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Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC Grows Stake in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA)

The stock had a trading volume of 3,815,727 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,440,000. Mastercard (NYSE:MA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. Shares for $712,540 were sold by Haythornthwaite Richard on Monday, October 2. In related news, insider Edward Grunde Mclaughlin sold 17,167 shares of Mastercard stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 2nd. Read More »

Striking teachers defy the law in the US

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Q: Why are West Virginia teachers taking up their fight with Republican Gov. Jim Justice and the state Legislature? Teachers are focusing the protest on salaries that were ranked 48th in the U.S.in 2016, as out-of-pocket costs for health care continue to rise. Read More »

Metallica comes to Tulsa, final 10 for 10 announcement

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Visit metallica.com/metclub for details. Also, Citi card members may purchase tickets beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27. Spotify will have pre-sale tickets available starting Wednesday, Feb. Sign up now . JUST ANNOUNCED: @ metallica is returning to North America on the WorldWired Tour 2018 and they're coming to #rocktheBOK on January 18, 2019! The clues got more obvious Sunday, as the post included the "Worldwired Tour", which is the name of their tour for their latest album. Read More »

Missing Marathi translation of his speech leaves Maha Guv upset

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Opposition parties have raised the pitch for Marathi following a goof-up in translating the Maharashtra Governor's address to the state legislature on Tuesday. "Even though this is in the legislature's domain, on behalf of the government, I apologise", he said. Later in the day, the governor wrote a letter to Legislative Council chairman Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar and Legislative Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagade, asking them to take "serious cognisance" of the non-availability of Marathi ... Read More »

Pedestrian dies after being hit by unmarked police vehicle in Markham: watchdog

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The SIU says London police officers were not present at the time when Christina Smith was struck and killed on February 8. The pedestrian was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he was pronounced dead. Anyone with information or video is asked to contact the SIU's lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. The SIU is an independent agency that investigates incidents involving police that have resulted in death, serious injury or alleged sexual assault. Read More »

Billionaire Offers to Pay for Jerusalem Embassy

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President Donald Trump for "fulfilling your promise to bring the U.S. embassy home to Jerusalem, the eternal, united capital of the Jewish people". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on 22 February that Ambassador David Friedman and a small group of staff will work in an existing USA consulate building in Jerusalem's Arnona neighbourhood. Read More »

Shehbaz Sharif elected as acting president of PML-N

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A PML-N insider said that Nawaz Sharif had finalised his younger brother's nomination for the slot of party president after consulting his wife Kulsoom, daughter Maryam Nawaz, former finance minister Ishaq Dar, former information minister Senator Pervaiz Rashid and a few others. Read More »

Bijepur Bypoll: BJD leads over BJP; Congress Distant Third

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had spent a night in the constituency during his hectic two-day schedule of rallies. "I would like to express my gratitude to public for showering their blessings on BJD ". It would be a major loss of face for Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan who campaigned extensively and highlighted the failures of the ruling party vociferously. Read More »

Who Was Jayendra Saraswathi

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Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also expressed grief and tweeted, " Deeply saddened by the demise of Jayendra Saraswati ji, the Shankaracharya of the Kanchipuram Kamakoti Peetam math. But he was acquitted in 2013 along with 22 others. Palaniswami on Wednesday condoled the death of Jayendra Saraswati, the 69th pontiff of the Sankara Mutt in Kanchipuram, around 75 km from here. Read More »

Dolly Parton donates 100 millionth book from Imagination Library charity

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For six months, from March through August, the Library's Young Readers Center will host story time on the last Friday of each month at 10:30 a.m.in the Great Hall of the Thomas Jefferson Building, located at 10 First St. Country music star Dolly Parton has been called a lot of things over the course of her five-decade career: singer, songwriter, actress and cartoon character (her words). Read More »

Ivanka Trump takes in big air snowboarding at 2018 Winter Olympics

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Moon met Sunday with a North Korean delegation led by Kim Yong Chol, a former general whom South Korea has accused of being behind two attacks on the South that killed 50 people in 2010. Russian athletes who had proved they were clean were allowed to compete as Olympic Athletes from Russia under the neutral Olympic flag, but the Russian flag and Russian anthem were banned from the Games. Read More »

CDC scientist goes missing, with auto and pet dog still at home

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The dog, officially named Mister Bojangles Cunningham but known as Bo, had twice accompanied Cunningham to Harvard where he went for his master's and doctoral degrees. They say at this point, they have no evidence of foul play. As they continue to hang missing posters throughout Cunningham's neighborhood and try to get the word out, the mystery surrounding their son's death is overwhelming. Read More »

Korean prosecutors seek 30 years' jail for ousted president

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Prosecutors asked a Seoul court to sentence Park to 30 years in prison and fine her 118.5 billion won (110.5 million US dollars) for corruptions, which they said left an ineffaceable stain in the country's history of constitution. A verdict in Park's trial is expected before April this year. The 66-year-old former president did not show up for the session. The prosecution proved that Choi abused friendly ties with Pak to force the South Korean companies, including Samsung, to ... Read More »

Crude Prices Fall Amid Rising Oil & Gasoline Inventories (USO)

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While crude oil inventories built for the week, USA crude oil production for week ending February 16 was largely unchanged this week, coming in at 10.270 million bpd, down just a hair from last week's 10.271 million bpd. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC producers led by Russian Federation have agreed to cap output by about 1.8 million bpd in a deal running from January previous year until the end of 2018. Read More »

Meghalaya, Nagaland gear up for elections tomorrow

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There is dissatisfaction in Nagaland for the party and it has put up the candidate in just 17 out of 60 seats. In Nagaland, NDPP chief Neiphiu Rio has been declared elected unopposed from the Northern Angami-II constituency. However, now that it has lost BJP as an ally and many party leaders have jumped ship to join the NDPP, the battle is unlikely to be that simple this time. Read More »

Four days of snow warnings for Cornwall

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There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. The Met Office says: "As it comes into contact with the very cold air resident over the United Kingdom, it has potential to produce widespread snow, accompanied by strong to gale force winds". Read More »

Rome awakes to first snowfall in six years

The "Beast from the East" , as the phenomenon has been dubbed by the British media, is expected to bring cold air from Russian Federation over the next few days that will make it feel even chillier than thermometers indicate. Snow and freezing temperatures have a grasp on some parts of Germany as meteorologists reported a record cold for this winter of minus 27C on the Zugspitze mountain in the Alps. Read More »

US top court rules immigrants can be held indefinitely

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But Deputy Solicitor General Michael Dreeben, arguing for the government, said the case does not involve reaching across borders because Microsoft has access to the data in the United States. judges issue warrants while giving companies an avenue to object if the request conflicts with foreign law. As Justice Stephen Breyer noted , the majority's conclusion was at odds with the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, the British Magna Carta-which influenced those founding ... Read More »

The Justice Department Has A New Angle In Fighting The Opioid Crisis

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Mr Trump and Republicans had also been encouraging Mr Sessions to look further into the surveillance abuse allegations. Trump wrote on Twitter: "Why is A.G. Sessions also said that the DOJ will do all it can to support local law enforcement agencies- the front line of defense against the opioid epidemic. Read More »

Medical Marijuana Cultivation Plant Approved in Berryville

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The companies have seven days to pay a $100,000 licensing fee and post a $500,000 performance bond in order to receive the licenses. Applications for cultivation facilities cost $15,000. "I think it has been a fair process", Alex Grey, an attorney from the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association, said. Medical marijuana foes in Arizona take aim at prescribing doctors, a MI judge strikes down Detroit's medical marijuana initiative, Ohio's medical marijuana roll-out hits a bump, and more. Read More »

Actor Brendan Fraser alleges Hollywood heavyweight groped him

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In its statement , the HFPA says that it "stands firmly against sexual harassment and the type of behavior described, and that "(over) the years we've continued a positive working relationship with Brendan, which includes announcing Golden Globe nominees, attending the ceremony and participating in press conferences. Read More »

King of Jordan to visit India for three days from February 27

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According to an External Affairs Ministry statement, King Abdullah will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra during the course of which the two sides will discuss the entire gamut of bilateral relations as well as regional and worldwide issues of mutual interest. Read More »

"Hell on earth" in Syria's eastern Ghouta must end - Guterres

The Observatory said another civilian was killed by regime rocket fire in Harasta, an area of Eastern Ghouta which is directly adjacent to the capital's eastern neighbourhoods. Fourteen people were killed on Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) had said more than 500 civilians were killed since the aerial bombardment campaign began on February 18. Read More »

Accused White House crasher plans on marrying President Trump

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A woman charged with ramming her van into security barriers outside of the White House made a freaky claim. Jessica Ford, 35, from Tennessee, has had three other alleged past "encounters" with authorities near the White House , including attempting to climb over a fence, according to the Secret Service. Read More »

Gus Kenworthy asks what Ivanka Trump is doing at the Olympics

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Kil Jang-sub, left, as a North Korean delegation crosses the border into South Korea for a meeting at the border village of Panmunjom, May 18, 2006 in South Korea . North Korea denounced the sanctions in a statement carried on its state media and said a blockade by the United States would be considered an act of war. Read More »

Wolves' Butler has cartilage injury; absence timeline unknown

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It was a great night for the Houston Rockets , and a brutal outcome for the Minnesota Timberwolves . The former Bull in his All-Star prime Saturday. Bucks 122, Raptors 119: Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and visiting Milwaukee snapped Toronto's seven-game win streak with an overtime win. Read More »

Trooper shoots man during arrest of bikers in Boston

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Around 5 p.m., troopers saw the group traveling in an erratic and risky manner on I-93 southbound, and they encountered the group on the ramp to Exit 18 (Mass Avenue) and tried to make arrests, Procopio said. Around 7 p.m., a flatbed truck carrying several motorcycles was seen leaving the scene of the shooting. "We were waiting for them at the ramp", Procopio said. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association world cup trophy lands in Nairobi for the third time

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President Uhuru Kenyatta will be the only person allowed to touch the prized trophy while the lucky Kenyans who will get free tickets will get a chance to view it at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) on Tuesday. "The thought of seeing that Trophy is out of this World!" Valued at an estimated Sh1 billion, the glittering trophy is on an worldwide tour to promote this year's tournament, which begins in June in Russian Federation, by which time it would have been in 51 ... Read More »

Rhumbline Advisers Raises Stake in Packaging Corp Of America (PKG)

The stock increased 0.32% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $119.15. About 325,275 shares traded or 79.62% up from the average. It has underperformed by 2.51% the S&P500. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh has 26,113 shares. The companyÂ's Packaging segment offers various corrugated packaging products, such as conventional shipping containers used to protect and transport manufactured goods; multi-color boxes and displays that help to merchandise the packaged ... Read More »

North Korean delegation arrives for Olympics closing show

Moon said the North Koreans indicated they were willing to talk with the US, and agreed that "the inter-Korean relationship and North Korea-US relationship should develop together". "They could and they should do this", he said. In comments first reported by the Washington Post , Pence said the United States was open to talking but that "no pressure comes off until they are actually doing something that the alliance believes represents a meaningful step toward denuclearization". Read More »

Israeli government gives go ahead for more settlement units

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The government also approved an immediate budget for the construction of a new neighborhood in part 91 as a temporary solution for residents whose homes would be demolished, and compensation to the families of the evacuees. Yesha Council Chairman Dorni said, "We were pleased to hear that the Prime Minister is with us in the struggle for Netiv Ha'avot, as well as many other issues in favor of settlement". Read More »

India and Pakistan trade border fire, villagers flee

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The Indian Army has adopted a proactive approach in tackling Pakistani offensive and ceasefire violations in a bid to take the war to the enemy military personnel who were using terrorists as their proxy against India. Pakistan's foreign ministry condemned the firing and said in a statement 17 Pakistani civilians had been killed by Indian fire along the LoC this year. Read More »