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Kinston Free Press (Newspaper) - August 8, 2015, Kinston, North Carolina Nation world us Economy added 215,000 jobs in july unemployment 5.3 percent Washington i . Employers added a solid i 215,000 jobs in july signalling a steadily rising Job Market and Likely nudging the Federal Reserve closer to raising interest rates in september. The labor department also said Friday that the unemployment rate held at a relatively Low 5.3 percent for a second straight month. Monthly Job growth has averaged 211,286 so far this year indicating that employers Are confident that the six year recovery from the great recession will sustain Strong consumer demand and require More workers. Hiring has remained robust even though the Economy a Overall growth rate has been subpar and pay raises have been modest for Many workers. Average hourly earnings in july increased just 2.1 percent from a year earlier. Orange waste from Colorado mine creeps toward new Mexico Denver i a plume of Orange muck that spilled from a Colorado mine has drifted about 55 Miles downriver and is closing in on new Mexico. New Mexico environment department spokeswoman Susan Majure May Jur said Friday that the contaminated water is 4 to 6 Miles from the state line. The . Environmental Protection Agency says people should stay out of the Animas River and Domestic animals drink from it. Water utilities have closed intake valves to protect their systems and Colorado is testing the Impact on fish. The Epa says i million Gallons of contaminated water gushed from the Gold King mine on wednesday after a cleanup Crew accidentally breached a containment Structure. The Agency says the waste contains heavy metals but the exact contents Are still being Analysed. Trump i done to recognized insults of women Washington i gop presidential front runner Donald Trump says he can to recall specifics of insulting women though news reports paint a Long history of him comparing women to said Friday he does no to recognize the words Fox news a megyn Kelly used during a debate on thursday. Kelly asked about him having called women a fat pigs a a dogs a slobs Quot and a disgusting in the debate Trump joked that he was Only referring to talk show Host Rosie of Donnell but did no to deny having used the insults. A i done to frankly have time for total political correctness a Trump said during the debate. The Issue is important because women Are a minority of registered voters. On Friday Trump questioned whether he actually used those insults. Chicago police of Independent Stop and frisk evaluations by Don Babwin associated press Chicago i the Chicago police department will allow Independent evaluations of its Stop and frisk procedures that critics say target Blacks under an agreement with the american civil liberties Union announced Friday As police nationwide face scrutiny about How they treat minorities. The agreement that Calls for increased Public disclosure and More officer training follows a scathing March 2015 report from the Acle of Illinois that found Chicago officers disproportionately targeted Blacks and other racial minorities in hundreds of thousands of Stop question and frisk encounters. Under the agreement former . Magistrate judge Arlander keys will provide Public reports twice a year on Chicago police investigatory stops and Pat Downs looking at whether the City is meeting its Legal requirements. It goes into effect immediately. A a it a not going to be a change in the actual Way that we Stop people its going to be a change in the Way that we record the Stop a superintendent Garry Mccarthy said at a Friday news conference. And he suggested that the evaluations will Bear out his belief that the stops have been constitutional. Mccarthy also said he was pleased that his department was not compelled to take action by a court order and that he Hopes the agreement will a set the standards a for other police departments. The president of the major cities chiefs association said other departments would be a a Wise to follow Chicago a Lead. A if we can address the Community concerns without having to go to court without. A lawsuit i think that a obviously a better Way and certainly better for the relationship Between the police and the Community a said Tom Manger chief of police in Montgomery county Maryland who was in Chicago to meet with Mccarthy and other police chiefs. The Only concern Mccarthy said he had is that the extra paperwork might take officers off the streets for too Long. In its report the Acle of Illinois identified More than 250,000 Chicago Stop and frisk encounters in which there were no arrests from May through August 2014. African americans accounted for nearly three quarters of those stopped even though they make up about a third of the City a population. Republican debate Republican presidential candidates from left Chris Christie Marco Rubio Ben Carson Scott Walker Donald Trump Jeb Bush Mike Huckabee ted Cruz Rand Paul and John Kasich take the stage for the first Republican presidential debate at the quicken Loans Arena thursday in Cleveland. Photo by the associated press Trump inspired debate drama highlights unsettled cop Field by Steve Peoples associated press _ Cleveland i it took just one question for chaos to erupt in Cleveland. A is there anyone on stage and can i see hands who is unwilling tonight to pledge your support to the eventual nominee of the Republican party and pledge to not run an Independent Campaign against that person a asked Fox news Bret Baier to kick off the first Republican debate of the 2016 Campaign for president. Only one hand went up and with it billionaire businessman Donald Trump sparked fresh Waves of anxiety within the gop As he went on to headline a debate that at times Felt More like a circus than a forum for those who aspire to the White House. The primetime ruckus on National television overshadowed some of the Gopas biggest stars while creating fresh openings for others. But More than anything else thursday nights two hour show a and Trumps presence made sure it was a show a was an in your face reminder the race for Republican nomination remains leaderless and unsettled. The Yelling erupted just minutes into the debate when Trump answered Baiers question and refused to Rule out a third party bid should one of his Many rivals beat him in the Republican contest. A this is what a wrong a Kentucky sen. Rand Paul shouted from across the stage As the crowd booed Trump. A maybe he runs As an Independent. He a already hedging his the extraordinary opening moment set the tone for a night that was often entertaining but often lacked the substantive and civil debate Republican officials had in mind when they tweaked their debate system to reduce acts of a Republican on Republican the reason Why was All too Clear. A i think he a getting to a Good place. This is new for him a said Republican National committee chairman Reince Priebus when peppered after the debate with questions about Trumps Bombas tic performance. A i think things Are going to be just it did no to look that Way during the rough and Tumble Start when Fox news Moderator megyn Kelly asked Trump about his calling a women you done to like a fat pigs dogs slobs and disgusting Trump did no to deny it. And when Kelly was undeterred by his attempt to laugh off her question with a joke about comedian Rosie of Donnell he fired Back. A i done to frankly have time for total political correctness a Trump said. A and to be honest with you this country does no to have time Trumps performance cooled Down As the debate went on but it still left Little room for his Republican rivals to stand out on a night where each appeared to arrive with a Clear strategy to do just that. An authoritative Florida sen. Marco Rubio distinguished himself by highlighting his foreign policy Bona fides and moving personal Story. Perhaps no one made More of his opportunities than Home state gov. John Kasich the two term Ohio governor who snuck into the debate As the last candidate to win a place on stage. Kasich Drew repeated applause particularly when showcasing his pragmatic approach to divisive social issues. A i just went to a wedding of a Friend of mine who happens to be Gay a Kasich said when the conversation shifted to Gay marriage. A because somebody does no to think the Way i do does no to mean that i can to care about them or can to love them Quot not everyone was As successful at making the most of the limited amount of time they had to speak. In his first Opportunity to connect with a National audience Wisconsin gov. Scott Walker safely and calmly stuck to his script and his everyman image a and did no to produce a single a a wow moment. Texas sen. Ted Cruz a Champion College debater was largely forgotten. His night was encapsulated by the moment he asked to a jump in on this one a Only to be told there Wasny to time. Tea party favorite Ben Carson was relegated to telling jokes which it should be said Drew Heartfelt laughs from the crowd at quicken Loans Arena. New Jersey gov. Chris Christie flashed his Tell it like it is style in a Blunt Exchange with Paul but also disappeared for Long stretches of the night. Former Florida gov. Jeb Bush the dominate front runner in the All important Money race tried to Rise above the Trump related squabbling. Having devoted several Days to debate preparation he came off As scripted in what was his first formal debate in More than a decade. But Bush also avoided any major mistakes. He held fast to his policy priorities such As an immigration overhaul and engaged with Trump Only briefly. A emr. Trumps language is divisive a Bush said. A i want to win a he continued. A a we re going to win when we unite people with a hopeful optimistic thursdays affair was the first of Only six Republican debates before voting begins next february a Sharp reduction in the number of face to face meetings from 2012. And with fewer debates there Are fewer opportunities for candidate to make their Mark. Yet no candidate will leave the race after this first clash. With Money flowing freely to the outside groups known As super pics almost everyone in the race is backed by the Money needed to spend on infrastructure and advertising that will shape and reshape voters attitudes in the coming months. That includes even the self funded Trump who May stick around longer than some people in the party May prefer. Republican strategist Liz Mair said the debate a has done Trump a tremendous disservice for exposing him for exactly what he is a philosophically ungrounded unappealing the former reality television Star does no to much seem to mind. A i done to think they like me very much a he said of the debate audience. With a after capturing syrian town is abducts dozens of christians Beirut i the islamic state group has abducted 230 residents including dozens of christians from a Central syrian town captured by the extremists the Day before activists said Friday. The is extremists overrun the heavily populated qary again on thursday said the Britain based syrian Observatory for human rights and Syria based activist bears Al Malawy. Osama Edward director of the Christian assyrian network for human rights in Syria told the associated press that about 60 christians were initially taken but that about half of them were released and had made it to nearby villages. Car Patain lies in the Middle of a Triangle formed by the cities of horns Palmyra and Damascus. Activists say it has a mixed population of around 40,000 sunni muslims and christians As Well As thousands of internally displaced people who had fled from horns. Jihadists attack hotel in Central Mali several dead Bamako Mali i malian army troops surrounded a hotel that had been stormed by jihadists on Friday in the Central town of Sevare As the soldiers tried to save people trapped inside a defense ministry adviser said. Several people were dead including soldiers and islamic extremists in the attack on the hotel Debo said a resident. It was the latest in a string of attacks this year by extremists a who three years ago controlled most of Northern Mali a in Central and Southern parts of this african country. A there Are people inside the hotel that we Are trying to save a said it. Col. Diar ran Kone the defense ministry adviser. France expands Hunt for debris in week Long reunion search Kuala Bumpur Malaysia a French search plane lifted off Friday for a Birds Eye View of reunion Island seeking any More potential debris from Malaysia anime flight 370. French authorities said Friday they be launched a one week Long operation with boats and aircraft scouring the Indian Ocean Island where a Wing frag ment was discovered nine Days ago. Malaysian officials say it came from the missing Boeing 777 but investigators from other countries Are be ing More cautious. The prefect of the French overseas department Dominique Strain said fridas that the search would cover an area 120 Kilometres 75 Miles by 40 Kilometres 25 Miles around the East coast a where the 2-meter-Long Wing fragment was found. Strain said other objects a have been found on the islands beaches since last week and have been removed for examination but he said officials a a done to know if these belong to a plane

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