Disney emphasizes China roots in Shanghai amid trade tension

Disney emphasizes China roots in Shanghai amid trade tension

Walt Disney Co. executives are emphasizing their Chinese connections as they launch an extension of the $5.5 billion Disney Resort in Shanghai amid rising trade tensions and threats of punishing tariffs from both Washington and Beijing. Bob Weis, a top Disney executive, says most of the labor and materials that went into the new Toy Story Land are from China. “We’re a local company,” he said at Thursday’s colorful launch. “Everything here is built and…

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New Dick’s Sporting Goods facility to expand, add jobs

New Dick’s Sporting Goods facility to expand, add jobs

A newly opened Dick’s Sporting Goods distribution center in New York’s Southern Tier is planning an expansion that will add an internet sales fulfillment center. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the Coraopolis, Pennsylvania-based sporting goods retailer will build a 245,000-square-foot addition on its facility in the Broome County Corporate Park in Conlink, outside Binghamton. Continue Reading Below The Democrat says the project will boost the site’s total employment to more than 500 full-time jobs…

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With Cruise, ‘A Quiet Place,’ Paramount ready for a comeback

With Cruise, ‘A Quiet Place,’ Paramount ready for a comeback

article Paramount Pictures is ready for its comeback story. Continue Reading Below On Wednesday at the CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas, studio chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos announced a sequel to the breakthrough thriller “A Quiet Place,” two new Star Trek movies and trotted out its biggest star, Tom Cruise, to dazzle the audience of theater owners and exhibitors with stories of his death defying stunts in “Mission: Impossible — Fallout.” “It’s no secret we’ve…

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Editor who posted editorial on blog without permission fired

Editor who posted editorial on blog without permission fired

article An editor at The Daily Camera who published a critical editorial about the newspaper’s hedge fund owners without the publisher’s permission has been fired. Continue Reading Below Dave Krieger tweeted Wednesday night that he was fired earlier in the day, though he didn’t say why. The editorial page editor posted the piece on a blog April 14 after he said the newspaper’s publisher rejected it. It criticized cuts made by Alden Global Capital ….

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North, South Korea leaders to meet at border for summit

North, South Korea leaders to meet at border for summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday as the latter crosses a military demarcation line to the South for the first summit between the two sides in more than a decade, South Korea said. South Korean honour guards will then escort the leaders to a welcome ceremony at a plaza in Panmunjom, the border village where the summit is to be held, the South’s presidential chief of…

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Is Corning Stock a Buy?

Is Corning Stock a Buy?

Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW) isn’t a flashy, headline-grabbing tech stock, but it supplies key components to technologies we use every day. Its specialty glass goes into LCD screens large and small, its fiber optic cables play a key role in the modern telecommunications infrastructure, and its Gorilla Glass can be found in a wide array of smartphones. That Corning’s products are critical in such a wide variety of uses is part of what makes it…

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Better Buy: Domino’s vs. Papa John’s

Better Buy: Domino’s vs. Papa John’s

With all of the technological, political, and sociological disruption going on in the markets, there is one constant in American life that will always thrive: pizza. Whether in bull markets or bear markets, recessions or boom times, on special occasions or for everyday meals, people love a hot, fresh pizza — especially one that’s delivered to them quickly and affordably. So now seems like a great time to dissect two of the pure plays in…

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A failed US-North Korea summit could increase the risk of armed conflict

A failed US-North Korea summit could increase the risk of armed conflict

If diplomatic talks between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un don’t produce any kind of agreement on the rogue state’s nuclear weapons program, that could bolster Washington’s appetite for military action, strategists warned. The leaders are expected to hold a summit in late May or June following a tumultuous 2017 that saw both exchange heated insults against the backdrop of Pyongyang’s frequent missile launches. While the anticipated meeting is considered a…

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Attorney general won’t say if he’s discussed Cohen pardon with Trump

Attorney general won’t say if he’s discussed Cohen pardon with Trump

While speculation swirls over whether President Donald Trump might pardon longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen, who’s in the midst of a federal criminal probe into his handling of an array of matters, Attorney General Jeff Sessions refused Wednesday to say whether he has spoken with Trump or other administration officials about the possibility of a pardon for Cohen. “I’m not able to reveal the contents of any communications I might have with the president of…

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2 teens critically wounded in stabbing at train station, police say

2 teens critically wounded in stabbing at train station, police say

PHILADELPHIA — Two teens were critically wounded after being stabbed Wednesday afternoon at a train station in Center City, CBS Philadelphia reports. Police say two 17-year-old boys were stabbed on the SEPTA train platform at 8th and Market Streets around 3:45 p.m. local time. One victim was stabbed in the neck, stomach and arm, and rushed to a local hospital. The other victim was stabbed in the chest and stomach, and rushed to another hospital….

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