Author: 0 Our new lumber man in Washington

But while there's a new administration in the White House, this current situation is just a repeat of an ongoing dispute over the years. Ross said the preliminary decision that was put out imposes those countervailing duties on softwood lumber from Canada.

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby not ruled out for Game 5, skates with Penguins

Fleury, facing a barrage as he has been in most of Pittsburgh's games this postseason, made 36 saves in a 3-2 win in a pivotal Game 4 of an Eastern Conference semifinal on Wednesday night at PPG Paints Arena. I loved our compete level". I think I didn't control the puck well. "He's really shown it in these playoffs". Not only does Crosby's injury leave them without their best player, it carries residual effects down the roster.

Author: 0 DOJ: Not enough evidence to prosecute; Family: State should prosecute

He said the state's investigation was stalled until the federal investigation was completed. The officers had received an anonymous tip that Sterling had threatened the caller with a gun. "To date this matter has not been investigated or reviewed for possible violations of the Louisiana Criminal Code". Members of Sterling's family were meeting at midday with Justice Department officials to discuss the case and planned to hold a news conference afterward.

Author: 0 Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Reports Drop in Net Earnings

Buffett repeated his "I hate cash" refrain during an CNBC interview on Friday - but for a man who hates it, the self-styled king of compound interest holds a lot of it. An IBM representative didn't provide an immediate comment on the news. In last year's first quarter, Berkshire recorded a one-time gain of nearly $2 billion from a deal that involved exchanging Procter & Gamble Co.

Business Some rivers receding, but Mississippi River remains high
Author: 0 Some rivers receding, but Mississippi River remains high

Missouri has seen the worst of it so far. Both minor and major rivers along the Mississippi River from Missouri and IL all the way down to Louisiana and Mississippi have flooded or will flood in the coming weeks, so damages are likely to continue to add up.

Author: 0 SpaceX forced to scrub Falcon 9 rocket launch

A sunrise launch attempt of a Falcon 9 rocket was scrubbed due to a sensor issue. Destination Space and SpaceX nails the launch and sticks the landing on Monday on the Space Coast. SpaceX is set to conduct its first national security mission by sending a spy satellite into space for the National Reconnaissance Office under the United States military.

Business Local reaction to Republican changes to health care
Author: 0 Local reaction to Republican changes to health care

The GOP health bill would eliminate the fines Obama's law imposed on people who don't buy coverage, and erase tax increases in the Affordable Care Act on higher-earning people and the health industry. This section of the bill essentially amounts to an optional, state-level full repeal of Obamacare. Upton, who's late switch from an opponent to a supporter may have made the difference, claims he is satisfied that the negative effects of changes that effect citizens with pre-existing conditions ...

Business Trump scores healthcare victory in House
Author: 0 Trump scores healthcare victory in House

The health-care bill would get rid of the individual mandate for coverage, and would give Americans a refundable tax credit based on age for buying health insurance, rather than tying subsidies to income. And after the first attempt at repeal failed in an embarrassing fashion, House Republicans and Trump badly needed a win. " Trumpcare isn't a health care bill".

Author: 0 Google parent Alphabet posts impressive Q1 earnings despite advertiser boycott

CEO Ruth Porat stated that excellent results mark a terrific start to FY17. Alphabet's total revenue for the quarter was US$24.75 billion, including an nearly 50% increase for Google's "other revenues" to $3.10 billion. Pichai added that Google works "very hard to create the best environment for brands on YouTube", highlighting its "cornerstone" offering Google Preferred, which allows brands to advertise against the top 5 per cent of content.

Business China's first large passenger jet is now airborne
Author: 0 China's first large passenger jet is now airborne

TV news cameras and a large crowd were on hand at Shanghai's Pudong airport to watch as the C919 shot down the runaway and took off into the wild grey yonder. Last year, China started operating a smaller passenger jet ARJ21 on domestic routes, which was also developed by Comac. With the flight, the official Xinhua News Agency said China had become "one of the world's top makers of jumbo aircraft", the fourth large jet producer after the US, Europe and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 White House studying executive order to withdraw from NAFTA

The statement came hours after administration officials said Trump was considering a draft executive order to withdraw the us from the deal - though administration officials cautioned it was just one of a number of options being discussed by the president and his staff.

Business Tyson Fury Open Letter Addressing The Turmoil In His Life
Author: 0 Tyson Fury Open Letter Addressing The Turmoil In His Life

Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn revealed the heavyweight next plans to fight towards the year's end. "If Wladimir wants to fight, I will fight Wladimir once again", Joshua said. "When you go to the trenches, that's when you find out who you really are", Joshua said. "I was planning to do it". Klitschko seized his moment and began to land flush as he took control.

Author: 0 Washington considering new sanctions on N. Korea if needed: Tillerson

In a joint statement, the ASEAN foreign ministers said they "discussed the issue of South China Sea and both sides underscored the importance of peaceful resolution of disputes in accordance with the principle of worldwide law, including the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)".

Author: 0 Trump signs executive orders on financial regulations

The president said he would come out with a "major announcement" on Thursday with details on his plans for long-awaited tax reform and tax cuts. Top Trump administration officials are giving out differing accounts of a tax plan that the president has promised will be released Wednesday, calling into question whether they have ironed out some of the most hard components of any proposal.

Author: 0 What C919 means to China jet industry and domestic airlines

The C919 carries 170 passengers and has a range of more than 5,500 kilometers, meaning it will match up against the Boeing 737 and Airbus A20 in a fast-growing aviation market. The "C" in the aircraft's name stands for both China and COMAC (Commercial Aircraft Corp of China), the number 9 is a symbol for "everlasting", while the 19 represents the aircraft's maximum seat capacity of 190.

Author: 0 Tesla off to a solid start to 2017, say mostly bullish analysts

On a per-share basis, net loss narrowed to US$2.04 per share from US$2.13 per share. Tesla still expects 47,000 to 50,000 first-half deliveries (up 61% to 71%) annually, and notably says it will hold off on giving a second-half outlook until after Model 3 production starts in July.

Author: 0 GOP-led panel OKs bill to overhaul Dodd-Frank

The intense, exhaustive markup included hours of lawmakers fighting over the true cause of the 2008 crisis, the Federalist Papers, the founding of the United States, Russia's influence on the 2016 presidential election, President Trump's potential conflicts of interest and the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.

Author: 0 Looking for a job? These 5 areas are doing the most hiring

In the meantime, employers keep hiring. A consensus of economists had expected the unemployment rate to stay at 6.7 per cent, according to Thomson Reuters . WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth rebounded sharply in April and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.4 percent, near a 10-year low, pointing to a tightening labor market that could seal the case for an interest rate increase next month despite moderate wage growth.

Business COMAC launches C919 inaugural flight
Author: 0 COMAC launches C919 inaugural flight

Albeit three-years late, the take-off at exactly 2pm followed a five-minute ceremony on the tarmac that saw five crew members, led by 41-year-old captain Cai Jun, board the gleaming new aircraft. But it will take years to reach that destination, and the aircraft maker is likely to focus first on domestic customers. With a population of 1.4 billion, the trips add up: Analysts predict that China will surpass the the world's largest commercial aviation market by 2030.

Business Slaying of camp workers on California beach may be solved
Author: 0 Slaying of camp workers on California beach may be solved

Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas said Friday that Shaun Gallon was the man who gunned down Linday Cutshall, 22, and Jason Allen, 26, as they camped on a beach in Jenner in August 2004. The sheriff said Gallon was "well-known to investigators" and that he was a person of interest in the Jenner case. Shaun Gallon has not been arrested in their killings.

Author: 0 Gold dips below Rs 29000 on weak global cues, low demand

Spot gold was down 0.6 percent at $1,251.68 per ounce as of 1458 GMT after touching its lowest since April 10 at $1,248.90. Gold inched up on Friday as the euro rose against the dollar, but was on track for its biggest weekly fall since November on receding political risks in France and the expectation of a USA rate rise as early as June.

Business Passenger asks for gluten-free breakfast, gets handed a ripe banana
Author: 0 Passenger asks for gluten-free breakfast, gets handed a ripe banana

But few people expect a single banana. He then reportedly asked the attendant is she was joking and she apologised, reiterating that the banana was the gluten-free meal . I'm going to be completely honest with you: I still don't really understand what gluten is. "I think the stewardess realised something wasn't right too", he told the British newspaper.

Business Federal Reserve Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged
Author: 0 Federal Reserve Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged

The unemployment rate also fell in March to near a 10-year low. The decision to hold its benchmark interest rate target at 0.75 percent to 1 percent was widely expected with the Federal Open Market Committee voting unanimously on the issue.

Author: 0 First Commonwealth Financial Corp PA Acquires 21520 Shares of QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)

The stock's current trading price is $51.56 by scoring -1.43%. Canaccord Genuity cut their price objective on QUALCOMM from $75.00 to $70.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday. Moreover, Glg Prtn Ltd Partnership has 0.54% invested in QUALCOMM, Inc. A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a Sell recommendation. Now the P/E of QUALCOMM Incorporated stands at 18.27.

Business Air pollution plan: Diesel scrappage scheme expected to be announced
Author: 0 Air pollution plan: Diesel scrappage scheme expected to be announced

But a scheme "would need to provide value for money" and "have to be targeted at those most in need of support", they added. "Given the potential impacts on individuals and businesses, when considering between equally effective alternatives to deliver compliance, the Government believes that if a local authority can identify measures other than charging zones that are at least as effective at reducing NO2, those measures should be preferred", the report says.

Business ACCC decides against declaration of mobile roaming
Author: 0 ACCC decides against declaration of mobile roaming

Telstra's monopoly was supported by regional councils such as Barcoo Shire Council in Queensland, which said other telcos had failed to invest in remote areas, instead enjoying "the riches of mobile services for city customers". "While we do not think that mandated roaming is the answer to these problems in regional and rural areas, we are seeking comment on other regulatory and policy measures that could improve coverage and competitive outcomes", Mr Sims said.

Author: 0 Investor Targeted Stock: Vince Holding Corp (VNCE)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. TheStreet lowered Vince Holding Corp from a "c-" rating to a "d+" rating in a report on Tuesday, February 28th. The original version of this story can be read at

Business United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger who was dragged off plane
Author: 0 United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger who was dragged off plane

United Airlines is making changes after a man was forcibly removed from one of its flights earlier this month, promising to cut down on overbooking and raise the maximum incentive for passengers to skip a flight to $10,000. Dao lost two front teeth and sustained other injuries in the incident. Earlier, the crew had tried to entice volunteers to give up their seats with $800 in travel credits, but had no takers.

Business ANC accuses judiciary of 'policing political decisions'
Author: 0 ANC accuses judiciary of 'policing political decisions'

The High Court on Thursday ordered Zuma to give his reasons for the reshuffle, which triggered large street protests against the him and led to more calls for his resignation. The ANC says the court ruling amounts to opposition parties using the judiciary to police political decisions and sets a very worrisome precedent. The DA says if Zuma complies with the court order handed down on Thursday, he will be held to account for whatever he says or reveals in a later application to review his ...

Business Shake Shack, Inc. (NYSE:SHAK) Under Analyst Spotlight
Author: 0 Shake Shack, Inc. (NYSE:SHAK) Under Analyst Spotlight

But it rebounded on Friday after analysts upgraded the stock because of the company's growth prospects. Zacks Investment Research raised Shake Shack from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday. (PPHM - Free Report) need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. If you are viewing this piece of content on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark and copyright ...

Author: 0 Messi wins FIFA appeal, remaining 3 matches of ban lifted

FIFA's appeal committee described Messi's behaviour as "reproachable" but decided the evidence against him was insufficient. "Both the player and the Argentinian Football Association have been informed of the decision today". Messi served one of the four-game ban when he sat out Argentina's 2-0 defeat by Bolivia on 28 March. There is a chance Messi gets called up but don't be surprised if he misses those games as he is getting married this summer.

Business Copy-Scam Alert: Google Docs phishing emails
Author: 0 Copy-Scam Alert: Google Docs phishing emails

It doesn't seem likely that the recent phishing attack would have been flagged by this system at the time of its occurrence, as it was a hosted app on Google's own domain. In the meantime though, it is better to avoid clicking on any suspicious Google Doc invite links. If you click the link, it'll take you to a Google accounts page with different Google accounts.

Business Mover inside Traders Radar: EnLink Midstream Partners, LP's (ENLK)
Author: 0 Mover inside Traders Radar: EnLink Midstream Partners, LP's (ENLK)

The Value Composite Two of Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP) is 42. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. EQT Midstream Partners had 18 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital has "Equal-Weight" rating and $10 target.

Author: 0 Oil prices down amid uncertainties over OPEC deal extension

A formal decision will be taken when the OPEC ministers meet on May 25. US crude stocks fell last week, while gasoline stocks increased and distillate inventories fell, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. Michael Hewson, a chief market analyst at CMC Markets UK , said the comments created further concern among investors, who have also been fretting about slowing Chinese demand and rising USA shale output.

Author: 0 U.S. House of Reps passes bill to repeal, replace Obamacare

The DCCC launched digital ads on Facebook and Instagram aimed at 30 GOP members. In final adjustments, leaders added billions more to help people with pre-existing conditions afford coverage, while the conservative Club for Growth withdrew its opposition just before Thursday's vote.

Author: 0 Puerto Rico Seeks Court Protection To Restructure $70B Debt

Today we'll make history" during a May Day protest against looming austerity measures amid an economic crisis and demanding an audit on the island's debt to identify those responsible in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Monday, May 1, 2017. Bondholders wanted higher payments and steeper cuts. Any write-downs also would impact bond insurers Assured Guaranty Ltd., MBIA Inc. and Ambac Financial Group, which have guaranteed billions of dollars of Puerto Rico's bonds.

Business Africa's Prosperity Tied to Powerhouse Pair South Africa and Nigeria
Author: 0 Africa's Prosperity Tied to Powerhouse Pair South Africa and Nigeria

The report, which says that inequality stifles growth in Africa , was released at the World Economic Forum Africa which started in South Africa's coastal city of Durban on Wednesday. The event (located in Durban, South Africa ) ran from 3 May, and drew various leaders from business, government and civil society. According to Zuma, this year's WEF on Africa will focus specifically on issues that include education, skills and employment, entrepreneurship, energy, infrastructure and ...

Business FICCI fully supportive of Centre's move to act against NPAs
Author: 0 FICCI fully supportive of Centre's move to act against NPAs

As per the government's notification, the Central Bank may order authorization to the RBI to issue directions to any banking company to initiate insolvency resolution process in respect of a default, under the provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

Author: 0 David Davis: We won't be bullied on Brexit

Results of Britain's local elections are due on Friday in what will serve as a key indicator of Prime Minister Theresa May's chances in next month's Brexit-dominated national election. At a press conference in Brussels, Mr Tusk said: "These negotiations are hard enough as they are". By contrast the anti-EU, anti-mass immigration UK Independence Party is predicted to lose most of its council seats as it struggles to define itself now that its principal goal - Brexit - is on its way to being ...

Author: 0 Promises on jobs, affordability continue to dominate BC election campaign

Experts say the emergence of the Green party for the first time in Canadian provincial politics has injected some defining moments into an otherwise ho-hum campaign. He said fundraising has increased because they banned union and corporate donations. As for the NDP , the kindest thing one can say is that they are not the Liberals.

Business Senate fails to lay 2017 Budget Proposal as promised
Author: 0 Senate fails to lay 2017 Budget Proposal as promised

The Appropriation Bill presented to the assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari in December, 2016, is yet to be passed. The Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan had last Thursday said the report would be laid last Tuesday, passed yesterday and transmitted to the President today.

Author: 0 Large Chinese-made passenger jet due to make maiden flight

It can accommodate between 158 and 168 seats, and has a range of 4,075 to 5,555 kilometres. The COMAC assembly line for the C919, the first large Chinese-made passenger jetliner. The Communist Party is keen that China's growing economic muscle should be matched by broader improvements in science and technology, and recent years have seen other major achievements for China, such as significant advances in its space programme.

Business U.S. Dollar Remains Strong After Fed Meeting, Hurting Gold Prices
Author: 0 U.S. Dollar Remains Strong After Fed Meeting, Hurting Gold Prices

Regarding the labor markets, the central bank focused on the decline in the unemployment rate and was content with the average job gains increase despite last month's headline increase falling short of expectations. Dow Jones closed up by 0.02 percent, S&P 500 ended down 0.15 percent, Nasdaq finished the day down by 0.40 percent. A statement the Fed issued Wednesday after its latest policy meeting noted that the economy slowed sharply during the January-March quarter but that it ...

Author: 0 Leak in line from gas well blamed in fatal Colorado blast

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday ordered inspections and tests of all active and abandoned gas pipelines within 1,000 feet of occupied buildings. They carry oil or gas from a well to a storage tank or other collection point. Natural gas is odorless when it comes out of the ground, and energy companies add a smell during refining so leaks will be noticeable. He also said the proximity of the well to the home did not play a role in the explosion.