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Asbestos found in "Claire's" makeup for children

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The family fears it could be a nationwide concern. A few months later, results confirmed that the makeup kit contained asbestos. Exposure to asbestos has been linked to mesothelioma, which is 100 percent fatal. Sean Fitzgerald of Scientific Analytical Institute conducted the tests. "The fact that the majority of the products came from the store shelves in the last two weeks means that there are other children being exposed", said Warner. Read More »

Apple CEO gets salary raise after higher profits through iPhone sales

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The Apple CEO also reaped the benefits of a generous share award, banking $89.2m worth of Apple stock as part of a compensation package agreed when Mr Cook was appointed chief executive in 2011. Apple's filing also revealed that it requires Cook to travel by private aircraft "for all business and personal travel" for security reasons. "Any time Cook uses an Apple private jet for personal travel, the costs are considered extra compensation, on which he will have to pay taxes", ... Read More »

Health chiefs make a record £174m from hospital parking

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BOLTON'S NHS trust made more than £1.5 million from vehicle parking charges in the past year, according to new figures. "The increase in parking fines is also worrying". Then these auto parking charges wouldn't be necessary". Nationaly the Labour party has pledged to abolish hospital vehicle parking charges. That figure - £608,140 for 2016/17 - includes £224,377 from the hospital Trust's own staff while they work and is an income increase of £99,246 on its income from auto parks during ... Read More »

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Edgar Lomax Co decreased its stake in Walmart Stores Inc ( WMT ) by 7.93% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The direction of this stock is getting Weakening.This is an indicator for investors to know whether the stock is heading towards a Buy or Sell, or whether the Hold is advancing towards a Buy or a Sell. Read More »

Buhari's Son Breaks Limb In Bike Accident, Undergoes Surgery In Abuja

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Hello. Add your message here. "That is not true, pls", the presidential spokesman said. Senator Ben Murray-Bruce says: "I wish Yusuf Buhari a very quick recovery". "We wish Yusuf a speedy recovery", Atiku wrote on Twitter. "It is my deep desire that a young man so full of promise should live and thrive to fulfil the promises God has domiciled in him". Read More »

Hancock jobless rate falls in November

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This is the third consecutive month with strong seasonally adjusted job gains. Unemployment across the Mid-Hudson/Catskill region in November is up compared to the same month past year. The unemployment rate is essentially unchanged from this time a year ago. New jobs totaled 14,800, an increase of 0.7 percent. The data mirrors a statewide trend, as California's unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent in November, which the state Employment Development Department said is the lowest recorded ... Read More »

Merck KGaA (MRK) Given "Neutral" Rating at Nord/LB

About 16,418 shares traded. The Home Depot, Inc. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.08% the S&P500. Strategic Finance owns 70,235 shares or 0.74% of their USA portfolio. This is a positive change from Merck & Co., Inc.'s previous quarterly dividend of $0.47. Read More »

Tesla INC (Call) (TSLA) Shareholder Peak6 Investments LP Has Lowered Its Stake

Longer Investments Inc who had been investing in Apple Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $873.76B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.035 during the last trading session, reaching $12.045. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Friday, October 30 by UBS. The brokerage now has a buy rating on the electric vehicle producer's stock. The company was initiated on Tuesday, October 6 by RBC Capital Markets. Read More »

The Walt Disney Company (DIS)- Analysts Opinion Over Performance Valuation

The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $107.85. Prelude Capital Llc reported 3,306 shares. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. It worsened, as 90 investors sold DIS shares while 649 reduced holdings. In other news, EVP Brent Woodford sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 18th. Read More »

(NASDAQ:AMZN) Shares Sold by Portland Hill Asset Management Ltd

The stock increased 0.65% or $7.59 during the last trading session, reaching $1175.95. About 2.01M shares traded. It has outperformed by 75.15% the S&P500. Chase Inv Counsel has 2.72% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Regis Management Co Ltd Liability Co reported 231 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Read More »

Jim Caldwell's Forecast | A cold final week of 2017

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It is possible that the New Year's Eve/New Year's Day system could combine a clipper-type system from Canada with some energy farther south for a fairly winter event, but this would probably reach its max somewhere north of us. We stay cold today with highs in the lower and middle 20s with wind chills in the teens and single digits. For tonight , we'll find partly cloudy skies with temperatures dropping through the 10s into the upper single digits. Read More »

Fair.com Acquires Uber's Auto Leasing Business

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After closing its money-losing Xchange Leasing business in September , it looks like on-demand vehicle service Uber has finally found a buyer. In September, Uber made a decision to cut its losses and shut and sell Xchange Leasing . Read More »

Retailers finally get a Santa Claus rally as sales surge

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December sales were buoyed by the 3.2% growth in gross domestic product in the third quarter, on top of 3.1% growth in the second quarter; consumer confidence going into the month was at a 17-year high, noted Retail Metrics president Ken Perkins in a note emailed to Retail Dive. Read More »

The Tesla pickup truck is already built (in Elon Musk's head, anyway)

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Am dying to build it." said Musk on Twitter. But despite the lack of specifics, Musk wants you all to know: the pickup is coming, right after the other auto is built, which will happen after it's determined where it'll be built, sometime, maybe, around 2019/2020, which is when the final Model 3 reservations are supposed to be fulfilled. Read More »

Applied Materials Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT) Q3 2017 Sentiment Report

Shares of Applied Materials, Inc . It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500. First Merchants Corporation has 1.24% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). The firm has "Buy" rating by Needham given on Monday, September 18. EPS growth estimate for this year is set at 105.40%.The earnings per share (EPS) formula is stated as earnings available to common shareholders divided by number of common stock shares outstanding. Read More »

Passenger: United Airlines Bumped Me For Congresswoman

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I don't want an apology from Jackson Lee. United said that it had also given Simon a $500 flight voucher, but Simon says this never occurred. Simon denies that she canceled the flight. Simon said she is still waiting for an apology from the airline even though the United has refunded the miles she used to book the ticket home. As part of the reconciliation, Simon was given a $500 voucher. Read More »

Shoppers pack Eastwood Mall for 'After Christmas' deals

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Zimmerman said after Christmas sales which will last until the new year are also contributing to the large crowds. That includes some Christmas shopping-for Christmas 2018, that is. "None of them know my size, I'm really small so everything was too big", said Briana Buckley, a shopper exchanging Christmas presents Tuesday. However, not everyone was shopping for bargains, or looking to redeem their gift-cards. Read More »

Libya pipeline blast to cause drop in production

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Waha is a subsidiary of Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) and operates as a joint venture with Hess Corp, Marathon Oil Corp and ConocoPhillips. The company said preliminary investigations confirm the explosion took place in the line, 15 kilometers north of the Marada area, about 200 km south of Benghazi. Read More »

Tesla CEO confident about SpaceX rockets reaching Mars

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Considering the remarkable success of private space industry, president of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, Eric Stallmer said that SpaceX has had a remarkable year, and it has motivated a lot of people. Traditionally, rockets that have been launched into space are used just once and are left to burn up in the atmosphere after a mission. Musk tweeted an image of the roadster inside the payload faring of the giant rocket on Friday afternoon, just hours before the launch of a ... Read More »

(INTC) Insider Diane M. Bryant Sells 1639 Shares

The company has market cap of $218.56 billion. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $46.7. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.19, for a total value of $39,323,708.82. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 52 investors sold INTC shares while 663 reduced holdings. only 127 funds opened positions while 608 raised stakes. Read More »

Winter weather causes travel trouble at Logan Airport

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Officials say JetBlue Flight 50 from Savannah, Georgia, briefly skidded when it landed around 7:15 p.m. Monday. "We were straight and all of a sudden we started fishtailing". When told that emergency personnel would be responding, the pilot said, "We just need a tow". Firefighters rushed to the scene of the incident to safely guide the passengers off the plane. Read More »

LG V30 and V30 Plus now receiving Android Oreo update

Now, some information about the beta build has surfaced online. This year, Xiaomi debuted its first Android One device - the Mi A1 . The Oreo update will also enable the smartphone to offer faster app loading time with overall smooth transitions. Read More »

Slick roads and accidents reported on Saturday; weather advisory for Christmas Eve

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Yet another busy day in the weather center as freezing rain continues for parts of Central NY this morning, mainly to the north and east of Utica as the cold air lingers. Snowfall totals were around 15 inches in Wilmington and temperatures plummeted to zero degrees on Christmas morning. "That is way above the average temperature for this time of year, 6C to 9C is the average for this time of year", said Mr Hall. Read More »

$284 Billion in Electric Bill - Woman Says WOW

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Mary Horomanski, 58, was told she had to pay the full amount within a year. She wondered if her family had put up the Christmas lights incorrectly. The woman quickly texted her son, who got in touch with the electric company and they assured the family that the issue was indeed an error. Read More »

Last day for Christmas shopping

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Dollar General: 7 a.m.to 10 p.m. There have been almost 7,000 announced store closures this year, according to Fung Global Retail & Technology, which exceeds the 2008 peak of 6,200. Here in Greenville, restaurants are changing their operation hours for both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Macaroni Grill - Enjoy an Italian feast on Christmas. Read More »

Wish Merry Christmas to your loved ones with these cute messages!

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One dramatic change from recent years: Only 57 percent of Americans now say they believe all of the traditional elements of the Biblical Christmas story. Christmas is an ideal time to express love and good wishes for those we care about. Anyhow, it isn't every year I get this opportunity to wish AIRTIMERS a Merry Christmas . Read More »

Emirates stops flying to Tunisia in row over ban on Tunisian women

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Tunisia's Transport Ministry announced on Sunday that it was barring a United Arab Emirates (UAE ) airline from landing in the North African country. The ban was lifted late Friday. The party called on the Tunisian government to take strict measures to deter such unfair and humiliating decisions against the Tunisian people. Read More »

Shoppers pick up last-minute gifts in Yonkers

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At the Mall of America in Minnesota, shoppers came prepared. Shopping at the mall usually begins at noon on Sundays. "Yesterday there weren't as many people at all", one shopper said. "We have a great staff here that's here to take care of the customers last minute needs", said JCPenney General Manager Mark Barnes. While others said they came too late. Read More »

NUPENG to FG: Tell Nigerians why fuel is scarce

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While the NNPC says marketers hoard products following rumour of planned increase in pump price, the former are accusing the oil giant of making the commodity available in short supply. Baru, further informed that the NNPC had enough products to last up to 30 days, and that at least a billion litre of petrol laden cargoes were on their way to Nigeria, and should berth by the end of December to bolster the country's 30-day supply sufficiency. Read More »

Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd now has $449.84B valuation. The stock increased 0.14% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $175.57. About 12.52M shares traded. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. Finally, Franklin Resources Inc. boosted its stake in Alibaba Group Holding Limited by 10.3% in the fourth quarter. Read More »

PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG)

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PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG ) closed at $44.57 after seeing 10937514 shares trade hands during the most recent session. Envestnet Asset Management Incorporated invested 0% in PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG ). The utilities provider reported $1.12 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.18. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Monday, June 12. Read More »