WASHINGTON | AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump’s tariffs

WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Doug Jones says President Donald Trump‘s talk of tariffs is sparking questions and anxiety back home in Alabama, including from soybean farmers who are “scared to death.” Jones said Wednesday in an Associated Press interview that even in deep-red Alabama people are starting to question whether Trump’s “nationalistic approach” on tariffs … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump’s tariffs

NEW YORK | For retailers, the smartphone is future of store experience

NEW YORK  — Just a few years ago, retailers considered smartphones the enemy of the in-store experience they were trying to create. Customers often whipped out their device to compare prices online and then walked out of the store to buy the same product elsewhere. Today, stores are taking their cues from shoppers and now … Continue reading NEW YORK | For retailers, the smartphone is future of store experience

LONDON | The Latest: Bookmakers suspend betting on UK confidence vote

LONDON — The Latest on political turmoil in Britain (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Prime Minister Theresa May is speaking to dozens of Conservative lawmakers, less than half an hour before a no-confidence vote among them that will decide her fate. May was greeted by table banging as she entered a room in the House … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Bookmakers suspend betting on UK confidence vote

Ohio News: Toledo man, Vincent S. Armstrong was charged with making false statements following search of his home and car

Toledo, Oo. – A Toledo man was charged with making false statements. Vincent S. Armstrong, 23, was charged in U.S. District Court with one count of providing false statements to a law enforcement officer. The charge was announced by United States Attorney Justin Herdman, FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Jeff Fortunato and Toledo Police … Continue reading Ohio News: Toledo man, Vincent S. Armstrong was charged with making false statements following search of his home and car

Louisiana News: NEW ORLEANS, ERRY MADISON, Walmart Bandit Pleads Guilty

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that TERRY MADISON, age 22, pleaded guilty yesterday to committing robbery of a Walmart Money Center located in Hammond, Louisiana, on April 14, 2018. MADISON admitted that he entered the Walmart and passed a demand note to the cashier in the Walmart Money Center, and … Continue reading Louisiana News: NEW ORLEANS, ERRY MADISON, Walmart Bandit Pleads Guilty

Alabama News: Four Postal Employees Indicted for Various Crimes in Connection with the Distribution of Marijuana

Alabama – United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced that four employees of the United States Postal Service were indicted for various crimes in connection with the distribution of marijuana. On November 27, 2018, Unterria J. Rogers, a 33 year old resident of Mobile was indicted in two cases … Continue reading Alabama News: Four Postal Employees Indicted for Various Crimes in Connection with the Distribution of Marijuana

WASHINGTON | US officials: China poses serious national security threat

WASHINGTON — Cyber threats from China and its theft of intellectual property from American companies pose large economic and national security challenges for the United States, national security officials said Wednesday. Officials from the Department of Justice, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security told the Senate Judiciary Committee that China is working to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US officials: China poses serious national security threat

ST. PAUL, Minn. | Minnesota lawmakers discuss reining in soaring insulin costs

ST. PAUL, Minn.— Minnesota lawmakers are considering steps they could take to rein in the soaring cost of insulin, which one couple says has become so expensive that their diabetic son could no longer afford it and died. State Sen. Matt Little convened an informal discussion at the state Capitol on Tuesday to gather information … Continue reading ST. PAUL, Minn. | Minnesota lawmakers discuss reining in soaring insulin costs