• Duterte resumes police's war on drugs in Philippines

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    The President said he was forced to make the decision for lack of personnel. The 13 slipped out of the jail in a police camp in San Fernando city north of Manila before dawn, said Derrick Arnold Carreon, spokesman for the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency.
  • Education Students, Faculty Divided On DeVos Confirmation

    Education Students, Faculty Divided On DeVos Confirmation

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    The Trump administration is reportedly at odds over a plans to rescind guidance that helps provide non-discrimination protections for transgender students in the United States education system. MeEnany wasn't the only conservative vocally supporting DeVos from onstage, as the new education secretary was recently blocked from entering a D.C.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) Gapping Down Ahead of the Open

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) Gapping Down Ahead of the Open

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    HPE stock is down $1.36, or 5%, at $23.30. On 02/23/2017 close, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE: HPE ) plummeted -0.48% to $24.66. The forecast for adjusted profits fell to $1.88 to $1.98 a share from $2 to $2.10. Analysts expected EPS of $0.44. Wall Street analysts had pegged HPE to bring in $12.07 billion in the quarter. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.065 per share.
  • Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) Upgraded to "Buy" at Williams Capital

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    Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Oasis Petroleum from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $15.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, November 25th. The consensus estimate for current quarter is $-0.12 and for the current fiscal year, the estimate is $-0.57. The analyst projections are -$0.12 in EPS on $203.48 million in revenues.
  • Tim Hortons' parent company buying Popeyes chain

    Tim Hortons' parent company buying Popeyes chain

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    This represents a premium of 27% based on Popeyes' 30-trading day Volume Weighted Average Price as of February 10, the last trading day before media speculation on the potential sale of Popeyes. Popeyes preferred Restaurant Brands' all-cash offer because Roark's bid was seen as having a higher execution risk, the people said. "The key to long-term success at Popeyes will be a focus on guest satisfaction and franchise profitability", Schwartz said.
  • Barclays full-year profits nearly treble to £3.2bn

    Barclays full-year profits nearly treble to £3.2bn

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    Shares rose more than 4 percent in early trading in London to 239.95 pence. The company said it will close the unit that houses its undesirable resources six months sooner than anticipated, and that it achieved a partition concurrence with the administration of African division.
  • Fed officials see rate hike 'fairly soon'

    Fed officials see rate hike 'fairly soon'

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    Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said late on Monday in a speech in Singapore that she would be comfortable raising rates at this point if the economy maintained its current performance. "Gold held up rather impressively on Tuesday despite a rising dollar (particularly against the euro) and soaring United States equity markets", said INTL FCStone analyst Edward Meir.
  • Crash Landing at Amsterdam Airport Captured on Video From Inside Plane

    Crash Landing at Amsterdam Airport Captured on Video From Inside Plane

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    Winds had been gusting to more than 55 miles per hour Thursday. We're away to get drunk. Pictures and video posted to social media to show the plane's right wheels suddenly crumble. It said all of the passengers will be contacted and offered support by the airline team, which will remain in contact with them over the next few days.
  • Low-fare flights to Ireland, Scotland start at $65 today

    Low-fare flights to Ireland, Scotland start at $65 today

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    These flights will certainly help boost tourism from the United States and offer more choice for potential travelers living in the Northeast. On its website , Norwegian Air is now promoting $65 fares to Dublin , Shannon, Belfast, Cork, and Edinburgh, Scotland .