Stephen Bratton, a Baptist preacher who supported a bill calling for the death penalty for women who get abortions, was charged Friday with continuous sexual abuse of a child, Senior Deputy Thomas Gilliland said Saturday. The 43-year-old is accused of inappropriate touching over 5 years that escalated to "sexual intercourse multiple times a day or several times a week" with a teenage relative from 2013 to 2015, Gilliland said. read more
Like a first grader who can't have another kid's toys, Trump abruptly cancelled a scheduled meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen after she refused to sell him Greenland, which wasn't really hers to sell. She responded to Trump's tantrum, "Thankfully, the time when you buy and sell other countries and populations is over. Let's just leave it there." read more
Russia was kicked out of the G8 over their invasion during which they seized Crimea from The Ukraine. Now Donald Trump wants Russia readmitted to the organization, even after Russia failed to give the seized land back to The Ukraine and indisputably engaged in meddling in U.S. elections and attempted hacks into U.S. state election board computer systems. What does Putin have on Trump?
We went to El Paso and Ciudad Juarez to help asylum seekers caught in this program and it was immediately clear: MPP is designed to give the appearance of due process " a day in court where they can ask for asylum " but in reality due process is nowhere to be found. (Most asylum seekers are denied reentry into the U.S. for court hearings.) read more
President Donald Trump lashed out at his favorite cable news channel, Fox News, on Sunday over the network's recent political polls and some of their pundits. read more