August 23, 2019

Green Berets killed in fight in Afghanistan recognized

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army’s Special Operations Command on Thursday released the names of the two Green Berets who were killed a day earlier during combat operations in Afghanistan.
August 23, 2019

Justice Department Sends White Nationalist, Anti-Semitic ‘News’ to Immigration Judges

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) this week sent a morning news briefing to all immigration court employees across America that contained a link to a blog post from a white nationalist website filled with anti-Semitic references.
August 23, 2019

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump presented 91-year-old basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, praising the Boston Celtics star as “one of the all-time greats in the history of sports.”
August 23, 2019

Would Joe Kennedy run towards Ed Markey from the left — or the fitting?

Rep. Joe Kennedy III will reportedly decide whether to launch a 2020 primary challenge against Sen. Ed Markey in the coming weeks. In the meantime, the question is why.
August 23, 2019

‘If no yet another enticing than you comes alongside’: Here’s why a Boston City Council candidate wrote about her canvassing experiences

Hélène Vincent knows the realities of the campaign trail.The Boston City Council District 8 candidate knocks on 100 to 150 doors a day — a necessity in local politics to get the word out to voters, she says.
August 23, 2019

‘If no another enticing than you comes alongside’: Here’s why a Boston City Council candidate wrote about her canvassing experiences

Hélène Vincent knows the realities of the campaign trail.The Boston City Council District 8 candidate knocks on 100 to 150 doors a day — a necessity in local politics to get the word out to voters, she says.
August 23, 2019

Two U.S. Special Forces Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan Identified, Posthumously Given Promotions

Two U.S. Special Forces soldiers were killed August 21 in Afghanistan. The U.S. Army Special Operations Command has released their names 24 hours after their families were notified. The two men were Master Sgt. Luis F. Deleon-Figueroa, 31, and Master Sgt. Jose J. Gonzalez, 35. They were both assigned to the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), or 7th SFG (A), stationed out of Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
August 23, 2019

Trump, G-7 leaders to open summit centered on world economic system

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world’s most industrialized nations will open their annual G-7 summit over the weekend by discussing the global economy.
August 23, 2019

Peter Pan bus driver denies locking lady in baggage compartment

VERNON, Conn. (AP) — A bus driver accused of locking a passenger in the vehicle’s luggage compartment denies the allegations.
August 23, 2019

As international financial image dims, options appear out of attain

WASHINGTON (AP) — As global leaders gather on two continents to take account of a darkening economic outlook, this is the picture they face: