Bill Clinton, AG Loretta Lynch Meet On Tarmac In Phoenix; Audio EXcerptAs his wife is under federal investigation for her use of a private email server, former President Bill Clinton met privately with U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch at the Phoenix Airport Monday evening in what both sides say was an unplanned encounter. Lynch told reporters that the topics of Benghazi and Clinton's email server did not come up, and that she and Clinton spoke largely about his grandchildren, golf and travel.
Yankees Score 6 Runs In 9th To Beat Rangers; Audio ExcerptBrian McCann hit a tying, three-run homer off Sam Dyson, Starlin Casto walked and Didi Gregorius capped a six-run inning with his two-run shot, lifting the Yankees over the Rangers 9-7 on Wednesday night.
Report: Rikers Staffers Accused Of Infractions Paid To Do Nothing; Audio ExcerptA number of correction officers reportedly spend eight hours a day doing next to nothing in a Rikers Island rubber room, costing taxpayers millions each year. Some of the Department of Correction staffers have allegedly remained on the payroll as their criminal or internal disciplinary cases drag on for years.
De Blasio’s Social Media Director Quits: ‘For The Sake Of My Health And My Sanity’; Audio ExcerptMayor Bill de Blasio’s former social media director has quit, citing that he’s leaving for the sake of his health and sanity shortly after joining the team. The de Blasio administration announced that Scott Kleinberg would joining City Hall as Director of Social Media and Digital Engagement in early May.
Gov. Christie Holds News Conference On NJ Gas Tax Increase; Audio ExcerptNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the approaching deadline for the passing of a gas tax increase in order to fund state road projects.
Yankees Sign 1st-Round Pick Blake Rutherford; Audio ExcerptThe Yankees signed first-round draft pick outfielder Blake Rutherford, the team announced Wednesday. The minor-league deal includes a $3,282,000 signing bonus. Rutherford, whom the Yanks list at 6-foot-3, 195 pounds, was projected to be selected in the top 10 in many mock drafts but fell to the Yankees at No. 18 overall.