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Business Summer Meals Available To Children As School Year Ends
Author: 0 Summer Meals Available To Children As School Year Ends

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service and Seamless Summer programs help bridge the hunger gap between the end of one school year and the beginning of the next. These school system-based programs aren't the only feeding options the children have during June and July. The idea was for children to associate the van with fun and play, which might encourage them to show up for meals more often.

Author: 0 House Subpoenas Flynn, Cohen, and Unmasking Requests by Obama Trio

Gen. Michael Flynn , President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, and two of their businesses. ANYONE PAYING attention to the mushrooming investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election campaign and President Trump's possible ties to Moscow will have noticed that this is not a simple story.

Author: 0 Oil Price Forecasts Lowered on Crude Glut

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports U.S. petroleum stockpiles Thursday morning, one day later than usual due to the Memorial Day holiday this week. Both OPEC and non-OPEC producers reached an agreement last week to extend the production cuts they had set previous year by nine more months. OPEC started the output cuts on January 1 in an attempt to ease bloated global inventories and boost oil prices.

Business Comey Blockbuster: Media prepares for spectacle
Author: 0 Comey Blockbuster: Media prepares for spectacle

In a July press conference, Comey said the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee had been "extremely careless", but her conduct did not rise to the level of criminal charges. Comey says he replied that he wanted to serve out his ten-year term and "was not on anybody's side politically". In the statement Comey added: "That concerned me greatly, given the FBI's traditionally independent status in the executive branch".

Author: 0 Oil prices down sharply ahead of OPEC announcement

Global benchmark Brent fell 0.5 percent to $51.18, after slumping 4.6 percent overnight. There had been hopes that the extension would be 12 months or that the cuts would be even deeper . That proposal led to a multi-session rally in crude oil prices that erased much of what was lost during the first quarter to lingering pressure from the glut.

Author: 0 Coats refuses to discuss Trump conversations

NSA chief Mike Rogers said he's never been directed to do anything illegal or immoral. "I'm certainly not blaming you but it certainly is an interesting town in which we exist", McCain said, adding that whether the info in the story is classified or not, it is now out in the public.

Author: 0 Apple debuts HomePod speaker to take on Amazon, Google

The HomePod , to be launched later this year , has six microphones built into it and is powered by Apple's smart assistant Siri. "A smart speaker utilizing an underachieving voice assistant could dampen interest in the product". Apple Watch has emerged as the market leader for smartwatches - but it has competition after including basic fitness trackers in the count. Apple Inc kicked off its annual developer conference on Monday by unveiling a "Siri face" for the Apple Watch that ...

Author: 0 Third attacker identified after London Bridge terrorist attack

Pakistan-born Khuram Butt , 27, and Rachid Redouane , 30, both from Barking were the other two attackers. The report said Italy had put him on a watch list and flagged his presence to Moroccan and British authorities. Zaghba had been detained in March 2016 at Marconi Airport in the northern Italian city of Bologna when about to board a flight to Istanbul, according to Ansa.

Author: 0 British & Irish Lions squad must shape up quickly, says Warren Gatland

The Lions botched the ideal chance to set their tour up and running by throwing away a potentially priceless victory against their first Super Rugby opposition. The final score - 35-30 - reflected a close game, but I was there that day and there was really only one team in it before the Lions came back after the game was already gone.

Business POWERBALL Jackpot Grows To Estimated $375 Million Ahead of Tonight's Drawing
Author: 0 POWERBALL Jackpot Grows To Estimated $375 Million Ahead of Tonight's Drawing

MLive will be providing live results of tonight's drawing and will update this story with the winning numbers as they come in. The odds of winning any prize in the drawing: 1 in 24.87. Last year, a Pearlie Mae Smith of Trenton and her seven adult children shared a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot . The odds of winning $1 million - awarded for having all five numbers, without the Powerball - are 1 in 11,688,054.

Author: 0 What Analysts Have to Say About Colony Starwood Homes (SFR)?

During last 3 month it remained at 5.28%. Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Colony Starwood Homes as $152130 in the Current Quarter. So is with Colony Starwood Homes. Equities research analysts predict that Colony Starwood Homes will post ($0.02) EPS for the current year. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 14th.

Author: 0 Five killed as cops open fire during farmer protest in MP

Six battalions were sent on Tuesday to assist police. Following certain assurances by Chief Minister Shivraj Chauhan, one faction of farmers called off the strike, but the other groups have continued with the stir. In Suwasara area, police lobbed teargas shells as farmers damaged public property and attempted to set afire police vehicles. A similar incident of violence was reported from Sehore where protestors broke the arm of a police officer.

Author: 0 Moody's downgrades China's credit rating as country's debt mounts

The move came late on Wednesday and was widely expected after Moody's downgraded China, saying it expects the financial strength of the economy will erode in coming years as growth slows and debt continues to rise. The MOF pointed out another error in Moody's credit rating criteria as it mingled government debt with local government financing platforms and debt of State-owned enterprises.

Business Christopher Wray: 3 things to know about Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee
Author: 0 Christopher Wray: 3 things to know about Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee

In 2003, Wray was nominated for the post of assistant attorney general in charge of the Justice Department's Criminal Division by President George W. Warner said he doesn't know that much about Wray, but added that "I hear he had a good reputation". However, after the Christie-Bristol Myers Squibb agreement got national attention, the Justice Department changed its rules to end similar actions and prevent USA attorneys from requiring payments to unrelated outside institutions.

Business OPEC and Other Producers Agreed to Extend Production Cuts
Author: 0 OPEC and Other Producers Agreed to Extend Production Cuts

U.S. West Texas Intermediate or WTI Crude futures were trading 0.45 percent higher at $49.12 on the New York Mercantile Exchange as of 5.55 am EDT. " Oil prices slumped this week as OPEC announced that it would rollover its current output cuts for another nine months", said the analysts.

Business Canada to increase military spending 70 percent in 10 years
Author: 0 Canada to increase military spending 70 percent in 10 years

Canada will increase defence spending by $13.9 billion over the next decade. The policy makes the case for a major expansion of Canada's military capabilities by three trends: growing tension between global powers; the changing nature of conflict; and rapid technological advancements.

Author: 0 Arab neighbours say 'nothing to negotiate' with Qatar after cutting ties

Qatar denies the accusations. While most of the Gulf Cooperation Council members have cut ties, Kuwait's Emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber Al-Sabah, is seeking a diplomatic solution. Officials said the Russian goal appears to be to cause rifts among the United States and its allies. Trump said on Twitter, claiming his visit to Saudi Arabia was "already paying off".

Author: 0 New Siri speaker expected as Apple takes on Amazon's Alexa

It also (like every AI Speaker out there) boasts of a touchscreen upper-surface that can be used to trigger Siri . Naturally, that's because you can control the speaker using Siri , and Apple has been keen to point out that you don't need to worry about giving up your privacy to do so, noting that "until you say Hey Sri, nothing is being said to Apple ".

Business RCom rejects rating downgrades by Moody's and Fitch
Author: 0 RCom rejects rating downgrades by Moody's and Fitch

RCom shares closed at Rs 19.35 apiece, a drop of 3.73% on the BSE on Wednesday. "We respectfully disagree with the recent rating actions by both these agencies, and believe that these rating actions do not reflect the servicing track record of the company", RCom said.

Business 20 dead after explosion at firecracker factory in MP's Balaghat
Author: 0 20 dead after explosion at firecracker factory in MP's Balaghat

Taking cognizance of the situation, Chouhan appealed for peace to the agitating farmers in the state and also announced a compensation of Rs. one crore to the kin of those killed in the violence. Some farm leaders called off their action after the states' chief ministers said they would consider their demands, but others have stepped up efforts to block roads and damage public transport.

Author: 0 Retail Properties Of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) Under Analyst Spotlight

This rating uses a scale from 1 to 5. It has underperformed by 31.51% the S&P500. Jana Partners Llc increased Radius Health Inc (RDUS) stake by 86.49% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The number of shares now held by investors is 149.14 Million. 01/31/2014 - Retail Properties of America, Inc. was upgraded to "overweight" by analysts at Capital One.

Author: 0 Two Buzzers to Observe: Ceragon Networks Ltd. (CRNT) ,CEL-SCI Corporation (CVM)

The RSI computes momentum as the ratio of higher closes to lower closes: stocks which have had more or stronger positive changes have a higher RSI than stocks which have had more or stronger negative changes. The performance for week is 11.04% and the performance for quarter is at -21.85%. Shares of the company have shown an EPS growth of 40.70% in the last 5 years.

Author: 0 The Ascena Retail Group (ASNA) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.29

The Chairman now owns $8,250,130 of the stock per the Form 4 SEC filing. TradeLink Capital LLC boosted its position in Ascena Retail Group by 124.7% in the third quarter. The stock of Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, January 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The Beta for the company stands at 1.9 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.2.

Author: 0 Strong U.S. job growth expected in May; wage rise seen moderate

Average hourly earnings are forecast rising 0.2 percent in May after gaining 0.3 percent in April. March was revised down from 79,000 to 50,000, and April was revised down from 211,000 to 174,000. Commenting on the government report from Friday, Nathan Janzen, senior economist at RBC Economic said, "Slower employment growth has always been expected, though, as slack in labor markets is increasingly absorbed".

Author: 0 US Unemployment Down, But Job Growth Stagnates

Unemployment falls for the wrong reasons: The unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent in May, its lowest level since 2001 . The official unemployment rate is defined as "total unemployed, as a percent of the civilian labor force", but doesn't include a number of employment situations in which workers may find themselves.

Author: 0 Brokers Release Average Price Target Of 2.35 On Delcath Systems, Inc. (DCTH)

Delcath Systems , Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $2.4 Million, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 1.47. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued.

Author: 0 The Sell-Side Reaction To United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)'s Recent Shift

Front Barnett Ltd Llc reported 0.75% stake. Alpha Cubed Investments Llc who had been investing in United Parcel Service Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $92.77B market cap company. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q4 2016. UPS comes in with a P/S ratio of 1.51 that's greater than 1, potentially implying that it could be expensive relative to the overall sector (34.76) and its peers (0.59).

Business India set to launch heaviest satellite
Author: 0 India set to launch heaviest satellite

This mission by ISRO will not only launch the most powerful rocket but also the heaviest one in India. The mission would also augment India's communication resources as a single GSAT-19 satellite will be equivalent to having a constellation of six to seven of the older variety of communication satellites in space.

Author: 0 KKR could buy Vocus

Investors of record on Monday, May 8th were given a dividend of $0.17 per share. So is with KKR & Co. The Company's business is primarily conducted through New York Recovery Operating Partnership, L.P. During the same period past year, the company earned ($0.65) EPS. L.P. (NYSE: KKR ) or 193 shares. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, May 23rd.

Author: 0 Third London attacker had been detained en route for Syria

No arrests had been made, police said. Khuram Shazad Butt , 27, and Rachid Redouane , 30, both lived in Barking, east London , but it is not yet clear how they knew each other and police are still investigating their connection to the third unidentified attacker.

Author: 0 Comey set to lay out uncomfortable relationship with Trump

The Senate Intelligence Committee has posted former FBI Director James Comey's opening statement for the record when he testifies Thursday, and it is a doozy. The latest revelations add weight to critics' allegations that the president attempted to obstruct justice by pressuring Comey to alter the course of an investigation.

Author: 0 EasyJet plc 25.3% Potential Decrease Indicated by Liberum Capital

The stock increased 7.73% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $1.95. About shares traded. PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT) has risen 18.22% since June 7, 2016 and is uptrending. Bancorp Of Montreal Can, Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 300 shares. Altavista Wealth Inc holds 2.18% or 53,186 shares in its portfolio. Joules Group PLC ( LON:JOUL ) opened at 297.999 on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Apple takes on Alexa and Google with HomePod

More than 35 million people in the US are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year , more than doubling from last year , according the research firm eMarketer. The latter is a very important feature since one of the major components of every smart speaker is an AI personal assistant . Based on what you read in Apple News, words you type into messages or content you search for in the Safari web browser, Siri will make suggestions in other apps.

Business Consider Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says
Author: 0 Consider Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says

Trump has also grown frustrated with the way his travel ban has been stalled in federal courts, the people added. After the election, Sessions was rewarded with one of the most prominent positions in Trump's new administration, atop the Justice Department.

Author: 0 Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC) Analysts See $0.23 EPS

Bb&T Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 35,488 shares or 0.05% of their U.S. portfolio. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). New Jersey-based Landscape Management Limited has invested 0.35% in Yum! BMO Capital Markets maintained Yum! Finally, CIBC raised their price objective on shares of Yum China Holdings from $33.00 to $35.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research report on Monday, April 10th.

Author: 0 $0.00 EPS Expected for Hooker Furniture Corporation (HOFT)

Media headlines about Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ: HOFT ) have trended positive recently, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. State Street holds 0% or 168,429 shares in its portfolio. RYDER E LARRY also sold $102,056 worth of Hooker Furniture Corporation (NASDAQ:HOFT) shares. The Firm operates through three divisions: casegoods furniture, upholstered furniture and all other.

Author: 0 Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) Short Interest Up 61.3% in May

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. First American Bank bought 10,856 shares as the company's stock rose 2.03% with the market. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 10th were given a $0.285 dividend. Kayne Anderson Cap Advsr Ltd Partnership owns 3.54% invested in DCP Midstream LP (NYSE:DCP) for 8.97M shares. Among 18 analysts covering Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE:ETP), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold.

Author: 0 Terror strikes United Kingdom again, as 3 suspects rampage London, killing 6

The second attacker was named as Rachid Redouane, aged 30, who also went by the identity Rachid Elkhdar and was not known to police. At around 1.30am on Tuesday counter-terror officers raided a property in Ilford, east London . He took a picture afterward showing bodies strewn on the road. "We're going to have to think again about the next iteration of our police and security service model, which has constantly had to innovate over many decades".

Business Security Chiefs Say They Weren't 'Pressured' by White House
Author: 0 Security Chiefs Say They Weren't 'Pressured' by White House

Several Washington , D.C., bars are opening early Thursday because of the scheduled Senate testimony of fired FBI Director James Comey . Comey could also bring up other aspects of his dealings with the Trump administration. Comey announces in a letter to members of Congress that the FBI has discovered emails "that appear pertinent to the investigation" of Clinton's email server.

Author: 0 USA intelligence says Russian hackers set off Qatar diplomatic crisis

A Qatari official has said an ultimatum issued by Saudi Arabia and its allies for the emirate's citizens to leave is a violation of human rights that requires United Nations intervention. Trump's tweets might also put increasing pressure on Qatar to implement reforms or even the replacement of the current emir. Mr Trump had earlier claimed credit for the pressure placed on Qatar, saying his recent visit to Saudi Arabia was "already paying off".

Author: 0 Trump, Saudi King discuss terror, regional unity

The decision aims to ensure regional stability, coordinate the politics of Arab countries and end the crises in the region, government spokesman Mohammad Momani said . Another voice of support for Qatar came from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who criticised the sanctions and vowed to maintain and develop ties with Doha .

Author: 0 Are Cryptocurrency Miners Responsible for a Shortage in AMD GPUs Worldwide?

DigiTimes suggests that this kind of activity is now boosting sales of graphics cards, since they have been observing strong sales numbers in the second quarter. DigiTimes says both firms are planning to release stripped down cards aimed at cryptominers. AMD traditionally has a better reputation for mining cryptocurrencies.

Business Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBA) Shed -6.31% in Pre-Market
Author: 0 Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBA) Shed -6.31% in Pre-Market

Laplante George also sold $242,644 worth of Ambarella Inc (NASDAQ: AMBA ) on Friday, December 16. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The correct version of this article can be viewed at https://www.thestockobserver.com/2017/06/06/ambarella-inc-amba-announces-earnings-results-beats-estimates-by-0-03-eps.html.

Author: 0 Nashville Predators fans go crazy for 'Rocky Top' during Stanley Cup Final

In an interview during the second intermission of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Penguins and Predators , NBA analyst Charles Barkley talked about how much he's been enjoying this year's hockey postseason. Then again, Gaudreau's two goals the past two games equaled the two the Penguins entire team produced during their time in Tennessee, forgettable as it turned out to be.

Author: 0 Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) recently sold by insider Alton Gregg H

About 15,928 shares traded. (NASDAQ: GILD ). Moreover, Wright Invsts has 0.84% invested in Gilead Sciences , Inc. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. Piper Jaffray maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $114 target in Wednesday, February 3 report. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and $356 target.