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Hamilton's Alena Sharp , the low Canadian on Thursday with a 66, had a late tee time. "It was just easy". Marchand had a 67 to sit three strokes off the lead. Pettersen, who lost her yardage book en route to Cambridge and had to start from scratch (and who has a new caddy this week), said she hit flawless numbers Thursday and was helped along by conditions that were ripe for low scores during the morning wave.
  • Air traffic privatization plan hits turbulence in Congress

    Economy

    Wicker told Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao at a hearing Wednesday that that "the sale needs to be made, and it needs to be made convincingly". "While Congress is not always the most popular body, I don't think we want to take away the ability of Congress to have input into commercial air service in this country", said Moran, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, which has strongly opposed the plan in the past.
  • WWDC 2017: HomePod speakers, new iMacs and more unveiled

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    We're keen to try out the voice performance of this to see how complete the HomePod is as a home speaker and assistant - but the early performance is pretty promising. Apple has announced a voice-activated loudspeaker powered by its virtual assistant Siri. Siri on HomePod is triggered by simply saying "Hey Siri", which in turn lights up the top LED display of the speaker with a Siri-esque waveform pattern.
  • Pa. House approves biggest gambling expansion in years

    Pa. House approves biggest gambling expansion in years

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    The largest jackpot would be $1,000. "It will give us an opportunity to provide for our passengers some fun while they are waiting for a flight", said Gabe Monzo, executive director of the Westmoreland County Airport Authority. The state's poker rooms raked $58.6 million in calendar year 2016, about $1 million more than revenue generated in 2015. Chicago, the biggest city in IL, opted out.
  • US House passes bill to roll-back financial regulations

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    Jared Polis (D-Colo.) said of the bill. Three House Republicans voted for Dodd-Frank in 2010 and 19 Democrats voted against it. "Dodd-Frank is a highly imperfect bill, but it was a massive step in the right direction on many fronts", said Francesco Trebbi, a professor of economics at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, whose work has found no evidence that Dodd-Frank limited liquidity.
  • Campbell Newman Asset Management Inc. Decreases Stake in Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

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    The firm has a market cap of $189.48 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.73 and a beta of 0.94. It has underperformed by 30.95% the S&P500. Knott David M decreased its stake in Pfizer Inc. Equities research analysts expect that Pfizer Inc. will post $2.55 EPS for the current year. After $-0.18 actual earnings per share reported by Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (AHT) Given "Hold" Rating at Canaccord Genuity

    Economy

    About shares traded. Sunworks Inc (NASDAQ:SUNW) has declined 25.87% since June 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $271.63M company. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Ashford Hospitality Trust by 7.3% in the first quarter. It improved, as 40 investors sold PRU shares while 258 reduced holdings.
  • Kansas' Congressional Leaders React To Trump's Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Controllers

    Economy

    An evening stranded on an O'Hare airport runway is enough to make anyone mad, and on Monday Donald Trump responded with a plan for improving American air travel. Bay Area NATCA representative Scott Conde told NBC Bay Area last fall there's already a critical shortage of air traffic controllers. The businessman-turned-president's push to privatize the system came as the airline industry and regulators have managed an extensive period of safety in the skies - there hasn't been a fatal ...
  • Hot Stock to Watch: Toll Brothers Inc. (TOL)

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    It has underperformed by 26.64% the S&P500. Omega Advisors Inc, which manages about $12.65 billion and $2.27B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Navient Corp (NASDAQ:NAVI) by 7.56M shares to 3.75M shares, valued at $61.69 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing.
  • Analyst Projections in Review for Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)

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    The stock has a market cap of $371.00 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 59.25 and a beta of 2.73. Another trade for 6,183 shares valued at $150,927 was made by Swanson Todd on Monday, May 15. MD raised its position in shares of Alibaba Group Holding by 102.1% in the third quarter. Therefore 85% are positive. The firm earned "Strong Sell" rating on Tuesday, September 1 by Zacks.
  • Senator: Kushner to meet with Intelligence committee staff

    Senator: Kushner to meet with Intelligence committee staff

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    Subsequent reports have detailed other meetings he had with Russians before Trump took office. According to Hunt, the meeting is a first step toward Kushner providing documents to the panel and answering its questions. Shortly after, The Washington Post reported that Kushner spoke with Kislyak early last December about establishing a private communications line between the Kremlin and Trump's transition team.