President: President Obama lands in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to meet with King Salman to discuss tensions in the region with Iran after Iran Nuclear Deal and the fight against terrorism . President Obama is also set to attend Gulf Cooperation Council on Thursday to seek cooperation to combat war against IS.
Election: Trump and Clinton both benefited greatly from their victories in the New York primary, Tuesday. Clinton at 1,930 delegates needs an estimated 453 delegates to secure her nomination. In the GOP, Trump at 845 delegates needs 390 more delegates to secure his bid. Despite their losses, yesterday, candidates Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders are trailing behind them tightly.
Elected Officials: Today Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew will announce plans on placing Harriet Tubman on $20 bill replacing President Andrew Jackson. The new designs for the bill will be made by the Bureau of Engraving & Printing and made public in 2020; in time for the centennial of women’s suffrage and 19th Amendment. Alexander Hamilton will remain on $10 bill.
World: According to the United Nations refugee agency at least 500 migrant refugees drown in the Mediterranean Sea last week. The ship was leaving from Tobruk, Libya in route to Italy when their boat capsized halfway through their trip. Lucky 41 people survived the horrific accident, all survivors from African countries.
Sports: The NBA Playoffs continue tonight with the Charlotte Hornets taking on the Miami Heat. The Heat currently have a 1-0 lead in the series. Also, a big trade deal occurred today as the Cleveland Browns gave the Philadelphia Eagles their second overall pick in the NFL Draft in exchange for five picks. This is a massive trade, so it seems the Eagles have an eye on someone specific.