Government And Politics

Chase with stolen UPS truck ends with shootout, fatalities

Dec 6, 2019

Police say there were multiple fatalities after a UPS driver was kidnapped by at least two robbery suspects who led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a Florida busy intersection

Defense chief tells Duterte martial law in south can now end

Dec 4, 2019

The Philippine defense chief says he has recommended that the president not extend martial law in the country’s south, which was declared in 2017 to help troops quell a bloody siege by Islamic State group-aligned jihadists in Marawi city

Powerful union to host Biden, Warren, Sanders in Nevada

Dec 3, 2019

Nevada’s powerful casino workers’ Culinary Union is holding a series of town halls next week with Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden

Ukraine leader says he didn’t speak about a ‘quid pro quo’

Dec 2, 2019

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy says that he never spoke with President Donald Trump from the position of a ‘quid pro quo.’

UK police clear London Bridge after reports of gunshots

Nov 29, 2019

British police say they’re dealing with an incident on London Bridge, and witnesses have reported hearing gunshots

Report: US lacked technology to track separated families

Nov 27, 2019

A report says the US government didn’t have the technology needed in 2018 to properly document and track thousands of immigrant families separated at the southern border

North Dakota pardons OK’d under marijuana conviction policy

Nov 27, 2019

North Dakota’s pardon advisory board unanimously approves wiping criminal records clean for 26 people with low-level marijuana convictions

Border agents seize 154 pounds of bologna at Texas crossing

Nov 24, 2019

No baloney: U.S. border agents seized more than 150 pounds of the humble lunch meat bologna from a driver entering the country from Mexico

UK Conservatives vow open view of costs of campaign pledges

Nov 24, 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party is pledging fiscal openness with the unveiling of its campaign pledges

Iowa appeals ex-Gov. Branstad $1.5M discrimination verdict

Nov 22, 2019

Gov. Kim Reynolds has decided to appeal to the Iowa Supreme Court a jury verdict that concluded former Gov. Terry Branstad discriminated against a former state official because the official is gay

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