Bernie Sanders hires Beto O’Rourke critic as top aide in 2020 race

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Tuesday said he is hiring a well-known liberal journalist with a history of sharply criticizing other Democratic presidential candidates, including Beto O’Rourke. FILE PHOTO: Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during an event … Continue reading Bernie Sanders hires Beto O’Rourke critic as top aide in 2020 race

U.S. Supreme Court hands Trump a victory on immigration detention

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Tuesday endorsed the U.S. government’s authority to detain immigrants awaiting deportation anytime – potentially even years – after they have completed prison terms for criminal convictions, handing President Donald Trump a victory as … Continue reading U.S. Supreme Court hands Trump a victory on immigration detention

Islamic State loses big part of enclave, SDF sees defeat ‘very soon’

DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria (Reuters) – U.S.-backed Syrian forces said they were close to capturing Islamic State’s last territorial possession in eastern Syria on Monday after seizing the jihadists’ camp at Baghouz, though clashes continued with some remaining militants. A … Continue reading Islamic State loses big part of enclave, SDF sees defeat ‘very soon’