The federal judge overseeing the reunification of children and parents separated at the U.S.-Mexico border berated the Trump administration, accusing it of using his ruling as “cover” to imply that speeding up the reunification process might potentially endanger children. Officials said they plan to return as many as 200 children a day to their parents to comply with the judge’s orders.
The shooting occurred after patrol officers saw a man who was “exhibiting characteristics of an armed person,” a police spokesman said. “They go to question him, and at that point a confrontation ensues and he is shot.’’ The spokesman blamed “inaccurate information that the individual was unarmed” for inciting the crowd.
With a green light from the State Department, Cody Wilson of Austin, Tx., is inviting anyone who wants access to his code to create firearms using a 3-D printer to come and take it. The settlement with Wilson’s nonprofit, Defense Distributed, as well as the Second Amendment Foundation, was announced last week.
Members of a Russian military intelligence agency known as the GRU and are accused of engaging in a sustained effort to hack the computer networks of Democratic organizations and the Hillary Clinton campaign.
Federal prosecutions of importers for fraud increased by 900 percent between 2000 and 2016, according to a study in the Oregon Review of International Law. But the government has barely scratched the surface of criminal activity that has cost millions of dollars in lost revenue and endangered the health of Americans, say the authors.
As France and Croatia prepare for battle in this weekend’s World Cup Final, a new report warns there is little hope that efforts to end systemic bribery and kickbacks in the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) will succeed. A Michigan law professor says it’s time for Switzerland to force the organization to become accountable.
The US Sentencing Commission found that black offenders constituted the majority (51.2 percent) of federal offenders who received a seldom-used penalty enhancement for drug offenses, followed by white offenders (24.3 percent), and Hispanic offenders (22.5 percent).
The Trump administration says it has complied with a judge’s order and reunited all of the eligible children under the age of 5 that it had in custody with their migrant parents. Officials said the government had reunited 57 of the 103 migrant children under the age of 5. The other 46 were deemed “ineligible.”