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Republicans show few signs of progress on Wisconsin budget


Wisconsin is adversely affected by the $5 billion in tax increases approved in IL because of an income tax reciprocity agreement and higher income tax credits that Wisconsin residents will be able to claim. Republican leaders tried to put a positive spin on the news. Wisconsin, along with Rhode Island and CT, are the only states that had a July 1 deadline and have not yet passed a budget. Read More »

AAA Employee Shot and Killed in Kendall, Man Taken into Custody


A service technician for the American Automobile Association went to a Miami-Dade County home to change a customer's auto battery and ended up getting shot and killed, according to Miami-Dade police. Co-workers arrived to the scene, as well, recounting their time with Hernandez. "This man has to be a very disgruntled kind of guy to have done what he did", said Flavio. Read More »

German govt tells Siemens to explain how turbines ended up in Crimea


The German government says it's discussing possible consequences after learning Russian Federation diverted at least two German-produced gas turbines to Crimea, in violation of European Union sanctions. Evidence cited by the company included a lack of activity at the site where the power plant was supposedly under construction. Media reports first raised these suspicions two years ago, but Siemens said at the time, "we have no reason to believe that the gas turbines mentioned in the news ... Read More »

Religion For Overwatch Officially Approved in Brazil


Mateus has published a memoir where he explains the reasoning behind his decision to start a Hanzo church and go through all the trouble, or lack thereof, and why he chose to make Hanzo as the symbol of his Church. The Church of Hanzo also boasts one of the more enjoyable forms of baptism; to be baptized in the Church of Hanzo all a player needs to do is play through the entirety of an Overwatch match. Read More »

Surrey woman charged after Burnaby flaggers hit


Video posted to social media showed the SUV trying to merge into traffic in a construction zone. The flagger steps in the way to stop the SUV and is then knocked down and run over. Counts of unsafe operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stop at the scene of an accident, assault with a weapon and assault have been approved against Surrey resident Brenda Ouma Aregay, the RCMP announced Wednesday. Read More »

Loftus-Cheek completes Crystal Palace loan move


Loftus-Cheek's half brother Leon Cort played for Palace between 2006 and 2008, winning Player of the Year during his team with the Eagles, and the Chelsea midfielder will hope to have a similar impact this campaign. Loftus-Cheek has become the first signing of the transfer window for new Palace boss Frank de Boer . "I have played a number of positions over the past couple of years, but recently have been playing in a [number] 10 and front three". Read More »

Trump trades blows with Hillary Clinton's daughter


It would never have occurred to my mother or my father to ask me. And playing off of Trump's tweet , Clinton said : "Were you giving our country away?" Shortly after Trump tweeted to his 33.6 million followers, Chelsea Clinton sent a tweet of her own to her 1.76 million followers. Read More »

'Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition' Now Available For iOS

Featuring both solo and multiplayer modes, the iOS version will include 25 playable characters including 3 new fighters to this version of the game (Poison, Ibuki, and Dudley) and 6 more after that by way of free updates. Capcom Mobile has released Street Fighter 4: Champion Edition on iOS. There are four difficulty levels and a control scheme that supports MFi controllers in single-player and multiplayer matches. Read More »

White House, Dems trade jabs on nominees — AP SPIN METER


The legislation sailed through the Senate almost a month ago in response to Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and its belligerence toward Ukraine. But both Republican and Democratic House aides said talks between the two parties were continuing and there was a decent chance for a quick compromise, more so because of the latest revelations about Trump's eldest son. Read More »

Man charged in Livingston County crash that left 5 dead


Carrier is expected to be officially arraigned on charges later today. Officials believe Carrier had a blood-alcohol level "well in excess" of the legal limit for driving in MI when, while driving southbound on Argentine Road, he failed to stop at a stop sign at M-59 and struck another vehicle, Livingston County Prosecutor William Vailliencourt said at the arraignment as he asked Magistrate Jerry Sherwood to deny Carrier bond. Read More »

Chemical Financial Corporation (CHFC) Lowered to "Sell" at BidaskClub

As per Thursday, February 18, the company rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank. Jefferies upgraded the shares of United Nations in report on Tuesday, December 13 to "Buy" rating. 03/29/2016 - China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation was downgraded to " by analysts at Credit Suisse. Wolverine Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation owns 79,096 shares. Read More »

Job search engine Indeed expanding in Stamford


An internet job search company has plans to invest millions of dollars in an expansion project in Stamford . O'Neill said the company has found "a great talent pool" in CT to achieve its mission as an online job search engine. "The investment by Indeed into the expansion of the company in Stamford shows that Stamford is attractive to tech businesses", said Mayor David Martin in a statement. Read More »

Severe storm warning issued as periodic showers, storms on tap throughout week


With Tuesday's late night storms again mostly to the south and west, just a trace of precipitation was recorded at the Dane County Regional Airport on Tuesday, leaving Madison's July total at 2.16 inches, 0.61 inches above normal. Around noon, the first wave will be over and we get a break from the rain. but not the heat. Today's high will be near 86. STAYING HOT AND MUGGY: Highs stay right around 90 with a heat index near 100 for the rest of the work week with very mild morning lows in ... Read More »

Lady Gaga postponing first stop of Dive Bar Tour


Gaga said she is "working to reschedule a date as soon as possible". The Poker Face singer's rep told she's rehearsing for her other tour. In a press release announcing the 2017 installment, Gaga said: "How could I not want to go back to bars and sing music from "Joanne"? ". Nashville, New York and Los Angeles were the first three cities to get a taste of the dive bar tour experience previous year when Bud Light and global superstar Lady Gaga teamed up for a limited ... Read More »

MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd Invests $3.65 Million in Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ:ZION)

Given that liquidity is king in short-term, ZION is a stock with 205.48 million shares outstanding that normally trades 8.41% of its float. Community Bank System, a bank holding company. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 27,973 shares of the bank's stock worth $1,175,000 after buying an additional 105 shares during the last quarter. Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $1.84 million activity. Read More »

Theresa May launches investigation into public abuse of MPs


The PM has called for parties to unite against "bullying and harassment". Conservative MP Simon Hart said Labour was also guilty of abuse, and wants tougher action from Jeremy Corbyn to stamp out bullying by his activists. It even led to The Telegraph calling her plea "extraordinary". Prime Minister Theresa May has launched an investigation into the intimidation and abuse experienced by candidates during the general election campaign. Read More »

Brazil's Lula sentenced to prison; stocks and real gain


Lula consisntely denied the accusations throughout his trial. Brazilian markets are rallying as this is seen as lessening the chances Lula could contend for the presidency in 2018. The term was handed down against Lula, an iconic leftist politician who ruled 2003-2010, over a giant embezzlement and kickbacks scheme centered on state-owned oil group Petrobras, at the heart of a sprawling corruption probe known as "Car Wash". Read More »

Acrobat critically injured in fall during performance in Montreal

The man, who is in his 40s, was performing a Chinese Pole act and tumbled from the top set of poles when he tried to maneuver from one pole to another. Quebec's work health safety board, CNESST, has opened an investigation. The festival is confirming the incident in a post on its Facebook page and says its thoughts are with the injured performer. Read More »