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Man dropped off kidnapped ex at casino Man dropped off kidnapped ex at casino
- September 06, 2017

Update: A Santa Barbara County woman who was allegedly kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend has been rescued in Las Vegas, according to television station KSNV in Las Vegas. Henderson police confirmed on Monday morning that Hetzel remained at-large. Hetzel, who is the woman's former boyfriend who she had sought a restraining order against, is described as being 6 feet, 2 inches tall, weighs about 195 pounds, has brown hair and hazel eyes and was last seen wearing a blue colored shirt. (more...)
Clinton Levels Election Blame at Sanders in New Book Clinton Levels Election Blame at Sanders in New Book
- September 06, 2017

Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2gES2e6 A page from Hillary Clinton's upcoming book What Happened , looking at her failed 2016 presidential campaign, shows that the former secretary of State blames her defeat at least partly on her primary rival, Sen. (more...)
Nafta Nations Convey Cooperative Tone as Redo Talks Forge On Nafta Nations Convey Cooperative Tone as Redo Talks Forge On
- September 06, 2017

As U.S. trade representatives enter the NAFTA renegotiation process, working people and their unions are standing up to rewrite the economic playbook and put workers on a level playing field. Most formally employed workers earn significantly more, but the statutory minimum wage is a mere 80 pesos a day ($A5.60). The US typically exports yarns and fabrics to Mexico , where they are cut and sewn into apparel (taking advantage of the country's lower labour costs); with the finished garments then ... (more...)
United Technologies Inks $23B Deal For Rockwell Collins United Technologies Inks $23B Deal For Rockwell Collins
- September 06, 2017

Rockwell Collins closed the week at $130.61 providing some 7% upside once the deal closes. USA markets were closed on Monday for the Labor Day holiday. UTC's aviation brands include engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney and UTC Aerospace Systems , which manufactures systems and components for civil, military and business aircraft. (more...)
The Hess Corporation (HES) Receives The Hess Corporation (HES) Receives "Hold" Rating from BMO Capital Markets
- September 06, 2017

Hess Corp Com now has $12.54 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.48% or $0.29 on September 1, reaching $19.93. (NYSE:CHS) has risen 1.08% since September 4, 2016 and is uptrending. Bnp Paribas Invest accumulated 0.52% or 866,220 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt invested in 0.01% or 25,578 shares. (NYSE: HES ) for 1.02M shares. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Lc has 395 shares for 0% of their portfolio. (more...)
Missing Kansas boy, 3, found encased in concrete; mother in custody Missing Kansas boy, 3, found encased in concrete; mother in custody
- September 06, 2017

In a statement Tuesday, Carl Brewer said he and his family "are devastated by the death of our sweet and loving grandson". He added that they can not "begin to make sense of this tragedy" and requested prayers and privacy for the family. Police have not yet released the identification of the child found inside but will most likely confirm it is the body of a 3-year-od boy. According to the child's step-mother, Bodine threatened to "chop her up" when she and the child's father went to the ... (more...)
More 'gift packages' on way to US: North Korea More 'gift packages' on way to US: North Korea
- September 06, 2017

He told a UN-sponsored conference on disarmament in Geneva that North Korea's measures were "an exercise of restraint and justified self-defence". Defiant North Korea led by headstrong leader Kim Jong Un is not in anyway backing down in its war of words with the U.S. (more...)
As White House Ends DACA, Cornell Plans To Help Undocumented Students As White House Ends DACA, Cornell Plans To Help Undocumented Students
- September 06, 2017

The Trump Administration announced Tuesday that it was ending DACA ( Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ), an Obama-era program that had protected almost 800,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children from deportation. (more...)
Australian LGBT groups challenge marriage vote Australian LGBT groups challenge marriage vote
- September 06, 2017

The other case, led by Australians For Marriage Equality, are arguing along the lines of the cost of the survey, the role of the ABS and that Australian Electoral Commission should not be sharing the electoral roll for an opinion poll. Marriage equality lobbyists are fighting to block the controversial survey, saying the government doesn't have the power to fund the vote and that they bypassed parliament. (more...)
Judge to rule on white nationalist's speech at MSU Judge to rule on white nationalist's speech at MSU
- September 06, 2017

Spencer did not immediately respond to a request for comment Tuesday afternoon, but he said recently that the schools were improperly using a heckler's veto - letting opponents effectively shut down an event and citing safety concerns to suppress free speech. (more...)
Supreme Court delays eviction of Israeli settlers from Palestinian home Supreme Court delays eviction of Israeli settlers from Palestinian home
- September 06, 2017

In addition, thousands of Jewish families in the city lost their homes. The Israel Land Fund locates Jews who owned land in east Jerusalem before 1948 and helps them to claim their property. " Sheikh Jarrah , or Shimon Hatzadik, is going through a revolution, and we will see its outcome in something like five years", King told The Jerusalem Post on Thursday. (more...)
Switzerland ready to mediate in Korean Peninsula tensions Switzerland ready to mediate in Korean Peninsula tensions
- September 06, 2017

South Korea and the United States said they did not rule out a possible military response to North Korea's actions. Leuthard told a news conference in the Swiss capital of Berne: "We are ready to offer our role for good services as a mediator". (more...)
Russian Federation accuses U.S. of illegally seizing its diplomatic properties Russian Federation accuses U.S. of illegally seizing its diplomatic properties
- September 06, 2017

Russian Foreign Vice Minister Serguei Riabkov said that the irruption by officers of the US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in the Russian consulate and the commercial missions of Russia in Washington D.C. During BRICS summit in China, President Putin said, "The American decision to deprive Russian Federation of the use of its property is an obvious violation of Russia's property rights...." The Russian properties were shuttered as a USA response to Russia barring 755 US diplomats and ... (more...)
Starbucks' PSL Has Returned and It's Officially Pumpkin Spice Latte Season Starbucks' PSL Has Returned and It's Officially Pumpkin Spice Latte Season
- September 06, 2017

The video is no longer available online, but it involved a nest, a pumpkin, and some guy bouncing a ball for a while. Customers could start ordering their lattes at some locations before that date, on September 1, Starbucks said. But now, today, the PSL is here, and everyone can get their hands on one. It's much like "the Christmas creep, but orange", the New York Times declared (paywall). (more...)
Kitten rescued from Ted Williams Tunnel Kitten rescued from Ted Williams Tunnel
- September 06, 2017

Trooper Bob Dateo shut down traffic briefly to rescue her, and she was taken to the Animal Rescue League. Police wrote on Facebook the kitten "looks like she has been through a lot, as she has lost quite a bit of fur on her tail from some sort of burn". (more...)
Severe thunderstorm warning for metro-east canceled Severe thunderstorm warning for metro-east canceled
- September 06, 2017

Around 5:25 p.m., the NWS said a severe thunderstorms were extending in a line near Pinckney to near Grass Lake, northeast of Hillsdale. There is a chance a few storms may become severe, with isolated damaging wind gusts. As well, residents of Toronto may have to keep their umbrellas on hand throughout the first week back at school. The night will have a low near 62 and a light breeze. (more...)
Students kicked out of class for 'Make America Great Again' shirts Students kicked out of class for 'Make America Great Again' shirts
- September 06, 2017

At River Ridge High School, located in Cherokee County, a teacher was caught on camera, telling two students to remove their pro-Trump gear while comparing it to the Nazi swastika. Another state politician, Republican Rep. Mandi Ballinger, said she was satisfied by the district's response. "Because it says 'Make America Great Again.' The Neo-Nazis..." Outraged, Berardo's parents accused Wall Township public schools of censorship . (more...)
Russian Federation 2018 Asian Qualifiers: Uzbekistan vs Korea Republic preview Russian Federation 2018 Asian Qualifiers: Uzbekistan vs Korea Republic preview
- September 06, 2017

The match comes after Syria's national team defeated Qatar 3-1 on Thursday, the latest in a series of wins through the World Cup's qualification rounds. His words echoed comments he made earlier in the week in which he "guaranteed" that "the American side and we did the best we can to make sure that Israel's security interests are fully taken into consideration", according to the Russian Tass news agency . (more...)
People in South Dakota react to the DACA announcement People in South Dakota react to the DACA announcement
- September 06, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program yesterday, which protected from deportation young people typically brought into the United States illegally by their parents. (more...)
Aveva Group Unveils Software Tie-up With Schneider Electric Aveva Group Unveils Software Tie-up With Schneider Electric
- September 06, 2017

Aveva's shareholders will receive £550m - around 858p-per-share in cash - as part of the deal from Schneider , plus an additional £100m worth around 156p-per-share, from cash on Aveva's balance sheet. AVEVA's chairman Philip Aiken said that the transaction will be transformational for FTSE50-listed group as it will build a global leader in industrial software, capable of competing better on an worldwide level. (more...)
Trump administration to DREAMers: Prepare to self-deport Trump administration to DREAMers: Prepare to self-deport
- September 06, 2017

Among the marchers were DACA recipients, who were brought to the United States when they were children. "Despite numerous bad immigration policies this Administration has put forward, I have always held out the hope that President Trump would keep his work and "take care" of the Dreamers ". (more...)
US public university by Times Higher Education US public university by Times Higher Education
- September 06, 2017

United States universities are struggling to maintain its dominance in university rankings as schools in countries like China and Canada provide more options to students worldwide, the newly released World University Rankings 2018 by Times Higher Education (THE ) show. (more...)
Development of North-Eastern states a top priority for PM: Amit Shah Development of North-Eastern states a top priority for PM: Amit Shah
- September 06, 2017

The BJP chief stated that the NEDA should win three states out of the ambit of the grouping so far - Tripura, Meghalaya and Mizoram. The meeting was attended by CMs of Assam , Manipur, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland. However, Kodnani has moved another application before the court seeking more time, stating that she was unable to determine the address at which summons for the same could be served to Shah. (more...)
ED attaches Delhi farmhouse of Misa Bharti, husband ED attaches Delhi farmhouse of Misa Bharti, husband
- September 06, 2017

The officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation descended quickly on 3 farmhouses that are located in posh localities of Ghitorni, Bijwasan and Sainik Farms earlier. The Jain brothers were arrested by the ED under the PMLA. According to the ED, one of the beneficiaries of Jain brothers was Mishail Packers and Printers Pvt Ltd, which laundered unaccounted money of Rs. (more...)
The Bob Menendez corruption trial sure won't be boring The Bob Menendez corruption trial sure won't be boring
- September 06, 2017

Later, pressed by Menendez, Reid arranged a meeting with Kathleen Sebelius, then the secretary of health and human services, at the majority leader's Capitol Hill office. Under New Jersey law, governors are not required to appoint members of the same party to fill vacated congressional seats. But according to Walls, Menendez does not need to come every day. (more...)
Production Stops Again at Hyundai Plant in China Production Stops Again at Hyundai Plant in China
- September 06, 2017

The China-based supplier, partly owned by a German company, has refused to deliver the parts since the weekend because of delayed payments from the carmaker's local venture, a Hyundai spokesman in Seoul said by phone. Tao Hung Than, who is of Chinese descent, took the helm effective Friday replacing Chang Won-shin, who lasted less than a year in the job. Hyundai has recently built its fifth plant in China with a capacity of 300,000 units in Chongqing. (more...)
Sean Spicer moving on to public speaking Sean Spicer moving on to public speaking
- September 06, 2017

The claim came to Spicer's attention after a Tweet by Politico's Kenneth Vogel, who insisted that the "speakers bureau no longer advertising his 'candor.' Instead, it refers to his 'trademark style behind the WH podium'". In March he scolding veteran White House correspondent April Ryan for shaking her head after she asked a question related to Trump's connections to Russian Federation. (more...)
MotoGP, Yamaha: Valentino will not be replaced at Misano MotoGP, Yamaha: Valentino will not be replaced at Misano
- September 06, 2017

Rossi is now 26 points behind compatriot Andrea Dovizioso after 12 races in the 2017 MotoGP calendar. The next MotoGP round after Misano is at the Aragon circuit in Spain on September 24. He was released from the hospital on Saturday after undergoing surgeries to fix the fractures. "I will do everything I can to get back as soon as possible". (more...)
SC reserves verdict on criminalising marital rape SC reserves verdict on criminalising marital rape
- September 06, 2017

In its previous hearings, a bench comprising Justices SA Bobde and L Nageswara Rao had directed the constitution of a medical board at Mumbai-based Sir JJ Group of Hospitals to examine the minor girl and ascertain the condition and advisability of permitting abortion, BBC had reported . (more...)
Obama, decisione su Dreamers 'sbagliata Obama, decisione su Dreamers 'sbagliata
- September 06, 2017

Ora il Congresso ha sei mesi di tempo per trovare una soluzione per le 800 mila persone coinvolte. "Il presidente Donald Trump ha voltato le spalle a centinaia di migliaia di ragazzi e giovani adulti che si sono fatti avanti riponendo fiducia nel governo", ha osservato il procuratore generale della California, Xavier Becerra. (more...)