National Headlines

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, center, waves to his Pakistan Muslim League supporters during a party general council meeting in Islamabad, earlier this month.

Ousted Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif Indicted For Corruption

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan has indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law, in connection with leaks last year that appeared to show his family owned offshore shell companies they used for the secret purchase of high-value London real estate.

The Associated Press says "a lawyer for Sharif, who is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment, entered a plea of not guilty. The former prime minister's daughter, Maryam Sharif, and his son, Mohammad Safdar, attended the hearing and also pleaded not guilty."

The <em>Washington Post</em> reports that President Trump, shown here with Former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, personally intervened in Iowa's request for a waiver.

Administration Sends Mixed Signals On State Health Insurance Waivers

It was the Friday before a Monday deadline, and federal health officials in Washington, D.C. were working feverishly with their counterparts in Oklahoma to finalize the details of a new state reinsurance program.

Local Headlines

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio ranks seventh in the United States in the number of organic farms – 575 – the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association announced Tuesday. The Buckeye State “is seeing double-digit growth in the number of organic farms, organic land in production and organic sales, illustrating the role of organic production in […]

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

POLAND, Ohio – Beatitude House’s first Great Pumpkin Fall Fest will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at The Lake Club. The event features brunch and family-friendly activities and crafts. Among the events are scarecrow building, pumpkin and cookie decorating, a costume parade and a raffle to win a $1,000 Amazon gift card. […]