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China Opens Mega-Bridge Linking Hong Kong To Mainland

(AP) – China has opened the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge linking Hong Kong to the mainland in a feat of engineering that carries major economic and political significance. Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the ceremony in the city of Zhuhai to cut the ribbon on the 55-kilometer (34-mile)-long bridge linking it to the semi-autonomous regions […]

Dangerous Cat 4 Hurricane Willa Closes In On Mexico Coast

(AP) – Mexican authorities are rushing to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an “extremely dangerous” Hurricane Willa with winds of 145 mph (230 kph) heads toward a Tuesday afternoon landfall along a stretch of Pacific coast dotted with high-rise resorts, surfing beaches and fishing villages. Farther south, Mexican officials reported late Monday […]

Authorities: Explosive Device Found Near George Soros’ Home

(AP) – The FBI and local police responded to an address near the home of philanthropist George Soros after an object that appeared to be an explosive was found in a mailbox. The Bedford Police Department said it responded to the address in the hamlet of Katonah at 3:45 p.m. Monday after an employee of […]

1st Migrants Arrive In Huixtla After 8-hour Walk

(AP) – The first waves of Central Americans in a huge migrant caravan have begun arriving in the southern Mexico town of Huixtla after an exhausting eight-hour walk. The first to arrive are quickly staking out grassy spots in the town square where they will sleep Monday night. Marlon Anibal Castellanos is a 27-year-old former […]

Saudi Economic Forum Opens But Many Absent Over Khashoggi

(AP) – A high-profile economic forum in Saudi Arabia has begun in Riyadh, the kingdom’s first major event on the world stage since the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. The Future Investment Initiative forum, which began on Tuesday, is the brainchild of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed […]

Erdogan Calls For Suspects To Be Tried In Turkey

(AP) – Turkey’s president has urged Saudi Arabia to reveal who ordered the “savage murder” of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, and said the 18 Saudis suspected of carrying it out should be tried in Turkish courts. Addressing lawmakers of his ruling party in Parliament Tuesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip […]

Early Voting Locations: Hidalgo and Cameron County

Hidalgo County is pictured here. Cameron county is listed below or by HEADING TO THE CAMERON COUNTY ELECTIONS SITE Find an interactive map for Hidalgo by clicking here! CAMERON COUNTY