Month: May 2018

ACLU: Misconduct claims by children are widespread at border

SAN DIEGO (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union has released documents detailing widespread allegations of misconduct by U.S. border authorities toward children, including kicking one in the ribs, denying medical attention to a pregnant teen who co…

Report: Iowa gubernatorial candidate accused of misconduct

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A newspaper reports three women have accused a Democratic state senator running for Iowa governor of sexual misconduct that includes inappropriate touching. The women told The Des Moines Register in a story published online Wedn…

Iran’s Khamenei criticizes US over hard-line stance

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iran’s supreme leader criticized the U.S. on Wednesday over its hard-line stance toward the country since President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal with Western powers. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali K…

Trump shames Democrats for defending violent MS-13 gang

President Trump on Wednesday called on Capitol Hill Democrats to help him in the battle against the vicious MS-13 gang by dropping their lockstep opposition to tightening immigration laws. “Democrats have to abandon their resistance to border security,…

Rauner’s gun veto not all or nothing, aide says

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – An aide to Gov. Bruce Rauner says the gun restrictions the Republican wrapped together in a contentious veto are not an all-or-nothing deal. David Risely (RIZ’-lee) is Rauner’s criminal justice director. He said Wednesday that …