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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf responds, stands ground to ICE criticism

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Homan said the Justice Department is investigating whether Schaaf obstructed justice. "I know that Oakland is a city of law-abiding immigrants and families who deserve to live free from the constant threat of arrest and deportation", she said, adding that immigration authorities have "used activity rumors in the past as a tactic to create fear". Read More »

Apple will open medical clinics for its employees this spring

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Two medicinal services focuses are meant to open in the spring in Santa Clara County, California , around Cupertino, close Apple Park and Infinite Loop central command. These listings - posted in early February and including positions ranging from physicians to workflow designers - also suggest the first centers will be located in Santa Clara, California, and in the company's new Cupertino, California campus. Read More »

Tesco-Booker Merger Receives Strong Shareholder Approval

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But, now that it has support from shareholders, the takeover is expected to complete on 5 March. The supermarket giant required the support of 50% of votes cast. As for Booker investors, they clearly believed in the potential for Tesco's challenges to be overcome now that their capable CEO, Charles Wilson, will lead the United Kingdom business - and possibly take the top job in the future. Read More »

Cfra Analysts Give British American Tobacco (BATS) a GBX 5000 Price Target

The company has market cap of $140.26 billion. Insiders have acquired 4,006 shares of company stock worth $16,973,454 over the last 90 days. About 306,455 shares traded. Macquarie Research initiated the stock with "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, April 5 report. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, August 25. Read More »

Crude Oil Price Trend Forecast for March 2018

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Now the U.S.is on track to dethrone in the coming months the world's current leader in oil production: Russian Federation. Oil has risen more than 5% this year, following a second annual gain, as a drain in US stockpiles and growing demand are reassuring investors that production cuts led by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies are working. Read More »

Trump addresses possibility of US-NKorea talks

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South Korea's president said through a spokesman Sunday that the inter-Korean relationship must develop together with the one between the US and the North. Pence later told Axios he ignored Kim because he didn't believe it was "proper" for the United States to pay attention to "someone who's not merely the sister of the dictator but is the leader of the propaganda effort". Read More »

Supreme Court Appears Split on Union Case

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Unionized workers filled a city block as they marched in downtown Pittsburgh Monday - the same day the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a major case involving public sector unions. AFSCME , Docket No. 16-1466. If you pay it then they will fight for you. The question is whether states have the right to allow public employee unions to charge nonmembers fair share agency fees. Read More »

Non-fulfillment of commitments made by Centre to AP makes people restless

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The Chief Minister also said he would personally monitor the progress of the projects and assured the investors that all clearances will be granted within 21 days. To be inaugurated by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu , the summit with the theme "Charting new India's global integration strategy" will be attended by several Union Ministers and 2,000 delegates from India and overseas. Read More »

Warren Buffett now has a US$28.2bn stake in Apple

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Buffett said it would not be hard to "shave" off 3 or 4 percentage points, contrasting the situation to 1960, when he said healthcare costs accounted for just 5 per cent of GDP, or $170 per person. Be the first to know when news happens. The market pundit says that despite recent drought of acquisitions, Berkshire will have opportunities to make very large purchases. Read More »

Comcast Moves to Outbid 21st Century Fox For Sky

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Fox has promised to keep Sky News running for at least 10 years, even if it's competing with the company's own Fox News in a world where the Disney merger never closes. Comcast said it had not yet engaged with Sky over the proposal. It is also not clear if Disney would want to end up being partners with Comcast , in the event that Comcast wins majority control of Sky and Disney ultimately has Fox's 39 percent stake. Read More »

Must-Try Girl Scout Cookie Pairings

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The more cookies girls sell, the more earnings they have to power impactful community projects and personal enrichment experiences, such as STEM activities and traveling. This year, Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia say goodbye to long delays with their first ever drive-thru cookie sale. Chefs will use their culinary skill to put a unique twist on a Girl Scout Cookie, creating such dishes as: "Tagalong -You're It - Premier Milk Shake", "Savannah Smiles Vanilla and Lemon Raspberry ... Read More »

Companies are cutting ties with gun lobby as #BoycottNRA gains steam

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A spokesperson for moving van lines Allied and North American, which are both owned by Sirva, said Friday that the brands "no longer have an affiliate relationship with the NRA effective immediately". The attrition of NRA corporate partners began on Thursday when three rental auto brands owned by Enterprise Holdings Inc said they were ending discount programs, and First National Bank of Omaha said it would not renew the NRA's contract to issue a co-branded Visa card. Read More »

Emotional Support Dog Bites Girl On Southwest Flight

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Southwest spokeswoman Melissa Ford said the dog's teeth "scraped" the child's forehead and caused a minor injury. Neither the girl nor the dog's handler was named. "The rise in serious incidents involving animals in flight leads us to believe that the lack of regulation in both health and training screening for these animals is creating unsafe conditions across USA air travel", John Laughter, Delta's senior vice president, said in a statement. Read More »

Anthera Pharmaceuticals (ANTH) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday

The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$3.45 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$2.28. Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ANTH ) reported down change of -2.88% in last trading session. High growth rates in EPS are more reliable in the case of "matured companies" which has experienced a complete economic cycle of expansion and contraction, through a bear market phase and a bull run. Read More »

First Industrial Realty Trust reports 4Q results

It has outperformed by 47.38% the S&P500. V3 Capital Management Lp increased its stake in Vornado Rlty Tr (VNO) by 9.07% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 414,481 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $7,266,000 after acquiring an additional 107,354 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Left Begins Boycott Campaign Against NRA, Starts With Car Rental Companies

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Enterprise Holdings , which runs the Enterprise , Alamo and National vehicle rental groups, announced that it will end the discount deal it has with the NRA on March 26. The NRA did not respond to a request for comment. A social media backlash has led some companies to end longstanding partnerships with the National Rifle Association after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that killed 17 students and teachers on February 14. Read More »

Modi promises strict action against PNB fraudsters

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Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi have reportedly flown away from India but the Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI ) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) are investigating the jeweller for the multi-crore fraud. Based on these instructions and guarantees, funds were released by overseas branches of Indian banks. He said that in the last four years, the discourse has changed from India being a "fragile five" economy to the target of India becoming a "five trillion dollar" economy. Read More »

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)- Stocks Revive on Experts Views

The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 19 by CLSA. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 15 by Bank of America. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Sector Perform" rating in Friday, August 19 report. Com Of Virginia Va holds 0.03% or 4,000 shares in its portfolio. (NASDAQ: AMAT ). Burney Commerce, Virginia-based fund reported 20,250 shares. Kingfisher Capital Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 5,206 shares. Read More »

Home Depot Inc (HD) Shares Sold by BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp

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After the giving short look at one day return of The Home Depot, Inc .it is observed that HD reported down return of -1.95% in last trading session. About 1.75 million shares traded. HSBC Holdings had 19 analyst reports since September 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, September 29 by Piper Jaffray. Read More »

The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Shares Bought by Asset Dedication LLC

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Avalon Advisors Llc bought 190,094 shares as the company's stock rose 6.48% with the market. The institutional investor held 33,806 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.52 million, down from 42,526 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

Florida school shooting survivors grill lawmakers during emotional town hall meeting

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Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida followed Nelson, acknowledging the shortcomings of his own party with regard to gun-law reform, and lamenting the fraught political discourse now roiling the US. "There is absolutely no truth to this", the network said in response. Even certain items can be omitted from background checks. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel has also agreed to participate. Read More »