Month: October 2018

Jeff Sessions joins European talks on terrorism, migration

LYON, France (AP) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has joined European security chiefs holding talks in France on fighting terrorism and controlling migration. Elite police forces are staging an anti-terrorism exercise Tuesday in the French city o…

Malaysia to unveil new tax measures to help pay off debt

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says the government is expected to unveil new tax measures to help raise funds to pay off national debts that have snowballed due to corruption under the previous government. Lim say…

AP investigation: Deported parents may lose kids to adoption

As the deportees were led off the plane onto the steamy San Salvador tarmac, an anguished Araceli Ramos Bonilla burst into tears, her face contorted with pain: “They want to steal my daughter!” It had been 10 weeks since Ramos had last held her 2-year-…

Australia mulls banning some immigrants from biggest cities

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Starting a new life in Australia might not come with views of the Sydney Opera House or surfing at Sydney’s Bondi Beach with the government considering a ban on some immigrants from settling in big cities. Minister for Cities…

Venezuelan opposition denies jailed politician took own life

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – The disputed jailhouse death of an opposition councilman arrested on allegations of plotting to kill President Nicolas Maduro has triggered alarm among many Venezuelans and swift condemnation from several foreign dignitaries. …

Push to toughen foreign lobbying law stalls amid opposition

WASHINGTON (AP) – A push to give the Justice Department more enforcement authority over the lucrative and at times shadowy world of foreign lobbying is stalled amid opposition from pro-business groups, nonprofits and privacy advocates. Organizations th…

AP Investigation: Deported parents can lose custody of kids

As the deportees were led off the plane onto the steamy San Salvador tarmac, an anguished Araceli Ramos Bonilla burst into tears burst into tears, her face contorted with pain: “They want to steal my daughter!” It had been 10 weeks since Ramos last hel…

Trump, Kushner to meet with Kanye West at White House: report

Rapper Kanye West is reportedly expected to meet with President Trump and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner at the White House on Thursday.West, who has become one of Trump’s most vocal…