Democrats Skeptical Of Iran Nuclear Deal, GOP Mostly HostileUnder the historic accord, Iran's nuclear program would be curtailed in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. The agreement aims to avert the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran and another U.S. military intervention in the Middle East.
Iran Nuclear Deal: Fine 'New Chapter' Or 'Historic Mistake'?Iran, the United States and other world powers struck a historic deal Tuesday to curb Iranian nuclear programs in an agreement aimed at easing the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran hanging over the volatile Middle East. In exchange, Iran will get billions of dollars in relief from crushing international sanctions.
Businessman Goes On Trial For Illegally Lobbying On Behalf Of MugabeProsecutors painted the 72-year-old C. Greg Turner as a greedy opportunist who sought to cash in on President Barack Obama’s election by secretly and illegally lobbying Chicago politicians to lift U.S. sanctions against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.
After Visit To Ukraine, Quigley Urges Caution From White HouseAfter returning from a visit to Ukraine, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Illinois) said the smallest spark could push the nation into war with Russia.
2 Chicago Men Charged With Illegally Lobbying For MugabePrince Asiel Ben Israel, 72, and Greg Turner, 71, allegedly flouted U.S. sanctions against Mugabe and his inner-circle when they attempted to enlist four Chicago lawmakers to open a “back channel” to President Barack Obama and have the sanctions overturned.
Local High Schoolers: Penn State Players 'Screwed' By NCAA SanctionsAfter the NCAA brought the hammer down on Penn State University on Monday over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, and the cover-up by former football coach Joe Paterno and other top school officials, prospective student-athletes were weighing in on how the sanctions might affect Penn State’s recruiting.
Hanley: Ohio State AD Gene Smith 'Clueless'Gene Smith, the clueless Ohio State athletic director, shouldn't be the only one "disappointed with the NCAA's decision" Tuesday. Smith's disappointed? How about the players who are still bound to the now non-Bowl-eligible Buckeyes next year?
No House Ethics Sanctions Against Gutierrez After ArrestThe U.S. House of Representatives has decided not to pursue ethics sanctions against Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), who was arrested last week while protesting in front of the White House.
Maine South Football Champs May Face SanctionsMaine South High School in Park Ridge faces possible sanctions, over counterfeit sideline passes after its football team won its third consecutive state championship this weekend.
New NCAA President favors tougher punishment for rule-breakers