Stocks Turn Lower On Obamacare Survival

Stocks Turn Lower On Obamacare Survival

New York, NY….Stock indexes have turned lower on failure by the Republicans to pass the Obamacare replacement on Friday. The larger issue for the markets is whether this will slow down tax cuts and other plans to get the GDP rate back up to the 4% range. Even though this try failed the underlying problems […]

The Passion Is Back In F1 As Ferrari’s Vettel Takes Australian Grand Prix

The Passion Is Back In F1 As Ferrari’s Vettel Takes Australian Grand Prix

Melbourne, AT…Sebastian Vettel took his and Ferrari’s first win since the Singapore Grand Prix of 2015 beating Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas to Australian Grand Prix victory after a strategic slip by the champions allowed Vettel to inherit the lead midway through the race at Albert Park. Pole sitter Hamilton was in control of […]

Medal of Honor Recipients Recognize Citizen Heroes

Medal of Honor Recipients Recognize Citizen Heroes

Arlington, VA…Medal of Honor Recipients commemorated National Medal of Honor Day with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery today. Afterwards, the Recipients presented their 2017 Citizen Honors Awards to five outstanding Americans and the Fisher House Foundation. “On National Medal of Honor Day we are humbled to […]

U.S. Strike Kills High-Profile Terrorist Leader

U.S. Strike Kills High-Profile Terrorist Leader

Washington, DC…The U.S. Department of Defense has confirmed that a U.S. counter-terrorism airstrike conducted March 19 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, resulted in the death of Qari Yasin, a well-known al Qaida terrorist leader responsible for the deaths of dozens of innocent victims, including two American service members. Yasin, a senior terrorist figure from Balochistan, Pakistan, […]

Worcester Polytechnic Team Grows Heart Tissue on Spinach Leaves

Worcester Polytechnic Team Grows Heart Tissue on Spinach Leaves

Worcester, MA…Researchers face a fundamental challenge as they seek to scale up human tissue regeneration from small lab samples to full-size tissues, bones, even whole organs to implant in people to treat disease or traumatic injuries: how to establish a vascular system that delivers blood deep into the developing tissue. Current bioengineering techniques, including 3-D […]

March New-Car Sales To Rise 3 Percent Year-Over-Year, Closing Second Highest First Quarter On Record

March New-Car Sales To Rise 3 Percent Year-Over-Year, Closing Second Highest First Quarter On Record

Irvine, CA… New-vehicle sales are expected to increase 3 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.63 million units in March 2017, resulting in an estimated 17.4 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry.  At […]

Head of Largest Federal Employee Union Applauds Defeat of American Health Care Act

Head of Largest Federal Employee Union Applauds Defeat of American Health Care Act

Washington, DC…In response to the withdrawal of the American Health Care Act after it became clear there were not enough votes to pass, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. issued the following statement: “Today is a win for working families in this country. The American Health Care Act was on […]

Civic Type R Debuts at 2017 AutoCon in Los Angeles

Civic Type R Debuts at 2017 AutoCon in Los Angeles

Torrance, CA…After its global reveal in Geneva earlier this month, the first production Civic Type R coming to America will make its U.S. debut at the 2017 AutoCon automotive performance and tuning convention in Los Angeles on March 26 with an on-stage presentation scheduled for 4:00 PM PDT. With 306 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of […]

Teamsters Applaud Presidential Permit For Keystone XL

Teamsters Applaud Presidential Permit For Keystone XL

Washington, DC…The Teamsters Union is pleased with the Trump administration’s prompt issuance of a presidential permit today for the Keystone XL Pipeline. The $8 billion project is projected to create more than 42,000 American jobs building critical energy infrastructure. “This project will put thousands of Americans, including Teamsters, to work in good union jobs that […]

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