WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump’s pick for chief of staff out of running

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the White House chief of staff (all times local): 4:20 p.m. President Donald Trump’s top pick to replace John Kelly as chief of staff, Nick Ayers, is no longer expected to fill that role. That’s according to a White House official who is not authorized to discuss the personnel issue … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump’s pick for chief of staff out of running

WASHINGTON  | Pence aide out of running to be Trump’s next chief of staff

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump’s top pick to replace chief of staff John Kelly, Nick Ayers, is no longer expected to fill the role. Ayers, who is chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, was seen as the favorite for the job when Trump announced Saturday that Kelly would leave around year’s end. But … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Pence aide out of running to be Trump’s next chief of staff

ROSEAU, Minn | Former Ag Secretary Bob Bergland dies at 90

ROSEAU, Minn.— Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland has died in Minnesota. He was 90. Bergland’s daughter, Linda Vatnsdal (VAHT’-ens-dahl), says he died Sunday at a nursing home in Roseau (ROH’-zoh) in northern Minnesota As Agriculture Secretary for President Jimmy Carter, Bergland had the difficult job of defending to Midwest farmers Carter’s unpopular decision to … Continue reading ROSEAU, Minn | Former Ag Secretary Bob Bergland dies at 90

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla | Drake scores on wild final play as Miami beats Pats 34-33

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.  — Kenyan Drake ran the last 52 yards as the Miami Dolphins scored on a pass and double lateral on the final play Sunday to beat the New England Patriots 34-33. The Patriots were 16 seconds from clinching their 10th consecutive AFC East title when the Dolphins scored on the 69-yard play … Continue reading MIAMI GARDENS, Fla | Drake scores on wild final play as Miami beats Pats 34-33

LANDOVER, Md | Barkley rushes for 170 yards, Giants rout Redskins 40-16

LANDOVER, Md. — Saquon Barkley rushed for 170 yards, including a 78-yard touchdown to surpass 1,000 for the season, Eli Manning threw for three scores and the New York Giants routed the Redskins 40-16 Sunday to effectively end Washington’s already-slim playoff hopes. Barkley gashed the Redskins’ defense for 12.1 yards a carry to become the … Continue reading LANDOVER, Md | Barkley rushes for 170 yards, Giants rout Redskins 40-16

DETROIT | Anthony Davis leaves with hip injury, return questionable

DETROIT — All-Star center Anthony Davis was pulled from the New Orleans Pelicans’ game Sunday against the Detroit Pistons with a right hip injury. The Pelicans announced after the first quarter that his return was questionable. Davis collided with teammate Tim Frazier and Pistons forward Blake Griffin in the first quarter. All three players ended … Continue reading DETROIT | Anthony Davis leaves with hip injury, return questionable

CHICAGO | Teachers union: Tentative deal to end charter schools strike

CHICAGO — The nation’s first teachers’ strike against a charter school operator will end after their union and management struck a tentative deal Sunday that includes protections for students and immigrant families living in the country illegally. The Chicago Teachers Union said more than 500 teachers will return to classes Monday at Acero’s 15 schools … Continue reading CHICAGO | Teachers union: Tentative deal to end charter schools strike

Business News: ICC Holdings, Inc. Discloses Plan for Niche Expansion into the Cannabis Market

ROCK ISLAND, IL – ICC Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICCH) (the Company), parent company of Illinois Casualty Company, a regional, multi-line property and casualty insurance company focusing primarily on the food and beverage industry, today reported that the Board of Directors has authorized management to evaluate options for offering its current insurance policies to cannabis-related businesses.  … Continue reading Business News: ICC Holdings, Inc. Discloses Plan for Niche Expansion into the Cannabis Market