Jessica Gresko, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 1:28pm
President Donald Trump's revised travel ban "speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination," a federal appeals court said Thursday in ruling against the ban that targets six Muslim-majority countries.
Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burns, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 1:08pm
The United States acknowledged Thursday that bombing an Iraqi building in March set off a series of Islamic-State planted explosives, resulting in more than 100 civilian deaths and underscoring the difficulty of rooting out the extremist group's fighters from its remaining urban strongholds.
Amy Forliti, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 12:11pm
Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. and forced to be "modern day sex slaves," according to an indictment that charges 21 people in what authorities called a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that used an elaborate money laundering scheme to conceal millions of dollars in earnings.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 12:10pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that the violence against peaceful protesters by bodyguards for Turkey's president was "completely indefensible," as members of Congress pressed the Trump administration for a more forceful U.S. response.
Adrian Sainz, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 11:51am
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a warning Thursday to gang members in Tennessee and around the country, saying their criminal networks will be devastated as police and prosecutors take a stronger stance on fighting violent crime.
Jake Pearson, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 11:51am
New York's newly named top investigator of police misconduct was himself the subject of workplace complaints, accused among other things of making an inappropriate joke about a colleague's backside and referring to an area where Hispanic employees sit as "el Barrio," according to a confidential report obtained by The Associated Press.