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Business Schools and colleges close due to 'Beast from the East'
Author: 0 Schools and colleges close due to 'Beast from the East'

Ireland's National Meteorological Service, known as Met Eireann, late Wednesday issued its highest weather warning - advising people to "take action to protect themselves and/or their properties" - for the entire country until mid-afternoon Friday.

Business Ryanair plans return to full operations in all Irish airports on Saturday
Author: 0 Ryanair plans return to full operations in all Irish airports on Saturday

About 220 people affected by the cancellation of flights spent Thursday night at the airport. Flights have been cancelled at other airports, with Manchester , Birmingham and London City among those severely affected. British Airways warns that it is expecting adverse weather conditions through Friday. The storm is expected to be the most extreme winter weather event in Ireland since 1982 as Storm Emma clashes with Arctic winds causing heavy snowfall and gusts of up to 110kmh, resulting ...

Business JC Penney profit forecast, same-store sales disappoint, shares dive
Author: 0 JC Penney profit forecast, same-store sales disappoint, shares dive

The stock hit its 52-week high on 03/03/17, and 52-week low on 11/08/17. This is calculated by taking the current share price and dividing by the share price one month ago. Oz Management Lp who had been investing in Penney J C Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.22B market cap company. ( JCP ) shares were closed at $3.92 a share in the latest session and the stock value loss nearly -9.47% since the beginning of this year.

Business Treasury, IRS release new tax withholding calculator
Author: 0 Treasury, IRS release new tax withholding calculator

It's created to help guide you on how much to deduct from paychecks under the new tax law . The calculator unveiled today by the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service helps people determine whether they have the correct amount of money withheld by employers from paychecks - to avoid facing a huge tax bill for 2018.

Author: 0 Traders Secrets on Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO), Camber Energy, Inc. (CEI)

The stock increased 1.89% or $0.275 during the last trading session, reaching $14.795. About 141,795 shares traded or 9.48% up from the average. In July 2011, Marathon completed the spin-off of its refining/sales business into a separate, independent and publicly traded company Marathon Petroleum Corporation (Ticker: MPC ).

Business Delta's stance on NRA caters to left, should spark boycotts
Author: 0 Delta's stance on NRA caters to left, should spark boycotts

Local guns rights groups feel the National Rifle Association boycott movement might backfire. Major corporations like Delta and United Airlines , MetLife insurance, and vehicle rental companies like Enterprise , Avis Budget Group, and Hertz all have announced that they are ending their partnerships with the National Rifle Association (NRA).

Business Hedley concert cancelled at Caesars Windsor
Author: 0 Hedley concert cancelled at Caesars Windsor

The band is now on a tour scheduled to end in Kelowna British Columbia on March 23 and have announced they will take a "hiatus" after that to talk about "how they have let people down, and what we intend to do about it". They have vowed to take "a long hard look in the mirror" and do some "soul-searching". The then-24-year-old explained that she met the singer at Toronto's Thompson Hotel after meeting on dating app Tinder in 2016.

Business USA stocks fall during worst month in two years
Author: 0 USA stocks fall during worst month in two years

Technology companies and drugmakers also fell, as they make much of their revenue outside the USA and could be vulnerable if other countries respond with tariffs of their own. The yield on the 10-year Treasury rose to 2.86 percent from 2.81 percent late Thursday. Among the biggest losers on Wednesday in the S&P 500 was Lowe's, which reported weaker profit for the last quarter than analysts expected.

Business American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.27
Author: 0 American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.27

American Outdoor CEO Debney said during the earnings call that he had heard reports of higher foot traffic at firearms retailers and increased sales. Take a view on its long-term annual earnings per share (EPS) growth rate which is suggested by Analyst to reach at 15.00% for next 5 years and looking its past five year record, annual EPS growth rate was 41.20%.

Business Amazon Prime Video, Disney India sign content deal for Marvel & ABC series
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Video, Disney India sign content deal for Marvel & ABC series

Now, we have some exciting news for the music enthusiasts in India regarding Amazon Prime Music. The agreement provides for Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment label films to exclusively premiere on Amazon Prime Video following their local theatrical release in the region, further expanding Amazon's catalogue of premium movies.

Business Why the US should worry more about Xi Jinping than Putin
Author: 0 Why the US should worry more about Xi Jinping than Putin

This could mean that Xi, who also leads the party and the military, may stay in power indefinitely. Deng was well aware of the dangers of one-man rule and pushed for measures that would distribute and formalize decision-making in China , and prevent the emergence of another Mao.

Business German cities can ban diesel cars, court rules
Author: 0 German cities can ban diesel cars, court rules

Therefore, the sticker regulation and the StVO (road traffic regulations, Straßenverkehrsordnung) remain inapplicable insofar as they preclude the obligation to comply with the limit if a traffic ban for diesel vehicles proves to be the only suitable measure to keep the period of non-compliance with the NO2 limit values as short as possible, the high court said.

Business Promising federal budget ignores debt and deficits
Author: 0 Promising federal budget ignores debt and deficits

The unspoken bet is that Canadian exports will benefit from a roaring USA economy, even if business investment is lured away by the US tax cuts. "What the government is proposing is not a plan". "If half of our population are held back, we're just not going to be as successful", Morneau said before the budget was tabled. Yalnizyan also argues that in its effort to keep the debt-to-GDP on a downward track, the Liberals are actually spending less over the outlook when the promised ...

Business Twitter seeks help in measuring 'health' of interactions
Author: 0 Twitter seeks help in measuring 'health' of interactions

In a series of tweets on Thursday, chief executive officer Jack Dorsey acknowledged that Twitter "didn't fully predict or understand the real-world negative consequences" of instant public messaging. "We aren't proud of how people have taken advantage of our service, or our inability to address it fast enough". At the same time, he said, when Twitter has tried to fix this, it has been accused of political bias, censorship, apathy or thinking only about the bottom line.

Business Power bank catches fire in a flight's overhead cabin luggage
Author: 0 Power bank catches fire in a flight's overhead cabin luggage

The incident was caught on camera and the video published on social media went viral. A fire broke out in the cabin of a China Southern Airlines plane while it was boarding at Guangzhou airport around noon on Sunday. Through it all, we're just really glad that the crisis was averted and no one was hurt in the process. Flight CZ-3539 had begun boarding when a passenger spotted another passengers bag on fire with smoke coming from the overhead bin, stated China Southern Airlines to the ...

Business Walmart to Raise Minimum Age For All Gun Sales To 21
Author: 0 Walmart to Raise Minimum Age For All Gun Sales To 21

The statement also said the company does not sell bump stocks , high-capacity magazines, and other similar accessories, and that the company has processes to monitor its eCommerce marketplace to ensure that the same policies are applied.

Business US Manufacturing Expands at Fastest Rate in almost 14 Years
Author: 0 US Manufacturing Expands at Fastest Rate in almost 14 Years

Any reading over 50 is deemed growth. Andrew Hunter, US economist at Capital Economics, said the rise in the ISM manufacturing index suggests that growth is set to pick up following a soft start to the year. Like the activity subindexes, the Ai Group said the majority of manufacturing subsectors also saw activity levels improves in February, indicating that the strength in the headline reading was broad-based.

Business China factory PMI falls to lowest since July 2016
Author: 0 China factory PMI falls to lowest since July 2016

Any reading above 50 indicates expansion in the sector. The new export order index dropped to 49.5, 2.4 percentage point lower than December's reading. The services sector accounts for over half of China's economy, with rising wages giving Chinese consumers more spending power. China is the world's biggest solar panel producer.

Business Equifax finds another 2.4 million people affected by its data breach
Author: 0 Equifax finds another 2.4 million people affected by its data breach

Thursday Equifax said it discovered another 2.4 million Americans who had their names and drivers license numbers exposed. Equifax says these Americans were not found in the original breach because they had been focusing their investigation on Americans whose social security numbers were impacted.

Business Republican-led Missouri House initiates investigation into Greitens affair
Author: 0 Republican-led Missouri House initiates investigation into Greitens affair

Louis City Circuit Court stemming from an affair before his election in 2016. The grand jury's indictment of Greitens was announced Thursday. Greitens' attorney, Edward L. Dowd said the photo was "a publicly posted professional headshot" - not the compromising photo the indictment alleges Greitens took. Greitens' campaign paid an Ethics Commission fine a year ago for failing to report its receipt of the list.

Business India dethrones China as the fastest-growing major economy
Author: 0 India dethrones China as the fastest-growing major economy

The construction sector grew 6.8 percent in October -December, broadly reflecting trends in output and sales of inputs, such as cement and steel, even as the sentiment remains weak after the RERA Act and the GST. The growth figure is not expected to change for monetary policy. "However, the gross value addition (GVA), which is net of taxes, is not as good as GDP, underscoring the fact much more needs to be done in terms of sustainable growth", he added.

Business Kroger raises age limit to 21 for gun sales
Author: 0 Kroger raises age limit to 21 for gun sales

Seventeen of those locations sell firearms, including the store in Warrenton. The nation's largest grocery chain sells guns at 44 of its Fred Meyer stores in the West, but said Thursday that it's become clear that gun retail outlets must go beyond what current US laws requires.

Business This Holi, do not miss the Elephant Festival in Jaipur
Author: 0 This Holi, do not miss the Elephant Festival in Jaipur

The festival has become popular with non-religious people across the United Kingdom using the celebration as a chance to get together armed with dry colours and water balloons filled with coloured water. Holi is festival of solace, treasure, comfort. From organic colors to enjoying with water games and having a number of holi snacks and drinks stalls around and we all are ready to cheat our diet.

Business Walmart Joins Dick's Sporting Goods In Raising Age To Buy Guns
Author: 0 Walmart Joins Dick's Sporting Goods In Raising Age To Buy Guns

Under federal law, a person must be at least 21 to buy a handgun from a firearms dealer. "In response to the tragic events in Parkland and elsewhere, we've taken a hard look at our policies and procedures for firearm sales", Kristal Howard, a spokeswoman for the retailer, said in an email .

Business NY Republicans Stop Democrats' Push On Several Gun Control Bills
Author: 0 NY Republicans Stop Democrats' Push On Several Gun Control Bills

The President has strongly advocated since the shooting for arming select groups of teachers in schools who volunteer to protect their students. US President Donald Trump claimed yesterday that he would have rushed into the Florida high school during a mass shooting this month that killed 17 people and called it "disgusting" that an officer assigned to the school didn't enter the building while the attack was under way.

Business Almost 20 businesses cut ties with the NRA
Author: 0 Almost 20 businesses cut ties with the NRA

But it doesn't offer special services for the group's members. The package-delivery giants issued the dueling statements amid rising public pressure on companies with business ties to the NRA since a February 14 attack left 17 people dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Florida.

Business Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment (PEI)
Author: 0 Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment (PEI)

Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc stated it has 6,721 shares. State Teachers Retirement System reported 190,157 shares. The company reported EPS (ttm) of -0.89. Baird has "Buy" rating and $32.0 target. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 15th. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, July 14 with "Hold".

Business Trump tariffs fuel sell-off in steel and aluminium firms
Author: 0 Trump tariffs fuel sell-off in steel and aluminium firms

The Commerce Department previously recommended tariffs of 24 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum among other potential policy changes. The proposed tariffs "couldn't come at a worse time", said American International Automobile Dealers Association CEO Cody Lusk in a statement .

Business A week after running out of chicken, KFC runs out of gravy
Author: 0 A week after running out of chicken, KFC runs out of gravy

Among the same group, there has minimal movement in terms of quality score (whether you think KFC represents good quality), which has only dropped one point, from 35 to 34. "We're working as hard as we can to get this sorted out". It was also learnt that some of the people started calling emergency services to complain about the chicken shortage.

Business Man racks up $1600 Uber fare after blacking out
Author: 0 Man racks up $1600 Uber fare after blacking out

He accused the Uber driver of using his phone and said he even had to get money to repay the driver for the tolls they had gone through along the way. However, he apparently still gave the driver five stars. Bachman denied sending the auto to his house and said at one point the driver answered a FaceTime call on his personal cell phone.

Business Southwest plane has engine problem, lands safely in Salt Lake City
Author: 0 Southwest plane has engine problem, lands safely in Salt Lake City

The dramatic moment when the burning plane flew back to the airport was captured on camera by eyewitness Ben McConkie. The fire forced Flight 604 bound for Los Angeles to turn around just 20 minutes after takeoff for "an uneventful landing", Southwest Airlines said in a statement to a Utah TV station .

Business AAA forecasts spring gas prices will be highest since 2015
Author: 0 AAA forecasts spring gas prices will be highest since 2015

Prices are still higher than they were at this same time a year ago by about 20 cents. Massachusetts's price is four cents below the national average of $2.53. Heading into summer, a variety of factors including USA gasoline supply-demand levels, domestic gasoline production rates, and global crude demand will help better shape the summer forecast.

Business Holden recalls more than 300000 cars with Takata airbags
Author: 0 Holden recalls more than 300000 cars with Takata airbags

The Holden announcement comes after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) ordered a compulsory recall of all models with Takata airbags installed. Takata Corp. said Wednesday it has submitted a rehabilitation plan to Tokyo District Court following its bankruptcy due to massive recalls of its defective air bags.

Business Powerful Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea
Author: 0 Powerful Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea

Hela Provincial Administrator William Bando said phone networks were out, power lines were down and roads were blocked by landslides. Secretary General of the Papua New Guinea Red Cross, Uvenama Rova, said he suspected the extent of the damage and the deaths could be significantly higher, gaging by the reports he received from his contacts in the affected area.

Business SEC Starts Cryptocurrency Probe - Subpoenas Are Issued
Author: 0 SEC Starts Cryptocurrency Probe - Subpoenas Are Issued

Coming just a day after it was first reported that a "wave of subpoenas" had been issued by the SEC as part of a broad investigation into ICOs, Cammarata's statements are notable in that they position the company as outside of this effort.

Business Cellphone catches fire on Air Canada flight at Pearson
Author: 0 Cellphone catches fire on Air Canada flight at Pearson

The flight was going from Toronto and Vancouver when it was delayed more than two hours. Peel police confirmed Thursday afternoon that it was an LG phone that caught fire. Canada's Transportation Safety Board (TSB) was made aware of the incident but has not decided yet whether it will investigate the matter, said TSB spokesperson Sophie Wistaff.

Business FedEx, UPS Trade Barbs Over NRA Ties After Florida Shooting
Author: 0 FedEx, UPS Trade Barbs Over NRA Ties After Florida Shooting

UPS requires all handguns be shipped overnight, according to its website . The article claims FedEx allows 86 firearms manufacturers and dealers to use two-day shipping, despite its own policy of requiring firearms to be delivered overnight, providing customers a lower-cost option and improving the company's competitiveness against rival UPS (UPS).

Business North Korea's high-level delegation returns home on Tuesday
Author: 0 North Korea's high-level delegation returns home on Tuesday

The US state department responded by saying nuclear disarmament must be the end goal of "any dialogue ". In August, Trump threatened to go beyond sanctions by bringing "fire and fury like the world has never seen", although his administration has repeatedly said it prefers a diplomatic solution.

Business Maruti, Mahindra, Tata Motors post double digit sales growth
Author: 0 Maruti, Mahindra, Tata Motors post double digit sales growth

Courtesy of the Auto Expo 2018, and the huge number of launches we saw last month, vehicle manufacturers have been registering considerable sales growth in February 2018. Suzuki Motorcycle India sold 46,147 units in domestic sales, a growth of 37%. Tata Motors posted a 45% jump in sales, clocking 17,771 units, owing to a favourable base effect and consumer acceptance of new models, including the Nexon and Hexa in the UV segment, according to Mayank Pareek, president of the passenger ...

Business Uber Launches Health Ride Service Tailored to Health Care Providers
Author: 0 Uber Launches Health Ride Service Tailored to Health Care Providers

A lot of that money is for people who can't drive - either because of age or poverty - and so Medicare and Medicaid providers foot the bill. Since the facilities are willing to shell out their own dollars, then there must be a worthwhile benefit for them, the biggest one being a reduction in the amount of missed appointments, which costs the USA healthcare system more than $150 billion a year thanks to 3.6 million Americans who miss their schedules appointments.

Business Delta Air Lines, politics and the NRA
Author: 0 Delta Air Lines, politics and the NRA

Gov. Casey Cagle threatened to block any tax legislation that could benefit Delta Airlines if it did not reinstate its relationship with the National Rifle Association . "If corporate America wants to make a positive difference on gun violence, it should donate a portion of its profits to mental health treatments and school safety initiatives".

Business Best Buy to close 250 mobile stores
Author: 0 Best Buy to close 250 mobile stores

It is also quite possible that mobile retail margins are dipping and the business, in general, is not as profitable as it once used to be. Key to Best Buy's proposition is its in-store and at-home customer service, experts have told Retail Dive.

Business Windsor Tory candidates slammed by Ont. Liberals for supporting Patrick Brown
Author: 0 Windsor Tory candidates slammed by Ont. Liberals for supporting Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown said Monday he is quitting the race because it has been hard on his family and because his candidacy has distracted from policy discussion. Brown called the news report as "false, malicious, irresponsible and defamatory". But in a statement issued late Monday, Brown said he was unable to continue, given the burden of refuting false and "slanderous" misconduct charges, and the toll that vying for the leadership has taken on those close to him.

Business SBI Interest Rates Hike on Retail, Fixed, Bulk Deposits
Author: 0 SBI Interest Rates Hike on Retail, Fixed, Bulk Deposits

These banks have hiked their marginal cost of funds-based lending rates ( MCLR ) - the benchmark rate against which home and auto loans are priced - by 10-20 basis points. SBI has also increased two-year and three-year MCLR by 20 bps each to 8.25% and 8.35%, respectively. While the SBI will offer 6.40% interest rate on deposits for one year to 456 days, compared to 6.25% earlier, for deposits of over 2 years, it will pay 6.5% compared to 6% earlier.

Business Dunkin' Donuts announces Girl Scout cookie coffee
Author: 0 Dunkin' Donuts announces Girl Scout cookie coffee

Giving back is in the Girl Scout DNA, and this year Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama (GSSA) is giving back through Operation Cookie Care Package (OCCP). "And, "(n) ot only do girls learn important business and entrepreneurial skills, but they put their earning toward impactful community projects and leadership experiences", Barry Horowitz, the chief revenue officer for Girl Scouts USA, added.

Business Shannon Airport 'remains fully operational' despite snow and poor weather
Author: 0 Shannon Airport 'remains fully operational' despite snow and poor weather

Passengers are advised to check with their airline and not to travel to the airport if their flight is cancelled. The airport, Europe's 14th busiest, said: "We will have snow crews working today and tomorrow to continue to clear the runway, taxiways, aircraft parking stands and apron areas for our airline customers' planned resumption of services on Saturday morning".

Business ICE raids: Your rights if you are detained
Author: 0 ICE raids: Your rights if you are detained

The agency declined to elaborate on the 800 who allegedly got away or answer other questions about the operation that began Sunday. "They committed not a single crime, and they were deported by this administration which has ended their deferral policy".

Business World's first plastic-free supermarket aisle opens in Amsterdam
Author: 0 World's first plastic-free supermarket aisle opens in Amsterdam

The hundreds of products available there will include a wide-array of staples like rice as well as snacks, fruits and veggies, and other meals. The new Ekoplaza Lab pilot store opened on Jan Pieter Heijestraat in Amsterdam yesterday, offering a range of almost 700 products that are free from plastic packaging, including meat, rice, sauces, dairy, confectionery, and fresh produce.