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No April Fools' Day joke: Winter storm to drop snow in Northeast

No April Fools' Day joke: Winter storm to drop snow in Northeast The Steamship Authority canceled some ferries between Hyannis and Nantucket from 6:30 a.m. through 1:45 p.m. Saturday . Snow and sleet should accumulate one to four inches, with up to a tenth of an inch of ice possible in the northwest part of the station. [Full Article...]

U.S. stock indexes mixed in afternoon trading; oil rebounds

The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 16.80 points, or 0.3%, to close at a record 5,914.34 its first record closing since March 1, and the 21st of the year as it logged its fifth straight session of gains. USA markets ended higher in Thursday's session, with financials leading the way, as investors digested economic figures & facts and eyed oil prices . [Full Article...]

AT&T to build broadband network dedicated to first responders

AT&T to build broadband network dedicated to first responders The network, the brainchild of the independent entity First Responder Network Authority , is expected to streamline communications between first responders during public safety crises. FirstNet network. "This mission-critical broadband network is virtually unprecedented in public safety", said Jeffrey Johnson, vice chairman of FirstNet. [Full Article...]

Gibraltar outraged that Spain has veto power over its future

Gibraltar outraged that Spain has veto power over its future Spain has a long-standing territorial claim on British Overseas Territory Gibraltar, held by the United Kingdom since 1713, which now houses key British army bases. Gibraltar's chief minister says he wants a special deal in negotiations with the European Union including preserving freedom of movement and access to the single market - although it is far from clear that can be achieved. [Full Article...]

A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban

A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban The executive order that seeks to prevent the entry into the United States of people from six Muslim-majority nations was indefinitely blocked today following the ruling of a federal judge in Hawaii. Chin told The Associated Press on Thursday morning that, "The next move is theirs". The ruling will stay in place until the lawsuit is resolved and won't be suspended if the government appeals, ... [Full Article...]

A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban

A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban The executive order that seeks to prevent the entry into the United States of people from six Muslim-majority nations was indefinitely blocked today following the ruling of a federal judge in Hawaii. Chin told The Associated Press on Thursday morning that, "The next move is theirs". The ruling will stay in place until the lawsuit is resolved and won't be suspended if the government appeals, ... [Full Article...]

Keystone XL construction not a forgone conclusion

Mr. Trump stated throughout his presidential campaign a desire to green-light the project after his predecessor, former President Barack Obama , blocked the measure in 2015. Obama had rejected the pipeline saying it would do nothing to reduce fuel prices for USA motorists and would contribute emissions linked to global warming. [Full Article...]

'We must fight them': Trump goes after conservatives of Freedom Caucus

'We must fight them': Trump goes after conservatives of Freedom Caucus President Trump's tweet suggests he may attempt to primary some members of the Freedom Caucus next year. It was reportedly determined that the House GOP did not have support from a "sufficient" number of conservative members for the health care legislation to pass. [Full Article...]

Analyst Overview: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

Analyst Overview: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has a market capitalization of $4.83B and most recently 906.83M outstanding shares have been calculated. At present, Chesapeake Energy Corporation has a PE ratio of *tba with a forward P/E of 4.67 *. [Full Article...]

Venezuela Lawmakers See Coup as Court Seizes Congress Powers

Opposition Congressman Freddy Guevara, with the Voluntad Popular party said the court decision wasn't "just another ruling" and called for street demonstrations and "democratic resistance" to defend the country's institutions. Opposition lawmakers drew comparison with Peru's infamous "self-coup" when then-president Alberto Fujimori dissolved congress in 1992. Julio Borges, the assembly's preside... [Full Article...]

Brown, Democrats Unveil Revenue Plan for Roads, Bridges, Transit

Brown, Democrats Unveil Revenue Plan for Roads, Bridges, Transit The plan calls for raising gasoline excise tax by 12 cents and the diesel excise tax by 20 cents. The proposal, which was announced Wednesday, would raise gas and diesel taxes, charge a $100 annual fee for electric and hybrid cars. Original: California Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders are set to announce a transportation funding deal this afternoon. Other pots of money woul... [Full Article...]

Gas prices remain unchanged in Meadville area for fourth straight week

Gas prices remain unchanged in Meadville area for fourth straight week Gas price service GasBuddy expects the cost of motor fuel to peak at about $2.67 a gallon nationally in May before slowly declining the rest of the year if there are no interruptions in delivery. Prices in Florida were also averaging $2.29 a gallon, but that's up from $2.26 a week ago. "All three of these factors are actively at play and will continue to keep pressure on prices from spiking", ... [Full Article...]

Russia outpaced Saudi Arabia by average daily oil production in January 2017

Oil is regarded as a barometer of the global economy, and while stocks have traded up since the start of President Donald Trump's administration, the bump seen in stock prices in other sectors of the economy may not be showing up for the oil industry soon. [Full Article...]

New Zealand beats Fiji 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

New Zealand beats Fiji 2-0 in World Cup qualifier The win leaves New Zealand nine points clear at the top, with New Caledonia and Fiji only having two matches left to play. "They're all great guys but when you go back to your club and you play against them, you play for the jersey that you put on", Ingham said after his Kiwi debut. [Full Article...]

Comcast Planning Rebranding, Expansion of Streaming Option

The original Stream TV service being trialed costs about $15 per month and is available only on mobile devices. Xfinity Instant TV could also potentially replace Stream TV, a "skinny-bundle IPTV package" that is now being tested in Boston and Chicago . [Full Article...]

Lawmakers speak about Oklahoma officer's death

Lawmakers speak about Oklahoma officer's death Terney approached a driver at about 11:30 p.m. local time for a routine traffic stop, but the auto fled the scene once the officer began checking with dispatchers to see if there were any outstanding warrants, according to Time. Terney lived in Canadian, Oklahoma and graduated from Canadian High School, according to his Facebook page . "It makes us remember and realize how unsafe being in la... [Full Article...]

Easter Bunny bringing the fun

Easter Bunny bringing the fun Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 9:30 a.m., Delphos Public Library, 309 W. 2nd St., Delphos. But have you hunted for eggs with your dog? There will also be Easter activity pads and crayons for the children. Participants are also encouraged to bring their own Easter egg basket or bag to hold their findings. Pictures with the Easter Bunny will be available. [Full Article...]

Massive gold coin worth millions stolen from German museum

Massive gold coin worth millions stolen from German museum It was taken during the night from the Bode Museum in Berlin . It has a nominal face value of £800,00, but measured by weight alone the gold contained in the coin would be worth nearly £3.5million. "The coin was secured with bullet-proof glass inside the building". The Canadian coin, measuring 53cm in diameter and 3cm thick, is made out of pure gold and bears the image of Queen Elizabeth II o... [Full Article...]

Obamacare repeal could undermine a major pillar of President Trump's agenda

Obamacare repeal could undermine a major pillar of President Trump's agenda That's because if insurance companies don't have a list of medical services they have to include in their policies, they can sell stripped-down policies and then charge extra for specific types of coverage. The risk is not spread across a broad population. In 2013 I lost my job and, consequently, my health insurance. We have an important opportunity to enact reforms that will result in real heal... [Full Article...]

Facebook Messenger now lets you prove you're "OMW!" in real

Facebook Messenger now lets you prove you're Just Tap on the location icon in the chat box and than select the location . Other companies including Google have been adding location sharing to their apps, allowing them to capture even more valuable data about its users. Facebook thinks you'll appreciate the ability to track your friends in real-time, so if you value privacy above all else you may want to look away now. [Full Article...]


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