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ROME | Vatican announces deal with China on bishop appointments

ROME — The Vatican has announced a breakthrough “provisional agreement” with China on the appointment of bishops, an issue that for decades has caused tensions between the Holy See and Beijing. Beijing’s long-held insistence that it must approve appointments of bishops in China had thwarted improved relations between the two sides. The deal, announced Saturday … Continue reading ROME | Vatican announces deal with China on bishop appointments

WASHINGTON | San Francisco Federal Reserve names Mary Daly as president

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco on Friday announced the appointment of Mary Daly, a longtime Fed economist and a labor market specialist, as the next president of the regional bank. Daly replaces John Williams, who became president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank in April. When she begins Oct. 1, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | San Francisco Federal Reserve names Mary Daly as president

Wyoming News: Governor Matt Mead Appoints New Justice to the Wyoming Supreme Court, Kari Jo Gray

CHEYENNE, WY – Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has appointed Kari Jo Gray to the Wyoming Supreme Court.  Gray replaces Justice E. James Burke who has served on the Court since 2005 and retires effective October 8, 2018. A native of Lusk and long-time Douglas resident, Gray has served as Governor Mead’s Chief of Staff since … Continue reading Wyoming News: Governor Matt Mead Appoints New Justice to the Wyoming Supreme Court, Kari Jo Gray

BRUSSELS | Watchdog lambasts European Commission over top job choice

BRUSSELS  — The European Union’s official transparency watchdog says the European Commission put public trust at risk by fast-tracking the appointment of a protege of its president, Jean-Claude Juncker, to a top job. Martin Selmayr, Juncker’s former head of Cabinet, was appointed Commission Secretary-General in February at a meeting that saw him promoted twice within … Continue reading BRUSSELS | Watchdog lambasts European Commission over top job choice

Missouri News: Governor Parson Appoints Associate Circuit Judge John N. Borbonus III as Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit, St. Louis County

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced the appointment of Associate Circuit Judge John N. Borbonus III, as circuit judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit in St. Louis County, to take effect September 21, 2018.  He will fill the vacancy upon the September 20, 2018, retirement of Judge Douglas R. Beach.  Judge Borbonus … Continue reading Missouri News: Governor Parson Appoints Associate Circuit Judge John N. Borbonus III as Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit, St. Louis County

KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan ambassador to US to replace national security adviser

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan president Asharf Ghani accepted the resignation Saturday of the country’s national security adviser, Mohammed Haneef Atmar, and replaced him with Afghan Ambassador to the U.S. Hamdullah Mohib, according to government officials. A statement from the presidential palace said Atmar’s resignation has been accepted and that Mohib has been appointed as the new … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan ambassador to US to replace national security adviser

AGUAS VERDES, Peru | Venezuelan migrants pour into Peru before new rules enforced

AGUAS VERDES, Peru — Thousands of Venezuelans are crossing into Peru hours before authorities begin enforcing stiffer rules that will make entering the South American nation more difficult. Peru is following in the footsteps of other nations receiving droves of migrants fleeing Venezuela’s economic crisis by requiring that they enter with a passport. The new … Continue reading AGUAS VERDES, Peru | Venezuelan migrants pour into Peru before new rules enforced

WASHINGTON | Marine general nominated to lead Central Command

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says President Donald Trump has nominated Marine Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. for promotion to four-star rank and appointment as the next commander of Central Command. McKenzie currently is director of the staff that supports the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. If confirmed by the Senate, he would … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Marine general nominated to lead Central Command