3 News Stories You Should Read Today / 3-7-2018
The state Senate leader, Kevin de León, said California won’t help federal officials “rip children from the arms of their mothers.”
“If U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is suing California because we refuse to help the Trump administration tear apart honest, hard-working families, I say, ‘Bring it on,’” he told POLITICO. “Based on the U.S. Department of Justice’s track record, I like our odds.”
“Simply put when money flows into the hands of women who have the authority to use it, everything changes,” Melinda Gates wrote.
Gates broke down how women’s economic empowerment is key to gender equality, saying families benefit when women control household finances.
“Research shows … that women are much more likely than men to buy things that set their families on a pathway out of poverty, like nutritious food, healthcare, and education,” Gates wrote.
Nastya Rybka says she has tapes.
The Times’s Richard Paddock then interviewed the detained Vashukevich this week, and she claimed she had more than 16 hours of audio recordings from her trip with Deripaska and Prikhodko. “If America gives me protection, I will tell everything I know,” she said. “I am afraid to go back to Russia. Some strange things can happen.”