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Boston mayor proposes changes to immigration enforcement law

BOSTON (AP) – Boston’s mayor is proposing changes to the city’s ordinance limiting police cooperation with federal immigration authorities. Mayor Marty Walsh and City Councilor Josh Zakim announced the proposed amendments to the city’s [...]

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi

HONG KONG — Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, has a very loyal majority in the territory’s legislature. She has the complete backing of the Chinese government. She has a huge bureaucracy ready to push her agenda. Yet [...]

‘Principled’ Rightists Have Forgotten What the Principles Are.

Tweet reddit Whatsapp Email Share Share Print While it is no secret that Big Tech is blatantly censoring and discriminating against conservative political activity online, many balk at calls for government intervention. We must not [...]

How Trump Turned Liberal Comedians Conservative

Joanna Weiss is a writer in Boston and the editor of Experience magazine. */ ]]> President Donald Trump likes to think of himself as a statesman, an author, an A-level negotiator, but at heart, he’s one thing: an insult comic. Every [...]

Cory Booker to striking fast-food workers: ‘This fight against McDonald’s is an American fight’

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Saturday joined a demonstration by striking McDonald’s workers here who are demanding a $ 15 minimum wage.” This fight against McDonald’s is an American fight,” [...]

The Murder Case That Lit the Fuse in Hong Kong

HONG KONG — Before the mass street protests, the tear gas and the clashes with the police, before the government went all out for legislation that could threaten Hong Kong’s special status in China, and then abruptly backed down, [...]

‘Squash Amash’ Rally Takes Aim at Michigan’s Anti-Trump GOP Rep

Tweet reddit Whatsapp Email Share Share Print Michigan’s Trump-supporting Republicans – exasperated with Congressman Justin Amash’s repeated attacks on President Trump – took to the streets outside the Congressman’s office [...]

Man pleads guilty in 2014 hammer death of Bosnian immigrant

ST. LOUIS (AP) – A fourth man who participated in a deadly hammer beating in St. Louis has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in the death of a Bosnian immigrant. Twenty-year-old Travid Kidd was sentenced Friday in the 2014 death of [...]

In Ghana, Free High School Brings Opportunity and Grumbling

ACCRA, Ghana — At dawn on a recent Tuesday, 18-year-old Jane Newornu pulled on her blue gingham school uniform, stuffed her books into her knapsack and grabbed a banana as she ran off to school. Her twin sister, Jennifer, still in [...]

Who owns the moon?

*/ ]]> Back in 1980, a former ventriloquist and car salesman named Dennis Hope was out of work, going through a divorce and struggling to make ends meet. As he tells it, he was driving along wondering what he could do for cash flow when [...]