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by | March 02, 2018 | 18:50

It owns firearms manufacturer Savage Arms and ammunition maker Federal Premium. Vista Outdoor also is a large vendor at the NRA's annual gun show. Signatures on the petition to end ties with Vista Outdoor topped 50,000. "Thousands of MEC members have contacted us to express their concerns and to ask that we stop selling products made by these brands", he added, noting the company had also heard from people who felt MEC should not get involved in the gun control debate.

by | March 02, 2018 | 15:58

Amazon has unveiled its music streaming service Amazon Music in India, 18 months after launching its popular Prime package in July 2016. Interestingly, Amazon's announcement comes one day after Tencent made a $115m investment in music streaming service Gaana.

by | March 02, 2018 | 15:18

In other words, whatever Xi says or does has the authority of supreme law in China . "No sooner had [the party] made public its proposal than the western media began bad-mouthing China in their usual and various ways", the Communist party-run Global Times tabloid said in an editorial.

by | March 02, 2018 | 12:58

The United States is making a push at the United Nations to set up a new inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria three months after Russian Federation killed a previous UN inquiry. North Korean missile technicians have also reportedly been seen working at weapons facilities inside Syria . China responded to the UN panel's findings, saying it had no "evidence demonstrating the Cheng Tong Trading Co has business with" any North Korean entities in violation of UN Security Council ...

by | March 02, 2018 | 12:55

Tuesday's historic decision potentially affects an estimated 12m vehicles and has delivered a heavy blow to Europe's largest auto market, while being celebrated by environmental campaigners. Germany's tough stance against diesel comes in the wake of the Dieselgate scandal , which came to light in 2015 when Volkswagen was found to be using emissions test cheat software.

by | March 02, 2018 | 12:50

Tom Caldwell, chairman of Caldwell Financial Ltd. and CEO of Urbana Corp., said he'd rather see Morneau balance the budget than cut taxes to compete with the U.S. In an age when foreign cybercrime has become part of the regular news cycle, Popa imagines many Canadians will find it hard to accept that Ottawa could share their tax return with agents of another government.

by | March 02, 2018 | 12:18

The warning "was meant to give all residents time to learn their rights and know their legal options", she said in a statement Tuesday night reported in the San Francisco Chronicle. In a statement announcing the arrests, the federal agency took aim at SB54, the statewide sanctuary law, by saying that "recent legislation has negatively impacted ICE operations in California by almost eliminating all cooperation and communication with our law enforcement partners in the state".

by | March 02, 2018 | 12:09

They noted that the move was a valuation call . ValuEngine cut shares of American Outdoor Brands from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company.

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:46

Dick's also urged lawmakers to enact what they called "common sense gun reform", suggesting a number of regulations, including universal background checks and an all-out ban on assault-style rifles, high capacity magazines, and bump stocks .

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:45

However, data from the apex bank showed a weaker PMI of 56.3 points in February, against 57.3 reading in January. The numbers: The Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index rose to 60.8% (https://www.instituteforsupplymanagement.org/ISMReport/MfgROB.cfm?navItemNumber=12942) in February, up from 59.1% in January, to reach the highest level since May 2004.

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:43

The drop appeared to be mostly driven by a fall in output , with the production sub-sector reaching its second-lowest levels since the Brexit referendum. While the rate of growth in overall customer demand signified by the New Orders component moderated in tandem with the headline PMI, respondents to the survey reported a pick-up in orders from overseas customers, with the New Export Orders index strengthening to a three month high.

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:34

The company says the additional consumers only had their names and a partial driver's license number stolen by the attackers, unlike the original 145.5 million Americans who had their Social Security numbers impacted. Last year, Equifax encouraged consumers to visit a newly set up site to check whether or not their data was stolen. Equifax will release fourth-quarter results on Thursday afternoon, earnings that will give investors a clearer picture on how much it will cost the company to ...

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:26

The firm has "Hold" rating by SunTrust given on Monday, January 8. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to "Neutral" on Friday, May 5. As per Wednesday, January 17, the company rating was maintained by Benchmark. Analysts await Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $-0.07 EPS, down 40.00% or $0.02 from last year's $-0.05 per share.

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:16

The Sensex resumed lower at 34,156,63 and dropped further to a low 34,076.45 due to heavy selling pressure in view of foreign capital outflows and lower global cues before closing at 34,184.04, a loss of 162.354 points, or 0.47 per cent. Bank of Maharashtra fell by 1.78 per cent, Bank of Baroda 1.63 per cent and Allahabad Bank 0.77 per cent. In the Sensex pack, ICICI Bank suffered the most by 2.63%, followed by country's largest state-run SBI 2.31%.

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:14

But Greitens' attorney Edward L. Dowd Jr. says that refers to a publicly available professional headshot of the woman. He is accused of taking a compromising, unauthorized photo of the woman in 2015, before he was governor. Its work will be separate from the criminal proceedings in St. Louis. "I'm not going to have a specific time frame, but we are not going to waste time and we are not going to rush through this so fast we don't do a thorough job", Barnes told reporters during a news ...

by | March 02, 2018 | 10:51

Kroger Co., the largest grocery chain in the US, is joining Walmart Inc. and Dick's Sporting Goods Inc.in tightening gun restrictions following last month's school shooting in Parkland, Florida . Nikolas Cruz, the 19 year-old shooter, legally bought at least 10 rifles , a law enforcement source told CNN. Faizer says while President Trump has been talking about raising the age limit on a federal level, many say the move is anti-Second Amendment.

by | March 02, 2018 | 10:35

People are in the mood to celebrate Holi and have begun gorging staples such as tasty gujiyas and malpuas. The search engine at its blog wishes the viewers, "It's time for Holi - the age-old festive ritual marking the end of winter, the coming of spring, and symbolically, the triumph of good over evil".

by | March 02, 2018 | 10:33

That's what Jack Dorsey , the CEO of Twitter, did today when he admitted that the popular social media platform has a serious problem with online harassment, abuse and trolls. Twitter's previous press releases and statements are often, well, statements - confident declarations or descriptions of the facts at hand - while this reads more like an admission, and lacking in transparency about what their content policies were or how they would be applied .

by | March 02, 2018 | 09:48

Juncker said the European Union would take retaliatory action if Trump followed through. Aluminum imports will face a 10 percent tariff, he added. Globally, steelmaking capacity has grown 127 percent since 2000 - far faster than demand for steel.

by | March 02, 2018 | 09:41

We know that our gravy is a big favourite!" Now, before you get yourselves in to a flap - note the shortage looks to be in the United Kingdom and Ireland only. United Kingdom chicken lovers were up in arms after a change in delivery services meant that KFCs across the country closed. The poultry blunder wasn't a paltry issue for Great Britain as it ruffled feathers throughout the island.

by | March 02, 2018 | 09:35

The fare worked out at $1,635.93 (£1,186) - a $3.94 base fare, a $2.35 booking fee, $696.95 for distance and $115.90 for time. Because Bachman completed the trip, he had no choice but to pay for the entire cost of the ride. He also had to pay for tolls because the driver didn't have cash. Bachman had consumed a lot, and barely remembers calling for the vehicle. However, he apparently still gave the driver five stars.

by | March 02, 2018 | 09:28

Airport spokeswoman Nancy Volmer told Gephardt Daily the plane left the gate in Salt Lake City at 6:40 a.m., and shortly after takeoff the right engine caught fire. The pilots followed protocol, Southwest said, and completed an "uneventful" landing. The captain was notified and he diverted the jet back to Auckland, where it landed safely.

by | March 02, 2018 | 09:15

In Friday market action, benchmark US crude picked up 78 cents, or 1.2 percent, to settle at $63.55 a barrel in NY. However, the average price in the Syracuse area is $2.64, so a 40-cent rise would put it at a little over $3. "That is when refinery maintenance is expected to be wrapped-up and the switchover to more expensive summer-blend gasoline kicks in along with warmer weather and typical demand increases", said Tiffany Wright, AAA Carolinas spokesperson.

by | March 02, 2018 | 09:13

Winston and Nick Ward, who had 14 points, picked up the scoring slack. The Badgers won despite shooting 36 percent. Bridges was required to pay that amount to a charity of his choice and was reinstated for the final regular-season game. Wisconsin never trailed in the second half, but it never led by more than three points in the final 11:40 until the closing seconds. He's the only player in the nation leading his team in points, rebounds, assists, blocks and steals .

by | March 02, 2018 | 08:53

Before the shutdown, it had been expected to ship as much as 8.5 million tons in 2018, Oil Search Ltd., the second-largest owner of the facility, said last week. Meanwhile, Oil Search and ExxonMobil said they were also monitoring the impact on people in the local communities and would assist the relevant authorities, where possible.

by | March 02, 2018 | 08:53

Assistant Minister Michael Sukkar said that voluntary recall had not been robust enough, and some manufacturers had not been dilligent or prompt in informing their customers of the danger. At the end of February 2018, around 320,000 new and used vehicles in New Zealand had been affected by the Takata recall process and owners of approximately two thirds had received letters (recall notices) and around 134,000 owners had taken vehicles in for the recall to be completed.

by | March 02, 2018 | 08:39

Whether or not this is going to put a crimp in the ICO business is open for debate, however, I bet those that want to issue an ICO in the future are going to be very careful when they do so. The demands for information are the most concrete sign of the SEC's intention to crack down on the sudden emergence of coin offerings. The SEC is getting ready to crack down on cryptocurrency firms and initial coin offerings.

by | March 02, 2018 | 08:35

Earlier on February 28, Dick's Sporting Goods , one of the country's top sporting goods retailers, also announced it would bar gun sales to any customers under 21 years old and that it would stop selling assault-style rifles. We at DICK'S Sporting Goods are deeply disturbed and saddened by the tragic events in Parkland. Dick's said Wednesday it will immediately stop selling assault-style rifles and ban the sale of all guns to anyone under 21.

by | March 02, 2018 | 08:11

The major US index futures are pointing to a modestly higher opening on Wednesday, with stocks poised to regain some ground following the sell-off seen in the previous session. The personal consumption expenditures price index has been below the central bank's 2% target for most of the past five years. The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 299 points.

by | March 02, 2018 | 08:08

The news website ThinkProgress had listed them as companies that support the NRA , noting that First National Bank offered two NRA cards, each with a $40 bonus, and touted it as "enough to reimburse your one-year NRA membership!" TrueCar , a vehicle buying service, said late Friday that it would end its deal with the NRA as of February 28.

by | March 02, 2018 | 08:01

Healthcare professionals can sign their organization up with Uber Health right now via its official website . Hospitals, doctors and other providers could be eager to pay for those rides if it means more on-time appointments and fewer no-shows - which translates into more revenue in their pockets.

by | March 02, 2018 | 07:59

Delta , United Airlines and Hertz are among the businesses that have ended NRA discounts. Vehicle rental company Enterprise Holdings, which also owns Alamo and National, said it was cutting off discounts for NRA member, as did Hertz. "If Delta is so flush that they don't need NRA members' hard-earned travel dollars", said Jeffares, "it can certainly do without the $40 million tax break they are asking Georgia taxpayers for".

by | March 02, 2018 | 07:52

Same-store sales - a key metric for retailers - were up 9 percent overall, while analysts were calling for growth of just 2.9 percent. The stores contribute just 1% to the company's revenue-and that'll drop to zero when Best Buy shuts all the US locations on May 31 (its 52 Canadian mobile stores will remain open).

by | March 02, 2018 | 07:51

However, a Vinesse Wines representative told VinePair this afternoon that the company is now still affiliated with the NRA . The backlash began on Thursday after the First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO), which has an NRA-branded Visa credit card, said in a statement that it had decided not to renew the contract.

by | March 02, 2018 | 07:29

About 13.10M shares traded or 0.94% up from the average. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD now owns 686,494 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $7,201,000 after buying an additional 7,222 shares during the period.