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William Rick Singer, 58, of Newport Beach, Calif., owner of the Edge College Career Network and CEO of the Key Worldwide Foundation, was charged in an information with racketeering conspiracy and money laundering.,John Vandemoer, 41, of Stanford, Calif., the former sailing coach at Stanford University, was charged in an information with racketeering conspiracy.,Charged with racketeering conspiracy: read more

Distrust between the Bridgeport community and the city’s police department has re-emerged following last week’s release of an Internal Affairs report citing 17 officers for misconduct related to a 2017 incident.,In other news, West Haven’s Jay W. Barrett, who is in the end stages of cystic fibrosis, is an avid supporter of President Donald Trump and received campaign memorabilia this weekend after receiving a call from the president last week.,Here are some of the top stories from this weekend:

Jeannia Fu — who is involved with the Justice for Jayson group that formed after the fatal 2017 Bridgeport police shooting of 15-year-old Jayson Negron — said the findings of an Internal Affairs report indicating officer misconduct were troubling.,Other Bridgeport community members are feeling the same way after the 405-page report cited 17 city police officers for misconduct in their handling of a 2017 Halloween party.,A dying West Haven man who made international headlines last week when he received a “bucket list” telephone call of encouragement from President Donald Trump was given a few mementos this weekend. read more

The president's visit to Vietnam is bringing people out into the streets tonight in Orange County.,Stacey Butler reports from Westminster where many are pushing the president to be tougher on Vietnam's Communist government.

The quest to bring a World Cup to Kansas City secured the alignment of prominent local sports and government figures.,Kansas City is one of 17 finalist cities in the United States to host 2026 World Cup matches.,The 11-person executive bid committee is Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt; Sporting KC principal owner Cliff Illig; Doug Bach, Unified Government and Kansas City, Kanas county administrator; Lynn Berling-Manuel, United Soccer Coaches CEO; Jason Fulvi, VisitKC president and CEO; Shane Hackett, Heartland Soccer Association executive director; Matt Kenny, Chiefs vice president of stadium services and events; Donna Maize, Kansas City, Missouri assistant city manager; Kathy Nelson, Kansas City Sports Commission and Foundation president and CEO; Joe Reardon, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce president and CEO; and Jake Reid, Sporting KC president and CEO.,Ficklin spent 11 years as vice president of development for Sporting Kansas City, placed in charge of the construction of Children’s Mercy Park and Pinnacle, the club’s new training facility that opened last year.,“The Kansas City metropolitan area has built over $400 million in soccer facilities over the past decade, but more importantly, we have really been the thought leaders in innovative ways to grow the game of soccer,” Ficklin said in a news release.

In a busy week full of fan appearances and charity opportunities, the team is also smoothing out its gameday and broadcast plans for its second season in the MLS.,In addition to its national broadcasts, LAFC announced today a total of 18 local broadcasts in the 2019 season in partnership with Univision Los Angeles.,“There are no bigger sports fans than Latinos in Los Angeles, and we are excited to once again partner with LAFC on the 2019 season.”,The members of the club’s expansive supporters’ system voted Jimmy Lopez to be president of the 3252, the overarching organization in charge of fan support, for the upcoming 2019 season.,Lopez previously served as the president of the Black Army 1850, one of the original supporters groups for LAFC that predates the team’s first roster and the completion of its stadium.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles teachers' strike that sent thousands of shouting educators into downtown streets, paralyzing traffic during a rainstorm and leaving a half-million students in uncertainty, isn't the kind of publicity Mayor Eric Garcetti needed for his potential presidential campaign.,The Democratic mayor, who has said he will soon decide whether to enter the 2020 White House contest, would anchor his candidacy to the idea that local government is where things get done in America, in contrast to the turmoil and vast political divide in President Donald Trump's Washington.,But as a mayor, Garcetti faces numerous hurdles not shared with potential rivals like Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren or former Vice President Joe Biden, who are fixtures in the Washington establishment.,Other mayors considering White House bids have their own challenges but have more cushion than Garcetti - they are no longer in office.,Mitch Landrieu, who spent two terms leading New Orleans, gained national attention with his decision as a white mayor of a majority black city to remove high-profile Confederate monuments and arguing that the nation needs a frank discussion on race.

When he leads the President’s Seminar on Life Skills, he shares that same level of expertise with HPU freshmen.,His life’s work sets the stage for their next four years at HPU.,He knows that if students can gain the level of life skills in college that would otherwise take years of experience to amass in the real world, they will stand out.,But Qubein also understands the importance of serving as a role model for students in every aspect of his life.,I was taught to be appreciative by the Hospitality Team, prompt by Campus Enhancement, compassionate by the Office of Student Life, courteous by my roommates, meticulous by my professors, creative by my choir director, spiritual by the Chapel and Religious Life team, loyal by my fellow alumni, extraordinary by Nido Qubein and proud by the campus I grew up on.”

At war over the wall.,Tonight President Trump made his first Oval Office address to the nation to push Congress to fund a border wall.,Democratic leaders accused the president of holding America hostage and costing government workers their livelihoods.,But the president insists his wall must be built to protect the southern border.

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The wife of California Governor Gavin Newsom said she will go by the title of “first partner,” nixing the traditional “first lady” title.,Jennifer Siebel Newsom changed her Twitter bio to reflect the new title of “First Partner of California” on Monday, the day of Gavin Newsom’s inauguration in Sacramento.,Jennifer Siebel Newsom also read a poem in English and Spanish at the governor’s inauguration, a move she said reminded Californians of “our common humanity, reminding us that we are all one California family.��,Gavin Newsom promised the most populous state in the country will be a “sanctuary to all who seek it” in a direct affront to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.,RELATED: California Governor Newsom Vows ‘Sanctuary To All Who Seek It’ In Inauguration Speech

He added children should not be “ripped away from their parents” at the border, and they shouldn’t be left hungry while Trump pledges to spend billions of dollars on “a wall that should never be built.” read more

President Donald Trump will address the nation Tuesday night about what he calls the humanitarian and national security crisis at the border.,Local political analysts tell KAKE News this is one of the few ways the president has to move the fight over the border wall in any direction as the stalemate enters week three.,Probably his best way to move this matter is to go public and to try to raise the profile of this issue and convince people that he's right and the Democrats in Congress are wrong," said Dr. Neal Allen, political scientist at Wichita State University.,Dr. Allen also says the majority of Americans still oppose the idea of a wall along the southern border as a financial priority for the country.,When you have had emergency power building in the past, it tends to be things like a military base that's put up during war time," said Dr. Allen.