• Cuts Position in Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)
Cuts Position in Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)

Columbia Partners Llc Investment Management who had been investing in Illinois Tool Works for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $58.61 billion market cap company. Amer & Com invested 2.36% in Illinois Tool Works Inc. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 9 think it is Hold. Finally, Bank of America assumed coverage on Illino...

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  • Renewable Energy Will Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels By 2020, Study Says
Renewable Energy Will Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels By 2020, Study Says

Romauld Ferreira, minister of the environment and housing, joined 1,100 delegates from more than 150 countries at the eighth session of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly. committed financing solar projects of over $5 Billion. The race to out-compete each other is also starting to pick up momentum. Renewable energy has ...

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  • Steve Bannon to appear before USA panel for Russian Federation probe
Steve Bannon to appear before USA panel for Russian Federation probe

Then, late last night, news broke that Bannon had also been subpoenaed as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia . Asked by Fox News's Bill Hemmer if any collusion had been found between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, ...

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  • 19 state attorneys general back Colo. Rep. Ed Perlmutter's marijuana banking bill
19 state attorneys general back Colo. Rep. Ed Perlmutter's marijuana banking bill

Before Gov. Jerry Brown signed the immigration sanctuary state bill into law, Sessions in September called the legislation "unconscionable" and a threat to public safety. Florida is among 21 states that have legalized medical marijuana, with another eight states also allowing its recreational use . And on October 18, federal prosecutors in Was...

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  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembered
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembered

If King were still alive, Franks said, "he'd be out with the SEIU workers while they're on strike" against a Ferguson nursing home . "That's a problem that's on us, " Edwards said. "I want to make sure I teach my kids some foundation points about their heritage and who they are", she said . This year honored NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and...

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  • What we learned about Trump's health today from his doctor
What we learned about Trump's health today from his doctor

Jackson said he plans to work with Trump to improve his diet and exercise regimen in order for him to lose 10 to 15 pounds and lower his cholesterol. "The 6'3" president now weighs 239 pounds, Jackson said - 3 pounds heavier than he was in September 2016, the last time Trump revealed his weight to the public.

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  • Congress workers stage protest against Haj subsidy withdrawal
Congress workers stage protest against Haj subsidy withdrawal

The withdrawal of Haj subsidy by the Centre has upset the applecart of many Muslims from South Goa who had planned to go on the pilgrimage availing the subsidy. However, Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam President Vaiko defended the decision. The minister also said a record number of 1.75 lakh Muslims will undertake the pilgrimage this y...

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  • New round of Stormont talks to be announced today
New round of Stormont talks to be announced today

It is clear that Northern Ireland needs strong devolved government and political leadership. Key stumbling blocks include differences around access to civil marriage for LGBT couples, an Irish language act, a Bill of rights and legacy inquest funding.

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  • Parents accused of holding 13 kids captive
Parents accused of holding 13 kids captive

The 13 people - aged between two and 29 - were found in a house in Perris , 59 miles (95km) south-east of Los Angeles , police say. The siblings were described as " malnourished " and underweight, and told authorities they were 'starving '.

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  • CJI meets rebel Supreme Court judges for third time today
CJI meets rebel Supreme Court judges for third time today

The only thing that is clear is that the four judges and Chief Justice Dipak Mishra, against whom their allegations were directed, are having a dialogue between themselves and no side has closed the doors for resolution. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said in a statement Tuesday that he was "confident the appellate courts will see the l...

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  • Zimbabwe's president says elections to be in May or June
Zimbabwe's president says elections to be in May or June

President Mnangagwa has said Zimbabweans should brace for harmonised elections in the next five months, which should be transparent, free and fair for the progressive good of the country. The new president in recent weeks has intensified outreach to neighbouring countries, which he has described as "an important step in building a new, prosperous a...

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  • Wolf on the loose after escaping from Berkshire sanctuary
Wolf on the loose after escaping from Berkshire sanctuary

A WOLF that was captured after going on the loose in Berkshire may have been deliberately released from its sanctuary by an intruder . Ms Palmer, 62, helped to encourage the 12-year-old wolf into a caged trailer before it was taken back to its home.

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  • Watchdog: Taxpayers will need to pay £200bn PFI bill
Watchdog: Taxpayers will need to pay £200bn PFI bill

The watchdog said that PFI can be up to 3.45% more expensive than state borrowing adding that PFI providers are also overcharging for insurance. The NAO estimates that even if no new deals are undertaken, future charges until the 2040s will amount to £199bn.

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  • GSA Capital Partners LLP Sells 30867 Shares of Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)
GSA Capital Partners LLP Sells 30867 Shares of Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)

BlueMountain Capital Management LLC now owns 1,518 shares of the company's stock worth $106,000 after acquiring an additional 825 shares during the last quarter. Gsa Cap Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) or 54 shares. Dollar Tree had a net margin of 4.63% and a ret...

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  • Huge cocaine stash hidden inside fresh pineapple
Huge cocaine stash hidden inside fresh pineapple

The Spanish Interior Ministry said in a press release that the cocaine was packed in a cylindrical manner, covered in yellow wax to appear as if made of the fruit, then covered by previously emptied out pineapple skins. Nine gang members alleged to have transported the drugs from Latin America were arrested. Yes, really. An global Colombian-led smu...

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  • Bannon defies Congress as Trump releases Fake News Awards
Bannon defies Congress as Trump releases Fake News Awards

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has been subpoenaed by the House Intelligence Committee after refusing to answer a broad array of queries about his time working for President Donald Trump . A lawyer for Bannon , William Burck, was not immediately available for comment. News of the subpeona comes after the public rift betw...

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  • SC cracks the whip, SC stays ban on release of 'Padmaavat'
SC cracks the whip, SC stays ban on release of 'Padmaavat'

TAPTHECHATTER where Punekars speak their mind ■ Shruti Chandran IT professional Deliberately not watching the film is most unfair to the people who have contributed to making it. The order came on an appeal by the producers Viacom 18 Media Private Limited that certain states had banned the film's release despite the Central Board of Film Certifi...

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  • Weather warning issues ahead of snow, ice and gales
Weather warning issues ahead of snow, ice and gales

The warning remains in place today (Thursday) with high winds and disruption expected to continue into mid-morning. A Status Yellow Wind Warning is in place for Leinster, Munster and Connacht is in place for a a fast moving Atlantic depression to cross Ireland on Wednesday evening and night bringing winds of 50 to 65km/h and gusts of 90 to 110km/...

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  • Shutdown 'Could Happen' But 'It's Up To The Democrats'
Shutdown 'Could Happen' But 'It's Up To The Democrats'

Several states are at risk of running out of CHIP money soon, and it's looking as though a multiyear extension of the program may be added to the stopgap funding bill. "We're not gonna leave you behind", Lindsey said. Those Democrats have dug in since Trump said at a private Oval Office meeting that he wants immigrants from places like overwhelmi...

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  • Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says
Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

Speedboat an apology". White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Jackson will attend her briefing Tuesday to provide a more complete readout on Trump's physical health . His vision is sharp, his neurological tests were normal and gastroenterological tests turned up no problems, he said. "And I think he wasn't the least bit concer...

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  • Romania looks for third PM in seven months
Romania looks for third PM in seven months

The turbulent politics in the country have strongly affected the relationship between the (latest) premiers and the ruling party's leadership, bringing the situation to the present day, with Dancila being the third PM (of the same party) of Romania, within a year.

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  • Pressure rises on British govt over giant firm's collapse
Pressure rises on British govt over giant firm's collapse

The project is contracted through PP and SaskBuilds said the consortium has committed to keeping the government informed as it works through "Carillion's situation". Outsourcing and construction giant Carillion - which employs 20,000 British people - issued its third profits warning a year ago. We believe that government and industry must work to...

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  • What to Expect as Winter Storm Inga Continues Snowy Path Across US
What to Expect as Winter Storm Inga Continues Snowy Path Across US

The National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory on Monday as cold air and wind dropped the temperature. "You can't see the black ice; it's invisible", said Younger, who had been driving roads since 5 a.m. Schools were closed or delayed across the state, as were local government operations. Teachers and students camped out in schools...

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  • Man at center of voter fraud claims registered to vote in Alabama
Man at center of voter fraud claims registered to vote in Alabama

Moore's campaign discussed voter fraud allegations , but failed to respond when WAAY-31 reached out to them for further comments. He indirectly backed Moore in late November with tweets vilifying Jones as a " Schumer/Pelosi puppet " who " would be BAD! ".

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  • Amsterdam's Schiphol scraps all flights due to storm
Amsterdam's Schiphol scraps all flights due to storm

The German railway operator Deutsche Bahn said it had suspended almost all long-distance rail service due to the storm and significant disruptions were expected again on Friday. An uprooted tree lays on the rails in Muenster, northwestern Germany. Amsterdam's busy Schiphol airport was Wednesday battening down for a severe storm , with doze...

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