LAS VEGAS | A trade of Tanners: Nats send Roark to Reds for Rainey

LAS VEGAS — The Washington Nationals have traded Tanner Roark to the Reds for another right-hander named Tanner, less proven Tanner Rainey. There have been only a handful of big league players over the years with the first name of Tanner, and this was the first time two of them got traded for each other. … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | A trade of Tanners: Nats send Roark to Reds for Rainey

United States | Public Designation, Due to Significant Corruption, of Nicaragua’s Roberto Jose Rivas Reyes

United States – Due to his involvement in significant corruption, the Department is publicly designating the President of Nicaragua’s Supreme Electoral Council, Roberto Jose Rivas Reyes, under the terms of Section 7031(c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act of 2018. Rivas was designated in December 2017 under Executive Order … Continue reading United States | Public Designation, Due to Significant Corruption, of Nicaragua’s Roberto Jose Rivas Reyes

United States | On the Attack in Strasbourg

United States – The United States stands in solidarity with France and condemns in the strongest terms the horrific act of terror in Strasbourg. Our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of those affected and with all the people of Strasbourg. We commend the work of the first responders, and are ready to … Continue reading United States | On the Attack in Strasbourg

United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meetings With Senior Slovak Officials

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today in Bratislava with Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini, Defense Minister Peter Gajdoš, and Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcák. In these meetings, he underscored the importance of the U.S.-Slovak bilateral relationship and cooperation on Slovakia’s defense modernization … Continue reading United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meetings With Senior Slovak Officials

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia’s Proton launches 1st SUV with China’s Geely

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia  — Malaysian national car maker Proton launched its first SUV on Wednesday in a fresh effort to transform its stale brand and turn around its fortunes, more than a year after China’s Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd. bought a key stake in the company. Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad launched the 1.8 liter … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia’s Proton launches 1st SUV with China’s Geely

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Florida school massacre panel recommends arming teachers

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The panel investigating the Florida high school massacre recommended Wednesday that teachers who volunteer and undergo extensive background checks and training be allowed to carry concealed guns on campus to stop future shootings. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission voted 13-1 to recommend the Legislature allow the arming … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Florida school massacre panel recommends arming teachers

Missouri Political News: Governor Parson Praises Senator Roy Blunt for Efforts in Securing $90 Million in Federal Infrastructure Grants

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Five infrastructure improvement projects that increase safety, minimize congestion, support efficient freight movement, and promote economic development in Missouri are now possible as a result of more than $90 million in federal grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The grants were awarded through the department’s Better Utilizing Investments to … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Governor Parson Praises Senator Roy Blunt for Efforts in Securing $90 Million in Federal Infrastructure Grants