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 2019-08-21 09:35 

Washington Times

Swedish hockey players boycott goes ahead, talks planned...

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Female hockey players in Sweden will go ahead with their boycott of an international tournament in Finland because of their unhappiness about pay and working conditions. Sweden was to play its first game of the Five Nations Tournament on ...

 2019-08-21 09:34 

Washington Post

China says British consulate staffer detained 15 days...

China says British Hong Kong consulate staffer given 15 days of administrative detention in Chinese city of Shenzhen...

 2019-08-21 09:34 

San Diego Union Tribune

Woman appeals 20-year prison sentence for Ponzi scheme...

A Maryland investment adviser is appealing her conviction and 20-year prison sentence for defrauding investors out of millions of dollars, some of which she...

 2019-08-21 09:34 

San Diego Union Tribune

Florida man guilty of killing his mother sentenced to life...

A Florida man who was found guilty of killing his mother has been sentenced to life in prison....

 2019-08-21 09:33 

San Diego Union Tribune

KLX Energy Services: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot...

WELLINGTON, Fla. (AP) _ KLX Energy Services Holdings Inc. (KLXE) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $3.5 million....

 2019-08-21 09:33 

San Diego Union Tribune

Florida man gets 25 years for killing classmate in robbery...

A Florida man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting a high school classmate during a robbery....

 2019-08-21 09:33 

San Diego Union Tribune

Endangered Florida panther dies after being hit by car...

An endangered Florida panther has died after being struck by a vehicle....

 2019-08-21 09:33 

San Diego Union Tribune

Maryland prison inmate indicted in death of fellow inmate...

Law enforcement authorities in Maryland say a state prison inmate has been indicted in the death of a fellow inmate....

 2019-08-21 09:33 

San Diego Union Tribune

Developer wins fight with neighbors over beach home plans...

A wealthy Delaware developer has won a court battle against neighboring property owners in a fight over oceanfront views from their multimillion-dollar homes....

 2019-08-21 09:33 

Washington Post

Thousands interested in Dutch idea for Brexit beach party...

As the deadline for Britain to quit the European Union approaches, thousands of people are expressing interest in a Brexit beach party in the Netherlands to say a fond farewell...

 2019-08-21 09:33 

San Diego Union Tribune

Legislative panel says W.Va. judges should get raises...

A state legislative panel is recommending pay raises for West Virginia judges....

 2019-08-21 09:33 

San Diego Union Tribune

George Washington University to end fixed undergrad tuition...

George Washington University has announced that it plans to phase out fixed tuition for incoming on-campus undergraduate students....

 2019-08-21 09:33 

San Diego Union Tribune

DC: Row house in fatal fire wasn't approved for rent...

The city of Washington, D.C., says a row house that caught fire and killed a tenant wasn't licensed to even have tenants....

 2019-08-21 09:32 

San Diego Union Tribune

DC police seek bicyclist accused of drive-by butt slaps...

Police in the nation's capital are searching for a male bicyclist accused of slapping and grabbing women's butts as he rode past them....

 2019-08-21 09:32 

San Diego Union Tribune

DC enacts emergency regulations to stop migrant kids shelter...

Washington, D.C., has enacted emergency regulations to stop the federal government's plan to house unaccompanied migrant children there....

 2019-08-21 09:32 

San Diego Union Tribune

North Carolina regulators let big users install solar power...

Big institutions including universities and retail chains can now start moving into getting more of their power from the sun....

 2019-08-21 09:32 

San Diego Union Tribune

Difference on smokable hemp ban date threatens bill passage...

A one-month difference over when to ban smokable hemp in North Carolina risks scuttling final passage this year of broader legislation designed to regulate the...

 2019-08-21 09:30 

Washington Post

Parkland students unveil sweeping gun-control proposal and hope for a youth voting surge in 2020...

The March for Our Lives "Peace Plan" calls for a gun registry, an assault weapons ban and mandatory buybacks....

 2019-08-21 09:30 

Wall Street Journal

Young Northern Irelanders Worry Revived Border Will Stoke Old Tensions...

As the prospect of Britain abruptly leaving the EU with no deal becomes more likely, a younger generation that escaped the violence in Northern Ireland see a border as divisive and risky....

 2019-08-21 09:30 

Wall Street Journal

Fed Minutes to Show Extent of Committee Divisions on Last Month's Rate Cut...

The Federal Reserve releases the minutes of its July meeting Wednesday, shedding more light on its decision to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade....

 2019-08-21 09:30 

Wall Street Journal

Slowing Share Buybacks Remove a Pillar of Stock Market...

U.S. corporations are repurchasing their own shares at the slowest pace in 18 months, a potential sign of more volatility as the buyback bonanza from the corporate tax overhaul wanes....

 2019-08-21 09:30 

Wall Street Journal

New Novels and Movies Ask: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Tech?...

Fictionalized versions of big tech firms are being cast as the villains in a batch of new books and films, playing on fears about the pervasive reach of technology....

 2019-08-21 09:30 

Wall Street Journal

Mortgage Market Reopens to Risky Borrowers...

More than a decade after the financial crisis, home buyers with low credit scores or high debt levels as well as those lacking traditional employment are finding it easier to obtain credit....

 2019-08-21 09:30 

Barron's

How China Mutes Trade War Debate at Home...

China's media strategy is simple: Talk tough but downplay the issue. Be strong but at least give lip service to free trade and accuse the U.S. of unilateralism, rather than emphasizing the effect the trade tensions may have on currencies and markets....

 2019-08-21 09:30 

Barron's

Mortgage Refinancing Is Booming. Just Don't Expect Homeowners to Give the Economy a Boost....

American's are refinancing their homes at the fastest pace in years, but expectations that lower-rate mortgages can help offset broader economic weakness might be misplaced....

 2019-08-21 09:29 

Washington Post

Trial to start in case of fatal shooting over parking spot...

Jurors set to hear opening arguments in the trial of a white man who is accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space in Florida...

 2019-08-21 09:28 

Washington Times

Thousands interested in Dutch idea for Brexit beach party...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - As the deadline for Britain to quit the European Union approaches, thousands of people are expressing interest in a Brexit beach party in the Netherlands to say a fond farewell. By Wednesday morning, nearly 10,000 people had ...

 2019-08-21 09:27 

Investor's Business Daily

Europe Stocks, U.S. Futures Climb; Treasuries Slip: Markets Wrap...

European stocks climbed along with equity after a mixed session in Asia as investors assessed the news on trade and awaited more clues on monetary policy. The post Europe Stocks, U.S. Futures Climb; Treasuries Slip: Markets Wrap appeared first on Investor...

 2019-08-21 09:27 

USA Today

China: Staffer at British consulate in Hong Kong detained...

The British foreign ministry had said it was "extremely concerned" about its staff member....

 2019-08-21 09:27 

Washington Times

Trial to start in case of fatal shooting over parking spot...

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Jurors are set to hear opening arguments in the trial of a white man who is accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space in Florida. Opening arguments were set Wednesday for a Clearwater co...

 2019-08-21 09:26 

NY Times

[ National News ]

Your Wednesday Briefing...

National Rifle Association, Greenland, Migrants: Here's what you need to know....

 2019-08-21 09:21 

Washington Post

DC enacts emergency regulations to stop migrant kids shelter...

The city of Washington, D.C., has enacted emergency regulations to stop the federal government's plan to house unaccompanied migrant children there...

 2019-08-21 09:19 

Washington Times

Endangered Florida panther dies after being hit by car...

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - An endangered Florida panther has died after being struck by a vehicle. It's the 13th fatal collision this year, out of 16 total panther deaths. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the remains of an uncoll...

 2019-08-21 09:18 

Washington Times

Mississippi man is awarded highest civilian defense medal...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi man has been awarded the U.S. Department of Defense's highest civilian honor. Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith on Tuesday presided over the formal presentation to John "Jay" Fulton Blount Jr., of Greenv...

 2019-08-21 09:18 

Washington Post

Spain: Island wildfire eases, lets evacuees return home...

Firefighters progress in battling Canary Islands fire allows evacuees return home...

 2019-08-21 09:18 

Washington Post

DC: Row house in fatal fire wasn't approved for rent...

The city of Washington, D.C., says a row house that caught fire and killed a tenant wasn't licensed to even have tenants...

 2019-08-21 09:17 

Washington Times

Sheriff: 2 women arrested in Georgia nightclub beating...

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Two Georgia women have been accused of beating a third woman to the point where she may lose sight in her eye. News outlets report 21-year-olds Hollie Carter and Jordie Holt were arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated battery. A ...

 2019-08-21 09:17 

Washington Post

Can Trump Actually Buy Greenland? The Short Answer Is No...

U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed an interest in buying Greenland, the world's biggest island and a self-ruling territory of Denmark. While the seriousness of his intentions is unclear -- and the response from the other side of the imagined tr...

 2019-08-21 09:17 

Washington Times

DC enacts emergency regulations to stop migrant kids shelter...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington, D.C., has enacted emergency regulations to stop the federal government's plan to house unaccompanied migrant children there. The Washington Post reports the regulations by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser's administration were ...

 2019-08-21 09:17 

Washington Post

DC police seek bicyclist accused of drive-by butt slaps...

Police in the nation's capital are searching for a male bicyclist accused of slapping and grabbing women's butts as he rode past them...

 2019-08-21 09:16 

Washington Times

Spain: Island wildfire eases, lets evacuees return home...

MADRID (AP) - Authorities in the Canary Islands say cooler temperatures and weaker winds are helping firefighters to progress in bringing Spain's biggest wildfire so far this year under control, permitting just under half of the more than 10,000 peopl...

 2019-08-21 09:15 

Washington Times

DC: Row house in fatal fire wasn't approved for rent...

WASHINGTON (AP) - The city of Washington, D.C., says a row house that caught fire and killed a tenant wasn't licensed to even have tenants. News outlets report the overcrowded home was mostly filled with Ethiopian tenants working to send money to thei...

 2019-08-21 09:15 

Barron's

Forget GE's Accounting for a Minute. GE Power Is on a 'Positive Trajectory.'...

Despite what the flurry of recent headlines suggests, there are other things going on at General Electric for investors to consider besides accounting assumptions for long-term care insurance. The company's power business, for one....

 2019-08-21 09:14 

Washington Times

DC police seek bicyclist accused of drive-by butt slaps...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Police in the nation's capital are searching for a male bicyclist accused of slapping and grabbing women's butts as he rode past them. Police tell news outlets the women were all assaulted within five hours on Monday. A police st...

 2019-08-21 09:12 

Washington Post

McCain's family fights to define legacy of civility, service...

The family of the late Sen. John McCain says it wants to build a library on land donated by Arizona State University to house his archives and provide a 'gathering place' for respectful dialogue...

 2019-08-21 09:11 

NY Times

[ National News ]

Former V.A. Doctor Charged in Deaths of 3 Veterans...

Prosecutors said that Robert Morris Levy was responsible for the deaths through incorrect and misleading diagnoses and that he had used a mind-altering substance while working....

 2019-08-21 09:10 

Washington Times

McCain's family fights to define legacy of civility, service...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Cindy McCain stood on a knoll in Tempe, Arizona, last year and looked out over the Rio Salado. The spot where she stood, on 26 acres (11 hectares), is where she and her ailing husband, Sen. John McCain, had discussed building a "gath...

 2019-08-21 09:10 

Washington Times

Florida man gets 25 years for killing classmate in robbery...

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting a high school classmate during a robbery. Court records show that 20-year-old Willie Davis was sentenced Tuesday after being convicted of second-degree mur...

 2019-08-21 09:05 

NY Times

Why New York Just Banned Floating Billboards...

Wednesday: The governor signed a bill to stop the ads on the waterways, but the company that operates them said it was undeterred....

 2019-08-21 09:05 

Barron's

The Stock Market Right Now Is Riskier Than You Think...

Will the stock market's real rate of return please stand up? It's an important question. Depending on your frame of reference, the U.S. stock market is either performing fantastically or dismally....

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