GLOBAL & NATIONAL
U.S. develops stronger ties with India
President Obama annouced in front of India’s Parliament that he is endorsing the country for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council on Monday, Nov. 9 during his three day trip to the country.
The endorsement is likely to expand economic ties between the countries in the wake of the widening influence of China.
With India’s strained relationship with neighboring Pakistan, a key U.S. ally, the move has rattled the political scene in southern Asia.
Read the original story on NYTimes.com | Saturday, Nov. 8, 2010
G.O.P. looks to overturn health care legislation
New Republican leaders within the house plan to overturn President Obama’s health care reform, a promise made during their campaigns.
Although the Democrats still control the senate and Republicans are aware they don’t currently have the votes necessary to overturn Obama’s health law, they are aiming to focus on the finer points of the law and challenge certain elements of it.
Read the original story on NYTimes.com | Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2010.
Republicans clean house
Republicans took control of the U.S. House of Representatives and gained six Senate seats on Tuesday, Nov. 2.
“We have real work to do, and this is not the time for celebration,” Representative John A. Boehner of Ohio, who is likely to become the next speaker of the House, said in a New York Times article.
The midterm election voter turnout primarily reflected Americans’ concern with the economic state of the country and the Democratic agenda.
Read the original story on NYTimes.com | Wednesday Nov. 3, 2010
France, Britain regain old ties
They have a history of working together, with varying success of agreements made between past leaders. Since their efforts involve military technology, how they succeed together would be felt by all countries.
Read the original story on NYTimes.com | Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010
REGION & CAMPUS
Corbett plans to fix state budget
Newly elected Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will have a number of avenues to go in order to fix the state’s budget. Corbett’s options to balance spending involve a wide range of issues to save money and, in turn, Pennsylvania’s economy.
One issue will be the Marcellus Shale drilling and how Corbett will handle it based on campaign promises. Another issue involves liquor stores run by unions throughout the state and opponents to his plans for the stores. Also of concern are lobbyists who represent the goals of many groups, wanting new leaders to hear their issues support them.
Read the original story on Philly.com | Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010
Driver on wrong side of highway
An elderly Wilmington, De. woman was said to be responsible for traveling I-95 on the wrong side of the highway. Part of the wrong-way driving also included Rt. 322 prior to when the woman merged onto I-95. Other drivers had minor collisions with each other as attempts were made to escape the path of the vehicle going the wrong way.
Read the original story on Philly.com | Friday, Nov. 5, 2010.
Neumann Univ. hosts career day
A career day event focusing on public safety and security was held at Neumann University on Saturday, Nov. 6. The event included a wide range of related career fields to assist job-seekers with either investigative or office talents.
Career opportunities included fingerprinting, crime analysis, casino surveillance, sketch artists building inspection, as well as administration and financial departments.
Read the original story on Cabrini.edu.