U.S. Yemeni-American Commits Suicide After Trump Travel Ban Bars His Family

In the latest U.S. immigration tragedy a Yemeni American father killed himself after his family was barred from entering the country by the Trump administration’s travel ban. U.S. citizen Mahmood Salem, father of five, fatally shot himself at his Louisiana home earlier this month after saying goodbye to his family on the phone, NBC News reported Saturday.…

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GOP Lawmaker Said Black Welfare Recipients ‘Substituted One Plantation For Another’

Rep. Jason Lewis (R-Minn.) called welfare recipients “parasites” and compared More Rep. Jason Lewis (R-Minn.) called welfare recipients “parasites” and compared the benefits program to slavery in the most recent of a series of derogatory remarks unearthed by CNN. In an April 2012 segment of his radio show, “The Jason Lewis Show,” the congressman suggested that black Americans…

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Rod Rosenstein: Republicans begin impeachment process against deputy attorney general overseeing probe into Russian election meddling

The House is scheduled to leave for a five-week recess on Thursday, potentially delaying any vote on Rod Rosenstein’s future: EPA More Republicans in the US Congress have begun impeachment proceedings against Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general overseeing Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. A group of 11 House Republicans who…

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Victim’s girlfriend says Florida gunman provoked fatal ‘stand your ground’ shooting

Victim’s girlfriend says Florida gunman provoked fatal ‘stand your ground’ shooting originally appeared on abcnews.go.com Britany Jacobs, the girlfriend of the man shot and killed in a Florida parking lot last week, says her boyfriend was just coming to her defense and the gunman “wanted someone to be angry at.” Now she wants “justice,” she says. Jacobs,…

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Trump says ‘your favorite President did nothing wrong’ in apparent response to Cohen recording

In a tweet describing himself as “your favorite President,” Donald Trump fired back at claims his former private attorney secretly recorded a phone call in which they allegedly discussed hush money paid to a former Playboy model. The recording, which hasn’t been made public, was discovered as part of an FBI raid in April on…

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Ronald Reagan was a patriot. What would you call Trump?

Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev, Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin (Yahoo News photo illustration; photos: AP, Getty) More For a year and a half now, President Trump has managed to lead by misleading. For every rookie misstep, for every unstable declaration or outright lie the journalists gleefully report, the president offers some variation on a simple response: Who are…

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