Share

More News Articles

  • New indictment against ex-BP exec

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal grand jury has issued a new indictment against a former BP executive charged with obstructing a congressional investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Friday's superseding indictment makes adjustments to existing obstruction of Congress and false...

  • Nevada jobless rate ticks down to 6-year low

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's unemployment rate ticked down last month to its lowest level in six years, helped by rebounds in the construction and business services industries, state officials said. The Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday that Nevada's jobless...

  • Ex-Salvador leader sent to prison to await trial

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A special police unit in El Salvador has moved a former president to prison to await trial on charges of embezzlement and illicit enrichment. Police assistant director Howard Cotto said Friday that a judge revoked former President Francisco Flores' house arrest...

  • France joins US against Islamic State over Iraq

    PARIS (AP) — France is back at America's side in conducting military strikes in Iraq. More than a decade after spurning President George W. Bush's war against Saddam Hussein, France on Friday became the first country to join U.S. forces pounding targets inside Iraq from the air in recent weeks...

  • Carlyle Group plans to sell Missoula water system

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The Carlyle Group has agreed to sell the company that owns Missoula's water supply and distribution system to Canada-based Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. for $327 million, the companies said Friday. The proposed deal, which must be approved by regulators, complicates...

  • Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish vote

    LONDON (AP) — Scotland's decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom gave British markets a short-term lift Friday but worries over future constitutional changes kept a lid on the relief rally. The No campaign won 55.3 percent of the votes cast in Thursday's referendum against 44.7...

  • Business Highlights

    ___ Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed more than 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited potential for growth and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese...

  • Moody's backs UK bond rating after Scotland vote

    NEW YORK (AP) — Moody's Investors Services is maintaining its rating on United Kingdom government-backed bonds Friday, a day after voters in Scotland decided against national independence. Moody's is affirming an 'Aa1' rating, its second-highest rating, and a stable outlook on U.K. government...

  • Ohio creator of Slush Puppies dead at age 74

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Will Radcliff, who built a multimillion-dollar global business from flavored, icy Slush Puppie drinks, has died in Cincinnati. He was 74. His daughter DeeAnn Radcliff Harmon said Radcliff died Thursday in hospice care after his health declined following a recent fall....

  • FDA revises food safety rules due next year

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday revised sweeping food safety rules proposed last year after farmers complained that the regulations could hurt business. The new proposals would relax water quality standards and allow farmers to harvest crops sooner after using raw...



From the Weekly Standard

  • All Together Now

    Republican voters are down on the sluggish GOP officials they elected, and the officeholders whine about the unreasonable people who voted for them. Republican backbenchers complain about their...

    Read More...
  • Millennial Mongers

    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

    Read More...
  • Voter Intensity Strongly Against Obamacare

    A new poll from Public Opinion Strategies, commissioned by Independent Women’s Voice, finds that people who care about the issue of Obamacare really don’t like Obamacare.  On the flip side,...

    Read More...