Month: December 2019

US sanctions 5 South Sudan agents it says killed 2 critics

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) – The United States has imposed sanctions on five South Sudan officials, who it says are responsible for the abductions and likely murders in 2017 of two human rights activists. In a statement on Tuesday the U.S. Treasury…

Gun in deadly Navy station attack bought legally in July

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) – The handgun used by a Saudi aviation student to kill three American sailors and injure eight other people at a Pensacola naval base was legally purchased in July from a Florida dealer, federal authorities confirmed Tuesday. A spo…

Progressive groups unhappy with articles of impeachment

With House Democrats days away from voting on articles of impeachment, at least one progressive group that has spent months advocating for that outcome is disappointed. CREDO Action, one of a number of progressive groups lobbying for impeachment since …

Bill Clinton weighs in on Trump impeachment: Congress ‘doing their job’

Former President Bill Clinton, the only living American president to have gone through the same process, weighed in Tuesday on House Democrats’ bid to impeach President Trump — saying lawmakers are doing “what they believe is right.”