Daily Archives: September 28, 2016

{FD} University of Michigan professors instructed to stick to ‘preferred pronouns’

The University of Michigan yesterday unveiled a new webpage that allows students to choose their preferred pronouns, including “they” and “ze.” Continue reading

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{FD} In Argentina, freedom still distant for Sandra the orangutan

A sign outside Sandra’s cage explains that “orangutan” comes from the Malay expression for “person of the forest.” But she remains in a concrete cell in a Buenos Aires zoo and may never see the rainforests of her ancestors. Continue reading

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{FD} New Zealand man wins $1M lottery after someone cut him in line

A patient New Zealand Lotto player bagged a cool $1 million – all thanks to a pushy patron who decided to cut him in line. Continue reading

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{FD} Tropical Storm Matthew on rare southerly path in Caribbean

Tropical Storm Matthew swirled westward into the open waters of the Caribbean early Thursday after hitting islands at the sea’s southern entry with heavy wind and rain. Continue reading

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{FD} Seoul says North Korean soldier crosses the border to defect

South Korea’s military says a North Korean soldier has crossed the border between rivals to defect to the South. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: MU suspends fraternity over racial slur reports

The Latest on racial tension at the University of Missouri (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} The military’s ritual of saluting for the national anthem

The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn’t salute as the national anthem played at Pearl Harbor, in a protest that echoes recent moves by professional athletes to kneel during the anthem. Continue reading

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{FD} Colombia’s ELN rebels say they are ready for peace talks

Rebels in Colombia from the National Liberation Army say they are ready to overcome outstanding differences with the government and initiate stalled peace talks. Continue reading

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{FD} Minnesota police shooting probe goes to prosecutors

Minnesota investigators looking into the July shooting of a black man by a suburban St. Paul police officer announced Wednesday that they’ve turned their findings over to a county prosecutor who will review the case for possible charges. Continue reading

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{FD} Police arrest man after explosion that killed fire chief

The New York Police Department says it has arrested a man in connection with a house explosion that killed a fire battalion chief. Continue reading

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{FD} UN criticized for failure to stop hospital attacks

The U.N. Continue reading

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{FD} 21 oil pipeline protesters arrested at construction sites

Law enforcement authorities in North Dakota say 21 people protesting at two construction sites of the Dakota Access pipeline have been arrested. Continue reading

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{FD} Friend: Starbucks shooting victim became US citizen in 2004

The man killed in a weekend shooting at a Starbucks coffee shop in Las Vegas was a naturalized U.S. citizen from the country of Georgia, where he served in the military and learned not to back away from conflict, a lifelong friend said Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Police say Maine man drove 146 on I-95

Maine State Police say they’ve charged an 18-year-old Manchester man with driving a Dodge Neon at 146 mph on Interstate 95, more than twice the 70 mph speed limit. Continue reading

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{FD} Police identify Maryland officer who shot suicidal man

Police have identified the officer who shot a suicidal man wielding a replica pellet gun in Maryland. Continue reading

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{FD} Jury recommends death for dad of starved, beaten 2-year-old

An Ohio jury says the father of a 2-year-old girl who died of starvation and blunt-force injury should be executed for aggravated murder. Continue reading

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{FD} Cautious approval, skepticism for Penn Station overhaul plan

Plans that would widen concourses at New York City’s Penn Station, raise ceiling heights and create a light-filled waiting area across the street have been greeted by commuters with cautious approval. Continue reading

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{FD} NC jury backs fired trooper who reported suspect beaten

A North Carolina jury says a State Highway Patrol trooper fired after reporting a fellow officer wrongly hit an unarmed suspect should get $1.1 million in damages. Continue reading

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{FD} Scotiabank sues Puerto Rico govt seeking loan repayment

Scotiabank has filed a lawsuit against Puerto Rico’s government seeking repayment of a multimillion-dollar loan despite a debt moratorium imposed amid an economic crisis. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: Man fatally shot ex-girlfriend at birthday party

Authorities say a central Alabama man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend in front of several children, including their own child, at a birthday party. Continue reading

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{FD} House Roll Call: 9/11 bill

The 348-77 roll call Wednesday by which the House voted to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill to allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. Continue reading

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{FD} New protests at Mizzou after Fraternity shouts racial slurs

It’s starting again at Mizzou. Continue reading

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{FD} Pentagon: Tests confirm no mustard agent in Iraq attack

The Pentagon says that an Islamic State rocket that hit a military base used by hundreds of U.S. troops in northern Iraq did not contain any sulfur chemical agent, as initially feared. Continue reading

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{FD} Pentagon: US airstrike kills 9 militants in Somalia

The Pentagon says a U.S. airstrike targeted and killed nine al-Shabab militants in Somalia on Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Barefoot Bandit’ released from prison; will work for lawyer

The man who became known as the “Barefoot Bandit” during a teenage crime spree in stolen cars, boats and planes has been transferred from prison to a work-release facility. Continue reading

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{FD} Content Marketing Takes Time, But Can Add Huge Value

Done right, content marketing will pull in customers for a lifetime. Continue reading

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{FD} Investigators identify 2 men who took bag that held bomb

Investigators probing bomb blasts in New Jersey and New York believe they’ve identified two men who walked off with a bag abandoned by the bomber on a street. Continue reading

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{FD} 5.1 magnitude quake hits west Nicaragua, killing at least 1

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit western Nicaragua near the capital Wednesday, causing at least one death, injuring five people and destroying some homes, authorities said. Continue reading

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{FD} Court: Law banning people’s ballot photos unconstitutional

A federal appeals court in Boston says a New Hampshire law that prohibited voters from posting photos of their ballots online is unconstitutional. Continue reading

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{FD} Officials: Suspect in Texas slayings was in US illegally

U.S. immigration officials say a man suspected in a pair of Dallas-area killings was in the country illegally after three deportations to Mexico. Continue reading

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{FD} The Virtuous Cycle of Work, Achievement and Reward

Our culture is obsessed with quick and easy ways to achieve fame and fortune. There is no such thing. Continue reading

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{FD} Peru’s ex-spy chief guilty of disappearing students

Former Peruvian spy chief Vladimir Montesinos has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for “disappearing” a professor and two students in 1993. Continue reading

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{FD} Men who live-streamed threat over Periscope app plead guilty

Two men accused of live-streaming a threat to shoot up their Ohio neighborhood if their video feed scored enough viewers have pleaded guilty to inducing panic. Continue reading

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{FD} Prosecutor: Boy, 2, was groomed to handle guns, shot himself

The father of a 2-year-old suburban Philadelphia boy who accidentally shot himself to death has been accused of leaving a loaded handgun out and charged with involuntary manslaughter. Continue reading

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{FD} Fraternity suspended at University of Missouri

A fraternity at the University of Missouri has been suspended while officials investigate reports of racial and sexist slurs. Continue reading

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{FD} How to Find Your Best Employees and Keep Them Around

Don’t trust your intuition when it comes to rating employees. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian military says it’s ready to talk to US about Aleppo

The Russian military said Wednesday it’s ready to resume contacts with its U.S. counterparts over the situation in Syria, even as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry threatened to cut all cooperation with Moscow on Syria unless an onslaught on Aleppo ends. Continue reading

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{FD} FBI head: Extremism apparent influence in Minnesota attack

FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that the man who stabbed and wounded 10 people in a central Minnesota mall before he was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer appears to have been inspired, at least in part, by extremist ideology. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Friend: Starbucks victim was Georgian immigrant

The Latest on a weekend shooting at a Starbucks in Las Vegas that left one man dead (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Arabs greet Peres death with silence and animosity

Israel’s Shimon Peres was widely admired around the world as a peacemaker and visionary, but the view in the Arab world was more complex: Memories linger of another Peres, who built up Israel’s military might, waged war in Lebanon and promoted policies… Continue reading

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{FD} Cuba reject’s Trump’s call for negotiations on human rights

A top Cuban diplomat is rejecting Donald Trump’s threat to undo detente with Cuba unless the single-party government meets the Republican presidential candidate’s demands. Continue reading

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{FD} 5 Ways to Increase Your Ecommerce Business Sales

Cross-selling. Eliminating abandoned carts. Spending on social media: Don’t be satisfied with what you’ve got when you could have so much more. Continue reading

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{FD} Germany: Woman and child held captive in Syria freed

Germany’s Foreign Ministry says a woman who was kidnapped in Syria while she was pregnant and the baby she gave birth to in captivity have been set free. Continue reading

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{FD} Toasting life with Shimon Peres

“Dream, don’t just study. Continue reading

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{FD} Court: Judge can’t impose insanity defense against will

New Jersey’s highest court has ruled that people found mentally competent to stand trial can’t be forced to plead insanity against their will. Continue reading

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{FD} Man charged in 26-year-old double murder, rape in Florida

A southwest Florida man has been charged with raping and killing an 11-year-old girl and her baby sitter 26 years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Your Sales Training Won’t Stick Until You Modify Your Behavior

To ensure your sales training is successful, create a controlled and facilitated environment. Continue reading

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{FD} UN says EU may ratify Paris Agreement soon

U.N. Continue reading

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{FD} Baby sitter charged with death of 17-month-old boy

A Florida baby sitter is being charged with manslaughter in the death of a 17-month-old boy. Continue reading

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{FD} Official: Man in California kidnapping case to change plea

A federal official says a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney is set to plead guilty in a kidnapping case in California that police initially dismissed as a hoax. Continue reading

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