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Michigan Senate OKs ban on abortion procedure; gov to veto

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s Republican-led Senate voted Tuesday to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure, pushing ahead with legislation Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will veto.The bills would prohibit physicians from performing a “dismemberment abortion,” the non-medical term for dilation and evacuation used by anti-abortion advocates, except to save a woman’s life. The procedure, in […]

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Don’t meddle in next U.S. presidential vote

By Darya Korsunskaya and Andrew OsbornSOCHI/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference by Moscow in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, saying such a move would seriously harm already poor relations.Visiting Russia for the first time as secretary of state, […]

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Khamenei says Iran won’t negotiate with US

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf, elsewhere in Mideast, amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local):9:25 p.m.Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says his country won’t negotiate with the United States and there will be no war between the two countries.Iran’s state TV […]

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Trump calls fight with China ‘a little squabble’

CLOSE A trade expert from Northwestern University says the Trump administration’s tariff hikes will be painful for consumers. U.S. import taxes on $200 billion of Chinese goods jumped to 25% on Friday, from 10%, (May 10) AP, APWASHINGTON – A day after the stock market tumbled because of trade friction between the U.S. and China, […]

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Fox a ‘hate for profit racket,’ rejects town hall

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutElizabeth Warren rejects Fox News town hall, calls the network ‘hate-for-profit racket’Elizabeth Warren announced that she would not be doing a town hall on Fox News, slamming the network as a “hate-for-profit racket.”Post to FacebookSent!A link has been sent to your friend’s […]

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Officers ‘feel more scrutinized than ever’

CLOSE A New York City judge is allowing a police disciplinary case to proceed against the white police officer accused in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner. (May 9) AP, APNational Police Week often slips under the radar, much as speeding drivers wish they could.For law-enforcement officers, however, this is a time to honor […]