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Business Ohio attorney general sues 5 drugmakers over opiate crisis
Author: 0 Ohio attorney general sues 5 drugmakers over opiate crisis

In a case reminiscent of the battle against tobacco, the state of OH on Wednesday sued five major drug manufacturers, blaming their marketing practices for fueling a painkiller addiction crisis that claims thousands of lives a year. On Wednesday, they filed a lawsuit They believe manufacturers downplay the risks associated with powerful drugs like Oxycontin and Percocet. And Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports for our Newscast unit that Ohio led the nation in opioid overdose deaths in 2014 ...

Author: 0 Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision today

Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly joining other business leaders in urging President Trump not to withdraw from the Paris Climate agreement . Scientists warn that any delay in weaning the country off fossil fuels could exacerbate the negative effects of climate change for the rest of the globe.

Business Trump Has Multiple Escape Routes From Paris Climate Accord
Author: 0 Trump Has Multiple Escape Routes From Paris Climate Accord

Trump is set to argue that the agreement is a bad deal for Americans. The possibility Mr Trump - who has previously described climate change as a hoax by the Chinese - could pull out within days was labelled disastrous and as putting the USA on "the wrong side of history" in some quarters.

Business USA firm PPG scrubs bid to takeover AkzoNobel
Author: 0 USA firm PPG scrubs bid to takeover AkzoNobel

The US company said the offer was an effort to dispel worries expressed by Mr Burgmans about any agreement running afoul of regulators. 'We strongly believe a combined company would create more opportunities and provide more benefits for our collective customers, employees, shareholders and society in general'.

Author: 0 Oakbrook Investments LLC Cuts Stake in Ciena Co. (CIEN)

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 95.25% of the company's stock. In the last three months, insiders sold 65,841 shares of company stock valued at $1,509,788. According to the past 5 years report, the company on average reported -3.30% year-over-year EPS growth and sales growth was recorded at 2.40%. The business's revenue was up 10.3% on a year-over-year basis.

Business JetBlue will test facial recognition for boarding
Author: 0 JetBlue will test facial recognition for boarding

The pilot program will launch in June, but it will only be available on flights from Boston's Logan International Airport to Aruba's Queen Beatrix International Airport. On Wednesday, America's sixth-largest airline announced it has partnered with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and SITA, a company specializing in aviation IT in order to test a new paperless and deviceless self-boarding process.

Author: 0 Are Analysts Bullish about Intertek Group plc (LON:ITRK) after last week?

Therefore 56% are positive. Analysts await Navient Corp (NASDAQ:NAVI) to report earnings on July, 18. 08/03/2017 - Lloyds Banking Group had its "Hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche. JP Morgan maintained it with "Neutral" rating and GBX 50 target in Thursday, October 6 report. The rating was maintained by BNP Paribas with "Outperform" on Wednesday, February 10.

Business Regentatlantic Capital LLC Increases Position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)
Author: 0 Regentatlantic Capital LLC Increases Position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Washington Trust Savings Bank accumulated 1.27% or 65,340 shares. About 14.27 million shares traded or 6.18% up from the average. VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) has risen 57.35% since May 31, 2016 and is uptrending. In other news, COO Matthew E. Zames sold 3,405 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 17th. 666,354 VMware, Inc.

Business Italy Unemployment Rate Fell to Almost 5-Year Low in April
Author: 0 Italy Unemployment Rate Fell to Almost 5-Year Low in April

Joblessness for those aged 15 to 24 stayed at 34 percent, the same as the revised figure for March, in the lowest since February 2012. Indiana County's seasonally adjusted labor force in April increased 400 to 40,000. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate dropped to 11.1 percent in April from 11.5 percent in March. Buncombe reported a rate of 3.2 percent, the lowest rate of the counties surrounding McDowell and the lowest for the entire state.

Business Illinois House passes $15 minimum wage bill
Author: 0 Illinois House passes $15 minimum wage bill

Each side builds its data and projections while minimum wage workers rally and demonstrate under the Fight for $15 movement. He also stressed that review of wages should not be seen as a priveledge but the right of citizens which should be backed by law as is with the law on the review of pensions.

Business Michael Kors to shutter more than 100 stores
Author: 0 Michael Kors to shutter more than 100 stores

Its revenue totaled $1.36 billion up 25.22% from the previous quarter. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 11.2% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts on average had estimated revenue of $4.37 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Kors also said it expects high single-digit drop in same-store sales for the fiscal year.

Business How To Get A Refund From Amazon For Your Kids' Unauthorized Purchases
Author: 0 How To Get A Refund From Amazon For Your Kids' Unauthorized Purchases

That case also referenced the password issue and a 30-minute window in which minors could make unlimited charges without authorization. Both companies agreed to settle complaints over unauthorized in-app purchases and refund consumers. The policy covers $70 million in charges between November 2011 and May 2016. For claiming the refund , FTC shared a simple guide for a hassle-free transaction.

Business Russian FM Lavrov denies discussing Comey's dismissal with Trump
Author: 0 Russian FM Lavrov denies discussing Comey's dismissal with Trump

Trump said, according to the document, which was read to The New York Times by an American official. The public will soon hear from recently fired FBI Director James Comey. On Wednesday, Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to take over and continue the Justice Department investigation into Russian election interference and possible links with Trump campaign aides.

Author: 0 Oil drops after OPEC-led output cut extension falls below expectations

According to Business Insider, with 19 straight weeks of rig additions and oil near $50 a barrel, producers are clearly more confident in market conditions than they were a year ago. David Arrington, president of shale oil producer Arrington Oil & Gas in Midland, Texas, said that how USA producers respond in coming months will have as much of an effect on pricing as OPEC's cuts.

Business ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS (NYSE:ETP) Reviewed By Analysts
Author: 0 ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS (NYSE:ETP) Reviewed By Analysts

After $0.53 actual earnings per share reported by Genesee & Wyoming Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 37.74% EPS growth. Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in Q4 2016. ( NYSE: ETE ). Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.'s RSI is 36.01. They expect $0.73 earnings per share, down 9.88% or $0.08 from last year's $0.81 per share.

Business New poll shows possible defeat for Theresa May
Author: 0 New poll shows possible defeat for Theresa May

The Labour leader will claim patients will suffer longer waiting lists and children will be crammed into overcrowded classrooms if the Tories are re-elected on 8 June. SNP Westminster leader Mr Robertson said his party would hold the Tories to account on Brexit , welfare and protecting public services, and vowed to offer "a strong voice for Scotland" in Westminster.

Author: 0 Oil slips on oversupply worries despite OPEC deal

The Goldman Sachs analysts said that $50 is the low end of range of expectations for US shale producers in short to long-term drilling plans, and capital expenditures, cash flow balances and overall leverage "appear prohibitive below $50".

Business Laptop fire forces plane to make precautionary landing in Grand Rapids
Author: 0 Laptop fire forces plane to make precautionary landing in Grand Rapids

As passengers stood and looked back at the commotion, flight attendants threw the smoldering backpack into a container and rushed it toward the rear gallery, Honniball said. It's not clear what type of device caught fire. Lithium batteries in electronic devices have been a problem for airlines. When demands are placed on the battery - by apps or other factors - the liquid can overheat, producing a fire and explosion.

Business Owner says Three Mile Island plant to shut down in 2019
Author: 0 Owner says Three Mile Island plant to shut down in 2019

Keeley points to NY and IL as two states that have begun to help plant operators keep their heads above water by issuing them zero emission credits. "The vast amounts of radioactive and toxic waste that are generated in order to make nuclear power mean that there's a massive environmental cost of generating electricity this way that is unlike any other form of power on the market", he said.

Author: 0 Social media rushes to define Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

The president seemed to find the humor in it too. The White House has still not issued a statement on the covfefe controversy. Someone bought a " covfefe " license plate in California, and there are already " covfefe " shirts and hats available for sale.

Author: 0 No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really?

For his part, U.S. Sen. They point in a direction supported by many of Mr. Trump's followers, but practical politics will likely restore numerous cuts and lead to increases in Mr. President Trump's first budget aspires to balance the budget in 10 years, an admirable and indeed wise objective. On taxes, Trump promises an overhaul that would cut tax rates but rely on erasing tax breaks and economic growth to avoid adding to the deficit.

Author: 0 Plane turns back after passenger cockpit alert

Others passengers described it as an "electronic frequency" device. A Malaysia Airlines flight departing Melbourne turned back and landed safely after just 30 minutes after a "disruptive" passenger tried to enter the cockpit , according to the airline.

Author: 0 Winners at the 2017 Cannes film festival

The film was described by the Cannes jury, overseen by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar, as "clever, witty and funny" and dealing with "important questions". Ones that are proactive, have their own agencies, don't just react to the men around them. The runner-up Grand Prix award went to BPM (Beats Per Minute ), Robin Campillo's electrifying early-'90s AIDS history chronicling the early days of Act Up Paris and its guerilla tactics against the pharmaceutical companies as well as ...

Business Consumer confidence slips in May but still at high level
Author: 0 Consumer confidence slips in May but still at high level

US consumers were slightly less confident in May for the second straight month, but they remain bullish by historical measures. The U.S. consumer confidence drop to a still-robust 117.9 from 119.4 (was 120.3) in April and a 16-year high of 124.9 in March left the measure well above prior readings of 116.1 in February and 111.6 in January.

Business Amtrak eyes outage that strands Long Island Rail Road trains
Author: 0 Amtrak eyes outage that strands Long Island Rail Road trains

Amtrak owns and operates the station and surrounding tracks and equipment. Both trains, carrying more than 1,000. Below are the preliminary changes to Amtrak's weekday schedule in effect from July 10 - September 1: Acela Express: No changes Northeast Regional Service: Three round trip trains (six total trains) between New York City and Washington, D.C.

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