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How US laws trap foreign workers on Hawaii's fishing boats

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Review Asus Eee PC R051PX Netbook - ReviewsAn index of biotechnology shares dropped sharply and is on track to close below its 14-day average for the first time since Feb. Losses on the S maybe it's not much more than technical levels traders are playing with right now," said Jim Paulsen, chief investment officer at Wells Capital Management in Minneapolis.

currency will hurt corporate earnings. An earlier government report showing a drop in durable goods orders pushed the dollar index lower, giving initial support to equities as it eases fears that the rally in the U. However, with valuations stretched as stock indexes trade near record highs, weak economic data is not welcome.

EDT (1630 GMT) the Dow Jones industrial average fell 192. 07 percent, to 17,818. 94 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 79. 5, the S on the Nasdaq, 2,010 issues fell and 603 advanced for a 3. Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by 1,965 to 972, for a 2. 33-to-1 ratio favoring decliners.

Weather conditions in both Brazil and Argentina have been beneficial for the crop but the robust overseas demand underscores that any concerns about conditions ahead of harvest will support strong gains in soybeans, Schultz added.

The contract found support from early weakness at its 30-day moving average, a level it has not traded below since Nov. Chicago Board of Trade January soybean futures settled up 5-1/4 cents at $10.02 and Bank Of China, up 0. Among the most actively traded stocks on Hong Kong's main board were Unity Investment Holdings Ltd, up 62. 05, CCT Land Holdings Ltd, up 6.

grain futures as it makes dollar-priced commodities less attractive to overseas buyers. The dollar, which eased from last week's 14-year high against a basket of major currencies, remained a curb on U.

Speculators have been building a large net long position in robusta coffee since the beginning of this year, with sentiment boosted by the prospect of a second consecutive poor robusta crop in Brazil and a decline in production in Vietnam.

The National Oilseed Processors Association on Thursday said that the monthly soybean crush fell in November despite the record harvest. The gains were kept in check by lower-than-expected data on the pace of domestic crushing.

(Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama and Nick Zieminski) The benchmark S the Nasdaq Composite was recording 57 new highs and 23 new lows.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge refused on Tuesday to quash on technicalities two criminal felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry, ruling that the potentially embarrassing case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should proceed.

NEW YORK, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Shares of restaurant companies were mostly lower on Tuesday, though MKM Partners wrote that a number of names in the space appeared poised to outperform on a technical basis.

In this March 23, 2016 photo, a U. They do not have visas and cannot enter the country, staying confined to their boats for sometimes years at a time _ all with the blessing of high-ranking federal lawmakers and officials. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) Customs and Border Protection officer checks the documents of a Filipino fisherman aboard an American fishing vessel docked in Honolulu. Around 700 undocumented foreign workers, mostly from impoverished Southeast Asian and Pacific Island nations, work on Hawaii¿s commercial fishing fleet, the country¿s fifth top grossing fishery.

Plains and Midwest have experienced since the weekend negative Fahrenheit temperatures, equivalent to minus 18 degrees Celsius or lower, a level that can threaten wheat crops depending on snow cover.

Corn and wheat futures weakened on a mild round of profit-taking. dollar, had risen for the previous five days while corn was coming off a four session winning streak. Wheat, which also was pressured by a firm U.

BRUSSELS (AP) — A European official says British Prime Minister David Cameron and European Council President Donald Tusk are meeting Sunday night to discuss the EU reforms Britain is asking for ahead of a referendum on continued membership.

The day before Richardson's ruling, Perry's defense team filed a 28-page brief asserting that the case shouldn't continue because Perry's actions were protected by the constitutional powers of his office. They also bristled at McCrum's past suggestions that the governor wasn't above the law in arguing that his fate should be decided by a jury — just like any criminal defendant.

Jack in the Box Inc hit its second all-time high in as many days on Tuesday, up 1. 50 and "breaking out of a six month base," wrote Jonathan Krinsky, MKM's chief market technician in Greenwich, Connecticut. The stock "now looks to have room up to the mid $70s.

The EU official, smartphone who spoke on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter, said both Tusk and Cameron know the substance of the reforms, and that the talks were "more about the process itself.

58 cents per lb, steadying after a volatile previous session that saw prices surge to a high of 1. 7 percent before tumbling as much as 2. March raw sugar futures rose 0.

Plains wheat belt was cold enough over the weekend to kill some wheat plants. The meteorology firm also said that half of the U. The Commodity Weather Group in a note to clients said rains over the weekend and more precipitation later this week would benefit nearly all of the driest spots in Argentina.

His attorneys have also sought to have the charges against Perry dismissed on constitutional grounds, but Richardson has yet to have a hearing on that challenge and isn't expected to rule on it for weeks.

But a written ruling from District Judge Bert Richardson, who like Perry is a Republican, sided with McCrum. The governor's defense team had sought to have the matter thrown out, arguing that the special prosecutor, Michael McCrum, wasn't properly sworn in and some paperwork wasn't correctly filed.

Several member countries had previously asked for detailed proposals so that negotiations about Britain's departure could begin. In recent months, Tusk has been speaking to other countries about their preferences for how such a reform would work.

"The dollar strength can sap earnings growth, but if you continue to see soft economic data here, a confirmation of decelerating growth, that will certainly affect the market," said Chad Morganlander, portfolio manager at Stifel, Nicolaus Editing by Adrian Croft)

The Nasdaq underperformed due to declines in biotechnology and semiconductor stocks. 1 percent, dropping almost 6 percent this week so far, after a string of six consecutive weekly gains totaling more than 16 percent. The Nasdaq Biotech index fell 3. An index of chipmakers fell 3.

soybeans and corn remained robust. However, export demand for U. soybeans to China and 128,000 tonnes of U. Department of Agriculture through its daily export sales reporting program said China purchased 264,000 tonnes of U.

But Donald Sterling's attorneys argue that a revocation means probate court has no jurisdiction and that winding down affairs refers to passive actions, not a sale that markedly changes the assets in the trust and its value.

A stronger dollar which makes commodities priced in the greenback expensive for foreign buyers holding other currencies. The dollar rose to a 14-year peak against a basket of major currencies on anticipation of a more hawkish Federal Reserve. (Reporting by Mark Weinraub in Chicago, Naveen Thukral in Singapore and Sybille de La Hamaide in Paris; Editing by Grant McCool and Lisa Shumaker)

"Given how poorly (gold) trades and the lack of building blocks to support it as well as the break lower on silver, we suspect a bearish break through $1,180 can be seen next," said Tom Fitzpatrick, analyst at CitiFX, Citigroup's technical research unit in New York.

In arguing that it should be tossed out because of technicalities, Perry's lead attorney, Houston-based Tony Buzbee, had repeatedly cited the U. Constitution and said it should apply to all matters, no matter how small.

Their premise is that citizens should benefit from the work, food supply and revenue from American seafood. The Magnuson-Stevens and Jones acts make up the basis for most U. Boat owners, captains, and most of their crew are supposed to be American.

Attorneys will argue about whether Shelly Sterling properly followed the terms of the trust in declaring Donald Sterling to be mentally incapacitated and what happens to a deal that hasn't been closed once a trust is revoked.

NEW YORK, March 25 (Reuters) - U. stocks fell on Wednesday, with losses accelerating after short-term technical indicators failed and after a gauge of industrial orders that unexpectedly fell last month.

Sirin Custom Gaming PC in NZXT Noctis 450 - Evatech News008 million tonnes, up from 1. Department of Agriculture on Thursday reported that weekly soybean export sales for 2016/17 delivery rose to 2. 462 million a week ago and above trade forecasts for 1.

Chicago Board of Trade soybeans were headed for the largest declines of the three commodities. 25-1/4 per bushel as of 11:51 a. CDT (1751 GMT), following two straight sessions of gains last week. CBOT January soybeans fell 11-1/2 cents, or 1.

Since the boats call the U. If they were, they'd be eligible for a visa. Instead, they're supposed to get immigrant visas, as if they were trying to move here. their home, the State Department's Foreign Affairs Manual says the workers aren't just foreign-based workers coming ashore for a break.

Though federal laws and rules don't mention Hawaii's fishing fleet by name, technicalities buried in immigration law, maritime regulations and agency rule books have combined to give it a rare distinction: In the Aloha State hundreds of foreign fishermen are stuck on their boats for years.

"If you're going to take away someone's freedom, pc it's not too much to ask you follow the letter of the law," Buzbee said in Richardson's courtroom this month. "If we start picking and choosing which parts of the Constitution that we're going to follow, that's utter chaos.

An Austin grand jury indicted Perry in August on charges of abuse of official power and coercion of a public servant. He's accused of publicly threatening, then carrying out, a veto of state funding for technology public corruption prosecutors after the unit's Democratic district attorney refused to resign following a drunken driving conviction.

Lexmark shares jumped 7. Kofax Ltd rallied 46 percent to $10. 93 after Lexmark International, known for its printers, said it would buy Kofax in a deal of about $1 billion that would double the size of its enterprise software business.