Headlines on 2017-11-15

  • Truman Medical Center looking for volunteers to cuddle, rock preemie babies to sleep

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Truman Medical Center needs some extra hands for the tiniest of babies. TMC is looking for older volunteers to help rock premature babies to sleep. Cuddling the most vulnerable babies gives them a extra boost since nurses and doctors can't be everywhere at once. "I don't know if we can give them enough love and care," said Niki Donawa with Truman Medical Center. "Moms are here, but moms might not be feeling well, so our staff is here. They've been giving them lots...

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  • Japanese futures point to firmer open despite Wall Street's slide

    All three major U.S. indexes closed lower in the last session as investors digested economic releases ahead of Asia's Thursday trading day.

  • CORRECTED: German Greens want last nuclear weapons withdrawn

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Greens want the next coalition government to push for the removal of all nuclear warheads stationed in Germany, a document seen by Reuters showed on Wednesday.

  • Washington Post didn't pay Roy Moore accusers

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Washington Post didn't offer money to women in exchange for their stories accusing Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexually inappropriate behavior, despite a series of widely-shared articles on social media and a voicemail from an apparent impostor offering to pay for damaging information on Moore....

  • Wanted polygamist free after 15 years on the lam in Mexico

    A polygamist who fled to Mexico about 15 years ago with his wives and kids while facing child molestation charges in Arizona is now free after the charges were dropped months ago. Orson William Black Jr. was arrested by Mexican authorities in the northern state of Chihuahua and handed over...

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  • Federal judge rejects secrecy in legal fight linked to Trump dossier

    The House is demanding bank records of Fusion GPS, which commissioned work that led to information on Trump's ties to Russia.

  • In post-Asia trip speech, Trump makes news ... with water

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump went on television on Wednesday to recap his just-completed trip abroad, but it was his pause to refresh that ended up making news.

  • The Justice Department has a duty to consider a probe of the Uranium One sale

    If crimes were committed to further Russia’s nuclear goals here, Americans need to know. And if Team Obama suspected that but still OK’d the Uranium One sale to a Russian firm, Americans deserve an explanation of that, too. Yet Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ orders to prosecutors merely to see if a probe — perhaps headed...

    New York Post
  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Rebuild U.S. military now

    The Virginia election loss of Ed Gillespie showed voter frustration with our do-nothing Congress, not frustration with the hard-working President Donald Trump, who is making America great again. The Virginia GOP must rebuild with the president's help and elect Corey Stewart for senator in 2018. He is the best hope ...

  • What Central Banks Have Done Is What They're Actually Good At

    Authored by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, As a natural progression from the analysis of one historical bond “bubble” to the latest, it’s statements like the one below that ironically help it continue. One primary manifestation of low Treasury rates is the deepening mistrust constantly fomented in markets by the media equivalent of the boy who cries recovery. That narrative “has ruffled a few feathers,” BMO Capital Markets strategists Ian Lyngen and Aaron Kohli wrote in a note...

  • German Greens want last nuclear weapons withdrawn: document

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Greens want the next coalition government to push for the removal of all nuclear warheads stationed in Germany, a document seen by Reuters showed on Wednesday.

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'The Capitalist Code' by Ben Stein

    THE CAPITALIST CODE: IT CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE AND MAKE YOU VERY RICH By Ben Stein Humanix Books, $19.99, 173 pages This is a book about investing, aimed primarily at potential young investors — although investors of all ages can benefit from it — written by a longtime and notably ...