Senate Intelligence Committee Backs Conclusion that Moscow Attempted to Boost Trump
Wall Street Journal, 16 May at 19:43
WASHINGTON—A Republican-led committee on Wednesday backed the January 2017 finding by U.S. intelligence agencies that Moscow attempted to boost Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, breaking sharply with a GOP-led House ...
Obama officials set for Senate grilling on Russia, as Comey stands up committee
Keeping Summit Hopes Alive Suggests Kim Wants and Needs a Deal, Too
New York Times, 26 May at 07:40
SEOUL, South Korea — Ever since Kim Jong-un took over as the young, untested ruler of North Korea seven years ago, he has promised his country a future free from deprivation. In his first speech as leader, he vowed that North Koreans, millions of whom ...
Florida supermarket suspends political giving amid anti-NRA protest
Chicago Tribune, 26 May at 05:56
Survivors of the Parkland school shooting lay down in "die ins" at two Publix supermarkets Friday to protest the chain's support for a gubernatorial candidate aligned with the National Rifle Association, as the company announced a suspension of
Publix halts donations to self-described 'NRA sellout' amid boycott, 'die-in' protests by David Hogg
Washington Post, 26 May at 05:17
The supermarket chain Publix on Friday announced that it would suspend its political contributions to Adam Putnam, a Republican candidate for Florida governor, after being faced with overwhelming pressure to cut ties with him because of his fierce
USC president Max Nikias steps down amid scandal of gynecologist accused of abuse
CBS News, 26 May at 05:12
LOS ANGELES -- USC's president has agreed to step down after pressure from faculty over a scandal involving a university gynecologist accused of abusing students, the university's board of trustees said Friday. Max Nikias will leave the post
'Not animals': Guatemala family mourns niece killed by US Border Patrol
Reuters, 26 May at 04:44
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - The family of a 19-year-old Guatemalan woman killed by a U.S. border patrol officer called on Friday for the United States to dial-back its rhetoric on migrants, after President Donald Trump described gang members entering
USC president agrees to step down amid gynecologist scandal
Washington Post, 26 May at 04:44
LOS ANGELES — The president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a raging sex scandal involving a university gynecologist who is accused of conducting inappropriate exams for decades, the chairman of the school's ...
USC President CL Max Nikias to step down
Los Angeles Times, 26 May at 04:16
USC President C.L. Max Nikias, whose tenure was marked by a significant boost in the university's prestige and fundraising prowess but tarnished by a series of damaging scandals, is stepping down from his post, the university's Board of Trustees
USC President Agrees to Step Down Over Scandal Involving Gynecologist
New York Times, 26 May at 04:06
LOS ANGELES — The president of the University of Southern California, C. L. Max Nikias, agreed to step down Friday in the wake of a scandal over a gynecologist accused of abusing students at the campus health center. Rick J. Caruso, a member of the ...
Border Patrol Alters Account of Agent's Fatal Shooting of Guatemalan Woman in Texas
KTLA, 26 May at 04:04
United States Customs and Border Protection on Friday released a slightly different account of a border agent's fatal shooting of an undocumented migrant near Nuevo Laredo, Texas, raising new questions about what actually happened. After initially ...
Exit Polls: Ireland's Voters Want To Repeal Abortion Ban
NPR, 26 May at 03:12
Updated at 7:51 p.m. ET. Two exit polls in Ireland's referendum on abortion rights indicate that a majority of voters want to do away with a constitutional amendment that recognizes the "right to life of the unborn." Irish broadcaster RTE's exit poll
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