(Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced on Monday he was joining the crowded Republican field seeking the White House in the November 2016 election. "America needs new, fresh leadership with big, bold ideas from outside of Washington to actually get things done," Walker said in a new video. "I am running for president to fight and win for the American people." (Reporting by Emily Stephenson)
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — New Miss USA Olivia Jordan spoke of the need to discuss race relations en route to her pageant victory and hailed the diversity of women taking part in the contest during a post-pageant question about Donald Trump's comments on Mexican immigrants.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Monday will propose tax incentives to encourage companies to share more profits with workers, according to a campaign aide. In a speech in New York in which she will lay out her economic vision, Clinton will say that workers need to benefit from the profits they are helping to produce and will cite studies showing profit-sharing can increase productivity.
VIENNA (AP) — Negotiators at the Iran nuclear talks plan to announce Monday that they've reached a historic deal capping nearly a decade of diplomacy that would curb the country's atomic program in return for sanctions relief, two diplomats told The Associated Press on Sunday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Olivia Jordan of Oklahoma was crowned Miss USA on Sunday, wearing a hot pink strapless dress as she deftly fielded the interview portion of the competition by saying the country needed to improve race relations to beat out 50 other contestants.
Oklahoma's Olivia Jordan was crowned Miss USA on Sunday, capping weeks of controversy in the run-up to the annual beauty pageant after its co-owner Donald Trump made incendiary remarks about Mexican immigrants while announcing his run for president. Despite the controversy, no incidents or disruptions were apparent either in the audience or on stage during the live broadcast from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, carried on cable channel Reelz after NBC dropped the show over Trump's remarks. Trump, who traditionally attends, said on Saturday he would be campaigning and would not be on hand.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — D'Army Bailey, a lawyer and judge who helped preserve the Memphis hotel where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and turn it into the National Civil Rights Museum, died on Sunday, his wife said. He was 73.