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Virginia crime commission begins hearing on gun violence

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – As the Virginia State Crime Commission began a hearing on proposals to stem gun violence, Gov. Ralph Northam urged lawmakers to pass “commonsense” measures and took a swipe at Republican leaders who called for [...]

Palestinian police vow to crack down on planned LGBT event

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) – Palestinian police have threatened to arrest anyone involved in a gathering planned by LGBT activists and have called on people to come forward with information about them. The announcement over the weekend [...]

Kirsten Gillibrand supports ban, buyback of military-style, ‘assault’ weapons

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Monday said she supports a ban and buyback of military-style, semi-automatic firearms, but also suggested that “assault” weapons aren’t really doing any harm if people are simply allowed to keep the ones they [...]

Jay Inslee nearing donor threshold to qualify for third presidential debate

With a little more than a week left to qualify, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is nearing the donor threshold that’s needed to make it onto the next Democratic presidential primary debate stage in September. “We’ve had over 45,000 new contributors [...]

Turkey removes 3 pro-Kurdish mayors from office

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) – In a new government crackdown on a pro-Kurdish party, Turkey on Monday removed from office the elected mayors of three cities in the mostly Kurdish-populated southeast region over their alleged links to rebels, replacing [...]

China lashes out at Taiwan over Hong Kong asylum offer

BEIJING (AP) – China is lashing out at Taiwan over its offer of political asylum to participants in Hong Kong pro-democracy movement. Spokesman for the Cabinet’s Taiwan Affairs Office Ma Xiaoguang said Monday the offer would “cover [...]

Donald Trump: Afghanistan troops to dwindle, Taliban talks going well

President Trump said Sunday he wants to withdraw more U.S. troops from Afghanistan but leave behind a significant intelligence-gathering operation to prevent the nation from becoming “a laboratory for terror” again. “We’re there for [...]

Elizabeth Warren’s plans cost $5 trillion over 10 years

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has churned out scores of plans to fix America, and almost all of them require cracking the federal checkbook wide open. Her campaign’s estimates of the cost of the proposals, which include [...]

Steven Menashi, Trump judicial nominee, opposed by CAIR

A prominent Muslim group called for President Trump to withdraw an appeals court pick they deemed “racist” for defending Israel as a Jewish state in a law review article years ago. The Council on American-Islamic Relations claimed Steven [...]

Larry Kudlow confirms Trump interest in Greenland

WASHINGTON — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow is confirming that President Donald Trump “wants to take a look at” buying Greenland, although the semi-autonomous territory of Denmark has said it’s not for sale. Kudlow tells [...]