In this gilded age of Washington excess, Madame Giselle’s casual references to her private jet and to her collection of glitzy residences seemed entirely plausible to her neighbors. Then she proposed a special investment opportunity. That’s when things got messy.
Authorities have confirmed 25 dead — 19 children and six adults — at the school and suspect that no one else will be found in the wreckage as all of the students have been accounted for. The development could become an embarrassment for the Mexican government after the story of “Frida Sofia,” a 12-year-old girl reportedly trapped in the debris, turned into a media sensation.
Incomes and productivity aren’t keeping pace with other cities and talented workers are leaving to pursue opportunities elsewhere, the Greater Washington Partnership says. But the group says it has solutions.
James E. Ryan’s agreement, which was released to The Post, also says the incoming president is eligible for a $100,000 annual performance bonus and that the school will cover initiation fees and annual membership dues for two clubs of his choice.
Moscow accused U.S.-backed rebels of shelling positions where Russian forces were and raised the threat of a direct confrontation. The warning came amid rising tensions between the two groups of allies as both converged on territory held by the Islamic State in eastern Syria.
Roy Moore, a former Alabama chief justice who was removed from office twice, believes God’s law comes first. In his current campaign, he has called for the impeachment of judges, including possibly Supreme Court justices, who issue rulings for same-sex marriage and sodomy.