If Trump and Democrats get serious about an infrastructure bill, these stocks should benefit

Democratic and Republican leaders have signaled they are willing to work together on infrastructure, opening the door for a possible bipartisan bill to move forward in Washington. “This is a logical time to address the many US infrastructure deficiencies that have become an impediment to a variety of economic activities in the US,” says Sean Darby of Jefferies. If this […]

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Report: Putin's friend set to win lucrative new contract

A report says President Vladimir Putin's childhood friend is set to win a massive seaport contract. Respected business daily Kommersant reported Tuesday the firms controlled by Arkady Rotenberg are positioned to win the contract for a new cargo port on the Taman Peninsula. It cited officials familiar with the talks. Continue Reading Below Earlier this year, Rotenberg's company, Gazstroymontazh, completed […]

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SAP to buy customer sentiment tracker Qualtrics for $8 billion

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s SAP (SAPG.DE) said on Sunday it was buying Qualtrics International Inc for $8 billion in cash, pre-empting a planned stock market listing by the U.S.-based company that specializes in surveying consumers online. The agreed deal, SAP’s biggest since it bought travel and expense management firm Concur in 2014 for $8.3 billion, backs Chief Executive Bill McDermott’s […]

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Air Force fires general for sexually suggestive comments about women, failure to report suicide attempts

WASHINGTON – The Air Force cashiered a rising star and grandson of a legendary World War II pilot for sexually suggestive comments he made in public, according to a recently released report. Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets IV, namesake of the pilot who dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, was fired as deputy commander of the Air Force Global Strike […]

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Google outlines steps to tackle workplace harassment

Tech giant moves to calm outrage that triggered a worldwide walkout of workers Google on Thursday outlined changes to its handling of sexual misconduct complaints, hoping to calm outrage that triggered a worldwide walkout of workers last week. “We recognize that we have not always gotten everything right in the past and we are sincerely sorry for that,” chief executive […]

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1 railroad worker dies, 2nd seriously hurt in Chicago blast

Authorities say one railroad worker has died and another is seriously hurt following what appears to be an accidental explosion near a Chicago station. The Cook County medical examiner's office says one of the men was pronounced dead early Saturday afternoon. Both were taken to a hospital shortly after the blast on the city's northwest side near the Grayland Station. […]

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Cherokee Nation responds to Senator Warren, says DNA test 'useless to determine tribal citizenship'

Warren releases DNA analysis on Native American heritage, firing back at Trump attacks Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the rare step Monday of releasing her DNA test results examining her possible Native American ancestry, tries to eliminate critics’ line of attack against her. The Cherokee Nation responded to the results of Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren's DNA test on Monday, arguing […]

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Stocks plunge again on wide selling; Dow drops another 545

Specialist John O’Hara works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Stocks are slumping for a second straight day as the market endures its most volatile stretch since February. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) U.S. stocks sank more than 2 percent Thursday, the second day of steep declines around the globe driven by concerns about rising […]

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