Month: September 2019

Warren comes under new pressure over Medicare for All and higher taxes

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is coming under increasing pressure from her 2020 rivals to spell out how she’d pay for her “Medicare for All” proposal.The pressure comes as Warren builds momentum in the race, and…

Spanish police arrest 9 Catalan activists, seize substances

MADRID (AP) – Spanish police say they have arrested nine activists linked to pro-Catalan independence groups they suspect may have been preparing to commit violent acts, possibly with explosives. A Civil Guard statement said the operation Monday was pa…

Romney calls for ‘facts to come out’ after Ukraine scandal

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, who has recently said he may decline to support President Trump’s reelection bid, tweeted on Sunday that it would be ‘troubling in the extreme’ if the president appealed to his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Joe Biden and h…

City argues man cannot sue over gun restrictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The city of Columbus is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to rule individuals have no right to sue the city to overturn gun restrictions. City Attorney Zach Klein argues gun rights activist Gary Witt has no legal grounds to challenge …