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Obama announces deal on outlines of pan-Pacific trade agreement

HONOLULU (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said Saturday the broad outlines of a deal had been reached on the TranspAcific Partnership trade initiative and he predicted success for the agreement. “I am confident we can get this done,” Obama said as the annual leaders’ meeting of the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic…

130 arrested as ‘Occupy Chicago’ tries to take Grant Park

About 130 protesters were arrested at an Occupy Chicago demonstration early on Sunday after they set up tents and refused to leave a public park after closing time, police said. The protests, which have spread across the United States and to other countries since starting in New York last month,…

Tropical Storm Emily may still return to hurricane strength

MIAMI (Reuters) – Thunderstorms from dissipated Tropical Storm Emily moved over eastern Cuba and southeastern Bahamas on Friday and had a 60 percent chance of regenerating into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Authorities in Florida were watching the weather system as…

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