Tennessee to pass law that would ban public displays of Confederate flags at public parks

A bill that would require people to wear Confederate flags in public places in Tennessee is being considered in the state Senate.The measure is sponsored by State Sen. Tom Smith, D-Ridgefield.The bill would make it a Class B misdemeanor for anyone to display a Confederate flag or a Confederate symbol in a public place without […]

Venezuela says $3.5B in US aid for rural communities will be spent soon

VENEZUELA (AP) Venezuela said Monday it will spend $3 billion on economic aid for Venezuela’s rural communities, a move that could boost the country’s cash flow as it struggles with an economic crisis and spiraling food prices.Venezuela’s president, Nicolás Maduro, said in a statement that the country would spend $2 billion on food, medicine, water, […]