Read More....... Convicted Child Sexual Abuser Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry
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Convicted Child Sexual Abuser Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – An illegal alien from El Salvador, who recently was convicted in state court of taking indecent liberties with a child, pleaded guilty today to illegally reentering the…

Read More....... Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Purchasing 35 Firearms in Virginia
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Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Purchasing 35 Firearms in Virginia

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Forestville, Maryland man pleaded guilty today to making false statements in order to illegally purchase firearms. “Preventing the illegal purchase and sale of firearms is a…

Read More....... Vancouver, Washington, man charged with possessing and distributing a controlled substance manufactured in China
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Vancouver, Washington, man charged with possessing and distributing a controlled substance manufactured in China

Tacoma – A Vancouver, Washington, man who allegedly ran a drug trafficking operation out of his mobile home and storage facilities throughout the South Sound region was arrested November 7,…

Read More....... Methamphetamine Trafficker Sentenced to Fifteen Years in Prison
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Methamphetamine Trafficker Sentenced to Fifteen Years in Prison

BOISE – Juan Frausto-Bedolla, 29, of Tijuana, Mexico, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to fifteen years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute…

Read More....... Four Additional Individuals Charged for Role in Multi-Million Dollar Investment Fraud Scheme
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Four Additional Individuals Charged for Role in Multi-Million Dollar Investment Fraud Scheme

Four additional individuals were charged in an indictment unsealed today in the Northern District of Texas for their role in a multi-million investment fraud scheme that targeted the elderly. Assistant…

Read More....... Justice Department Comments on Settlement in Private “No-Poach” Class Action That Allows Government to Enforce Injunction Against Duke University
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Justice Department Comments on Settlement in Private “No-Poach” Class Action That Allows Government to Enforce Injunction Against Duke University

On Sept. 25, 2019, a federal district court in North Carolina entered a unique final judgment in a private no-poach class action that approves the parties’ settlement agreement and allows…

Read More....... Macy Man Sentenced to 18 Months for Robbery
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Macy Man Sentenced to 18 Months for Robbery

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Bryant Freemont, Jr., age 19, was sentenced today in federal court in Omaha, Nebraska for Robbery in Indian Country.  United States District Court…

Read More....... East Hartford Doctor Admits Illegally Prescribing Oxycodone, Failing to Pay Taxes
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East Hartford Doctor Admits Illegally Prescribing Oxycodone, Failing to Pay Taxes

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that Dr. SHEIKH AHMED, 56, of Orange, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty yesterday…

Read More....... Mexican National Deported 13 Times Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Violating Supervised Release
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Mexican National Deported 13 Times Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Violating Supervised Release

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ALBERTO SILVA-GARCIA, 44, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Alker Meyer…

Read More....... Former Senior Alstom Executive Convicted at Trial of Violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Money Laundering and Conspriacy
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Former Senior Alstom Executive Convicted at Trial of Violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Money Laundering and Conspriacy

WASHINGTON – A former senior executive with Alstom S.A. (Alstom), a French power and transportation company, was found guilty today for his role in a multi-year, multimillion-dollar foreign bribery scheme…

Read More....... Waterbury Man Sentenced for Illegal Gun Possession
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Waterbury Man Sentenced for Illegal Gun Possession

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that RYAN GRAY, 24, of Waterbury, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny in Hartford…

Read More....... New Haven Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Robbery Charge
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New Haven Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Robbery Charge

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that VINSON SINGLETON, JR., 25, of New Haven, pleaded guilty yesterday in New Haven federal court to…

Read More....... USCIS Implements $10 Fee for H-1B Visa Registration
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USCIS Implements $10 Fee for H-1B Visa Registration

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced a final rule that will require a $10 non-refundable fee for each H-1B registration submitted by petitioning employers, once it implements the electronic…

Read More....... Future USS John Kennedy Commanding Officer, Crew Unveil Official Seal
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Future USS John Kennedy Commanding Officer, Crew Unveil Official Seal

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) — Capt. Todd Marzano, commanding officer, Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), and crew on Nov. 6 unveiled the seal of the U.S. Navy’s…

Read More....... Secretary of the Navy Visits the Pensacola Force Development Team
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Secretary of the Navy Visits the Pensacola Force Development Team

PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) — The Pensacola-area MyNavy HR force development team hosted the secretary of the Navy Nov. 5. The Honorable Richard V. Spencer met with Naval Education and Training…

Read More....... Comfort Arrives in Haiti to Provide Medical Assistance
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Comfort Arrives in Haiti to Provide Medical Assistance

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (NNS) — The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, for its last medical mission stop in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Nov….

Read More....... Examining the Viability of Planting Trees to Help Mitigate Climate Change – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet
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Examining the Viability of Planting Trees to Help Mitigate Climate Change – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

By Alan Buis,NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory It’s an intriguing premise: what if we could reduce the severity of global climate change by planting hundreds of billions of trees to remove…

Read More....... CBP Officers Seize Drugs & Undeclared Currency
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CBP Officers Seize Drugs & Undeclared Currency

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers arrested aMexican national and a U.S. citizen for separate alleged attempts to smuggle 34 pounds of methamphetamine…

Read More....... San Diego CBP Officers Apprehend Man Wanted for Homicide-Attempted Murder
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San Diego CBP Officers Apprehend Man Wanted for Homicide-Attempted Murder

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro PedWest facility apprehended a man on Monday, who was wanted on homicide-attempted murder charges by authorities in…

Read More....... San Diego CBP Officers Stop Double Escapees
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San Diego CBP Officers Stop Double Escapees

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro PedWest facility apprehended two men wanted for jail escape out of Salinas, California.  “CBP officers within the…

Read More....... Oakland Resident Wing Wo Ma Convicted Of Federal Murder, Drug Distribution, Conspiracy, And Bribery Charges
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Oakland Resident Wing Wo Ma Convicted Of Federal Murder, Drug Distribution, Conspiracy, And Bribery Charges

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal jury in San Francisco convicted Wing Wo Ma, a/k/a Mark Ma, a/k/a Fat Mark, of murder, drug distribution conspiracy, weapons, and bribery charges, announced United…