Invasive Asian carp found in waterway beyond Great Lakes barriers

Invasive Asian carp found in waterway beyond Great Lakes barriers(Reuters) - A single live Asian carp, a species of invasive fish that has infested the Mississippi River and is seen as a threat to the Great Lakes, has been caught in a waterway beyond a barrier designed to keep them out, state officials said on Friday. The 28-inch (71-cm), eight-pound (3.6-kg) silver carp was discovered in the Illinois Waterway on Thursday in a gill net being used by a commercial fisher, according to a joint statement by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee. The fish was caught nine miles (14 kg) from Lake Michigan, marking the second time in eight years of monitoring that a silver or bighead Asian carp has been found behind electric barriers, the two agencies said.


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Hillary Clinton: ‘If Republicans pass this bill, they’re the death party’

Hillary Clinton: ‘If Republicans pass this bill, they’re the death party’Hillary Clinton didn’t mince words Friday when it came to the Senate Republicans’ health care legislation unveiled the day before.


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Bomber planning to attack Mecca's Grand Mosque blows himself up: ministry

Bomber planning to attack Mecca's Grand Mosque blows himself up: ministrySaudi security forces on Friday foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he blew himself up, the Interior Ministry said. In a statement read on state television, the ministry said that three cells had planned the attack on worshippers and security forces at the mosque as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan nears its climax. The trapped would-be suicide bomber exchanged fire with the security forces, then set off explosives when he was surrounded in a house in the central Mecca neighborhood of Ajyad al-Masafi near the mosque that had been used as the base for the attack, the ministry said.


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Police officer who killed unarmed black man Sam DuBose cleared of murder

Police officer who killed unarmed black man Sam DuBose cleared of murderA mistrial has been declared over the case of a white Ohio police officer shooting an unarmed black man. A jury was unable to come to a consensus on whether Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing, 27, was guilty of charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter after he shot and killed Sam DuBose, 43. It is the fourth time that courts haven’t convicted police officers charged with the death of black men.


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MBS RECAP: Quietest Day of The Week Despite Several Interesting Tidbits

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We've been watching the intraday trading ranges in bond markets to keep an eye on just how flat things have been in the wake of last Wednesday's big trading day (due to econ data and the Fed). "Inside day" is a term that comes up when things are this flat. It refers to a day's trading range falling "inside" the previous day's range. This week has been notable in that Tuesday and Friday were both inside days. That's particularly striking today as it required a narrow trading range of a mere 2.44bps (2.142 - 2.166). Adding to the intrigue is the fact that there were a few tradeable headlines--especially from Fed speakers who seemed to be singing more dovish tunes on the prospect for inflation to frustrate the policy path. Then again, the grudgingly slow...(read more)

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The Week Ahead: Housing market in the spotlight

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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories.
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