U.S. attorney for NY's northern district to stay on until June
Insisting that the federal government should return to a Nancy Reagan-style, 1980s anti-drug campaign - "educating people and telling them the bad truth" about controlled substances - Sessions conflated the nation's opioid addiction and overdose crisis, which now claims 140 lives a day, with marijuana, a drug he said will "destroy your life".
Other topics Sessions discussed during his speech included introducing a Justice Department task force on crime reduction and public safety, and stepping up prosecution for gun crimes and drug users.
Hartunian, 55, has been a federal prosecutor since 1997. "Now for the federal government to say we're doing things wrong, or we're going to come in and take this regulation away from you without having first looked to see what we're doing is precipitous".
The replacing of USA attorneys, who represent the federal government in court and who handle criminal prosecutions of federal law, is not unusual at the start of a new administration. The Justice Department asked this week for more time to turn over to the House Intelligence Committee any information that might back up the allegation that former president Obama spied on Trump during the campaign.
The request for resignations from the 46 prosecutors who were holdovers from the Obama administration wasn't shocking.
For example, African-Americans, who make up roughly 13% of the USA population, were 31.7% of drug arrestees in 2011 show. Also, John Horn, the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, entered that position upon an appointment by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Thrash Jr.in December 2015. Tarver had served in that office since December of 2009.
California joins legal challenge to revised Trump travel ban
The judge can choose to block the executive order - like Seattle judge Robart did for the first ban - or allow it to take effect. But refugee resettlement organizations say Trump's executive orders are putting families from war-ravaged nations at risk.
BioWare: Why Andromeda Was Made In Favor Of Mass Effect 4
The demo showcases oodles of never-before-seen gameplay with the focus being the Loyalty Mission for Liam Kosta . They also have access to scanning and analysis tools to scan their environment as they look for new clues.
Durban loses 2022 Commonwealth Games
South Africa has also been viewed as a possible future Olympic host, but Sam said that was "definitely not on the table" for now.
Preet Bharara, a NY U.S. attorney, initially balked at the request and later announced that he had been fired.
John Walsh, the former US attorney for the District of Colorado, told the AP, "All of these USA attorneys know they serve at the pleasure of the president".
Sessions spoke to police and federal officials Wednesday in Richmond. The attorney general is aware of this fact, but defiant to the truth.
Whenever there's a change in presidential administration, he said, "I think it would be unwise not to be ready".
The attorney general ignored such research, however.
Dutch PM Rutte comes first in election but loses seats
This Agreement includes the free movement of people from Turkey to EU Schengen countries which include the Netherlands . For Wilders, the poll was a test whether his fiery nationalist rhetoric caught the imagination of the population.
Pandora Looks to Drown Out Criticism With Premium Launch on Wednesday
Users will be able to pay $9.99 a month to search for and play whatever they want, whenever they want. Pandora says Premium will land on the desktop and "popular connected devices" in "the coming months".
South Australia's new energy plan released
He also flagged concern over the government's proposal to bring in new powers to intervene in the functioning of the grid. He said the producers had guaranteed to ensure that gas would be available for the national electricity market.
BJP-led NDA set to form govt in Manipur, Goa
Rane, the Congress MLA from Valpoi and son of Pratapsingh Rane, had also announced that he was quitting the party. The Congress moved the SC on March 13, claiming the Governor's decision to appoint Mr.
Parrikar likely to resign as India's defence minister
Goa Governor Mridula Sinha administered the oath of office to Parrikar at the Raj Bhavan here. Singh said the Congress party is in touch with "the non-BJP MLAs to form the government".
British Man Sentenced To Six Years Over Bali Police Officer Death
Connor, he found, had jumped on Mr Sudarsa's shoulders, effectively pinning him down. Mr Taylor hugged his parents at the back of the court before being led out.
Unemployment Rate Continues To Decrease In Arkansas
Growth in nondurable goods offset the losses in durable goods, due in part to reported hiring in food manufacturing. New Hampshire has the lowest unemployment rate in the nation at 2.7 percent, while Hawaii's is at 2.8 percent.
IS fighters completely "trapped" in Mosul - US envoy
There is no water and there is no food and nothing", said Ghanem Mohamed, one of the residents who fled. The group is expected to pose a continuing threat, reverting to insurgent tactics such as bombings.
Whole Foods Expands Listeria Vulto Creamery Cheese Recall
After the FDA made tests and discovered the bacteria in these products, Vuto Creamery announced its recall. He died after suffering a stroke 23 days after he was hospitalized with Listeria food poisoning.
I'll be back - Arnie wants role in Senate
A run for Senate "would give Arnold the stage to jam Trump for the next 16 months", a GOP official reportedly told Politico . Schwarzenegger joked in an interview on SiriusXM that Trump was so obsessed with him because " he's in love with me ".