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Area schools see slight changes in enrollment numbers

The number of secondary students has increased by 104 and the number of registered elementary students has grown by 35. This year's enrollment is 163 more than last year's opening enrollment. Enrollment in Mankato Public Schools is up by almost 2 percent. Students at FIS started classes on Monday, August 14. At Colman-Egan Schools, numbers increased in the junior high and high school.

Kenya's electoral body changes team to oversee new vote

Odinga's National Super Alliance said in a letter to the chairman of the election commission that before the new vote is held, it needs to audit the technology used to conduct August's election and give an assurance it will be transparent in its conduct.

Clifford Swan Investment Counsel LLC Increases Holding in Bristol (BMY)

John C. Walker decreased its stake in Alliance Data Systems Corp (ADS) by 46.52% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 201,037 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $10,932,000 after acquiring an additional 3,833 shares during the period.

Mnuchin says Congress Must Raise Debt Ceiling while Approving Harvey Aid

Back in August, Mnuchin said that he was 100 percent confident the debt limit would be raised. The proposal to link the must-pass disaster aide to debt ceiling legislation has been met with sharp pushback from House conservatives. "Always", Club President David McIntosh said in a statement Tuesday, in which he also said the debt ceiling should be decoupled from Harvey aid. This makes a government shutdown at the end of September much less likely, and boosts the odds that House Speaker ...

Syria govt behind gas attack in April

At least 281 people were killed in an alleged chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta on August 21, 2013, with some reports putting the death toll at 1,729. The report also said the ongoing offensive to repel Daesh has displaced more than 190,000 people in Raqqa. The US quickly launched a punitive strike on Shayrat air base, where the report says the Sukhoi-22 plane took off.

Appeals court reinstates Texas voter-ID law

With their decision , SB 5 will go into effect before November's election. Lauren Ehrsam, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Justice, said in a written statement "We are pleased that the Fifth Circuit has stayed the injunction and allowed Texas to proceed with its duly enacted voter identification laws".

China demands "immediate stop" to THAAD deployment

Defense chiefs of Seoul and Washington agreed on Tuesday to strengthen the regular deployment of US strategic military assets in response to North Korea's latest nuclear test. On Sunday, North Korea announced that it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb that could be loaded onto an intercontinental ballistic missile.

Putin: North Korea crisis could be 'impossible' to solve

President Donald Trump, who has warned North Korea of "fire and fury" if it continues threatening the USA, plans to speak Wednesday evening with Xi, the White House said in a statement . A more diplomatic approach to dealing with the country is to restrict other nations that deal with them. "We will see how the situation develops". Hours after detonating the device, North Korea's state-run news agency called it a "thermonuclear nuke with great destructive power which can be detonated ...

New US citizens react to DACA shutdown

KUSA reports that many of them carried messages that read "Defend DACA" and "Our Dreams Can't Wait". He continued, "For them, what President Obama said was, 'I don't have the power to grant you legal status, but we will grant you a reprieve from deportation for two years, and during that period you will be allowed to work in order to support yourself'".

Dreamers, allies remain prayerful on State House grounds as DACA falls

There are about 800,000 dreamers here in the USA brought illegally by their parents. "There are 800,000 DACA recipients right now, and not all of them have a plan B, not all of them have another option available to them", Martinez explained.

MGM Resorts International (MGM)

Swiss National Bank owned approximately 0.29% of MGM Resorts International worth $52,512,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The co's performance for 6 months was surged of 25.08%, 1-year performance stands at 34.73% and year to date showing isolated positively performance of 15.19%.

California kidnap victim found at hotel near Nevada-Arizona border

Virginia Paris was dropped off at the Railroad Pass Hotel and is now with police officers. According to police, Joseph Hetzel spent time in prison and has access to guns. Paris figured out how to toss her auto enlistment out the auto entryway when Hetzel drove off, and the archive was later found by police. The two were seen Monday morning, checking out of the Grand Canyon Inn in Valle, Ariz., officials said.

New Clinton book blasts Sanders for 'lasting damage' in 2016 race

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is blaming her 2016 primary opponent Bernie Sanders - and specifically his alleged manipulation of a scene from the movie There's Something About Mary - for her defeat in last year's presidential campaign.

Bbr Partners Has Cut Its Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Holding; Msdc Management LP Has Trimmed Ss&C

KCAP Financial Inc (NASDAQ:KCAP) has risen 4.78% since September 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500. Swift Run Capital Management Llc decreased Goldman Sachs Group Inc Com (GS) stake by 7.02% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.

Mexico's low wages are under fire at NAFTA negotiations

But it isn't Mexico . Canada's push to get climate change action included in a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement is turning into a heated domestic dispute just as it makes its debut at the official negotiating table. "You pick the low hanging fruit, then you wait until the last second to do the heavy negotiations", says Joseph Brusuelas, chief economist at RSM, an accounting firm.

Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) Trading Volume Significantly Lower

The company was maintained on Friday, September 9 by Robert W. Baird. Pacer Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in Donaldson by 9.5% in the second quarter. Assetmark has 0% invested in Donaldson Company, Inc. Parametric Port Associate Limited Liability Corp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Donaldson Company, Inc.

The Hess Corporation (HES) Receives "Hold" Rating from BMO Capital Markets

Here we will take a look at the ADX reading on shares of Hess Corp (HES). The stock declined 0.27% or $0.11 reaching $39.95 per share. The NASDAQ listed company saw a recent bid of 48.90 and 4118465 shares have traded hands in the session.

Buhari, Nigerien President meet in Daura

You are leaders of various groups at the grassroot, and you are closer to the people so you understand these problems as well. He said the people of Niger Republic were happy at the return of the president in good health, stressing that the relationship between Nigeria and his country had been very cordial.

Possibly Gruesome End to a Wichita Child-Welfare Case

Police have not yet released the identification of the child found inside but will most likely confirm it is the body of a 3-year-od boy. According to the child's stepmother, Bodine threatened to "chop her up" when she and the child's father went over to the home on South Vine, looking for Evan.

North Korea promises more 'gift packages' for US

In response, Washington has pleaded Monday with its allies in the security council of the united nations for sanctions "the strongest possible". "It can no longer be business as usual with this regime". Though political analysts has spoken against the sanctions saying that these can certainly be addressed via talks, US is very much serious about this where US Secretary of Defence along with US Ambassador to UN, Nikki Haley has given a stern warning to the nation urging all other countries to ...

Her Majesty's back to open 'breathtaking' Queensferry bridge

The 91-year-old monarch met with workers and school children who had gathered on the bridge before cutting a blue ribbon to mark its opening, as a flotilla passed underneath and the Royal Air Force's Red Arrows display jets flew overhead. Together, the three Forth bridges will bring people from around the world to admire their ingenuity and their beauty. Scotland has officially completed the construction of the Queensbury Crossing Bridge, the third bridge built in three centuries that links ...

Hundreds gather in Chicago to protest Trump DACA decision

DACA , created by president Barack Obama in 2012, protects almost 800,000 young men and women, often called " Dreamers ", from deportation and allows them to work in the United States legally. "Hopefully (it will) get them to do something for the 'dreamers '". She said she is not only a dreamer , but also a doer. Now, President Trump has called on Congress to act.

Same-sex marriage by 'hook or by crook'

The government argues it can authorise using the cash under laws that allow it to green-light "urgent" and "unforeseen" spending. If the ballot does go ahead and Australians vote in favor, the government would hold a free vote in parliament on the issue, with MPs not bound by party policy or the postal ballot's result.

Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE) Earns "Overweight" Rating from Morgan Stanley

Short interest increased from 52,093,966 to 54,654,062 over that timeframe. It has outperformed by 15.72% the S&P500. Route One Investment Company Lp increased Liberty Global Plc (LBTYK) stake by 7.24% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. As of quarter end Parkwood LLC had acquired 5,302 shares growing its holdings by 5.9%. Wabash Natl Corp (NYSE:WNC) was reduced too. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q4 2016.

New US commander takes control of anti-IS coalition

Eleven buses filled with Islamic State fighters and their families have been stalled in the desert for the past 72 hours, occasionally being resupplied by trucks coming from Syrian regime-controlled territory, USA defense officials say. American commanders objected to the truce and then bombed a roadway and disabled a bridge in the convoy's path. The U.S. -led coalition, however, does not recognize that agreement as valid, since it was not a party to the deal.

Wounded South Africa welcomes Cape Verde

Coach Stuart Baxter has named his starting line-up and he has made five changes to the team that lost in Praia . South Africa's desperate efforts to salvage something from the match saw them pull a goal back in the 89th minute through substitute Andile Jali .

Israel evicts Palestinians from East Jerusalem home after 53 years

Israeli police have evicted an elderly Palestinian couple and their family from the house in east Jerusalem where they have lived for half a century, in a revival of attempts to return land to former Jewish owners. In 2013, after a long legal saga, Israel's Supreme Court upheld a ruling by lower courts, ordering the family to be expelled from their home with a grace period of 18 months, due to humanitarian concerns.

Foreign investors wary of heightened tensions over N. Korea's nuclear test

South Korea and the United States said they did not rule out a possible military response to North Korea's actions. The UN Security Council has scheduled a second emergency meeting in a week about North Korea after a powerful nuclear test explosion added another layer of urgency for diplomats wrestling with what to do about the North's persistent weapons programmes.

US State Dept. Denies Breaking Down Doors at Russian Properties

The State Department ordered Moscow to shutter its consulate in San Francisco and annexes in NY and Washington by September 2. On 31st August U.S. announced seizing of several Russian diplomatic buildings in the United States including one in San Francisco, and NY in response to Russia's action to expel as many as 755 U.S.

Texas woman sheds handcuffs, steals police cruiser causing high-speed chase

After officers responded to a shoplifting call on Saturday, Toscha Fay Sponsler was handcuffed and buckled into the back of a patrol vehicle, police said in a statement. Highway 69 South. Sponsler left the raod and crashed into a tree and a light pole at 6:03 p.m. Saturday. A medical unit was called to the scene to check for injuries, and she waived further medical treatment before being taken to jail.

Red Cross head meets Hamas chief in Gaza

In a tweet, Maurer wrote: "It's 3 years since I was last here to see for myself the impact of this long conflict is having on the lives of ordinary people". Hamas has apparently refused a request from the International Committee of the Red Cross to visit with Israeli citizens being held captive by the terrorist organization.

PSL Season Has Officially Returned To Starbucks

All fall beverages at Starbucks are available starting on Tuesday, Sept. 5 in the USA and Canada, while supplies last. But, now it's officially here: The Pumpkin Spice Latte has returned to Starbucks. "I'm sure that's why Dunkin' Donuts introduced maple coffee", Cobe said. This isn't the first time customers and employees have been confused over the drink's availability.

Man dies in police-involved shooting outside Akron's Haven of Rest

Officers found that man on an adjacent street and chose to transport him to the Haven of Rest Ministries, a homeless and recovery shelter in Akron. Dispatch logs indicate that an officer reported the the man refusing to get out of the cruiser around 11:30 p.m.

Kitten rescued from Ted Williams Tunnel

They added that her prognosis is good, though, and she'll be available for adoption as soon as she is medically cleared. Traffic had to be shut down Sunday after a kitten found her way onto a busy Boston highway. A video taken by police shows the kitten walking along the side of the road as cars drive by. On Facebook, the public was asked to suggest names for the kitten, perhaps involving the circumstances of its rescue.

Haze, hot temperatures to linger on Labor Day

Back in July, Montana Governor Steve Bullock issued a State of Emergency, and federal leaders denied federal assistance shortly after. According to the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), military personnel mobilized to serve as firefighters to assist with wildfire suppression efforts.

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