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Attorney General: Sanctuary cities are risking federal money

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:24pm

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday warned so-called sanctuary cities they could lose federal money for refusing to cooperate with immigration authorities and suggested the government would come after grant money that has already been awarded if they don't comply.

GOP House intel chairman met source on White House grounds

Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:24pm

The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump's associates were caught up in "incidental" surveillance, the congressman's spokesman said Monday.

Lawsuit seeks data over searches of electronics at US border

Jack Gillum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:24pm

A group of First Amendment attorneys sued the Trump administration on Monday over access to data showing how often U.S. citizens and visitors had their electronic devices searched and the contents catalogued at American border crossings.

Florida surfer OK after shark bites foot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:24pm

Beach patrol officials say a shark bit the foot of a surfer along Florida's Atlantic coastline.

UW president says outreach could boost fall numbers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:12pm

The University of Wyoming's spring headcount is down from 2016, but UW President Laurie Nicholas says there are indications of increased freshman enrollment next fall.

The Latest: Board recommends rejecting clemency for inmates

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:10pm

The Latest on eight upcoming executions in Arkansas (all times local):

The Latest: White racist charged with murder as terrorism

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:10pm

The Latest on James Harris Jackson, a white racist accused of stabbing Timothy Caughman, a black man (all times local):

The Latest: Records: Burned building was target of citations

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:10pm

The Latest on a building fire in Oakland that killed one person (all times local):

Historian, journalist and activist Roger Wilkins dies at 85

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:03pm

Roger Wilkins, a historian, journalist and activist who held a key civil rights post in President Lyndon Johnson's administration and helped The Washington Post win a Pulitzer for its Watergate coverage, died Sunday, relatives said. He was 85.

Police: 1 dead, 5 injured in central Florida shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:03pm

A woman and her boyfriend were arguing over property before he fatally shot her and also shot five others, including her two grade-school age sons, police in Florida said Monday.

Georgia lawmaker backs 'Confederate History Month,' chided

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:03pm

A Georgia lawmaker on Monday defended his proposal asking House colleagues to recognize "Confederate History Month," but black lawmakers charge it glorifies a time when slavery was acceptable.

Judge won't release Mexican man jailed near Seattle

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:02pm

A federal judge upheld a decision not to release a Mexican man arrested near Seattle, despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

Florida officials: Aggressive efforts to stop Zika continue

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:02pm

Florida officials say they're continuing aggressive efforts to stop the spread of the Zika virus.

Mississippi governor approves outlawing of sanctuary cities

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:02pm

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a law banning sanctuary cities and other policies that might help people who have entered the country illegally.

Future of 'abortion reversal' bill in doubt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:00pm

Two key Indiana lawmakers say they do not intend to take action on legislation addressing so-called abortion reversal procedures, likely dooming its chances of becoming law this session.

The Latest: Officials reveal plans for Pulse anniversary

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:00pm

The Latest on the Orlando nightclub massacre (all times local):

Mom of unarmed teen killed by cop in 2012 demands answers

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:52pm

The mother of an unarmed black teenager shot to death by a white police officer said Monday she was outraged the officer quit instead of getting fired following a disciplinary trial in a case that sparked outrage over police use of deadly force against black men and boys.

Screams, popping glass alerted residents to building fire

Paul Elias and Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:52pm

Dazed Oakland residents who escaped an early morning fire that killed one person report being wakened by neighbors' screams and the popping of windows grown too hot from the heat.

Michigan police: Office, home of state Sen. Johnson searched

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:52pm

The office and home of a Detroit-area state senator were searched Monday morning as part of a joint investigation involving the FBI and state police.