Dismal employment report dims prospect of Fed rate hike

  Friday June 03, 2016 – The U.S. economy created the fewest number of jobs in more than 5-1/2-years in May as manufacturing and construction employment fell sharply, suggesting slippage in the labor market that could make it harder for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. Nonfarm payrolls increased by only 38,000 jobs last month, the smallest gain since ...

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Seine still rising in Paris as streets flood, landmarks shut down

Friday June 03, 2016 – PARIS — The swollen Seine River kept rising Friday, spilling into Paris streets and forcing one landmark after another to shut on Friday. Across the city, parks and cemeteries were being closed as the city braced for flooding that could take weeks to fully clear. The Seine, which officials said was at its highest level ...

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United Airlines unveils new business-class cabin with single-file sleeping pods instead of seats

Friday June 03, 2016 – In the battle for business-class passengers, United Airlines is going to the mattresses.  While it’s trying to lure millennial business travelers with frequently Instagrammed dishes like lobster mac-and-cheese, United says its main finding from 12,000 hours of market research is that business travelers want a decent night of sleep. So the third-largest US carrier is ...

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San Jose protesters attack Trump supporters with punches, eggs

Friday June 03, 2016 – Protesters attacked Donald Trump supporters on the sidelines of a San Jose rally Thursday night, in a raucous scene where a dozen or more people were punched and at least one woman was pelted with an egg. Protesters also reportedly grabbed Trump hats from supporters and set the hats on fire on the ground. Police ...

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Speaker Paul Ryan, Endorses Donald Trump

Friday July 03, 2016 – Ending weeks of reluctance to embrace his party’s presumptive nominee, Speaker Paul D. Ryan endorsed Donald J. Trump for president on Thursday in a modest but unequivocal backing of a candidate whose views Mr. Ryan has frequently condemned. In a column in his hometown newspaper in Janesville, Wis., Mr. Ryan said speaking with Mr. Trump ...

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UCLA shooting: Gunman’s wife found dead in Minnesota

Friday June 03, 2016 -Mainak Sarkar, the gunman who opened fire in a murder-suicide at UCLA, left behind a trail of evidence that led investigators to another victim. A woman found dead on Thursday in Brooklyn Park, a suburb of Minneapolis, was Ashley Hasti, CNN affiliate WCCO reported. Hasti was Sarkar’s wife, officials in Hennepin County, Minnesota, said. Those officials ...

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Prince died of accidental overdose of opioid fentanyl, medical examiner says

Thursday June 02. 2016 -Toxicology tests for Prince concluded that the entertainer died from an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl, according to a report on his death by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office. Fentanyl, prescribed by doctors for cancer treatment, can be made illicitly and is blamed for a spike in overdose deaths in the United States. It’s 25 ...

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