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Students, fraternity face charges in Penn State hazing death

In the early hours of 3 February, members of the fraternity carried Mr Piazza to another couch after finding him on a basement floor with blood on his face, the report said. By 10:30 p.m., Piazza was visibly drunk, according to the report and grand jury presentment. Beta Theta Pi has been permanently banished from the university as the former members are now being tried in court. [Full Article...]

India Caucus co-chair on Trump's list of possible Federal Bureau of Investigation picks

The Trump administration said Comey was sacked because of how he handled the probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, though some lawmakers and analysts have suggested the decision may have been related to Comey's separate investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Bus overturns on Interstate 95 in northeastern Maryland

Bus overturns on Interstate 95 in northeastern Maryland The child was flown to AI DuPont via Trooper 4 (Delaware State Police). Everyone else on board - 25 children and three adults - were taken via ambulances to hospitals, Susquehanna Hose Co. The accident happened a few hours ago in the Havre de Grace area of northeastern Maryland. A limousine-style bus carrying Philadelphia schoolchildren on a school trip lies in the southbound lanes of I-95 in ... [Full Article...]

Activist resigns after congressman writes letter to employer

Activist resigns after congressman writes letter to employer The letter, which was asking for donations, included a note at the bottom reading: "P.S. One of the ringleaders works in your bank", WNYC reported. Avelenda said she was disbelieving at first when she discovered the letter's existence, but then began to feel she had been targeted. [Full Article...]

Sally Yates Was the Real Blackmailer

Sally Yates Was the Real Blackmailer Testimonies of two key former officials before a Senate committee that is investigating alleged Russian interference in the US presidential election past year brought the issue into sharp focus again even as President Donald Trump termed the ongoing inquiry a "taxpayer-funded charade". [Full Article...]

Man holding severed human head stabs worker at grocery store in Oregon

Man holding severed human head stabs worker at grocery store in Oregon Deputies confirmed Webb's mother, 59-year-old Tina Marie Webb, had been killed. Police discovered a woman's body 10 miles away, and investigators say the scenes are linked. The father of a man suspected of killing his mother and then carrying a severed head into an OR grocery store and stabbing a checkout clerk says his son "seemed normal". [Full Article...]

82 kidnapped Nigerian girls free after prisoner swap deal

The campaign for the release of the almost 300 Chibok schoolgirls seized three years ago by Boko Haram says it is glad Nigeria's government is committed to freeing the 113 girls still unaccounted for. The audacious kidnapping brought the insurgency to world attention, triggering global outrage that galvanized support from the former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and Hollywood stars. [Full Article...]

SCOTUS rejects appeal over NC voter ID law

It's worth highlighting two of the phrases the Fourth Circuit used in its decision: (1) the North Carolina legislature "target [ed] African Americans with nearly surgical precision;" and (2) the legislature " enacted the challenged provisions of the law with discriminatory intent". [Full Article...]

Macron team to announce candidates for June parliamentary election

The rest will be defectors from the Socialists and right-wing Republicans and members of Mr Macron's movement and the allied centrist Modem party. Macron's victory was seen across the world as a victory for supporters of European Union integration over Le Pen's anti-EU proposals which included ditching the euro currency. [Full Article...]

Comey Dismissal Continues to Reverberate in Washington

Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One . Critics have assailed Trump for abruptly dismissing Comey just as the agency is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election, and possible Moscow ties to the Trump presidential campaign. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court won't review NC voter ID, other election restrictions

And last summer the Supreme Court had divided evenly on whether the law could be used in last fall's election while the appeals continued. North Carolina's new governor Roy Cooper wanted the appeal dismissed, but lawyers for the state's General Assembly wanted to continue with the case, which raised questions over who had the right to appeal the case to the Supreme Court, the documents added. [Full Article...]

Penn State Frat Death Probe Will Reveal 'Who Knew What'

Penn State Frat Death Probe Will Reveal 'Who Knew What' McCann was charged with one count of tampering with evidence. In the early hours of 3 February, members of the fraternity carried Mr Piazza to another couch after finding him on a basement floor with blood on his face, the report said. Beta Theta Pi fraternity is charged with involuntary manslaughter, 50 counts of hazing, 48 counts of furnishing alcohol to minors 48 counts of unlawful acts re... [Full Article...]

Trump suggests there may be 'tapes' of his private conversations with Comey

The White House disputed the account, and Mr Trump told NBC the dinner was "very nice". McQuade discusses her surprise to see Comey fired now, months into Trump's presidency and in the middle of the Russian Federation investigation. "It is a time for the Senate to use every tool at its disposal to investigate Trump and his associates, and to conduct zealous oversight of the agencies that he ... [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Claims Victory in Border Wall Battle

Trump Administration Claims Victory in Border Wall Battle As Democrats' claimed victory, Trump tweeted Tuesday morning to express his frustrations, claiming he might be willing to allow the government to shutdown during the next round of budget negotiations in September. The White House and congressional Republicans are pressing to reverse a Washington narrative that the catchall bill is a win for Democrats. President Trump tried to portray his White... [Full Article...]

Trump to deliver commencement address at Liberty University

Trump to deliver commencement address at Liberty University Trump told Fox News's Jeanine Pirro in an interview excerpt released Friday that he did not demand the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief's loyalty, but said he did not find such a request "inappropriate", adding, "I don't think it would be a bad question to ask". [Full Article...]

Trump warns Comey not to 'leak' conversations

Trump abruptly fired Comey on Tuesday and later said Comey was a "showboat" and "grandstander" who was not doing a good job. That's why Trump's tweet gave pundits and historians fresh ammunition to continue drawing comparisons between Trump and Nixon as they have in the days since Trump fired Comey, who as head of the FBI oversaw the investigation into potential coordination between Trump camp... [Full Article...]

Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Resigns After Bill O'Reilly Shake-Up

Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Resigns After Bill O'Reilly Shake-Up For over 20 years Sean Hannity has been a host on Fox News, but now the far right wing extremist may be on his way out. Shine joined Fox News in 1996 with Hannity's help and reportedly had a "decades-long friendship and working relationship" with him. [Full Article...]

Police investigate killing of Ohio police chief, 2 others

People hug as emergency personnel arrive to the scene of a shooting outside Pine Kirk nursing home in Kirkersville, Ohio on Friday, May 12, 2017 . Hartless left his hostages to ambush DiSario, authorities say. "I am afraid to be alone with him, that he will hurt me for good", Medrano wrote in her latest petition in May. However, NBC4 reporter Dan Pearlman says all of the students who attend c... [Full Article...]

White House advisers postpone Paris climate deal meeting

It is the second time that a meeting to discuss the Paris agreement has been delayed. The former president said climate change "is already making it more hard to produce food". China and France "should protect the achievements of global governance, including the Paris Agreement", Xi told Macron, according to the foreign ministry. [Full Article...]

Trump Says New FBI Director Nomination Could Come Next Week

Comey had been leading the federal counterintelligence investigation into whether advisers to the President had sought to collude with Russian officials in their efforts to swing the 2016 election. "And that's what we want for the FBI", Trump said. That's compared with 38 percent of respondents, including almost two-thirds of Republicans, who agree that firing was due to how Comey handled the in... [Full Article...]


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