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Willis Investment Counsel Acquires 28800 Shares of Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 5,100 shares in the company, valued at approximately $329,001. MD increased its position in shares of Merck & Co.by 88.7% in the third quarter. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. (MRK) is expected to post revenue of $9.68 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 11 analysts.


March for Science events to take place around the globe

March for Science events to take place around the globe

On top of that, there are dozens of other protests against Trump on Earth Day taking place as well. It's about President Donald Trump. Rally organisers are also anxious by what they see as growing scepticism from politicians and others on topics such as vaccinations, genetically modified organisms and evolution.


Trump to unveil tax plan with 'massive' cuts next week, AP says

Trump to unveil tax plan with 'massive' cuts next week, AP says

The two memorandums target two pillars of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. "The president will be instructing me to put a hold on that for designations until we do a thorough review and make sure that it's a fair and transparent process", said Mnuchin.



As Toronto weighs housing tax, prices in Vancouver are creeping up again

Speaking today in Ottawa, Kathleen Wynne said it is meant to give people breathing space in the frenzied housing market in the Golden Horseshoe region without unintended consequences in other markets. NDP MPP Peter Tabuns slammed the government failing to move faster to address the rent control loophole. It's wrong. And it is not at all fair. Rental increases for units built before 1991 were already capped by a guidelines set each year by the province.



BP workers discover "uncontrolled gas release" at North Slope well house

The U.K. company didn't say how much oil or natural gas may have spilled. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation says workers Saturday night were able to connect hoses to valves that allow pressure in the well to be reduced. BP set up a unified command with state and federal regulators to address the leaking gas and oil. But its infamous 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill focused the world's attention on the environmental and economic importance of the Gulf of Mexico.


New Ghana coach promises to revive national team

New Ghana coach promises to revive national team

Kwesi Appiah will officially take charge of the Black Stars in May, replacing Israeli Avram Grant, who resigned after the AFCON in Gabon, but the identities of those who will be assisting him are still yet to be announced. His first assignment will be in June when he plays Ethiopia in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.Then two global friendlies against Mexico and US on the June 28 and July 1 respectively.