South Carolina

Lindsey Graham Drops Out of 2016 Republican Presidential Race

(ABC News) — Republican presidential candidate Lindsey Graham is dropping out of the 2016 race for the White House. The South Carolina senator, who revealed the news in a CNN interview this morning, is the fourth GOP contender to drop out of the race, following Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Wisconsin Gov.Scott Walker and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. The move leaves 13…

Syrian Refugee Families in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two refugees from Syria have relocated to South Carolina and, despite the wishes of Gov. Nikki Haley, another Syrian family is coming. A Social Services Department spokeswoman tells local media that two Syrians were relocated to the Midlands this month though Lutheran Services Carolinas, a private resettlement agency. That agency tells DSS another family from Syria…

World Leaders Pile on Donald Trump for Plan to Bar Muslims

(ABC News) — Donald Trump’s call to temporarily block Muslims from entering the United States drew swift rebukes today from international leaders and the world’s Muslim population alike. British Prime Minister David Cameron views Trump’s opinion as “divisive, unhelpful and quite simply wrong,” according to his official spokeswoman. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls echoed Cameron, tweeting this morning “Mr. Trump,…