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31 construction workers cash out in historic lottery 31 construction workers cash out in historic lottery
- March 02, 2018

John's Convention Centre in St. John's, N.L. on Wednesday. Eugene Lewis, 63, said he found out they had won the lottery at 4:37 a.m. on Saturday morning and retired two minutes later. Each member of the group, who all live in the Avondale area, will receive $1.9 million. Specifically, three of them live on the same street. Four other winners, who range in age from 24 to 63, also retired nearly immediately after getting word that they would get about $1.9 million each. (more...)
MPs fear for future of vehicle exports to Europe MPs fear for future of vehicle exports to Europe
- March 02, 2018

But companies are anxious that Britain's exit from the single market could lead to customs checks, trade barriers and tariffs which would push up costs and risk the long-term viability of their factories. The Prime Minister now needs to ensure common-sense pragmatism prevails and spell out the Government's intention to seek continued regulatory and trading alignment with the European Union in the automotive sector". (more...)
The Churchill Downs (CHDN) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.20
- March 02, 2018

It has outperformed by 17.31% the S&P500. Ubs Asset Americas, a Illinois-based fund reported 7,650 shares. Marketfield Asset Management Llc sold 5,349 shares as Norfolk Southern Corp (NSC)'s stock declined 7.75%. now owns 2,014 shares of the company's stock valued at $415,000 after acquiring an additional 304 shares during the period. Churchill Downs earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. (more...)
Guterres conveys condolences to Bangladesh, Mali over killing of four United Nations peacekeepers Guterres conveys condolences to Bangladesh, Mali over killing of four United Nations peacekeepers
- March 02, 2018

In a statement, the spokesman for U.N. Secretary-General said Guterres also conveyed his profound sympathies to the families and victims in this attack. The statement said MINUSMA was reinforcing its security presence in central Mali, which has seen a surge in violence by Islamist militants, in cooperation with the country's army as well as regional and global forces. (more...)
Aircel files for bankruptcy after enormous financial stress Aircel files for bankruptcy after enormous financial stress
- March 02, 2018

The fierce competition and price war in India's telecommunications sector has claimed another victim. The application has been filed for Aircel Cellular Limited, Dishnet Wireless Limited and Aircel Limited. Aircel is perhaps the first telecom operator in India to have filed for bankruptcy on its own. On Tuesday, TRAI had directed Aircel to generate unique porting codes in is operating circles and not reject any porting-out requests of its subscribers whose activation of mobile ... (more...)
Rockets Hold Off Denver for 12th Straight Win Rockets Hold Off Denver for 12th Straight Win
- March 02, 2018

Along with the 41 points, Harden gave the Rockets eight rebounds and seven assists. "We can make them get to another part of their game that's not their go-to (option), especially in fourth quarters", Denver big man Mason Plumlee said. Houston leads the league in offensive efficiency and ranks in the top 10 in defense. The Nuggets lost by 25 and 30 points in Houston earlier this season, so they changed how they guarded the Rockets on Sunday by switching more on defense. (more...)
National Offer Day: Secondary school placements announced National Offer Day: Secondary school placements announced
- March 02, 2018

Many families will receive a satisfactory offer lower down their list of preferences, but for some their children will be offered a school which is underperforming or geographically inconvenient, according to The Good Schools Guide . "The first thing I would say is that parents need to try and rule out whether or not the admission arrangements are unlawful or whether they have been wrongly applied to their child's case, because it may be possible to get their child a place through an ... (more...)
PC leadership contenders clash at debate PC leadership contenders clash at debate
- March 02, 2018

As the Tories strive to close the door on the upheaval caused by Brown's abrupt January resignation and short-lived resurgence, the four candidates competing to succeed him were asked whether they would allow the party's controversial former leader to run under their banner in the province's spring election. (more...)
European Union 'ready to regulate cryptocurrencies', says finance chief European Union 'ready to regulate cryptocurrencies', says finance chief
- March 02, 2018

He said: "This is a global phenomenon and it's important there is an worldwide follow-up at the global level". The EU has warned that it will regulate cryptocurrencies if the risks that accompany the rise of Bitcoin and its rivals are not addressed at the global level first. (more...)
Ex-Sunderland midfielder excited for Boro's 12-game play-off challenge Ex-Sunderland midfielder excited for Boro's 12-game play-off challenge
- March 02, 2018

Leeds United are scheduled to travel to the Riverside Stadium to face off against fellow playoff hopefuls Boro, but with the "Beast from the East" now causing transportation delays, the match is in danger of being reschedule, something that both Boro and Leeds will be keen to avoid. (more...)
Reps pass vote of no confidence in Kayode Fayemi Reps pass vote of no confidence in Kayode Fayemi
- March 02, 2018

Dogara's position was prompted by the alleged refusal by the duo to appear before the House today to shed light on the reasons for non-completion of the steel complex, the concession of which does not go down well with the lawmakers. According to the statement: "while the offices of the two ministers have been inundated with countless media enquiries regarding their absence shortly after the pronouncement, it is important to state unequivocally that the inability of the two ministers to attend ... (more...)
Omarosa found 'Big Brother' house a 'great reprieve' after working for Trump Omarosa found 'Big Brother' house a 'great reprieve' after working for Trump
- March 02, 2018

I knew if I did this, there would be headlines around the world if I could get her to say something she never said. She added, to Colbert, that he might feel the same way "if your best friend was president". "No please, let's go into it", Colbert replied, to cheers. "I'm emancipated. I feel like I just got freed off a plantation". Talk then turned to the resignation of Trump's communications director Hope Hicks , news of which broke Wednesday night as Omarosa joined Colbert on his ... (more...)
NPSS full of pink for Anti-Bullying Awareness Day NPSS full of pink for Anti-Bullying Awareness Day
- March 02, 2018

Ten years ago two Nova Scotia teens made a decision to take a stand against bullying and their message is still being heard today. Kids understand that what happens online is no different than the school hallway but an ever-present question exists: Is their behaviour any different than that adults demonstrate online? "We're a culture that in contrast to some of those countries who are doing better don't have a national strategy, we have a day a year that may or may not help", she said. (more...)
Anirudh bags Rajinikanth's movie Anirudh bags Rajinikanth's movie
- March 02, 2018

It seems like Superstar is not done with cinema yet, although his film with Karthik Subbaraj is being spoken of as his last one before he devotes all his time to politics. Sun Pictures , the producers of the project, made the surprising announcement on their official Twitter handle. Scoring music for a Rajinikanth movie will have a much wider reach than making music for an NTR Jr film. (more...)
Germany refuels Iran's foreign minister private jet amid US sanctions Germany refuels Iran's foreign minister private jet amid US sanctions
- March 02, 2018

The incident nearly prevented Iran's foreign minister from attending the Munich Security Conference, which was held earlier this month. In the Thursday meeting held in Zagreb, Pejčinović expressed Croatia and Europe's full backing for the implementation and maintenance of the Iran nuclear deal, describing the JCPOA as one of the most significant and robust agreements of its kind. (more...)
Man Accused Of Using Hatchet In Carjacking On I-495
- March 02, 2018

State police said the incident apparently started with a crash at 7:34 p.m.in which a tractor-trailer jackknifed, blocking two lanes of traffic. The suspect allegedly got out of his auto following the crash and carjacked another driver with a hatchet, taking the vehicle with two children inside. (more...)
Bredin Investment LLC Purchases Shares of 3589 Honeywell International Inc. (HON)
- March 02, 2018

In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 1.08% with $749.92 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. It is negative, as 3 investors sold Barnwell Industries, Inc. shares while 3 reduced holdings. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 8.6% compared to the same quarter last year. (more...)
Sydney house prices fall for the first year since 2012 Sydney house prices fall for the first year since 2012
- March 02, 2018

The median property value now stands at $880,743, after the first 12-month decline since 2012. Prices were flat in Adelaide over the month and rose by 0.1% over the past three months. "The overall softening in the market becomes more evident when looking at the change in values over the past three months", said Tim Lawless, CoreLogic's head of research. (more...)
Slovakia's First-Ever Journalist Murder Seen Linked To Corruption Story Slovakia's First-Ever Journalist Murder Seen Linked To Corruption Story
- March 02, 2018

If it proved related to journalism, the murder would be "an unprecedented attack against press freedom and democracy in Slovakia ", Fico said in a statement . Kuciak's last story for Aktuality , on February 9, looked at transactions by firms linked to businessman Marian Kocner and connected to a Bratislava luxury apartment complex that became the centre of a political scandal past year. (more...)
Proud westie Simon Bridges National leader Proud westie Simon Bridges National leader
- March 02, 2018

Bridges, a former prosecutor, was elected to Parliament in 2008, and had stints as communications, economic development and transport minister when National was in office. My focus as Leader will be ensuring we build on those policies to improve the lives of New Zealanders. He said he was delighted that Ms Bennett would continue as deputy. (more...)

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