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(RTTNews) - American Express Co. (AXP) reported earnings for third quarter that fell from last year. The company's bottom line totaled $1.07 billion, or $1.30 per share. This compares with $1.76 billion, or $2.08 per share, in last year's third quarter. Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.33 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items. The company's revenue for the quarter fell 20.4% to $8.75 billion from $10.99 billion last year. American Express Co. earnings at a glance: -Earnings (Q3): $1.07 Bln. vs. $1.76 Bln. last year. -EPS (Q3): $1.30 vs. $2.08 last year. -Analysts Estimate: $1.33 -Revenue (Q3): $8.75 Bln vs. $10.99 Bln last year.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - A 19-year-old man charged with possession of child pornography and arrested over a van-load of weapons had conducted internet searches related to killing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, according to court documents. Alexander Hillel Treisman was arrested in May after a search of his abandoned white Ford van in Kannapolis, North Carolina revealed several weapons including an AR-15 style semi-automatic rifle, a canister of explosive material. The search also found books on bomb making and $509,000 in US currency, drawings of swastikas and planes crashing into buildings, according to the Oct 6 filing in the US District Court for the Middle District, North Carolina. The currency was believed to be Treisman's inheritance, officials said in the filing. Following his arrest, the Federal Bureau of Investigation searched his phone, computers and other devices and found 1,248 videos and 6,721 images of child pornography content, according to federal prosecutors. Joint Terrorism Task Forces investigators also found that on April 15 Treisman had posted an iFunny meme captioned "should I kill joe biden?" and that between March and May he had conducted internet searches seeking information about Biden's home address, state gun laws and night
PARIS (AFP) - The coronavirus is spreading through France faster than at the peak of the first wave in spring, with the country set to break through the 1,000,000 cumulative tally on Friday (Oct 23), a government scientific adviser said, in one of the starkest alerts yet about the scale of the resurgence engulfing Europe. France reported 41,622 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, a new daily record, and the one million case-tally is set to serve as a grim milestone for the government as it and other European capitals battle to keep their economies open. Thursday’s figure of 165 fatalities in 24 hours is still well below the April peak, when the death toll soared to more than 900 a day. The warning from epidemiologist Arnaud Fontanet came as the country’s finance minister said the economy was likely to shrink again in the fourth quarter as a result of the nightly curfews and other restrictions imposed to tame the virus. France’s second wave of coronavirus could be worse than the first, the boss of Paris public hospital group AP-HP said. With fast-rising pressure on hospitals, France has expanded a 9pm to 6am curfew to cover
Global Electronic Toll Collection Market Report 2020-2025 Featuring Cubic, Kapsch TrafficCom, Conduent Business Services,...
Dublin, Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Electronic Toll Collection Market 2020-2025 by Technology, Functionality, Component, Authentication, and End-user" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.The Global Electronic Toll Collection Market is estimated to be USD 7.23 Bn in 2020 and is expected to reach USD 10.48 Bn by 2025 growing at CAGR of 7.7%.Growth of the market is attributed to rising demand for effective traffic management at toll collection center, increasing government initiatives to adopt electronic toll collection system, increasing cashless travelling, increased demand for minimizing traffic congestion and fuel consumption at toll stations.The market is hampered due to high initial cost involved for installation of toll management system and high operating and maintenance costs. Technological developments such as GNSS and GPS technologies will create growth opportunities in the market.A toll road is a private or public roadway for which a fee is charged while transporting. The toll booths cause traffic delays during rush hours for the toll collection process as the toll collection is a manual operation. Manual toll collections are not only prone to errors but are also considerably slower than automated methods.This constraint has given birth to the electronic toll collection system, which eliminates