An Ohio man with 36 driving suspensions has been indicted on multiple charges after he crashed his car October causing the death of his wife while allegedly intoxicated. Robert Lee Ellis, 53, was indicted Wednesday on several charges, including aggravated vehicular homicide and operating a vehicle under the influence, police said. Robert had been driving with an active suspension at the time of the crash which claimed the life of his wife Dawn Grubb Ellis, 51. Robert Ellis (left), 53, of Columbus, Ohio, has 36 driving suspensions and more than a dozen charges of operating under the influence. The crash in October claimed the life of his wife Dawn Grubb Ellis, 51 (together right) Robert has a total of 13 prior convictions dating back to 1985 and 36 past driving suspensions, with two prior charges reduced to reckless operation, Franklin County Sheriff Dallas Baldwin said to Columbus affiliate NBC4. He had previously faced a dozen charges of operating under the … [Read more...] about ‘Habitual drunk driver’ with 36 license suspensions is indicted after he crashed his car causing the death of his wife while he was ‘intoxicated’
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CAR manufacturer Nissan plans to axe more than 10,000 jobs around the world, with most of the cuts coming in Europe, according to reports. The news is a fresh blow for staff at Nissan’s Sunderland plant, which currently employs around 7,000 people and produces 2,000 cars a day. Last April, Nissan cut hundreds of jobs at the plant due to a lack of demand for diesel cars. It's also cancelled the production of two of its models at the Sunderland factory this year following disappointing European sales. Sources cited by Reuters said the company could announce the new job losses when it publishes its financial results tomorrow. The move comes as the car maker is struggling to boost its profits, and includes the 4,800 job cuts it announced in May.Nissan is suffering from falling sales in the US, one of its biggest overseas markets, following years of heavy discounts. It's also been facing tensions with its French partner Renault, which owns 43 per cent of the Japanese manufacturer, … [Read more...] about Nissan to axe 10,000 jobs globally as the car manufacturer struggles to boost profits
CAR manufacturer Nissan has revealed plans to axe more than 12,500 jobs around the world. The figure is much higher than the 10,000 jobs cuts that had been expected. Around 6,400 of the job cuts have already happened or are in the process of taking place - with 90 people in the UK affected. Nissan has a big plant in Sunderland, which currently employs around 7,000 people and produces 2,000 cars a day, although it says the UK roles going will be all over the country. Last April, Nissan cut hundreds of jobs at the plant due to a lack of demand for diesel cars. It also cancelled the production of two of its models at the Sunderland factory this year following disappointing European sales.But it has said the next generation Qashqai model will be built in the north-east of England, while production on the new Juke small crossover will start imminently. The manufacturer isn't confirming where in the world or what department the other 6,100 job cuts will come from, but it says these will take … [Read more...] about Nissan cuts 12,500 jobs globally as car manufacturer struggles to boost profits
A volatile week across global stock markets has escalated into a frenzied sell-off, with European stock markets plunging to their lowest level in 20 months on Thursday. In the UK the FTSE 100 fell to a six-month low after Wall Street suffered its biggest drop in eight months, with the Dow Jones losing more than 800 points. Why are markets tanking? The sell-off is being fuelled by concerns over rising US interest rates, political uncertainty in Italy, mounting trade tensions between the US and China, and crises in emerging markets such as Turkey and Argentina. Donald Trump added to the pressure by branding the US Federal Reserve “crazy” for planning further rate rises. The US economy is booming, prompting the Fed to raise rates to keep a lid on inflation. Rising interest rates mean higher borrowing costs for companies and individuals, such as higher mortgage rates. Investors are fearful that firms and consumers will struggle to cope with higher costs. Charlie Ripley, a … [Read more...] about Why are markets plunging and which stocks are worst hit?
A brave solider who helped carry children to safety after the El Paso shooting cried for those he couldn't save. Army Specialist Glendon Oakley broke down during an interview, calling the attack the "worst thing he had been through in his life." Mr Oakley was off-duty and shopping at the Cielo Vista Mall when he said a child ran into the store and said there was an active shooter at the nearby Walmart on Saturday. He saw children running in the corridors of the mall and carried several to safety. He said: "I'm just focused on the kids that I could not get and the families that were lost, because it hurts me like they were part of me," he said with tears in his eyes, outside Fort Bliss army base, where he is stationed. "I don't want to think about what happened because it was a tragedy. I'm telling you, this was the worst thing I've ever been through in my life and I don't want to keep having flashbacks of what happened and I don't want to talk about what went on in there, because I … [Read more...] about El Paso solider cries for the children he couldn’t save in Walmart shooting