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Andrew Scheer - "Liberals Put Government Before People"

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The parliamentary budget watchdog calculated last fall that a national, universal pharmacare program would cost more than $19 billion, but could still slash the overall cost of drugs in Canada by more than $4 billion a year. "Rather, it's an investment for Canada that undoes some of the previous neglect". The budget predicts the ratio to decline each year over the outlook. Read More »

At least two Fresno County arrests made during four-day ICE operation

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More than 150 Northern California residents were arrested by ICE agents this week following Schaaf's warning , but Homan said more than 850 others escaped capture, blaming the Oakland mayor's tip-off. "Thanks to the dedicated and professional work of ICE deportation officers, we were able to remove many public safety threats from the streets of the Bay Area during the past few days". Read More »

American Outdoor Brands -18% as sales plunge, outlook guided much lower

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The maker of Smith & Wesson guns cuts its outlook for full-year adjusted EPS to $0.31-$0.33 from earlier guidance of $0.57-$0.67; for the current quarter, it sees EPS of $0.09-$0.11 on revenues of $162M-$166M vs. A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in AOBC. American Outdoor Brands earned a coverage optimism score of 0.27 on Accern's scale. Read More »

Dick's Sporting Goods will no longer sell assault-style weapons

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Walmart said its working to quickly update its policies to implement the change. The accused teenage gunman had used an AR-15 rifle, to which Walmart said it takes "seriously our obligation to be a responsible seller of firearms " and also emphasized its background of serving "serving sportsmen and hunters". Read More »

Chicago PMI drops to six-month low in February

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However, data from the apex bank showed a weaker PMI of 56.3 points in February, against 57.3 reading in January. Economists polled by MarketWatch had expected a reading of 59%. Customers from Europe, Asia and Africa in particular contributed to the increased growth in new export orders. Twelve industries reported higher inventories, while one reported a decrease. Read More »

Manufacturing output up but rate of growth slows in February

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Nearly 14% of the 3,000 Chinese companies surveyed said China's currency appreciation would harm the business, according to China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, who has produced the survey with the statistical office. IHS Markit principal economist Bernard Aw said that while the influence of tax reforms was expected to fade in coming months, price pressures could become more entrenched on rising imported inflation, which will add to calls for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to raise ... Read More »

Equifax says its found 2 million more victims from 2017 breach

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On September 8, the company disclosed that personal details of as many as 143 million USA consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July. Such information could help hacker to identity theft. "Business - Governmental Regulation" and "- Forward-Looking Statements" and "Item 1A. That was in line with a decline in US stocks. Read More »

Antero Midstream Partners (AM) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.24

The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, July 20 with "Buy". The consensus rating is 1.8, indicating analysts in general look favorably on the company's future prospects. Stifel Nicolaus maintained EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) rating on Wednesday, January 17. Morgan Stanley has "Equal-Weight" rating and $30 target. Read More »

Sensex ends 162 points lower; Nifty settles at 10481

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India's economy grew 7.2 percent in the December quarter, the fastest in five quarters, as it regained status as the fastest growing major economy ahead of China . On the other hand, Infosys (2.26%), Cipla (1.00%), Asian Paints (0.52%), State Bank Of India (0.35%), Power Grid Corporation Of India (0.28%), and Reliance Industries (0.26%) were the biggest gainers in the Sensex. Read More »

Missouri lawmakers consider charges facing Governor Eric Greitens

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The once rising political star, has found himself facing felony charges for invasion of privacy as Greitens was indicted last week for allegedly threatening to release a nude photograph of his former mistress. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a contentious, unscheduled hearing occurred Monday in St. Louis Circuit Court, during which the Republican governor's legal team accused the circuit attorney's office of improperly using the grand jury to perform the investigation. Read More »

Kroger stops selling guns to buyers under 21 at Fred Meyer stores

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We have never stocked or sold AK or AR platform rifles or bump-stocks and we do not stock high capacity magazines for these firearms. Dick's said it also would not sell guns and ammo to anyone under 21. After days and weeks of discussion where President Trump also showed support to raise the age limit on gun purchases, Walmart has acted quickly. Fred Meyer, a grocery and home goods retailer, has a massive presence in OR and the Pacific Northwest. Read More »

Google celebrates Holi with coulourful sketch doodle depicting drum playing and dance

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As a ritual in celebration of the festival, the devotees visited the shrines, temples and offer colours (abir) at the feet of Idol of the God Sri Krishna and Goddess Sri Radhika. People in India celebrate the festival according to their own cultural varsities. Red for Prosperity, Green for Happiness, Blue for Longevity, Orange for progress, Pink for Friendship, May You be Blessed with all shades of Holi . Read More »

Twitter CEO Admits Company Didn't Fully Grasp Abuse Problem

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In another tweet, Dorsey said that the company isn't "proud of how people have taken advantage of our service, or our inability to address it fast enough". Twitter shall provide only public Twitter data (which shall be used exclusively for the purposes stated above) and such use shall be subject to additional terms and conditions (including, but not limited to, terms similar to Twitter's Developer Terms ). Read More »

Here are the biggest losers from Trump's giant tariff announcement

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Last year, China was the 11th biggest steel exporter to the US, down 5 percent, according to the Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration. The president told industry executives Thursday he would impose a tariff of 25 per cent on imported steel and 10 per cent on aluminum, sparking fears the move will lead to other countries putting up trade barriers that will hurt the global economy. Read More »

KFC now facing gravy shortage after chicken shortage

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The colonel says things will be better soon. And just when they got things back up and running, they were hit with an unannounced stop on the gravy train. DHL , which recently took over the KFC contract from Bidvest Logistics, said that "due to operational issues a number of deliveries in recent days have been incomplete or delayed". Read More »

Shelby County has lowest gas prices

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The price has fallen five cents per gallon over the past two weeks, according to AAA . The American Automobile Association forecasts the national gas price average this spring will be as high as $2.70 per gallon - and experts say if the historical pattern repeats itself, Idaho gas prices could approach $2.85 per gallon or more. Read More »

Winston, No. 2 Michigan State Hold Off Wisconsin, Secure Big Ten Title

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The No. 2 Spartans won the regular-season title outright by finishing it with 12 consecutive victories. "For sure, we just played these guys, and we went toe-to-toe with them, punch for punch", Iverson said. Brad Davison and Iverson each made two free throws in the final nine seconds, and the ninth-seeded Badgers (15-17) advanced to the quarterfinals against top-seeded Michigan State today at Madison Square Garden after winning for the fifth time in seven games. Read More »

PNG struggles to assess quake damage

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The impact of the quake is spread across a wide area of the mountainous region, with homes, roads and crops damaged. Secretary General of the Papua New Guinea Red Cross, Uvenama Rova, said he suspected the extent of the damage and the deaths could be significantly higher, gaging by the reports he received from his contacts in the affected area. Read More »

Motor Industry Association urges faulty airbag recall

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A full list of affected vehicles can be found on the ACCC website. The compulsory recall adds 1.3 million vehicles to the 1 million vehicles recalled but still need their airbags replaced. "Don't risk yourself, don't risk your family member with respect to these deadly airbags", said John D. Buretta, an independent motor for Takata. The recall is the largest in Australian history. Read More »

SEC probes crytocurrency, not blockchain

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Sales pitches for ICOs often include extra perks like hefty discounts for investors who are dropping a lot of real money into the game. "There's going to be a big reckoning for those who have operated outside the Federal Securities Laws, with more SEC enforcement actions and criminal prosecutions in the near future". Read More »

Walmart Raises Minimum Age for Gun Buyers

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The news comes amid a broad public push to tighten gun regulations in the wake of a mass shooting at a Florida high school on February 14 that left 17 people dead. "I approve of that and I was in there last week and noticed they don't carry handguns", Customer Tom Simmons said. The sporting goods giant, which has stores in Augusta, Bangor, South Portland and Topsham, has also chose to remove high-capacity magazines from store shelves. Read More »

Mobile phone catches fire on Air Canada flight; 1 injured

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The plane was preparing for departure at Toronto's Pearson International Airport around 7 a.m. when the airline says a customer's cellphone caught fire. Another passenger who identified herself as a doctor said she was seated in the row behind the victim, and saw what she believed to be a first-degree burn in the shape of a phone on the woman's hand. Read More »

South Korea Says North Open To Talks With US

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The White House said in response that it would take a wait-and-see approach. Trump followed up Monday. President Trump said Monday that talks with North Korea are possible only under the right conditions. Following his comments regarding potential talks with the DPRK, Trump singled out former USA presidents for criticism over their handling of North Korea during their tenures. Read More »

American FX Outlook: Day Two Of Powell's Testimony

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Rather, "the robust job market should continue to support growth in household incomes and consumer spending, solid economic growth among our trading partners should lead to further gains in USA exports, and upbeat business sentiment and strong sales growth will likely continue to boost business investment", he said. Read More »

'Political and civic cowardice': NRA criticises companies for severing links

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NRA spokespeople have lashed out at gun control advocates, arguing that Democratic elites are politicizing the deadly rampage in Florida to erode gun owners' rights. The NRA Carry Guard program offers coverage for certain costs associated with gun-related accidents or incidents in which the gun owner claims they lawfully acted in self defense. Read More »

The doctor is in: Uber launches new patient-shuttle service

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Patients also noted that Uber Health made getting to and from their appointments much easier. A health care provider can book a ride for patients and caregivers immediately, within a few hours, or with 30 days' notice. As of now Uber Health is only available in the USA, but it may very well expand to other countries and regions in the coming months. Uber said that over 100 health care organizations are already using Uber Health as part of a beta program. Read More »

Governor candidate: 'I will kill' legislation that benefits Delta after NRA split

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Georgia's lieutenant governor on Monday threatened to prevent Delta Air Lines from getting a lucrative tax cut after the company ended its discount program with the National Rifle Association . Though the break would benefit several airlines, an estimated $40 million of the $50 million in savings would go to Atlanta-based Delta. Delta spokesman Anthony Black also declined to comment and would not name any other groups that receive discounted fares from the airline. Read More »

Best Buy same-store sales surge

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As May approaches, Best Buy will offer employees the opportunity to find other jobs internally or transition to an "in-home advisor" role. Sales at comparable stores jumped 9 percent during the critical period that includes the holidays. Read More »

FedEx Will Not End NRA Discounts

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However, a Vinesse Wines representative told VinePair this afternoon that the company is now still affiliated with the NRA . Since Thursday, more than a dozen brands severed ties with the organization . - The insurer announced it was ending participation in the NRA's gun-owner insurance program, though it provided notice three months ago. TrueCar, a vehicle buying service, said late Friday that it would end its deal with the NRA as of February 28. Read More »

Analysts Speculate on Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment (PEI)

The stock increased 1.11% or $1.35 during the last trading session, reaching $122.66. About 123,746 shares traded. (NASDAQ:ALSK) has risen 21.11% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. Growth in earnings per share is everything. They expect $0.36 EPS, up 2.86% or $0.01 from last year's $0.35 per share. ACGL's profit will be $214.54 million for 14.12 P/E if the $1.57 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

You will have to shell out a little more for home loans

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The revised rates are applicable for all fresh loans, though existing borrowers may not see an EMI increase immediately. The revised MCLR signals a rise in equated monthly installments (EMIs) on retail loans, including home and auto loans, unless banks reduce the mark-up (margin) in the loans. Read More »

Large earthquakes strike Japan, New Guinea

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Buildings collapsed and landslides occurred, mainly in the province of Southern Highlands . It's not yet known if the quake has caused any damage, however there have been no reports of injuries at this stage. Oil Search Managing Director Peter Botten said the company was closing down some production operations in the region as a precaution. No tsunami warnings have been issued following either quake Monday. Read More »