National

Billionaire Robert F. Smith Pledges to Pay Off Morehouse College Class of 2019′s Student LoansHamodia

Billionaire investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith was giving the commencement speech at Morehouse College in Atlanta on Sunday, when he deviated from his prepared remarks to make an announcement:…

Missing Red Panda Found Safe in Tree Outside Fargo ZooHamodia

(AP) — A red panda who escaped his compound at a zoo in North Dakota has been found, grooming himself in a tree outside the facility. Sheffield the red panda…

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World

New Ukraine President Zelenskiy Dissolves ParliamentHamodia

Ukraine‘s new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office on Monday and immediately announced he was dissolving Parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win seats in a…

Turkey to Arrest 249 Foreign Ministry Personnel in Post-Coup Probe Hamodia

Turkish authorities ordered the arrest of 249 Foreign Ministry personnel over suspected links to the network of a U.S.-based cleric accused of orchestrating an attempted coup in 2016, broadcaster NTV…

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Regional

Regional Briefs – May 19, 2019Hamodia

New York Officials Launch Annual Birdwatching Challenge ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation is launching its annual birdwatching challenge, with versions for beginners and experts alike.…

MTA Says April Subway On-Time Performance Highest Since 2013Hamodia

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says New York City subways were on time almost 80% of the time in April. That’s the highest on-time performance level since October 2013. The MTA…

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Politics

Trump Blasts Republican Lawmaker Amash Over Impeachment RemarksHamodia

Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president’s behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned that Trump’s stonewalling of congressional probes is strengthening the…

Republican Amash Breaks Ranks, Says Trump’s Conduct Is ‘Impeachable’Hamodia

Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, a libertarian who’s often at odds with most other congressional Republicans, said Saturday he believes President Donald Trump has engaged in “impeachable conduct.” The subject…

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Business

Asian Shares Steady After Slump, Oil Jumps on Saudi CommentsHamodia

Asian shares steadied on Monday as investors caught their breath following another week of escalating U.S.-China trade tensions, with sentiment turning brighter after the United States said it would lift…

Business Briefs – May 19, 2019Hamodia

Mounting Tensions With Iran, China Leave Oil Prices in Flux NEW YORK (AP) – A rare mix of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and China is tugging oil prices…

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Health, Science & Technology

Source: Google Suspends Some Business With Huawei After Trump BlacklistHamodia

Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software products except those covered by open source licenses, a source close to the matter…

Illinois Wildlife Biologist Aims to Save Prairie ChickensHamodia

A wildlife biologist has taken prairie chickens from Kansas, which has a more robust population, and released them in Illinois in an effort to boost the population of the endangered…

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