Most banks and courts closed for President's Day

Most banks and courts closed for President's Day

The holiday also honors President Abraham Lincoln , who was born on February 12, 1809, and invites celebrants to honor all who have served in the country's highest office. Honor Lincoln and the other presidents that your state recognizes. Today isn't Presidents Day. The next one up will be Memorial Day, which falls on May 29 this year. Read More

Rockets Fired from Egypt's Sinai at Israel for Second Time This Month

Rockets Fired from Egypt's Sinai at Israel for Second Time This Month

His statement was a response to a question regarding the recent rocket attacks launched from Sinai towards Israel but he did not specify where the Israeli attack on IS forces took place. Illustrative: Smoke rises after an airstrike in the Sinai city of Rafah as seen from Gaza on July 1, 2015. The Eilat rocket strike was claimed by Sinai Province group the following day. Read More

Sauber C36-Ferrari rolled out

Sauber C36-Ferrari rolled out

Zander, 53, joined Sauber after two years as technical chief of Audi's successful programme in the World Endurance Championship . To sum up, the auto will be able to produce more downforce, more grip resulting in faster lap times. The alterations were made to increase the downforce to an estimated 30 percent more. Conforming to the same extensive rule changes as the rest of the field, the Sauber C36-Ferrari, as the name suggests, will maintain its Ferrari powertrain albeit in 2016 ... Read More

Victor Cruz visits Panthers on Monday

Victor Cruz visits Panthers on Monday

Voth reports at least one other team is interested. According to a league source , Cruz, who was released last week in a cost-cutting move by the Giants, arrived in Carolina this weekend for a visit with Gettleman and the Panthers. He would follow this up with another 1,000-yard season, and fall just short in 2013 with 998 receiving yards. This past season he had 39 catches for 586 yards and a touchdown, according to Daniel Popper of the New York Daily News. Read More

Police Officer Killed, Second Officer and Suspect Injured During Shooting in Whittier

Police Officer Killed, Second Officer and Suspect Injured During Shooting in Whittier

Hundreds of mourners gathered outside the police headquarters in a candlelight vigil at night honoring Boyer, 53, who was killed in a gun battle that broke out as he investigated a traffic accident. Investigators did not know why the suspect opened fire. "This is a very sad day for our officers, the families involved, the Whittier Police Department and our community", Vinatieri said. Read More

MI sports doctor to stand trial in sexual assault case

MI sports doctor to stand trial in sexual assault case

Jonathan LaPook and produced by Andy Court and Sarah Fitzpatrick, the report included interviews with Jamie Dantzscher, a 2000 Olympic bronze medalist; Jeanette Antolin , who was on the 1999 US team that went to the world championships, and Jessica Howard , the 1999 national champion in rhythmic gymnastics. Read More

Global Arms Sales Climb to Post Cold War Peak

Global Arms Sales Climb to Post Cold War Peak

According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute ( Sipri ), the United States and Russian Federation are the biggest arms shopping destinations, with America accounting for 33% of all exports. "The volume transfers of major weapons has grown continuously since 2004 and increased by 8.4 per cent between 2007-11 and 2012-16". In general, over the past five years, the United States have supplied their weapons to at least 100 countries. Read More

Branden Albert to Jacksonville in the works -- but not for Julius Thomas

Branden Albert to Jacksonville in the works -- but not for Julius Thomas

Tight end is a glaring need for the Dolphins, considering Jordan Cameron, who missed most of last season with a concussion, and Dion Sims , who is viewed as primarily a blocking tight end, are both free agents. Albert enters the second to past year of his contract and will carry a $10.6 million cap hit for Jacksonville. Had Albert not gone trade would not be made and he would have ultimately been cut by the March 9th deadline. Read More

North Korea vows to reject Kim Jong-nam post-mortem

North Korea vows to reject Kim Jong-nam post-mortem

According to NST Online, CCTV footage showed three North Korean men watching from an eatery called Bibik Heritage, located about 50m from the crime scene on Feb 13. The North Korean embassy officially requested on Thursday, that the body of Kim Jong-nam be released. He sought help but died en route to the hospital. Read More


Economy

United Kingdom economy weaker in 2016 than previously estimated

United Kingdom economy weaker in 2016 than previously estimated

However, for 2016, growth was 1.8% higher than the year before, revised down by 0.2 percentage points from the preliminary estimate. "However, GDP growth for the year as a whole was revised down from 2.0 percent to 1.8 percent", due to a lower estimate for first-quarter GDP, he said. Read More

Fresh from fending off Kraft, Unilever to review strategy

Fresh from fending off Kraft, Unilever to review strategy

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) share price increased in the last trading session with a previous 52-week high of $38.38. The stock is up 2.09% in this year through last close, and the beta ratio has a value of 0.61. The company's market cap is $115.48 Billion. This is built on a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. The Average Volume of the company is 3.24 Million and P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 33.7, while Forward P/E ratio is 23.12.Read More