Domestic violence

Trump Is Using His Pardon Power to Reward Violence and Cruelty

17 hours ago   |   NY Times

His vision of how to act “tough” extends from war crimes to police brutality and doesn't stop there.
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Report: State does not know if 80% revoked FOID cardholders are armed

17 hours ago   |   WGN TV

The Chicago Tribune has found 30,000 people may still possess guns *after* their firearm owner`s identification cards were revoked. That has happened in 80-percent of cases...
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot rejects plan her new security chief co-wrote calling for the National Guard to fight Chicago violence

18 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday repudiated a report her new security chief co-wrote proposing to have National Guard troops patrol high-crime Chicago neighborhoods and...
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot to outline 'Our City, Our Safety' plan

18 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other city leaders will outline their summer safety plan Thursday ahead of Memorial Day Weekend, when the city often sees a spike in violence.
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Sorry Mr. President, facts prove the House Democrats are doing way more than the GOP Senate

19 hours ago   |   Think Progress

The Trump administration has spent much of the past 24 hours blaming the president's refusal to act on infrastructure on House Democrats, claiming they are too busy...
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How Narendra Modi Seduced India With Envy and Hate

19 hours ago   |   NY Times

The prime minister has won re-election on a tide of violence, fake news and resentment.
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Trump's tariffs will cost households more than $800 per year, study finds

Trump's tariffs will cost households more than $800 per year, study finds

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The Trump administration more than doubled the tariff rate on a tranche of Chinese products this month. Tariffs are now poised to cost the average American household more than...
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Square has quietly started working with a select group of CBD startups while other payments rivals shy away from the trendy substance

Square has quietly started working with a select group of CBD startups while other payments rivals shy away from the trendy substance

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Square has started working with a small group of CBD startups to handle customers' credit card transactions. A spokesperson for the payment processing company said it is...
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Trump 'oblivious' to political chaos in the UK ahead of state visit because all he cares about is hanging out with the royals, report says

Trump 'oblivious' to political chaos in the UK ahead of state visit because all he cares about is hanging out with the royals, report says

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump is "delightfully oblivious" to the ongoing political turmoil in the UK as he prepares for a state visit next month, and is much more excited at the...
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Parkland survivor David Hogg tells young Pittsburgh activists: Unite the fight against gun violence

Parkland survivor David Hogg tells young Pittsburgh activists: Unite the fight against gun violence

1 day ago   |   Post Gazette

“I'm not going to stop until I stop breathing,” Mr. Hogg, a high school senior when a former student killed 17 with an AR-15 rifle, said.
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Theresa May announces her resignation as prime minister and Conservative leader

Theresa May announces her resignation as prime minister and Conservative leader

Theresa May has announced her resignation as prime minister and Conservative Party leader. May was forced to quit after her attempt to bring forward the legislation to enact... Read more ...

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia...

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation

President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of the Russia investigation... Read more ...

Brexit failure forces British Prime Minister Theresa May to announce resignation

Brexit failure forces British Prime Minister Theresa May to announce resignation

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her resignation, finally bowing to intense political pressure over the failure to deliver her signature policy - Britain's... Read more ...

White House Announces $16 Billion In Aid To Farmers Hurt By China Trade Dispute

White House Announces $16 Billion In Aid To Farmers Hurt By China Trade Dispute

The U.S. agricultural sector has been hit hard by the trade conflict with China. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says some of the aid money will be used to build markets... Read more ...

Theresa May Likely To Resign As U.K. Prime Minister Next Month, Reports Say

Theresa May Likely To Resign As U.K. Prime Minister Next Month, Reports Say

According to several U.K. media outlets, May is expected to say Friday that she will step down June 10, when a new contest to replace her will begin in her Conservative Party... Read more ...

Man says someone broke into his home and cleaned it

Man says someone broke into his home and cleaned it

The intruder scrubbed the shower and toilets and even left origami roses made from toilet paper, the homeowner said. Read more ...

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged with publishing classified info

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged with publishing classified info

The new charges go far beyond an initial indictment against Julian Assange made public last month that accused him of conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea... Read more ...

Kawhi Leonard pours in 35 as Raptors nip Bucks to take series lead

Kawhi Leonard pours in 35 as Raptors nip Bucks to take series lead

MILWAUKEE - Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Raptors beat the Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Leonard showed no... Read more ...

Pakistan official: At least seven hurt in blast at Quetta mosque

Pakistan official: At least seven hurt in blast at Quetta mosque

QUETTA, Pakistan - A Pakistani police official says an explosion at a mosque in restive Baluchistan province's capital of Quetta wounded at least seven people. Abdful Razzak... Read more ...

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls

The legislation would impose stiffer fines of as much as $10,000 per call on robocallers. Read more ...