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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Lawyer says woman who joined IS a US citizen

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State group in Syria and now wants to return to the U.S. with her child (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The lawyer for an Alabama woman denied return to the U.S. after joining the Islamic State group in Syria … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Lawyer says woman who joined IS a US citizen

WASHINGTON | Democrats prepare resolution against Trump’s declaration

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are preparing to take a defiant stance against President Donald Trump‘s national emergency declaration seeking to fund his Southwest border wall without congressional approval. A resolution to block Trump’s emergency declaration is expected to be filed on Friday, and the measure will put some House Republicans from swing districts and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Democrats prepare resolution against Trump’s declaration

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump takes credit for blocking IS woman from US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State group in Syria and now wants to return to the U.S. with her child (all times local): 4:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is taking credit for the State Department’s announcement Wednesday that an Alabama woman who joined the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump takes credit for blocking IS woman from US

WASHINGTON | Democrats’ resolution against Trump emergency coming Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing up a clash over billions of dollars, immigration policy and the Constitution’s separation of powers. Though the effort seems almost certain to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Democrats’ resolution against Trump emergency coming Friday

WASHINGTON | High court rules for retired US marshal in W.Va. tax dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Wednesday that the state of West Virginia unlawfully discriminated against a retired U.S. marshal when it excluded him from a more generous tax break given to former state law enforcement officers. West Virginia law exempts state law enforcement retirees, including former policemen and firefighters, from paying income tax … Continue reading WASHINGTON | High court rules for retired US marshal in W.Va. tax dispute

BRUSSELS | EU border guard chief says ‘no burning crisis’ over migrants

BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Union‘s border agency says there is “no burning crisis” right now in Europe due to migrant arrivals, but that more and more Africans are trying to enter Spain from Morocco. Frontex chief Fabrice Leggeri said Wednesday that “right now we are not in the middle of a … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU border guard chief says ‘no burning crisis’ over migrants

WASHINGTON | AP source: FBI had backup plan to save Russia probe evidence

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI developed a backup plan to protect evidence in its Russia investigation soon after the firing of FBI Director James Comey in the event that other senior officials were dismissed as well, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions. The plan was crafted in the chaotic days after Comey … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP source: FBI had backup plan to save Russia probe evidence

Political News: Women will surround President Trump at State of the Union address

WASHINGTON – Feb. 1, 2019 – Pelosi behind and above.  Female immigrants, gazing down from the balcony.  A black woman who ran a close race for governor of Georgia, rebutting. When President Donald Trump delivers his first State of the Union address under divided government on Tuesday, he’ll be surrounded by these and other living … Continue reading Political News: Women will surround President Trump at State of the Union address