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Can tech companies legally cancel service to hate groups? Can tech companies legally cancel service to hate groups?
- August 21, 2017

Each time a new wave of hateful rhetoric washes across the web, Twitter users point to Germany , where numerous neo-Nazis and white supremacists that appear in USA users' feeds are nowhere to be found. But firms that have positioned themselves as altruistic drivers of innovation have also set a high bar. "Maintaining the necessary balance between protecting the principles of tolerance, diversity and respect for people of all backgrounds with upholding legitimate free expression and open ... (more...)
Fortescue Metals Group Soars 5% as Profit, Dividends Double Fortescue Metals Group Soars 5% as Profit, Dividends Double
- August 21, 2017

The company will reward shareholders with a dividend of 25¢ a share, up from 12¢ past year. The dividend will be paid on October 3 to shareholders of record on September 4, the company said in a statement to the stock exchange. China is the number one market for seaborne-traded iron ore, importing around 1 billion tonnes a year, mainly from Australia and Brazil. The miner is aiming to hold shipments steady at 170 million tonnes in 2017/18, but expects to trim cash costs to between $US11 ... (more...)
Seoul warns USA against unilateral military action on N Korea
- August 21, 2017

North Korea's rapid progress in developing nuclear weapons and missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland has fueled a surge in tensions in recent days. "Until somebody solves the part of the equation that shows me that 10 million people in Seoul don't die in the first 30 minutes from conventional weapons, I don't know what you're talking about, there's no military solution here, they got us", Bannon told The American Prospect. (more...)
Trump Says CEOs that Quit His Council Are 'Grandstanders' Trump Says CEOs that Quit His Council Are 'Grandstanders'
- August 21, 2017

Frazier is the second African-American to lead a major pharmaceutical company and has a history of working for social justice as an attorney. Plank did not specifically mention Trump or Charlottesville , but said his company will focus on promoting "unity, diversity and inclusion" through sports. (more...)
Royal Bank Of Canada Reaffirms Royal Bank Of Canada Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Ulta Beauty Inc. (ULTA)
- August 21, 2017

Knightsbridge Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Copart Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.34 billion market cap company. Moreover, Strs Ohio has 0.16% invested in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA). Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.11, from 1.26 in 2016Q3. (more...)
Elon Musk Leads 116 Experts Calling for Outright Ban on Killer Robots Elon Musk Leads 116 Experts Calling for Outright Ban on Killer Robots
- August 21, 2017

Elon Musk is joining a group of prominent robotics and artificial intelligence researchers in calling on the United Nations to prohibit development and use of robotic weapons. Several nations with advanced militaries, particularly the United States, China, Israel, South Korea, Russia, and the United Kingdom are moving toward systems that would give greater combat autonomy to machines, according to global coalition, Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Interna (VRX) Ownership Decreased by Toronto Dominion Bank
- August 21, 2017

Phoenix Investment Adviser Llc who had been investing in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.97B market cap company. Ct Mason holds 12,517 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs owns 44,969 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. Oakworth Cap Inc has invested 0% in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX ). (more...)
Big Business Dumps Trump: Merck, Intel, Under Armour CEOs Quit Council
- August 21, 2017

This isn't the first time Trump has clashed this year with high-profile CEOs over his handling of policy matters. The tweet highlights the conundrum CEOs who are members of Trump's advisory councils have found themselves facing in recent days as they balance the rewards - and growing risks - of being associated with an unpredictable president . (more...)
Merck CEO Ditches Trump After Violence in Charlottesville Merck CEO Ditches Trump After Violence in Charlottesville
- August 21, 2017

As tweeted Monday by Merck, Frazier said that the country's leaders must "honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy". His exit marks another rebuke to Trump from corporate America. "And as I have said many times before: No matter the color of our skin, we all live under the same laws, we all salute the same great flag, and we are all made by the same almighty God". (more...)
Tanak takes German Rally Tanak takes German Rally
- August 20, 2017

Tanak stormed to the front early in the German event and stamped his authority during the opening loop of Saturday's running by pulling out nearly half a minute on Mikkelsen in the Citroen Abu Dhabi machine. Elfyn Evans overshot a junction on the day's opener, which allowed stage pacesetter Juho Hanninen to move up to fourth. Jari-Matti Latvala endured a hard race for Toyota in seventh place ahead of sole remaining Hyundai driver Hayden Paddon in eighth with local driver Kremer Armin in ... (more...)
Winton Group Ltd Sold A Lot More Invesco Ltd (IVZ) Stock
- August 20, 2017

Invesco had 56 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. 26,408 were reported by Usca Ria Lc. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, June 30 by RBC Capital Markets. Cornerstone Capital Holdg Limited Company has invested 0.02% in Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ). Hollencrest Secs Ltd has invested 0.04% in Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ). (more...)
Tottenham vs Chelsea: Antonio Conte's massive problems an advantage for Spurs? Tottenham vs Chelsea: Antonio Conte's massive problems an advantage for Spurs?
- August 20, 2017

The national stadium was decked out in Spurs paraphernalia and the pre-match traditions from White Hart Lane were also carried across. Conte's side lost their opening Premier League home game 3-2 to Burnley and will be without skipper and key defender Gary Cahill and Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas, who are suspended after earning red cards against in that defeat. (more...)
Bessemer Group Inc. Has $556000 Position in Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI)
- August 20, 2017

Alpine Assoc Mgmt holds 1.85% of its portfolio in Reynolds American, Inc. As of quarter end Pentwater Capital Management Lp had bought 5,523 shares growing its position 0.1%. 01/20/2017 - Reynolds American Inc had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS . The company has market cap of $93.29 billion. The Company's segments include RJR Tobacco, which consists of the primary operations of its subsidiary, R. (more...)
The Analyzing Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) and NXT-ID (NXTD)
- August 20, 2017

About 19.85 million shares traded. Axsome Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:AXSM) has declined 59.08% since August 18, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Therefore 79% are positive. Axsome Therapeutics had 3 analyst reports since December 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wedbush maintained Glu Mobile Inc. (more...)
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich drops out of Trump council Intel CEO Brian Krzanich drops out of Trump council
- August 20, 2017

The White House later stated that Trump was including "white supremacists, KKK Neo-Nazi and all extremist groups" in his remarks about the violence. Later on Monday, Trump made a statement calling out specific hate groups. The problem is Trump doesn't feel the same way, evidently, and has refused to offer a more direct condemnation of white supremacists, most of whom voted for him in the elections and lose no opportunity to remind him of it, if on the rare occasion he forgot or distanced ... (more...)
Delhi Airport shut for brief period after drone spotted Delhi Airport shut for brief period after drone spotted
- August 20, 2017

Flight operations at Delhi airport were suspended for over half-an-hour on Sundy evening after a "drone-like object" was spotted in one of the runways. During the suspension period, flights were diverted to Jaipur. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation ( DGCA ) had in April a year ago issued a draft regulation which proposes to allow the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, including drones, with strict control. (more...)
Merck CEO Resigns From A Trump Business Council, Citing His Conscience Merck CEO Resigns From A Trump Business Council, Citing His Conscience
- August 20, 2017

Kenneth Fraizer, the chief executive of drug maker Merck and an African-American, said he left the advisory council because of the president's reaction after the violence between white supremacists and counter protesters. Trump responded in a tweet , saying now that " Ken Frazier of Merck Pharma has resigned from President's Manufacturing Council, he will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES!" Mr Trumka and the chief executives of Under Armour , Merck , Intel , Johnson & ... (more...)
Merck CEO quits Trump manufacturing council after Charlottesville response Merck CEO quits Trump manufacturing council after Charlottesville response
- August 20, 2017

The chief executive of Merck said Monday in a tweet that he was resigning from President Donald Trump's American Manufacturing Council, saying he was doing so "as CEO of Merck and as a matter of personal conscience" and that "America's leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy". (more...)
Juggalos And Trump Supporters Set To Face Off In Washington DC Juggalos And Trump Supporters Set To Face Off In Washington DC
- August 20, 2017

Donald Trump supporters may find themselves marching side by side with an unlikely group of demonstrators next month: Insane Clown Posse fans. Our beloved Juggalos have been planning a Juggalo March in Washington D.C. Two teenagers paint their faces before an Insane Clown Posse concert in Denver. MOAR is scheduled to meet at the Washington Monument at 11 a.m., while the Juggalos will meet at noon at the Lincoln Memorial, before marching up and down the National Mall. (more...)
Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF (VEA) Position Held by Parkwood LLC
- August 20, 2017

Beacon Investment Advisory Services Inc.'s holdings in Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $1,014,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Wealthsource Partners LLC now owns 41,254 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,705,000 after buying an additional 598 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Total eclipse of the Sun is a cosmic billiard shot Total eclipse of the Sun is a cosmic billiard shot
- August 20, 2017

The moon will block the sun, casting the Earth in a short-lived night in the middle of the day. Over the central United States, an area of low pressure will be spreading from the northern Great Plains to the Midwest, which will bring clouds and rain. (more...)
Alternative ways to watch the solar eclipse Alternative ways to watch the solar eclipse
- August 20, 2017

But numerous areas throughout OR will experience darkness as the eclipse carves its swath across the state. While it sort of resembles moonlight, it's brighter than that and more colorful. How can you see it? You could easily damage your eyes or worse. How weird is it that the moon can basically exactly block out the sun? For those of you who will miss Monday's fun, take heart: West Virginia will have another near-total eclipse on April 8, 2024. (more...)
Mystery third bidder said to challenge Buffett, Singer over Texas power company Mystery third bidder said to challenge Buffett, Singer over Texas power company
- August 20, 2017

A new offer would be the latest twist in the long-running saga of the fate of Energy Future Holdings Corp., the former TXU, which owns Oncor and has been in bankruptcy. Any approval would likely involve ringfencing, restricting a buyer's ability to tap Oncor's cash and place more debt on it. A separate plan to sell Oncor to a group of creditors and investors led by privately held Hunt Consolidated Inc of Texas collapsed in 2016, after hitting obstacles at the regulator. (more...)
Driver in Barcelona Attack May Still Be on the Run Driver in Barcelona Attack May Still Be on the Run
- August 20, 2017

People gather around tributes laid on Las Ramblas yesterday after a minute's silence for the victims. Police said the two men detained yesterday had been arrested in two towns, Ripoll and Alcanar, both in the region of Catalonia , of which Barcelona is the capital. (more...)
CEOs of Under Armour, Intel & Merch quit Trump's manufacturing council CEOs of Under Armour, Intel & Merch quit Trump's manufacturing council
- August 20, 2017

Krzanich condemned the white supremacists marching and called out leaders in Washington for seeming "more concerned with attacking anyone who disagrees with them". His resignation was in apparent protest to Trump's response. President Trump wasted no time in tweeting an answer to Frazier. Trump was widely criticized for not condemning the white nationalists involved in the Saturday attack that left one woman dead after a vehicle was driven into counter-protesters on Saturday, until ... (more...)
EPS for Copart, Inc. (CPRT) Expected At $0.31
- August 20, 2017

After $0.37 actual EPS reported by Copart, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.22% negative EPS growth. It closed at $32.01 lastly. The insider Szlosek Thomas A sold $4.73 million. Santa Barbara Asset Management Llc increased Wpp Plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) stake by 3,471 shares to 27,938 valued at $3.09 million in 2016Q4. (more...)
Merck CEO Ken Frazier Quits Advisory Council After Trump's Charlottesville Response Merck CEO Ken Frazier Quits Advisory Council After Trump's Charlottesville Response
- August 20, 2017

Tesla CEO Elon Musk resigned from the manufacturing council in June, and two other advisory groups to the president, after the USA withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement. Mr Sessions said he expects to hear more from Mr Trump after a meeting on Monday. "I am stepping down from the council to focus on inspiring & uniting through power of sport". (more...)
Merck CEO quits Trump advisory council over Charlottesville Merck CEO quits Trump advisory council over Charlottesville
- August 20, 2017

Whirlpool will stay on the council. Chief executive officers have been parting ways with the Trump administration for weeks now, citing opposition to the President's proposed travel ban and his decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement. (more...)
More Chief Exiting Officers Dump Trump
- August 20, 2017

Kenneth Frazier , who picked up his bachelor's degree at Penn State before attending Harvard Law, is the CEO of Merck , a biopharmaceutical company that produces things like Implanon birth control, oncology drug Keytruda and asthma medication Proventil. (more...)
Intel's Brian Krzanich Is Latest CEO to Resign From Trump Business Council Intel's Brian Krzanich Is Latest CEO to Resign From Trump Business Council
- August 20, 2017

The president of the United States needs to condemn these kind of hate groups", Kasich said on NBC's "Today" show. "Clearly, other business leaders are arriving at a similar conclusion and acting accordingly". Both companies contract with the government. The CEOs of companies such as Campbell Soup, U.S. Steel, General Electric, Ford, Dow Chemical and Dell are among those who remain. (more...)

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