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California Senate appoints first undocumented immigrant to statewide post
March 19th, 2018

California’s Senate Rules Committee has named Lizbeth Mateo who will be the first undocumented immigrant to a statewide position. The 33-year-old Mexican-born lawyer and activist for immigrant rights who came to the U.S. with her parents at 14-years-old, will serve on a committee that directs the California Student Aid Commission, according to the Sacramento Bee….

Mexico to extradite former Tamaulipas Governor Eugenio Hernandez Flores to Texas to face money laundering charges

The Mexican government approved an extradition request filed by the U.S. for Eugenio Hernandez Flores, the former governor of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas on money laundering charges linked to drug trafficking. Current Tamaulipas governor Francisco Cabeza de Vaca indicated that he was given notification from Mexico City regarding the extradition of Flores, who is…

Trump Administration plans to seek death penalty for certain drug traffickers to battle opioid epidemic
March 18th, 2018

The White House plans to seek the death penalty for specific drug dealers and traffickers as part of an overall effort to quell the spiraling opioid epidemic immersing the nation. In an announcement Sunday, Administration officials said Trump intends to put forth a plan that seeks harsher punishment, which would include the death penalty “where…

Trump’s lawyers seeking $20 million in damages against porn actress Stormy Daniels
March 17th, 2018

Attorneys for President Donald Trump are seeking a multi-million dollar lawsuit against adult actress Stormy Daniels, for violating a non-disclosure agreement. Daniels claims she and Trump had a fling before he became U.S. President. Michael Cohen, Trump’s lawyer, filed court documents Friday seeking to move the case from a state court to a federal court…

Japanese government remains cautious while South Korea optomistic following North Korea peace talks in Tokyo
March 16th, 2018

Japan and South Korea expressed stark differences on how to manage North Korea’s Nuclear program following peace talks on Tuesday with officals in Seoul upbeat on prospects while the Japanese government remained more cautious and demanded the communist regime is held accountable for Japanese citizens who were kidnapped by North Korea decades ago. Hints of…

Federal prosecutors want to prevent jury from hearing about prostitute witness’ porn past
March 15th, 2018

Federal prosecutors in New York City were hesitant in allowing jurors to hear of the seedy past of prostitute Gabi Grecko — who is set to testify in a dramatic City Hall corruption trial. Grecko also worked in porn and once dressed in a Native American headdress in explicit topless photos, the feds revealed in…

President Trump pardons Navy sailor Kristian Saucier charged with taking photos of classified areas inside a nuclear submarine
March 12th, 2018

President Trump has pardoned Navy sailor Kristian Saucier who took pictures of classified areas inside a submarine and served a year in a federal lockup. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders  Friday, revealed that Trump pardoned 31-year-old Kristian Saucier, and added that the president was “appreciative” of his service to the U.S. “He has been…

Trump advisor Jared Kushner met with top cartel-linked Mexican official: Report
March 10th, 2018

Senior White House Advisor Jared Kushner convened with Mexico’s top narco cartel-connected official on his recent trip to the country. The cartel-linked official in question had his campaign partly financed by cartel front businesses. Additionally, his campaign was managed by a political party headed by a former Los Zetas cartel-linked governor, which led to controversy…

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sues California over sanctuary laws
March 7th, 2018

Associated Press – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is taking the fight over the nation’s immigration policy directly to California by suing to block state laws that extend protections to people living in the U.S. illegally. He is expected to speak to law enforcement officials in the state’s capital Wednesday, just hours after the U.S….

German authorities arrest Russian national over massive cocaine smuggling enterprise
March 6th, 2018

A Russian citizen has been detained in Germany for his role in an extensive cocaine smuggling enterprise that has made headlines in Russia and around the globe. In a statement on Twitter, Berlin’s State Prosecutor said that on Thursday, police “arrested a 49-year-old Russian in the Scharmuetzelsee area because of a Russian arrest request. Accusation:…