United States | Coordinator for Counterterrorism Nathan A. Sales on the Release of the Country Reports on Terrorism 2017

United States – MR PALLADINO: Thank you. Hello, everyone. This is Robert Palladino. Thank you so much for joining us for today’s call. Today’s call is on the record. And I also want to note that both the call and the report are embargoed until the end of the call. Today the State Department is … Continue reading United States | Coordinator for Counterterrorism Nathan A. Sales on the Release of the Country Reports on Terrorism 2017

United States | United States and Palau Sign Agreement To Amend the Compact Review Agreement

United States – The United States and Palau signed the Amended Agreement following the Compact of Free Association Section 432 Review (the “Compact Review Agreement”), on September 19 in Koror, Palau. The United States and Palau also exchanged diplomatic notes bringing into force the Compact Review Agreement, which was signed in 2010. The signing marks … Continue reading United States | United States and Palau Sign Agreement To Amend the Compact Review Agreement

HOUSTON | Texans fire back at educator for comments about QB Watson

HOUSTON  — The Houston Texans have fired back on Wednesday at an East Texas school superintendent who wrote: “You can’t count on a black quarterback,” in the comment section of an online news article where he was criticizing quarterback Deshaun Watson. Lynn Redden is superintendent of the Onalaska Independent School District in the Piney Woods, … Continue reading HOUSTON | Texans fire back at educator for comments about QB Watson

MIDDLETON, Wis. | The Latest: Wisconsin workplace shooter dead, shot by police

MIDDLETON, Wis.— The Latest on report of active shooter at a commercial building in a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Officials say the suspect in a Wisconsin workplace shooting that injured four people has died after being shot by police. Middleton Police Chief Chuck Foulke says there are no other suspects … Continue reading MIDDLETON, Wis. | The Latest: Wisconsin workplace shooter dead, shot by police

MILAN | Milan Fashion: Arbesser embraces sustainability

MILAN — Milan Fashion Week launched Wednesday on a note of optimism with news that sales have reached pre-crisis levels. The Italian Fashion Chamber says sales are expected to reach 90 billion euros ($105 billion) this year, matching levels of a decade ago, with exports driving growth of 3 percent. More numbers: The September spring-summer … Continue reading MILAN | Milan Fashion: Arbesser embraces sustainability

CHICAGO | Doctor: Can’t determine order of Laquan McDonald’s wounds

CHICAGO — A doctor testifying in the trial of a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the death of a Laquan McDonald said Wednesday that it’s impossible to determine the exact order of the 16 gunshot wounds the black teenager had. Dr. Ponni Arunkumar, Cook County’s chief medical examiner, testified about each gunshot … Continue reading CHICAGO | Doctor: Can’t determine order of Laquan McDonald’s wounds

MIDDLETON, Wis. | 4 people injured in shooting at business in Madison suburb

MIDDLETON, Wis. — Four people were shot and wounded during a shooting Wednesday at a software company in a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin, according to a city administrator. The suspected shooter was also critically injured during the late-morning shooting at WTS Paradigm in Middleton, City Administrator Mike Davis said. He said police have lifted a … Continue reading MIDDLETON, Wis. | 4 people injured in shooting at business in Madison suburb