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Arrest Warrants Issues For Suspects Of Murder Of Witness In Amber Guyger Trial

Police said on Tuesday that arrest warrants have been issued for three suspects in the slaying of a man who testified at the high-profile trial last month of ex-police officer Amber Guyger in the wrong-apartment killing of Botham Jean. The witness, Joshua Brown, 28, was a former neighbor of Jean.  Brown was gunned down on Friday night in what police described as a botched drug deal. ...Read more

President Trump Signs US-Japan Trade Deal

President Donald Trump signed a limited trade agreement on Monday with Japan, a deal that would win back benefits American farmers lost when Trump pulled out of a broader Asia-Pacific pact his first week in office. U.S. farmers have been operating at a disadvantage in Japan since Trump withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, which had been negotiated by the Obama administration. The other 11 Pacific Rim countries, including big farm producers such as New Zealand and Canada, went ahead without the United States and were enjoying preferential treatment in Japan. ...Read more

President Trump Sends Warning To Turkey After Syria Invasion

On Monday, President Donald Trump warned Turkey against “going too far” in Syria, one day after giving Ankara a green light to invade its southern neighbor. The Pentagon pulled back about two dozen of its forces from Syria’s northern frontier, where they serve as a buffer between the Turkish military and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, after Trump’s surprise announcement late Sunday that US forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.” ...Read more

Atlantic City, NJ Mayor Pleads Guilty To Fraud Over Stealing $87,000 In Donations From Youth Basketball Team

The mayor of Atlantic City, New Jersey admitted in federal court on Thursday that he stole $87,000 from a youth basketball team he founded.  Mayor Frank Gillam Jr. told the judge he stole funds raised from donors in Atlantic City and Philadelphia for the Atlantic City Starz for personal expenses between 2013 and 2018. He was elected mayor in 2017 after serving as a City Councilman. ...Read more