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Hart, Holmstrom win economics prize
- October 24, 2016

Professor Holmstrom works at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. United States economist Paul Krugman, the 2008 Nobel economics laureate, hailed their win, tweeting: "Hart and Holmstrom so obviously deserving that my first thought was 'didn't they have it already?'" Hart and Holmstrom will split the prize of 8 million kronor, or $924,000. (more...)
Nissan increase stake in Mitsubishi Motors to 34%
- October 24, 2016

Nissan Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn announced that Nissan and Mitsubishi would collaborate on joint purchasing, deeper localization, joint plant utilization, common vehicle platforms, technology-sharing and an expansion of the companies' combined presence in both developed and emerging markets. (more...)
State labor force grows, hiking unemployment rate
- October 24, 2016

California's unadjusted unemployment rate was 5.3% in September, down from 5.6% in August and down from 5.5% a year earlier. The state unemployment rate dropped as low as 3.8 percent in May. Four industry sectors lost jobs from August to September Manufacturing took the biggest loss: 8,000 jobs (down 0.6 percent), followed by trade, transportation and utilities with a decline of 3,200 (down 0.1 percent). (more...)
Duterte hopes Philippine fishermen can return to China-controlled shoal
- October 24, 2016

We can resolve this case peacefully, someday. "But I will not insist now, I will not impose now, I will not go to war now, I will not waste the life of my soldiers", Duterte said. Carlos Isagani Zarate on Sunday said new Chinese investment in the Philippines should ensure technology transfer to propel the country to industrialization. (more...)
Luck still perfect vs. Titans as Colts pull out 34-26 win Luck still perfect vs. Titans as Colts pull out 34-26 win
- October 24, 2016

Lucks seems to slither away from the Titans far too often. Today's Indianapolis Colts vs Tennessee Titans NFL football game has a start time schedule of 1:00 pm eastern time and will air on TV channel CBS. They're so unselfish and getting up there and blocking well, and Matt and (holder) Pat (McAfee) do such a great job. Obviously, Casey and Orakpo are premier. (more...)
US Grand Prix: Story of the race US Grand Prix: Story of the race
- October 24, 2016

I knew that the start was going to go well, so that's the first time in the whole year that I've known that that's going to go well". "I got away really well, not quite enough to give it a go down the inside, Lewis was just as close, so there was no point trying that". (more...)
At Least 70 Die In Train Derailment In Cameroon; Hundreds Injured At Least 70 Die In Train Derailment In Cameroon; Hundreds Injured
- October 24, 2016

On Saturday, October 22, at least 73 people were killed and 600 injured when a train carrying more than twice its capacity went off track in Eseka, Yaounde, Cameroon. The 30-year-old railway line and train could not carry the load, officials told state radio. The victims' bodies were taken to the morgue of Eseka hospital, while the injured were admitted to health centre of the city and neighbouring localities of Puma, Lolodorf and Douala. (more...)
Google Pixel Android Updates Guaranteed Until 2018 Google Pixel Android Updates Guaranteed Until 2018
- October 24, 2016

Additionally, Google called the update incremental since it does not carry any massive changes, Droid-Life reported. If you have a Google Pixel device, you're already enjoying these features. Of course, you could also opt for the 5-inch Pixel , but with larger screen sizes becoming the norm, most users wouldn't want to compromise on that front either. (more...)
Rubio: Republicans shouldn't discuss Clinton campaign emails
- October 24, 2016

In public Neera Tanden has always seemed fairly predictable, i.e. someone who says whatever will advance the progressive agenda. Rubio asked. "Because I'll tell you that's what Vladimir Putin does". "Clinton's immigration plan, similar to what Obama is now doing, does call for border enforcement, but the resources would be focused on 'detaining and deporting those individuals who pose a violent threat to public safety, '" ABC reported . (more...)
Hillary Clinton Considered as Secretary of Health Under Obama
- October 24, 2016

Clinton has long refused to release transcripts from a series of lucrative talks she gave to bankers and other special interest groups between 2013 and 2015. In another Podesta email released earlier, Tanden said of Harvard law professor Larry Lessig, "I f**king hate that guy". The Trump campaign jumped on that email as evidence of collusion between the Justice Department and Clinton's campaign about an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into her mishandling of emails as secretary ... (more...)
Logano wins race, Hamlin advances Logano wins race, Hamlin advances
- October 24, 2016

But Truex Jr. wasn't the only Chase contender whose playoff hopes literally - went up in smoke. But those numbers whittled down as the race continued. As Hamlin put it afterward, "We're on house money at this point". The four Gibbs drivers join Jimmy Johnson, Kevin Harvick , Joey Logano , and Kurt Busch in the next three-race round. (more...)
Officials shoot at drone during weekend of pipeline protests
- October 24, 2016

Photos shared on the Red Warrior Camp Facebook page show the block had signs with slogans, such as "NO DAPL" and "Defend the Sacred". A United States federal judge ruled in September that the construction of the pipeline should continue, rejecting a request by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to halt the work. (more...)
Oil holds near $50 as investors weigh production agreement Oil holds near $50 as investors weigh production agreement
- October 24, 2016

Crude prices fell over 2 percent in the previous session on the back of the soaring dollar. Some traders were skeptical about Russia's commitment after Novak also said the country might produce up to 11 million barrels per day next year to hit a new post-Soviet record. (more...)
OH unemployment rate inches up in September
- October 24, 2016

The national unemployment rate increased in September from 4.9 to 5 percent. The unemployment rates for Grand Island, Lincoln and Omaha have not been seasonally adjusted, so they can not be directly compared with the state unemployment rate. (more...)
Trump tax cuts would benefit the richest Trump tax cuts would benefit the richest
- October 24, 2016

If enacted, Clinton's plan would double the child care tax credit from $1,000 to $2,000 per kid for families with children aged four and under. Trump has also proposed a tax deduction for child care - which could provide greater benefit to higher income families. (more...)
North Dakota Pipeline Protest Prompts More Than 80 Arrests
- October 24, 2016

Other celebrities arrested at pipeline protests include " Democracy Now! " host Amy Goodman and Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein. "They're asking as many people as they can to move", Berns said . A spokesman for the Standing Rock Sioux could not immediately be reached for comment. Tom Iverson said law enforcement is in negotiations with protesters to remove their impromptu block as of 4:30 p.m. (more...)
Crude Oil Slips Back Near $50 Ahead Of US Rig Count Crude Oil Slips Back Near $50 Ahead Of US Rig Count
- October 24, 2016

But Novak also said Russian Federation will produce 548 million tons (11 million barrels per day) of oil next year, a post-Soviet record. The streak suggests a strong recovery for the US drilling sector, which was hit hard when oil prices dropped for the first time two years ago due to a global supply glut. (more...)
Asia shares gain as Japan trade data better than forecast Asia shares gain as Japan trade data better than forecast
- October 24, 2016

The yen's rise of more than 10% this year has reduced the value of income earned by Japanese exporters. "Today's report confirmed that exports are on the rebound", said Masaki Kuwahara, senior economist at Nomura Securities Co. Although it's hard to determine the timing, there will be "some rise of the external demand for Japanese exporters", he said before the data release. (more...)
Trump sets his sights on a new target: Michelle Obama
- October 24, 2016

November 8th, let's win". Clinton is trying to expand into traditionally Republican states including Arizona , where first lady Michelle Obama spoke on Thursday. "I do not mind", he said , adding 40 per cent of the non-citizens are registered to votes. Trump , he said, has nothing to offer but "anger and grievance and blame". (more...)
Nebraska's jobless rate stays at 3.2 percent in September
- October 24, 2016

It dropped from 3.9 percent in August and remains far lower than the national rate of 5 percent. Looking for work: There were 88,600 more employed MA residents over the year compared to September 2015, and 43,000 fewer unemployed residents. (more...)

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