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Paul Manafort to Belatedly Register as a Foreign Agent

Paul Manafort's decision to register comes amid investigations by the FBI and Congress into the Trump campaign's contacts with Russian Federation. "The transactions raise a number of questions, including whether Mr. Manafort's work for the old Ukrainian government is coming back to haunt him as documents keep emerging to allegedly show how and how much Yanukovych paid him. [Full Article...]

US Chief Justice Roberts to speak at upstate NY event

After he was sworn in for the US Supreme Court in a public ceremony at the White House Rose Garden on April 10, Justice Neil Gorsuch said he would be "a faithful servant of the Constitution" and of the laws "of this great nation". You're an important person. "You have to spend an hour every month thinking about the chocolate-chip cookies". Kagan's main cafeteria committee accomplishment has be... [Full Article...]

Police probe motives behind fatal San Bernardino classroom shooting

Police probe motives behind fatal San Bernardino classroom shooting Karen Eliane Smith, 53, a special needs teacher at the school, and Jonathan Martinez, 8, were shot and killed by Smith's estranged husband, Cedric Anderson, when he entered her classroom Monday morning. "Those closest to her said that she had mentioned that his behavior was odd, and that she was concerned about his behavior, and that he had made some threats toward her", the police chief said. [Full Article...]

Hundreds hunt for Easter Eggs

Hundreds hunt for Easter Eggs Area communities continue to gear up for Easter egg hunts and other fun planned Saturday. There will be food, fruit, doughnuts, juice, milk, coffee and games for all who attend the Egg Hunt. Age groups for walking to 8 and older. Organizers say there will be 45,000 eggs and each will have a piece of candy in it. Many churches also will set out eggs for children to find during their Easter serv... [Full Article...]

Massive vigil held at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino

Anderson shot and killed Smith and 8-year-old Jonathan Martinez, a student in Smith's special needs classroom. Another unidentified 9-year-old boy was also wounded by Anderson before he turned his gun on himself and ended his own life. Information was revealed from temporary orders from 1997 and 2013, including claims that Cedric Charles Anderson put a pillow over a former girlfriend's face and ... [Full Article...]

North Korean medium-range missile test fails, USA says

US President Donald Trump has urged China to use its influence with North Korea but said the US is ready to act alone to deal with the nuclear threat. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un hailed that test as the "greatest success" and said it brought the United States mainland within range of a mobile delivery system. [Full Article...]

High alert at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai airports after hijack threat

High alert at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai airports after hijack threat According to the information received, the hijack will be carried out by a team of 23 people, which have led the security agencies to put other airports on high alert. The Mumbai Police is trying to get in touch with the woman who sent the email. Special anti-sabotage sweeps are being carried out at the three airports since early on Sunday and security agencies, including the CISF, were carryi... [Full Article...]

Trump's tweaks to Obamacare aim at preventing enrollees from gaming the system

Trump's tweaks to Obamacare aim at preventing enrollees from gaming the system First, the ones that still remain in the individual exchanges have to decide whether to submit their 2018 plan designs and premiums by May 23. He warned last week that he might do that if Democrats don't negotiate with him on repealing and replacing the ACA. [Full Article...]

Sessions Orders DOJ to Review Obama-era Police Reform Agreements

A US District Court judge has denied Attorney General Jeff Sessions' request to postpone a settlement hearing to reform the Baltimore Police Department. The review was prompted by the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man whose neck was broken in the back of a transport wagon, and whose death roiled the city. [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans Invoke 'Nuclear Option', Confirm Judge Gorsuch

Senate Republicans Invoke 'Nuclear Option', Confirm Judge Gorsuch Gorsuch was sworn in as a justice of the Supreme Court on Monday and will take over the junior justice duties from Justice Elena Kagan, who has held the role since 2010. His 66-day confirmation process was swift, but bitterly divisive. Senate Republicans, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, voted last week to employ the " nuclear option ", waiving the requirement for a super-maj... [Full Article...]

Prosecutor Undecided On 137-gunshot Case Against Supervisors

Prosecutor Undecided On 137-gunshot Case Against Supervisors The court's opinion Thursday says East Cleveland Municipal Court Judge William Dawson can decide whether his court has jurisdiction to preside over the supervisors' misdemeanor dereliction-of-duty charges. Experts later said it was likely the sound of the vehicle backfiring. In a news release, O'Malley said this is the first case involving civil rights charges brought by O'Malley's new Civil Rig... [Full Article...]

On Good Friday, US Judge Halts Multiple Arkansas Executions

On Good Friday, US Judge Halts Multiple Arkansas Executions Fresenius Kabi USA and West-Ward Pharmaceuticals Corp. said in the filing they believe the state's Department of Correction bypassed controls on how the drugs are distributed, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen issued a temporary restraining order on Friday blocking the state from using its supply of vecuronium bromide, after a company said it had ... [Full Article...]

Congress pulls proposed health bill

Alexander and Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) introduced a bill in March to exempt Americans who live in areas where no insurer offers individual health plans from the ACA's requirement to have insurance. The future of the US healthcare system may come down to how flexible congressional leaders, both Democratic and Republican, are in adopting these key words. [Full Article...]

7 hurt when 14-year-old crashes SUV on Florida interstate

7 hurt when 14-year-old crashes SUV on Florida interstate The station reported that six people were seriously hurt. Troopers said the man was wearing a helmet. He was driving a Suzuki sport bike west on I-10 when the motorcycle veered off the road and struck the center concrete median barrier, then hit a utility police, according to the Highway Patrol. [Full Article...]

Trumps sends son-in-law to Iraq

Joseph Dunford, with whom he was traveling, were safely on the ground in Iraq. Kushner's role during this hard time is to obtain updates on the situation as well as to provide an official message of support from the Trump administration. The 36-year-old Jared Kushner and his first trip to the risky Iraq come at a critical time as Trump examines ways to accelerate a US-led coalition campaign that... [Full Article...]

Sheila Abdus-Salaam, Found Dead African American Muslim New York

Abdus-Salaam had been dealing with her share of family tragedy lately, according to the Times Her brother committed suicide about three years ago and her mother died last year around this time. A graduate of New York's Columbia Law School , she started her legal career working for low-income people in Brooklyn and later served as a NY state assistant attorney general. [Full Article...]

Fugitive who wrote anti-government manifesto captured

Fugitive who wrote anti-government manifesto captured Federal officers positively identified him around 6 a.m. and he surrendered without incident, "which is what we hoped for", Spoden said. Jakubowski is being taken to Rock County for questioning and charges. The Waukesha Sheriff's office is now determining the authenticity of the letter, which threatened violence against a number of unspecific churches on Easter Sunday. [Full Article...]

13 arrested in pro and anti-Trump rallies

In February, rioting broke out at the UC Berkeley campus before a scheduled appearance by then-Breibart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos, which had to be cancelled after protesters threw rocks, broke windows and set fires outside the student union building. [Full Article...]

Jackie Robinson statue unveiled at Dodger Stadium

It was a star-studded ceremony to unveil the statue, at the entrance of the reserve level down the left field line. Major League Baseball's retirement of Robinson's iconic No. "I have a Jackie Robison wall at my house, in my weight room, there's Jackie on his wall, along with me, so, it's just that I'm not that overly happy about it because I think we should do this every day instead of just one... [Full Article...]

McMaster plays down Bannon's removal from NSC group

The White House has seen quite a few changes in Donald Trump's short tenure as president and one of them is the recent removal of Steve Bannon from the National Security Council. Kushner is Trump's loyal son-in-law and is therefore not likely to go anywhere because in Trump world, family and loyalty are everything. He's begun asking those outside the administration - including wealthy friends ... [Full Article...]


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