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Ronaldo hat-trick sends Real Madrid into semi-finals after thriller
- April 19, 2017

The Brazilian, Asensio, Cristiano, with his three goals (that's 100 in the Champions League now) were the men of the match. Ronaldo put Madrid level at 2-2 on the night in the first period of extra time when he scored his 100th Champions League goal , from a clearly offside position, before he wrapped up his treble with another disputed goal and Marco Asensio added a fourth. (more...)
Yu Group PLC's (YU) house stock Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital
- April 19, 2017

Johnson Fin Group Inc Incorporated holds 216 shares. In the prior 12 months Centaur Media PLC's stock price has increased by 0.02% from 44.99 to 45. 84 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. Swedbank has 4.08 million shares. The Connecticut-based Point72 Asset Mngmt Lp has invested 0.19% in Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc - Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:JAZZ). (more...)
South Carolina and Gonzaga on the defensive in Final Four South Carolina and Gonzaga on the defensive in Final Four
- April 17, 2017

Guard PJ Dozier had 17 points to lead SC, which had been strong in the second half throughout the NCAA Tournament , outscoring its opponents by an average of 13.5 points after halftime. "Just an awesome basketball game". He can hurt you on the glass. He then hit both free throws to ice the game. "Yeah, he's definitely going to be a handful". (more...)
West 'warned' about Stockholm truck attack suspect Rakhmat Akilov West 'warned' about Stockholm truck attack suspect Rakhmat Akilov
- April 14, 2017

A Swedish lawyer says Akilov has admitted guilt in the terrorist attack that left four people dead and 15 others wounded. Uzbek authorities have already initiated a criminal case against Akilov over his participation in an extremist organization. (more...)
Government: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb
- April 14, 2017

The bomb, known officially as a GBU-43B, or massive ordnance air blast weapon, unleashes 11 tons of explosives. The clue is in the ungainly name - the MOAB or GBU-43/B massive ordnance air blast is the U.S. The strike is part of a broader offensive, which Nicholson said is a sign of Afghanistan's commitment "to defeat Daesh in Afghanistan this year". How powerful is the MOAB? Meanwhile, the bomb can consume a large quantity of oxygen in the air when it explodes, thus suffocating ... (more...)
Cardinal Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CFNL) Valuation According To Analysts
- April 14, 2017

Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. SunTrust Banks , Inc. initiated coverage on shares of MB Financial in a research note on Tuesday, December 20th. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 5,377 shares of the company's stock valued at $104,000 after buying an additional 2,844 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Timing out the weather through Easter weekend in Sacramento
- April 14, 2017

Expect afternoon high temperatures near 70 degrees, so it's still on the mild side. Dressing the kids for Easter? Temperatures will fall into the 30s overnight and rise back into the 60s Saturday for another sunny day. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. The winds E 5-10 miles per hour keep eastsiders a bit cooler. Southwest wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. TUESDAY - THURSDAY: Low end rain chances exist with the summer-like weather pattern that will be sticking around. (more...)
David Thompson delivers Instagram verdict on Liverpool win v Stoke David Thompson delivers Instagram verdict on Liverpool win v Stoke
- April 14, 2017

Coutinho took advantage of a loose ball in the Stoke penalty area to fire into the bottom corner of Lee Grant's goal, before Firmino looped a sublime half volley over Grant to earn a 2-1 win. It's time you started keeping your shirt on, Roberto! Mignolet got a huge hug from Jurgen Klopp at the end but even then the manager joked he was not happy with the keeper merely palming away Berahino's shot. (more...)
Trump won't let reality stop him from lying about Susan Rice Trump won't let reality stop him from lying about Susan Rice
- April 13, 2017

Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Trump's initial national security adviser, is one known example of a Trump campaign official whose name was unmasked from an intelligence report and leaked to the press. Watergate was "a little spat in the sandbox in the kindergarten" compared to what Susan Rice had done, White House aide Sebastian Gorka told Fox News . (more...)
Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) Lexington Realty Trust (LXP)
- April 13, 2017

It has underperformed by 9.75% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:VRSN) is a huge mover today! About shares traded. Cedar Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:CDR) has declined 33.12% since September 6, 2016 and is downtrending. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, May 19 by Ladenburg Thalmann. According to FT, Year on year, growth in dividends per share marginally increased 0.74% while earnings per share excluding extraordinary items fell by -15.26%. (more...)
Massachusetts gas prices jump a nickel per gallon Massachusetts gas prices jump a nickel per gallon
- April 13, 2017

The national average has increased 9 cents during the past month and is 35 cents a gallon higher than one year ago . Average prices for regular rose by a nickel or more in a majority of states. The seasonal increase in gasoline prices continues to drive across SC, but the cost to fill up is less in the Palmetto State than anywhere else in the nation. (more...)
Elliott seeks to oust Akzo chair, Akzo says no Elliott seeks to oust Akzo chair, Akzo says no
- April 13, 2017

Most investors and analysts doubt Akzo's plan can rival in financial terms what PPG is willing to pay. Elliott is hoping the move will add to pressure on Akzo (akzoy) to negotiate a potential sale to US coatings manufacturer PPG Industries (ppg). (more...)
One For Arthur wins Grand National at 14-1
- April 12, 2017

Cause of Causes, under amateur Jamie Codd, managed to hold off the fast charging Saint Are, runner-up in 2015, whilst the favourite Blaklion was fourth giving the oldest jockey in the race, 41-year-old Noel Fehily, his first finish in the top four in 15 rides. (more...)
Davis Cup: US wins doubles to stay alive in quarterfinal
- April 11, 2017

Earlier a much happier Kyrgios sent Australia into the semi-finals when he beat Querrey in the first of the reverse singles in Brisbane yesterday. "I think Thommo [Jordan Thompson] hasn't gotten enough credit". Kyrgios and Jordan Thompson got the Aussies off to the ideal start on Friday and with the doubles team of Sam Groth and John Peers losing yesterday, those wins became all the more important. (more...)
North Korea calls U.S. strikes on Syria "unforgivable"
- April 11, 2017

This summit was ill-suited to thrashing out problems, as there was little time for preparation. At some point Mr Trump's nationalist supporters may want to see concrete proof of jobs being returned or trade gaps closing. Toshiba Corp., Westinghouse's parent company, has sought a buyer for the unit and Trump administration officials are so concerned about Chinese investors obtaining control of it that they have sought an American or allied purchaser. (more...)
Women fight for equal pay Women fight for equal pay
- April 11, 2017

It's not just progressive states like California taking the wage gap seriously, either - North Dakota passed a bill in 2015 strengthening employer salary reporting requirements. Black women earn 63 cents for every dollar a white, non-Hispanic man earns, meaning they will typically lose more than $840,000 over a 40-year career. (more...)
CNN's Jake Tapper Flings Refugee Contradiction At Ivanka Trump's Pro-Strike Tweet
- April 10, 2017

Don Beyer, Virginia Democrat . "Rather than pay lip service to the plight of innocent Syrian children, President Trump should provide actual solutions for the children who have been languishing in refugee camps for years", it reads. "President Obama, do not attack Syria". "Save your "powder" for another (and more important) day!" Trump has shown " callous disregard for Syrians attempting to flee for their lives", Margaret Huang, the executive director of Amnesty International USA, ... (more...)
What you need to know about new IRS debt collection program What you need to know about new IRS debt collection program
- April 08, 2017

But in 2015, Congress passed a law that requires the IRS to restart the program. "The data book and its consistency year-to-year help illustrate trends over time, ranging from the increasing size of the taxpayer population to the decreasing size of the IRS workforce, " Koskinen said. (more...)
GOP health bill in shambles, House commences two-week break
- April 08, 2017

An estimated 133 million Americans under age 65 have pre-existing conditions that would have kept them from getting individual insurance or required them to pay much higher rates prior to 2014, when the ACA's new coverage protections were implemented, according to federal estimates. (more...)
Unilever prepares to sell Flora and Stork Unilever prepares to sell Flora and Stork
- April 08, 2017

Mr. Polman said Unilever's review of operations revealed that the company's strategy for growth is the right one, but also highlighted an opportunity "to go faster and further". It is listed in both London and on the Amsterdam AEX, where its share price today were up 0.75 per cent at €46.92 a share. Pitkethly said merger and acquisition activity should pick up as the company increases its appetite for leverage, but said the strategy regarding big deals was unchanged. (more...)