Seven lawmakers from Britain’s opposition Labour party announced Monday they were quitting the party in protest at leader Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of an anti-Semitism scandal and Brexit. The seven say they’re not forming a new party, but plan to sit together as the Independent Group in parliament. “We have taken the step in leaving the…
When senior government officials and immigration advocates testified before Congress Thursday about the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, they told harrowing stories about the thousands of children separated from their parents at the border last year. One 8-year-old boy was taken from his father and sent to a shelter more than 2,000 miles away with…
A record of facilitating ethnic cleansing, leaking private data and generally undermining democracy would usually impact badly on a business. For Facebook it means record revenue, record profits and a record number of users. The company published its earnings report for the final three months of 2018 after markets closed Wednesday, revealing that despite near-constant…
A progressive Democratic candidate backed by Bernie Sanders, Tom Steyer and George Soros won a shock victory in Florida’s Democratic primary Tuesday — setting up a showdown against a Trump-backed Republican for governor of the key swing state. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum lagged in fourth place in the Real Clear Politics polling average ahead of…
CHICAGO — Teachers at the largest network of charter schools in Chicago are celebrating their historic win: In the first ever strike at a charter school, more than 500 teachers walked out of their classrooms earlier this month to demand better conditions for both themselves and their students. It worked, and now they're inspiring other…
The Trump administration rolled out a formal plan to slap sanctions on any foreign power who dares to mess with a future American election. “The president has taken command of this issue,” National Security Advisor John Bolton declared on Wednesday But the White House’s intended audience isn’t Russian President Vladimir Putin or his shadowy army…
Nicolas Maduro urged Americans not to let Donald Trump turn Venezuela into “another Vietnam” Wednesday, as both he and his rival Juan Guaidó directly pitched the U.S. public for their support. Speaking in Spanish in an English-subtitled Facebook video, the embattled leader said he was sending “a message to the people of the United States”…
SARASOTA, Florida — More than 1.4 million convicted felons in Florida regained the right to vote after the state's voters passed an amendment to its constitution through a ballot initiative in last fall's election. But some advocates worry that Republican leaders may try to obstruct passage of the legislation. Ion Sancho, who served as the…
Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti has been arrested and charged with federal wire fraud and bank fraud in California as well as four counts of extortion in New York, prosecutors from two separate districts announced Monday. Avenatti tried to extort more than $20 million from Nike, according to a federal complaint filed in New York’s Southern…
The Supreme Court’s oldest justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, underwent surgery to remove two malignant nodules in her lung Friday and is expected to recover. The disease was discovered incidentally during testing after Ginsburg, a stalwart liberal voice on the high court, fell in her office and broke three ribs in November. There’s no evidence that…
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