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Dems prepare own border security package shunning Trump wall

Dems prepare own border security package shunning Trump wall

WASHINGTON — House Democrats, feeling pressure to display their vision for border security, are preparing a package that would ignore President Donald Trump's demand for $5.
AP Exclusive: Adoptee deported by US sues S. Korea, agency

AP Exclusive: Adoptee deported by US sues S. Korea, agency

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Adam Crapser lives in limbo, a stranger in South Korea, the country of his birth.
White supremacist pleads guilty to NYC sword killing

White supremacist pleads guilty to NYC sword killing

NEW YORK — A white supremacist pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a black man with a sword as part of an attack that authorities said was intended to incite a race war in the United States.

Australia urges China to treat detained dual citizen fairly

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia on Thursday urged China to treat a Chinese-Australian writer fairly and transparently almost a week after he was detained in what a friend suspects is part of a backlash against Canada's arrest of a top Chinese telecom
Maduro foe claims Venezuela presidency amid protests

Maduro foe claims Venezuela presidency amid protests

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's crisis quickly escalated Wednesday as an opposition leader backed by the Trump administration declared himself interim president in a direct challenge to embattled socialist Nicolas Maduro, who retaliated by breaking

Ex-NYPD official: Trump got star treatment from gun bureau

NEW YORK — A disgraced former commander in the New York Police Department's gun licensing bureau claimed in a court filing Wednesday that President Donald Trump and his eldest son were among celebrities and donors who got licenses without proper cred

Pompeo deflects Kansas Senate talk, says he has 'full plate'

TOPEKA, Kan. — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is deflecting speculation that he might run for Senate in Kansas, saying he has a "very full plate" in his current job.
Lawyer: No proof nurse raped Arizona patient who had baby

Lawyer: No proof nurse raped Arizona patient who had baby

PHOENIX — A nurse who was supposed to be looking after an incapacitated woman at a long-term health care facility was charged Wednesday with raping her, weeks after she stunned her caregivers and family by giving birth to a baby boy .
New Jersey prosecutor: No charges in sexual assault case

New Jersey prosecutor: No charges in sexual assault case

TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey prosecutor's office said Wednesday that it won't charge a former state official accused of sexual assault by another employee in Gov. Phil Murphy's administration, citing "a lack of credible evidence.

Man driving when Missouri boy was fatally shot gets 15 years

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man who was driving a vehicle when a passenger started shooting at a Missouri home, killing a sleeping 3-year-old boy, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.