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Saudi golf Ladies European Tour has prize of $1M

While women players are allowed to wear long shorts in what appears to be a first in the conservative kingdom, it appears that most, if not all, have opted in the lead up to don pants in respect of local customs.

Iran’s foreign minister threatens ‘all out war’ in case of military strike on Iran

Iran's foreign minister has raised the specter of "all-out war" in the event of US or Saudi military strikes and that Saudi Arabia would have to fight "to the last American soldier."

Feds cuts interest rates for second time in seven weeks

The Federal Reserve further cut interest rates Wednesday as it tries to extend the U.S. economic expansion in the face of President Donald Trump's trade war with China and geopolitical risks such as the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities.

Oil prices drop ahead of update on Saudi oil production

Oil prices are falling a day after their biggest single-day jump in years due to a weekend attack on a key Saudi Arabia energy facility.

US indicates Iran to blame for Saudi oil strike; Iran denies

The U.S. tried to build its case Monday that Iran was behind the fiery weekend attack on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities that raised new war worries and sent energy prices spiraling worldwide. Iran denied responsibility, while President Donald Trump said the United States was "locked and loaded" to respond if necessary.

Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face ‘end’

President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it would face its “official end."

Mariah Carey shakes off boycott calls for her Saudi concert

Mariah Carey is performing in Saudi Arabia for the first time, but there's a growing chorus of Saudi women calling on her to cancel the concert in support of detained women's rights activists.

Saudi woman who barricaded herself in hotel in asylum bid arrives in Canada

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she feared death if deported back home has arrived in Canada, which has granted her asylum.

U.S. announces sanctions against 17 Saudis over Khashoggi’s death

The U.S. Treasury Department announced a round of sanctions against 17 Saudi Arabians Thursday, in response to the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Today, one Wilmington based business, that has grown to have franchises across the country, wrapped up its annual convention in Wrightsville Beach.

Local church in Wilmington helps feed the homeless population through its lunch bag program

One local church in Wilmington is continuing to serve the homeless population through its lunch bag program, after seeing an increased need during the pandemic

NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington.