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SAN FRANCISCO | Former Kings executive under federal investigation

SAN FRANCISCO — The Sacramento Kings say federal authorities are investigating a former top executive after team officials uncovered suspicious financial transactions. The Kings said Thursday that the FBI and federal prosecutors took formal action Monday to recover the money former chief revenue officer Jeffrey David is suspected of embezzling. David holds the same position … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Former Kings executive under federal investigation

WASHINGTON | Defiant Pelosi says she’s staying: ‘I can take the heat’

WASHINGTON— Nancy Pelosi is the chief villain of Republican campaign ads. The leader some Democrats promise to vote against. The subject of much speculation that her grip on power is coming to an end. Nevertheless, she says she’s not going anywhere — and certainly not while President Donald Trump is in the White House. “This … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Defiant Pelosi says she’s staying: ‘I can take the heat’

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Sessions seems to push back against Trump barb

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says his Justice Department won’t be “improperly influenced by political considerations.” His comments — in a statement Thursday — seem to push back against the latest round of criticism by his boss, President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly railed … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Sessions seems to push back against Trump barb

WASHINGTON | Giuliani on hazards of Trump interview: ‘Truth isn’t truth’

WASHINGTON — “Truth isn’t truth,” says President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, explaining why he’s wary about pushing the president into an interview that he says could be a perjury trap. Giuliani’s statement is reminiscent of a comment from another Trump aide last year about “alternative facts.” Giuliani used the line “truth isn’t truth” … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Giuliani on hazards of Trump interview: ‘Truth isn’t truth’

NAACP News: National NAACP Joins Florida NAACP in Demand for Federal Investigation of the Murder of Markeis McGlockton

Baltimore, MD — The NAACP Florida State Conference calls on the U.S. Department of Justice to open an immediate investigation and immediately intervene into the murder of Markeis McGlockton. “We know the misapplication of this horrendous idea of a law of standing your ground was an excuse to allow George Zimmerman to get away with … Continue reading NAACP News: National NAACP Joins Florida NAACP in Demand for Federal Investigation of the Murder of Markeis McGlockton

WASHINGTON | Trump tries to cast fresh doubt on Mueller’s ‘Witch Hunt’

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump tried to cast fresh doubt Monday on the federal investigation into Russian election interference in the 2016 presidential election, calling it a “fraud and a hoax designed to target Trump” and demanding an immediate end to the “Witch Hunt.” Trump also said onetime campaign adviser Carter Page, the subject of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump tries to cast fresh doubt on Mueller’s ‘Witch Hunt’

Illinois News: 6 Defendants Charged in Federal Investigation Targeting Narcotics Sales in Rockford

CHICAGO, IO. — Six individuals are facing federal criminal charges as part of an investigation into heroin and crack cocaine sales in the Rockford area. As part of the probe, law enforcement conducted numerous controlled purchases of narcotics and conducted extensive physical and video surveillance.  Authorities earlier this month searched a residence in the 4400 … Continue reading Illinois News: 6 Defendants Charged in Federal Investigation Targeting Narcotics Sales in Rockford

WASHINGTON | APNewsBreak: Mueller team questions Trump friend Tom Barrack

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller have interviewed one of President Donald Trump’s closest friends and confidants, California real estate investor Tom Barrack, The Associated Press has learned. Barrack was interviewed as part of the federal investigation of possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 election, according … Continue reading WASHINGTON | APNewsBreak: Mueller team questions Trump friend Tom Barrack