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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested and deported El Monte gang member Luis Gonzalez Friday, Nov. 22, after he was released on parole from state prison.
ICE officers were able to verify his identity at the Calipatria State Prison, near the southern end of the Salton Sea in Imperial County, with the cooperation of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, according to a statement from Jamison Matuszewski, ICE deputy field office director in San Diego. [Read More]
Defense Secretary Mark Esper fired Navy Secretary Richard Spencer Sunday over his handling of the case of a Navy SEAL who posed for a photo next to an Islamic State terrorist’s corpse in Iraq, and the SEAL will be able to keep his Trident pin, a Pentagon spokesman said Sunday.
“Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper has asked for the resignation of Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer after losing trust and confidence in him regarding his lack of candor over conversations with the White House involving the handling of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher,” Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said in a statement Sunday. [Read More]
Bloomberg News won’t do investigative reporting on any Democratic presidential candidates now that the news organization’s multibillionaire owner, Michael Bloomberg, has jumped into the 2020 race, but it intends to cover day-to-day campaign events normally, the company said.
The news service has historically not covered its own company or its owner, and its editor-in-chief said it will stick with that practice even though Mr. Bloomberg is now running for the highest office in the land. [Read More]
Before Alisha Jamison had twins in 2008, this is what she knew about the District’s public schools: The polarizing chancellor at the time, Michelle Rhee, was at war with the teachers union. Campuses were shutting down. School buildings were dilapidated. Jamison assumed she might have to decamp to the suburbs so her children could go to a good school. [Read More]