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North Korea threatens to kill nuclear talks over human rights sanctions

North Korea threatened to kill any progress toward denuclearization Sunday if the Trump administration continues to increase sanctions pressure and criticize human rights abuses by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s regime. In a biting statement [...]

Democratic gains raise odds for gun control in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A shift in the balance of power at the state Capitol has boosted the odds of lawmakers passing bills to reduce gun violence. The Democratic takeover of the Minnesota House includes many freshmen who support tougher [...]

Moscow police arrest least 5 protesters near security office

MOSCOW (AP) – A human rights activist says Moscow police have arrested at least five protesters at an unsanctioned rally outside the headquarters of the Federal Security Service (FSB), the successor agency to the KGB. Oleg Yelanchik told [...]

Strike, lockdown shut Kashmir amid anger over killings

SRINAGAR, India (AP) – A security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, a day after chaotic protests and fighting killed seven civilians and four [...]

Exodus from Venezuela leaves families divided across borders

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) – When Emili Espinoza was finally able to make a video call to the 3-year-old son she hadn’t seen since fleeing Venezuela, the little boy named Elvis didn’t recognize her. “No,” he told her. “My mom is [...]

Ryan Zinke, outgoing Interior secretary, ripped by Democratic leaders amid exit from Trump admin.

Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill ripped into Ryan Zinke on Saturday in light of President Trump announcing the end of his stint as secretary of the interior. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate minority leader Charles E. Schumer [...]

Almost every part of Trump’s life is under investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) – Investigations now entangle Donald Trump’s White House, campaign, transition, inauguration, charity and business. For Trump, the political, the personal and the deeply personal are all under examination. Less than [...]

O’Rourke, other Dems don’t want tent city’s contract renewed

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Rep. Beto O’Rourke and four other Democratic members of Congress toured a remote tent city in West Texas on Saturday where they said that 2,700 immigrant teens are being held at a cost of roughly $ 1 million per [...]

Report: Federal Air Marshal Service curtailing surveillance

BOSTON (AP) – The Federal Air Marshal Service says it’s curtailing a domestic surveillance program that’s been accused of spying on thousands of unwitting passengers who are not suspected of a crime or appear on a terror watch list. The [...]

Indiana governor says passing hate crime law ‘long overdue’

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The spray-painting of a swastika outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue this summer was the final straw for Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb, who quickly called for Indiana to join the 45 states that have hate crime [...]