October 21, 2018

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Shooting at Florida school as students stage walkout

Shooting at Florida school as students stage walkoutStudents demanding tougher gun laws walked out of classes across the United States on Friday, the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School which left 13 people dead. As thousands of teenagers held rallies from coast to coast, a shooting at a high school in Ocala, Florida, left one student wounded. The Ocala Star Banner newspaper said a 19-year-old former student at Forest High School fired a blast from a shotgun into a locked classroom door, wounding a 17-year-old student in the ankle.


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Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassy

Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassyA row erupted Friday between Romania's government and President Klaus Iohannis over a proposal to move the country's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The foreign ministry announced that "a process of analysis and evaluation with the aim of transferring the embassy has been launched". Prime Minister Viorica Dancila of the left-wing Social Democratic Party confirmed Friday the government had adopted a memorandum on moving the embassy but added that other steps needed to be taken before a final decision.


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Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassy

Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassyA row erupted Friday between Romania's government and President Klaus Iohannis over a proposal to move the country's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The foreign ministry announced that "a process of analysis and evaluation with the aim of transferring the embassy has been launched". Prime Minister Viorica Dancila of the left-wing Social Democratic Party confirmed Friday the government had adopted a memorandum on moving the embassy but added that other steps needed to be taken before a final decision.


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Ex-FBI No. 2 alerted then-FBI chief Comey of plans to talk to press: lawyer

Ex-FBI No. 2 alerted then-FBI chief Comey of plans to talk to press: lawyerBy Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sent emails to then-Director James Comey alerting him he planned to push back against negative news coverage related to his oversight of probes into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a lawyer for McCabe said on Friday. In an interview with reporters, Michael Bromwich said the emails could help clear McCabe of allegations by the Justice Department's internal watchdog that McCabe "lacked candor" with Comey by misleading him into thinking McCabe did not authorize disclosures to a newspaper to combat articles about his wife's political campaign and his role in overseeing an investigation into the Clinton Foundation.


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