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Defense attorneys slam key prosecution witness in closing arguments for Colonies bribery trial

Defense attorneys in the San Bernardino County-Colonies corruption case went on the attack Thursday in their closing arguments, slamming a key prosecution witness as “a mealy...

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  • Politics

    Why is LA Mayor Eric Garcetti campaigning in New Hampshire?

    LOS ANGELES >> Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti left the state Thursday for a nearly two-week personal vacation, though he will make one political stop in New Hampshire on Aug. 28, his spokesman said. This is Garcetti’s sixth major trip since May and his second personal vacation since June, when he left the state for a weeklong vacation before attending the 85th annual U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Miami Beach. Garcetti is going to New Hampshire to support the...

    By City News Service|

  • Politics

    California congressmen meets Wikileaks founder, who denies Russia was source of DNC leaks

    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told Costa Mesa congressman Dana Rohrabacher on Wednesday that Russia was not involved with leaking controversial emails from the Democratic National Committee during last year’s presidential campaign. “He reaffirmed his aggressive denial that the Russians had anything to do with the hacking of the DNC during the election,” Rohrabacher said by phone from London. “He has given us a lot of information. He said there’s...

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  • Local governments

    San Bernardino County’s Vision2BActive campaign seeking ‘action hero’ nominees

    Do you know someone who cannot go a day without hitting the gym or who inspires others to get up and move? San Bernardino County’s Vision2BActive campaign is seeking nominees for local “action heroes” in recognition of physically active county residents or those who promote physical fitness and have inspired others in their communities. Vision2BActive is a campaign of the Countywide Vision to improve health and wellness in San Bernardino County by encouraging...

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  • Trials

    Prosecutor concludes closing argument in Colonies corruption trial

    SAN BERNARDINO >> A prosecutor in the Colonies corruption trial finished her closing argument Wednesday by telling jurors all the evidence surrounding a $102 million settlement between San Bernardino County and a Rancho Cucamonga developer points to bribes. “The big $102 million question in all this is, ‘Was that settlement good for the county?’ ” Deputy Attorney General...

  • Executive branch

    Defiant Trump again blames ‘both sides’ in Virginia protest

    NEW YORK — President Donald Trump defiantly blamed “both sides” for the weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia, seeking to rebuff the widespread criticism of his handling of the emotionally-charged protests while showing sympathy for the fringe group’s efforts to preserve Confederate monuments. In doing so, Trump used the bullhorn of the presidency to give voice to the grievances of white nationalists, and aired...

    By JULIE PACE and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press|

  • Politics

    McConnell slams bigotry as GOP grapples with Trump’s remarks

    NEW YORK >> His party in turmoil, the Senate’s top Republican on Wednesday condemned the “messages of hate and bigotry” carried by the KKK and white supremacists. But like other top GOP officials, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did not criticize President Donald Trump, who said a day earlier the white supremacists don’t bear all the blame for last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. “We all have a responsibility to stand...

    By Steve Peoples and Jonathan Lemire The Associated Press|

  • Trials

    Colonies prosecutor points to ‘secret flow of money’ as closing arguments begin

    SAN BERNARDINO >> Telling jurors that the defendants in the Colonies corruption case “took over San Bernardino County the way ordinary bullies take over schoolyards,” a prosecutor began final arguments Tuesday in the seven-month old trial. Deputy Attorney General Melissa Mandel said a $102 million lawsuit settlement the Board of Supervisors reached with Rancho Cucamonga developer Colonies Partners...

  • Race and ethnicity

    LeBron James tweets that Donald Trump made hate ‘fashionable again’ following Charlottesville protests

    Basketball star LeBron James took to Twitter to express his disdain for President Donald Trump’s remarks this afternoon about the events in Charlottesville, Virginia. If you are reading this on a mobile device, click here.

    Angela Ratzlaff
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  • Executive branch

    Business leaders quit Trump panel; he hits back hard

    WASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump on Tuesday ripped into business leaders who resigned from his White House jobs panel — the latest sign that corporate America’s romance with Trump is faltering — after his equivocal response to violence by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia. “They’re not taking their job seriously as it pertains to this country,” the president said at an impromptu news conference at Trump Tower in New York...

    By Josh Boak and Michelle Chapman The Associated Press|

  • Trade agreements

    Rhetoric over: 3-nation efforts to revise NAFTA begin

    WASHINGTON >> Of all the trade deals he lambasted on the campaign trail as threats to American workers, President Donald Trump reserved particular scorn for one: The North American Free Trade Agreement. The NAFTA agreement with Mexico and Canada was “the worst trade deal in history,” candidate Trump declared. He accused NAFTA of having swollen America’s trade deficit with Mexico, pulled factories south of the border and killed jobs across the United...

    By Paul Wiseman The Associated Press|

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