Alabama News: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey awards grant for infrastructure, jobs in Arab, Alabama

MONTGOMERY, AL— Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has awarded a $150,000 grant to provide road improvements that will lead to a new restaurant and additional jobs in the Marshall County city of Arab. The Community Development Block Grant will fund the construction of a deceleration lane on North Brindlee Mountain Parkway (U.S. Highway 231) where a … Continue reading Alabama News: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey awards grant for infrastructure, jobs in Arab, Alabama

BRIDGEWATER,N.J | The Latest: Mrs. Trump spokeswoman: LeBron doing good things

BRIDGEWATER, N.J — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s comments on former Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James (all times local): 3 p.m. A spokeswoman for Melania Trump says it appears that LeBron James is “working to do good things” and that the first lady would be willing to visit the new school he opened in … Continue reading BRIDGEWATER,N.J | The Latest: Mrs. Trump spokeswoman: LeBron doing good things

Department of Interior News: Secretary Zinke Designates Medgar, Myrlie Evers Home as African American Civil Rights Network Site

Zinke opens up public comment period to establish the home as a national monument WASHINGTON – Recognizing the immense impact that Medgar Evers’ life and Myrlie Evers‘ contribution had on the African American civil rights movement, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke yesterday designated the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home as an official African American … Continue reading Department of Interior News: Secretary Zinke Designates Medgar, Myrlie Evers Home as African American Civil Rights Network Site

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J | Giants’ Beckham thankful to be back on field after injury

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J — Breaking his left ankle and having his career put in jeopardy has given New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. a new perspective on life and football. Speaking to reporters here for the first time since getting hurt in a game in early October, Beckham on Saturday was thankful to be … Continue reading EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J | Giants’ Beckham thankful to be back on field after injury

MONTREAL | Serena Williams out of Montreal tourney for personal reasons

MONTREAL  — Serena Williams has pulled out of next week’s Rogers Cup hard-court tournament, citing personal reasons. The tournament announced Williams’ withdrawal on Saturday. The 23-time Grand Slam champion is coming off the most lopsided defeat of her career, a 6-1, 6-0 loss to Johanna Konta in San Jose, California, on Tuesday. The 36-year-old Williams … Continue reading MONTREAL | Serena Williams out of Montreal tourney for personal reasons

The Latest: T.O. fans eager to see Hall of Fame moment in TN

The Latest on Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions Saturday in Canton, Ohio, and Terrell Owens’ separate celebration in Chattanooga, Tennessee (all times local): ___ 2:20 p.m. Renee Davis of Philadelphia is exactly where she wants to be for the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremonies. She’s in Chattanooga for Terrell Owens and not in … Continue reading The Latest: T.O. fans eager to see Hall of Fame moment in TN

New Mexico News: New Mexico Attorney General Balderas Calls on Congress to Require Shell Company Transparency

Albuquerque, NM — Attorney General Hector Balderas Thursday joined a bipartisan group of 24 attorneys general to urge leadership of the House Financial Services Committee to advance legislation improving transparency of shell corporations by requiring them to disclose who controls and profits from their activities.  Too often, anonymous shell corporations allow criminals to launder money without accountability. “These shell companies … Continue reading New Mexico News: New Mexico Attorney General Balderas Calls on Congress to Require Shell Company Transparency

BERLIN | Small plane crashes in Switzerland, several people killed

BERLIN— Police in central Switzerland say a small plane crashed in a forest, killing several people. The Nidwalden canton (state) police said the aircraft went down Saturday morning near the town of Hergiswil, which is 65 miles (105 kilometers) south of Zurich. They said authorities had to send up a helicopter to extinguish the resulting … Continue reading BERLIN | Small plane crashes in Switzerland, several people killed