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Michael Flynn completes cooperation with federal prosecutors – live news

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Prosecutors will now seek a sentencing this fall for Trump’s former national security adviser, who was charged with lying to the FBISign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.27pm BST Flynn’s lawyers are arguing that they need more time to review his case and that his sentencing should be delayed accordingly.“The case is not ready for sentencing,” Flynn’s lawyers wrote in a report to the US District Court judge in the case, Emmet Sullivan. 3.15pm BST James R. Leavelle, a former Dallas detective who appeared in the famous photograph of Jack Ruby shooting and killing Lee Harvey Oswald, has died at 99. Mr. Leavelle, a veteran Dallas homicide detective who had survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, was handcuffed to Mr. Oswald and was leading him through a police station basement on Nov. 24, 1963, when Mr. Ruby, a nightclub owner, stepped out of the crowd and pumped a fatal bullet into the prisoner. The shooting, with Mr. Oswald’s pained grimace and Detective Leavelle’s stricken glower, was chillingly captured by Robert H. Jackson of The Dallas Times Herald in an iconic photograph that won the Pulitzer Prize the following year.
Moments earlier, he and Mr. Oswald had had an eerie exchange, Mr. Leavelle often later recounted. ‘Lee,’ he recalled saying, ‘if anybody shoots at you, I hope they are as good a shot as you.’ Continue reading…



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Author : Joan E Greve in Washington

Publish date : 2019-08-30 14:27:57

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