MAX JACOBSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMESGETAWAYS : Overseas to a Small Island : The mainland becomes a distant memory as you cross from Ventura Harbor to Anacapa, part of America only oceanic island national park. WALTER HOUK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Walter Houk writes frequently about recreation for Valley Life. Pediatric Projects has toys and books to mitigate the dread.
CARRIE KAHN, BYLINE: They had been Mexico’s most wanted couple. But early this morning, a federal police spokesman says the hunt for Jose Luis Abarca and his wife, Maria de los Angeles Pineda, finally ended. The two were pulled from a house in the Iztapalapa neighborhood of Mexico City around 4 in the morning without incident.
When you put the final words in print, they’re etched in stone forever. You can’t delete them like a text or email message you’re hiding from someone (no shade, Hillary lol). Words are powerful and can positively or negatively affect people. Accrediting bodies also typically exist within the existing culture of forensics. Typically, when we talk about accreditation, we aren’t talking about outside scientists who are assessing the scientific credibility and rigor of a crime lab and its analysts. These accrediting organizations usually begin their evaluations of crime labs from the perspective that even the more subjective and controversial fields of forensics, when appliedaccording to the prevailing standards of those fields, are legitimate and reliable.
CAIRO Relations between Washington and Cairo plummeted further when Egypt’s military controlled government announced that 19 Americans working for pro democracy groups, including the son of a Cabinet official, would be ordered to stand trial on licensing and financial charges. Has threatened to suspend $1.3 billion in annual aid to Egypt’s military. It highlights the widening divide between Washington and one of its closest allies over democratic reforms at a time of sweeping political upheaval across North Africa and the Middle East.State media reported judges have referred 43 people, including 19 Americans, to be prosecuted on charges of violating foreign funding laws for nongovernmental organizations working in Egypt.
Bottom line: This is the latest illustration of the imperative with this administration to watch what officials actually do, not just what Trump says or tweets. The case by case standard means that officials could grant no permits or approve all requests. Officials at Fish and Wildlife say that applicants will need to meet conservation and sustainability requirements.