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School Bus Driver in Crash Shouldn't Have Been Behind Wheel School Bus Driver in Crash Shouldn't Have Been Behind Wheel
- November 05, 2016

The 11-second clip, shot at 6:30 a.m., around the time of the crash, shows a silver auto, similar to the Ford Mustang that Chappell hit, rolling along Frederick Ave. "We're in the process of interviewing" her, Smith said. Fire department and rescue officials are at the scene of an early morning fatal collision between a school bus and a commuter bus Tuesday, Nov. (more...)
Greene charged, two counts first-degree murder of Iowa police officers
- November 05, 2016

Green was apprehended Wednesday, hours after Des Moines Sgt. Anthony Beminio and Urbandale officer Justin Martin were killed. The July 7 sniper killing of five officers in Dallas during a peaceful protest highlighted the deadly danger many officers face at work on a daily basis. (more...)
Clinton leads Trump by 5 points, swing states tighten: Reuters/Ipsos Clinton leads Trump by 5 points, swing states tighten: Reuters/Ipsos
- November 05, 2016

The frenzied final days also include celebrity appearances - Jay Z headlined a get-out-the-vote show with Clinton in Cleveland, and Stevie Wonder played a "Love Trumps Hate" show on her behalf in Philadelphia - and endless ads airing in battleground states. (more...)
Body found on property where woman chained in container was discovered
- November 05, 2016

Sheriff Wright said Brown is doing as well as she can be. Brown told authorities after she was rescued that there might be four people buried on the property, the sheriff said. Fighting back tears, Herren said he couldn't imagine the torment she has been through the past two months. "She had a chain around her neck". Carver isn't as active on social media, Herren added, but he talked to his mom every day, so when the calls suddenly stopped, friends and family became alarmed. (more...)
USA candidates rally in swing states
- November 05, 2016

Intervening to stop supporters booing a pro-Trump protester, he resorted to the new catchphrase he uses to signal his mounting disbelief: "C'mon!" "I believe that our economy is poised to really take off and thrive", she said. Earlier in the day at a rally in Pittsburgh, Clinton cited the government's latest jobs report as evidence of the economy's strength. He spent Friday on a tour of rural areas, hoping to boost turnout among the voters drawn to his promise to bring back a lost America. (more...)
The path to victory -- for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton
- November 05, 2016

With the crowd finally calming, Obama defended the protester. "Nobody believes the numbers anyway. The numbers they put out are phony", he said of the figures released by the Labour Department at a rally in Atkinson. The Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project shows races in Florida , North Carolina and MI have tilted away from Clinton over the past week and are now considered too close to call. (more...)
GST Council meet inconclusive, consensus eludes on jurisdiction of assesses GST Council meet inconclusive, consensus eludes on jurisdiction of assesses
- November 05, 2016

In the last meet, the centre had proposed 4-tier tax structure of 6, 12, 18 and 26%, the peak rate being for FMCG and consumer durables. Essential items of consumption, including food, which constitute about fifty per cent of the consumer inflation basket, will be exempted from the purview of the Goods and services tax ( GST ) with a view to keeping inflation under check. (more...)
President Obama does not believe FBI director is trying to affect election
- November 05, 2016

We don't operate on incomplete information. Obama said he knows and trusts Clinton. If Director Comey did the bidding of The Sun and Democratic Party supporters to wait, there would indeed be a thumb on the scale - Hillary Clinton's. Her lawyers combed through the server and provided the State Department with 30,000 work-related emails. However, he added that the president expected "an adherence to longstanding tradition and practice and norms that limit public discussion" of information ... (more...)
United Nations 'unable to send Aleppo aid over ceasefire security' United Nations 'unable to send Aleppo aid over ceasefire security'
- November 05, 2016

Two of them can also be used by surrendering rebel fighters. Iranian state TV's Arabic-language channel, Al-Alam, reports that one of their photographers is among the wounded. The Qasioun news agency reported that the planes fired missiles on the towns of Urem al-Kubra and Kfar Naha in western Aleppo , wounding several people. (more...)
We don't operate on innuendo, says Barack Obama on FBI procedures We don't operate on innuendo, says Barack Obama on FBI procedures
- November 05, 2016

Two sources said such disclosures were unlikely. Obama walked a careful line in his first public comments about FBI Director James Comey's decision to publicly disclose the emails' existence, which has roiled the campaign. The FBI inquiry reviewed allegations that Mr Trump or his associates might have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or engaged in contacts or commerce with people in Russian Federation who are subject to USA or global financial sanctions. (more...)
Kristol: Hillary Will Win, Do Better Than Obama in '12
- November 05, 2016

She was due to campaign Friday in Detroit, where a large turnout of black voters has always been crucial to success. "These numbers are an absolute disaster", Trump said, reviving his argument that the unemployment numbers released every month by the Labor Department are skewed because they don't accurately account for those who've dropped out of the workforce. (more...)
Environmentalist decries Oregon standoff verdict Environmentalist decries Oregon standoff verdict
- November 05, 2016

Mumford told reporters he grew up on a farm and is used to rough treatment. The judge ordered, "Everybody out of the courtroom now!" while marshals told Mumford to "stop resisting". Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell also expressed disappointment in the jury's decision. "The occupation of the Malheur Refuge by outsiders did not reflect the OR way of respectfully working together to resolve differences", she said. (more...)
Russian President Vladimir Putin Grants Steven Seagal Citizenship Russian President Vladimir Putin Grants Steven Seagal Citizenship
- November 05, 2016

On Thursday, President Vladimir Putin granted the B-list American actor and ponytail aficionado Russian citizenship in a decree published on the Kremlin's website . Then, in August, he spent time in Belarus (where he isn't a citizen.yet) and had a freakish interaction with Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko and a carrot. (more...)
First Solar Inc. (FSLR) gets Neutral status at Janney Montgomery Scott First Solar Inc. (FSLR) gets Neutral status at Janney Montgomery Scott
- November 05, 2016

The company's stock is down more than 47 percent year to date. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 5.35% and Monthly Volatility of 3.73%. The firm's best production line exited the quarter with a 16.9% efficiency, setting the stage for further near-term improvements to fleet efficiencies. (more...)
Murder trial begins for former SC cop who shot Walter Scott Murder trial begins for former SC cop who shot Walter Scott
- November 05, 2016

Former North Charleston Officer Michael Slager is charged with murder in the killing of Walter Scott. A panel of 11 white jurors and one black juror will hear the case Thursday in a Charleston courtroom. Fulton was in the front passenger seat when Slager pulled Scott over for a broken taillight. Wilson told the jury Slager's actions were "flat out wrong". (more...)
Hillary Clinton revs up voters the motor city Hillary Clinton revs up voters the motor city
- November 05, 2016

That's about to change. "What's in the media, I don't think portrays his record and how he deals with women". The Associated Press reviewed all of the Trump and Hillary Clinton campaign commercials and found that Clinton is the one using Trump's own words. (more...)
Donald Trump makes closing argument in unconventional 2-minute ad
- November 05, 2016

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton each barnstormed across three battleground states as the USA presidential candidates increased their attacks on each other and the intensity of their campaigning . (more...)
Duterte says he'll consider sticking with United States weapons
- November 05, 2016

The United States said it continues to work with the Philippines in its anti-narcotics campaign but reminded the government that it should be in line with worldwide standards and norms. According to procedures in Washington, the U.S. Department of State informs Congress when worldwide weapons sales are in the works. I guess that depends on your definition. (more...)
Ohio deadline to request absentee ballots by mail approaches Ohio deadline to request absentee ballots by mail approaches
- November 05, 2016

In 2013, the Indiana General Assembly repealed the law that allowed a voter to vote in-person after voting absentee by mail in the same election. But the findings provide clues on who is voting and which party is turning out to vote. However, with national and state voting patterns dwindling over several decades and voter enthusiasm flagging, many states passed laws to allow Early Voting in the most important national election cycle, the Presidential Election. (more...)
USA monitors: IS group leader rallies his fighters in Mosul
- November 05, 2016

The exact location of Baghdadi, an Iraqi whose real name is Ibrahim al-Samarrai, is not clear. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic). An Iraqi special forces soldier puts up a helmet as a decoy as a sniper gets ready to fire on Islamic State positions in Gogjali, on the eastern edges of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Nov. (more...)