Illinois News: Chicago Mayor Emanuel Announces Plans to Create Riverwalk Community Marketplace

New Program Will Enhance Existing Concessions Program and Highlight Minority and Women-Owned Neighborhood Businesses CHICAGO, IL – Chicago, IL Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) and the Department of Fleet and Facility Management (2FM) today announced plans to develop the Riverwalk Community Marketplace, a new concessions program to highlight … Continue reading Illinois News: Chicago Mayor Emanuel Announces Plans to Create Riverwalk Community Marketplace

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Bredesen backs Senate vote if Kavanaugh accuser won’t appear

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen said Wednesday that the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault “has a very credible story.” But he said the Judiciary Committee should consider proceeding with a vote if she does not testify under oath. “She has put herself out there,” Bredesen said of Christine … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Bredesen backs Senate vote if Kavanaugh accuser won’t appear

WASHINGTON | Judge sets Dec. 18 sentencing for Michael Flynn

WASHINGTON — After months of delay, former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn now has a sentencing date. A federal judge on Wednesday set Flynn’s sentencing for Dec. 18, more than a year after the retired U.S. Army lieutenant general pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia during the presidential transition. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Judge sets Dec. 18 sentencing for Michael Flynn

MIDDLETON, Wis. | The Latest: Company officials ‘heartbroken’ after shooting

MIDDLETON, Wis.— The Latest on a shooting at a software company in Wisconsin (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Officials at a Wisconsin software company say they’re “heartbroken” one of their employees shot four people in the office. WTS Paradigm Marketing Manager Ryan Mayrand said in a statement Wednesday evening that the company is “shocked and … Continue reading MIDDLETON, Wis. | The Latest: Company officials ‘heartbroken’ after shooting

MIDDLETON, Wis. | Man opens fire at his Wisconsin office, 3 seriously hurt

MIDDLETON, Wis.  — A heavily armed man opened fire on his co-workers at a Wisconsin software company Wednesday, seriously wounding three people before being fatally shot by police as employees ran from the building or hid inside, according to investigators. Middleton Police Chief Chuck Foulke said officers shot the man within eight minutes of receiving … Continue reading MIDDLETON, Wis. | Man opens fire at his Wisconsin office, 3 seriously hurt

ISLAMABAD | Pakistan’s ex-PM Sharif freed after court suspends sentence

ISLAMABAD— Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law were released from prison Wednesday after a court suspended their sentences and granted them bail pending their appeals hearings. The Islamabad High Court made the decision after the Sharifs petitioned to appeal their sentences, which were handed down by an anti-graft tribunal earlier this … Continue reading ISLAMABAD | Pakistan’s ex-PM Sharif freed after court suspends sentence

PYONGYANG, North Korea | The Latest: Stone marker has wrong dates for Moon’s visit

PYONGYANG, North Korea  — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 10:00 a.m. A stone marker commemorating South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s visit to Pyongyang has the wrong dates carved on it. The stone was unveiled during a tree-planting ceremony attended … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea | The Latest: Stone marker has wrong dates for Moon’s visit

PYONGYANG, North Korea | Kim, Moon head to North Korea’s sacred volcano on final day

PYONGYANG, North Korea — The two Korean leaders took to the road for the final day of their summit Thursday, heading to a beautiful volcano considered sacred in the North and used in its propaganda to legitimize the Kims’ three generations of rule. Their trip followed a day of wide-ranging agreements they trumpeted as a … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea | Kim, Moon head to North Korea’s sacred volcano on final day