Eritrean US detainee kills himself at Egyptian airport

CAIRO (AP) - An Eritrean national who was denied asylum in the United States and was being sent back to his homeland has died in an apparent suicide in a holding area at Cairo International Airport, airport officials said on Saturday.

Zeresenay Ermias Testfatsion was a detainee of U.S. Immigration ...

Ohio State to allow some off-duty officers to conceal carry

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State University trustees have approved a resolution allowing off-duty officers from a select number of law enforcement agencies to carry concealed guns on campus so they can serve as first responders if needed.

WCMH-TV reports the policy approved Friday applies to the university's police ...

Analysis: Bribery claims overshadow Arkansas government

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A corruption probe that's already ensnared a prolific lobbyist and two ex-lawmakers implicated a state senator who also happens to be a nephew of the governor. A member of the panel licensing medical marijuana facilities says an unsuccessful applicant offered him a bribe that he ...

Illinois woman downsizes ‘Impeach Trump’ sign

ELGIN, Ill. (AP) - A 94-year-old Illinois woman has downsized a large sign she placed in her front yard that calls for President Donald Trump's impeachment because of city code.

Myra Becker put the sign up outside her Elgin home in February. It measured at about 3 feet wide by ...

Vigil seeks support for African immigrant facing deportation

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - An African immigrant facing deportation has drawn support from about 80 protesters who attended a vigil on his behalf.

Twenty-six-year-old Prince Gbohoutou's case has drawn attention since he refused last month to board a flight that would have taken him to his native country of the ...

Bourdain’s death means loss of a voice for immigrant workers

Anthony Bourdain's culinary passions went far beyond the cuisine he put on a plate. He also was committed to the immigrant workers who toil in his and other kitchens throughout the restaurant industry.

Bourdain, who died Friday in France in an apparent suicide at age 61, was an outspoken critic ...

Trump arrives late to G-7 gender equality breakfast

President Trump strolled in late on Saturday to a breakfast meeting on gender equality at the Group of Seven Summit in Canada.Other G-7 leaders and the gender equality advisory council created by Canadian Prime Min...

Trump takes hard line with US allies at G-7 summit

President Trump exited the Group of Seven (G-7) summit on Saturday with a stark warning to some of Washington's closest allies: reduce trade barriers or face consequences.As he prepared to depart early from the G-7...

Violent protests again draw attention to Portland, Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Viral videos of bloody skirmishes between right-wing activists and self-described anti-fascists have drawn national attention to Portland, Oregon - a city of storied political activism that has struggled to keep the peace at dueling rallies illustrating a microcosm of the nation's political division.

Tensions erupted most ...

Chicken that survived Delaware truck spill has died

MILFORD, Del. (AP) - A chicken that had been the sole survivor of a truck spill that killed thousands of birds has died.

News outlets report that the chicken died Thursday despite a fundraising campaign that raised more than $1,300 for its care.

Animal-rights activists found the chicken amid the ...

A look at Republicans running for Senate in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The three Virginia Republicans looking to unseat Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine are all relative political newcomers with limited financial backing.

Corey Stewart, Nick Freitas and E.W. Jackson are vying for the GOP Senate nomination in what's expected to be a difficult year for Republicans. Several higher ...

DOJ not defending DACA in lawsuit brought by Texas

The Justice Department said Friday in a legal filing that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was unlawful, as the government weighs a legal challenge brought against the program by Texas and six oth...