[img_assist|nid=1211338|title=|desc= ARIZONA REPUBLICAN Gov. Doug Ducey speaks to Arizona National Guard soldiers prior to deployment to the Mexico border at the Papago Park Military Reservation, Monday in Phoenix.
BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping promised today to cut China’s auto tariffs and improve intellectual property protection in possible concessions aimed at defusing a worsening dispute with Washington over trade and technology that investors worry could set back the global economic recovery.
GENEVA (AP) — China has filed a World Trade Organization complaint challenging U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariff hike on imported steel and aluminum, the trade body said today.
BOOTHBAY — Frank W. Wiley, 77, passed away on April 5, 2018, at his home in Boothbay, Maine. Frank was born in Camden on August 29, 1940, to Wilbur Wiley and Evelyn McKeon, and graduated in 1959 from Camden High School.
Masazo Nonaka has enjoyed soaking in northern Japan’s hot springs for many years — probably longer than most people.
The supercentenarian, whose family has run a hot springs inn for four generations, was certified today as the world’s oldest living man, at age 112 years, 259 days.
LISBON — Kenneth David Kronstrand Sr., 72, died on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, after a short illness in his home surrounded by his loving friends and family.
The defense in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial is expected to use its opening statement today to portray a $3.4 million settlement paid to the woman he’s charged with sexually assaulting as evidence of her greed.
Lindsey Buckingham will have to go his own way. The singer-guitarist is out of Fleetwood Mac.
The band said in a statement Monday that Buckingham will not be on their new tour. The announcement came in two terse sentences at the bottom of a long news release announcing the new concerts.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair were heading to Belfast today to mark the 20th anniversary of Northern Ireland’s peace accord, as Brexit casts a shadow over the deal’s future.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded contracts for hurricane supplies without adequately researching whether winning bidders could deliver what they promised, according to a new investigation by Democrats on a Senate oversight committee.
After privately assuring senators that his company will do better, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is undergoing a two-day congressional inquisition that will be very public — and possibly pivotal for the massive social networking company he created.
DEAR ABBY: When I was 70, I started taking drama classes twice a week (I still do). My wife was against it and insisted that because none of our friends or relatives were doing it, neither should I. As a result, I suggested we live apart. I bought a small apartment and live alone.
It’s been quite a week for ranked choice voting in Maine.
Fear of the Unknown vs. Reality
A recent letter decried the homeless as people who are lazy and a threat to our children. It claimed Tedford Housing’s plan to build a shelter off Baribeau Drive and Pleasant Hill Road will be “an easy invitation for whatever type of person to come here and live for free.” Sadly, this reflects a fear of the unknown rather than reality.
A long-lost Facebook post first raised my interest in LD1781, “An Act to Encourage New Major Investments in Shipbuilding Facilities and the Preservation of Jobs”. It caught my attention because it suggested (or maybe actually said) a Legislator had repeated that mindless and shopworn “Corporate Welfare” talking point.
A jury needed only 40 minutes to reach a guilty verdict Monday after an Army veteran accused of killing his wife and burying her body with flowers, a bag of potato chips and a bottle of Gucci cologne called "Guilty" took the unusual step of delivering his own closing argument.