Month: February 2019

White House ‘looking into’ Acosta role in Epstein case

The White House says it is “looking into” Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta’s role in arranging a plea deal for billionaire and accused serial child sexual abuser Jeffrey Epstein, a deal which has been declared illegal….

Mexico to help “El Chapo” family seek US humanitarian visas

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he has instructed his government to assist convicted drug trafficker Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s family in seeking humanitarian visas to visit Guzman in the United States. Lopez Obra…

Dems introduce resolution to overturn Trump’s emergency to build wall

Democrats in the House introduced a resolution on Friday that would block President Trump’s emergency declaration on the southern border, a step he took to free up as much as $8 billion in funding to build his proposed bo…

Nebraska county seeks help in paying $28M judgment

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A Nebraska lawmaker is looking to help a southeastern county pay a $28 million federal judgment owed to six people wrongfully convicted for a 1985 slaying. Sen. Myron Dorn of Adams is a former chairman of the Gage County Board. The…