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Illinois News Network Is Now American Daily News

Illinois News Network is growing. After months of discussion between INNOnline and American Daily News, a national/political news website, the two organizations have agreed to combine entities to become a stronger, more comprehensive news agency. As part of the change, American Daily News will post all stories under the Illinois News Network domain while Illinois News Network has changed its look to reflect that of…


CDC Reports 31 Cases of Zika Virus in U.S., At Least 2 In Illinois

The health organization does not believe the cases of Zika in the U.S. are transmittable and were contracted from foreign travel. The Zika virus has crossed into 11 U.S. states, infecting 31 people including two pregnant women in Illinois, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Three pregnant women, the demographic of highest concern for most national and international health organizations, are among…


Zika Virus Spotted In United States, No Signs Of Spreading For Now

The Zika virus has crossed into 11 U.S. states, infecting 31 people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Three pregnant women, the demographic of highest concern for most national and international health organizations, are among the infected. One of them was a woman in New York City while the other two are in Illinois. Health officials noted, however, that contact with the…


Trump, Others Designated Problem Solver By Non-Profit Group

Donald Trump is officially a problem solver. That is the designation given to him by the No Labels organization, a non-partisan operation working to promote moderate politics in the hyperpolitical world. Trump, who has called for banning Muslims from entering the United States temporarily and has called for a wall along the Mexican border (paid for by Mexico), qualified for the designation after signing a…


Early Polling Rarely Leads To Reality

Around Christmastime in 2011, libertarian stalwart Ron Paul’s campaign was riding high. With just over a week before the Iowa caucus, the Texas Republican had a slim majority over Mitt Romney and all the momentum. The wild swing of the campaign season before that point showed candidates taking the lead in the polls for around two weeks, just enough time for Paul to capture the…


Retaliation Against Russia Over Syria Bombings Is Needed, Expert Says

If Russia continues to attack U.S. assets and interests in the Syrian conflict then America should respond with retaliation, one security expert said. In a column published in the Financial Times earlier this week, former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski wrote that American credibility is at stake in the Middle East with Russia’s bombing of US. assets. “In these rapidly unfolding circumstances the U.S. has…


Obama, Putin Fail To Resolve Problems over Syria

U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin did not come to any breakthrough over Syria after their first meeting in more than two years, signs that the “reset button” strategy of Obama’s first term has not been successful. The two leaders met after both leaders tried to upstage each other at the tradition of speeches by world leaders at the United Nations opening…


Seen on American Daily News: Trump Could Be Speaker (Sort of)

With news of John Boehner stepping down as Speaker of the House at the end of October, speculation has exploded of who will be the next leader of Congress‘ lower chamber. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-California) appears to be the odds-on favorite to win a promotion from House Majority Leader, but another odd name has appeared in the discussion. Donald Trump. According to American Daily News,…


Obama Administration May Allow UN To Blast US On Cuba

The Obama administration is contemplating allowing the United Nations to condemn the United States. The U.N. General Assembly will vote sometime in the next month to demand the end of the US embargo against Cuba. This has been going on for decades with the United States ceremoniously voting against the resolution, as any country facing condemnation from the international body typically does. This year, however,…


Quinn No-Show Proves Sore Loser Label

Quinn’s actions could be compared to the 5-year-old who fails to win at whack-a-mole at Chuck E. Cheese’s, only there’s no pizza around to dry his three-month-old tears. by Justin Shimko As Gov. Pat Quinn’s moments running the embattled and cash-strapped state died out, Illinoisans across the Prairie State caught a good glimpse of the kind of person the now-former governor had become. The kind…