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Southern California man sentenced for $5M bank fraud scams

Southern California man sentenced for $5M bank fraud scams

5 hours ago   |   KCRA

A Southern California man was sentenced to federal prison Monday for bilking banks out of nearly $5 million by racking up expenses on illegally obtained credit cards, including...
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Biden Nominates Mayorkas To Head Department Of Homeland Security

6 hours ago   |   Forbes

Alejandro Mayorkas, a Latino American immigrant and expert in immigration law and policy is President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for the position of Secretary of the Department...
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Biden Nominates Cuban-Born Lawyer to Lead Homeland Security Dept

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

Alejandro N. Mayorkas, a former deputy homeland security secretary, would be tasked with restoring faith in a department that carried out the Trump immigration agenda.
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First Latino tapped to head DHS signals shift from Trump's hard-line immigration policies

8 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

Alejandro Mayorkas, a Cuban American and former Obama administration official, has the experience to change Trump's "inhuman immigration policies," Sen. Bob Menendez said.
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‘Tony Meatballs' among 15 mobsters busted in Philadelphia

‘Tony Meatballs' among 15 mobsters busted in Philadelphia

9 hours ago   |   New York Post

A reputed wiseguy nicknamed “Tony Meatballs” is among more than a dirty dozen alleged South Philly mobsters charged in a sweeping federal indictment unsealed Monday. The...
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Ex-Homeland Security official Mayorkas returns under Biden

10 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden is turning to a veteran of the Department of Homeland Security to lead the agency created after the Sept. 11 attacks, but reshaped by...
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Former top aide to Chicago city Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin said in email she was fired for refusing to participate in ‘unethical conduct.' Treasurer says that's false

10 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

A former top aide to Chicago city treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin alleged in an email to a city ethics official that she was fired after refusing to participate in unspecified...
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Alleged mafia members 'Joey Electric,' 'Tony Meatballs,' 13 others indicted

11 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

Conspiracy, illegal gambling, loansharking and drug trafficking among charges unsealed, U.S. attorney says.
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A New Immigration Vision For America

14 hours ago   |   Forbes

Fareed Zakaria on his recent CNN GPS televison program highlighted studies that reveal immigrants are the lifeblood of the American economy. What will the new administration do...
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French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy stands trial for corruption

French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy stands trial for corruption

15 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

PARIS - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy went on trial Monday on charges of corruption and influence peddling in a phone-tapping scandal, a first for the 65-year-old...
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Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden's 154,000-vote victory in the state amid President Donald Trump's attempts to subvert the results of the... Read more ...

'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar...

'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar interim host

Longtime host Alex Trebek died earlier this month after battling pancreatic cancer for over a year. Read more ...

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

She would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department in a line stretching back to Alexander Hamilton in 1789. Read more ...

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

“Let Us Dream” aims to outline Francis' vision of a more economically and environmentally just post-coronavirus world. But it also offers new personal insights into the pope... Read more ...

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The Smithsonian National Zoo's newest little miracle finally has a name, and it's as sweet as he is. Read more ...

Janet Yellen Will Be Joe Biden's Pick For Treasury Secretary: Reports

Janet Yellen Will Be Joe Biden's Pick For Treasury Secretary: Reports

The former Federal Reserve chair would be the first woman to hold the influential Cabinet position. Read more ...

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes

“I ran after him and he said no mistake we will see you when you reopen!” Read more ...

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

Twenty-seven people have been killed worldwide by the exploding inflators including 18 in the U.S. Read more ...

Oxford English Dictionary couldn't pick just one 'word of the year' for 2020

Oxford English Dictionary couldn't pick just one 'word of the year' for 2020

The Oxford English Dictionary has been unable to name its traditional word of the year for 2020, instead exploring how far and how quickly the language has developed this year. Read more ...

Biden To Choose Antony Blinken For Secretary Of State

Biden To Choose Antony Blinken For Secretary Of State

The president-elect is expected to announce the nomination of Blinken, who served as deputy secretary of state and deputy national security adviser under President Obama, early... Read more ...