement one of his most important foreign-policy achievements, saying it would end the threat that Iran would have a nuclear weapon.

Author: 0 Trump tells Kim Jong-Un: Behave

Pence arrived in Japan for talks Tuesday expected to focus largely on trade with America's anchor ally in the region. He called North Korea the most urgent and risky threat to the peace and security of the Asia-Pacific region. Everybody has been outplayed. "They've all been outplayed by this gentleman and we'll see what happens". It has said it has developed a missile that can strike the mainland United States, but officials and experts believe it is some time away from mastering the ...

Author: 0 Trump Eyes Changes To Obama's Tax And Wall Street Rules

In addition, the president will order six-month reviews of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law regulating Wall Street. Asked when the details of the plan would be released, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, "Soon, very soon". The latest directive by the president calls on Mnuchin to complete a report within 180 days on whether an improved bankruptcy authority is a better alternative for failing financial companies.

Author: 0 Elizabeth Thomas Returns Home To Tennessee

Officials have even used the term "brainwashed", to remind people of the control Cummins allegedly had over her. Thomas, 15, disappeared on Monday, March 13 , and is believed to have been kidnapped by Cummins, a former health science teacher at Culleoka Unit School, a K-12 school with about 1,000 students in southeast Maury County.

Finance Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) Reported Its First-Ever Quarterly Loss Of Subscribers
Author: 0 Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) Reported Its First-Ever Quarterly Loss Of Subscribers

Capital City Trust Co. All told, Verizon earned an operating profit of 95 cents per share, versus analyst expectations of a profit of 97 cents per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 6th. This represents a $2.31 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.75%. There aren't many other stocks out there with the same track record as Verizon Communications , I would certainly say it is worth considering if dividend stocks are your thing.

Finance Seeking To Bridge Divisions, Democrats Come Together In 'Unity' Tour
Author: 0 Seeking To Bridge Divisions, Democrats Come Together In 'Unity' Tour

Portland, a liberal city in a state Sanders won during the 2016 Democratic caucuses, was the first stop in the eight-state, 6,000 mile "come together, fight back" tour. Bernie Sanders , who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign past year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party.

Finance F1 driver Fernando Alonso preparing for Indy 500
Author: 0 F1 driver Fernando Alonso preparing for Indy 500

But the Indy 500 may have looked even more tempting given McLaren are now last in the Formula One constructors' world championship after two races without a point. Alonso was forced to retire from the Australian and Chinese Grand Prix after his McLaren auto continued to give him problems. A press conference is planned for Friday in Bahrain, though a McLaren spokesman said he was not in the Kingdom.

Finance North Korean ship docks in Chinese port despite coal embargo
Author: 0 North Korean ship docks in Chinese port despite coal embargo

However, China's defence ministry yesterday said Chinese forces on the country's border with North Korea maintained a state of normal combat preparedness and training. South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs also balked at the error. South Koreans have largely welcomed Trump's hardline stance on North Korea, but some have expressed frustration over his public gaffes.

Finance Nucor Corporation (NASDAQ:NUE) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday
Author: 0 Nucor Corporation (NASDAQ:NUE) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday

Its share price has decline -0.88% in three months and is down -1.09% for the last five trades. Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its position in Nucor by 153.2% in the third quarter. Investors of record on Friday, March 31st will be given a $0.3775 dividend. On 9/15/2016 Nucor announced a quarterly dividend of $0.38 3.28% with an ex dividend date of 9/28/2016 which will be payable on 11/10/2016.

Finance The Keller Group plc (KLR) Receives
Author: 0 The Keller Group plc (KLR) Receives "Add" Rating from Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt reissued their add rating on shares of Keller Group plc (LON:KLR) in a research note released on Thursday morning. The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of GBX 325 ($4.09). Kepler Cheuvreux maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, June 29 report. Nomura has "Buy" rating and GBX 6200 target. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Raymond James on Thursday, February 11.