United States | Monaco National Day

United States – On behalf of the United States Government, I wish to congratulate the Monegasque people on celebrating your 162nd National Day, la Fête du Prince. The United States and Monaco have enjoyed over 150 years of friendship, and those bonds continue to grow. We are proud to call Monaco a friend and a … Continue reading United States | Monaco National Day

WASHINGTON | White House again threatens Acosta’s pass; CNN seeks hearing

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has again targeted White House press credentials for CNN reporter Jim Acosta. After a federal judge ordered that Acosta‘s credentials be temporarily restored last week, the White House sent Acosta a letter saying it had made the “preliminary decision” to suspend his pass. The White House said Acosta would continue … Continue reading WASHINGTON | White House again threatens Acosta’s pass; CNN seeks hearing

WASHINGTON | Record 43 Latinos to serve in Congress

WASHINGTON — Congress will have a record 43 Latino members next year. The number increased over the weekend after California Democrat Gil Cisneros defeated Republican Young Kim, who was trying to become the first Korean-American woman elected to the House. The Hispanic delegation will be made up of 35 Democrats and eight Republicans in both … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Record 43 Latinos to serve in Congress

WASHINGTON | Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG

WASHINGTON— Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker‘s appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him. The suit, filed by Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, argues that Whitaker’s appointment violates the Constitution because he has … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG

Tennessee News: NASHVILLE, Murfreesboro Dentist and Former Practice Administrator Facing Federal Healthcare Fraud Charges

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – November 19, 2018 – Richard N. Schott, 51, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and Kendra L. Glenn, 43, of Hartwell, Georgia, and formerly of Murfreesboro, are facing federal healthcare fraud charges for operating a scheme to defraud healthcare benefit programs, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. Schott surrendered to … Continue reading Tennessee News: NASHVILLE, Murfreesboro Dentist and Former Practice Administrator Facing Federal Healthcare Fraud Charges

Vermont News: Mexican National, Miguel Lopez-Castillo Pleads Not Guilty to Returning to the United States Following Deportation

Vermont – The United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced that Miguel Lopez-Castillo, 34, a Mexican national, pleaded not guilty on November 15, 2018, in United States District Court in Burlington to a charge that he was found in the United States after having been previously deported. U.S. Magistrate Judge John M. Conroy … Continue reading Vermont News: Mexican National, Miguel Lopez-Castillo Pleads Not Guilty to Returning to the United States Following Deportation

New York News: Buffalo Man, Larry Willis Convicted By A Federal Jury, Sentenced On Gun And Drug Charges

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Larry Willis, 33, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted following a jury trial of possessing crack cocaine with intent to distribute, maintaining a drug involved premises, possessing firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking activities, and being a felon-in-possession of firearms and explosives, was … Continue reading New York News: Buffalo Man, Larry Willis Convicted By A Federal Jury, Sentenced On Gun And Drug Charges

South Carolina News: Lancaster Man, Jamarcus Dontaye Patterson Pleads to Federal Firearm Charge

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that Jamarcus Dontaye Patterson, age 35, of Lancaster, plead guilty in federal court to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Chief United States District Judge Terry L. Wooten of Columbia accepted the guilty plea and will impose sentence after he … Continue reading South Carolina News: Lancaster Man, Jamarcus Dontaye Patterson Pleads to Federal Firearm Charge