Posts Tagged Government and politics

Federal judge agrees to transfer lawsuit against FSU

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge is moving a high-profile lawsuit against Florida State University from an Orlando federal court to one in Tallahassee.

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US diplomat recalls racial tension in Baltimore

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. diplomat opened her speech on Iranian nuclear negotiations talking about how she grew up going to civil rights marches and says her father once helped baseball star Frank Robinson find a home in an all-white neighborhood of Baltimore.

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OCA secretary says Bach visit is boost for Indian sports

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Monday, April 20, 2015. (Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

NEW DELHI (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach’s visit to India will boost the profile of Olympic sports in the country regardless of whether it bids for the Games, according to a local official.

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Correspondents’ dinner mixes up big names in media, politics

Tea Leoni, left, and Madeleine Albright attend the 2015 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national “Nerd Prom.”

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27 charged in Florida marriage fraud for immigrants

MIAMI (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged 27 people in South Florida with taking part in a marriage fraud ring aimed at bringing immigrants into the U.S. illegally.

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