Masimo Starts Off 2019 With Better-Than-Expected Revenue and Earnings

Investors had good reason to hope for a positive start to 2019 for Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ: MASI). The company reported solid fiscal 2018 fourth-quarter results in February and boosted its outlook for full-year 2019. Masimo announced its 2019 first-quarter results after the market closed on Monday. Did the company get off to as good of a start this year as […]

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Justice Department starts investigation into Jeffrey Epstein plea deal

The Department of Justice has opened an investigation into its handling of the sentencing of Jeffrey Epstein, who pleaded guilty to what Sen. Ben Sasse called a "pathetically soft sentence" over a child sex trafficking ring. The sentencing was agreed by then U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida Alexander Acosta, now the labor secretary. In a letter to […]

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Lawmaker starts packing pistol to send message to potentially violent protesters

Virginia state Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, arrives at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Richmond, Va. (Getty Images) A Virginia state senator this week began openly carrying a .38-caliber revolver strapped to her hip, calling it a “deterrent” against confrontational protesters and other potential threats. Sen. Amanda Chase, a Republican freshman legislator, said she became concerned for her safety […]

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Hong Kong starts trial for 9 accused in 2014 Occupy protests

Occupy Central leaders, from right, Tanya Chan, Chan Kin Man, Benny Tai, Chu Yiu Ming and Lee Wing Tat shout slogans before entering a court in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Nine leaders of the 2014 Hong Kong pro-democracy movement stand trial. The co-founders of the “Occupy Central” campaign – legal Prof. Benny Tai Yiu-Ting, sociology professor Chan Kin-man […]

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US housing starts fall more than expected in September

Trump: US economy is going to bring people together President Trump discusses the midterm elections, the Fed’s interest rate hikes and why U.S. economic growth will help bring people together. WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – U.S. homebuilding dropped more than expected in September as construction activity in the South fell by the most in nearly three years, likely held down […]

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Canada starts legal marijuana sales Wednesday as world watches closely

VANCOUVER – Canada’s launch of legal marijuana sales may set the stage for a global cannabis revolution, unleashing a wave of high-quality medical research that could bolster pot’s reputation as a healthier alternative to alcohol and tobacco and fuel a economic boom across the USA. Starting Wednesday, Canada becomes the highest-profile country to not only decriminalize cannabis possession and use, but to tax, regulate and monitor its […]

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