Archive for September 6th, 2014

Obama to delay immigration action

September 6, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Abandoning his pledge to act by the end of summer, President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the November congressional elections, White House officials said.
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Ukraine cease-fire holds, exchange of POWs planned

September 6, 2014
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By Gareth Jones and Gabriela Baczynska
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Mystery shrouds U.S. couple’s crash off Jamaica

September 6, 2014
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KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Mystery shrouds the crash of a private plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple who were taken on a ghostly 1,700-mile journey after apparently becoming incapacitated at the controls before slamming into the waters off Jamaica.
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Rebel leaders accuse Ukraine forces of breaking ceasefire

September 6, 2014
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Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine on Saturday accused Kiev’s forces of breaking a ceasefire just hours after it was agreed, and vowed to pursue their independence drive in the east.
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Oil slick shows crash site of U.S. plane

September 6, 2014
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KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Shadowed by two U.S. fighter jets, a small plane with its windows frosted and its pilot slumped over flew a ghostly 1,700-mile journey down the Atlantic Coast and beyond Friday before finally crashing in the waters off Jamaica.
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Man who stole hundreds of Army IDs gets 2 years in prison

September 6, 2014
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A Minnesota man who admitted to stealing identification information from soldiers in his former Army unit at North Carolina’s Fort Bragg, then selling it so false identities could be created for militia members, was sentenced Friday to two years in prison.
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Amazon.com’s retail practices in India come under scrutiny – WSJ

September 6, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Regulators in India are investigating whether Amazon.com Inc may have circumvented restrictions placed on foreign investors by selling directly to domestic consumers, The Wall Street Journal on Friday, citing unidentified sources.
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S&P 500 ends at record

September 6, 2014
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NEW YORK: US stocks ended higher on Friday, lifting the S&P 500 to a fresh closing high, after a weaker-than-expected jobs report was taken as a sign that the Federal Reserve will not begin raising interest rates anytime soon.
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