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Pruitt Hears Feedback on WOTUS; U.S./Mexico Potato Relationship
Pruitt Hears Feedback on WOTUS; U.S./Mexico Potato Relationship
**Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt met with farmers, elected officials, and ag industry leaders last week to hear feedback on re-writing the Waters of the U.S. Rule under the Clean Water Act. The controversial rule has been put on hold by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals while strong opposition from farm organizations, home builders and others who consider it to be an ove
Swiss Supreme Court Rejects Russian Paralympic Ban Appeal
Swiss Supreme Court Rejects Russian Paralympic Ban Appeal
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland's supreme court says it has dismissed Russia's appeal to compete at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. The Swiss Federal Tribunal says its judge dismissed the Russian Paralympic Committee's request for an interim ruling overturning a ban by the International Paralympic Committee because of state-sponsored doping...
Commissioner Says No To Pete
Commissioner Says No To Pete
CINCINNATI (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has rejected Pete Rose's plea for reinstatement, citing his continued gambling and evidence that he bet on games when he was playing for the Cincinnati Reds. Manfred says in a letter sent to Rose and made public Monday that baseball's hits king hasn't been completely honest about his gambling on baseball games...