Martin Shkreli Jailed for Hillary Clinton Facebook Post
The judge said that is not protected by the First Amendment and there's "a risk" someone may take Shkreli up on his offer. Shkreli had tried to pass off the post as satire, and he quickly deleted it shortly after it was published.
The Kansas Department of Labor and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the seasonally adjusted joblessness rate increased by 0.2 percent since July.
Compared to August 2016, nonfarm payroll jobs in Arkansas rose 22,500. The state's labor force participation rate stands at 64.4 percent, which remains higher than the national rate of 62.9 percent, according to the DWD.
The unemployment rate fell to 3.3 percent in Tennessee, the lowest on records in that state dating back to 1976. The state's portfolio of private-sector jobs has fallen by 6,300 since August 2016. Employment in four sectors declined. Most of the expansion occurred in administrative and support services (+5,200), a subsector which includes employment agencies. The leisure and hospitality segment posted the largest monthly decrease, down 12,400 jobs, followed by professional and business services with a loss of 11,500.
Why Ryan, undercut by Trump, may actually emerge stronger
Ted Cruz, R-Texas, also railed against the idea Wednesday. "This is important, and this a big debate in Washington right now". Ryan says the GOP wants to enact a tax cut into law by the end of this year, not simply to push a bill through the House.
UN Chief Guterres urges Myanmar to halt attacks on Rohingyas
One million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar could enter Bangladesh by the end of the year, the United Nations said Thursday. Nearly 40% of all Rohingya villages in Myanmar's Rakhine State are now empty, a government spokesperson has confirmed.
Crude palm oil futures remain up on rising demand
After being hurt by Hurricane Harvey, positive sentiments have started building up in the oil space with a wave of positive news. Benchmark Brent crude was down 10 cents at $55.06 a barrel by 0730 GMT, after rising 89 cents or 1.6 per cent on Wednesday.
Voter panel vice chairman clarifies fraud claims
The statement said that the foundation is "scrupulously nonpartisan", adding: "The views expressed in the email are his own". The Pence-Kobach commission has other designs, and I urge Granite Staters, and people throughout the nation, to be vigilant.