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]

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]

Oil prices fall on signs of rising supplies, ebbing confidence on global economy

October 31, 2018@9:08 PM TFP Editor 0

Oil prices fell early on Thursday, extending losses in previous sessions, amid signs of rising supply and growing concerns that demand might weaken on the prospect of a global economic slowdown. The Brent crude January futures contract lost 44 cents, or 0.32 percent, to trade at $74.72 per barrel by GMT 0054 GMT. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell 46 cents to $65.01 a barrel. Both benchmarks posted their worst monthly performance since July 2016 on Wednesday, with Brent falling 8.8 percent for the [Read More]

Sherritt Reports Higher Production at Moa JV and Stronger Balance Sheet for Q3 2018

October 31, 2018@8:55 PM TFP Editor 0

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sherritt International Corporation (“Sherritt” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: S), a world leader in the mining and hydrometallurgical refining of nickel and cobalt from lateritic ores, today reported its financial results for the three- and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2018. All amounts are in Canadian currency unless noted. CEO COMMENTARY “Our performance in the third quarter was marked by clear signs of progress,” said David Pathe, President and CEO of Sherritt International. “We ended Q3 with a stronger balance sheet, our first dividend distribution [Read More]