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This Shipping Play Looks Like a Winner, and Yields Nearly 7%

Buying shares of a shipping-container company at the start of an international trade war might seem the height of folly. But near-term concerns about Triton International, the worlds largest container lessor, obscure the companys strong fundamentals and growth potential. Bermuda-based Triton owns a fleet of 3.5 million dry…

Derek Loeser of Keller Rohrback L.L.P. Named Co-Lead Counsel in Facebook Privacy Litigation | Busine

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 27, 2018--The Hon. Vince Chhabria of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California named Derek Loeser, a partner at Keller Rohrback L.L.P. in Seattle, as co-lead counsel in, In Re: Facebook, Inc. Consumer Privacy User Profile Litigation, the litigation against Facebook…

Cyberattack Strikes Chinese Shipper Cosco

ShareShareShareSharePrintEmailCosco Shipping Holdings Co. was the victim of a cyberattack that disabled the Chinese state-run companys U.S. website and email systems.According to the Wall Street Journal, the company said the attack hasnt disrupted its global shipping operations.So far, all vessels of our company are operating normally…

Powered by LNG, Crowley’s El Coquí embarks on maiden voyage to Puerto Rico – Caribbean Business

(Screen capture of http://conro.crowley.com/)SAN JUAN Crowley Maritime Corp.’s El Coquí, one of the worlds first combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), will be making its first trip to San Juan Friday afternoon from Jacksonville, Fla. (JAXPORT), its dedicated port.El Coquí is the first of two Commitment Class…

Paul Ryan says Trump just ‘trolling’ on threat to pull security clearances — National Politics — Ban

Jacquelyn Martin | APJacquelyn Martin | APHouse Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, attends a Tuesday news conference following a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Jill Colvin, The Associated Press •July 24, 2018 1:18 pmWASHINGTON Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan is dismissing President Donald Trump’s threat…

How Thunder Bay went from down-and-out to Canadas most exciting city

Thunder Bay has shaken off the economic decline of the Noughties: Thunder Bay TourismMoreIm flying over lumpy, pelican-topped waves, watching cathedral-like grain silos and abandoned lumber mills whizz past in a rusty blur. The Ontario city of Thunder Bay, the departure point for my high speed exploration of Lake Superior…

Kilroy Realty's (KRC) CEO John Kilroy on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Kilroy Realty Corp. (NYSE:KRC) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call July 26, 2018 1:00 PM ETExecutivesTyler Rose Executive Vice President and Chief Financial OfficerJohn Kilroy President and Chief Executive OfficerJeff Hawken Executive Vice President and Chief Operating OfficerAnalystsCraig Mailman KeyBanc Capital MarketsManny…

Report: China, Russia, Iran ramp up economic spying on U.S.

Updated 1 hour ago WASHINGTON — A Chinese cyberespionage group called APT10 relentlessly attacks U.S. engineering, telecom and aerospace industries. Russian hackers last year compromised dozens of U.S. energy companies. Iranian hackers known as “Rocket Kitten” repeatedly target American defense companies in hopes of stealing information to boost Tehran’s missile and space programs.

Report: China, Russia and Iran ramp up economic spying on US

WASHINGTON (AP) A Chinese cyberespionage group called APT10 relentlessly attacks U.S. engineering, telecom and aerospace industries. Russian hackers last year compromised dozens of U.S. energy companies. Iranian hackers known as Rocket Kitten repeatedly target American defense companies in hopes of stealing information…

Iran's special forces chief warns Trump: If you begin the war, we will end it - Tasnim

ANKARA (Reuters) - A powerful commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday Donald Trump should address any threats against Tehran directly to him, and mocked the U.S. president as using the language of “night clubs and gambling halls”. FILE PHOTO: Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander Qassem Soleimani…

The Reagan-Era Artist Who Spat In The Face Of American Civility

NEW YORK A now-iconic photo from 1988 reemerged on social media this year. It shows a man, his back turned to the camera, wearing a denim jacket that bares the words If I die of AIDS forget burial just drop my body on the steps of the FDA.It was taken during a protest of the Food and Drug Administration, the organization…

Iran special forces chief tells Trump Tehran will respond to any hostile action

ANKARA (Reuters) - An Iranian military commander said on Thursday that Donald Trump should address any threats against Tehran directly to him, and mocked the U.S. president as using the language of “night clubs and gambling halls”. FILE PHOTO: Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander Qassem Soleimani (L) stands at the frontline…

Yemen Is Bad but It Would Be Worse Without U.S. Involvement

A Southern Popular Resistance fighter fires a weapon mounted on a truck during clashes with Houthi fighters in Yemen's southern city of Aden May 3, 2015. Between 40-50 Arab special forces soldiers arrived in Aden on Sunday and deployed alongside local figMoreLouis René BeresSecurity, Middle EastWashington should stay the course. Here's Why.Yemen Is Bad but It Would Be Worse Without U.S.

Dawn Commemorates 40 Years of Helping Save Wildlife | Business

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 20, 2018--Since 1978, Dawn has been leading the way to a better world by partnering with organizations dedicated to helping save birds and marine animals who were the innocent victims of oil spills and environmental catastrophes. This July, Dawn is celebrating 40 years of helping save wildlife…

Stanley named Distinguished Young Woman of Georgia | The Calhoun Times

Statewide scholarship program awarded $8350 in cash scholarships to participantsFor the second year in a row, a Gordon County contestant has been named the Distinguished Young Woman of Georgia.On July 21, 2018, Savannah Stanley, of Rydal, was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Georgia for the Class o 2019 and awarded…

(LEAD) Samsung Heavy shifts to Q2 net loss on costs

(ATTN: UPDATES with order) SEOUL, July 23 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Heavy Industries Co., the world's third-biggest shipbuilder by sales, swung to a net loss in the second quarter from a year earlier on increased costs and one-off losses, the shipbuilder said Monday. The company said in a regulatory filing that it posted a…

Viking ship replica will drop anchor in Portland | National and World

PORTLAND, Maine A modern-day Viking longship will sail into Portland Harbor Friday afternoon and spend four days docked at Fore Points Marina.The public will be able to tour the deck of 115-foot-long Draken Harald Harfagre and explore the Draken Village a photo and video exhibition illustrating Viking history, modern…

Campaign launched to raise millions of pounds for rare collection of Titanic artefacts and bring the

THE race is on to raise millions of pounds to secure a rare collection of 5,500 artefacts recovered from the Titanic wreck site and bring them to Belfast.A £14.5 million campaign was launched yesterday to buy the items, which are at risk of being split up and sold to private collectors after a US company that currently owns them filed for bankruptcy.If successful…

Duck boats had trouble from the start

The story of a recent duck boat disaster in Missouri began long ago off the coast of Cape Cod. One stormy day in 1942, a US Coast Guard vessel was grounded on one of the countless sandbars near Provincetown. The seven servicemen aboard found themselves stranded, shivering in the cold, watching as the powerful surf threatened to capsize their boat and drown them all.Through the wind and waves…

How the Navy Lost the Battle for the South China Sea (In a Simulator)

PHILIPPINE SEA (July 20, 2018) The guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) steams alongside the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), during a transit of the Philippine Sea.MoreKyle MizokamiSecurity, AsiaSo what happenned? Simple: It all went very wrong for the U.S. Navy in a simulated slugfest with China.