Release sought for immigrant who asked for protection order

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The arrest by federal authorities in El Paso of a transgender woman who was seeking protection from an abusive boyfriend has led to questions about what lengths authorities will go to apprehend people under newly stepped-up immigration policies.


  • Written by ASTRID GALVAN , Associated Press

Official: Mexico rejected US plan on 3rd-country deportees

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government made clear to visiting U.S. emissaries that it will not accept deportees from third countries under any circumstances, the interior secretary said Friday.


  • Written by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Too much credit going to President Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is giving himself too much credit for sending criminal foreigners out of the country and saving money on fighter planes. He's getting too much credit from one of the few women with a top White House job for elevating women in the administration.

  • Written by CALVIN WOODWARD and ALICIA A. CALDWELL , Associated Press

Judge bars several accusers from testifying at Cosby's trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a major break for Bill Cosby, a judge ruled Friday that just one of the comedian's multitude of other accusers can testify at his trial to bolster charges he drugged and violated a woman more than a decade ago.


  • Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE , Associated Press

Pledge of at least $672 million to prevent African famine

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A group of countries pledged at least $672 million at an international donor conference Friday to prevent a famine in the African countries around the Lake Chad Basin.

  • Written by JAN M. OLSEN , Associated Press