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Pier 1 Imports Inc (PIR) Analysts See $-0.05 EPS

Irving Magee Investment Management sold 150,567 shares as the company's stock declined 23.88% while stock markets rallied. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $3.61 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 1.53, as for as the company's cash per share for the most recent quarter is $1.88, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 2.93.



Authorities say escaped Georgia inmates caught in Tennessee

Bedford County Sheriff Austin Swing said the couple was lucky to be alive. In the span of three hours, the inmates ate a "beef stew like" soup and took shoes, clothing as well as jewelry from the house, Swing said. "So I'm totally grateful to everyone involved". Police arrested Ricky Dubose (l.) and Donnie Russell Rowe (r.). Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Greg Dozier said in a news release that he was relieved the two inmates were captured and no longer a ...



US military says crisis communications link with Russia 'in use'

The incident happened on a Sunday, when a US Navy's F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter aircraft shot down a Syrian Air Force's Su-22 fighter, here, the US allegedly accused the Syrian fighter have targeted an ally, a Kurdish-led force. Now, all sides are converging on a smaller piece of territory, resulting in competing forces increasingly turning on one another, in addition to the common enemy.



FIFA Confederations Cup: Mexico came from behind to beat New Zealand

Classy New Zealand midfielder Ryan Thomas came close to a late equaliser when his curling shot struck the crossbar but Wood wasn't looking beyond himself for blame. Moreno scored the stoppage-time equalizer in Mexico's 2-2 opening draw against European champions Portugal . "They complicated life for Mexico and the result could have been different for Mexico because of the quality of the New Zealand team ".


South Korea tests missile with warning to North

South Korea tests missile with warning to North

Such fundamental issues, according to the questionnaire carried by the North's official Korean Central News Agency, apparently included an immediate and unconditional halt of joint military drills between South Korean and USA troops. US spy satellites have detected new activity at North Korea's underground nuclear test site that involve some modifications around one of the tunnel entrances to an underground test area, USA officials said.



Fifth Republican senator opposes chamber's health-care bill

Make no mistake about it. Heller, a centrist, said he was concerned about the bill's phaseout of the Medicaid expansion. But Trump has been in favor of every iteration of Congress's health bill - no matter how much or little it differs from the last version, or how much it breaks the many campaign promises he made past year.