Missouri News: Reform of financial reporting laws results in increased transparency for taxpayers, Auditor Galloway says

June report shows noticeable improvement in local governments’ compliance with financial reporting requirements JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway says her work with the legislature to ensure taxpayers have access to basic financial information about their local government is making an impact.  A bipartisan measure signed into law in 2017 increases accountability … Continue reading Missouri News: Reform of financial reporting laws results in increased transparency for taxpayers, Auditor Galloway says

BEIJING | Global stocks follow Wall Street higher

BEIJING  — Global stock markets followed Wall Street higher Tuesday as strong corporate profits helped to defuse fears over U.S.-China trade tensions. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany’s DAX rose 1.0 percent to 12,726.57 and France’s CAC 40 advanced 0.9 percent to 5,526.12. London’s FTSE 100 gained 0.5 percent to 7,706.30. On Monday, the DAX … Continue reading BEIJING | Global stocks follow Wall Street higher

New York News: A.G. Underwood Files Suit Against Trump Department Of Labor Over Failure To Provide Records About New Amnesty Program For Employers Who Violate Labor Laws

USDOL Fails to Provide Legally Required Information Related To Its PAID Program — a Non-Enforcement Initiative for Labor Law Violators NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood filed a lawsuit yesterday against the U.S. Department of Labor for failing to respond as required by law to records requests concerning a new program … Continue reading New York News: A.G. Underwood Files Suit Against Trump Department Of Labor Over Failure To Provide Records About New Amnesty Program For Employers Who Violate Labor Laws

CAIRO | Egypt’s goalie, oldest World Cup player, quits national team

CAIRO — Egypt’s goalkeeper Essam El Hadary says he’s retiring from the national team after making history and becoming the oldest soccer player to play in a World Cup match during the tournament in Russia. The 45-year-old posted on Facebook late on Monday: “After 22 years, four months and 12 days, I saw it as … Continue reading CAIRO | Egypt’s goalie, oldest World Cup player, quits national team

Tampa, FL News: Temporary Lane Closure on W Gandy Boulevard August 13, 2018 for Road Construction

TAMPA, FL – A portion of W Gandy Boulevard between Bayshore Boulevard and S Himes Avenue will close on Monday, August 13, 2018 for road construction.   A private contractor will be paving one westbound lane on W Gandy Boulevard directly across from 3010 W Gandy Boulevard. One (1) westbound lane on W Gandy Boulevard between … Continue reading Tampa, FL News: Temporary Lane Closure on W Gandy Boulevard August 13, 2018 for Road Construction

California News: CA Attorney General Becerra: Illegal Attempt to Rollback Safety Rules by Trump Administration Risks Another Deep-water Horizon Oil Disaster

SACRAMENTO, CA — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a comment letter before the U.S. Department of Interior expressing grave concerns over a proposal to rollback Blowout Preventer and Well Control regulations written in the aftermath of the 2010 British Petroleum (BP) Deep-water Horizon oil tragedy.  Eight years ago, an explosion tore through BP’s Deep-water … Continue reading California News: CA Attorney General Becerra: Illegal Attempt to Rollback Safety Rules by Trump Administration Risks Another Deep-water Horizon Oil Disaster

BERLIN | German couple convicted over rape, online sale of young son

BERLIN — A German mother and her partner were convicted Tuesday over the repeated rape of the woman’s young son and for selling him for sex on the internet. They were sentenced to prison in a case that has horrified the country. News agency dpa reported that the Freiburg state court in southwestern Germany sentenced … Continue reading BERLIN | German couple convicted over rape, online sale of young son

LADING-LADING, Indonesia | The Latest: Indonesia survivor says many buried in mosque

LADING-LADING, Indonesia — The Latest on an earthquake that struck Indonesia’s Lombok island (all times local): 3 p.m. A man who narrowly escaped from the Jabal Nur mosque that collapsed during an earthquake in Lombok on Sunday evening says there were about 100 people praying inside when the earthquake struck and though many got out, … Continue reading LADING-LADING, Indonesia | The Latest: Indonesia survivor says many buried in mosque