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US Attorney General Warns Gang Members: ‘We Will Hunt You Down’

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned gang members on Thursday that they will be hunted down and brought to justice so they can no longer terrorize communities.   Sessions told law enforcement officials in Boston that they cannot allow violent street gangs such as MS-13 to turn cities into war zones.   “We are coming for you,” Sessions said during a speech at the federal courthouse. “We will hunt you down, we will find you and we will bring you to justice.”   MS-13, or La Mara Salvatrucha, is believed…

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US Attorney General Sessions Steps Up ‘Sanctuary’ Critique After Setbacks

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions stepped up the Trump administration’s critique of so-called sanctuary cities on Tuesday, saying local and state policies to limit cooperation with immigration enforcement are a criminal’s “best friend.” Sessions’ remarks, at a gathering of law enforcement authorities in Portland, Oregon, came days after repudiation of his stance against the sanctuary movement in separate actions by a federal judge in Chicago and the California legislature. The judge in Chicago on Friday barred the Justice Department from withholding public safety grants to cities unless they allowed U.S….

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Fired US Attorney Bharara Starting Podcast on Justice

New York’s Preet Bharara, who says he knows nothing more about why President Donald Trump fired him as U.S. attorney than on the day it happened, is about to step back into the spotlight with a podcast on justice issues. The podcast, “Stay Tuned with Preet,” debuts Wednesday with Leon Panetta as the first guest. Bharara served in the high-profile role of U.S. attorney for New York’s Southern District, where he prosecuted Wall Street insiders and New York politicians. He was fired March 11, after refusing to resign, as part…

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Trump orders target cartels, crime as attorney general sworn in

Top Stories WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump used the swearing-in ceremony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday to sign three executive orders, including ones targeting transnational drug cartels and those who commit crimes against law enforcement. Trump orders target cartels, crime as attorney general sworn in

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