Alabama teen starts 'prayer locker' to help school: 'Something was leading me to do it'

16-year-old starts a ‘prayer locker’ at her Alabama high school Student Brianna Farris on her decision to start a ‘prayer locker.’ With inspiration from above, Brianna Farris is offering free prayers for her Pell City High School classmates. The Alabama teenager said anyone in her school in need of a spiritual boost can put a note in her "prayer locker." At the end of the […]

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Illinois starts selling recreational marijuana

Increasing cannabis taxes in California will have a negative impact: Marijuana businessman Emeritus of Harborside co-founder and chairman Steve DeAngelo discusses how the increase in marijuana taxes in California will cause some consumers to resort to the black market for cheaper weed. CHICAGO (AP) — The sale of marijuana for recreational purposes became legal Wednesday in Illinois to the delight […]

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Saudi Arabia formally starts IPO of oil firm Saudi Aramco

China vying for a piece of Saudi Aramco IPO: Sources FOX Business’ Charlie Gasparino discusses how China is allegedly ‘cozying-up’ to the Saudi Arabia royal family because its economy is reportedly in trouble. By JON GAMBRELL and MALAK HARB Associated Press Continue Reading Below DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia formally began an initial public offering Sunday of a […]

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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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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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The stock market starts off 2019 with more turbulence

A trader talks on his phone on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Stock markets started the new year with a tumble, as disappointing Chinese economic data on Wednesday renewed concerns that a global trade war is weighing on growth. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) The roller-coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first […]

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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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