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Six highlights in your travel week | 3 Jan

New state-of-the-art boats have enabled sea-lion tour operators in Western Australias Jurien Bay to constantly improve their product.The animals puppy-like nature and unreserved curiosity towards swimmers attracts tourists and often results in impressive underwater footage.Turquoise Safaris new boat, Sound Waves, has been touring since early November and will continue to operate year-round.

3 Shocking Examples of Guest-Worker Abuses

Republicans and business interests want to make sure that any immigration reform bill includes a way for lesser-skilled workers to enter the country legally. Crafting such a system, however, is tricky. Guest-worker programs have a history of labor abuses, and any new program will need to offer guarantees to combat those worries among organized labor and Democratic lawmakers.

Glenmede Trust Co. NA Purchases Shares of 144,480 BAE SYS PLC/S (OTCMKTS:BAESY)

Glenmede Trust Co. NA purchased a new position in shares of BAE SYS PLC/S (OTCMKTS:BAESY) during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 144,480 shares of the aerospace company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,746,000. Separately, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc.

President Signs Coast Guard Authorization Bill

Coast Guard reauthorization legislation that passed the US Senate on Nov. 14 won unanimous approval in the US House on Nov. 27, and was signed into law on December 4th by President Trump.Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, hailed the House vote on Nov. 27 as "finally a win for Dakota Creek and the hardworking men and women who build fishing…

Global Offshore Drilling Market 2018 with Top 20 Countries data, In-depth Research on Market Dynamic

The Offshore Drilling Market Report Covers Market Size Of Offshore Drilling And Its Growth Rates Supported 5 years Historical Data. The Offshore Drilling Market Report Provides Growth History, Sales Channel, Manufacturers Profiled In Offshore Drilling Business, Market Share Of Product, Application And Regional Scope Of Offshore Drilling.

An Artist Who Wants Us to Reckon with the Darker Parts of History - Visual Art

The installation is modeled on a cabin meets a geode, the artist says. Edgar Arceneaux's Library of Black Lies, a small labyrinth entered and exited through one cramped doorway in the lower level of the Henry Art Gallery, is modeled on "a cabin meets a geode," as the artist described it.Billed as an architectural installation…

Hawkish Chinese Officer Suggests Sinking Aircraft Carriers to Intimidate US

In widely circulated speech, well-known firebrand claims Americans would back down in face of heavy casualtiesLuo Yuan, a Chinese military academic ranked as a rear admiral in the Peoples Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), has claimed that the United States could be brought to heel amid current disputes if two of its aircraft carriers were struck and destroyed by Chinese missiles.In a Dec.

BAE Systems to Modernize USS Shoup Under $78 Million Contract | Business

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 2, 2019--BAE Systems has received a $78.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy for the maintenance and modernization of USS Shoup (DDG 86), an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer (DDG). The value of the competitively awarded contract could reach $87.6 million if all options are exercised.This press release features multimedia.

Traders Are Bearish Invesco Trust for Investment Grade New York Municipals (VTN) After The Stock For

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2018 Q3. Its down 1.03, from 1.83 in 2018Q2. It dived, as 4 investors sold Invesco Trust for Investment Grade New York Municipals shares while 6 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 3 raised stakes. 1.25 million shares or 10.27% less from 1.39 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported.Focused Wealth Mgmt holds 1,917 shares.

Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)’s Net Profit Growth of 0.10719 Is Turning Heads

Investors looking to measure the profitability of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) should take note of the one year net profit growth ratio of 0.10719. Ultimately profitability is the metric that matters for a firm and it’s investors. Companies able to post consistent profits likely will see consistent share price growth…

Analysts See $0.57 EPS for The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (ULTI); Teekay Offshore Partners LP Has

Teekay Offshore Partners LP (TOO) investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q3 2018. It’s up 0.08, from 0.88 in 2018Q2. The ratio is positive, as 23 hedge funds opened new and increased equity positions, while 24 sold and decreased their stock positions in Teekay Offshore Partners LP. The hedge funds in our database reported: 310.41 million shares, up from 309.65 million shares in 2018Q2.

Venezuela navy confronts Exxon oil ship in Guyana border ...

(Adds U.S. State Department statement, paragraphs 13-14)GEORGETOWN/CARACAS, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Venezuela's navy "intercepted" a ship exploring for oil on behalf of Exxon Mobil Corp in Guyanese waters over the weekend, Guyana's foreign ministry said in a statement, while neighboring Venezuela said the incident occurred within…

Capital International Inc. CA Boosts Position in Chubb Ltd (CB)

Capital International Inc. CA lifted its position in shares of Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) by 39.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 38,755 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 11,005 shares during the quarter. Capital International Inc.

Killing in the name of: The US Army and video games

Two unlikely allies: the US Military and the video game industry. Who knew? with 7 posters participatingUpdate: It's New Year's Day and Ars staffers are enjoying a winter break (inevitably filled with some wishful vacation research and cooking). As such, we're resurfacing a few favorites from the site archiveslike this look at how the military has used video games (and vice versa).

$0.14 EPS Expected for MarineMax, Inc. (HZO) – Thorold News

Investors sentiment increased to 1.57 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.33, from 1.24 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 17 investors sold MarineMax, Inc. shares while 27 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 21.83 million shares or 3.99% more from 21.00 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported.Citigroup Incorporated has invested 0% in MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE:HZO).

The Voice singers on life at sea

A COUPLE who were given the opportunity of a lifetime after appearing on a TV singing contest have spoken out about being away from their friends and families over the festive period. Ryan North and Tania Hambleton appeared on ITV’s The Voice earlier this year after singer Olly Murs was wowed by their vocals. But despite…

Adam Tihany's Interiors on the New Holland America Cruise Ship Are Bursting with Art

A cruise ship is not traditionally a venue considered for collecting and appreciating artbut why not? From a purely functional standpoint, art aids wayfarers on these colossal sea giants, which can be up to seven-and-a-half football fields long and two-thirds the height of the Statue of Liberty. Then theres the captive audience; the average patron settles in for weeks at a time.

Nice ice for sailing | Lake County News Chronicle

Rapid acceleration. Freedom. Speed. Quiet. The click-clack of the runners on ice, but little other noise. Then a little panic as the first turn goes a little too fast. But there's nothing much to smash into, except the occasional portable ice fishing shelter or an ice skater. Or shore. Or maybe a fracture in the ice. Or…

ACLU launches national investigation into police militarization

On Wednesday, American Civil Liberties Union affiliates in 24 states filed over 177 public records requests with law enforcement agencies to determine the extent to which federal funding and support has fueled the militarization of state and local police departments.Requests will include information on SWAT team weapons, deployment, injury rate, and funding.

Trade wars cost U.S., China billions of dollars each in 2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S.-China trade war resulted in billions of dollars of losses for both sides in 2018, hitting industries including autos, technology - and above all, agriculture. Broad pain from trade tariffs outlined by several economists shows that, while specialized industries including U.S. soybean crushing benefited from the dispute…