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South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

MISSION, Texas (AP) - Deputy Rudy Trevino was patrolling a park along the Texas-Mexico border when he spied movement in the darkness. Swinging his spotlight toward the motion revealed 14 women and children who had just sneaked across the Rio Grande in a small boat.

yahoo.com (1 month and 13 days ago)

South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

MISSION, Texas (AP) -- Deputy Rudy Trevino was patrolling a park along the Texas-Mexico border when he spied movement in the darkness. Swinging his spotlight toward the motion revealed 14 women and children who had just sneaked across the Rio Grande in a small boat....

ap.org (1 month and 13 days ago)

Norah Jones Lends Voice to a Trio

Grammy-winning singer and pianist Norah Jones shares the spotlight with two friends in her latest album. The trio, called Puss N Boots, releases their debut album July 15.

wsj.com (1 month and 13 days ago)

Barrick’s Zambia mine in spotlight

Suitors are circling Barrick Gold’s Lumwana copper mine in Zambia, $1bn-plus deal possible.

businessspectator.com.au (1 month and 13 days ago)

Watch:  Sunday Spotlight: Leah Chase

Watch: Sunday Spotlight: Leah Chase

ABC News' Susan Saulny on the historical legacy and cooking of New Orleans chef Leah Chase.

abcnews.com (1 month and 14 days ago)

Savannah back in Hollywood spotlight

The citizens of Savannah are no strangers to movie cameras. From the famed "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" to the more recent Miley Cyrus flick, "The Last Song," Savannah has put its stamp on Hollywood in one way or another.

miamiherald.com (1 month and 14 days ago)

Internal Affairs: Driving force in light rail to step out of spotlight

Internal Affairs: Driving force in light rail to step out of spotlight

For more than four decades, Rod Diridon has been a colorful and controversial driving force in promoting mass transit in Silicon Valley.

mercurynews.com (1 month and 14 days ago)

French Minister Shrugs Off Concerns Over Banks

French finance minister Michel Sapin said French banks are not in danger as a result of U.S. legal proceedings, claiming that other European banks were under a spotlight.

wsj.com (1 month and 14 days ago)

Colorado sheriffs keep popping up in spotlight

Colorado sheriffs keep popping up in spotlight

Just before Weld County Sheriff John Cooke took office nearly 12 years ago, his predecessor had strong words about the power that goes with being the top law enforcement officer in the county.

denverpost.com (1 month and 14 days ago)

Spotlight | Patchogue: Flying the Old-Fashioned Way

Spotlight | Patchogue: Flying the Old-Fashioned Way

Gail Bennett has played Mary Poppins before, but for her reprisal of the role at the Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts, she had to practice flying with the help of a sturdy rope and two strong men.

nytimes.com (1 month and 14 days ago)

Bobby Powell - the Canadian who made it to Wimbledon long before Bouchard, Raonic

With Canadians seizing the spotlight at Wimbledon this week, some are recalling the man who was this country's first big tennis star. In 1908, Bobby Powell made it all the way to the Wimbeldon men's semi-finals before his tennis career ended with his death in the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

cbc.ca (1 month and 15 days ago)

Ontario’s debt puts focus back on investors’ appetite for political risk

Ontario’s debt puts focus back on investors’ appetite for political risk

Rating agency Moody's Investors Service has put the spotlight on Ontario, serving notice that it's concerned about the province's ballooning debt, changed its outlook to negative and may issue a downgrade

financialpost.com (1 month and 15 days ago)

Bobbie Powell - the Canadian who made it to Wimbledon long before Bouchard, Raonic

With Canadians seizing the spotlight at Wimbledon this week, some are recalling the man who was this country's first big tennis star. In 1908, Bobbie Powell made it all the way to the Wimbeldon men's semi-finals before his tennis career ended with his death in the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

cbc.ca (1 month and 15 days ago)


Nigel Mansell predicts Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will decide title on final race

Nigel Mansell predicts Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will decide title on final race

Nigel Mansell believes that the world championship fight between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will go down to the last race of the season, a scenario that will put Formula One’s most controversial rule in the spotlight.

dailymail.co.uk (1 month and 15 days ago)

ZTE wants you to guess the specs of the Nubia Z7

ZTE wants you to guess the specs of the Nubia Z7

After the news from earlier today about a couple of Nubia-branded devices being certified in China, ZTE is once again in the spotlight. The Chinese company has chosen to keep teasing its upcoming Nubia Z7 smartphone, though it's done so by taking a pretty interesting approach. Essentially, ZTE wants you to guess the...

gsmarena.com (1 month and 15 days ago)

VIDEO: Van Gogh steals spotlight in cafe

VIDEO: Van Gogh steals spotlight in cafe

The appearance of a painting worth many millions of pounds in a cafe in Reading, caused shock and disbelief as customers popped in for breakfast on Friday morning.

bbci.co.uk (1 month and 16 days ago)

Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Is Now America's Event

For one day every year, the spotlight shines bright on Major League Eating, the governing body of 50 to 60 annual competitive eating events. Today marks the 99th annual Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest.

forbes.com (1 month and 16 days ago)

Google Restores Links To Some News Articles After Outcry

Google Restores Links To Some News Articles After Outcry

(Reuters) - Google Inc GOOGL.O GOOG.O on Thursday reversed its decision to remove several links to stories in Britain's Guardian newspaper, underscoring the difficulty the search engine is having implementing Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling. The Guardian protested the removal of its stories describing how a...

huffingtonpost.com (1 month and 16 days ago)


Amazon drawn into EU probe over whether Luxembourg tax deal breached state aid rules

Amazon drawn into EU probe over whether Luxembourg tax deal breached state aid rules

The online retailer is among a host of multinationals whose tax bills have fallen under the spotlight after the European Commission widened its inquiry into how firms use countries such as Luxembourg to cut their tax bill.

dailymail.co.uk (1 month and 16 days ago)

Sinosphere Blog: Chinese Tycoon Pays Homage to a Fading Martyr

Sinosphere Blog: Chinese Tycoon Pays Homage to a Fading Martyr

Chen Guangbiao draws the media spotlight again by paying respects at the grave of Lei Feng, the People’s Liberation Army martyr.

nytimes.com (1 month and 16 days ago)

What you need to know about Hobby Lobby and Religious Freedom Restoration Act

What you need to know about Hobby Lobby and Religious Freedom Restoration Act

This week’s Hobby Lobby decision has brought the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a law that most people never knew existed, into the spotlight. The decision, in which the Supreme Court ruled that Hobby Lobby could not...

examiner.com (1 month and 16 days ago)

What Your Brand Can Learn From Fargo

What Your Brand Can Learn From Fargo

I'm not talking about tips you can take away from the Coen brothers' movie or TV adaptation. Sorry to disappoint, but I'm afraid that's an entirely different article (though I'd bet amidst the oblivious police force and self-invested criminals in the Fargo on screen, you could find some solid takeaways about the...

huffingtonpost.com (1 month and 16 days ago)

Google reverses decision to delete Guardian's links

Latest incident suggest that requesting removal of a link may actually bring the issue back into the public spotlight, rather than obscure it.

businessspectator.com.au (1 month and 16 days ago)

A Warming Trend in Restaurant Service

A turn toward friendlier, perk-filled service is winning customer loyalty at some of the country's top restaurants. Industry leaders like Will Guidara of Manhattan's Eleven Madison Park and the NoMad are helping to shift some of the spotlight from the kitchen to the front of the house.

wsj.com (1 month and 16 days ago)

Wimbledon finalist ready for the spotlight

Wimbledon finalist ready for the spotlight

Once a player who like to bash the ball around, Petra Kvitova has refined her game and it shows        

usatoday.com (1 month and 16 days ago)

New Jersey Photography Forum presents ‘Garden State Spotlight’ at Old York Cellars

New Jersey Photography Forum presents ‘Garden State Spotlight’ at Old York Cellars

The New Jersey Photography Forum will exhibit “Garden State Spotlight” at Old York Cellars at 80 Old York Road in East Amwell, through Sept. 2.

nj.com (1 month and 16 days ago)

IBM Is Using Watson to Target Start-Ups

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Staid technology giant IBM  is fighting to regain its status as a leading innovator with Watson, its supercomputer that evaluates information more like a human than a computer, taking its cloud and cognitive technology to the doors of start-ups. "If you've got an idea or five -- fantastic!"...

thestreet.com (1 month and 16 days ago)

Stillwater Mining Could Ride Platinum's Tide Higher

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Platinum futures haven broken above $1,500 for the first time this year, putting the spotlight on shares of platinum mining company Stillwater Mining  as an investment worthy to consider. The spike in platinum futures this week, also represented by ETFS Physical Platinum Shares , is in part...

thestreet.com (1 month and 17 days ago)

Nazis' ideal Aryan baby was actually Jewish (Newser)

The remarkable story of Hessy Taft is back in the spotlight.         

usatoday.com (1 month and 17 days ago)

Free exchange: Beggar-thy-neighbour banking

FOR most of its 80 years, America’s Export-Import Bank has laboured in obscurity, providing loans, loan guarantees and credit insurance to foreign buyers of American products from jumbo jets to quiche. All of a sudden, it is in the spotlight: Tea Party conservatives have declared it to be the embodiment of corporate...

economist.com (1 month and 17 days ago)

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