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1. Obama vows justice for James Foley
1. Obama sends Holder to Ferguson
WASHINGTON – Arizona failed to meet a May 15 deadline for national standards aimed at reducing sexual assaults in its prisons, and will lose some federal funding for Department of Justice programs in the state as a result.
1. The House votes to raise the debt ceiling
1. Former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon dies
1. Just 106,000 picked health plans in ObamaCare marketplaces' first month
1. HOLDER CURTAILS USE OF STIFF MANDATORY DRUG SENTENCES
So the NAACP is upset over the jury’s finding in the George Zimmerman trial. They have even gone so far as to ask the US Justice Department to file civil rights charges against Zimmerman. Eric Holder is upset. He is out and about trying to stir up trouble.
1. NELSON MANDELA'S CONDITION IMPROVES AS OBAMA LANDS IN SOUTH AFRICA The condition of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is improving, according to his ex-wife Winnie. President Barack Obama, who landed in Johannesburg on Friday, is visiting the spot where Mandela spent 18 years in an apartheid prison, but insisted that he doesn't need a "photo op" with the former South African president. [Reuters] ………………………………………………………………………………
According to a CNN, Attorney General Eric Holder was involved in the Justice Department's decision to seek a search warrant for Fox News reporter James Rosen's private e-mails, a Justice official told CNN.
1. BOY SCOUTS ADMIT GAY YOUTHS, NOT ADULTS
According to a USA Today report, President Barack Obama will meet with Treasury Department officials at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the ongoing investigation into the Internal Revenue Service allegedly scrutinizing Tea Party groups' applications for tax-exempt status.
With reports coming out of the Obama Administration tapping phones of reporters with the Associated Press, to the Benghazi controversy that will not die, to now having the Internal Revenue Service admit they targeted conservatives during the 2010 elections, President Barak Obama has his plate full.
“Creating a pathway to earned citizenship for the 11 million unauthorized immigrants in this country is essential. The way we treat our friends and neighbors who are undocumented – by creating a mechanism for them to earn citizenship and move out of the shadows – transcends the issue of immigration status. This is a matter of civil and human rights. It is about who we are as a nation. And it goes to the core of our treasured American principle of equal opportunity.” Eric Holder, Attorney General (4/24/2013)
The Fox Tucson Theatre Foundation will host the second annual Chasing Rainbows Gala on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at the Fox Tucson Theatre (17 West Congress Street). The gala, a fundraiser for The Fox Tucson Theatre Foundation, is named after the classic film, Chasing Rainbows (starring Jack Benny), the first film that shown in this vintage movie palace back on opening night in 1930.
Oro Valley Police Chief Danny Sharp said hearing Jared Lee Loughner plead guilty on Aug. 7 to shooting and killing six people, and injuring 13 others on Jan. 8, 2011 is a milestone in a long road to recovery.
A judge found accused Jan. 8 shooter Jared Lee Loughner competent in a hearing Tuesday, allowing him to plead guilty to 19 federal counts.
Early last month, an Oro Valley resident called police, concerned that laborers doing yard work at a neighbor's house were illegal immigrants.
Marana church recognized for growth, reach
Attorney General Eric Holder raised considerable consternation along the entire American political spectrum with recent observations about our failure to address and fear of issues involving race.
Oro Valley Town Council members Barry Gillaspie and Salette Latas met with federal officials March 12-18 in Washington, D.C., to discuss resources and funding for Oro Valley, according to a town release.