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TODAY IN HISTORY: MAY 21

Today in HistoryToday is Sunday, May 21, the 141st day of 2017. There are 224 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 21, 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis monoplane near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 33 1/2 hours.On this date:In 1542…

Pitney Bowes to Showcase Innovative Shipping, Mailing and Customer Engagement Solutions at Na

Pitney Bowes Inc. the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, booth #413. technologies to reinvent mail and deliver greater impact. President, Pitney Bowes Global SMB Solutions. reinvent mail to deliver better results. commerce with accuracy and precision. We are craftsmen of commerce. shipping and mailing application. Interplay between Digital and Mail. this session.

Under fire at home, Trump in Saudi on first foreign trip | Reuters

By Jeff Mason and Steve Holland | RIYADHRIYADH Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first presidential foreign trip in Saudi Arabia on Saturday and won a warm reception as he looked to shift attention from a political firestorm over his firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz greeted him on a red carpet as he stepped off Air Force One…

Iran strikes back at US with more reciprocal sanctions

TEHRAN, Iran Iran has sanctioned nine more U.S.-linked businesses, organizations and people over Americas sanctions over its ballistic missile program.Irans Foreign Ministry published a new sanctions list on its website Saturday, which added nine targets.The sanctions means Iran could seize local assets of the companies…
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Russia probe reaches current White House official, people familiar with the case say

The law enforcement investigation into possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign has identified a current White House official as a significant person of interest, showing that the probe is reaching into the highest levels of government, according to people familiar with the matter.The senior White House adviser under scrutiny by investigators is someone close to the president…

Xi is revamping Chinas military to win wars, official says - Pacific

BEIJING (Tribune News Service) It might seem like a given that militaries are built to fight wars. But thats often not the case. The lure of money and political power can make commanders more concerned about domestic intrigue than external threats. That leads to forces that are bloated, poorly trained and ill-equipped to defeat enemy forces.

A Look at the Health of International Cons A (ICAGY) – Nelson Research

Fundamentals include quantitative and qualitative information that add to the economic health and, thus, the financial valuation of a given security, currency, or company. Both investors and analysts review a company’s fundamentals in order to develop an opinion as to whether the asset should be considered a worthy investment.

Showcase of special ops gadgets

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) It's like a supermarket for Navy SEALs. A grocery store for Green Berets. A Costco for commandoes.It's a conference for military special operations forces and their gadgets, weapons and tools. The Special Operations Forces Industry Conference is held yearly in Tampa. Here, the U.S. Special Operations Command…

Edited Transcript of TGP earnings conference call or presentation 18-May-17 3:00pm GMT

Q1 2017 Teekay LNG Partners LP Earnings CallHamilton May 18, 2017 (Thomson StreetEvents) -- Edited Transcript of Teekay LNG Partners LP earnings conference call or presentation Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 3:00:00pm GMTTEXT version of Transcript================================================================================Corporate…

Edited Transcript of SB earnings conference call or presentation 19-May-17 1:00pm GMT

Q1 2017 Safe Bulkers Inc Earnings CallMay 19, 2017 (Thomson StreetEvents) -- Edited Transcript of Safe Bulkers Inc earnings conference call or presentation Friday, May 19, 2017 at 1:00:00pm GMTTEXT version of Transcript================================================================================Corporate Participants===============================================================================…

Trump Can Remake the Middle East

One of Donald Trump's key goals since becoming president has been to systematically reverse the policies of his predecessor. So it’s no surprise that Trump’s visit this weekend to Saudi Arabia, his first to a foreign country, will signal a break with Barack Obama’s foreign policy in the Middle East.This is both promising and potentially troubling.

Xi is revamping Chinas military to win wars, official says: a question and answer

BEIJING It might seem like a given that militaries are built to fight wars. But thats often not the case.The lure of money and political power can make commanders more concerned about domestic intrigue than external threats. That leads to forces that are bloated, poorly trained and ill-equipped to defeat enemy forces.In China…

Boeing/Lockheed JV Unit Secures $27M Contract for EELV

United Launch Services, LLC (ULS), a subsidiary of United Launch Alliance (ULA) a Lockheed Martin Corp. LMT and The Boeing Co. BA joint venture (JV) has won a modification contract from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) for launch vehicle production services (LVPS). This comes under the requirements contract terms of the Evolved…

Swiss high seas fleet dwindles as state guarantees end

ZURICH, May 18 (Reuters) - A dozen ships from the Swiss high seas fleet are being sold off as the global shipping crisis takes its toll on the quirky remnant of landlocked Switzerland's efforts to ensure supplies of essential goods at times of international unrest.Worried about the security of food and energy supplies during wartime…

Morocco phosphate ship held in Panama over Western Sahara challenge: officials

By Patrick MarkeyALGIERS (Reuters) - Panama authorities have detained a Moroccan phosphate shipment from the disputed territory of Western Sahara after the Polisario independence movement claimed the cargo had been transported illegally, Polisario and officials said on Thursday.The detention of the vessel carrying phosphate…

Donald Trump would have '10 minutes to react' if a North Korean nuclear missile strikes the US mainl

The long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) is launched during a test: KCNA/ReutersMoreDonald Trump would have 10 minutes to decide whether to launch a retaliatory attack against North Korea should Pyongyang ever be able to fire a missile that could reach the US mainland, experts said.In the event of an incoming missile…

The US Coast Guard just unloaded $500 million worth in cocaine

US Coast Guard cocaine drug seizureMore(Drug contraband offloaded at Port Everglades, Florida, May 18, 2017.US Coast Guard) US Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton unloaded about 18.5 tons of cocaine worth $498 million seized in 20 separate incidents in international waters in the eastern Pacific Ocean.The drugs were intercepted…

Active Stock Momentum: Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (SALT)

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (SALT) plummeted -2.38 percent and ended the day at $6.15. The Average Volume of the company is 1.16 Million and P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0, while Forward P/E ratio is 0.The highest price SALT stock touched in the last 12 month was $0.14 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $2.64.

Get the story behind Birmingham's century-old travel agency

There are few things in Birmingham older than Brownell Travel.Vulcan wasn't sculpted until the 1904 World Fair. The historic Lyric Theatre wasn't built until 1914, and across the street, the Alabama Theatre wouldn't be built for another 13 years after. Even Sloss Furnaces, a company largely credited with pioneering the city's development, only preceded Brownell by seven years.

Kaine: Trump 'very, very close' to obstructing justice

The scandal that led to President Trump firing FBI Director James Comey "lays out a case that is very, very close to obstruction of justice," Sen. Tim Kaine said Wednesday.Kaine stopped short of saying that Trump had committed impeachable offenses, which could lead to the president's dismissal. In a conference call with reporters…