Month: June 2018

The Latest: SUV driver among those charged after fatal wreck

DALLAS (AP) – The Latest on the fatal crash of an SUV fleeing Border Patrol agents and sheriff’s deputies in South Texas (all times local): 5 p.m. Authorities say the driver of an SUV that crashed while fleeing Border Patrol and law enforcement agents …

Nikki Haley blasts U.N. Human Rights Council as ‘cesspool of political bias’ as U.S. withdraws

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Tuesday that the U.S. is pulling out of the United Nations’ main human rights body because of longstanding complaints the panel is biased against Israel. …

Fox News Channel faces backlash from Hollywood creators

NEW YORK (AP) – Fox News Channel faces a growing backlash among Hollywood creators that intensified Tuesday following Laura Ingraham’s description of “zero tolerance” detention facilities for children separated from their parents as “essentially summer…

Protesters on round-the-clock vigil at Oregon ICE facility

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A small group of protesters has set up camp outside the Portland, Oregon headquarters of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to protest the Trump administration’s policy of separating families after illegal border crossin…

Hundreds in San Francisco protest family border separations

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Hundreds of demonstrators protested Tuesday outside U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices in San Francisco, banging drums and chanting, “Stop taking children!” as uproar grew over the Trump administration’s policy of sep…

Sharpton, other leaders plan to visit children at border

WASHINGTON (AP) – Calling on the Trump administration to end its “insensitive policy,” the Rev. Al Sharpton and a coalition of social justice leaders announced Tuesday that they plan to visit immigrant children separated from their families at the U.S….

Andrew Cuomo says New York suing Trump administration over family separations

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state will sue the federal government over the Trump administration’s policy of separating families accused of crossing the U.S. border illegally, a practice that violates the constitutional rights of thousands of immigran…