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NCAA returns events to North Carolina

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That means Charlotte will host the first and second rounds of the men's basketball tournament at the Spectrum Center March 16-18, 2018. Ahead of the NCAA announcement, UNC began advertising that the NCAA March Madness is coming to Charlotte, North Carolina. Read More »

United faces public-relations fiasco over passenger who was dragged

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The LA Times said the other passenger deemed to be a "higher priority" than Fearns may have travelled more miles than him. Dr Dao is receiving treatment in a Chicago hospital. Likewise, the Chicago Aviation Department has said only that one of its employees who removed Dao did not follow proper procedures and has been placed on leave. Read More »

NCAA hockey regional to return in 2019

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The exact dates for the Regionals will be announced at a later time. St. Paul will host next year's Frozen Four, Buffalo hosts in 2019, Detroit in 2020 and Pittsburgh in 2021. "We look forward to creating memories that will last a lifetime for the teams and fans in attendance". On the men's side, the NCAA announced the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut as one of the 2018 regional sites for the Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship. Read More »

Western Digital Corp's (WDC) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Stifel Nicolaus

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For trailing twelve months, EPS value for the stock is $12.41. State Street Corp boosted its position in Western Digital Corp by 7.2% in the fourth quarter. Analysts' mean recommendation for Western Digital Corporation (WDC ) stands at 1.90. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece was originally posted by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. Read More »

Bristol Advisors LLC Invests $2.486 Million in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

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The institutional investor owned 33,051 shares of the software giant's stock after buying an additional 6,664 shares during the period. It would take about 1.87 days to cover all short positions. Microsoft's dividend payout ratio is presently 73.59%. The original version of this story can be accessed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/04/19/bristol-advisors-llc-invests-2-486-million-in-microsoft-co-msft.html. Read More »

Wells Fargo knew about sham accounts in 2002

These include an investigation by The Times in December 2013, and a lawsuit filed by Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer in May 2015. Within the community bank, Tolstedt encouraged an aggressive sales culture, pursing rising targets that some managers complained weren't attainable. Read More »

Delta Airline to pay passengers $10,000

Attorney Thomas Demetrio speaks to the media as fellow attorney Stephen Golan and Crystal Dao Pepper, daughter of Dr. David Dao, look on. The earnings report comes a little more than a week after Dao, of Elizabethtown, Ky., was dragged out of his seat to make room for United employees on a flight from Chicago to Louisville, Ky. Read More »

United States warns Syria of 'more' strikes if Assad uses chemical attacks again

Trump ordered the missile strikes on the Syrian air base after blaming Assad for the chemical weapons attack, which killed at least 70 people, many of them children, in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun. The White House said the air strikes were a retaliatory measure following the suspected use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime and were targeted at Syrian troops to avoid civilians. Read More »

New tracking system for Malaysian Airlines

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Did Malaysia Airlines Plane Escape in the "Shadow" of Another Jet? Malaysia Airlines Chief Operating Officer Izham Ismail said in the release: "Real-time global aircraft tracking has always been a goal of the aviation community". This space-based ADS-B data helps cover data gaps, particularly over oceanic and remote airspace, where there is now no surveillance. SITAONAIR added that no new avionics or modifications are needed to use the service; it will work for all ADS-B Out-equipped ... Read More »

Japan lodges protest with N. Korea over ballistic missile launch

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President of the United States, Donald Trump, has sent an "armada" of naval ships to the Korean Peninsula amid fears Jong-Un will begin firing missile from the secretive state today. South Korean news agency Yonhap quoted experts as saying that North Korea unveiled a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) during the parade, one that appeared longer than existing KN-08 or KN-14 ICBMs. Read More »

OPEC Oil Cuts Overshoot

Both contracts had jumped to the highest in more than a month after Saudi Arabia was reported to be pushing fellow Opec members and some rivals to prolong supply cuts beyond June. The main reason for the generally constructive view on oil is that Opec is delivering record compliance with its 1.2mn bpd cuts agreed back in November. Read More »

Georgia race seen as early Trump test goes to run-off

And while it was clear many of his supporters saw his candidacy as a way to send a shockwave to the Trump White House, Ossoff himself rarely mentioned the president directly. "Voters are rejecting Trump and his policies, especially the highly unpopular GOP-led health care repeal proposals like Trumpcare", MoveOn executive director Anna Galland said in a statement. Read More »

BlackRock profit up as investor exit active funds

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Financial markets traded vibrantly last quarter as a new US president and congress took office, and investors tried to size up whether they would pass tax and other reforms that could give new life to an aging bull market in USA stocks. Very few companies in the industry have been able to build a successful index fund franchise, and the flight of customers to lower-cost products has consequently squeezed margins. Read More »

U.S. to conduct missile tests as North Korea tensions remain high

Defence Secretary James Mattis has briefed the Congress on the option, but the military has not yet chose to intercept a test missile. The video, which looks hilariously bad even for North Korea, shows what looks like a CGI submarine launching a missile before swapping to archive footage of a real rocket which once again magically turns CGI again to hit a really poorly drawn USA city. Read More »

Bank of America profits jump, helped by interest rates

The Relative Strength Index (RSI), developed by J. Welles Wilder, is a momentum oscillator that calculates the speed and change of price movements. The oscillator ranges from 0 to -100. Overall, Bank of America's expenses were completely flat year over year. The stock was trading on below-average volume. It also reduced Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) stake by 7,386 shares and now owns 25,516 shares. Read More »

Blue Jackets remain alive with win over Penguins

Montreal 3, N.Y. Rangers 1: Alexander Radulov had a goal and an assist to lead the Canadiens over the Rangers in NY, giving Montreal a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series. Rowney's dogged work along the boards, from the goal line to the blue line, denied the Blue Jackets an opportunity to set up in the Penguins' zone. Read More »

United Airlines, Chicago agree to preserve evidence in dragged passenger incident

Social media footage showed Dr Dao, who was bound for Louisville, Kentucky from Chicago, forcefully pulled from his seat by Chicago aviation security officers and dragged down the aisle of United Airlines Flight 3411. An attorney for Dr. David Dao, the passenger forcibly removed from a United flight, said at a press conference that there will "probably" be a lawsuit. Read More »

United Airlines Changes Policies Following Airplane Incident

The legislation would also bar the state of IL from making travel arrangements, doing business with or having investments in any commercial airline that maintained a policy of removing paying passengers to make room for employees traveling on non-revenue tickets. Read More »

General election needed to stop opposition parties 'frustrating' Brexit - May

Under the terms of the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, Mrs May must secure a two-thirds majority of MPs to bring the election forward by three years from the scheduled date of May 2020. "If we're negotiating at a point that is quite close to a general election, I think the Europeans might have seen that as a time of weakness when they could push us", she said. Read More »

International Monetary Fund raises global growth forecast but warns against protectionism

In 2022 it will drop to an anemic 1 percent, the International Monetary Fund expects. The IMF on Tuesday trimmed India's annual growth forecast by 0.4 percentage points to 7.2 per cent for 2017, citing the impact of demonetisation. "This pickup in manufacturing, industrial production and trade is fueling our confidence that this year and next year will be substantially better than 2016". Read More »

United Airlines' passenger-dragging fiasco overshadows a strong earnings report

And as Munoz has repeatedly done in recent days, he apologized to customers and said he took full responsibility for what happened on Flight 3411, including the forcible eviction of David Dao. That's normally a very low-booking period. Some politicians and consumer advocates have called for a ban on overselling flights. Munoz declined to comment on any other policy changes coming to United Airlines , according to The Tribune. Read More »

US considers shooting North Korea test missiles out of the sky

The Pentagon will conduct two major high-stakes tests in May of its ability to shoot down missiles launched out of North Korea. The US Defense Department has been considering military options against North Korea for more than a month in case President Donald Trump decides to take action, a defense official was quoted as saying Tuesday. Read More »

Petco rival gobbles up pet food site Chewy.com

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The deal is a huge one by any standard - bigger than Walmart's $3. 3 billion deal for Jet.com a year ago - and especially for a retail company like PetSmart , which was itself valued at only $8.7 billion when private equity investors took it over in 2015. Read More »

Amazon's Fire TV Stick is now available in India

If you stream a lot of video from online services, the Fire TV Stick is definitely the better, more powerful option. To top it off, the Fire TV Stick gives you access to Prime Video, which is something you will miss entirely on Google Chromecast. Read More »

Georgia's 6th Congressional District To Have A Runoff Election

Trump, who took to social media in the campaign's closing days to heckle Ossoff and encourage Republicans, crowed on his personal Twitter account: "Despite major outside money, FAKE media support and eleven Republican candidates, Big "R" win with runoff in Georgia". Read More »

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) MF Rank in the Spotlight

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Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (Call) now has $13.63 billion valuation. Morgan Stanley raised its stake in shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill by 326.0% in the third quarter. Chipotle Mexican Grill had a return on equity of 2.60% and a net margin of 0.59%. The company had revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.05 billion. Read More »

Trump, May speak about British election plans

Tusk, who is running the negotiations with Britain, said in Brussels that the election was a Brexit plot twist worthy of Alfred Hitchcock - the late film director known as the master of suspense. In March Downing Street strenuously denied Mrs May would call a vote before 2020. But in order to do so he will have to defy opinion polls which have put his party a clear distance behind the Tories, and secure more seats than Ed Miliband managed in 2015. Read More »

Assad backers Iran, Russia threaten U.S. after missile strike

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MCMASTER: Well, this is part of the problem with Syria is Russia's sponsorship for this murderous regime. Much of the global community rallied behind Trump's decision to fire the cruise missiles in reaction to this week's chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of men, women and children in Syria. Read More »

China says Ivanka Trump trademark requests handled properly

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The AP said three had been filed, including one for jewelry. CNN's search of Chinese trademark databases show Ivanka Trump's company already holds 16 fully registered trademarks in the country. "For their own sake and the country's, Ivanka and Jared should consider stepping away from China matters". Conflict of interest laws do not allow federal officials, such as Ivanka, her husband Jared Kushner and father, from taking part in government issues that can influence their financial interests. Read More »

UK's Theresa May stuns with snap election call

In an interview on the LNT television channel this morning, European Parliament Member Artis Pabriks (Unity) said that the decision by British Prime Minister Theresa May to call snap elections could backfire and have an opposite effect of what she hopes. Read More »