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Senate for confirmation and languished in purgatory for more than seven months. "I look forward to working with the outstanding team at NASA to achieve the President's vision for American leadership in space", Bridenstine said. Bridenstine resigned from the House of Representatives earlier Monday. A former Navy pilot, Bridenstine majored in economics, psychology and business at Rice University and holds an MBA from Cornell University.
  • Dead Man's Finger Can't Unlock Phone, Debate About Privacy Sparked

    Dead Man's Finger Can't Unlock Phone, Debate About Privacy Sparked

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    Linus Phillips was killed by a Largo law enforcement officer after authorities reveal that he tried to flee a crime scene before he could be properly searched. While Largo police officers got the device back within that period, Phillip's body had already been transferred from state custody to the funeral home.
  • Hawai'i Gas Prices Continue to Increase

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    But the GasBuddy survey results released today also show prices at the pump in Chattanooga are 29 cents cheaper than the USA average of $2.75 per gallon. In Jupiter, prices ranged from $2.73 at the Circle K on West Indiantown Road to $3.07 at the Mobil at West Indiantown and Central Boulevard, per price-tacker GasBuddy on Sunday evening.
  • Opening Bell: Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on mixed global cues

    Opening Bell: Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on mixed global cues

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    Domestic equities opened on a choppy note on Monday tracking mixed cues from other Asian markets , ahead of F&O expiry later this week. The benchmark BSE Sensex closed higher by 35.19 points or 0.10 percent at 34,450.77 while the broader Nifty index ended up 20.65 points or 0.20 percent at 10,584.70.
  • Sears (NASDAQ:SHLD) Price Target Cut to $2.30

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    Force Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Sears Hldgs Corp (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $324.95 million market cap company. Among 2 analysts covering Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD ), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 0 Hold. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q4 2017.
  • Sears CEO Says His Firm Would Buy Retailer's Kenmore Brand

    Sears CEO Says His Firm Would Buy Retailer's Kenmore Brand

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    Lampert's hedge fund wrote in a letter to the retailer late last week that should it decide to sell home appliance brand Kenmore, the Sears Home Improvement business (SHIP) and the PartsDirect business - per the hedge fund's full suggestion - ESL is open to buying them.
  • Aluminum drops on talk of Rusal sanctions relief

    Aluminum drops on talk of Rusal sanctions relief

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    Shares in Rusal 0486.HK , one of the world's largest aluminum companies, rose 13 percent on the Moscow Exchange after the announcement. Given the impact on "partners and allies", Mnuchin also said that both "US citizens and non-US citizens are now authorized to engage in specified transactions related to winding down or maintaining business" with Rusal and its subsidiaries until October 23.
  • Wells Fargo Struggles to Meet an Enforcement-Action Deadline

    Wells Fargo Struggles to Meet an Enforcement-Action Deadline

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    The San Francisco-based banking giant - which has seen its fair share of scandals over the last few years - received a $500 million credit from the CFPB for a penalty already collected by the OCC. "Today's billion dollar fine is an important development and a fitting penalty given the severity of Wells Fargo's fraudulent and abusive practices", said Pamela Banks, senior policy counsel for Consumers Union.
  • Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) Shares Were Upgraded Today by Bernstein

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    Timber Hill Llc who had been investing in Petrochina Co Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $220.12 billion market cap company. BMO Capital Markets maintained Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ) rating on Friday, October 13. Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) has declined 3.25% since April 23, 2017 and is downtrending.
  • General Electric (GE) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

    General Electric (GE) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

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    Clough Capital Partners LP who had been investing in Clovis Oncology Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.54B market cap company. Bowling Portfolio Management Llc, which manages about $492.89 million and $752.40M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ship Finance Int (NYSE:SFL) by 42,742 shares to 80,770 shares, valued at $1.25M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.
  • At Bancorp Trimmed Wal (WMT) Stake; 4 Analysts Covering TELUS (TSE

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    The active investment managers in our database now possess: 45.70 million shares, up from 44.69 million shares in 2017Q3. It increased, as 16 investors sold Web.com Group, Inc. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of $4.59 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $4.48 to $4.79. The firm has a market capitalization of $257,668.00, a PE ratio of 19.68, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.17 and a beta of 0.54.
  • Walmart close to $12 billion deal for majority stake in Flipkart

    Walmart close to $12 billion deal for majority stake in Flipkart

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    Flipkart didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. Bloomberg cautioned, however, that there are still unresolved issues - including which shareholders will sell, how much they will sell, and whether the Flipkart leadership remains - while there's also no guarantee that the talks don't break down.
  • Police taze 'combative' American Airlines passenger

    Police taze 'combative' American Airlines passenger

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    Jacob Garcia, 28, was charged with battery, depriving an officer of means of protection, disorderly conduct, resisting an officer and criminal mischief. According to the statement, the flight was still at the gate when flight attendants asked the "instigating passenger" to deplane and he refused. [The flight crew] began the process of deplaning the entire aircraft.
  • China says many Chinese casualties in North Korea bus crash

    China says many Chinese casualties in North Korea bus crash

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    South Korea's defence ministry spokesperson Choi Hyun-soo said the speakers stopped broadcasting from midnight Sunday. They are likely to press North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to take concrete action toward denuclearization, as he plans to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae In on Friday and with U.S.
  • Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Holding Trimmed by Tufton Capital Management

    Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Holding Trimmed by Tufton Capital Management

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    Caterpillar ( NYSE :CAT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The Adams Asset Advisors Llc holds 55,279 shares with $8.71 million value, down from 63,409 last quarter. Therefore 67% are positive. Analysts await Caterpillar Inc . Citigroup maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, October 25 report.