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March 11, 2017

N.Y. prosecutor Preet Bharara gets the axe after defying Jeff Sessions’ order to resign

Schumer said that by requesting immediate resignations, Trump was “interrupting ongoing cases and investigations and hindering the administration of justice.” Bharara was appointed by former President Barack Obama in 2009. In frequent public appearances, Bharara has decried public corruption after successfully prosecuting over a dozen state lawmakers, Democrats and Republicans …

Person arrested on White House grounds: Secret Service

Tweet Secret Service says a person is under arrest after climbing a fence and getting onto the south grounds of the White House. WASHINGTON — The U.S. The agency didn’t provide an update on the individual’s status. Standard practice is to hand intruders over to the local police department. (SAUL …

2 critically ill in San Francisco after drinking toxic tea

The city’s Department of Public Health said Friday that the tea leaves bought at Sun Wing Wo Trading Company contained the plant-based toxin Aconite. Article SAN FRANCISCO — Two people are critically sick in San Francisco after drinking tea from the same Chinatown herbalist. Print this story Change text size …

Nazi gold triggered massacre: Mom

The brutal murders of a French family of four said Nazi gold stolen at the end of the Second World War triggered the massacre, a relative has revealed. Tweet “[It was] perhaps stolen from the Bank of France during World War II,” she said. Troadec, his wife and two children …