Month: February 2018

The Latest: Panel discusses transparency in misconduct cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The Latest on sexual misconduct at the California Legislature (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The public’s right to know about accusations of misconduct against lawmakers was the chief topic of discussion among a panel tasked wit…

Leon Panetta: ‘Nothing Gets Done’ After Mass Shootings

Obama administration CIA Director Leon Panetta rejected the inaction of lawmakers after mass shootings, saying “we all kind of follow a script . . . but, somehow, nothing ever gets done.”

Victim’s aunt calls for action, not prayers, after shooting

MIAMI (AP) – The aunt of a 14-year-old killed in a Florida school shooting is calling for action – not prayers – to prevent more mass shootings. Abbie Youkilis wrote a letter Thursday that begins “Dear America” and calls for politicians to be held acco…

US, UK blame Russia for 2017 ‘NotPetya’ cyberattack

The Trump administration joined the British government Thursday in publicly blaming the Russian government for the “reckless and indiscriminate” NotPetya cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year, with London accusing Moscow of “weaponizi…

House Democrats’ surveillance memo at stand still, unclear when or if it’ll be released

Rep. Adam B. Schiff said Thursday he’s uncertain when the Democratic memo concerning alleged surveillance abuses will be released and he wouldn’t say whether he’ll work on it next week while Congress is out of town. His comments come roughly one week a…

Report: WH Won’t Release Trump Picture Undoing Obama Gun Law

The White House is rejecting requests for an official photograph of President Donald Trump signing legislation last year making it easier for mentally ill people to buy guns, according to a CBS News report Thursday.