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Lance Stephenson, Pacers agree on three-year contract

At his peak, Stephenson averaged 14 points, five assists and seven rebounds for the Pacers during the 2013-14 season. Stephenson played the best years of his career in Indy before signing a three-year, $27 million contract with the Charlotte Hornets that signalled the rapid decline into National Basketball Association obscurity for the swingman.

Unusual Volume Spikes For: General Motors Company (GM)

Jacobi Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Ford Motor Company by 0.6% in the third quarter. Morgan Stanley raised its stake in shares of Ford Motor Company by 22.4% in the third quarter. Howland Capital Management LLC raised its position in Ford Motor Company by 1.4% in the third quarter. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was published by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffey Breeze.

Trump OKs Keystone pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs

Daugaard's administration has been preparing for potential protests over the pipeline. Oil industry advocates say the pipeline will improve USA energy security and create jobs, although how many is widely disputed. But the level of those benefits has been the subject of exhaustive debate in recent years. In Canadian regulatory filings , consultants for TransCanada suggested that this will improve downstream profitability and raise prices in the American markets that rely on a captive supply ...

Amazon tests grocery pickup service in Seattle

Launching soon: AmazonFresh Pickup , two locations in Seattle-in SoDo and Ballard-where shoppers can pre-order and reserve a time to drive in and have their vehicle loaded up with groceries. Amazon head Jeff Bezos has pushed back against reports that the stores are aimed at reducing the number of jobs in the American retail space to very almost zero, though it's unclear precisely how these Go stores would create any jobs to compensate for those they eliminate.

Donald Trump attacks Paul Ryan with Fox News' Jeanine Pirro

As it turns out, she led her show calling for Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to step down. The reason: "He failed to deliver the votes on his healthcare bill, the one trumpeted to repeal and replace ObamaCare", Pirro said in her opening statement .

3 key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' harrowing Monday press conference

During the Obama administration, he continued, the guidance made it clear that failure to remedy the violations could result in withholding or terminating trants and stopping future grants from being awarded. The report listed several NY municipalities counties that have enacted policies to limit cooperation with the federal government on immigration policy, including Ithaca, Franklin and St.

Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine 'killed by own men'

At the time of his death on 13 May 2016, Hezbollah said Badreddine had been killed by an explosion at one of its bases near Damascus airport. Israel will continue air strikes in Syria if it deems it necessary, despite reports indicating otherwise, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday at a press briefing, Haaretz reported .

Trump shifts blame to conservatives on health care bill failure

It is unclear if House Republicans can whip up the necessary votes to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) Friday. "We can either go bankrupt as a country or do the right thing", he said. We've simplified this by denoting members of the Tuesday Group, which consists of about 50 members who tend to be left of the party's mainstream. While they know the Freedom Caucus may be the biggest reason the healthcare bill failed, they weren't the only ones against it.

Illinois' Unemployment Rate Dropped in February

In February 2016, the county had a rate of 3.5 percent. Kentucky has the next lowest rate at 4.9 percent. Industry sectors that have made gains include government, which added 8,300 last month, and construction, adding 7,300 jobs in February.

Corned Beef Ban in Caribbean Amid Rotten Meat Scandal

The import bans came as a result of recent findings that meat producers in Brazil allegedly bribed inspectors to certify meat that was either rotten or tainted with salmonella. The number of countries that have either suspended or curtailed imports of meat from Brazil has risen to at least 35, FoodBev understands. Tester's legislation will place a 120-day ban on Brazilian beef imports.

How Often Does General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) Beat Earnings Estimates?

Sales declined 5% to $3.79 billion, the seventh straight quarterly slide and slightly worse than forecasts for $3.819 billion. During the same period a year ago, the firm earned $0.65 earnings per share. General Mills had a return on equity of 35.10% and a net margin of 10.23%. Investors of record on Monday, April 10th will be paid a $0.48 dividend.

Forex - Dollar holds onto modest gains, but remains near 5-week trough

Shares of Tesla rose 2.8 per cent to US$262.94 (RM1,166) after the electric carmaker said it would raise about US$1.15 billion as the company speeds up the launch of its Model 3 sedan. Slightly more stocks rose than fell on the New York Stock Exchange. The euro was also buoyed by a Dutch election defeat for far-right leader Geert Wilders which eased broader fears of a populist drift in European polls this year.

Narada Sting Operation: Calcutta High Court Orders CBI Probe

Earlier in the day, Banerjee suffered a huge setback as the Calcutta High Court ordered a CBI probe into bribery allegations against top TMC parliamentarians and ministers. The High Court gave the order after hearing three Public Interest Litigations requessting for an independent investigation in the controversy that emerged a year ago in March when the Narada News portal uploaded some video footages purportedly showing some Trinamool Congress leaders receiving money in exchange of favours ...

Unemployment rate unchanged; jobs decline

Here is the full list in order of unemployment rates in the Tennessee Valley from lowest to highest. "Our unemployment rate rose because almost 10,000 more people entered the labor force last month, and about 6,500 of them found work", Washington said.

Tillerson's email alias was prompted by business needs, Exxon says

Tracker's emails were left out. The move failed to stop the investigation, however. He used the account to send and receive information related to climate change and other matters. "The very fact the attorney general's office has these emails is because they were produced in response to the subpoena". Really, though, the Wayne Tracker incident isn't too surprising, given the confusing times we live in.

Musk offers to fix Australia's energy crisis in 100 days

Mr Cannon-Brookes, the founder of software company Atlassian and estimated to be worth $2 billion, asked Mr Musk: "If I can make the $ happen (and politics), can you guarantee the 100MW in 100 days?" Cannon-Brookes responded to Musk "you're on mate" and asked for a quote at "mates rates" on the cost of installing a 100-megawatt system.

Iran Receives First Purchased Airbus A330

DUBAI, March 11 An Airbus A330 airliner arrived in Tehran on Saturday, the second of 200 Western-built passenger aircraft ordered by IranAir following the lifting of sanctions on Iran previous year. IranAir has ordered 100 jets from Airbus and 80 from Boeing under the sanctions deal. The delivery continues the implementation of Iran Air's major fleet renewal plan, launched in December 2016 with a firm order for 100 Airbus airplanes, including 46 single-aisle A320-family jets, 38 A330s and 16 ...

Starbucks' new spring cups look awfully like Twitter eggs

While the cups will be here just in time for Easter, don't get it twisted that they are being released as Easter cups. There is also a white dot featured in the center so that Starbucks employees can draw custom designs relating to the season (as seen in the pic above).

Firm declares Ivanka Trump brand is booming

According to CNBC , the " grab your wallet " campaign succeeded in hurting Ivanka Trump merchandise sales in January when their sales dropped by 26 percent as compared to the previous January, but sales reversed course and jumped, by a large margin, in February.

Finisar Corporation Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ:FNSR) has risen 31.05% over the past 6 months and is uptrending. On Thursday after the regular market closed Finisar Corporation announced its financial results and outlook that came in below the Street analysts' estimates.

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)

The institutional investor acquired 429,000 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock, valued at approximately $4,972,000. The higher price estimate target is at $17 according to the Analysts. Only yesterday Advanced Micro (NASDAQ:AMD) traded 0.23% higher at $13.22. The insider owns 1,617,040 shares which have current market value of around $21086201.6.Mr.

Boost for chancellor as OECD revises up growth

But it went on to warn of a series of risks that threatened to destabilise this positive outlook - notably the increasing popularity of protectionist policies, which the OECD said would hurt global growth and threaten jobs dependent on trade.

Are Traders Stacks up now on Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans raised its position in Dicks Sporting Goods by 9.1% in the fourth quarter. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. now owns 253,759 shares of the sporting goods retailer's stock worth $13,474,000 after buying an additional 79,932 shares during the last quarter.

A 2013 Tax Refund Could Be Yours

All in, the IRS says it could owe up to $1 billion in total refunds for the 2013 tax year. You'll need to file a 2013 tax return by April 18th to see if you have money coming your way. Treasury. "What they're missing out on is they may be entitled to a refund for example if they were employees and they had federal withholdings taken out, they may be missing out on their refunds all together", Villanueva said.

Eurozone inflation jumps past European Central Bank target

The ECB has slashed interest rates and adopted a bond-buying program worth 2.3 trillion euros to pump money into the region's economy. Consumer prices were up 2.2 percent in February from a year ago, the Federal Statistics Office said on Wednesday.

USA home prices surge to end year

The 10-city index increased by 4.9% on the year, up from 4.4%h, and the 20-city index gained 5.6% year-over-year juxtaposed to a previous 5.2% increase. "New home sales at 555,000 in 2016 are up from recent years but remain below the average pace of 700,000 per year since 1990", he said. Keeping pace with other major metropolitan markets, Charlotte home prices rose steadily in December, as potential buyers competed for a limited number of homes, according to a report released Tuesday.

Trump prepares to issue new travel ban

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly also supported the move, but it remains unclear whether the White House has made a final decision. The officials also said the order will exclude explicit exemption for religious minorities in the countries targeted by the travel ban.

US Fourth Quarter GDP Confirmed at 1.9%

It is even more surprising that growth in the third quarter - when the economy was adversely affected on account of frictions from the currency swap - is also assumed to be nearly at par with the fourth quarter. While it seems like the economy has taken demonetisation in its stride, these GDP numbers come with some caveats, most important among them being that they only reflect the formal sector.

S&P, Nasdaq dip ahead of Fed minutes; Dow hits record high

The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 2.56 points, or 0.1%, to 2,362.82. While the German DAX Index has edged down by 0.2 percent, the French CAC 40 Index is up by 0.2 percent and the U.K.'s FTSE 100 Index is just above the unchanged line. The Final Word: The FOMC made it clear on Wednesday that interest rates could rise in the coming months. Chair Janet Yellen last week said the Fed will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting.

6 hilarious reactions to France's Marine Le Pen's visit to Lebanon

But many on social media praised Le Pen for taking a stand but it didn't appear that American feminists were among them. "I was very happy to see that some academics and researchers in the United Kingdom because of Brexit are considering coming to France to work", Macron said, after meeting Prime Minister Theresa May.