Donaldson Company Announces 10.5 Percent Dividend Increase and New Share Repurchase Program for about 10 Percent of Outstanding Shares

May 31, 2019@11:33 PM TFP Editor 0

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) today announced that its Board of Directors approved an increase to its quarterly cash dividend and authorized a new share repurchase program. Donaldson’s Board of Directors declared a regular cash dividend of 21.0 cents per share, an increase of 10.5 percent from the prior quarterly cash dividend of 19.0 cents per share. The dividend is payable June 28, 2019, to shareholders of record on June 13, 2019. The Company has paid a cash dividend every quarter for 63 years [Read More]

US congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez back behind the bar in minimum wage push

May 31, 2019@11:32 PM TFP Editor 0

The 29-year-old New Yorker and rising political star, who describes herself as a socialist, worked as a bartender and waitress in a restaurant in her hometown before entering Congress last year (AFP Photo/Drew Angerer) More New York (AFP) – American congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez returned to her restaurant roots on Friday, donning an apron and serving drinks in Manhattan in a push to raise the country’s minimum wage. The 29-year-old New Yorker and rising political star, who describes herself as a socialist, worked as a bartender [Read More]

Virginia Beach shooting: 12 dead as city mourns 'the most devastating day'

May 31, 2019@11:04 PM TFP Editor 0

A gunman killed 12 people and injured at least four others in a Virginia municipal building, in the latest deadly mass shooting to roil the United States. Authorities said an employee opened fire and shot “indiscriminately” on Friday afternoon in a Virginia Beach municipal building that houses several city departments. Four police officers responded to the scene and “engaged” in a “longterm gun battle” with the suspect, who was armed with a 45 caliber handgun with extended magazines and a sound suppressor, police said. The [Read More]

The Limits Of American Destructiveness

May 31, 2019@10:45 PM TFP Editor 0

Authored by Dmitry Orlov via Club Orlov blog, US foreign policy has always been directed at wrecking anything that wasn’t deemed sufficiently American and replacing it with something more acceptable – especially if that something allowed wealth to flow into the US from the outside. Compromises were reserved for the USSR, but even there the Americans constantly tried to cheat. For everyone else there was just submission, which was usually tactfully disguised as a positive – a seat at the big table which offered better [Read More]

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Riassunto: Annunciati i vincitori dei 7 milioni di dollari messi in palio dal Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE per il progresso dell’esplorazione autonoma degli oceani

May 31, 2019@10:27 PM TFP Editor 0

MONACO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–XPRIZE, leader globale nell’ideazione e amministrazione di concorsi con incentivi volti a offrire una soluzione alle importanti sfide per l’umanità, ha annunciato oggi i vincitori del Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE di 7 milioni di dollari, un concorso internazionale finalizzato a promuovere i progressi nelle tecnologie oceaniche per l’esplorazione e la scoperta degli oceani attraverso strumenti di alta risoluzione, radiocomandati e veloci. I risultati sono stati rivelati durante la premiazione ospitata presso il rinomato Museo Oceanografico di Monaco, parte dell’Istituto Oceanografico, curato dalla Fondazione Principe [Read More]

Duterte Says He Used To Be Gay, But “Cured Himself” When He Met His Wife

May 31, 2019@10:25 PM TFP Editor 0

Did Philippines President and alleged homophobe Rodrigo Duterte just pull an ‘American Beauty’? The Philippines strongman, who is notorious for his unfiltered public comments (late last year, he accused “most” Catholic Priests of being closet homosexuals), made an unexpected “admission” during a visit to Japan. During a speech on Thursday, Duterte outed one of his political opponents as a homosexual, and then he outed himself… According to local media reports cited by RT, while bashing Senator Antonio Trillanes, an ardent critic of his rule, Duterte [Read More]

America’s Allies In The Middle East Are The Real “Troika Of Tyranny”

May 31, 2019@10:05 PM TFP Editor 0

Authored by Danny Sjursen via TonDispatch.com, John Bolton claims that “socialist” states in Latin America are a threat. He’s lying to you. American foreign policy can be so retro, not to mention absurd. Despite being bogged down in more military interventions than it can reasonably handle, the Trump team recently picked a new fight—in Latin America. That’s right! Uncle Sam kicked off a sequel to the Cold War with some of our southern neighbors, while resuscitating the boogeyman of socialism. In the process, National Security [Read More]

Turkey's Erdogan absent from Mecca Islamic summit: AFP

May 31, 2019@9:48 PM TFP Editor 0

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu attends the opening session of a summit of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Mecca (AFP Photo/BANDAR ALDANDANI) More Mecca (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) – Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was notably absent from a key summit of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the Saudi holy city of Mecca early Saturday, an AFP photographer said. Turkey, a regional heavyweight, was instead represented by its Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. Erdogan’s visit would have been his first to [Read More]