If you want to pay off your home, I think that a great idea. My sister and brother in law did it, but their motivation was more out of fear because my sister works in a very volatile industry and if she lost her job, it would have been very difficult, if not impossible, for them to keep the house. So they sacrificed and paid it off and are now “done”.

We have one incident, that a problem. And what we want do is by the policy that we implemented two weeks ago and say, haven done this right. We have had lots of conversations, lots of listening and learning right here in this room with experts not just in the last two weeks or three weeks or month, but over the last couple of years to say, can we deal with this issue better? How can we prevent the cases from happening? And when they do happen, how can we send the right message to say, is unacceptable.

Professionals in the State Department offer similar testimonials about her tenure as secretary during Mr. Obama’s first term: She reached out, listened to diverse points of view and, more than many politicians who come to that job with their own small teams, was open to intelligent advice. She was respected by employees and by counterparts overseas.

The defense was prepared to call an expert witness to testify to all of this. But prosecutors objected, and asked for a hearing (known as a Daubert hearing) on the scientific validity of expert testimony about false confessions. The trial judge granted a daylong hearing on the question before ultimately deciding that the research in support of the idea that juveniles can be pressured into false confessions wasn’t scientifically reliable.

Political disputes have centered around it. In some places, it’s treasured and incredibly difficult to get. In others, it’s incredibly easy to get and then squandered. The comments at the California Peace Officers Association’s annual gathering in Sacramento came a day after the Justice Department sued the state of California, alleging that three recently passed laws that benefit undocumented immigrants are unconstitutional. The lawsuit, which seeks to block the laws, represents a major escalation of the attorney general’s crackdown on “sanctuary” jurisdictions, and it drew swift criticism from state leaders, who insisted that their laws would pass legal muster. Government and its most populous and perhaps most anti Trump state.

Ms Sturch uploaded the video to Facebook, writing: was petrified and the girls (12 13) went on to tell me a man asked them a bunch of questions then insisted they go eat ice cream with him. They told him no and ran away, with him following them. Is the Snapchat I took as I walked up to him.