Monthly Archives: April 2019

President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Friday, April 12, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community, speak to the nation about America’s 5g deployment progress and then meet with leaders from the Fraternal Order of Police. The president and first lady are staying in-residence at the White House this weekend. Keep up with Trump on CDN’s Presidential Schedule ...

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Obama Administration Lawyer Indicted on Charge of Making False Statements to the Department of Justice

By R. Mitchell – A federal grand jury today returned an indictment charging Gregory B. Craig, a Washington-based lawyer, with making false statements and concealing material information about his activities on behalf of Ukraine from the Department of Justice, National Security Division’s Foreign Agents Registration Act Unit (FARA Unit). Craig, 74, of Washington, D.C., was indicted by a grand jury ...

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ICE issues VOICE Most Wanted fugitives list

By R. Mitchell – WASHINGTON – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced today the creation of a “VOICE Most Wanted” fugitives list, highlighting fugitives connected to victims and families of victims who have sought help or information from ICE through the Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) Office. The fugitive list was launched this week during National Crime Victims’ ...

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Wikileaks Founder Charged in Computer Hacking Conspiracy

By R. Mitchell – Julian Assange, 47, the founder of WikiLeaks, was arrested today in the United Kingdom in connection with a U.S. charge of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion for agreeing to break a password to a classified U.S. government computer. According to court documents unsealed today, the charge relates to Assange’s alleged role in one of the largest ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Thursday, April 11, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will. Keep up with Trump on CDN’s Presidential Schedule Page. President Trump’s schedule for 4/11/19 All Times EDT 12:00 PM The president and first lady participate in the arrival of the President of the Republic of Korea and Mrs. Kim Jung-sook – South Portico 12:10 PM The president and first lady meet with the ...

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CBP Officials Reduce Otay Mesa Commercial Processing to Eight Lanes Due to Illegal Alien Crisis

By R. Mitchell – Otay Mesa commercial facility SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are informing the trade community of a temporary change in operations at the Otay Mesa commercial facility.  As of Monday, April 1, the Otay Mesa commercial facility will operate eight out of the 10 truck lanes for the inspection and processing of imports ...

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FBI Charges Michigan Man who Joined ISIS with Additional Weapons and Terror Crimes

By R. Mitchell – A 28-year old man who last resided in Dearborn, Michigan and who was previously indicted in July, 2018, with providing and attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization, was today charged with additional offenses of conspiring to provide material support to ISIS, possessing and ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Wednesday, April 10, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will travel to San Antonio, Texas and Houston, Texas, to deliver remarks on energy and infrastructure, meet with supporters and raise money for his 2020 re-election campaign. Keep up with Trump on CDN’s Presidential Schedule Page. President Trump’s schedule for 4/10/19 All Times EDT 9:00 AM Depart the White House en route to ...

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U.S. Space Force: Space No Longer Peaceful

By C. Todd Lopez – Though there once may have been tranquility in space, that’s likely no longer the case, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan told the 35th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. “We’re in an era of great power competition, and the next major conflict may be won or lost in space,” Shanahan said. “Space is no longer ...

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Kris Kobach in Talks with White House to Become Homeland Secretary

By R. Mitchell – Kris Kobach confirmed Tuesday he has been communicating with the White House about becoming the Secretary of Homeland Security and said that he is eager to do so. “He’s got an important decision to make,” Kobach said of Trump, in an interview with the Washington Examiner. “If he wants to have me serve in this capacity, and ...

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SpaceX To Use Falcon Heavy Rocket in First Commercial Launch

By R. Mitchell – Elon Musk’s private space company has scheduled the second Falcon Heavy Rocket launch and this time, they’re getting paid to do it. A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will launch the Arabsat 6A communications satellite for Arabsat of Saudi Arabia. Arabsat 6A will provide Ku-band and Ka-band communications coverage over the Middle East and North Africa regions, ...

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Border Agents Arest 135 Illegal Aliens in Arizona

By R. Mitchell – TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station encountered a large group of Central Americans after they illegally entered the country west of Lukeville Monday morning. Lukeville agents apprehended 135 persons west of Lukeville on Monday morning The group spread out before illegally entering in multiple locations throughout the same remote stretch ...

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Border Agents and Local Law Enforcement seize $1.7 million in drugs in Rio Grande Valley

By R. Mitchell – EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents disrupted multiple smuggling attempts that resulted in the seizure of marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine. On Thursday, McAllen agents working near Havana, Texas, responded to a report of several subjects carrying bundles of marijuana north of the Rio Grande. Agents from Air and Marine Operations and Border Patrol, along with Texas ...

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Public-Private Partnership Program Completes Pavement Expansion in Brownsville

By R. Mitchell – BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Last month, construction was completed on the Brownsville Veterans International Bridge Land Port of Entry adding pavement expansion improvements for commercial vehicles. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Donations Acceptance Program (DAP) partnered with the General Services Administration (GSA) and Cameron County, TX to quickly execute this $500,000 project which will increase traffic ...

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United Launch Alliance Plans Purpose-Built Vulcan Centaur for National Security Space Missions in 2021

By Duncan Idaho – First Flight Hardware Being Manufactured and Launch on Track for 2021Centennial, Colo. (April 8, 2019) – Today, United Launch Alliance (ULA) CEO Tory Bruno gave an update on the continued progress of the Vulcan Centaur during a ULA media event at the 35th Space Symposium. “As the nation faces growing threats in the space environment, ULA ...

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