Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 11:01:42 GMT
A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished.More >>
A Ukrainian official said Tuesday that Russian forces have been spotted in both of the major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine.More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:11 AM EDT2014-09-02 09:11:28 GMT
U.S. military forces attacked the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon said, in a strike a Somali official said targeted the group's fugitive leader.More >>
U.S. military forces attacked the extremist al-Shabab network in Somalia Monday, the Pentagon said, and a witness described ground-shaking explosions in a strike that reportedly targeted the group's leader.More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:11 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:11:03 GMT
Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a judge with the start of the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.More >>
Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.More >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
scheduled to weigh in on several issues at the Louisiana State Capitol on
They are set to
discuss whether to make city-court judge an elected position. The Baton Rouge City Court issue
gets to a Senate panel. Rep. Erich Ponti, R-Baton Rouge, wants to make all five
judges in the city court be elected by a city-wide race.
is aimed at cracking down on copper theft. It could soon be against the law in Louisiana to pay cash
for aluminum or copper air conditioning coils when buying them. Copper AC coil
thefts have been up in the state.
It also appears the legislature
wants to abolish the Governor's Office of Indian Affairs. If that bill clears,
officials will, however, replace it with the Commission on Indians Affairs.
There are just two-and-a-half weeks
left in the session.