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WASHINGTON | Democratic senator asks FBI to investigate DHS secretary

WASHINGTON —January 18, 2019— A Democratic senator is asking the FBI to investigate whether Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen lied during testimony before the House Judiciary Committee. Sen. Jeff Merkley said in a letter to the FBI that a December 2017 memo shows DHS officials outlined a policy to separate families. In April 2018, the Trump … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Democratic senator asks FBI to investigate DHS secretary

NEW YORK | The Latest: Weinstein attorney: Accuser should be prosecuted

NEW YORK — The Latest on Harvey Weinstein’s appearance before a New York judge as his lawyers try to get charges dismissed in his criminal case. (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Harvey Weinstein’s attorney says an accuser should be criminally prosecuted for perjury following the decision to drop part of the case against him. A … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Weinstein attorney: Accuser should be prosecuted

NEW YORK | The Latest: Weinstein accuser’s lawyer: Claims still valid

NEW YORK — The Latest on Harvey Weinstein’s appearance before a New York judge as his lawyers try to get charges dismissed in his criminal case. (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Harvey Weinstein’s attorney says an accuser should be criminally prosecuted for perjury following the decision to drop part of the case against him. A … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Weinstein accuser’s lawyer: Claims still valid

MCALLEN, Texas  | No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

MCALLEN, Texas  — Trump administration officials say they have no clear plan yet on how to reunite the thousands of children separated from their families at the border since the implementation of a zero-tolerance policy in which anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally is criminally prosecuted. “This policy is relatively new,” said Steven Wagner, an … Continue reading MCALLEN, Texas  | No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children