Face-Off: Treisman vs. Egan for Fresno County Judge

Former Fresno County District Attorney Elizabeth Egan is squaring off against Douglas Treisman, a senior deputy district attorney, in the lone contested judicial race on the March 3 ballot. Egan served as DA from 2002 through 2014 before Lisa Smittcamp upen...
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NBC, Union Investigate ‘America’s Got Talent’ Racism Report

LOS ANGELES — NBC and the guild that represents television performers said they are investigating Gabrielle Union's allegation that she was fired as a judge on “America’s Got Talent” because she complained of racism and other on-set issues. “We remain commi...
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Former DA Egan Is Running for Judge

Former three-term Fresno County DA Elizabeth Egan has entered the race to succeed retiring Judge Alan Simpson. Egan joins Douglas Treisman, a Fresno County senior deputy district attorney, in the competition...
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Judge Blocks Trump Rules for Detained Migrant Kids

LOS ANGELES — A U.S. judge on Friday blocked new Trump administration rules that would enable the government to keep immigrant children in detention facilities with their parents indefinitely. “Defendants willingly negotiated and bound themselves to these sta...
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WikiLeaks’ Assange Gets 50 Weeks in Prison for Jumping Bail

LONDON — A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Judge Deborah Taylor appeared unimpressed by Assange's written apolog...