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September 2, 2016 3:34 PM ADB approves $100 mln loan for Georgia's small business

TBILISI, Sept 2 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $100 million loan to help ex-Soviet Georgia to develop small business in the country, the bank said on Friday. "ADB assistance will help Georgia maintain macroeconomic stability, streamline public spending, and expand access to finance," ADB said in a statement. It said that another key component 38

September 2, 2016 2:39 PM U.S. economy slows, adding only 150K jobs – unemployment stays level

After two months of blockbuster growth, with U.S. employers adding more than 270,000 jobs in both June and July, the economy slowed dramatically in August, adding a modest 150,000 new jobs and barely raising wages for workers. The slowdown in job growth reduces the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates when it meets later this month 55

September 2, 2016 1:07 PM US created 151,000 jobs in August vs. 180,000 jobs expected

The unemployment rate instead was unchanged at 4.9 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. A more encompassing rate that included discouraged workers and those holding part-time jobs for economic reasons held steady at 9.7 percent. Among demographic group, the unemployment rate for those without a high school diploma jumped from 6.3 percent 61

September 2, 2016 10:36 AM Video replays can provide refs with decisions in 10 seconds

In 10 seconds, Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers got all the feedback he wanted from the two assistants examining video replays in a truck outside the stadium. Instead of sending off France defender Djibril Sidibe for a hard foul into the left leg of Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi three minutes into a friendly, Kuipers pulled out a yellow card instead 29

September 1, 2016 2:14 PM Georgetown Will Offer An Edge In Admissions To Descendants Of Slaves

Patricia Bayonne-Johnson holds a photo of her great-grandparents and their son. The retired science teacher discovered that some of her ancestors were sold by the Jesuits of the Maryland Province in 1838, to pay off Georgetown University's massive debt. Georgetown University will be offering an admissions edge to descendants of enslaved people sold to fund the school 16

September 1, 2016 9:30 AM EpiPen Maker Mylan Tied Executive Pay to Aggressive Profit Targets

Device’s list price has doubled since incentive plan was adopted in 2014 The drugmaker at the center of a firestorm over hefty price increases on the lifesaving EpiPen put a special incentive plan in place more than two years ago that rewards executives if they hit aggressive profit targets. In early 2014, the board of Mylan NV approved a one-time award 40

September 1, 2016 2:55 AM Full text: Donald Trump immigration speech in Arizona

Remarks as prepared for delivery and obtained by POLITICO Wednesday night. Thank you, Phoenix. I am so glad to be back in Arizona, a state that has a very special place in my heart. I love the people of Arizona and, together, we are going to win the White House in November. Instead, I am going to deliver a detailed policy address on one of the greatest 36

September 1, 2016 12:27 AM The Latest: Madeline downgraded to tropical storm off Hawaii

Forecasters have downgraded Hurricane Madeline to a tropical storm as it veers past Hawaii's Big Island. The storm was downgraded Wednesday by the National Weather Service as its winds decreased to 70 mph. Still, the Big Island and Maui County were under tropical storm warnings, with officials saying heavy rains and strong winds were possible 37

August 31, 2016 11:27 PM 5 Killed After 2 Small Planes Collide in Midair in Alaska, Officials Say

Two small aircraft collided in midair today in Alaska, killing all five people on board, officials said. A Hageland Aviation Cessna 208 Caravan with three people on board collided with a Renfro's Alaska Adventures Piper PA-18 Super Cub carrying two people just before 11 a.m. local time, the Alaska National Guard said. The crash happened in midair about 19

August 31, 2016 10:20 PM 2 Small Planes Carrying 5 Passengers Collide Midair in Alaska, Officials Say

Two small aircraft carrying a total of five people collided midair today, according to the Alaska National Guard. A Hageland Aviation Cessna 208 Caravan with three people on board collided with a Renfro's Alaska Adventures Piper PA-18 Super Cub, carrying two people, just before 11 a.m. local time, the National Guard said. The crash happened midair about 20