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United Drops Discount For NRA Members

Other companies distanced themselves from the NRA on Friday. At least six auto rental agencies and several companies that finance and insure cars and trucks have ended their relationships with the National Rifle Association (NRA) after the fallout from the organization's statement following the massacre of 17 people at a Florida High School.

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Rupee recovers by 17 paise to 64.87 on dollar selling, firm equities

The dollar traded near a one-week high against a basket of major currencies, rising after minutes of the Federal Reserve's January meeting showed policymakers were more confident of the need to keep raising interest rates. Brent crude futures settled at a fresh two-week high of Dollars 66.31 a barrel during the week. The rupee opened with a sharp gap-down at 65.02 against Wednesday's close of 64.76 following heavy dollar buying by commercial banks and corporates in an extremely volatile ...

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Andy Viens Purchases 2000 Shares of Noble Midstream Partners LP (NBLX) Stock

The stock decreased 0.83% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $64.9. About 279,224 shares traded. Enable Midstream Partners (NYSE:ENBL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. Noble Midstream Partners earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. It increased, as 55 investors sold TXN shares while 333 reduced holdings.

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Price Target Summary: Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

About 2.90 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 29.50% the S&P500. Marathon Petroleum Corporation now has $32.47 billion valuation. Nichols Rodney P . 5,990 were reported by Compton Management Ri. Marathon Oil presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $18.32. The company was downgraded on Monday, August 10 by Zacks.

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Macquarie Infrastructure's (MIC) "Market Perform" Rating Reiterated at Wells Fargo & Co

The stock increased 2.39% or $0.895 during the last trading session, reaching $38.305. About 4,036 shares traded. Infosys Limited (NYSE:INFY) has declined 17.92% since February 23, 2017 and is downtrending. Natixis invested in 222,938 shares. Fenimore Asset Inc, New York-based fund reported 212,148 shares. Forest Hill Capital Limited Liability Corp holds 0.11% or 5,084 shares in its portfolio.

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USA defense department says prefers targeted steel, aluminum tariffs

At a White House news conference Mr. Trump said the United States have developed a great relationship with China, except the fact that they have been killing America on trade for a long period of time. In July 2017, The Financial Times reported European Union officials were already formulating a list of U.S. goods, including whiskey, orange juice, and dairy products to target for retaliation over Trump's plans to invoke national security concerns to limit steel imports.

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Investor Warren Buffett says good deals tough to find

The investment company run by Warren Buffett made $44.9 billion of earnings attributable to shareholders during the year, but warned that changes to the way changes in valuation were booked for its $170 billion of tradable stocks would make comparisons "useless" in future.

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First Industrial Realty Trust reports 4Q results

The stock increased 1.25% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $38.73. About 1.13M shares traded. (NASDAQ:COMM) has risen 25.42% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. Sei Invs Com holds 445 shares. Franklin Resources Inc sold 32,847 shares as the company's stock rose 5.10% with the market. Honeywell holds 0.06% or 103,842 shares in its portfolio.

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Car Rental Company Abruptly Ends NRA Discount Following Florida School Shooting

Several businesses with ties to the National Rifle Association are breaking up with the group amid mounting pressure from gun-control proponents following the Parkland, Fla. "Symantec has stopped its discount program with the National Rifle Association ", a spokesman said in an emailed statement. The company did not respond to Business Insider's request for comment or further information.

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Sikh man's 'turban ripped off in racist attack outside Parliament'

But while Mr Singh was queuing outside, a passer-by tried to pull his turban off. Portcullis House is a building situated adjacent to the Houses of Parliament, where the offices of members of parliament and their staff are located. An Indian Sikh guy's turban was ripped by a white guy in an obvious racist attack outside the United Kingdom parliament, inning accordance with a media report.

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

American Financial Group Inc who had been investing in Franklin Res Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $21.44 billion market cap company. Since October 30, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $4.61 million activity. Frontier Investment Mgmt stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO).

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Is It Too Late To Buy Applied Materials Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT)?

Becker Cap Mngmt invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc . Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Ltd owns 29,447 shares. Heading into the stock price potential, Wayfair Inc.by far traveled -12.43% after crossing its median price target of $85.

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A Fresh Look At Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)

Ramsay Stattman Vela And Price holds 0.17% or 5,466 shares in its portfolio. Fiduciary Trust Company increased its stake in Cabot Oil & Gas Corp ( COG ) by 13.23% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company's average Piotroski F-Score: 5 during the last 7 years. Weiss Multi has 371,150 shares. The stock of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) earned "Overweight" rating by PiperJaffray on Monday, September 18.

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Jessie Diggins will be flag bearer for United States team at closing ceremony

When we spoke with Diggins just prior to her arrival in Pyeongchang, she told us that her Olympic success would be measured on effort. Diggins was chosen by a vote from fellow members of Team USA. After being selected by the rest of Team USA, Diggins will lead the United States and carry the Stars and Stripes at the Closing Ceremony on Sunday in PyeongChang.

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Florida Student: 'Just Disgusting' That Armed Deputy Didn't Enter School During Massacre

Peterson "takes pride in protecting the students, faculty and staff at his school". "He should have went in, addressed the killer, killed the killer", Israel said . Video at the scene showed he never went inside. Law enforcement experts say it takes specialized and constant training to know how to act in an active shooter situation.

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2nd Russian Athlete Tests Positive For Banned Substance In PyeongChang

It is now possible, though, that they could instead deliver only a private recommendation to the IOC Session before a final decision is announced tomorrow just hours before the Closing Ceremony is due to take place at the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium.

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$1.12 EPS Expected for National Bank of Canada (NTIOF)

They noted that the move was a valuation call. Zacks Investment Research raised Royal Bank of Canada from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $89.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 25th will be issued a $0.7157 dividend. This represents a $2.86 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.56%.

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Plane crash reported in southern Carroll County

The plane took off from Eagle Creek Airpark in IN just before 7:30 p.m CST (8:20 p.m. EST). The plane had traveled from Green Bay to Indianapolis on Thursday morning. Indiana State Police say there are no survivors after a small, Wisconsin-bound plane crashed in central Indiana. The residents living near the area said the plane crash sounded like thunder.

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Dunkin' Donuts Debuts Girl Scout Cookie-Inspired Drinks

The peanut butter cookie flavor is made without allergens, the coffee-and-doughnut chain says. All of Dunkin' Donuts' coffee flavors inspired by Girl Scout Cookies are available in the brand's full lineup of hot or iced coffees, lattes, macchiatos, frozen coffee and frozen chocolate.

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A Fresh Look At Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANTH)

Citigroup initiated Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc . The total dollar value of all 14.08 million outstanding shares is 0.03 billion. This is increased by 9329460. The price-earnings ratio (P/E ratio) is the ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings. Among 6 analysts covering Anthera Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANTH), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold.

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Gothamist, DCist and LAist are coming back from their sudden deaths

A group of public radio stations has purchased the assets of Gothamist , which also includes DCist and LAist , for an undisclosed sum. According to WNYC , this new deal was funded largely by two anonymous donors, and involves other public radio stations acquiring Gothamist's sister sites; KPCC in Pasadena, California will acquire LAist , while WAMU in Washington, D.C.

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Tech stocks boost Wall St ahead of Fed minutes

Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester, who the White House is considering naming Fed Vice Chair, told the conference the central bank could begin to reassess the framework later this year though she added that the threshold for change should be high.

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Stock under Consideration: Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment (PEI)

It has underperformed by 1.29% the S&P500. (FL) by 50% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. On Monday, December 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Janney Capital to "Neutral". Credit Suisse has "Neutral" rating and $25 target. The institutional investor held 9,900 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $812,000, up from 4,900 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

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Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Citigroup

Insiders have sold a total of 11,231 shares of company stock valued at $3,622,491 in the last quarter. The hedge fund held 75,987 shares of the automotive aftermarket company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.76 million, down from 161,642 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

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Girl injured by emotional-support dog during boarding for Southwest flight

The flight was then cleared for takeoff - without the dog and its owner. The dog and its owner remained in Phoenix while the plane left about 20 minutes behind schedule. The new requirements are in response to an 84 percent increase in incidents since 2016, from urinating or defecating, to barking or growling, to mauling a passenger whose face needed 28 stitches.

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Sensex nears 34000; Nifty regains 10400-mark as markets open positive

Domestic stocks edged higher in early trade tracking positive Asian stocks. Pharma sub-index was up nearly 1.50 per cent but investors would take heart from the fact that the PSU bank sub-index was gaining a per cent. London's FTSE 100 was off 0.2 percent at 7,234.96. Overnight, the Dow added 0.7 percent while the S&P 500 ended a tad firmer. Nifty Metal (up 3.2 per cent) and Nifty Pharma (2.6 per cent) gained the most among NSE indices.

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Ofcom outlines plans to up fibre broadband investment

BT will also have to release a digital map of its duct and pole networks, so rival providers can actually plan where they're going to install their own fibre networks. Gigaclear was also set to reach 150,000 rural properties by 2020, while Hyperoptic was set to cover five million premises with full fibre by 2025.

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Instant Pot Company recalls multicookers because they might melt — RECALL ALERT

According to the company, the model was sold at Instantpot.com and on Amazon from November 2014 through May 2015 for about $250. To verify the batchcode, locate the silver label on the bottom of the product. We believe the problem only affects batchcodes 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734, and 1746. The code number is located in the lower right of the label. Instant Pot is advising owners of some of its Gem 65 8-in-1 multicookers to stop using them due to the possibility of overheating.

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5 arrested following threat against southern IN school

Threats against schools across the United States have increased since the shooting in Parkland, Florida, on February 14. The former student armed with a powerful assault rifle unleashed a hail of gunfire in a Florida high school, killing 17 people and injuring 15 others, including an Indian-American student, in one of the grizzliest mass shootings in modern U.S.

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General Mills buying Blue Buffalo Pet Products in $8B deal

The Minneapolis-based company plans to pay US$40 a share for Blue Buffalo, which sells "antioxidant-rich" dog nutrition and walnut-based kitty litter, the companies said in a statement Friday. Wells Fargo initiated the stock with "Market Perform" rating in Monday, August 17 report. But there are limits to how much buyers are willing to spend, said Jagdale, who doesn't see another company stepping forward to acquire Blue Buffalo.

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Chicken to be destroyed following KFC fiasco

It is now unknown when the poultry situation will be rectified. "It's been a hell of a week, but we're making progress, and every day more and more fresh chicken is being delivered to our restaurants". "Thank you for bearing with us", the ad said. So far, 700 of the 900 stores have been re-opened. This week's KFC crisis has seen hundreds of United Kingdom stores closed and menus limited to a great extent.

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Shape of Water Lawsuit Alleges the Film Plagiarized 1969 Play

David Zindel is suing the filmmaker and bosses at FOX Searchlight on behalf of his late father, Paul Zindel , claiming the premise of the film is too similar to that of 1969 play Let Me Hear You Whisper . Del Toro has said he had never heard of the play before making The Shape of Water , and neither had any of his collaborators. Votes are now being cast for the awards, which take place in Los Angeles on 4 March.

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US Tennis Association Found Liable for Player's Locker Room Fall

The incident happened in August, and she did not complete a full match for the rest of the 2015 season. She said she was forced to withdraw from the US Open, where she was still in contention in singles and doubles, and from subsequent tournaments in China and Japan.

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British Airways owner IAG upbeat but City unimpressed, shares fall

Aer Lingus has reported an operating profit of €269m for the year to the end of December, an improvement of €36m, or 15%, over the previous year. "Our confidence in IAG's future remains undaunted and today we're announcing our intention to undertake a share buyback", IAG chief executive Willie Walsh said.

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PEUGEOT 508 2018 - Present

There are hints of the stunning shooting brake concept the firm took to the Geneva Motor Show past year, with similar vertical LED daytime running lights, narrow headlights, and LED ear lights integrated into a black bar that runs the width of the auto.


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