Month: April 2019

Thousands march on May Day, demand better working conditions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Thousands of trade union members and activists were marking May Day on Wednesday by marching through Asia’s capitals and demanding better working conditions and expanding labor rights. A major South Korean umbrella trade union…

GOP Ohio governor pursues ‘red flag’ law about seizing guns

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Republican Gov. Mike DeWine says he’s pursuing a “red flag” law for Ohio to allow guns to be seized temporarily from owners believed to be a threat to themselves or others. DeWine says his team is trying to come up with a version …

The Latest: Senator says Barr lied at hearing, should resign

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s letter about how the findings of the probe were being portrayed (all times local): 11:15 p.m. A Democratic senator says Attorney General William Barr should resign. Maryland Sen. Chris Va…

Roy Cooper eyes gun laws after UNC-Charlotte shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina’s governor has vowed to take a hard look at how to keep guns away from universities and schools after a fatal shooting at a campus. Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, addressed reporters near the University of North Car…

Biden swipes back at Trump over ‘phony story’ about Charlottesville remarks: ‘Hatred was on the march, and he knew it’

“Give me a break,” former vice president Joe Biden said, days after Trump claimed his “very fine people on both sides” comment was about those protesting the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee.