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May 3, 2018 7:45 AM Ex-Lobbyist Tried to Organize Australia Trip for EPA Chief Pruitt, the Latest Finding Amid Ethics Probe

Emails reveal advice on introductions, talking points and tourism for trip that didn’t take place WASHINGTON—A consultant and onetime lobbyist attempted to arrange a trip to Australia in August for Environment Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt, according to documents that surfaced Wednesday as part of a legal action against the agency 63

April 26, 2018 2:08 AM EPA Administrator Faces Grilling on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers plan to ask about allegations involving his spending habits and ethics WASHINGTON—Embattled Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt faces an all-day grilling on Capitol Hill on Thursday, as the White House weighs his performance amid allegations involving his spending habits and ethics. Mr. Pruitt is under investigation for his spending 92

April 17, 2018 12:06 AM EPA’s $43,000 Phone Booth for Scott Pruitt Broke the Law, Watchdog Says

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is also faulted by department’s inspector general over chartered flight WASHINGTON—A $43,000 soundproof phone booth for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt violated the law, a government oversight body said Monday, because the agency didn’t notify Congress before making the purchase. The finding, by the Government 59

April 13, 2018 6:21 PM CSKA Moscow hit by UEFA charges after Arsenal game in Europa League

CSKA Moscow have been hit by three UEFA charges following their Europa League quarter-final against Arsenal on Thursday. UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Russian club following the 2-2 second-leg draw at the VEB Arena. CSKA have been charged with the setting off of fireworks and the throwing of objects in contravention of UEFA's disciplinary 96

April 11, 2018 2:17 PM UEFA charges Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola with improper conduct

UEFA has charged City manager Pep Guardiola with improper conduct after he was sent to the stands during Tuesday's Champions League second leg at the Etihad Stadium. Guardiola marched onto the pitch at the break to remonstrate with referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz after a Leroy Sane goal that would have put his side 2-0 up was contentiously disallowed and was told to sit in the stands 79

April 10, 2018 7:53 PM Diabetic man in wheelchair claims Calif. nursing center kicked him out, dumped him at homeless shelter

Man claims nursing center kicked him out, dumped him at shelter A diabetic man in a wheelchair claims a California nursing home he was living in kicked him out without an explanation and dropped him off at a homeless shelter. Ronald Anderson, 51, said he lived at Avalon Villa Care Center in Willowbrook for over a year and was recently dumped at the Union 95

April 10, 2018 5:52 AM Ethics Chief Urges EPA to Take Action on Pruitt

Letter warns that recent actions ‘raise concerns,’ presses agency to take action WASHINGTON—The head of the Office of Government Ethics on Friday wrote a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency urging the department to “take action” to address any ethical violations by its administrator, Scott Pruitt. Dave Apol, the acting head of the ethics office 59

April 9, 2018 11:49 AM Pope Says Fighting Poverty Is as Essential as Opposing Abortion

New document reflects Pope Francis’ effort to reduce Catholic Church’s focus on medical ethics ROME—Pope Francis criticized Christians who emphasize opposition to abortion above social causes such as poverty and migration, in his latest effort to readjust the priorities of Catholic moral teaching from what he has characterized as an overemphasis on sexual 76

April 7, 2018 1:49 AM Texas Republican Farenthold Quits Congress Amid Sex-Harassment Probe

He drew from a taxpayer fund to settle a $84,000 harassment claim brought by female staffer WASHINGTON—Rep. Blake Farenthold resigned from Congress on Friday in the face of an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and calls to reimburse U.S. taxpayers for a related settlement. The Texas Republican had said in December that he would not run for re-election 62

April 6, 2018 3:44 PM Trump rejects reports he's considering replacing Sessions with embattled EPA chief Pruitt as Attorney General

EPA head Scott Pruitt has come under fire for renting a Capitol Hill condo from the wife of a fossil fuel lobbyist among other controversies. Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt can do no wrong in President Trump’s eyes, but he’s not Attorney General material. Trump pushed back Friday against reports that he is considering replacing Attorney 91