Top US News: Dana Stubblefield Did Not Rape Woman, Attorney Says; Hillary Clinton Raises $26.4M In April, Surges Past Sanders; & More
Dana Stubblefield did not rape woman, attorney says
Gary Winuk, attorney for former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield, said that his client was being wrongfully accused by the woman who said he raped her, as reported by USA Today. Winuk added that Stubblefield had consensual sex with the woman, as was proven by lie detector tests. The woman, according to Winuk, had asked Stubblefield for money and a job afterwards.
Clinton raises $26.4M in April, surges past Sanders
Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton raised $26.4 million in the month of April. With this, she surged past Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for the first time this year. In March, Sanders raised $44 million while Clinton raised $29 million, as reported by Wall Street Journal; and in the month before, Sanders raised $43 million while Clinton had raised $30 million.
Trump: “If we win Indiana, it’s over”
Republican front runner Donald Trump said that he will win the nomination if he succeeds in getting the most votes in Indiana, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Trump, who currently has 997 delegates, is expected to win 54 of the 57 delegates in Indiana; which will take the business mogul to 1051 delegates. To clinch the GOP nomination, a candidate must secure 1237 delegates.
Detroit union calls for teachers to not report to work
The Detroit Federation of Teachers, in protesting that the school system may not be able to pay the teachers over the summer, has called for the teachers not to report to work, as reported by the Washington Post. The closure of the schools could affect as many as 40,000 students.
Authorities search home of man with alleged links to Boston art heist
Investigators searched the home of Robert Gentile, the person who authorities claim has knowledge about the masterpieces stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, in the largest heist in U.S. history, as reported by Reuters. While Gentile has denied having any knowledge of the loot, he is due to appear in court on charge of selling a firearm to a convicted killer.
Chris Gibson will not run for NY Gov. in 2018
Chris Gibson has announced that he will not be running for New York Governor in 2018, as reported by the Washington Times. The Republican Rep., who earned his Congressional seat in 2010, discussed his plans to teach after leaving Congress, saying that he received an offer as a visiting lecturer at the Williams College.