Trump picks Texas lieutenant governor’s son for US attorney

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated for U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Texas an ex-state district judge whose father is Texas’ tea party-backed lieutenant governor.

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Police: Man got arrested to join jail drug smuggling scheme

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a man intentionally got himself arrested for shoplifting so he could participate in a drug smuggling scheme in a New Mexico jail.

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