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Alabama Man Who Waited 10 Years for Trial Is Found Guilty

Today 01:32 GMT

On Friday, a jury in this southern Alabama town deliberated less than three hours before finding him guilty in the fatal shooting of Peter Dwayne Reaves.

Mr. Davis was still tried for capital murder, but found guilty of a lesser charge, felony murder, which carries a sentence of 20 years to life. Circuit Court Judge Kevin Moulton had instructed the jury to consider the lesser charge if they could not reach unanimity about capital murder.

Source: Common Domain

Near retirement age, work and life is a balancing act

Saturday 15:25 GMT

Life is interfering with work,” Matthew Rutledge, a research economist at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, told attendees following the paper’s presentation.

Aside from pay and benefits, some older workers desire other elements of job satisfaction such as work flexibility, meaningful work, opportunities to gain transferable skills and for advancement and a supportive work environment, the researchers noted.

Source: Common Domain

GM to Eliminate Shift at Tennessee SUV Plant, Lay Off Hundreds of Workers

Saturday 23:40 GMT

GM GM 0.82% notified employees at its Spring Hill, Tenn., assembly plant Friday that the company will lay off the overnight shift because of “moderating” sales of the two crossover SUV models built there.

About 1,000 people work on that shift, though some might be able to transfer to other parts of the operation, which also makes engines and other components, a GM spokesman said. “Although crossovers now make up a larger share of the automotive industry, overall volumes are moderating,” GM said in its notice.

Source: New York Times

Engaged Tennis Players Prefer to Be on the Same Side of the Net

Today 00:35 GMT

They learned how to manage a life together and apart on the tennis tour, and now Moore and Perrin are believed to be the first active players in the WTA to be engaged to one another.

The two professional tennis players, who were introduced in 2011 by a mutual friend at a tournament in France, found it too difficult to sustain a relationship through the constant travel of the tour and often separate schedules.

Source: DW

Puerto Rico evacuates thousands as dam breach threatens floods

Today 01:30 GMT

Over 15 inches (40 centimeters) of rain fell on the mountains near to the Guajataca Dam in northwest Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria left the island last Wednesday afternoon. Authorities on Friday launched an evacuation of the 70,000 people living downstream from the 90-year-old dam.

New York plans to send about 240 National Guard personnel and state troopers to assist Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Source: Common Domain

This week’s Mutual Funds and ETF stories

Today 00:35 GMT

The shocking truth about stock returns in this century. Major exchange-traded funds that track emerging market stocks rallied on Monday, hitting multiyear highs as the region’s strong year-to-date rally continued unabated.

Emerging market ETF hits 6-year high as China tech outshines. The ultimate YouTube watch list for investors today, whether you’re new to the game or a veteran looking to next level.

Source: Common Domain

For two and a half days, a saga of hope, grief and frustration at a toppled school in Mexico City

Today 00:35 GMT

For more than two days, people throughout Mexico and the world waited for news from the southern part of Mexico City, where an elementary school had collapsed during this week’s devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake.

Not long after the quake strikes about 100 miles south of Mexico City, neighbors, relatives of the children and even a passing taxi driver rush toward the giant plume of dust rising from the ruined school.

Source: Washington Post

Trump, Kim insults are the latest in a long — often more cutting — line of political put-downs

Today 00:35 GMT

North Korea’s florid insults and President Trump’s schoolyard ripostes are but the latest in a long tradition of political and diplomatic put-downs.

Asked during last year’s U.S. presidential campaign to compare himself to Trump, Duterte replied: “Donald Trump is a bigot, and I am not.”

Source: New York Times

In a Puerto Rican Town, ‘Water Came out of Nowhere’

Today 00:35 GMT

The Puerto Rico government, however, certified only two deaths after sending Abner Gómez Cortés, the head of Puerto Rico’s emergency agency, to Toa Baja on Friday.

They had experienced nothing like this, said Ernesto Mato, 78, a fisherman who used his 12-foot aluminum boat to rescue his neighbors.

Source: New York Times

Scaramucci and Spicer Extend Their White House 15 Minutes of Fame

Today 00:35 GMT

Mr. Scaramucci declined interviews with The New York Times, but when asked in a Twitter message who was running the Twitter account for the nascent Scaramucci Post, Mr. Scaramucci replied with a Santa Claus emoji.

As former White House officials continue to haunt Washington, Anthony Scaramucci is enjoying his political afterlife far beyond the capital. Mr. Scaramucci, the former White House communications director who took Washington on a chaotic, 10-day joy ride before he was fired after delivering an expletive-filled rant to The New Yorker in July, has taken his post-West Wing publicity tour as far as Europe.

Source: Common Domain

In 'Tales From the Tour Bus,' Mike Judge illustrates some of the wildest tales from some of the most talented musicians

Today 00:35 GMT

REVIEW: Mike Judge gets at the wild, dark heart of country music in the addictive 'Tales From the Tour Bus' ». Using a mixture of animation and live-action, Judge, who serves as the show’s (animated) narrator, illustrates stories told by relatives, friends and assorted members of artists’ entourages including hairstylists, backing musicians and bus drivers.

In his new partially animated Cinemax series “Tales from the Tour Bus,” Emmy-winning writer-director-producer Mike Judge tells a few, both hilarious and heartbreaking.

Source: DW

Opinion: The world needs more Europe and less Donald Trump

Saturday 04:16 GMT
Source: DW

Nazi gun removed from statue of AK-47 founder Mikhail Kalashnikov in Moscow

Saturday 01:31 GMT
Source: DW

Nazi gun removed from statue of AK-47 founder Mikhail Kalashnikov in Moscow

Saturday 04:17 GMT
Source: Common Domain

After Hurricane Maria, 'Puerto Rico isn’t going to be the same'

Saturday 00:40 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Trump positioned to slap potentially crushing tariffs on solar industry

Saturday 07:01 GMT
Source: CBS News

Hurricane Maria targets Bahamas as Puerto Rico begins long recovery

Friday 22:48 GMT
Source: Common Domain

'The face of evil': Worst mass shooter in Orange County history sentenced to life in prison

Saturday 05:12 GMT
Source: CBS News

HHS Secretary Tom Price reacts to criticism of taxpayer-funded private jet use

Today 11:47 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Why this week’s jump by 2-year Treasury yields is a ‘big deal’ for stock-market bulls

Saturday 19:04 GMT
Source: ABC News

Public prefers Obamacare to Graham-Cassidy, 56-33% (POLL)

Saturday 20:56 GMT
Source: New York Times

48 Hours in London with Gigi Hadid

Saturday 16:20 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Philadelphia’s 110-Room Lynnewood Hall Gets $1 Million Price Cut

Saturday 20:56 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Original supermodels assemble for catwalk tribute to Gianni Versace

Saturday 16:18 GMT
Source: BBC

Why are grown-ups embracing children's fashions?

Today 00:35 GMT

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