U.S. Attorneys

This Week In Sports Law: Ezekiel Elliott Now In NY, Colin Kaepernick Grievance, Rick Pitino v Adidas

<b>Ezekiel Elliott To Suit Up This Week, But Not Much More Is Known</b><p>Try to follow along. Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was suspended by Roger Goodell for six games, had the suspension upheld by an arbitrator, then the suspension was at least temporarily halted by a district court judge in …

Law

Eric Holder: Harvey Weinstein Revelations Must Prompt Culture Shift On Sexual Harassment

Law enforcement alone won’t solve the problem, the former attorney general said.<p>In the wake of the explosive revelations about alleged sexual harassment and assault perpetrated by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein and other powerful men, former United States Attorney General Eric Holder called on …

Women's News

The extraordinary arrogance of Trump interviewing US attorneys

<b>(CNN) —</b> So much for avoiding the appearance of impropriety. President Donald Trump is personally interviewing United States attorney candidates, including those in New York and Washington.<p>Throwing out the rule book of tradition in this area is dangerous for many good reasons. The main one is that …

Justice

President Trump Is Personally Interviewing U.S. Attorney Candidates. Is That Normal?

President Trump has personally interviewed multiple candidates for U.S. attorney positions, according to several reports, an unusual move in the …

Politics

This week in Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest: Don’t trust tax reform

The president’s cabinet may want you to believe that tax reform won’t help them, but that’s most likely untrue<p>President Donald Trump has had a couple of conflict-related issues this week, but perhaps the most important one could literally impact every single American.<p><b>Trump's proposed tax reform</b> …

Liberal View

Sessions defends 'sanctuary' ban to sheriff challenging it

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday defended a ban on "sanctuary cities" at a meeting attended by a Texas sheriff who had announced on the day of President Donald Trump's inauguration that her city would not honor some federal requests to hold immigrants in …

News (U.S.)

Trump raises new questions with outreach to US Attorney nominees

For those who enjoy following White House scandals, Donald Trump’s presidency has been a treasure trove, to the point that’s challenging at times to …

Donald Trump

While you weren’t looking: 5 things from this week that didn’t involve Trump’s condolence calls

While the media spent the past week fixated on the feud between President Donald Trump and Rep. Frederica Wilson over what Trump did or did not say …

Women's News

Exclusive: Feds Rip Mendeecees’ Appeal – “He Doesn’t Deserve Shorter Sentence For Drug Dealing!”

Celebrities attend VH1 Big In 2015 With Entertainment Weekly Awards at Pacific Design Center.<br>Featuring: Yandy Smith Harris, Mendeecees Harris<br>Where: …

Love & Hip Hop

Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Hate Crime For Phoned In Mosque Threat

Gerald Wallace could face up to 20 years behind bars.<p>A Florida man has pleaded guilty to committing a hate crime for a threatening call he made to a local mosque in February.<p>The Miami U.S. Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday that Gerald Wallace, 35, admitted in a plea hearing to leaving a …

News (U.S.)

AG Sessions Speaking to Police Chiefs in Philadelphia

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is addressing police chiefs from across the country and world on the opening weekend of the Major Cities Police Chiefs …

Philadelphia

Feds Seize Hundreds Of Pounds Of Pot Mailed From California To NYC

<i>(Justice Department)</i><p>Local police working with federal agents arrested ten alleged members of a Bronx gang this week, accusing the perpetrators of …

New York City

Trump interviewed U.S. attorney nominees in New York

President Trump has personally interviewed at least two candidates to fill the open U.S. attorney vacancies in New York, reports Politico: Geoffrey …

Politics

Media Ignore Real Democratic Scandals

Posted: Oct 20, 2017 12:01 AM<p>Why the collective liberal media yawn on the multi-headed Democratic scandals surfacing everywhere except on their pages …

Conservative View

Houston man guilty of defrauding victims in multi-million dollar scheme

A 29-year-old man residing in Houston has plead guilty to a wire fraud scheme, where he used fake passports to open bank accounts across the greater …

Crime

10 busts in massive California-New York pot ring

Ten drug traffickers sent more than $22 million worth of marijuana from California to New York in less than two years.

Cannabis

Federal grand jury issues subpoenas to colleges in NCAA basketball fraud investigation

Subpoenas indicate a grand jury is investigating alleged violations of federal law and will determine if there are indictments.<p>A federal grand jury …

Corruption

Unemployment rate steady at 3.5 percent

The Arkansas unemployment rate in September held steady at 3.5 percent, with a rise in the workforce of almost 1,500.<br>[pdf-1]

Corruption

Trump reportedly personally interviewed U.S. attorney candidates

President Trump has interviewed at least two potential candidates for U.S. attorney positions in New York, including one person who, if nominated and …

Robert Mugabe

Trump Courts Appearance of Impropriety in Interviewing U.S. Attorney Candidates

In what is often a hands-off presidency when it comes to matters that don’t interest him personally, Donald Trump is taking an unusual, and some …

United States

Pearl River men plead guilty to smuggling deer into Mississippi | NOLA.com

Two Pearl River men have admitted in federal court to illegally importing live white-tailed deer into Mississippi, including deer they knew came from …

New Orleans

Howard Stern explains his problems with Harvey Weinstein on Jimmy Kimmel Live

October 21, 2017<p>The World Health Organization (WHO) came under intense criticism Saturday for its decision to name Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe …

Harvey Weinstein

After $20 million found in mattress box spring, Brazilian national pleads guilty to money laundering in TelexFree pyramid scheme

A Brazilian national has pleaded guilty to his role in an alleged pyramid scheme that eventually led investigators to a mattress box spring stuffed …

Corruption

'Goonies' gang charged with racketeering, weapons, drug sales

Crime

Truck Driver Pleads Guilty in Deadliest Immigrant-Smuggling Incident in More Than a Decade

Eight people were found dead on the scene; two more died at the hospital in the hours that followed. According to the San Antonio Police Department, …

Crime

Trump a loser as NFL anthem policy maker

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL will not adopt a rule forcing players to stand for the<b> National Anthem.</b> <b><br>Donald Trump</b> had demanded such a …

Corruption

Macomb County prosecutor to provide interpreter for hearing impaired

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>TODAY'S TOP STORIES The differences for Red Wings, Pistons at Little Caesars Arena | 1:00<p>A quick look at how the Wings' and …

Detroit

Sessions refuses to discuss conversations with Trump on Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions refused on Wednesday to answer lawmakers' questions about his discussions with President Donald Trump on Russia and denied lying to Congress about his own contacts with Russians during the 2016 election campaign.<p>In often testy exchanges …

U.S. Attorney General

Raids on marijuana grow houses often find Chinese ‘farmers’ inside

It’s hardly unusual for police in the Sacramento region to find an illegal marijuana grow house in an otherwise quiet suburb. But in several recent …

Cannabis

Jury convicts Aspen race car driver of predatory lending

A race-car driver who used ill-gotten gains through a payday-lending scheme to buy an Aspen house was convicted by a jury in New York for engaging in …

Denver