US cutting off its supply of arms to Kurds fighting in Syria
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 09:02:21 GMT
The United States will cut off its supply of arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria, a move by President Donald Trump that is sure to please Turkey but further alienate Syrian Kurds who bore much of the fight against the Islamic State group. In a phone call Friday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Trump said he'd "given clear instructions" that the Kurds will receive no more weapons - "and that this nonsense should have ended a long time ago," said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Teen wanted in connection with grandmother's death detained trying to enter Canada
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:59:30 GMT
Logan Mott in an undated photo provided by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. The teen was captured Nov. 24, 2017 trying to enter Canada following the discovery of his grandmother in a shallow grave at his Florida home.
Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate People's United Financial, Inc. (PBCT)...
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:38:30 GMT
Equities analysts forecast that People's United Financial, Inc. will report $392.70 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks . Three analysts have provided estimates for People's United Financial's earnings, with estimates ranging from $388.40 million to $398.30 million.
Houseflies could carry hundreds of harmful bacteria
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:37:14 GMT
New York, Nov 25 - Flies may be more than pesky picnic crashers as researchers have found that they could also carry hundreds of bacteria harmful to humans and play a role in spreading diseases. Because flies often live close to humans, scientists have long suspected they played a role in carrying and spreading diseases, but this study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, adds further proof of that threat.
School districts experiment with later start times
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:32:58 GMT
As darkness faded just after 7 a.m. Friday, sleepy high school students across Allegheny and Westmoreland counties stood at bus stops or steered vehicles to school. Others already were inside on the way to breakfast or study halls, while others were beginning their first academic classes of the day.
Museum of the Bible, built by Hobby Lobby owner, opens in DC - Sat, 25 Nov 2017 PST
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Eight years ago, Hobby Lobby president Steve Green found a new way to express his Christian faith. His family's $4 billion arts and craft chain was already known for closing stores on Sundays, waging a Supreme Court fight over birth control and donating tens of millions of dollars to religious groups.
How Much Should Taxpayers Invest in Elon Musk?
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 07:25:44 GMT
Many Americans know a little about the life and times of Elon Musk, the visionary futurist and dynamic billionaire. Musk grew up in South Africa, moving eventually to Canada and then the United States.