Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
  • Police ready for protests at Trump California rally after New Mexico chaos

    By Emily Stephenson LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Police in Anaheim, California, braced for protests at a Donald Trump rally on Wednesday, a day after violence broke out at an event for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee in New Mexico. Hundreds of protesters tried to swarm the convention center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where Trump spoke on Tuesday, knocking down barricades and hurling […]

  • Obama to Asians worried about U.S. election: It's going to be OK

    By Matt Spetalnick HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama sought on Wednesday to ease growing Asian worries about the raucous election campaign to succeed him which has been dominated by the incendiary rhetoric of mogul Donald Trump, now the Republican Party's nominee. "I think other people sometimes look at our election system and say 'what a mess'," Obama told a […]

  • Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban confirmed on Wednesday that their leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week and that they have appointed a successor — a scholar known for extremist views who is unlikely to back a peace process with Kabul. […]

  • Protests turn violent outside Trump rally in New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Protests outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico turned violent Tuesday night as demonstrators threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, overturned trash cans and knocked down barricades. […]

  • At unruly N.M. rally, Trump goes after GOP Gov. Martinez

    At a raucous rally in Albuquerque featuring tumultuous protests both inside and out, Donald Trump hurled invective at adversaries Democrat and Republican alike. […]

  • Trump, Clinton win Washington state's presidential primaries

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump each won primaries in Washington state Tuesday. […]

  • Trump moneyman’s shady history

    One of six vice-chairs of the “Trump Victory Leadership Team,” a joint fundraising effort announced Tuesday by the Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee, pleaded guilty in 2009 to criminal charges involving bribes paid to top New York State officials. Elliott Broidy, a Los Angeles venture capitalist, was charged with showering nearly $1 million in […]

  • Prosecutors to seek death penalty in S. Carolina church shooting

    Dylann Roof, 22, is accused of opening fire on June 17 during a Bible study session at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. […]

  • US appeals court revisits Texas voter ID law

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Whether a strict Texas voter ID law should be struck down, upheld, or, perhaps, adjusted is now up to 15 federal appeals court judges. […]

  • Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial in sex case

    She called him "Mr. Cosby" and considered him a trusted friend and mentor. But 20 minutes after Bill Cosby offered her three blue pills and told her to take them with the wine he had set out, ... […]