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Trump plans major ad buy after weeks of being out-spent
- August 29, 2016

The announcement came a day after Trump said he would crack down on illegal immigrants who overstay their visas, as he sought to clarify his views on how to overhaul the USA immigration system. "A Trump presidency will address those kind of things head on without caving into the special interests like the teachers union, which Mrs. Clinton has completely sold out to", he also said. (more...)
USA stocks fall ahead of Fed minutes USA stocks fall ahead of Fed minutes
- August 29, 2016

Most traders don't think the Fed will move in September. Minutes from the United States central bank's July gathering said policymakers were keeping their "options open" but remained divided on the threat of inflation. The minutes show the FOMC expects rates will remain low "for some time", maintaining that any hikes will occur gradually. But while some members insist that continued low interest rates could hurt financial stability, some policymakers argue that more signs of recovery are ... (more...)
Trump again postpones speech on immigration plan
- August 29, 2016

The latest Reuters/Ipsos poll shows Clinton leading Trump by 5 percentage points among likely voters. Clinton, meanwhile, kept up her verbal assault on Trump's campaign, asserting in an MSNBC interview Friday that it is built on "prejudice and paranoia" and caters to a radical fringe of the Republican Party. (more...)
How much could Ryan Lochte's Rio How much could Ryan Lochte's Rio "robbery" actually cost him?
- August 29, 2016

Further, a video of the United States of America swimmers at the petrol station also surfaced and has been circulating on news channels and social media sites over the course of the day, along with reports that at least one of the athletes is alleged to have vandalised property while using the bathroom and urinated on the property. (more...)
Janet Yellen makes case for rate hikes
- August 29, 2016

Despite a chorus of hawkish comments from Fed officials in recent sessions, currency speculators trimmed bets on the dollar for a fourth straight week in the week ended August 23, reducing net dollar-long positions to their lowest since early July. (more...)
12 coaches of Thiruvananthapuram-Mangalore Express derail in Kerala 12 coaches of Thiruvananthapuram-Mangalore Express derail in Kerala
- August 29, 2016

One woman passenger complained of shoulder pain and was taken to a nearby hospital and after first aid left for home, he said. Top railway officials have rushed to the spot. According to The Hindu , the derailed coaches have blocked an adjacent track as well. It was raining heavily when the incident occurred . Twelve battered coaches of the daily express train bound for the coastal city of the neighbouring Karnataka state derailed and slipped into the second track blocking the two-way ... (more...)
Donald Trump: 'I want to do this my way'
- August 29, 2016

TRUMP: There's no path to legalization unless they leave the country. He vowed to make cities safer so that "when you walk down your street... you're not going to be shot, your child is not going to be shot". "The weakest person on this stage by far on illegal immigration, is Jeb Bush ", Trump hit back. O'Reilly also reminded Trump that he's touted Dwight Eisenhower's deportation program in 1952 as a model worthy of emulation. (more...)
GMR Infrastructure Wins Bid To Build Second Airport in Goa GMR Infrastructure Wins Bid To Build Second Airport in Goa
- August 29, 2016

The bidder was selected based on the revenue sharing model. AAI offered 32.31 per cent and Essel Infra Project Limited offered 27 per cent. Goa's second airport which will be located in Mopa might cover a total area of 81,29,455 sqm with an exquisite design, build, finance, operate and transfer compelling to a mega construction. (more...)
Chinese ambassador hopes canola dispute won't be big issue during Trudeau visit
- August 29, 2016

The 6½-year spat centres on a disease known as blackleg that can affect canola, and the amount of dockage - the stems, pods, weeds and other plants - that winds up in shipments. "There is a possibility that sometimes I've seen happen with heads of government when they get together or just before the get together, there's some people that start saying in each government "why are we being so hard with this one?". (more...)
Job action put on hold in postal dispute Job action put on hold in postal dispute
- August 29, 2016

The union issued a 72-hour strike notice Thursday, and on Friday lawyer and author William Kaplan was appointed to seek an end to the months-long labour dispute. Monday, if there is no deal reached, but that won't halt mail delivery, as regular service will continue. The protests would include refusing to work overtime, even when prompted by Canada Post management. (more...)
Claims of Anti-Semitism Surface Against New Trump Campaign CEO Bannon
- August 29, 2016

Bannon , whose ex-wife has brought about some revelations of a past domestic violence and anti-Semitism. Stephen Bannon, former executive chairman of Breitbart News , reportedly made a series of offensive comments almost 10 years ago when he and his former wife, Mary Louise Piccard, clashed over where to educate their twin daughters. (more...)
Trump Campaign CEO Steve Bannon Accused of Anti-Semitic Remarks by Ex-Wife
- August 29, 2016

In a sworn court declaration following their divorce, Piccard said Bannon objected to sending their daughters to the elite Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles because of has Jewish students. This week, it was reported that he faced multiple charges - misdemeanor domestic violence, battery and dissuading a witness - stemming from an incident involving his then-wife more than 20 years ago, though all of the charges were dismissed. (more...)
Some to receive EpiPen price cut
- August 29, 2016

Kirsten Sears says another issue is that EpiPens expire within one year so even if you don't use it you have to buy a new one. She said insurers, pharmacies, prescription benefit managers and distributors divvy up the rest. A bipartisan group of U.S. Congress members has openly questioned the company's pricing practices and called for the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the matter. (more...)
CDC, pregnant women avoid traveling to Miami due to Zika CDC, pregnant women avoid traveling to Miami due to Zika
- August 29, 2016

Scott says health officials are investigating every new case and haven't seen any new locally transmitted cases in over two weeks in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood, where the first local transmission occurred. The state has called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to send 5,000 antibody tests. Zika virus occurs primarily though infected Aedes mosquitoes, which are not now found in Santa Barbara County, according to the county health department . (more...)
EpiPen manufacturer gets heat for dramatic price increase
- August 29, 2016

Mylan announced the changed a day after Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonSunday shows preview: Parsing the war of words College students are speaking, are the candidates listening? A two-pack of EpiPens has jumped from $100 in 2009 to more than $600. (more...)
U.S. trade talks with Europe have failed, German official says
- August 29, 2016

In this April 23, 2016 file picture a man walking on stilts and dressed like the Statue of Liberty attends a protest against the planned Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TTIP, ahead of the visit of United States President Barack Obama in Hannover, Germany. (more...)
Evacuation orders lifted for 80000 people as California wildfires are contained Evacuation orders lifted for 80000 people as California wildfires are contained
- August 29, 2016

The Chimney Fire is one of six large wildfires that more than 10,000 firefighters are battling statewide, which include the destructive Clayton Fire that's almost contained in Lake County and the Soberanes Fire burning near Big Sur in Monterey County. (more...)
Why you should update your iPhone software right now
- August 29, 2016

The company sells software that attacks a victim's mobile phone by tracking and reading text messages, emails, collecting passwords, tracking calls and contacts, and even recording sound all while locating the whereabouts of the person using the mobile phone. (more...)
Congress: Why is cost of life-saving EpiPen skyrocketing Congress: Why is cost of life-saving EpiPen skyrocketing
- August 29, 2016

The average cost was more than six times that in May, according to the Elsevier Clinical Solutions' Gold Standard Drug Database. Manchin spokesman Jonathan Kott said Wednesday the senator had no comment. Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar , whose daughter relies on EpiPen to protect her from the effects of anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction, has called on the Federal Trade Commission to launch an anti-trust investigation. (more...)
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp: New twist in their divorce! Amber Heard and Johnny Depp: New twist in their divorce!
- August 29, 2016

She recently pledged to donate the $7m (£5.3m) settlement to two charities for abused women and ill children. "As described in the restraining order and divorce settlement, money played no role for me personally and never has, except to the extent that I could donate it to charity and, in doing so, hopefully help those less able to defend themselves", she said in her statement. (more...)