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Loans to Kushner Cos being probed

Loans to Kushner Cos being probed Kushner Companies is a real estate company that Jared Kushner ran before Donald Trump , his father-in-law, became president. Citigroup said that the loan they gave the Kushner Companies was for a Brooklyn real- estate development and that Chief Executive Officer Michael Corbat, who met with Kushner less than a month before the loan was secured, didn't know about the transaction. [Full Article...]

Shinzo Abe didn't doctor files, says ex-official in school corruption row

Shinzo Abe didn't doctor files, says ex-official in school corruption row The premier has been on the ropes in recent weeks amid a scandal over the cut-price sale of government land to an Abe supporter. The scandal first emerged a year ago when Asahi reported that educational foundation Moritomo Gakuen, with alleged ties to Abe and his wife, bought government land for a fraction of the price of comparable plots. [Full Article...]

Sheriff: Shooter at Md. high school killed himself

Sheriff: Shooter at Md. high school killed himself A 14-year-old boy was shot in the thigh during the encounter. The sheriff's office says Rollins killed himself during a confrontation with a school resource officer who also fired his weapon. Gaskill, a six-year veteran with SWAT team training, was unharmed, reports CBS Baltimore . 'I'm afraid to transport him to safer place'. A voice on the school's intercom system urges students to stay in th... [Full Article...]

Apple looks to return to head of class in education market

Apple looks to return to head of class in education market The previously iPad-focused Classroom teacher administration app would start working on Mac computers in June, Apple said. The calligraphy-styled logo in the event's invite along with the education focus suggest that Apple will be introducing a new Pencil, which will be compatible with the upcoming affordable iPads. [Full Article...]

Trump Wants to Bring Rob Porter Back

Trump Wants to Bring Rob Porter Back Sources told the Times that Trump is aware that he can not bring Porter back for that and other reasons, although he does want the ex-staffer to return to the White House. A White House official, speaking on background, told the Times that Trump misses the staff structure that Porter helped organize. The accusations against staff secretary Rob Porter-who was one of Trump's closest confidan... [Full Article...]

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' finally in stock on Amazon

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' finally in stock on Amazon Lucas' idea seem to take inspiration from the former Expanded Universe (rebranded Legends by Disney) where Luke trained Leia to help continue the Jedi legacy. "George had an overall arc - if he didn't have all the details, he had sort of an overall feel for where the [sequel trilogy was] going", he said. Abrams had himself written treatments for a full sequel trilogy, but that Rian Johnson had use... [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant (ribs) probable for Warriors on Thursday

Kevin Durant (ribs) probable for Warriors on Thursday Early in a game against the Sixers, Curry tried to run around a Ben Simmons screen but collided with Simmons' knee. Joe Ingles added 14 points with four 3-pointers, eight assists and six rebounds. The Utah Jazz have won 10 of their last 12 games but they will be looking to bounce back after falling to the Spurs in a 124-120 overtime loss on Friday. [Full Article...]

Florida school shooting survivor throws up on stage, then finishes her speech

Florida school shooting survivor throws up on stage, then finishes her speech She remained silent as tentative chants broke out. As is her style , Gonzalez did not mince words as her speech came to a close. Emma Gonzalez , an 18-year-old senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has become one of the most prominent faces of the student-led anti-gun-violence movement. [Full Article...]

Pakistani news channel hires country's first transgender TV newsreader

Pakistani news channel hires country's first transgender TV newsreader Malik was very determined since childhood that she would never dance on the streets or beg or sell her body. "The main reason for entering the media was to bring visibility and representation of the transgender community to the mainstream". [Full Article...]

Federal officials close investigation into death of Alton Sterling

Federal officials close investigation into death of Alton Sterling Apparently, it was enough that Sterling failed to comply with the officer's orders, even though there was no visible proof that Sterling even reached for a gun in the first place. The officers recovered a loaded revolver from Sterling's pocket. The Attorney General launched his investigation once federal authorities cleared the officers of violating Sterling's civil rights. [Full Article...]

Trump effect: JSW to invest upto $500 million in US

Trump effect: JSW to invest upto $500 million in US The plant would serve the oil and gas-rich Texas, which is the second largest American State and also the largest exporter from the world's largest economy, Abbott said. It also provides JSW with an opportunity to participate in USA's infrastructure development and job creation priorities. This move would be a positive for the company as it would enable JSW Steel to likely benefit from the recent ... [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan denies rumor he will resign

Paul Ryan denies rumor he will resign The current No. 2 Republican in the House, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, is above Scalise on the leadership ladder. He went even further by stating, with nothing more than gossip from his colleagues, that Ryan would resign within 60 days and that his successor had already been chosen. [Full Article...]

Volvo will build some Lynk & Co

Volvo will build some Lynk & Co Sporty, adventurous, dynamic, daring, confident and fun, the 02 sits at the absolute centre of our brand. Visser has said that Lynk & CO is aiming to sell 500,000 cars annually by 2021, with half in China and 125,000 each in Europe and the U.S. [Full Article...]

Easter weather warning: 'Beast from the East 3' to hit

Easter weather warning: 'Beast from the East 3' to hit As the week unfolds, we will be able to give you a better estimate of the timing of the showers each day. Average temperatures this time of the year should be getting near 50 degrees, but until the second part of this week, we will continue with below average temperatures. [Full Article...]

All overseas: Kim dynasty's travels on armour-plated trains

All overseas: Kim dynasty's travels on armour-plated trains The train seen in Beijing this week looked particularly similar to one used during Kim Jong Il's 2010 trip to the Chinese capital, according to the Joongang daily. Analysts said the visit was likely aimed at shoring up Pyongyang's relationship with China, its traditional ally and economic benefactor, after a diplomatic thaw that took many observers by surprise earlier this year. [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels seven Russian diplomats over ex-spy attack

Stoltenberg called the poisoning a "reckless breach of global norms", and commended the "broad, strong and coordinated worldwide response" by more than 25 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies and partners. Skripal, 66, and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a bench at a shopping center in Salisbury earlier this month. Russian has denied involvement and has vowed coun... [Full Article...]

Trump Grabs Highest Approval Mark Since April '17 — CNN Poll

Trump Grabs Highest Approval Mark Since April '17 — CNN Poll Both Republican and independent approval have jumped six points. Trump's approval ratings, through the first months of his four-year term, have been the lowest among modern USA presidents recorded during seven decades of polling. 50 percent disapprove of his handling of foreign trade, with 38 percent in approval. Trump's handling of foreign affairs merits 39 per cent approval, with 53 per cent... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation vows to retaliate for expelled envoys

Russian Federation vows to retaliate for expelled envoys A day after Poland, Lithuania and Latvia recalled their envoys from Moscow over the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal, 66, and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia, the USA has expelled 60 Russian diplomats. Russian denies any involvement. In Washington, Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Anatoly Antonov, was summoned early Friday to the State Department and told that the 60 diplomats would have ... [Full Article...]

Brazil are better butwill still miss Neymar

Brazil are better butwill still miss Neymar But fewer fireworks are expected this time with both nations missing key players and busy tinkering with their preparations for the World Cup in Russian Federation which begins in June. What happened (in Belo Horizonte) isn't normal. Tite also named his starting XI for the opening World Cup game back in February, with Marcelo the only survivor from the 11 that lined up from the start a... [Full Article...]

ICC to attend Pakistan vs West Indies T20I series in Karachi

ICC to attend Pakistan vs West Indies T20I series in Karachi Kamran, 36, misses out despite notching 425 runs in 13 Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches, including a century and four half-centuries for Peshawar Zalmi. Rahat Ali, 29, stages a comeback after last playing for Pakistan in January 2016. Pakistan Cricket Board announced that tickets costing Rs. 1000/-, 2000/- and 5,000/- can be purchased online. [Full Article...]


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