The Local News for Friday, May 17, 2019.
From Columbia Radio News, I’m Ali Swenson. President Donald Trump is in Southern California today. He’s touring a section of border fence that was recently replaced. DONALD TRUMP Our country is full, our area is full, the sector is full, we can’t take you anymore, I’m sorry, it can’t happen. So turn around, that’s […]
From Columbia Radio News in New York, I’m Camille Petersen. Ed Mangano, the former Nassau County Executive, was convicted today in federal court of bribery, fraud, and conspiracy to obstruct justice. Mangano held office from 2007 to 2017. A former New York City police officer was arrested on federal charges for assaulting a […]
From Columbia Radio News in New York, I’m Andrea Salcedo. Venezuelan troops have killed at least one person and wounded several others today in an indigenous village near Brazil’s border. This is the first act of violence in the midst of efforts to bring humanitarian aid into the South American country. Venezuelan President Nicolas […]
SWENSON 1: From Columbia Radio News, in New York, I’m Ali Swenson. The state of New York is preparing to criminally charge Paul Manafort if the president pardons his former campaign chairman. Manafort is scheduled for federal sentencing next month for tax and bank fraud. — Governor Andrew Cuomo made […]
From Columbia Radio News in New York, I’m Alex Colletta. New Yorkers are reacting today to Amazon’s decision to pull out of Queens. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez applauded the people of New York for their part in Amazon’s decision to bail: OCASIO-CORTEZ: I think it’s incredible. I mean, it shows that everyday americans still […]
WARD 1: From Columbia Radio News in New York, I’m Rebekah Ward. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency today. He is bypassing the legislative branch to fund his proposed border wall. TRUMP1: It’s a great thing to do. Because we have an invasion of drugs, an invasion of gangs, an […]
For Columbia Radio News, I’m Sarah Wyman. —– After a morning of flip-flopping and fickle tweeting, President Donald Trump has signed a 1.3 trillion dollar spending bill, funding the U.S. government until October. The bill, which was rushed through the House and Senate early this morning, gave generously to the military but left […]