Law and order

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 file photo, Oakland Mayor, Libby Schaaf, center, discusses California's growing homeless crisis at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Schaaf has been at odds with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and federal immigration officials after warning last month about potential raids in Oakland. Sessions will be speaking before the California Peace Officers Association, Wednesday, March 7, to make what's being billed as a major announcement about sanctuary policy.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,file)
March 07, 2018 - 1:00 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Justice Department and "sanctuary cities" (all times PST): 6:30 p.m. The Trump administration has filed a lawsuit seeking to undo California laws that extend protections for immigrants living in the United States illegally. The lawsuit was filed late...
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March 06, 2018 - 11:38 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A Congolese woman at the center of a lawsuit accusing the U.S. government of unlawfully separating her from her 7-year-old daughter after they crossed the California-Mexico border seeking asylum was released Tuesday, an official with the American Civil Liberties Union said. The woman...
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Nashville Mayor Megan Barry announces her resignation Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. Barry resigned after pleading guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from the city while carrying on an extramarital affair with her bodyguard. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 06, 2018 - 11:22 pm
NASHIVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Before her sudden fall, former Nashville Mayor Megan Barry was a progressive, pro-business rising star among Tennessee's struggling Democrats a firmly red state. She officiated the city's first gay marriage before being elected in 2015. She pushed for tremendous growth,...
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FILE -- In this Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018 file photo is Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaking at the National Association of Attorneys General Winter Meeting in Washington. Sessions will speak before the California Peace Officers Association, Wednesday, March 7, to make what's being billed as a major announcement about sanctuary policy. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, file)
March 06, 2018 - 9:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday sued to block California laws that extend protections to people living in the U.S. illegally, the most aggressive move yet in its push to force so-called sanctuary cities and states to cooperate with immigration authorities. California officials...
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March 06, 2018 - 9:09 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Leaders of a Mississippi college town voted Tuesday to permit a gay pride parade, reversing a previous denial and moving to defuse a lawsuit alleging discrimination and free speech violations. Starkville Mayor Lynn Spruill broke a 3-3 tie to allow the parade to go forward,...
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March 06, 2018 - 9:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An adult film actress is suing President Donald Trump and wants a California judge to invalidate a nondisclosure agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles, alleges the agreement is "null and void and of no...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 file photo, Oakland Mayor, Libby Schaaf, center, discusses California's growing homeless crisis at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Schaaf has been at odds with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and federal immigration officials after warning last month about potential raids in Oakland. Sessions will be speaking before the California Peace Officers Association, Wednesday, March 7, to make what's being billed as a major announcement about sanctuary policy.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,file)
March 06, 2018 - 9:07 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Justice Department and "sanctuary cities" (all times PST): 6 p.m. The Trump administration is suing to block California laws that extend protections for immigrants living in the United States illegally. The lawsuit says three state laws intentionally...
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2016, file photo, producer Harvey Weinstein participates in a panel at the A&E 2016 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. A group of investors pulled out of a deal to buy the beleaguered Weinstein Co. on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, after discovering tens of millions of dollars in undisclosed debt, according to people familiar with the negotiations. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
March 06, 2018 - 8:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of investors pulled out of a deal to buy the beleaguered Weinstein Co. on Tuesday after discovering tens of millions of dollars in undisclosed debt, according to people familiar with the negotiations. Businesswoman Maria Contreras-Sweet, who has been leading the group of...
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Whitewater figure Susan McDougal poses for a photo in her office during an interview, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Ark., where she is an associate director of pastoral services. She served 18 months for civil contempt after prosecutors said she wouldn't answer some questions before a grand jury, and said Tuesday that Sam Nunberg, an ex-campaign aide to Donald Trump who is talking about defying special counsel Robert Mueller, should prepare to testify anyway because of his recent remarks. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
March 06, 2018 - 7:50 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A figure from the Whitewater investigation of President Bill Clinton said Tuesday that a former campaign aide to President Donald Trump should prepare to testify before a grand jury despite his off-and-on threats about defying a subpoena. Sam Nunberg said for a time Monday...
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March 06, 2018 - 7:49 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two men who say they were sexually abused by a leader at Jehovah's Witnesses congregations in San Diego in the 1990s have settled their lawsuits against the church's governing body. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports Tuesday that the settlements were finalized last week. Both...
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