Holtville Tribune 08-22-2014

August 22nd edition of the Holtville Tribune

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Associate Attorney General West Delivers Remarks at Press Conference Announcing Major Financial Fraud

Washington, D.C. ~ Thursday, August 21, 2014

Thank you, Mr. Attorney General, and thank you all for being here this morning.

This morning we demonstrate once again that no institution is either too big or too powerful to escape appropriate enforcement action by the Department of Justice.  At nearly $17 billion, this resolution with Bank of America is the largest the Department has ever reached with a single entity in American history.

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Former top general calls on Obama to wipe out Isis in wake of Foley killing

 


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General John Allen retiresAn influential retired US general has called on Barack Obama to order the destruction the militant group responsible for murdering American journalist James Foley amid conflicting views in the administration on how to respond to the atrocity.

As Obama’s foreign policy team debates expanding its renewed air war in Iraq after the killing of Foley by the Islamic State (Isis), John Allen, a retired marine general who commanded the Afghanistan war from 2011 to 2013, urged Obama to “move quickly to pressure its entire ‘nervous system’, break it up, and destroy its pieces.”

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American Ebola patient released from Atlanta hospital – video

 


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Press Releases: Murder of James Foley

James FoleyJames Foley went to the darkest of places to shine the light of truth. Nothing could stop him from sharing with the world the reality of what was happening on the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan, or the struggle against a brutal dictator in Libya, and he was just as determined to do the same from Syria. He was brave and bold, and no masked coward can ever steal the legacy of this courageous American who lived out the meaning of the word journalism.

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