Email shows Loudon superintendent knew of bathroom sexual assault on same day

Email shows Loudon superintendent knew of bathroom sexual assault on same day

A newly disclosed email sent by the superintendent of Loudoun County Public Schools alerting school board members of an alleged sexual assault on school grounds contradicts what he later said publicly about there being no record of such an incident. Superintendent Scott Ziegler, who now claims his public statement was made after misinterpreting a question, … Read more

US military says it killed al-Qaida leader in drone strike

US military says it killed al-Qaida leader in drone strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says it killed a senior al-Qaida leader in an airstrike Friday in northwest Syria. Army Maj. John Rigsbee, a spokesman for U.S. Central Command, said in a statement that Abdul Hamid al-Matar was killed by a drone strike. Rigsbee said the killing of al-Matar will disrupt al-Qaida’s “ability to … Read more

NKorea slams US for supporting Taiwan in nod to ally China

NKorea slams US for supporting Taiwan in nod to ally China

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday accused the Biden administration of raising military tensions with China through its “reckless” backing of Taiwan, and said that the growing U.S. military presence in the region constitutes a potential threat to the North. In comments carried by state media, North Korea Vice Foreign Minister Pak … Read more

National School Boards Association disavows letter that led to FBI parent crackdown

National School Boards Association disavows letter that led to FBI parent crackdown

The National School Boards Association board of directors Friday repudiated a letter its two top officials sent to President Biden, which precipitated Attorney General Merrick Garland’s order that the FBI to investigate complaints of threats to school officials from parents. In a message to NSBA members, the board said that “we regret and apologize for the letter,” which was sent Sept. 29 and co-signed … Read more

Robert De Niro Won’t Be Splitting His $500 Million Fortune with Estranged Wife In Divorce Settlement, Court Decides

Robert De Niro Won’t Be Splitting His $500 Million Fortune with Estranged Wife In Divorce Settlement, Court Decides

Robert De Niro won’t be breaking the bank as his long-standing divorce proceedings come to a close. The Hollywood A-lister can release a sigh of relief after a Manhattan appellate court sided with the actor in denying his estranged wife Grace Hightower, a Black woman, half his career and business earnings — estimated at $500 … Read more