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ICE released detainee while he was in a coma, weeks before his death

The first time Melissa Castro saw her husband in the hospital, on Feb. 8, he was in a coma, having suffered a brain hemorrhage a day earlier. On that day, Jose Luis Ibarra Bucio also was in custody, an immigrant detainee being held at the ICE Processing Center in Adelanto. As lines and tubes connected medical equipment to Ibarra’s head and torso, a shackle connected his foot to the bed. But when Ibarra died, on March 21 – without ever regaining consciousness – he was a free man. Federal immigrat...
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Greg Craig, Ex-White House Counsel, Expects Charges In Ukraine Case, Lawyers Say

The heavyweight Democratic lawyer and former top Obama counsel has been on the watch for an indictment connected to his onetime work with Paul Manafort. Now his own attorneys say it's at hand.(Image credit: Charles Dharapak/Associated Press)
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Mulkey would welcome White House invite for Baylor

Kim Mulkey would welcome an invitation to the White House if President Donald Trump offered it to Baylor            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, White House, Ap, Donald Trump, Baylor, Kim Mulkey, Mulkey


Ex-Obama White House counsel Greg Craig expects charges in lobbying investigation, lawyers say

Former Obama administration White House counsel Greg Craig expects to be charged in a foreign lobbying investigation.            [Author: Associated Press]
Tags: News, Obama, White House, Associated Press, Obama White House, Greg Craig


Lawyers expect ex-Obama counsel to be indicted in case linked to Mueller probe

Attorneys for Greg Craig, a prominent Democratic lawyer and former White House counsel in the Obama administration, said Wednesday evening that they expect him to be indicted by federal prosecutors in a case that stems from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
Tags: Obama, White House, Cnn, Mueller, Greg Craig, Robert Mueller


Family seeks answers following death of 27-year-old ICE detainee

The first time Melissa Castro saw her husband in the hospital, on Feb. 8, he was in a coma, having suffered a brain hemorrhage a day earlier. On that day, Jose Luis Ibarra Bucio also was in custody, an immigrant detainee being held at the ICE Processing Center in Adelanto. As lines and tubes connected medical equipment to Ibarra’s head and torso, a shackle connected his foot to the bed. But when Ibarra died, on March 21 – without ever regaining consciousness – he was a free man. Federal immigrat...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Immigration, Los Angeles, Senegal, Sport, Soccer, United States, Long Beach, Ethiopia, Courts, Associated Press, Detention, Coroner, Local News


EU leaders agree to delay Brexit until 31 October – as it happened

Follow all the latest as the prime minister hears the EU’s decision on a delay to BrexitFull story: May signals she would accept EU offer of longer Brexit delayTories resigned to long Brexit delay but warn against customs unionEU summit - Mid evening summary 3.28am BST Related: May signals she would accept EU offer of longer Brexit delay 3.27am BST We’re going to wrap up the live blog. Here’s what happened overnight: Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Jean-claude Juncker, Article 50, Leo Varadkar, Brexit


Lawyers for prominent Democratic attorney expect him to be indicted

Attorneys for Greg Craig, a prominent Democratic lawyer and former White House counsel in the Obama administration, said Wednesday evening that they expect him to be indicted by federal prosecutors in a case that stems from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
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Lawyers for prominent Democratic attorney expect him to be indicted in case linked to Mueller probe

Attorneys for Greg Craig, a prominent Democratic lawyer and former White House counsel in the Obama administration, said Wednesday evening that they expect him to be indicted by federal prosecutors in a case that stems from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
Tags: Obama, White House, Cnn, Mueller, Greg Craig, Robert Mueller


Lawyers: Ex-Obama White House counsel Craig expects charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Obama administration White House counsel Greg Craig expects to be charged in a foreign lobbying investigation spun off from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, his lawyers said Wednesday. “Mr. Craig is not guilty of any charge and the government’s stubborn insistence on prosecuting Mr. Craig is a misguided abuse of […]
Tags: News, Obama, Washington, White House, Russia, Ap, Nation, Craig, Greg Craig, Robert Mueller, Ex Obama White House


Donald Trump's presidential bid WAS spied on claims US attorney general

William Barr, the US attorney general, said today that the president's White House bid was being monitored, in a shocking claim at a senate hearing [Author: Toby Meyjes]
Tags: White House, US, US news, Donald Trump, William Barr, Toby Meyjes


Theresa May insists Brexit WILL happen - despite Tusk suggesting we could cancel

The European Council President said the delay could be used to pass a deal - or even cancel Brexit altogether [Author: Pippa Crerar, Mikey Smith, Nicola Bartlett]
Tags: Politics, Theresa May, European Council, Pippa Crerar, Mikey Smith, Nicola Bartlett, Pippa Crerar Mikey Smith Nicola Bartlett


Brexit: Donald Tusk warns UK 'don't waste this time' as extension agreed

The European Council President said the delay could be used to pass a deal - or even cancel Brexit altogether [Author: Mikey Smith]
Tags: Politics, UK, Donald Tusk, European Council, Mikey Smith


Manafort Crony Greg Craig Isn’t Going Down Without a Fight

Mark Wilson/GettyFormer White House counsel Greg Craig is bracing for an indictment on lobbying charges soon in connection with a case referred by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office. In statements to the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post, Craig’s lawyers said they expect federal prosecutors in Washington, DC to charge their client with making false statements related to his work on a report commissioned by former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. In anticipation of the...
Tags: New York, News, White House, Ukraine, Washington Dc, New York Times, Department Of Justice, Times, Wall Street Journal, Justice Department, Journal, Craig, Kiev, Trump, Viktor Yanukovych, Skadden


White House says President Trump to visit Twin Cities area Monday

The focus of the visit reportedly is to celebrate President Trump's tax cut act on the day -- April 15 -- that income tax filings are due.
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Kim Kardashian Stuns the World by Announcing She’s Studying to Become a Lawyer & Plans on Taking the Bar Exam in 2022

Since I feel like I’ve been living a bizarre twilight zone since November 2016, let me go ahead and paint this future for you:America somehow survives two terms of a Trump presidency. (And yes, we’re all still free!) It’s 2025 and Kanye West has just been inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States. Kim Kardashian stands by his side, not only as FLOTUS, but as a Supreme Court justice!This is obviously a hyperbolic hypothetical foretelling of our future, but back to reality, one thing ...
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Celebs, Kim Kardashian, Supreme Court, California, White House, America, San Francisco, Cnn, Kanye West, United States, Pop Culture, Jazz, Kardashian, Kim, Johnson


Macron enrages EU leaders after opposing long Brexit extension

French president isolated, with German officials said to be very irritated with his stanceThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, enraged fellow leaders after standing alone against a long extension to Britain’s membership of the EU.Macron insisted on speaking last during a working dinner in Brussels on Wednesday night during which he set his stall against a longer extension up to 31 December backed by the German chancellor, Angela Merkel. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, France, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, Britain, Foreign Policy, Brussels, Article 50, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, EU Macron


Theresa May agrees to October Brexit as Tusk warns UK: 'don't waste this time'

UK also has option to leave in June if PM can secure Commons support for dealFollow all the latest developments - liveBritain will remain as a member state of the EU until 31 October, with the option to leave earlier if Theresa May can secure Commons support for the Brexit deal, after a Franco-German carve-up of the UK’s future.A marathon six-hour debate among the EU leaders concluded with the prime minister being offered a longer extension than she had sought but providing a new Halloween no de...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit, Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, October Brexit


Theresa May agrees to October Brexit as Donald Tusk warns UK 'don't waste this time'

UK also has option to leave in June if PM can secure Commons support for dealFollow all the latest developments - liveBritain will remain as a member state of the EU until 31 October, with the option to leave earlier if Theresa May can secure Commons support for the Brexit deal, after a Franco-German carve-up of the UK’s future.A marathon six-hour debate among the EU leaders concluded with the prime minister being offered a longer extension than she had sought but providing a new Halloween no de...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, Donald Tusk, October Brexit


Treasury Secretary Delays Decision on Providing President Trump’s Tax Returns

The department will miss a Wednesday deadline to provide them
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Treasury, Trump, Treasury Department, Onetime


Donald Trump's preference for 'acting' senior officials alarms experts and allies

* 15 leadership posts unfilled, including defense and interior * Congress bypassed but ‘It gives me more flexibility’ – TrumpDonald Trump speaks in Calexico, California, while the then homeland security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, watches flanked by her acting successor, Kevin McAleenan. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/ReutersDonald Trump has surrounded himself with an increasing number of temporary officials in his cabinet, raising fresh concerns over the president’s influence across US departm...
Tags: News, Obama, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Barack Obama, US Congress, Nielsen, Oklahoma, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Faa, Boeing


What on earth just happened with Brexit and what happens now?

Brexit has now been delayed until Halloween - but the UK could leave sooner [Author: Nicola Bartlett]
Tags: Politics, UK, Brexit, Nicola Bartlett


Treasury department won't meet deadline to release Trump's tax returns

Attorney general tells Senate subcommittee he intends to release reacted version of Mueller’s Trump-Russia report itselfSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.27am BST Jeff Bezos will meet with federal prosecutors this week, CNN reports, as investigators deepen their inquiry into the Amazon CEO’s claims that Saudi Arabia was behind the National Enquirer extortion scandal that exposed his affair. Related: Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer owner of 'extortion and blackma...
Tags: Republicans, Saudi Arabia, Senate, White House, US, US news, Cnn, Democrats, US politics, Treasury, US Congress, Department Of Justice, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, Trump


Treasury says it will miss Democrats’ deadline for turning over Trump tax returns

WASHINGTON – Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his department will not meet the Wednesday deadline set by congressional Democrats to turn over copies of President’s Donald Trump tax returns, escalating a clash between the White House and Congress. Mnuchin said he was consulting with the Justice Department as to the constitutional questions raised by the […]
Tags: Business, News, Congress, Washington, White House, Treasury, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Nation & World, Mnuchin, Steven Mnuchin


Brexit: EU leaders agree extension until HALLOWEEN after Theresa May showdown

It's the nightmare before Brexit for Tory Eurosceptics as Brussels rubber stamps a delay until October 31 [Author: Pippa Crerar, Ben Glaze]
Tags: Politics, Eu, Theresa May, Brussels, Pippa Crerar, Ben Glaze, Pippa Crerar Ben Glaze


EU leaders agree to delay Brexit until 31 October – live news

Follow all the latest as the prime minister hears the EU’s decision on a delay to BrexitMay signals she would accept EU offer of longer Brexit delayTories resigned to long Brexit delay but warn against customs unionEU summit - Mid evening summary 11.42pm BST EU sources have confirmed that there will be an article 50 extension to 31 October with a review of British cooperation to determine whether there should be an earlier exit on 30 June – the date Theresa May originally asked for.The June ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Leo Varadkar, Brexit


Acting ICE Head Quits as Trump Calls for ‘Tougher’ Nominee in Continuing Homeland Security Shakeup

Ronald Vitiello served for more than 30 years with Customs and Border protection before joining ICE
Tags: News, White House, Immigration, Uncategorized, Customs, Trump Calls, Onetime, Ronald Vitiello


Trump critic is favorite to become Australian prime minister

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — If Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten becomes prime minister and visits the U.S., he can expect questions about a radio interview he gave three years ago in which he said some of then-presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s views were “barking mad.” Trump seemed a long shot for the White House […]
Tags: News, White House, Nation, Bill Shorten, Canberra, Donald Trump, Trump, Australia AP, Nation & World


Brexit: Theresa May determined to cling to power if EU demands long extension

Some 17 of the 27 EU nations are understood to back a longer delay so far - but France is digging in [Author: Ben Glaze, Pippa Crerar]
Tags: Politics, France, Eu, Theresa May, Pippa Crerar, Ben Glaze, Ben Glaze Pippa Crerar


Speaker John Bercow makes £750,000 selling THREE homes taxpayer helped pay for

The speaker - who has a flat inside the Houses of Parliament - reportedly claimed second home expenses on two homes in his Buckingham constituency a London apartment [Author: Nick Sommerlad]
Tags: Politics, London, John Bercow, Buckingham, Houses of Parliament, Nick Sommerlad



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