Sunday, 31 August 2014

Latest News

  • In state Capitol, intransigence gives way to bipartisan deal-making

    13:07 | 31/8/14
    Los Angeles Times
    A final deal was still elusive, and the Democratic governor needed GOP votes. "We had most of our guys leaning 'No,' at that point," recalled Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff. more»
  • July 2014 Montgomery County land transfers

    13:07 | 31/8/14
    Roanoke Times
    New Century Housing Inc. to Richard D. Shepherd, 2171 Blue Jay Lane, unit 26, phase VIII, Woods Edge at Warm Hearth, Blacksburg, $620,481.93, July 24. more»
  • Spark New Zealand Selects OTT Platform Provider, Xstream

    12:57 | 31/8/14
    Scoop
    COPENHAGEN, Denmark and AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Aug. 28, 2014/PRNewswire/ -- Spark New Zealand (formerly Telecom NZ), a New Zealand- wide communications and internet service provider, has selected Xstream's award winning professional video management ... more»
  • Surge in narrow money pushes up liquidity in H1

    12:56 | 31/8/14
    Oman Tribune
    ... 1 per cent since March 2012. CBO said that ceiling interest rate on personal and housing loans was reduced by 1 percentage point to 6 per cent on October 2, 2013. more»
  • Is stress contagious?

    12:45 | 31/8/14
    Daily News & Analysis
    People who are sensitive by nature are highly susceptible to stress. Their threshold in life to frustration tolerance is very limited. Also, people who have inadequate resources to manage stress like good friends, family support and good bonding with ... more»
  • Trooper training criticized following the Lake of the Ozarks death of Brandon ...

    12:45 | 31/8/14
    Kansas City Star
    Those questions linger, but veterans say the problem isn't limited to one trooper on one shift. Instead, they say ... The last image Craig Ellingson has of his son is a photograph taken by a friend during his arrest on suspicion of boating while ... more»
  • What's that smell? Homeowners say odor affecting quality of life

    12:34 | 31/8/14
    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
    But when something noxious arrives on the breeze, citizens' options are limited. Persuasive phone calls and nasty ... "One of the rendering industry's biggest challenges, always, are nuisance odors … simply by virtue of what we do," said executive ... more»
  • Navi Mumbai to soon be a hub for affordable housing

    12:22 | 31/8/14
    Daily News & Analysis
    The City and Industrial Development Corporation (Cidco) recently issued a notification freeing 350 hectares (875 acres) of 1,500 hectares of land for residential construction. more»
  • EU sets up new sanctions against Russia

    12:22 | 31/8/14
    Deutsche Welle
    But the fine-print will be left to the European Commission and its foreign affairs wing, the European External Action Service. Officials have ... "These are important sanctions but we need to look at their impact on changing Russia's behavior," Dutch ... more»
  • Ogwumike ready for Team USA tryout

    12:22 | 31/8/14
    Norwich Bulletin
    “Whether it's guard or a post spot, there are limited spots in general.” Chiney Ogwumike and Washington Mystics guard Bria Hartley were late additions to an already loaded roster. more»
  • Day in Pictures - August 30, 2014

    12:11 | 31/8/14
    Memphis Commercial Appeal
    Copyright 2014 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be .... Escorted by six Tiger F5-E jets an Swiss airline Airbus A330 flies above the spectators of an air show in Payerne, Switzerland, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. more»
  • Tech Lessons From The 'Dark Ages'

    12:11 | 31/8/14
    Forbes
    “The literate class was the clergy, who had limited interest in science.” The water-powered ... And in the 10th century, he says development of the windmill allowed for a renewable energy source when water was frozen for months at a time in Northern ... more»
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