• Burger King owner to buy Popeyes chicken chain for $1.8bn
Burger King owner to buy Popeyes chicken chain for $1.8bn

First Trust Advisors LP acquired a new stake in shares of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen during the third quarter worth about $442,000. The third largest holder is Blackrock Fund Advisors, which now holds $105.09 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 6.41% of its market capitalization.

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  • Global Arms Sales Climb to Post Cold War Peak
Global Arms Sales Climb to Post Cold War Peak

Siemon Wezeman , senior researcher at SIPRI's arms and military expenditure program said Asia was the growth region for arms sales, accounting for 43 percent of global imports since 2012. Between 2007-11 and 2012-16 it increased its arms imports by 43%. The world's top arms exporter was the United States, accounting for one-third of tot...

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  • Michael Floyd Sentenced on DUI Charge from December Arrest
Michael Floyd Sentenced on DUI Charge from December Arrest

Floyd was arrested in the early-morning hours of December 12 after Scottsdale police found him asleep behind the wheel of his running SUV. Floyd, who now is under contract but was playing for the Cardinals when arrested, was arrested with a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.217 percent, which is greater than 0.15 percent.

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  • Honolulu restaurants nominated for James Beard Awards
Honolulu restaurants nominated for James Beard Awards

To see the complete list of James Beard Award semifinalists for 2017, visit the James Beard Foundation website . Three chefs from Indiana are in the Best Chef category in the Great Lakes Region, which includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.

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  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): Up to Date Analyst Ratings
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): Up to Date Analyst Ratings

Perhaps two of the most anticipated quarterly reports this week will be those from Cisco Systems, Inc. 1 Analysts have rated it as strong sell. Cisco Systems, Inc . Cisco raised quarterly dividend by 3 cents to 29 cents per share, to be paid on April 26, 2017. (NASDAQ: CSCO ) traded with the volume of 40.46 Million in the previous trading sess...

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  • Texans in Congress raise questions about Russia, Trump administration
Texans in Congress raise questions about Russia, Trump administration

There was no public comment from the White House on Flynn, other than Trump's Air Force One statement that he was unaware of the news reports , Stephen Miller's non-answers last weekend about Trump's confidence in his national security adviser and Kellyanne Conway's insistence that Flynn had Trump's " full confidence ".

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  • Trump has 'full confidence' in embattled aide: adviser
Trump has 'full confidence' in embattled aide: adviser

President Donald Trump is now "evaluating the situation", White House press secretary Sean Spicer said in a statement . Michael Flynn has resigned just weeks after being appointed national security adviser. The letter he co-signed asks Trump keep in place sanctions the USA has levied against Moscow - penalties Trump in January suggeste...

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  • Report says almost 56000 bridges are 'structurally deficient'
Report says almost 56000 bridges are 'structurally deficient'

At least two bridges in northeast OH are in the top ten of most traveled "structurally deficient" bridges and those are Interstate 76 over Brown Street in Summit County and Interstate 77 over Industrial Drive in Cuyahoga. While the bridges might not be immediately unsafe, ARTBA says they do need attention. The new report shows 1,800 bridges sti...

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  • Stock Price of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Decreases -6.53%
Stock Price of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Decreases -6.53%

Sanford C. Bernstein set a $42.00 price target on Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 2nd will be issued a $0.34 dividend. The stock now has its Annual Dividend of $1.36 and an annual Dividend Yield of 4 Percent.

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  • Fifty Shades Darker Review: Sequel Seeks a Sadist's Cuddlebunny Center
Fifty Shades Darker Review: Sequel Seeks a Sadist's Cuddlebunny Center

James's husband). He also became a even more arrogant. Their lack of chemistry is fatal to the film, just as it was in "Fifty Shades of Grey ", though this one makes Christian Grey a lot nicer. In the funniest sequence in the entire film, Ana ogles Christian during his morning workout routine, which includes some impressively flexible work o...

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  • Spicer tries to squelch criticisms of Trump's failed raid in Yemen
Spicer tries to squelch criticisms of Trump's failed raid in Yemen

Donald Trump's administration called the mission, which targeted al Qaeda, a "success". In addition to the death of Owens, several other SEALs were severely injured when their aircraft nearly crashed. "So, OK, it wasn't a total failure, but you can't call it a success either - because we lost a soldier, others were wounded and some bystanders, inn...

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  • Ryanair hits turbulence as Brexit looms
Ryanair hits turbulence as Brexit looms

Ryanair's chief executive Michael O'Leary said: "As previously guided, our fares this winter have fallen sharply as Ryanair continues to grow traffic and load factors strongly in many European markets". Despite the drop in 3Q profits , the airline said its guidance for full-year net profits remained unchanged, at €1.3-€1.35 billion. "There's a...

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  • Trump takes aim at Dodd-Frank, investor protections rule in executive action
Trump takes aim at Dodd-Frank, investor protections rule in executive action

Trump faces hard challenges in further expanding credit and in overhauling Dodd-Frank. President Donald Trump is expected to gut two of the key financial reforms implemented by Barack Obama in response to the 2008 economic crisis - the Dodd-Frank Act and fiduciary rule .

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  • McCain Calls Australian Ambassador to Reaffirm Importance of US-Australia Ties
McCain Calls Australian Ambassador to Reaffirm Importance of US-Australia Ties

The President again cast doubt on whether the USA would uphold the agreement, while Turnbull scrambled to reassure Australians that Trump had promised in their phone call to honor the agreement, negotiated by the Obama administration. On Thursday the State Department issued a separate statement saying that the deal was going ahead. Australia is c...

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  • DHS Sec. Kelly Wants Border Wall Done in Two Years
DHS Sec. Kelly Wants Border Wall Done in Two Years

He also laid out a rough timeline for the massive project, saying he hoped the wall would be completed within the next two years. He said the physical wall will work hand-in-hand with technology-based measures, specifically calling it a "layered approach" to securing the border.

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  • Trump Adviser Peter Thiel Faces Scrutiny Over New Zealand Citizenship
Trump Adviser Peter Thiel Faces Scrutiny Over New Zealand Citizenship

Thiel does not meet the "presence in New Zealand" and "intention to continue to reside in New Zealand" requirements for a grant of citizenship", said the country's Department of Immigration in one document. And he's also reportedly among the super rich making contingency doomsday plans , which may explain his interest in New Zealand. It was not ...

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  • Vodafone India, Idea Cellular in talks on industry-shaking merger
Vodafone India, Idea Cellular in talks on industry-shaking merger

In terms of market share, COAI says Airtel had a 32.82 percent pie of the segment in December, while Vodafone had a 25.27 percent share and Idea had a 23.52 percent share. Not only would the combined entity become the industry leader but also a strong competitor in the data market with 3G spectrum across India and the highest 4G spectrum in the 180...

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  • Mexicans unite against Trump's border wall and trade plans
Mexicans unite against Trump's border wall and trade plans

The new White House plan comes as the Mexican President canceled a planned meeting with Trump after the U.S. president signed an executive order Wednesday kicking off the process of building the border wall and vowed once again to force Mexico to pay for it.

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  • Strong whisky sales help Diageo back into growth
Strong whisky sales help Diageo back into growth

The drinks company does well from a weak pound because a high proportion of its earnings are taken in dollars from overseas sales. Diageo's volumes also increased 2% on an organic basis over the same period previous year, with an improvement in the organic sales growth in its biggest market of North America by 3%.

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  • Rates on hold as inflation bottoms
Rates on hold as inflation bottoms

The Reserve Bank of Australia's trimmed mean was up 0.4 percent on quarter and 1.6 percent on year, while the weighted median gained 0.4 percent on month and 1.5 percent on year. Dragging the index down was a 2.6 per cent fall in the prices of global holiday travel and accommodation in the quarter, a 5.1 per cent fall in the price of clothing acces...

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