Georgia GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Ditches Final Debate At The 'Last Minute'

October 31, 2018@11:49 PM TFP Editor 0

The final televised debate between Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams (D) and Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp (R) has been canceled after the Kemp’s 11th-hour decision to pull out of the Sunday forum. He has decided to campaign that day with President Donald Trump in the city of Macon instead. Abrams and Kemp, who are running neck-and-neck in the hotly contested race, each blamed the other for the cancellation, which organizer WSB-TV confirmed Wednesday.  “We regret that we had to cancel, but once Secretary Kemp pulled [Read More]

Defense Secretary Mattis On Doubling Troops At The Border: ‘We Don’t Do Stunts’

October 31, 2018@11:35 PM TFP Editor 0

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday denied accusations that the Trump administration was deploying 5,200 troops to the Mexican border as a political stunt to bolster Republican support for the Nov. 6 midterm elections. While taking questions from the press after a meeting with South Korea’s national defense minister, Mattis rejected the accusation and said that the Department of Defense doesn’t “do stunts.” Trump administration officials announced Monday that the additional troops would be deployed to join the estimated 2,100 National Guard troops that are [Read More]

American Water Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

October 31, 2018@11:23 PM TFP Editor 0

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK) today reported results for the quarter ended Sept 30, 2018. “American Water employees delivered strong third quarter 2018 adjusted earnings per share, up 11.1 percent compared to last year. Our third quarter results demonstrate our ability to steadily grow our business through consistent and successful execution of our strategies,” said Susan Story, president and chief executive officer of American Water. “We saw strong growth in our Regulated Businesses. This year, we have invested a total of $1.5 [Read More]

5 days until the midterm elections: Where things stand

October 31, 2018@11:01 PM TFP Editor 0

Election judge Thomas Trujillo checks early ballots in the Denver Elections Division headquarters in Denver on Wednesday. (Photo: David Zalubowski/AP) More   (Countdown above in EDT)   Key races checkup Republican New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance is facing a tough challenge from Democrat Tom Malinowski, a former assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor under President Barack Obama. Two new polls reach different conclusions about which candidate is ahead. The New York Times-Siena College poll gives Lance a 1-point lead, while the latest Monmouth University survey gives [Read More]

Prison Where Whitey Bulger Died Is Known As One Of The Most Dangerous In America

October 31, 2018@10:33 PM TFP Editor 0

(Yahoo7 News Video) More Following the killing of Whitey Bulger in a federal prison in West Virginia, Federal Bureau of Prisons employees say the high-profile gangster should never have been transferred there in the first place. Hazelton, the U.S. penitentiary where Bulger was sent on Oct. 29 and found dead the next morning, is considered one of the most dangerous federal prisons in the country, which many blame on its understaffing and inmate population. Bulger, who was 89 and in a wheelchair, was beaten to [Read More]

Keane Announces Third Quarter 2018 Financial and Operational Results

October 31, 2018@10:09 PM TFP Editor 0

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Keane Group, Inc. (“Keane” or the “Company”) today reported third quarter 2018 financial and operational results. Results and Recent Highlights Reported third quarter 2018 revenue of $558.9 million, compared to second quarter 2018 of $578.5 million Realized third quarter 2018 net income of $30.8 million, compared to second quarter 2018 net income of $30.7 million Achieved third quarter 2018 Adjusted EBITDA of $100.9 million compared to second quarter 2018 of $111.3 million Reported annualized Adjusted Gross Profit per fleet of $20.5 million, compared to [Read More]

North Korea women suffer serious sexual abuse but no ‘MeToo’

October 31, 2018@9:40 PM TFP Editor 0

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korean refugees say sexual violence against women in their former homeland is part of daily life. But a new report suggests there’s little chance that abused women in the North will get to say “MeToo” anytime soon. North Korea’s extremely patriarchal society means many women feel powerless to demand accountability over sexual violence, many are also ashamed of being abused, and some choose to keep silent because of flimsy law enforcement and support systems, according to a report published Thursday [Read More]

Pound up over reports of EU financial services deal

October 31, 2018@9:18 PM TFP Editor 0

Image copyright Getty Images Sterling has jumped by as much as 0.6% against the US dollar amid reports the UK has struck a deal with the EU on post-Brexit financial services. The Times newspaper said London had agreed in negotiations with Brussels to give UK financial services firms continued access to the bloc. Sources said a tentative agreement had been reached on all aspects of a future partnership on services. An initial deal on exchange of data had also been agreed, the paper said. It [Read More]