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Economy

It was the second straight monthly drop in sales for both categories. Sales tumbled 1.5 percent last month at auto dealers and 0.6 percent at restaurants and bars. It's the weakest two-month stretch of sales since the beginning of 2015, another sign first-quarter growth for the US economy is likely to end up on the lean side.
  • Twitter withdraws lawsuit against Trump administration

    Economy

    The account, whose managers have identified themselves as current and former U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) staffers, has posted messages critical of Trump's policies since his January inauguration. The so-called social media resistance movement began after the deletion of tweets and data from official USA accounts and websites that proved embarrassing to the new president, including government reports about climate change.
  • Analyst Views on Price Reaction History: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS)

    Economy

    Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Las Vegas Sands Corp . from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, January 30th. (NYSE: LVS)'s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $3.1B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $3.36B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $2.92B.
  • United Kingdom minister voices support for Gibraltar in Madrid talks

    Economy

    Asked by journalists whether the United Kingdom would be prepared to send a naval task force to protect Gibraltar's sovereignty , the Number 10 official said: "We're perfectly clear that isn't going to happen". In the days since the letter's publication, the governments of Britain and Gibraltar reacted strongly to the EU's concession to Spain, which is an European Union member.
  • Easter egg hunts set

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    There will be prize eggs in the mix and winners will receive prize bags from the Wagoner Switch District. It's all free - a thank you from Havannah House and local churches for the support the community shows to them throughout the year. "Eggs were coming out of nowhere". Another event organizer, Melissa Tuttle, posted on the social networking site asking if there were any special needs egg hunts in the area.
  • UP cabinet clears Rs 36359 cr loan waiver for farmers

    UP cabinet clears Rs 36359 cr loan waiver for farmers

    Economy

    The farmers who have taken crop loans for wheat, paddy along with purchase of pesticides and fertilizers would be eligible for the scheme. In Agra, the scheme will cover almost 2 lakh farmers with loans worth almost Rs 1,200 crore being waived.
  • Best Stocks To Invest: Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR)

    Best Stocks To Invest: Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR)

    Economy

    Sunbelt Securities Inc. now owns 3,591 shares of the company's stock worth $261,000 after buying an additional 10 shares during the last quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. Equities research analysts forecast that Analog Devices, Inc . will post $3.99 earnings per share for the current year. Several research analysts have recently commented on ADI shares.
  • Toyota to spend $1.3 billion overhauling Kentucky factory

    Economy

    This vehicle development and production technology is meant to shorten the development cycle for vehicle improvements and new vehicles while retaining Toyota's values of quality and safety, and injecting a fun driving experience with more responsive handling.
  • Russian Federation backs diplomatic resolution to growing North Korea and United States tensions

    Economy

    The private assistance has included sensitive software and other items specifically banned for export to North Korea under U.N. Security Council sanctions, the officials and experts said. Trump's behaviour has clearly rattled Beijing , the North's sole major ally and economic lifeline, pushing it to take a tougher line against its neighbour, including suspending coal imports from the country for the remainder of the year.
  • United States drops 'mother of all bombs' on IS in Afghanistan

    Economy

    It's the most destructive non-nuclear weapon in the US arsenal and Thursday's blast marked the first time it has been used in conflict. Weapons and ammunition were also destroyed during the bombing. John W. Nicholson, commander of US forces in Afghanistan, said in a written statement that the IS has been using improvised explosive devices, bunkers and tunnels to strengthen its defenses.
  • 'Centerfold' guitarist J. Geils dies at 71

    'Centerfold' guitarist J. Geils dies at 71

    Economy

    Geils Band was so popular in 1982, the Freeze-Frame album finished at No. 5 on Billboard's year-end Top Pop Albums chart, while "Centerfold" was the year's No. That album contained the legendary track " Centerfold " - the only chart-topping hit from the band, though the title track also peaked within the Top Ten.
  • Canada bills will legalise marijuana

    Economy

    Goodale said they've been close touch with the US government on the proposed law and noted exporting and importing marijuana will continue to be illegal. Despite about $2-6 billion spent by the Canadian police to deal with marijuana use, Canadian teens are among "the heaviest users in the Western world", Goodale said.