World & Policy

Headlines

  • Admin: Conserving Oil Not Imperative

    Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs.

  • Opposing Protesters Face Off in Seattle

    SEATTLE (AP) -- Right-wing demonstrators gathered Saturday in Seattle for a "Liberty or Death" rally that drew counter-protesters from the left while dozens of police kept the two sides separated.

  • Avenatti Visits NH, Considers 2020 Run

    GREENFIELD, N.H. (AP) -- Michael Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of adult film star Stormy Daniels, is attending a New Hampshire picnic held by local Democrats as he weighs a bid for the White House.

  • Drought Reveals German 'Atlantis'

    BERLIN (AP) -- A sustained drought in Germany has revealed the ruins of a village abandoned when a large reservoir was created more than 100 years ago.

  • Brennan Considers Legal Action

    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) -- Former CIA Director John Brennan says he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances.

  • Israel Closing Gaza Crossing

    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's defense minister says he's closing the country's main personnel crossing with Gaza in response to recent violence along the frontier.

  • 800,000 Displaced in India Flooding

    CHENGANNUR, India (AP) -- Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas.

World & Policy Perspectives

What DTN Is Watching

Markets

Weather remains a focus of traders this time of year, but an end-of-week rally in European wheat is providing early excitement for U.S. wheat prices. Any news pertaining to the new trade meeting with China or developments in Turkey will be of interest. There are no major reports other than U.S. consumer sentiment and the index of leading economic indicators.

Weather

Moderate to heavy rain is in store for the eastern and southern Midwest, interior Northeast, and northern Delta Friday. Light to moderate rain will cover much of the Southeast. Other crop areas will be dry. Stressful heat returns to southern areas and remains in place over northern areas.

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