Month: May 2019

Contractor convicted of then-Markham Mayor David Webb Jr.

CHICAGO (AP) – The owner of a suburban Chicago company was found guilty of paying off a former mayor to secure work from the city. A federal jury on Wednesday deliberated for about two hours before finding Michael Jarigese and his business, Tower Contr…

Donald Trump executive order appears to target Huawei

President Trump moved Wednesday to ban U.S. entities from using telecommunications gear from companies with close ties to China or other potential foreign adversaries. The order doesn’t single out specific firms but appeared to target those like Huawei…

Federal judge from Maine appointed to FISA Court

A federal judge in Maine has been appointed to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in Washington, D.C. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts on Wednesday announced the seven-year appointment for U.S. District Court Judge George Z. Singal. The Fore…

Biden tops Trump by double digits in new Pennsylvania poll

A new survey shows former Vice President Joe Biden opening up a large lead over President Donald Trump in a hypothetical general election matchup in the crucial battleground state of Pennsylvania.

Cruz warns ‘Space Force’ needed to prevent space pirates

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said this week that it was important to fund President Trump’s proposed “Space Force” in order to prevent possible space pirates.”Since the ancient Greeks first put to…