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by | December 08, 2017 | 01:43

Analyst research firms are expressing bullish stance on Vera Bradley, Inc . The company reported non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.23, up from $0.21 in the prior-year period, and $0.09 higher than analysts were expecting. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its position in shares of Vera Bradley by 4.6% during the 1st quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 13,789 shares of the textile maker's stock worth $135,000 after acquiring an additional 157 shares in the last quarter.

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:23

Mississippi should be proud that @POTUS has agreed to speak at the opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Bryant said the president's appearance brings importance to the event. According to The Republic , two museums, The Museum of Mississippi History and The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, will share one building and will not shy away from the perils of the state's history, including slave chains, graphic lynching, firebombing photos and ...

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:36

OR saw a 5 percent increase this year, while in Washington the homeless population rose to 21,112 - an increase of 1 percent over the previous year. The count in January found more than 11,643 people in the Seattle area who are homeless, a 47 percent increase from 2007.

by | December 07, 2017 | 23:14

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has declined 12.26% since December 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 9.75% the S&P500. Among holders that decreased their positions, 64 sold out of the stock Merck & Co., Inc. They expect $0.56 earnings per share, down 6.67% or $0.04 from last year's $0.6 per share. Gradient Investments LLC boosted its position in shares of Merck & Co.by 41.3% in the first quarter.

by | December 07, 2017 | 22:34

US presidents have routinely subjected themselves to annual medical exams by military doctors to prove that they are physically fit for duty. The statement seemed, on its face, ridiculous - Gerald Ford was a gifted athlete prior to being elected, George W.

by | December 07, 2017 | 22:50

Mr. Ford appears regularly on the MSNBC show " Morning Joe ". Ford responded to the allegations in a tweet. According to the complaint, Ford engaged in sexual misconduct toward one women, including once grabbing her in the lobby of a building and routinely harassing her afterward.

by | December 07, 2017 | 23:14

One of the victims was taken to Bellevue Hospital and two were taken to New York Presbyterian Downtown. The incident happened around 1:20 p.m.at the intersection of Broadway and Liberty Street, according to the NYPD. Police and fire departments are at the scene and the driver of the vehicle is in custody. Authorities were working to determine whether the crash was intentional.

by | December 07, 2017 | 23:43

The Cabinet extended firm support for the Palestinian people in establishing their state with East Jerusalem as its capital. Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest sites, and regional Muslim power Turkey have both warned against any attempt to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital or move the embassy to city.

by | December 07, 2017 | 22:08

Since Zarrab became a witness, deputy chief executive of Turkish lender Halkbank Mehmet Hakan Atilla has become the lone defendant in the dock accused of violating sanctions, bribery and money laundering. Zarrab said he paid bribes to Aslan, repeating his testimony in direct examination, but never to Atilla. Turkish police on Tuesday detained at least 17 more people who allegedly sent documents to the U.S.

by | December 07, 2017 | 22:09

Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) opposed the bill for a similar reason. Guns can not be carried in New Jersey. We wish to thank Congressman Richard Hudson for his bold and courageous leadership on this issue, as well as every House member who co-sponsored and voted for this important measure to protect and advance constitutional rights.

by | December 07, 2017 | 22:31

Senate himself, today put his support behind former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen in the 2018 Democratic Senate primary. Bredesen is the last Democrat to win a state wide race in Tennessee when he easily won a second term as governor in 2006.

by | December 07, 2017 | 21:36

According to him, the returnees were received by officials of the National Emergency Management Agency, Nigerian Immigration Service, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria.

by | December 07, 2017 | 21:31

The Goleta Union School District and the Santa Barbara Unified School District have canceled classes for December 7. As of Thursday, the community college has chose to cancel classes Thursday through Saturday at all of its campuses. "Particulate matter from a forest fire, is smaller in size that our normal environmental pollutants, causing these particles to get deeper into the lungs", said Gilbert J.

by | December 07, 2017 | 20:06

Russia's military has announced it has defeated Islamic State group in Syria, affirming that the terrorist group has lost its remaining areas in the country. Russia's Putin said Wednesday that the Islamic State group has suffered a "complete defeat" in eastern Syria at the hands of Syrian troops and Kurdish-led forces, both supported by Moscow .

by | December 07, 2017 | 20:51

Warren said the parents would have immunity - that nothing the Donaldson's would say could be used against them. But Warren said the couple was only being questioned as part of the investigation. "In their distressed state, theyre asked to testify against their son". He was taken into custody last week at the McDonald's in Ybor City, where he works, after handing a gun to a co-worker, who later turned it over to police.

by | December 07, 2017 | 20:59

Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 1,705,909 shares of the company's stock worth $122,980,000 after buying an additional 1,623,070 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its stake in Dollar General by 363.7% during the 2nd quarter. The retailer said Hurricanes Harvey and Irma contributed 30-35 basis points to comparable sales growth, while hurting profit by 5 cents per share in the quarter.

by | December 07, 2017 | 19:41

Andrews led the Sooners in receptions and paced the nation's tight ends with 906 receiving yards, thriving as Mayfield's most dependable target in all game situations. "They both had great seasons and deserve this tremendous honor". Quarterbacks Josh Huepel , Jason White and Sam Bradford are OU's other winners.

by | December 07, 2017 | 21:26

Ryanair pilots in Portugal have voted in favour of industrial action up to and including strike action, although they have yet to announce a date for any action. "However, he stresses: ".we will NOT be dealing with Aer Lingus pilots or their union no matter how much or how long any such IALPA led action will occur".

by | December 07, 2017 | 20:23

Grant Fredericks, a forensic video expert, testified that his analysis showed Slager fought with Scott before their fatal encounter and the ex-officer said: "Let go of my Taser before I shoot you". For three days, attorneys representing the federal government and a former SC officer charged in an unarmed black motorist's shooting death have presented technical testimony to a judge considering how much time Michael Slager should spend in federal prison.

by | December 07, 2017 | 20:27

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov prepares for the beginning of a meeting of OSCE Foreign Ministers in Vienna, Austria, December 7, 2017. Economic sanctions were placed on Russian Federation by then-US President Barack Obama in 2014 following the country's military action in Crimea and Ukraine.

by | December 07, 2017 | 19:35

The source commented: "Georgia has been gold from the start of this series, but ITV bosses have got her for a bargain price". The 23 year-old, who completed a LLB degree at the University of Westminster and says she hopes to go into politics in the future, is now the bookies' favourite to win the show, just ahead of boxer Amir Khan .

by | December 07, 2017 | 19:41

Given that liquidity is king in short-term, DEO is a stock with 623.36 million shares outstanding that normally trades 0.08% of its float. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated has less dependency on swings in the broader market, now if compared with broader market index assets beta is 1.34.

by | December 07, 2017 | 19:52

In a letter sent by Air Force Commander Major-General Amikam Norkin to the Air Force, he wrote: "The declaration of the operational capability of the squadron takes place at a time when the Air Force is operating extensively on a number of fronts, in a changing Middle East".

by | December 07, 2017 | 20:22

Please avoid the area. "Parents can stage at 516 and Mesa Verde near the church to pick up their kids". The extent of injuries in the school is unknown at this time. "Your students' safety is our primary concern", the statement said. "We do have officers located at all of the schools in Bloomfield and they are all on lock down".

by | December 07, 2017 | 20:32

Fiduciary Tru Company invested 0.03% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC ). National Bank & Trust Of The West has 2,799 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, June 2 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Its up 0.20, from 1 in 2017Q1. Goldman Sachs Group began coverage on shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC ) in a report published on Monday morning, MarketBeat reports.

by | December 07, 2017 | 19:13

Kihuen told ABC News that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.), as well as Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Rep. Both had called on him to resign. Al Franken to resign. And, she says, sexism and harassment are pervasive in the political circles she has traveled in. "I was elected to do a job for two years and that's what I intend to do", he said.

by | December 07, 2017 | 18:45

A rescue operation was launched at an Auburn work site about 8.45am on Thursday following reports three men had been injured. New South Wales Ambulance Superintendent Paul Turner said two workers were rescued, one after a few minutes and another after two hours, but it was impossible to save the victim.

by | December 07, 2017 | 19:20

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by | December 07, 2017 | 18:40

The message Patagonia blared across its website Monday was stark and clear: "The President Stole Your Land", it read. With more monuments potentially on the chopping block, what happens now with Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante will set the tone for the future of protecting land in the United States, and the power that a president can yield in privatizing them.

by | December 07, 2017 | 19:45

Myanmar's army says it has been targeting Rohingya militants. The resolution said the 47-member body is "alarmed" by statements and reports of grave violations against the Rohingya that have been carried out in a "systematic, targeted and deliberate" way by security forces with the help of unspecified "non-state actors".

by | December 07, 2017 | 17:36

But Noah wants to give Trump another chance, and plays the video again, suggesting that "maybe it wasn't as bad as it seemed". "It sounds like he just had a drink with Bill Cosby". "Think about it: fake teeth, fake hair, fake tan". He goes on to emphasize that there's no shame in wearing dentures - but for a man with the supposed vanity of Donald Trump, actually, there's a lot of shame.

by | December 07, 2017 | 18:30

The Congress has a different culture and heritage. " BJP and PM routinely use filthy language to attack the Congress party ", Gandhi said on Twitter. Aiyar claimed that it was the country's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru who recognized Ambedkar's potential. Aiyar was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

by | December 07, 2017 | 17:19

Late last month, Rose felt the need to evaluate his National Basketball Association future and did so away from the Cavaliers. Earlier this week, Rose met with members of the Cavaliers about returning to the team . That said, the only potential solution would be to either waive Rose or potentially try to deal him before the trade deadline. " Just going through his rehab now, trying to get healthy ", Lue said, adding he was uncertain if Rose continued his rehab during his stint away from ...

by | December 07, 2017 | 18:01

Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett is unconcerned about what Israel will be asked to give up in return for United States President Donald Trump's expected announcements about Jerusalem , he said at The Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference Wednesday.

by | December 07, 2017 | 17:40

On Wednesday, he met with North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Pak Myong-guk and Russian Ambassador to Pyongyang Alexander Matsegora. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres had, on several occasions, expressed his willingness to broker talks between North Korea and the global community.