A close cousin of Cameron Smith, the Cheney marijuana store employee who was kidnapped and killed last week, speaks to his kindness in trying times
ON OUR COVER:
A decade after arguing in favor of the DREAM Act as an immigration attorney, now Congressman and Idaho gubernatorial candidate Raúl Labrador
says he is not willing to grant "amnesty" to participants of DACA, an Obama-era policy that granted protections to people who were brought here illegally as children, and which President Trump wants phased out.
IN OTHER NEWS
Sunday, Sunday... 'son of a bitch'
Over the weekend, President Trump railed on Twitter
against NFL players who take a knee or sit for the national anthem to call attention to racial injustice, calling on NFL fans to boycott the league until players stop exercising their free-speech rights before and during games. (New York Times
The Washington Post
reported that Trump took aim at NFL players in a Friday speech in Alabama:
“Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, you’d say, ‘Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out! He’s fired,’” he said to loud applause.
Team owners and the NFL didn't agree with Trump. The Seahawks didn't participate in the anthem before Sunday's game in Tennessee, and team ownership issued this statement:
Declaring war via Twitter?
Gauging from the reaction of North Korea's top diplomat, it's probably important not to let this other Trump tweet get overshadowed by the NFL debate:
The New York Times
reports that North Korea's diplomat claims this language equates to a declaration of war
, giving the country the right to do things like shoot down U.S. bombers that flew near North Korea over the weekend
McCain's prognosis: 'Very poor'
Arizona Sen. John McCain told 60 Minutes
that his brain cancer diagnosis is "very poor."
Murky waters for prisoners
The Associated Press reports that sex offenders ordered to live on McNeil Island in Puget Sound are suing because they say the water quality there is poor and making them sick
Puerto Rico in dire straits
Hurricane-battered Puerto Rico is in serious need of help from the government as residents are without power, shelter and access to supplies, leaving some to wonder where FEMA is
, the Washington Post