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Mar 29 2017

California to seek death penalty in salon massacre

LOS ANGELES California's attorney general said on Wednesday his office would press ahead in seeking the death penalty for a man who pleaded guilty to killing eight people in a 2011 shooting rampage, even though local prosecutors were sanctioned for acting improperly.

Mar 23 2017

Hawaii lawmaker resigns from Republican Party to join Democrats

Hawaii lawmaker Beth Fukumoto, ousted last month as Republican leader of the state's House of Representatives after publicly criticizing President Donald Trump, resigned on Wednesday from her party to seek membership as a Democrat.

Mar 21 2017

L.A. police see drop in Latino reports of crime amid deportation fears

LOS ANGELES Latinos in Los Angeles are lodging fewer reports of rape and spousal abuse to police so far this year amid heightened concerns among immigrants that contact with law enforcement could lead to deportation, police Chief Charlie Beck said on Tuesday.

Mar 21 2017

Maryland lawmakers pass bill to curb immigration enforcement

Maryland's House of Delegates on Monday approved legislation to bar police statewide from checking the immigration status of individuals they arrest or keeping them locked up longer than otherwise warranted at the request of federal agents seeking to deport them.

Mar 13 2017

Trump's revised travel ban dealt first court setback

A federal judge in Wisconsin dealt the first legal blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban on Friday, barring enforcement of the policy to deny U.S. entry to the wife and child of a Syrian refugee already granted asylum in the United States.

Mar 11 2017

Trump's revised travel ban dealt first court setback

A federal judge in Wisconsin dealt the first legal blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban on Friday, barring enforcement of the policy to deny U.S. entry to the wife and child of a Syrian refugee already granted asylum in the United States. | Video

Mar 09 2017

Michigan windstorm kills 2, 1 million customers without power

Utility crews reinforced by teams from several Midwestern states scrambled on Thursday to remove fallen trees and repair downed electric lines strewn across Michigan the day after a record windstorm that claimed two lives and left at least 1 million customers without power.

Feb 27 2017

Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel turns Trump into recurrent punch line

LOS ANGELES First-time Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel turned President Donald Trump into a comic foil in absentia at the Academy Awards on Sunday, poking fun at the political tumult roiling the United States and the world since the former reality TV star took office.

Feb 26 2017

Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at new world under Trump

LOS ANGELES, Feb 26 Comic Jimmy Kimmel opened Sunday's Oscars show seeking to break the tension among jittery nominees by poking deadpan fun at the political tumult roiling the United States and the globe during President Donald Trump's early weeks in office.

Feb 25 2017

Magician's death by hanging in Hollywood ruled accidental by coroner

LOS ANGELES The death of a world-class magician found hanged in his dressing room at a popular Hollywood nightclub called the Magic Castle was ruled an accident on Saturday by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner's Department, an agency official said.

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