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March 28, 2017 1:36 AM Raiders' move to Las Vegas leaves some feeling ambivalent

In the end, the divorce was so expected that, like many failing relationships, there wasn't even anything left to talk about before it became official. On Monday morning, NFL owners heard reports from the league office, got an update from their stadium and financing committees, received final thoughts from the Oakland Raiders management, and then it was over. No questions 11

March 27, 2017 7:18 PM AG Jeff Sessions: Maryland’s Trust Act would put residents at risk

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday denounced legislation in Maryland that would limit cooperation between local jurisdictions and federal immigration authorities, saying the bill — which Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has vowed to veto — “makes the state of Maryland more at risk for violence and crime.” Sessions appeared at the daily White House press briefing 12

March 27, 2017 6:30 PM Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeats Trump threat that ‘sanctuary cities’ could lose Justice Department grants

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday threatened to strip some “sanctuary cities” of coveted Justice Department grants for state and local law enforcement, saying those places that did not comply with a particular federal law on immigration would not be eligible for money. “I urge our nation’s states and cities to consider carefully the harm they are doing 15

March 27, 2017 6:07 PM Sessions takes aim at 'dangerous' sanctuary cities, warns on funding

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired a broadside at so-called "sanctuary cities" Monday, telling reporters local policies of noncooperation with immigration authorities are "dangerous" and will cost communities federal funding. In the Trump administration's most pointed warning yet, Sessions said federal law allows withholding of federal funding to sanctuary 16

March 27, 2017 6:06 PM Devin Nunes is making it very hard for Republicans to claim they can run an impartial investigation on Russia

From the perspective of impartiality, one of the problems with Congress investigating Russia’s meddling in the U.S. election and whether President Trump’s circle had anything to do with it is Congress itself. It’s a political body made up of — well, politicians. That’s not to say these politicians can’t put on their impartial hats to undertake a large-scale 16

March 27, 2017 2:15 PM Following London Attack, UK Wants WhatsApp Backdoor

UK home secretary Amber Rudd argues that government intelligence services must be able to access encrypted messages from apps like WhatsApp in the event of a terrorist situation. Following the terror attack in London last week, UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd says government intelligence services must be able to access messages from apps like WhatsApp 17

March 27, 2017 1:37 PM Justices won't hear appeal in music copyright dispute

The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from record companies that want to pursue copyright infringement claims against music site Vimeo for hosting unauthorized recordings from the Beatles, Elvis Presley and other classic artists. The justice on Monday left in place a federal appeals court ruling that said websites are protected from liability even for older 16

March 27, 2017 12:57 PM Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jail

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled authorities, was jailed for 15 days on Monday by a Moscow court for resisting police orders. Navalny was arrested Sunday as he walked to a protest in Moscow and spent the night in jail before appearing in court. Tens of thousands 11

March 27, 2017 11:39 AM Severe storms bring golf ball-sized hail to Texas

A severe storm brought gigantic hail to parts of Oklahoma and Texas on Sunday. The storm also delivered heavy rain and winds as high as 65 miles per hour in some areas in the Southern Plains. Social media users posted images of shattered car windows and comparisons of the hail next to oranges and golf balls. The largest hail report was from Denton, Texas 12

March 27, 2017 8:06 AM Northeast Australia braces for cyclone, thousands flee to higher ground

SYDNEY Thousands of Australians fled their homes on Monday as a powerful cyclone bore down on coastal towns in Queensland, where authorities urged 30,000 people to evacuate low lying areas most at risk from tidal surges and winds of up to 300 km per hour (185 mph). Cyclone Debbie is expected to gather strength before making landfall in the northeast 14