Thursday Jul 3
The Jersey Journal
Trenton Thunder ballpark hosts swearing-in ceremony for nine new American citizens
Nine citizenship candidates are sworn in as U. S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony prior to the Thunder vs. Portland baseball game at Arm and Hammer Park in Trenton on Thursday.
Brew Crew Ball
Gilbert Lara signing: Brewers officially agree to $3.2 million deal with Dominican shortstop
The Brewers have been long-rumored to have a deal in place with Lara. With international free agency opening Wednesday, the team was free to officially make the deal.
MLB International Free Agency 2014: Preview, Predictions and Prospects to Watch
Wednesday officially marks the start of the 2014 MLB international signing period, and while the process has become far more regulated with the addition of signing bonus pool restrictions, it remains perhaps the biggest crapshoot in all of professional sports.
Malaysian National News Agency
Panama's New President Sworn In, Pledges To Fight Corruption, Impunity
Juan Carlos Varela was sworn in Tuesday as Panama's new president, pledging to fight corruption and impunity in the Central American nation.
Mexico, Obama Administration taking action on migration of unaccompanied children
A Honduran grandfather and his seven and twelve-year-old grandchildren waiting in the detention center in Tapachula, Chiapas, for deportation.
Biden flies to Central America amid migrant crisis
The Obama administration moved Friday to stem a flood of Central American children and families that has overwhelmed the U.S. immigration system, dispatching Vice President Joe Biden to the region to warn against the perils of the trip and announcing that it will start to detain families at the border instead of releasing them on their own ... (more)
The Orange County Register
OC/DC: U.S. weighs response options in Iraq
The House and Senate have about 24 days of the nation's business to address before their August recess, and most of it will be of the smaller bill variety.