Democrats grapple with Trump effect as primary draws near WASHINGTON (AP) — Months of intense focus on the Republican race — an

  • Democrats grapple with Trump effect as primary draws near

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Months of intense focus on the Republican race — and front-runner Donald Trump — have reverberated through the Democratic field, prompting front-runner Hillary Clinton to turn her attention to her would-be GOP challengers and leaving her chief rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders,…

    Associated Press10 mins ago
  • Secret Service agent’s gun, badge stolen. Agency ‘in crisis’?

    In the latest embarrassment for an important federal law enforcement agency beset by internal woes, a Secret Service agent’s gun, badge, radio, and flash drive were stolen from his car Monday in broad daylight in downtown Washington. The agent’s car was parked on G Place, near Secret Service…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Migrant arrests down one third on US-Mexico border

    The number of undocumented migrants detained near the United States’ border with Mexico fell by almost a third in 2015, US government data showed. Arrests by the Border Patrol fell by 30 percent to 337,117 in fiscal year 2015 — the second lowest number since 1972, according to data released by the…

    AFP
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    U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (33 photos)

    U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who disappeared in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held by the Taliban for five years, was scheduled to appear Tuesday before a military judge on charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. The arraignment will be held at Fort Bragg, in North Carolina. If…

    Yahoo News
  • Disneyland-bound British Muslim family barred from flight to US

    Prime Minister David Cameron was urged to intervene Wednesday after a British Muslim family was prevented from flying to the United States for a visit to Disneyland. The family of 11 was stopped from boarding their flight to Los Angeles at London’s Gatwick airport on Tuesday last week by…

    AFP
  • Iran calls the new U.S. visa law breach of the nuclear deal

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday a new U.S. law putting visa restrictions on Iranians and those who had visited Iran would, if implemented, breach a nuclear deal Tehran had struck with world powers earlier this year. The new measure passed by the U.S. Congress will…

    Reuters
  • With Graham Out Of Race, McCain Is A Free Agent

    The U.S. senator from Arizona, a staunch supporter of the candidate who withdrew Monday, might now support Marco Rubio or Chris Christie.

    IBTimes
  • Wife’s Payback For Cheating Husband Isn’t Worth The Price

    DEAR ABBY: I found out a few months ago that my husband, “Hal,” the father of my children, has had affairs with five different women. I left, and we are now being divorced.I desperately wanted revenge, so I have been secretly seeing Hal’s good friend “Ron,” whom he “forbade” me from contacting…

    Dear Abby
  • Trump Makes Sexually Derogatory Remark About Hillary Clinton, Calls Bathroom Break ‘Disgusting’

    In one of his most vicious attacks yet against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump used a sexually derogatory remark in reference to her.

    ABC News
  • This 1 Statistic Exposes the Awful Truth About the United States’ Ongoing Police Problem

    This is not 1965 — it’s the way far too many U.S. police departments operate in the year 2015.

    Mic
  • US formally announces recent deportation figures

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration formally disclosed Tuesday that in the 2015 budget year, the U.S. deported the fewest immigrants since 2006.

    Associated Press
  • Kentucky governor orders clerks’ names removed from marriage licenses

    Kentucky’s new governor on Tuesday ordered county clerks’ names removed from state marriage license forms at the center of a controversy involving Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who was jailed after refusing to issue licenses to gay couples. Governor Matt Bevin had said shortly after his election in…

    Reuters
  • Virginia Will No Longer Recognize Concealed Carry Permits From 25 States

    Attorney General Mark R. Herring is making a major change to Virginia’s gun laws.

    Mic
  • U.S. deportations in 2015 show growing focus on convicted criminals

    Efforts by the Obama administration to clamp down on convicted criminals living illegally in the United States resulted in a higher percentage of them being deported in 2015, according to figures released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Tuesday. For the fiscal year that ended on…

    Reuters
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    Photos of the day – December 21, 2015 (21 photos)

    Choristers from the Salisbury Cathedral Choir practice ahead of the services that will be held in the cathedral marking Christmas Eve in England, thirteen-year-old orangutan named ‘Pacquiao’ reaches for the tip of his Santa Claus hat during the ‘Animal Christmas Party’ at the Malabon Zoo in the…

    Yahoo News
  • Trump fights sexism charge after vulgar Clinton jibe

    Republican White House frontrunner Donald Trump fought off fresh accusations of sexism after he coined a vulgar new term of abuse while attacking rival Hillary Clinton. Whipping up a raucous crowd of supporters in Michigan on Monday night, Trump’s scorn for his Democratic rival took a sexually…

    AFP
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    Photos of the day – December 22, 2015 (31 photos)

    A crafty person adds a reindeer and Santa on a sled warning signs to an existing animal warning sign in Germany, a Christmas tree stands backdropped by the landmark Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur and a motor boat sails along the Yenisei River with the air temperature at about minus 20 degrees…

    Yahoo News

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