California rewards front-runners in top races, but contested House districts are likely to be unresolved for days

California rewards front-runners in top races, but contested House districts are likely to be unresolved for days

Democratic California gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (R) talks with reporters after voting at the in Larkspur, Calif. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) The year’s biggest day of primary elections — with voters in eight states casting ballots in hundreds of congressional, state and local contests — closed Tuesday with two well-known Democrats prevailing in marquee […]

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team accuses Paul Manafort of witness tampering

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team accuses Paul Manafort of witness tampering

Last Updated Jun 4, 2018 10:11 PM EDT WASHINGTON — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort made several attempts to tamper with witnesses in his ongoing criminal cases, prosecutors said Monday. They have also asked a federal judge to consider revoking his house arrest. In a court filing, prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller wrote that […]

Bernie Sanders takes job-killing stands at Disney workers' rally, critics say

Bernie Sanders takes job-killing stands at Disney workers' rally, critics say

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, seen in an undated photo, traveled to California on Saturday in support of wage increases for workers.  (Associated Press) U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., rallied California’s Disneyland Resort workers in Anaheim on Saturday in support of a state wage-increase measure that some say would cost the state “thousands” of jobs. […]

California Bans State-Funded Travel to Oklahoma in Response to LGBT Adoption Law

California Bans State-Funded Travel to Oklahoma in Response to LGBT Adoption Law

lazyllama/Shutterstock Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced on Friday that California will ban state-funded travel to Oklahoma because of a new law that allows private agencies to refuse to place children with same-sex couples. Starting June 22, Oklahoma will become the ninth state where California […]

Construction on San Diego section of US border wall begins, CBP says

Construction on San Diego section of US border wall begins, CBP says

The CBP said construction work began Friday on a section of the U.S. border wall in San Diego.  (U.S. Customs and Border Protection) Construction on a stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border wall kicked off Friday in San Diego, Calif., U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials said. Roughly 14 miles of the eight-to-10-foot-high barrier made […]

Denver Uber driver fatally shoots passenger after apparent argument, police say

Denver Uber driver fatally shoots passenger after apparent argument, police say

Police say an Uber driver shot and killed his passenger early Friday in Denver.  (AP) An Uber driver in Denver shot a passenger multiple times early Friday before the vehicle they were traveling in crashed, snarling traffic on one of the city’s major roadways, according to media reports. Denver police said the driver and passenger […]

Samantha Bee insults Ivanka Trump with obscene phrase

Samantha Bee insults Ivanka Trump with obscene phrase

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Samantha Bee (left) used a highly offensive slur for Ivanka Trump Comedian Samantha Bee has apologised after insulting Ivanka Trump with an obscene phrase on her television show. Bee was lambasting the White House adviser and US first daughter over the immigration policy of her father President Donald Trump. […]