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Electoral College is antiquated institution

Bush won the majority of electors. A joint-session of Congress will meet tomorrow in a largely symbolic procedure to formally count the electoral votes and certify the results. The Electoral College system is neither "flawed", nor "inequitable", as he claimed, but as we shall see it worked as it was intended by the Founders and the legislators who subsequently updated this portion of the U.S.

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American nuclear bomber loses engine in flight

He said: "There were no weapons on board and it was a local training mission". According to Air Force officials, none of the five personnel aboard the aircraft were injured. The U.S. reportedly has 76 B-52 bombers now in its inventory. With a +60 year-long career, the B-52 is a still quite advanced and heavily weaponized "dinosaur" expected to remain in service until something around 2040, when it will be fully replaced by the Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider.

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Gartner Buys Best Practice and Talent Insight Firm CEB

Including debt, the total transaction is valued at about $3.3 billion. CEB has grown more slowly than Gartner recently, making some investors worry whether the combined company can maintain the double-digit revenue growth rates Gartner has boasted in recent years.

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Billy Joel adds 41st consecutive MSG show

Legendary singer songwriter Billy Joel added several shows to his 2017 tour schedule Thursday. - The Philadelphia Phillies and Live Nation announced today that Billy Joel will return to Citizens Bank Park on Saturday, September 9th, 2017.

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Bitcoin just took a major dive after nearing all-time high

The surge in Bitcoins value coincides with Donald Trump winning the United States elections, suggesting people are looking to divest their money into new areas, potentially given concerns over currency and market valuations in the future. The digital currency's value has jumped $100 in a single day, peaking at a high of $1,141 before rolling back slightly. This provides an incentive for people to provide computer processing power to solve the problems.

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Riyad Mahrez Named 2016 African Player Of The Year

He beats Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who won in 2015, to this year's prize. The recipient of the award is decided by national team coaches and technical directors in Africa - with Yaya and Samuel Eto'o the most-honoured individuals with four titles each.

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Paul Ryan Promises Republicans Will Complete Obamacare Replacement Bill This Year

Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas was the latest to call for a replacement to accompany any repeal. "I think when we repeal ObamaCare, we need to have the solution in place moving forward". They can't "turn on a dime", she told reporters. "My point is that the Republican leadership will come back and say, 'You already voted for it once, why won't you vote for it a second time?'" Paul said.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) , Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF)

Different analysts and financial institutions use various valuation methods and take into account different economic forces when deciding on a price target. The Market Cap of the company stands at 12.48 Billion. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.33/share and a Low EPS of $0.33/share.

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Tesla delivered 76000 cars in 2016, missing its goal

For instance Model S recorded 52 percent more while Model X witnessed 24 percent growth on a quarter-over-quarter basis. Tesla Motors added that a bigger number of 6,450 vehicles are actually in transit, which would have pushed the company over its goal.

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Customs declaration at airport must for NRIs with banned notes

The woman, who stripped in the presence of hundreds of people standing to exchange their old currency notes outside RBI, was detained but freed after being taken a little distance away, police said. Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to demonetise high value currency on November 9, around Rs 15.44 lakh crore worth of notes circulating in the market had become defunct, representing around 86 percent of all currency.

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Analytical Report on Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)

Today, Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ) stock received an upgrade by Bank of America Corporation from Neutral to Buy. The San Ramon California 94583 based company operating under the Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 38.55% up for the period and up by 0.13% so far this year.

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(NASDAQ:ADP) Under Analyst Spotlight

During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.68 EPS. They now have a United States dollars 114 price target on the stock. The company's last traded volume of 2.01 million shares as compared to it's an average volume of 1.97 million shares.

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Ex-Fox News Host Greta Van Susteren Lands at Rival MSNBC

Van Susteren's hiring, which has been in the works for weeks, follows the announcement that Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly is joining NBC News. "MSNBC is thrilled to welcome @greta", a message from MSNBC's official Twitter, accompanied with the official press release , read.

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Hot Stock for Investors: Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)

Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 6,116 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock valued at $109,000 after buying an additional 433 shares during the last quarter. Micron Technology's revenue was up 18.5% compared to the same quarter past year. Micron Technology, Inc. has 1 year price target of $26.58. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece was originally published by Community Financial News and is owned by of Community Financial News.

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Mortgage rates fall for first time since election

The average for a 15-year refi is now running at 3.23 percent, down 12 basis points from a week ago. Bankrate.com Chief Financial Analyst Greg McBride noted at the time that the week's increase in mortgage rates was dubbed the "Trump Tantrum", the biggest one-week increase since the "Taper Tantrum" in June 2013.

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Stocks Movement Analysis: Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:MSTX), InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE:INVN)

The stock volatility for week was 12.28% while for month was 15.88%.The stock, as of last close, traded 24.00% to its 52 week low and was changed -87.77% from its 52 week high. The mean price target is calculated keeping in view the consensus of 2 analysts. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.01. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

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Momentum Stocks: Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) , Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN)

Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $26.48. Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Dec 12, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. This shows a surprise factor of 5%. Average drilling rigs operating reported in the Company's monthly announcements represent the average number of the Company's drilling rigs that were operating under a drilling contract.

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Power usage reaches all time high with BC cold snap

That breaks the old record from November 29th, 2006 of 10,113 megawatts during the same hour period. "B.C.is fortunate to have a large hydroelectric system that provides firm, flexible power that allows BC Hydro to respond to spikes in electricity demand caused by cold weather", BC Hydro wrote in its release.

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CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) Analysts Recommendations and Insider Trading

CenturyLink, Inc.'s (CTL), a part of Technology sector and belongs to Telecom Services - Domestic industry; ended its day with a gain of 6.60% and finalized at the price of $25.35. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 200,799 shares of the company's stock worth $5,508,000 after buying an additional 36,697 shares during the last quarter.

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Oil Prices Slide as Increase in Gasoline Stockpiles Offsets Crude Inventory Draw

At the time of writing, WTI was trading at US$53.85 a barrel and Brent crude was at US$57.06 a barrel. Once the US Energy Information Administration released its weekly inventory report, oil started to erase its gains and fell into negative territory.

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Trump Considers Overhaul of Top US Intelligence Agencies

President-elect Donald Trump will reportedly kick of 2017 with a revamp of United States intelligence agencies and a restructuring of the CIA. "The planning comes as Mr. Trump has the expertise to provide, and it's imperative that he convey these findings to our nation's intelligence directors". But while students asked Spicer pointed questions, only one protester, who complained about Trump's "fascist" policies before he was ushered out by security, interrupted Spicer while he spoke.

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Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At Sidoti

On Wednesday Sidoti reiterated its target for shares of Weight Watchers International, Inc.as "Buy" recommending a target price of 28 for investors; potentially meaning there is an increase of 108.96% from Weight Watchers International, Inc.'s share price of 13.4.

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Amazon's Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore Is Coming to Manhattan

The store will be on the edge of Central Park, located at the Time Warner Center. After the company initially launched its bookstore in Seattle in 2015, a company official claims that Amazon is extremely excited to have scored such a central location for its first-ever NY based book store.

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FTSE 100 movers: Housebuilders gain but Next slumps on profit warning

If it manages to sustain gains, the FTSE 100 could notch up its sixth consecutive all-time closing high after reaching 7,189.74 on Wednesday. Persimmon saw robust sales reservations throughout the autumn season, boosted by readily available mortgage deals.

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Your Kids Will Probably Hate Comcast Digital Home

By the end of the year, Comcast expects over 15 million of its broadband customers will have access to the new features, after it starts rolling out the new Advanced Wireless Gateway . The internet service provider has introduced a new set of cloud-connected features at CES 2017 created to sync your devices and help you control them with greater ease.

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Synchrony Financial (SYF) Downgraded to "Hold" at Vetr Inc

Synchrony Financial on 10/21/2016 reported its EPS as $0.73 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.67. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Synchrony Financial from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, November 15th.

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Trump to name Hagerty Japan envoy

Reuters says Hagerty, who is director of appointments to Trump's transition team, spent seveal years in Japan working for a consulting firm. It is unclear what Hagerty's appointment means for his involvement in the push for Nashville to land a Major League Soccer team.

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Army Chief General Bipin Rawat To Visit Jammu And Kashmir Today

Discussing Surgical strikes, the new army chief said that it was well though through operation. Gen Rawat will be visiting Srinagar and Siachen during his tour. He commanded an infantry battalion, along the Line of Actual Control in the Eastern Sector, a Rashtriya Rifles Sector and an Infantry Division in Jammu and Kashmir, a Corps in the Eastern theatre and the Southern Command.

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Recent analysts Ratings: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX)

In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 4.23. Sell-side research firms now have a consensus one year price target of $45.54 on the stock according to First Call. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) traded 17.26 Million shares and was closed at $15.57 per share. (NYSE:VRX) as "STRONG BUY", 0 rated as "BUY" and 13 issued a "HOLD" rating.

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Two Movers within Analysts Observation: JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) , Fastenal Company

Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -25.2 percent, Return on Equity of -60.5 percent and Return on Investment of -22.7 Percent. Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in JetBlue Airways Corporation by 46.4% in the third quarter.

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Investor Research Report on Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA)

The company rocked its 52-Week High of $12.1 on Jan 4, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $1 on Jan 20, 2016. Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc (NYSE:FMSA)'s shares are now trading -2.24% away from the 52-week high price of $12.06 and +1079% far from the 52-week low price of $1.00.

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ADP Sees 153000 New Jobs in December, Missing Forecasts

Private payrolls across the nation rose by 153,000 from November to December, said payroll processor Automatic Data Processing Inc. and forecasting firm Moody's Analytics . Zandi attempted to buoy uncertainty about how new fiscal policies could impact job creation in the future, noting that fiscal monetary policy can play a significant role in labor market productivity, but job growth will only be constrained by labor supply.

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Southwest Airlines To Leave Dayton

Southwest also provides flights out of Louisville. Southwest Airlines , which has significantly reduced service at the Akron-Canton Airport in recent years, will pull out completely in June, according to the carrier. Thanks largely to AirTran's growth in the 1990s, Akron-Canton emerged as a low-fare alternative to Cleveland Hopkins, 60 miles north. Instead, he said: "The bigger airports are getting bigger".

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Sears to sell Craftsman tool brand to Stanley Black & Decker

A Kmart store in Fredericksburg, as well as one in Baltimore, are among those that are on the chopping block. Investors cheered the move, sending the stock up as much as 8 percent, even as the company reported a 12-13 percent drop in comparable sales during the holiday season.

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Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) Insider Activities Are in the Air

For Kohl's, a 2.1% drop in comparable sales , which includes e-commerce and stores open for at least a year, was a large disappointment, coming off of several initiatives that had been aimed at getting the retailer's turnaround back on track.


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