Politics

Trump tweet angers survivors of Parkland shooting

Students who survived the Parkland, Florida, shooting laid into President Donald Trump after he linked the FBI’s failure to follow up on a report about the school shooter and the resources expended on the Russia investigation. On Saturday, Trump tweeted, “Very sad that the FBI missed all of the many signals sent out by the Florida school shooter. This is ... Read More »

Kremlin dismisses Mueller’s indictment of 13 Russians

The Russian government denied Monday that it had interfered in the 2016 US election campaign in the Kremlin’s first remarks since 13 Russian nationals were indicted Friday on charges of conspiring to defraud the US. Answering a question from CNN on a weekly telephone news conference, the spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov, said the indictments provided “no substantial evidence” ... Read More »

Marches, walkouts and sit-ins: Gun control battle heads to the street

As survivors of Wednesday’s school shooting demand that it be the last such massacre, marches are being planned around the country to amplify the students’ message that action must be taken to end gun violence. The marches share one mission: to put pressure on Congress to pass gun reform and make schools safer. Fourteen students and three teachers were killed ... Read More »

Senators fume after immigration bill failure

It was supposed to be a raucous, week-long, open floor debate on immigration — the President’s signature issue and such a contentious topic that Democrats shut the government down over it just a month ago. Instead, it was the incredible shrinking immigration debate, which lasted roughly one hour on the floor and ended without a single amendment passing to protect ... Read More »

UN chief calls for culture change after Oxfam allegations

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that a culture change is required to enable women across the world to work without fear of sexual harassment. In an exclusive interview with CNN, Guterres said that the allegations that have engulfed the British charity Oxfam served as a reminder of the “serious problem that is everywhere.” Guterres, whose own organization has faced ... Read More »

From ‘broken child’ to mass killer

Long before he slaughtered 17 people at the South Florida high school he once attended, Nikolas Cruz had a disturbing way of introducing himself. “Hi, I’m Nick,” he used to say, according to an acquaintance interviewed by RODHAM. “I’m a school shooter.” Cruz posed with guns and knives in photos posted on Instagram and made a chilling online comment about ... Read More »

Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed as South Africa’s President after Zuma quits

Cyril Ramaphosa was confirmed as the new President of South Africa on Thursday just hours after the scandal-plagued Jacob Zuma resigned from office. Ramaphosa, the leader of the ruling African National Congress party since December, was the only candidate nominated during a session of parliament. The announcement was met with cheers by some members of the National Assembly in Cape ... Read More »

Another ‘unspeakable tragedy’ at a US school leaves 17 dead in Florida

Officials are giving an update on Wednesday’s deadly school shooting in Florida. Here are the latest developments: •The FBI in 2017 received information about a comment on a YouTube channel that read: “I’m going to be a professional school shooter,” with no other information, said Rob Lasky, special agent in charge of the FBI’s Miami division. The FBI did a ... Read More »

Trump pledges to ‘ease pain’ but offers few specifics

President Donald Trump on Thursday spoke directly to schoolchildren, teachers and families across the country in the wake of the Florida school shooting, saying the nation is “in grief.” “My fellow Americans, today I speak to a nation in grief,” Trump said. “Our entire nation with one heavy heart is praying for the victims and their families. To every parent, teacher ... Read More »

Snowboarder Shaun White called past sexual harassment allegations levied against him “gossip” during a news conference Wednesday after his historic gold medal win at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. The 31-year-old snowboarder has previously admitted to sending lewd text messages to Lena Zawaideh, the former drummer of his band Bad Things, in 2016 and the parties later reached an undisclosed settlement. White was asked at the news conference Wednesday whether Zawaideh’s accusations could tarnish his legacy, White said,”You know honestly I’m here to talk about the Olympics not gossip … but I don’t think so.” “I am who I am and I’m proud of who I am and my friends, you know, love me and vouch for me and I think that stands on its own,” he added.

Snowboarder Shaun White called past sexual harassment allegations levied against him “gossip” during a news conference Wednesday after his historic gold medal win at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. The 31-year-old snowboarder has previously admitted to sending lewd text messages to Lena Zawaideh, the former drummer of his band Bad Things, in 2016 and the parties later reached an undisclosed settlement. ... Read More »

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