Washington News: Tacoma Man, TRAVIS PHILLIPS Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Dealing Drugs on the Dark Web

Defendant Possessed MDMA, LSD and Firearms as part of his Drug Dealing Scheme Tacoma, Washington – A 31-year-old Tacoma, Washington man was sentenced today to four years in prison and three years of supervised release for his scheme to distribute MDMA and LSD on the dark web, announced U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes. TRAVIS PHILLIPS, … Continue reading Washington News: Tacoma Man, TRAVIS PHILLIPS Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Dealing Drugs on the Dark Web

Ohio News: Two Toledo men charged in federal court for stealing dozens of guns in firearms store burglary

Oregon, Ohio – Two Toledo men were charged in federal court after allegedly stealing dozens of guns from a firearms store in Oregon, Ohio. Emmanuel Riley, 27, and Sevario Whitaker, 36, were each charged with theft from a federal firearms licensee and possession of a stolen firearm. “These defendants are accused of breaking into a … Continue reading Ohio News: Two Toledo men charged in federal court for stealing dozens of guns in firearms store burglary

NEW YORK | Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand jumps into 2020 presidential race

NEW YORK —Jan 15, 2019—Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Tuesday, telling television host Stephen Colbert that she’s launching an exploratory committee. “It’s an important first step, and it’s one I am taking because I am going to run,” the New York senator said on “The Late Show with … Continue reading NEW YORK | Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand jumps into 2020 presidential race

WASHINGTON | Trump’s attorney general nominee: ‘I will not be bullied’

WASHINGTON—Jan 15, 2019— Vowing “I will not be bullied,” President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump’s attorney general nominee: ‘I will not be bullied’

WASHINGTON | Trump’s AG pick vows not to target marijuana businesses

WASHINGTON  —President Donald Trump‘s  pick to become the next attorney general said Tuesday that he would “not go after” marijuana companies in states where cannabis is legal, even though he personally believes the drug should be outlawed. In his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, William Barr said he would not use limited government resources … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump’s AG pick vows not to target marijuana businesses

WASHINGTON | Ivanka Trump to work on World Bank president search

WASHINGTON —Jan 15, 2019—The White House says Ivanka Trump will take part in the nomination process for a new head of the World Bank. The senior adviser was asked to participate by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin because she has worked with World Bank leaders on a variety of projects. The White House said she is … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ivanka Trump to work on World Bank president search

DETROIT | No-shows for auto shows? Detroit and others aim to retool

DETROIT—Jan 15, 2019— At first glance, this year’s edition of the North American International Auto Show might look like any other from the past: Gleaming vehicles, bright lights and flashy displays trying to lure spectators to their offerings. But after traversing Cobo Center’s massive exhibition space and ticking off the automakers, you’ll notice what’s not … Continue reading DETROIT | No-shows for auto shows? Detroit and others aim to retool

CHICAGO | United Airlines posts smaller profit but tops expectations

CHICAGO —Jan 15, 2019— United Airlines reported Tuesday that its fourth-quarter profit slipped 20 percent due to higher fuel and labor costs, but its profit and revenue both beat analysts’ expectations. Shares of United’s parent rose in after-hours trading. United is adding seats faster than its rivals Delta and American, but it has filled most … Continue reading CHICAGO | United Airlines posts smaller profit but tops expectations