‘I’m just as American as they are’: Activists, DACA recipients gather as Supreme Court hears case

WASHINGTON – “Si se puede” rang out across the crowd of hundreds of activists, supporters and “DREAMers” who are recipients of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. Drizzle fell as the crowd spilled onto First Street in front of the Supreme Court, all awaiting some sense of how things had gone inside the court. The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday […]

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Just Eat shareholder Eminence Capital to vote against Takeaway.com merger

LONDON (Reuters) – A top-10 investor in Just Eat (JE.L) said on Tuesday it would vote against the British food delivery company’s proposed 9 billion pound ($11 billion) merger with Takeaway.com (TKWY.AS). Eminence Capital, a U.S. asset management firm which owns 4.4% of Just Eat, said the financial terms of the deal were “grossly inadequate to Just Eat shareholders despite […]

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Summer swelter: Earth just had its hottest June on record

Tourists cool themselves off in the 'Nasone' at Pantheon Square in Rome on June 28, 2019. (Photo: Massimo Percossi, EPA-EFE) Last month was the Earth’s hottest June ever record, federal climate scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday. It beat out 2016 for the hottest June with records going back to 1880.  The warmth was most pronounced in […]

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‘I just can’t leave it like that’: Jennifer Lopez makes up NYC show ended by blackout

Jennifer Lopez performs at Madison Square Garden on July 12, 2019 in New York City. (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ABA) Jennifer Lopez got back out on the Madison Square Garden floor Monday night, giving a full show to attendees of Saturday’s concert cut short following a city-wide power outage in New York. Lopez, a native of the Bronx, told Entertainment Tonight Monday […]

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UPS Just Sent a Clear Message About Which Alternative Fuel Is Winning Now

In late May, shipping giant UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced a seven-year deal with natural-gas-for-transportation leader Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ: CLNE), to purchase 170 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas. UPS will buy between 22.5 million and 25 million gallons every year through 2026. This is the biggest purchase of renewable natural gas in American history. UPS called RNG "a […]

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Why Okta Shares Just Hit a New High

If you're unfamiliar with Okta (NASDAQ: OKTA), that's understandable — the cloud software company works in a specific niche of the cybersecurity space, helping businesses ensure that the the people accessing their systems really are who they claim to be. So individuals aren't buying what it sells, but given the ever-rising threat that hackers pose, more and more companies are […]

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This High-Yield Stock Just Added More Fuel to Its Dividend Growth Plan

Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS-A)(NYSE: RDS-B) and its MLP Shell Midstream Partners (NYSE: SHLX) both pay high-yielding dividends. However, as attractive as Shell's 5.8% payout might be, Shell Midstream's distribution is even better. Not only does the MLP offer a higher yield at 7.8%, but it also expects to grow its payout at a faster pace given its target of […]

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