Tropical Depression Nine, which formed in the Florida Straits is moving into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it could soon become a tropical storm.
Talks aimed at setting up a U.S.-European free trade zone have run aground because of intransigence on Washington's part, a top German politician said Sunday."In my opinion the negotiations with the United States have de facto failed even though nobody is really admitting it," said Sigmar Gabriel, German vice chancellor and economy minister, in an interview with the broadcaster ZDF on Sunday.The Obama administration and the 28-member European Union have been in talks to set up the...
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Recently, we got some big news: The Department of Justice will end its use of private prisons. This means that about a dozen prisons – housing about 22,000 inmates – will be shut down. It's the biggest announcement in the history of private federal prisons.