WICHITA, KAN. – A California man entered a plea agreement today in federal court in Kansas that would send him to prison for 20 years or more, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.
Tyler Barriss, 25, Los Angeles, Calif., pleaded guilty to causing a deadly swatting incident in Wichita on Dec. 28, 2017, as well as dozens of similar crimes in which no one was injured. In those cases, Barriss was charged in federal courts in California and the D. Of Columbia.
WASHINGTON – Veteran homelessness in the U.S. continues to decline according to a new national estimate announced today by U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson. HUD’s Annual Homeless Assessment Report finds the total number of...
reported veterans experiencing homelessness in 2018 decreased 5.4 percent since last year, falling to nearly half of the number of homeless veterans reported in 2010.
The United States joins our European Allies and partners in condemning the November 11 sham “elections” in Russia-controlled eastern Ukraine. Yesterday’s illegitimate processes were an attempt by Moscow to institutionalize its Donbas proxies,
the so-called “Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics.” These entities have no place within the Minsk agreements or within Ukraine’s constitutional government, and they should be dismantled along with the illegal armed formations.
THE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you, Karen. And how about another round of applause for the Second Lady of the United States? (Applause.) She is traveling across the country meeting with military families, and I’m just so proud of the work she’s doing.
To General Bussiere, to General O’Neil, to Chief Master Sergeant Wolfe, to all of the soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines who are here, on behalf of your Commander-in-Chief, it is my great honor to say to each and every one of you:
PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you. Thank you very much, everybody. Thank you very much. Please.
Major General Matz, I want to thank you and everyone at the American Battle Monuments Commission for doing just an absolutely fantastic job.
Exactly 100 years ago today, on November 11th, 1918, World War I came to an end. Thank God. It was a brutal war. Millions of American, French, and Allied troops had fought with the extraordinary skill and valor in one of the bloodiest conflicts in human history.
YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents assigned to Yuma Sector apprehended over 400 illegal aliens who surrendered to them Tuesday and Wednesday, including two huge groups of Central American nationals totaling 82 and 83 subjects.
Just before midnight on Tuesday, a Border Patrol camera operator observed a group of 82 illegal aliens illegally crossing into the United States by traversing over the legacy landing mat border wall east of the San Luis Port of Entry.
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The Secretary emphasized that the United States will hold all of those involved in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi accountable, and that Saudi Arabia must do the same.
On Yemen, the Secretary reiterated the United States’ calls for a cessation of hostilities and for all parties to come to the table to negotiate a peaceful solution to the conflict under the UN Special Envoy.
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker issued the following statement on Veterans Day:
"This is the land of the free because it is the home of the brave," Acting Attorney General Whitaker said. "At the Dept of Justice, we recognize that our rights depend upon public safety.
Our troops risk their lives for that mission, and each of us owes them a debt of gratitude. Today, on the centennial of the Armistice, we stop as a nation to honor those who have taken up that noble mission and kept us safe and free.
On November 11, 1918, the United States and its allies signed an armistice with Germany to end hostilities in World War I. The Great War exacted a tremendous toll on our Nation. More than 100,000 American service members perished in the war,
and the lives of countless others were forever altered. In 1919, to honor and memorialize these sacrifices, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11 as Armistice Day, the precursor to Veterans Day,
Lebanese Gun Shop Owner and Canadian Arrested after Plotting to Illicitly Export Semiautomatic Handguns, AR-15 Rifle Kit and Grenade Launcher Hidden Inside Vehicle
HICHAM DIAB, of Tripoli, Lebanon and NAFEZ EL MIR, a Canadian citizen residing in Lebanon, were arrested yesterday after they traveled to a Seattle warehouse and began hiding firearms in a vehicle they planned to ship to Lebanon.
Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that Russell Cherry, 51, of Anchorage, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sharon L. Gleason, to serve four years in federal prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release,
after previously pleading guilty to one count of possession of child pornography. Cherry worked as a neuropsychologist treating children in Anchorage until he was indicted in June 2018.
On Friday, November 16, 2018, President Donald J. Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 7 distinguished individuals. This prestigious award is the Nation’s highest civilian honor,
which may be awarded by the President to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.
For 100 years, since the conclusion of World War I, Veterans Day has offered Americans a moment to join together and recognize those who bravely pass the torch of freedom from one generation to the next. Our veterans represent the very best of America.
One year ago, President Donald J. Trump marked Veterans Day with a trip to Vietnam, spending time with seven U.S. veterans of the Vietnam War whom he called “great, great warriors.”
We support the decision by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, after consultations with the U.S. Government, to use the Coalition’s own military capabilities to conduct inflight refueling in support of its operations in Yemen.
We are all focused on supporting resolution of the conflict, led by UN Special Envoy, Martin Griffiths. The U.S. and the Coalition are planning to collaborate on building up legitimate Yemeni forces to defend the Yemeni people, secure their country’s borders,
Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook will travel to Israel & the U.A.E. November 12-20. In both countries, Special Representative Hook will meet with officials to discuss cooperation on countering Iranian threats. In Abu Dhabi, he will participate in the Sir Bani Yas Forum.
Special Representative Hook’s trip aims to advance the President’s Iran strategy and increase pressure on the Iranian regime to cease its destructive policies, including its nuclear and missile proliferation threats, support for terrorism,
After President Trump’s Presidential Proclamation regarding the Southwest Border, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker issued the following statement of strong support:
"Our southern border is in crisis. The hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens who have unlawfully crossed our border are posing a significant threat to the government’s ability to effectively enforce our nation’s immigration laws.
The United States expects the arrival at the border between the United States and Mexico (southern border) of a substantial number of aliens primarily from Central America who appear to have no lawful basis for admission into our country.
They are traveling in large, organized groups through Mexico and reportedly intend to enter the United States unlawfully or without proper documentation and to seek asylum, despite the fact that, based on past experience,