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Kroger won't sell guns to anyone under 21 years old

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Students returned this week to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida for the first time since a troubled teenager killed 17 people there, mostly children, on February 14. Walmart even took it farther by stating that they "are also removing items from our website resembling assault style rifles, including nonlethal airsoft guns and toys". Read More »

Missouri Republicans Launch Investigation Into Embattled Governor

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Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner. A special committee would be appointed to handle that investigation. Greitens, a Republican, has resisted bipartisan calls to step down after news emerged he had an affair in 2015, and allegedly threatened to release a photo of the woman in a compromising position if she ever revealed it. Read More »

India's Q3 GDP jumps to 7 2 per cent

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The GDP at constant (2011-12) prices in Q3 of 2017-18 is estimated at Rs 32.50 lakh crore, as against Rs 30.32 lakh crore in Q3 of 2016-17, showing a growth rate of 7.2 percent. They said that growth in the industry and services sector likely accelerated while the agriculture sector slowed. "Construction, government services and agriculture have led the growth in the December quarter". Read More »

Hargreaves Lansdown (HL) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Shore Capital reiterated their "Hold" rating on Carpetright PLC (LON:CPR)'s stock in a report sent to investors on 1 March. Among 21 analysts covering Statoil Asa ( NYSE:STO ), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 10 Hold. Anika Therapeutics had 9 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Toys 'R' Us UK, Maplin Electronics go into administration

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More than 2,500 jobs nationwide are believed to be at risk after talks broke down with a potential buyer. The firm was grappling with a £15 million tax bill as well as money owed to lenders. Toys "R" Us currently has 105 stores open in the United Kingdom, and as of now, those stores will remain open. Founded in 1985, Toys R Us has entered administration following an unsuccessful attempt to sell its business as a going concern. Read More »

Will Ryan Seacrest get shunned at the Oscars?

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Seacrest is being paid $12 million a year for his work on "Idol" - having closed the deal with the FremantleMedia-produced competition within weeks of starting his daytime-talker duties - and $15 million per year for " Live ". 'I don't know... that is where this stuff gets tricky. "I can not wait to see you there". Is this just a way to still maintain that you are not paying women equally?' Hardy, who served as his "E!" News in 2007, was subjected to unwanted touching by the talk show ... Read More »

Holi celebrated with enthusiasm in Bengal

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Pampering the senses with myriad colours, meeting people, gulping glasses of thandai and jiggling to the heart's content and many more form part of the Holi celebrations. School headteacher Chander Kumar reminded students that Holi had strengthened the bond between people from different ethnicities and unified them. Read More »

Walmart hikes minimum age of purchasing guns to 21

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Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT ) announced this week that it would be raising the minimum age for firearms purchases to 21. In direct response to the Parkland school shooting, Stark said he realized Dick's Sporting Goods , which was founded by Stark's father in 1948, was "part of the story" after purchasing records revealed the sporting goods retail legally sold a gun to Nikolas Cruz , the suspected Parkland shooter, in November. Read More »

Trump says arming teachers in schools 'Up to States'

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Since the shooting, Trump has proposed a variety of measures to combat gun violence, including stronger background checks, raising the federal age at which people can buy rifles to 21, banning bump stocks , and arming teachers in the classroom. Read More »

Georgia Legislature Passes Tax Bill Seen As Punishing Delta

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Cagle said Wednesday on Fox News that he didn't think it was right for Delta to "single out the NRA , and their membership, law abiding gun owners". But the House quickly approved the Senate's version Thursday with a 135-24 vote. "I will kill any tax legislation that benefits @Delta unless the company changes its position and fully reinstates its relationship with @NRA", Mr Cagle wrote on Twitter. Read More »

Drunk man takes $1600 Uber from West Virginia to New Jersey

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The party was in - Morgantown, West Virginia. Like, where he lives. However, he mistakenly ordered the Uber to this home , 300 miles away in Gloucester County, NJ. Then blacked out after he got into the auto. "I woke up at 3 a.m. and probably got home at like 9:30 a.m", Bachman told the Charlotte Observer . Read More »

Trump, Boeing reach $3.9-billion deal for new Air Force One

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Most of the cost in this deal comes from outfitting the planes for the president, including ensuring communication equipment is secure and the plane is self-sufficient. "President Trump negotiated a good deal on behalf of the American people", Boeing posted on Twitter . Other modifications include electrical power upgrades and adding a medical facility, an executive space and a self-defense system. Read More »

Ford launching first driverless vehicle program in Miami

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Marakby added Miami commuters spend an average of 64 hours in congestion every year. In Miami, Ford and Domino's expect to glean insights from maneuvering around a more urbanized environment. General Motors Co. will start testing autonomous vehicles in New York City this year, while Nissan Motor Co.is launching an autonomous taxi service in Yokohama, Japan, next week. Read More »

US companies snub NRA after Florida high school shooting

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Meanwhile, FedEx said it doesn't agree with everything the NRA does, but won't change the way it does business with the shipping services provider. Starkey - The hearing aid company is no longer offering discounts to NRA members. Conservative commentators immediately called for their listeners to boycott companies or products cutting ties with the NRA, framing it as a repression of free speech. Read More »

Idaho AAA expects gas prices to spike this spring

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The American Automobile Association forecasts the national gas price average this spring will be as high as $2.70 per gallon - and experts say if the historical pattern repeats itself, Idaho gas prices could approach $2.85 per gallon or more. Read More »

US SEC investigates Overstock token sale, shares slide

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The cryptocurrency market and unregulated token or coin offerings are "the freaking Wild West - it's "Wolf of Wall Street" on steroids". Clayton's second concern over ICOs pertains to how attorneys inform their clients about cryptocurrencies' potential classification of a security, and whether they really do qualify for an exemption from registration. Read More »

North Korea urged to abandon nuclear weapons, allow peace reign

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However, increasing the cooperation might be hard, since the United States and South Korea are about to start scheduled joint military drills on April 1, which is something North Korea condemns every year. North Korea's intentions are hard to determine. Several conservative lawmakers protested on a road near the inter-Korean land border on Tuesday, demanding Kim apologize over the attacks before leaving. Read More »

Uber Health Drives Patients to Doctors

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Uber moves into healthcare. Uber already has over 100 healthcare organizations on the platform, thanks to a private beta that began last summer. The ride-sharing company Uber is officially launching a new platform for providers to use the app to get patients to their facilities. Read More »

Patrick Brown backs down

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Brown said he sees support in the province for his platform, called the People's Guarantee, and said no other leadership candidate could carry out the plan because none have stepped forward to do so. One woman said Brown asked her to perform oral sex on him when she was inebriated. Earlier this month, Brown stated through Facebook that he intends to sue CTV. Read More »

SBI's Holi gift to its customers with 0.50% rate hike on FDs

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Prior to this, the one year Marginal Cost of funds based Lending Rate, MCLR , on which most of the lending is based now, was at 7.95 per cent. The SBI has hiked lending rates from 7.97 per cent to 8. With MCLR going up, the home loan rates in all probability will also shoot up unless banks reduce the mark-up (margin) in the loans. For instance, if you took a home loan linked to 1-year MCLR in November 2017, you will not see any change as your reset clause would kick in only a year later in ... Read More »

Shannon Airport closed until Saturday

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All trains and buses have finished for the day and remaining flight services at Shannon Airport will finish at 6pm. Indeed it received seven flight diversions between 4.20 am and 7am this morning as flights bound for Dublin diverted to Shannon Airport due to the temporary closure of Dublin Airport . Read More »