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Brown swipes Trump for border wall, says state will fight
WASHINGTON — California Gov. Jerry Brown likened President Donald Trump to a strongman whose goal of walling off the U.S.-Mexico border conjures other infamous barriers from the past. “The wall, to me, is ominous. It reminds me too much of the Berlin Wall,” Brown said during an interview broa...
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Berkeley killing again ignites debate over gender pronouns
BERKELEY — Pablo Gomez Jr. was a University of California, Berkeley, senior majoring in Latino studies and a prominent campus activist when authorities say he stabbed to death a popular elementary-school teacher. Soon, the crime that police described as “very brutal and unusual” in a city tha...
By Paul Elias The Associated Press FULL STORY
Man kills relatives in home shooting
FRESNO — Authorities in central California say they have arrested a man who allegedly opened fire on his parents and family friends inside his home, killing his stepfather and injuring four others, including a baby. Fresno County Sheriff’s spokesman Tony Botti says 26-year-old Kyle Holaday also...
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One dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub gunfight
CINCINNATI— A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 others wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said. No suspects were in custody by late afternoon in the shooting at the Cameo club, which...
By John Minchillo and Dan Sewell The Associated Press FULL STORY
Teens wearing leggings barred from plane flight
DENVER — Two teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a United Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday because they were wearing leggings, according to a spokesman for the airline. The girls, whose ages were not specified, were not allowed onto the morning flight becau...
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GOP struggles to govern despite a monopoly in Washington
The Republican Party of “no” for Democrat Barack Obama’s eight years is having a hard time getting to “yes” in the early Donald Trump era. The unmitigated failure of the GOP bill to replace Obamacare underscored that Republicans are a party of upstart firebrands, old-guard conservatives a...
By Thomas Beaumont and Bill Barrow The Associated Press FULL STORY
Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law, as aides signaled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats on upcoming legislative battles from the budget...
By Hope Yen The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Nationwide protests bring thousands to Russia’s streets
MOSCOW — Russia’s opposition, often written off by critics as a small and irrelevant coterie of privileged urbanites, put on an impressive nationwide show of strength Sunday with scores of protest rallies spanning the vast country. Hundreds were arrested, including Alexei Navalny, the anti-corr...
By Howard Amos and Jim Heintz The Associated Press FULL STORY
Israeli leader says population growth ends two-state fix
JERUSALEM — The number of Israeli settlers living in the West Bank has soared by nearly one-quarter over the past five years to over 420,000 people, a prominent settler leader said Sunday, presenting new population figures that he said put to rest the internationally backed idea of a two-state sol...
By Josef Federman The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Family of former federal agent takes legal action against Iran
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The family of a former FBI agent who went missing in Iran a decade ago on an unauthorized CIA assignment has filed a lawsuit against the Islamic Republic, accusing it of using “cold, cynical and false denials” to torture his loved ones. The lawsuit by Robert Levi...
By Jon Gambrell The Associated Press FULL STORY
Police cite young student for trespassing
WEST HARWICH, Mass. — Police in Massachusetts served a sixth-grader with no-trespass orders after neighbors grew wary of the girl cutting through their properties to get to and from her school bus stop. The mother of 11-year-old Autumn Blanchard told the Cape Cod Times her daughter received three...
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Man carrying a sword, dressed as Joker arrested
WINCHESTER, Va. — Police in Virginia have arrested a man who was dressed as comic book villain the Joker and reportedly carrying a sword. Winchester Police Department spokeswoman Jennifer Hall said in a news release that the department got several 911 calls Friday afternoon reporting a man made u...
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Woman said she crashed because she saw a sasquatch
MOSCOW, Idaho — A northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a sasquatch in her rearview mirror. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports that the 50-year-old Tensed woman was driving south on U.S. Highway 95 on Wednesday when she struck a deer near Potlat...
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Police: Florida man cited for eating pancakes in the street
LAKEWOOD, Fla. — Authorities say they’ve charged a Florida man recorded on video sitting in the street eating pancakes. A Lakeland police news release says Kiaron Thomas was charged Thursday with placing an obstruction in the roadway and disrupting the free flow of traffic. He was not arrested ...
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This day in history
Today is Monday, March 27, the 86th day of 2017. There are 279 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 27, 1977, in aviation’s worst disaster, 583 people were killed when a KLM Boeing 747, attempting to take off in heavy fog, crashed into a Pan Am 747 on an airport runway...
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NFL owners approve Raiders’ move from Oakland to Las Vegas
PHOENIX — NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders’ move to Las Vegas at the league meetings Mond..
Attorney General Jeff Sessions: Sanctuary cities must end
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is continuing its tough talk against “sanctuary cities,”..
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