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Gun control advocates call for new gun laws at rallies

Gun control advocates rallied around the country on Saturday, seeking to pressure Congress to tighten the nation’s gun laws after the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, Dayton, Ohio and Northern California. Demonstrators in Providence, [...]

Colorado city may require detention center disease reporting

AURORA, Colo. (AP) – A Colorado city is considering whether to require detention center employees to promptly notify health officials of infectious disease outbreaks. Aurora City Council members gave preliminary approval Thursday to requiring [...]

Soldier from India awarded citizenship after long delay

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union says a member of the U.S. Army from India has been granted citizenship after a lengthy delay. Army Specialist Hiren Korat had enlisted in the Army three years ago as part of a program [...]

Rally to call for gun control in wake of mass shootings

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Advocates for gun control are gathering in Providence to demand reforms. Volunteers with the Rhode Island chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America are staging a rally Saturday morning to honor victims [...]

Hong Kong’s divide: 1 protest for democracy, 1 for China

HONG KONG (AP) – Pro-democracy protesters marched on one side of Hong Kong’s famous harbor on Saturday to demand the government heed their demands. Across the water, a pro-government rally called for an end to the often violent protests. The [...]

Roy Moore defamation lawsuit against accusers is paused

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A judge has paused a defamation suit filed by Roy Moore against women who accused him during his unsuccessful U.S. Senate bid of past misconduct. Circuit Judge Albert Johnson ruled last month case will be held [...]

Judge allows Tucson sanctuary city vote to go forward

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – A judge will allow Tucson voters to decide whether their town should become Arizona’s first “sanctuary city.” Pima County Superior Court judge Douglas Metcalf on Friday threw out a lawsuit seeking to block the [...]

Mexico is busing asylum-seeking migrants to southern border

MEXICO CITY (AP) – The Mexican government says it is busing migrants who have applied for asylum in the United States to southern Mexico. About 30,000 migrants have been sent back to northern Mexican border cities to await U.S. asylum [...]

Ahead of gun meeting, Virginia AG weighs in on militias

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says heavily armed private militias could be in violation of state law if they mimic police functions like crowd control. Herring’s advisory opinion comes just days before [...]

Oakland police cite FBI agent after gun stolen from vehicle

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Officials say police issued a citation to an FBI agent last month after the agent’s gun was stolen from a parked vehicle in Oakland. The East Bay Times reports the Oakland Police Department used a 2016 state law [...]