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Economy

One, I'm a hockey fan, too. The exact dates for the Regionals will be announced at a later time. Pittsburgh was awarded 22 preliminary rounds and finals, the most of any city, including the D-I wrestling final in 2019, the women's volleyball final in 2019 and the first and second round of the men's NCAA tournament in 2022.
  • North Korea Postpones Nuclear Showdown With US

    North Korea Postpones Nuclear Showdown With US

    Economy

    A U.S. attack on a Syrian airfield this month raised questions about President Donald Trump's plans for reclusive North Korea, which has conducted several missile and nuclear tests in defiance of United Nations and unilateral sanctions. Since January 2016, Pyongyang has acted with little restraint, conducting two nuclear tests and attempting numerous medium- and long-range ballistic missile launches.
  • Georgia congressional race heads to a runoff

    Economy

    Ossoff won 48.1 percent of the vote Tuesday and now faces a runoff against his nearest rival, Karen Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state who won 19.8 percent of the vote. Georgia's 6th district is in the relatively affluent and conservative suburbs of Atlanta . Georgia's 6th District contains portions of Cobb, Fulton and DeKalb Counties.
  • BlackRock CEO says flows 'quite strong' into Q2

    BlackRock CEO says flows 'quite strong' into Q2

    Economy

    Moreover, in the first quarter of FY 17 BlackRock has posted 9% increase in quarterly cash dividend to $2.50 per share and $275 million of share repurchases. BlackRock's flows reinforce the ongoing shift in investor taste for lower-cost passive funds that track the performance of indexes. BlackRock's net income rose to $862 million, or $5.23 per share, in the first quarter, from $657 million, or $3.92 per share, a year earlier.
  • US 'Not Looking for Fight' With North Korea: Nikki Haley

    Economy

    With an improved warhead and an upgraded booster, the missile is expected to have a longer range and more chance of targeting missiles mid-air. The missiles being tested are believed to be single-stage, liquid-fueled, anti-ship missiles, and the missiles appear to have been present in North Korea's military parade Saturday.
  • Surprise snap election 'a distraction from Tory election fraud in 2015'

    Economy

    Two dozen Conservatives are understood to be under investigation over claims that they did not include battle bus spending in their local campaign returns. No charges have yet been made against any MP. The Electoral Commission is also investigating the allegations in parallel to the police. All 14 police forces who sent files to the CPS a year ago applied for a 12 month extension to the prosecution deadline, which would have otherwise elapsed last summer.
  • Jackets push it to OT but can't contain Crosby

    Jackets push it to OT but can't contain Crosby

    Economy

    Game 4 is Wednesday at St. Louis, whose goaltender, Jake Allen , has a.974 save percentage and 0.91 goals-against average after being 3-5 with a.902 and 2.29 in his playoff career coming in. Only four teams in National Hockey League history have rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win a best-of-seven series: Toronto (1942), the New York Islanders (1975), Philadelphia (2010) and Los Angeles (2014).
  • United Airlines updates policy for crew members after passenger dragged off flight

    United Airlines updates policy for crew members after passenger dragged off flight

    Economy

    One of them, 69-year-old David Dao, refused to give up his seat. However, after Dr. Dao questioned these efforts, he was aggressively thrown to the ground and dragged off the flight by aviation officials. According to video taken by passengers, Dao was repeatedly asked to get off the aircraft by law enforcement and told them they would have to drag him off the aircraft.
  • Protestors demand Trump release tax returns

    Protestors demand Trump release tax returns

    Economy

    Trump in a series of Tweets on Sunday dismissed the requests and suggested that protests were funded by his political opponents. "The election is over!" Others helping organize the events Saturday included labor unions and activist groups such as MoveOn.org and Common Cause.
  • Quarterly Financial Watch for Plug Power, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG)

    Quarterly Financial Watch for Plug Power, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG)

    Economy

    Zacks Investment Research cut Plug Power from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 18th. The company offers its products to businesses and government agencies through direct product sales force, original equipment manufacturers, and dealer networks.
  • Hammond hails sterling gains after snap election announced

    Economy

    Since then she had repeatedly ruled out calling an early election to get her own mandate. May said that "our opponents believe that because the government's majority is so small, our resolve will weaken and that they can force us to change course" on leaving the EU.
  • International Monetary Fund lowers Bosnia 2017 economic growth fcast to 3.0%

    Economy

    The IMF now forecasts Hungarian consumer prices to rise on average by 2.5% this year and by 3.3% in 2018, significantly quicker than the respective 0.8% and 2.6% rates projected in the October report. The IMF, whose forecasts exclude war-torn Syria, noted that "continued strife and conflict in many countries in the region also detract from economic activity".