Jobs, Jobs, Jobs! It’s a Good Time to Find Work in America

What needs to happen to keep the American job boom moving forward? Watch Gary Lane’s On The Homefront interview with Alfredo Ortiz to find out.  Are you looking for a job? Americans who want one are discovering there are plenty of employment opportunities. “What we’re seeing is really for the first time also in history we’re seeing that there are ...

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Peru says no sign of Venezuelans sought by Maduro over drone blasts

LIMA (Reuters) – Peru’s top immigration official said Friday that two Venezuelan civilians whom Caracas alleges were involved in recent drone blasts during a speech by President Nicolas Maduro do not appear to have set foot in Peru. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with ministers at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela August 13, 2018. Miraflores Palace/Handout ...

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Eurozone bailout programme is finally over

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Greece is “turning a page” in ending its bailout programme The eurozone passes an important milestone on 20 August. The date marks the formal end of the bailout of Greece. It is the final country to be receiving emergency loans in the wake of Europe’s financial crisis. The last ...

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S&P lowers Turkey’s credit rating deeper into junk territory

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Standard & Poor’s said on Friday it had cut Turkey’s sovereign credit rating deeper into “junk” territory, citing extreme lira volatility and forecasting a recession next year, adding to the country’s woes as it deals with a currency crisis. Turkish lira banknotes are seen in this picture illustration in Istanbul, Turkey August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Murad Sezer/Illustration The ...

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Turkey’s lira weakens 4 percent, Trump says won’t take pastor’s detention ‘sitting down’

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s battered lira weakened 4 percent on Friday after a Turkish court rejected an American pastor’s appeal for release, drawing a stiff rebuke from President Donald Trump, who said the United States would not take the detention “sitting down”. The case of Andrew Brunson, an evangelical Christian missionary from North Carolina who has lived in Turkey for ...

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Newham police escape: Cheering onlookers condemned

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe confrontation and escape were filmed onlookers A police officer has condemned people who cheered a man escaping police after a confrontation which left two officers requiring hospital treatment. The incident on Romford Road, Newham, east London, was filmed and shared on social media with laughter and shouts of encouragement clearly audible. ...

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Exclusive: U.S. government seeks Facebook help to wiretap Messenger – sources

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect’s voice conversations in a criminal probe, three people briefed on the case said, resurrecting the issue of whether companies can be compelled to alter their products to enable surveillance. FILE ...

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Israeli troops kill two on Gaza border, Jerusalem stabber shot dead

GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli troops killed two Palestinians and wounded scores of others taking part in weekly Gaza border protests on Friday, medics said, as Egyptian mediators tried to clinch a truce deal that would calm the impoverished enclave. A wounded Palestinian girl reacts during a protest demanding the right to return to their homeland at the Israel-Gaza border, in ...

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