SALT LAKE CITY | Biden says his family convinced him to run with Obama

SALT LAKE CITY — Former Vice President Joe Biden initially refused to run with then-presidential candidate Barack Obama a decade ago, but his family ultimately convinced him he had to support an African-American candidate with a real chance of winning, he said Thursday at the University of Utah. Biden, 76, was greeted with a standing … Continue reading SALT LAKE CITY | Biden says his family convinced him to run with Obama

West Virginia News: HUNTINGTON, Lonnie Berry, Project Huntington Update: Operation Saigon Sunset Defendant Sentenced to Prison for Role in Federal Drug Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Huntington man and Operation Saigon Sunset defendant was sentenced yesterday to 30 months in prison for his role in a federal drug conspiracy, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Lonnie Berry, II, 43, previously pled guilty to an indictment which charged him with conspiracy to distribute heroin. This investigation was the … Continue reading West Virginia News: HUNTINGTON, Lonnie Berry, Project Huntington Update: Operation Saigon Sunset Defendant Sentenced to Prison for Role in Federal Drug Conspiracy

Florida News: Mark E. Fisher, Former South Florida Attorney and Stock Promoter Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud in Relation to Pump and Dump Stock Manipulation Scheme

Florida – A former South Florida attorney and a stock promoter pled guilty today in connection with a $1 million pump and dump securities fraud scheme involving the shares of Valentine Beauty, Inc. (“VLBI”). Ariana Fajardo Orshan, United States Attorney, Southern District of Florida, and George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, FBI Miami Field … Continue reading Florida News: Mark E. Fisher, Former South Florida Attorney and Stock Promoter Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud in Relation to Pump and Dump Stock Manipulation Scheme

West Virginia News: Detroit Man, Octavius Ellis Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Distribution

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Detroit, Michigan man pled guilty yesterday to a federal drug charge, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Octavius Ellis, 23, entered a guilty plea today to knowingly and intentionally distributing fentanyl. Stuart praised the work of the Huntington Police Department. “Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in the country,” said United States … Continue reading West Virginia News: Detroit Man, Octavius Ellis Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Distribution

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | Michigan governor reaches final deal on Great Lakes pipeline

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.— Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration said Thursday it had wrapped up negotiations with Enbridge Inc. on building a tunnel to contain an oil pipeline beneath a Great Lakes waterway. Snyder’s office released a series of agreements with the Canadian pipeline company, including details and timelines for the plan to drill the tunnel … Continue reading TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | Michigan governor reaches final deal on Great Lakes pipeline

LONDON | The Latest: EU chief says May had no plan for help on Brexit

LONDON — The latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:25 p.m. EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to bring a clear plan for how the European Union should help her get the Brexit deal past her recalcitrant parliament. Juncker says that the British “still need to say what they … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: EU chief says May had no plan for help on Brexit

TORONTO | Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world

TORONTO — First U.S President Donald Trump attacked Canada on trade. Then Saudi Arabia punished it for speaking up for human rights. Now China has the country in its cross-hairs, detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive on behalf of the United States. Canada is caught between … Continue reading TORONTO | Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world

STRASBOURG, France | Officials: Strasbourg market attack suspect killed

STRASBOURG, France — The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end of a two-day manhunt, French authorities said. The Paris prosecutor’s office, which handles terror cases in France, formally identified the man killed in the eastern French … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | Officials: Strasbourg market attack suspect killed