SUN SUNI KHABAR MAY 30TH, 2016
President Obama challenged Americans on Memorial Day to fill the silence from those who died serving their country "not just with words but with our actions."Obama laid a wreath Monday at the Tomb of the Unknowns to honor the nation's war dead. Under mostly sunny skies at Arlington National Cemetery, he bowed his head for a moment, then placed his right hand over his heart as taps was played. Obama in his address commemorated the more than 1 million people in U.S. history who paid the ultimate sacrifice.Obama said the markers at Arlington belong mostly to young Americans, those who never lived to be honored as veterans for their service.
TRUMP CRITICALLY BEHIND CLINTON
Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton by months, even years, in using fast-evolving digital campaigning to win over voters, data specialists working with the GOP say.The presumptive Republican presidential nominee has dismissed the science that defines 21st century political campaigns, a tool that President Barack Obama used effectively in winning two terms and the Clinton campaign has worked on for nearly a year.And while it is too early to tell whether the late start signals trouble for Trump, it illustrates the difference between Trump's proudly outsider campaign and the institutional knowledge within Clinton's.
SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE PUTS WHITE HOUSE ON LOCKDOWN
The north side of the White House was placed on lockdown for approximately three hours Monday afternoon as the Secret Service investigated a suspicious package thrown over the fence. The Secret Service said the person, who was not immediately identified, was arrested immediately after lobbing the object from Lafayette Square. Witnesses reported seeing a woman in handcuffs.President Obama was believed to be at the White House when Secret Service locked it down. The president had returned from a trip to the Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day.Hazmat teams and emergency vehicles were seen rushing to the White House around 12:15 p.m.
ROBERT VADRA IN SOUP OVER LINK WITH ARMS DEALER
The government has begun a new investigation into Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, to determine if a controversial arms dealer bought a "benami" or proxy-owned mansion in London for him in 2009.Robert Vadra's lawyers have denied the charges completely. "Robert Vadra has been systematically prosecuted and hounded by Congress opponents," said Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala.The government investigation is based on two reports by investigating agencies. The reports quot