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The Legend of Anna: American Town Where Black People Weren’t Welcome After Dark

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I GOT INTO TOWN JUST AFTER SUNSET. The lights were on at a place called the Brick House Grill, and if you were out on South Main Street on a Friday night in February, chances are, that’s where you were going. So I went in, too.

I took a seat at the bar. A man two stools over from me struck up a conversation. I told him I was a journalist from Chicago and asked him to tell me about this town. “You know how this town is called Anna?” he started. “That’s for ‘Ain’t No Niggers Allowed.’” He laughed, shook his head and took a sip of his beer.

The man was white. I am white. Everyone else in that restaurant in Anna was white.

Later that night, I realized what shook me most about our conversation: He didn’t pause before he said what he said. He didn’t look around the room to see whether anyone could hear us. He didn’t lower his voice. He just said it.

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Mexico deploys forces after reports of deadly ambush of Americans – NBC NEWS

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Mexican national police and military forces were dispatched to the border state of Sonora on a search operation Monday night following reports that at least five U.S. citizens, including four children, were shot and killed, Mexican authorities said.

The Associated Press quoted relatives as saying a U.S. woman, her 6-month-old twins and two other children, ages 8 and 10, died in the attack. They lived in La Mora, about 75 miles south of the U.S. border, where an offshoot of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been a major presence for many years, the relatives said.

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USS Gerald R. Ford se dirigió al mar el viernes después de completar 15 meses de mantenimiento y actualizaciones.

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El buque de guerra más costoso de la Armada de los Estados Unidos, el portaaviones USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), partió de Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport News Shipbuilding y regresó al mar por primera vez desde que comenzó su disponibilidad después del terremoto en julio de 2018 para llevar a cabo las pruebas en mar.

El USS Gerald R. Ford es el buque líder en la clase Ford de portaaviones, la primera nueva clase en más de 40 años, y comenzará el reemplazo gradual de los portaaviones de clase Nimitz.

El barco está equipado con dos reactores de nuevo diseño y tiene un 250 por ciento más de capacidad eléctrica que los anteriores. Las mejoras permitirán al barco cargar armas y lanzar aviones más rápido que nunca.

El clase Ford incorpora avances en tecnología que hacen que el operador sea más capaz y eficiente, a la vez que le proporciona la capacidad de implementar futuros avances en tecnología con relativa facilidad.

Con una mayor capacidad y menores costes totales de propiedad, por ejemplo, mediante la reducción de la mano de obra y las innovaciones, como una mayor producción eléctrica de la central nuclear, el uso de redes de fibra óptica, un mejor control de la corrosión y el uso de materiales nuevos y ligeros, el paquete de transportistas.

CVN 78 y los futuros portaaviones de la clase Ford incrementaron la capacidad de combate y mejoraron la capacidad de supervivencia en una plataforma que seguirá el ritmo de la amenaza en el transcurso del siglo XXI.

Cada buque de la clase Ford operará con una tripulación más pequeña que la de un portaaviones de clase Nimitz y proporcionará un mayor ahorro en los costes de propiedad a lo largo de los 50 años de vida operativa prevista.

CVN-78 honra al 38º presidente de los Estados Unidos y rinde homenaje a su vida de servicio en la Marina, en el gobierno de los Estados Unidos y en la nación. Durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial Ford alcanzó el rango de teniente comandante en la Marina, sirviendo en el portaaviones USS Monterey (CVL 26).

Ford se convirtió en presidente tras el escándalo de Watergate y ocupó el cargo más alto del país entre 1974 y 1977.

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ISIS Leader Al-Baghdadi Killed By U.S. Military: Newsweek – Bloomberg

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Breaking news: Tesla Stock goes “Sky Rocket”

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Tesla shares soar after crushing third-quarter earnings

Tesla reported third-quarter revenue of $6.3 billion and earnings per share, adjusted, of $1.86 on Wednesday.Shares spiked more than 20% after Tesla posted the surprise profit and said it was ahead of schedule with a new factory in Shanghai.

Tesla delivered a strong third-quarter earnings report after the bell on Wednesday, posting a surprise profit and telling shareholders it is ahead of schedule with a new factory in Shanghai. Shares spiked more than 20% after hours, putting them at their highest price since February.

Here’s what the results were versus analysts’ expectations:

Adjusted earnings per share of $1.86 vs. expected losses of 42 cents per shareRevenue of $6.3 billion, vs. expected $6.33 billion, according to Refinitiv consensus estimates

The electric car maker gave investors plenty to look forward to next year. It released a glossy 28-page investor update filled with photos from its new factory in Shanghai where Tesla said it’s already begun trial production runs.

The company also said it was ahead of schedule on its long-awaited Model Y crossover, which it now expects to launch by next summer. At the same time, Tesla says it is planning to make a limited run of its Tesla Semi truck next year, and hopes to soon announce the location of its European Gigafactory, where it aims to begin making electric vehicles in 2021.

In its Q3 2019 Update, Tesla said:

“Gigafactory Shanghai was built in 10 months and is ready for production, while it was ~65% less expensive (capex per unit of capacity) to build than our Model 3

Tesla shares dropped after the company reported losses of $1.12 per share and $6.35 billion in revenue. At this time last year, Tesla reported a “historic” third quarter with revenue of $6.82 billion and earnings per share of $2.90.

In Q3, Tesla released over-the-air software updates, including a controversial Smart Summon feature, that lets some Tesla drivers use an app to remotely call and control their cars. The cars can, in some situations, come pick them up from a short distance away, navigating a parking lot without any driver behind the wheel to do so.

Margins will be in sharp focus on today’s earnings call, in part, because Tesla launched new Autopilot software upgrades which enabled the company to recognize deferred revenues. The company has been selling more, lower-priced Model 3 vehicles in 2019, and fewer of its higher-priced Model S and Model X’s.

The company said in its Q3 2019 report: “Despite reductions in the average selling price (ASP) of Model 3 as global mix stabilizes, our gross margins have strengthened.”

Specifically, automotive gross margins for Tesla rose to 22.8% in the third quarter, up from Q2 auto gross margins of 18.9%, but still less than the 25.8% automotive gross margins Tesla reported during the third quarter last year. Tesla said that margins were improved in part through “Smart Summon-related deferred revenue recognition, FX and other non-recurring items.” It did not specify what the non-recurring items were.

Tesla CFO Zach Kirkhorn said on an earnings call on Wednesday afternoon that the company recognized $30 million in revenue related to the Smart Summon update.

Today’s third-quarter earnings report is the first for Tesla since the departure of co-founder and former CTO JB Straubel, and since the company completed the acquisition of two companies: A computer vision startup

Video: Tasha Keeney, ARK Invest, discusses Tesla’s earnings and what she sees for the company in the U.S. and in China. With CNBC’s Phil LeBeau.

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Top Republicans demand Democrats – call whistleblower to testify

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Washington — The top Republicans on the House committees pursuing the impeachment inquiry are demanding the public testimony of the whistleblower who reported concerns about President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, as well as other officials referenced in the individual’s complaint, according to a letter obtained by CBS News.

The request is the first time Republican lawmakers involved in the impeachment probe have formally asked Democrats to call witnesses, a possible indication they intend to pursue more traditional channels to counter the investigation even as members seek to disrupt the proceedings themselves.

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At around 04:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 5 points, indicating a negative open of more than 6 points.Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were slightly higher.The moves in pre-market trade come amid heightened concerns about the health of the world’s largest economy.

U.S. stock index futures were mixed Thursday morning.

At around 04:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 5 points, indicating a negative open of more than 6 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were slightly higher.

The moves in pre-market trade come amid heightened concerns about the health of the world’s largest economy. On Wednesday, unexpectedly weak retail sales data fuelled fears about a possible recession.

… Global economic data points to slower growth while the U.S. manufacturing sector is already contracting. In the center of those worries is the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, which is becoming increasingly uncertain.

In Europe, the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) said Thursday that it could not support the British government’s Brexit plans “as it stands.”

The announcement dealt a blow to the chances of Prime Minister Boris Johnson securing a Brexit deal, with only two weeks left before the world’s fifth-largest economy is scheduled to leave the European Union.

Data, earnings

Back in the U.S., investors are likely to closely monitor a flurry of economic data and earnings reports on Thursday.

The latest weekly jobless claims figures, housing starts for September, building permits for September and the Philadelphia Fed’s manufacturing index for October will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET. Industrial production data for September will follow slightly later in the session.

In corporate news, Morgan Stanley, Philip Morris and Union Pacific are among some of the major companies set to report earnings before the opening bell.

Intuitive Surgical, Bank OZK and First Financial are among those scheduled to report their latest quarterly figures after market close.

— CNBC’s Fred Imbert contributed to this report. CNBC CAPITAL MARKETS. Wallstreet, NEW YORK.

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🇭🇰 Alert: Rudolph Giuliani is said to be under investigation “The New York Times”

By Michael S. Schmidt, Ben Protess, Kenneth P. Vogel and William K. Rashbaum

Washington, Octuber 11, 2019.

Giuliani Is Said to Be Under Investigation for Ukraine Work

Prosecutors are investigating whether the president’s lawyer broke laws meant to prevent covert foreign influence on the government.

The investigation into Mr. Giuliani is tied to the case against two of his associates who were arrested this week on campaign finance-related charges, the people familiar with the inquiry said. The associates were charged with funneling illegal contributions to a congressman whose help they sought in removing Ms. Yovanovitch

Prosecutors are investigating whether the president’s lawyer broke laws meant to prevent covert foreign influence on the government.

Rudolph W. Giuliani, one of President Trump’s personal lawyers, said his efforts to push for investigations in Ukraine originated with his legal defense.

— Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are investigating whether President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani broke lobbying laws in his dealings in Ukraine, according to two people familiar with the inquiry.

Mr. Giuliani has denied wrongdoing, but he acknowledged that he and the associates worked with Ukrainian prosecutors to collect potentially damaging information about Ms. Yovanovitch and other targets of Mr. Trump and his allies, including former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and his younger son, Hunter Biden. Mr. Giuliani shared that material this year with American government officials and a Trump-friendly columnist in an effort to undermine the ambassador and other Trump targets.

Federal law requires American citizens to disclose to the Justice Department any contacts with the government or media in the United States at the direction or request of foreign politicians or government officials, regardless of whether they pay for the representation. Law enforcement officials have made clear in recent years that covert foreign influence is as great a threat to the country as spies trying to steal government secrets.

A criminal investigation of Mr. Giuliani raises the stakes of the Ukraine scandal for the president, whose dealings with the country are already the subject of an impeachment inquiry. It is also a stark turn for Mr. Giuliani, who now finds himself under scrutiny from the same United States attorney’s office he led in the 1980s, when he first rose to prominence as a tough-on-crime prosecutor and later ascended to two terms as mayor of New York.

It was unclear how far the investigation has progressed, and there was no indication that prosecutors in Manhattan have decided to file additional charges in the case. A spokeswoman for the United States attorney in Manhattan, Geoffrey S. Berman, declined to comment

The investigation into Mr. Giuliani is tied to the case against two of his associates who were arrested this week on campaign finance-related charges, the people familiar with the inquiry said. The associates were charged with funneling illegal contributions to a congressman whose help they sought in removing Ms. Yovanovitch.

Mr. Giuliani has denied wrongdoing, but he acknowledged that he and the associates worked with Ukrainian prosecutors to collect potentially damaging information about Ms. Yovanovitch and other targets of Mr. Trump and his allies, including former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and his younger son, Hunter Biden. Mr. Giuliani shared that material this year with American government officials and a Trump-friendly columnist in an effort to undermine the ambassador and other Trump targets.

How Did Rudy Giuliani Get Here?

A criminal investigation of Mr. Giuliani raises the stakes of the Ukraine scandal for the president, whose dealings with the country are already the subject of an impeachment inquiry. It is also a stark turn for Mr. Giuliani, who now finds himself under scrutiny from the same United States attorney’s office he led in the 1980s, when he first rose to prominence as a tough-on-crime prosecutor and later ascended to two terms as mayor of New York.

It was unclear how far the investigation has progressed, and there was no indication that prosecutors in Manhattan have decided to file additional charges in the case. A spokeswoman for the United States attorney in Manhattan, Geoffrey S. Berman, declined to comment.

Mr. Giuliani said that federal prosecutors had no grounds to charge him with foreign lobbying disclosure violations because he said he was acting on behalf of Mr. Trump, not the Ukrainian prosecutor, Yuriy Lutsenko, when he collected the information on Ms. Yovanovitch and the others and relayed it to the American government and the news media.

“Look, you can try to contort anything into anything, but if they have any degree of objectivity or fairness, it would be kind of ridiculous to say I was doing it on Lutsenko’s behalf when I was representing the president of the United States,” Mr. Giuliani said. Mr. Lutsenko had chafed at Ms. Yovanovitch’s anticorruption efforts and wanted her recalled from Kiev.

Mr. Giuliani also said he was unaware of any investigation into him, and he defended the pressure campaign on Ukrainians, which he led, as legal and above board.

CNN and other news organizationsreported that federal prosecutors were scrutinizing Mr. Giuliani’s financial dealings with his associates, but it has not been previously reported that federal prosecutors in Manhattan are specifically investigating whether he violated foreign lobbying laws in his work in Ukraine.

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Alan Greenspan says it’s ‘only a matter of time’ before negative rates spread to the US – CNBC

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“It will not be long before the spread of negative interest rates reaches the U.S.”

Said former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspaan.

“You’re seeing it pretty much throughout the world. It’s only a matter of time before it’s more in the United States,” Greenspan told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Wednesday, adding investors should watch the 30-year Treasury yield.

The 30-year U.S. rate traded at 1.978%. It reached an all-time low last week.

There are currently more than $16 trillion in negative yielding debt instruments around the world as central banks try to ease monetary conditions to sustain the global economy. The 10-year sovereign bonds in Belgium, Germany, France and Japan — among others — are trading with a negative rate.

U.S. Treasury yields are still well within positive territory, but the Fed has already cut rates once and is expected to ease later this month. Market expectations for a rate cut in September are at 92.7%, according to the CME Group’s FedWatch tool.

An aging population is driving demand for bonds, pushing their yields lower, Greenspan said.

“We’re so used to the idea that we don’t have negative interest rates, but if you get a significant change in the attitude of the population, they look for coupon,” Greenspan said. “As a result of that, there’s a tendency to disregard the fact that that has an effect in the net interest rate that they receive.”

He added that gold prices have been surging recently because people are looking for “hard” assets they know are going to have value down the road as the population ages. Gold futures are up more than 21% in 2019 and are trading around levels not seen since 2013.

Greenspan’s comments come after New York Fed President John Williams called low inflation the “problem of this era” in a speech earlier in the day.

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DOJ: will not prosecute james comey.

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The Department of Justice will not prosecute former FBI director James Comey for leaking memos detailing his interactions with President Donald Trump.

NBC News reports:

According an Office of the Inspector General report released Thursday, Comey violated DOJ and FBI policies, as well as the FBI’s employment agreement, by keeping copies of four of his memos in a personal safe and asking a law professor friend to make one memo public after Trump fired him in May 2017.

The DOJ’s internal watchdog, which probed Comey’s handling of the sensitive documents, found that Comey’s friend leaked the contents of the memo to a reporter from The New York Times, but that it did not contain classified information. Comey shared all four memos with his private attorneys after his firing without alerting the FBI, the report said — another violation of policy — and one contained information classified at the Confidential level, which is the lowest level.

The inspector general “found no evidence that Comey or his attorneys released any of the classified information contained in any of the Memos to members of the media,” however,and the report said that the Justice Department has already made the decision not to prosecute Comey for this disclosure. NBC News reported earlier this month that the Justice Department would not bring charges.

Trump has repeatedly accused Comey have having leaked classified information, something Comey appeared to address Thursday after the report was made public.

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“I don’t need a public apology from those who defamed me, but a quick message with a ‘sorry we lied about you’ would be nice,” the former FBI chief said on Twitter.

“And to all those who’ve spent two years talking about me ‘going to jail’ or being a ‘liar and a leaker’ —ask yourselves why you still trust people who gave you bad info for so long, including the president,” Comey added.

-With information by MSNBC NEW YORK.