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Former first lady Barbara Bush to be laid to rest

Former first lady Barbara Bush to be laid to rest Bush , George W. Bush , his wife, Laura, and the rest of the Bush family greeted attendees and gave eulogies . Namesake granddaughter Barbara Pierce Bush will read the second lesson during the service while her twin sister Jenna Bush Hager will serve as one of the canticle readers. [Full Article...]

'Fearless Girl' Statue Will Face Down Stock Exchange, Not 'Charging Bull'

'Fearless Girl' Statue Will Face Down Stock Exchange, Not 'Charging Bull' More than 150 companies have added a woman to their boards since " Fearless Girl " was installed, according to recent reports. "She is a potent symbol of the need for change at the highest levels of corporate America - and she will become a durable part of our city's civic life", de Blasio said in the statement. [Full Article...]

DNC shuns its anti-Trump Kremlin dossier in collusion law suit

DNC shuns its anti-Trump Kremlin dossier in collusion law suit Nick Akerman, a former Watergate prosecutor who now specializes in computer fraud cases, said he thought the Democrat's suit had merit and, despite predictions from Trump-allied lawyers, was unlikely to go away anytime soon. Instead, it targets various Trump aides who, during the campaign, met with people believed to be affiliated with Russian Federation. The release of the emails, which include... [Full Article...]

Connecticut Students Join Nationwide Walkout They Organized

Connecticut Students Join Nationwide Walkout They Organized Demanding an end to gun violence in school classrooms, Oshkosh high schoolers are taking matters into their own hands. "Kids our age feel like they can't contribute to the conversation so we wanted to empower students our age to contribute because we do have genuine ideas to contribute", said Graham. [Full Article...]

Jaitley: Congress taking revenge for unfavourable ruling in Loya case

CJI Misra has not "asserted the independence of judiciary in the face of interference by the executive". Besides the Congress , those who signed the notice include members of the Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, Communist Party of India-Marxist, or CPI (M), Communist Party of India (CPI), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), and the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML). [Full Article...]

'Mossad killed Palestinian in Malaysia'

'Mossad killed Palestinian in Malaysia' Ahmad Zahid said a preliminary investigation showed that the lecturer was planning to leave for Turkey this afternoon to attend an worldwide conference. According to news reports on Friday, four people were killed, including a 15-year-old boy, in the fourth consecutive week of protests organized by Hamas along the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, which Hamas controls. [Full Article...]

Israeli troops kill two more Palestinians in Gaza

Israeli troops kill two more Palestinians in Gaza A relative of 29-year-old Saadi Abu Taha, who was killed at the Israel-Gaza border during protests, mourns while looking out of a balcony in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza strip on April 21, 2018. On Friday, protesters began gathering at sit-in protest camps near the border. A smaller number have approached the fence and thrown stones or rolled burning tyres toward Israeli soldiers on the other s... [Full Article...]

SEC acted at TMC's behest: CPI(M) to HC

SEC acted at TMC's behest: CPI(M) to HC The verdict, seen as a setback to the Mamata Banerjee government, was delivered on petitions by opposition parties for nomination deadline extension after the SEC's rollback. Emphatic over the victory BJP lawyer Pratap Banerjee, showing victory sign, said, "Today's verdict is historic". It even questionned whether the BJP's petition was maintainable or not since the Opposition party moved the co... [Full Article...]

Arizona teachers' struggle frightens governor

Arizona teachers' struggle frightens governor On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, teachers will continue hosting walk-in demonstrations at more than 1,100 schools. "We can no longer allow the status quo in this state to go unchanged", he said . Gov. Doug Ducey (R) announced a proposal last week to raise teacher pay by 20 percent by 2020, but teachers said it doesn't address larger issues with cuts to education funding since the recession or ... [Full Article...]

Sheriff: Shooting of Florida high school student 'intentional'

Sheriff: Shooting of Florida high school student 'intentional' During the first walkout which was held back in March, exactly one month after the Parkland shooting, Morgan Roof - the younger sister of Dylann Roof, who murdered nine people at a Charleston church in 2015 - was arrested after bringing weapons and guns to her high school in SC. [Full Article...]

Mail bomb assassin, 83, becomes oldest inmate put to death in US

Mail bomb assassin, 83, becomes oldest inmate put to death in US Circuit Court of Appeals, was at his kitchen table in Mountain Brook, Alabama, on December 16, 1989, when he opened a package after a morning of errands and yard work. The US Supreme Court allowed the execution to proceed despite last-minute appeals from Moody's lawyers arguing that he should first serve his federal sentence and that transfer to the state was illegal. [Full Article...]

Iraqi warplanes strike ISIS positions in Syria

Iraqi warplanes strike ISIS positions in Syria Iraq 's air strikes on Islamic State positions in Syria on Thursday were carried out in coordination with Syrian President Bashar Assad 's government, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters. Meanwhile, it is still unknown whether worldwide chemical weapons inspectors had entered the location of a suspected poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma. [Full Article...]

Rudy Giuliani to Join President Trump's Legal Team for the Mueller Probe

Rudy Giuliani to Join President Trump's Legal Team for the Mueller Probe There's something ironic about that, because Trump's refusal to take the advice not to is reportedly the main reason for the resignation of John Dowd , who led the president's personal legal team in the Russian Federation investigation until last month. [Full Article...]

Chandrababu Naidu breaks fast, says Centre wants to take hold of Andhra

Chandrababu Naidu breaks fast, says Centre wants to take hold of Andhra This is historic. But, few political parties didn't come, as they have different agenda". Pawan also warned Naidu to not play with human sentiments, and termed the CM's Deeksha as "irrelevant" at this juncture. Many elected representatives, including ministers, MLAs, Zilla Parishad chairpersons and Mayors, have started simultaneous "deekshas" in their respective areas across the state in solid... [Full Article...]

EPA inspector general to investigate Scott Pruitt's security detail on trips

EPA inspector general to investigate Scott Pruitt's security detail on trips While it is astonishing that an individual chosen to serve the American people would use such poor judgement so consistently, the fact that Scott Pruitt is doing so should not be at all surprising. Last month, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) wrote a letter to the EPA IG's office, notifying the agency watchdog that Pruitt had used EPA security agents during family trips and requesting the IG add... [Full Article...]

Top Senate Democrat backs marijuana decriminalization at federal level

Top Senate Democrat backs marijuana decriminalization at federal level Schumer announced his change of position in an television appearance with VICE, pulling out a Sharpie to autograph a glass bong for the outlet's DC bureau chief Shawna Thomas. However, last year, a Gallup poll found that a majority of Republican voters favored marijuana legalization. And Sens. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah and Kamala Harris, D-Calif., sent a letter to Sessions urging the Drug Enf... [Full Article...]

Gov. Greitens asks court to issue restraining order against AG Hawley

Gov. Greitens asks court to issue restraining order against AG Hawley The motion was filed the night before Hawley announced that his office had uncovered " potentially criminal acts " committed by Greitens regarding his use of a charity's donor list to benefit his 2016 gubernatorial campaign. Mr. Greitens however used that list for political fundraising. Defense lawyers say that William Don Tisaby , a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent working for St. [Full Article...]

Police make fresh calls as opposition protests continue in Yerevan

Police make fresh calls as opposition protests continue in Yerevan Under a revised constitution approved by referendum in 2015, the prime minister will hold most power while the presidency becomes largely ceremonial. Protest leader Pashinyan this week called for "a peaceful velvet revolution". Tens of thousands protested in Armenia's capital on Friday against what they say is a power-grab by ex-president Serzh Sarkisian, as police arrested 230 people. [Full Article...]

Legislation to protect Mueller 'not necessary,' McConnell says

Legislation to protect Mueller 'not necessary,' McConnell says The legislation is seen as a potential buffer against concerns that Trump will try to fire Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees Mueller's probe. McConnell this week said that even if a bipartisan bill to protect Mueller emerges from the Senate Judiciary Committee, he will block a vote. McConnell has said legislation protecting the Mueller is unnecessary because he do... [Full Article...]

Rosenstein tells Trump he is not a target of Michael Cohen investigation

Rosenstein tells Trump he is not a target of Michael Cohen investigation Downing said Rosenstein's memo seemed to come "after the fact" to justify the investigation. Additional sections of the 2 1/2-page partly redacted August memo, were blacked out by prosecutors, indicating that Rosenstein authorized other lines of investigation that remain a secret. [Full Article...]


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