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Macquarie Infrastructure Corp (MIC) Position Lowered by Virtu Financial LLC

The stock decreased 3.97% or $1.68 during the last trading session, reaching $40.69. In related news, Director Norman H. Brown, Jr. sold 2,151 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 5th. Stocks that are volatile and move more than the overall market have a beta greater than 1 while stocks with price swings less than the market have a beta less than 1.0. [Full Article...]

Chubb denies liability coverage to Harvey Weinstein

Chubb denies liability coverage to Harvey Weinstein Scotland Yard have not named Weinstein, but confirmed officers from Met's Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Command are investigating allegations of sexual assault under Operation Kaguyak. Weinstein has denied all allegations of non-consensual sex and no formal charges have been brought against the Hollywood producer. In addition, NY public policy precludes insurance coverage for intentional wrong... [Full Article...]

Cagle threatens Delta over cutting NRA ties

Cagle threatens Delta over cutting NRA ties It's turned into a battle and the timing could not be worse for Delta when they are close to getting what would be a huge tax break that could save the company millions of dollars. Senate Minority Leader Steve Henson said Republican leaders had been arguing that the tax cuts were good for business and now were changing their tune because they are afraid of the NRA. [Full Article...]

Barbra Streisand Slammed By PETA For Cloning Dog

Barbra Streisand Slammed By PETA For Cloning Dog The Coton de Tulear dog was called Funny Girl , but Streisand adopted her and gave her the name Miss Fanny , which is how Fanny Brice's dresser refers to Streisand's character in the 1968 movie musical that launched her career. The cloned versions are named Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett . By 2015, NPR reported that one particular laboratory in South Korea, Sooam Biotech , has been ... [Full Article...]

Germany's Top Court: Cities Can Ban Diesel Cars to Fight Air Pollution

Germany's Top Court: Cities Can Ban Diesel Cars to Fight Air Pollution According to government figures some 6,000 people die prematurely each year in the country because of excessive levels of harmful nitrogen oxides, or NOx. The ruling was applauded by environmental groups, but the decision leaves many drivers unsure of regulations moving forward and puts pressure on the country's automakers, which were responsible for about 30% of Europe's cars and more than 19... [Full Article...]

GE to cut board size to 12 members, names 3 new candidates

GE to cut board size to 12 members, names 3 new candidates The new Board of Directors will consist of 12 directors, including three new candidates as part of its new reduced board size. The changes coincide with a Securities and Exchange Commission probe over its accounting tied to long-term care contracts tied to GE Capital. [Full Article...]

Maruti registers 15 pc rise in auto sales

Maruti registers 15 pc rise in auto sales Toyota India , on the other hand, sold a total of 12,705 vehicles last month (domestic + exports). Suzuki Motorcycle India has clocked 46147 units in domestic sales, and 5936 units in exports; taking the overall tally for the February month to 52083 units. [Full Article...]

MO House Launches Greitens Probe, Prosecutors Say More Charges Possible

MO House Launches Greitens Probe, Prosecutors Say More Charges Possible Rep. Jay Barnes, a Jefferson City Republican and an attorney whose practice focuses on personal injury, privacy law and consumer protection, will chair the committee and lead the investigation. Black activists in St. Louis say Gov. Eric Greitens' criticism of the city's circuit attorney following his felony indictment had racial undertones. [Full Article...]

Kim Kardashian looks like an Indian princess in this Anita Dongre lehenga

Kim Kardashian looks like an Indian princess in this Anita Dongre lehenga Already a mama to North , 4, and Saint , 2, the media mogul is supposedly on night duty, getting up in the middle of the night and checking on her girl. Kardashian West and her husband of three years are parents to 1-year-old son Saint and 4-year-old daughter North . Spotted at the Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, Kardashian West debuted a new bubblegum-pink hue that she initially ... [Full Article...]

USDA job finally confirmed for Northey

USDA job finally confirmed for Northey The timing for Northey's resignation and swearing-in is still being finalized and will be announced at a later date, according to a statement released by Secretary Northey's office. "They are very important people out there". "We'd like to thank the Senate for moving Bill's nomination forward. In addition, his leadership will be key in the newly-constituted mission area, where the Farm Service A... [Full Article...]

CBI books Kolkata firm for fraud

CBI books Kolkata firm for fraud Among those named in the preliminary FIR are the company's four directors, including Shivaji Panja , Kaustav Roy and Vinay Bafna. In the complaint, lodged on February 26, the bank has alleged that the company had submitted fabricated and inflated stock statements to access finance. [Full Article...]

United States fourth-quarter growth is revised down to a 2.5% annualized pace

United States fourth-quarter growth is revised down to a 2.5% annualized pace The report reads in part: "The growth in Capital Importation in 2017 was mainly driven by an increase in Portfolio Investment, which went up by $5,516.2 million from the previous year to reach $7,329.1 million in 2017, and accounting for 60% of capital imported". [Full Article...]

Rome to Ban Diesel Cars in City by 2024 (Maybe, Kinda, Sorta)

Rome to Ban Diesel Cars in City by 2024 (Maybe, Kinda, Sorta) Now it is possible that the German Government will be rushing to enter a type of national policy aiming to secure at least one level of sustainability throughout the country. "Delayed turnover of the fleet to newer technology of any kind, be that petrol, diesel, hybrid or other technology, jeopardizes the economic stability of the global automotive industry and its ability to invest in future tech... [Full Article...]

Cabinet clears Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018, confirms FM Arun Jaitley

Cabinet clears Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018, confirms FM Arun Jaitley The bill is likely to be tabled in Parliament on March 6, when the second the part of the Budget session that starts. The bill is aimed at deterring economic offenders like jeweller Nirav Modi from fleeing the country or not returning to face trial. [Full Article...]

The Mayor Exchange Brings US Mayors To Puerto Rico After Maria

The Mayor Exchange Brings US Mayors To Puerto Rico After Maria Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., wrote a letter Monday calling on the Department of Defense to provide documents that he requested regarding response to hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. "They are where life takes place; everything starts from them", says Pedro García Figueroa, mayor of Hormigueros. Some 15 percent of power customers remain in the dark. [Full Article...]

World's biggest aircraft completes key milestone ahead of 2019 launch

World's biggest aircraft completes key milestone ahead of 2019 launch Stratolaunch , the world's biggest plane ever built is formed by two main bodies and it will be able to launch up to three rockets to space from an altitude of over 11,000 meters. Stratolaunch has been created to have a range of 2,200 km (1,200 miles) at 35,000 feet when flying an air launch mission. Bezos is developing low-priced, reusable rockets with the goal of moving energy-intensive, hea... [Full Article...]

Trump strikes deal with Boeing for new Air Force One planes

Trump strikes deal with Boeing for new Air Force One planes USA president Donald Trump has reached an agreement with the Boeing to provide two Air Force One planes for $3.9 billion (€3.2bn), the White House said on Tuesday. The two planes that now make up Air Force One include 4000 square feet of passenger space each, come equipped with a Situation room, a "flying Oval Office", dining room, private staff and Presidential quarters, just to name a few ... [Full Article...]

Supermarket in Amsterdam includes plastic-packaging-free aisle

Supermarket in Amsterdam includes plastic-packaging-free aisle The aisle will be a testbed for innovative new compostable bio-materials as well as traditional materials such as glass, metal and cardboard. While some of the packaging may look plastic, it's actually a biofilm made of trees and plants that will break down within 12 weeks in a home composter. [Full Article...]

Japanese School Children Choose 2020 Tokyo Olympics Mascots- Futuristic Superheroes!

Japanese School Children Choose 2020 Tokyo Olympics Mascots- Futuristic Superheroes! A total of 205,755 classes at 16,769 elementary schools selected the mascots from a shortlist of three design sets. The mascots will be named later this year, according to CNN . Social media reaction was mixed with one user describing the winners as "very Japanese and very cute". At this month's PyeongChang Winter Games, the "Soohorang" white tiger mascot plush toy was an extremely popula... [Full Article...]

Takata airbag recall: Is your auto affected?

Takata airbag recall: Is your auto affected? Assistant minister Sukkar issued the recall based on evidence provided by the ACCC , because it appeared to him that a reasonably foreseeable use of vehicles with defective Takata airbags may cause injury to drivers and/or passengers. "It is an indictment, quite frankly, on this government that they have taken so long to pull the trigger on a compulsory recall ", he said. "We look forward to... [Full Article...]


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