"This is a voluntary program that we worked out with the National Sheriffs' Association who is a tremendous partner of ours," said Acting ICE Director Matthew Albence. "Sheriffs can sign up for this program, they will get some training and their deputies will be authorized to execute an immigration warrant at the direction of an ICE officer or supervisor."
In the video, Lucas swigs from a bottle of Hennessy cognac while engaging in a profanity-laced dialogue with God about the deaths of Tupac, Nipsey Hussle and Michael Jackson, among other rap music and African-American icons. Lucas also asks God for the deaths of President Donald Trump and conservative political commentators Tomi Lahren and Laura Ingraham.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled that the Trump administration can continue to enforce a policy requiring some asylum seekers to remain in Mexico while their cases are processed. The ruling from the San Francisco-based appeals court places a stay on a preliminary injunction on the asylum policy issued by a lower court.
Pompeo spent about four hours on the ground, meeting Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, Iraqi President Barham Salih and other officials, before departing for London.
Prior to landing in Baghdad, Pompeo told reporters he canceled his scheduled stop in Berlin to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and flew to Iraq due to indications that “Iran is escalating their activity.”
On Instagram, posts that get flagged as false will stop showing up in the Explore tab and in the results of hashtag searches. An Instagram spokesperson told Poynter that it can take "automatic action" against false images shared on both Facebook and Instagram.
This is why having alternative channels that do not rely on these oligarchs is so important.
Iran on Wednesday will announce it is partially withdrawing from the nuclear deal it struck with world powers, its state-run news agency reported, a year to the day that President Donald Trump pulled America from the accord. The terms of the withdrawal remain unclear, though the IRNA news agency said President Hassan Rouhani will explain Iran’s decision in letters to leaders of Britain, France and Germany that will be handed to ambassadors in Tehran...
The guilty plea from Calicchio, a Democrat who has been involved in Hoboken politics for more than a decade, is potentially bad news for developer Frank “Pupie” Raia, who is one of the five people federal prosecutors have charged in their probe. Calicchio said Raia, whose trial is scheduled to begin in June, directed him in 2013 to promise residents $50 for their votes, prosecutors say.
“That’s not the term I would use,” Wray told lawmakers on the Senate Appropriations Committee when asked if FBI agents engage in "spying" when they follow FBI policies and procedures. “Lots of people have different colloquial phrases. I believe that the FBI is engaged in investigative activity, and part of investigative activity includes surveillance activity of different shapes and sizes, and to me the key question is making sure that it's done by the book, consistent with our lawful authorities.”
Nadine Tifft, who came forward to tell her story publicly for the first time Tuesday, said that after talking with other girls at that time, she believes Father John Sweeney used the same ruse to abuse other young women and that Cardinal Sean O’Malley protected the priest even after she complained to the Archdiocese of Boston.
Two of the warplanes will leave the Barksdale Air Force base in Louisiana for Qatar on Tuesday, where the other two will join them some time in the coming weeks, unnamed Pentagon sources told CBS. They will be stationed at the US Central Command’s headquarters at the al-Udeid Air Base near Doha.
The data — printouts from Mr. Trump’s official Internal Revenue Service tax transcripts, with the figures from his federal tax form, the 1040, for the years 1985 to 1994 — represents the fullest and most detailed look to date at the president’s taxes, information he has kept from public view. Though the information does not cover the tax years at the center of an escalating battle between the Trump administration and Congress...
Hannity Dismisses NY Times Story on Trump Tax Figures: ‘Obsessive Hysteria’:
Two individuals walked deep inside STEM School Highlands Ranch and engaged with students in two separate locations, Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said. The Highlands Ranch school has more than 1,850 students ranging from kindergarten through 12th grades.
#stemshooting Sheriff says suspects 1 adult male, 1 juv male in custody. No other suspects. 8 students injured, several critical, area hospitals. No staff or officers injured. Working with DA to get search warrants for suspect car at school and suspects' homes.
The Tamaulipas state government says the migrants were found crammed into the freight compartments of two tractor-trailer trucks. Authorities had to punch a hole in one of the freight containers to free the migrants, who had been transported from the Gulf coast state of Tabasco toward the U.S. border.
Senate Bill 2373, proposed by State Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola) aims to hold social media websites accountable for the restriction of users speech based on personal opinions. Hughes stated that the bill would apply to social media sites which claim to support free speech and advertise their platform as unbiased but repeatedly censor users. The bill was unanimously approved by the Senate State Affairs Committee last week.
The project is seen as part of President Xi's recent years' push to usher in a period of modernization of China’s military, which has worried Asian rivals and Washington alike, potentially challenging US naval dominance in East Asian seas, which has lately been met with a series of confrontations and tensions with the PLA Navy in places like the Taiwan Strait and South China Sea...
China's Cosco Shipping Holdings, which bought out its 75 percent–owned Hong Kong–based Orient Overseas International (OOCL), was forced to sell its Port of Long Beach Container Terminal ownership to Macquarie Infrastructure Partners for $1.78 billion.