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Sessions Makes It Vastly Harder for Victims of Domestic Abuse and Gang Violence to Receive Asylum

Alex Edelman/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has just made it dramatically harder for victims of violence to receive asylum in the United States. Using his authority over the US immigration court system, Sessions decided Monday that people fleeing gangs and domestic violence will generally not qualify for…

Trump Is Finally Meeting with Kim Jong-un

President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during their first meeting at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12 in Singapore.Evan Vucci/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. President Donald Trump finally met with Kim Jong-un Tuesday morning at the Capella Hotel on the island…

Even Government Prosecutors Think They Bullied Monica Lewinsky

Richard Ellis/ZUMAPRESS Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Federal prosecutors are generally barred from speaking with people who have already hired lawyers. This restriction, as the Washington Post notes today, “is to prevent ordinary people from being taken advantage of by prosecutors and their superior knowledge of the law.” Back in…