Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
Dubai’s growth in 33 years is fastest in world history Dubai’s economic growth in the 33 year period to 2008 was the fastest on the planet, according to a report in The National. Citing a new study by the Dubai Economic Council, the paper said the emirate grew by a factor of 11 during that period. The ... 08/30/2014 - 9:10 pm | View Link
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Credit growth slows to 12.6% in July corp demand falls to 10% MUMBAI: Banks' non-food credit rose 12.6 per cent year-on-year in July to Rs 56,17,500 crore from Rs 49,89,400 crore in the year-ago period. Increase in non-food credit was a tad lower than the 13 per cent growth in the previous two months, according to ... 08/30/2014 - 8:44 pm | View Link
India GDP growth at 5.7% in Q1,further revival likely NEW DELHI(Commodity Online): Reviving hopes of further growth India GDP grew 5.7% in the first quarter of 2014-15-the fastest growth rate since the fourth quarter of FY2012. This signals the revival in the investment activity and consumer confidence. 08/30/2014 - 8:32 pm | View Link
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The Tennessean reported (http://tnne.ws/1sR1ucthttp://tnne.ws/1sR1uct ) that four out of the five fired prosecutors publicly supported McGuire's bid for the office over Funk, who had worked as a private defense attorney in Nashville for the past 25 years.
(AP) — An elementary school principal has been suspended after being charged with buying crack cocaine.
Murfreesboro Police arrested 58-year-old Donnie Johnson on Friday after officers reported seeing him buy the drugs on multiple occasions.
(AP) — A one-time assistant band director at an eastern Tennessee school faces more than a dozen counts of statutory rape by an authority figure after officials say he had a sexual relationship with a student.
(AP) — A former Army infantryman who spent time in military prison has been sentenced to 17 years in a state facility after being convicted of a home invasion.
Prosecutors say Orneval walked into an Oak Grove home in December 2010 carrying a shotgun and accompanied by an unidentified accomplice.
An Australian military aircraft will soon fly guns and ammunition to the northern Iraqi city of Irbil to help Kurds fight Islamic State militants as part of a U. S.-led multination mission, Australia's prime minister said on Sunday.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott said his government would join the United States, Britain, Canada, France and Italy in delivering rocket-propelled grenades, mortars and assault rifle ammunition at the request of the U.
"The Showboat has been in business in Atlantic City for 27 years, and all of us at Caesars are extremely proud of the 16 years that our company operated the property," Caesars Entertainment CEO Gary Loveman wrote in a letter to employees.
"When considering the legacy of the Showboat, I have no doubt that it will be the pride and resilience of the property's team members that remain as indelible images in the hearts of our customers and colleagues for years to come," he wrote.
More than 470 of the casino's 2,000-plus workers are transferring to other casinos the company owns here or in other states.
"There was a fun vibe to the Showboat, especially for a wide-eyed young kid like me at the time, and it was the only resort in town that had a bowling alley," he said.
Jeffrey Compton, publisher of CDC Gaming Reports, visited Atlantic City in the late 1980s and was struck by how much the casinos resembled one another.
The Coast Guard said in a statement Saturday that the repatriations are the result of five separate interdictions of people attempting to illegally migrate to the United States through the Florida Straits.
In a span of a week in the south Florida Straits, Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection units located and interdicted 62 Cuban migrants from homemade vessels in three separate incidents.
The U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed separate sexual harassment lawsuits against two Florida agriculture companies.
In both cases, the Commission alleges a supervisor groped a female employee and threatened to fire a worker after she rejected his advances or refused to sleep with him.
Mindful of the hole's popularity, museum officials in late June were leaning toward keeping part of the hole open and putting a crumpled sports car back in it to memorialize what happened when cars toppled like toys amid rocks, concrete and dirt when the sinkhole opened up in the museum's Skydome.
The option of keeping part of the hole open lost favor because of added costs due to safety features, museum officials said.
(AP) — A southeast Kentucky man is dead and State Police investigators are calling the blaze at the home where he was found an arson.
A jury in Louisville acquitted Mundt in May 2013 of murder, but convicted him of facilitation to robbery and tampering with physical evidence and recommended he spend eight years in prison.
(AP) — Kentucky prosecutors are weighing whether to request a rehearing or appeal a decision granting a woman a new trial in the death of her boyfriend in October 1998.
After being arrested in May 2012 in an unrelated case and charged with shooting at a confidential informant, Jarrell told Louisville police he picked up Breeden on Oct.