Month – March 2017

I-85 collapse affects Braves' stadium debut - ESPN

ESPNATLANTA — Widespread warnings about the effect of the collapse of a section of an interstate in Atlanta convinced many fans to arrive early for the Braves’ first game at SunTrust Park. Many also followed the advice to avoid congested interstates and …Yankees, Braves open SunTrust Park in Atlanta; My 1st impression of MLB’s new […]

Venezuela's Maduro Vows to Fix Court Row Within Hours - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportOpposition supporters clash with riot police in front of a courthouse in Caracas, Venezuela March 31, 2017. REUTERS/Marco Bello Reuters. By Andrew Cawthorne and Girish Gupta. CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday …Venezuela court move may facilitate Russian investment, spook other oil majorsReutersVenezuela’s Top Prosecutor Rebukes Supreme […]

NYC to close notorious Rikers jail complex - USA TODAY

USA TODAYIt is one of those places that people know only as a horrific legend, unless they have a reason to be there. After 85 years, Rikers Island — and its stories of abuse, murder, inedible food and unafraid rats — is on its way to being no more. New York …Closing Rikers Island Is […]

Judge approves Trump University settlement deal - CBS News

CBS NewsSAN DIEGO — A judge on Friday approved an agreement for President Donald Trump to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University, ending nearly seven years of legal battles with customers who claimed they were misled by …Trump University Suit Settlement Approved by JudgeNew York TimesJudge approves $25 million Trump […]

Five questions investigators want to ask Michael Flynn - The Hill

The HillPresident Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn has volunteered to be interviewed by the FBI and congressional committees probing possible links between the Trump campaign and Russia in exchange for immunity from prosecution.Requests for immunity, as Michael Flynn sought, are rarely grantedWashington PostMichael Flynn’s Russia connections back in the spotlightABC NewsTop Dem pushes […]

Ahead of release of financial disclosures, Trump administration brags about how many wealthy people it has - Washington Post

Washington PostStarting Friday evening, the White House will begin to release financial disclosure forms filed by about 180 members of the Trump administration who are either commissioned officers or paid more than $161,755. Already, the administration is bragging …Trump moves agenda forward even as Russia controversy swirlsCNNWhite House to release financial disclosures for staffThe HillWhite […]

Trump signs executive orders ramping up trade enforcement - The Hill

The HillPresident Trump on Friday signed two executive orders aimed at tackling concerns about trade abuses as the White House seeks to launch a major overhaul of U.S. policy. The White House’s latest executive orders kick-off a comprehensive review of U.S. …Trump’s orders target trade abuses, import duty evasionReutersTrump signs executive orders to crack down […]