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Overruling DA's Office, Judge Calls for Amtrak Driver's Arrest

Brandon Bostian has been charged with involuntary manslaughter , causing or risking a catastrophe, and "numerous" counts of reckless endangerment, prosecutors said. This story has been corrected to show the attorney general's office, not the district attorney's office, is reviewing the judge's order. Bostian has said he had no recollection of the incident; he did not have drugs or alcohol in his system, nor was he using a cellphone at the time of the derailment.


Pope Francis to meet Trump at Vatican May 24

Pope Francis to meet Trump at Vatican May 24

The three stops will precede Mr Trump's already announced visit to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits in Brussels and Sicily later this month. In a video of the pontiff's prayer intentions for February, the pope did not specifically refer to the president or his policies but expressed concern about large numbers of people who Francis said were being marginalized on the fringes of society.



GOP health care plan would hurt sick people

Somewhere beyond the cacophony over President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey is a steady, behind-the-scenes hum about healthcare, which won't stay yesterday's news for very long. Pregnancy may be a pre-existing condition! Outrageous and false claims have attempted to frighten people that pre-existing conditions won't be covered.


Bank warns households face Brexit squeeze as inflation rises

Bank warns households face Brexit squeeze as inflation rises

Economists expect the BoE will trim its growth forecast for this year to account for the weak first quarter, but otherwise its economy and inflation projections will look similar to those from three months ago. Mr Carney said forecasts also assumed a "significant"
pick-up in wage growth, due in part to business concerns over the Brexit process starting to ease.



SKorea: Rival N.Korea launches possible ballistic missile

South Korea's military said earlier that North Korean had fired an unidentified projectile from a region near its west coast. Outsiders will be especially interested in what kind of projectile was sacked. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said North Korea's firing of a ballistic missile was a violation of United Nations resolutions and that Japan strongly protested the action.


Isaiah Thomas downplays Celtics' black attire

Isaiah Thomas downplays Celtics' black attire

Game seven is both the most incredible and maddening thing in sports. The Celtics lost Game 6 , but still leave D.C. with no major regrets. "After Isaiah Thomas dropped a cool 53 points in game two, Washington has done a rather impressive job containing and bothering the 5'9" all-star.