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Dogs bite 23 Valley postal workers in 2016

Wichita is the 26th worst city for dog attacks on postal workers. Delaschmit was attacked by a dog on a mail route. Last year, 23 Wichita postal carriers were bitten by dogs, putting the city 26th in the nation. But, in 2016, research from the U.S. Postal Service shows that the problem persists even after years of consumer education. If a letter carrier feels threatened by a dog, or if a dog is loose or unleashed, the owner may be asked to pick up mail at a post office, according to ... Read More

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Tornado watch, severe thunderstorm warnings remain in effect for Charleston area

Tornado watch, severe thunderstorm warnings remain in effect for Charleston area

Meanwhile, another suspected tornado damaged multiple homes in Walton County, northeast of Atlanta , it said. "Another cell was coming through and this house behind us was under construction so we had to bust open one of the windows and get inside because we had lightning coming down all around us, Walton County Fire Department Battalion Chief David Jarrett said". Read More

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Delta Still Recovering From Atlanta Thunderstorms

Chicago's O'Hare International, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International and Los Angeles International are among the most delayed airports in the country. Passengers are being told their flights could be delayed for days. "The resulting recovery has not been ideal", he added. From Atlanta to Valdosta, the website showed the 10:06 a.m. Read More

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Trump heads to Florida for meet with China's Xi

The market is only starting to factor in recent developments regarding North Korea, and it now wants to figure out the geopolitical implications of the U.S. Mar-a-Lago, the site of his summit with Xi, is located in one of the most vulnerable regions in the United States to sea level rise. "No president has taken care of this the way they should have", he added. Read More

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South Africa's Zuma gets party's backing, sacked minister resigns as MP

Several senior leaders - including chief whip Jackson Mthembu, former tourism minister Derek Hanekom, and health minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi - have called on Zuma to go. "It's a deep dagger", political analyst Daniel Silke said of the union's withdrawal of support. Gwede Mantashe , secretary general of the African National Congress, said Wednesday that the party is "gravely concerned" about rare shows of division among top party leaders, including some who criticized Zuma's decision to ... Read More

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PNRA) strategic moves attracts investors — Panera Bread Co(NASDAQ

Institutional investors now hold around $5.57 billion or 0% in PNRA stock. So, most importantly, where are shares headed from here? 02/15/2017 - Panera Bread Company had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Panera Bread , which has a market value of about $6 billion, could not immediately be reached for comment. After $2.05 actual EPS reported by Panera Bread Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.68% negative EPS growth. Read More

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Train derails at NYC's Penn Station; no injuries reported

Service is expected to be mostly normal before and after rush hour as well as from the Atlantic Terminal and Hunterspoint Avenue stations. New Jersey Transit says one of its trains has derailed at New York's Penn Station. The New Jersey Transit train derailment has left eight of 21 tracks inoperable at the station, according to the COO of Amtrak . She described chaotic scenes as railway employees sought to shepherd passengers to safety."They kept sending us up to the back of the vehicle, ... Read More

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Adams, Peters get help from Trudeau for Junos skit

Adams, Peters get help from Trudeau for Junos skit

The beloved Ontario outfit won Group of the Year and Rock Album of the Year for Man Machine Poem , and frontman Gord Downie also won several awards. "I have the best job in the world", said McLachlan. But during a videotaped acceptance speech, Downie singled out Canada's First Nations communities for long-standing hardship. Read More

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Snapchat launches Stories search tool with potential for advertisers

For instance, users can now search for topics like "New York Fashion Week" or "kittens" or "kitchen remodeling" to see video Stories that are related to these topics. Snapchat wants you to watch more Stories, so it's making them easier to discover, according to Mashable. While Snapchat isn't putting ads in search results just yet, it's easy to imagine the company getting into sponsored stories similar to the sponsored links Google includes in its search results. Read More

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Lululemon shares drop after weak outlook

Lululemon shares drop after weak outlook

Analysts had projected $553 million. EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 16.21% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 17.40% along with sales growth of 23.70% in the last five years. Southwestern Energy Company has a market cap of 4.01B and has seen an average daily volume of 14786700 over the past three months. Konik also argued that Lululemon's longer-term prospects in mens, kids, worldwide and e-commerce are all factored into the stock's valuation today and investors are ... Read More

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Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Has $740000 Stake in PrivateBancorp Inc (PVTB)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Has $740000 Stake in PrivateBancorp Inc (PVTB)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans boosted its stake in PrivateBancorp Inc (NASDAQ:PVTB) by 9.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The stock has benefited from upbeat sentiment as investors counted on potential tax cuts, an easing in financial regulations and higher interest rates to boost the USA banking sector. Read More

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Oil rises on Libya disruption, likely OPEC output cut extension

USA crude stocks USOILC=ECI rose 867,000 barrels to a record of almost 534 million barrels last week, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Wednesday. Both crude benchmarks have rebounded from last week's four-month lows, partly after Libyan production dropped by about a third or 250,00 bpd earlier this week due to armed protesters blocking the western oilfields of Sharara and Wafa. Read More

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Trump administration seeks delay in ruling on climate plan

Trump administration seeks delay in ruling on climate plan

Now it's time for another nation to lead the global effort to reduce emissions. China said Wednesday it is committed to honoring its pledges under the Paris climate change agreement , a day after U.S. Puget Sound Energy gets 36 percent of the power it sells from hydropower and 35 percent from four coal-burning power plants it partially owns in Colstrip, Montana. Read More

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TransCanada gets Keystone nod, but legal challenges loom

He said the project would lower consumer fuel prices, create jobs and reduce USA dependence on foreign oil. TransCanada's US -listed shares rose 0.52 percent to $46.50, having surged as much as 7 percent in premarket trading. Kerry's recommendation against the permit came after lengthy State Department reviews, and it was unclear what justification the agency might now use to explain the change of position. Read More

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New Zealand beats Fiji in World Cup qualifier

New Zealand beats Fiji in World Cup qualifier

I think when we had to defend the team defended incredibly well together so overall really really pleasing. "We have played many times against the island teams and been consistent and now it is time to build on our last tour". "There is a big gap still, I have to close this gap more and more but we didn't have another summer worldwide friendly game so I have a lot of things to change in the federation regarding the football". Read More

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Comcast to expand streaming service amid cord-cutting trend

Comcast to expand streaming service amid cord-cutting trend

These include cities like Chicago , Washington D.C., and Philadelphia. The service will be made available to around 50 million homes that come under Comcast's purview. These customers are either not interested in large cable packages or can not afford the Comcast TV streaming plans. Comcast hopes that eventually these customers will upgrade to its X1 platform. Read More

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Dollar hits near two-month low after Trump's healthcare debacle

Dollar hits near two-month low after Trump's healthcare debacle

I recently came across this headline published by the South China Morning Post: "Moscow and Beijing join forces to bypass US dollar in world money market". The US Dollar slumped to its lowest level since November against its major peers on Monday, with investors growing increasingly concerned about Donald Trump's ability to push through his fiscal stimulus plans this year. Read More

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Mesut Ozil's Future At Arsenal To Be Decided 'soon'

You have some Arsenal FC transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere and media world this worldwide break, but the big one starts at the top. Hopefully, they can reach that level again, because we know this team is capable of it, but there needs to be a bit more consistency. The Gunners look to have regressed alarmingly, and while the blame for this lies at the manager's feet as well as several other players, it is not being helped by the current situation surrounding ... Read More

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Amazon will collect sales tax in four additional states starting April 1

Amazon will collect sales tax in four additional states starting April 1

Initially this didn't prove to be a significant threat to traditional stores but, as online sales grew, the number of complaints regarding the advantage online stores presented increased. The move means that Amazon now loses one of its most important advantages over high-street stores, particularly in the U.S., where sales tax often means that items cost far more at the till than their listed price on the shelf. Read More

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