18 September 2019


Trump's Cabinet has included more ex-lobbyists than Obama or Bush (1)
September 17, 2019 / 1:53 PM / AP Washington - In less than three years, President Trump has named more former lobbyists to Cabinet-level posts than his most recent predecessors did in eight, putting a substantial amount of oversight in the hands of people with ties to the industries they're regulating. The Cabinet choices are another sign that Mr.
Longtime TV newsman Sander Vanocur dies at 91 (4)
By ASSOCIATED PRESS 09/17/2019 07:38 PM EDT LOS ANGELES - Sander Vanocur, a television newsman who for decades covered momentous events from political campaigns to assassinations, the Vietnam War to the civil rights movement, has died, his son said Tuesday. Vanocur died Monday night in Santa Barbara, California, said Chris Vanocur. He was 91.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg meets with Obama in Washington (3)
World AFP Wed, Sep 18, 2019 Listen Climate activist Greta Thunberg meets with Obama in Washington WASHINGTON: Barack Obama met with teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg in Washington, the former US president said Tuesday. Obama announced the Monday meeting via Twitter, hailing the 16-year-old as "one of our planet's greatest advocates." The Obama Foundation released a video of the former president's meeting
Rice excluded from trade accord U.S. and Japan aim to ink soon (1)
Bloomberg WASHINGTON/CHICAGO - U.S. rice growers won't get increased sales under the current terms of a trade deal agreed by President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, people familiar with the accord said. While there are still details to be finalized, the people said there won't be any expansion of Japan's quotas for U.S.-grown rice.
Journalist Cokie Roberts, who wrote about her interfaith marriage, dies (1)
Roberts died Tuesday in Washington, D.C., at 75 from complications of breast cancer, the family said in a statement. By MARCY OSTER/JTA September 17, 2019 20:45 2 minute read. Former U.S.
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