Month: June 2018

Man convicted of escaping ICE custody at NYC airport

NEW YORK (AP) – A Senegalese man has been convicted of escaping from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody in New York’s Kennedy International Airport. A jury in federal court in Brooklyn deliberated for about two hours on Friday before finding M…

Student activists hold Florida bus tour after mass shooting

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) – Student activists from a high school that suffered a mass shooting have kicked off a March for Our Lives Florida bus tour, where they plan to visit all 27 of the state’s Congressional districts. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Schoo…

Longtime Democratic official to lead California watchdog

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California Gov. Jerry Brown has selected a former high-ranking Democratic Party official to lead the state’s campaign finance watchdog agency. Alice Germond was named chair Friday of the California Fair Political Practices Com…