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WASHINGTON | Justices won’t hear states’ appeal over Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is avoiding a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood over the dissenting votes of three justices. Lower courts in both states had blocked the states from withholding money that is used for health services other than abortion … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Justices won’t hear states’ appeal over Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON | Judge’s order didn’t end family separations at border

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration separated 81 migrant children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border since the June executive order that stopped the general practice amid a crackdown on illegal crossings, according to government data obtained by The  Associated Press. Despite the order and a federal judge’s later ruling, immigration officials are allowed to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Judge’s order didn’t end family separations at border

WASHINGTON | 81 migrant children separated from families since June

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration separated 81 migrant children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border since the June executive order that stopped the general practice amid a crackdown on illegal crossings, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press. Despite the order and a federal judge’s later ruling, immigration officials are allowed to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | 81 migrant children separated from families since June

SAN DIEGO | Official: No one arrested in border clash will be prosecuted

SAN DIEGO — No criminal charges will be filed against any of the 42 people associated with a caravan of Central American migrants who were arrested in a clash that ended with U.S. authorities firing tear gas into Mexico to counter rock throwers, The Associated Press has learned. The decision not to prosecute came despite … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Official: No one arrested in border clash will be prosecuted

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump accuses Mueller of ‘ruining lives’

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the investigation into Russian election meddling and the 2016 Trump campaign (all times local): 8:30 a.m. A day after President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was accused of violating a plea agreement in the Russia investigation, Trump is accusing special counsel Robert Mueller (MUHL’-ur) of “ruining lives.” Trump … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump accuses Mueller of ‘ruining lives’

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: MUELLER ACCUSES MANAFORT OF BREAKING PLEA AGREEMENT BY LYING The extraordinary allegation could expose Trump’s former campaign chairman to a lengthier prison sentence — and potentially more criminal charges. MISSISSIPPI VOTERS TO CAST HISTORIC BALLOTS In a race … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

MOSCOW | Kremlin critic, facing new charge, sounds alarm on Interpol

MOSCOW  — Russian prosecutors announced new criminal charges against U.S.-born Kremlin foe Bill Browder on Monday, days before a Russian police officer could become president of Interpol in a move that some Moscow critics fear might politicize the law enforcement agency. Browder and other opponents of Russian President Vladimir Putin have complained that Russia has … Continue reading MOSCOW | Kremlin critic, facing new charge, sounds alarm on Interpol

Missouri News: AG Josh Hawley Announces Charges Filed against former Gasconade County Sheriff’s Deputy, Matthew A. Hutchings

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley yesterday announced that his office has filed felony criminal charges in Gasconade County against former Gasconade County Sheriff’s Deputy Matthew A. Hutchings.  Deputy Hutchings is charged with two counts of sodomy in the first degree, and one count of sexual abuse in the first degree. In … Continue reading Missouri News: AG Josh Hawley Announces Charges Filed against former Gasconade County Sheriff’s Deputy, Matthew A. Hutchings