CHICAGO —Deangelo Norwood had been in the hospital for three days when the detectives appeared, asking questions about the man who had shot him in the stomach, chest and wrist.
“Is this the guy?” they asked, holding up a grainy photo. Could be, Norwood said, but he didn’t know the guy and, to be honest, he hadn’t gotten a good look.
Nearly a month later, no one has been arrested for the July 30 shooting outside a Chicago liquor store that severely injured Norwood, 30, and killed his brother, Omar, 35.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer spending increased solidly in July, suggesting strong economic growth early in the third quarter, while a measure of underlying inflation hit the Federal Reserve’s 2 percent target for the third time this year.
Palestinian leaders are betting their future on President Donald Trump being impeached by Democrats following the mid-term elections, according to Arabic language comments by a senior Palestinian government leader who praised Special Counsel Robert Mueller for targeting Trump and his top allies
— Read on freebeacon.com/national-security/palestinian-leaders-bet-future-trump-impeachment/
The conservative Assembly of Experts (AE) has lambasted President Hassan Rouhani’s government for its economic performance, disclosing that Rouhani rejected the assembly’s invitation to come forward and present a report concerning Iran’s economic problems to the influential body.
However, according to the government’s official news agency, IRNA, Ahmad Khatami representing the Assembly, who was speaking at a press conference on August 27, maintained he was unaware of the reasons for the rejection.
— Read on en.radiofarda.com/a/ael-asks-rouhani-to-apologize-/29456365.html
France has told its diplomats and foreign ministry officials to postpone indefinitely all non-essential travel to Iran, citing a foiled bomb plot and a hardening of Tehran’s attitude towards France, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.
Any hardening of relations with France could have wider implications for Iran. France has been one of the strongest advocates of salvaging a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, which U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of in May.
— Read on en.radiofarda.com/a/exclusive-france-restricts-travel-by-diplomats-to-iran/29457960.html
WASHINGTON, D.C.—After a long discussion with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, President Donald Trump has announced the details of a new trade deal with Mexico that will replace NAFTA. The highlight of the deal was securing Americans unlimited chips and salsa.
— Read on babylonbee.com/news/trump-secures-unlimited-chips-and-salsa-in-mexican-trade-deal/
The authorities of the Holy See had been aware since 2000 of the existence of accusations against Archbishop Theodore McCarrik, who was promoted at the end of that year Archbishop of Washington and created cardinal by John Paul II the following year: it was known that the prelate invited his seminarians to sleep with him in the beach house. This is what can be read in an 11-page document signed by Carlo Maria Viganò, former secretary of the Governorate and former apostolic nuncio to the United States, who was removed from the Vatican and sent to the diplomatic seat in Washington in 2011.
— Read on www.lastampa.it/2018/08/26/vaticaninsider/former-nuncio-to-the-usa-vigan-the-pope-must-resign-cvUU9v5aKkPcClNDaplYlL/pagina.html