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WASHINGTON  | House GOP leaders kick around various immigration proposals

WASHINGTON  — House Republican leaders are trying to craft legislation on immigration issues that have stalled in Congress for years, the outcome of a truce between the party’s conservative and moderate factions. The measure is a work in progress, though leaders hope to unveil it soon. So far, it’s hewing close enough to President Donald … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | House GOP leaders kick around various immigration proposals

The Latest: Trump says Dems want ‘weak borders’

WASHINGTON/January 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 7:40 a.m. President Donald Trump says Senate Democrats are focused on “illegal immigration and weak borders” as a government shutdown looms. Trump says on Twitter Friday: “Government Funding Bill past (sic) last night in the House of Representatives. Now Democrats are … Continue reading The Latest: Trump says Dems want ‘weak borders’

Iran lawmaker says 3,700 arrested in days of protest, unrest

TEHRAN, Iran/January 09, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — By Associated Press, published on STL.NEWS by St. Louis Media, LLC (JS)An Iranian reformist lawmaker said Tuesday that some 3,700 people were arrested in the days of protests and unrest that roiled Iran over the past two weeks, offering a far higher number than authorities previously released. The protests, which vented anger … Continue reading Iran lawmaker says 3,700 arrested in days of protest, unrest