WASHINGTON | US puts sanctions on Venezuela first lady, other officials

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday slapped financial sanctions on four members of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro‘s inner circle, including his wife and the nation’s vice president, on allegations of corruption. As part of the actions, the U.S. barred Americans from doing business with and will seize any financial assets in the U.S. belonging … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US puts sanctions on Venezuela first lady, other officials

SolarEdge Previewing Smart Solar Suite for New Homes at SPI

ANAHEIM, CALIF./ SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 (STL.News) SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in smart energy, is previewing at Solar Power International a suite of inverter solutions for new home construction, to meet California’s Title 24. The smart solar suite for new homes is comprised of three different modular, versatile, and upgradable solutions … Continue reading SolarEdge Previewing Smart Solar Suite for New Homes at SPI

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Murkowski backs FBI probe of Kavanaugh claims

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Republicans have hired a female attorney to handle questioning during this week’s hearing with Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The attorney’s name has not been released. The hire was confirmed by a GOP aide … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Murkowski backs FBI probe of Kavanaugh claims

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M | Officials: Priest blamed sex abuse on cancer he didn’t have

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M — A former New Mexico priest, who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse, once blamed his behavior on a cancer diagnosis which prosecutors say he didn’t have, according to court documents. Arthur Perrault is scheduled Tuesday to appear in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque for a detention hearing … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M | Officials: Priest blamed sex abuse on cancer he didn’t have

JBKnowledge Strives to Provide the Construction Industry’s Most Comprehensive Technology Report

BRYAN/COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS/ SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 (STL.News) The Annual ConTech Survey takes an average of 15 minutes for a reason; there is no other survey that covers construction technology adoption more voraciously. Over the past seven years, JBKnowledge has carved out a space in the construction industry by transforming their annual survey results into a … Continue reading JBKnowledge Strives to Provide the Construction Industry’s Most Comprehensive Technology Report

NORRISTOWN, Pa | Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning arrives in court

NORRISTOWN, Pa  — A judge declared Bill Cosby a “sexually violent predator” on Tuesday as a first step toward sentencing the 81-year-old comedian for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman over a decade ago. The classification means that Cosby must undergo monthly counseling for the rest of his life and report quarterly to authorities. His … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa | Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning arrives in court

WASHINGTON | Southern Command nominee defends Navy record

WASHINGTON — The Navy admiral nominated to lead U.S. Southern Command is defending his decision to attend a dinner party in Hong Kong sponsored by a defense contractor who later pleaded guilty to bribery and defrauding the U.S. military. Vice Adm. Craig Faller told the Senate Armed Services Committee that he attended only after the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Southern Command nominee defends Navy record

WASHINGTON | Florence is nation’s second wettest storm, behind Harvey

WASHINGTON — Hurricane Florence was the nation’s second rainiest storm in 70 years, a top rainfall meteorologist calculated. Only last year’s Hurricane Harvey rained more over a 14,000 square mile (36,260 square kilometers) area during a four-day time period, said Ken Kunkel, a meteorologist at the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and North Carolina State University. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Florence is nation’s second wettest storm, behind Harvey