Israeli cops explain clash at Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral

Israeli police insisted on Saturday that they had only charged the funeral procession of the murdered American Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh because his coffin was stolen by a violent mob. “Israeli Police yesterday prepared to hold a quiet and dignified funeral for journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, and coordinated funeral arrangements with her family. … Read more

Biden calls for investigation of Israeli cops after clash at Shireen Abu Akleh funeral

President Biden calls for investigation into baton-wielding Israeli police officers who charged the funeral procession for the American journalist of Al Jazeera Shireen Abu Akleh — after he left, White House press secretary Jen Psaki called the incident “deeply disturbing.” Israeli authorities said they rushed into crowds in Jerusalem – nearly knocking Abu Akleh’s coffin … Read more

Mexican president threatens to skip Americas summit unless US invites all countries

Mexico City CNN — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador threatened to boycott next month’s Summit of the Americas, saying on Tuesday that its participation would only be confirmed if the host country, the United States, invited Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela. “Participation in the Los Angeles summit has not yet been resolved because we propose … Read more

Allow cryptocurrency in individual retirement plans: Sen. Tuberville

Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., is seen in the US Capitol during a Senate vote on Feb. 10, 2022. tom williams | Cq-roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images The federal government has no business interfering with the ability of American workers to invest their 401(k) plan savings as they see fit. Sadly, that’s not the Biden … Read more

Kamala Harris chief of staff Tina Flournoy is the latest to go

Vice President Kamala Harris’ chief of staff, Tina Flournoy, is leaving her post after 15 months – joining a growing list of Harris aides who have called him out over the past year. Flournoy led Harris’s team through a turbulent period punctuated by reported tensions with West Wing staff and vexing tasks given by President … Read more

Secret Service agents outraged by White House spin on first dog bites: report

Secret Service agents were outraged last year by the White House’s attempt to downplay bite injuries from then-top dog Major – even trying to get President Biden to pay personally for a coat destroyed by then-top dog Major Biden, newly released documents show. Secret Service chiefs have also sought to keep details of the attack … Read more

Biden administration prepares to roll out new program for Ukrainian refugees

CNN — The Biden administration is preparing to roll out a program for Ukrainian refugees that would speed up the process for those trying to come to the United States, according to two administration officials. Program follows President Joe Biden’s pledge accept up to 100,000 people fleeing war-torn Ukraine through a range of legal avenues … Read more

Biden signs $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill

President Joe Biden signed the bipartisan infrastructure bill worth more than $1 trillion on Monday, ticking off the first piece of his party’s sprawling economic agenda. The program will inject $550 billion in new funds into transport, broadband and utilities. Biden’s signing follows years of failed efforts in Washington to overhaul physical infrastructure, improvements that … Read more

5 things to know for April 8: Supreme Court, Ukraine, Covid-19, Trump, North Korea

CNN — Spring Break is meant to be fun, relaxing, and carefree. But unfortunately, many Americans during this peak travel season face problems reaching their destinations due to extreme weather conditions. On the east coast, thunderstorms delayed thousands of flights yesterday and further delays are expected over the weekend. Here’s what you need to know … Read more