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No bond for ex-Mexico security official charged with bribery

No bond for ex-Mexico security official charged with briberyA judge in Texas ordered Mexico’s former top security official to remain held without bond Tuesday as he awaits trial for allegedly accepting a fortune in drug-money bribes for letting the notorious Sinaloa cartel operate with impunity. Genaro Garcia Luna, 51, was indicted on three counts of cocaine trafficking conspiracy and a false statements charge. Magistrate Judge David Horan ordered Garcia Luna held in Texas until marshals could transfer him to New York, where Sinaloa kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was tried in 2018.



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75 years on, Battle of the Bulge memories bond people

75 years on, Battle of the Bulge memories bond peopleTHIMISTER-CLERMONT, Belgium (AP) — As a schoolboy three quarters of a century ago, Marcel Schmetz would regularly see open trucks rumble past to a makeshift American cemetery — filled with bodies, some headless, some limbless, blood seeping from the vehicles onto the roads that the U.S. soldiers had given their lives to liberate. Sometimes, Schmetz said, there were over 200bodies a day, casualties of one of the bloodiest and most important battles in World War II: The Battle of the Bulge which started 75 years ago on Monday and effectively sealed the defeat of Nazi Germany. ”It gave me nightmares,” Schmetz said.



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Funeral set for Texas sergeant amid anger over initial bond

Funeral set for Texas sergeant amid anger over initial bondFuneral arrangements have been set for a Houston-area police sergeant who was killed this week while trying to arrest a suspect during a traffic stop, officials announced Friday. The details of Nassau Bay police Sgt. Kaila Sullivan’s funeral come as law enforcement agencies and police unions expressed anger the suspect charged in her death was initially given a bond following his arrest. Sullivan’s funeral service has been scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday at Grace Church Houston.



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The Latest: Monday bond hearing for suspect in church fires

The Latest: Monday bond hearing for suspect in church firesOPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a suspect in recent arson fires at black churches in Louisiana (all times local):



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R. Kelly's bond set at $1 million by Chicago judge in sex abuse case

R. Kelly's bond set at $  1 million by Chicago judge in sex abuse caseThe judge, who also presided over Jussie Smollett’s bond hearing earlier this week, called the allegations against R. Kelly “disturbing.”



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British-born rapper 21 Savage to be released on bond amid US deportation threat

British-born rapper 21 Savage to be released on bond amid US deportation threatUK-born rap artist 21 Savage, who has been in custody in Georgia for nine days on immigration charges, was granted bond on Tuesday and will be released from custody on Wednesday, his lawyer said. The entertainer, whose real name is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested on February 2 by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents over accusations he had overstayed his visa by more than a decade. Officials said he came to the United States from Britain in 2005. Atlanta US Immigration Court Judge Dan Pelletier granted the 26-year-old bond during a hearing on Tuesday, his attorney Charles Kuck told Reuters by phone. The bond amount was set at $ 100,000, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported. Kuck declined to confirm the amount. His legal team earlier on Tuesday released a statement that said he had been released. Kuck later said Abraham-Joseph remained in ICE custody because the bond was not granted before a daily 2pm deadline, but said he would be released on Wednesday.  21 Savage was born in the UK Credit: AP The rapper, who was born in Plaistow, east London, but moved to the US with his mother when he was seven, was granted an expedited hearing after speaking with ICE officials to clarify his legal standing and bond eligibility, his legal team said in a statement. "He will not forget this ordeal or any of the other fathers, sons, family members and faceless people, he was locked up with or that remain unjustly incarcerated across the country," they said. ICE officials were not immediately available for comment. The rapper still faces deportation proceedings in federal immigration court, Kuck said. "His case is not over by a long shot," he added. t.co/2dXm2pI0wgpic.twitter.com/WkBM318ljl— Saint Laurent Don (@21savage) February 7, 2019 Abraham-Joseph was convicted on felony drug charges in Georgia in 2014, and was arrested as part of a targeted operation with the cooperation of local law enforcement, an ICE spokesman told Reuters when the rapper was taken into custody. 21 Savage was nominated for two Grammy Awards for the hit "Rockstar," with Post Malone, including the coveted record of the year category, but was unable to attend the glitzy awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday because he was being held in Georgia. His Facebook page shows he has several concerts scheduled in the coming weeks.



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U.S. Seeks Maduro Regime’s Venezuelan Bond Holdings, Sources Say

U.S. Seeks Maduro Regime’s Venezuelan Bond Holdings, Sources SayTreasury Department officials told investors that its ban on Venezuelan debt trading is in part designed to prevent sales that could benefit the authoritarian government, according to the people, who asked not to be identified because they weren’t authorized to discuss the matter. The restrictions are so sweeping because at this point Treasury can’t be sure which transactions might be providing money to the regime or high-ranking officials, they said. A Treasury Department spokesperson declined to comment.



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$2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas

$  2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in TexasHOUSTON (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor was jailed Sunday on $ 2.5 million bond in Texas, accused of killing at least four women and injuring a fifth who managed to escape.



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A U.S. Border Patrol Agent Accused of Killing Four Women Is Being Held on $2.5 Million Bond

A U.S. Border Patrol Agent Accused of Killing Four Women Is Being Held on $  2.5 Million BondThe dead are believed to have been sex workers



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Suspect In Slaying Of Mollie Tibbetts Ordered Held On $5 Million Bond

Suspect In Slaying Of Mollie Tibbetts Ordered Held On $  5 Million BondThe suspect in the slaying of Mollie Tibbetts made his first appearance since



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