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Arriving in China, Obama promotes climate legacy

The US president noted that despite some differences on human rights or cybersecurity issues, both sides remain committed to constructive bilateral relations. Earlier this week, the Kremlin said Putin and Erdoğan would discuss the civil war-torn country of Syria and the fight against worldwide terrorism. Merkel didn't specify who she will hold talks with, though she has said that a four-way meeting with the Turkish, French and Italian leaders is planned.


Offices closed for Labor Day

Offices closed for Labor Day

The Hattiesburg American business office will be closed Monday. Yard carts will not be serviced. The Edmond Library will be closed Monday. BLACK HAWK COLLEGE: All campuses closed . 5. The Edmond Senior Center will be closed Monday. METROLINK/ROCK ISLAND COUNTY METROPOLITAN MASS TRANSIT: No service Monday. ROCK ISLAND: City offices, all library branches closed; refuse and yard waste collection one day late all week.



August hiring to have outsize impact on Fed's next move

Financial stocks have rallied in recent weeks on hopes for higher rates, which can boost bank profitability. Still, investors see the report as reducing the likelihood of an interest rate raise from the Federal Reserve for September with many predicting the next hike happening in December.



Cubs lefty Jon Lester hasn't allowed a hit thru 6 innings

Central. But when you are trying to hold a one-run lead against the Chicago Cubs, sometimes it doesn't matter how you try to bake the cake. Matt Kemp and Anthony Recker provided two-run singles while the Braves put together a five-run fifth to take a 7-1 lead.


Has Faith in Bitcoin Been Restored?

Has Faith in Bitcoin Been Restored?

The assumption was that Bitcoin would become redundant due to the increasing ease with which we can handle our money electronically. This does not seem to be the case, as people appear to view Bitcoin as a more global, open and efficient system of financial dependability.


Tesla plans to raise funds this year to tackle cash crunch

Tesla plans to raise funds this year to tackle cash crunch

Tesla has received approval to acquire solar panel company SolarCity for $2.6bn, in a move which comes at a financial crossroads for a solar industry, which is facing the prospect of an oversupply of solar panels. "The improvements will on several dimensions, but that's only a software update so it will be applicable to all cars". Tesla is reportedly offering an upgrade worth about $7,000 for $3,000 on the Model X.