Transcript for News headlines today: April 12, 2019
The White House consider transferring migrants detained at the border to so called Sanctuary Cities to punish the president's political opponents a White House official acknowledged the discussion saying it was only a suggestion that was floated. And the idea was rejected. But the White House asked DHS again do explored the idea in February. In the midst of the government shut down. When the president was battling Democrats over funding for the border wall. Overnight speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi spokeswoman. Said in a statement the extent of this administration cynicism and cruelty cannot be overstated. Using human beings including little children. As pawns in their warped game to perpetuate fear and demonize immigrants is despicable. And in some cases. Criminal. British police carry Julian Assange out of the Ecuadorean embassy. Where he was holed up for the last seven years but returned today is that no one is about the little. Shortly after the US Justice Department announced charges against the WikiLeaks co-founder. For conspiring with former US army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to publish thousands of classified military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks and but the battle to bring this onto the US to answer to those charges. Will likely be a lengthy one the extradition effort itself. Could last months even years that charges against Assange are not related to the release of Democratic Party emails 12016 presidential campaign. But overnight Hillary Clinton reacted to Assange is arrest. I do think it's a little ironic that he may be the only. Foreigner that this administration. Would welcome to the United States. Man accused of taking college entrance exams for students as part of the so called. Varsity blues AM it's due in court today according to prosecutors Riddell who worked for this man. Singer his alleged mastermind behind the multi million dollar college cheating scheme. Authorities claim singer paid Riddell about 101000 dollars a pop to either take college entrance exams for his client's children. Or corrected their answers afterward. Former Obama White House counsel. We'll Gregory Craig has been indicted for making false statements in connection with foreign lobbying violations. The investigation and how growth Robert lawless Russia for a in a video statement Craig defends his work we Ukraine. And says he never took part in a scheme to mislead the government. This prosecution. Is unprecedented. In justify. I am confident that both judge and that your agreements. Hoover filing to go public a ride sharing company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol Bloomberg. Everybody that your odds rob Marciano here in the ABC news weather center we are watching the blizzard exit or at least line down but still cold and loan now and slick. Across the upper midwest were also watching your weather for this we and others to illustrate his video. Adam but Jackson County Minnesota worry street trooper was direct traffic how old. Around Jack tonight tractor trailer grossest thing in the winds blowing so hard he's he fell. And got a little bit bruised up meanwhile in North Dakota where this spring melt is causing flooding it's also getting a blizzard. Wings over two feet of snow in the Dakotas and wins over sixty miles an hour across ten states. With this system there's nice devoted to two she falls out there not just snow sleet and freezing rain rolled down window on that April day. You gotta bust through because there's ice skate. Casey your car. Severe weather threat tomorrow he reloaded with a different short wave this little bit faster moving a little bit more potent will bring you more moisture and we get a decent chance of seeing. Strong thunderstorms that could produce tornadoes. Dallas Houston New Orleans mobile Memphis was the bulls are right over Shreveport is begin tomorrow afternoon the last of the evening. Could be dangerous Dana only tomorrow but on Sunday as a whole system pushes east. It lands. Make it here in the mix. Almost as far north as Columbus Cincinnati certainly dean and Charles show us on it looks active. As well stay safe out there this week. Yeah.
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