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She Claimed Tall, Blond Aliens Kidnapped Her As A Child. Now She's Running For Congress.
Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera said the encounters began when she was young and happened several times throughout her life. After the vessel took off, she said, aliens explained to her what they planned to do. God is a universal energy, not a person, the aliens told her, according to Rodriguez Aguilera. I had several people from the community call me and ask me to consider running, she told the Herald.
Gold prices hold steady amid firm dollar
Gold prices were steady early on Tuesday, after dipping below $1,300 an ounce in the previous session, as the dollar held firm on strong US Treasury yields. Spot gold was unchanged at $1,293.60 an ounce at 0055 GMT. US gold futures for December delivery fell 0.5 percent to $1,296 per ounce. Trump will meet with Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Thursday as part of his search for a new candidate for her position, a source familiar with the planned meeting said.
AP source: Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY
A person with direct knowledge of the situation says attorneys for Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott are set for an emergency hearing in federal court in New York as they try again to stop the running back's six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations. Last year's NFL rushing leader is suspended for Sunday's game at San Francisco after a federal appeals court overturned an injunction that had allowed him to play this season.
Airbus takes majority stake in Bombardier's C Series program
TORONTO (AP) - Canadian plane maker Bombardier announced Monday it has sold a majority stake in its C Series passenger jet business to Europ=ean aerospace giant Airbus for no cost. The current Airbus A320, a rival for the C Series, is for 180 passengers or more and Airbus hasn't sold an A320 in three years. Enders said some airlines have been reluctant to purchase Bombardier's plane because of doubts the program would continue.
Emotional Sen. John McCain blasts 'half-baked, spurious nationalism'
PHILADELPHIA - An emotional Sen. John McCain on Monday leveled a blistering attack on what he called the half-baked, spurious nationalism that seems to have inspired President Trump's administration to retreat from the world stage. McCain emphasized the need for the United States to preserve its ideals at home and champion them abroad. That leadership has had its costs, but we have become incomparably powerful and wealthy as we did, McCain said.
Airbus to enter into partnership with Canada's Bombardier
Boeing accuses Bombardier of manufacturing its 100-150 seat planes with public subsidies and selling them at a loss to Delta Air Lines. I have no doubt that our partnership with Bombardier will boost sales and the value of this program enormously. Airbus will take approximately 50.01 percent of the shares in CSALP, the entity which manages the C-Series program, with Bombardier and Investissement Quebec holding 31 and 19 per cent respectively.
Indian-American Attorney Ajay Raju Recognised With Philanthropy Award
Noted Indian-American attorney Ajay Raju has been honoured with the third American Bazaar Philanthropy award in recognition of his philanthropic activities in the US. The Germination project is a signature initiative of the Pamela and Ajay Raju Foundation that recruits talented teenagers and prepare them to be tomorrow's leaders, Mr Ismail said in a statement. Previous recipients of the award include, Indian-American philanthropist Frank Islam and Suri Sehgal, founder of the SM Sehgal Foundation.
Supreme Court considers major digital privacy case on Microsoft email storage
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday accepted a second important case on digital privacy, agreeing to hear a dispute between the federal government and Microsoft about emails stored overseas. The justices next month will hear a case involving prosecutors' access to the historical data stored in cellphone tower records. The case the court accepted Monday began in 2013 when US prosecutors got a warrant to access emails in a drug-trafficking investigation.
Anti-Corruption Blogger Killed By Huge Bomb In Malta
I will not rest until I see justice done in this case, he said in a statement, calling for national unity. Malta Television reported that Caruana Galizia had filed a complaint to the police two weeks ago to say she had received threats. Manfred Weber, head of the conservative bloc in the European Parliament, said the killing marked a dark day for democracy. Caruana Galizia took aim at politicians and senior officials from across Malta, seeing the island as a hotbed of corruption.
Conference to celebrate 350 years of legacy of Guru Gobind Singh
To celebrate the 350 years of legacy of Guru Gobind Singh, the Smithsonian Institute in association with Indian Embassy has announced to host a conference and a concert next month. The conference on Guru Gobind Singh and his legacy is scheduled to be addressed by top experts, including Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna.
Dhantera 2017: Gold and Silver price today in India
Continuous rising gold rate in India halt on Monday. In another trading window, silver prices fell slightly for December 0.63% $17.177 on the closing hours of NYSE and 39086 INR. In the Asian trade today Silver is trading at 40280 INR and Gold at 29840. On the ongoing process of US Fed to strengthen the US economy will drag the precious metals in the coming future.
Olympic champion Simone Biles has new coach and plan for her return to competition
Simone Biles has a new coach and a plan for when she'll return to competition. The Olympic all-around champion said Monday night that she'll train with Laurent Landi, who coached fellow Final Fiver Madison Kocian. Landi also will serve as the team program director at the World Champions Centre, the gym owned by the Biles' family. I'm excited to get to work with him because I know how strong a bar worker he is, Biles told USA TODAY Sports.
Chuck E. Cheese animatronic band members are now for sale
Recently, Chuck E Cheese announced that they were breaking up the robotic band that used to rock out on stage for dozens of pizza-fueled boys and girls. CHUCK E CHEESE BIDS FAREWELL TO ANIMATRONIC BAND AMID RENOVATIONS. The bottom line is that the animatronics they created decades ago were really cool and fun for that time. The circa 1985 set, complete with Cabaret stage, has been listed on Craigslist by one central California collector.
Apple hit with $440M in damages in VirnetX patent lawsuit
A US District Court judge in Texas has entered a final judgment in the patent case, which accused Apple of infringing patents related to its iMessage and FaceTime features. The judgment, filed on Sept. 29, means Apple is on the hook for $439.7 million in damages, patent holding and security software company VirnetX said in a statement Monday. The damages total is nearly $140 million higher than the $302.4 million Apple was ordered to pay VirtnetX a year ago.
Three Killed, 360,000 Without Power As Freak Storm Ophelia Hits Ireland
The Electricity Supply Board said 330,000 customers were without power, due to more than 3,200 individual faults on the network. Five to 10 per cent of this number will be without power for up to 10 days, it said. Power cuts affected 18,000 customers in Northern Ireland, after power lines and poles came down due to strong winds and flying debris, supplier NIE Networks said.
Apple slapped hard with $440m patent bill in VirnetX FaceTime spat
An American patent-holding biz says it will bag a $440m windfall from Apple in a long-running infringement case that seems unlikely to end any time soon. The two sides are next due back in court the week of either March 12 or March 19, 2018. In other words, the patent infringement damages could be wiped out if Apple wins its battle to have the patents thrown out completely, pulling the rug from under VirnetX.
Opternative sues Warby Parker for allegedly stealing its online eye exam
Eyewear ecommerce giant Warby Parker is accused of signing partnership contracts and NDAs with online eyeglass prescription test startup Opternative, then stealing the technology to launch its own competing Prescription Check feature. According to the lawsuit, Warby Parker reached out to Opternative back in 2013 about potential partnership opportunities. Warby Parker agreed to sign non-disclosure agreements forbidding the eyewear seller from using info about its technology to reverse-engineer the online eye exam or do anything besides partnering with the startup.
Heath, Smith sidelined with injuries for US women's team
Forward Tobin Heath and defender Taylor Smith are sidelined with injuries that will keep them out of the US women's national team training camp in Louisiana ahead of two upcoming matches against South Korea. Heath is nursing an ankle injury and Smith her shoulder. Both women were hurt in the NWSL championship match last Saturday, the US Soccer Federation said Monday. The Americans play Thursday at New Orleans and Sunday in Cary, North Carolina.
Bets on a 'dangerous' trade that reminds experts of the 1987 market crash just broke a record
In late August, it was revealed that a former Target manager had made millions of dollars shorting the VIX. Instead, large investors have continued to double down even amid a growing chorus of experts calling for discretion. Perhaps the most outspoken critic of the trade has been Marko Kolanovic, the global head of quantitative and derivatives strategy at JPMorgan. He said in late July that strategies suppressing price swings reminded him of the conditions leading up to the 1987 stock market crash.
Senate Republicans gain moment on tax reform budget measure
US Senate Republicans on Monday gained crucial support for a vote on a budget resolution that is vital to President Donald Trump's hopes of signing sweeping tax reform legislation into law before January. Two Republican lawmakers, once seen as potential 'no' votes, said they would likely support the measure. ' Both the Senate and House of Representatives must agree on a budget resolution to unlock a legislative tool known as reconciliation that Republicans need to move tax legislation through the Senate without support from Democrats.

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