The ACLU Issued a Warning for People Traveling to Texas – TIME

The American Civil Liberties Union issued a “travel alert” on Tuesday for anyone planning to go to Texas. The recommendation comes as a response to a new law Gov. Gregg Abbott signed on Sunday, SB4, which bans sanctuary cities and allows police to question a person’s immigration status during any kind of detention, including during […]

GB Taekwondo and UK Sport in the spotlight over welfare concerns – BBC Sport

Taekwondo is the latest sport involved in a welfare controversy after cycling, swimming and canoeing UK Sport is under further scrutiny after its treatment of complaints about GB Taekwondo was questioned. Concerns from English Institute of Sport (EIS) medical staff over coaches’ practices led to a review in 2015. The EIS has queried the review […]

UK’s best-paid primary headteacher suspended amid fraud inquiry – The Guardian

Britain’s highest-paid primary school headteacher, who was knighted three years ago for his services to education, has been suspended from work amid an investigation into allegations of fraud. The suspension of Sir Craig Tunstall, the £374,000-a-year executive headteacher at the Gypsy Hill federation of eight primary schools in south London, was confirmed in a letter […]

Bernie Sanders Has Announced A U.K. Book Tour – The FADER

Bernie Sanders is to make a rare trip to the U.K. to coincide with the paperback release of his best-selling book Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In. The book tour will take place in early June and includes appearances at the Festival of Ideas in Bristol and at the Hay book festival in Oxford. […]

IS conflict: Syrian opposition ‘take town of Tabqa and dam’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The battle for Tabqa has been raging for weeks An alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters has announced it has taken a strategically important town from so-called Islamic State (IS). The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said they had “completely liberated” the town and its nearby dam, which are 40km […]

Trump says Comey ‘wasn’t doing a good job’

US President Donald Trump has said he fired FBI director James Comey because “he was not doing a good job”. He gave his first in-person explanation of the FBI chief’s dismissal during a surprise meeting with Henry Kissinger. The president has said he fired Mr Comey over his handling of the inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s […]

Dan Heyman: US reporter arrested for shouting questions on healthcare

Image copyright Jake Zuckerman/ Charleston Gazette-Mail Image caption Heyman says he was not hurt during his arrest A reporter was arrested on Tuesday night at the West Virginia Capitol for allegedly causing a disturbance by shouting questions to two Trump aides. Dan Heyman had asked Health Secretary Tom Price and White House adviser Kellyanne Conway […]