Author: 0 A first look at the bids to build Trump's border wall

Kelly has said his agency is considering separating parents and children as a way to dissuade parents from making the trek from Central America. Even as Kelly testified, the Trump administration touted new numbers on border crossings that it said vindicated its approach, including an effort to crack down on "sanctuary cities" and beef up security at the border.

Author: 0 Spain urges UK to be calm after Gibraltar 'war' comments

After the explicit reference to Spain and Gibraltar became publicly known, May spoke to Picardo and issued a statement saying London was "steadfast" in its commitment to the territory which has positioned itself as a springboard for finance to the European Union because of an attractive tax and regulatory regime.

Business Internet privacy repeal headed to Oval Office
Author: 0 Internet privacy repeal headed to Oval Office

Congress' approval is a loss for privacy advocates, who fought for the regulation, passed in October of past year by the then-Democratic majority on the Federal Communications Commission. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said in a tweet the vote was "Terrible for American ppl, great for big biz". The FCC broadband privacy rules were a strong step in that direction.

Business Baltimore officials to judge: Don't delay police overhaul
Author: 0 Baltimore officials to judge: Don't delay police overhaul

The department asked for more time to see how the proposed changes might conflict with the aggressive crime-fighting approach new Attorney General Jeff Sessions favours. Actively participating in a consent decree, he said, will help bolster faith in that process. Davis has said that to effectively fight violent crime, a department must build trust and positive relationships with communities in the city.

Author: 0 SpaceX makes history flying recycled rocket

By reusing rockets, the aerospace company aims to eventually cut costs by about 30 %, reported Reuters . The unprecedented twin achievements of launching a reusable rocket and salvaging the vehicle yet again for a possible third mission was hailed by billionaire SpaceX founder Elon Musk as are volutionary milestone in his quest to slash launch costs and shorten intervals between space shots.

Business Private sector adds 263000 jobs in March: ADP
Author: 0 Private sector adds 263000 jobs in March: ADP

President Donald Trump's ability to deliver on his pro-growth policy plans persist after a recent legislative setback. The top industries in new job growth were Professional/Business Services (57K) and Leisure/Hospitality (55K), which is not surprising.

Author: 0 Border Wall Contractors Fear Attacks During Construction

Kelly testified in a Senate committee hearing , titled "Improving Border Security and Public Safety", that President Donald Trump's immigration policies have already resulted in fewer border crossings based on recent data. 'We didn't enter this lightly, ' he said. A US official with knowledge of the plans who spoke on condition of anonymity because the details haven't been made public said four to 10 bidders are expected to be chosen to build prototypes.

Author: 0 Republicans ask UW to research more uses for milk

Rather than crying over spilled milk, state legislators made a decision to take action to address the steady price decline of Wisconsin's dairy industry by writing UW System President Ray Cross urging university researchers to find alternative uses for the dairy product.

Business Westinghouse Electric is filing for bankruptcy
Author: 0 Westinghouse Electric is filing for bankruptcy

Pittsburgh-based Westinghouse , crippled by cost overruns at two U.S. power plant projects in Georgia and SC, will file for protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Japan's Nikkei business daily reported Toshiba had approved the filing at a board meeting earlier in the day. The company said it will spend at least the next 30 days reviewing its options.

Author: 0 Renewed call for Syria's Assad to go eclipses European Union conference

And he renewed his criticism of his predecessor Barack Obama who in 2013 famously failed to take action after Assad crossed a " red line " with a previous chemical attack. - August 31, 2013: Obama says he will go to Congress for authorization to carry out punitive strikes against the Syrian government, but appears to lack the necessary support in the legislature.

Business United States bans electronic carry-ons from 8 Muslim countries
Author: 0 United States bans electronic carry-ons from 8 Muslim countries

The Department for Transport told BuzzFeed News passengers should expect the measures to already be in effect, but that airlines had been told to implement them no later than this Saturday. A USA official told BuzzFeed News the ban had been pushed by the White House, and was spurred by increased chatter in recent weeks that militants wanted to hide bombs in laptops.

Author: 0 What do Panera and Krispy Kreme have in common?

Based on the average value of short positions of $701 million so far this year, short sellers have suffered an aggregate loss of about $340 million, with the average position down about 49%, estimates Ihor Dusaniwsky, head of research at S3 Partners.

Business French election 2017: candidates clash in presidential debate
Author: 0 French election 2017: candidates clash in presidential debate

France's presidential candidates have squared off in a televised debate ahead of elections set to take place later this month. She's such a political force that, for many voters, the race is about Le Pen vs. One candidate who needed to shine was conservative Francois Fillon, who is seeking to claw back ground after his campaign was nearly derailed by criminal charges over claims he paid his wife hundreds of thousands of euros for fake parliamentary jobs.

Author: 0 US says North Korean missile test ended in fiery crash

Fleitz also said that Trump should make a strong statement about China's mistreatment of the Uyghur community in Tibet, which human rights groups have criticized . "Maybe the significance of this summit is that we will finally get a steer as to which way they are heading", said Rachman. One way is sending thousands of North Korean workers overseas to toil under forced labor conditions in places like China, Russia and the Middle East, according to a United Nations report from 2015.

Author: 0 Taking a Fresh Look at Regions Financial Corporation (RF)

Considering the performance, Astoria Financial Corporation (AF)'s shares have the potential to reach a high EPS of 0.14 per share, and a low EPS of 0.13 per share in the current quarter. Regions Financial Corporation got Upgrade on 16-Feb-17 where investment firm SunTrust Upgrade the stock from Hold to Buy. News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Synovus Financial Corp.

Business Rare 'Pink Star' Diamond Sold For $71.2M
Author: 0 Rare 'Pink Star' Diamond Sold For $71.2M

However, the deal fell apart after the buyer defaulted and Sotheby's was forced to buy back the diamond. The new owner of the almost 12-gram diamond is Hong Kong jewelry company Chow Tai Fook, according to Sotheby's Asian Chairwoman Patti Wong.

Business Bay Area businesses mark Equal Pay Day by offering 20 percent discounts
Author: 0 Bay Area businesses mark Equal Pay Day by offering 20 percent discounts

This is to attempt to demonstrate what they refer to as the wage gap between men and women. She says ultimately it could lead to more family leave and more flexibility, which will also lead to more equality. "With this March election, the city council is now fifty-fifty men and women. So many workers, women workers, will learn after many years of working that they're earning thousands of dollars less than their male counterparts", Stender said .

Author: 0 Commuter rail heads criticize Amtrak over recent derailments

The other option Epstein's organization seeks is a say within Amtrak's governing body. Tolbert said the damage near track 9 is in an area he called "one of the most complex interlockings on the Northeast Corridor, a location where two tunnel tracks diverge towards the 21 station tracks".

Author: 0 South Africa's ANC rejects calls for Zuma to quit

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has rubbished claims that President Jacob Zuma grilled the party's top leadership during the national working committee (NWC) meeting on Tuesday over his cabinet reshuffle. "The ANC wishes them well in their new roles and calls on South Africans to rally behind and support them in their quest to move our country forward", Mantashe said.

Author: 0 Stocks, dollar gain on strong private jobs report

Manufacturers added 30,000 jobs last month. Growth was widespread in March with businesses of all sizes seeing strong increases, with strong gains for small and medium-sized businesses. The ADP data came ahead of the Labor Department's monthly non-farm payrolls report on Friday, which includes both public and private-sector employment.

Business Goldberg and Brock Lesnar Had the Best Match at WrestleMania 33
Author: 0 Goldberg and Brock Lesnar Had the Best Match at WrestleMania 33

Taker made a similar tease in the past but it was believed by some that this match could be the last for the 52 year old. "I had no intention of trying to put myself on the WrestleMania card, or thinking I was going to be put on it, or thinking it was even a possibility", Goldberg said.

Business How To Help The People Of Syria Following Its Worst Chemical Attack
Author: 0 How To Help The People Of Syria Following Its Worst Chemical Attack

Since the attack Tuesday in rebel-held territory in northern Syria, Trump has been under increasing pressure to explain whether the attack was egregious enough to force a US response. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor, said at least 160 people suffered the effects of the gas. The WHO said some victims showed symptoms "consistent with exposure to organophosphorus chemicals, a category of chemicals that includes nerve agents".

Author: 0 Australian leader promises help on housing affordability

Just five weeks before the federal budget, Australia's leading independent economic voice has inserted himself once again into the political fight over housing affordability and concerns of a unsafe property bubble. "Over the past year the value of housing-related debt outstanding increased by 6½ per cent". The Australian dollar fell a quarter of a USA cent to US$0.7575, pulling away from a recent peak of US$0.7750 touched last month.

Author: 0 Tesla delivers quarterly record of 25000 vehicles in Q1

The company is pushing for an annual production rate of 500,000 cars: if its performance from this quarter was repeated over the coming year, it would fall short of this figure by almost 400,000 cars. Tesla has set a new record for vehicles delivered and manufactured during the first quarter of 2017. "Final numbers could vary by up to 0.5%", it added.

Author: 0 Local women talk wage gap on Equal Pay Day

Hillary Clinton's Twitter account also commemorated Equal Pay Day , linking to a Marie Claire article on a partnership between Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In organization and local businesses to offer discounts on Tuesday. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called it "unacceptable" for women to earn less than men for doing the same work. That's the latest estimate unveiled as part of Equal Pay Day 2017.

Author: 0 Patriots fan from Seattle helped feds find Brady's stolen jerseys

After Brady's stolen jersey at Super Bowl LI became a big story, Wagner got in contact with a fellow memorabilia collector he knows, ATF special agent Chris Arone. And while Ortega's choice to show off the stolen jersey was certainly bold, he told Dori that it wasn't altogether surprising. "It blows my mind but if I were him, I think I would be in the same shoe", Wagner said.

Business Board of Governors to address NBA All-Star Game in 2019
Author: 0 Board of Governors to address NBA All-Star Game in 2019

The NBA had it said it hoped the All-Star game could go to Charlotte in 2019 if changes were made to a North Carolina law that limited anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. "The board, however, directs that any site awarded a championship event in North Carolina or elsewhere be required to submit additional documentation demonstrating how student-athletes and fans will be protected from discrimination".

Author: 0 North Korea fires ballistic missile into ocean off its east coast

The latest launch came after President Donald Trump threatened the USA was prepared to go it alone in bringing the North to heel if China did not step in. "The key about using leverage in negotiation is that you have to be credible", Campbell said. Responding to Trump's tweet about the trade deficit, the Foreign Ministry's Zheng portrayed the matter as one in which the two countries had an equal stake.

Author: 0 DPRK fires missile into Sea of Japan

North Korea's state media has also said the world will soon witness what it calls "eventful successes" the country achieves in the space development. Sinpo is home to a North Korean submarine base. It flew a distance of around 60 kilometers (37 miles) and flew as high as 189 kilometers (117 miles), South Korean officials said.

Business Death toll from Syria chemical attack rises to 75
Author: 0 Death toll from Syria chemical attack rises to 75

Marco Rubio, R-Florida, went a step further when he said Wednesday that he doesn't think it's a coincidence that a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria occurred shortly after Tillerson suggested Assad could remain in power. Britain and the U.S. have pointed the finger at President Bashar Assad's government for the attack. Several officials involved in internal administration discussions said Trump's National Security Council had been preparing a different statement, until the ...

Business Cyclone damage causes BHP to declare force majeure in Australia
Author: 0 Cyclone damage causes BHP to declare force majeure in Australia

World's largest miner BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP) said on Wednesday it won't meet its coal export commitments due to the damage caused by a cyclone that struck Australia's north-east coast last week. Some of Aurizon's rail network will take up to five weeks to fix, the company said, disrupting coal deliveries from mines to ports. "We continue to monitor and work through the impacts to production and will provide updates over coming weeks and detail in the Operational Review".

Author: 0 Shoe chain Payless files for bankruptcy protection

Stores at Park Plaza in Little Rock and 4316 Camp Robinson Road in North Little Rock are among the locations that will be shuttered. Payless has about 22,000 workers and operates over 4,000 stores across the globe, so this move affects almost 10 percent of the chain's retail stores.

Author: 0 United States 'being run by an idiot,' Islamic State says

US-powered forces are trying to reclaim the Islamic State's two biggest hubs, Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria. Trump has made defeating Islamic State a priority of his presidency. "They are doing what they came into the Army to do", he said. The list included both the names and addresses of 8,786 Americans. The Iraqi spokesman said that Iraqi forces were coming under strong fire from a building and they properly identified the source of the fire and called for an airstrike.

Business Let's Ring In Spring With The Masters Golf Tournament
Author: 0 Let's Ring In Spring With The Masters Golf Tournament

Marc Leishman arrives at the year's first major as the most-in form Australian golfer. Obviously famously you played a round of golf with Donald Trump, and among other things, he bragged about sexually assaulting women, mocked a disabled person and had a week long battle (with a) Gold Star family.

Business With over 200 Ram Navami processions, RSS paints WB saffron
Author: 0 With over 200 Ram Navami processions, RSS paints WB saffron

Posters were seen pledging construction of Ram Mandir at Ayodhya. "Ram Navami is not the occasion for inciting riots but is a festival of humanity and love", she said. Is it your property or the party symbol? At the same time, the chief minister attacked the BJP for using Hindutva to polarise people against the secular culture of India.

Business Dow on track to snap 8-day losing streak as banks gain
Author: 0 Dow on track to snap 8-day losing streak as banks gain

At 10:49 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI was down 36.01 points, or 0.17 percent, at 20,665.49, the S&P 500 . SPX was up 2.81 points, or 0.11 percent, at 2,361.38 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC was up 17.40 points, or 0.3 percent, at 5,892.54.

Author: 0 Strong thunderstorms forecast to bring tornado risk in South

Patrons were evacuated because of the storm . Some tornadoes are likely with a couple of intense tornadoes also possible. "It's a 2015. I just made a $550 payment this morning ", Copeland said. He says the warning goes into effect at 6 p.m. Tuesday . This item has been corrected to correct the spelling of Barbour County and to say that Anniston is a city, not a county.

Business Investors Catching Stocks Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF)
Author: 0 Investors Catching Stocks Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF)

The most bullish, or aggressive analyst target pins the projected price at $18, while the most bearish, or conservative analyst sees the stock reaching $10. EPS breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis. The business earned $1.04 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.05 billion.

Business Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) To Release Earnings
Author: 0 Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) To Release Earnings

Adjusted operating income decreased 4.9 per cent to $2 billion (£1.6 billion), down 2.7 per cent on a constant currency basis due to the costs related to the company's cost transformation program. ( Walgreens Boots Alliance ) is a holding company. If you are reading this article on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & worldwide copyright and trademark law.

Author: 0 Monsanto earnings rise behind higher seed sales

Along with earlier mergers linking Dow Chemical (DOW.N) with DuPont (DD.N) and ChemChina with Syngenta AG (SYNN.S), the sector may ultimately be dominated by just four large companies. Reuters reported last month that the two companies were launching asset sales worth $2.5bn as they seek regulatory clearance. Revenue increased to $5.07 billion from $4.53 billion, beating the FactSet consensus of $4.73 billion, as corn seed, soybean seed and cotton seed sales all rose more than expected.