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Former JBS exec Batista arrested for insider trading

Former JBS exec Batista arrested for insider trading In a statement, JBS and lawyers for the Batistas described the arrests as "unjust, absurd and regrettable", saying the brothers had made themselves available to law enforcement, given testimony and presented all the documents requested. Should the investigation reveal incriminating information that leads to the prosecutor formally charging the president, Congress would have to vote [WP report] o... [Full Article...]

Gay marriage campaigners pressure Turnbull

Gay marriage campaigners pressure Turnbull Israel Folau plays for the Qantas Wallabies , who have also shown their support for same-sex marriage. "Prime Minister Turnbull should speak out against some of the arguments that are being put into the public arena including by people of his own party", Senator Wong told ABC radio. [Full Article...]

Trouble flares at Maribor as Spartak Moscow fans fire projectile at referee

Trouble flares at Maribor as Spartak Moscow fans fire projectile at referee UEFA's options to punish Spartak include closing part or all of its stadium for a future game. Ugly scenes marred the whole night in Slovenia as rival supporters clashed with each other and police in the streets before the match. Police didn't specify whether the two fans were suspected of firing the flare which landed near Aytekin. It is not the first time Spartak fans have displayed hooligan... [Full Article...]

Comedy Central keeps Noah at 'Daily Show' through 2022

Comedy Central keeps Noah at 'Daily Show' through 2022 He will also produce and host annual year-end specials for Comedy Central . A relative newcomer to " The Daily Show " who wasn't all that well known to US viewers, Noah was a controversial choice to succeed Stewart two years ago. The show also just received its first Emmy win since Stewart left-for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series, in recognition of its "Between the Scenes" digital exclusi... [Full Article...]

The US will be Britain's 'steadfast ally' during Brexit, Rex Tillerson promises

The US will be Britain's 'steadfast ally' during Brexit, Rex Tillerson promises The Foreign Secretary said the countries had a shared goal to "break the political deadlock" and rally behind the United Nations' efforts to bring all sides together. The U.S., Britain and France are permanent members of the U.N. Security Council, and the council this week approved new sanctions to punish North Korea's latest nuclear test explosion. [Full Article...]

DOJ declines to pursue criminal charges against officers over Freddie Gray death

DOJ declines to pursue criminal charges against officers over Freddie Gray death The Baltimore Sun talked to Hassan Murphy, an attorney for Gray's family, yesterday (September 13) about the decision. In explaining their decision on Tuesday, DOJ officials said that there's a high bar for proving the federal accusations against the officers. [Full Article...]

With hurricanes, we see climate science confirmed

With hurricanes, we see climate science confirmed According to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt , for scientists to "use time and effort to address" the cause of these massive, anomalous storms would be "very, very insensitive to the people in Florida". Nathanael: And it does, right? That is less than 1 percent of the company's quarterly sales. That's basic physics. It doesn't mean it will hold that additional water vapor, but it can. [Full Article...]

RCom-Aircel Merger In Trouble As Ericsson Drags Ambani Firm To NCLT

RCom-Aircel Merger In Trouble As Ericsson Drags Ambani Firm To NCLT Mumbai: Shares in Reliance Communications fell as much as 2.3% in early trading on Thursday, a day after the Indian arm of Ericsson filed a petition seeking to drag the debt-laden telecom firm into insolvency due to unpaid dues. However, some investors remain pessimistic about the company's prospects and RCom's share price is unlikely to recover until such issues are resolved, said Gaurang Shah, ... [Full Article...]

Jessical Biel's Au Fudge restaurant sued for allegedly withholding tips from employees

Jessical Biel's Au Fudge restaurant sued for allegedly withholding tips from employees Au Fudge , a kid-friendly restaurant in West Hollywood, California, has garnered major attention in the food world for its innovative takes on cuisine. According to legal documents obtained by The Blast , the employees suing Biel and her partners claim that the restaurant makes the majority of its money by hosting private events and "buyouts". [Full Article...]

Fantastic sight: Rare white giraffes seen in Kenya

Fantastic sight: Rare white giraffes seen in Kenya Video footage of two extremely rare white reticulated giraffes that have been found living in eastern Kenya is melting the hearts of wildlife fans around the world. There have only been two other known sightings of giraffes with the same condition, one in Kenya and one in Tanzania. The white giraffes are still in the Ishaqbini area, and the HCP is working with local communities and conservat... [Full Article...]

Floridians go home as Irma eases

Floridians go home as Irma eases After its Florida rampage, Irma heads up north and cause havoc in Georgia and SC on Monday, where at least 900,000 households are also left without electricity. He said boats were cast ashore, water, sewers and electricity were knocked out, and "I don't think I saw one trailer park where nearly everything wasn't overturned". [Full Article...]

No A grades in performance index for Valley schools

No A grades in performance index for Valley schools Districts and schools receive an A-F grade on each of the six components and most of the individual measures. WLWT's Courtis Fuller will break down key findings of the report tonight at 5 p.m. The Performance Index measures the achievement of every student, not just whether or not they reach 'proficient, ' according to the ODE. Also a four-year graduation rate increased of 2.8 percent, to ... [Full Article...]

Spain calls in Catalan mayors over independence vote bid

Spain calls in Catalan mayors over independence vote bid The Catalan President Carles Puigdemont told the Financial Times in August that there are already 6,000 ballot boxes, allegedly acrylic and transparent. Spain's conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, who will travel to Barcelona on Friday, has also urged Catalans to stay away from the poll. Spain's public prosecutor has summoned more than 700 Catalonia mayors to appear for questioning over... [Full Article...]

Now Jacob Rees Mogg puts his foot in it over food banks

Now Jacob Rees Mogg puts his foot in it over food banks The Trussell Trust was responding to Rees-Mogg, who told LBC radio listeners on Thursday morning that the rise in the use of food banks should be celebrated because it shows the country is " compassionate ". 'I am completely backing Mrs May and no one serious thinks that I am a credible candidate '. When challenged in April about claims that nurses were now using them, Prime Minister Theresa M... [Full Article...]

'Very Unsettling!': Missy Elliott Tweets About Chicago Teen's Freezer Death

'Very Unsettling!': Missy Elliott Tweets About Chicago Teen's Freezer Death After 1:15 pm she was reported... Rosemont police released a statement Wednesday describing the scope of their investigation. Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens called the young woman's death a "tragedy" on Wednesday and said speculation about the case was "convoluting" the investigations, according to WLS . [Full Article...]

Ryan school murder: Boy's father opposes anticipatory bails

Ryan school murder: Boy's father opposes anticipatory bails The interim protection against arrest has been granted to the trustees to enable them to approach an appropriate judicial authority in Haryana in the case pertaining to the murder of a seven-year-old student, Pradhyuman B. According to Thakurs, the trustees are "vicariously responsible, liable, accountable, answerable for the subject culpability and guilt for which the bail application should be d... [Full Article...]

Why Irma wasn't as catastrophic in Florida as feared

Why Irma wasn't as catastrophic in Florida as feared On Monday, two people were killed by falling trees in two Atlanta suburbs, according to local authorities. The island chain curves southwest from Key Largo to Key West, linked by bridges and causeways along a almost 100 mile (160km) route. Forecasters said Irma could hit the Tampa-St Petersburg areas early Monday. Troopers say 21-year-old Zhen Tain was driving too fast when he died in a wreck ... [Full Article...]

'Pharma Bro' Shkreli jailed after Clinton threat

'Pharma Bro' Shkreli jailed after Clinton threat After his "But I Put The Money Back Eventually" defense failed to impress a jury last month, Shkreli was convicted of securities fraud . "The Clinton Foundation is willing to KILL to protect its secrets". A USA judge has sentenced a businessman and a drug trafficker to a businessman who is accused of fraud after appearing in a publication on the social Facebook site for a reward of $ 5,000 fo... [Full Article...]

As Dems and Trump Bicker, Dreamers Make Clear: 'No Deal Without Us!'

As Dems and Trump Bicker, Dreamers Make Clear: 'No Deal Without Us!' Now I am a New York State Assemblyman of the 16th Assembly District. Trump said there was no deal. Smith said it is still hard to predict if the plaintiff states might win, but she noted that there is overwhelming support for families that have been affected by the presidential decision. [Full Article...]

Explosion at North Carolina military base injures 15 soldiers, report says

Explosion at North Carolina military base injures 15 soldiers, report says The explosion occurred on Range 69 at the base. "There are injuries but we don't know extent", Special Ops Command Lt Col Rob Bockholt told Fox News . Authorities said they were transported to Womack Army Medical Center by helicopter after an explosion on one of the training fields at the base, according to WRAL . [Full Article...]


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