ISTANBUL | For 1st time, Saudis say Jamal Khashoggi killed in consulate

ISTANBUL — Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a “fistfight” in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the kingdom claimed early Saturday, admitting that the writer had been slain at its diplomatic post for the first time. Authorities said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody for his slaying and intelligence officials had been fired. The … Continue reading ISTANBUL | For 1st time, Saudis say Jamal Khashoggi killed in consulate

SEATTLE | US temporarily stops youth climate lawsuit days before trial

SEATTLE — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily blocked a high-profile climate change lawsuit brought by young activists who accuse the federal government of violating their constitutional rights with policies that have caused a dangerous climate. Chief Justice John Roberts signed an order freezing the trial that was set to start in 10 days … Continue reading SEATTLE | US temporarily stops youth climate lawsuit days before trial

NEW YORK | The Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, bridge between cultures

NEW YORK  — Sitting in my suburban American kitchen, it is easy to feel that Saudi Arabia is a world away, that events at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul — as gruesome as they now seem to have been — have little to do with me. Except for one thing. Almost 25 years ago, Jamal … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, bridge between cultures

Maryland News: Baltimore, Eastern Shore Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Scheme to Steal and Sell More Than $248,000 Worth of Processed Chicken Parts to Black Market Customers

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Lamar Tiquon Greene, age 39, of Easton, Maryland, today to seven months in federal prison, followed by seven months of home detention as part of three years of supervised release, for interstate transportation of stolen chicken parts. On October 16, 2018, Judge Bennett sentenced co-defendants … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Eastern Shore Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Scheme to Steal and Sell More Than $248,000 Worth of Processed Chicken Parts to Black Market Customers

New York News: Buffalo Man, Rashawn Brown Sentenced For Selling Cocaine And Fentanyl

CONTACT: Barbara Burns PHONE: (716) 843-5817 FAX #: (716) 551-3051 BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Rashawn Brown, 31, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of, crack cocaine and fentanyl, was sentenced to serve 51 months in prison by U.S. District … Continue reading New York News: Buffalo Man, Rashawn Brown Sentenced For Selling Cocaine And Fentanyl

Texas News: Plano Man, Alfred Pick Sentenced to 7 Years for Firearms Violation

PLANO, Texas – A 70-year-old Plano, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for a firearms violation in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown. Alfred Pick pleaded guilty on May 22, 2018, to a charge of possession of a firearm while an unlawful user of a controlled substance and … Continue reading Texas News: Plano Man, Alfred Pick Sentenced to 7 Years for Firearms Violation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | PAC won’t end ad saying black men will face rape accusations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— A political action committee said Friday that it won’t pull radio ads in hotly contested races in Arkansas and Missouri that suggest African American men will face rape accusations if Democrats win midterm elections. An ad from Black Americans for the President’s Agenda in an Arkansas congressional race features a woman saying … Continue reading LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | PAC won’t end ad saying black men will face rape accusations

PHOENIX  | The Latest: Trump calls Senate hopeful McSally ‘brilliant’

PHOENIX  — The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s three-day campaign trip out West (all times local): 5:35 p.m. President Donald Trump says Arizona Senate hopeful Martha McSally, who is a former Air Force colonel and combat fighter pilot, is “brilliant and brave” and has a “very, very strange opponent.” McSally, a Republican, is running against … Continue reading PHOENIX  | The Latest: Trump calls Senate hopeful McSally ‘brilliant’