UN health agency's new chief says he will check travel costs
When Chan traveled to Guinea in May to join the country's president in celebrating the world's first Ebola vaccine, she spent the night in the presidential suite at the beach-side Palm Camayenne hotel. The suite, equipped with marble bathrooms and a ...
Trump Jr: 'Had to listen' to Russian lawyer for Clinton info
Trump Jr.'s acknowledgment came as a music publicist told The Associated Press that he set up the meeting on behalf of a client in Moscow named Emin Agalarov, the son of a Moscow-based developer who tried to partner with Trump in a hotel project.
Hostages held, 17 killed in attack at Somalia restaurant
The extremist group also faces a new military push from the United States after President Donald Trump approved expanded operations, including airstrikes, against al-Shabab. On Sunday, the U.S. military in Africa said it carried out an airstrike in ...
Carriers, ports fear impact of US steel protectionism
Steel accounts for 9.5 percent of US breakbulk volumes by dollar value, Drewry Maritime Research estimates, and is a primary commodity at ports including Houston; New Orleans; Mobile; Brownsville, Texas; and on the Delaware River. Steel buyers .... The ...
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Original Brownsville Civil War Soldier Request for Tombstone (back of card) In the 1880 US Federal Census, George, another brother, is listed as a laborer with his family living next door to Catherine Floyd, a house servant in Babylon. The Carpenters ...
On this day: June 22
His "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television" and "Filthy Words" routines led to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that helped establish the extent to which the federal government could regulate speech on broadcast television and radio in the United ...
As Trump seeks billions for 'the wall,' US still fighting landowners over 'the fence'
One settlement completed this week was for $137,500 for about 1½ acres next to the Rio Grande west of Brownsville, near a golf resort. The U.S. didn't build fencing on the resort but did so on much of the land nearby. It then took nearly a decade to ...
Avocado distribution warehouse coming to Pharr
Index Fresh handles avocados from Chile to Peru to Mexico to the United States. This Pharr facility will be specifically for business out of Mexico, Thomas said. He declined to disclose the cost of the facility. The facility will deliver avocados ...
The Cincinnati Zoo brought an ocelot to the national ocelot festival..
For the 10th consecutive year, the Cincinnati Zoo's Cat Ambassador Program's ocelot, Sihil, will represent her species at the National Ocelot Festival at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. The event will feature ... WCPO Insiders can learn ...
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Brownsville lawmaker will boycott inauguration, saying migrant constituents were harrassed
Dallas News (blog)
“My attendance at the Inauguration is meant to serve as a reminder to the President-Elect that as Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, my colleagues and I constitute a co-equal branch of government,” Veasey said in a prepared statement.
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