Government And Politics

Western government officials cancel trip to Saudi event

Oct 18, 2018

Senior government officials from the U.S., France, Britain and the Netherlands joined a growing list of people cancelling out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia amid questions over the disappearance of a dissident writer.

US downgrades Jerusalem diplomatic mission to Palestinians

Oct 18, 2018

The United States has downgraded the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by placing it under the authority of the U.S. Embassy to Israel

Environmentalists file 3rd lawsuit over Trump wall plans

Oct 18, 2018

Environmental groups have filed another lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's use of waivers to speed up construction of a border wall, this time in Texas

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he will not attend investment conference in Saudi Arabia

Oct 18, 2018

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he will not attend investment conference in Saudi Arabia

What happens if you win Mega Millions' $900M jackpot?

Oct 18, 2018

Lottery officials have some advice if you win the $900 million Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs Friday night

US designates suspected Colombian trafficker as drug kingpin

Oct 18, 2018

The U.S. has slapped sanctions on a Colombian man with ties to the South American country's largest rebel group who allegedly controls a narcotics trafficking corridor in northern Colombia

Pompeo says he told Saudis US takes Khashoggi disappearance 'very seriously,' will await investigation before responding

Oct 18, 2018

Pompeo says he told Saudis US takes Khashoggi disappearance 'very seriously,' will await investigation before responding

Constellation Brands CEO to step down in March

Oct 18, 2018

Constellation Brands chief executive officer Rob Sands will step down next year and hand over the reins of one of the world's largest beverage companies to its current president

Dad charged sons' drownings can get treatment in custody

Oct 18, 2018

A judge says the father of two Indiana boys who drowned in a river can get mental health and drug treatment while in custody rather than be released in part to participate in a drug treatment program

4 tax breaks for teachers

Oct 18, 2018

Tax pros share lesson plans for cutting teachers' tax bills

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