The arrest occurred outside the disciplinary hearing in which the State Bar of California has accused the hard-charging, tough-talking attorney of using a doctored document to scam a client out of nearly $840,000, funneling money from a lawsuit settlement fund to his own personal use... During a break in testimony, members of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California, who are prosecuting Avenatti in a separate criminal matter in Orange County, parleyed with Avenatti's team of lawyers and took the lawyer into custody.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that if the House sends over the impeachment articles against President Trump as planned the trial in the Senate could begin by next Tuesday.
The House is expected to vote Wednesday on releasing the two articles and to name the lawmakers who will serve as impeachment managers to prosecute the case in the Senate, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said earlier in the day...
The bill, S2173, collapsed in the state Senate Monday as lawmakers realized it was a single vote shy of passage... S2173 would have prohibited parents from using religious beliefs as an excuse to get out of providing standard, life-saving immunizations for their children. Instead, only children with medical conditions that preclude a child from being vaccinated—as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—would be granted an exemption...
The DoD is calling for the technology to be incorporated into a device that is small enough to be carried by an individual. The device should be able to operate from a distance of 10 to 500 meters and match individuals against a watchlist. According to the details of the request, the Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency is directly overseeing work on the technology...
Shocking video shows two lines of fuel coming from the aircraft, believed to have been operated by Delta, as it comes into its 'final approach'. Around 30 children at Park Avenue Elementary School in Cudahy are said to have been exposed. The extent of any injuries is unknown. The LA county fire department tweeted: 'Units on-scene elementary school assessing multiple patients after apparent fuel dump by aircraft on final approach to LAX hits playground.'
Rep. Adam Schiff: "It certainly looks like [the Russians] are at it again with an eye towards helping this president. We all have to denounce any further meddling in our elections. Americans should decide American elections.” pic.twitter.com/EQ8X6cPRsK
Former US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged European states to maintain the nuclear deal with Iran against US opposition. "The nuclear deal is the strongest, most transparent and best-reviewed nuclear contract in the world," Kerry told the Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland (RND). "We cannot allow a liar to destroy it."
RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland (RND) is the central newsroom of German Madsack Media Group. The biggest limited partner of Madsack is the Deutsche Druck- und Verlagsgesellschaft, which is fully owned by the Social Democratic Party of Germany. The Social Democratic Party of Germany, established in 1863, is one of the first Marxist-influenced parties in the world.
The files, related to the 2004 encounter between the USS Nimitz and a series of strange, "Tic Tac" shaped UFOs, were sought through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by researcher Christian Lambright, according to VICE's Motherboard.
In response, the Navy told Lambright in a letter that it had "discovered certain briefing slides that are classified TOP SECRET... the Original Classification Authority has determined that the release of these materials would cause exceptionally grave damage to the National Security of the United States,"...
Migrant Protection Protocols, or “Remain in Mexico,” call on asylum seekers at the southern border to wait in Mexico for the duration of their court proceedings, which helps manage the immigration crisis.
The program, while it’s hailed by immigration enforcement officials as a necessary tool, has long been derided by Democrats and immigrant-rights groups as dangerous and legally dubious for asylum seekers.
The article (at least the abstract - article is behind paywall) does not make any wild claims about curing cancer. It clearly states it was an in-vitro study using "organoids" (a type of cell culture derived from a colon cancer patient), showing that de-differentiated cells can be induced to differentiate (in the cell culture) and look more like normal colon cells. The authors use the term 'normal-like state' to make it clear that these cells may not be actually 'normal', but they do have 'normal' morphology.
Putin jokes Assad should invite Trump to visit Damascus. The leaders were referring to the Straight Street, which leads to Mariamite Cathedral of Damascus, & to Apostle Paul whose life was transformed after a vision he had as he walked on that road. pic.twitter.com/WfTy90RO9Q
In total, 184 people were executed last year, including 90 foreign nationals, according to a report by the legal charity Reprieve. Of those executed, 82 had been executed for smuggling narcotics and 57 for committing murder, according to Reprieve's execution tracker.