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Passport System Down, Thousands Delayed At Airports Around The Country


All the airports involved are now back online, according to CBP, though some are still experiencing effects from the outage. The airport said a "system issue" was affecting the processing times for Customs. "CBP took immediate action to address the technology disruption", the CBP added. The disruption happened at several airports beginning at 6:30 p.m. Read More »

Sooners, Dawgs set for Rose Bowl dogfight


For Riley, leading Oklahoma to the Rose Bowl for the first time since the 2002 season has a surreal quality. This will be the Bulldogs' first national championship game since losing to Penn State in the 1983 Sugar Bowl in what was a de facto title game. Read More »

John Williams to compose main theme for Han Solo film


The latest film in the franchise is slated for release this May and will be Williams ninth Star Wars film. Powell will be writing the rest of the themes for the movie, which Williams says he's excited to hear. Solo: A Star Wars Story will tell the origins of fan-favorite Star Wars character, Han Solo . One question I have is whether John Powell's work on the Han Solo movie score is being worked on independently without hearing John Williams' new theme or if Powell will let ... Read More »

Inc. Has $7.55 Million Holdings in, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

The stock decreased 0.64% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $69.81. About 2.69 million shares traded. Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) has risen 7.67% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:MED) for 88 shares. Moreover, Shapiro Capital Mngmt Lc has 0% invested in, Inc. (NYSE:MED) for 8,913 shares. Analysts expect Home Bancorp, Inc. Read More »

Analyst Stock Ratings: Ocwen Financial Corporation (OCN), EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (ENLK)

Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (BLMN) has risen 8.82% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 29.91% the S&P500. Hwg Holdg Lp reported 150 shares. Robert W. Baird maintained Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. The rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research on Thursday, April 14 to "Hold". The company was downgraded on Friday, October 28 by Bank of America. Read More »

IAG share price: British Airways parent in talks to buy Niki


Niki ceased flying the next day, stranding thousands of passengers. The European Commission has approved EasyJet's purchase of some Air Berlin assets , ruling that there is no breach of EU competition policy. While 2017 has been a bruising year for some European airlines - after the collapse of Air Berlin and Monarch Airlines in the United Kingdom, and as Alitalia in Italy went into administration - IAG has bucked the trend. Read More »

British American Tobacco plc (NYSE:BTI)

About 415,128 shares traded. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has risen 5.69% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 25.02% the S&P500. Front Barnett Assocs Lc invested 2.5% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. It also increased its holding in Dycom Inds Inc (NYSE:DY) by 90,723 shares in the quarter, for a total of 270,572 shares, and has risen its stake in Cdw Corp (NASDAQ:CDW). Read More »

OH minimum wage increases


According to the state Department of Labor, the minimum wage increase for fast-food workers applies to any employee whose job duties include customer service, cooking, food or drink preparation, delivery, security, stocking supplies or equipment, cleaning or routine maintenance. Read More »

EuroMillions Irish winners scoop €170 million in prizes in 2017


The lucky punter is the 12th Irish victor of the EuroMillions jackpot and brings to well over €1bn the amount of money won by Irish EuroMillions players since the draw began in 2004. This is the 13th time a jackpot winning ticket has been sold in Ireland, and the third time this year; in January, for example, someone won €88m. Previously, he won £15,000 Irish pounds on the old Irish Sweepstakes, and $3,000 and $5,000 over the years in lotteries in the US. Read More »

Alert on Recent Volume: Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)

Matrix Asset Advisors Inc who had been investing in Mondelez International Inc . for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $63.96B market cap company. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Tuesday, April 4 report. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 5 by Berenberg. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $49 target in Thursday, February 4 report. Read More »

Family sues Alaska Airlines, contractor over PDX airport fall


Bernice Kekona, a diabetic widow, was traveling back from visiting her family in Hawaii in June. Employees from Huntleigh USA, a contractor that handles transport of people with disabilities within the airport for Alaska Airlines, helped Kekona into a seat-belted wheelchair but did not accompany her to the next gate, as had previously been arranged, according to Kekona's family. Read More »

Fast food chain celebrating California's pot legalization with 'Munchie Meal'


The containers will also be stamping the pot leaf logo from Snoop's cannabis culture brand, Merry Jane , and will sell for the obvious price of $4.20. None of these products are exclusive to the box, so it's all a marketing ploy. The limited-time offer was developed in partnership with Merry Jane , a cannabis-focused digital media company launched in 2015 by Snoop Dogg , and will be tested from January 18-25 in his hometown of Long Beach. Read More »

Groups, orgs offering safe rides home on New Year's Eve


More than a million people are expected to pack Sydney Harbour on New Year's Eve for the city's iconic fireworks display. First and foremost, try planning your night around these times. As well as simply avoiding the times when everyone else will be using the service, there are a some ways to make it a bit cheaper. Advice from the ride sharer included checking the fare before riding, waiting a few minutes, and sharing with friends. Read More »

Claire's recalls makeup products after testing positive for asbestos


In total, 17 samples of makeup were tested from Claire's stores in nine different states, including eye shadows, blushes and compact powders. Kristiana Warner told WPRI-TV that she was already working with a lab on another case and chose to have her six-year-old daughter's makeup tested - leading to the discovery of asbestos in one product, and later in 17 samples. Read More »

IN liquor stores will be closed on New Year's Eve


New Year's Eve means big business for eating and drinking establishments - 9 percent of Americans plan to celebrate this year at a bar, restaurant or organized event, according to WalletHub. Gruber said he would expect the day to be slightly slower than normal, but not by much. They said that bootleggers are now demanding the prices of beverages of their own choice, and since there is no regulatory authority, people especially party organizers are forced to pay heavy prices or arrange some ... Read More »

Free bus rides in Madison on New Year's Eve


This year, for the first time ever, the free service is expanding to the UP Express. Considering how cold it's supposed to be on New Year's Eve in Madison, one of the best ways to get to your party place could be a free ride on a Metro Transit bus. Read More »

Tim Cook gets a 46 percent pay raise in 2017


The filing explains that Tim Cook received $9.33 million in incentive pay for the fiscal year ending September 30th. Apple introduced the iPhone X late this year, its most expensive smartphone since the iPhone 6. Provided he remains CEO of the company, Cook will receive 560,000 shares of stock annually until 2020, writes The Guardian . The filing noted that the value of the private flights is calculated as "imputed taxable income" which is not reimbursed by Apple. Read More »

Stocks inside Traders Spotlight: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), General Motors Company (GM)

The stock increased 0.13% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $114.5. About 1.55 million shares traded. Starbucks Corporation (NDAQ: SBUX ) has risen 12.48% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. Connecticut-based Benin Mgmt has invested 0.7% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ). Hollencrest Securities LLC lowered its stake in shares of Starbucks Co. Read More »

XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) - Active Mover


That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of XPO . Cantab Prtn Llp has invested 0.12% in XPO Logistics, Inc . Huntington Fincl Bank reported 779 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Therefore 95% are positive. As per Tuesday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Overweight" on Thursday, October 12. Read More »

India Trying To Hamper CPEC Through Afghanistan But Won't Succeed


Hence China has pushed Pakistan and Afghanistan to improve their own ties so they can better tackle the militancy in their respective countries, and has also tried to broker peace talks with Afghan Taliban militants. "The elements which had escaped from the country after security forces launched counter-terrorism operations were again trying to enter the country to create fear", Iqbal said. Read More »

Reading the Tea Leaves for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)

Capital Bank Financial Corp. Baozun Inc. (NASDAQ:BZUN) has risen 289.41% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. Dnb Asset Management As reported 0.02% stake. (NASDAQ:CBF) for 161,200 shares. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. 77 funds opened positions while 137 raised stakes. Read More »

Amazon's stock dips after Trump tweets about post office rates


X Amazon has previously been accused of underpaying the Postal Service for deliveries, a charge leveled in July by Josh Sandbulte of Greenhaven Associates in a Wall Street Journal article . Trump tweeted Friday morning. Amazon announced this week that it had a record-setting holiday sales season, Politico noted , "though it is unclear whether that is what prompted the president's critique". Read More »

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (TSM) Shares Sold by Pitcairn Co

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE: TSM ) has shown an EPS growth of 19.50% in the last 5 years and sales growth of 17.30% for the same year while for the next 5 years; the EPS growth estimates 15.00%.Along with this Sales growth yoy (quarter over quarter) was considered as -3.20%. Read More »

Oil up at year end, U.S. crude hits highest since mid


Traders showed limited response to yesterday's U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) weekly inventories report. According to the source, the price for February Futures WTI oil increased by 0,74%, totaling to $60,28 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). Read More »

Airbus, Indigo Partners Finalize Record Aircraft Deal


In a separate deal announced Friday, Airbus has revealed that China Aircraft Leasing ( CALC ) has signed up to buy 50 A320neos in a deal worth $5.42 billion at list prices. Indigo Partners is a U.S. investment firm founded by Bill Franke that specialises in the lease of planes to low-priced airlines. "Thanks to the widest single-aisle cabin in the skies the A320neo passengers will enjoy the best in class comfort", said John Leahy, chief operating officer, customers, Airbus Commercial Aircraft. Read More »

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Analysts See $0.48 EPS

The shares price has positioned 4.88% up over the past quarter while it has directed 1.38% toward a rising position throughout past six months. According to 9 stock analysts, Euronav NV, is being kept at an average Outperform, rating, with at least 3.15% of shares outstanding that are now legally short sold. Read More »

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Promises To Build Electric Pickup Truck


Musk recently asked for feedback from Tesla owners on Twitter. Musk also revealed some of the other improvements Tesla is working on for its vehicles. But the whole timeline was thrown off by the Model 3 passenger auto, which was supposed to hit mass production in July 2017. The Model Y, to be built on the same platform as the Model 3 sedan, was tentatively scheduled to begin production in mid-2019, Reuters reported in June. Read More »

Christmas treasure found in Army kettle


This new tax bill will double the standard deduction which will result in fewer people being able to itemize their taxes, and as a result will hurt vulnerable populations and agencies such as the Salvation Army, who serve them. Without it, she said, the checks go to the Salvation Army in St. Louis. Since the flood, they have not been getting any income from their family store on Airline Highway. Read More »

OH minimum wage increases 15 cents on January 1


Workers at companies with less than 50 employees will also be allowed to take up to 10 days of personal emergency leave during each calendar year. But for the first time in four years, MA minimum wage workers won't see a boost in their paychecks. Read More »

Uber sells stake to Softbank for 30% discount


SoftBank, a Japanese tech and telecoms consortium, has acquired a 13-15 percent stake in Uber , according to the Wall Street Journal . That is a roughly 30% discount to its most recent valuation of almost $70 billion. We are appreciative of the support from Uber's shareholders in the successful tender offer and look forward to closing the overall investment in January. Read More »