Month: July 2018

Ex-FBI chief Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

WASHINGTON (AP) – James Comey, the FBI director who was fired last year by President Donald Trump, is urging voters to support Democrats in November’s midterm elections. Comey says on Twitter that the “Republican Congress has proven incapable of fulfil…

German court releases man convicted in far-right trial

BERLIN (AP) – A German court has ordered the release of a man convicted last week as an accessory to the murder of nine victims of a neo-Nazi group that targeted immigrants. Ralf Wohlleben was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment at the end of a trial t…

Australia succeeds in stopping migrants but many in limbo

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – When Aziz Abdul reached Australia’s Christmas Island aboard a smuggler’s boat, he had no idea that weeks earlier in 2013, his fate as a refugee from Sudan seeking a new life in a new world had been sealed. Australia drew a li…

Lieberman slams Ocasio-Cortez, urges voters to pick Joe Crowley

A former Democratic Senator and Vice President candidate Joe Lieberman came out swinging against New York Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and urged voters to vote for defeated top Democrat Joe Crowley who will appear on the ballot of the …

Louisiana fall elections sign-up period opens Wednesday

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Candidates seeking seats in Louisiana’s fall election have to declare their intentions and register for their races this week, in the sign-up period opening Wednesday. Top of the Nov. 6 ballot are Louisiana’s U.S. House election…