USA Headline news in Trois-Rivières


Highlights of Wednesday’s NHL games

(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Wednesday’s National Hockey League games: Dec 6, 2017; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) makes a save on Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) in the second period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Capitals 6, Blackhawks 2 Alexander Ovechkin scored his league-leading 21st goal, Nicklas Backstrom ended a 21-game goal-scoring drought, and Tom Wilson scored twice as the Washington Capitals cruised to a 6-2 victory over the sliding Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday. Brett Connolly andRead More

BRIEF-Grenville Strategic Royalty Q3 loss per share $0.0166​

Nov 21 (Reuters) – Grenville Strategic Royalty Corp * Grenville Strategic Royalty announces 2017 third quarter results * Grenville Strategic Royalty Corp – qtrly loss per share $0.0166​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories, #hourlyweather #Reuters

Highlights of Saturday’s NHL games

(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Saturday’s National Hockey League games: Nov 18, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) attempts to control the puck in the third period against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports Islanders 5, Lightning 3 Anders Lee scored twice and John Tavares picked up two assists and added an empty-net goal as the New York Islanders knocked off the Tampa Bay Lightning with a 5-3 victory on Saturday. Josh Bailey had three assists, BrockRead More

Mistrial in NY corruption case against union chief, hedge fund executive

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Thursday ordered a mistrial in the corruption case against the former head of New York City’s correction officers’ union and a co-founder of the now-defunct hedge fund firm Platinum Partners, after jurors said they were deadlocked. FILE PHOTO: Norman Seabrook, the head of New York City’s prison guard union, exits the Manhattan District court house in New York, U.S., July 22, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo Norman Seabrook, who once led the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, and Murray Huberfeld, from Platinum, had beenRead More

BRIEF-Alico announces restructuring program | Reuters

Nov 16 (Reuters) – Alico Inc: * Announces restructuring program which has been transforming it into a more competitive company * Alico has eliminated costs “that it believes will not negatively affect citrus production”​ * Alico Citrus estimates that production will be down 40-45 percent from prior season that was completed in June of 2017​ * When Alico 2.0 is fully implemented over next 2 yrs, Alico Citrus expects to generate net income of $17.9 million, earnings per share of $2.00-$2.40 * Alico Citrus lost a small percentage of trees,Read More

China’s third-quarter revenue beat estimates

(Reuters) – Inc, China’s second largest e-commerce firm, reported a 39.2 percent rise in third-quarter revenue on Monday, beating analyst estimates, as the firm attracted more shoppers. A sign of China’s e-commerce company is seen during the third annual World Internet Conference in Wuzhen town of Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, China November 16, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song The firm posted 83.75 billion yuan ($12.61 billion) in revenue for the quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with an average analyst estimate of 83.6 billion yuan, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. JD postedRead More

Opioid abuse crisis takes heavy toll on U.S. veterans

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Opioid drug abuse has killed more Americans than the Iraq, Afghanistan and Vietnam wars combined, and U.S. veterans and advocates this Veteran’s Day are focusing on how to help victims of the crisis. FILE PHOTO: Needles used for shooting heroin and other opioids along with other paraphernalia litter the ground in a park in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File Photo Veterans are twice as likely as non-veterans to die from accidental overdoses of the highly addictive painkillers, a rateRead More

Valeant to sell female libido pill business back to former owners

(Reuters) – Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc (VRX.TO) (VRX.N) said on Monday it will sell its female libido-pill business Sprout Pharmaceuticals back to its former owners, two years after buying the company for about $1 billion. FILE PHOTO: A sign for the headquarters of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc is seen in Laval, Quebec June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi/File Photo Addyi, the controversial pink pill made by Sprout, was touted as a possible blockbuster drug that would command much of what analysts had said could be a $2 billion market. But salesRead More

Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week

(Reuters) – Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) fired about 400 employees this week, including associates, team leaders and supervisors, a former employee told Reuters on Friday. The dismissals were a result of a company-wide annual review, Tesla said in an emailed statement, without confirming the number of employees leaving the company. “It’s about 400 people ranging from associates to team leaders to supervisors. We don’t know how high up it went,” said the former employee, who worked on the assembly line and did not want to be identified.Read More

Russia accuses U.S. of pretending to fight Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of pretending to fight Islamic State and of deliberately reducing its air strikes in Iraq to allow the group’s militants to stream into Syria to slow the Russian-backed advance of the Syrian army. In the latest sign of rising tensions between Moscow and Washington, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement that the U.S.-led coalition had sharply reduced its air strikes in Iraq in September when Syrian forces, backed by Russian air power, had started to retake Deir al-ZorRead More