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LAPD officer’s Rancho Cucamonga home raided in connection with cadet scandal

LOS ANGELES >> A 10-year Los Angeles police officer is now at the center of the department’s growing cadet program scandal. Robert Cain, 31, was taken into custody Thursday. He’s accused of having an unlawful sexual relations...

By Brian Day|

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  • Executive branch

    Trump says he didn’t record meetings with Comey

    WASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump said Thursday on Twitter that he “did not make” and doesn’t have any recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey. “With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information,” Trump said he has “no idea” whether there are “tapes” or recordings of the two men’s conversations. But...

    By Jonathan Lemire The Associated Press|

  • Executive branch

    President Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 U.S. intelligence agencies that blame Russia for election meddling, questioning Thursday why the Obama administration didn’t try to stop it. “By the way, if Russia was working so hard on the 2016 Election, it all took place during the Obama Admin.,” the president tweeted. “Why didn’t they stop them?” All 17 intelligence agencies have agreed Russia...

    By VIVIAN SALAMA Associated Press|

  • Health care policy

    GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

    WASHINGTON >> Top Senate Republicans prepared Wednesday to release their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law, a proposal that would cut and revamp Medicaid, end penalties on people not buying coverage and eliminate tax increases that financed the statute’s expansion of coverage, lobbyists and congressional aides said. Departing from the House-approved version of the legislation, which President Donald Trump privately called...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Legislature hearings

    U.S. officials retrace Russia threat to 2016 elections

    WASHINGTON >> U.S. officials sought Wednesday to underscore for lawmakers the threat Russia posed to the 2016 vote for the White House, outlining efforts to hack into election systems in 21 states and to fill the internet with misinformation during a divisive campaign season. Officials also revealed what appeared to be a breakdown in communications about how severe the threat appeared, and they reported tensions the Obama administration faced in trying to publicly warn of...

    The Associated Press|

  • House elections

    Republican Handel wins Georgia House race, thanks Donald Trump

    DUNWOODY, Ga. >> Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election Tuesday in Georgia, and she thanked President Donald Trump after she avoided an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Returns showed Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, winning about 52 percent of the vote over Democrat Jon Ossoff, who won nearly 48 percent in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. “A special thanks to the...

    By Bill Barrow and Kathleen Foody Associated Press|

  • Urban planning

    Developer’s proposal casts shade on Pomona farm, now what?

    POMONA >> The two properties sit side by side, one vacant, one teeming with all manner of green leafy vegetables and fruit trees. In the 1100 block of South San Antonio Avenue, a developer wants to build 14 condominiums next to the house and its ample backyard. Can the two properties coexist? Some members of the Pomona City Council believe they can. Council members postponed a vote on the condominium development until Aug. 7 to give the developer and...

    Monica Rodriguez
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  • Local governments

    LA County leaders approve millions for legal fund for immigrants facing deportation

    Los Angeles County will drop $3 million into a legal defense fund to help undocumented immigrants and others facing deportation after the Board of Supervisors voted 4 to 1 Tuesday to approve the allocation. The vote means the LA Justice Fund, first proposed in December by Los Angeles city and county officials in response to President Donald...

    Susan Abram
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  • Executive branch

    Clamping down, Trump team puts the ‘brief’ in press briefing

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s White House is putting the “brief” in press briefings. Sean Spicer, the embattled press secretary, spoke for 30 minutes Tuesday and didn’t answer a number of basic questions, including whether the president believes Russia interfered in the 2016 election and whether Trump had seen the hotly debated Senate health care bill. Once more freewheeling exchanges, White House press briefings have been shrinking both...

    By JULIE BYKOWICZ Associated Press|

  • Local governments

    DA investigator testifies about witness interviews in Colonies bribery trial

    A senior investigator for the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office testified Tuesday that key witnesses and their attorneys did not protest their treatment as his office looked into possible corruption over the county’s $102 million settlement with the Colonies developer. The testimony from Hollis “Bud” Randles, under questioning from Deputy Attorney General Melissa Mandel, came as a rejoinder to long-standing defense arguments that Randles and...

  • Local budgets

    What Ontario adds and subtracts in budget for coming year

    ONTARIO >> Things are continuing to look up for the city in the coming year. “Ontario continues its transformation as the next urban center in Southern California,” Ontario City Manager Al Boling wrote in a letter to the Ontario City Council accompanying the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18. The proposed budget projects that the city will bring in 4.6 percent more revenue in the coming fiscal year. City staff will present the proposed budget to the...

    Beau Yarbrough
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